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The Ultimate Winter Car Survival Kit Checklist

The last place you want find yourself in winter is dealing with a broken down car on the side of a snowy, dark road. Whether you’ve run out of gas, skidded into a snow bank, or have a flat tire,

Top 10 Winter Driving Tips for Driving in Snow & Ice

As the weather gets colder, we all anticipate driving conditions becoming worse and worse. Just as the first few flakes of a snowstorm start to build up, so does traffic. Follow these 10 driving tips to stay safe while you’re

What Is the Difference Between Winter & Summer Fuels?

As you plan your next summer road trip, don’t forget to budget for the slightly higher gas prices. That’s because the blend of gas used in the summer costs a little more than the kind used in the winter. If

Classic Car Storage Costs in Major US Cities

You love your classic car and have probably put in untold hours on restoring and maintaining it. Storing your special vehicle can be challenging. If you don’t have the space to keep the car safe at home, you probably need

How to Winterize a Car in 5 Easy Steps

Growing up in the Midwest, it is common knowledge that you will have to prep your car for the fall and winter season. It’s a great idea to take advantage of any Indian summer so you get proper adhesion of

6 Steps to Ultimate Car Protection for All Seasons

First off, every climate presents itself with its own different set of challenges. Where I have my shop, in upper Michigan, we experience the extremes of every season. From 100+ degree summers to -40 degree winters. Needless to say, it’s

5 Signs of a Bad Alternator

What Does an Alternator Do? An alternator works with your battery to charge your vehicle’s electrical systems. An alternator that’s going bad can affect your car in many ways. There are several signs you need to watch for that may

4 Tips for Turbocharged Diesel Engine Maintenance

Diesel technology has come a long way in recent years from ultra-low sulfur diesel to biodiesel. Gaining DPF filters to cut down on emissions and high efficient common rail injection systems to gain maximum miles per gallon. All of these

Top 5 Tips for Winter Car Storage

By Dale Renner, winner of the Cool Rides Online 2016 Ride of the Year with his Plymouth Road Runner When storing any car, it’s important to take into account what your specific car needs. Depending on your local climate, the

Beginner’s Guide On How to Check Your Oil

Your car is one of your most important assets. There is a lot of pressure on your vehicle to transport you everywhere you need to go, no matter what. One of the most important working elements of your car is

Top Ten Car Detailing and Auto Care Tips from Enthusiastic Car Owners

Owning a collector car is the dream of many. Once you have your dream car, you might find it becoming more worrisome than you intended. We interviewed ten car owners who have everything from 1923  T-Buckets to 1967 GTXs in their garage

The Most Googled Car or Truck in Every State

America is a country of car and truck lovers, but buying a car is a lot different than searching for one online. We looked at Google search data to see which states were searching for particular makes and models more

Tire Balm & Protectant: Why You Should Choose Water-based.

A car’s tires are like legs. Without them, you can’t get around. No matter how fancy and detailed your car is on the inside, if your tires aren’t in good shape, the rest is insignificant. Tire Safety Tire safety also

Why You Should Buy Safety Gas Cans for Your Home

Safety gas cans are overlooked by many homeowners when buying a new gas can. Usually used by businesses that need a safe, durable gas can for frequent use and transporting, a safety can provides some extra features than the standard

Essential Tips on How to Fill a Gas Can

By Jacy Elsesser from Fix It Home Improvement When filling your gas can at a gas station, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health recommends never filling up a gas can on a truck bed with a plastic liner

How Many Miles Between Oil Changes?

Knowing when to change the oil in your vehicle used to be simple. There was a common standard: Do it every 3,000 miles. With technologically advanced engines and synthetic oils constantly being developed and reformulated, it’s not quite that easy

The Ultimate List of Muscle Car Detailing Products + Tips

Detailing your muscle car keeps it in showroom condition, which is imperative if the car is completely original. The materials used in many original muscle cars could be from as early as the 1950s. Thus, care must be taken so

What is Direct Fuel Injector Cleaner and Why Do You Need It?

You know your engine burns gas or diesel to move your car forward, but where do the byproducts of that process end up? If you’re not diligent about removing them, they might stop your vehicle from working as it should.

