Do you like vehicle maintenance? If so, a good pair of jack stands is essential. The Torin T43002 Big Red Steel Jack Stands work great. With a three-ton capacity, you can work on most mainstream vehicles. The anti-corrosive design means these jack stands will look great for years. Their high-grade design means that these jack stands will also stay safely in place.
Positive Review: “Nice finish with a sturdy base, worked for my Mustang.”
There’s that a good pair of bungee cords is essential for most types of moving things with your car or truck. The Cartman Bungee Cords Assortment Jar 24 Piece in Jar is a great choice. There are a variety of different sizes in this set. You’ll have a different bungee cord for every situation. Finding a reliable bungee cord can be a mess. There are so many cheap imitations, but these are the real deal.
Positive Review: “Better than expected, these bungee cords don’t break.”
The trailer hitch is one of the most important parts of the pickup truck. The CURT 23518 Black Trailer Hitch Lock is a must-have to keep your trailer hitch in place. Without a trailer hitch lock, it can wiggle loose and fall out. This obviously isn’t safe when you are towing an object that weighs thousands of pounds. The trailer hitch lock is a stellar choice with an affordable design.
Positive Review: “Great product that requires no modifications.”
A lot of classic car owners have special license plates that were custom ordered. If you’re a stickler for detail, you don’t want them getting rusted. The Right car Solutions Flawless Silicone License Plate Frame is an excellent product. It looks great and protects your license plates at the same time. Products like this come along every once in a while. Your license plate will stay looking great for years to come.
Positive Review: “Six months and the license plate cover still looks like new.”
If you use your pickup truck for work, a regular trailer hitch lock might not be enough. The REESE Towpower 72783 Universal Coupler Lock is a good choice. The heavy-duty design is made for heavier loads. This design is suitable for fifth-wheel towing, which can be a lot more dangerous. The key locking design means this tow hitch cannot be stolen. A great combination for the modern pickup truck owner.
Positive Review: “A great lock assembly to protect your trailer.”
Backing a car up is risky. If you’re not paying attention, you could rear-end another vehicle or worse. With the advent of the rear-view camera backing up a car is much easier. The problem is that many of us don’t own a brand-new car and thus need to buy your backup camera. The eRapta ERT01 2nd Generation Car Rear View Reversing Backup Camera is a very affordable upgrade.
Positive Review: “Worked with an android audio deck easily.”
The roof rack is something we seldom use. But when you need one, you need it. The CargoLoc 2-Piece 52″ Aluminum Roof Top Cross Bar Set is an add-on. You can connect this roof rack set to your existing roof rack. The setup is very easy; even a novice can get this hooked up. The crossbar set works great with crossovers and SUV models. You can also use this set on sedans, which gives it a good amount of versatility.
Positive Review: “Looks good and fit excellent, used on a 2019 Subaru Crosstrek.”
Planning a cross-country trek? You’re going to need a spare for your trailer. The MaxxHaul Powder Coat Black 70214 Trailer Spare Tire Carrier is the right companion. This fifth wheel spare will mount to any travel trailer. Installation is easy; all you need is a little technical knowledge. The interesting thing about this tire carrier is that it will fit with any spare.
Positive Review: “Well-made spare tire carrier with solid weld spots.”
Summertime means that you’ll be spending a lot more time outside. The right pair of spotlights will illuminate any trail. The Nilight 2PCS 18W 1260lm Spot Driving Fog Light comes in a two-pack. Easily mounted to any Jeep Wrangler or pickup, the bright light is what you’d expect from an LED. These kinds of lights are the most visible, and if you drive on dark country roads they’re a must.
Positive Review: “They pack some lumens for the size, great set of lights.”
You’ll be using your truck a lot more this summer. So naturally, you want to have a bed liner to protect its paint job. Spray-on bed liners are all the rage. The U-Pol Raptor Black Urethane Spray-On Truck Bed Liner Kit is ideal. This set is for a novice and application is simple. The included spray gun is reusable and a nice bonus. The finished result is an affordable bed liner that looks great and does the job.
Positive Review: “Professional results by a novice applicator.”
Getting that custom look on your vehicle can be expensive. But a lot of the work can be done on your own. Tinting your headlights looks great and improves your ride’s look. The VViViD Air-Tint Dark Black Headlight Taillight Tint is installed without liquid. This means you won’t have any dripping on the finished product.
Positive Review: “Professional-looking results on a Porsche Boxster for half the price.”
We’ve all seen the street racing movies where the carbon-fiber cars look great. For half the price, you can carbon fiber wrap your own car. The VViViD XPO Black Carbon Fiber 5ft x 1ft Car Wrap can be used on mirrors or the entire vehicle. Doing it is easy, and once you get the process down, you’ll have a great-looking finished product. For the price, the VViViD XPO Black Carbon Fiber 5ft x 1ft Car Wrap is about the best-looking carbon fiber wrap you can find.
