Gauge Magazine August 2019 Issue August 2019 is here and the car show scene is BOOMIN’! We are going to start our cruise off with event coverage. Chicago World of Wheels had brought out not only some of the most beautiful and unique rides, but also brought out many rides that were Ridler Award winners. Tuner Evolution 2018 had made their 2nd show in Chicago, Illinois one that many wouldn’t forget! You’ll want to see the rides that came out! Volktoberfest 2018 has been one show that we make sure to go to each year, and they never disappoint! Between the War Birds, Vendors, custom rides, and more; we will be around for each year coming! For feature rides this month, we have a 2014 Dodge Ram 2500 owned by Spade Kreations. If you are searching for a lifted truck, this is the one that you are going to want to see! Are you a lover of Blazers? Then you’ll want to see this 2001 Chevy S10 Blazer owned by Amanda Rieder. Remember the old school family camper? Well this camper is far from … [Read More...]
Born in Illinois on July 4th, 1990, Jackie Braasch is a professional car racer, and one of the original members of Car Chix, a motorsports organization that holds the flag for women racers. Car Chix pushes those gender boundaries, driving to create a level playing field, and being a typical Cancerian, Braasch is more than capable of showing just what women can do when they are determined! However, before we move on to more details about her current life, let’s go back into her childhood, where she fell in love with cars because of her father. He worked in a garage, taught his daughter how to drive, and fully supported her decision to try her hand at professional racing. First, she became part of the Junior Dragster, the division for children. This gave Braasch the opportunity to race in competitions like Super Pro, Rocket Brand Race, and Fuel Bracket Series. That streak of independence and courage came alive when she drove her full-sized dragster when she was just 17 years old. You … [Read More...]
Vehicles are one of the most significant investments in our life. It helps us in many ways, like easing the means of transportation. There might have a lot of public transportation available that you can ride but owning a car will help you in saving the inconvenience you might suffer from these places. It will also ensure an efficient way of going to areas we need to go anytime. It is also essential that along with possessing a car, the maintenance deems the most prominent attention you should look. Your car may suffer usual wear and tear problems such as scratches, battery malfunction, flat tires, etc. You must pay attention to these problems right away. It aids you in keeping your car’s health in excellent condition. Some people underestimate little problems in their car as it might cost them more money. Bear in mind that ignoring these small problems may cause huge car mishaps in the long run, which asks you to spend even more. Regular vehicle inspection is vital to make sure … [Read More...]
Dallas, Texas - Mobile Electronics® magazine, the industry’s #1 resource, published by the Mobile Electronics Association (MEA), announced today the winners of the 2019 Mobile Electronics Industry Awards. The awards were presented Sunday evening at a celebratory banquet held at the conclusion of a successful KnowledgeFest in Dallas. The awards recognize and honor professionals in the mobile electronics industry that exhibit outstanding service, business ethics, professionalism and expertise in their field. Solomon Daniels, editor-in-chief, hosted the event which was attended by more than 450 industry professionals. Installer of the Year went to Tim Baillie of Trickfactory Customs in BC, Canada. Retailer of the Year (single store) was awarded to Sound FX, Lewes, DE. Vendor of the Year went to Voxx and Distributor of the Year went to DOW Electronics. Installer of the Year Tim Baillie Runner Up - Installer of the Year Matt Vowell Vendor of the … [Read More...]
If you are going to be a new car owner soon, you may find yourself overwhelmed with all the emotions and decisions that you are going to face. Purchasing a car is something that you will have to go through at least once in your life, and it isn’t a decision that you can make on a whim. If you make a mistake or end up being unsatisfied with your purchase, fixing it isn’t going to be as easy as returning a T-shirt. Before you head off shopping, it is therefore vital that you give yourself ample time to read through guides, so that you don’t feel like a lost student on your first day of school. You have to be as informed as possible. That said, follow the tips below so you can make an informed decision when buying a new car: Do Your Research Beforehand Think of buying a car as if you are going to take a test. Never go car shopping without researching beforehand. One of the very first factors that you should research on are the top three car models that you are looking to take … [Read More...]
Want to unlock the secrets of negotiating with a car dealership for the best deal? Here's how to deal with car dealers and save money in the process. A whopping 3.7% increase -- that's how much car prices have gone up from May 2018 to May 2019. In actual dollars, that represents a $1,320 spike, bringing the average transaction price to $37,185. While that doesn’t include consumer incentives, that price is no doubt still high. It's no wonder then that experts estimate there would be up to 41 million used vehicles sold this year! After all, used cars are so much cheaper than spanking brand-new ones. This doesn't mean you should forget all about your dream car though. If you can master the art and science of negotiating with a car dealership, you could afford a brand-new car. And even if you decide to stick to a certified pre-owned vehicle, you can still negotiate a better deal. So, how exactly do you negotiate within reason? How can you justify that lower purchase price … [Read More...]
It's always good to have warnings and notifications when something is wrong with your car. A decent scanning system that can tell you what's wrong and which part needs your attention or fixing. Take a look below at how this amazing OBD2 scanner work. What Is An OBD2 Scanner? This amazing piece of hardware is an Onboard Diagnostics scanning device. It basically triggers the "Check Engine" light that signals you when something is wrong. The Environmental Protection Agency requires all vehicles to be using an obd2 scanner to warn drivers about possible problems that could affect their emissions. The system can record other information that can make it a lot easier for you or a mechanic to find and fix problems with your vehicle. So really this amazing tool can save you such a hassle and helps in protecting millions of lives worldwide. How Does It Function? Basically, your car has many sensors, and the device gets triggered and sends you warnings if something is loopy. These sensors … [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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