How to Make Tires Last Longer

With proper storage and treatment, you could make tires last for 10 years from the date of manufacture. If you buy unused tires that are four years old, you’ll still get six years out of them, if you keep the

5 Benefits Of Engine Flush

Motor oil lubricates and thus protects your car’s engine parts, but it is subject to contamination from particles that form sludge. An engine oil flush can remove this gunk from the engine and extend its life. While most auto manufacturers don’t

How To Properly Fix A Flat Tire

The last thing you want to see as you are approaching your vehicle is a flat tire. Just the thought of waiting for roadside service or a tow truck is exasperating. Instead of waiting around, learn how to plug the

5 Tips for Detailing Your Muscle Car to Preserve the Life and Shine

When it comes to your muscle car, you’ll want to ensure that it’s kept clean and shiny without needing to use tons of water and soap. Excess water can result in the rush of your car’s parts if not taken

How To Check Your Oil and Save Your Engine

Check the Tire Pressure 1. Open the hood and find the oil dipstick – It usually has a brightly colored handle, either a finger-sized circle or T-shaped 2. Remove and wipe the dipstick off then replace it – Use a lint-free rag

How to Pass A Smog Test

If you live in an area where you need to have a smog test, you know the importance of passing on the first try. Failing the test means a lost inspection fee and more time out of your schedule to

Where to Buy Classic Cars: Do’s and Don’ts for Private Sales

Plenty of people on the road have managed to get the keys to their dream car, whether it’s a brand new machine or an old favorite. For some, it’s hard to beat the allure of a classic car and show

The Difference Between Fuel Stabilizers and Octane Boosters

If you’re interested in optimizing your engine performance through fuel additives, you’ve probably heard of octane boosters and fuel stabilizers. Both are designed to make your engine run better, longer — although, they achieve this through different means. In order

Hundreds of Uses of 303® Protectant

303® Protectant is formulated to keep your items looking newer, longer! Check out the hundreds of uses of 303® Protectant we have found across a variety of industries.  We would love to hear from you if you have any unique uses for 303® Protectant not

The Ultimate Fuel Treatment Cheat Sheet

The Ultimate Fuel Treatment Cheat Sheet If you’ve ever been confused or overwhelmed by the fuel treatment options available to optimize your engine’s durability and performance, fear not: you’re not alone. That’s why we’ve created this guide—to let you know

DIY Auto Detailing: How to Properly Hand Wash & Polish Your Car

It happens almost as soon as you drive your car off the lot: by the time you get home the paint already looks worse. After some more time, dirt and grime build up and the car needs a wash. So,

The Best Way to Apply Car Upholstery Cleaners

If you’re like most car owners, you want to keep your car in good shape as long as you can. You wash and polish the exterior of your car and the interior of your car deserves the same care. The

DIY Auto Detailing: How to Clean Car Carpet and Floor Mats

Taking care of your car’s carpet and floor mats can make a big difference in the overall appearance of the vehicle. Crumbs, dirt, and trash can easily accumulate on the floor of your car. Fortunately, cleaning car mats and carpeting is

Do I Need Antifreeze In My New Car’s Gas Tank?

How many of us who drive every day know nothing about car maintenance? This important knowledge about your vehicle can have a huge impact on the way your car performs and its overall longevity. Preventive Maintenance If you wish to

How To Fix Power Steering Problems

At some point, most vehicles will experience power steering problems. Some of these problems can be fixed at home with a little spare time and some tools. It is important to know the common power steering issues, how to diagnose

Long Term Car Storage for Your Classic Car: What to Consider

Restoring a classic car can take significant effort, time, and money. While your restored vehicle may be a method of transportation, many people see their vintage vehicles as collectors’ items as well as a hobby that offers a way to

5 Key Benefits of Using a Transmission Additive

Your transmission is one of the most important parts of your vehicle. It works in conjunction with your engine to control your car’s performance, helping it to operate properly at different speeds. Like motor oil for your engine, transmission fluid

How to Pick a Fuel Additive That Works

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires that all fuel sold within the United States contains a certain level of deposit-control additives. These additives prevent the dangerous buildup of deposits within a fuel system. As gas prices climb, drivers often attempt

How To Buff Out Paint Scratches on Collector and Vintage Cars

You posted signs all over her. You watched your baby like a hawk. Still, somehow, someone managed to commit the unforgivable. There’s no seeing past it. It makes the 3-year-old inside you want to howl just like you did when

Leather Car Seat Repair: How To Fix And Prevent Tears And Cracks

Many drivers choose vehicles with leather seats for their luxurious look and feel. Taking care of the seats is important for keeping the vehicle’s interior looking nice. This is especially important for drivers who plan to trade in or sell

Signs of Winter Fuel Trouble: Five Things to be Aware of with Diesel Tanks

The cold weather that has plagued much of the Midwest and East Coast recently can have devastating side effects on vehicles running on diesel fuel. Having a general understanding of some key cold-weather do’s and don’ts can drastically reduce the

Protect and Clean Your Tires: Step by Step Guide

Most of us think of cleaning our tires each spring as an appearance issue, but in reality, it is an important preventative maintenance step. A common problem is brown tires. This may happen due to caustic degreasers that were used

Don’t Let Your Car Break Your Heart

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, make it a priority to show your vehicle some love. If you fail to care for your ride, it is destined to break your heart in the future. Here are five maintenance tips to

Symptoms of Water in a Car’s Gas Tank and How to Fix it?

