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Summer is upon us and that means thoughts of cruisin down the highway and hanging out with friends. But you want a good-looking truck while doing this, right? Right here we've got the best interior dress-up accessories that money can buy - from new floor mats or carpet, to dashboard and steering wheel covers. We've got it all!
You may think your factory seats are holding up just fine. What you may not realize is how much abuse your seats are getting from wear and tear, sun damage, pets, or dirt and spills. All these problems have a simple solution, seat covers.
What part of your vehicle are you most in contact with but probably the last thing you’re likely to customize? If you said your steering wheel, you would be correct. Steering wheels can take a real beating sometimes and we usually do nothing about it. Pretty soon, your steering wheel starts to look like it went toe-to-toe with Iron Mike (Fig.1). Well, we here at Stylin' Trucks have a solution for you: Wheelskins.
Nifty’s custom-fit molded carpet is pre-formed to fit your vehicle’s floor for a tight fit and clean look you’d swear was factory installed. The back of the carpet comes pre-marked (or even pre-cut for some models) with all the necessary holes for shifters, seat brackets and whatever else might be poking up from the floor of your truck or SUV. Nifty’s replacement carpet is the perfect way to add carpet to vehicles that didn’t come with it from the factory and provides a great way rejuvenating a tired, worn out interior. In the case of our C/K, we’ll be shooting for the latter.
There are many options available for floor mats. We've got carpeted, rubber, molded, universal; Each has their own good points. Here are some of the more common questions that people have.
How many people recognize this scenario: You're getting ready to leave the job site after a long day of backbreaking work and your boots are absolutely filthy. Do you just jump in and tear off down the road or do you leave your boots in the bed and drive home in your socks? Or how about this one: You pull up to the soccer match to pick up the kids and they look like they've been in a mud stomping competition. Either way, your carpet is about to take a serious beating! Or maybe not…
How can I start saving gas?
Your engine creates power by burning fuel. The amount of fuel your engine burns is directly connected to your vehicle's accelerator, and how you use it has a major impact on gas mileage.
Fast acceleration and speeding use more fuel than consistent, conservative driving. Anticipating traffic patterns, maintaining suggested speed limits (including the use of cruise control) and going easy on the throttle on acceleration improve mileage instantly. Log your mileage, adjust your driving and check the results; you might be pleasantly surprised.
I want to put a grille on my truck. Are bolt over or cut out grilles better?
That's a personal choice depending on what you're looking for. Bolt over grille inserts are easy to install and look good; however, you will see some of the factory shell through the openings of the insert. With a cut-out grille, you get a cleaner more custom look. The grille shell must be removed and the center cut out. The new insert then replaces the factory center. Carriage Works and TRENZ offer both styles so you can choose.
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