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14 Must-Have Auto Mechanic Gift Ideas

Looking for the perfect gift idea for a car guy if your life? We’ve searched hundreds of auto-enthusiast ideas and narrowed them to 11 top picks for a mechanic. From fans of Car Talk to foodies, we have you covered.

6 Speed Manual Hoodie
A high quality, 90% cotton hoodie that’s made for auto purists. The simple design will be immediately recognizable to anyone who loves driving classic stick shifts.
Car Mechanic Socks
These fun mechanic socks feature designs ranging from a speeding wheel to old-fashioned gas pumps. Decorated with a checkered stripe at the top, he’ll be off to the races. Makes a perfect stocking stuffer.
Starter Fluid Mug
For mechanics who can’t get going without a good cup of coffee, this mug is sure to hit the mark.
Funny Mechanic’s T-Shirt
The ideal T-Shirt for any mechanic with a sense of humor. The lightweight classic-fit T-shirt is a thoughtful present to brighten the day of that special mechanic, grease monkey or tool junkie in your life.

Car Enthusiast/Mechanic Beer Glass
Mechanics and car enthusiasts alike will appreciate sipping from this 16oz beer glass. Made in the USA, this novel ‘Still Plays with Blocks’ glass is a high-quality gift for anyone who loves beer and cars.

The Billionaire and the Mechanic Book
This is a captivating recount of the unlikely story of a billionaire and mechanic joining forces to attempt the impossible: a run at the coveted America’s Cup. A thoughtful gift for any yacht-racing enthusiast or for yourself, the story of Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Norbert Bajurin is an enthralling read.

I Can’t Fix Stupid Wall Decal Sign
A novel addition to the mechanic’s garage, this wall decal sign is sure to put a smile on the face of mechanics and their customers. The commercial grade plastic will stand the test of time hanging in any commercial or home garage.

Car Lover Tire Gift Mug
Here is a gift any mechanic or car enthusiast will truly appreciate. Highly heat resistant, this stainless-steel mug has a leak-proof lid with an offbeat exterior- a stack of tires. This is a lasting gift your car-loving friend will appreciate, keeping their beverages hot or cool.

Car Talk Classics Audiobook CD
A hand-picked collection of Car Talk, the hilarious public radio show boasting more than 4 million weekly listeners. Complete with auto advice, wacky call-ins and wisecracks, the wisdom of Tom and Ray Magliozzi is truly captured on this outstanding and entertaining collection.

Universal Socket Wrench Bushing
There’s no need to lug around a heavy wrench set any more. Handy for all your needs- from broken taps to irregular screws, this universal socket is compact, lifetime-guaranteed and fits a 7mm (1/4”) socket through to 19mm (3/4”).

Tool-style Eating Utensil Set
After a day in the workshop, gear heads can now eat in style using these crafty tool utensils. This fully stainless steel set is dishwasher-safe and complete with fork, knife and spoon and comes in a molded black tool case.

America’s Greatest Body Shops Book
A must-read for any body shop owner, this book reveals the valuable secrets of some of America’s most successful collision repair outfits. The Secrets of America’s Greatest Body Shops is brimming with information you can utilize gain the upper hand and propel your business to the next level.

Callahan Auto Parts Vintage T-shirt
The classic auto parts brand is available as an exclusive vintage T-shirt for the keenest Callahan fans. 100% cotton, these quality eco-friendly T-shirts have been pre-shrunk for maximum durability so you can enjoy your Callahan T-shirt for years to come.

48 Hook Key Holder
Perfect for your home or business, this durable all-steel key holder houses 48 keys for secure access. Every one of your keys will be accounted for with the included reusable key tags and numbered position stickers. The holder’s cylinder lock ensures the security of your keys.

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