There are so many options out there for learners who want to customize their car themselves to save money and have the chance to do something different.
We all tend to watch too much tv but sometimes it can be beneficial. The popular, well-known tv show Top gear is perfect for this. It is a show for gearhead enthusiasts. It has some comedy, some drama and the facts you want to know about cars. It’s a fun and entertaining way to learn about cars.
Another popular show is Wheeler Dealer
This is a show where Mike Brewer and Edd China two British men like to flip modern cars and also vintage cars by restoring them with the aim to make a profit. While they don’t do all the work themselves they show you parts getting done and explain how to do it. They show most things can be done as a D.I.Y with the right tools and the right information. They explain the equipment they are using, what it does and why you need it. This show airs in the U.S on velocity.
All car brands will have a forum on the internet if not a couple that is specially used to talk about that car and that car only.You can ask questions, meet people and get ideas. It’s a great way to gather information and help others out. It is a place to share all information to the one topic cars. If you have a fault with your car, make a post and people can comment on it. Some members will be mechanics others that may have been through the same problem and know how to fix it.
We have libraries for a reason. For information and to read books for a hobby. There are plenty of racks filled with books about cars, how to customize them and all you need to know about repairs. You can photocopy the pages if you want to keep them. The library also has an online resource center that you can check out to for piles of helpful information. The database will have more updated information if that is what you are seeking.
One we all know and love and have no doubt used before.YouTube offers step by step instructions on how to do something. It has everything from applying makeup tutorials, milking a cow and importantly how to customize and repair cars. The number of videos on YouTube is endless and there will be something there for exactly what you are looking for. Its free and the best part is if you get stuck you can rewind and watch that certain part again or even pause if you need to catch up.
Combine all these ideas and you will have a shop full of information and your own database of everything to know about cars. Restore and sell, or restore and keep the option is up to you.