CargoGlide: CG1500XL Series

Designed to roll 100% out the back of your vehicle, the CargoGlide CG1500XL sliding bed deck adds valuable, back-saving ergonomics to your pickup for work or play. As its name implies, this unit has a 1,500 lb capacity and comes preassembled to enable a 30-minute installation.

Available for many different applications, the CG1500XL features 48” of deck clearance (enough to stow a sheet of plywood), a recessed handle that doesn’t take up bed space, and side thrust bearings to ensure smooth operation even when your vehicle isn’t sitting level.

Fabricated from USA steel and available in custom sizes and three deck finishes: aluminum, steel, and diamond plate.

Features

  • Available for multiple applications
  • 1,500 lb capacity and 100% extension
  • Made from USA steel and industrial-laminated, marine-grade, 3/4”plywood
  • Aluminum, steel, and diamond plate decks available
  • Preassembled for a 30-minute installation
  • Side thrust bearings for smooth operation even when vehicle is tilted
  • Full perimeter tie-down track (heavy-duty tie-downs included)
  • Includes installation kit for steel and diamond plate (not aluminum)
CargoGlide CG1500XL

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Bushwacker (14096): Trail Armor® Fender Flare Delete Kit for Jeep Wrangler JL

If sacrificing protection and finished style is holding you back from removing your fender flares to achieve increased off-road clearance, the patent-pending Fender Flare Delete kit from Bushwacker is your solution. Part of the Trail Armor® line of products, the Fender Flare Delete kit for Jeep Wrangler JL delivers a trail-taming design and maximum clearance that’s more than a match for your off-road bravado.

The durable TPO material addresses concerns of protection and style, armoring up areas exposed with the removal of the flares and providing a polished look. The design flows with the contours of your Jeep and injects rugged, chiseled styling that fits in perfectly with your adventurous lifestyle.

This four-piece Bushwacker Trail Armor® Fender Flare Delete kit offers complete front and rear coverage. It goes on easily with no drilling and includes all necessary hardware. Event better, it’s backed by an industry-leading warranty.

Features

  • Fits 2018–2021 Jeep Wrangler JL Sport, Sport S, Unlimited Sahara, Unlimited Sport, and Unlimited Sport S
  • Delivers maximum clearance by eliminating the factory flare
  • Durable TPO material protects areas exposed with removal of the flare.
  • Maximum tire clearance with a polished, chiseled look
  • Set of four (front and back)
  • Easy, no-drill installation
  • Includes all necessary hardware
  • Industry-leading warranty
Bushwacker Trail Armor Fender Flare Delete Kit for Jeep JL

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UWS: Taking the Lid Off Legendary Toolbox Toughness

You may have heard about the patented RigidCore™ technology from UWS, but what exactly is it and how does it work?  

Through an informative new websiteUWS reveals the science behind this feature and how it works to give UWS boxes unrivaled strength and integrity. In short, the process fills the extra-thick aluminum lid with a hardening foam, which prevents the warping and bending common to other toolbox brands. As the site shows, RigidCore™ boxes can withstand power saws, pressure washers, and even the weight of a full-size truck! 

See the results for yourself at www.uwsta.com/rigidcore.  

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UWS (TBS-69-LP-MB): 69” Low-Profile Truck Toolbox

This popular UWS crossover truck toolbox features a low profile, meaning the lid is built lower than standard models. This design element provides a better view out the rear cab window and additional clearance for other items in the truck bed.

The lid of the UWS TBS-69-LP-MB toolbox also features the company’s patented RigidCore™ foam-filled design. Layered between two sheets of aluminum, this core greatly increases structural integrity to prevent warping and ensure smooth opening and closing.

Features

  • Patented RigidCore™ foam-filled lid maximizes strength and prevents binding.
  • Built lower on the bed rail for a better view out the rear window
  • Extra-thick, 0.058″, one-piece aluminum tub holds heavy tools and cargo.
  • Stainless steel lock handles for security and corrosion-resistant operation
  • Connecting rod allows for convenient operation from driver or passenger side.
  • Interior rod enclosure helps prevent bending or jamming of lock system.
  • Wide-spread handles are easy to reach from either side of the truck.
  • MicroSeal™ gasket helps seal out moisture, dust, and dirt.
  • Lid self-opens to 90 degrees for convenient operation and loading.
  • Tool trays and built-in screwdriver holders for easy organization
  • Three-compartment sliding tray for convenient small-item storage and retrieval
  • Multiple box sizes available for a custom fit on each truck application
  • Easy to install with predrilled mounting slots and included hardware
  • Assembled in USA
  • Warranty: limited lifetime (1-year finish & parts)

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LUVERNE: SlimGrip™ 5” Running Boards for ’19-’20 Ram 1500 Crew Cab

LUVERNE SlimGrip™ running boards combine rugged style and durable construction to be the perfect truck side steps. The 416088-4055117 boards feature powder-coated aluminum, expanded metal treads, a sleek profile, and angular end caps. They also boast the VersaTrac® bracket system for easy, no-drill installation on your 2019–2020 Ram 1500 with crew cab.

