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.
Modern Cars Are Kind of Boring. Why Is That?
Can car companies let known defects go without a recall?
Do car interiors turn toxic in the summer?
Making a Car Last for 300,000 Miles Is Totally Possible — Here's How
Are cars designed to fail at a certain point?
What's the Fastest Car in the World?
Is Your Junk in the Trunk or the 'Frunk'?
You Can't Take Your Fancy Self-Driving Car Out of the City, Yet
The Long Strange History of License Plates in the U.S.
Do red cars get pulled over more often for speeding?
Do red cars cost more to insure?
How Do I Get Rid of a Dead Animal Smell in My Car?
5 Signs Your Engine Is Losing Power
How Gas Compression-ignition Engines Work
Did cars ever have external combustion engines?
How does engine placement affect handling?
Dieselgate and the Volkswagen Cartel
Diesel Isn't Always a Worse Polluter Than Gasoline
How Coal Rollers Work
10 Cold-weather Motorcycle Accessories
Is all motorcycle apparel made of leather?
What motorcycle accessories will help me stay cool?
How Laser-powered Headlights Work
How Air-Conditioned Seats Work
5 Useful Voice-activated Commands for Your Car
How to Avoid a 'Hurricane Car'
6 Automotive Parts You Can Easily Recycle
Get Money For Your Old Car Batteries
How Does Vertical Acceleration Work?
How Car Suspensions Work
How Car Steering Works
Why the Stick Shift Is Going Extinct
Gas-powered vs. Electric Cars: Which Is Faster?
Are manual transmissions really faster than automatics?
How to Replace Your Car's Serpentine Belt
The Dirty Truth About How Often You Need Your Oil Changed
Is Your Car Road-trip Ready?
Why Do Tires Blow Out More in Summer?
Winter Tires Really Do Make a Difference in the White Stuff
Why Carmakers Are Ditching the Spare Tire
Can your car tell you when the light's about to change?
How the Open Automotive Alliance Works
How Paintless Dent Removal Works
One of the first things a car-theft expert will advise you to do is to clear out any trace of gadgets and accessories that might be resold easily. But can suction cup marks on your windshield attract thieves, too?
Many bad things can happen to you while in a car. It's the job of manufacturers, governments and your common sense to ensure that they don't. So what makes some car accessories extra unsafe?
By Garth Sundem
Think engines are the only things car enthusiasts push to the limits? Think again. There are car audio competitions that pit stereos and speakers against one another to determine whose setup produces the best sound of all. Does your sound system have what it takes?
So you've decided to get a security system for car and have no idea where to start. Perhaps you're even thinking of a tracking a recovery system. But are they worth the cost?
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.