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Tech: Winterizing Convertible Tops

Tech: Winterizing Convertible Tops

Drop tops are great when the air is warm and the sun is shining, but in regions that have four real seasons convertibles have a lot of top-up downtime. So as the seasons turn and the dark months approach, it is wise to prep your top for the harsh conditions at hand. This thinking ahead also ensures your top will be ready to perform when the sun makes its comeback.

by 12/04/2018 0 comments Car Care, Tech
Video: Overview: USAG Hand Tools

Video: Overview: USAG Hand Tools

Give the gift of wrenching! Black Friday and Cyber Monday are lurking and if you have a dedicated gearhead on your list check out our generous offering of quality USAG hand tools. These tools are built with quality you can feel in your hands, hear in the ratchet mechanism, and see in every detail. These tools have been in the Formula 1 pits of Scuderia Toro Rosso (Red Bull Racing) and Ferrari and USAG is currently the official tool of Ducati Racing. Check out this video and see more on what makes these masterpieces so special.

by 11/14/2018 0 comments Tech, Videos
2018 Formula Drift Champion Crowned In Thrilling Season Finale

2018 Formula Drift Champion Crowned In Thrilling Season Finale

The “Luck of the Irish” was in full effect at the Formula DRIFT season finale at the famed House of Drift, Irwindale Speedway. The 2018 campaign was by far the closest points race in the series’ 15-year history and the final weekend its most exciting ever.

by 10/17/2018 0 comments Event Coverage, Racing
Picking The Right Tire Care Products

Picking The Right Tire Care Products

Upgrading wheels and tires can impact both the look and the performance of your ride. Wheels tend to steal the spotlight when it comes to attention getting so they tend to get the most detailing… but tires matter too. They complete the look and we have six dressings and two cleaners dedicated to enhancing the look and longevity of tires.

by 08/21/2018 5 comments Car Care, Tech
Video: Track-Worthy Detailing Tips

Video: Track-Worthy Detailing Tips

We all love to jump on the loud pedal. Hot lapping a weekend warrior or taking your daily on an apex hunting expedition up your favorite canyon road can get your car real dirty real fast. As your top speed rises so does the speed in which you kill bugs, spit debris, generate harmful brake dust, and accumulate molten rubber on most every panel of your car.

by 08/20/2018 0 comments Car Care, Tech, Videos
Video: Extra-Large PFM Edgeless Drying Towel

Video: Extra-Large PFM Edgeless Drying Towel

Living large is easy with this new towel! Our Extra-Large PFM® Edgeless Drying Towel goes big on size, thickness, and absorbency. This towel’s 29″ x 36″ size and whopping 1,120 GSM (grams per square meter) weight means that even large vehicles like SUVs, trucks, and RVs can be dried with minimal wringing and maximum time savings.

by 08/08/2018 0 comments Car Care, Tech
31st Goodguys Pacific Northwest Nationals Presented By Griot’s Garage

31st Goodguys Pacific Northwest Nationals Presented By Griot’s Garage

We stepped up to the plate for this year’s Goodguys Pacific Northwest Nationals and supported the event as the presenting sponsor. So we were pleased to see the Northwest’s finest bring their A-Game as many on hand said this year’s show was the best in recent memory.

by 07/31/2018 0 comments Event Coverage
Griot’s Garage Goodguys Kickoff Party

Griot’s Garage Goodguys Kickoff Party

The kick is up… the kick is good! The 31st Annual Goodguys Pacific Northwest Nationals Presented by Griot’s Garage kickoff party at our headquarters in Tacoma was a huge success. Although the party was slated to start at 5 p.m., our facilities started seeing action before lunch time with local car club, The Kingsmen, hosting part of their poker run on the premises.

by 07/27/2018 0 comments Car Culture, Event Coverage
SODO Moto: Purveyor Of Rare JDM Classics

SODO Moto: Purveyor Of Rare JDM Classics

Adam Chovanak is a big-time motorhead. Like many of us, his story starts with that first car. The 47-year old’s first ride was a 1969 NSU Sport Prinz with its motor sitting behind a woodpile. Adam got the West German icon up and running and then sold it for a profit… the hook was set.

by 06/14/2018 0 comments Car Culture, Gearhead Hobbies
Porsches Storm The Gates At Caffeine & Gasoline®

Porsches Storm The Gates At Caffeine & Gasoline®

“The car is a two-tone for a reason… it was on the lift, I wedged a 4×4 under it to balance the chassis and the thing almost fell off.” … “I pulled it out of a barn and worked on it for three weeks straight to get it running.” … “Is that supercharged?” These are a small sample of the conversation starters we overheard at the June 2 Caffeine & Gasoline®.

by 06/04/2018 0 comments Event Coverage