Restyling & Truck Accessories - April '15

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8 Restyling & tRuck AccessoRies | April 2015 looking at rock terrain and tire usage. They spent a significant amount of time in the dirt asking both drivers and attendees questions. "This direct open line of communication is probably the most important to us, pro- viding us feedback from true enthusiasts that know and understand a market seg- ment for which they are in attendance to watch. These facts gathered on all fronts can't simply be pulled from behind a desk or through a third party. Being involved gives us a direct channel." Offroad accessories provider Smittybilt recognized that most of the spectators who travel to Hammertown are itching to get out into the dirt, so the company created a pre-KOH event, called the Smittybilt Everyman Challenge, which opens por- tions of the race course to enthusiasts. "The spectators of this event are so 8 Restyling & tRuck AccessoRies | April 2015 TRAIL-GEAR CREEPER LOCKS Trail-Gear, Fresno, Calif., offers Creeper Locks heavy-duty bead- lock wheels. The 17" x 9" wheels include a backspacing of 3.75" made from a solid piece of alumi- num. Each wheel weighs 45 lbs. with locking sectional rings and hardware. Each aluminum wheel is cast with the inner beadlock as part of the wheel. All 24 of the bolt holes on the wheel have steel Time-Serts installed to prevent the bolts from galling. Featured at the King oF the hammers

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