Pioneer Audio has always been one of the greats when it comes to sound. With their deep bass and excellent sound quality. Although, their perfected sound didn’t happen overnight. The founder, Nozomu Matsumoto, spent many years creating what Pioneer is today. He went from creating speakers in his garage to forging his company into becoming one of the biggest car audio brands in the world.
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We live in the age of automobiles and vehicles that are available right at our fingertips. Nowadays you see automobiles everywhere, and most everyone has one because they can be reliable and make transportation easier and convenient. But there was a time where automobiles were quite an expensive luxury and weren’t as sophisticated and modern as they are today. Taking us back to the beginning, the year 1886 would be the birth of the automobile, but who exactly invented the automobile is a matter of opinion. If we have to give credit to just one inventor, it would be Karl Benz who was from Germany. This was a pretty great invention at the time, and it created the competitive auto industry that we know and have a love/hate relationship with today. When you’re thinking of cars and trucks, your mind usually goes to a certain brand or type of vehicle.
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Back in the 1950’s, your vehicle had one main purpose – to get you from point A to point B in a relatively safe manner. There were no such things as “infotainment” systems, let alone modern safety equipment such as airbags. No. Those old cars and trucks made up for a lack of accessories with an abundance of chrome, style, and high displacement engines.
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You know the saying, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Many people find a product that they seem to like and stick with it over and over again. Usually, this is because the found product is meeting their satisfaction and requirements. However, what if you only kept buying a product because it was the only option for you? This has been true for many metal cleaner customers. The market only had petroleum-based, abrasive cleaners. Sheen Genie metal cleaner has paved the way into a new era of metal cleaners.
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The restoration of your vehicle is super important to you, settling for nothing but the best for your project is a completely natural and common desire. But the instrument clusters available to replace broken and busted originals are far difficult to find and near impossible to actually stuff in your dash. We’ve picked out some of the best to do a side by side comparison to help you find the highest quality, ease of install, and most innovative and versatile gauges to help you find the perfect fit for your classic.
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Anyone who’s conducted restorations of any kind can tell you, there is no such thing as a quick fix. There’s always something that winds up taking far more than its fair share of the labor. Here we’re going to discuss some of the most commonly recurring problems with vehicle restorations big and small, and our best solutions to keep you spending more time on the road and less in the shop.
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Avid off-roaders know how important it is to equip their vehicles with technology that will protect it while it’s operating in harsh conditions and over rough terrains. If you’re new to off-roading adventures and want to prepare yourself and your vehicle for what’s to come, consider the following technology before braving the countryside. Continue reading “Accessories You Need for a Successful Offroad Adventure”
Capitol Traffic Services provides virtually any traffic sign you need to properly control traffic. They have a full service sign shop complete with many commonly required signs in stock that they can ship out to you in no time. However, if you need custom signs with your own designs and information, they can create them easily using their CNC router which can create custom shapes, flat-cut letters, and anything else you need. These can be created from the following materials: Continue reading “Need Traffic Signs?”
A lot of people have reservations about taking their vehicle in to see a professional mechanic. Many have had bad experiences with auto mechanics in the past, or have heard stories of mechanics who claim to have fixed a problem, only for it to manifest again mere months or even weeks afterward. In this post, we’ll be discussing some of the things to look for in an auto mechanic, and an auto repair shop in general, to help you decide whether they are worth trusting. Continue reading “Characteristics To Look For In A Good Auto Mechanic”
Whether you already own a classic or desire to purchase one for a project restoration, repairs and maintenance come hand in hand with owning a classic. According to the Antique Automobile Club of America, a classic automobile is defined as a vehicle that is between 25 to 50 years old. Anything over 50 years old is called an “antique”. Taking on a classic for a complete restoration project is a fun but possibly long adventure. You can break down a car into essentially three parts; body, interior, and the engine. Each section has many different parts to complete the bigger picture. All of which should be looked at to determine if anything needs to be repaired or replaced.
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