It’s officially time for the Gauge Magazine September 2021 Issue! Filled with the coverage and feature rides that you have been waiting for! Starting off with event coverage, first we have Beatersville 2021. As always, this show is for pre-68’ vehicles that have been customized while keeping new technology out of the build. Next we have the Klean Exhibition 2021. If you are ready for a show so big that they had to start turning people away, this is where you are needing to be! Lastly, we have Hoosier Vintage Wheels Car Show. With over 500 vendors and rides that will blow your mind, you won’t want to miss out on this coverage. Heading over to feature rides, first up we have a 2006 Scion XB RS3.0 owned by Wilgus Sallie. You may think you have seen it all when it comes to Scions, but you thought wrong! Next up we have a 1969 Camaro Z28 owned by Daryl Seward. Camaros like these are not seen everywhere, be ready! Lastly, we have a 2003 Chevy S10 Extended Cab owned by Blake … [Read More...]
Hoosier Vintage Wheels Swap Meet and Car Show was held at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Franklin, Indiana from September 17-18, 2021. This event filled over 500 spaces with vendors ready to sell memorabilia, parts for vintage vehicles, muscle cars, and race cars, and more! Hosting one of the largest swap meets in Indiana, Hoosier Vintage Wheels Swap Meet and Car Show, made sure they put their best foot forward in order to claim that title. Anything that you were needing or wanting for your vehicle, you were able to find it here. The swap meet and car show have a long history going back over 40 plus years. It was originally held at The Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Then it was moved to the Marion County fairgrounds for about 20 years. In 2015 Scott Willis took over the event, changed the name to The Hoosier Vintage Wheels Swap Meet and Car Show and moved it to the Franklin Indiana site. The event is held twice a year, once during the 3rd weekend of May and once during … [Read More...]
Beatersville 2021 was held at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds in Sheperdsville, KY on May 30th, 2021. This event showcases pre-68' traditional rods and customs. If your vehicle has modern technology, staff are able to deny your vehicle entry. This event has been going on for years and we have made sure to continue to attend every year we can (and we can, every year!) If you are a lover of traditional and custom rods, this is where you want to be! The show only lets in vehicle with no digital dashes, no LED lighting, no modern technology, etc. They want to see the old school rides that started it all! Beatersville 2021 also welcomed in motorcycles of all years. All they ask is that your ride is as close to the shows style as possible. Even non-American Cycles were welcome! You were able to see everything from unfinished Ford trucks, Bagged Chevys, Mini trucks, and so much more. If you have attended the show before, then you know what the best part is, the Miss … [Read More...]
Klean Exhibition 2021 was held at the Greenville Convention Center in Greenville, South Carolina on February 27th, 2021. For being a newer show and this being the first time at this event center, they threw one hell of a show! You may be thinking that with Klean Exhibition 2021 being a new show that there crowd wouldn't be that big, you are very very wrong. Saturday of the show it had reached a point that they had to close the event early due to reaching max capacity and hundreds of vehicle still trying to enter the event! The event attracted vendors and car owners from all over the east Midwest and east coast. There were a variety of vehicles from all styles (including mini trucks, tuners, drag cars, classics, muscle cars, exotics, ect.) you had DJ's spinning music all day from the main stage and from Import Evolution's booth. Models were seen at various booths throughout the day as well as vendors selling anything from stickers and air fresheners, to turbos and … [Read More...]
Just the thought of being in a head-on car accident can create anxiety. Head-on collisions can be hazardous and deadly, especially if you’re in a crash involving a semi-truck. Learning the common causes of these accidents can help you avoid them, however. Below we explore the critical things you should know about head-on accidents when you’re on the roadways. The Basics of a Head-On Collision While they’re scary and often fatal, these types of accidents aren’t all that common overall. Head-on crashes make up only around 2% of all accidents that occur in the U.S. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports they happen in rural areas most often. They’re responsible for around 13% of all deadly rural accidents. In urban areas, less than 7% of deadly accidents are head-on. While they’re rare, the injuries tend to be severe with these types of collisions, especially when high speeds are involved. For example, it’s somewhat common for victims of head-on … [Read More...]
