Birthday Gift Ideas for an Auto Enthusiast

Racing schools are a fantastic birthday gift idea. For a few hundred dollars you can send your car crazy birthday boy or girl on the ride of their life. If you're on a budget, look for schools that offer a ride along program for a significantly reduced price.

Cordless air compressors are a handy gadget to have on board. They can be used for a variety of purposes, such as inflating bike tires, auto tires, basketballs, and even blowing dirt out of the bed liner.

Know a certain someone who takes long trips and is constantly on the road? An ice chest that keeps cool using a standard car lighter plug makes an excellent birthday gift. This cooler requires no ice and instead draws its cooling power from your car's engine. Perfect for camping and outdoor sporting events!

Driving while talking on a cell phone is a proven road hazard and illegal in some states. Consider a dashboard mounted cell phone or a hands free headset for the gift recipient. GPS and navigation systems can also be useful for those that travel a lot.

Can't afford their dream car as a birthday gift? There are several small, model cars on the market today with a wide range of automobiles to choose from. This not only allows them to get their hands dirty, but it also provides them with the opportunity to build a replica of their favorite car from scratch.

Give the gift of choice and individuality! Purchase a custom paint gift certificate. A new coat of paint can be great change of pace and a boost to any car's appearance.

Can't afford their dream car as a birthday gift? There are several high end models on the market today, with a wide range of automobiles to choose from If they love getting their hands dirty, they'll love to create their own replica of that favorite car!

Finally, create your own gift basket! Mix and match different car parts and accessories such as a sponge, wax, buffing cloths, replacement windshield wipers, air fresheners, rim polish, a tire gauge, or a handheld wet/dry vacuum for their interior.