Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 21 May 2018 02:45:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 COMPACT CAR RAMPS FROM SCROUNGED WOOD http://www.instructables.com/id/COMPACT-CAR-RAMPS-FROM-SCROUNGED-WOOD/
COMPACT CAR RAMPS FROM SCROUNGED WOOD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/X6EI/JGNWN4IG/FYVX6EIJGNWN4IG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/X6EI/JGNWN4IG/FYVX6EIJGNWN4IG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/X6EI/JGNWN4IG/FYVX6EIJGNWN4IG.SMALL.jpg ke4mcl BUILD A SET OF COMPACT CAR RAMPS FROM SCROUNGED WOOD!I recently went from owning an SUV as my primary vehicle to owning a Corolla iM hatchback. This car gets amazing gas mileage but in order to do that, it sits very close to the ground. This lack of ground clearance is not unique to this vehicle. It...
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Wed, 2 May 2018 09:35:35 PDT
External Boot Release http://www.instructables.com/id/External-Boot-Release/
External Boot Release - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/6U3W/JEEUDSJL/FNW6U3WJEEUDSJL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/6U3W/JEEUDSJL/FNW6U3WJEEUDSJL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/6U3W/JEEUDSJL/FNW6U3WJEEUDSJL.SMALL.jpg Jezza1234 Whilst the Subaru Liberty is an awesome car the lack of an external boot release button on the sedan is really annoying. The boot can be opened from the remote via the central locking system, but this requires pressing and holding a button which isn’t the easiest thing to do when your hands are full...
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Thu, 8 Mar 2018 05:52:44 PST
Classic GMC Motorhome Repurposed for Elder Care http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-GMC-Motorhome-Repurposed-for-Elder-Care/
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Mon, 5 Mar 2018 12:22:33 PST
Radio Console for My Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Console-for-My-Truck/
Radio Console for My Truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/4KL0/JDUKMVHI/FB84KL0JDUKMVHI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/4KL0/JDUKMVHI/FB84KL0JDUKMVHI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/4KL0/JDUKMVHI/FB84KL0JDUKMVHI.SMALL.jpg jaychoate If you need a way to organize a few radios and have some scrap wood and fiberglass lying around, this is the instructable for you. My father is the helping hand in most of the pictures, big thanks to him. Decisions I have a 2011 Ram 1500 4 door 4wd, and I needed a place to mount a pretty decent a...
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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:08:36 PST
Repair Hyundai or Kia Flip Car Key http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Hyundai-or-Kia-Flip-Car-Key/
Repair Hyundai or Kia Flip Car Key - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/F8GP/JDOUQEXZ/FAVF8GPJDOUQEXZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/F8GP/JDOUQEXZ/FAVF8GPJDOUQEXZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/F8GP/JDOUQEXZ/FAVF8GPJDOUQEXZ.SMALL.jpg mattm393 Photos: 1) New key from aliexpress, 2) An old key showing some wear n tear.This is a very rough guide to replacing the faulty case (fob, shell) of your 'flip' car key. This guide does not include replacement of the internal transponder and circuit board. If the former is you, then you're in luck as ...
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Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:41:37 PST
How to Polish Scratches From Under Your Car Door Handles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Polish-Scratches-From-Under-Your-Car-Door-H/
How to Polish Scratches From Under Your Car Door Handles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/Y3LN/JD4UWKC4/FCHY3LNJD4UWKC4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/Y3LN/JD4UWKC4/FCHY3LNJD4UWKC4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/Y3LN/JD4UWKC4/FCHY3LNJD4UWKC4.SMALL.jpg rq2500 You may not have noticed before, or maybe you have, but most cars have a decent stock of ugly little scratches under the door handles. I think it's the result of rubbing your finger nails over it every time you grab the handle, it could be some sort of alien activity during the night, or maybe it's ...
