11 Best Accessories for Your Truck or SUV

11 Best Accessories for Your Truck or SUV












You don’t have to be a contestant on “Truck Night in America” to get a thrill from customizing your pick-up truck or SUV. Below, some products, both practical and fun, to vamp up your vehicle—from an espresso machine that fits neatly in your cup holder to an awning that will earn you the title of Best. Tailgater. Ever.

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BRIGHT LIGHTS, COUNTRY MUSIC

Turn your next night of cruising into a serious party with Isincer’s interior LED under-dash lighting kit. Easy to apply with double-sided adhesive strips, they plug into the cigarette lighter and operate via a remote control to switch modes, brightness and colors. Want to really kick things up? A sound-activated feature cues the lights to change with the music playing on your truck’s radio. About $13, Amazon

COOL IT NOW

Spend so much time in your truck that it feels like a second home? When you stock it with Wagan’s 24-liter mini fridge/warmer you may just never leave. Made to keep food and drinks cold or warm, it’s easily portable and comes with a seven-foot DC power cord. Grocery store run, anyone? About $85, Amazon

C’MON, GET HAPPY

Whether it’s a pictorial mud flap or a political bumper sticker, it’s always tempting to serve up a message to the drivers behind you. LFPartS’s yellow smiley-face trailer hitch lets you brightening your fellow travelers’ day and earn a little good karma while you drive. The metal 3.5-inch cover fits on standard two-inch hitches. About $22, Amazon

PUPPY LOVE

We know you love your pooch. But you also love keeping your truck interior free of fur and puppy accidents. Enter Winner Outfitters’ dog-seat covers. The non-slip waterproof covers, which work for backseat benches or hammock seating, are easy to install and clean. And they’re soft—perfect for man’s best friend. About $29, Amazon

THE QUICK AND THE (UN)DEAD

Leave the cutesy car decals to the minivan set. If monster trucks (Get it? Monster trucks?) are more your thing, opt for Berryzilla’s We Ate Your Stick Family zombie vinyl stickers. No one messes with your brood. About $3, Amazon

TOOLS OF THE TRADE

Looking for a storage solution on the road? Yaheetech’s aluminum 30x13-inch tool box offers plenty of space, a waterproof design, durable side handles and a built-in lock to keep everything safe. About $70, Amazon

LET’S SLEEP ON IT

Car camping just got real with Rightline Gear’s full-size truck-bed air mattress. Inflate or deflate it in seconds with the included air pump and, when you’re done, it folds neatly into a stuff sack, making storage a breeze. Sleeping (comfortably) under the stars? Yes, please. About $85, Amazon

BUZZ-WORTHY

Calling all java junkies/road warriors: No truck-driving coffee lover worth, well, a pile of beans wouldn’t be tempted by a great accessory for staying caffeinated. Handpresso’s 12-volt auto hybrid is an espresso machine for your vehicle, able to prepare your favorite eye-opening beverage in just two minutes. Keep it in your cup holder for easy access—and endless coffee breaks. About $160, Amazon

LAZY DAYS

Hammock life isn’t just for parks and patios. With the JammockTruck, a hammock for pickups, you’ll be lolling with the best of ‘em, no matter where your travels take you. Made with strong corder nylon, it’s got seven feet of diagonal space and fits most truck beds. Nap time? It’s on. About $81, Amazon

MADE IN THE SHADE

Be the hero of the next tailgate party with ARB’s 4x4 awning. The cool retractable accessory attaches to your truck’s roof and is made with a tough, rugged canvas that’s waterproof and UVP 50+. Maybe best of all? It only takes 30 seconds to deploy—leaving you more time to entertain. Score! About $300, Amazon

TRASH TALK

Wadded up wrappers, empty soda bottles, crumpled up parking tickets (kidding!). Keep all your truck garbage tidy in JACO’s TrashPro trash can. The 3-in-1 style hangs neatly from the headrest or sits on the floor, holds up to three gallons and has mesh pockets and a cup holder. Got kids? This is a must. About $20, Amazon


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7,700-lb rating requires a properly equipped 2WD Canyon Elevation Crew Cab short bed model with available Duramax 2.8L I4 Diesel engine and Trailering Package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. See your GMC dealer for details. Click here to see all GMC destination freight charges.

