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New Floor Mats, Cold Air Intake, a Jeep Soft Top and More – An AutoAnything Weekly Update


We sincerely hope you all enjoyed your New Years.  If you’ve got some resolutions for 2009, put them into action now, I’m sure that ’09 will fly by just as fast as ’08 did.

One of our resolutions for 2009 is to improve the amount of quality auto parts that we carry.  We decided not to slack on it, so this week we’ve got 1 new department, 2 new brands, 5 revamped categories and 5 more auto parts for you to quench your thirst for customized auto accessories.

  • Husky Chrome Fender Vents – Because no vehicle should be without fender vents, despite how it was made. Match your vehicle’s outside to how it feels inside with a pair of chrome side fender vents from Husky. No one can tell they’re fake – really.  Available in honeycomb, louver and punch styles, you can find all three of them in our new Fender Vent category.
  • Husky WeatherBeater Floor Liners – I could make a crude joke about the WeatherBeater’s double entendre name, but these custom-molded liners don’t deserve to be jerked around. They’re the spit of the Husky Liners except that they’re ribbed with grooves to manage fluids better. They’re only sold in sets (front and rear together) and are easily installed single-handedly.  Available in the standard black, grey and tan colors.
  • WeatherTech Bug Deflector – For some folks, deflecting the criticisms of envious peers is all in a day’s work. Same goes for the WeatherTech Stone & Bug Deflector—deflecting the onslaught of bugs and debris that blast your vehicle’s hood is just what it does. Aerodynamic, sleek, virtually indestructible and features a no-drill installation.
  • RBP Cold Air Intakes – Bask in the glory that is RBP. With all the benefits you’d expect from, say, an Airaid air intake, these cold air intakes also have RBP’s wicked logo embossed on the lid.  Includes a 5-layer filter for gas engines and an extra thick 7-layer filter for diesels.

We’re also throwing a major bone to all the Jeep heads out there.  We’ve got a new Jeep Top & Doors department.  Here you can find our new Rampage Jeep soft top.  We’ve also relocated our OR-FAB Jeep door sets, their sport Jeep roll cage, Jeep bumper and spare tire carriers to this new department for your convenience.

  • Rampage Jeep Soft Top –  Rampage Jeep Soft Tops are custom-made to factory specs, come in a variety of colors and fabrics, and just look good all-around.   Do you only need to replace the fabric and windows?  Not a problem; these are available as an OEM replacement soft top or as a complete kit, allowing you to maximize your dollar and minimize waste.  You can find them in the new Jeep Tops & Doors department, under Jeep Soft Tops.

Automotive Lights, Performance Parts and More Bling than Your Christmas Tree – AutoAnything Weekly Product Update


Even as it gets close to Christmas, we haven’t slowed down a bit and we have a Big update for you this week.  Make sure to fasten your seat belt as I get you caught up to speed.

APC – If you’re thinking you’ve seen this name before, you’re right. Gone for a while but back again and better than ever, APC is now under the corporate wing of Pilot Automotive.

  • APC Headlights – Whether you choose the black or the chrome housing, these projector headlights will light up the road ahead with a brilliant luminance.
  • APC LED Tail Lights – LED tail lights offer you that new car look without the new car price.  Individual LED’s will illuminate your tail lights and ignite your ride’s style.
  • APC Diamond Cut Tail Lights – Inexpensive with a high quality finish, APC’s diamond cut tail lights will transform your auto into a real head turner.  You even get your choice of chrome or black housings.
  • APC Euro Tail Lights – Get that Euro look without violating any laws.  APC’s Euro style tail lights are SAE and DOT approved, so you’ll never get in trouble with the law for having some extra flare.  Sonically welded for superior moisture sealing, these tail lights are the clear choice for brighter tail lights.
  • APC Parking Lights – Custom made for your vehicle and DOT approved, APC’s parking lights are perfect for replacing broken and worn out parking lights.
  • APC Corner Lights – Available in diamond, euro and amber styles, these corner lights will be sure to accent your vehicle in just the right way.
  • APC Bumper Lights – Need some better light on the down-low?  No better way than getting a fresh set of APC bumper lights installed.  Constructed from plastic and precision molded to fit your bumper, these bumper lights are as durable as they are easy to install.
  • APC Headlight Bulbs – Are you tired of the light output of your dull-yellow stock headlight bulb?  Are your dim fog’s not cutting it anymore?  Then step up to a brilliant set of APC Plasma and fog light bulbs.  You’ll get brighter whites and more illumination for better visibility and safer driving.