Positive Review: “Carbon fiber finish for my WRX trunk.”
If you’re planning on going kayaking this summer, you’ll need the right accessories. The TMSÂ® 2 Pairs J-Bar Rack HD Kayak Carrier is a great choice. Easy to install, you’ll instantly have enough cargo space for two full-sized kayaks. This rack will install on most vehicles rather easily. There’s minimal modification, so you can get it installed and on the road. Overall, the design is exceptional for the price.
Positive Review: “Installed on Subaru Forester in an hour, and the kayaks click right into place.”
License plate covers come and go, but sometimes you want better accessories. The BLVD-LPF OBEY YOUR LUXURY Popular Bling 7 Row Crystal Metal Chrome License Plate is a great choice. It looks like something you’d see in a hip hop video. The design is pretty much unisex, so you could use it on yours or hers automobiles. The design is quite sturdy and this license plate cover will last you for a long time.
Positive Review: “Cheap quality bling that looks great.”
Generally, you have to hardwire your trailer adapter. But you can improve that with certain accessories. The Hopkins 47345 4 Wire Flat Adapter gives you a universal adapter. There are led lights that light up to troubleshoot, and installation is a breeze. This is one of the better universal light connectors out there. The design is something you’ll be using for as long as you own a trailer.
Positive Review: “Perfect fit for a 2004 TrailBlazer, takes the guesswork out of hitching.”
Refueling can be a pain if you don’t have the right accessories. The Kool Products Flexible Universal Spout gives you a much better product. The spout is long, which makes pouring easier. This is also great for outdoor equipment or anything where you need a gas can. The universal spout works great and installs easily to most gas cans.
Positive Review: “I can pour out a five-gallon jug without spillage.”
When you’re towing a fifth-wheel or accessories, you’ll want to have a safety chain. The safety chain is a back up if the hitch fails. The Camco Heavy Duty Steel 48″ Safety Chain with Spring Hooks is excellent. The rustproof design is one-of-a-kind, and the latch goes on quickly. This chain is suitable for fifth wheels, equipment trailers, and everything else, making it valuable in terms of safety accessories. The price is also quite affordable and its quality is on par.
Positive Review: “This is a class 1 trailer safety chain.”
Do you have blind spots when you drive? Well, adding a blind spot mirror can fix that. The blind spot mirror clips onto the corner of your existing rearview mirrors. The Ampper Blind Spot Mirror works great and is affordable. You’ll be able to see a lot more when you’re merging as well as backing up. If you rely on your mirrors a lot, this is one of the better accessories you can add for more safety.
Positive Review: “This is adequate for the average passenger vehicle.”
Believe it or not, the gas cap on your car matters a lot. If there’s a vacuum leak the gas cap is going to be the first place to look. The Gates 31838 Fuel Tank Cap uses a three-pronged approach to sealing. This cap isn’t sealed until you hear three clicks. If your vehicle is throwing a code for an EVAP leak then you might need to up your related accessories. Gates is a brand name you can trust.
Positive Review: “Used on a 2012 Jeep Wrangler, great fuel cap, and even better price.”
If you are doing maintenance yourself, the right jack will make a big difference. The Pro-LifT F-2315PE Grey Hydraulic Trolley Jack Car Lift is perfect. This jack will lift to 3000lbs, perfect for the average consumer. The design of this car jack is easy enough to figure out and there is a safety release. For the price and the included carrying case, you can’t go wrong with what this jack offers for lifting accessories.
Positive Review: “Compact in its case and works with most cars and trucks.”
If you’re doing recreational activities with your vehicle, there’s no doubt you will run out of space. A trunk extender can usually hook onto the trailer hitch and offers a solution. The MaxxHaul 70231 Hitch Mount Truck Bed Extender is the right solution. This extender gives you an extra 37 inches of storage. You can use it for hauling paddle boats, lumber, and just about anything else you can think of, making it one of the better accessories of its kind.
Positive Review: “This is a great accessory for kayaks and more. Fit on my 2006 Toyota 4Runner with ease.”
The exterior of your vehicle is important, there’s no doubt about that. Protecting your paint job can sometimes be more than just a coat of wax. The VViViD 3M Scotchgard Clear Paint Protection Vinyl Film is ideal for protection. This unique film can be put over your vehicle’s paint job, and the results are exceptional. In terms of accessories, this product is great for preventing road knicks and debris from scratching your paint job. The unique design of the product and affordable price tag make it a stellar purchase.
Positive Review: “Looks amazing, and you can’t even see it on the paint job.”