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Getting Ready To Ride

It seems to have been forever since we’ve been behind bars.  Handlebars, that is. Born Free Motorcycle Show is coming up and we need to get the bikes ready. I tell you what, I am itchin’ to just get on…

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…

MYCHANIC Pod Light and Tool Creeper

What can I say? We are big fans of MYCHANIC. I first saw them at the 2016 AAPEX show and was blown away by their cool design on garage staples. Smart Jumper Cables, SideKick Stool, and several LED Lights. The…

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…

Project Riff-Raff Wrap-up

There are several stories to write about the past 4 months as I dug into my car to completely re-wire it, clean up the engine compartment, and lightly re-style the interior. I will touch on the installation of things like…