Whether he’s out there tuning his car for racing or just bench racing with his buddies, our car guys spend more time in your garage than the average Joe. What can you possibly get your car-obsessed bloke that he doesn’t already have?
We’ve gathered up a collection of products to enhance the garage, so your carguy’s favorite 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.
Constructed of hand-bent glass tubing, these wonderful glowing pieces of art are perfect for any room of the house. The assortment of hand-formed neon shapes ranges from hot rods and classic cars, to signs identifying your space as the “muscle car” or “hot rod” garage. Flip the switch when you go to work, and enjoy the classic neon glow. $259.
Keep the workshop or garage organized with this convenient hanging tool rack that can be mounted to the wall or tool chest. Sturdy construction allows it to hold up to 10 air tools at a time. This means the tool he needs is always within grasp. $26.99
For the young or the young at heart, this line of ride-on pedal car ranges from roadsters to cruisers and feature beautiful paint and chrome detailing. Buy one for his toy collection or give your child his first set of wheels. Officially licensed, they feature adjustable pedals, and are child safety-approved. $239.99.
These three-dimensional hanging shelves are perfect for displaying small collectibles and memorabilia. Made of durable poly-resin, these 20-inch shelves come with hardware for easy mounting. This one is too fun to put in the garage… I want one next to my front door! You can choose from a ’65 Ford Mustang or a ’57 Chevy Bel Air. $54.99.
Take a trip down memory lane with these backlit signs starring vintage automotive brands. Set in wood frames, the translucent fascia is illuminated by incandescent lighting for superior brightness and boldness. The perfect automotive collectible for any room, these signs plug into standard outlets, and roadside signs feature flashing vertical letters, and are viewable from both sides. $229.99.
This 275-piece first aid kit is a must-have item for the home, workshop or race trailer. It includes an array of items to help treat minor burns, insect stings, cuts and other aches and pains (hammered thumb?). The case features a folding handle, secure snap-tight latches, and pre-drilled holes for easy hanging. $49.99.
Turn a handle and he can neatly wind up a lot of cord into this extension cord holder’s sturdy basket netting in less than a minute. Adaptable for both left- and right-handed use, it includes steel mounting hardware for secure wall installation. $24.99.
Everything he needs to give his prize the ultimate Zymol shine is packed into this convenient case, including 8oz. wax, 8oz. Clear, 8.5oz. HD-Cleanse, 8.5oz. Vinyl, 8.5oz. Treat, 22oz. Brite, 8oz. Wheel Coat, 2oz. Detail wax, Horse Hair Brush, Detail Brush, two wax applicators, 100% cotton towel, micro fiber towel, and two pre wax applicators. From $290.
Whether he’s cleaning leaves off the roof or oil stains off the driveway, this high-power pressure washer will help him do it easily. Portable and powerful with 1750 psi, this pressure washer includes a long hose, turbo spray wand, and wheel kit. $209.
These retro-looking Ice Box Coolers are great for the garage, or his next poolside party or barbeque. The lightweight aluminum cooler features a durable powder-coated finish and four easy rolling caster wheels. It holds over 40 lbs. of ice and 24 cans or bottles of your favorite beverage, and has a built-in opener for easy use. You get a choice of five colors. From $299.