It is time for the Gauge Magazine July 2020 Issue! As always, this issue is jam packed with feature rides, event coverage, and 2 beautiful ladies. Starting off with our feature rides we have a 1937 Ford Truck AKA Old Blue owned by Bob and Patty Spillman. This truck was handed down from the owners father and has been restored to a beautiful custom ride. Next we have a 1967 Volkswagen Beetle AKA DPNRUST owned by Mike and Amanda Robbins-Hall. This Volkswagen is the perfect ride for anyone who is a lover of old-school Vdubs. Next we have a 1957 Chevy Bel Air AKA Big Time owned by John and Kim Wargo. BelAirs have been known to catch the eyes of the crowd, but this one is a complete show stopper. Lastly, we have a 2008 Scion XB AKA Scarlet owned by Bob Clark. When we say this ride is decked out, we mean DECKED OUT! For our event coverage, we start with Steel in Motion Car Show. This is one show that has literally everything anyone could ask for when it comes to car shows; pin-up … [Read More...]
Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak; between the State of Indiana, NHRA, Slamology Sponsors and Truck Show.org LLC. we have rescheduled Slamology 2020 to take place on September 12-13, 2020. Early Friday Registration will take place on Friday September 11, 2020 In 2019 Slamology drew participants and spectators from 42 states and 7 countries. We want to make Slamology 2020 available to all of our spectator and participant families. We are in hopes by September that all states and countries will be able to participate with us. At this time we are still working out details on when pre-registration dates will end. If you have already pre-registered for the June event your pre-registration will be good for September event dates or can be moved until our 2021 date of June 11-12, 2021. We will have more details on this in the following days. Thank you for your continued support of Slamology and we are looking forward to seeing each and every one of you in September. … [Read More...]
Steel in Motion Car Show 2020 was held in Union, South Carolina on May 15-16th, 2020. The show welcomes pre-'72 Hot Rods, Customs, Gassers, Front Engine Dragsters and any year Custom Chopper or Bobbers. They also allow Pre-80 American bodied Funny Cars. We can say without a doubt that this show is one not like any other! Due to COVID-19, many had the craving feeling to attend a car show with many of the early season shows being cancelled. So when the news came out that Steel in Motion was still on, the dragway location became packed with show cars, race cars, automotive/apparel vendors, flea market, swap meet, concerts, and of course, drag racing! Walking around any car show, you will always find a range of different vehicles, but it is way different walking around Steel in Motion. Since the show is a pre-'72 show, you were open to seeing a variety of different styles from bagged and slammed Volkswagen's and Cadillac's along with model A's, trucks, lowriders, restored … [Read More...]
Indy World of Wheels 2020 was held in Indianapolis, Indiana from February 7th-9th, 2020. If you are a lover of customs, hot rods, trucks, and motorcycles, then this is the show that you want to attend! Majority of the attendees come out to enjoy the beautiful rides and to check out what the vendors have come to offer; but there is also a huge crowd that comes out to meet their favorite celebrity. One celebrity that everyone was very excited to see was Paul Walkers Brother, Cody Walker. Cody Walker helped complete the final scenes for his brothers character in Furious 7. If you were wanting to check out some tuners, mini trucks, and lowriders, you could head on over to the Gauge Magazine Lifestyle Hall at Indy World of Wheels 2020! You could also head to the Gauge Store booth to purchase some parts for your vehicle and then walk to the Slamology booth to pre-register for the show! You could check out the Motorama Traditional Rod and Custom section presented by Hop Up … [Read More...]
Steel in Motion Grudge Racing 2020 was held in Union, South Carolina from May 15-16th, 2020. The show welcomes pre-'72 Hot Rods, Customs, Gassers, Front Engine Dragsters and any year Custom Chopper or Bobbers. They also allow Pre-80 American bodied Funny Cars. If you were planning on bringing your ride to drag race, they asked that the ride be vintage styled, no current age styled drag cars along with no current style decals. As soon as attendees were allowed to start racing, the crowd and attendees were ready! At Steel in Motion Grudge Racing 202, there were no lights, just the drop of a glad by a Steel in Motion flag girl. But this was an open race, you were allowed to race your friend, race your rival, or just cruise your ride down the strip for a good time. You were able to see some of the fastest gassers around; wheelies were done with almost every run. With some being well known racers and some being fresh off the trailer, each round had you on the edge of your … [Read More...]
Nobody wants to find themselves with a car break down in the middle of the road. However, these circumstances happen from time to time, even when you take the extra effort to ensure that it is roadworthy. This can be attributed to numerous factors but regardless of the reason why your car breaks down on the road, the steps listed below may prove to be invaluable. Pull over The first thing that you should do when your car suddenly breaks down is to pull over. If you still can, move over to the side of the road, out of the way of other passing vehicles. In case your car breaks down in the middle of the road without any possibility for you to get it to the side, it is better to call for police assistance immediately. They will be able to respond in a couple of minutes and assist you with your situation. As much as possible, stay inside your vehicle to minimize the risk that you would get hurt in the middle of a busy road. Use your early warning devices In case you have … [Read More...]
