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Are you there, Flying Spaghetti Monster? It’s me, New Accessories.


There comes a time in every new accessory’s life when it blossoms from Not on AutoAnything to on AutoAnything. It might be a little scary at first for the new accessory. It suddenly has words where there weren’t words before. Its itty-bitty schematic images have ballooned into full-sized heroes. And, it starts daydreaming about what it would be like being sold to a dapper gent in Tallahassee. This crop of 11 accessories went through the change, and they’re all ready for action.

Hella Optilux 1100 Series Fog LightsWhen the robot apocalypse goes down, don’t get caught with these WALL-E-esque peepers bolted to your bumper. Your merciless new overlords won’t take too kindly to your use of robotic eyeballs for fog lights.

Hella Optilux 2550 Angel Eye Driving LightsYou can slip into a set of these haloed Hella driving lights, but only the most near-sighted Bavarians are going to mistake your Ford Probe for a 5-Series.

Hella Optilux 1502 Driving LightsIf these blue and chrome automotive lights had red adjustment bolts, G. Gordon Liddy would feel compelled to salute them before heading out on his nightly hippie-skull-crackin’ regimen.

Hella Optilux 1372 Driving LightsOh, you’ve got green eyes. Oh, you’ve got blue eyes. Oh, you’ve got graaaaaaaaay…no, wait. You’ve got blue eyes, you Hella automotive lights.

Hella Optilux 962 Driving LightsThey might look like some Star Trek alien’s buggy eyes, but that’s the driving light look kids are after these days. Get hip or get hit.

Hella Optilux 1900 Single Driving LightSo these Single lights from Hella have a little extra padding around their mounting brackets and some spare change in the back pocket. So what? They’ve got an amazing personality, a beautiful mind and an old soul.

Hella Optilux 1900 Driving Light KitHeadlights and high beams alone aren’t going to get the message across when you’re trying to warn the driver in front of you that there’s an axe-wielding maniac in her back seat. Flash her in the face with these powerful off-road lights.

Hella Optilux 4″ HID Driving LightDon’t get spooked if Zelda Rubenstein shows up and starts screaming at Carol Anne to come towards these off-road lights. They’re just that powerful, and she’s still living in the past—that poor poor woman.

Nifty Catch-It Carpet Floor MatsYour son may not be able to catch a fly ball to save his life, but it’s nice to know you have a set of carpet floor mats from Nifty that can catch whatever falls from your mouth.

Access TonnoSport Tonneau CoverIs it a coincidence that these soft roll up tonneau covers from Access give you easy access to your truck bed? We think not.

Kurgo Cargo CapeTry not to get your hopes up. Kurgo isn’t making superhero-themed car costumes just yet. They’re still busy building the best dog beds & cargo liners in town. Once they conquer the pet travel market, though, costumes could be right around the corner.


Kurgo Backseat Pet BarrierThese pet barriers from Kurgo keep the peace between hairy, slobbering passengers and their pets.


Gorilla SafetyWeb Cargo NetIf King-Kong drove a pickup truck, he’d be using one of these cargo nets & tie-downs from Gorilla Net to secure his banana, bamboo and starlet smorgasbord.

Coverking Neoprene Seat CoversNo one expects his or her colostomy bag to burst while merging onto the freeway, but you want to be prepared for that eventuality. These waterproof Coverking neoprene seat covers are an excellent line of defense against bodily fluids.

Banks Ottomind ProgrammerCashin’ in on some out-of-this-world power is a hop, skip and an OBDII port away. These deluxe power programmers & performance tuners from the bad boys at Banks unlock ferocious horsepower and torque, yet take mere minutes to install.

A Triple Lindy Of New Products & One Update


Justing Bieber Hearts Justin Bieber

Today’s new product announcement goes out to Justin Bieber. Tiger, you put a beat in our normally bleak, protestant work ethic.

Bestop PowerBoardsIf machines had consciousness, I bet every time these shockingly high-tech auto-retracting running boards from Bestop tuck up against your rocker panels that they think to themselves, “I’d step on me” while Q Lazzarus’s Goodbye Horses plays through their mechanized and weatherproofed brain.

Bonus—There’s a $100 rebate for these Bestop running boards, but you only have until 10/31/2010 to save. So act with moderate haste.

Bestop PowerBoard Electric Running Boards

Bestop TrekStepA pickup without a retractable, rear-mounted truck step that works when your tailgate is open is like a key party without high balls and Herb Alpert records—the resulting knee aches, back pains and self-recrimination are rude awakenings, reminding you that you’re not 34 anymore (and it’s not 1974 anymore, either). Hey, pops. Act your age with a Bestop tailgate step.

