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12 Gift Ideas for Gearheads
From specialized drink coasters to unique wall shelves and even items for the kitchen, there’s a wide variety of gifts out there for gearheads and auto enthusiasts. Here are 12 gift ideas the gearhead in your life will be happy to receive.
Gas and Clutch Socks
Perfect for the gearhead, these gas and clutch socks are great for men and women who love their cars. Just make sure they’re worn on the right foot! Here are 25 gift ideas for the budding home mechanic.
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Floor Mat Coasters
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Personalized Wall Art
This personalized wall art is a great gift idea for the gearhead in your life. It would make a fun addition to a man cave or the home mechanic’s garage. These are the man cave decor and design ideas you should copy.
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Tire Coffee Mug
This tire mug will keep your coffee and tea at just the right temperature. A great gift for the gearhead, the stainless steel design will keep hot drinks hot for up to five hours. Did you know you can sharpen a dull blade with a coffee mug?
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Salt and Pepper Set
This vintage gas station salt and pepper shaker set will delight any gearhead. It will not only add flavor to their meals but will be a great conversation starter, as well! Check out these eight mechanic’s tool tips for DIYers.
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Tire Snack Bowl
Great for when a gearhead wants to relax and refuel, this tire snack bowl comes with a hubcap lid. It would make a great candy bowl for the office! These 15 home office storage ideas will make your life easier.
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Classic Car Visual History Book
Help a gearhead study up on classic car history with this visual history book. It’s a guide to some of the most iconic classic cars from the 1940s to the 1980s. These are the 13 things your mechanic wants you to stop doing.
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Gearheads will never misplace their keys again. This key rack not only helps keep keys in a safe spot, its 1969 Chevrolet Camero SS design lets the gearhead show some swag. In case you didn’t notice, the hooks for keys are below the front bumper. Hide your keys in these spots and you’ll get robbed.
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Tire Pen Holder
Perfect for the gearhead with a desk job, this pen holder comes in the shape of a tire. The magnetic base keeps the pens upright. Here are eight home office desk organization ideas you can DIY.
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Car Wall Shelf
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This composition notebook is perfect for the gearhead who wants to keep track of plans or likes to doodle, keep a journal or jot down notes. The cover includes a vintage Cadillac, Chevy and Ford Mustang. You can make these 14 gifts in a day.
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