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20 Rad Gifts For The Gearhead In Your Life

Super Street has your back this holiday season

Dec 21, 2017

Getting a gift for your favorite car enthusiast doesn't always have to be complicated. It most certainly doesn't mean hopping on a plane to Japan to pay a visit to Up Garage. Believe it or not, there are some perfect gifts you can buy right now. We've sorted them out into different price categories, as low as $20 all the way up to "ballin' out of control." Come Christmas day, your special gearhead will be impressed and you will be known as the best gift-giver of all time.

$50 AND UNDER

TEIN Magnetic Cell Phone Holder

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There are tons of cell phone holder manufacturers out there, most of which you've probably never heard of. Lucky for you these are made by TEIN, a suspension company that has been a leader in the industry for years. How do we know it's good? Well, we have it in our orange FR-S! With a price tag well under 20 bucks, you can't go wrong.
$14 @tein.com

GReddy Shoulder Pads

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We are digging these camo shoulder pads from GReddy. This updated version features an overall slimmer design than their previous model and they've collaborated with leading tactical supplier Griffon Industries for this super durable and unique option.
$40 @greddy.com

Tomei Type-SS Shift Knob

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The all-new Type-SS is the shortest variant in Tomei's shift knob line up, and provides a short-throw-like shifting experience. At just 60mm in length, it's 10mm shorter than the Type-S model but maintains the sporty and screw thread surface contact length to ensure a secure fit. Also, it's made out of duracon to retain less heat, making this shift knob usable even in extremely hot climates.
$28 @tomeiusa.com

Koyorad Racing Radiator Caps

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If your gearhead is really into the small details, this Koyorad Racing radiator cap will definitely up the engine bay game.
$30 @koyoradracing.com

Super Street BTM 96 Tee

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Okay, this might be a little shameless plug, but it's still a very cool tee with the classic square logo.
$25 @superstreetgarage.com

SS iPhone 8 Cases

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Protect that new iPhone 8 in style with this cool Super Street phone case. There are different styles you can check out too.
$34.99 @skinit.com

Vertex Nano Metal Headlight Clearing Kit

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If those headlights are looking a little foggy, you might consider getting this new product by Vertex. It comes with a super clean shampoo, nano metal lighting clear and a micro fiber cloth.
$27 @Vertex-usa.com

$100 AND UNDER

Cusco Jack Assist Ramp Set

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This is the perfect addition to your gearhead's garage, granted he or she does their own work at home. It allows lowered cars to drive up a ramp to clear space for a jack.
$98 @cuscousainc.com

Carbing Okuyama Rear Frame Brace

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This is for all the FR-S/BRZ/86 homies - according to the Okuyama website, this brace is priced at 9,800 yen (around $86 U.S.). The rear frame brace adds stiffness to the rear part of the body to prevent flex.
9,800 yen @Carbing.co.jp

Vertex Monochrome Shift Knobs

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If your gearhead is a fan of Takahiro Ueno and his Vertex brand, this shift knob is the right one. It'll come with three different threaded adapters for popular applications.
$70 @Vertex-usa.com

$500 AND UNDER

Bride Seat Jackets

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Protect your Bride investment in style with these new seat jackets by Bride.
$110 @lot-usa.com

Project Mu Club Racer Brake Pads

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If you find your gearhead spending most of his or her time on the track, these brake pads might be the gift you're looking for. Designed for circuit driving, sprint race competitions, time attack and track days, these pads have special super graphite metallic material and are available for most-popular imports.
$193-$478 @Mackin Industries

Revel USA Intercooler Dual Temperature Gauge

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This gauge will monitor inlet and outlet air temperatures of the intercooler to allow accurate readings when tuning.
$268 @revelvls.com

RS-R Lowering Springs

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One of the first things you'll probably do to your car is lower it, and since RS-R is the number one aftermarket spring manufacturer in Japan, they might have exactly what you need. Trust us, if they don't have suspension mods yet, your gearhead will love this part.
$279-$339 @rs-r.com

GrimmSpeed Cold-Air Intake

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One of the easiest ways to make power is to swap out that factory air box for a high-flow intake. This GrimmSpeed intake for the Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ is designed to make power throughout the entire rev range. During their testing they made 10whp and made it easy enough to install in 30 minutes.
$330 @GrimmSpeed.com

Koyorad V8 Swap Radiator

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Let's say your gearhead swapped a V8 motor into their car. This radiator has inlet/outlet pipe locations specifically for V8 engine swaps. It's the ideal size for other big power universal applications as well. It utilizes a 53mm thick, high-density Hyper core.
$396 @koyoradracing.com

Tom's Racing Japan Power Box

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Tom's Power Box is a plug-and-play boost-up module that increases power output up to 20hp and 19 lb-ft of torque and improves engine response for Lexus 200t/2.0L turbo engine applications.
$450 @tomsracing.co.jp

Vertex King of Vertex Suede Steering Wheel

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Vertex steering wheels have always been a fresh interior addition. This King of Vertex wheel features a suede grip laced with intricate yellow stitching.
$410 @Vertex-usa.com

$500 AND UP

Function & Form Coilovers for the '16-'17 Honda Civic LX and Civic Sport

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Now that your gearhead has that new Honda Civic, it won't be long before they'll be itching to lower it. Function and Form coilovers have 32 levels of damping via the adjustment knob and feature a monotube shock design with large 50mm pistons. Also, adjustable camber plates are included in the kit.
$1,230 @f2autolife.com

Car Modify Wonder Body Kit for Nissan 240SX (S13, 180SX)

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Made in Saitama, Japan, you can take your loved one's 240sx from zero to hero.
$1,250-$4,000 @carmodify-wonder.net

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