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2nd Annual 5 and Dime Charity Show October 4, 2014

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 09-29-2014

The 2nd Annual 5&Dime Charity Car Show is scheduled to take place Saturday October 4, 2014.  Gauge Magazine is excited to be involved with this event again for 2014!  
 
The amazing part of this show is that the entire automotive industry and local businesses come together for this show! We have received donations from all over the city and country. Our Chinese style auction has been very successful over the years.. Businesses and Individua

CUSTOM EDITION REAPER SILVERADO AVAILABLE AT SELECT GENERAL MOTORS DEALERSHIPS NATIONWIDE

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 09-24-2014

Silverado Reaper
DECATUR, Ind. - The Reaper(tm), a performance off-road edition of the 2014 Chevy Silverado pickup, is now available at select General Motors dealerships nationwide. Co-developed by Lingenfelter Performance Engineering and Southern Comfort Automotive, the specialty pickup truck offers drivers enhanced muscular styling, an eye-attracting street presence and amped-up off-road performance.
 
Interested Chevy enthusiasts can learn more about the limited-edition Reaper and find participating GM dealerships by visiting www.reaperperformanceusa.com.
 
"The Reaper blends Lingenfelter's legendary performance engine tuning and suspension know-how with Southern Comfort Automotive's expertise in custom styling for a truly unique and exciting veh

Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Teams Up with Chrysler, Ford and GM to Support Local, National Charities

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 09-22-2014

  

 
Chrysler to auction first production 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat (Lot #3004), the fastest and most powerful muscle car ever, to benefit the Opportunity Village of Las Vegas
 
Last production unit of the 50 Years Limited Edition Ford Mustang (Lot #3003), carrying badge No. 1964, will benefit Get Your Heart Racing
 
Chevrolet to auction the first new retail production Corvette Stingray VIN 001 (Lot #3001) benefitting CARE House of Oakland County and the 2014 Z/28 Camaro VIN 003 (Lot #3002) to benefit the YMCA of Southern Nevada
 
LAS VEGAS  – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car AuctionsTM, is team

AIR LIFT COMPANY MARKS 65TH ANNIVERSARY WITH COMPANY EXPANSION PLANS

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 09-17-2014

Airl LIft Logo

LANSING, Mich. - As Air Lift Company marks its 65th year of business this year, the industry-leading air suspension provider announces the addition of a 40,000-square-foot addition to be built at the company's Lansing headquarters. The new space represents a significant expansion of Air Lift's manufacturing capacity. The company has also recently added engineering support in response to the growing demand for Air Lift air suspension products. 
      
These positive developments underline the company's 65 years of successful produc

Barrett-Jackson will Rock-n-Roll Las Vegas with Cars of Music Legends Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 09-10-2014

 
 
johnny cash rolls royce elvis presley cadillac
 
Elvis Presley’s ’67 Cadillac Coupe de Ville (Lot #767) to cross the block at No Reserve in Las Vegas
The Chevrolet Corvette Split Coupe Window (Lot #767.1) made famous in Elvis Presley’s, “Viva Las Vegas”, to be a part of the rock-n-roll excitement
A ’70 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow (Lot #766) from Johnny Cash’s collection among most anticipated
 
LAS VEGAS  – Barrett-Jackson, “The World’s Greatest Collector Car AuctionsTM” will bring the excitement of Rock-n-Roll to the auction block during its Las Vegas auction Sept. 25 - 27, at the Mandalay Bay Event Center. The predominantly No Reserve auction will include Elvis Presley’s ’67 Cadillac Coupe de Ville (Lot #767) and the ’63 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Coupe (L

Mechman Alternators’ Special Edition150amp Black Billet Alternators

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 09-05-2014

Mechman has just released a new 150 amp Black Billet Alternator built specifically for 1996 to 2013 GM full-size trucks and S10 Blazers with gasoline V6 or V8 engines. This special edition alternator produces 100amps of power at idle and reaches full output at 1800 RPMs. 

s10 and chevy full size alternator

 

This Special Edition Mechman Alternator produces more power at idle than most alternators produce at their peak power output, so this alternator is perfect for show, lowered, bagged, and daily driven applications. Not to mention the beautiful Black Billet housing that helps the WOW factor of any engine bay. Part # B8206150B fits most 1996 – 2004 GM Trucks while Part # B8302150B fi

Winner of 26th Annual Classic Corvette Raffle Drives Over 800 Miles to Claim His Prize

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 08-01-2014

WINNER OF 26th ANNUAL CLASSIC CORVETTE RAFFLE DRIVES FROM NEW JERSEY TO INDIANA TO CLAIM HIS PRIZE

Robert Drayton corvette winner

ROCKPORT, IN-----The winner of the 26th Annual Classic Corvette Giveaway benefiting Saint Bernard Parish and School in Rockport, Indiana drove over 820 miles from Southampt

SHELBY AMERICAN TO ROLL SERIAL #1 BARRETT-JACKSON EDITION SHELBY GT ACROSS RENO BLOCK

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 07-14-2014

LAS VEGAS – Shelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International, Inc. (CSBI:PK), will auction serial #1 of the Barrett-Jackson Edition Shelby GT at this year’s Barrett-Jackson Reno-Tahoe auction, taking place from July 31 – Aug 2 in Reno, Nevada. The convertible muscle car, clad in black with red stripes, is slated to be sold before an international audience on Aug. 1 (Lot #725). This 2008 model year program was created by Shelby American, Barrett-Jack

Portion of Bonneville Salt Flats Resurfaced

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 06-25-2014

bonneville Salt Flats rebuild
Diamond Bar, CA (June 24, 2014) - An estimated 2,000 tons of salt were successfully deposited on the mud surface at the end of the access road to the Bonneville Salt Flats.  It was graded and then dried to a hard concrete-like racing surface.  Although modest in scope, the project demonstrates that it should be possible to deposit dry salt in targeted areas so as to help preserve our national treasure, the site where land speed records have been set over the past 100 years. 
 
The project took place over several days in mid-June.  It was organized by the Save the Salt Coalition in coordination with the Southern California Timing Associatio

Barrett-Jackson Cup Return to the 2nd Annual Hot August Nights Auction $100,000 in prizes

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 06-25-2014

 
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.,  — Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, is upping the ante when it comes to best in show competitions. Held in downtown Reno, the Barrett-Jackson Cup is back for the 2nd Annual Hot August Nights Auction, July 31-Aug. 2, with a prize purse north of $100,000 and growing.
 
With the help of generous sponsors like General Motors, Ford, Sherwin Williams, Craftsman, Waterloo, Adam’s Polish and more, the purse has more than doubled since the inaugural event last year. The prize package and trophy top all other similar awards in the industry, with the added bonus of national television coverage. The Ultimate Best in Show trophy is awarded along with $30,000 cash and other huge prizes on the auction block and seen around