Whether it enters by accident or on purpose, water in the gas tank of an automobile is definitely a problem that needs to be addressed immediately. Water can enter your fuel tank either when you fill up the tank from

The Importance of Protecting Your Vehicle’s Weather Stripping

The rubber weather stripping on vehicles does several important jobs in order to keep a vehicle safe and secure. Protecting this rubber weather stripping is important to ensure a longer use without the expense and bother of replacing it. Taking

Prepping Your Car for Winter with 303® Products

Winter weather is rough on cars and trucks. Freezing temperatures, snow, ice, and the assault of salt or ice melt are all damaging to vehicles. Fortunately, there are some simple things you can do to protect your car from winter

How To Fix Radiator Leaks With AlumAseal

Your radiator is an essential component of your vehicle’s operating system. Without it, your engine would soon overheat and could easily be ruined. Regularly checking the radiator and filling up the overflow tank with coolant is a must if you

Transmission Leaks: What Causes Them and How To Fix Them

We rely on our cars every day to get us where we need to be. This, of course, includes everything from the long commute to work to simply running errands around town. That’s why you want to make sure that

Fogging Engine: Proper Use of Fogging Oils

After Labor Day, the back road highways and six-lane Interstates of America see a massive shift from Harley-Davidson motorcycles and Fleetwood RVs to snowplows & trucks. Outboard motors that once rumbled in the rivers, now have turned to silence. And

What Causes Power Steering Fluid Leaks?

Power steering affects every aspect of handling, whether it’s turns and curves or just staying on the straight and narrow. Power steering fluid is as vital to safe driving as oil is to continued engine prowess. Without this vital fluid,

How Long Does Diesel Fuel Last In Storage?

One of the costs that has to be factored in when dealing with any sort of transportation work is fuel. The large fluctuations in diesel fuel prices – especially in recent times – many choose to buy in bulk, storing

How To Protect Your Tires From Cracking

NASCAR racing tires operate at an average of 200-260 degrees Fahrenheit. Antarctic tundra tires cruise through snow drifts at negative 40 degrees Fahrenheit, and the typical SUV tire rotates some 42 million times throughout its lifetime. Tires are one of

Oil Leak Causes and How To Fix Them

Yes, it’s easier to just ignore the small puddle of oil forming under your car. Or pretend that burnt oil smell is not coming from your engine. And is that blue smoke coming out of your tailpipe? Oil leaks are

Keep Your Car Protected on the Road

There are many surface protectants for cars on the market, but how do you know which is the best? When shopping for a protectant, you’ll want a product that won’t damage your car’s surfaces, helps prevent fading, restores color and

Maintaining The Leather in Your Vehicle

  [caption id="attachment_10974" align="alignright" width="300"] Kent, UK, portrait of mechanic in garage leaning over car window[/caption] For many, leather upholstery is considered the gold standard for a vehicle’s interior. Aesthetically, it presents an image of refined luxury over most cloth

Protecting Your Car Doors The Right Way

Car doors take a lot of abuse from everything from key scratches and shoe scuffs to minor dings and dents. And for some, a minor imperfection can be a constant source of annoyance. To properly protect your car door surfaces,

Detailing Your Car Like a Pro

Everyone wants the new car look and feel. Whether new or used, protecting your investment should be an important part of your automotive maintenance routine regardless of its age.  Picking the right products that will clean and protect your car

Collector Car Storage: Protecting & Preserving Your Ride

Storing your collector car over the winter or while you are away for an extended period of time can be nerve-racking for some. The thought of your car not starting up or having issues when you come back is a

Convertible Top Care

The materials used to cover your convertible car come with built-in water and stain repellency, but over time their effects diminish. For this reason, it’s important to give your convertible’s top some extra care each season. A little cleaning and

RV Rubber Roof Q&A: Clean and Protect EPDM

One of the greatest things to happen to RVs was the introduction of the EPDM rubber roof. Leak-proof and UV-resistant, this long-lasting synthetic rubber compound can stand up to all kinds of weather, wear and tear. Most RV industry experts

How to Remove Scratches From Plexiglass

Plexiglass: It follows us everywhere, from the shower to the car, and we don’t even notice the important role this transparent material plays in our everyday lives. Until it gets scratched. Windshields, mirrors, rear windows, motorcycle helmet visors, headlight and

Use Protectant to Extend the Life of Your Tires, Headlights and More

There’s one product that mechanics, detailers, and dealers everywhere keep in their arsenal of “quick fix” tools. And it’s sitting on the shelf of your nearest retailer. Automotive Protectant, a surface treatment, is formulated to protect against harmful UV rays

Aerospace vs The Rest: Which is Best?

