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Ultra Axle Buys Alloy USA And Precision Gear
Ultra Axle LLC, an affiliate company of Omix-Ada Inc., has just acquired assets of Alloy USA Inc. and Precision Gear Inc. in a liquidation process. Ultra Axle is currently in the process of moving the Alloy Axle and Precision Gear on-hand inventory to Georgia, and upon taking an inventory count the entire Alloy USA and Precision Gear current inventory will be available for immediate purchase. Omix's intention is to make the entire line of products available in stock in the shortest possible time to serve its customers.
Omix is planning to have the entire Alloy USA and Precision Gear products available such that these two lines also can be mixed with Omix's products, enabling customers to purchase both these lines along with Omix, Rugged Ridge, ORV and Outland products.
"For years we admired the quality, ingenuity, effective marketing and far reaching distribution of Alloy USA and Precision Gear brands in the market," Omix said in a statement. "Now we are planning to add our financial stability, high fill rate, same-day shipping, freight programs and e-commerce tools to theirs in order to take these lines to their fullest potential in serving the customers and the markets."
For more information, visit www.omix-ada.com or call (770) 614-6101.
The Polaris Ranger RZR continues its winning ways, this time taking two of the three podium spots overall, at the first-annual Heartland Challenge UTV endurance race, in Carlisle, Iowa.
The three-hour UTV race, saw Polaris' Region Sales Manager Matt Lube and Steve Muncur winning the 850cc stock class as well the overall race in their Polaris Ranger RZR-S. Second overall went to Karst Motorsport's Ranger RZR. Third in 850cc stock class went to CST Racing, a local farmer and enthusiast, who purchased a Ranger RZR only six days prior to the race.
"This was a great first-time, endurance event," said race winner, Lube. "The weather and mud definitely added to the challenge but the RZR-S shined among the competition. It is truly impressive how well these machines performed and held up to the elements." For more information, contact Polaris, www.polaris.com.
Do-It-Yourself Auto Repairs On The Rise
As Detroit's "Big Three" auto manufacturers work to persuade Congress to approve a $25 billion dollar bailout, concerned consumers are choosing to repair the cars they might otherwise replace.
In commenting on the steepest automobile sales decline in 15 years, Reuters reports, "Americans have either walked away from vehicle purchases or been stymied by a lack of financing or requirements for larger down-payments." The 26.6-percent drop in auto sales in September has affected millions across the country.
One online source you may want to check out is FixYa, www.fixya.com. The website provides a wealth of automotive repair advice from experts all over the world. They have more than 10-million people involved in their online community.
Of the 7,371 car and truck models available in FixYa's 1-million article database, the most commonly queried brands include Ford, Toyota and Honda. FixYa also offers a option in which members who require immediate assistance pay a small fee to interact with experts via instant message or telephone. A percentage of the fee is given to the premium assistance auto expert who best solves a member's problem. For this reason, many mechanics and auto repair specialists are becoming experts in an effort to earn additional income from home. Check it out yourself at www.fixya.com.
M.O.R.E. Powder Puff success
Royal Purple is pleased to announce that participation and involvement in this year's Powder Puff Race for the cure, was at an all time high with more than 160 teams participating. Thanks to everyone who participated whether in it be in the raffle, entry fees or donations to date more than $115,000.00 has been raised and donated to the Cedar Sinai Women's Breast Cancer Research Center.
This year's overall winner for the third straight year was Shirley Jergensen in the #5 Buggy completing 8 laps in 2 hours 41 minutes and 55 seconds at an astonishing average speed of 49.1 miles per hour.
"The Powder Puff is an exciting event for me and my family for a couple of different reasons," states three-time winner, Shirley Jergensen. "The first reason, of course, is to try and hold onto the winning record and the second is because of what this race signifies and all of the money raced to help find a cure. This event has been such an eye-opener for me to see how many people can get involved for a great cause and truly make a difference. I personally know a handful of people that have gone or going through breast cancer and they as ecstatic about this event and what all we have accomplished, especially with the help of Royal Purple."
The Powder Puff Race for the Cure is the largest all women-driver event, as well as one of the overall largest events put on by M.O.R.E and DAMZL Inc each year bringing teams in from all over the country. All vehicles in the race run a 20-mile loop and compete with vehicles split up into two different heats.
For more information, contact: Royal Purple, www.royalpurple.com/race-for-the-cure-rh.html.