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PACE EDWARDS POWERGATE™ NOW AVAILABLE FOR ’07-’08 CHEVY AND GMC TRUCKS

PACE EDWARDS POWERGATE™ NOW AVAILABLE FOR ’07-’08 CHEVY AND GMC TRUCKSThe Pace Edwards PowerGate tailgate lock is the most convenient and effective way to provide added security for your truck’s bed—and now it’s available for ’07-’08 Chevy/GMC pickups. Easily installed inside the tailgate using Pace Edwards’ plug-and-go wiring harness, the PowerGate locks your tailgate electronically every time you lock the vehicle’s doors using the original remote key fob. Made in the USA, the PowerGate includes a stainless steel backing plate and slide bolt with a nylon guide block for smooth operation. For vehicles without power door locks, Pace Edwards also offers an optional switch kit. The PowerGate is the perfect compliment to any Pace Edwards retractable truck bed cover. Pace Edwards, (888) 640 5902; www.pace-edwards.com###Pace Edwards has been the industry leader in premium retractable truck bed covers for more than 20 years. Located in Centralia, Washington, Pace Edwards covers are known for their innovative designs, quality construction and true functionality. Part of the Truck Accessories Group, Pace Edwards is a SEMA and NTEA member and proudly manufactures its products in the U.S.A.

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KOWA MAKES BINOCULARS EVEN SMALLER AND LIGHTER

KOWA MAKES BINOCULARS EVEN SMALLER AND LIGHTER The BD25-GR series from Kowa will make debut at SHOT in Las VegasLos Angeles, Ca – Kowa Optimed, the innovators in high performance sporting optics is pleased to announce the newest series to their popular BD binocular series. The new BD25-GR series are designed to be compact so users can carry them virtually anywhere. The BD25 binoculars, with 25mm objective lenses, are small in size yet have serious optical performance. The advanced optical design provides crystal clear viewing in various lighting conditions. “We have designed our new BD25-GR series to fit the demanding needs of the outdoor enthusiast,” said Josh Lazenby, Channel Manager of Kowa’s Sporting Optics Division. “We have combined our high performance optics in a compact ergonomic body design.” Kowa’s compact sporting optics has always been the choice for the outdoor enthusiast who seeks bright range with a smaller more durable casing. The lenses of Kowa’s BD binocular series are fully multi-coated, ensuring a clear visual range and high image resolution and the prisms are phase-coated with Kowa’s proprietary C3 prism coating for maximum light transmission. The lightweight yet rugged aluminum alloy body with a comfortable rubber coating makes it fit comfortably into the hand.The much anticipated BD25-GR models will make their debut appearance at the 2008 SHOT Show in Las Vegas. “We foresee a positive response,” said Mr. Lazenby.About Kowa Optimed: Kowa Optimed was founded in 1980 to provide direct presence to the North and South American markets for Kowa’s Electronics and Optics products. Kowa Optimed is a part of Kowa Ltd., which was founded in 1894. Kowa is one of the largest privately owned companies in Japan and is ranked as one of the largest trading companies. For more information contact KOWA Optimed, 20001 S. Vermont Avenue, Torrance, CA 90502, Phone: (800) 966-5692 or visit www.kowa-usa.com

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LIFT YOUR SUPER DUTY THE EASY WAY WITH REVTEK LEVELING SYSTEMS

LIFT YOUR SUPER DUTY THE EASY WAY WITH REVTEK LEVELING SYSTEMSRevtek leveling systems offer the most effective and affordable way to get the lifted look on ’05-’08 Ford Super Duty 4WD trucks. The F350 leveling system lifts the front only, and includes 2.5-inch spring perch spacers, eccentric cam bushings for correct alignment, performance shock absorbers and all necessary mounting hardware. The F250 system is identically equipped front, but also incorporates rear lift blocks and U-bolts to produce an F350’s rear ride height. Both systems maintain the stock springs, work within the OEM suspension geometry, and allow clearance for up to 35 x 12.5-inch tires. An optional front track bar bracket is also available to maintain correct axle centering. Revtek Suspension, 877 LIFT TOY; www.revtek.com###Based in Portland Oregon, Revtek Suspension prides itself in producing “real world” engineered suspension systems and components for Dodge, Ford, GM Jeep, Nissan and Toyota trucks/SUV’s. Revtek systems are designed and tested in-house, resulting in the most installer-friendly, best-riding kits on the market.