On this blog and Cool Rides Online®, we’ve written extensively about the many uses for Aerospace, from extending the life of your vehicle to making wheels shine. The uses for this one product are virtually endless, which might make you

How to Clean Vinyl on Your Car or Boat

Vinyl. This plastic (made from polyvinyl chloride, or PVC) is everywhere we drive. It’s manufactured in a number of forms for thousands of uses, from convertible tops to boat enclosures to car bras. It’s not a product most people think about

Considering Ethanol-Free Gas? Try An Ethanol Treatment Instead

If you’re hunting down non-ethanol gas stations, consider this first: ethanol fuel burns cleaner and more efficiently and helps increase octane. While the water-attracting alcohol in these blended fuels can lead to potential problems, they’re easy to prevent. All it

How to Clean and Care for Leather Upholstery

As you might imagine, we get a lot of questions on the subject of leather upholstery. While it’s not related to engines, caring for the interior of your car or truck is an important part of vehicle maintenance. If your

Truck and Car Storage Checklist: Keep Your Vehicle in Tip-Top Shape

If it’s time to store a car or truck—either because you’re going on a trip or your family has an extra vehicle that sits idle—you’re probably looking for a safe, clean storage location. If you want to prevent damage and

How to Keep Your Car Bra or Tonneau Cover Damage-Free

Using a bra for your vehicle is one of the quickest, easiest ways to dress up your car and preserve the paint job. Similarly, a tonneau cover can protect your truck bed from inclement weather. As soon as you invest

Classic Car Storage Tips for Hot Rod, Collector and Muscle Cars

You’ve rebuilt, nurtured and invested your heart and soul. This car is your pride and joy. Now it’s time to store her. Follow these tips to keep your hot rod, muscle or collector car running its best when the off-season

Extend the Life of Your Engine’s Rubber Hoses and Plastic Parts

Unless you’re a car enthusiast, most of us hop in the car, turn the key and start driving. Rarely do we think of the engine, let alone all the pieces and parts that keep the vehicle running. Until, of course,

Top Five STA-BIL Product Myths Debunked

If you’ve ever looked for the best way to add years of life to your lawn equipment, prevent marine engine corrosion or safely store your classic car, you’ve heard of the STA-BIL® Brand. For more than five decades, this household

Infographic: 411 On Ethanol Fuel And Ethanol Treatment

More than 96% of all gas in the U.S. contains ethanol. Yet many are still unaware of the damage it can cause to your fuel system, or what to do about it. To help, we’ve created a handy infographic. Here, you’ll

Boat Care

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What To Look For When Buying Your First Boat

Boat Types, Marine Inspections & More Are you a first time boat buyer looking for a little bit of insight? Here’s a list of all the things you should check out before you purchase that boat you’ve always wanted. Boat

How To Maintain A Boat Outboard Motor

Outboard engines make the difference between an enjoyable day on the water and a long stretch of rowing your boat back to dock. For this reason, outboard motor maintenance is a key part of owning a boat. In this boat

How To Protect Your Boat’s Vinyl Seats

Just like you apply sunscreen to protect your skin — you also need to think about protecting your vinyl boat seats from the effects of sun, weather and time. In this all-hands-on-deck blog, we will walk you through some of

DIY: Boat Propeller Repairs

Repairing the propeller on a boat is a simple process. You can do these repairs on your own, but you must ensure that each step in the process is handled with the greatest care. Repair your propeller using the process

Inspecting Your Boat – 20 Parts That You Should Analyze Before Launching Your Boat

Before performing a boat launch, you should thoroughly inspect numerous components, such as the rudder, the vessel’s radios, the alternator, the battery, the fuel tank, the anodes and the ballast tanks. You can also evaluate the motor’s intakes, which allow

Winterizing A Boat

Summer has come and gone, with fall upon us the chore of winterizing your beloved boat is upon us. Winterizing is well known to all boaters, but it does not have to be a dreaded adventure. Protecting your investment from

Detailing Your Boat Like a Pro

Boats are incredibly useful additions to our lives as they allow us to explore some of the most peaceful parts of the world on the open water and they encourage relaxation. After a period of time and use, however, your

How To Winterize Your Boat

Getting ready for winter? As you enjoy the season’s final weeks of sea and sunshine, start preparing to winterize your boat. Whether your boat has an outboard, gas inboard or stern drive engine, the following nine steps will assure quick,

Indoor and Outdoor Living

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Top 5 Repair & Storage Snowblower Maintenance Tips

In the cold, harsh months of winter, your snowblower can be your best friend. Gone are the days of breaking your back lifting a heavy shovel of snow – now you can depend on your gas-powered buddy to help clear

Cleaning a Grill, Just in Time for Summer!

