Who: McGaughys
What: 3/5 or 4/6-inch lowering kit for 2014 Silverado/Sierra
Why: McGaughys’ kit is adjustable from a 3/5-inch drop to a 4/6-inch drop, so you can get the exact drop you want. It also fits all cab and engine configurations for an easy install.
Where: (559) 226-8196, mcgaughys.com

Who: Mickey Thompson
What: Deegan 38 mud-terrain tire
Why: Developed alongside four-time Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series champion Brian Deegan, this mud-terrain delivers aggressive performance and tenacious grip.
Where: (330) 928-9092, mickeythompsontires.com

Who: MSD
What: Atomic electronic throttle control module
Why: Now you can have the linear feel of a traditional cable throttle, but retain your factory GM drive-by-wire system. This module plugs in inline between your MSD EFI controller and factory pedals.
Where: (915) 857-5200, msdperformance.com

Who: NFS Sport International
What: Carbon-fiber leather wallets
Why: Let’s face it—carbon fiber looks really cool. So, NFS used real carbon fiber and leather to make these unique wallets.
Where: (530) 575-5122, nfsdesigns.com

Who: Paramount Restyling
What: Evolution LED grille for ‘07-’13 Silverado 1500
Why: Paramount Restyling’s new Evolution grille line offers integrated LED lighting for the ultimate in form and function. Now your truck can look tough and have improved visibility at the same time.
Where: (866) 988-8348, paramountrestyling.com

Who: Pop & Lock
What: Power tailgate lock for 2014 Silverado/Sierra
Why: Lock and unlock your tailgate remotely with your factory GM key fob. Why this isn’t standard from the factory, we’ll never know, but it’s a huge timesaver.
Where: (800) 342-5911, popandlock.net

Who: ProCharger
What: i-1 intercooled supercharger system for Ford Raptor
Why: How’s bolting 200 additional horsepower onto your stock Raptor engine sound? Yeah, we thought so. Enough said.
Where: (913) 338-2886, procharger.com

Who: Pro Comp
What: 5034 Rockwell wheel
Why: Pro Comp’s newest wheel design looks tough and uses state-of-the-art low-pressure casting technology to remain lightweight and strong.
Where: (800) 776-0776, procompusa.com

Who: PRW Industries
What: High-performance water pump for ’99-’06 GM LS engines
Why: This polished aluminum water pump is a thing of beauty, and it’s designed to minimize cavitation up to 7,000 rpm for reliable cooling under pressure.
Where: (951) 436-7900, prw-usa.com

Editor’s Pick: Max Matthewson

What better trucks than the ’14 Silverado and Sierra to unveil your first 6-inch lift kit, which is exactly what Rancho did. With options like replacement struts versus strut spacer, there is something in this kit for everybody. And it is FMVSS-126 certified.

Who: Rancho
What: Six-inch lift kit for 2014 Silverado/Sierra
Why: Rancho’s new six-inch kit for the 2014 GM trucks is fully FMVSS-126 certified, which means that it has been tested for rollover safety and passed with flying colors. Now you can have an aggressive, off-road–ready lift that’s also safe on the streets.
Where: (734) 384-7804, gorancho.com

Who: Rigid Industries
What: RDS Series grille for 2010-2013 Ford Raptor
Why: This all-new grille incorporates Rigid’s RDS Series curved lightbar, which contours to the factory hood of your Raptor and lights up more area than ever before.
Where: (480) 655-0100, rigidindustries.com

Who: Rugged Ridge
What: X-Clamp LED light mounting system
Why: The X-clamp allows you to easily attach LED lightbars to roof racks, brushguards, and other 2- to 3-inch tubing.
Where: (770) 614-6101, omix-ada.com

Who: SCT
What: X4 Power Flash programmer
Why: The X4 recalibrates your factory ECM for more power, torque, throttle response, and shift firmness.
Where: (407) 774-2447, sctflash.com

Who: Skyjacker
What: 6-inch strut spacer lift for 2014 Toyota Tundra
Why: This kit maintains OEM steering geometry and alignment specs, providing your new Tundra with a worry-free increase in altitude.
Where: (318) 388-0816, skyjacker.com

