Auto Image Breaks Down the History of Vehicle Paint Protection

How We Went From Animal Fat to Ceramic Coating to Maintain Your Car’s Paint When you fall in love with your car, you fall in love with everything – including the paint! The wear and tear and accidental door dings your car endures regularly not only ruins your exterior finish, it revs up your nerves.… Continue reading Auto Image Breaks Down the History of Vehicle Paint Protection

5 Reasons You Should Skip At-Home Auto Detailing – Number 4 Will Surprise You!

Why Auto Image Is Your Go-To Professional Car Detailing Service in New Jersey Can you feel it? The warm winds of spring and summer are approaching and it’s time to get your ride on the road from some cruise-time. Your first instinct might be to break out the hose and perform your own automotive detailing.… Continue reading 5 Reasons You Should Skip At-Home Auto Detailing – Number 4 Will Surprise You!

Take Your Truck to New Heights With a Lift Kit

Plus, Other Top Truck Accessories to Turn Your Truck Into a Beast Trucks are the ultimate utility vehicle, and a lifted truck is even better! For most truck owners, buying a top-of-the-line lift kit is a rite of passage. So, are truck accessories like lift kits really worth your hard-earned cash? The answer across the… Continue reading Take Your Truck to New Heights With a Lift Kit

Let’s Talk Truck Accessories

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Truck at Auto Image You love your stock pickup truck, but it’s not exactly ready to hit the trail. That’s okay, because Auto Image has what your truck needs to face what life throws at you. Check out our top 5 ways to upgrade your truck with affordable auto accessories… Continue reading Let’s Talk Truck Accessories

The Basics on Window Tint in New Jersey

And How to Keep Your Ride Street Legal You know window tint looks ultra-cool, but did you know it’s also super-functional? Professional window tint in New Jersey can stop the sun from ruining the interior of your vehicle. Learn why the factory tint on your glass isn’t cutting it, how to keep your vehicle street… Continue reading The Basics on Window Tint in New Jersey

The History of Vinyl Car Wraps

And Are They Worth the Investment? These days, vinyl car wraps are found on every kind of vehicle. They’re the perfect way to customize the outside of your car without committing to an expensive paint job, and protect your vehicle from the elements. Though they seem like a new invention, car wraps have been around… Continue reading The History of Vinyl Car Wraps

Solar Gard Window Tint in New Jersey Can Do What?

5 Ways This Remarkable Brand Works for You There’s nothing like a tint from Solar Gard! They’re an industry leader in professional-grade window films that provide incredible protection from the sun while you’re driving – and that’s just the start. Combined with a sleek and professional-look, you can’t go wrong with a Solar Gard window… Continue reading Solar Gard Window Tint in New Jersey Can Do What?

Help! My Car Remote Start Won’t Work

Top 4 Reasons Your Vehicle Won’t Start It’s in the middle of winter. Ice and slush are covering your vehicle, but you’re not worried. That’s because you have a car remote start – all you need to do is push a button and drink a hot cup of coffee while your vehicle gets toasty. Wait!… Continue reading Help! My Car Remote Start Won’t Work

Do I Really Need Auto Paint Protection Film in New Jersey?

The Answer Is Yes – See These 5 Reasons Why There is nothing more eye-catching than a vehicle zipping past you with gorgeous paint. When you invest in a vehicle with a big price tag or just love the look of your car, then you’ll do almost anything to keep that “like new” shine. However,… Continue reading Do I Really Need Auto Paint Protection Film in New Jersey?

Can You Really Customize an Older Car With Aftermarket Car Accessories?

How Window Tint, Remote Start, and Other Auto Accessories Make Your Old Car Feel Like New Are you tired of your older car, but aren’t ready to replace it? You might wonder if upgrading your vehicle with aftermarket car accessories is worth it. The answer is – absolutely! The right auto accessories can bring out… Continue reading Can You Really Customize an Older Car With Aftermarket Car Accessories?

How to Get Extra Time in the Morning With a Car Remote Start

Plus, Other Benefits From Getting Remote Start Installation There’s nothing like getting up in the morning, pouring yourself a fresh cup of hot coffee, and ruining the day by having to scrape ice and snow from your car. If you’re sick of old man winter getting the best of you in the morning, you need… Continue reading How to Get Extra Time in the Morning With a Car Remote Start

How Paint Protection Film Keeps Your Car Safe in Harsh New Jersey Weather

And How You Can Keep Your Paint Looking Fresh for Years Is your car ready for winter? Getting paint protection film for your vehicle is one of the best ways to save your paint from salty and icy roads, without having to get a new paint job. If you’ve never heard of car paint protection… Continue reading How Paint Protection Film Keeps Your Car Safe in Harsh New Jersey Weather

What’s the Difference Between Wheels and Tires?

Important Information on Gearing Up Your Ride for Winter Your car needs new wheels for winter, or does it need new tires? Despite how important wheels and tires are to your drive, many people get them confused. So, what is the difference between a wheel and a tire, and do you really need to upgrade… Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Wheels and Tires?

Don’t Go Another Winter Without a Car Remote Start

How You Can Finally Find Extra Time in the Morning Is your family always in a rush in the morning? Getting the kids dressed, breakfast made, and yourself ready is always a challenge. Add in cold winter weather and a frosty car parked in the driveway, you might as well call school and work to… Continue reading Don’t Go Another Winter Without a Car Remote Start

It’s Cold Outside! Stay Warm With Window Tinting

Top 6 Ways Window Tint and Remote Start Keeps You Cozy All Winter Long It’s time to get up early, put on your winter gear, and brave the elements to warm up your car. Don’t dig out your ice scraper just yet, because you can warm up your ride from the comfort of your house… Continue reading It’s Cold Outside! Stay Warm With Window Tinting

Why We Love Window Tint Simulators

How to Get the Perfect Tint for Your Ride Are you tired of looking at the same car every day? You don’t need a new ride, but it would be nice to get an upgrade that made an actual difference in the efficiency of your car. There’s great news! You can give your automobile some… Continue reading Why We Love Window Tint Simulators

Why We’re With 3M for the Long Haul

From Saving the Environment to Improving Window Tinting: How 3M Is Changing Industry Did you know you’re probably within reach of something made by 3M? It’s responsible for making over 55,000 products that make our daily lives much easier. From Post-It notes to window tint, check out how 3M is solving problems and moving technology… Continue reading Why We’re With 3M for the Long Haul

The Different Types of Remote Start Systems

How to Warm Up Your Car From the Comfort of Your Couch There’s nothing like extreme temperatures to make you dread getting into your car. When the weather is hot, the inside of your car swelters and leather seats are unkind to bare legs. The steering wheel is too cold to touch, and there is… Continue reading The Different Types of Remote Start Systems

Remote Start: How Does it Work?

Why You Want a Car Remote Start in Your Vehicle, and Where to Get It Looking to make an investment into your vehicle? Adding a remote start to your car is the way to go! There are so many benefits to yourself, your passengers, and your vehicle as a whole. Now is an especially great… Continue reading Remote Start: How Does it Work?

Give the Gift of Window Tint this Holiday Season

It’s the Perfect Gift for the Season (and Year) If You Live in New Jersey The season of gift giving is almost here, and no one wants to give a bad gift. We’ve all had experiences where we’ve received a gift that is just not useful or sits on a table for years and is… Continue reading Give the Gift of Window Tint this Holiday Season

Paint Protection: Why is it Important for Winterization

Adding Car Paint Protection Film is Key for Keeping Your Car Safe from Winter Hazards Car winterization is not just about snow tires and remote car starts. Protecting your car’s paint from the wintertime hazards is just as important. Scraping snow and ice off of your car can do a number on your paint, and… Continue reading Paint Protection: Why is it Important for Winterization

How Does Window Tinting Work?

Pulling Back the Curtain on Car Window Tinting Let’s roll up our sleeves and start with the how, before we get to the why. Window tinting works by applying a tinting film onto a window’s glass surface. Contrary to popular belief, the films are not installed on the outside of the glass. Instead, the tint… Continue reading How Does Window Tinting Work?

The History of Window Tinting

The Surprisingly Long History of Window Tinting on Vehicles The first instance of window tinting happened much earlier than most people think. But even from early times, the benefit of tinting windows (not just car windows), has been very apartments. Whether for sun protection for your vehicle, sun protection for yourself or privacy, the practice… Continue reading The History of Window Tinting

Remote Start FAQs from Auto Image in New Jersey

All You Need to Know About Remote Start in Your Vehicle If you’re going to invest in your vehicle in any way, it should be by adding a remote start! There are so many benefits to yourself, your passengers, and your vehicle as a whole. Now is also a great time to invest, with winter… Continue reading Remote Start FAQs from Auto Image in New Jersey

3 Reasons Why Tinted Windows Make Winter Driving a Pleasure

You wouldn’t think tinted windows would be beneficial in the winter, but they are! Blaring heat, the hot sun and much needed shade – those are just a few things that make you think of shielding your windows with tints, especially in the summer. Well, did you know tinting your windows is truly a year-round… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Tinted Windows Make Winter Driving a Pleasure

Our Favorite Winter Tire Brands May Surprise You!

Get Ready for the Cold, Snowy Weather with Brand New Winter Tires “I have all-weather tires, why do I need snow tires?” This is a common question that is asked when the topic of winter tires for cars or trucks comes up. All-season tires offer versatile performance and are designed to perform in a variety… Continue reading Our Favorite Winter Tire Brands May Surprise You!

9 Car Models That Look Best with Window Tint

Head Turning Cars That Make You Do a Double Take with Window Tinting As most people know there is a very practical reason for getting your windows tinted . It can help keep your vehicle’s upholstery from fading, block harmful UV Rays, prevent shattered glass and provide privacy and security. There is also the sexier… Continue reading 9 Car Models That Look Best with Window Tint

What’s the Difference Between Paint Protection Film and Ceramic Coating?

