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Upgrading your car is not only fantastic hobby, it can be a form of art. Here are the best cars to start making better.
The great thing about the Civic, with its endless line of aftermarket parts and bottom-basement entry fee is that you can make them as high or low dollar as you want. From mild to wild, there’s a Civic for every taste.
It’s a light two-door with a proper manual transmission that is dirt cheap to pick up. The tuner community has welcomed the TC with open arms and aftermarket parts are a plenty.
VW stole the Civic’s crown as the go-to tuner car some ago. Every generation GTI provides a great platform to start upgrading performance without having to spend top-dollar.
The market on the 350Z has dropped through the floor, but what’s best of all is that its a great performance car with a reputation for reliability.
Bugeye Subaru WRX
The market on the bugeye Subaru’s is still relatively strong, but they’re just so ripe for upgrades, engines swaps and general cheap-speed goodness. Live out your rally dreams.
Two doors. Manual gearbox. Rear-wheel drive. More aftermarket parts than you can imagine. They’re also incredibly cheap to pick up, your only challenge will be finding one in good condition.
Mustangs are cheap, and there are more aftermarket parts for it than any other car on the market. Starting with whatever you can afford and slowly making it better is what the Mustang has always been about.