Whether he’s out there tuning his car for racing or just bench racing with his buddies, our car guys spend more time in the garage than the average Joe. So what gift can you possibly get your car-obsessed bloke that he doesn’t already have? Here are some great gift ideas for your man.
We’ve gathered a collection of products to enhance the garage, so your car guy’s favourite space will be more comfortable and entertaining. It doesn’t matter whether the garage holds more tools or toys — we’ve scoured the latest catalogue from California Car Cover Company to assemble a collection of ultimate garage accessories that will keep his workshop a pleasant place to spend his time.
If he loves old cars, he’ll love this sign. It’s an old school Ford Mustang Parts and Service Tin Sign for your guy’s garage space. The yellow sign measures 44 cm H x 27 cm. AUD$19.99.
Get this garage storage cabinet, perfect for neatly packing away tools and other gear. In addition to five shelving spaces, it has a tall area to store things like mops and hoses. AUD$389.
For the young or the young at heart, this garage diorama set will take him back. This 10-piece set includes a 7 & 5 tool drawer, oxygen tank, gas tank, standing engine, battery charger, creeper, spot welder, floor jack and air pump. AUD$39.95.
Harken back to Sydney’s old racing history with this model 1:18 Bathurst Ford XY Falcon 1972 Phase III GT-HO. This car won the title of being the fastest four-door production sedan in 1971, and was followed by a faster model for the 1972 Bathurst race. AUD$249.95.
D ecorate his work space with one of these embossed metal signs from Ruckusrods. You can get the cartoonish fire-red and gold Henry J sign for and the purple full custom for AUD$20 each.
Avoid him making parking mishaps in the night with this Quality Car Parking Pad Parking Mat w Front /Rear Bumps. It’s rubber-like with front and rear bumps, heavy anti-skid and durable quality to keep his car from crashing into things in the garage. AUD$12.50.
Get him to hang up his stuff once and for all with this Kincrome Garage Worx Hook System. It includes 12 multipurpose hooks perfect for hanging and storing ladders, tools, power tolls and more. AUD$36.95.
He can get his kicks on Route 66 with this neon sign to light up the garage. It comes with a 240V adaptor and is certified with Australian Standards. AUD$399.
Help him keep things clean with this Karcher K 2.180 1.4kW 1595 PSI High-Pressure Cleaner. It features a 4m high-pressure hose, one jet lance, detergent injector nozzle and dirt blaster. AUD$149.
This Mini Keg Holder will keep a couple beers cool for him and his mates. Made of 5mm neoprene, it fits most 5-liter kegs. It measures171mm x 304mm. AUD$17.76.