Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:52:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 Diesel Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Diesel-Fish/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:22:30 PDT
Hidden Garage door opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Garage-door-opener-1/
Hidden Garage door opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/LP9L/I1FQ6YIG/FXFLP9LI1FQ6YIG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/LP9L/I1FQ6YIG/FXFLP9LI1FQ6YIG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/LP9L/I1FQ6YIG/FXFLP9LI1FQ6YIG.SMALL.jpg Pyrow I wanted a garage door opener that wouldn't need to change batteries and could stay hidden, not making rattle noise while driving. While searching for an idea, I found a capacitive sensor on ebay that could work pretty nice behind the car dash. This instructable needs basic knowledge in electronics,...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:01:12 PDT
Black out for your car http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-out-for-your-car/
Black out for your car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/0Y88/I1B64KBM/FIV0Y88I1B64KBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/0Y88/I1B64KBM/FIV0Y88I1B64KBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/0Y88/I1B64KBM/FIV0Y88I1B64KBM.SMALL.jpg brockdeland Hate chrome? Me too! Black out the chrome safely & easily with plasti dip. you will need -plasti dip spray in whatever color you want but we are "blacking out" so get the matte black at your home improvement store- tweezers are handy but not necessary - scrap sharp plastic is helpful - painters tape...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:14:09 PDT
IMPROVED binder clip gps/cell phone mount from office supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/IMPROVED-binder-clip-gpscell-phone-mount-from-offi/
IMPROVED binder clip gps/cell phone mount from office supplies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/1AM8/I1B62D7M/FUJ1AM8I1B62D7M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/1AM8/I1B62D7M/FUJ1AM8I1B62D7M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/1AM8/I1B62D7M/FUJ1AM8I1B62D7M.SMALL.jpg SPECTREcat I love this GPS and cell phone mount (seen here and here) and built several. However there are several flaws that make it impractical (especially in the winter):HEAT! Electronics hate heat. Especially batteries. My cell phone once warned of an overheating battery.The large binder clip won't firm...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:03:55 PDT
Add Bluetooth to your old Car-Hifi http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Upgrade-Your-Old-Car-V2/
Add Bluetooth to your old Car-Hifi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/2NRS/I0R0YP1Q/FAM2NRSI0R0YP1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/2NRS/I0R0YP1Q/FAM2NRSI0R0YP1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/2NRS/I0R0YP1Q/FAM2NRSI0R0YP1Q.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this quick ible I'll show you another way to upgrade your old car with just 5$ and less than 30 minutes of work. If you want to check out the last simple upgrade that I made on my car, you have to see my ible "Thermometer - Upgrade Your Old Car".I'll basically suggest you how to EASIL...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 01:13:52 PDT
How to fix your check engine light. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-your-check-engine-light/
How to fix your check engine light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/YULD/I0YFZKAV/FZLYULDI0YFZKAV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/YULD/I0YFZKAV/FZLYULDI0YFZKAV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/YULD/I0YFZKAV/FZLYULDI0YFZKAV.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng Fixing your car doesn't have to be expensive. Thanks to the age of information, anyone can be a "Google Mechanic". While this specific repair may not match your situation, it's the same process. So let's get rid of that annoying orange light. A word of caution: if you have little or zero experience ...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 18:13:25 PDT
120v Power Source for Car http://www.instructables.com/id/120v-Power-Source-for-Car/
120v Power Source for Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/IR37/I0R0TX6Q/FCPIR37I0R0TX6Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/IR37/I0R0TX6Q/FCPIR37I0R0TX6Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/IR37/I0R0TX6Q/FCPIR37I0R0TX6Q.SMALL.jpg Captain Data I had purchased a tablet that I wanted to be able to charge in the car, but was unable to find a suitable car charger that would work with it. I then wanted to use a power inverter to charge it, but they are all big and bulky. I then had the idea to add a 120v power outlet to my console. I had a...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:08:22 PDT
Vehicle Accessory Webbing http://www.instructables.com/id/Vehicle-Accessory-Webbing/
Vehicle Accessory Webbing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/5566/I0PZ264J/F4U5566I0PZ264J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/5566/I0PZ264J/F4U5566I0PZ264J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/5566/I0PZ264J/F4U5566I0PZ264J.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng There are some things you don’t always need, but when you do, having them makes all the difference. Like an umbrella when you didn't expect rain. Or flip flops, because fancy shoes are only comfortable for so long. To keep it all available and out of the way, I made these gear straps. They are made ...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:01:06 PDT