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Sun, 4 Feb 2018 21:36:02 PST
Subaru BRZ Footwell Light Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Subaru-BRZ-Footwell-Light-Controller/
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Sat, 3 Feb 2018 21:47:46 PST
How to Build a Slide-out Bike Rack in a Camper Van Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Slide-out-Bike-Rack-in-a-Camper-Van/
How to Build a Slide-out Bike Rack in a Camper Van Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/TK3M/JD0K7B4N/FP8TK3MJD0K7B4N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/TK3M/JD0K7B4N/FP8TK3MJD0K7B4N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/TK3M/JD0K7B4N/FP8TK3MJD0K7B4N.SMALL.jpg atoine When converting our van in a camper van, we decided we wanted the mountain bikes to be stored inside the van for thief and climate protection. We also knew that loading and unloading the bikes would be a repetitive task and simplifying it would be much appreciated! We looked around and found that Tr...
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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 17:57:53 PST
How to Install a Propex HS2000 Heater in a Camper Van Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-a-Propex-HS2000-Heater-in-a-Camper-/
How to Install a Propex HS2000 Heater in a Camper Van Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/6LX8/JCUUNUXO/FK76LX8JCUUNUXO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/6LX8/JCUUNUXO/FK76LX8JCUUNUXO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/6LX8/JCUUNUXO/FK76LX8JCUUNUXO.SMALL.jpg atoine The Propex HS2000 and the Propex HS2211 are blown air space heaters fueled by propane or butane. Air for combustion is taken from outside and heat is transferred inside the van via a heat exchanger: it is therefore safe to use without having to vent the inside of the van and the blown heat is dry, n...
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Sun, 28 Jan 2018 23:21:57 PST
DIY Auto Repairs: Rear Bumper Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Auto-Repairs-Rear-Bumper-Cover/
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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:01:18 PST
Honda Civic Micro Camper/utility Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Honda-Civic-Micro-Camperutility-Trailer/
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Sat, 13 Jan 2018 07:20:59 PST
Replace Headlight Lamps on a KIA Ceed Left & Right Side http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-Headlight-Lamps-on-a-KIA-Ceed-Left-Right-S/
Replace Headlight Lamps on a KIA Ceed Left & Right Side - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/EXHI/JC6JXU88/FKEEXHIJC6JXU88.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/EXHI/JC6JXU88/FKEEXHIJC6JXU88.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/EXHI/JC6JXU88/FKEEXHIJC6JXU88.SMALL.jpg dekeros Hi! It's quite easy to change/replace the lamp/bulb on the headlights on a Kia Ceed. It doesnt take many minutes and its easy. It could also save you a couple of bucks by doing it yourself instead of leaving it to the car mechanic.If you just want the moving pictures of this, there is a small video....
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Tue, 9 Jan 2018 12:09:35 PST
How to Upgrade Your Vehicle's Exterior Incandescent Bulb to LED http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Upgrade-Your-Vehicles-Exterior-Incandescent/
How to Upgrade Your Vehicle's Exterior Incandescent Bulb to LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/N2WF/JC0U9M9V/FBIN2WFJC0U9M9V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/N2WF/JC0U9M9V/FBIN2WFJC0U9M9V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/N2WF/JC0U9M9V/FBIN2WFJC0U9M9V.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Tutorial on how to upgrade your vehicles factory exterior incandescent bulbs to LED. For this I am working with a 1998 Ford Ranger, upgrade procedures will vary between vehicles, but for the most part it's quite straight forwards. This write-up will include upgrading your signal lights, reverse ligh...
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Fri, 5 Jan 2018 16:51:07 PST
Top 10 Money Saving Auto Repair Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-10-Money-Saving-Auto-Repair-Tips-You-Can-Do-Yo/
Top 10 Money Saving Auto Repair Tips - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/8BAR/JC0U98Z7/FSX8BARJC0U98Z7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/8BAR/JC0U98Z7/FSX8BARJC0U98Z7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/8BAR/JC0U98Z7/FSX8BARJC0U98Z7.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on my top 10 repairs or maintenance work that you can do yourself to save money. This list will be from the easier repairs to slightly more complicated repairs, all can be done with minimal tools, limited experience, and with minimal risk of damage. When I worked at a dealership, I wo...
