The day you get your first car is a step into a new episode of your life. Your principal car will also give you a sense of freedom to be yourself as well as generating an image for yourself on the street.

By: Sam L Lowe 

Top 3 Most Common Car Modification Mistakes

Car modification is more popular now than it has ever been before. When people buy a car these days the factory issue lights, factory paintwork and factory stereo are sometimes not enough and thanks to the availability of many sources of custom car parts the possibilities are practically endless for making your car stand out from the crowd. The problem is though that while enthusiasts may want their car sound like it has a V8 engine or sit low on its suspension so it looks like a touring car, they may not have the technical or aesthetical skills to ensure their car still looks good and runs well.

Here are the 3 of the main mistakes people make when modifying their car.

Bad Taste

There is no accounting for taste, especially when choosing a spoiler or a whole body kit. How often have you seen a car trundling down the high street looking like an alien child toy. Choosing the wrong body kit for your car can be done easily as they are often bought from magazines or from websites that don’t tell you much more than that they will fit on your model of car. Body kits need to be subtle in order to avoid looking stupid. The same goes for other custom body parts like spoilers and bonnet scoops which when out of proportion with the rest of the car can look really bad. Make sure you find out exactly what your car will look like with the body kit or other custom part on before you hand over your cash, and make sure you get a second opinion.

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If you are bearing in mind getting your car altered read this item first to guarantee you don’t make any of these 3 most mutual car alteration systems.

By author: Sam L Lowe 

How Do You Get Into Car Modification?

Car modification is a very popular pastime for countless petrol heads up and down the country. Have you ever been sat on the bus watching brightly coloured cars with fancy body kits and exhausts louder than a fog horn speeding through the city and thought…I fancy that! Well it has never been easier to get started in car modification as there plenty of cheap cars out there, ripe and ready for modification and dozens of websites and garages stuffed with genuine performance parts to fit your chosen vehicle. Here are some top tips to get you on the road.

Get A Car

Quite obvious first step really: get out there are bag yourself a motor. For a beginner, the best cars for modifying are probably either a Citroen Saxo or a Fiat Punto. These cars are popular for two reasons: 1) they are cheap to run and parts and insurance are relatively cheap. 2) There are lots of options for modification as they have been popular mod cars for years.

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Get decent at driving with some progressive driving sequences before you start adding under lighting or a huge stereo. And for your body repair needs we at Guanella will take care of it for you.