Portable Car Table And Glovebox Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Car-Table-And-Glovebox-Kit/
Portable Car Table And Glovebox Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/UAF9/I0LCH8NG/FM1UAF9I0LCH8NG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/UAF9/I0LCH8NG/FM1UAF9I0LCH8NG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/UAF9/I0LCH8NG/FM1UAF9I0LCH8NG.SMALL.jpg GAM3D1FF1CULTY Have you ever wanted to eat your lunch on the road but couldn't find a place for that burger? Well here is your solution! I present to you the cup holder car table! Also in this instructable include how to make the notepad and pen station and how to make a glovebox necessities kit. Thank you an...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 17:35:30 PDT
Lug Nut Wrench Extension http://www.instructables.com/id/Lug-Nut-Wrench-Extension/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 12:30:08 PDT
How to Make a Tablet Mount for Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Tablet-Mount-for-Your-Car/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 20:31:37 PDT
No-Holes License Plate Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Holes-License-Plate-Mount/
No-Holes License Plate Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/3F0Y/I05EZCTU/F6P3F0YI05EZCTU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/3F0Y/I05EZCTU/F6P3F0YI05EZCTU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/3F0Y/I05EZCTU/F6P3F0YI05EZCTU.SMALL.jpg puaerotch So you bought a new car, or in my case, a new grille. It looks nice and clean and free of unsightly holes drilled in it. Then you realize that you live in one of the 31 states that require a front license plate. Before you grab your drill or let the car dealer near your front bumper, consider a c...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:26:51 PDT
Repair Tire Pressure Monitor Sensor (TPMS) http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Tire-Pressure-Monitor-System-TPMS/
Repair Tire Pressure Monitor Sensor (TPMS) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/548Y/I05EV9RT/F6P548YI05EV9RT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/548Y/I05EV9RT/F6P548YI05EV9RT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/548Y/I05EV9RT/F6P548YI05EV9RT.SMALL.jpg garg11 Tire pressure monitoring is mandated on all new cars.These systems are fragile and expensive to repair.After the tire stem broke off on my 2013 Nissan Altima I make researchfor a economical fix.. I was dismayed to find that the tire stem/TPM part for 2013 Nissan Altima costs more than $120. Moreov...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:37:05 PDT
PVC ROOF RACK ON THE CHEAP AND EASY FOR LARGE BUT LIGHT CARGO - updated http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-ROOF-RACK-ON-THE-CHEAP-AND-EASY-FOR-LARGE-BUT-/
PVC ROOF RACK ON THE CHEAP AND EASY FOR LARGE BUT LIGHT CARGO - updated - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/LY6G/HZWJ4ZUX/FZQLY6GHZWJ4ZUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/LY6G/HZWJ4ZUX/FZQLY6GHZWJ4ZUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/LY6G/HZWJ4ZUX/FZQLY6GHZWJ4ZUX.SMALL.jpg lordvellos Hello you guys, second ible and non english speaker here so still bare with me please.It all started when my wife got pregnant... As happy and amazed as I am with our little miracle (Catarina is her name) i couldn't stop thinking about all the adjustments i had to do in our life and most of them inv...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:24:11 PDT
Painting Vehicle Sills to Prevent or Repair Rust http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Vehicle-Sills-to-Prevent-or-Repair-Rust/
Painting Vehicle Sills to Prevent or Repair Rust - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/PJVH/HZOM4DQO/FG5PJVHHZOM4DQO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/PJVH/HZOM4DQO/FG5PJVHHZOM4DQO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/PJVH/HZOM4DQO/FG5PJVHHZOM4DQO.SMALL.jpg peter1994 Hi there. This is my first instructable, I've been wanting to do one for a while and I figured this is as good as any to start with. My little van is a Suzuki Carry 1.3, which has lived by the sea for at least the past 5 years. It's an old vehicle, and has therefore had some wear, resulting in some ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 15:01:20 PDT
Buick Instrument Panel Cluster Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Buick-Instrument-Panel-Cluster-Repair/
Buick Instrument Panel Cluster Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/1SYC/H9T4SDAL/FOL1SYCH9T4SDAL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/1SYC/H9T4SDAL/FOL1SYCH9T4SDAL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/1SYC/H9T4SDAL/FOL1SYCH9T4SDAL.SMALL.jpg Kurt E. Clothier One day I was driving our 2001 Buick Century Custom, and I noticed that the odometer wasn't lit up. At first I thought that a bulb was out, but this instrument panel cluster (IPC) is completely digital, so there are no bulbs in those locations. The odometer/tripometer is all LED segment displays. It...