Requires 4WD Crew Cab Short Bed with available 6.2L V8 engine and Max Trailering Package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Requires Sierra 3500 HD Regular Cab Long Bed 2WD DRW with available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8, Max Trailering Package and gooseneck hitch. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Requires 4WD Double Cab with available 6.2L V8 and Max Trailering Package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Requires properly equipped 3500 Regular Cab DRW Long Box 2WD model with available 6.6L Duramax Turbo Diesel engine and gooseneck hitch. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

7,550-lb rating requires a properly equipped 4WD Canyon Denali model with available Duramax 2.8L I4 Diesel engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options oraccessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Requires 2WD Denali Short Box model with 5.3L V-8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

The 30,990 lbs. rating requires properly equipped Sierra 3500HD Crew Cab Long Box 4WD DRW with available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

7,600-lb rating requires a properly equipped Canyon AT4 Crew Cab short bed model with cloth seating, available Duramax 2.8L I4 Diesel engine and Trailering Package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Sierra’s 9,200-lb rating requires a properly equipped AT4 Crew Cab Short Bed 4WD model with 5.3L V8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Requires properly equipped 3500 Crew Cab SRW Standard Box 4WD model with 6.6L gas V8 engine. These maximum payload ratings are intended for comparison purposes only. Before you buy a vehicle or use it to haul people or cargo, carefully review the vehicle loading section of the Owner’s Manual and check the carrying capacity of your specific vehicle on the label on the inside of the driver’s door jamb.

Savana Passenger's 9,600-lb rating requires 2500 or 3500 Regular Wheelbase model, trailering equipment package and 6.6L V8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Savana Cargo’s 10,000-lb rating requires 2500 or 3500 Regular Wheelbase, trailering equipment package and 6.6L V8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Savana Cutaway’s 8,920-lb rating requires a 4500 Series 159" Wheelbase model with available 6.6L V8 engine. These maximum payload ratings are intended for comparison purposes only. Before you buy a vehicle or use it to haul people or cargo, carefully review the vehicle loading section of the Owner’s Manual and check the carrying capacity of your specific vehicle on the label on the inside of the driver’s door jamb.

Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR). When properly equipped includes weight of vehicle and trailer combination, including the weight of driver, passengers, fuel, optional equipment and cargo in the vehicle and trailer.

Maximum Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). When properly equipped includes weight of vehicle, passengers, cargo and equipment.

Canyon’s 7000-lb rating requires available trailering package and 3.6L V-6 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Sierra's 12,500-lb rating requires Sierra Double Cab or Crew Cab Short box 2wd with 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine and NHT Max Trailering Package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Trailer weight ratings are calculated assuming properly equipped vehicle, plus driver and one passenger. The weight of other optional equipment, passengers and cargo will reduce the trailer weight your vehicle can tow. See dealer for details.

Sierra Denali's 9,300-lb rating requires 2wd. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Savana Passenger's 10,000-lb rating requires 2500 Wheel Base with 6.0L V8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Savana Cargo's 10,000-lb rating requires 6.0L V8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

These maximum payload ratings are intended for comparison purposes only. Before you buy a vehicle or use it to haul people or cargo, carefully review the vehicle loading section of the Owner’s Manual and check the carrying capacity of your specific vehicle on the label on the inside of the driver’s door jamb.

Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR). When properly equipped, includes weight of vehicle, passengers, cargo and equipment.

Canyon’s 7700-lb rating requires 2WD Crew Cab model with available Duramax 2.8L I-4 Diesel engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Requires 2WD Crew Cab DRW equipped with 6.6L Duramax Diesel and fifth-wheel or gooseneck hitch. Trailer weight ratings are calculated assuming properly equipped vehicle, plus driver and one passenger. The weight of other optional equipment, passengers and cargo will reduce the trailer weight your vehicle can tow. See dealer for details.

Starting at price for base Sierra HD. The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. See your GMC dealer for details. Click here to see all GMC destination freight charges.

Requires properly equipped 3500 Regular Cab DRW Long Box 2WD model with available 6.6L Duramax Turbo Diesel engine and gooseneck hitch. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. See your GMC dealer for details. Click here to see all GMC destination freight charges. Bed/Roof-Mounted Bicycle Carriers shown. Requires crossbars or Thule Rack Solution. Non-GM warranty. Warranty by Thule®. See dealer for more information.

These maximum payload ratings are intended for comparison purposes only. Before you buy a vehicle or use it to haul people or cargo, carefully review the vehicle loading section of the Owner’s Manual and check the carrying capacity of your specific vehicle on the label on the inside of the driver’s door jamb.

Available. Requires 2.0L Turbocharged gas engine.

