The Gauge Magazine April 2021 Issue is here and so is spring! Let’s start our cruise with our feature rides. First up we have a 1931 Woody owned by Robert Graham. A fully restored and customized hot rod? HELL YEAH!! Next is a 2009 Nissan GTR owned by Jon and Amanda Rabe. If you have ever seen a better GTR, you may need your eyes checked. Lastly for our feature rides, we have a 1995 GMC Jimmy owned by Chris Stanley. Who doesn’t love a dropped Jimmy? We all do! For our event coverage, we have the 26th Annual Southeast Minitruckin Nationals. If you are a minitrucker, then you know that this event is where you want to be every year! We also have coverage from The Pigeon Forge Rod Run, if you are a hot rod or muscle car fan, this is the event coverage for you. Lastly, we have Indy Airstrike Attack. An amazing event for those to come together and race in a safe and legal location! Last but never least, our HOT Gauge Girl for April 2021 is Addie! … [Read More...]
The Pigeon Forge Rod Run was held at the LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge, TN from September 17-19, 2020. Known as one of the largest automotive events in the area, this show has no problem filling up any event center they locate to. Featuring thousands of hot rods and muscle cars of numerous years, makes, models, colors, and sizes, this is the event that any car enthusiasts wants to attend. Many attendees roll in early in the week to make sure that they "claim" a spot along the strip. The strip is where you want to be at! The Pigeon Forge Rod Run holds thousands of vehicles, but it is also the vendors and entertainment that add to this amazing event. Vendors from ET Motorgear, Atomic Speed Shop, Flatwood Customs, Checkered Racing Chassis, and many many more! Outside of the event center, you could walk the strip and see of the rides that claimed their early spot. You were also able to check out local shops, stop at some of the restaurants, and enjoy the classic custom … [Read More...]
Indy Airstrip Attack 2020 was held at the Marion Municipal Airport in Marion, Indiana from August 15-16, 2020. This show was created for racers to have a legal and safe place to put their vehicles to the test. First starting out as an event for street racers to battle it out for fun, the event grew FAST by word of mouth and is now a huge profiled racing event series in the United States! If you are tired of your friends talking trash; here you can go head to head with them without worrying about any pedestrians or getting caught. This event is safe and legal, so you will want to get your vehicle registered before the event is full! At Indy Airstrip Attack 2020, you don't have to worry about the results of the race being biased. They use a trap speed timing system to measure results so you will get the most accurate final results. This will also allow you to add any modifications or improvement before the show comes back the next year. If you are not wanting to go … [Read More...]
26th Annual Southeast Minitruckin Nationals was held in Maggie Valley, North Carolina from October 23-25,2020. The strip was packed with spectators watching people out cruising showing off their paint under the street lights. When the event actually started, you could tell all attendees were ready to show off what they had! As soon as you walked in you were able to see a Geo Tracker with a crazy paint job, ultra wide wheels and a massive blower which one the award 'Hot Wheels Pick'! Trucks in all phases were at 26th Annual Southeast Minitruckin Nationals, from work in progress, to completed builds, former SEMA builds and builds that have been around since the 80s/90's that are still in their original state! With over 700 registered rides, there was something for everyone. If you liked 'em high and 4x4 you were covered. If you liked 'em low into the ground tucking wheels, you were covered. If you liked classics, you were covered. Bikes? No problem. Classics? No problem. … [Read More...]
For many, buying a new car is exciting. Remember that feeling when you first brought home yours? It doesn’t even matter if it’s a luxury car or not. As long as it’s new and it’s something you’ve long dreamed of having, there’s always eagerness and pride that come with the purchase.But like everything else, eventually your car will age. You just can’t keep buying a brand new vehicle every time your current one no longer looks like it came straight out of a showroom. There are more cost-efficient things you can do to keep your car looking fresh no matter how long you’ve had it. While taking good care of your car will take time and effort, it’ll surely be worth it. Here are a few maintenance tips you can try today: Remove Any Splotches ASAP To help keep it look brand new remove Bird poop, fallen fruit, and tree sap. They can leave stains on your car’s exterior if left alone, and they’re unsightly. It's best to wipe them off as soon as you spot them anywhere on your vehicle. If … [Read More...]