You can get your grill barbeque ready in less than 10 minutes! Follow these tips and tricks to make the most out of prime grilling season: Make sure the grill is off and the propane is unplugged (if charcoal, make

Generator Maintenance

It’s wise to have a generator ready to function during a power outage, especially if you live in an area where bad weather is prevalent. Thunderstorms, hurricanes, ice storms and snowstorms are just some of the events that can cause

Getting Your Patio Furniture Ready for Spring

The arrival of spring is a sign that you need to get your patio furniture out and start enjoying the outdoors again. However, you will need to get your furniture ready for regular use before you can put it out

How to Maintain Water Resistant Fabric with 303® Fabric Guard

Materials—especially outdoor fabric—can quickly become worn out or dirty if not cared for properly. When water lands on fabrics they can begin to attract mold, mildew, dirt, and stains. Keep your materials clean and fresh by regularly using a water

Keep Your House Looking BOO!-tiful After the Halloween Party Is Over

Ah, the crisp fall air. It’s lovely to begin to see the leaves change colors and the sweaters and boots come out of storage, but this time of year also means it’s the beginning of the busy holiday season. First

Storm and Hurricane Preparedness

Weather can sometimes go bad in a hurry and it’s best to be prepared. Simple preparations for severe weather like storms and hurricanes can go a long way in keeping you and your loved ones safe. One of your most

How To Clean Your Patio Furniture

Your outdoor furniture is just as important to your home as your living room furniture. You’ve picked the color, material, and design to perfectly compliment your personal style as well as the aesthetics of your backyard and/or deck. Having made

Protect Your Home This Christmas with 303® Products

With all the distractions of the Christmas season, it’s easy to forget how this occasion can subject any household to more than its fair share of dirt and messes. Everything from holiday dinners to heavy foot traffic to even the

Protect The Things You Love This Holiday With 303 Products

Leave the Less Joyous Activities to 303® Products The holidays bring us the joy of being with family, warm nights by the fire and putting up the Christmas tree. But along with the holiday season comes other things not so

Protect Your Outdoor Gear with 303 Products

Since 1980, 303® Products have been the gold standard for avid outdoor sports enthusiasts like yourself who want to protect their outdoor gear while keeping the equipment looking good as new. The wide range of 303 Products includes cleaners, protectants,

Protect The Things You Love This Winter Season With 303® Products

Cold weather is blowing in, and with it comes snow and salt. Don’t let yourself be caught off guard like you were last year: 303 Products served you well in spring, summer, fall. This year, you can learn some of the

How To Winterize Your Patio

Prepare & Protect Your Patio for the Winter Winter is rapidly approaching and with that it’s time to start thinking about winterizing your patio. Sure, this means a lot of cleaning and storing certain items to provide them with protection

5 Unexpected Uses For 303 Products Around The House

Sometimes the unexpected happens. You purchase a cleaning product and follow the directions for its intended purpose, and it works great. But then you stop and think, what else might it work on? 303® Products has a full line of

Protect Your Home This Halloween with 303 Products

Halloween is just around the corner, time for the ghoulish costumes and the oh so delicious candy. When preparing for Halloween, people often think about costumes, decorations, and candy rather than cleaning and preservation. Getting wrapped up in the holiday

Tips for Keeping Your Hot Tub Cover Looking New

The hot tub cover is a vital component of your spa. Not only does it provide a safety feature, it also prevents heat from escaping, keeps bugs and other critters out of the water and protects the surfaces from fading.

How to Protect and Clean Your Patio Furniture

When cleaning and preparing your patio furniture, it’s important to always use the correct tools. You’ll want to select products that can both clean and protect your outdoor furniture against harmful environmental factors, such as; Soil Water Mold Wear & Tear

Prevent Sun & UV Damage to Your Outdoor Items: A List of Summer Saving 303® Products

Summer is just around the corner and if you left any furniture, vehicles or other items out in the sun in the past, chances are you’ve noticed some sun damage. The sun is the strongest in the summer months and

Creating The Perfect Outdoor Living Space

Across the country, many people are investing more in their outdoor living areas, creating an extension of their home beyond the patio doors. These outdoor living areas are often complete with relaxing furniture, protection from the sun, and even a

Choosing The Right Fabric For Your Outdoor Furniture

Right now is a great time to take advantage of the end of summer sales on patio furniture. When choosing the best products for your outdoor space, pay close attention to the fabric. The right one will be heavy enough

