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1. Hi-Lift Jack HL-425

Hi-Lift jacks seem to be issued as standard equipment in the off-road world—and for good reason. It might be the most versatile piece of off-roading equipment available. This 42-inch all-cast jack features a top winch-connector
clamp, which allows it to be used in both winching and clamping modes. Its rated load capacity of 4,660 pounds and tested load capacity of 7,000 pounds helps it achieve a 150-percent safety factor.

MSRP: $101


2. Midland MXT115 MicroMobile 2-Way Radio

Looking for reliable yet affordable in-vehicle coms? Midland’s MXT115 MicroMobile equips you with 15 watts of power to communicate with all GMRS radios. It can broadcast up to three times the range of traditional handheld GMRS walkie-talkies, and can be easily mounted in most vehicles. It also features all 8-repeater GMRS channels for maximum range, and has USB outputs for charging mobile devices.

MSRP: $150


3. Trasharoo Spare Tire Trash Bag

Take out what you bring in, without messing up the interior of your truck. The Trasharoo Spare Tire Trash Bag hauls up to 50 pounds of weight and fi ts tires from 29 to 40-inches. It features heavy-duty stitching with beefy construction and UV buckle covers to last thousands of miles offroad. In case of unexpected leaks, there are rain holes in the bottom of bag for drainage. Shown in Brown.

MSRP: $45


4. Bestop RoughRider Tailgate Shelf

Whether you need a shelf or a bin, Bestop’s RoughRider Tailgate Shelf puts your ’07 to ’17 Wrangler’s tailgate to work, offering both. Fitting easily onto the inside rear gate, the RoughRider Tailgate Shelf offers a sturdy storage and shelf unit that turns your Jeep’s tailgate into a convenient workspace. It deploys with just one hand and is easily installed, with no drilling required.

MSRP: $373



5. Mastercraft Safety Baja RS

Looking for improved seating options for those bumpy roads? Well, look no further. The first reclining suspension seat for off-road enthusiasts, the Baja RS is safe, comfortable and is equipped with fatigue-fighting suspension. Built to last, an all-metal, heavy-duty nine-position reclining mechanism comes standard. It is made in the USA and available in 10 different colors.

MSRP: $500-$600


6. FOX Performance Upper Control Arms

Nothing complements FOX coilovers like a quality suspension to maximize travel. FOX is now offering high-strength chromoly upper control arms for Tacoma trucks that utilize rubber bushings, as well as a premium Moog ball joint, for smooth, quiet operation and improved durability. Arms come fully assembled and ready to install. Available for ’05 to ’17 Toyota Tacomas.

MSRP: $700


7. BDS Suspension RECOIL Traction Bars

RECOIL traction-bar systems fit most stock and lifted truck applications. They use an internal spring-loaded adjustment and design engineered to improve traction and limit axle wrap without negatively affecting suspension travel or ride quality. The bars can be used on stock height or lifted trucks, and they work with both lift blocks and replacement leaf-spring kits.

MSRP: $820


8. Superchips Flashcal

The Superchips Flashcal F5, made for 2007-2017 JK Wranglers (Part #3571), helps you control important options for your JK. Such options include speedometer correction for tire upgrades between 26 and 42 inches; speedometer recalibration for gear and axle swaps up to 5.38; locking axle options with transfer case in 4-Hi & 4-Low for Rubicon; daytime running light options; TPMS On/Off, and much more.

MSRP: $180


Editor’s Note: A version of this article first appeared in the May-June 2017 print issue of TREAD Magazine.