Expert Advice for Car Modifications

All Questions on Car Modifications

How do you put tint on car headlights?
What's the best way to tint my car headlights? I’m a car-enthusiast and thought I’d tackle a DIY project. I want to tint my headlights because I like the aesthetic of it.
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Phoebe Mah
Sep 24, 2021
What car insurance can I get for a car with modifications?
I have an upgraded stereo system and muffler. What car insurance can I get?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
What is custom parts and equipment coverage?
I've heard Progressive offers custom parts and equipment coverage. What does this mean?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
What do OEM and aftermarket parts mean in terms of car insurance?
I'm getting my car repaired in a shop after an accident. The mechanic is replacing my bumper with an aftermarket part. What does this mean?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
What's the best insurance for modified cars?
What's the best policy for my modified vehicle? I have a retrofitted vehicle and want the best insurance coverage.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
Would insurance companies compensate for modifications to a car?
How do I know if my car insurance company will pay for the replacement cost? I've made some modifications to my VW Golf and I'm worried they won't be covered in an accident.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
What modifications can be made that do not affect insurance?
I want to change my stereo system, but don't want to change my insurance rates. I'm paying a good price through Progressive. How can I avoid any changes to my rates with modifications?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
Do aesthetic modifications affect car insurance?
I want to get a paint job but I'm worried it will affect car insurance rates. Will my car insurance rates change?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
What types of modifications affect car insurance the most?
I don't want to pay higher premiums because of modifications. What changes can I make that won't affect my rates?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
What modifications affect car insurance?
What modifications change my car insurance coverage? I'm considering adding modifications to my car, but I'm worried they will affect my rates and coverage.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
Are aftermarket parts covered in an accident in Georgia?
Will GEICO cover the cost of my aftermarket parts if I didn't have special insurance? My car was declared a total loss in an at-fault accident in Georgia.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
What if auto insurance wants to use aftermarket parts on a brand new car?
How do I get OEM parts for my vehicle? My 2018 BMW was damaged in an at-fault accident and GEICO wants to use aftermarket parts to replace the bumper.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
Can you get aftermarket parts during an insurance claim?
Can I request aftermarket modifications during an insurance claim? My friend said that he was able to replace his regular bumper with a sport one after an accident.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
How do you get OEM parts in an insurance claim?
I have a Mercedes and am worried that if I get in an accident, the insurance company will try to give me aftermarket parts. How do I insure that I can get parts from the manufacturer?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
How do you get auto insurance for aftermarket parts?
How do I get aftermarket part insurance added to my regular policy? I added a spoiler and roof modifications to my vehicle.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
Will insurance cover aftermarket parts?
What type of insurance covers aftermarket parts? I have a policy through Progressive and want my new sound system covered in case of theft.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
Is it fraud to modify your vehicle and not inform the insurance company?
I recently added chrome, a turbocharger, and a new sound system to my vehicle. I'm worried it's going to increase my insurance premiums. Is it illegal to keep this information from GEICO?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
Does car insurance cover the cost of aftermarket parts when your vehicle is totaled?
If my car has aftermarket parts and someone totaled my car, will their insurance cover the cost? I'm worried about this scenario because I've had some significant work done to my Mustang.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 15, 2021
How do aftermarket parts impact car insurance?
I had some spoiler and roof mods done on my vehicle. How will these change my car insurance?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 15, 2021
Do I need special auto insurance if I modify my car?
I just had some work done on my car. I tinted the windows and changed the muffler. Do I need to report these changes to my car insurance company?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 15, 2021
Can you adjust car headlights?
It seems like my headlights are pointed too high. This makes it hard for me to drive at night, but I don't know how to fix it. Is there a way to adjust my headlights?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
What is car wrapping?
My friend said they want to wrap their car. What does this mean?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
How do you repair a car amplifier if it's on but there's no sound?
What's the best way to fix my car amp if no sound is coming out? The entire car stereo has no sound right now, and I think my aftermarket amplifier is to blame. I want to repair it so I can pump up my favorite jams.
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Eric Schad
Sep 02, 2021
How do you remove car badge adhesive?
How do I remove adhesive from my car? I have an older truck and the Ford emblem fell off the back. Rather than get a new one, I just want to remove the car badge adhesive.
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Eric Schad
Sep 02, 2021
How do I change my car stereo speakers?
What's the best way to replace the speakers in my car? I want to put new ones in my car doors, but I don't want to pay an audio company to do it.
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Eric Schad
Aug 27, 2021
Do insurance companies provide coverage for options beyond the standard trim of a car?
My friend just did some cool customizations to his car and I kind of want the same thing for my car. Will insurance cover that?
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Tessa Szakacs
Aug 05, 2021
Do I need to tell my insurance company about the modifications I made to my van?
Do I need to tell my insurance company? I made some DIY changes to an old van I bought to include a raised sleeping area and storage space. I don't live in it and the most I'd use it is for one or two overnight trips.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 28, 2021
Does GEICO insure converted vans?
How much would a campervan cost in California? I'm thinking about adding a converted van to my GEICO insurance policy.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 28, 2021
Does Progressive insure converted vans?
I pay about $250 a month for my current auto insurance policy through Progressive. I'm wondering how much it would cost to add a converted van to my policy and if Progressive even offers this type of insurance.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 28, 2021
Can you insure a remodeled van?
How would I go about insuring a remodeled van? I converted an old van into a living space. The problem is it's hard to classify since it's not officially an RV, but it's not a regular van either. Which companies will even offer me insurance?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 28, 2021

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