Aftermarket Van Modification: Practical Reasons Why You Might Need This12 December 2018
After purchasing a stock van, over time people will discover that there are practical reasons to make vehicle modifications to accommodate their needs. In fact, there are many practical reasons why you might need an aftermarket van modification.
Below is a list of the most common aftermarket van modifications, including the reasons why you might consider these:
Vehicle seat alterations – this is the most common type of aftermarket van modification. Most people when they purchase a van don’t realise that it is possible to alter the vehicle’s seats. Only when the need arises to carry more people, or when more leg room is needed, as well as head room, do people really consider making seat alterations.
Practical reasons for adding extra seating include being able to accommodate for a larger family, carpooling to work, frequently traveling with family or friends, and for taxi and shuttle services. In fact, not only can you add seating to accommodate more passengers, but you can also removing van seating to create more usable space for carrying cargo.
Adding cargo barriers – for van owners who want to use their vehicle for hauling cargo, such as for a delivery service or trades person to carry equipment and tools, removing van seating will free up valuable space. However, without any cargo barriers, items that are being carried can shift suddenly while the vehicle is in motion, resulting in possible damage to cargo, or harm to passengers and pets, or worse, loose cargo can distract the driver and cause an accident.
Installing cargo barriers will keep boxes, equipment, building supplies, and even pets from flying through the interior of the van if the vehicle has to suddenly stop, or in the event of an accident. Basically, cargo barriers are a very practical aftermarket van modification.
Van roof rack – this is another very popular van modification that has many practical uses. Basically, adding a roof rack to your van will increase your ability to carry the things you need to take with you while traveling on trips. Imagine, with a van roof rack you have the ability to carry things like bicycles, surfboards, extra luggage, or anything else that you want to carry, but can’t fit within the interior of your van.
These are just a few of the aftermarket van modifications that are possible at Jamieson Auto Fit. If you would like to learn more about other practical van modifications, please feel free to inquire any time, we are happy to answer any questions you have.