Knowing the Ins and Outs of Vehicle Wraps and Paint Protection Film Scratches, dings, dents – all a car owner’s worst fear. Whether your car is fresh off the lot, or has been a beloved part of your family for years, scratched paint can be a serious bummer. And yet, thanks to the elements and… Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Paint Protection Film and Ceramic Coating?

Best Window Tint Brands: 3M vs. Solar Gard

Experience the Cream of the Crop in Window Tint Brands Aside from your home, your vehicle is likely one of the most significant investments you can make. Because of this, you only want the best for your vehicle, including the best window tint brands. 3M and Solar Gard window tint are both the best you… Continue reading Best Window Tint Brands: 3M vs. Solar Gard

Window Tinting 101: Different Types of Window Tint

Personalized Window Tint Installation That’s Perfect for Your Vehicle While most people are familiar with car window tint, a majority of consumers are unaware of how many different types of window tint there are. Who knew window tinting isn’t one-size fits all? No matter where you are – in the heart of the city or… Continue reading Window Tinting 101: Different Types of Window Tint

Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Video

Video and games on the go! What more could you want to keep your passengers occupied? Gone are the days of video screens and mobile audio systems in only high-end luxury cars like Mercedes and Range Rovers. Now, seatback/overhead video systems, rear seat entertainment systems and more can be added to just about any car… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Video

6 Aftermarket Mods Worth Every Penny

Increase Your Vehicle’s Value with the Top Aftermarket Car Accessories Aftermarket mods for your car can solve some of the shortcomings it came with from the factory. You can add modifications that improve horsepower, fuel efficiency, and performance, or aftermarket auto accessories of a more cosmetic nature, like new wheels and tires. The aftermarket auto… Continue reading 6 Aftermarket Mods Worth Every Penny

The Best Car Accessories for Bangin’ Beach Days

Summer is here and it’s time to head to the beach! Summertime is here! The long awaited warm, or even hot, weather and vacation days have come and it’s time to head to the beach. People are heading to the beach for some relaxation, sun, play and swimming in droves. Pack up the car, get… Continue reading The Best Car Accessories for Bangin’ Beach Days

The Pitfalls of DIY Window Tinting

Why You Should Leave Car Window Tinting to the Experts Here at Auto Image in New Jersey, we know that window tinting is an extremely attractive add-on for cars of all shapes and sizes. Tinting your windows not only enhances privacy, but also reduces heat coming into your car in the hot summer months. And… Continue reading The Pitfalls of DIY Window Tinting

The Benefits of Truck Bed Cover Installation in New Jersey

How Truck Bed Covers and Other Truck Accessories Can Save You Money Whether to install a truck bed cover or not is a dilemma that many people encounter. While this is a decision that depends on individual requirements and preferences, a few points regarding the benefits of a truck bed cover can help in that… Continue reading The Benefits of Truck Bed Cover Installation in New Jersey

Two Hours or Less: Our Favorite State Park Trips

You don’t have to go far to have a great getaway! Red Rocks State Park…Adirondack State Park…Baxter State Park – each are well known for travelers from near and far, and of course for their beauty. But, why travel far when you can explore a local New Jersey state park (two hours or less car… Continue reading Two Hours or Less: Our Favorite State Park Trips

Aftermarket Truck Parts to Improve Fuel Efficiency

Improving Truck Fuel Mileage in New Jersey Even though it may not be the top consideration when you first purchase a truck, fuel mileage is a major part of the overall operating costs of your vehicle. With gasoline prices expected to rise in the coming years, increasing your truck’s fuel efficiency will become increasingly important… Continue reading Aftermarket Truck Parts to Improve Fuel Efficiency

One-Tank Trips from Brick and East Brunswick

Awesome local drives around New Jersey Coastal New Jersey is an ideal place to begin a road trip adventure. Here at Auto Image, we provide all the support our customers need to have a comfortable road trip to any of the amazing state parks, historical sites, coastal roads, or New York City destinations that are… Continue reading One-Tank Trips from Brick and East Brunswick

Top Auto Accessories to Make Summer Road Trips a Breeze

Looking forward to summer? Summer is finally upon us, and with the progress that has been made in the fight against the COVID-19 virus, planning a summer road trip is now something that should be on your agenda. After being in lockdown for the past year, most people are breathing a sigh of relief and… Continue reading Top Auto Accessories to Make Summer Road Trips a Breeze

Everything You Need to Know About Ceramic Vehicle Coating

Is Ceramic Vehicle Coating the Right Choice for You? Owning a car with an impeccable finish, shine, and luster is everyone’s dream. Isn’t it a great feeling when your car is the envy of all eyes at your party? Cars surely look great under the showroom lights, but how long do they stay in the… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Ceramic Vehicle Coating

Your Guide to Aftermarket Car Audio Accessories

Upgrading Your Car Audio System with the Best Aftermarket Accessories in New Jersey Once you get beyond the basic vehicle aftermarket options such as safety and driver assistance systems, the next most important feature for your vehicle is the audio system. We can customize car audio systems to include features that fit each individual’s needs… Continue reading Your Guide to Aftermarket Car Audio Accessories

Choosing the Best Aftermarket Truck Accessories

Style Meets Function with the Top Aftermarket Truck Accessories in New Jersey Do you have a truck and you are moving a lot of cargo? Working in the business of transportation and have a lot of items and/or tools in the back? Just want extra protection against the elements or need some advice to weatherize… Continue reading Choosing the Best Aftermarket Truck Accessories

The Importance of Car Security Systems

The Benefits of Purchasing an Aftermarket Car Alarm at Auto Image in New Jersey For most people, their vehicle is their livelihood. Even if it’s an older model with high mileage, it’s the one thing you rely on to get from point A to point B every day. How would you get to and from… Continue reading The Importance of Car Security Systems

Is Ceramic Window Tint for Your Car Really Worth It?

Your East Brunswick, New Jersey, and Brick, New Jersey Tint Shop Tells All If “ceramic” has you thinking of the knick knacks on your gran’s mantle, then Auto Image is here to change your mindset. Ceramic technology has come a long way over the years, and it’s useful for so many more things than figurines,… Continue reading Is Ceramic Window Tint for Your Car Really Worth It?

Choosing the Best Tires for Your Off-Roading Vehicle

Ride Out in Style on New Wheels and Tires from Auto Image in New Jersey If all vehicles were outfitted with rims and tires that served solely utilitarian purposes, we’d never have some of the hottest, most beastly trucks that we see on the roads and trails today. When it comes to your ride, aesthetics… Continue reading Choosing the Best Tires for Your Off-Roading Vehicle

Common Misconceptions About Car Window Tinting

Your Brick and East Brunswick, NJ Tint Shop Sets the Record Straight If you live in New Jersey, there’s a good chance you’ll find car window tinting near you at one of the Auto Image locations in Brick or East Brunswick. When you bring your vehicle to us for upgrades like window tinting, you can… Continue reading Common Misconceptions About Car Window Tinting

Reasons Why We Love Vinyl Car Wraps

Get Professional Installation of Custom Vinyl Wraps at Auto Image in New Jersey Wanting to protect your car’s exterior and make it look uniquely you? Auto Image has a solution: custom car wraps made of vinyl, and professionally applied with a flawless finish. You can design what you want your vinyl car wrap to look… Continue reading Reasons Why We Love Vinyl Car Wraps

Brand Spotlight: Compustar Remote Starters

Buy and Have Them Installed at Auto Image in East Brunswick and Brick, NJ One of the most popular pieces of automotive technology we sell is the remote car starter, coveted for its ability to pre-warm or pre-cool your vehicle when temperatures get extreme in New Jersey, at the touch of a button. Of all… Continue reading Brand Spotlight: Compustar Remote Starters

How to Safely Use an Aftermarket Remote Vehicle Starter

Follow These Tips to Maximize Safety When Using a Remote Starter in Brick and East Brunswick Waking up in the morning and facing the drive to work is daunting enough without having to deal with starting a cold car or shivering as you scrape ice off your windows. On the flip side, during the summer… Continue reading How to Safely Use an Aftermarket Remote Vehicle Starter

Get the Perfect Tint with our Window Tint Simulator Tool

Ride in Style with Quality Window Tinting in Brick and New Brunswick It’s no secret that window tinting can make your car cool – both literally and figuratively. But with so many options for window tinting available, including DIY kits, it can be hard to know where to start. In order to get a quality… Continue reading Get the Perfect Tint with our Window Tint Simulator Tool

Choosing the Right Type of Remote Starter for Your Vehicle

Quality and Convenience at the Touch of a Button Like any important auto part, choosing an aftermarket remote start can be tricky. Quality of construction, range of transmission, installation specifics, and other factors should be considered. On top of that, there are other choices to be made about functionality. Do you want one-button, two-button, four-… Continue reading Choosing the Right Type of Remote Starter for Your Vehicle

How Window Tinting Can Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

Come to an Auto Tint Shop Near You in Brick or East Brunswick to Apply Film to Your Vehicle Medical researchers in the United States learned that when skin cancer occurred only on one side of the body, it was most often the left side. In fact, 52 percent of melanoma cases and 53 percent… Continue reading How Window Tinting Can Reduce Your Risk of Skin Cancer

Choosing the Best Window Tinting for Your Ride

Window Tint Types Perform Differently in Brick and New Brunswick, New Jersey Not all window tint is created equally. Depending on the type, it performs and even looks differently. They also come at all price points, so nearly everyone can afford to reap the benefits of tinting their car windows. Understanding the benefits of each… Continue reading Choosing the Best Window Tinting for Your Ride

Be Winter Ready: The Benefits of Having a Remote Starter

The Press of a Button Keeps You Warm During New Jersey Winters Cold temperatures affect certain people more than others, but at a certain point, the cold gets dangerous for everyone: 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Any colder, and you should take breaks to warm up at least every 20 minutes, or not go outside at all… Continue reading Be Winter Ready: The Benefits of Having a Remote Starter

Where to Go to Get the Best Window Tinting Services in New Jersey

Introducing Auto Image Car Services If you are looking for professional, experienced, and honest auto detailing and maintenance services, then look no further than Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick, New Jersey. Auto Image was founded in 1987 and it is an integral part of the commercial car services in the region. Auto Image… Continue reading Where to Go to Get the Best Window Tinting Services in New Jersey

Understanding the Different Types of Window Tinting

Depending on why or where you are deciding to apply window tint film, whether it is a vehicle, your home, business, or elsewhere, it is a convenient and attractive means to improve the ambience of an interior space at a low price. Reducing glare can keep your space cool during summer while retaining heat for… Continue reading Understanding the Different Types of Window Tinting

Top 5 Benefits of Window Tint on Your Car

From engine tune-ups to regular maintenance and weekly washing, you take care of your car inside and out. However, have you taken your car windows for granted? Your car windows play a bigger role than just being a visual aid and relief from the heat. When professionally installed, window tint (also called window film) can… Continue reading Top 5 Benefits of Window Tint on Your Car

It’s Smart to Purchase Your Audio Gear From the Shop Installing It

In the “old days” if you wanted to buy something, you went to a store. Now, with the increasing popularity of online shopping, mobile electronics enthusiasts have a seemingly unlimited number of options where they buy the audio gear they want. In this article, we will discuss some of the benefits of purchasing your equipment… Continue reading It’s Smart to Purchase Your Audio Gear From the Shop Installing It

Is Darker Window Tint Better?