Bestop TrekStep Retractable Tailgate Step

CalTrend Tweed Seat CoversKing Edward VII’s favourite fabric was tweed, and who are we to question the most dashing constitutional monarch in history? Besides, were we to speak out against his taste in canvas seat covers, especially the finely tailored seat covers made by Cal Trend, he’d repress us lowly peasants and demonstrate the violence inherent in the system.

CalTrend Tweed Seat Covers

PRODUCT UPDATE: TruXedo Lo Pro QT Harley-Davidson Soft Roll Up Tonneau Cover—Good news from the Lo Pro QT Harley-Davidson Tonneau front: TruXedo has redesigned these soft roll up tonneau covers with a more tastefully-sized, embossed bar and shield logo. They’re still the same tonneau covers that hog heads have known and loved for years, only a lot easier on the eyes.

TruXedo Lo Pro QT Harley-Davidson Soft Roll Up Tonneau Cover

iPod & iPhone Car Adapters, Coverking Seat Covers & Vintage Signs: An AutoAnything Weekly Update


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The work week is over.  It’s Saturday, which means you’ve got some time for a quick tune up before hitting beaches, bays, mountains, oceans, corn fields, etc.  Take a quick gander at what we added this week, there are some fun products in this grab bag! From new seat covers to vintage signs to iPod car adapters, get’em while they’re hot!

  • Dice iPod Adapter – Have you been wanting to thump the tunes like you pump your shoes? Well Dice Electronics has got the hooks you need to pimp your iPod or iPhone on your stock stereo.  This is our first iPod car adapter, but we’ve got more on the way, so keep your eyes peeled.
  • SignPast Signs – Perfect for the garage, bachelor pad, 60’s diner or office cubicle, these vintage signs will turn any drab wall into a more rustic…drab wall.

Coverking Seat Covers – And here’s another heaping helping of AutoAnything’s heritage product— car seat covers.

New Garage Storage Systems, Organizers, Seat Covers & Tonneau Covers – An AutoAnything Weekly Update


It’s another Friday and as the clock ticks down to quit’in time, you’re mind will likely  wander, even day dream, about your upcoming two-days of freedom.  To help fuel that mental desire to procrastinate and check a few more minutes off the proverbial count down to the weekend, I present you with our latest editions to the AutoAnything lineup; slack off and enjoy.

  • Camp Right Truck Tent – What do the Amarok, Chupacabra and the Yeti have in common? They kill and eat unsuspecting campers, that’s what. Stay safe and sleep up off the deadly ground in your Camp Right Truck Tent.
  • Go Rhino Kargo XLT Cargo Organizer – Finally, there’s a place to stash your maps, gloves and tire pressure gauge…oh, wait.
  • Go Rhino Kargo Pro Cargo Organizer – Ideal for on-the-go Amway, Mary Kay, Amalgamated Brush, and Cutco sales professionals whose cars are not just their homes, but also their offices.
  • Go Rhino Kargo Sport Cargo Organizer – Yeah, the 4 portable totes look a lot like a dweeb’s lunch box, but nerdy is chic, so suck it up.
  • Go Rhino Aerosol Can Rack – The perfect place to store spray paint, chain lube or nitrous oxide (we won’t tell).  Find this and more organizer solutions in our new garage storage systems category.
  • Go Rhino 2 Row Aerosol Can Holder – A lot like the former, but with an optional towel rack.
  • Go Rhino Oil Bottle Shelf – Keeps your garage floor from looking like the Prince William Sound circa 1989.
  • Go Rhino Oil Bottle Holder – Like the oil bottle shelf, except this one offers an optional towel rack.
  • Go Rhino Kargo Plus Rooftop Cargo Bag – Like a toupee for your naked roof—an expandable toupee with a hidden compartment that holds between 11 and 16 cubic ft of hair tonic.
  • Wet Okole RealTree Camo Seat Covers – The only way to make your seats waterproof AND invisible—Wet Okole RealTree Seat Covers. Just like the original Wet Okole covers, except these can’t be seen by deer.
  • AMP Power Step Running Boards – Get the convenience of running boards without sacrificing ground clearance. AMP Power Step Running Boards automatically extend when you open your door and then tuck away when you close it.  $200 Mail-in rebate when you order AMP Power Step Running Boards today. Hurry, limited time offer.
  • Truxedo Tonneau Trax Soft Roll Up Tonneau Cover – This soft roll up bed cover combines the time-tested Lo Pro QT tonneau with Truxedo’s new cargo management system. Adjustable anchors and no-drill install, plus a full Lifetime Warranty.
  • Go Rhino Combination Storage Shelf – It’s a 2-tiered storage rack with ample space to organize your various lubes.
  • Go Rhino Removable Spark Plug Caddy – It holds up to 8 spark plugs during tune-ups with more reliability than that whippersnapper your wife calls your son.
  • Go Rhino Storage Bay – Sitting on the dock of the Go Rhino Storage Bay just isn’t the same, but at least it gives you a place to stash your helmet and chaps.
  • Go Rhino Storage Shelf Combination – A garage without one of these to hang tie-downs and organize oil bottles is like Menudo without Ricky Melendez.
  • Go Rhino Lockable Organizer – Organize supplies and keep kids and pets from getting to hazardous chemicals with this lockable cabinet. Available with or without towel holder.
  • Go Rhino Gallon Storage Shelf – Gallon sized jugs are easy to store and keep organized with this handy shelf. Available in multiple color and size options.
  • Go Rhino Garden Hose & Extension Cord Holder –  Keep your cords and hoses from turning into a giant mess of spaghetti with the Go Rhino Garden Hose & Extension Cord Holder.
  • Rampage Jeep Euro Grille Guards –  Toughen-up the front end of your Jeep with this impressive grille guard.
  • StopTech Stainless Steel Brake Line Kit – Forming that critical connection between your pedal and your brakes, StopTech Brake Line Kits deliver improved pedal response and feel.
  • APM Ram Air Hoods – Install one of these and reign King of the Inland Empire.

