Tuesday 18 June 2019

Getting The Best Out Of Your Car

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People often say that as soon as you start driving your car, it depreciates in value. While this is mostly true, you can, however, turn an old banger into something great and something you're proud of and here's how:
Get The Latest Technology
You don't have to buy a new car to get it to connect to your phone so that you can talk hands-free, so you can have your messages read out to you or listen to your music and your playlists. All you need to do is buy the right tech, something like Apple CarPlay to replace your car's stereo allows you to stream music as well as provides a navigation system for your vehicle.
Give It A Makeover
Fancy a new color? Maybe your car needs to be a bit shinier? You can do whatever you want with the exterior of your vehicle as long as you're prepared to put the work in or to spend the money. Getting a paint job can make an and old car look brand new again, plus it can make it look unique depending on what color you want to go with and if you want any sort of design or image on it.
Don't Forget About Tyres
Worn out tires don't look good, and they're not safe either. They also require your car to work harder because if your tyres aren't up to scratch, then the vehicle will need to use more power to brake or turn.
Get Comfy
On a long drive or even a short one, you want to be comfy. You spend a lot of time in your car, so make sure you have comfy seats. You could get some totally new seats which heat up and keep you warm in the winter, or you could get some seat covers which will protect your seats from any mess like food and drinks, any damage caused by heat exposure, as well as general wear and tear.
Get Clean
It's inevitable that over time, your vehicle will accumulate dust and dirt, especially in your car's carpet. You can take it to an auto trim specialist to get the job done. Once you've got the brand spanking new carpet down, make sure you keep it fresh and fluffy. Invest in a new vacuum cleaner the portable vacuum.
Light It Up
Bright Lights on the exterior are essential, dim ones look the car is sad and dying, and no one wants that. So make sure your beams are beaming. Then if you're going to really pimp up the inside then how about some neon lights? A bit extravagant, but why not, make it yours and don't you deserve to have a fancy and extravagant car? Neon lights are available in different colors, and you could go for an exotic look or a romantic tone - whichever suits you and they're really easy to install. Just make sure your car battery is disconnected first.
Whether you have an old car you want to do-up or you buy a used car from Border City Autos and want to add some new features to that, the options are endless and the budget is totally up to you.