In 1966, 3M developed the first window tinting solution to reflect the heat energy of the sun away and help keep the interior of your vehicle cool. Dozens of companies now manufacture window tint films and each has several different series of films with varied performance offerings. In the last few years, many companies have… Continue reading Is Darker Window Tint Better?

Custom Installations – Past and Present

Custom car audio installations have changed a great deal over the years. More often than not, custom installations from years ago often looked like ‘bolted-on’ additions to a vehicle. Modern systems blend seamlessly with your interior. Advances in construction techniques allow your installer to create complex multi-dimensional shapes that look like they came from the… Continue reading Custom Installations – Past and Present

Off-Road Electrical Accessories

An afternoon of plowing through knee-high mud or bouncing off rocks in your favorite four-wheeler is a lot of fun! But proper preparation before embarking on your adventure will help to ensure that your day goes without issue. When it comes to preparation, a reliable electrical system and properly-installed accessories are as important as the… Continue reading Off-Road Electrical Accessories

How Radar Detectors Have Changed Over the Years

If, like us, you have been a car enthusiast for any significant amount of time, you are sure to remember the magazine ads for the windshield-mount Escort radar detectors in the 1980s. They were, relatively speaking, gigantic. The front panel had a large analog signal strength meter and that ubiquitous orange incandescent warning light bulb… Continue reading How Radar Detectors Have Changed Over the Years

Product Spotlight: Momento R1 Rearview Mirror

Did you know that about 25% of accidents take place while a vehicle is in reverse? To reduce the chances of injury or accidents, Firstech — maker of Momento in-car camera solutions — has recently introduced a complete backup safety solution. The heart of this solution is the Momento R1 rearview mirror. Let’s look at… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Momento R1 Rearview Mirror

OEM Sound System Measurements for Audio System Upgrades

Upgrading a factory audio system is not as easy as it used to be. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, connecting an amplifier and a new set of speakers to a factory source unit would yield impressive, if not amazing, results. As automobile manufacturers put more focus on the performance of factory-installed sound systems,… Continue reading OEM Sound System Measurements for Audio System Upgrades

Definitions: Speaker Parameters

The adage that someone could write a book about a subject certainly holds true when it comes to a discussion of loudspeakers and their parameters. In fact, there are dozens of great books already available about the subject. This article provides an overview of some of the most commonly discussed speaker parameters. What are Speaker… Continue reading Definitions: Speaker Parameters

Toms River Jeep Client Gets Wrangler Wheels and Suspension Upgrade

A client from Toms River recently visited Auto Image in Brick to inquire about new 2017 Jeep Wrangler wheels and a suspension upgrade. We had a look at his Jeep and discussed where and how he would be driving it. After looking through several of our wheel and suspension component catalogs, we came up with… Continue reading Toms River Jeep Client Gets Wrangler Wheels and Suspension Upgrade

The Benefits of Custom-installed Radar Detectors

If you are looking for the best defense against police laser and radar guns, speed cameras, and radar-based work zone speed detection systems, then a custom-installed radar detector and laser countermeasure system is the only choice. This article compares the features and performance benefits of a portable radar detection system to one that we integrate… Continue reading The Benefits of Custom-installed Radar Detectors

Audi A5 Wheels, Brakes and Suspension Upgrades for Brick Client

A client from Brick recently dropped into Auto Image to inquire about upgrading his 2005 Audi A5 wheels, brakes and suspension. After looking at the vehicle and talking to the client about how he drives, we came up with a plan to enhance the handling and brake performance of his luxury coupe. Suspension System Upgrades… Continue reading Audi A5 Wheels, Brakes and Suspension Upgrades for Brick Client

What To Look for When Shopping for Motorcycle Audio Speakers

Now that the weather is great all across the country, motorcycle enthusiasts have a chance to get their bikes out and go for a ride – but many riders complain that the factory audio systems on their bikes don’t sound as good as they’d like. There are several reasons why, and a few relatively easy… Continue reading What To Look for When Shopping for Motorcycle Audio Speakers

Product Spotlight: Pioneer AVH-2330NEX

If you are the Brick or East Brunswick area, and are looking for a multimedia receiver with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, drop by Auto Image and check out the Pioneer AVH-2330NEX. This navigation-equipped receiver includes a seven-inch touchscreen, built-in HD radio, Bluetooth and support for Pandora and SiriusXM Satellite radio. Apple and Android Smartphone… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Pioneer AVH-2330NEX

Hot Rod, RestoMod, and Restoration Source Unit Options

The stereotypical image of a “Woody” station wagon with a surfboard on the roof is missing one critically important element to make it part of the perfect day on the beach: an audio system. In the 1960s, the aftermarket car audio scene was weak. Compared to now, there weren’t any options for source units, speakers… Continue reading Hot Rod, RestoMod, and Restoration Source Unit Options

Automotive Battery Science: How Batteries Work

Your automotive battery is one of the most important, and most often overlooked, electrical components in your vehicle. If your battery is not in good condition, you can be stranded, and other components in your vehicle may be damaged. This article discusses how batteries work and how to take care of them. What is Inside… Continue reading Automotive Battery Science: How Batteries Work

Product Spotlight: AudioControl ACM Amplifiers

AudioControl has been very busy over the past few years developing new processors and amplifiers. At the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, AudioControl launched an entirely new series of micro-sized amplifiers designed to give enthusiasts amazing amplification performance from a compact package. While the amplifiers are small, they have the features and performance… Continue reading Product Spotlight: AudioControl ACM Amplifiers

RCA Y-Cables

If you spend any time reading car audio discussions on Facebook or in forums, then you will have undoubtedly come across comments involving the supposed drawbacks of using RCA Y-cables. There seems to be a lot of misconception or misunderstanding about how preamp signals works, and this misinformation leads to comments that aren’t always accurate.… Continue reading RCA Y-Cables

Product Spotlight: Pioneer AVIC-8201NEX

The Pioneer AVIC-8201NEX from Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick is one of the most advanced multimedia receivers on the market. Smartphone integration for iPhone and Android-based smartphones, a large 7-inch touchscreen and a high-quality backup camera make the 8201NEX the perfect entertainment, information and safety upgrade for your vehicle. Android Auto and Apple… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Pioneer AVIC-8201NEX

Differential Inputs are Your Friend

In the 80s and 90s, it seemed like car audio installers were often having to resolve noise issues after installing a system that included an amplifier or signal processor. In many cases, the problem was called a ground loop. However, in some cases, the noise was present because one of the signal cables passed by… Continue reading Differential Inputs are Your Friend

Bench Battle: Headunit Features vs. Performance

Awhile ago, a client asked us what you get when you buy a “better” headunit. The usual answer is that you get more features and improved functionality. Those of us with a drive for the ultimate in sound quality and realism from our mobile electronics systems choose products in hopes of them receiving improved sound… Continue reading Bench Battle: Headunit Features vs. Performance

Fuel Off-Road Wheels Offers the Hottest Wheel Styles for Your Truck

When it comes to upgrading your pickup truck or SUV, Fuel Off-Road wheels from Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick offer the most amazing styles available. A new set of wheels is the easiest way to change the look of your truck. From a classy cruiser to durable off-road solutions, Fuel wheels have a… Continue reading Fuel Off-Road Wheels Offers the Hottest Wheel Styles for Your Truck

Custom Vented Enclosures-More Bang for Your Buck

We all know that the performance of different makes and models of speakers and subwoofers has a dramatic difference in how they sound. When it comes to the installation of subwoofers, the choice of enclosure plays a huge role in the sound of the subwoofer system. In this article, we look at some of the… Continue reading Custom Vented Enclosures-More Bang for Your Buck

Differences between Truck Leveling Kits and Suspension Lift Kits

Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick offers a wide variety of suspension lift kits for your truck, Jeep or SUV. If you are looking for the most ground clearance, the meanest look, and room for massive wheels and tires, then a lift kit is the only choice. Let’s look at how a lift kit… Continue reading Differences between Truck Leveling Kits and Suspension Lift Kits

Which Off-road Tires Best Fit My Needs?

Auto Image in Brick or East Brunswick is a great destination for new wheels and off-road tires for your truck or SUV. Our team of product experts is available to help ensure you get the perfect tire size and design for your application. Let’s look at some of the most popular tires we sell and… Continue reading Which Off-road Tires Best Fit My Needs?

Fuses: To Serve and Protect!

Let’s face it: Accidents happen. Minimizing the collateral damage from an accident is important. When you have a mobile electronics system that includes installing an amplifier in your vehicle, a discussion about fuses or circuit protection should take place before the installation begins. Choosing the right device to ensure your system works as intended and… Continue reading Fuses: To Serve and Protect!

What is a Truck Leveling Kit and Why Do I Need One?