Terrain's 3,500-lb rating requires available 2.0L Turbocharged gas engine and available trailering equipment. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Requires available 3.6L V6 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Yukon’s 8,500-lb rating requires short wheelbase 2wd with 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine and HD Trailering Package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Requires 2WD Denali Short Box model with 5.3L V-8 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Savana Cutaway’s 9,006-lb rating requires a 4500 Series 159" Wheelbase model with available 6.0L V8 engine. These maximum payload ratings are intended for comparison purposes only. Before you buy a vehicle or use it to haul people or cargo, carefully review the vehicle loading section of the Owner’s Manual and check the carrying capacity of your specific vehicle on the label on the inside of the driver’s door jamb.

Savana Cargo’s 10,000-lb rating requires the available 6.0L V8 engine and trailering equipment package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

Savana Passenger's 9,600-lb rating requires a 2500 or 3500 Regular wheelbase model with available 6.0L V8 engine and trailering equipment package. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.


These are the 10 most and least reliable 2021 cars, trucks and SUVs, Consumer Reports says

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Toyota lost its seemingly unshakable perch atop the closely followed Consumer Reports Auto Reliability rankings, usurped by previously second-place Mazda for the first time in the 2020 list.

But Toyota – whose vehicles have topped the rankings in every previous year – still performed well, with the automaker's namesake brand placing second and its luxury brand, Lexus, placing third.

Tesla, which has struggled in quality studies due to manufacturing miscues, placed second to last. Ford's luxury brand, Lincoln, was last.

The Consumer Reports rankings reflect the magazine's predictions of 2021 model-year reliability based on an assessment of recent vehicle performance data reported by more than 300,000 car owners. The fewer problems reported in the last 12 months for vehicles from the last three model years, the better the score.

The group also rated the top 10 most-reliable cars of 2021, ranking the Toyota Prius at the top, and the 10 least reliable, with the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups earning the dubious honors of least reliable. (Scroll down to see the full list.)

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Mazda achieved the highest overall score among 26 rated brands, due in part to what Consumer Reports called an iterative approach to vehicle redesign. In other words, Mazda doesn't change a lot when it redesigns its vehicles, making it less likely that its vehicles will experience unexpected flaws and defects due to new technology.

But Mazda still has a stylish design that ensures its vehicles aren't stodgy, said Jake Fisher, senior director of automotive testing for Consumer Reports.

"When it comes to reliability, it's always been this argument of making the cars exciting or making them reliable," Fisher said. Mazda "shows you can make cars that are fun and reliable."

The 2020 Mazda CX-5. (Photo: Mitchell Hubble)

One factor boosting Mazda's scores: It hasn't invested heavily in modern infotainment systems, which tend to generate complaints about flaws.

"They’re just about the only manufacturer that’s launching new models without a touch screen," Fisher said.

While infotainment systems remain problematic in many cases, owners are increasingly reporting flaws with their vehicle transmissions, as well, according to Consumer Reports.

Fisher attributed the trend to automakers' introduction of high-tech transmissions, such as dual-clutch gear-shifters, a form of automatic transmission that uses electronic controls to mimic the performance of a manual.

Silverado and Sierra owners reported transmission issues, for example, Fisher said.

Meanwhile, Tesla owners continue to report problems with the assembly of their vehicles, including fit-and-finish defects.

"One owner found what they thought was human hair stuck in the paint," Fisher said. "We don’t see other manufacturers having those types of issues."

Of Tesla's four vehicles – the Model 3 compact car, the Model Y crossover, the Model X SUV and the Model S sedan – Consumer Reports said it can recommend only the Model 3.

Here is Consumer Reports' ranking of the major automotive brands, according to their average reliability score:

  1. Mazda (83)
  2. Toyota (74)
  3. Lexus (71)
  4. Buick (70)
  5. Honda (63)
  6. Hyundai (62)
  7. Ram (58)
  8. Subaru (57)
  9. Porsche (55)
  10. Dodge (54)
  11. Infiniti (54)
  12. BMW (52)
  13. Nissan (51)
  14. Audi (46)
  15. Kia (45)
  16. GMC (43)
  17. Chevrolet (42)
  18. Volvo (41)
  19. Jeep (41)
  20. Mercedes-Benz (40)
  21. Cadillac (38)
  22. Ford (38)
  23. Mini (37)
  24. Volkswagen (36)
  25. Tesla (29)
  26. Lincoln (8)

Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen — which is the world’s largest automaker — impressively also only had one model show up on this list with the long-running Jetta. Consumer Reports rated this sedan 50/100 for its 2021 edition and put it on the list of popular cars to avoid buying. The publication recommended instead checking out the similarly priced Toyota Corolla. It was praised for having great fuel economy at 54 highway miles per gallon but slammed for being unreliable.