Who: Sway-a-Way
What: Coilover suspension kit for 2013 F-150 EcoBoost 4WD
Why: This complete front and rear coilover kit features 2.5 front coilovers and 2.0 rear remote-reservoir shocks. Best of all, it’s completely rebuildable and revalvable by the owner for long-term reliability.
Where: (818) 700-9712, swayaway.com

Who: TITAN Fuel Tanks
What: Spare Tire Fuel System
Why: We’re amazed nobody has thought of this before -- why not replace your modified truck’s useless spare tire with a fuel tank? It holds 30 gallons of extra fuel and takes up zero bed space.
Where: (800) 728-4982, titanfueltanks.com

Who: T-Rex
What: Torch series LED lighted grilles
Why: T-Rex took their already aggressive-looking X-Metal grilles, and added powerful LED lightbars to them. It’s form and function all in one package.
Where: (951) 270-5388, trexbillet.com

Who: Tuff All Terrain
What: Tuff M/T 37x13.50x26 tire
Why: Yes, you read that right. It’s a mud-terrain tire for 26-inch wheels. We haven’t seen anyone running these yet, but it’s going to be a jaw-dropping moment when we do.
Where: (800) 804-7156, statuswheels.com

Who: Viking Performance
What: Berserker ASM (Active Shock Management) system
Why: Viking’s Berserker ASM system automatically adjusts shock damping and rebound up to 1,000 times per second, precisely tuning performance for every corner you take. That’s some high-tech stuff.
Where: (800) 236-6001, vi-king.com

Who: Vortech
What: Intercooler upgrade package for F-150 EcoBoost
Why: Turbocharged engines run best when cool, so Vortech came up with this drop-in intercooler upgrade for EcoBoost trucks. It keeps your boosted airflow cold and dense, improving power and torque.
Where: (805) 247-0226, vortechsuperchargers.com

Who: WeatherTech
What: TechLiner custom-fit bed and tailgate liners
Why: It installs in minutes without drilling or applying chemicals, and it’s made of a special soft-touch material that protects both your bed and your cargo.
Where: (800) 943-9250, weathertechdirect.com

Who: Weld Racing
What: Delta Dually 20-inch wheels
Why: A direct descendant of Weld’s Delta 1 drag racing wheel featured on NHRA Top Fuel cars, this dually wheel uses the same center-lug design for maximum strength and durability.
Where: (800) 788-9353, weldracing.com

Who: Husky Liners
What: GearBox interior storage for 2014 Silverado
Why: Organize your truck with this contoured storage system that slides under your rear seats. No more clutter, no more mess, and no more loose items rolling around your floorboards.
Where: (800) 344-8759, huskyliners.com

Top 5 Tools


Who: Chicago Pneumatic
What: CP7748 ½-inch high-torque impact wrench
Why: The CP7748 impact gun has been redesigned with several ergonomic improvements, such as a contoured handle, improved grip, and redesigned forward/reverse lever for easier use.
Where: (803) 817-7349, cp.com


Who: GearWrench
What: PivotForce compound-action pliers
Why: These smart pliers make use of compound action, which means you get excellent cutting power and grip with 40 percent less squeezing force than ordinary pliers.
Where: (866) 907-9716, gearwrench.com


Editor’s Pick: Dan Ward

After using Ingersoll Rand tools for years, I’m a believer in their quality, battery life, and performance. Once I found out a smaller, lighter, but still powerful 12V line was debuting at SEMA, I couldn’t wait to try them out. This compact drill was worth the wait.

Who: Ingersoll Rand
What: D1130 3/8-inch 12V drill/driver
Why: It’s a lightweight, powerful, and versatile professional-grade drill -- exactly what we’ve come to expect from Ingersoll Rand.
Where: (800) 483-4981, ingersollrandproducts.com


Who: Las Vegas Tool
What: Easypuller
Why: The Easypuller cleverly combines locking pliers and a two-pound slide hammer, allowing you to easily clamp onto and remove stuck cotter pins, seals, bolts, screws, and more.
Where: (702) 992-0202, lasvegastool.com


Who: SK Hand Tool
What: Body clip puller and punch for two-piece plastic rivets
Why: If you’ve ever torn apart a truck’s interior, you’ll know the frustration of removing two-piece plastic rivets. This tool allows you to depress and pull these fasteners quickly and easily.
Where: (800) 822-5575, skhandtool.com