Happy New Year! We are starting off the new year right with our January 2020 issue! Lets start our New Years cruise off with some feature rides! First up we have a 1958 Chevy Apache owned by Rob Bay. Known as “Banshee” this ride is one that will make your jaw drop! We also have a 2003 Toyota Tacoma owned by Josh Holt. This ride is the true definition of a mean green fighting machine! Our feature vehicle on the cover of this month is a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro owned by Bryant Harold. Don’t let the cool looks of this ride fool you, wait till you see what’s under the hood! Cruising on over to our event coverage, first we have The Gathering 2019. With a new location and date, this show made sure that they had everything that you could want from a car show! Kids area, vendors, classic rides, lowered trucks, lifted trucks, air cooled VW, and more! Showoff Showdown 2019 had amazing weather, rides, award, raffle, and more. Make sure you have this show down for your 2020 must attend! Lastly, … [Read More...]
The 22nd Annual Good Guys PPG Nationals event filled the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus with the sound of V8 for three full days. If you are a true lover of classic cars, you'll want to make sure you stop by Ohio when the Good Guys PPG Nationals is in town. This show is known for being one of the biggest Good Guys shows in their tour, but this year topped it off. With the crowning of the Top Street Rod, Street Machine of the year, giveaway vehicles, autocross, vehicle awards, and a very special vehicle display, this was the year you wanted to be there. For 2019, the Street Machine of the Year went to a 1971 Maverick. This ride is not normally known for those who are lovers of racing, but this Maverick is one-of-a-kind. This ride holds a 427 Windsor based twin turbo with 1,200 HP. We wouldn't second guess the speed! The Runner-ups for the Street Machine of the Year award were some of the sickest we have seen, including: 1965 Chevelle, 1970 Dodge Charger, 1972 Plymouth Cuda, … [Read More...]
The Gathering 2019 was held in Cayce, South Caroline at the Historic Columbia Speedway from July 26th-28th, 2019. With a new location and date, this allowed for a larger space which brought in a wide variety of all years, makes, and models. From classic C-10's to new full sized bagged trucks, to air cooled VW's, newer and older imports, audio builds, and more. This show had it all! Along with the wide range of vehicles, vendors also came out selling parts, audio and wheels. Some vendors also came out to showing their pinstripe work and art onsite. Anything that you may have needed or wanted, The Gathering 2019 vendors made sure that they had it available! Your little ones were also able to enjoy the inflatable bounce houses and games for them to enjoy! If you are known as a kid at heart, you could also enjoy the water slides. This was truly a family friendly event. Needing a break from all the amazing things available at The Gathering 2019? You were able to find a nice … [Read More...]
Showoff Showdown 2019 was held at the Diamond Jo Worth Casino in Northwood, Iowa on May 18th, 2019. The location and date may have changed but this was still the same amazing show that they have every year! If you were too excited to wait until Saturday for the show, you were able to come out Friday and register your ride, find your spot, and hang out with others who were ready for Showoff Showdown 2019! Saturday was the day, from 9am-6pm the show was rocking! With the rain holding back but bringing in a cool breeze, this was the car show weather that everyone had dreamed for! Twisted Koncepts had set up for a raffle at 3pm with part of the proceeds going to support Pageant of Hope. Some of the items included in that raffle were custom mail boxes, special baskets filled with food and gifts, a pinstriped mini fridge, a custom toilet seat, and much more! Thank you to everyone who supported the raffle and Pageant of Hope! In total, $5,000 were donated to Pageant of Hope … [Read More...]
For families, cars are more of a necessity than a luxury. A family cannot afford not to have a vehicle that comes in handy when the need arises--going on a family vacation, visiting friends or loved ones, or going to the hospital during emergency situations. Owning a car affords the family to call the shot and be in total control of their journey. One of the perks of living in the 21st century is the availability of cars in great magnitude. Even if you cannot afford those expensive models you see on television or magazines, you can always opt for a cheap, even a used, but a well-functioning auto for your lovely family. Rochester, NY, is home to a thriving cheap car market. Finding the right car for your family that will not break the bank can be quite strenuous and exhausting, that is why you have to click here to have access to various great cheap car options in the city. Regardless of what your final choice will be, make sure that you leave no stone unturned by taking these … [Read More...]
