Fuel Files Discussion: Do Headunit Changes Ruin Cars?
After having driven various, older collectible vehicles, I've come to notice one thing. Throughout their lives, previous owners have changed headunits out for more modern, less dated technology in their cars.
This may seem like something unsophisticated to the purist and the collector, however, is it truly something that can ruin the sale of a car further down the line?
When talking about the senses and fully enjoying a car, what you feel through the steering wheel in the road really connects you with the driving experience. The sounds that you hear with powerful engines and exhausts really amplify the feeling of speed and increase the pumping of adrenaline throughout your body.
But what if the car isn't an extreme performance car?
The prime example would be this G50 targa, a car that is loved by many, but we all know is not an adrenaline machine by today's standards, yet still is a collectible and a conversation piece.
When talking about a car like this, your senses won't be heightened with any feeling of euphoria anytime soon from the speed, but you will have a smile from ear to ear with satisfaction. These cars are extremely enjoyable to drive and are important to most people for sentiment and their beauty.
With that being said, people enjoy them and spend time in them driving them the way they're meant to be driven. Yet, there is a key sense in driving and every day life that people take for granted and that is hearing.
Imagine being able to enjoy all the songs you love, being able to take yourself back to the good days when you were younger when cars like these first came out by being able to have a soundtrack to your driving experience. At that point, speed won't matter, time is especially relative, and if you add the mixtape/playlist you've put together on your phone with Duran Duran and INXS you will feel like a GOD.
So that being said, when talking about enjoying your collectible vehicle, are headunits dealbreakers or relationship kindlers?
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