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Toyo Introduces 41 New Car and Truck Tires

May 1, 2008 Forty-One New Passenger Car and Light Truck Tires Have Been Rolled Out by Toyo® CYPRESS, CALIFORNIA – Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. announces it has rolled out forty-one new tires covering everything from economy to premium car drivers, performance car enthusiasts, to highway and hard core applications for light trucks. Following its successes in drifting and SCCA® National Solo competition (autocross), Toyo’s Proxes® R1R™ will now have nine additional sizes appealing to the high performance purist. The D.O.T.-approved Toyo® Proxes® R888™ has six new sizes, supporting racers in both SPEED World Challenge® and club racing activities across the country. In fact, nearly all of Toyo’s Proxes® products will have new sizes available for a continuing growth in vehicle applications.

A new 275/25R28 Proxes® 4 niche size has been created exclusively for passenger cars (please see Toyo technical bulletin #0180331 at toyo.com/tiresafety), while a new 305/30R26 Proxes® S/T provides a 26-inch wheel fitment for light trucks and SUVs. “Toyo continues to be the innovator with new applications and sizes for a broad variety of vehicles, whether cars or light trucks,” said Robert Waytashek, consumer products manager, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. “We work hard to be responsive to the needs of both our dealers and the consumer, and strive to deliver a premium product true to our company’s reputation for quality.” The new sizes are listed below by product and include an example of suggested vehicle applications. For Passenger Cars Proxes® 4: An ultra-high performance radial with a W-shaped unidirectional tread design and Toyo’s “Generation S™” silica-reinforced, high grip tread compound for exceptional all-season traction and durability. Three New Sizes255/40ZR18 - (BMW M3 ’01-’06, OE rear; Audi A4 ’02-current, plus-size; Lexus SC430 ’02-current, plus-size; Mazdaspeed6 ’06-current, plus-size.)255/30ZR22 – (BMW 750i & 750Li w/Sport pkg. ’07-current, front plus-size)275/25ZR28 – (Specialty passenger cars such as Hi-Risers, Donks, Bubbles, Boxes and Rounds – see Toyo technical bulletin #0180331 at toyo.com/tiresafety.) Proxes® T1R: Toyo’s flagship ultra-high performance radial designed exclusively for high-end sport sedans and coupes. It delivers high-speed stability in both dry and wet conditions with low noise and ride comfort. Four New Sizes235/45ZR18 – (Mitsubishi Eclipse GT ’07-current, OE; Chevy Monte Carlo ’01-’07, plus-size; Infiniti G35 Sedan/Front on Coupe, plus-size; Jaguar S-Type Non-Sport/Non-supercharged ’00-current, plus-size; Lexus ES350 ’07-current, plus-size; Nissan Altima ’07-current, plus-size; Saturn Aura ’07-current, plus-size; Toyota Avalon ’07-current, plus-size; Toyota Camry ’07-current, plus-size.)255/30ZR20 – (BMW 3 Series ’05-current, rear plus-size; BMW 5 Series ’04-current, rear plus-size; Ferrari 599 GTB ’06-current, front plus-size; Infiniti G35, rear plus-size; Mazda RX8, plus-size; Mercedes SL ’01-’07, front plus-size; Nissan 350Z, front plus-size.)275/35R20 – (Audi A8L W12, OE; BMW 760Li ’03-current, plus-size.)265/30ZR22 – (Bentley Continental ’03-current, rear plus-size; BMW 7 Series ’02-current, rear plus-size; Ford Mustang ’05-current, rear plus-size; Jaguar XK ’07-current, rear plus-size.) Proxes® R1R™: An extreme performance 140 UTQG treadwear tire ideal for aggressive street driving, the street touring category of SCCA® autocross and the street classes at time attacks. It is also an excellent choice for drifting, high performance driving schools and track days. Nine New Sizes195/55R15 – (Acura Integra GS-R up to ’00, OE; Honda Civic Si ’99-’00, OE.)205/50R15 – (Acura Integra ’95-’01, plus-size; Honda Civic ’99-’00, plus-size; Mazda Miata ’98-’02, plus-size.)205/55R16 – (Acura RSX, OE; BMW 3 Series ’00-current, OE; Honda S2000 ’01-’03, front OE; Porsche Boxter up to ’05, front OE.)205/50R16 – (Mazda MX-5 ’06-current, OE.)205/45R16 – (Mazda Miata ’01-’05, OE; Honda Fit ’07 OE.)235/45R17 – (Audi A4, OE; Audi A3, plus-size; Dodge Neon SRT-4 ’03-’05, plus-size; Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII/IX/RS/MR, OE.)245/45ZR17 – (Audi A4 up to ’05, plus-size; Audi S4 ’00-’02, plus-size; Audi TT up to ’06, plus-size; Dodge Neon SRT-4 ’00-’05, plus-size.)245/40ZR17 – (Audi TT ’99-’06, plus-size; BMW 3 Series ’99-’05, plus-size; BMW Z4 ’03-’07, plus-size; Subaru Impreza WRX/STi ’04-’07, plus-size.)275/40ZR17 – (Chevy Camaro SS & Z28 up to ’02, OE; Ford Mustang Cobra SVT ’03-’04, OE; Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, OE.) Proxes® R888™: An R-compound, D.O.T.