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?
Will it hurt to spray electrical contact cleaner in an ignition?
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?
How Many Wheels Are in the World?
Why Do Tires Blow Out More in Summer?
Winter Tires Really Do Make a Difference in the White Stuff
What Is an Ignition Coil?
Can your car tell you when the light's about to change?
How the Open Automotive Alliance Works
Even if you're not a car enthusiast, you might still want to consider one of these modifications to make your ride the best on the block.
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.
A car is an extension of the person driving it. And if you want to make your car as unique as you are, there are an almost infinite number and variety of add-ons. But which accessories could be hazardous?
By Garth Sundem
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
Just like any other expensive asset, a car brings with it a secondary cost -- the risk of theft. Thankfully, today's modern security systems run the gamut; read on to learn about 10 of them.
There's a world of performance car audio out there. But you don't have to spend thousands if you know how the top 10 pieces of audio equipment can help you get the most out of your car's setup.
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?
Going low with a vehicle is a tradition that crosses over into many cultures, and many drivers outside of lowriding lanes take the drop as well. But with so many methods to actually lower a car, which is the correct way?
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.