If you are looking for a truck leveling kit in the Brick or East Brunswick area, drop by Auto Image and talk to our truck accessory experts. A leveling kit is a great way to improve the look of your truck and can allow for larger wheels and tires to fit on the front, without… Continue reading What is a Truck Leveling Kit and Why Do I Need One?

Steering Wheel Audio Control Integration

When you go shopping for a new radio for your car, one of the many questions the product specialist should ask you is whether your existing radio has steering wheel-mounted audio controls. Almost every aftermarket radio has provisions to accept a signal that will give you steering wheel audio control functions like volume, source selection,… Continue reading Steering Wheel Audio Control Integration

Product Spotlight: AMP Research BedStep and BedStep2

If you own a pickup truck, drop by Auto Image in Brick or East Brunswick to see the AMP Research BedStep and BedStep2 motorized rear bumper and box-side access platforms. Using the same philosophy as their amazing PowerStep motorized running boards, the BedStep products make accessing your truck bed quick, easy and safe. Let’s look… Continue reading Product Spotlight: AMP Research BedStep and BedStep2

Does Preamp Voltage Matter?

For almost as long as there have been car audio enthusiasts, they have been adding amplifiers to their vehicles to increase the power available to drive their speakers. More power means we can turn the volume up higher without distortion. When it came to connecting amplifiers to speakers, the first power boosters connected to the… Continue reading Does Preamp Voltage Matter?

Complete Towing Solutions Available at Auto Image

When it comes to towing solutions, Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick offers a wide variety of options. From hitches and brake controllers for your truck, van or SUV to wiring and lighting on your trailer, our team of vehicle accessory experts can help you find the best solutions for your application. Let’s take… Continue reading Complete Towing Solutions Available at Auto Image

Product Spotlight: BAK Revolver X2 Bed Cover

If you own a pickup truck and are looking for a premium bed cover, drop by Auto Image in Brick or East Brunswick and ask about the BAK Revolver X2 Bed Cover. This rolling hard cover provides sleek looks with the durability and security of extruded aluminum slats. Let’s look at why the Revolver X2… Continue reading Product Spotlight: BAK Revolver X2 Bed Cover

Rear Speakers – A Benefit or a Bad Habit?

For decades, automobile manufacturers have installed relatively large rear speakers in their vehicles. The stereotype of a set of 6×9 speakers sitting on the parcel shelf of a Monte Carlo is as “car audio” as it gets. As the industry has evolved, the importance of rear speakers has diminished. Are rear speakers necessary? Do they… Continue reading Rear Speakers – A Benefit or a Bad Habit?

Product Spotlight: DroneMobile GPS-Based Features

DroneMobile is not only a great way to control your remote starter, it also includes valuable GPS-based features and alerts. Signing up for the DroneMobile Premium service plan gives you access to GPS Tracking, Points of Interest notifications, Curfew Alerts and Maintenance Reminders, as well as door lock, trunk release and remote start functions. If… Continue reading Product Spotlight: DroneMobile GPS-Based Features

What is Bluetooth?

If you have been around the mobile electronics industry for any amount of time, you will know that certain terms are often used incorrectly. One term that has been over-abused lately is Bluetooth. Product manufacturers, retailers and consumers have developed an expectation of what Bluetooth is, and what it does. Sadly, those expectations can lead… Continue reading What is Bluetooth?

Product Spotlight: Alpine i209-WRA

If you are fortunate enough to own a 2011-2017 Jeep Wrangler and live near Brick or East Brunswick, drop by Auto Image and check out the Alpine i209-WRA Restyle infotainment upgrade solution. The i209-WRA is designed to replace not only the radio in your Jeep, but also the dash trim piece around it. The new… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Alpine i209-WRA

Product Spotlight: Alpine i207-WRA

The Alpine i207-WRA from Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick is a great infotainment system upgrade for 2007 to 2017 Jeep Wranglers. The unit features a crystal-clear 7-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and exceptional vehicle integration and connectivity options. This system makes communication, entertainment and navigation easy. Let’s look at the i207-WRA in… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Alpine i207-WRA

When it Comes to Subwoofer Specifications, Some Numbers Don’t Matter

If you are a mobile electronics enthusiast like we are, then it’s quite possible that you enjoy reading product specifications. You can learn a lot about the design and application of a product from the specs. Amplifier power ratings are probably the most popular specs, but there are a lot more. One product specification that… Continue reading When it Comes to Subwoofer Specifications, Some Numbers Don’t Matter

Basics of OEM Integration in Your Newer Vehicle

Installing a mobile audio system involves much more than just hooking up some wires and driving in a few screws. Almost all vehicle manufacturers have realized that some amount of audio system tuning will dramatically improve their customers’ experience. When you decide it’s time to upgrade your factory audio system, we need to take into… Continue reading Basics of OEM Integration in Your Newer Vehicle

Product Spotlight: DroneMobile Smartphone Car Control

If you are looking for that ultimate remote control solution for your Compustar remote car starter, then DroneMobile is it. By combining the convenience of your smartphone with an interface module in your vehicle, the DroneMobile system allows you to control door locks, remote starter functions and even accessories like trunk release from almost anywhere.… Continue reading Product Spotlight: DroneMobile Smartphone Car Control

Push-to-Start Remote Start Systems from Auto Image

Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick have a variety of push-to-start remote start options for our New Jersey clients. Working with modern automotive electronic ignition systems is something our expert technicians do every day. We use the best products and installation practices available to ensure your vehicle will be comfortable when it’s time to… Continue reading Push-to-Start Remote Start Systems from Auto Image

Product Spotlight: BAKFlip G2 Folding Bed Cover

With two locations in the New Jersey area, Brick and East Brunswick, Auto Image offers a variety of products to get the most out of your truck bed. We are proud to announce our partnership with BAK Industries and its truck bed covers and accessories. The BAKFlip G2 folding bed cover offers the durability and… Continue reading Product Spotlight: BAKFlip G2 Folding Bed Cover

Product Spotlight: K40 RL360i

With New Jersey ranked as one of the states with the most police speed traps, it’s no wonder that so many New Jersey clients inquire about premium radar detector solutions like the K40 RL360i here at Auto Image. Designed to provide early warnings to radar use and defuse laser measurement signals, the Rl360i is one… Continue reading Product Spotlight: K40 RL360i

Why are Speakers Different Sizes?

When you head to your local mobile electronics specialist in search of new speakers, there are a few criteria to keep in mind. Choosing a speaker size can go one of two ways: You can pick something that fits a specific mounting location or you can choose based on the characteristics of the speaker relative… Continue reading Why are Speakers Different Sizes?

Product Spotlight: BAK MX4 Folding Bed Cover

If you are in the East Brunswick or Brick area and are looking for premium protection for your pickup truck, drop by Auto Image and ask about the BAK MX4 folding bed cover. Designed to work with most Chevrolet, GMC, Ford, Nissan, Ram and Toyota trucks, the MX4 cover guards against theft and keeps the… Continue reading Product Spotlight: BAK MX4 Folding Bed Cover

Dangers of Cheap Remote Start Systems

Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick want to talk about cheap remote start systems. As with any industry, there are premium products, good-value products and cheap solutions that don’t always do what they are supposed to. We have partnered with the best brands in the industry to ensure that our client’s vehicles operate reliably,… Continue reading Dangers of Cheap Remote Start Systems

JL Audio Stealthboxes Provide Nearly Invisible Bass

If you are looking for a way to add great bass to your car, truck or SUV, drop by Auto Image in Brick or East Brunswick and check out the complete line of JL Audio Stealthboxes. Designed for and tested in real vehicles, the Stealthbox series of application-specific subwoofer solutions provides reference-level performance and a… Continue reading JL Audio Stealthboxes Provide Nearly Invisible Bass

Why Buy A Bigger Amplifier?

When an audio enthusiast goes shopping for an amplifier, the question of “how much power do I need?” comes up almost every time. There are a few factors to take into consideration when answering this question. This article looks at those factors and provides some technical background to help support your decision. Why Do We… Continue reading Why Buy A Bigger Amplifier?

Product Spotlight: AudioControl LC-1.800

It should be evident to anyone who has been paying attention that AudioControl has been on a tear lately with the introduction of new car audio products and solutions. The latest addition to the company’s impressive arsenal of mobile electronic wizardry is the AudioControl LC-1.800 subwoofer amplifier. This compact amplifier has all the features required… Continue reading Product Spotlight: AudioControl LC-1.800

Custom-installed Radar Detector System Advantages

With locations in East Brunswick and Brick, Auto Image offers portable and custom-installed radar detector options to protect you against New Jersey’s numerous speed traps. Many people feel that speed traps are a form of taxation. Whether they are or not, getting a speeding ticket can be very expensive. Since 1987, Auto Image has been… Continue reading Custom-installed Radar Detector System Advantages

What Is An MP3 File?

You cannot have talked about audio and computers any time in the last 15 years and not have heard of an MP3 file. MP3 audio files and websites, like the original Napster, started a shift in where, how and when people acquired music. If you are on the older end of the spectrum, like many… Continue reading What Is An MP3 File?