For maximum traction on the trail or on the job site, each SlimGrip™ running board is built with expanded metal treads. These non-skid surfaces offer fleet-approved safety when entering or exiting your truck, and their metal design makes them highly durable. The open treads also allow dirt and snow to pass through, keeping your cabin clean.

Features

  • For 2019–2020 Ram 1500 with crew cab
  • Sleek, rugged style and corrosion-resistant construction for off-road or work trucks
  • Expanded metal treads for maximum traction and safety
  • Open treads knock dirt and snow off boots to help keep your truck interior clean.
  • Powder-coated aluminum is strong, lightweight, and rust free.
  • Angular end caps eliminate sharp corners and add aggressive style.
  • VersaTrac® mounting system for easy installation and vehicle customization
  • No-drill application for a custom fit
  • Powder-coated brackets use stainless steel fasteners for lasting strength.
  • Assembled in USA
  • Warranty: limited lifetime (5-year finish, 1-year parts)

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ARIES (2163100): AdvantEDGE™ Bull Bar for Ford F-150

The ARIES AdvantEDGE™ bull bar is an aggressive option for modern trucks, featuring a patented design; a highly corrosion-resistant construction; and an easy, no-drill installation. For ultimate customization, it comes with two integrated LED lights.

The AdvantEDGE™ bull bar is unlike any other. Its octagonal tubing and angular, A-frame shape give it an aggressive aftermarket look, and it is constructed from extruded aluminum alloy, making it strong, lightweight, and rust-free.

The 2163100 bull bar fits the Ford F-150, including the latest 2020 models.

Features

  • Custom fit for the Ford F-150, including 2020 models
  • Unique, eight-sided tube profile to complement the style of modern trucks
  • Extruded, all-aluminum construction to be strong, lightweight, and rust free
  • Crossbar equipped with two 2″ flush-mount LEDs with grade-A chips (PN 1501250)
  • Each light offers a 2,200-lumen flood beam pattern.
  • LEDs feature waterproof aluminum housing and IP68-standard breather
  • Stamped-aluminum, octagonal-grid cover plate for a distinct look
  • Tough carbide black powdercoat with textured-black cover plate
  • Made to complement AdvantEDGE™ side bars and headache rack
  • Track mounting system for easy, secure installation
  • No-drill application
  • Warranty: limited lifetime (5-year finish, 1-year parts)

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CURT (40247): RockerBall™ Cushion Hitch Ball

The CURT RockerBall™ is a world-first cushion hitch trailer ball that can be bolted onto an existing, traditional ball mount to increase comfort, confidence, and control while towing.

Engineered with ShockDrop™ technology, the 40247 RockerBall™ dynamically absorbs jerking and jarring from your trailer at the coupling point. This produces quieter towing; increased driver control over the trailer; and reduced strain on the vehicle’s brakes, towing system, and suspension as compared to a conventional metal-on-metal towing connection.

Features

  • Dynamic trailer ball featuring ShockDrop™ technology
  • Dampens jerking and jarring from bumps and potholes for smoother towing
  • Cushioned isolators reduce rattling and vibration for a more comfortable ride.
  • Reduces shock loads to the vehicle during sudden braking or acceleration
  • Minimizes stress on tow vehicle’s suspension and brakes for extended longevity
  • Retrofits onto most existing ball mounts to improve current towing experience
  • Virtually maintenance free with no airbag or bearings to service
  • Grease zerk fitting provides easy lubrication.
  • Anti-swivel base fits 2 1/2″ wide ball mount tongues with 1″ diameter hole
  • Forged steel construction for dependable towing power
  • Durable carbide black powdercoat on base and chrome plating on ball
  • Standard trailer ball diameter fits 2″ couplers.
  • Rated for 7,500 lb gross trailer weight
  • Tested for safety to meet SAE J684 specifications
  • Warranty: limited lifetime (1-year finish & parts)

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Show Off Your Build in the Masterpieces of Metal™ Vehicle-Build Contest

PUT YOUR METAL WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS

Powered by Westin Automotive, Masterpieces of Metal™ invites automotive builders to have their best creations judged by attendees of The Event, a new-product trade show. The top vote-getter will be named the Grand Prize winner and receive a Superwinch winch and a custom Masterpieces of Metal™ trophy. Individual category winners will also each receive a custom trophy. Submit your entries online now through November 15, 2020.  

