Sunday, February 12, 2006

Why Build Your Own Car?

Cars are not created equal. With so many brands to choose from and a wide array of models are released from the production line each year, yet custom cars or replica cars are a fad. Most Hobbyist are going for the build it yourself cars. Aside from cheaper in terms of cost in production, they enjoyed the feeling of satisfaction after months of painstaking and hardwork in finishing thier "obra maestra".
There's a lot of cars which are built from kits, recycled car parts and modified version of used car. Although the initial investment on the equipments is quite high, but the overall cost of production is very low when compared to commercial models.
Many companies are offering kit version of thier replica cars with models like Pontiac, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Humvee, Dodge Viper and many more. It includes a complete instruction manuals and complete set of parts and accessories. The procedureramges from simple match and weld to forming frames and forms which involves basic carpentry.
Others are relying on thier skills welding and automotive. They are building cars from scratch using new and recycled parts and materials. This method more difficult and the quality of the car is dependent on the adeptness of the maker.
Some just make modification on thier old cars and create a facelift on the car body design.
If you are one of the enthusiast and love to weld, sand, paint and mold try to visit these reccomended sites:

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