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Aftermarket auto accessories and car customization can change your car from a boring, stock model to a head-turning street machine. Read about accessories and customization in these articles.

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Top 10 Ways to Lower and Lift Your Car or Truck

If you're hoping to put some distance between your car and the road, or if you're trying to get a little closer to it, either way is doable. There are several common ways to raise or lower your vehicle profile -- see which one is right for you.


What makes certain car accessories unsafe (or even illegal)?

What makes certain car accessories unsafe (or even illegal)?

What makes certain car accessories unsafe (or even illegal)? Keep reading to discover what makes certain car accessories unsafe and even illegal. See more »

How to Set up Car Speakers

Would you like to find out how to set up new car speakers so you can upgrade the sound system in your car? This article will tell you how to set up car speakers. See more »

(Potentially) Unsafe Car Accessories Quiz

(Potentially) Unsafe Car Accessories Quiz

Do you know which car accessories are unsafe? Test your knowledge of potentially unsafe car accessories in this quiz from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Car Audio Quiz

Car Audio Quiz

How much do you know about car audio systems? Test your knowledge of car audio in this quiz from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Thief-proofing Your Car Quiz

Thief-proofing Your Car Quiz

How much do you know about car theft? Test your knowledge of car theft in this quiz from HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Ultimate Car Security Quiz

The Ultimate Car Security Quiz

How much do you know about car security? Test your knowledge of car security in this quiz from HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Car Accessories That Could Be Dangerous

10 Car Accessories That Could Be Dangerous

Do you know the 10 dangerous car accessories? Check out the 10 car accessories that could be dangerous in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Why are thieves looking for suction cup marks on your car's front window?

Why are thieves looking for suction cup marks on your car's front window?

Why are thieves looking for suction cup marks? Find out why thieves are looking for suction cup marks in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

What makes certain car accessories unsafe (or even illegal)?

What makes certain car accessories unsafe (or even illegal)?

What makes certain car accessories unsafe or even illegal? Find out what makes certain car accessories unsafe in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Amazing Car Security Systems

10 Amazing Car Security Systems

Today's modern car security systems run the gamut. Learn about 10 amazing car security systems to protect your vehicle. See more »