Well, that takes another 5 minutes off the clock.  Check back later, we’ll have something else to occupy your time.

Jeep Accessories, Grille Guards and Trailer Hitches – An AutoAnything Weekly Update


It’s a few weeks into a sprung spring and we’re celebrating proper with colorful new products. Taste the rainbow.

  • Rampage Jeep Seats – Comfy as a La-Z-Boy and made custom for Jeep, Rampage Seats spruce up a rag-tag interior.
  • Rampage Jeep Seat Covers – These seat covers beg for a beating. Custom-made from durable neoprene, they stand up to abuse and look good doing it.
  • Rampage Jeep Recovery Bumpers – Because there’s nothing worse than getting stuck between a rock and another rock, we’ve got Rampage Jeep Recovery Bumpers.
  • Rampage Jeep Rock Rage Bumpers – Rock Rage Bumpers are ideal for plowing through the great outdoors or protecting your Jeep in the urban jungle.
  • Rampage Jeep Tubular Bumpers – Tubular bumpers are another stellar option for the Jeep that knows no bounds.
  • Rampage ATV Covers – For a day or a season, these ATV & UTV covers protect your mini off-roader.
  • Rampage UTV Neoprene Seat Covers – Neoprene construction, intense off-road looks. And, these UTV seat covers come in 3 sporty styles.
  • Bully Dog Triple Dog GT Tuner – Boosts HP, increases MPG—you know the drill. Only available for power-hungry diesels at the moment.
  • T-Rex Hex-Series Billet Grilles – If you were a ferocious dinosaur, you’d be a T-Rex. If you played in an English glam-rock band, it would be T. Rex. And, if you install a new billet grille, that grille should be a T-Rex.
  • Hauler Rack II – Incredible 1200 lbs load capacity, brawny construction and a partially assembled bolt-together design.
  • Hauler Racks Van Drop Down Ladder Rack Accessory – Makes life with the Hauler Racks Universal Van Rack that much easier. Telescoping handle rotates the rack from the roof to the side of the van for more convenient ladder loading.
  • Hauler Racks Tonneau Rack – Hauls bikes, camping gear, tools and more, plus works with your over-the-rail soft tonneau. Easy installation, adjustable crossbars and Sport and Utility style options.
  • Extang Cargo Cleat – In, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, Pym is nearly crushed by cargo while stowing away in the hold of the ill-fated “Grampus.” If Poe’s protagonist had Extang Cargo Cleats (and was hiding in a pickup bed instead of a ship’s hold) he would have been safe thanks to the 500 lbs load rating.
  • Steelcraft Bull Bar – This front end guard is forged from T304 stainless steel for ultimate protection, plus comes with a removable skid plate. Black or Polished finish.
  • Steelcraft Grille Guard – A heavy-duty facemask for trucks and SUVs, this grille guard boasts T304 stainless steel construction and removable brush guards. Black or Polished finish.
  • Curt Spare Tire Mount – When you’re loaded down with gear, the Curt Spare Tire Mount makes it easy to bring along that spare. Fits into front or rear 2″ receiver hitches and works with all sizes of tires and rims.
  • Curt Cargo Carrier – Bring along all of your wet, messy or stinky gear with this handy hitch-mounted cargo carrier. The tubular steel construction securely carries up to 500 lbs. Available with a fixed or folding shank.
  • Curt Skid Shield – Plug an extra layer of defense into your front-mounted receiver hitch with this tough skid shield. Fits all 2″ receivers.1-year warranty.
  • Curt License Plate Holder – If a front-mounted hitch has displaced your license plate, this handy holder is a great solution. Fits all 2″ receivers.1-year warranty.
  • Curt Trailer Lock – Make sure thieves don’t take off with your trailer with this dual-ratchet locking system. Fits all couplers. 1-year warranty.
  • Curt Step Pad – Step up to your vehicle with ease. The Curt Step Pad fits in any 2″ receiver and has a skid resistant step pad. 1-year warranty on this hunk of metal.
  • Curt Wheel Chock Lock – Keep those wheels from rollin’ away! The Curt Wheel Chock Lock fits a variety of tire and wheel sizes. 1-year warranty.
  • Curt Winch Mount – Bolt that winch right on to the front of your rig with Curt strength. Available with or without handles, 1-year warranty.
  • Valley Gooseneck Hitch – Add up to 30,000 lbs of hauling capacity that neatly tucks away when not in use. Backed by a 5-year warranty.
  • Truck Covers USA Cargo Lights – Like a nightlight for truck bed cargo, American Cargo Lights nix blind grabs for your tools. Kits and strips available.

