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Recon Grappler A/T
Nitto Tire U.S.A. Inc. has announced the launch of a new all-terrain light-truck tire, the Nitto Recon Grappler A/T. The Recon Grappler is designed with a bold tread pattern to provide excellent traction off-road and unmatched comfort on-road.
The Recon Grappler is a true all-terrain option for compact, ½- and 1-ton trucks and SUVs, designed to embolden enthusiasts to take on any adventure. Situated within Nitto’s Grappler lineup between the Ridge Grappler M/T and the Terra Grappler G2, the Recon Grappler provides quiet road driving and unmatched traction off-road. With deep sidewall lugs extending 5-7mm, these tires add traction and an aggressive look to any vehicle while maintaining stable performance in both dry and wet conditions.
The Recon Grappler will be available in 11 sizes initially, with additional tires sizes available later in 2021.
Dash Kits With 7-in. Touchscreen for ’15-up* Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300
Metra Electronics announced that it is now shipping two new dash kits with their biggest built-in touchscreen yet; a 7-in. color display. The 95-6552B dash kit fits ’15 and up Dodge Charger models and the 95-6553B fits 2015 and up Chrysler 300 models, giving the interior a high-tech, upgraded look and feel. The kits include the necessary wiring harness, antenna adapter, steering wheel control interface, USB/AUX-IN replacement panel, and data interface for a complete installation.
- Built-in 7-in. color touchscreen display for climate and personalization features.
- Includes Axxess interface to retain the climate and steering wheel control functions.
- Provides accessory power (12V 10-amp).
- Retains R.A.P. (Retained Accessory Power).
- Provides NAV outputs (parking brake, reverse, speed sense).
- Retains audio controls on the steering wheel.
- Retains safety warning chimes.
- Retains the factory backup camera.
- Retains the factory 3.5mm AUX-IN jack and USB (with replacement parts included).
- Retains balance and fade (non-amplified models only).
- Works in both amplified and non-amplified systems.
- Sub-dash modifications are necessary.
- Painted scratch-resistant matte black.
- Wiring harness included.
- Antenna adapter included.
- Micro “B” USB updatable.
95-6552B: Fits ’15-up* Dodge Charger
95-6553B: Fits ’15-up* Chrysler 300
Chevrolet C8 Corvette ColorSHIFT Headlight DRL Upgrade Kit
Oracle Lighting announced that the new ColorSHIFT RGB+W Headlight DRL Upgrade for the ’20–’21 Chevrolet Corvette C8 is now available with an MSRP of $299.95.
Oracle Lighting’s ColorSHIFT controllers with the Corvette C8 color-changing lights allows users to choose from a variety of colors, patterns and themes. Then, simply switch the lights back to white for legal on-road use.
Installation is simple and does not require disassembling or cutting the headlights. Simply replace the factory DRL circuit board with Oracle’s ColorSHIFT circuit board and connect to the Oracle ColorSHIFT controller of your choice.
Additional features and specifications include:
- Bright output with less power consumption.
- True amber turn signal functionality.
- Control colors, brightness, speed and functions with controller.
- Customized look with even more personalization with ColorSHIFT technology.
- One-year warranty.
The Hole Dozer with Carbide Teeth Hole Saws are designed to provide users with the best durability and longest life in both general-purpose and extreme materials. Offering the most versatility, the carbide teeth provide the ability to cut through stainless steel, cast iron, fastener-embedded wood, cement board, fiberglass, plaster, asphalt shingle and more with ease. Deep gullets clear material fast and all-access slots provide fastest plug removal, resulting in efficiency and productivity with less downtime between holes. The new slot design allows users increased pilot visibility for accurate placement and faster chip ejection keeping the cut cool. The new hole saws have a cutting depth of 1.62-in. allowing clearance to handle cuts in a wide range of materials.
The Hole Dozer with Carbide Teeth Hole Saws will be available in sizes ranging from 3/4 in. to 6 in. and will be sold individually and in nine- and 12-piece kits. In addition to the new hole saws, a HOLE DOZER with Carbide Teeth Cobalt Pilot Bit and a small and large HOLE DOZER with Carbide Teeth Arbor With Cobalt Pilot Bit will also be available. Designed to give users up to 10 times longer life versus standard pilot bits, these bits provide strength and durability on the toughest applications.
Advanced Range of Analog and CAN Radio Platforms
Continental has expanded its single-DIN radio line with advanced radio platforms engineered to deliver exceptional sound quality, style and functionality. Continental radios are built for durability and reliability under rugged use and vibration and are designed for easy installation on small and medium trucks, agricultural and construction equipment, off highway vehicles, buses and motorcoaches, recreational vehicles, campers and trailers.
Continental offers both analog and CAN platforms for 12V and 24V applications. The radios are available with a variety of different feature options, including AM/FM Worldwide RDS-Receiver, DAB tuner, Bluetooth, MP3/WMA playback, CD player, USB, mix audio input, 30-day clock, non-volatile memory for settings and sound presets, ISO 104787 connector, and additional auxiliary inputs.