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Fri, 5 Jan 2018 12:14:38 PST
Car Phone Mount Using PVC http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Phone-Mount-Using-PVC/
Car Phone Mount Using PVC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/XA21/JC0U7LJS/FZJXA21JC0U7LJS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/XA21/JC0U7LJS/FZJXA21JC0U7LJS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/XA21/JC0U7LJS/FZJXA21JC0U7LJS.SMALL.jpg JezouaA Despite of the handful of infotainment systems and hands-free features our car offers, most of us have that uneasy feeling of incompleteness when we cannot use our phones during our daily drive. Of course there are available car phone mounts sold everywhere but sometimes their designs are just not w...
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Thu, 4 Jan 2018 20:11:06 PST
Customized Car Instrument Cluster Gauge Face http://www.instructables.com/id/Customized-Car-Instrument-Cluster-Gauge-Face/
Customized Car Instrument Cluster Gauge Face - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F57/8V83/JC2Y9HR9/F578V83JC2Y9HR9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F57/8V83/JC2Y9HR9/F578V83JC2Y9HR9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F57/8V83/JC2Y9HR9/F578V83JC2Y9HR9.SMALL.jpg JenieT Our trusty old Mazda 323BG's (1994) instrument cluster is clearly showing its age. Its lights are too dim to see at night and the design is clearly outdated so I decided to do something about it and give her a much needed "face-lift" :-)What you'll need: Workshop Manual for your car Screwdrivers Iso...
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Thu, 4 Jan 2018 08:50:46 PST
Custom Pick Up Truck Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Pick-Up-Truck-Bed/
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Wed, 3 Jan 2018 18:22:18 PST
5 Ways How to Remove a Stuck Brake Drum http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Ways-How-to-Remove-a-Stuck-Brake-Drum/
5 Ways How to Remove a Stuck Brake Drum - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/HY1D/JBE171VS/F1EHY1DJBE171VS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/HY1D/JBE171VS/F1EHY1DJBE171VS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/HY1D/JBE171VS/F1EHY1DJBE171VS.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on the five different ways to remove a stuck drum on a brake assembly. Depending on how the drum is stuck will affect which method is needed to remove the drum. You should get able to get an idea of how the drum is stuck by trying to move it. Either by rotating or trying to pull it fr...
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Thu, 21 Dec 2017 10:21:12 PST
How to Polish Old Rust Stained Chrome Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Polish-Old-Rust-Stained-Chrome-Wheels/
How to Polish Old Rust Stained Chrome Wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/2BCG/JBE12PN6/FRP2BCGJBE12PN6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/2BCG/JBE12PN6/FRP2BCGJBE12PN6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/2BCG/JBE12PN6/FRP2BCGJBE12PN6.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to clean and polish chrome wheels. Having the tires mounted on the wheels or the wheels on or off the vehicle does not matter. If the chrome surface has rusting, this cannot be fixed with this method. Being that chrome is a plating on metal, this plated surface is damaged. With...
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Wed, 20 Dec 2017 08:33:18 PST
Replace Leaking Oil Filter to Block Adapter Gasket in Mercury Marauder or Ford Mustang or Any Ford Modular V8. http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-Leaking-Oil-Filter-to-Block-Adapter-Gasket/
Replace Leaking Oil Filter to Block Adapter Gasket in Mercury Marauder or Ford Mustang or Any Ford Modular V8. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/80VG/JBE10OI5/FP980VGJBE10OI5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/80VG/JBE10OI5/FP980VGJBE10OI5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/80VG/JBE10OI5/FP980VGJBE10OI5.SMALL.jpg ByronR18 You're going to want this felpro gasket, as well as these o-rings. Find them. Buy them.https://www.amazon.com/Sterling-Seal-ORVT015x50-Nu...The o-rings are standard -015 o-rings. Pay attention to materials and durometer. You want a 70 or harder durometer and a material that will withstand oil an...
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Wed, 20 Dec 2017 06:58:34 PST
3 Causes of Uneven Brake Pad Wear http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Causes-of-Uneven-Brake-Pad-Wear/
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Tue, 19 Dec 2017 23:42:42 PST
Why I Wear Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-I-Wear-Gloves/
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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:18:20 PST
Vw Jetta '04 Tdi Pierburg Fuel Pump Clean/Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Vw-Jetta-04-Tdi-Pierburg-Fuel-Pump-CleanFix/
Vw Jetta '04 Tdi Pierburg Fuel Pump Clean/Fix - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/I4JF/JB3ZT6K5/F1VI4JFJB3ZT6K5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/I4JF/JB3ZT6K5/F1VI4JFJB3ZT6K5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/I4JF/JB3ZT6K5/F1VI4JFJB3ZT6K5.SMALL.jpg jur-and after lifting a back seat on the passenger side and unscrew the cover, you have access to a pump. if the black nut is not tight good enough, the fuel will appear on the top. prevent this after cleaning or fixing the device. now, press the snaps showed on the picture and lift the fuel hoses. disconne...