A number of the new products we’ve added are for Jeeps and there’s more on the way, so be sure to check out our Jeep Accessories department, which now sports 2 new categories:  Jeep Center Consoles and Jeep Seats & Jeep Seat Covers.

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Cool Products from the SEMA Show – SEMA 2008


SEMA is a great place to check out the hottest rides, but there is a lot more to the show than just crazy customs.  The SEMA show is also a great forum for aftermarket manufacturers to display their latest and greatest products.  Here’s a few pics of some cool products that we spotted.

Laugh in the face of Nature with a car cover


It seems like no matter how much you pamper and coddle Mother Nature, it’s never enough to pacify her mood swings. That’s why you have to take the proper measures to protect your investment from her wrath. You’ve got to water-seal your deck, tie a hefty anchor to the bow of your double-wide, and sheath your auto in a car cover. Here’s why.

If there’s one thing I can’t stand, it’s a petulant planet. It just seems like Mother Nature has been acting up lately, and I’m not sure what I’ve done to deserve her fury. I recycle. I drive a low-emissions sedan. And I stopped burying my old motor oil in the backyard. In short, I’m doing my part. Why is it then that the Jolly Green Giant’s mom wants to dump all over me and mine with storms on a scale not seen since the Old Testament? Not but three weeks ago, a twister came whipping through our neck of the woods with more ferocity than a starved tiger in a nursery. By the time it blew away, fifteen of my neighbors were on their way to Oz. Of course, a lot of their foundations had been compromised by the flood that sloshed through town a month before that.

As I see things, Earth has a big bug up her keister. Some people think it’s due to all the pollutants we’re dumping into the atmosphere and ocean. But I have a feeling that it’s got to be something bigger than a couple cans of Aquanet and some Chaulpa wrappers bobbing around in the Pacific. In my heart of hearts, I believe that Mother Nature is annoyed that we’re pretending to be as powerful as she is. All that genetic engineering, scalping of mountain tops, and dam building is seriously cramping her style. The Greeks called it hubris, and the gods would exact harsh retribution in return. But in my mind, it’s not hubris at all—it’s progress. All we’re doing is outsourcing Nature so that it can work more efficiently for our ends. Besides, we can do it better, and it creates plenty of jobs for decent folk all over.

The only trouble with our development is that Nature is pushing back to try and recapture her old role as cock of the walk. But I refuse to be muscled around by some mythical, fig-leaf-wearing being. It’s just not in my red, white and blue blood to bow down to anything. I won’t back off, but I will take precautions to keep what’s mine safe from the backlash. For example, I picked up a couple of all-weather car covers for my Chevy and my wife’s Honda. Hers is a Covercraft, but I went with a Coverking because, well, I’m the king of my castle. Both of them are great for fending off anything that the heavens can throw my way.

You hear that, Demeter! You can’t push this man around with a little water, lightning and earthquakes. I’ve got my car covers, and I’m not afraid of you.

To protect your ride from rain, sun and the general riff-raff of ol’ Mother Nature try Covercraft or Coverking car covers. They won’t stop hail from denting your hood or the odd tree crashin’ down but they’ll help with just about all the rest.