We'll Help You Find the Best Motor Oil for Your Vehicle

Choosing the right motor oil for your car can be a bit overwhelming for some. We're here to help!

You would think that, much like cooking oil, motor oil would be a relatively simple thing &mdash not so. We aren't going to inundate you with technical geekery, nor will we give you a chemistry lesson on the functions of friction modifiers. Thankfully, our friends over at Popular Mechanics and Car and Driver already have that covered. Once you've narrowed down what viscosity your car requires (that fun 5W30, 15W40, etc. number), and whether it's been running a synthetic oil or not, you're then down to choosing the quantity required for your car and, more importantly, the brand.

Each of these top-tier brands spent a great deal of time and resources testing their motor oils, and experimenting with different additives in order to ensure that their oil protects your engine for as long as possible. We have heard numerous stories over the years from incredibly brand-loyal motorists who swear by their choice, often touting the hundreds of thousands of miles they've covered without suffering from engine failure. So, we have to ask &mdash what's in the secret sauce? Find out below!

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Mobil 1's focus has long been on performance, and they pride themselves on their motorsports partnerships. Being the official motor oil of Nascar as well as the official lubricant partner of Aston Martin Red Bull Racing, their oils have been pushed to the limits time and time again, and being able to study the impact of those stresses on their product is no doubt an important asset. Over the course of our research we also discovered that they are also one of the best oils when it comes to maintaining a low viscosity in cold temperatures.

What we've found most interesting is their recent focus on adapting oils to work better with turbocharged engines, which are becoming vastly more common in new cars of late. Oil consumption is a major issue in turbo cars, and by the looks of it, Mobil 1 is paying close attention.

Our top pick: Mobil 1 full-synthetic engine oil because it's available in numerous formulas for both newer and older vehicles.

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Dr. John Ellis, Valvoline's founder, is actually credited as being the inventor of motor oil, so to say the brand has some history would be a bit of an understatement. Starting with steam engines, and then supplying motor oil for the Model T, was just the beginning. Now Valvoline splits its focus between extensive development of oils designed for high-mileage engines, as well as an ongoing support of motorsport.

On the high-mileage front, Valvoline is one of the few automakers offering an interesting engine guarantee. If your engine has 125,000 miles or less on it, you can register your vehicle for a program, which, based on a set of entry requirements, will mean Valvoline will provide your engine with a bit of a warranty as long as you follow their oil-service guidelines.

Our top pick: Valvoline Full Synthetic High Mileage with MaxLife Technology for its blend of engine protection, cleanliness, and fuel economy.

Amazon delivers electronics, home goods, work supplies, groceries, and clothing straight to your door. So, you shouldn't be surprised to learn that the retail giant sells its very own own motor oil, too. You may already be familiar with the AmazonBasics brand from buying generic versions of electronics accessories, like cables or AA batteries. Now, the brand covers plenty of odds and ends including anything from a microwave, to a bed frame, bath towels, and now motor oil.

As for the oil, you don't have to worry about it failing or being unsafe for your car. Like other more expensive oil brands on our list, AmazonBasics Motor Oil has been Dexos1 Gen 2, API SN, and ILSAC GF-5 approved. A Forbes Magazine writer said he used it for his latest oil change and saw "no difference in performance, horse power or mileage" when compared with the more expensive motor oils he regularly used. Still not convinced?

Blackstone Laboratories performed an oil analysis on thousands of vehicles to determine if certain oil brands contain more metal wear particles, which can affect engine longevity. They determined that "as long as the oil weight and certifications match what your car needs, there's no point in splurging for a brand name motor oil."

For those who are curious, Amazon&rsquos new private label motor oils are supplied by Warren Distribution, which is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. Warren&rsquos brand portfolio includes MAG 1, Polar, ACCEL Premium, Craftsman Lubricants, and Gumout. It's also said to be the same supplier of Walmart's affordable Super Tech motor oil. So, if you're looking for a cheap and easy way to get oil, it's definitely worth considering.

Our top pick: AmazonBasics Full Synthetic Motor Oil for it's high customer satisfaction.