There are a lot of towing companies to choose from. How do you know which one to pick? This article will give you some tips to help make your decision easier and more informed. You will learn about the different things to look for when choosing a towing company, as well as what questions to ask to make sure you select the right company for your towing service. Make sure you ask about the company's experience First of all, you don't want amateurs towing your car to the shop after it breaks down. If you're looking for a towing service to transport one of your cars, make sure they have experience if possible. If not, at least ask how much experience their drivers have in tow truck driving and towing services in general. A towing company that has been operating for several years or longer is most likely more reliable than one with little knowledge about towing techniques. This isn't necessarily true when it comes to all companies, though, so always do some research before making … [Read More...]
No one ever wants to go to their mechanic and hear the dreaded words that their car needs urgent repairs to be operational. Unless you have a second car at home, you need to get your car fixed quickly. However, even though it is necessary, unexpected car repairs can be expensive, especially if you haven’t practiced routine maintenance. The travel organization AAA conducted a survey. It revealed that common auto repairs cost around $500 to $600 on average, while major repairs can run up to $1,000 or more. At least 1 in 3 car owners reported that they would be unable to pay for unexpected car repairs. Even if you do need car repairs due to an accident and have auto insurance to cover the costs, you will still need to pay a $500 deductible or more depending on your coverage. So, what do you do when you are faced with unexpected car repairs and don’t have the money to pay for them? We share the four ways you can pay for unexpected car repairs and get peace of mind. 1. Fast … [Read More...]
Nobody anticipates a vehicle accident and the consequences it may have on one's life. It may be frightening, painful, expensive, and inconvenient. You may find yourself surrounded with concerns which you never thought about prior, such as whether to hire a lawyer after a vehicle accident or if you could represent yourself. In any confusion, it is suggested to find a New Orleans personal injury lawyer for yourself. Remember these points after a car accident: You are entitled to compensation if you have suffered any injuries, costs, or damage. Most of the lawyers will provide you with a free initial consultation. The insurance industry is not on your side. It would be best if you did not wait much longer. Having a lawyer beside you will help you get duly compensated You might have huge medical bills, loss of scope of earning, and many other financial crises if you were hurt in a car accident. In many situations, there can be future costs like post-treatment … [Read More...]
Your truck is probably essential to your daily life. Whatever size of truck you own you will need it for the daily commute, essential tasks around your property, and a variety of other issues. In short, being without it is not an option. That’s why it is a pain when your truck develops an electrical problem. This type of problem can be the hardest to identify and resolve. Your best bet is to see a reputable automotive electrician regularly. They will help with any known issues and are likely to spot upcoming problems before they happen. That can save you a lot of hassle. Of course, it also helps to recognize the most common signs that you have an electrical problem. Struggling To Start If your truck doesn’t want to start then you could be looking at a flat battery. However, it may not be the battery at fault, there could also be a fault in the charging circuit. This means a perfectly good battery will not be receiving the charge it needs and will appear like a dead … [Read More...]
There are many benefits to tracking your fleet. It can help you increase safety for drivers; it can help you identify unsafe driving behaviors and cut down on fuel costs. However, this is easier said than done if your company doesn't have the right tools in place to do so. Here are some tips that will make it a lot easier for you to track your fleet! Update Your GPS System As GPS technology has continued to improve, it is becoming more affordable for small businesses to have a powerful fleet tracking system. One of the key benefits here is that you won't have to rely on your drivers just telling you where they are or how long it's taking them - you can actually track their location in real-time! This way, if they're running late, you can get them back on track, and if they drive unsafely or recklessly, your company is liable. Another way to do this with a GPS is by using it in conjunction with other fleet tracking software so that you can easily monitor things like mileage, idle … [Read More...]
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