Sunday, September 30, 2012

Introducing the FuseMaster

This video introduces Roadmaster's newest product, the FuseMaster, and shows how easy an install can be and how convenient flipping the switch can be versus pulling a fuse everytime.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Running Boards For Trucks - What You Need to Know Before You Purchase the Best Kind

Are running boards for trucks really built to provide a strong foot area you can depend upon? Do they make your truck look like a truck - rugged, tough, sturdy? Or are they a just a fashion accessory that is a fad with truck owners?
The fact is millions of pick up trucks have nerf bars and step up boards as part of the cab. Besides safety, the good thing about running boards is that they are very popular truck accessories. In the after care market, most running boards are built so that most pick up truck owners can install them easily and speedily. And, with the right combination, you can make your truck look sharp, too.
What Materials Form Running Boards?
Running boards for trucks are made with varying materials like steel, stainless steel and chrome. There are some brands made of clad aluminum and polyethylene.
The load capacity ranges anywhere from 300 to 500 pounds, so double check that you get the capacity you require.
You can choose a shiny, dull or matte finish. There are lighted running boards that have a small light that shines under the door, so that you can see the step at night.
Each material adds strength and style to your truck. The surface of each board can be smooth or rough - with an abrasive set of non-slip strips to prevent slipping. Grooved patterns drain water away from the stepping surface. You can also clear your soles of the dirt and grime off before entering, so you protect the carpet and floor mats.
Here Is What To Look For
You need to add the right size and width to match the size of your truck. If you have a one-ton truck with a four wheel rear axle, you don't want to install thin or narrow boards. Your truck would look cheap and out of balance.
No, you want an accessory that matches the character and color of your truck. In fact, a truck without running boards looks like something is missing. The cab appearance seems to be incomplete compared to trucks parked nearby.
Make sure to check out the guarantee you get when you buy your boards online. Some manufacturers offer a lifetime warranty, others have a three year warranty on mild steel products.
What are the Best Types for Trucks?
The best brands include Romik, Westin, Dee Zee, Challenger, Nasta, Gladiator, Ionic Railway and Billet running boards. Most running boards are built exactly to fit the make, model and year of your truck.
So, if you own a Ford, Chevy, Toyota, Dodge, Honda, Acura, GMC, or other make of truck, all you have to do is order the boards made for your vehicle.
Why is that important? The reason is that these boards come with custom mounting hardware that attach directly into factory-drilled holes in your truck frame. You don't have to drill holes. All you have to do is line up the parts and fasten the bolts until they are secure.
Running boards for trucks are very popular for many makes and models of trucks that provide a safe stepping surface and make your truck look sharp. When you know what to look for when you buy them, you can find discounts and deals and make sure you put the best set on your pick up truck.

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Monday, September 24, 2012

MagnaFlow Diesel POWERSTROKE Video Featuring Stronghold Engineering

MagnaFlow Diesel POWERSTROKE Video featuring Hunter from Stronghold Engineering. Hunter comes to MagnaFlow to get the perfect exhaust for his POWERSTROKE Diesel truck. 

Friday, September 21, 2012

BakStep - Getting In and Out of Your Truck Bed Just Got Easier

BakStep is the easiest and safest way to get in and out of the bed of your pickup truck. Made to work with almost any tailgate, the BakStep installs in just minutes and will make your life a whole lot easier!

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

How to Grease a Trailer Ball - CURT Manufacturing

Every trailer coupler is designed with certain tolerances in mind. Over time the grinding motion of the trailer turning, will slowly erode these tolerances away. This is why it's a good idea to grease your trailer ball. As far as what grease you should use, any type you have lying around should work. So grease your balls and keep your trailer together!

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Roll-X Tonneau Cover and Back Rack headache rack

Watch how the Roll-X hard tonneau cover seamlessly integrates with leading accessories like the BacK Rack headache rack

Sunday, September 9, 2012

2011 SEMA Show - A.R.E. Tonneau Covers

A.R.E. Truck Caps and Covers reporting from the 2011 SEMA show. The video will feature several trucks throughout the show that feature A.R.E. Tonneau Covers.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Tonneau Cover Comparison

Did you know that A.R.E. offers 4 different tonneau covers to fit every lifestyle? With all those choices, we want to make sure you know what will work best for you. Please visit A.R.E.'s "Tonneau Cover Comparison" to see what we have to offer! 

Monday, September 3, 2012

No Saggy Booty With Right Products At Sierra Truck & Van

Hugh Lukehart of Sierra Truck & Van talks about various ways to stabilize heavy loads, stop the "saggy booty" or rear end sag, excessive sway and so on. Using SuperSprings, quality Air Bag systems, and replacement coil springs are discussed.

Sierra Truck & Van has a huge amount of experience in this field. Give them a call at 707-864-1064 and visit their website at