Spectre

  • Spectre Air Filter – Get more horsepower and better filtration with a Spectre air filter.  Washable and reusable, Spectre’s air filters are made from tough cotton gauze to last you (and your vehicle) a lifetime.
  • Spectre Cold Air Intake – Letting your engine breathe better has so many benefits; faster acceleration, higher engine efficiency and even improvements to fuel economy.  Reap these benefits today by getting a Spectre cold air intake system.

Wellstar – We can’t get enough of Wellstar lately; they keep sending us new products and we keep adding them.  I guess we’re suckers for bling.

  • Wellstar Complete Chrome Kit – Smear your ride with chrome bits from Wellstar.  This chrome kit is easy to install on any vehicle, using 3M tape to adhere over your stock parts.  Made from tough ABS plastic and them chrome plated to a high shine, these kits will set your ride apart from the rest for years to come.

Thule

  • Thule 562 Ski Rack – This non-locking ski rack is both functional and cheap, perfect for those times you only need to get to and from the mountain without making a pit stop at BeauJo’s Pizza.  Vertically holds two pairs of ski’s; sorry snowboarders, you’re not invited on this trip.

Window Canvas – Plaster your ride with pride and expressions that only Window Canvas rear window graphics can deliver.  Many flavors to choose from, so take your pick.

  • Window Canvas Flag Window Graphics – Let everyone around you know where your allegiance lies with this vinyl flag graphic.  Available in lots of flavors, from American to Confederate to Jamaican.  And if your into this kinda thing, make sure to check out the “Vengeance Clown” graphic, it’s wild.
  • Window Canvas Military Window Graphics – Show your support to our troops with these Military themed rear window graphics.  By land, sea or air, these graphics will clearly let everyone know which military branch you back.
  • Window Canvas NFL Window Graphics – With the Superbowl just over two months away, nothing will let you support your team like an NFL window graphic.  If you consider yourself a die hard fan, let everybody know it by pasting one of these across your rear window.
  • Window Canvas NBA Window Graphics – Don’t like football? How about basketball?  Same story here, just different logos and different passions.
  • Window Canvas MLB Window Graphics – Is football or basketball in the off-season? Don’t get caught with your guard down by showing pride for your favorite baseball team.
  • Window Canvas Ford Window Graphics – Make your truck look like it was built Ford Tough with a Ford rear window graphic.  You choose: black background or burly diamond plate.
  • Window Canvas Personal Expressions Window Graphics – Personal expression is all about, well, personal expression.  So it doesn’t matter what you want on your rear window, from a hottie to a beefcake, from a kitties to camouflage, we’ve got it all.

Happy Holidays! – An AutoAnything Weekly Product Update


What’s that old saying, “Time flies when you’re having fun.”  Well the same is true if your keeping busy.  Not only have we been helping lots of people find great gifts this holiday season, but we’ve also been busy adding new auto parts to our website.  This week we’ve got some really great new products, anything from stocking stuffers to people pleasers.  Check it out!

Neon Signs Who needs Christmas lights when you’ve got a huge neon sign in your garage which proudly proclaims that “It’s 5:00 Somewhere”.  These signs are big and bright, a perfect addition for any garage, basement or den.

Q3 Innovations is the go-to company for gadgets that are portable, informative and promote safety.  We just picked up three of their product lines, all of which make great stocking presents.

AlcoHAWK – Have you dipped into the eggnog a little early this holiday season?  Make sure you stay safe by monitoring your Blood Alcohol Content with a high quality breathalyzer.

