Pimp Your Car for Under £60 - in Total!

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Unlike will.i.am you probably don't have thousands of pounds to spend customising your car. But that doesn't mean you can't turn your Ford Mondeo into a mean machine. We've scoured round eBay to find the best value-for-money car accessories and add-ons that'll turn your humble motor into a head-turning street dazzler.
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Exterior - grime writer

If you have a dirty motor, create some cool graffifi-style art by tagging it with a grime writer. You fill this marker pen with cleaning solution then turn your car's muck into magic. Draw a happy face, scrawl your name, it's up to you.

Cost: About £10.

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Exterior - decals

Car decals are a great way to pimp your car. Think go-faster stripes, flames, flowers, anything. Just make sure you don't go too tacky.

Cost: About a fiver.
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Exterior - HID headlights

Jazz-up your headlights with HID lights. More powerful than traditional lights, they'll look great on the road and come in various colours too. 

Another thing - if you decide to pimp your ride with some new lights, do make sure you're being compliant with the law around vehicle headlights - all the info here.

Cost: You can pick up an HID headlights kit for about £15.
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Exterior - exhaust muffler

Exhaust mufflers  do 2 things: they muffle the sound of your exhaust and, because they're fat and chunky, make your car look pretty cool too.

Just slip the silencer over your exhaust and you've a pimped-up machine. Other options include an exhaust trim and exhaust wrap.
Cost: About a tenner.
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Interior - steering wheel cover

Instead of buying a brand-new steering wheel, why not invest in a steering wheel cover instead? They come in all sorts of colours and designs (we like the fluffy ones).

Cost: You can pick one up for a fiver.
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Interior - atmosphere lights

These lights sit in the footwell of your motor and will provide a relaxing glow as you ride. As well as impressing any hot date.

Cost: £5.
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Interior - steering wheel desk

These plastic desks, which easily fit at the underside of your steering wheel, can be used for holding food and drink, a laptop, iPad or anything else you can fit on it.

Top tip: Not to be used when actually driving.

Cost: Round a fiver.
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Interior - furry dice

We couldn't resist. There are those who knock the furry dice, but we say they're a classic car accessory. Pimp your ride the fuzzy way.

Cost: £4.

So, after totting all these up, we get to about £60. Not bad, eh?
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