Stopping Power

Who: Hawk
What: Talon performance brake system
Why: Hawk's new Talon calipers mount in your truck's stock location for an easy install and no clearance issues. They also provide up to 55 percent more clamping force than your factory brakes, so you can stop faster and more safely than ever.
Where: (909) 342-5200,


Who: Pro Comp
What: 6033 Series wheel
Why: With a tough eight-spoke design and clean center cap, the 6033 would look great on any lifted truck. Also, Pro Comp's three-year chrome finish warranty and lifetime structural guarantee ensure it'll stay strong through years of abuse.
Where: (800) 776-0767,

Smart Switches

Who: Slam Specialties
What: MC.1 air-ride switchbox
Why: Microprocessor-controlled for fast, intelligent response, the MC.1 allows precise manual control of your truck's air suspension at the press of a button. It also has special Coil Saver Technology to prevent valve coils from overheating, ensuring a reliable system.
Where: (888) 352-5225,

No More Body Roll

Who: Hellwig
What: Rear sway bar for '09-'13 Ford F-150
Why: Hellwig's 1 1⁄8-inch heavy-duty sway bar improves traction and reduces body roll. If you want to get the most out of your truck and push it to the limit, a rear sway bar is a quick, easy, and inexpensive way to improve handling.
Where: (800) 435-5944,


Who: Vision Wheel
What: V-TEC Fury
Why: Available in either brilliant black with milled accents or phantom chrome finish, the Fury looks truly rugged. The phantom chrome finish also carries an extended three-year cosmetic warranty for complete protection.
Where: (866) 645-2664,


Who: Hedman Hedders
What: 50-state legal shorty headers for '99-'09 F-150 and F-250 5.4L
Why: Now you can give your Ford truck more power and a throaty sound without hassle from the cops. These headers are easy to install, include all hardware and gaskets, and are legal in all 50 states for a worry-free upgrade.
Where: (562) 921-0404,

The Sound of America

Who: Flowmaster
What: American Thunder exhaust system for '67-'72 GM C10
Why: Bring modern exhaust technology to your classic GM truck with Flowmaster's patented Delta Flow muffler design. And, of course, the American Thunder system gives you that throaty sound Flowmaster has become synonymous with.
Where: (707) 544-4761,