Everyday Uses for 303 Aerospace Protectant and Fabric Guard

In a recent post, we showed you how 303® Aerospace Protectant can be used to extend the life of outdoor sporting equipment, from fishing gear to kayaks. Our customers have found many ways to use 303 products indoors, too. The

How to Winterize Your Pool, Spa Cover and Accessories

Ah, fall. Crisp breezes, bursts of color… …and a swimming pool that needs to be prepped for the coming cold months. As you enjoy this beautiful season, it’s a good time to start preparing the backyard for winter. If you’ve

How to Clean Patio Furniture and Outdoor Fabric

You’ve potted plants and stocked up on propane, but there’s one more step before you start emailing invites for your first backyard barbecue of the season: getting patio furniture ready for guests to enjoy. Even the most soiled fabrics and

Use Fabric Guard to Prevent Stains on Natural Leather

Did you know there’s a way to leave your suede jacket on as you trek through the mud? The same bottle of fabric guard used to protect outdoor fabrics, convertible tops and RV awnings can be used to keep favorite garments

Lifestyle

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Dream cars vs. real car

If you could drive your dream car, what would it be? Picture yourself with the windows down, music up and hands gripping the steering wheel. There’s nothing but open road in front of you. When you step on the gas,

How to Clean Your English or Western Saddle

Barns are not known for their pristine conditions. And your saddle comes in contact with all kinds of different elements, from dust and hay, to sweat and cold weather. Make sure you’re taking proper care of your equipment – keep

How To Clean and Protect Your Pool Table

A pool table is an expensive investment that should last for years. Whether you are a casual player who just enjoys the game or a competitive player, taking proper care of your table will ensure the best performance and the

Thoughts on 2017 Conscious Capitalism CEO Summit

By Marc Blackman, CEO Gold Eagle Co.   In the fall of 2017, I returned to the annual Conscious Capitalism CEO Summit, a meeting of business leaders from diverse industries with like-minded values and business philosophies.   Each year I return

303® 4-in-1 Metal Polish Receives Best New Product Award at AAPEX 2017

November 1, 2017 (CHICAGO, IL) – Gold Eagle® Co. (“Gold Eagle”), makers of the leading line of protectants and cleaners, 303® Products, announced that its new 303® 4-in-1 Metal Polish received the award for Best New Product in the Appearance

Survey Finds Storing Small Engine Equipment Properly Reduces Headaches

October 17, 2017 (CHICAGO) — As temperatures begin to drop, many Americans are starting the time-intensive, and often headache-inducing, process of storing their small engine equipment for the season, including lawn mowers, weed whackers, boats and water gear. In fact, according

STA-BIL® Celebrates 25th Anniversary Lawn Mower Racing Championships With 80 MPH Weapons Of Grass Destruction

Aug. 29, 2017 (Northbrook, Ill.) – As Americans celebrate the end of summer this Labor Day weekend, U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association (USLMRA) lawn mower racers from across the country will quench their need for speed on their tricked out weapons of grass

Clean and Protect GDI and Traditional Engines with New 104+® Fuel Injector Pro

July 25, 2017 (Chicago) – Cars today are more advanced than ever before, but despite the latest in technological advancements, they still can’t clean themselves, especially the inside of the engine. To keep advanced and traditional engines running like new, Gold Eagle Co. is

The British Are Coming… The British Are Coming!

July 11, 2017 (Northbrook, Ill.) — For a quarter of a century, people have been souping up their lawnmowers (yes, lawnmowers) to race for bragging rights. This month, the U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association (USLMRA) and its sponsor, STA-BIL® brand Fuel Stabilizer, will celebrate

Gold Eagle Receives Award of Appreciation from Les Turner ALS Foundation

July 11, 2017 (Chicago) – Gold Eagle Co. is pleased to announce that it has been recognized with an award of appreciation by the Les Turner ALS Foundation, a charitable organization devoted to raising funds to support medical research and patient care for

303® Products Line of Cleaners and Protectants Receives Endorsement from GAHH Automotive Group

May 23, 2017 (Chicago, Ill.) – Gold Eagle Co. is pleased to announce today that 303® Products has received the prestigious and exclusive endorsement from GAHH Automotive Group as its brand of choice in convertible top care. For over 70 years GAHH

Clean and Protect Your Home From the Inside Out with 303® Products’ New Lineup of 5-Star Products

April 3, 2017 (Chicago, Ill.) – Whether you are super messy or a neat freak, 303® Products has you covered at home, outdoors and on the go. To help preserve, protect and clean your home, car and beyond, Gold Eagle Co., makers of 303® Products’