  • The AlcoHAWK Slim breathalyzer is small enough to keep in your pocket, yet accurate enough to tell you when you’ve had too much.
  • The AlcoHAWK ABI breathalyzer is bigger than the slim, but also more accurate.  Reading all the way up to 0.4% BAC, this breathalzyer is perfect for most situations.
  • The AlcoHAWK Pro is for the people who need to know exactly how inebriated they are.  With it’s specialized built-in sensor, the Pro makes sure that you blow hard enough to get an accurate reading.  Precision sensors measure within +/- 0.01% @ 0.10% BAC.
  • The AlcoHAWK PT500 is the most accurate breathalyzer in the line up.  Whether you’re a concerned parent or an aspiring cop, the PT500 will let you know exactly how booze is in the blood.

ThermoHAWK – Whether you’re working on an engine or cooking on the grill, an infrared thermometer will let you know exactly how hot something is without burning your fingers.

  • The ThermoHAWK 220 is great for lower heat applications with a range of 10 to 230 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • The ThermoHAWK 420 is the ultimate portable infrared thermometer.  Measuring temperatures from 10-428 degrees Fahrenheit, it comes with a keychain ring so you’ll always have it with you.

RadarHAWK – Avoid costly speeding tickets and expensive insurance rates by giving yourself an edge that only a radar detector can give you.

  • RadarHAWK Traveler II
    • English: This bilingual radar detector warns you with words when the fuzz are out on the prowl.
    • Español: Este detector bilingüe del radar le advierte con palabras cuando la pelusa está hacia fuera en el vagabundeo.
    • Español to English: This bilingual detector of the radar notices to him with words when down is towards outside in I wander.
  • RadarHAWK SM – Like the majestic leaf, the RadarHAWK SM captures the sun’s energy to power its internal solar cell, keeping you both green and ticket-free.

Posi Quiet brake pads get the squeak out of your brakes while providing excellent stopping power.  Available in three compounds:

  • Posi Quiet Ceramic brake pads are Posi Quiet’s longest lasting brake pad, and their low-dust ceramic compound keep your rims looking good.
  • Posi Quiet Semi Metallic brake pads are inexpensive, but that doesn’t mean they skipped on quality control; each brake pad is hand checked to ensure production standards are met everytime.
  • Posi Quiet Extended Wear brake pads will outlast the competition and are also easy on your rotors, reducing the total cost of maintaining your vehicle.  Great for fleet service vehicles that see constant use and abuse.

Wellstar is maker of all things chrome.  If you want to add some shine to your ride, whether it’s to the grill, the mirrors, door handles or pillars, Wellstar’s got what you need to roll like a baller.

  • Wellstar Chrome Fuel Door Covers are made of tough ABS plastic and install using heavy-duty 3M adhesive tape, so no drilling or cutting is necessary for installation.
  • Wellstar Chrome Pillar Covers vertically accent your ride by covering your A, B, and C pillars with the brilliant shine of chrome.  These covers look great by themselves, but combine them with some other chrome accessories and you’ll be in for a dazzling treat.

New Winter Driving Products – AutoAnything Weekly Product Review


Turkey day is right around the corner, which means that fall is now behind us and we are on the cusp of the winter season. Much like that childhood story of the Squirrel and the Grasshopper, we’ve been working hard in preparation for the cold winter months ahead of us. We’ve got three new seat covers from Cal Trend to help keep your buns warm and your style fresh. Available in three styles;

In our Driving Accessories department, you can find our new line of Thule snow chains. We’ve got five chain-linked styles to help you get through whatever the winter weather throws at you.

