2014 KOH HammerTown Vendor Profiles – Part 1

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 to bring race goers the chance to see the newest and most popular products from the aftermarket offroad product 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.
Dave’s Customs Unlimited, LLC has over 25 years’ experience in the 4WD and off-road industry, and their commitment is to provide outstanding customer service and high quality products to the 4×4, truck, and off-road enthusiast.  They not only design, engineer, and manufacture their products, but they also install their products on a daily basis, which means their product fitment is second-to-none.
In addition to providing the parts and accessories the customer needs, Dave’s are also known for building world-class turn-key Jeeps and full-out competition-style rock crawlers!
Most all of their products will be on display and available for sale on site during King Of The Hammers, as well as several new products on display for the first time since they have been released. Plus they will be offering special sale prices all week! Make sure to stop by the Dave’s Customs Unlimited booth to meet the team and maybe take advantage of the sale prices. Visit www.davescustomsunlimited.com for more info.
Located in Tucson, Arizona, Crossed Up Customs manufactures a variety of different components for the aftermarket and custom off road industry. Crossed Up Custom’s professional design team has years of experience in extreme off-road applications, suitable for the weekend trail ride all the way to King of the Hammers.
Their highly equipped production floor is capable of taking a project from design through to full-scale manufacturing. They specialize in chassis design, offering the most rugged and complete chassis on the market, the Ultra SS. Crossed-Up also has an online store with the best pricing on the top products in the industry from Artec Industries, ADS Racing Shocks and many more.
This year at KOH Crossed-Up Customs booth will display both their 2 and 4 seat Ultra SS chassis (one of which will be hung for 360 degree viewing), JK Stubby DIY Bumpers, DIY Jerry Can Mounts, Trailing Arms, and Catheter Kits. Visit the booth to enter the giveaway for a JK DIY Bumper Kit, and there will be King of the Hammers show special pricing on all products mentioned.
Crossed-Up Customs are supporting four racers during the 2014 KOH raceweek: Justin Reece #4619, Mike Klensin #4431, Jim Evans #62, and Rob Larson #689. Three of which will be equipped with The Crossed Up Customs Ultra SS Chassis. Check out www.crossedupcustoms.com.
Based in Riverside, CA, Walker Evans Racing has been involved in the off road industry for over 30 years with a goal to design and manufacture quality, performance, race-proven products that can be used for aftermarket applications. From winning the Baja 1000 to winning the King of the Hammers, Walker Evans Racing is the number one choice for wheels and shocks.
At KOH, Walker Evans will be displaying their line of truck, Jeep and UTV shocks and wheels. Their new forged 17×8.5” Beadlock wheel will be on display which is their newest product. The new forged wheel is built specifically for the fastest and most brutal forms of off-road racing – from the King of the Hammers to Pro-4 in short course racing to Trophy Trucks in Baja.
Their sponsored drivers at KOH 2014 include – Tony Pellegrino (Ultra4), Shannon Campbell (Ultra4), Wayland Campbell (Ultra4), John Currie (EMC), Mitch Guthrie (UTV) and Blake Van de Loo (UTV).
Walker Evans Racing will once again be issuing a contingency for all four-wheel classes at the 2014 King of the Hammers event. There will be a $1,000 contingency for the winner of Ultra 4 class, $500 for the overall winner in the Every Man Challenge race and $500 for the winner of the UTV class. Find out more at www.walkerevansracing.com.
Rugged Radios specializes in 2-way racing communications for drivers, co-drivers, pit crew and race officials.
Whether you’re racing an ULTRA4 car, or trail riding in a UTV or motorcycle, Rugged Radios has all the communications needed for a fun and safe adventure. In addition to providing radios, intercoms, headsets and helmet kits, Rugged offers free radio tech support – ensuring everyone has dependable communications.
As a testament to Rugged’s quality, reliability and tech support, some of the top ULTRA4 teams use Rugged, including Shannon Campbell, Erik Miller, Tony Pellegrino, Gerald Lee, John Currie and many more.
Look for Rugged Radios in Hammertown at the 2014 King of the Hammers race, where we’ll be in full force offering on-site tech support, special deals on complete communication packages, handheld radios and more. Be sure to come by to see the latest addition — the full featured RRP242 portable intercom with VOX, music input and GoPro ready! www.ruggedradios.com
Rogue Fab started up in 2010 and are owned and operated by a mechanical engineer, which is why their products tend to be a little outside-the-box and different from their competitors. Rogue Fab manufacture a whole line of fabrication tools for the average joe as well as the professional workshop. Some of their line up includes three different types of tubing benders, tubing notchers, and drill press reduction kits.
As well as fabrication tools, Rogue Fab are known for their H1 Wheel recentering kits, allowing customers to recenter their H1 wheels to use with another bolt pattern.
Rogue Fab will be onsite all week displaying their products and helping support two drivers, Matt Taylor in the main KOH race and James Phipps in the Everyman Challenge. Visit www.roguefab.com.