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WD-40 COMPANY AND POWERNATION TO GIVE AWAY CUSTOM OFF-ROAD VEHICLE

January 06, 2015

Vehicle Sweepstakes Open Now through May 31 

SAN DIEGO  Jan. 6, 2015  WD-40 Company and PowerNation are teaming up to give away a custom-built, one-of-a-kind off-road vehicle to one lucky winner in the WD-40® Specialist® Xtreme Machine Giveaway.

The sweepstakes, which runs Jan. 2 – May 31, 2015 on  WD40Giveaway.com , is free to enter and gives everyone a chance to win the modified 1990 Jeep Wrangler YJ featured on two episodes of “Xtreme Off-Road” premiering on Jan. 3 and Jan. 10. Dubbed the WD-40 Specialist Xtreme Machine, the vehicle features an aluminum body, upgraded 5.3L GM V8 engine, Holley HP electronic fuel injection system and Turbo 400 transmission, among other upgrades.

PowerNation, a two-hour block of four automotive shows that air on NBC Sports Network, SpikeTV, the CBS Sports Network, PowerNationTV.com and the PowerNationTV app, includes “Xtreme Off-Road,” “Engine Power,” “Truck Tech” and “Detroit Muscle.”

“We’re proud our top-of-the-line WD-40 Specialist products were used to help clean, restore and disassemble the project vehicle so the PowerNation guys can do what they do best,” said Tim Lesmeister, vice president of marketing for WD-40 Company. “TV viewers will get to see the hard work Ian Johnson and the Xtreme Off-Road team put into making this vehicle a rugged rock crawler, and then be able to enter for free to win it.”

The vehicle, which debuted at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas in November 2014, has a custom tube chassis with 14 inches of suspension travel, Dana 60 front axle and Sterling 10.5 rear axle rebuilt with 4.56:1 gears, Mastercraft suspension seats, custom Trail-Gear aluminum beadlock wheels, 42-inch Pit Bull tires, Atlas II transfer case, coilovers all the way around, a full race communication system, LED light bar, Yukon Zip Lockers, and a 22-gallon fuel cell.

To enter the WD-40 Specialist Xtreme Machine Giveaway and learn more about the custom vehicle, go to  WD40Giveaway.com .

About WD-40 Company

WD-40 Company is a global marketing organization dedicated to creating positive lasting memories by developing and selling products that solve problems in workshops, factories and homes around the world. The Company markets its multi-purpose maintenance products and its homecare and cleaning products under the following well-known brands: WD-40®, 3-IN-ONE®, GT85®, X-14®, 2000 Flushes®, Carpet Fresh®, no vac®, Spot Shot®, 1001®, Lava® and Solvol®.

Headquartered in San Diego, WD-40 Company recorded net sales of $383 million in fiscal year 2014 and its products are currently available in more than 176 countries and territories worldwide. WD-40 Company is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select market under the ticker symbol “WDFC.” For additional information about WD-40 Company please visit  http://www.wd40company.com .

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