Instructables: exploring - - vw - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 May 2015 12:08:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 R2D2 VW Bus http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-VW-Bus/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 19:24:06 PDT
making a fiberglass air scoop http://www.instructables.com/id/making-a-fiberglass-air-scoop/
making a fiberglass air scoop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/FOWG/I7MXYGBF/F5OFOWGI7MXYGBF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/FOWG/I7MXYGBF/F5OFOWGI7MXYGBF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/FOWG/I7MXYGBF/F5OFOWGI7MXYGBF.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz it all started when I noticed my buggy engine would run a little hot on the highway so I came up with an idea to make a scoop to help force cool air into the cooling shroud. the only reason could come up with as to why it only happened when I was driving was because it was being blocked, kind of li...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:36:39 PDT
How I installed vinyl on my buggy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-installed-vinyl-on-my-buggy/
How I installed vinyl on my buggy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/QN9P/I7MXY998/F2GQN9PI7MXY998.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/QN9P/I7MXY998/F2GQN9PI7MXY998.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/QN9P/I7MXY998/F2GQN9PI7MXY998.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz it all started because riding without padding on the bars you rest your arm on was uncomfortable. first decide what color vinyl, I chose red and black obviously. now start measuring and planning. I used all measurements for the armrests and upper headrests ... also I installed zippers so that I...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:31:02 PDT
5 Ways to Start a Fire, Using Water http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Ways-to-Start-a-Fire-Using-Water/
5 Ways to Start a Fire, Using Water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/OHIU/I7MXRWA2/F2YOHIUI7MXRWA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/OHIU/I7MXRWA2/F2YOHIUI7MXRWA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/OHIU/I7MXRWA2/F2YOHIUI7MXRWA2.SMALL.jpg The King of Random If you thought fire and water were elemental enemies, think again. In this project you'll see 5 ways to start a fire, using water. Watch The Video!!! WARNING: Under certain conditions, an open flame can grow to an uncontrollable, blazing fire. This may result in serious injury, burns, property d...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:37:34 PDT
walnut and vw parts stools/ side tables http://www.instructables.com/id/walnut-and-vw-parts-stools-side-tables/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:58:40 PST
ATtiny85 Two-Channel Lead Acid Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-Two-Channel-Lead-Acid-Battery-Charger/
ATtiny85 Two-Channel Lead Acid Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/P4AS/I2F209TI/FTPP4ASI2F209TI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/P4AS/I2F209TI/FTPP4ASI2F209TI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/P4AS/I2F209TI/FTPP4ASI2F209TI.SMALL.gif Superbender Winter just arrived. The enemy of all batteries. Last year this was the season the auxiliary battery of my T3 VW camper bus bit the dust. This likely happened because I neglected to take care of it over the winter months during which the bus is typically parked in my garage. When the auxiliary batte...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:27:49 PST
Birds of a Feather Drive Together - Paint your car into a Parrot http://www.instructables.com/id/Birds-of-a-Feather-Drive-Together-Paint-your-car-i/
Birds of a Feather Drive Together - Paint your car into a Parrot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/0424/I283J0SZ/F7W0424I283J0SZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/0424/I283J0SZ/F7W0424I283J0SZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/0424/I283J0SZ/F7W0424I283J0SZ.SMALL.jpg dustinfeider LETS START A REVOLUTION! The Flock Fleet RevolutionRefuse to be oppressed by your Junker, Lemon, Jalopy, Wreck, Beater and take matters into your own hands by dressing your A-B in a bird suit. Turn your car into your favorite bird... its the only logical thing to do! FIRST, ADMIT IT.Let me venture ...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 10:30:46 PST
Baseball Shift Knob http://www.instructables.com/id/Baseball-Shift-Knob/
Baseball Shift Knob - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/P1CO/HWG0BC4U/F8QP1COHWG0BC4U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/P1CO/HWG0BC4U/F8QP1COHWG0BC4U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/P1CO/HWG0BC4U/F8QP1COHWG0BC4U.SMALL.jpg puaerotch This instructable will show you how to turn a baseball into a shift knob for your car. Tools and Materials Materials Baseball. I went with a weighted baseball I found on Amazon. There are a couple reasons to go with a weighted ball instead of a regulation ball. The construction of weighted b...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 13:38:52 PDT
VW Beetle Turn Signal Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/VW-Beetle-Turn-Signal-Lamp/