Garage door maintenance cannot be overlooked if you want to remain safe and save money. You should at least conduct a seasonal inspection about 2-4 times a year. So if you are all for saving yourself from an expensive repair bill, read on to find out the top tips on how to care for your garage door. Stop Look and Listen Well, not so much stop as you should look and listen. A lot of potential issues with your garage door can be observed. A faulty garage door often manifests its symptoms in the form of jerky movements, creaky or grating sounds, or unevenness. A healthy garage door should operate smoothly, rising and falling like a knife through butter and is relatively quiet (depending on the type of garage door opener you have), but it should definitely sit evenly on the tracks with no abnormal movements or sounds. The last thing you want if for your garage door to fall onto your beautiful 1953 Chevy 210 Club Coupe Inspect All the Components All the tiny moving … [Read More...]
If you give it some thought, brakes are an amazing and important invention. Read on to discover how do car brakes work here. The first thing new drivers are taught when they get into the driver's seat is where the brake is. Knowing how to stop the car is the most essential skill to have before you get out on the road. What a lot of drivers don't ask though is just how do car brakes work?Keep reading to find out just how modern brakes work and why they're so much more effective than ever before. How Do Car Brakes Work? Any driver can tell you how brakes work. You stomp on the pedal and your car comes to a stop. Easy, right?Not so much. When you push down on that pedal a complex hydraulic system springs into action. The brake pedal is connected to something in your car called a master cylinder. This contains the brake fluid and converts the force of your foot pushing on the brake pedal into pressure that's applied to the individual brakes. Each of the tires on your car … [Read More...]
Don't you just hate it when your car begins to look dull and old? Poor maintenance and improper cleaning are the culprits behind this. Your car is an important investment and you simply don't want it to just fade away from its glory days so quickly. Want to increase your car's value or just want to keep your car in tip-top shape? Don't miss out on these helpful car care tips! Washing Your Car Properly The most basic step in proper car care is washing your car properly. It is recommended to wash your car once a week. When it comes to cleaning your car, the first thing you should always remember is to never use a bar of dish soap or any cleaner that's not formulated for automobiles. If you think that using just any regular cleaner around your house would save you money, think again. Your clothing detergent or dish soap might do more harm. Special car cleaners are designed to clean your car without damaging your car paint and coating. Also, always use clean water when you're washing … [Read More...]
If you have been injured in a traffic accident, you may feel nervous about driving again and the pain you are in may cause you to feel depressed. If you are afraid to ride in a car again or if you have constant memories of the incident, you may be suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. There are a few symptoms of PTSD that are common after an accident. Definition of PTSD Post Traumatic stress disorder occurs when a person is involved in or sees an upsetting event. The condition is characterized by intense thoughts and emotions related to an event that may have happened years in the past. An individual with PTSD may avoid activities or individuals that they associate with the event. It occurs when a person cannot control their flight or fight response to trauma. Typical Symptoms of PTSD A person with PTSD may have an extreme reaction to things such as someone tapping them on the shoulder or music that is simply too loud. They may have vivid nightmares and daytime … [Read More...]
Others are making New Year’s Resolutions to stay in shape or kick bad habits, but if you’re a car lover, you probably have something a little different in mind. Of course, it’s all well and good to work on personal self-betterment in the New Year, but the turning over of the calendars can also be a fantastic time to reevaluate your driving situation. Are you stuck driving a years-old clunker, a car that coughs, sputters and struggles up hills? Are you driving a car that might’ve been the apple of your eye when you first bought it, but now looks dated and out-of-place among your neighbors’? Do you just not look at your car the same way you used to? This New Year, perhaps it’s time to bit the bullet and start searching for a new car – not just any car, though. It’s time to start looking for your dream car. The process of procuring your dream car doesn’t have to be either strenuous or costly. You can find the perfect car for a great price, and with minimal effort, just by following … [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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