We are live with the Gauge Magazine October 2020 Issue! Packed with event coverage, feature rides, a beautiful Gauge Girl, and a HOT Nicks Body Shop! For event coverage we will start off with Goodtimes C.C. Picnic and Show 2020 brought out amazing hopping rides, beautiful weather, and as always, great times! Next we have the Tuner Evolution Charlotte 2020. If you haven’t made it out to one of these shows, once you see this coverage you will want to! Lastly, we have coverage from the Grand National F-100 Show! This show brought out some of the SICKEST F-100s we have seen in a long time! We have some of the most beautiful feature rides for you to enjoy this issue also! Starting with a 1991 Mitsubishi Mighty Max owned by Benjamin Smith! The details in this ride make this vehicle of the sickest we have ever seen! Next we have a 1950 Ford F-100 owned by Michael Mccoy. If you are a lover of a good ole rat truck, this is what you have been needing! Lastly, we have a 1984 Chevy Caprice … [Read More...]
The Grand National F-100 Show was held in Pigeon Forge, TN at the LeConte Center on August 13-15, 2020. The show is open for 1996 and older Ford Trucks Only, Bringing in over 350 preregistered vehicles, 500 vehicles registered and 5000 spectators, the show was an amazing hit for everyone! The event is an indoor and outdoor event and is known as one of the largest F-100 swap meets in the county! With the event being also being an outdoor event, of course mother nature had to come out and remind everyone she is in charge. There was a small storm that came through and brought out some rain, but that did not stop anyone from enjoying the amazing rides and still have a good time! If you were in need of parts for your custom ride, you may have been able to find them here! There were a few places and owners who had also brought out parts for sale along with some of the sickest rides around! It came time for the awards, and it was an honestly hard guess on who would be going … [Read More...]
The Goodtimes C.C. Picnic and Show was held at German Park in Indianapolis, Indiana on August 9th, 2020. It was an amazing time for everyone to get back together and this was the best show to do that at! With amazing food, a hydraulics contest, a bicycle giveaway, and more; there wasn't much more you could ask for! The Indianapolis Chapter of Goodtimes come together each year to host this Picnic and Car Show. Each year, the Gauge Magazine team and many others continue to attend as this show as it is one of many that you cannot help but always have a good time at. The amazing weather brought out a huge crowd; you could not find a single person that wasn't smiling or laughing at The Goodtimes C.C. Picnic and Show! It was an amazing site to see as people from Indy and the surrounding states came in and filled German Park with custom rides! Of course, it wouldn't be a Goodtimes show if there wasn't a little hydraulics competition as well! Awards were given out this year … [Read More...]
Tuner Evolution Charlotte 2019 was held in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Park Expo Center on October 26th, 2020. This show is known for bringing in some of the hottest customized vehicles in the country, competing for top honors! Tuner Evolution Charlotte 2019 brought out some of the best rides from the surrounding areas including this Volkswagen Jetta! Who wouldn't want to be able to say they own this ride?! Between the spectators that attended and the amount of custom rides, they had an amazing turnout for their 2020 show! If you were needing a change of scenery, you could check out the vendor area where companies brought out their latest and greatest products. The show also brought out amazing entertainment including bands, hip hop artists, a bikini contest, celebrity appearances, models and so much more! Coming back to the Charlotte area for their 6th Annual show, each year the show continues to grow in attendance and get better and better each year. If you have … [Read More...]
Driving is not only fun but also an essential activity to learn and master. However, just like any other activity, learning how to drive can be a bit challenging for the newbie future driver. This shouldn’t put you off or dampen your driving spirits, even the racing legends like Mario Andretti had to kick-start their careers from driving lessons. Nevertheless, it’s not enough to just learn driving, there are other tips you should incorporate every time you get behind the wheel. Read on to know the four most crucial life-saving tips as you embark on your driving lessons. Gaining the skills To master the most important driving skills, you just have got to learn from the best. They'll yelp to impart crucial life-saving skills that could come in handy down the line. Before you shift that gear lever to drive, you have to attend driving classes and subsequently, be issued with a driver’s license. In consonance with these experts at Driving School East London, driving is an incorporation of … [Read More...]