New STA-BIL® Rust Stopper Does Exactly What It Says — Stops Rust, Period

February 22, 2017 (Chicago, Ill.) – Over time and with exposure to environmental elements, almost all exposed metals will eventually rust—from nuts and bolts to door hinges and metal tools to car and truck parts, nothing is safe — until now. Gold

Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association Appoints Gold Eagle Co. CEO, Marc Blackman, to Board of Governors Leadership Role

January 27, 2017  (CHICAGO, IL) – Gold Eagle® Co. (“Gold Eagle”), makers of leading engine additive brands, including STA-BIL®, America’s #1 selling brand of fuel stabilizers and ethanol treatments, 303® Products, a leading line of protectants and cleaners, and TriNova®, today announced that Marc Blackman, CEO of Gold

Gold Eagle Co. Acquires eCommerce Brand, TriNova®

December 2, 2016 (CHICAGO, IL) – Gold Eagle® Co. (“Gold Eagle”), makers of America’s #1 selling brand of fuel stabilizers and ethanol treatments, STA-BIL® and the leading line of protectants and cleaners, 303® Products, today announced that it has acquired TriNova®, one of the fastest growing eCommerce consumer

Gold Eagle Co. Receives Two New Packaging Showcase Awards at AAPEX 2016

November 7, 2016 (CHICAGO, IL) – Gold Eagle®Co. (“Gold Eagle”),  makers of America’s #1 selling brand of fuel stabilizers and ethanol treatments, STA-BIL® and the leading line of protectants and cleaners, 303® Products, today announced that its products, HEET® Gas-Line Antifreeze and Start Your Engines!® Fuel System Revitalizer, have received

STA-BIL 360°® Performance Celebrates 25th Annual National Lawn Mower Racing Championships

September 13, 2016 (Northbrook, Ill.) – As Summer powers down, lawn mower racers are fueling up as the U.S. Lawn Mower Racing Association (USLMRA) is set to take to the turf for the 25th Annual STA-BIL 360°® Performance Nationals. Lawn mower racers from near

Gold Eagle Co. Employees Honored in SEMA News Annual 35 Under 35 List for Top Rising Industry Talent

August 30, 2016 (CHICAGO, IL) – Gold Eagle® Co. (“Gold Eagle”) is pleased to congratulate Matt Banach, Director of Sales and Marketing Support and Ashley Strubel, National Sales Manager, for their inclusion in the SEMA News “35 Under 35” list. Both are top rising leaders who

Gold Eagle Co. Receives National Marine Distributors Association Supply Chain Standards Efficiency Award

July 27, 2016 (CHICAGO, IL) – Gold Eagle® Co. (“Gold Eagle”), makers of America’s #1 selling brand of fuel stabilizers and ethanol treatments, STA-BIL® and the leading line of protectants and cleaners, 303® Products, announced today it has been named a recipient of the National Marine Distributors

As New Car Costs Increase Consumers Opt to Maintain Their Current Vehicles

July 7, 2016 (CHICAGO, IL) – While buying a new car may seem like an exciting venture, a recent survey conducted by a leading financial institution found that most median-income households in the 50 largest U.S. cities unfortunately cannot afford the

303 Products Introduces New, Innovative Automotive Appearance Care Line to Help Consumers Keep Their Vehicles Looking Great

February 1, 2016 (CHICAGO, IL) – Automobiles are one of the biggest investments a consumer can make, and to help preserve and protect their investment, Gold Eagle Co., makers of 303® Products’ leading line of protectants and cleaners, is pleased to announce its

Gold Eagle Co. Kicks Off Its New Partnership with Mecum Auctions in Kissimmee, FL

January 14, 2016 (CHICAGO, IL) – Gold Eagle Co., makers of America’s #1 selling brand of fuel stabilizers and ethanol treatments, STA-BIL®, and 303®Products’ leading line of premium protectants and cleaners, is kicking off its partnership with Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector car

Gold Eagle Co. 2015 Chicago Tribune Top Workplace Award

November 24, 2015 (CHICAGO, IL) — The Chicago Tribune published “The Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces” – a list of the best places to work in the Chicagoland area. I am delighted to tell you that Gold Eagle has been named to

Gold Eagle Co. Announces Support of the Use of Alcohol-free Stabilizers in Small Engine Equipment

October 1, 2015 (CHICAGO, IL) — Gold Eagle Co., makers of America’s #1 selling brand of fuel stabilizers and ethanol treatments, STA-BIL®, today announced its support of Power Distributors and Briggs & Stratton’s decision to only recommend consumers use alcohol-free fuel

Part of the Gold Eagle Family is Honored With Presidential Detail

June 2, 2015 (CHICAGO, IL) — Private First Class (PFC) Esteban Gallegos, 20, has been awarded the distinguished honor of being assigned to Presidential Detail over the next four years. PFC Gallegos is the nephew of two Gold Eagle employees: Jose Gallegos, Machine Operator and