  • Thule CB-12 tire chains are a standard, economical tire chain that will safely get you from point A to point B without breaking your piggy bank in the process.
  • Thule CS-10 tire chains are easy to slip on any tire and feature a self-tightening system to keep them hugging your wheels. When you’re ready to take them off, just hit the quick release button and prepare to stow.
  • Thule K-Summit tire chains are the creme de la creme of tire chains. Using a special lug nut mounted ratcheting system, these chains require no rear wheel clearance and feature tightening springs that eliminate wheel-slap and maximize grip.
  • Thule XB-16 tire chains are made from heavy duty chain links to claw through even the thickest road ice. Color coded assembly points make for easy installation in bleak weather conditions.
  • Thule XG-12 tire chains are specially made for heavier vehicles, constructed of hardened steel and designed to give extra grip when you need it most.

With these snow chains, you’ll be prepared to go out in any conditions, whether you’re going to the grocery store or hitting the slopes. Now that you’ve got the ability to drive in snowy weather, you should also be able to bring all your gear along too, which is why we added another ski rack, bike rack and a cargo roof bag line that will keep your necessities dry in rain, sleet or snow.

  • The Thule SnowCat ski and snowboard rack can latch onto your factory roof rails and then secure up to 6 pairs of skis or 4 snowboards for your mogul/shredding pleasure.
  • The Yakima Beddy Jo truck bed bike rack secures two bikes safely in the bed of your truck, keeping them from getting scratched up, dinged or stolen.
  • The Yakima GetOut roof cargo bag offers up to 13 cubic feet of additional cargo space and provides some weatherproofing, perfect for traveling through mild weather conditions.
  • The Yakima GetOut Pro roof cargo bag has all the same great features as the original GetOut, but has durable weatherproof seams and a bug-splatter-friendly finish.
  • The Yakima FarOut roof cargo bag is a campers dream. This triple-duty cargo bag can be strapped to your roof, used as a backpack or a hanging closest for maximum versatility. Offering 7 cubic feet of storage space, the FarOut cargo bag gives you the most functionality and portability for the buck.

If you’re rolling around in the snow, you should do it with some style. We added some more chrome accessories and another grille guard too:

And if you’re looking for more power, we got you covered there too. Remember last week when we added BBK? Well we got two more kick ass BBK performance products and a few from DiabloSport too.

  • BBK cold air intake systems net you an additional 7 to 21 horsepower by feeding your engine cooler air in bigger quantities than your stock air intake would allow.
  • A BBK intake manifold will let your engine produce up to 24 more horses by flowing even more air directly into your cylinders. Made from premium aluminum, this intake manifold saves weight, adds power and looks great.
  • The DiabloSport Mafia Mass Air Flow tuner will let you maximize horsepower gains from the modifications you make to your intake system, netting you maximum bang for the buck.
  • The DiabloSport PC Interface USB cable lets you hookup your DiabloSport Predator tuner to your PC so you can get the latest tunes and the most power from your engine.

Sick Custom Rims – SEMA 2008


Showcasing custom built vehicles is what draws in the huge crowds to the SEMA show and nearly every show car is sitting on a unique set of wheels. From matt-black to chrome to custom painted, these wheels are the hottest of the hot from the 2008 SEMA show.

Performance, Style and Safety – AutoAnything Weekly Product Review


It’s a killer trio; performance products that make you go, style products that make people say “whoa” and safety products that make sure you don’t go “doh!” Let’s cut right to the chase, we’ve got a lot of new additions this week.

BBK Performance

BBK is the King of bolt-on performance. For over 20 years they’ve engineered, fabricated and manufactured performance auto parts that have as much show as they have go. Here’s a breakdown of the parts we just picked up.

