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How to Buy a Tonneau Cover for Your Truck
One of the more popular pickup truck accessory upgrades or enhancements is a tonneau cover (also commonly referred to as a truck bed cover).
Bull Bars, Grille Guards, Push Bars - Protection Devices Or Posers?
Grille guards are sought-after accessories because they offer the rare combination of significantly boosting a truck's looks and adding valuable protection against front-end damage on job sites, off-road trails, and other tricky situations.
Nerf Bars vs. Running Boards, Pros, Cons, and Differences
Nerf bars and running boards are essential for those who want a safe area to step onto while exiting or entering a pick-up truck. Both running boards and nerf bars attach to the lower portion of the truck and as such, can be made in different shapes, forms, and material. Despite being so similar, these two have some distinct difference which we'll talk about in this article....
Are Snow and Winter Tires Worth It?
All-season tires aren't really for all seasons. Those tires work for most drives, but as soon as the temperature nears freezing, the advantages of having winter tires make the additional cost and effort worth it. At a recent winter tire test event sponsored by Tire Rack, it became evident to this tire novice just how big the gap is between all-season and winter tires when freezing temperatures come into play...
Why You Should Strongly Consider Getting Window Tint on Your Car
A car window tint involves adding a slightly colored hue on the car's existing windows. Doing such things makes a car more attractive and adds an element of privacy, (since you can see what's going on outside but the outside cannot see what's going with you)...
Cab Guard or Ladder Rack?
With long equipment or when more space is needed in the truck bed, a ladder rack may be the better choice.
Two options allow plumbing, landscaping, electrical contractors, and other vocational professionals to carry tools, materials, and equipment while protecting their truck beds from damage: cab guards and full ladder racks.
Upgrading to an Aftermarket Performance Exhaust Can Make All the Difference
It is in our nature to want our cars to go faster, to be better and to unleash their full potential. Most cars come everything the car needs to run but dialed down for security reasons or other legal issues. However, you have the power to change it all and unleash the full capabilities of your car with just a few upgrades with aftermarket parts.
When Is It Time To Replace My Shock Absorbers?
Auto Attitude Shares Information on Replacement of Shock Absorbers for Monmouth County Residents
Ever get that feeling driving down the road when it feels like you're driving a boat, not a car, riding the ups and downs of the waves? If you're slightly frightened that your car drives like this, or just straight up nauseous, well you should be. I would be. This is a sign that the shock absorbers on your car's suspension are no longer functioning as they should. What if your car isn't quite at this extreme though?
Auto Attitude shares an article that discusses what a shock absorber is, when you should start thinking about replacements, and if you're way overdue.
Pros and Cons of Truck Bed Covers
As Monmouth County's premier supplier of aftermarket trunk covers and tonneaus, we believe there are benefits to adding a trunk cover to your new pick-up truck, such as protection from theft and the elements, and securing your cargo. What are some of the challenges though? There are both pros and cons of truck bed covers. Good quality truck bed covers can be an investment so we believe you should be well-informed, especially if you have existing truck accessories.
Do Not Risk Your Life for Bargain Car Parts
In our technologically advanced world, you can get almost everything you need online. With so many stores and online databases to shop from, you can easily find Bargain car partswhatever you are looking for a bargain. Knock-off car parts can leave you with a finished shopping list without maxing out your budget or credit. But, do not risk your life for bargain car parts.
TOP 4 TIPS TO REALLY ENJOY YOUR NEXT OFF ROAD TRIP!
The weather is turning nicer again and you know what that means, right?
Time to get out on the trail and start enjoying some off-roading with your Jeep!
Why Buy WeatherTech?
There's no doubt that WeatherTech makes some of the finest automotive floor mats available on the market. These products are designed, engineered and manufactured right here in America using only the highest quality materials. WeatherTech offers four different levels of floor protection for all types of customers. Beginning with our industry changing FloorLiners and anding with our semi-custom All-Vehicle Mats, WeatherTech offers a product that will not only perfectly fit your vehicle, but also your budget.
The Importance of Having Running Boards on your Truck or SUV
Running boards are located at the bottom of vehicles (on either or both sides) typically at the foot of a truck's door. They serve two main functions. The most obvious function is to serve as a step. This is especially important for taller trucks (or if truck passengers are on the shorter side). Without an extra step into some of the taller models, getting into a truck will feel like climbing a mountain.
What Are Performance Tires?
Performance tires are designed to give owners of sports cars and other vehicles increased handling response and traction, particularly in wet and dry conditions. They are key to delivering the exhilarating driving experience sporting drivers are looking for. Performance tires feature unique tread patterns, construction features, and rubber compounds to provide enhanced precision, responsiveness, and traction.
Drive into New Year's with Ten 2019 Resolutions
U2's 1983 hit New Year's Day really deserves more recognition, mostly because its refrain, "Nothing changes on New Year's Day" is so true. Over half of all resolution-makers make and break New Year's resolutions like exercising more, learning a new skill, saving more money, or spending more time with family and friends. How about some New Year's resolutions you can keep? Here are ten New Year's resolutions you can put into practice right now:
How to Find the Ultimate Aftermarket Suspension
Suspension components are not just there to keep you from feeling the bumps in the road; they are a crucial part of a car's safety set-up, as well. For that reason, we highly recommend that you seek the services of suspension professionals if you do decide that tweaking your ride's ride is something you want to do.
What's The Difference Between A Lift Kit & A Leveling Kit
There's no better feeling than getting behind the wheel of a lifted truck. From way up there, you own the world. Period. But if you've been researching options for giving your truck a height boost, you know there's more than one way to get the job done.
