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The Top 20 Dumbest Car Accessories

As much as car manufacturers want to think of their creations as perfect little mechanical angels, not every car buyer is satisfied with them in their stock forms. How else would you explain why the aftermarket tuning biz is still pretty healthy, even in this economy?

However, not every driver looking to personalize his or her ride wants to dump thousands of dollars on improving things like looks, acceleration, handling or any other major categories. Lots of people are perfectly content with smaller accessories and trinkets, and there are millions of them out there serving a litany of purposes. Unfortunately, with such a large crop of motoring bolt-ons and tschotskes on the market, there are bound to be a few stinkers. We’ve assembled 20 add-on atrocities after the jump for your viewing…uh…amusement?