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Terrible Herbst and KC HiLites team up

Posted on November 5, 2013 into Companies

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KC HiLiTES is proud to welcome Tim and Troy Herbst of Terrible Herbst Motorsports as the newest members of our ever-growing KC “Dirt Tribe”. Terrible Herbst Motorsports is the most winning off-road racing team in Baja history. When they line up their two Trophy Trucks to take the green flag at this year’s SCORE Baja 1000, Friday, November 15th, they’ll now be armed with the nightContinue reading…

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According to DailyFinance.com, hydraulic fracturing (aka “fracking”) is helping to increase demand for pickup trucks. Fracking is the procedure of creating fractures in rocks and rock formations by injecting fluid into cracks to force them further open. The larger fissures allow more oil and gas to flow out of the formation and into the wellbore, from where it can be extracted (according to Investopedia).

This new drilling technique is not only helpingContinue reading…

Ron Burgundy Pitches Dodge Durango

Posted on October 29, 2013 into Companies

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Some people refer to him as “The Man.” Others call him “Simply Amazing.” No matter what you think of Ron Burgundy, expect to see more of him on the TV. Better known as the Anchorman, Ron Burgundy will begin supporting the Dodge Durango in TV ads over the next few months as audiences gear up for Anchorman 2.

Although we’re not big Dodge Durango fans here at SoCalTrucks.com, we are HUGEContinue reading…

Gibson Exhaust Offers $25 Rebate

Posted on October 28, 2013 into Companies

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Gibson Exhaust is offering a $25 mail-in rebate to any customer who purchases $200 or more of Gibson products from 10/1/13 through 12/31/13. The offer is valid only for purchases made in the United States and cannot be
combined with any other offer. If you’ve already purchased Gibson products or plan to before Christmas, click here to get your $25 rebate form.

You don’t see coupons very often for exhausts, so if youContinue reading…

BFG Tires Falling In Demand

Posted on October 23, 2013 into Companies

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According to a recent article from ModernTireDealer.com, Michelin is planning to drop production for their BFG tires in the U.S. due to a decrease in demand. Not only that, Michelin is laying off workers at their plant in Alabama. “We continue to monitor the tire market and will react accordingly,” said Michelin.

This move is not surprising to us. We’ve seen very little innovation from BFG in the last few years. NotContinue reading…

SDHQ Customer Build

Posted on October 14, 2013 into Companies

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SDHQ recently had the pleasure of working on their new friend John’s black 2013 Raptor Supercrew. John ready to go all out on this beast! John brought SDHQ a pretty well equipped Hennessey 475 Raptor sporting some 20” wheels and Nitto Trail Grapplers, but it’s current configuration just wasn’t enough. SDHQ installed a whipple supercharger with an upgraded core and heat exchanger to get a lot more air to the motor to really wake thisContinue reading…

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Toyota builds quality mid-size and full-size trucks. They’ve dominated the market with the Tacoma for a long time and there’s no disputing that it ranks far ahead of other smaller trucks. That success though hasn’t followed in full-size trucks, with Ford and Chevy still crushing the Tundra in sales. In an effort to change the trend, Toyota recently launched the “Build Anything” ad campaign. The campaigns show a bunch of differentContinue reading…

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In a joint announcement from Las Vegas and El Cajon, CA, Casey Folks, director of Best In The Desert, and Brian Godfrey, FOX Marketing Manager, Off Road Division, announced FOX will become the presenting sponsor of one of Best In The Desert’s most revered off-road events in North America. This legendary race will now be named The General Tire “Vegas to Reno” Presented by FOX.

“Casey and his dedicated team have been putting on theContinue reading…

Ford to beef up production of svt raptor

Posted on September 15, 2013 into Companies

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The Ford SVT Raptor has proved to be one of the top selling and most popular trucks in the last couple of years. Ford has made a decision to begin building the Raptor in its Dearborn truck plant to keep up with demand. The makers at Ford have set a goal to boost production to 5 trucks an hour within the next few weeks.

The Raptor began as anContinue reading…

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Chevy and the University of Texas Athletics program announced a multi-year sponsorship where the Silverado will be the official Truck of the Longhorns. “There is no more appropriate place to showcase the stronger, smarter, more capable 2014 Silverado than in the heart of truck country at Texas Longhorn sporting events,” said Chris Perry, vice president of Chevrolet Marketing.

“This partnership complements the Silverado’s overall marketing campaign, with its strong focus on Texas, where aContinue reading…