Tired at looking at the same old car? Pimp your ride with interior and exterior modifications or mods. You don’t have to break the bank to upgrade the look of your vehicle. There are lots of mods you can do for less and DIY to save money.
Try these inexpensive car mods for yourself and spruce up your ride.
Interior LED Accents
Create an ultramodern vibe in your interior by adding LED accents. LED lights are small and energy-saving, so you can do many things to customize the accents. If you drive an old vehicle, adding LED accents can make it look modern and high-tech.
You don’t have to limit the accents to your dashboard. You can all add LED lights all over your interior to completely upgrade its look.
Get a vanity plate just for fun. If you love puns, you can show off your skill by picking a witty line to put on your plate. It’s an affordable, fun, clever way to add character to your vehicle.
Vanity plates are incredibly popular not just in the United States but in all of North America. For a fee, you can personalize your license plate and choose your own number, letter, and combinations to put on the plate.
This kind of modification is also legal in the country, so you don’t have to worry about being in trouble with the law. However, there certain exceptions that you need to take note of. For example, you’re not allowed to use the combinations FDNY, NYPD, and GOD on your vanity plate if you live in New York. To be safe, check with your state laws to see if they have similar limitations.
Fender flares are the perfect mods for big vehicles, like the Ford Ranger, Dodge Ram, and Toyota Tundra. They’re both practical and aesthetic.
Big vehicles tend to splatter and kick off a lot of things on the road because of their huge tires. The purpose of fender flares is to protect the car body from these splatters, as well as to avoid kicking off debris to surrounding cars and other road users. In some places, fender flares are mandatory for big vehicles to maintain safety on the road.
Headlight covers are affordable and easy to install, and they offer more than just an aesthetic upgrade to your vehicle. The covers protect your headlights from dirt, bug splatter, and debris. You can customize the look of the covers and choose different shapes, sizes, and colors. Installing covers also adds tint to the light when you turn it on.
There are two different types to headlight covers to choose from: optically clear vinyl appliqués and snap-on plastic or polymer resin cover. They’re both temporary, so you can remove and replace them anytime.
If you’re applying the covers yourself, remember to clean the headlights first for proper installation and longer life span.
In most places, headlights are legal car modifications, but check with your state laws first to be sure. Some places have guidelines on the light intensity of car headlines, and a cover can diminish the strength of your headlights.
Car Wraps and Racing Stripes
Instead of getting a new paint job, try car wrapping instead. It costs less, and the application takes lesser time. Plus, there is a wide variety of wraps to choose from, so you can customize the look of your vehicle however you want to. It’s also temporary, so you can change the wrap when you get tired of it. The same vinyl wrap can also be used to create racing strips on the exterior to give your car a more edgy and sporty look.
You don’t have to spend lots of money to give your car a makeover. Inexpensive small upgrades can transform your vehicle when chosen right. The modifications above were chosen for their maximum transformative effect on any vehicle. Try them on your car, and see the amazing results.
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