Selecting the Right Truck Rack for the Job
When you're looking for the perfect truck rack to meet your equipment hauling needs, you want to find a reliable rack that works as hard as you do. There are a number of truck racks available, and it can be overwhelming to decide which one is right for you. Our product experts have highlighted some important considerations necessary for you to get the right ladder rack for the jobs you'll throw at it.
What Will an Exhaust System Do for Your Car or Truck?
Most car and truck manufacturers leave plenty of room for improvement when it comes to horsepower and torque. That's not to say that these vehicles are poorly made, but many companies will choose the least expensive alternative when it comes to items such as exhaust systems.
What Qualities Are Important In Off Road Front Truck Bumpers?
If you're thinking of adding aftermarket bumpers to your off-road truck or Jeep, there's a lot of selection to choose from. Off-road bumpers are made in various types to protect your truck in all different circumstances. Regardless of the type you need, how do you know you're choosing a back or front bumper that can actually withstand the abuse of off-roading and protect you?
5 Reasons To Get A Grille Guard For Your Truck
If you're looking to upgrade your truck's appearance while enhancing its functionality, a grille guard is a great solution. A grille guard protects your vehicle’s front end from scrapes and grille detail damage caused by high grass, rocks, and various other degrading elements that can be kicked up by other vehicles. It may also prevent injuries during...
Weathertech Floor Mat Buying Guide
Floor mats are a lot like religion and politics – no one talks about them in polite society. Except for the fact that religion and politics are actually interesting and discussed all the time. Floor mats are, well, floor mats. They're boring. They're like rugs, except that lots of people have opinions about rugs. Widely varying opinions, in fact, which will not come as news to anyone who's gone rug shopping with a significant other.
How Shock Absorbers Work
Even though shock absorbers have been in use since the early days of the automobile, they are not well understood by the general driving public of Monmouth County and beyond. Even automotive enthusiasts will neglect and often ignore the shock absorbers on their car, degrading the car’s handling performance and ride comfort.
Fog Lights or Lamps: Who Needs Them?
Front fog lamps aren’t standard equipment by any means, and there’s actually a lot of confusion out there among Monmouth County car owners on the subject of how and when to use them. Unlike high and low beam headlights, which both see regular use, fog lights are only really useful in a small handful of very specific situations of reduced visibility. Read on to determine if this aftermarket lighting option is something you'd like to add to your vehicle.
5 Things You Should Know About Car Lift Kits
There are many aftermarket modifications that car owners in Monmouth County can make in an effort to make a vehicle their own. Among the most dramatic of these modifications is what is known as "lifting" the car. The addition of a lift kit can really enhance a vehicle's look as well as its performance. However, there are 5 things that every driver should know about car lift kits before committing to a purchase. In the following article, Auto Attitude of Monmouth County guides readers through each of these important aspects of car lift kits.
Maximize Your Truck's Potential In Monmouth County: How To Choose Wheels And Rims
Auto Attitude of Monmouth County provides tips on a popular pickup-truck modification. We encourage all of our Monmouth County customers to consider upgrading to aftermarket rims. In fact, one of the first pickup-truck modifications made by many customers is the replacement of stock rims with a more stylish set of aftermarket wheels. Aftermarket wheels set your truck apart from similar models on the road, perhaps more than any other accessory.
5 Reasons to Install a Custom Exhaust
As many people know, building and designing your car by yourself can be hours of “exhausting” work. The research and experience required to build a vehicle should not be taken lightly. Making an exhaust that sounds good, flows smoothly, and is on the quieter side is far from easy.
Here's How Different Wheel Sizes Affect Performance
Picture this: you're looking to upgrade your rims or you're optioning out your new car and you get down to the tires and wheels part of the build. You have the option of 17-inch, 18-inch or 19-inch wheels. Which do you choose?
When Struts And Shock Absorbers Should Be Replaced
Shock absorbers and struts are parts of the vehicle suspension that absorb shocks from the bumps and potholes and keep your vehicle riding smooth and stable. What is the difference between a shock absorbers and a strut? A strut is the shock absorber built into one unit with the coil spring (in the photo). Any car has four struts/shock absorbers; one at each wheel. Most cars and SUVs have struts in the front suspension and shock absorbers or struts in the back.
Best Suspension Lift Kits for Truck/Car/Jeep
Nowadays it is more and more common, to make modifications to your car with the purpose of generating a better performance or a better aesthetic appearance. Auto Attitudes of Monmouth County encourages you to learn about coilovers and how they can improve your truck, car, or jeep.
What You Need To Know About Auto
Lighting And Highway Safety
A recently forwarded petition sought revision of the federal lighting standard to ban any light that is "blinding, dazzling, distracting or otherwise causes pain and damage to the eyes of onlookers." Auto attitude provides its Monmouth County customers the details of federal specifications and requirements for car and truck lighting.
Why Would I Want To Lift My Ride?
Most people have a unique style that personalizes their truck, jeep, SUV or car. Not only does this enhance their commute, but it adds to the feeling of individuality. Consider enhancing your rig's style and performance with a lift kit that fits your specific needs and shows off your unique style! When it comes to lift kits, looking good is the easy part. Allow Auto Attitudes to take care of the rest.
Lifted Trucks Problems and Solutions
The Good, The Bad, & The Lifted
Lifted trucks are cool. Sky-high trucks are even cooler. Driving a lifted truck makes you feel like king of the road. But what are the drawbacks that need to be addressed in order for a lifted truck to work reliably and effectively as a daily driver. We'll show you some of the common problems associated with lifted trucks and throw a few solutions your way so you can determine if living with a towering four-wheeled high-rise is for you.