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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:02:15 PST
My Top 14 Brake Replacement Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Top-14-Brake-Replacement-Tips/
My Top 14 Brake Replacement Tips - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FME/IJ0E/JB3ZKQVS/FMEIJ0EJB3ZKQVS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FME/IJ0E/JB3ZKQVS/FMEIJ0EJB3ZKQVS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FME/IJ0E/JB3ZKQVS/FMEIJ0EJB3ZKQVS.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on the top 14 brake tips for both drum and disc brake assemblies on vehicles. This is a list of tips that I find important when maintaining the brakes on your vehicle. Please feel free to share your own tips as well in the comments below. These tips are extremely important as they wil...
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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:39:50 PST
Padded Armrest for Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Padded-Armrest-for-Truck/
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Fri, 8 Dec 2017 06:29:46 PST
Building a Custom Automotive Wheel From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Custom-Automotive-Wheel-From-Scratch/
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Wed, 6 Dec 2017 14:53:04 PST
How to Upgrade Your Brake Lights to LED http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Upgrade-Your-Brake-Lights-to-LED/
How to Upgrade Your Brake Lights to LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/K93W/JAMTY4ZQ/FSRK93WJAMTY4ZQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/K93W/JAMTY4ZQ/FSRK93WJAMTY4ZQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/K93W/JAMTY4ZQ/FSRK93WJAMTY4ZQ.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to upgrade your brake lights to LEDs along with what the benefits. For this I am working with a 1998 Ford Ranger and AuxBeam has provided me with the bulbs required for the replacement. Bulb replacement procedures will vary between vehicles, so tail lights need to be fully remo...
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Sat, 2 Dec 2017 23:34:57 PST
Refurbish Your Old Rims - Make Them Look Like New! http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbish-Your-Old-Rims-Make-Them-Look-Like-New/
Refurbish Your Old Rims - Make Them Look Like New! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8E7O/JACU5IKN/FAT8E7OJACU5IKN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8E7O/JACU5IKN/FAT8E7OJACU5IKN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8E7O/JACU5IKN/FAT8E7OJACU5IKN.SMALL.jpg timdekker1825 In Sweden, it is mandatory to have winter tires during the winter half year. I only had dull looking steel rims for my winter tires, which was something I wanted to change.Since I am a student and do not want to spend to much money on wheels for my car, I decided to buy a set of second hand BBS whee...
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Mon, 27 Nov 2017 08:05:42 PST
Replace Front Brake Disks and Pads on a Citroen C3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-Front-Brake-Disks-and-Pads-on-a-Citroen-C3/
Replace Front Brake Disks and Pads on a Citroen C3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/5VT1/JACU514N/FJV5VT1JACU514N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/5VT1/JACU514N/FJV5VT1JACU514N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/5VT1/JACU514N/FJV5VT1JACU514N.SMALL.jpg cbm104 IntroChecking and replacing brake pads and disks is useful skill to have if you enjoy car maintenance, even if you decide not to do the replacement yourself it's handy to be able to spot an issue before it has an impact on your ability to stop.Checking the brakesIf your turn your wheels to full lo...
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Mon, 27 Nov 2017 02:19:32 PST
OIL FILTER WRENCH http://www.instructables.com/id/OIL-FILTER-WRENCH/
OIL FILTER WRENCH - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/8LKA/JACTRNK7/FY88LKAJACTRNK7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/8LKA/JACTRNK7/FY88LKAJACTRNK7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/8LKA/JACTRNK7/FY88LKAJACTRNK7.SMALL.jpg graydog111 I seem to have an affinity for making things or improving them. This is certainly true for wrenches used to remove and replace the oil filters on cars, tractors, and mowers, etc. I have an even dozen different wrenches for changing filters on all these different engines, and I'm not a professional...
