Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Lease of My Worries

By | Editorial | No Comments

A few years ago, I was shopping for a new car to replace my older, dilapidated vehicle. Like many Americans, I was simply looking for a reliable commuter to get me to and from school. At the time, a lease was a viable option for me. I didn’t travel very far, and I didn’t intend on modifying the vehicle. Plus the lower monthly payment was very enticing.  Fast forward 29 months later, things have changed quite…

Read More

Kraco Rides the California 4-track Car Stereo Wave

By | Editorial, Flashback Friday | No Comments

This week, we’re flashing back to the wild and wonderful sixties. Since Kraco was all about satisfying the needs of the car enthusiast, they jumped on board with the distribution of a 4-track car stereo that could be installed in the car dashboard. Take a look at this psychedelic package design for an early boom box! I feel funny already… Celebrities Led the Way Frank Sinatra was known to have a 4-track installed in his…

Read More

Flashback Friday – 1950’s Snap-On White Wall Tires

By | Flashback Friday | 3 Comments

Let’s go back to the 1950’s this week and take a look at one of the first products manufactured by Kraco… a temporary snap-on white wall tire accessory. White wall tires were all the rage, and founder Maurice Kraines decided to offer a cheaper option than buying all new tires. Enter the snap on white wall. It not only acted as a fashion accessory for cars, but it also protected the tire. Kraines was all…

Read More

5 Ways to Keep Your Millennium Falcon Fresh

By | Uncategorized | No Comments

As a smugl,– someone in the transportation business, you find yourself out and about in the galaxy quite a bit. Your ship is your home and all the places your work takes you really takes a toll on the ship. Sure you may have won it in a game of Sabacc, but you still want to maintain the quality of your precious Millennium Falcon.   1. Sun Protection Tatooine.. Whether you’re here to pay a…

Read More
Look for Kraco® products at automotive retailers
or your local club or drug store or mass merchant.
Or Shop Now!