Aftermarket accessories can make or break a car. In this case, they break them. You sent us many great suggestions, but these ten are the worst things you can put on your car.


10.) Rear window louvers

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It's cool if you happen to have a Lancia Stratos, an Opel Manta, a Mustang Cobra II T-top or something equally cool from the late seventies, early eighties. But when it comes to modern cars, just grow up.

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9.) Baby On Board

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So what? If you don't have a baby on board, I should feel free to crash into you? It doesn't make any sense.

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8.) Stupid stickers

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You got a minivan for a reason, we got it. Well done. Bumper stickers and bullet hole decals also fall into this category.

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7.) Eyelashes

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Do you also happen to have a Hello Kitty phone case? I thought so...

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6.) Aftermarket Landau roof

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It's a crime against humanity and, not surprisingly, popular in Florida.

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5.) Bumper protectors

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What you're trying to protect with that ugly peace of plastic is called the 'bumper.' And yes, I'm aware of modern cars have expensive color-matching plastics instead of a real bumper, but this remains unacceptable.

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4.) Fake tuning bits

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Your car will keep being very slow which is too bad since people will keep pointing at you. For a good reason.

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3.) False badging

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Don't try to make it look more than it is. There's nothing wrong with a V6 Mustang as long as you don't fake it into a Schnellby.

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2.) Aftermarket HID headlamps

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Blinding others on the road is unsafe at any speed. What you deserve is something like this, on both sides:

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1.) Truck nuts

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Lost your own? We don't want to know.

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