Category: Daily Driver Report

TrekStep by BESTOP

“The SEMA Crunch is REAL!” I joked online as we received our TrekStep from Bestop on Wednesday before the big show. “It’s gonna take some long nights to finish our SEMA Build!” There was that ONE-GUY who had to think…

SHOP TOUR: Solution Finish

We dig family owned and operated companies here at Blacktop Magazine. The other day Billy and I stopped over at Solution Finish in Huntington Beach, CA. Chris West, founder, and his daughter Ashley were bottling up some of their plastic/vinyl/rubber…

A Bit About Batteries

A Blacktop Magazine Daily Driver Report: I am trying to imagine a time before there were batteries. In the mid 18th century Benjamin “don’t call me Benny” Franklin first used the term Battery to describe a group of Leyden jars.…

Talking Tailgates

A Daily Driver Report: The truck scene is so hot right now. We’ve been getting a bunch of shots from Texas Rich and then C-10 Talk did a ride out to Texas and at the recent SEMA Show. No doubt…

The Blacktop Baller Gets Armored

Dupli-Color’s Bed Armor This is a story of much needed father/son bonding time… My neighbor rolled his bed liner on a while back. It was super blotchy and didn’t last long at all. We saw the Dupli-Color Bed Armor with truck…

Headlight Restoration

The Blacktop Baller gets clear vision. Billy and I rolled out to the Meguiar’s Garage for a demonstration with their Headlight Restoration Kit. Mike Pennington met us at the door and got busy sharing some tips and answering our questions…

MaxTrac Suspension Tour

Billy and Tony visit with MaxTrac Suspension in Anaheim MaxTrac specializes in 2WD Lift, Level and Lower kits for trucks and SUV’s. They are leaders in Forged Aluminum spindles for late model applications.  Visit www.MaxTracSuspension.com for more info.