The latest aftermarket products have arrived!
Whether you’re after some new recovery kit or thinking of lighting up your rig, there’s something to interest any outdoor adventurer.
Just be careful, you might wake up the next morning with an empty wallet!
LED LEADS THE WAY
The new Intensity AR40 LED light bar from ARB is designed to integrate seamlessly with the top tube of a bullbar. The extruded alloy housing wraps around the tube, providing a low profile that doesn’t obstruct the driver’s view. ARB’s LED light bar features 40 individual LEDs (two rows of 20) encased in a virtually indestructible polycarbonate lens. It also features a powdercoated, extruded aluminium body with pressure diecast end caps.
HULK 4WD products have been included in CoolDrive Distributions’ expanded 4x4 and off-road range. The 22-item-strong product range includes winch extension straps, snatch blocks, heavy duty jacks, air compressors, and tyre management gauges. The HU100K Essential and HU200K Complete Recovery Kits contain all the products needed to extract all 4WDs from any terrain. Included in both kits as standard is an 8000kg MBS snatch strap, two 4.75t WLL bow shackles and leather recovery gloves. The Complete Recovery Kit also comes with a 5000kg MBS winch extension strap, a 12,000kg MBS tree protector strap, a recovery damper and an 8000kg snatch block.
A VERSATILE backpack is the key to a stress-free adventure. BlackWolf’s Cedar Breaks range comes in four different sizes: 55, 65, 75 and 90 litres. Features include a hyper-durable 1000D Polyweave fabric, 10L expansion gusset, built-in rain cover and combination lock, and a detachable daypack for smaller adventures. The day pack has RFID protection, side pockets and a side accessible laptop storage section for easy access. This BlackWolf pack is also hydration compatible. Available in magenta, chilli, blue and black.
RRP: From $350
HUSKY Liners has released its Mud Guard Combo Pack, affording 4x4ers ultimate protection when out on the wet and slippery stuff. The Combo Pack includes front and rear mud guards so that each corner of a 4x4 is now protected. Installation is a breeze thanks to the company’s ‘no-drill’ guarantee. Suitable for Chevy/GMC, Ford, Ram and Toyota pick-ups.
RRP: Approx $100
DOMETIC Australia has released the WAECO CoolPower RAPS44, a portable heavy duty 12-volt battery that’s ideal for running a portable compressor fridge/freezer for that next remote-area adventure. The rugged RAPS44 has superior discharge/charging cycle capability, and it comes with 44 amp hours.
VENOM AND GENESIS
EASILY spot kamikaze kangaroos by rigging up a set of Lightforce’s 75W Venom or 140W Genesis LEDs. The Australian-made LEDs are sleekly designed to take up minimal space. The addition of radio-suppression technology reduces interference with broadcast radio reception on low-signal-strength locations. The LEDs have been tested in both the freezing Arctic Circle and the harsh outback of Australia, and the units have the highest attainable IP69K rating to protect against moisture and contaminant ingress. It’s finished with a hardwearing UV stable powdercoat. Backed by a Lightforce three-year warranty.
TJM’s Dual Battery Manager (DBM) hasn’t been manufactured to compete with existing DC/DC charges on the market, as the unit does more than just charge from one battery to another. The kit includes the DBM module in combination with the Link Start Kit (LSK) which includes the IBS 200A relay, Link Start button, two MTA fuseholders with 30A fuses, crimp terminals and a small wiring kit. The Swiss-made product has extreme temperature protection, and it’s dust, splash and shock proof. It also has winch-link support.
GET that perfect charge courtesy of WAECO’s clever range of PerfectCharge battery chargers and accessories. The WAECO PerfectCharge series provides house and starter batteries with a continuous charge, allowing batteries to maintain a high charge level. The PerfectCharge IUOU battery charger uses a unique six-stage charging cycle, which provides optimum charging for all Gel, AGM and Wet batteries. A powerful range of 15 to 35 amps is provided by the MCA1215, MCA1225 and MCA1235 models.
IRONMAN’S new Explorer duffle bag is built tough. So tough, in fact, that you can throw it on a roof rack or in the back of a ute. It’s light, compact and as strong as an ox – the perfect travel companion. The Explorer is made from waterproof 1000d PVC with YKK zips and strong webbing handles. The bottom is double-skinned for extra protection. Other features include heavy duty welding and stitching, side compression straps, top and end carry handles, an internal mesh zipper pocket and a laminated base.
AISIN’S quality range of clutch kits is now available via CoolDrive Distribution. The clutch kits, which contain the clutch cover, plate and bearing, are available from all 24 CoolDrive branches nationwide. The clutch systems feature innovative NVR technology to smoothen clutch engagement. Facings have excellent heat and wear characteristics to increase the life of the product, while shudder resistance and rigidity are also improved. The clutch kits are suitable for the Toyota Hilux and LandCruiser.
GO further on a tank of fuel with Outback Accessories’ 153-litre replacement fuel tank for new Toyota Hilux models (07/2015-on). The Australian-built FTT108 tank is made from MIG-welded 2mm aluminised steel, and it’s fully internally baffled to prevent fuel surge issues, employs CNC-machined pump and sender flanges for a precision fit with OEM components, and it features ‘fast fill’ filler tube and vents. The tank’s covered by a comprehensive two-year warranty.