Product Showcase – July 3, 2006
July 3, 2006
Filed under Features
Cobra ATV Chassis Skid Plate
Made from lightweight aluminum alloy, the Cobra ATV chassis skid plate offers seamless, full-length protection with smooth bends, edges and corners. It features a clear-protected finish, recessed mounting holes to protect bolts, and high-strength extruded aluminum clamps to ensure easy installation without frame damage.
Parts Unlimited, 608/758-1111
Side-by-side sales picking up in your area? Better start putting some parts in stock to motivate buyers to keep coming back. K&N’s oversized replacement filter may do the trick, adding a few ponies and keeping maintenance down to a minimum. The norm for all K&N Filters, the YA-6504 is a simple replacement filter providing better throttle response, slightly more torque and a higher RPM range. Contact your local distributor for display and stocking suggestions.
K&N Engineering, Inc.,951/826-4000; www.knfilters.com
ArvinMeritor Ride Control Products, Inc. RydeFX solo
The newest development for the ATV market from ArvinMeritor is the RydeFX Solo, a seven-position compression adjustable high-pressure gas aluminum monotube shock absorber. This shock absorber uses through-the-rod compression adjustment for a compact, lightweight package that conforms to the changing terrain. It uses RydeFX Slide, which is a semi-synthetic oil uniquely formulated and patented to provide superior wear protection to vital internal shock components and greater resistance to fluid viscosity breakdown.
ArvinMeritor Ride Control Products, Inc., www.arvinmeritor.com
Rox Pivoting Risers
Rox Speed FX popular pivoting risers are now available in blue and red anodized colors. Rox 2" pivoting riser is the most common choice for sport enthusiasts combined with popular motocross bend bars, also available at Rox. This set-up not only raises bars, but also allows them to be adjusted forward and back. Rox Pivoting Risers are available in versions to clamp standard 7/8" bars or aftermarket (1-1/8") fat bars and come in 2" and 3-1/2" rise starting at $79.95.
Rox Speed FX, 218/326-1794; www.roxspeedfx.com
Carrillo Raptor Rods
Connecting rod manufacturer Carrillo now has product available for the 2006 Yamaha Raptor 700 R. Carrillo says its rods are manufactured from the strongest, most durable proprietary blend of steel and are specifically designed and engineered for optimum strength and durability. Part Number YA-RAP7R>-05315N-00
Carrillo Industries, Inc., www.carrilloind.com
With a shell made from multi-directional fibers, the Shark MXR features multi-element, internal shock absorbers with differentiated density; ergonomic cheek pads in 3D foam, multi-point ventilation and fully removable and washable interior in Coolmax fabric. Available in multiple color combinations, sizes XS through XL.
Tucker Rocky, www.trdealer.com
Kolpin DirtWorks offer a variety of products to fit ATVs and UTVs. Among the many new products offered are the Three-Point trailer mount, an accessory tool bar and a Disc Plow. The Disc Plow has a 54-inch width that includes eight, 14-inch notched disc blades. In addition, the plow has an adjustable cutting angle, and live axle with sealed ball bearing design
Motorcycle Stuff, 800/325-3673; www.mcstuff.com.
All Balls Components
Claiming the largest and broadest selection of ATV bearings and components in the powersports industry, All Balls Bearings & Components has added a number of new products to its 2006 line, including 11 new King Pin kits and 15 new Ball Joint kits, new Polaris Differential and Crankshaft bearing and seal kits, and new Bombardier Wheel Bearing kits. Many All Balls products also are sold under the Moose Racing and MSR/QuadBoss brand names.
Power Sports Industries, Inc., 888/228-3323
Bell Moto Jr.
Looking for a line of helmets to protect young ATV enthusiasts? Bell’s Moto Jr. features a composite fiberglass shell, forehead vents, integrated roost guard and goggle grabbers, an adjustable visor with aluminum thumb screws, a padded chin strap with D-ring closure, removable and washable liner and a five-year warranty. The Moto Jr. is Snell M2000- and DOT-certified. Available in youth sizes small, medium and large.