Amplifier Classes: Making Sense Out of Class AB and Class D Amps

Amplifiers have a very tough job. They have to take a very low voltage signal and increase it in amplitude so it can drive a speaker. In this transformation, we expect the signal to remain pure – no distortion or no noise should be added. We also want significant amounts of power to drive our… Continue reading Amplifier Classes: Making Sense Out of Class AB and Class D Amps

Product Spotlight: AMP Research PowerSteps

If you are looking for the ultimate truck step accessory, drop by Auto Image in Brick or East Brunswick and ask about AMP Research PowerSteps. PowerSteps are a motorized running board that fits up nice and close to the rocker panel, then extends down when you open the door to make vehicle entry and exit… Continue reading Product Spotlight: AMP Research PowerSteps

Acoustic Suspension Subwoofer Enclosures Explained

Enclosure, box or cabinet: Whatever you want to call them, where you install your speaker or subwoofer is critically important to their resulting performance. In this article, we focus on the simplest and most forgiving of enclosures to design and construct – the acoustic suspension or sealed enclosure. The Laws of Physics There are a… Continue reading Acoustic Suspension Subwoofer Enclosures Explained

Top Reasons To Choose Auto Image for Your Remote Start

When it comes to finding the perfect remote start solution for your car, truck or SUV, Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick is the place to go. We offer the best products, have an expertly trained sales team and the best installation technicians in the area. These benefits combine to ensure you get the… Continue reading Top Reasons To Choose Auto Image for Your Remote Start

The Importance of Proper Cables and Wiring

Installing mobile electronics systems is not as easy as it used to be. In the “good old days,” cars were made from thick metal and didn’t have many electrical components. Modern vehicle construction makes use of the thinnest, lightest materials possible. These body panels are held together with non-conductive adhesives, and it seems that every… Continue reading The Importance of Proper Cables and Wiring

Car Audio Installation – The Good, Better, Best Approach

Installing mobile electronics in a vehicle is a balance of technical skill and creativity. From the seemingly simple task of connecting wires to the creation of a custom amp rack or subwoofer enclosure, each task requires the car audio installation technician to call upon many different skills. When it comes to installing audio gear in… Continue reading Car Audio Installation – The Good, Better, Best Approach

Auto Image Celebrates 30 Years in Business

This year, Auto Image celebrates 30 years in business! For small companies, that is quite an accomplishment and something to acknowledge. Since 1987, they have served the Jersey Shore and have grown to become the go-to place for many to find aftermarket products for their vehicles. From the 1987 to 2017 Over the last 30… Continue reading Auto Image Celebrates 30 Years in Business

The Importance of Quality Remote Starter Installations

When it comes to buying a remote starter, Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick emphasizes the importance of quality remote starter installations with our clients. Working on automotive electrical systems requires a balance of skill, knowledge and a certain amount of artistic creativity. Our technicians are among the best in New Jersey. They have… Continue reading The Importance of Quality Remote Starter Installations

Product Spotlight: Viper 4105V

If you are near Brick or East Brunswick, New Jersey, and are in the market for a great remote starter, drop into Auto Image and check out the Viper 4105V. This remote starter includes a pair of four-button, one-way remote controls and provides up to 1,320 feet of range. If you don’t have a keyless… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Viper 4105V

Product Spotlight: 3x Lock Start

Did you know that Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick offers 3x Lock Start systems for cars and trucks? If you aren’t familiar with the 3x Lock process, let us explain. We can install a remote starter in your vehicle that doesn’t include any new remote controls. To start the engine, you press the… Continue reading Product Spotlight: 3x Lock Start

Product Spotlight: Compustar RF1BAM

When it comes to reliable, easy-to-use remote starters, the Compustar RF1BAM from Auto Image in Brick or East Brunswick, New Jersey, is a great option. This remote car starter includes a pair of one-way, one-button remotes and provides up to 800 feet of range. You can easily start your car from your home, office or… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Compustar RF1BAM

Product Spotlight: Avital 4115L

If you are in Brick or East Brunswick, the Avital 4115L from Auto Image is one of the best remote starter values in New Jersey. This simple and elegant one-way, one-button remote car starter is a great solution for clients who have door lock control and trunk release functions built into their original key or… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Avital 4115L

Product Spotlight: Viper 4115V

Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick offers remote car starters like the Viper 4115V to provide our clients with added comfort at an incredible price. This one-button, one-way remote starter is compatible with most gasoline, diesel and hybrid vehicles. Let’s look at why the 4115V is a great choice for your vehicle. Simple-To-Use Interface… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Viper 4115V

Product Spotlight: Viper 4105V

If you are looking for a high-quality remote starter with good range, check out the Viper 4105V at Auto Image in Brick or East Brunswick. This remote starter system includes a pair of one-way, four-button remote controls that provide up to 1,320 feet of range. This system is compatible with most vehicles on the road… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Viper 4105V

Radar and Laser Speed Detection Systems

Do you like to drive fast? Do you find yourself cruising at speeds above the posted limit? If you are one of these people and the local laws allow it, you may want to consider purchasing a radar detector and laser defuser system. This article looks at the solutions available and the features and benefits… Continue reading Radar and Laser Speed Detection Systems

Product Spotlight: Viper 4205V

If you are near Brick or East Brunswick and are looking for a great deal on a remote car starter, drop into Auto Image and ask about the Viper 4205V. This remote starter includes a pair of two-way remote controls that provide up to 2,000 feet of range. The simple and elegant one-button design makes… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Viper 4205V

Product Spotlight: Compustar 2WG15-FM

Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick is proud to introduce the new Compustar 2WG15-FM two-way remote car starter. This starter solution includes a pair of four-button remote controls that uses LEDs to indicate when functions have been executed by your vehicle. Let’s take a close look at why this is one of the best… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Compustar 2WG15-FM

Product Spotlight: Viper 4806V

If you are looking for a great value two-way remote car starter, check out the Viper 4806V at Auto Image. This remote starter includes a pair of five-button remote controls that make it quick and easy to use the lock, unlock, trunk release and remote start functions. Let’s look at some of the other features… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Viper 4806V

Product Spotlight: Viper 4706V

Clients living near Brick or East Brunswick who are looking for a premium remote car starter solution should drop by Auto Image and check out the Viper 4706V. This premium remote starter provides up to 1 mile of range and includes a two-way LCD remote control. This remote shows you at a glance if your… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Viper 4706V

What You Get When You Spend More Money On Speakers

Among the most under-appreciated components in any audio system are the speakers. You could be using the best source unit on the planet, an amazing amplifier, and the most esoteric of interconnects and speaker cables – but if you don’t have great speakers, you still won’t have great sound. Your speakers are the only link… Continue reading What You Get When You Spend More Money On Speakers

Product Spotlight: Viper 5906V

Brick and East Brunswick clients who are looking for a long-range, easy-to-use remote car starter should check out the Viper 5906V at Auto Image. The 5906V is Viper’s flagship remote starter and security system. It includes an OLED 2-way remote control that provides intuitive control over the system functions. Let’s look at why people consider… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Viper 5906V

Product Spotlight: Compustar PRO T11

When it comes to remote car starter features and performance, the Compustar PRO T11 from Auto Image in Brick or East Brunswick is the industry reference. With an IPX-7 waterproof rated LCD remote that provides up to three miles of range, no other remote starter in the industry can match the durability and convenience of… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Compustar PRO T11

Rear Seat Entertainment Systems For Most Needs and Budgets

Kids and road trips: an amazing combination of excitement, energy and, if the drive is long, boredom. Playing I Spy or 20 Questions, or looking for license plates from all the states and provinces, is fun for a little while, but those classic road games won’t last forever. What if your kids could watch their… Continue reading Rear Seat Entertainment Systems For Most Needs and Budgets

Apple CarPlay Explained

According to a AAA survey, the average American drives for about 45 minutes each day. If you compare this time to an eight hour work day, that’s 10% of your work day, on top of the hours you are at your desk. This time is not an insignificant number. If your job involves being on… Continue reading Apple CarPlay Explained

How a Remote Car Starter is of Great Help to Women

We as women, wives and moms often wish we had a third hand, an extra hour in the day or anything that would make life a little easier. A remote car starter has benefited me in more ways than I can count! Auto Image has 2 locations along the Jersey Shore (including Brick, and East… Continue reading How a Remote Car Starter is of Great Help to Women

Yes, You Can Remote Start Your Vehicle With Your Factory Key Fob

Auto Image clients from Brick and East Brunswick often ask if they can use their factory key fob to remote start their vehicle. The answer in most applications is a solid yes. With that said, there are some limitations to using your factory remote to start your car or truck. Let’s look at the benefits… Continue reading Yes, You Can Remote Start Your Vehicle With Your Factory Key Fob

Vehicle Parking Safety Systems

Did you ever wish you had eyes in the back of your head? When you are backing into a parking spot, being able to know where the car behind you is would save a lot of time and nervousness. If your car doesn’t have a backup camera or parking sensors, then it’s time to visit… Continue reading Vehicle Parking Safety Systems

Always Go for the Most Remote Start Range Possible

Auto Image clients from East Brunswick and Brick often underestimate the importance of remote start range. If there is a single factor that quantifies how well a remote starter works, it would come down to how far away your vehicle can be and still be able to be started. Let’s look at what affects remote… Continue reading Always Go for the Most Remote Start Range Possible

Android Auto Available Now at Auto Image

Here at Auto Image, with locations in Brick and East Brunswick we enjoy keeping our clients on the cutting edge of vehicle technology. If you aren’t ready to buy a new car, but your car is ready for a tech upgrade, then we have just the fix with a new Pioneer radio featuring Android Auto.… Continue reading Android Auto Available Now at Auto Image

The Reference For Great Sound

Listening to music goes back to the dawn of man. From banging a few tree branches together to the latest computer-generated pop hit, music is a universal language that everyone can enjoy. People who put significant effort into the accurate reproduction of the music they enjoy are often called audiophiles. There is a running joke… Continue reading The Reference For Great Sound

Product Spotlight: Pioneer AVH-4201NEX

At Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick we love to bring our customers the latest in car audio technology. The Pioneer AVH-4201NEX can get your vehicle up-to-date with extensive integration right in your dash. The Pioneer AVH-4201NEX Package NEX stands for Networked Entertainment eXperience – which means that this receiver has the latest in… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Pioneer AVH-4201NEX

Modern Navigation Systems for Today’s Vehicles

Paper maps used to be the only way of planning route navigation. Before you, or perhaps your parents, set out on vacation, you would pick up maps for each state or province you planned to drive through, lay them out on the kitchen or dining room table, and highlight the route to take. The problem… Continue reading Modern Navigation Systems for Today’s Vehicles

Apple CarPlay is Available at Auto Image

Adding Apple CarPlay to your car or truck is easy at Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick. If you own an iPhone and spend any significant amount of time in your vehicle, then a new Pioneer source unit with CarPlay can keep you safe and productive at the same time. Let’s look at what… Continue reading Apple CarPlay is Available at Auto Image

Remote Start Technology: 1-way vs. 2-way vs. Smartphone Control

We invite clients near Brick or East Brunswick looking for the latest remote start technology to visit their local Auto Image location. Our sales team are experts on remote car starters and all of the options available to control these systems. One of the most common questions we get is the difference between 1-way, 2-way… Continue reading Remote Start Technology: 1-way vs. 2-way vs. Smartphone Control

A Remote Start from Auto Image Won’t Harm Your Vehicle Warranty

Auto Image clients from Brick and East Brunswick who are shopping for remote car starters often ask us how they will affect their vehicle warranty. We think this is a great question and it presents us with an opportunity to explain our remote starter installation process. The short answer is no; it won’t affect your… Continue reading A Remote Start from Auto Image Won’t Harm Your Vehicle Warranty

What Is A Soundstage And Where Can I Buy One?

