URD's short shifter works on all '05 and '06 Tacoma manual 6-speed transmissions. Once installed, this simple kit will reduce the throw of your shift pattern by 44 percent and provide you with a nice performance feel. Unlike other shifters out there, URD's kit features an extension that slips over the end of the stock shifter and a spacer plate that easily installs between the transmission and shifter assembly. For more information, contact www.urdusa.com.
Like a Glove
Scosche now offers this replacement dash panel for the '05-and-up Tacoma to snugly fit an aftermarket radio. The kit is color-matched silver and comes with a pocket kit. For more information, check out www.scosche.com.
JL Audio offers two options on the popular new midsize platform. Their Stealth line offers subwoofer systems for the brand new '05-and-up Toyota Tacoma as the well as the Colorado. For more information, check out www.jlaudio.com.
Sir Michael's has everything you need to outfit the rear of your Colorado. Their rearend kit consists of a roll pan, tailgate handle relocator, and hidden hitch. For more information, check out www.sirmichaels.com or call (714) 379-6800.
Stull's new '05-and-up Nissan Frontier grilles are made onsite using 6063 T52 aluminum stock and then chucked into a jig and MIG/TIG-welded. The faces are polished to a high luster and then are powdercoated. All Stull grilles come complete with a two-year warranty. For more information, contact (951) 245-9789 or check out www.stullindustries.com.
Totally Tacoma Tonneau
ARE Inc. has announced the availability of its LSII Series fiberglass tonneau cover for the '05 Toyota Tacoma. A remote keyless entry option is available, allowing for hands-free locking and unlocking of the cover. Other options include a sport wing, roof rack, interior light, fabric headliner, and hardware shroud. The cover is guaranteed to be structurally free from defects in material and workmanship, including the painted finish, for the life of the product on the original truck. For more information, call (800) 649-4ARE, or check out www.4are.com.
Xtreme Rear Treatment
Grant Kustoms offers their brand new tailgate skin/roll pan combo for the Chevy Colorado as well as the GMC Canyon. Exclusively for the hardcore, Grant Kustoms has everything you need, including Colorado taillight fillers. For more information, contact (530) 532-7832 or check out www.grantkustoms.com.
SnugTop's Frontier Solution
SnugTop has created a sleek SL Series SnugLid low-profile tonneau cover for the new Nissan Frontier SE King Cab pickup. SnugTop's technically advanced, award-winning SnugLid SL fiberglass tonneau cover features a patented "SnugLift" hinge mechanism that operates much like a hood, has no exposed pivots, and has a rotary "Slam" latch for convenient operation. For more information, check out www.snugtop.com or call (562) 432-5454.
Clean Cut Colorado
Clean Cut Creations has a custom tubular transmission crossmember for the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon. This is a must-have for all Colorado/Canyon owners, whether you plan to lower your truck, lay frame, or just get rid of that unsightly stock crossmember. Each crossmember is built to order. For more information, check out www.cleancutcreations.com or call (314) 968-8377.
URD's traction bar prevents the rear-axle housing from twisting in the leaf springs during hard braking or heavy acceleration, thus preventing the rear tires from hopping off the ground when the wheels begin to spin and providing more consistent traction for high-power starts and greater control when accelerating around a turn. The bar is constructed from DOM tubing and features a very stout laser cut and welded brackets, greasable polyurethane bushings, and adjustable turn buckles to fine-tune the preload on the springs to provide optimum traction. For more information, check out www.urdusa.com.
Gibson Performance introduces a powerful single cat-back exhaust system for the '04 Chevy Canyon & GMC Colorado 3.5L trucks. Easy bolt-on installation with professional-looking results. Each kit features heavy-duty mandrel bent tubing, Superflow muffler, large 3.5-inch T-304 stainless polished clampless tip, and all mounting hardware. This is 50 state smog-legal and backed by a lifetime limited warranty. For more information, contact (800) 528-3044 or check out www.gibsonperformance.com.
3 Inches of Fun
Belltech is proud to introduce their new 2/3-inch complete lowering kit for Colorado and Canyon standard-cab Z85 trucks. This kit includes a front strut coil set, a newly redesigned aluminum extruded lowering block set, and Belltech's Nitro-Drop Twin Tube gas shocks. For more information, check out www.belltechcorp.com.
If you want some aftermarket by-nines in your '05 Toyota Tacoma, Taco Tunes has you covered. The factory speakers are sealed to the ring, so these are a must for your stereo upgrade. For more information, check out www.tacotunes.com.
AFe announces seven additional hp for the '05 Tacoma four-cylinder. Their new cold air intake system (PN 54-10762) is crafted with a powdercoated heat shield and brushed aluminum cover that cuts induction noise. Performance comes from a four-inch high-flow conical filter that feeds a free-flowing aluminum tube. A cold air intake for the V6 is available under part # 54-10592. For more information, contact (951) 493-7100 or check out www.afefilters.com.
Full Metal Jacket
Pace Edwards now manufacturers a retractable metal truck bed cover with its new JackRabbit Full-Metal cover line. There are applications available for everything from the Chevrolet Colorado to the '05 Tacoma. JackRabbit Full-Metal's weather sealed, low-profile Latch 'n' Lok handle system allows the cover to be latched every 12 inches. Its flush-mounted top cover design also provides a sleek low-profile look that enhances the appearance of your truck. For more information, check out www.pace-edwards.com or call (888) 640-5902.