You might get a traffic ticket for such offenses as speeding, running a red light or stop sign, or changing lanes without signaling. If you find yourself in this situation, there’s no need to panic. You have a few options of what happens After You Get a Traffic Ticket, and if you play your cards right, you can resolve the incident fairly easily and move on with your life in a timely manner. The Most Important Thing to Know After You Get a Traffic Ticket The most important thing to know is pretty simple: do not, under any circumstances, ignore your ticket. Doing this can turn a minor inconvenience into a pile of more serious complications for your life. As nerve-wracking and annoying as it may be, you do have to deal with the issue. Failing to do this can lead to additional fines, the loss of your driver's license, or even a bench warrant for your arrest. If you won’t be able to pay the fine by the deadline you’ve been given, or you cannot make your scheduled court date, contact the … [Read More...]
One of the best things about owning a vehicle is that you can use it to make money – in more ways than one. If things are a bit tight right now due to COVID, you might be thinking of inventive, creative ways that you can bring a bit more in on the side. While you might have thought about your car as a liability in the past if you can make money from it or take out money against it, it is actually an asset. Let's take a look at how to make extra money with your car. 1. Secure a Short-Term Loan If you just need to make Extra Money with Your Car something short and sweet to tide you over until the next paycheck, then you might want to consider what you can use your vehicle for when it comes to taking out a loan. The good news is that you can actually use your vehicle as collateral in some loan cases. Loans like short-term loans and title loans are great examples of being able to use your car to take out a bit of much-needed cash that can bridge the gap this week or month. Simply … [Read More...]
Getting into an accident involves a lot of different emotions and stresses. It is easy to lose your cool and control being presented in such a situation, but it is important to keep your head on straight and not fall into behaviors or reactions that will get you into even more trouble during an accident. Here are some mistakes to avoid that will make things worse after an accident. Flee or Run The first thing you want to avoid if you are ever involved in a car accident Avoid Making Things Worse by running or flee from the scene of the crime. It might be a natural feeling to want to run, but that will have tremendously negative repercussions. No matter how bad the accident may be, running from the scene will make things infinitely worse for you. If you are involved in an accident, there is no reason for you to leave the scene if you are not at fault, and if you are at fault, running will incriminate you and add charges of fleeing the scene in addition to causing the accident. Not … [Read More...]
What Does Car Insurance Really Cover? If you are a driver or vehicle owner, you will understand that one of the many expenses that you incur when owning and operating a vehicle is car insurance. But you might not know exactly the reasons why you need to own it and what it covers especially when it comes to accidents. Here are some key factors that are necessary to understand about your car insurance and what it covers in the case of an accident. Car insurance protects you from financial losses, of course, at a regularly paid cost of yourself. This cost to yourself is less than that of the coverage car insurance will be able to take responsibility for if you are ever to find yourself involved in some sort of accident. This regular expense is called a premium, of which you will pay for every month, and will vary on different factors such as age, experience, driving and credit history of you, the driver, as well as the vehicle itself. There are 3 types of car insurance when it comes … [Read More...]
Your car speaks volumes about your personality and character. It’s as if a car is an extension of who you are, which is why many search for ways to improve their car’s look. You can get creative with the interior in ways that will make your car inviting and comfortable. Here are different ways you can improve the interior look of your car. Place Custom Mats Although mats are for stepping on thus quickly collecting dirt and dust, it doesn’t mean that these should be neglected as this lowers the value of your car. You can play around with different ideas for custom mats. For example, you can get mats that are designed in such ways that make these an extension of the outdoors by adopting a theme of nature. If you wish to personalise the mats, you can have your name embroidered. You can also get the texture of the mats improved in such a way that feels comfortable to the feet by adding soft material where the feet rest. Add a Wheel Cover The type of wheel cover that you … [Read More...]
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