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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 15:43:15 PST
Fauxtina http://www.instructables.com/id/Fauxtina/
Fauxtina - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/1EHG/HZ88PFYF/FG21EHGHZ88PFYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/1EHG/HZ88PFYF/FG21EHGHZ88PFYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/1EHG/HZ88PFYF/FG21EHGHZ88PFYF.SMALL.jpg camarko My trucks' been showing her age lately- with 150k on the odometer, a mismatched replacement bed, and rust on the suicide doors, she was looking pretty sad. Even though she's a good truck, she's fourteen years old and as a full time student (= more money out than in), I simply can't afford to do a r...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:06:55 PDT
Car keys buttons replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-keys-buttons-replacement/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:40:09 PDT
Truck Bed Utility Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Bed-Utility-Rack/
Truck Bed Utility Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/RQ02/HY12HH1I/FV1RQ02HY12HH1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/RQ02/HY12HH1I/FV1RQ02HY12HH1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/RQ02/HY12HH1I/FV1RQ02HY12HH1I.SMALL.jpg Kurt E. Clothier My wife and I recently bought a pair of kayaks, but didn't really have a good way to transport them. So we stopped at the local hardware store on the way back from a hiking adventure, and I went to work on an easily removable and fully adjustable utility rack for our truck to haul our kayaks without...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:36:52 PDT
Pickup Truck Sideboards/Stake Sides http://www.instructables.com/id/Pickup-Truck-SideboardsStake-Sides/
Pickup Truck Sideboards/Stake Sides - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/PTZU/HX503VU9/FD2PTZUHX503VU9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/PTZU/HX503VU9/FD2PTZUHX503VU9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/PTZU/HX503VU9/FD2PTZUHX503VU9.SMALL.jpg mattop1176 Wooden Stake Sides, Ford Super Duty I own a 2005 Super Duty super cab long bed, and it gets used for a diversity of purposes. I have a cap that I take on and off depending on what I'm doing, and a cool Rhino Rack for the cap that I can remove. I have often...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 13:15:35 PDT
Steampunk VW Bug (Vaporpunk Fusca) http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-VW-Bug-Vaporpunk-Fusca/
Steampunk VW Bug (Vaporpunk Fusca) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/WMTR/HXC4ORT5/FQIWMTRHXC4ORT5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/WMTR/HXC4ORT5/FQIWMTRHXC4ORT5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/WMTR/HXC4ORT5/FQIWMTRHXC4ORT5.SMALL.jpg Winged Fist This project began just over two years ago when my wife decided she wanted to buy an old Volkswagen Beetle to get around the dirt roads of the Lake Region of Rio de Janeiro, where or beach house is located. I started documenting this process in a forum topic "Steampunk Volkswagen anyone?" and now tw...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 19:44:36 PDT
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
How to build a fiberglass sub box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-fiberglass-sub-box/
How to build a fiberglass sub box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/BP03/HVN9RU0G/FG7BP03HVN9RU0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/BP03/HVN9RU0G/FG7BP03HVN9RU0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/BP03/HVN9RU0G/FG7BP03HVN9RU0G.SMALL.jpg bgugino In this Instructable i will show you how to build your very own custom subwoofer box! Making room Depending on your install you might have to remove some stuff from your trunk or cabin (spare tire,seats etc...)In my case i have a single cab truck so my options are limited. I decided to take the ...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 00:26:50 PDT
How to Install Load Resistors for LED Turn Signal Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-Load-Resistors-for-LED-Turn-Signal-/
How to Install Load Resistors for LED Turn Signal Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/NQVW/HVFL6P7X/F7GNQVWHVFL6P7X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/NQVW/HVFL6P7X/F7GNQVWHVFL6P7X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/NQVW/HVFL6P7X/F7GNQVWHVFL6P7X.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy Why are installing load resistors necessary for LED turn signal lights? If you don't install load resistors (also known as equalizers) with LED turn signal bulbs, you will experience the notorious hyper flash issue. Hyper flash is exactly what it sounds like, where the turn signal light flashes rapi...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 14:54:24 PDT
