Silverado And Sierra Suspension SystemBDS Suspension introduces the IFS suspension system for '99-and-later 1/2-ton 4WD Sierra and Silverado pickups. This system allows the use of stock tires and wheels with no driveshaft change required by using factory upper and lower control arms. Steering knuckles are included to reduce installation time. The kit also includes solid aluminum sway bar links, an increased caster for more control with oversized tires, and increased ground clearance with a high-arched crossmember design. For more information, contact: BDS Suspension, Dept. TR, 102 S. Michigan Ave., Coldwater, MI 49036, www.bds-suspension.com.
A Lighter LoadThe lightest 12,000-pound winch is now available from MileMarker. At 94 pounds, it includes a 100-foot by 3/8-inch cable, a roller fairlead, a 12-foot remote, a 5.5hp motor, an automatic brake, and a two-year warranty. For more information, contact: MileMarker, Dept. TR, 2121 Blount Rd., Pompano Beach, FL 33063, (800) 886-8647, www.milemarker.com.
A Low-Profile, High-Mileage Toyo Toyo Tires announces the development of the new M-143 low-profile, high-mileage radial for trucks and trailers. The M-143 is an all-position, all-steel radial with wide belt construction. Designed using Toyo's DSOC II and a special Belt-Defender compound, the tire has an advanced design, increasing durability and casing life by fighting heat and stress. Five deep longitudinal ribs feature a zig-zag tread pattern for efficient stone ejection, and the tread design produces low rolling resistance for improved fuel economy. For more information, contact: Toyo Tire, Dept. TR, P.O. Box 1145, Cypress, CA 90630, (714) 236-2080, www.toyotires.com.