When it comes to listening to music, there seem to be two kinds of listeners in the context of “where the sound comes from.” Some people want to be enveloped by the music. They want to feel like they are in the very middle of the performance, with sound all around them. This style is… Continue reading What Is A Soundstage And Where Can I Buy One?

How Car Audio Has Changed Through The Years

If you have been around the mobile electronics industry for more than a decade, then you may have noticed some significant changes. New technologies make our time behind the wheel safer, more entertaining and more productive. Many products offer better performance and efficiency compared to their originals. Innovations and technological advancements let us do things… Continue reading How Car Audio Has Changed Through The Years

Product Spotlight: AudioControl D-4.800 Amplifier

Not long ago, we looked at the impressive new DM-810 digital signal processor from AudioControl. In keeping with their plan to provide consumers with access to the benefits of signal processing, AudioControl has recently introduced the D-4.800 amplifier. The D-4.800 is a high-power four channel amplifier with a built-in, six-channel DSP solution. You get the… Continue reading Product Spotlight: AudioControl D-4.800 Amplifier

Belmar Client Adds Tundra Audio and Performance Upgrades

A client from Belmar contacted Auto Image in Brick while researching 2017 Toyota Tundra audio and performance upgrades. We invited the client to the store to understand his goals for the improvements he wanted to make, then set to work on developing a plan that would meet his goals. The client liked our plan and… Continue reading Belmar Client Adds Tundra Audio and Performance Upgrades

Car Starter Remote Control Options

It’s fall, and for the mobile electronics industry, the focus shifts directly to the sales and installation of remote car starters. The size of the remote start industry is inconceivably vast. Some retailers sell and install more than a thousand of these handy little gadgets in a single season! Best Car Audio wants to help… Continue reading Car Starter Remote Control Options

Subwoofer Enclosure Locations – Finding Space For Bass

When it comes to bang-for-the-buck upgrades to any audio system, none can beat the dramatic difference of adding a subwoofer. Factory audio systems are getting pretty good at producing a soundstage in front of the listener, and they are EQed well enough not to be painful to enjoy – but one thing they all have… Continue reading Subwoofer Enclosure Locations – Finding Space For Bass

Visit Auto Image for All Your Jeep Upgrades and Accessories

If you are looking for the best Jeep upgrades and accessories in Brick or East Brunswick, then visit Auto Image. We have thousands of products to improve the performance, functionality and style of your Jeep or off-roader. Let’s look at a few of the most-popular accessories we offer. Wheel and Tire Upgrades Nothing changes the… Continue reading Visit Auto Image for All Your Jeep Upgrades and Accessories

Passive Vs Active Crossover Networks

To optimize the performance capabilities of a speaker, it should operate within the frequency range for which it was designed. A woofer or subwoofer won’t be able to reproduce high frequencies accurately. A tweeter will self-destruct if you ask it to try to play bass frequencies. For this reason, we use three- and four-way speaker… Continue reading Passive Vs Active Crossover Networks

Interior Leather Upgrade Options from Auto Image

Did you know that Auto Image in Brick or East Brunswick can transform the look of your vehicle’s interior with a leather upgrade kit? If you want to change the color of your interior or upgrade from fabric to leather, talk to a member of our sales team. We can help you choose an upholstery… Continue reading Interior Leather Upgrade Options from Auto Image

Product Spotlight: Alpine HCE-TCAM1-WRA

If you own a 2007 or newer Jeep Wrangler and are looking for a backup camera solution, drop into Auto Image in Brick or East Brunswick and check out the Alpine HCE-TCAM1-WRA. There are several vehicle-specific camera mounts on the market, but few are as creative and thoughtfully designed as the HCE-TCAM1-WRA. Read on to… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Alpine HCE-TCAM1-WRA

Product Spotlight: Momento M5 Dash Camera System

Having a dash camera installed in your vehicle is an excellent way to protect yourself from the challenges that driving presents. A video recording of dangerous driving, fraudulent behavior or accidents provides indisputable evidence when something goes wrong. A while back, we took a look at the innovative M4 dash camera system from Momento. This… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Momento M5 Dash Camera System

Convenience System Accessories

A remote starter, keyless entry or security system is a great way to enhance the functionality of your vehicle. A remote starter can make dealing with weather extremes much more comfortable. A properly installed security system can let you know if someone damages your vehicle or tries to steal it. If your car didn’t come… Continue reading Convenience System Accessories

Are Single or Dual Voice Coil Subwoofers Better?

When it comes to buying subwoofers, a lot of people have questions or make assumptions about the benefits and drawbacks of single voice coil and dual voice coil versions. Understanding the differences between them requires a slightly enhanced understanding of how an amplifier works. We cover both topics in this article. How an Amplifier Works… Continue reading Are Single or Dual Voice Coil Subwoofers Better?

Manahawkin Adds Performance Upgrades to Ford Mustang GT

A client from Manahawkin contacted Auto Image in Brick while researching 2017 Ford Mustang GT performance upgrades. This client wanted more power, better handling and a unique look for his muscle car. We discussed the benefits and power gains available from several forced induction options before putting together a quote for an entire performance package.… Continue reading Manahawkin Adds Performance Upgrades to Ford Mustang GT

Product Spotlight: AudioControl Epicenter

If you have been around the car audio industry for any amount of time, then you have undoubtedly heard of the AudioControl Epicenter processor. Unlike most processors, the Epicenter is not a conventional device like an equalizer or crossover. The Epicenter can recreate low-frequency information by analyzing the harmonic content of your music and produce… Continue reading Product Spotlight: AudioControl Epicenter

Why Would I Want A Remote Starter?

If you have never owned a remote starter, you might be asking yourself why they are so popular. The mobile electronics industry switches into “starter season” each fall and, when the weather cooperates, doesn’t stop until spring time. But what is it about having a remote starter that is so great? We’ll explain. Just What… Continue reading Why Would I Want A Remote Starter?

What Is Signal-To-Noise Ratio, And Why Does It Matter?

Most people understand the importance of amplifier power specifications. In most cases, more power is a good thing, that is, until you reach the thermal or suspension limits of the speakers you are using. One specification that is also very important in a mobile electronics amplifier, processor or source unit is Signal-to-Noise Ratio. In this… Continue reading What Is Signal-To-Noise Ratio, And Why Does It Matter?

Vehicle Lighting Upgrades Offer Many Options

When it comes to driving in the dark, the quality and quantity of lighting you have is paramount to your safety, and the safety of those around you. In recent years, automakers have begun to put significant effort into their lighting systems. From the days of incandescent lighting to upgrades with halogen gases, high-intensity discharge… Continue reading Vehicle Lighting Upgrades Offer Many Options

Choosing Speakers For Your Car: Components Or Coaxials?

Developing a speaker requires that the designer and engineer balance many different aspects, such as the application, cost and desired performance level of the end product. For the consumer, navigating the thousands of different speaker offerings on the market can be difficult. Two speakers can measure similarly regarding efficiency, power handling and frequency response, but… Continue reading Choosing Speakers For Your Car: Components Or Coaxials?

Acura RSX Air Ride System for Brick Client

A client from Brick contacted Auto Image about installing his 2005 Acura RSX Air Ride system. We met with the customer to review what components would meet his needs and discuss where he wanted the system controller installed. With a plan in place, we scheduled an appointment time to perform the installation. Air Compressor and… Continue reading Acura RSX Air Ride System for Brick Client

Product Spotlight: Momento M4

Firstech, the well-known manufacturer of the Compustar brand of remote vehicle starters and security systems, recently introduced the new Momento series of dash cameras. Having a dash cam in your vehicle is an inexpensive way to protect yourself against fraud because it can assist in settling disputes in the event of an accident. Read on… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Momento M4

Brick Client Comes to Auto Image for Ford Excursion Accessories

A client from Brick contacted Auto Image while researching a retailer to sell and install the 2005 Ford Excursion accessories he wanted. We met with the client and looked over the truck to understand his goals. After discussing what he wanted to achieve, we worked with him to select products that would look great and… Continue reading Brick Client Comes to Auto Image for Ford Excursion Accessories

The Importance Of Proper Car Audio Speaker Installation

The speakers in your mobile entertainment system are one of the most critical components in determining how your system sounds. If you choose poorly designed speakers that have distortion issues from poor cone, suspension or motor design, no amount of signal processing can make your system sound great. The methods used to install your speakers… Continue reading The Importance Of Proper Car Audio Speaker Installation

Auto Image Continues to Invest in the Latest Automotive Technologies

Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick has made a significant investment in the latest automotive technologies to offer our clients the best service possible. Staying up to date with innovations that allow us to do our jobs more efficiently and – most importantly – more accurately ensures that we remain a leader in the… Continue reading Auto Image Continues to Invest in the Latest Automotive Technologies

When Getting your Windows Tinted, Choose Computer-cut Tint

Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick offers the best computer-cut tint in the Jersey Shore. What is the difference between a shop that cuts window tint by hand and one that uses a plotter? Does one look better than the other? This article explains why we have invested in computer-controlled window tint plotters for… Continue reading When Getting your Windows Tinted, Choose Computer-cut Tint