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Sat, 25 Nov 2017 20:50:51 PST
Jump Starting Car With Drill's Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Jump-Starting-Car-With-Drills-Battery/
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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:08:40 PST
How to Do an Oil Change http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Do-an-Oil-Change/
How to Do an Oil Change - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/3DLL/JA8JIOY1/FHN3DLLJA8JIOY1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/3DLL/JA8JIOY1/FHN3DLLJA8JIOY1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/3DLL/JA8JIOY1/FHN3DLLJA8JIOY1.SMALL.jpg J_yang27 Tools RequiredA ratchet and a socket set (13-19mm)Oil filter wrenchOil Drain Pan2 jack standsFloor jack or rampsLatex gloves (optional)Safety glasses (optional)Materials RequiredOil FilterMotor OilOil Drain Plug GasketFunnelEmpty Jug(s)Shop TowelsSafety tips: Don’t work under a car supported by a ja...
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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:57:07 PST
Removing Over-tightened Lock Bolts on Car Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-Over-tightened-Lock-Bolts-on-Car-Wheels/
Removing Over-tightened Lock Bolts on Car Wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/33RA/JA36LX6C/FWD33RAJA36LX6C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/33RA/JA36LX6C/FWD33RAJA36LX6C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/33RA/JA36LX6C/FWD33RAJA36LX6C.SMALL.jpg AndreTheberge Winter is coming, and you need to install your snow tires. In case your vehicle has lock bolts or security nuts and you cannot remove them using the key tool or you lost your key tool, this Instructable is for you. For those living in a more temperate climate, having lock bolts on your wheels whil...
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Sat, 18 Nov 2017 12:04:57 PST
Diesel Cold Weather Start http://www.instructables.com/id/Diesel-Cold-Weather-Start/
Diesel Cold Weather Start - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/M490/J9YJAHRW/F0FM490J9YJAHRW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/M490/J9YJAHRW/F0FM490J9YJAHRW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/M490/J9YJAHRW/F0FM490J9YJAHRW.SMALL.jpg colekannegiesser As some people may know it is difficult to start a diesel truck in cold weather, below 30 degrees. Now weather looking at buying one or just end up borrowing someone’s it is a necessary skill to know how to start it. It is important to know how to properly start a diesel truck in cold weather and it...
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Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:33:14 PST
How to Rebuild a Brake Caliper (WITHOUT Removing It From You Car!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Rebuild-a-Brake-Caliper-WITHOUT-Removing-It/
How to Rebuild a Brake Caliper (WITHOUT Removing It From You Car!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/KD4J/J9OWDK0N/FY5KD4JJ9OWDK0N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/KD4J/J9OWDK0N/FY5KD4JJ9OWDK0N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/KD4J/J9OWDK0N/FY5KD4JJ9OWDK0N.SMALL.jpg Random Chris Brake calipers are located in a very dirty area of your car and are subjected to years of abuse at the hands of road dirt, water and salt (and as a result of your 'sporty' driving technique!).Eventually the piston can corrode and the brake caliper will seize (aka 'freeze') and when you release the ...
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Wed, 8 Nov 2017 16:55:01 PST
How to Change Differential Fluid http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-Differential-Fluid/
How to Change Differential Fluid - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/13WX/J9OWHLQW/FDS13WXJ9OWHLQW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/13WX/J9OWHLQW/FDS13WXJ9OWHLQW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/13WX/J9OWHLQW/FDS13WXJ9OWHLQW.SMALL.jpg AlexH323 I will be demonstrating and giving examples on how to change the differential fluid in an axle on my dad's 2001 f150. Although it is not an everyday occurrence, changing the differential fluid in a vehicle is a normal replacement done on types of equipment. Weather on a big rig, tractor, pickup truc...
