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Our Friend, Our Family

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 03-18-2015

Our Friend, Our Family

The definition of friend is as follows:

1.       A person attached to another by feelings of affection or personal regard.

2.       A person who gives assistance; patron; supporter

3.       A person who is on good terms with another; a person who is not hostile.

Ricky Burke was our friend; he was Marcy’s husband, Amanda’s Dad and T.J.’s Dad.  Ricky was so much more than the definitions read above.  The defining moments in ones’ life are

Detroit Autorama 2015 Ridler Award Winner Don Voth

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 03-09-2015

2015 Ridler Award Winner

Barrett-Jackson 2015 Reaches Historic Highs for Sales, Crowds & Celebrity Appearances in Scottsdale

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 01-20-2015

barrett jackson record attendance 2015

Barrett-Jackson sold 1,611 vehicles, which went for more than $130 million (unaudited), smashing records in the company’s 44-year history during the 10-day auction at WestWorld of Scottsdale
Automobilia sales nearly tripled world records, with 2,000 pieces selling for more than $6.55 million
Celebrity attendance and crowds, along with ratings on Discovery and Velocity, spike
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car AuctionsTM, reached historic highs during the Scottsdale auction at WestWorld from Jan. 10-18, 2015. During the 10-day auction, Barrett-Jackson recorded more than $130 million in vehicle sales (unaudited) and a world record $6.55 million in automobilia sales (unaudited), making it the highest auction in sales to date. The Ron Pratte Collection alone brought in over $40.44 million in vehicle and auto

Gauge Store Holiday Hours 2014

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 12-22-2014

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Loyal Gauge Fans. 
We wish you and your family a safe and wonderful Holiday Season! 

Black Friday Weekend Deals on Air Suspension and Custom Wheels

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 11-25-2014

Black Friday Deals at Gauge Magazine Store.. Check it out!  

Attention Car Audio Installers! Think you have what it takes to win $5000?

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 11-24-2014

November 24TH, 2014, Daytona Beach, FL –  A $5,000.00 cash prize will be awarded to the technician whose installation scores highest at the First Annual INSTALLER 5K. Fifty “best of the best” installations will be judged by IIQC Rules. Installers can submit an application to bring their signature creations to Daytona Beach at the Mobile Electronics Event of the Season. On March 21-22, 2015, at the Ocean Center, 50 Mobile Electronics Dealers will be featured. Each entry will be given a 300 sq. ft. space on the exhibit show floor of the Spring Break Nationals on Saturd

Kyle Tucker Named SEMA Battle of the Builders Winner

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 11-14-2014

DIAMOND BAR, Calif.- The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced Kyle Tucker as the winner of the first-ever SEMA Battle of the Builders competition. The announcement was made last week at SEMA Ignited, a new event designed to celebrate the builders and showcase the products from the trade-only SEMA Show.

2014 SEMA Battle of the Builders Winner 
Kyle Tucker, with his ’69 Chevy Camaro, 
was the first-ever SEMA Battle of the Builders™ winner

Tucker competed in the SEMA Battle of the Builders along with more t

Daily SEMA Show Coverage 2014

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 11-10-2014

Daily 2014 SEMA SHOW Photos

SEMA Pre Party Award Cutting

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 10-31-2014

SEMA Las Vegas Kick off party 2014

Check out this video of the Gauge Magazine Award for SEMA Kick off party being CNC machined!  


By GaugeMagazine
Posted 10-22-2014


    The temperature is dropping, leaves are changing color and builders all across the world are screaming that 4 letter word thousands of times daily!   SEMA!  Over the years SEMA has become one of the most loved and hated words in the automotive world. Yearly builders and their teams work countless hours bashing to get project vehicles done in time for their big debut to the world largest custom audience at the SEMA show in Las Vegas, NV.  

     For 2014 show we are going behind the scenes of a build for Ford Motor Company with Custom Shop Owner John Wargo.  John is no stranger to the SEMA crunch. In the past 16 years John has built over 46 cars that have been on display at the SEMA show.  This year John has 4 Vehicles that are going to be on the floor this year.   A 1970 Chevelle SS, 2014 Z51 Corvette, 1962 Corvette Road