Elongator Tailgate

Elongator Tailgate The SEMA Show’s size makes it difficult to visit all the booths I have on my list, let alone discover or pay attention to new and interesting things that one might otherwise wiz past. I had glanced at but dismissed the Elongator booth the first time I walked by, thinking the product was just another unimpressive bed-slide or … Read More

Warn M8274-70 winch

70th Anniversary Warn M8274-70 Winch Warn is arguably the most known, respected, and legendary name in the aftermarket four-wheel-drive world. From manual-locking-hubs, winches, bumpers, recovery gear, and more, they have now been building for 70-years. Warn introduced several new products at SEMA in 2018; my favorite is their new M8274-70 winch. Even those less familiar with four-wheel-drive stuff can spot the … Read More

Factor 55 LDP Load Distribution Plate

Another great new winching product from Factor 55, the LDP, Load Distribution Plate, a multiple-load collection point. Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler All Rights Reserved. Resource: Factor 55  

myCOOLMAN Australian fridge/freezers

The new myCOOLMAN Australian fridge/freezers caught my attention. I like the reversible lids. Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler All Rights Reserved. Resource: myCOOLMAN

Cooper Tires AT3 tire family

Cooper Tires’ Scott Jamieson, Director of Product Management, gives us the rundown on the new AT3 4S, LT, and XLT designs at the 2018 SEMA Show. Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler All Rights Reserved. Resource: Cooper Tires  

Cummins Powered Dodge Power Wagon

This is the Full Metal Jacket, or FMJ, a 1941 Dodge Power Wagon with a Cummins Turbo Diesel (4BT) under the hood, backed by a TH350 transmission. It was built by Weaver Customs in Utah. Enjoyed a quick look at this beauty near the end of the 2018 SEMA Show. Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler All Rights Reserved. Resource: Weaver Customs   … Read More

Big Ass Fans AirEye Pedestal Fan

For years I’ve been casually looking for a good fan for my shop. There are many inexpensive ones, from under $100 to a several hundred, but less than a handful that look like they would last long or work well. At the 2018 SEMA Show I found the Big Ass Fans display near closing time on Thursday. This particular fan, … Read More