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Movers & Shakers: Meyer Distributing Gives Away ’17 Jeep Wrangler JKU; VP Racing Fuels Names Ron Wick Business Development Representative

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Meyer Distributing
Dan and Allan from Trinity Motorsports in Pooler, Georgia, won Meyer Distributing’s ’17 Jeep Wrangler JKU giveaway.

Meyer Distributing Gives Away a ’17 Jeep Wrangler JKU

Meyer Distributing teamed up with some of its top brands for a ’17 Jeep Wrangler JKU giveaway, also known as #ProjectHypergreen on social media. The winners of the Jeep were Dan and Allan from Trinity Motorsports in Pooler, Georgia. The project Jeep includes:

  • Fabtech – 3-in. trail long-travel suspension system with Dirt Logics 2.25 ResiShocks and driveshafts.
  • Iron Cross Automotive – front and rear bumpers, steel flares, side arm steps.
  • Warn – 9,000-lb. winch with Epic hook and shackles.
  • Yukon Gear and Axle – 4.88 ring and pinion, upgraded axles.
  • Bestop – Black Twill Trektop NX Glide, floor mats and underseat security.
  • Borla – ATAK axle back exhaust system with black tips.
  • Rigid – rock lights, side shooters, chase light, heated LED headlamps.
  • Mickey Thompson – 37-in. Deegan 38 tires and 17-in. Deegan Pro wheels.
  • DBA – performance rotors and pads.
  • Hypertech – Speedo calibrator.
  • Advanced Accessory Concepts – trigger light controller.
  • Artec Industries – inner fender liners.
Rockford Fosgate
Rockford Fosgate has announced a partnership with UTVUnderground.

Rockford Fosgate Partners with UTVUnderground

Rockford Fosgate has announced it has partnered with UTVUnderground—an all-inclusive unlimited terrain vehicle (UTV) site contributed to by both enthusiasts and manufacturers alike. Through this partnership, Rockford Fosgate gains access to UTVUnderground’s website presence, social-media following, onsite activation schedule and in-house content creation team.

Turn 14 Distribution Adds N-FAB, Tonno Pro, Lund to Line Card

Turn 14 Distribution has increased its truck and off-road accessory offerings with the addition of N-FAB to its line card. N-FAB manufactures nerf bars, pre-runners and other off-road accessories. Turn 14 Distribution has also increased its product coverage in the truck accessories market with the addition of Tonno Pro and its catalog of tonneau covers and also LUND’s product line.

Ringbrothers
Ringbrothers recently showcased their Aeromotive-equipped ’72 Prestone AMC Javelin AMX in an episode of the YouTube series “Jay Leno’s Garage.”

Ringbrothers Names Aeromotive Fuel Tank and Pump of Choice for Custom Performance Vehicle Builds

Aeromotive has been chosen by Ringbrothers as the fuel tank and pump of choice for the majority of the company’s future custom vehicle builds. The exception will be vehicles that are OE projects that need to remain stock. Recently, the Ringbrothers were invited to showcase their Aeromotive-equipped ’72 Prestone AMC Javelin AMX with Jay Leno for an episode of the YouTube series “Jay Leno’s Garage.”

Wick Named Business Development Representative for VP Racing Fuels

VP Racing Fuels Inc. has announced the appointment of Ron Wick as business development representative to support significant growth by VP Racing Fuels in the Midwestern United States’ dirt-racing market.

Hot Rodders of Tomorrow
Each team in the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Junior Engine Challenge is comprised of two individuals; one team member must be between 5–18 years of age and completely disassemble and reassemble a complete single-cylinder OHV engine, utilizing only basic hand tools.

Junior Hot Rodders Engine Challenge Starts Second Season at Race and Performance Expo

The Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Junior Engine Challenge kicked off February 24–25 at the Race and Performance Expo in Schaumburg, Illinois. Each team is comprised of two individuals; one team member must be between 5–18 years of age and completely disassemble and reassemble a complete single-cylinder OHV engine utilizing only basic hand tools. The next event will be featured as part of Hot Rodders of Tomorrow at the Piston Power Show in Cleveland, March 16–18.

Motovicity Adds Nitrous Express to Line Card

Motovicity Distribution has added Nitrous Express to its line card. The nitrous-oxide company utilizes technology that allows it to make accurate dyno-proven horsepower claims, as every component and system must be tested before it ever makes it to the customer.

Acme Manufacturing Co. Names Mike Lamb Customer Service and Parts Sales Manager

Acme Manufacturing Co. has announced the appointment of Mike Lamb to customer service and parts sales manager. He replaces Bob Swanson, who announced his retirement in February after 30 years of employment at Acme, addressing customer-service parts need and after-sales technical support. Lamb joined Acme in 2003 as a product support service engineer.

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