-approved competition radial that is ideal for road racing, track days and high-performance driving schools. Six New Sizes for Racing Applications:205/55R14, 225/50R14, 195/50R15, 195/55R15, 255/50R16, 245/45ZR16. Toyo Spectrum®: An economical, all-season, steel-belted radial that delivers long tread life and resists aquaplaning. It offers a smooth, quiet ride and is one of Toyo’s best buys. Two New SizesP225/55R16 – (Ford Mustang ’02-’04, OE.)P225/55R17 – (Buick LaCrosse CXS, OE; Chrysler 300M up to ’04, OE; Chrysler Concorde Limited up to ’04, OE.) Versado™ LX: Toyo’s flagship non-directional, asymmetric all-season tire for the luxury car market features the company’s innovative Silent Wall™ design for a quiet and comfortable ride. Three New Sizes235/55R17 – (Buick Lucerne ’06-current, OE; Cadillac DTS ’00-current, OE.)225/45R17 – (Lexus IS250/350 ’06-current, OE; VW New Beetle SE, OE; VW Jetta GLS 1.8T Wagon ’05, OE; VW Passat GLX wagon ’05-’06, OE.)245/45R17 – (Audi A6 ’06-current, OE; Lexus IS250/350 ’06-current, rear OE; Mercedes E350 ’06-current, OE; Mercedes E500 ’03-current, OE; Volvo S80 V8 AWD ’07-current, OE.) For Light Trucks and SUVs Proxes® S/T: An ultra-high performance sport truck and SUV radial that delivers superb dry handling and all-season performance. Its unidirectional design, coupled with its wide tread and low profile provides an eye-catching appearance. Two New Sizes285/40R22 – (BMW X5 ’00-current, plus-size; Chevy Colorado ’04-current, plus-size; GMC Acadia/Saturn Outlook ’07-current, plus-size; Mercedes G500 ’99-current, plus-size; Nissan Frontier/Pathfinder/Xterra ’05-current, plus-size; Toyota Tacoma ’05-current, plus-size.)305/30R26 – (Full Size SUV, plus-size.) Open Country® H/T: An all-season highway tire for urban and highway use that delivers excellent all-around handling and stability in both dry and wet conditions. It delivers exceptional mileage along with a smooth, quiet operation throughout the wear range. Two New SizesP245/55R19 – (Toyota Highlander, Toyo OE.)P235/55R20 – (Nissan Murano, Toyo OE.) Open Country® A/T: An M & S rated all terrain dual-purpose tire for exceptional performance both on-and-off the road. Offerings include OE to flotation sizes for pickups and SUVs. Six New SizesP255/70R18 – (Toyota Tundra ’07-’08, OE.)P265/65R18 – (Cadillac Escalade ’02-current, plus-size & OE; Chevy Silverado 1500 ’07-current, plus-size; GMC Sierra 1500 ’07-current, plus-size; Hummer H3, OE.)P275/55R20 – (Chevy Silverado 1500 4X4 ’07-current, OE; Ford F150 ’06-current, OE; Toyota Tundra ’07-current, OE.)LT245/70R17 – (Dodge Ram 2500 4X4 ’03-current, OE.)LT285/55R20 – (Ford F150/F250, plus-size; Chevy Silverado C1500/2500 & K1500/2500, plus-size.)305/45R22 – (Chevy Tahoe ’03-current, plus-size; Ford Expedition ’05-current, plus-size; Lincoln Navigator ’00-current, plus-size.)LT275/65R20 – (Ford F250 & F350 Super Duty ’06-’08, plus-size & OE.) Open Country M/T®: A mud terrain radial tire that features hook-shaped tread blocks, scalloped shoulder blocks and a high performance cap ply construction for excellent off road traction. A three-ply casing delivers superior handling both on and off-road while it is considered one of the quietest mud terrain tires on the market. Three New SizesLT235/85R16 – (Dodge Ram 3500 ’00-’02, OE; Ford F250 Super Duty up to ’04, OE; Ford F350 Super Duty Dually up to ’04, OE.)LT245/75R16 – (Full Size Trucks of various makes, OE.)LT255/85R16 – (Full Size Trucks of various makes, plus-size.) To learn more about the full line tires from Toyo, and to view the company’s newly updated “Tire Fitment Guide” with more than 21,000 vehicle fitments, log on to toyo.com. Toyo® manufactures and distributes a complete line of replacement tires for high performance cars, luxury vehicles, light trucks and SUVs as well as tires for commercial trucks, buses and off-road and construction applications. # # #