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Wed, 8 Nov 2017 05:35:58 PST
Jerry Can Holders for FabFours Spare Tire Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/Jerry-Can-Holders-for-FabFours-Spare-Tire-Carrier/
Jerry Can Holders for FabFours Spare Tire Carrier - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/RY6U/J9OW60R1/F2YRY6UJ9OW60R1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/RY6U/J9OW60R1/F2YRY6UJ9OW60R1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/RY6U/J9OW60R1/F2YRY6UJ9OW60R1.SMALL.jpg lrwelling I had a spare tire carrier from FabFours installed on my 2010 Tacoma. Great product, well built, smooth operation. Seemed like there was plenty of room on the carrier for other gear, but FF only offers brackets for the tire, and a mounting post for a whip antenna. I wanted to be able to carry an ex...
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Mon, 6 Nov 2017 19:29:28 PST
How to Troubleshoot a Faulty Starter Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Troubleshoot-a-Faulty-Starter-Motor/
How to Troubleshoot a Faulty Starter Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/5MNF/J9EH91DM/FLQ5MNFJ9EH91DM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/5MNF/J9EH91DM/FLQ5MNFJ9EH91DM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/5MNF/J9EH91DM/FLQ5MNFJ9EH91DM.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to diagnose the starter on your vehicle. If you are having an issue with the starter or starting circuit, the engine of your vehicle will not turn over. If the engine does turn over, then you are having an issue relating to somewhere else on the vehicle, therefore the starter a...
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Wed, 1 Nov 2017 16:13:17 PDT
Hydraulic Car Jack http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydraulic-Car-Jack/
Hydraulic Car Jack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/I727/J9EH8SJR/FAFI727J9EH8SJR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/I727/J9EH8SJR/FAFI727J9EH8SJR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/I727/J9EH8SJR/FAFI727J9EH8SJR.SMALL.jpg soccerjoe13 How to on Building an Awesome Machine. Materials, and Tools The materials that you are going to need for this project are two syringes that are the same size, at least a foot of pipe that fits on the syringes, some sort of bucket that will stand by itself, and some cardboard (at least the size of...
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Wed, 1 Nov 2017 14:15:12 PDT
Inspecting a Tarp http://www.instructables.com/id/Inspecting-a-Tarp-1/
Inspecting a Tarp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/NEBV/J98RGXG6/FR5NEBVJ98RGXG6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/NEBV/J98RGXG6/FR5NEBVJ98RGXG6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/NEBV/J98RGXG6/FR5NEBVJ98RGXG6.SMALL.jpg hwdnfld16 This is a guide to help those who are struggling with inspecting a tarp. Locating the Traveler With no training, starting out as an inspector is hard if there's no past experience. Let's start off by looking at the work order traveler. The traveler will show the length, width, material ounce, str...
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Sat, 28 Oct 2017 18:55:11 PDT
MR2 Turbo Tune-Up (3SGTE) http://www.instructables.com/id/MR2-Turbo-Tune-Up-3SGTE/
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Thu, 26 Oct 2017 14:54:50 PDT
Interchangle Toy Trucks (Reclaimed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Interchangle-Toy-Trucks-Reclaimed/
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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:41:40 PDT
How to Change Your Oil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-Your-Oil-5/
How to Change Your Oil - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F38/XO8P/J8YRFY75/F38XO8PJ8YRFY75.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F38/XO8P/J8YRFY75/F38XO8PJ8YRFY75.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F38/XO8P/J8YRFY75/F38XO8PJ8YRFY75.SMALL.jpg Johnweise Changing oil can be an extremely easy task that many people don't do for themselves. They tend to take their cars to the shop and pay someone to do something that anyone with a couple of tools can do. Getting Supplies One of the first steps is to get all of the supplies needed to complete the jo...
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Sat, 21 Oct 2017 14:56:43 PDT
How to Strip the Paint From a Valve Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Strip-the-Paint-From-a-Valve-Cover/
How to Strip the Paint From a Valve Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/WI9P/J8YR8GL0/FOTWI9PJ8YR8GL0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/WI9P/J8YR8GL0/FOTWI9PJ8YR8GL0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/WI9P/J8YR8GL0/FOTWI9PJ8YR8GL0.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to strip the paint from a valve cover. If you are deciding on painting your valve cover or polishing an aluminum cover, then you will need to strip any existing painted finish. Removing the existing paint from a valve cover is extremely important before adding new paint as you ...