VW Beetle Turn Signal Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/709I/HW0FY0PX/F6K709IHW0FY0PX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/709I/HW0FY0PX/F6K709IHW0FY0PX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/709I/HW0FY0PX/F6K709IHW0FY0PX.SMALL.jpg Tgras141 Father's Day is quickly approaching and you still haven't bought anything from Dad. Well look no further!If your dad is like any other dad on the planet, he has a fascination with cars, likely including the good old fashioned Volkswagen. You may not have the money to buy him a '53 split window Beetl...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 17:35:27 PDT
Volkswagen (VW) Ring from Old Key http://www.instructables.com/id/Volkswagan-VW-Ring-from-Old-Key/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 17:27:31 PDT
"FAUX MAG WHEELS" - Lookin' Good (without robbing a bank) http://www.instructables.com/id/FAUX-MAG-WHEELS-Lookin-Good-without-robbing-/
"FAUX MAG WHEELS" - Lookin' Good (without robbing a bank) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/B7KY/HH2VY1MV/F00B7KYHH2VY1MV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/B7KY/HH2VY1MV/F00B7KYHH2VY1MV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/B7KY/HH2VY1MV/F00B7KYHH2VY1MV.SMALL.jpg irishmail The desire for a more contemporary look for my Volkswagen bug started a yearning for "Mag Wheels", or at least the look.  Hardly any cars sold today have hubcaps anymore, but the cost of a new set of rims to fit my VW was, ahem, staggering!  In this episode, I show how I transformed the (rusty) or...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 13:29:11 PDT
Exhaust Replacement - 1981 VW Rabbit Diesel http://www.instructables.com/id/Exhaust-Replacement-1981-VW-Rabbit-Diesel/
Exhaust Replacement - 1981 VW Rabbit Diesel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/DPVP/H2CE75EE/FI1DPVPH2CE75EE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/DPVP/H2CE75EE/FI1DPVPH2CE75EE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/DPVP/H2CE75EE/FI1DPVPH2CE75EE.SMALL.jpg marc.cryan Replace the exhaust system on a VW rabbit.   I could not find much info on the details of installing a muffler.  Hopefully this will help if you have to do the same thing This was physically difficult for me to do, a lot of being under the car, which I don't like. Note: The red bentley manual as ...
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 21:12:40 PDT
Replace a mechanical fuel injection system on 1981 VW Rabbit diesel - Bosch VE http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-a-mechanical-fuel-injection-system-on-1981/
Replace a mechanical fuel injection system on 1981 VW Rabbit diesel - Bosch VE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/WPUY/H1JUI9RG/FF1WPUYH1JUI9RG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/WPUY/H1JUI9RG/FF1WPUYH1JUI9RG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/WPUY/H1JUI9RG/FF1WPUYH1JUI9RG.SMALL.jpg marc.cryan This dives right into replacing a mechanical fuel injection system on a 1981 VW diesel Rabbit with a 1.6L engine.   Bosch VE pump. Includes: Installing pump, injectors, and fuel lines. Setting timing. You should still use a service manual, this one is very good but hard to find:  Volkswagen Rabbit...
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Sat, 28 Apr 2012 20:58:18 PDT
The Micro-Bus Bunk Bed and Playhouse. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Micro-Bus-Bunk-Bed-and-Playhouse/
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Sun, 5 Feb 2012 16:32:05 PST
Alternator Replacement - Volkswagen Upright (Type I) Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Alternator-Replacement-Volkswagen-Upright-Type-/
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Sat, 7 Jan 2012 20:29:22 PST
Paint your own car for under $200 (or how I learned to love Rustoleum) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-own-car-for-under-200-or-how-I-learne/
Paint your own car for under $200 (or how I learned to love Rustoleum) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/0GN2/GWF5U8JR/FNZ0GN2GWF5U8JR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/0GN2/GWF5U8JR/FNZ0GN2GWF5U8JR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/0GN2/GWF5U8JR/FNZ0GN2GWF5U8JR.SMALL.jpg hirod3 I have a 1971 VW Westfalia camper bus. It was in bad need of a paint job when I got it. Someone had painted it with what I believe to be house paint. No bueno :( I decided I had to take care of it. I figured I would do it cheaply, but I wanted it to not be an embarassment either. The reason I was so...
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Fri, 30 Dec 2011 09:46:48 PST
Volkswagen Bus Camper Curtains http://www.instructables.com/id/Volkswagen-Bus-Camper-Curtains/
Volkswagen Bus Camper Curtains - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/UOS3/FHUFAI2Y/FPOUOS3FHUFAI2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/UOS3/FHUFAI2Y/FPOUOS3FHUFAI2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/UOS3/FHUFAI2Y/FPOUOS3FHUFAI2Y.SMALL.jpg deanarue Our 1979 Westfalia Bus, is totally unrestored, and in very nice condition. It has Green rough Burlap type Curtains, which I can do without. They look like they might regenerate into dust soon as it is. Looking on the Web the few curtains I could find Started @ $150 a set and went up from there. That...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2008 09:54:09 PDT