Winter may be one of the most wonderful times of the year but isn't so wonderful when it comes to driving. Icy roads and slush can cause your tires to slip. Snow flurries can make it hard to see out your windshield.
It's safe to say that winter can be an awful time for a lot of drivers, especially when the weather exposes your vehicle's weaknesses. The good news is that you can make a few modifications to get your car winter-ready.
Bring out the tires
When it comes to winter weather, your tires are no joke. Not only are tires considered one of the best types of car mods to give your vehicle because of the return-on-investment but they're also a vital part of winter driving.
Make sure that the tires you invest in for the season have some serious tread to keep you from slipping and sliding on the roads. Additionally, be sure to check your tire pressure regularly. The last thing you want in the winter is low tire pressure.
Install a pair of race seats, but not for racing
Some drivers like the idea of installing race seats with quality harnesses in their vehicle. These are a good investment during any season because they provide a supportive seat that gives you greater accuracy when making adjustments to the brake, accelerator, and steering wheel.
But they're also a good investment during the winter months when the risk of your car getting hit or flipped over are real. Today's cars are meant to absorb the impact of the accident to make sure you don't get hurt, but a quality seat and harness might not be a bad thing to consider this winter.
Hit the brakes! The brake pads that is
Like your tires, you want to be sure you're investing in some good brake pads during the winter months. While your brakes won't help you fight back against the ice, they'll help you in the snow if you use them right.
Switch out your car's rubber brake lines with a stainless steel set that responds better to your foot.
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