Regardless of your experience as a car owner, you’ll never be entirely free from car issues. If not a cracked windshield, you’ll probably be complaining about a dead battery, a faulty starter, worn-out brake pads, radiator leaks, malfunctioning sensors, burnt-out lights, a flat tire, or a sputtering engine, lost keys you will need to call a locksmith. Another irritating car issue that grounds many motorists is being locked out of the car or unable to start the engine due to lost or broken keys. Ironically, this usually happens when you have an urgent appointment, during which you can’t afford to waste one more minute. The panic that ensues may cause you to attempt to enter your car by forcing the door open using various tools. However, experience has shown that taking matters into your own hands this way only worsens the situation. You may actually end up damaging your car further, and thus increasing the repair costs. One way to rescue the situation is by asking for help … [Read More...]
It is probably fair to say that nobody relishes the thought of paying their insurance premiums — but your motorbike insurance is, of course, an inevitable part of being a motorcyclist in Singapore. That is just as well, since you do want to be optimally protected. With comprehensive motorbike insurance, you will be covered when you are in an accident, whether a third party is injured, the collision damages public property or another driver’s vehicle, you are injured, or your own motorcycle is damaged. In addition, your insurer will take care of the costs of motorcycle theft or vandalism, as well as those you face if your motorcycle is damaged in an act of nature. When you look at the benefits excellent insurance coverage confer, you get a different perspective. Suddenly, motorbike insurance is no longer a burden, but your motorcycle insurance provider becomes a welcome and essential partner in allowing you to ride your motorbike without worries. Having said that, you will still … [Read More...]
Heavy equipment is large machinery designed to carry out commercial activities such as construction, loading, unloading, or earth operations. This equipment includes forklifts, cranes, graders, and tractor-trailers. The machines are meant to reduce the workload of the task being undertaken and improve the output. It’s normal for different companies or individuals to purchase heavy machines when embarking on a specific venture. Other people might buy the equipment as a whole, while some may prefer getting different parts then assembling them themselves. Things To Consider When Purchasing: Whether you are purchasing the equipment as a whole or just parts of it, you must consider several factors. Heavy machinery is expensive, and therefore, the buyer needs to be spot on when procuring. Some of these factors include: Availability Of Parts During work, parts of a machine could break down or wear out. The broken sections will need to be replaced for the equipment to … [Read More...]
In Dubai, cars go beyond transportation. They are an expression of your personality and lifestyle. While the rest of the world might see an Escalade, a Porsche, a Lamborghini, or a Rolls Royce as an unnecessary splurge by the spendthrift, in Dubai, a luxury car is more than that. In this city, sports and luxury cars are a signature statement that reflect your status in life and your class. For petrolheads and lovers of fancy cars, Dubai is where you get to see it all. From the sleekest luxury vehicles to the fastest sports cars. But what makes Dubai the epicenter of automotive luxury? Several reasons can be attributed to this. 1. Well maintained roads The city has a fantastic road infrastructure made possible by Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum’s leadership. Under his governance system, not only is corruption not tolerated, but the Road Transport Authority places a lot of importance on maintaining the roads. In the city, portholes are unheard of. Also, the … [Read More...]
Accidents can occur. They can happen to anyone. However, some accidents are preventable. Understanding the common causes of accidents is the first step towards preventing them. The following are common causes of car accidents. Distracted Driving Distracted driving is a major cause of auto accidents. Defined as not having the right focus while driving, distracted driving can serious accidents. Factors like texting while driving, taking over the phone, or sinking in deep thoughts can distract your mind and cause an accident. So, don’t eat, read, groom, or apply makeup while driving. These factors can lead to a fatal car accident. Drunk Driving According to the stats, drunk driving is one of the biggest causes of car accidents. Driving while intoxicated has led to numerous accidents and even deaths. Remember, alcohol impairs your judgment. Thus, you can easily miscalculate when driving. Drunk driving can lead to dangerous overtaking, poor corner negotiation, overspeeding, and … [Read More...]
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