Product Showcase – October 16, 2006
October 16, 2006
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The 2007 Husqvarna HUV4421 Series is a dual-purpose class of utility vehicles strong enough to handle any working application while designed for extreme off-road recreational use, according to a press release. The HUV4421 has either a 20 hp Honda gas or Kubota diesel engine, all-wheel drive, aircraft-grade aluminum frame and standard ROPS. MSRP ranges from $9,999 to $12,399.
Husqvarna Forest & Garden Co., 800/438-7297; www.husqvarna.com
Essex Steel Hardtop
This hardtop is part of a modular cab for the Trans Mule. The hardtop is made from rust-inhibited steel and finished with matching OEM powdercoat paint. Secured with clamps, it is safe to trailer at normal speeds, a company press release states. The rear section slides and locks into either the full-length four-seat or full-sized bed mode. The detachable visor provides a mount for a light bar and turn signals that are within the profile of the vehicle. The hardtop is compatible with Essex’s plastic or glass lift windshields.
Essex Manufacturing, 888/64-ESSEX; www.essexmfg.com
New Engine Fogging Oil
Amsoil Inc. is introducing an aerosal spray that offers film retention and provides long-term protection against rust and corrosion. The product, which works on both two- and four-stroke engines, should be applied through the engine intake or carburetor as the engine is running for a complete distribution of oil onto engine parts. It’s a process that’s easier and more effective than pouring motor oil into the engine cylinders and manually rotating the engine, according to a press release.
New bodywork for the Rhino
Maier Manufacturing, Inc. has a new bodywork available for the 2006 Yamaha Rhino 450 and 2004-2006 Rhino 660. The bodywork offers an alternative to costly custom painting. Consumers have a choice of eight colors. The bodywork is made from a durable and shiny polypropylene and comes with a one-year limited warranty against breakage.
Maier Manufacturing, 800/33.MAIER, www.maier-mfg.com
UTV Quick-Switch Utility System
Swisher’s UTV Universal Mount Kit attaches to a UTV’s front with a 2 inch by 2 inch receiver hitch, which is also offered by Swisher. The system allows for a quick, one-pin attachment to interchange between a winch mount, a plow blade and other attachments. The kit includes the winch mount and an accessory mount, is made from heavy duty steel tubing and plating and has a powder coat paint.
Using the mount kit, consumers can place a number of Swisher accessories on their UTVs, including the company’s Super Duty Plow Blade Kit. The plow is made of corrugated steel and has a heavy duty swivel with multiple angle adjustments. The plow has a heavy duty cutting edge and attaches and detaches in seconds by pulling the pin.
New, expanded catalog from All Balls
All Balls Bearings And Components has introduced an expanded Product and Application Guide that includes the company’s range of bearing and seal kits and components for sport and utility ATVs and UTVs.
Fitments go back as far as 1971 for vintage applications in the 64-page catalog.
Throughout the catalog are full-color product photographs and illustrations, full product descriptions, special tech tips and product features and benefits. There is even a specifications section for one-off and hard-to-find applications.
All Balls, 888/228-3323
Bounty Hunter utility tire
Kenda’s new side-by-side Heavy Duty K537 Bounty Hunter utility tire offers 225 percent higher load carrying capacity than other radials on the market, according to a company press release. The tire was specifically designed for the side-by-side market. Its tread is designed for smooth rolling and varying terrain.
Kenda USA, 614/866-9803, www.kendausa.com
New trailer accessories
The AUT Solid Side Kit and available End Gate are the newest accessories available for Triton Aluminum Trailers’ AUT series. The side kit consists of three sides: front, left side and right side. An optional solid aluminum slide-in rear gate also is available. Both the solid side kit and end gate stand 21 inches in height. The side kit has interlocking aluminum planks that are secured in place by being welded to the uprights. Thus, the company says, there is no chance of any part of your load escaping through cracks and openings. The solid side kit also will provide additional protection from road debris when hauling motorcycles and ATVs.
Triton Aluminum Trailers’, 262/670-6514, www.tritontrailers.com psb