BY Drew Hardin
The Ultra Pack from Mac’s Custom Tie-Downs is a complete tie-down system to lash your rig to its trailer. Each Ultra pack comes with four ratchet straps and four separate axle straps, in 6- and 8-foot options. The axle strap hardware is shaped to fit in tight spaces, while the ratchet straps are available with several hardware options to fit your trailering needs. The straps carry a 10,000-pound capacity rating and are available in black, blue, red, and yellow. INFORMATION: Mac’s Custom Tie-Downs, 800.666.1586, www.macstiedowns.com.
PLASMA CUTTING GUIDE
Eastwood’s new Plasma Cutting Guide adds precision to your sheetmetal sheering. The adjustable guide, designed to fit Eastwood’s Versa Cut plasma cutter, can help with cutting holes from 3 to 16 inches in diameter in material up to 3/8-inch thick. With its adjustable rod, it can also be used to make arcs, straight-line cuts, and even free-form designs. INFORMATION: Eastwood, www.eastwood.com.
Want a quick way to change your 4x4’s looks? The Camowrap is a vinyl wrap that’s available in a number of different camouflage patterns to fit pickup trucks, Jeeps, and SUVs. Camowraps is an authorized Realtree partner but offers other camo patterns, too, from Avery and Mathew’s to Natural Gear and more. INFORMATION: Camowraps, 866.CAMMO.MAN, www.camowraps.com.
Mickey Thompson has 15 new sizes for the Baja STZ Radial. The all-terrain radial tire now includes more 15-, 16-, 17-, 18-, and 20-inch wheel sizes. With the unique radial construction and variable density nylon overwrap belt package, the STZ Radial is designed to handle heavy load ranges and adapt well to both on- and off-road conditions. INFORMATION: Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, 330.928.9092, www.mickeythompsontires.com.
METAL-ON-METAL TIE-ROD ENDS
Synergy Suspension has engineered new metal-on-metal tie-rod ends for Jeep, Ford, and GM steering applications (1-ton GM end shown.) These ends feature fully greasable, sintered, metal-on-metal bushings with grease grooves in the outside of the ball so the lubrication gets and stays where it’s needed. The shank is larger and doesn’t neck down at the base, and the end boot is made from a tear-resistant silicone and polyurethane material. INFORMATION: Synergy Suspension, www.synergysuspension.com.
UNIVERSAL TOOL SET
Craftsman has packaged its Universal handtools in a variety of different sets, from seven-piece wrench collections to the 115-piece monster seen here. The Universal wrenches have a tooth design that will fit six different types of fasteners, including 6- and 12-point, Torx, and hex bolts that have been partially rounded off by other tools. The 115-piece kit includes inch and metric wrenches, hex keys, ¼- and 3/8-inch drives and sockets, bits, and a bit driver. INFORMATION: Craftsman, www.craftsman.com.