High Society Kustom Garage

Protecting your car’s upholstery

It’s what’s inside that counts Dirty marks, stains, fading, and wear.  In your interior, few things will steal your attention more than imperfections when you’re out enjoying your ride.   We all know how to protect our car’s exteriors, but how about protecting the car’s upholstery?  Periodically inspect your car’s interior for any signs of […]

The Advantages of Customising Your Car Interior

If you’re a car enthusiast, you know there’s nothing quite like owning and driving a modified vehicle, and the benefits of customising your car’s interior are numerous.  From improved comfort to increased aesthetics, personalisation can make the driving experience more enjoyable and practical. Here are six advantages of customising your interior: Freedom of Preference First, […]

Car interior mould

For a predicted dry summer thanks to apparent El Niño events, we’ve sure had a lot of rainfall in Queensland in the past 6 weeks.  Whether you are excited about the rain or longing for a dry spell, you need to prepare for the moisture ahead.  Rain increasing the already high humidity we have at […]

Leather’s sustainability and ethics

Sustainability and ethics In today’s ultra-connected, ultra-” informed” world, catchphrases and “movements” are everywhere we turn.  For the top handful of causes, few have the same reach, impact, or divisiveness as climate change.  In the automotive industry, the push towards more environmentally friendly products has been obvious and enforced for some time.  One relatively recent […]

Noise, vibration, and harshness

Noise, vibration, and harshness, referred to as NVH, are factors that greatly influence the comfort and quality of a vehicle.  NVH refers to the sound, vibration, and harshness that a driver and passengers experience while driving a car.  It refers to the entire range of vibration perception, from feeling to hearing.  It is caused by […]

#thegoldcard

Because we are enthusiasts ourselves, certain rides REALLY catch our eye while we’re out and about.  To show our appreciation of your sweet ride, we’d like to introduce you to #thegoldcard. If we spot something that makes us look twice, we’ll gently pop #thegoldcard on your ride where you’ll easily spot it.  Cars, bikes, trucks, […]

Safety and comfort

Sitting. It’s something we do every day, and it’s something that usually requires zero thought.  We can pull up any horizontal surface, and if we deem it safe enough, just flop ourselves down.  But should we sometimes put a little thought into what really is a simple, everyday action?  Safety and comfort are more entwined […]

Tips from a trimmer

Many car builders tend to overlook the interior, often undervaluing the trimmer’s role, which is seen as overpriced.  As the last in line during the build, trimmers bear the consequences of preceding decisions. This is especially true if how the trim is to be finished wasn’t taken into account.  Normally at the end of the […]

Vinyl vs leather

  Custom interior; vinyl or leather? Despite the other textile and material options available to those building custom car interiors, the two titans most often battling for a place when it’s decision time are vinyl and leather. They are sometimes mistaken for one another, and in some instances misrepresented.  While they may at times look […]

Custom car interior colours

Getting your custom car’s colour scheme right can have one of the biggest impacts on the success of your build. Only stance (and some would argue, wheel choice) will have a bigger impact. This includes the interior colour as much as the paint; if they don’t work together, you’ll immediately ruin the appeal. You know, […]