How Modifying Your Vehicle Can Make You Fall In Love Again


We all remember that first car. Usually it was used, and sometimes even abused, but it had character, it was one-of-a-kind, and it was beautiful.

Remember driving it home for the first time? That first wash and wax? And that car smell – each with its unique smell from the people who drove it and their habits. Over time, we get accustomed to using our vehicle to get from point A to point B. But there’s a solution to falling into boredom.

Whether you are on
your first car or you have had dozens, there is nothing like making it your own. You’re a unique individual, so why be satisfied with a humdrum vehicle that looks and sounds like all the rest?

A vehicle you can truly call your own

Years ago there were only so many modifications that you could make to a car or truck.

Bolt on a different muffler or change hubcaps and you were set.

Today is different! There are thousands of products to make your vehicle yours and yours alone, including: 3-way radios, wheel covers, bumpers, guards, light bars and so much more–and for many brands from Ford, Chevrolet, BMW, Mazda, etc.

From performance components to cosmetic makeovers

The sky’s the limit in making your wheels a standout at work or cruising down the highway. From super-bright headlights to upgraded brake components and more efficient ignition systems, any of these upgrades make for an easy and fun evening or weekend project.


If you’re more ambitious, you can fix up a backyard or barn find and turn it into a car masterpiece that will impress everyone in the neighborhood. You can choose from simple items that anyone can install with no tools at all, to more technical products that require knowhow or experience.

There is nothing like the feeling of making your car run faster than it ever has, or making it look like a custom rod straight from a car show. There are literally thousands of items to make your automobile look, sound, and perform exactly the way you want! Aftermarket modifications today are often as good or better than those supplied by the manufacturer.

They say you can’t go home again. But there’s no reason you can’t fall in love again with your car. It’s more than just changing some parts on a collection of sheet metal that you use to get to work or to school, but it’s a way to get back to feeling excited and proud of something that you created, whether it’s an off-the-production line newer vehicle or a flashback to the past. It’s time to have some fun and make some heads turn!

For over a century, JC Whitney has been a leading retailer of aftermarket parts for all makes, from Lexus to Jeep and much more.  To explore the electronic catalog, click here.

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