Mirror Image" brings your car's engine to eye level
If you go to many cruise-ins or car shows, you know that most people display their vehicles with the hoods up to show off the time and technique they've put into the engine bay.
"We've built a lot of show cars and wanted to figure out what could enhance the engine compartment," says Ryan Moore, who does marketing for MDCT Inc., maker of Mirror Image, acrylic mirrors that mount under a car's hood – or inside its trunk lid – to make it easier to see all the details beneath.
MDCT is based in Santa Fe Springs, California, and has been in business for four years, with sales of more than 5,000 mirror kits. The kits cost around $175 for a set of mirrors to mount above the engine or for around $300 to cover both the inside of the hood and trunk lid.
Mirror Image kits are available for a variety of applications, including a 1961 Cadillac Coupe de Ville, 1954 Chevrolet Bel Air, 1969 Ford Mustang, 1993 Honda Civic, 2006 Scion xB, and many, many more.
MDCT says its beveled mirrors are made of plastic and are designed to withstand both engine-compartment heat and the vibration created by trunk-mounted, high-performance sound systems. Kits come with a silicon Mirror Mastic adhesive, caulking gun, masking tap and instructions. The company also produces its own Finishing Touch mirror cleaner.
MDCT also produces auto interior air fresheners and Color Bar, a bar with a series of multi-colored lights that illuminate in time with the beat of music being played through the car's audio system.
For more information, call (562) 483-1445 or visit the www.mdctinc.com website.
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