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:56:46 PDT
How to Rebuild a Starter Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Rebuild-a-Starter-Motor/
How to Rebuild a Starter Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/73YJ/J8UN36DZ/FU873YJJ8UN36DZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/73YJ/J8UN36DZ/FU873YJJ8UN36DZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/73YJ/J8UN36DZ/FU873YJJ8UN36DZ.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to rebuild a starter yourself at home. This is a great way to save money considering it’s only about $10 for replacement parts and a rebuilt replacement can around $150 depending on the vehicle. The repair maybe slightly more if you have to replace a solenoid.Tools/Supplies Nee...
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:05:57 PDT
How to Paint Discolored Chevy Avalanche Sail Panels http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Paint-Discolored-Chevy-Avalanche-Sail-Panel/
How to Paint Discolored Chevy Avalanche Sail Panels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/1K8A/J8QGB0B6/F6S1K8AJ8QGB0B6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/1K8A/J8QGB0B6/F6S1K8AJ8QGB0B6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/1K8A/J8QGB0B6/F6S1K8AJ8QGB0B6.SMALL.jpg ElvinWhite This instructable will show you how to prep and paint your discolored sail panel cladding to give your vehicle a better look. Removal of Cladding (triangular Pieces) Remove the cladding (triangular pieces) you cannot possibly sand (smooth) and paint them without removing them, I just bought a spa...
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Sun, 15 Oct 2017 04:51:03 PDT
Toyota Tundra Bed Extender http://www.instructables.com/id/Toyota-Tundra-Bed-Extender/
Toyota Tundra Bed Extender - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/QB0O/J8F5RSEN/FK7QB0OJ8F5RSEN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/QB0O/J8F5RSEN/FK7QB0OJ8F5RSEN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/QB0O/J8F5RSEN/FK7QB0OJ8F5RSEN.SMALL.jpg tryan1211 We lost our F150 to the ice a few years ago, and I kept the bed extender hoping to sell it if we didn't end up with a new truck. We got an SUV for replacement, so I put this bed extender on Craigslist and it never sold. I kept it around the garage for a few years using it as a table. When I got my T...
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Fri, 6 Oct 2017 10:27:55 PDT
Fiat Ducato Race Van to Campervan Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiat-Ducato-Race-Van-to-Campervan-Conversion/
Fiat Ducato Race Van to Campervan Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/USF3/J8AGUR32/FPZUSF3J8AGUR32.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/USF3/J8AGUR32/FPZUSF3J8AGUR32.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/USF3/J8AGUR32/FPZUSF3J8AGUR32.SMALL.jpg BFenech In this Instructable I will show you my simple campervan conversion from a race van. Clean the Van Before we start the conversion, it's important to remove first everything inside(seats, matting, etc) and clean the van. Disinfect it if necessary. Measure the Floor and Wall Layout In this step...
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Thu, 5 Oct 2017 00:22:15 PDT
How to Oil Spray Your Vehicle at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Oil-Spray-Your-Vehicle-at-Home/
How to Oil Spray Your Vehicle at Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/MV0S/J8AGTO4Z/F6SMV0SJ8AGTO4Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/MV0S/J8AGTO4Z/F6SMV0SJ8AGTO4Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/MV0S/J8AGTO4Z/F6SMV0SJ8AGTO4Z.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to oil spray your vehicle. Before the winter season comes around, it is very important to provide some form of protection from the excessive moisture and salt from the roads. Even if you live in a warmer climate, moisture will be present as well which can attack bare or poorly ...
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Mon, 2 Oct 2017 22:02:27 PDT
Dashcam Installation and 10 Tips on Why You Should Own One http://www.instructables.com/id/Dashcam-Installation-and-10-Tips-on-Why-You-Should/
Dashcam Installation and 10 Tips on Why You Should Own One - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/0ROO/J865656N/FZT0ROOJ865656N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/0ROO/J865656N/FZT0ROOJ865656N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/0ROO/J865656N/FZT0ROOJ865656N.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to install a dash cam, along with the 10 reasons of why you should own one. Dash cams can be fairly inexpensive and there is a large variety available on the market with a vast amount of options ranging from night vision, GPS, g-force measurements, mapping, etc. They can be use...
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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 13:00:56 PDT