Paint Protection is One of the Best Investments for Your Vehicle

Keeping your vehicle looking like new with paint protection film is one of the many services offered at Auto Image in East Brunswick and Brick. We cannot always protect our vehicles from the little chips and scratches that, over time, make our pride and joy look worn out. A proper regimen of washing and waxing… Continue reading Paint Protection is One of the Best Investments for Your Vehicle

WeatherTech Products Proudly Offered at Auto Image

Clients from Brick and East Brunswick who are looking for the best vehicle protection and accessories choose Auto Image and the WeatherTech products. The WeatherTech brand is synonymous with their line of FloorLiner products, but they also manufacture cargo and trunk liners, windshield shades, side window deflectors and much more. Let’s look at what makes… Continue reading WeatherTech Products Proudly Offered at Auto Image

The Many Benefits of Installing Window Film on Your Vehicle

Automotive window film has been around for more than 50 years. What started as a spray-on process to add privacy has evolved dramatically over the past few decades. Modern window films offer amazing optical clarity, excellent heat rejection, reduced glare and improved occupant protection. Let’s look at what this technology is and some of the… Continue reading The Many Benefits of Installing Window Film on Your Vehicle

Popular Technology Upgrades Available at Auto Image

Clients looking for the latest technology upgrades for their vehicles come to Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick. One of the hottest technologies to hit the road in the past few years is smartphone integration. Source units that include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have revolutionized the way we communicate and the systems that… Continue reading Popular Technology Upgrades Available at Auto Image

Top Reasons to Choose Auto Image for Your Truck Bed Cover

Pickup truck owners in Brick and East Brunswick come to Auto Image for the best truck bed cover selection available. Whether you want to protect or secure your cargo safely or add some style to your truck, our expert sales staff are here to help you find the perfect accessory for your vehicle. Here are… Continue reading Top Reasons to Choose Auto Image for Your Truck Bed Cover

Driver Safety Options Available at Auto Image

If you are looking for driver safety solutions in the Jersey Shore area, Auto Image has solutions to fit most applications. We offer everything from dash cameras and parking sensors to lane departure warning systems and backup cameras. No matter what concern you have, visit one of our locations and talk to our expert product… Continue reading Driver Safety Options Available at Auto Image

Digital Signal Processors Take Your Audio System To The Next Level

Adjusting or modifying audio signals is nothing new. Analog signal processors have been around recording studios and live performances for decades. Everything from equalizers to crossovers and compressors were conceived back when vacuum tubes were popular. As technology advanced, the size, cost and complexity of signal processors decreased. Now, many car audio source units contain… Continue reading Digital Signal Processors Take Your Audio System To The Next Level

Advantages of Getting Your Tires Mounted and Balanced at Auto Image

Clients often come to Auto Image in Brick, New Jersey, to have their wheels and tires mounted and balanced. We recently invested in a Hunter Revolution tire-changing machine and a GSP9700 Road Force Touch balancing machine. These machines will ensure our clients drive away with perfectly balanced, safe wheel and tire packages every time. Tires… Continue reading Advantages of Getting Your Tires Mounted and Balanced at Auto Image

Product Spotlight: AudioControl LC2i

Years ago, car audio specialist retailers were a destination for the latest in source unit technology. Bluetooth, MP3 and WMA playback via USB and GPS-based navigation brought clients in to upgrade their factory radios. In the past few years, these features and more have become standard in many factory infotainment systems. What are car audio… Continue reading Product Spotlight: AudioControl LC2i

Watts Are Watts, Or Are They? A Detailed Explanation for Car Audio Guys

When people are looking at purchasing a car audio amplifier, the specification they check most often is how much power it can produce. Power is rated in watts – a universal unit of measurement of power. In this article, we explain what a watt is, and how it is measured – both the correct and… Continue reading Watts Are Watts, Or Are They? A Detailed Explanation for Car Audio Guys

Product Spotlight: 3M Color Stable Window Film

Clients bring their cars, trucks and SUVs to Auto Image to have their windows tinted for many different reasons… Some clients are after privacy and safety. Others are more interested in the cosmetic improvement that a quality window film can provide. Still others are looking for protection from harmful rays from the sun. We recommended… Continue reading Product Spotlight: 3M Color Stable Window Film

Product Spotlight: 3M Crystalline Window Film

Clients looking for the best vehicle accessories and window tinting in New Jersey have been coming to Auto Image since 1987. Our team of veteran window film installers has the tools and experience to make your vehicle look amazing. A mainstay of our products offerings is the Crystalline series of films from 3M. 3M Crystalline… Continue reading Product Spotlight: 3M Crystalline Window Film

What To Look For When Buying Marine Audio Products

If you own a boat, you know how great it is to hang out on it with your friends in the evenings and on weekends. Enjoying great conversation, good food and awesome music is the perfect recipe for fun and relaxation. When it comes to designing and installing a marine audio system on a boat,… Continue reading What To Look For When Buying Marine Audio Products

Product Spotlight: Solar Gard Supreme

Auto Image is the go-to destination for automotive window tinting in Northern New Jersey. Every year, we tint car and truck windows for thousands of happy clients. Our key to success is our expert installation staff and the premium products we use. Solar Gard Supreme film is a staple of our business. Protection against the… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Solar Gard Supreme

Product Spotlight: Ultra Performance Window Film

Auto Image has been the Jersey Shore’s premiere destination for window tinting since 1987. Our clients continue to bring each new vehicle they own to us, thanks to our attention to detail, quality of work and choice of premium materials. One tint film that has truly proven itself is Ultra Performance from Solar Gard. UV… Continue reading Product Spotlight: Ultra Performance Window Film

Auto Detailing by the Experts at Auto Image

When it comes to auto detailing, the experts at Auto Image in East Brunswick, New Jersey, love to make cars and trucks look amazing! We can help keep your new car looking new, or restore your older vehicle to better-than-new condition. Our team of detailing veterans have the tools, materials, and skills to handle any… Continue reading Auto Detailing by the Experts at Auto Image

Motorcycle Audio is Best Left to the Professionals

Motorcycle audio has been a big category at Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick  for a long time. Since 1987, we have been passionate about restyling and customizing our client’s rides. Nowhere is this more evident that in audio upgrades. In recent years, more and more people are getting into offering stereo upgrades on… Continue reading Motorcycle Audio is Best Left to the Professionals

Sound Deadening: A Great Upgrade For Any Vehicle

If you have purchased a set of premium car audio speakers from a respected mobile electronics retailer in the past few years, then you should be familiar with the concept of sound deadening. If you aren’t familiar with this, or want to know more, then read on! We think you will find sound deadening is… Continue reading Sound Deadening: A Great Upgrade For Any Vehicle

Is Your Marine Audio System Ready for the New Jersey Boating Season?

Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick is your complete source for marine audio equipment. Our highly skilled staff are experts in building stereo systems in boats that will make you the life of the party. Why spend another year with a substandard marine audio system? Is Your Boat the Life of the Party? You… Continue reading Is Your Marine Audio System Ready for the New Jersey Boating Season?

Custom-Installed Radar and Laser Defense Systems

Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick is your source for custom-installed radar and laser detectors. Nowadays, more and more municipalities are looking for extra sources of revenue, and speeding tickets are high on their priority list. If you want the best defense against these fines, increased insurance rates and overall aggravation, keep reading. Advantages… Continue reading Custom-Installed Radar and Laser Defense Systems

Auto Image Is Your Local Truck Restyling Specialist

Trucks carry a special place in the heart of many people for their combination of carrying capacity, roomy interiors and endless personalization. Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick is your truck restyling specialist. Since 1987, our company has specialized in improving the cosmetics and performance of trucks and SUVs. Window Tinting is a Great… Continue reading Auto Image Is Your Local Truck Restyling Specialist

Everything You’ve Wanted To Know About Audio Distortion – Part 2

If you were able to grasp the concepts outlined in the first article about audio distortion, then this one will be a piece of cake. If not, head back and have another read. It can be a bit complicated the first time around. Undistorted Audio Analysis When looking at the specifications for an audio component… Continue reading Everything You’ve Wanted To Know About Audio Distortion – Part 2

Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About Audio Distortion – Part 1

When we talk about any signal, be it audio, video or data, there is an accompanied reality for alterations and errors made to that signal as it passes through different electronic components, conductors or magnetic fields. While we get concerned when we hear that a component introduces distortion or when we read distortion specifications, distortion… Continue reading Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About Audio Distortion – Part 1

Subwoofer Enclosures, More Than Just a Box

For decades, there has been discussion after discussion about which of the different subwoofer enclosures are “the best” and why. Let’s take a look at why we need a subwoofer enclosure at all, and how the three popular styles – sealed, vented and bandpass – differ in their design and performance. Back-Wave Management If you… Continue reading Subwoofer Enclosures, More Than Just a Box

Adding Navigation To The Factory Color Screen In Your Vehicle

Let’s say you purchased a brand-new Dodge Journey, Chevy Silverado or Ford F-150. The vehicle has a big color display for the audio system, and it may even show the heating and air conditioning controls on the same screen. But alas, it would have cost several thousand dollars to add the factory navigation system because… Continue reading Adding Navigation To The Factory Color Screen In Your Vehicle

Power Wire: OFC versus CCA

When it comes to high-current wiring in a vehicle, there are two types of stranded power wire available: solid copper and copper-clad aluminum. This article looks at the differences between each kind of wire, and explain the challenges of ensuring your high-current device gets the power it needs to do the job you want done.… Continue reading Power Wire: OFC versus CCA

Product Spotlight: AudioControl DM-810 Digital Signal Processor

Over the past decade, the popularity of digital signal processing (DSP) in aftermarket audio systems has grown immensely. AudioControl, the long-time industry leader in signal processing, has launched its first foray into this market with a product called the DM-810. The DM-810 offers eight channels of input and 10 output channels, making it one of… Continue reading Product Spotlight: AudioControl DM-810 Digital Signal Processor

What Is Android Auto?

When it comes to staying in touch with your family and friends while behind the wheel, we all know that it’s best to keep your cellphone in your pocket or purse. What do you do when you just have to communicate? Do it intelligently and safely with a smartphone integration system like Android Auto. Let’s… Continue reading What Is Android Auto?