Gold Eagle Co. Earns Coveted Honda Supplier Performance Award

June 2, 2015 (CHICAGO, IL) — Gold Eagle® Co. (“Gold Eagle”) announced today it has been named a recipient of the Honda Supplier Performance Award for its outstanding service delivered to American Honda Service Parts. Acknowledging its strong network of more than

303 Products Introduces New Collection for Boats & Marine Equipment

May 19, 2015 (CHICAGO, IL) — Maintenance costs of boats and marine equipment can be high and range from about $300 per year1 for basic cleanings to several hundred dollars on waxing and treating surfaces. To help boat and marine equipment owners

America’s #1 Fuel Stabilizer Expands STA-BIL® 360° Performance Technology Lineup for Automotive, Boating & Small Engines

April 17, 2015 (CHICAGO, IL) — Gold Eagle Co., makers of America’s #1 selling brand of fuel stabilizers and ethanol treatments, STA-BIL®, is announcing today that the company is revolutionizing and expanding its successful STA-BIL® 360° product line. The new STA-BIL® lineup

Gold Eagle Co. Receives Walmart’s 2014 Corporate Responsibility Award in Hardlines

April 16, 2015 (CHICAGO, IL) — Gold Eagle Co., makers of the premium line of protectants and cleaners, 303® Products, today announces that it received the Walmart® 2014 Corporate Responsibility Award in the Hardlines category. The award recognizes Gold Eagle Co.

Innovative HEET Gas-Line Antifreeze Shares Winter Vehicle Care Tips

February 18, 2015 (CHICAGO, IL) — As brutally cold temperatures and snow continue to plague thousands of people across the country, motorists are finding themselves at a standstill. Although snow poses big challenges to drivers, it’s actually the severe cold that

STA-BIL® Brand Launches First Innovative STA-BIL 360° Oil Stabilizer at 2014 SEMA Show

October 29, 2014 (CHICAGO, IL) — Gold Eagle Co., makers of America’s #1 selling brand of fuel stabilizers and ethanol treatments, STA-BIL® is today unveiling an innovative new product from its revolutionary and award-winning STA-BIL 360° line, STA-BIL 360° Oil Stabilizer,

Gold Eagle Co. Wins 2014 IBEX Innovation Award for STA-BIL 360 Marine’s Revolutionary New Formula

October 3, 2014 (CHICAGO, IL) — Gold Eagle Co., makers of America’s #1 selling brand of fuel stabilizers and ethanol treatments, STA-BIL®, today announced that STA-BIL 360° Marine Ethanol Fuel Treatment and Stabilizer (“STA-BIL 360° Marine”) received the International Boatbuilder’s Exhibition

Gold Eagle Co. Positions Company for the Future

September 22, 2014 (CHICAGO, IL) — Gold Eagle Co., a leading manufacturer of premium performance brands including STA-BIL®, 303® Products, HEET® and more, is announcing today its new internal leadership as part of the company’s ongoing quest to meet the challenges and rapidly changing industry environment

Gold Eagle Co. Earns Coveted Honda Supplier Performance Award Company

April 15, 2014 (CHICAGO, IL) — Gold Eagle® Co. (“Gold Eagle”) announced today that for the seventh consecutive year, it has been named a recipient of the Honda Supplier Performance Award for its outstanding service delivered to American Honda Service Parts.

STA-BIL® 360 Performance Receives Power Equipment Trade 2015 Dealers Choice Award at GIE+EXPO

October 23, 2015 (CHICAGO, IL) — Gold Eagle® Co. (“Gold Eagle”) announced today it has been named a recipient of the coveted Power Equipment Trade (PET) Dealers Choice Award at GIE+EXPO in the accessory/attachment category for its new STA-BIL 360° Performance

Gold Eagle Co. Recognized as a Winner of the 2013 Illinois Export Awards

August 3, 2013 (CHICAGO, IL) — Gold Eagle® Co., an industry pioneer of aftermarket fluids and additives and maker of STA-BIL®, 303® Products, HEET® and START YOUR ENGINES!®, today announced it is a 2013 recipient of the Governor’s Export Awards recognized

Gold Eagle Examines the Growing Use of Ethanol Blended Gasoline and its Impact on Vehicle Performance

September 12, 2011 (CHICAGO, IL) — How is gasoline produced? What is ethanol’s impact on gasoline? What is phase separation? To better understand the complexity of gasoline refinery and use of ethanol-blended gasoline, Gold Eagle® Co (“Gold Eagle”), an industry pioneer

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