Cameras

Over the past few years, Apple has made impressive strides in camera quality, but so have many other phone makers like Samsung, Huawei and Google. The camera arms race is something that hard-core photographers study closely, but I'd argue it's gone way past what most people need. The iPhone 11 cameras are some of the best for photos and video capture that you can buy today.

The iPhone 11 can switch between a wide angle and ultrawide-angle lens. The iPhone 11 Pro can do the same, but also offers a telephoto camera to get closer to your subject.

The 11 comes with a new ultrawide-angle camera, Night Mode for low-light photography, Deep Fusion processing for better indoor shots, faster autofocus and overall sharper images with more accurate color reproduction. For a more in-depth look at the camera differences between this year's iPhone and last year's, read our iPhone camera comparison between the iPhone 11 with Deep Fusion and the iPhone XR . The ultrawide offers a radical change in perspective that can be dizzyingly unique visually. This won't become your go-to camera, but it's just a blast to use.

This plate of scallops truly takes center stage when photographed with the iPhone 11 ultrawide-angle camera.

Night Mode is a key feature that helps Apple catch up to similar capabilities from Google, Huawei and Samsung. And so far, Apple's version is impressive.

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A shot of Brooklyn Bridge Park at night, making colors pop. More saturated colors are part of Night Mode's vibe.


Car Wax Buying Guide

Features To Look For In Car Wax

While buying car wax isn’t rocket science, it’s closer to rocket science than it was 30 years ago so there are some things you’ll want to look for in the car wax you buy.

Delivery Method – Waxes come in paste, liquid and spray form and which one you use will be a matter of how hard you want to work to buff it out. Spray waxes are typically easy to buff with liquids being the next easiest and pastes typically being the most labor intensive.

Natural or Synthetic – Natural waxes like carnauba wax provide a deep, rich shine that’s very satisfying to behold. Synthetic waxes by comparison will provide a harder, higher gloss that some feel looks almost like you wrapped your car in glass. So it comes down to taste.

Machine or Hand Polish – While many folks will choose one or the other, if you really want your car to have a gold-medal shine you’ll want to do both. It will take longer and require more work to be sure, but the final result will speak for itself.

Price – While you’re not going to pay an arm and a leg for any car wax, you’ll probably find out for yourself that there isn’t a big difference between the results you get with a $20 car wax and the result you get from a $90 car wax.


Winches

We build our products with a focus on self-reliance. We also understand your different requirements when it comes to selecting the right product for your vehicle. That’s why we offer a wide variety of winches to fit nearly every need and budget. Whether it’s an agile trail rig, a work truck, or something in between, our winches will help you go prepared for whatever lies ahead.

If you’re looking for truck winches, SUV winches, or winches for Jeep vehicles, WARN has what you need to gear up and get out.
But how do you choose which product is right for your truck, Jeep, or SUV?

We have a simple formula. Take the vehicle’s gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) and multiply that by 1.5. This will get the minimum pulling capacity. (GVWR x 1.5 = minimum pulling capacity.) You can always go up from this number, that formula will give you a baseline to start. Warn offroad winches have capacities ranging from 8,000 lbs. to 16,500 lbs. meaning there’s a winch for nearly every vehicle out there.

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WINCH ACCESSORIES TO HAVE WITH YOU: Clevis/D-Shackles

Alone, the winch is not much more than a simple tool. But when used with certain accessories and enhancements, your WARN winch can become a versatile and productive tool. The D-Shackle is a safe means for connecting the looped ends of cables, straps and snatch blocks. The shackle’s pin is threaded to allow easy removal.

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Battery Charging

To charge a car battery you need jumper cables or a battery charger.

If you’re in a hurry and you need some quick power to get on with your day , use jumper cables to get energy from another car. This is quick and painless, but if your car battery can’t hold a charge properly, you’ll have to jump it every time you want to drive, which is obviously something you want to avoid.

Investing in a good portable battery charger is always a smart idea as it can save you from a lot of trouble in the future. Using a portable charger is a piece of cake – just attach the positive clamp to the positive battery terminal (this would be red to red), and the negative clamp to the negative terminal (which would be black to black). After you’re done connecting the charger, plug it into a household outlet, and turn it on. Keep in mind that to charge a completely discharged battery you need more than eight hours, so it’s best to leave it on overnight. Of course, you don’t want to overcharge your battery either, but most modern battery chargers have lights that show when the battery is fully charged anyway, so you’ll know when to turn it off.


Accessories

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