Why Auto Image Doesn’t Offer $99 Tint Jobs

Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick, New Jersey, has been the leader in window tinting on the Jersey Shore since 1987. When the company was founded, our thought process was to offer high-value products to our clients that would stand the test of time. Nowhere is this more evident than in our window tinting.… Continue reading Why Auto Image Doesn’t Offer $99 Tint Jobs

Your Amplifier’s Gain Control Is Not A Volume Control

For decades, car audio enthusiasts have been fiddling around with the gain control on their amplifiers in hopes of “getting more out of them.” Many professional installers have scientific, repeatable processes in place to ensure these controls are set to provide the maximum performance and reliability from your audio system. Let’s look at the most… Continue reading Your Amplifier’s Gain Control Is Not A Volume Control

3M Crystalline Window Tint Available at Auto Image

Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick has been offering window tinting to our clients on the Jersey Shore since 1987. One of our best-loved films is Crystalline by 3M. 3M Crystalline Tint Sets a New Standard 3M is a household name to many of us here in the United States. They received their first… Continue reading 3M Crystalline Window Tint Available at Auto Image

Top Reasons to Get Your Car Wrap done at Auto Image

Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick is a vehicle restyling specialist in business since 1987. One of the most dramatic changes you can do to the appearance of your car, truck or SUV is a car wrap.  Or, as others call it, a vehicle wrap. Maybe the vehicle you bought didn’t come in the… Continue reading Top Reasons to Get Your Car Wrap done at Auto Image

The Importance Of Professional Mobile Electronics Installation

Several aspects of the automotive industry have always been embraced by hobbyists and do-it-yourself enthusiasts. Being able to say that you created something with your own bare hands would make anyone feel proud. In the mobile electronics industry, carmakers have been rapidly advancing the technology used in new cars. From computer data networks and advanced… Continue reading The Importance Of Professional Mobile Electronics Installation

Guide to Choosing Car Audio Speakers

There is no component more important to the sonic performance of your vehicle’s sound system than the car audio speakers you chose to install. You may own the best radio and amplifier in the world, but without great speakers, none of that great sound can get to your ears. Let’s look at why speakers are… Continue reading Guide to Choosing Car Audio Speakers

Adding An Auxiliary Input To Your Factory Radio

A message that mobile enhancement retailers strive to share is that we want you to come to us with your feature requests or ideas. If you want a remote starter or audio system upgrade, you know to come to us – but did you know we also can install heated seats, auto-dimming mirrors or auxiliary… Continue reading Adding An Auxiliary Input To Your Factory Radio

10 Things to Consider When Buying Car Audio

Brought to you by our friends at BestCarAudio.com When it comes to buying or upgrading a car audio system, there are hundreds of products to choose from and dozens of questions for you to ask the sales staff at your local car audio retailer. This article provides some basic guidelines to help make the process… Continue reading 10 Things to Consider When Buying Car Audio

Buying A New Car Audio Head Unit

When it comes time for buying an upgraded or replacement head unit for your vehicle, there are certainly a lot of options to consider. Size, features, compatibility and accessories are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to modern source units. Let’s take a look at some basic radio-buying knowledge and a few… Continue reading Buying A New Car Audio Head Unit

How To Buy A Car Audio Subwoofer System

Adding a subwoofer to a car audio system is the best bang for the buck regarding audio performance upgrades. You can instantly hear the difference, and it dramatically improves the realism and enjoyment of your system. Let’s look at how to pick a car audio subwoofer for your vehicle. Factory Audio System Limitations Before we… Continue reading How To Buy A Car Audio Subwoofer System

Car Audio Amplifier Buying Guide

One of the most critical components in a high-quality vehicle entertainment system is your car audio amplifier. While the concept of increasing the power of an audio signal is simple, it can be somewhat complex to execute elegantly the process. Amplifier design is as much as science as it is an art form. In this… Continue reading Car Audio Amplifier Buying Guide

New Ford F-150 Radio for North East Brunswick Client

A client from North East Brunswick brought his new-to-him 2008 Ford F-150 to AutoImage have a new radio installed. He wanted a radio that would work with his smartphone and have the option for satellite radio. His family bought him a Pioneer AVH-X2800BS for the holidays. We had done some window tint work for the… Continue reading New Ford F-150 Radio for North East Brunswick Client

2016 Toyota 4Runner Truck Accessories

A client from North East Brunswick, New Jersey, came to Auto Image in search of some accessories for his 2016 Toyota 4Runner. A friend of the client recently had some work done by one of our stores, and this client wanted something similar for his truck. We reviewed what the client wanted, took some measurements… Continue reading 2016 Toyota 4Runner Truck Accessories

Your Amplifier’s Gain Control Is Not A Volume Control

For decades, car audio enthusiasts have been fiddling around with the gain control on their amplifiers in hopes of “getting more out of them.” Many professional installers have scientific, repeatable processes in place to ensure these controls are set to provide the maximum performance and reliability from your audio system. Let’s look at the most… Continue reading Your Amplifier’s Gain Control Is Not A Volume Control

High-performance Tint is Good for Your Vehicle

Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick is a vehicle restyling specialist that has offered window tinting since our inception in 1987. Many people know about the cosmetic improvements gained from tint, but did you know that our high-performance tint is actually a good investment for your vehicle? Let’s explore the benefits. Dramatic Heat Reduction

3M Crystalline Window Tint Available at Auto Image

Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick has been offering window tinting to our clients on the Jersey Shore since 1987. One of our best-loved films is Crystalline by 3M. 3M Crystalline Tint Sets a New Standard 3M is a household name to many of us here in the United States. They received their first… Continue reading 3M Crystalline Window Tint Available at Auto Image

Top Reasons to Get Your Car Wrap done at Auto Image

Auto Image in Brick and East Brunswick is a vehicle restyling specialist in business since 1987. One of the most dramatic changes you can do to the appearance of your car, truck or SUV is a car wrap.  Or, as others call it, a vehicle wrap. Maybe the vehicle you bought didn’t come in the… Continue reading Top Reasons to Get Your Car Wrap done at Auto Image

The Importance Of Professional Mobile Electronics Installation

Several aspects of the automotive industry have always been embraced by hobbyists and do-it-yourself enthusiasts. Being able to say that you created something with your own bare hands would make anyone feel proud. In the mobile electronics industry, carmakers have been rapidly advancing the technology used in new cars. From computer data networks and advanced… Continue reading The Importance Of Professional Mobile Electronics Installation

Guide to Choosing Car Audio Speakers

There is no component more important to the sonic performance of your vehicle’s sound system than the car audio speakers you chose to install. You may own the best radio and amplifier in the world, but without great speakers, none of that great sound can get to your ears. Let’s look at why speakers are… Continue reading Guide to Choosing Car Audio Speakers

Adding An Auxiliary Input To Your Factory Radio

A message that mobile enhancement retailers strive to share is that we want you to come to us with your feature requests or ideas. If you want a remote starter or audio system upgrade, you know to come to us – but did you know we also can install heated seats, auto-dimming mirrors or auxiliary… Continue reading Adding An Auxiliary Input To Your Factory Radio

10 Things to Consider When Buying Car Audio

Brought to you by our friends at BestCarAudio.com When it comes to buying or upgrading a car audio system, there are hundreds of products to choose from and dozens of questions for you to ask the sales staff at your local car audio retailer. This article provides some basic guidelines to help make the process… Continue reading 10 Things to Consider When Buying Car Audio

Buying A New Car Audio Head Unit

When it comes time for buying an upgraded or replacement head unit for your vehicle, there are certainly a lot of options to consider. Size, features, compatibility and accessories are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to modern source units. Let’s take a look at some basic radio-buying knowledge and a few… Continue reading Buying A New Car Audio Head Unit

How To Buy A Car Audio Subwoofer System

Adding a subwoofer to a car audio system is the best bang for the buck regarding audio performance upgrades. You can instantly hear the difference, and it dramatically improves the realism and enjoyment of your system. Let’s look at how to pick a car audio subwoofer for your vehicle. Factory Audio System Limitations Before we… Continue reading How To Buy A Car Audio Subwoofer System

Car Audio Amplifier Buying Guide

One of the most critical components in a high-quality vehicle entertainment system is your car audio amplifier. While the concept of increasing the power of an audio signal is simple, it can be somewhat complex to execute elegantly the process. Amplifier design is as much as science as it is an art form. In this… Continue reading Car Audio Amplifier Buying Guide

New Ford F-150 Radio for North East Brunswick Client

A client from North East Brunswick brought his new-to-him 2008 Ford F-150 to AutoImage have a new radio installed. He wanted a radio that would work with his smartphone and have the option for satellite radio. His family bought him a Pioneer AVH-X2800BS for the holidays. We had done some window tint work for the… Continue reading New Ford F-150 Radio for North East Brunswick Client

Monroe Ford F-150 Client Gets Window Tint To Match Factory Glass

A client from Monroe, NJ, dropped by AutoImage to inquire about having the driver and passenger window tint applied on his 2015 Ford F-150. We showed him a 3M tint film in a 20% grade that would match the rear windows perfectly, then provided him with a price. We had already done some tint work… Continue reading Monroe Ford F-150 Client Gets Window Tint To Match Factory Glass

South River Client Adds Toyota Camry Security System for Safety

The owner of this 2010 Toyota Camry came to AutoImage from South River for a security system that could help protect the contents of his vehicle. The client was referred to us by his cousin, who is one of our long-standing clients. The owner of the car recently had a break-in, which resulted in the… Continue reading South River Client Adds Toyota Camry Security System for Safety

2010 Toyota Camry Security System

One of our customers, who has been a customer of ours for years, referred his cousin to Auto Image to have a security system installed in his 2010 Toyota Camry. Unfortunately, someone broke into his car and stole his laptop computer, so he wanted a security system to protect the vehicle. Our long-time client suggested… Continue reading 2010 Toyota Camry Security System