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Holiday Gift Giving Guide: Top 10 Ultimate Garage Accessories

Published Dec 4th 2007, 5:56am by Jody DeVere in Featured Articles

Whether he's out there tuning his car for racing, or just bench racing with his buddies, our car guys spend more time in your garage than the average Joe. We've gathered up a collection of products to enhance the garage, so your carguy's favorite space will be more comfortable and entertaining. It doesn't matter whether the garage holds more tools or toys, we've scoured the latest catalog from California Car Cover Company to assemble a collection of ultimate garage accessories that will keep his workshop a pleasant place to spend his time.

Neonsign Keep it Bright
Constructed of hand-bent glass tubing, these wonderful glowing pieces of art are perfect for any room of the house. The assortment of hand-formed neon shapes ranges from hot rods and classic cars, to signs identifying your space as the "muscle car" or "hot rod" garage. Flip the switch when you go to work, and enjoy the classic neon glow. $259.

Rideonpedalcar Keep it Fun
For the young and the young at heart, this line of ride-on pedal car ranges from roadsters to cruisers and feature beautiful paint and chrome detailing. Buy one for his toy collection or give your child his first set of wheels! Officially licensed, they measure 21x39x18 inches, feature adjustable pedals, and are child safety approved. $239.99.


Keep it Stylish
Take a trip down memory lane with these backlit signs starring vintage automotive brands. Set in wood frames, the translucent fascia is illuminated by incandescent lighting for superior brightness. Roadside signs feature flashing vertical letters, and are viewable from both sides. The perfect automotive collectible for any room, these signs plug into standard outlets. $229.99.

Airtoolrack Keep it Organized
Keep the workshop or garage organized with this convenient hanging tool rack that can be mounted to the wall or tool chest. Sturdy construction allows it to hold up to 10 air tools at a time so that the tool he needs is always easily within reach. $26.99

Keep it Safe
This 275-piece first aid kit is a must-have item for the home, race trailer, or workshop. It includes an array of items to help treat minor burns, lacerations and cuts, insect stings, and other aches and pains (hammered thumb?). The case features a folding handle, secure snap-tight latches, and pre-drilled holes for easy hanging. $49.99.

Keep it Shiny
Everything he needs to give his prize the ultimate Zymol shine is packed into this convenient case, including 8oz. wax, 8oz. Clear, 8.5oz. HD-Cleanse, 8.5oz. Vinyl, 8.5oz. Treat, 22oz. Brite, 8oz. Wheel Coat, 2oz. Detail wax, Horse Hair Brush, Detail Brush, two wax applicators, 100% cotton towel, microfibre towel, and two pre wax applicators. From $290.

Keep it Clean
Whether he's cleaning leaves off the roof or oil stains off the driveway, this high-power pressure washer will help him do it easily. Portable and powerful with 1750 psi, this pressure washer includes a 20-foot hose, turbo spray wand, and wheel kit. $209.

Keep it Neat
Turn a handle and he can neatly wind up to 150 feet of cord into this extension cord holder's sturdy basket netting in less than a minute. Adaptable for both left- and right-handed use, it includes steel mounting hardware for secure wall installation. $24.99.

Fordmustangshelf Keep it Classic
These three-dimensional hanging shelves are perfect for displaying small collectibles and memorabilia. Choose from a '65 Ford Mustang or a '57 Chevy Bel Air. Made of durable poly-resin, these 20-inch shelves come with hardware for easy mounting. This one is too fun to put in the garage... I want one next to my front door! $54.99.

Keep it Cold
These retro-looking Ice Box Coolers are great for the garage, or his next poolside party, tailgate gathering, or barbeque. The lightweight aluminum cooler features a durable powder-coated finish and four easy rolling caster wheels. It holds over 40 pounds of ice and 24 cans or bottles of your favorite beverage, and has a built in opener for easy use. Measures 34x30x19.5 inches in a choice of five colors. From $299.

By Brandy Schaffels
Contributing Editor

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