There are a bunch of reasons why someone would remodel their car. Economically, if you play your cards right, it makes sense. A good remodelling can actually increase the value of your car and you can make more money when you sell it.
However, for the most part, people remodel their cars just to improve it’s aesthetics or technical reasons. Remodelling doesn’t have to break the bank. In this article, we’ll take a look at how with some simple tips, you can make your car look, feel, and function like an updated car.
However, keep in mind that when you’re on a budget, don’t expect to see some crazy changes!
There’s nothing better than to personalize your car and show the worlds it’s yours. You can start with changing your private registration plates. Within the legal boundaries, you can customize your plates enough to resemble your name or anything you cherish.
Another way to give your car a personalized feel is by adding a steering wheel cover if you don’t already have one. There are many materials and colours to choose from that will complement the rest of your car’s interior. These serve to cover up any obvious signs of wear on your steering wheel as well.
In terms of functionality, steering wheel covers do add a lot of grip and you won’t find your hands slipping often.
You should focus on this if your budget is tight but want to make an impact on the interior of your car. Look for a heads-up display (HUD), and you’ll feel like you’re driving in the future.
HUDs essentially are transparent displays that are projected onto your windshield and show important information such as speed and your rpm. Since the information will be displayed within your line of sight, you don’t need to take quick glances at the speedometer.
This technology was standard in fighter jets, and finally made its way to automobiles.
Another piece of cool tech you need to have is a stereo that supports Apple CarPlay and/or Android Auto. We’re connected to our mobile devices so much more now compared to when you first bought your car, so staying connected while being safe on the road is top priority.
Stereos come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but you can get a good one for around £150. Considering the value it brings, it’s a no brainer for me!
Cars nowadays come out of the factory with a decent set of sound systems. But chances are, you’re reading this article because your car doesn’t belong in the group.
The great news is that upgrading your speaker system can be very affordable! You can get decent co-axial speakers for less than £40 and it will still sound better than the junk that came with your car!
Of course, be sure to not use your old .mp3 files for music or you wouldn’t hear the difference!