Blog Entries - 2013

Escort Passport MAX Now Available at Solar Shade!

Posted on: November 29, 2013
Just when you think Radar Detectors can't get any better Escort does it again! This can be used with any smart phone, and with Escort Live. You can see where police have been spotted before anyone else on a map! To learn more visit read more …
Twice as Nice!

Twice as Nice!

Posted on: November 4, 2013
We recently had a 2012 F-350 we had already lifted once come in our shop the other day. He was more than persistent on going bigger and better and trusted us to make it happen.  Previously we did some wheels, a lift (4 inch), and pocket flares for him. read more …
Pearl Yellow Goldwing

Pearl Yellow Goldwing

Posted on: October 14, 2013
What we have here is a 2002 GL1800, which is pearl yellow in color. We recently installed a 2013 Hannigan trike kit on it. The awesome thing about the kit is the independent rear suspension, with coil over gas filled shocks, sway bar, and a thunderbird 2.73 read more …
6.2L V8 Twin Turbo

6.2L V8 Twin Turbo

Posted on: September 28, 2013
We acquired a 2012 Corvette Grand Sport with an aftermarket twin turbo kit already installed. The components were great. It consisted of Precision ball bearing turbos, Tial wastegates,  SLP exhaust, Alkycontrol water methanol, and a host of other quality read more …
The Platinum Knight!

The Platinum Knight!

Posted on: September 12, 2013
2013 Platinum F-250 One of our good customers Ron purchased the truck months ago, and decided to bulletproof it and give it a little bit of class. We started with a Roll-N-Lock and Bed Rug. Accommodating that for a little protection we applied clear bra to read more …

Racers Take Notice! The Feds Are Watching Your Brake Fluid.

Posted on: August 19, 2013
Last night, we heard through the grapevine that Alfred Teves Enginieering (ATE, a division of Continental) would be discontinuing the sales and distribution of the popular “Super Blue” variant of its DOT 4 brake fluid.  Apparently the Super read more …
Employee Profile....what Solar Shade has to offer!

Employee Profile....what Solar Shade has to offer!

Posted on: August 2, 2013
 Window tinting is a trade acquired over the years. It is not as simple as picking up the tools and doing it. Here at Solar Shade we have a tinter with over twenty year’s experience, his name is Dennis Dean. Dennis was trained back in 1992 and read more …

6.4L Powerstoke Exhaust Failure

Posted on: July 17, 2013
Not just a simple crack or blown gasket it actually blew an entire bracket off the EGR pipe. This is located in the up pipes to the turbos resulting in low turbo drive pressure, little to no boost, and an extremely smokey mess. It literally covered the read more …
Not Just Another Dodge

Not Just Another Dodge

Posted on: May 20, 2013
We recently had a 2004 Cummins come into Solar Shade to be put under the knife. Thanks to Full Throttle Suspension, Wheel Pros, ProComp, and BD Diesel we were able to make this work. It started with a 6 inch long arm lift with remote reservoir shocks in the read more …

May Is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on: May 3, 2013
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States with 3.5 million cases diagnosed annually. For years, dermatologists have observed that patients in the US often have more sun damage on the left side of their face. Why? Research increasingly read more …
Out of Body Experience

Out of Body Experience

Posted on: April 9, 2013
We decided that a 08 Ford F-350 already with a Mini Maxx tuner, S+B intake Dry filter kit, and 5” stainless exhaust, and an Air Dog II with a 6.4L powerstroke needed some more shiny bits on it. So, Rob decided his truck would be the candidate for the read more …
Air Dog II Fuel Preparer

Air Dog II Fuel Preparer

Posted on: February 15, 2013
We now stock Air Dog II filters and water seperators here at Solar Shade Truck Paradise. Service interval for this fuel system is every 15,000 miles, when was the last time you changed yours? We are an authorized dealer,installer,and servicer of the Air Dog read more …
Tax Return Time!!!!

Tax Return Time!!!!

Posted on: February 4, 2013
  Put your hard earned dollars and cents to work this year! We have anything and everything your car and truck could ever need, including service you may have been putting off due to financial situations. Motor, transmission, even chassis issues, we can read more …

Harley Sidecar Project

Posted on: January 19, 2013
We're getting the framework of the Harley sidecar project put together.  This is going to be the Hannigan Sprint sidecar mounted next to a 07 Road Glide.  On the bike we also added a reverse gear.  No more heaving the bike backwards, read more …

1999 Goldwing SE 1500

Posted on: January 11, 2013
We just completed Paul Anderson's 1999 gold wing 1500 se it is two tone green.  Paul decided to do the Hannigan trike kit on his gl1500 the bike has low miles so he couldn't see buying a newer wing because you cant wear a wing out.  So we installed read more …

Vehicle Repair and Maintenance

Posted on: January 7, 2013

Not only do we do restyling and performance but we can also handle your vehicles maintenance and repair needs.  Our technicians are highly trained and we have a fully equipped shop.  So whether you're due for and oil change or need someone to figure out that pesky rattle give us a call.

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