As the holidays approach, shopping for others is a must. There are times, however, when you know it will be difficult to find certain people a present. Take the gearhead in your life, for example. Are you less knowledgeable when it comes to cars, engines, or other automotive related items? Home Service Oil has several gift ideas that your gearhead will appreciate, wrapped or unwrapped.
Rummage for Spare Parts
Whether it’s a hobby or a passion for someone you know, working on cars is an American pastime. Even today, Mustangs from the 1970’s are parked in garages across the nation waiting to be tinkered with. That’s why gearheads could use all the spare parts they can handle. Look for windshield wiper blades, car batteries, spark plugs, oil filters, headlight bulbs, or tires.
P.S. You can also try bundling items that complement each other like:
- Windshield wiper blades with washer/deicer fluid (20 – 30 degrees), a 10-inch Bear Claw ice scraper or 22-inch scraper/brush, and Roadrunner Ice Melter.
Help Them Gear Up
Putting the gear in gearheads, any equipment that can be used while handling a project would make for the perfect present. A critical component to their livelihoods, gears come in many forms. Proper attire is more than just an old t-shirt you don’t mind getting dirty. It consists of coveralls, jackets, pants with padded knees, gloves, boots, and belts. Funnels and oil drain pans will prevent slipping in any accidental spills. Work lights, chairs, and creeper seats make every inch of the vehicle much more accessible, too.
Accessorize Their Vehicle
Exterior and interior accessories is where you’ll really hit your stride. The best part is that you can find these almost anywhere. Consider the receiver of this gift’s personality and get creative with it. A few exterior accessories include jump starters with cables, LED or strobe lights, and trailer hitches. Interior accessories can include steering wheel covers, floor mats, and speakers.
Fill Up Their Toolbox
There are many tools available that make working on a car easier and more enjoyable. For beginners, a toolbox filled with basic items can be a real crowd-pleaser. DoItYourself recommends including a drill, hammer, and other essentials. The experts are going to want a little more power, which you can find in a heavy-duty jack or even an 18-volt impact wrench. If you’re ever doubting yourself in this department, ask a sales clerk or get them a gift card from their favorite auto body/hardware store.
Improve Their Fuel
Does your gearhead frequently find themselves racing on the track? If so, then it’s time for you to look into fuel additives like VP Racing Fuels Diesel All-In-One Fuel Conditioner. This product will reduce any engine smoke and increase fuel mileage. The real racers are going to want these items in bulk. Home Service Oil’s Winter Special offers VP Racing products and:
- Power Service Fuel Treatment
- Heet Gas Treatment
- Pyroil Isopropyl Fuel Dryer
No matter what you buy this holiday season, remember it’s the thought that counts. And if you ever hear of anyone else in need of oils, antifreeze, filters, chemicals, or other equipment, think of Home Service Oil. We even deliver fuel to farms and businesses. Our number is 1-800-467-5044 or we can be contacted online to schedule a delivery. Happy Holidays!