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Auto | Under the Hood | Aftermarket Accessories & Customization

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

From cuts and bruises to more serious injuries, many bad things can happen to the human body, and unfortunately, many of these can take place in a car. It's the job of manufacturers, governments and consumers' common sense to ensure that they don't.


Top 10 Car Audio Components

 Top 10 Car Audio Components

Performance car audio components can help make your old jalopy into something special. Read about the top 10 pieces of car audio equipment. See more »

Are you ready to compete in a car audio competition?

 Are you ready to compete in a car audio competition?

Are you ready to compete in a car audio competition? Read about car audio competitions at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Is a tracking and recovery system for your car worth the cost?

 Is a tracking and recovery system for your car worth the cost?

Is a tracking and recovery system for your car worth the cost? Read about auto tracking and recovery systems at HowStuffWorks. See more »

What's the correct way to lower your car?

 What's the correct way to lower your car?

What's the correct way to lower your car? Read about the safe, correct way to lower your car at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Top 10 Ways to Lower and Lift Your Car or Truck

 Top 10 Ways to Lower and Lift Your Car or Truck

There are several common ways to raise or lower your vehicle profile. Check out the top 10 ways to lower and lift your car or truck. See more »

Should you lower or lift it?

 Should you lower or lift it?

Should you lower or lift it? Take this quiz to help figure out if you should lower or lift your vehicle. See more »