A big part of the Griffin King of The Hammers Presented by Nitto Tire race week is the fantastic vendor show that rises out of the lakebed giving spectators an opportunity to see the newest and most popular products from the off-road aftermarket industry. In the weeks leading up to the event we will be running spotlights on vendors who will be attending 2014 so you can get an idea of who’s there, what they offer, and any special deals or giveaways they have planned.
A family owned company that has been providing driveline solutions for over 65 years, RCV Performance is the industry leader in providing high strength CV style axle shaft assemblies and other driveline components. Located in northern Illinois, they take pride in manufacturing all of their products in the United States.
RCV Performance specializes in manufacturing axle shafts from Dana 30 up to 2.5 Ton Rockwell OEM replacement applications, as well as almost any custom application. They also manufacture outer CV joints and 930, 934 and Series 30 inner CV joints for IFS systems.
This year on display at ’14 KOH, RCV will have our new 2.5 ton Rockwell CV’s and our new Series 30 CV joints. RCV will be on-site with technical support for all of their KOH teams: Kevin Sacalas (#4435), Tony Pellegrino (#4485), Jake Hallenbeck (#4775), Dan Guyer (58), Rob Lynch (#4463), Darren Henke (#4441), JP Gomez (#4482), Marcos Gomez (#4486), Rauel Gomez (#4483) Richie Carter (#4474), Richie Keith & Joe Lawson (8295R), Matt Messer (#4417) and many more! www.rcvperformance.com
Radflo Suspension Technology proudly manufactures and supplies competition grade suspension dampers and racing accessories for all types of motorsport applications. The extensive range of Radflo Shock Absorbers includes non-coil, coilover, OE replacement, bypass and air shocks. Radflo also offers hydraulic bump stops, steering dampers and the innovative Hydra-Jac. Professional drivers and race teams from around the globe rely on Radflo to provide championship winning performance and dependability.
Last year, the suspension damping specialists at Radflo continued their success at KOH. At the end of the 135-mile test of endurance, vehicles outfitted exclusively with Radflo shocks crossed the finish line in third, sixth and eighth place. Emphasizing the effectiveness of Radflo dampers in this unforgiving terrain. Radflo also won the Every Man Challenge Stock class and took 3rd in the UTV class. Radflo equipped vehicles continued their streak of domination throughout the ULTRA4 season.
For the 2014 event, Radflo has expanded its racer support program to ensure their customers are prepared to win. A team of Radflo technicians will be available for the entire week to provide free shock tuning services to Radflo-equipped vehicles. Additionally, Radflo is offering its customers some valuable incentives for leading the pack across the finish line. The second through tenth place finishers in the main event will receive a gift certificate worth $500 of Radflo products or services. The drivers who take the checkered flag in any KOH class will be awarded a complete Radflo shock package. This is up to a $6000.00 value depending on vehicle class.
Notable drivers using Radflo products include 4400 drivers Nick Nelson and Derek West, 4500 driver Wayne Hartwig and 4600 driver Matt Peterson. www.radflo.com
Axel Off Road is the first gear and apparel brand dedicated to all off-roaders. Their products and designs aim to connect all groups in the off-road world… Be they rock crawlers, rock bouncers, rock racers, trail riders, 4×4-lifestyle fans, ATVs, side x sides or adventurers. Creating this common style and helping shape a strong OHV community Axel Off Road offer a wide range of outdoor clothing, safety gear and trail equipment that helps users represent and enjoy off-road sport to its fullest.
At KOH 2014 Axel Off Road will be selling their DOT-Certified half face helmet, light and comfortable at 2.5 pounds with adjustable face shield. Also available is their non-DOT certified super light-weight helmet, designed to be used as an easy on-and-off roll cage protector whenever it get´s tough – in 6 cool colors. Neck braces, dusk protection and off-roader apparel will also be available during the entire week at special “Hammers” prices.
Axel Off Road is the official gear and apparel sponsor for “Team PlowBoy” ( Richie Keith, Bobby Tanner & Joe Lawson). www.axeloffroad.com
Advance Adapters Inc. design, engineer, and manufacture unsurpassed Powertrain and 4-Wheel-Drive aftermarket products. Their award-winning history of innovation and expertise ensures they provide quality craftsmanship as they serve their customers with knowledge and integrity. The popular Atlas Transfer Cases, innovative Rubicrawler and their revolutionary shifter upgrades only scratch the surface of their deep commitment to the four-wheel-drive industry. AA strives to be the consumer’s first and best resource when considering their conversion, adaptation or upgrade.
Advance Adapters will be on site displaying the new 1.5 gear set, new shifter knob options and the all new race case.
Advance Adapters is continuing it’s support for the Griffin King of The Hammers Presented by Nitto Tire with a new contingency program exclusively for 2014 KOH competitors. This includes a special racer program discount on all parts including the infamous Atlas series transfer case. Advance Adapters will be on-site with racer support for their teams including but not limited to Shannon Campbell (#5az), Levi Shirley (#81), Loren Healy (# 67 ) and Erik Miller (#4421). www.advanceadapters.com