  • BBK Throttle Body kits are CNC machined for a precision fit and stunning looks. Available in 52-80mm sizes, the Power-Plus throttle body series does exactly what the name implies; it gives your engine more air to improve combustion efficiency and maximize horsepower & torque. Installation takes about 30 minutes due to the sleek bolt-on design.
  • BBK Headers will net you up to 25 more horsepower due to the smoother, laminar flow of the exhaust tubing. Available in both full-length and short-tuned header lengths, each piece is pressure tested to ensure a leak free exhaust system. You even get your choice of finish: stainless steel, chrome or silver-ceramic coatings.
  • BBK Underdrive Pulleys improve the efficiency of your engine by reducing both the weight and diameter of the pulleys that drive your auxiliary systems. This reduces the total load on your engine, thereby improving throttle response and freeing up an additional 8-15 horsepower. Depending on your vehicle, these pulleys are machined from either black powder coated steel or hand polished aluminum. You can find BBK’s pulleys in our new Underdrive Pulley department.
  • BBK X Pipe and H Pipes minimize exhaust gas back pressure and improve flow dynamics, bolstering up to 20 extra horsepower that your butt-dyno can confirm. O2 sensor bungs are in the factory locations and the dye stamped flanges mean you’ll have a hassle free, bolt-on installation. Choose your application: street-legal or off-road race approved.
  • BBK Fuel Pump kits deliver up to 255 liters per hour to make sure to never run too lean due to a wimpy fuel pump. These pumps are a must if you’re running high levels of boost or bottle feeding your engine.
  • The BBK Adjustable Fuel Pressure Regulator gives you complete control over your fuel delivery system. CNC machined from billet aluminum and adjustable up to 65psi, this fuel pressure regulator lets you fine tune your vehicle to get the most from your engine. You can find BBK’s adjustable fuel pressure regulator in our new Fuel Pump category.
  • BBK Lowering Springs drop your ride by 1-1/2″ for aggressive looks while the progressive coils provide excellent, predictable handling during spirited driving maneuvers. Some lowering spring kits even have optional camber and caster adjustment tools to improve grip in the corners.

Wellstar Auto Accessories

Wellstar is maker of all things bling. If you want to add some chrome bits to your ride, check out our new selection of Wellstar chrome accessories:

  • Wellstar Chrome Door Handles – These chrome handle covers fit directly over your factory door handles to add a nice touch to your exterior.
  • Wellstar Chrome Light Trim – Whether you want them for your headlights, tail lights or fog lights, these chrome light bezels will add that extra sparkle you’ve been searching for.
  • Wellstar Chrome Trunk Trim – Slap some bling on your trunk with Wellstar’s custom molded chrome trunk trim.
  • Wellstar Chrome Mirror Covers – 3M adhesive tape securely mounts the Wellstar mirror covers in place while the chrome plating reflects your desire for style.

Plasmaglow Neon Lights

Light up your ride at night with Plasmaglow, their LED lights will accent your vehicle in ways you never thought possible.

  • Plasmaglow Flexible LED Underbody Kit – These four flexible LED tubes can attach to virtually any vehicle and come in nine different colors so you can perfectly match it to your vehicles color scheme.
  • Plasmaglow LED Wheel Well Kit – Four brilliantly lit 3-foot long LED tubes will illuminate your wheel wells and highlight your rims like only Plasmaglow can.
  • Plasmaglow HotLinez LED Tailgate Bar – Available in 7 colors and 2 different lengths, this LED tailgate light bar activates when you hit your brakes, turn signals, running lights or hazards.
  • Plasmaglow Fire & Ice LED Tailgate Bar – Even more advanced than the HotLinez, the Fire & Ice features red and white LED’s that actively show if your braking, turning or reversing. They also light up if your turn on your running lights or hazards.
  • Plasmaglow Firestorm LED Tailgate Bar – Amber, red and white LED’s light up your tailgate whenever you use your turn signals, hit the brakes or throw it in reverse. Use the optional trailer plug adapter to make installation a breeze.

Rain X

Every Rain X wiper blade is made with premium rubber for excellent squeegee action. We’ve got two types of Rain X wiper blades and both come with a FREE glass treatment wipe, glass cleaner wipe and windshield washer additive to help give you the absolute best optical clarity.

  • Rain X Weatherbeater wiper blades are a straight blade that features friction-reducers for a streak-free wipe.
  • Rain X Latitude wiper blades are curved to better conform to your windshield, thereby minimizing friction spots and clearing away every last drop of rain. They also feature a spoiler to reduce chatter at highway speeds.