Any automotive aftermarket reseller, upfitter, restyler, or shop can submit one or more builds to the Masterpieces of Metal™ contest. All entries must be the original work of the entrant and have been built in 2020. Full promotional rules and conditions of entry can be viewed at masterpiecesofmetal.aamevent.com

About The Event 

Free to reseller attendees, The Event 2020 is a new online show designed to help local automotive aftermarket businesses quickly and easily discover many of the best new products for 2021. The Event will present new products in category-overview videos as well as deep-dive videos for all spotlighted products. Virtual attendees can snag swag just for watching videos, chat with manufacturers directly about the new products, and contact their AAM warehouse distributor about purchase. 

The Event will run November 30 to December 13, and resellers interested in attending can sign up here.  

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ReadyLIFT (44-1960): 6” Big Lift Kit for ’19-’21 Ram 1500

Give your fifth-gen Ram 1500 the lift it deserves with the all-new, long-awaited 6” big lift kit from ReadyLIFT. Beyond offering a great-riding, tall stance able to accept 37” tires, the 44-1960 kit includes rear Bilstein 5100 shocks, dual-rate rear coil springs, and rear control arm brackets that combine to better capture small-bump sensitivity and mid-stroke support. Drive line vibration is also history thanks to heavy-duty steel front crossmembers and differential drops that retain your 1500’s factory geometry and ensure proper differential rotation during 4WD/Auto-4HI operation.

Note: Not for use on Ram 1500 with factory 22” wheels or with 18” wheels.

Features

  • For 2019–2021 Ram 1500 (5th gen)
  • 6” lift in unmatched performance, style, and durability
  • Accepts up to 37” tires
  • Bilstein 5100 rear shocks
  • Dual-rate coil springs and rear control arm brackets
  • No driveline vibration while in 4WD or Auto-4HI
  • Heavy-duty cast-iron knuckles and new, thick steel skid plates
  • Recommended max tire with no trimming: 20×9 0 offset (37×12.50 tire)
  • Recommended max tire with trimming: 20×10 -18 offset (37×12.5 tire)
ReadyLIFT 6” Big Lift Kit for 19-21 Ram 1500 44-1960

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ZROADZ (Z839101): Overland Rack with Side Access Gates and Light Pods for ’16-’20 Toyota Tacoma

Two lifting side gates help provide three-pronged access and bed-free storage when it comes to loading down your Toyota Tacoma for the uncharted road. The gate exteriors on this ZROADZ Overland Rack accommodate lighter, larger accessories in a way that doesn’t take up valuable bed space and allows them to be easily moved out of the way when you need to access your cargo area. Suitable items include spare fluid containers, traction pads, and similar gear weighing up to 30 lb. The Overland Rack even includes four 3” ZROADZ LED pod lights (with universal wiring harness) to help you blaze the trail!

The ZROADZ Z839101 Overland Rack is made from a combination of heavy-gauge steel and aluminum to provide strong functionality that won’t add any unwanted weight (800 lb on-road capacity; 400 lb off-road capacity). Available for other vehicles by application. Compatible with most tents with closed dimensions of 47” x 55” x 11.5”. Designed and manufactured in the USA!

Features

  • For 2016–2020 Toyota Tacoma
  • Clamp-on, no-drill, bolt-on installation
  • Lightweight aluminum gates on both sides for easy, extra access to the truck bed
  • Four 3” ZROADZ LED pod lights and universal wiring harness
  • Each light: 1,712 Lumens and 20 watts, 5W Cree chips, flood beam pattern, IP68/IP69K ratings, and a 50,000-hour lifespan
  • Accepts most 2” LED pod lights with provisions to cleanly route power wires
  • TIG-welded, steel-channel primary support members
  • Aluminum channel secondary support members
  • Accessory mounting plates throughout framework
  • Three-step, textured-black powdercoat
  • 800 lb on-road load capacity and 400 lb off-road load capacity
  • Multislot and through-hole accessory mounting provisions
  • Designed and manufactured in the USA
  • Warranty: limited lifetime (3-year finish)
ZROADZ Overland Rack for Toyota Tacoma Z839101

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