Bell Sports, 800/776-5677
Wiseco Rhino Piston
Wiseco’s new piston set for 2005 and 2006 Yamaha Rhinos features optimized compression for improved throttle response and torque, a pressure seal groove for maximum ring seal, dedicated forging for lightweight/superior strength, a chrome-plated piston pin for reduced friction/scuff resistance, and optimized ring package for reduced friction with maximum ring seal. Retail priced at $164.25 for 100-101mm and $180.68 for 102mm.
Wiseco Piston Company, Inc., 440/951-6600; www.wiseco.com
Litefoot M3 for UTVs
LiteFoot, the patented ATV rubber track conversion system by Mattracks, turns a 4X4 ATV into a tracked vehicle capable of taking you to places that you couldn’t get to on wheels. LiteFoot for ATV can be used in all seasons and all terrains, including mud, snow, slush, sand, soft terrain, hard surfaces and roadways. Now available is the M3 Ultra-Ride heavy-duty suspension with an enhanced shape-changing suspension system for utility vehicles and heavier load ratings up to 3,500 pounds.
Works Shocks Pro Series Shocks
These billet aluminum and steel-bodied piggyback shocks are for all types of competition — stadium, MX or cross-country. Features include smooth aluminum attached piggyback reservoirs, externally adjustable 18-position compression damping, threaded spring preload and heavy-duty 5/8" shafts on models with adjustable preload. Pro Series are also fitted with spherical bearing eye bushings (where applicable), are available with adjustable rebound damping and include triple springs on each shock. MSRP: $769.95 without adjustable rebound; 969.95 with adjustable rebound.
Parts Unlimited, 608-758-1111
TEAM Industries Clutch Kit
TEAM Industries-Motorsports has just come out with its new clutch kits especially designed for Kawasaki’s 650 and 750 Brute Force models. Don’t have a Kawasaki Brute Force? No problem. TEAM Industries-Motorsports has clutch kits for all ATV and CVT makes and models.
Team Industries, ww.TEAM-IND.com.
UM Wheel Spacers
UM (Universal Metals) Wheel Spacers give quads more stability and better handling, and they are a low-cost alternative to swing axles and A-Arms. Made from urethane elastomer with titanium and graphite, the wheel spacers provide added strength and are available in 1.5-inch and 2.5-inch widths. Plus, they come with easy installation instructions.
Motorcycle Stuff, 800/325-3673; www.mcstuff.com
GM56X MX Helmet
Designed with a “Striker” graphic, the GM56X is SNELL 2005- and XXXL DOT-approved. Manufactured with a lightweight polycarbonate shell, the helmet features a high air flow, removable mouth vent, longer visor with additional venting, and an easy to remove, adjust and wash comfort liner and cheek pad. MSRP: $89.95
Marshall Distributing, 800/248-0136; www.marshalldistributing.com
Blingstar DC Racer Nerf Bar
This nerf bar incorporates signature “Extreme Peg,” which features extended peg ends that allow for easy outside weighting and more precise cornering. Engineered with 6061 T1 aluminum, the nerf bar features an embroidered Blingstar logo on nets and a riveted aluminum logo plate. Available for Arctic Cat, Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha models in black, polished or textured.
Tucker Rocky, www.trdealer.com/
ITP’s T-9 Pro Series Trac-Lock
ITP’s all-new T-9 Pro Series Trac-Lock beadlock wheel is a competition-ready wheel designed to provide racers and aggressive trail or sand dune riders with exceptional tire retention capabilities. Includes a rugged .190 wall and outer bead retention ring with recessed allen bolts. Comes with polished or black finishes in 8x8 and 9x8 sizes with 4/110 and 4/115 bolt patterns. Look for more sizes to become available in the near future.
ITP, 800/859-4740; www.itptires.com psb