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REVTEK TWO-INCH LEVELING SYSTEM DESIGNED FOR POPULAR ’07-’08 GM SUVs and 1500-SERIES PICK-UPS

REVTEK TWO-INCH LEVELING SYSTEM DESIGNED FOR POPULAR ’07-’08 GM SUVs and 1500-SERIES PICK-UPSMake room for up to 33 x 12.5-inch tires the easy way—with a two-inch leveling system from Revtek Suspension. Featuring rugged plated steel and cast-aluminum spacers, this system is designed for easy bolt-in installation with no cutting or welding necessary and works within the stock suspension geometry. Designed for use on 2WD/4WD GM trucks and SUVs, P/N 315 fits ’07-’08 Avalanche; Tahoe/Yukon/Yukon XL/Suburban/Suburban XL; Denali/Denali XL; Cadillac Escalade/Escalade ESV/EXT; Silverado/Sierra 1500. This Revtek system comes complete with all necessary hardware and instructions, and is the easiest, most economical way to level a GM truck or SUV. Revtek Suspension; 877 LEVELING TOY; www.revtek.com.###Based in Portland Oregon, Revtek Suspension prides itself in producing “real world” engineered suspension systems and components for Dodge, Ford, GM Jeep, Nissan and Toyota trucks/SUVs. Revtek systems are designed and tested in-house, resulting in the most installer-friendly, best-riding kits on the market.

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