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8 Father’s Day Gifts For The Car Enthusiast

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Summer is officially here, and Father's Day is right around the corner. Finding the right gift for dear old dad is usually easier said than done, especially since most dads "don't want anything." But, if you're lucky, you know a dad with very specific taste, so finding a gift isn't some seemingly never-ending quest. And if you're looking for Father's Day gifts for the car enthusiast, you've come to the right place.

Cars are extremely personal to those who put a lot of extra tender love and care into their automobiles. And, of course, their love for all things with four wheels doesn't end when their vehicle is parked. Every car-lover I know purchases all things cars, from figurines to mugs to shirts. All-weather car mats? Dads want them. Car wash gift cards? Dads need them.

In my experience, every car guy has a list of things they'd either love to have but won't buy themselves, or already have but need more of. And, of course, there are the Father's Day gifts the dad in your life hasn't even imagined yet. So if you have a car enthusiast, or four, in your life, consider this the Dad's Day list of your dreams. So go forth and purchase, before it's too late.

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Personalized Garage Sign

There will be no questions as to who owns the garage when your sweetie hangs this plaque in his favorite place. The handmade sign is made from wood and has a distinctly distressed look so that it will appear to have been there forever. An awesome addition to his man cave.


Swigzy Car Cup Holder

Whether he’s sipping a hot cup of coffee on his way to work or guzzling water while he’s running errands, Dad will definitely appreciate this car cup holder from Swigzy. It boasts an extendable base, which allows it to hold many 32-40 ounce bottles, drinks, and large cups. It won’t tip over, thanks to the rubber tabs, and the side slot allows any mug to fit easily inside.


GOOLOO SuperSafe Car Jump Starter

You’ll never have to worry about your car stalling or not starting when Dad has this portable car battery jump from GOOLOO in the trunk. It has over 4,100 customer reviews on Amazon, rating a 4.6 out of 5 stars. The emergency jump has enough juice to get many 12 volt vehicles running again, and woot, it works with both cars and motorcycles.


Car Speedometer Cuff Links

Now your honey can wear his love for his car on his sleeve when he dons these adorable car speedometer cuff links. They come in silver plated ($25), stainless steel ($47), or sterling silver ($59) that will make him look stylish in his suit.


Tire Inflator

Your sweetie can skip going to the gas station when he needs to pump up the air in his tires. This portable tire inflator has a digital pressure gauge that allows you to achieve the desired amount, and automatically shuts off when the pressure is perfect.


A Hands-Free Headset

When the kiddos are cranking in the backseat, Dad can always plug in these Bluetooth headphones. The neckband collar is made from silicone for added comfort, and the battery should last up to 12 hours. As for the audio, it boasts five equalization presents, and an HD voice option for incoming calls.


Texaco LED Marquee Sign

For the guy who can’t get enough of cars, he’ll light up when you give him this Texaco LED Marquee Sign — literally. The marquee is double-sided and touts the signature Texaco sign in letters that light up. Two AA batteries are necessary to create a cool car theme that will add instant ambiance to your hubby’s garage.


NASCAR Ride Along

If your sweetie is feeling the need for speed, let him put the pedal to the metal with this super cool racing experience, thanks to NASCAR. After receiving instruction, he’ll get to ride a real NASCAR racecar during a timed racing session (from 5 to 48 minutes) on a real Premier Speedway.