Archive for September, 2017

2017 King of Portugal Race Recap

September 15th2017

The King of Portugal has always been the stand-out event in the Ultra4 Europe series, and this year, with a massive entry of 51 cars spread over four classes it really came of age. The small town of Vimioso, used to a much quieter way of life welcomed crews from every corner of Europe for the fifth time and this year two came from America. But the U4E regulars had a few more teams to contend with than they usually do as Portugal is the spiritual home of extreme off-roading and there were some serious new machines ready to do battle. Read more…

A New Sign, With Lights!

September 13th2017

It only took 18 years, but we finally wrapped up the sign we’ve always wanted. Complete with front and back lights, it shows off our logo in just the right ways PLUS there’s no way you’ll miss us (even from space)! Feels good to finally get this project finished, with that back to work we go.

Weld-On High Steer Arm Finishing Touch

September 6th2017

We’re putting the finishing touches on the prototype weld-on high steer arms, and this latest set is our favorite yet. The design remains the same; laser cut normalized 4130 high steer brackets, tig welded, with forces properly transferred into the knuckle. The end result provides both a stronger arm and a stronger knuckle. For now, enjoy the latest photos and video above showing off what we imagine to be something closer to the finished product.

Ultimate Unit Bearing Speed Start

September 1st2017

A “coming soon” modification to our Ultimate Unit Bearings that should make your pit crew happy. Here’s a sneak peak at a wheel stud speed start that will not only prove useful but should be cost effective once we dial in production.

With that, two other quick housekeeping items. First, best of luck to all Fallon 250 racers this weekend, make it a good one. Second, Labor Day is this Monday and we’ll be closed. Orders placed past 2pm on Friday will ship by Tuesday.