Stuntin’ and Flossin’ with your new Grille- RBP Style

No better way of getting attention than blinging up your grille.  And if it is your goal to have the most badass big Silverado in the neighborhood, Rolling Big Power (RBP) has your back.  The manufacturer and supplier of high performance aftermarket exhausts, wheels, grilles, and accessories for customizing gas and diesel powered trucks, has introduced three new custom more »

Don’t mess with Escort’s specially-designed Texas radar detector

Escort today announced a Texas Limited Edition model of its Passport Max windshield-mount radar/laser detector.

EFX Core Amp Installation Kits do the twist, cut noise

Ma Bell learned long ago that a certain amount of twists in a length of wire cuts noise. Scosche’s EFX Core Amp Installation Kits apply that to car audio.

Taliaferro Shift Cable Reinforcement Kit a step in the right direction

The guys at Genuine Saab designed an aluminum brace that should make the shift cable in my 9-3 more sturdy, eliminating most of its sluggishness. Does it?

Don’t Ram it in! Use a Metra 2002-2005 Dodge Ram Retrofit

For those who cannot have another monthly payment, the 2002-2005 Dodge Ram is a pretty bulletproof choice. But that ye olde Mopar parts bin head unit has to go. Lucky, then, that Metra Electronics has released a 2002-2005 Dodge Ram retrofit kit for aftermarket head units.

Pioneer’s new head units make Bluetooth pairing a little easier

Everyone likes a smooth Bluetooth pairing experience.  No one like a Bluetooth fight.  So Pioneer figured out this novel approach.  Rather than cue up the head unit, go into the iPhone, find the Settings, make sure that the head unit hasn’t left the pairing sequence while you were digging thru the iPhone, find the car more »

Alpine ships X-009 head unit. Shows F150 and Silverado love!

Lyndon and I love simple work trucks.  Utilitarian.  Typically easy to fix.  And you don’t feel so bad if you get a minor scratch in the bed or ding in the door.  But don’t you find that you spend more time in the work truck than your pride-and-joy weekend roadster?  I certainly do.  So I more »

QTP Electric Cutout coming soon to a Saab near me

Installing a QTP Electric Cutout on my exhaust will solve the dilemma of loving a loud exhaust, but not wanting to be obnoxiously loud sometimes.

Genuine Saab Taliaferro Air Intake is a beautiful noisemaker

The Taliaferro air intake I recently installed on my Saab is a beautiful noisemaker — and the first step to a better performance setup.

Deal of the Day: Pyle double-DIN TFT head unit $140 + free shipping

Thin-film transistor (TFT) screens are all the rage in OEM head units these days. If you’re looking for an aftermarket way to modernize your double-DIN car audio space with some TFT touchscreen goodness, this Pyle PLDN74BTI might be worth checking out at only $140 plus free shipping.

Omega releases DIY TPMS

Those who change their cars’ rims may have lost an important piece of car tech: TPMS. Here’s a simple DIY way to get that functionality back.

Jensen got you rollin’ on Dub

Typically the big rim crowd and vehicle technology crowd aren’t cut from the same ilk, but both thoroughly enjoy automotive electronics and good sound.  I guess we part ways when it comes to reducing unsprung weight at the wheels and improving fuel economy.  Can’t really do that rolling on 26″ tires on 55 pound wheels. more »