Outfitted: A Roundup of the Latest Automotive Accessories (Winter 2016)

Gear Aid Flux

Need a hands-free light while working  on your rig? FLUX can be hung, angled, and unlike other lights, mounted to virtually any surface, using a number  of mounting systems. It features a  20,800 mAh Lithium-ion battery with a run time of up to 192 hours, and it delivers up to 640 lumens by way of 82 LED bulbs, for hands-free lighting on any task—and it will charge a phone up to ten times.

MSRP: $150 


Vision X Lighting 7″ Vortex LED Headlights

These LED headlights improve lighting distance and coverage while adding more style to your vehicle. The DOT-approved lights feature outstanding lighting output, with a combined 8,420 lumens per kit, plus ultra-bright halo rings that are bound to turn some heads. Available in polished chrome and black chrome.

MSRP: $799 – $849 per pair



Now you can retro-fit your old lights to LED by just swapping out the light bulb. IPF now offers a series of LED bulbs for common headlight- and fog-light applications. These new bulbs offer excellent light distribution, brightness and easy installation for a wide variety  of vehicles.

MSRP: $195 – 260 


Zone Offroad Tundra Upper Control Arms

Zone Offroad Products’ Adventure Series upper control arms are now available for the ’07 to ’16 Toyota Tundra. These direct factory replacements offer improved ball-joint positioning for more wheel travel on leveled and lifted trucks. They are constructed of fully welded 1/8-inch steel-plate and high-quality, greaseable MOOG ball joints.

MSRP: $476 


Wilco Offroad Hitchgate

This swing-away spare-tire carrier fits on any vehicle with a two-inch Class III hitch receiver. It secures up to a 40-inch spare tire, while maintaining ground clearance with minimal change in departure angles. Release a single latch pin, and it opens wide for full access to the vehicle’s cargo space. Shown with optional accessories. MSRP: $699 


Overkill Fabrications 2007-2016 Jeep Wrangler Grille

Overkill Fab’s grilles are powder-coated, laser-cut, stainless steel and completely customizable in 700 combinations. Made in Michigan, the grille features a 6,000HR salt-spray-life coating and is offered with plenty of stainless-steel options. Its  bolt-on installation is easy, and is also backed by a limited lifetime warranty. MSRP: $400 


Dei Exo Series Exhaust and Pipe Wrap

Perfect for off-road applications, the EXO Series exhaust and pipe wrap provides heat protection for pipes and exhaust that have been repeatedly exposed to abrasive or high-impact environmental conditions. Constructed with a duallayer design of high-temp glass fiber, encased in a 304-grade stainless steel exoskeleton, this wrap provides heat protection and additional cooling. Available in black and tan in a variety  of lengths.

MSRP: $39 – 123 


BDS Suspension JK Dual Steering Stabilizer Kit

BDS is now offering redesigned dual steering stabilizer kits for the 2007 to 2016 Jeep Wrangler JK. These new stabilizer kits are designed to improve your Jeep’s overall drivability by reducing the front-end shimmy caused by oversized tires—keeping you in control on and off-road. Kits are available with a choice of steering stabilizers for improved performance (Fox 2.0 shown here).

MSRP: $51 – 149 


Editor’s Note: A version of this article first appeared in the Winter 2016 print issue of Tread Magazine.

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