Add-on Accessories To Enhance Your Ride

Written by Alan Detwiler

There are many add-on devices and gizmos for cars that can provide features to make your ride better. There are accessories that will give you music that is more to your liking. A gps with maps can displayrepparttar route to take to your chosen destination. A heated mug will keep coffee hot as long asrepparttar 147372 car is running. There are other useful functions and nice effects that add-on accessories can provide. Many car accessories are low enough in price so that they may be well worth installing. This article concentrates onrepparttar 147373 lower priced accessories. Most are under $50. You might find these at larger auto parts stores, large department stores, electronics stores or online.

Here'srepparttar 147374 list with some information and comments about each:

12 volt heated mug - A mug with a plug for getting power fromrepparttar 147375 cigarette lighter socket. It keeps a liquid such as coffee hot for as long asrepparttar 147376 vehicle is running. Some models have a thermostat to setrepparttar 147377 temperature.

Example models:

Cooler/warmer - These giverepparttar 147378 choice of keeping food or beverage hot or cold. Some are sized to hold a can of soda or a mug of coffee, larger units might hold a six pack or more.

Example models:

Cell phone charger - Plugs intorepparttar 147379 cigarette lighter socket to power or charge your cell phone.

Example models:

12 volt coolers - These range in size to hold 2 soda cans up to full size refrigerators for recreational vehicles.

Example models:

Multipurpose lights - Can be incandescent, flourescent or led. They might plug intorepparttar 147380 cigarette lighter socket, might be wired directly intorepparttar 147381 car's power circuits, or be battery operated and portable. If used whilerepparttar 147382 vehicle is not running, a consideration may be that led models will drainrepparttar 147383 batteryrepparttar 147384 least (but in general produce less light).

Example models:

Parts Train now offers exceptional Power Vision Towing Mirrors

Written by Jenny McLane

Power Vision Towing Mirrors are revolutionary 6-way power towing mirrors that providerepparttar safest, most convenient solution to rear view trailer needs for virtually any late model truck.

The mirror has a significantly larger viewing area thanrepparttar 147266 stock power mirrors, and has less vibration. In addition torepparttar 147267 usual 4-way power adjustment,repparttar 147268 new mirrors have a motorized in-out adjustment, which will move them close torepparttar 147269 vehicle for non-towing use, or extend them outward six inches for towing.

If your truck comes with factory installed mirror heating, Partstrain also offers heated versions ofrepparttar 147270 mirrors for continued frost-free rear views.

Other towing mirrors have substantial vibration. As they aged,repparttar 147271 extension mirror adjustment began to slip out of position on bumpy roads. Worse, after years of use,repparttar 147272 extra weight and vibration ofrepparttar 147273 slide-on mirror destroyedrepparttar 147274 breakaway cam forrepparttar 147275 driver's side original power mirror, so thatrepparttar 147276 extra windage ofrepparttar 147277 slide-on mirror andrepparttar 147278 worn breakaway cam causedrepparttar 147279 mirror to fold againstrepparttar 147280 truck in strong head winds, or when passed by a big truck.

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