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CHECK OUT UPSHIFT’S FORD TRANSIT VAN BUILD FEATURING ALUMINESS GEAR Aluminess Rack and Light Bar “The first thing we wanted to do was get a rack and some sort of bumper for it. We chose Aluminess for these because that’s what they specialize in and they had exactly what we wanted. To be honest, a […]


We are very excited to announce our new line of 2019+ Sprinter Rear Door Products. Our engineers have been hard at work developing products that are easy to install and can grow with your needs. All of the rear door 2019+ Sprinter products are bolt-on with NO DRILLING required. They also work with both 180 […]


2007-2019 Mercedes Sprinter 144″(Tube Style) Expedition vehicles can be tricky to get in and out of, especially if they are 4×4 and lifted. Our aluminum nerf bars for the Mercedes Sprinter make it easy to get in and out of your van. They are designed to retain ground clearance, but also provide an easy place […]


I don’t think the Ford Econoline gets nearly the credit it deserves. While most of us look at the GT and the Mustang as the blue oval’s heritage cars, I feel the E-Series is equally deserving, perhaps more so. I mean, sure, the GT won a lot of titles. And the Mustang inspired generations of […]


By Megan Barber Peruse the 5.6 million posts about #VanLife on Instagram and you’ll find no shortage of grand vistas, towering mountains, beaches, and (of course) vans. Sprinters, Transits, Westfalias—they’re all there. Big and small, new and used, brightly colored or covered in dust, these vans explore the world with each new bend in the […]


Aluminess NW in Hayden, Idaho It has been one year since we expanded operations to the Pacific Northwest! Our manufacturing facility in Hayden, Idaho is now fully operational, and Aluminess has been able to reduce lead times on most all our products. Roof racks are now available to ship 3-4 weeks from the time we […]


Join Aluminess for Overland Expo West 2019! We are excited to be exhibiting at the Overland Expo West again this year at the Fort Tuthill County Park in Flagstaff, Arizona – May 17th-19th. We will be bringing 4 display vehicles that will showcase our Aluminess gear, including the new 2019 Mercedes Sprinter with our new […]


Join us on February 21-24, 2019 at the inaugural overland event “Adventure Days” to be held in RawHyde’s new facility, Zakar, in the California Mojave Desert! This event is co-hosted by RawHyde and Sportsmobile and is designed for anyone who is interested in overland adventure travel. During the day, there will be seminars and classes, […]


We are excited to be exhibiting at the Overland Expo East again this year at their new location, Reeb Ranch just south of Asheville, North Carolina. It will be held over the Veteran’s Holiday Weekend November 9-11, We will have two display vehicles in our booth this year that will showcase our Aluminess gear…both are […]


We are excited to announce an expansion of our operations with a new manufacturing facility located in Hayden, Idaho…


We are excited to be exhibiting at the Overland Expo West again this year at the Fort Tuthill County Park in Flagstaff, Arizona – May 18th-20th.


The fourth annual Overland Expo East is only two months away! This year’s expo will be held at the Biltmore Estate in Ashville, North Caroline from September 29-October 1, 2017. We will be packing up our new Aluminess Mercedes Sprinter Van for an extended road trip to the east coast. The Sprinter is outfitted with […]


Thanks to all our customers for a great 2016! We grew our business, our product line, and we moved to a new facility to double our space. We have fallen a little behind in updating our website, and wanted you to know that we are making several products for the Dodge Ram ProMaster. Here are […]


We are excited to attend the Overland ExpoWest again this year in Flagstaff , Arizona – May 12th-14th. We have expanded our display fleet to showcase all our Aluminess gear, including a newly designed Bike Rack for vans and trucks! Our display vehicles will include one of the most popular Sprinter Vans on Instagram, the […]


We are packing up and getting ready to head out to Flagstaff, Arizona for the 2016 Overland Expo West, May 20-22. We will be showcasing our products …


The 2nd Annual Overland Expo East is only one month away! The Aluminess van is getting packed and ready for an extended road trip to the East Coast!


Aluminess Products, Inc. has designed five new aftermarket off-road products for the new 2015 Ford Transit. They include an all-aluminum front winch bumper …


One thing that seems universal when it comes to a lot of our customers is the hobby of two wheels, not just four! Many of our customers find that taking bike(s) on their expeditions…


It’s that time of the month again where we roll out a new incentive to take advantage of! In recent months, we have seen more and more folks find great use for our …


To kick off the new year, we wanted to introduce our incentive for the month of January. When purchasing a front bumper from us, you can never go wrong when …


As we’re all unwinding from our great Thanksgiving holiday, it’s time to roll out the incentive for the month of December. Wait! Do you hear those sleigh bells ringing?


With Halloween and the month of October behind us — a new month is present — that means the new incentive for November is here! After contemplating our options for a bit…


When Overland Expo announced their first ever expo to be held on the East Coast, Aluminess Products was one of the first to sign up as a vendor! We left San Diego on September 16th and …


What better way to begin wrapping up the 2014 year than by starting a new monthly incentive? Heading into the future, we will come up with a different incentive each new month…


We are proud to confirm that we will be packing up our vans and traveling out east for the 2014 Overland Expo East in early October! As many of you overlanders may know…


One of the most frequently asked questions we get, deals with the strength of our aluminum bumpers and how they compare to steel bumpers. Are they strong enough to stand up against a run-in with a deer or with a driver crashing into your vehicle?


We have teamed up with Truck Camper Magazine to help truck campers with storage solutions and bumper needs. Check out this interview we did with them. Stay tuned for more articles and features from our new partnership with this fine magazine!


The most useful feature of our rear bumpers is the ability to carry gear that you don’t want in your camper. Some things just can’t be left at home when you are planning a long trip, but they take up valuable space in your camper.


The Overland Expo has once again come and gone. It amazes us how the industry has grown so much over the last few years. With the growth in the industry comes new innovation.