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Top Items for Your Roadside Emergency Kit

While it's nice to think that your vehicle will never break down, it's always a good idea to be prepared for the worst. In addition to making sure that you have roadside assistance either through your manufacturer's plan or membership to an auto club, we advise carrying a roadside emergency kit with you. You can choose to stock it with whatever items you think you may need, but some just make sense to carry with you at all times. Here are our top five items we recommend:

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Our Top 5 Truck Accessories for Summer

Not only is summer the ideal season for going fishing, taking vacations and just general relaxing, it's also a great time to spruce up your truck. Whether you're looking to replace some worn out elements, or want to add some options for storing cargo and tools, Gene Messer Accessories should be your first choice for all of your exterior and interior accessory needs.

Here are our top 5 summer truck accessories:

  • Floor mats…
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Let Us Entertain You

You already know that you can count on Gene Messer Accessories to supply you with the exterior accessories you want, from spray-in bed liners to grille guards and bumpers. But did you know that we also carry a great selection of in-vehicle entertainment options?

There's really no need to limit yourself to the radio that originally came with your truck, or resign yourself to having to envy your buddy's in-dash touchscreen. At Gene…

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Do You Know The Warning Signs of a Dying Battery?

Batteries always seem to die right when you need to be somewhere important and you're nowhere near home or work. That's why we think it's worth knowing the warning signs of a failing battery, so you can act proactively and avoid the trouble and expense of hoping for the kindness of strangers or the prompt roadside assistance.

If your answer to any of these questions is "yes," you may need to replace your battery soon...

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Are You Familiar with Our Specials Page?

 

A quick question from your pals here at Gene Messer Accessories: do you like saving money?

Well, if you're at all like most folks, the answer to the aforementioned query is without a doubt a resounding, "yes!" And this is particularly true in the automotive realm, where things can get awful costly in a hurry.

Fortunately, we've a solution to this age-old problem -- and we feel you'll find it in the form of our specials page.

We rotate our promotions regularly and, as such, this page is the single best resource to remain in-the-know of those currently…

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Make Gene Messer Accessories Your Go-To Resource for Parts and Service

 

When looking to modify one's daily driver, where is one to turn?

Well, for many throughout the greater Lubbock, TX area, the answer has always been Gene Messer Accessories.

And why is that?

In our mind, it has a whole lot to do with two things, in particular: our ability to consistently deliver superb customer service, coupled with superior selection.

Searching for an exterior accessory, such as bed caps or covers, bull bars, hitches, lighting, suspensions, tool boxes or wheel-wheel liners? No sweat.

Or, how about something for your vehicle's interior, such as a new sound system, floor…

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Signs That You Need to Replace Your Brakes

Eventually all brakes will need replacing, but do you know how many miles you can get out of a set before you might need to get them replaced? Are you aware of the various warning signs that will let you know that it's time for a brake replacement?

Your owner's manual should tell you how long your vehicle's manufacturer estimates your original brakes will last, but as a general rule you should replace or service your brakes about every 30,000 miles.

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Top Signs That You May Need Your Mechanic

It can be a bit alarming when your vehicle starts acting up, or your engine stalls, misfires, hesitates or is just plain hard to start. You know that you can't let it go on without getting the problem looked at, but do you know if it's a serious problem that requires immediate attention, or something that can wait until the next payday? Here are some tips that can guide you.

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This is Why You Need to Rotate and Balance Your Tires

At Gene Messer Accessories, we take pride in helping our customers understand not only how their vehicle operates, but also how to maintain it so as to enjoy ultimate performance and longevity. With that in mind, here's some general background on tires.

Most people don't know that tires, even completely new ones, aren't actually completely round. When your tires are out of shape, the weight can be unevenly distributed and make the tire heavier in some spots -- leading to bothersome vibrations and faster tire wear.

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Gain Some Knowledge on Why Vehicles Overheat


If there's one thing that drivers in Lubbock don't want to see happen to their car, it's overheating. There are certainly ways of preventing it from happening, but knowing the signs that it might, what causes it and how you can prevent it are key to any drivers knowledge, which is why we've put some details about overheating together for you.

How Do You Know Your Car is Overheating?

  • The check…
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