This year, VIAIR attended the 2018 Unlimited Off Road Show in Ft. Worth, Texas! More than 250 Jeep, truck, UTV, buggy and off-road performance companies from across the country showed off their latest products and custom vehicles. Located at the Texas Motor Speedway, this venue holds the eighth-highest attendance record (212,585) among sporting venues in the world.
In 2012 Lone Star Throwdown began as a small truck gathering in Conroe, Texas with 600 vehicles but has now grown into what many in the automotive community consider to be the World’s Best Truck Show! This one-of-a-kind custom show attracts air suspension and off-road enthusiasts, builders, and major celebrities in the automotive scene. This, plus the over 2,000 custom vehicles competing for sought-after awards, makes it one of Texas’ leading automotive events of the year! Show promoters Lonnie Ford, Todd Hendrex, Jarrod Dunahoo, and Phil Cholette work tirelessly all year long leading up to the show, and we certainly saw the fruit of their labor when VIAIR attended the show.
Are you in the market for a product that protects against excessive currents and keeps your electronics safe? Look no further! VIAIR presents our new Mini ANL Fuse Holder & Mini Fuses.
Recently, over 500 of the best hot rods, customer classics, muscle cars, and motorcycles competed against one another at the Grand National Roadster Show (formally known as the Oakland Roadster Show). In its 69th year, The Grand National Roadster Show is now the longest running indoor car show in the world! This custom car show was located at the Fairplex Fairgrounds in Pomona, CA for its 15th consecutive year.
All throughout the weekend, a team of judges focused on detail, quality, condition, safety, and originality to select a winner. These experienced experts in the car show scene are arranged into teams that focus and keep reliability within a point system for each vehicle class.
The main focus of each point is for quality and degree of difficulty in modification. The top achievable award is America’s Most Beautiful Roadster, with a cash prize of $10,000! Other notable awards are: Outstanding Overall, Outstanding Detail, Outstanding Color Design, Outstanding Engine, and Outstanding Interior.
The winner of this year’s 2018 America’s Most Beautiful Roadster award went to David Martin, owner of the 1931 Ford Roadster. Build credit for this beauty goes to Hot Rods and Hobbies out of Signal Hill, CA. You can easily see how this vehicle continues to set the bar for future winners to come.
This year, VIAIR featured LGE-CTS Motorsport’s 1976 Ford Bronco as our 2017 Off Road Expo booth vehicle! More than just a custom body shop, LGE-CTS is known for their wild modifications and complete restorations.
We had a chance to talk with one of LGE-CTS’ leading ladies, Sara Morosan, about her popular influence in the 4×4 industry and her experience with VIAIR.
We consider ourselves a family here at VIAIR and we welcome our team members’ furry friends as part of that family as well! Sometimes, if you’re lucky, you may hear our furry mascots saying hello in the background when you call VIAIR! In this post, we will introduce you to our favorite family mascots: Savannah, Happy, Dakota and occasionally Argos, the Dogs of VIAIR.
Stealthy and Sweet
Savannah, the shyest and classiest of all our furry friends! She is a unique breed native to Taiwan called the Taiwan Dog. Once in a while her brother-from-another-mother Argos graces us with his presence! Savannah is mostly timid and enjoys her alone time, but can also be found floating around the office elegantly showing off her salt-and-pepper hair.
As we wrap up the end of 2017, we take time to reflect back on all the experiences we’ve had at VIAIR this past year. Below you will find a few spotlight discussions of our most notable moments.
This year our website got a refresh, with a new look and better navigation, ability for easier access on mobile phones, and live chat during business hours. If you haven’t yet, keep an eye out on our website for access to manuals, data fill rates, wiring diagrams, and more!
Our company would not be where we’re at today without our dream team! In our Employee Spotlight series, we’ll be bringing you behind the scenes to meet some of our team members.
In this feature, meet our Assistant Warehouse Manager, Eddie! Eddie has his hands on just about every compressor that goes out our doors. If you own anything VIAIR, Eddie has been involved with it.
How long have you been working, and what is your role at VIAIR?
I have been working at VIAIR for six and a half years now. I originally started in the warehouse as a shipping clerk, then got promoted to Shipping Supervisor, and currently am the Assistant Warehouse Manager.
What’s in your driveway?
I recently bought a new 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee. I really like driving it but it does not have the best gas mileage.
Who are your sports teams?
My teams are the Dodgers and Lakers, but my favorite above all is the Raiders. I go to a couple of games a year with my family and friends, which is a blast especially because it’s a family affair! Read More about VIAIR Employee Spotlight – Eddie A.