Most of us want to drive a vehicle that we are proud to show off to others. If you drive a muscle car, sports car, or another type of special vehicle, you may be wanting to make some upgrades in order for it to stand out from the rest. However, there are some things that beginners should consider before making these vehicle upgrades. Performance Parts Work Best Together If you've never made upgrades to your car before, you may be tempted to do it one part at a time. While this will allow you to make upgrades here and there when you have the extra funds, you are better off waiting until you can do a lot of these upgrades at once. Performance parts tend to work best together rather than installed one at a time along with standard parts. It's best when performance car parts are used in unison. Most Upgrades Should Be Left Up To The Professionals You may be tempted to make a lot of the upgrades yourself. They might seem like they are easy enough to do after you've watched a … [Read More...]
When it comes to buying a car in Dubai, there are several things to consider. The most important of it is whether to buy a GCC or an American spec car. People often face a serious dilemma at this point because each of these specs has its own unique advantages as well as disadvantages. If you know the difference you can buy or sell your car in Dubai easily . Are you facing the same problem and you don't know have knowledge about these two to help you make the right choice? Right here, we will be sharing the major differences between a GCC and an American spec car. With this, you will be able to make the right choice that suits your kind of person.. The major differences between a GCC and an American spec cars are the powertrains, interiors, and car accessories. This is majorly because of the origin difference between these two cars. Each spec was designed based on the climatic condition of the environment. UAE is a country usually ravaged by dust storms, and the terrains of this … [Read More...]
We’re always looking for ways to save money, see these easy driver tips to help. Cutting the cost of driving is a simple yet effective way to boost your monthly income and keep more of your money in your account. Driving isn’t always something we can avoid, especially if public transport links aren’t great, or if carpooling isn’t an option. But, as transport and cars are the biggest household expense after monthly rent/mortgage payments it makes sense to focus on reducing your costs as much as possible. From fuel costs to maintenance, insurance, repairs, general wear and tear, being able to save as much money as possible will keep you in the black and able to control your finances better. Discover how you can save money on your car with these easy driver tips. But first… Don’t forget about your debts If you’re struggling to keep on top of your finances, then you should also look at tackling your outstanding debts. Doing so will give you more financial breathing room and get … [Read More...]
If you're looking for the best cars to buy used, a Subaru Forester could be the workhorse you need. Read on to learn what to look for when buying used. Around 40 million used cars are sold each year, and if you're a driver in the market for new wheels, then a used Subaru Forester can be a great option. Along with having roomy interiors and good fuel economy, these dependable vehicles have high safety ratings. They're also typically affordable, making them good choices for a variety of lifestyles. But before you purchase one of the best cars to buy used, there are several questions you should be asking. Here's what you need to know before buying a used Subaru. What Year Is the Car? Different generations of Subaru Foresters offer different benefits. Depending on your budget, it might make sense to get a second-generation Forester (2003-2008), for example. Different generations might have more updated features and a roomier exterior. Fourth-generation Subaru Foresters … [Read More...]
Many things can happen when you're waiting for compensation for an injury case. Here are 4 factors that could affect your car accident settlement agreement. Have you been injured in a car accident, and now you're seeking a car accident settlement agreement? Then you've clicked on the best article out there because we are going to give you some insight on a few factors that could keep you from seeing the settlement that you're hoping for. If you continue reading this article, you'll find various factors that can affect your claim's outcome. Without further ado, let's get right into the list. The Weather There are times in a case that the weather caused the car accident. If your accident occurred during inclement weather, the insurance company would take into account the driving conditions. Driving conditions, including visibility, road conditions, and more, will be taken into consideration. They will then decide who is responsible for the accident, and this can … [Read More...]
Mecum Auto Auction Indianapolis 2019 Mecum Auto Auction Indianapolis 2019 was held May 14-19th, 2019 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, IN. Whether you were able to watch in person or chose to watch from the couch, there was no way that you would want to miss out on what came to Mecum Auto […]
Those Dudes 3rd Annual Picnic Live Coverage Those Dudes 3rd Annual Picnic Live Coverage was held at Fairfield West Elementary School if Fairfield, OH on June 22nd, 2019. If you are near this area and are looking for a show full of custom rides and hydraulics, then this is where you would want to be! […]
Live Coverage from Mid America Truck Show The Mid America Truck Show was held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky from March 28-30, 2019. This show is known as one of the largest annual heavy-duty trucking industry events in the world! Now we know that there are many of you that wanted to […]
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