how to refurbish car rims http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-refurbish-car-rims/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 17:40:51 PDT
Increase your fuel Mileage 50%,(Pressurized air Dissolved in fuel) http://www.instructables.com/id/Increase-your-fuel-Mileage-50Pressurized-air-Disso/
Increase your fuel Mileage 50%,(Pressurized air Dissolved in fuel) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/OWBP/HV9FZKCJ/F90OWBPHV9FZKCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/OWBP/HV9FZKCJ/F90OWBPHV9FZKCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/OWBP/HV9FZKCJ/F90OWBPHV9FZKCJ.SMALL.jpg Mattj91 Check the Physics if you Don't Believe it. The Equipment. Heres Some of the Basic things i Bought at Harbor freight for the Project,1 12V 10Amp Air Compressor.1 25ft small Air hose.1 100ct zipties1 Pressure Regulator.1 Swivel Head Male Air Fitting.1 12V 10Amp Adapter Etc..... Math. Math. Leg...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 22:36:03 PDT
Install phone into car dashboard Subaru Legacy http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-phone-into-car-dashboard-Subaru-Legacy/
Install phone into car dashboard Subaru Legacy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/PTPF/HVC1GJRU/FUKPTPFHVC1GJRU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/PTPF/HVC1GJRU/FUKPTPFHVC1GJRU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/PTPF/HVC1GJRU/FUKPTPFHVC1GJRU.SMALL.jpg Diy_master Use phone without battery!http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-phone-without-battery/ How & Why I will show you how I installed phone in dash of Subaru Legacy/Outback 2010-2013, without "touching" a dash. Everything is removable and you can turn back into original in a couple of minute...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 09:14:17 PDT
Thermometer - Upgrade Your Old Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Your-Old-Car/
Thermometer - Upgrade Your Old Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/FUT6/HUEEMZDG/FYCFUT6HUEEMZDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/FUT6/HUEEMZDG/FYCFUT6HUEEMZDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/FUT6/HUEEMZDG/FYCFUT6HUEEMZDG.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this i'ble I will show you how to upgrade your old car (mine is a 2001 Fiat Panda Young) with just 2€ (3,3$) and less than 30minutes. As you can see in pictures, my car is an old model, so it has just the basic instruments indicator like speed and fuel level. So I decided to add a t...
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 09:48:38 PDT
How to Make a Go-Kart http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Go-Kart/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:10:33 PDT
Turn Your Rusty Car Hood into an Awesome Chalkboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Rusty-Car-Hood-into-an-Awesome-Chalkboar/
Turn Your Rusty Car Hood into an Awesome Chalkboard! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/AAHK/HTC6747C/FA1AAHKHTC6747C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/AAHK/HTC6747C/FA1AAHKHTC6747C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/AAHK/HTC6747C/FA1AAHKHTC6747C.SMALL.jpg hardkeor If you have a stock hood that wasn't painted, and it rusted out completely - like we did - you can use this to your advantage. You only need about three hours and a few materials, all of which total less than fifteen dollars. * 60 grit sandpaper ($4.00) * Wrench or Ratchet (free or cheap) * Ru...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 21:07:17 PDT
Add outlets to your battery charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-outlets-to-your-battery-charger/
Add outlets to your battery charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/AHCH/HSTP3FY1/FKKAHCHHSTP3FY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/AHCH/HSTP3FY1/FKKAHCHHSTP3FY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/AHCH/HSTP3FY1/FKKAHCHHSTP3FY1.SMALL.jpg lime3D I made it at TechShop. During the early 2014 North American cold wave, I had the battery in my car go dead. I had just received a battery charger/starter for Christmas, so it should not have been a problem, just hook up the cables and I should have been good to go. Well, in addition to the cold, I...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 22:23:42 PDT
Truck Side Rails for Under $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Side-Rails-for-under-20/
Truck Side Rails for Under $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/69L3/HSE95CNX/FIK69L3HSE95CNX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/69L3/HSE95CNX/FIK69L3HSE95CNX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/69L3/HSE95CNX/FIK69L3HSE95CNX.SMALL.jpg casey868 My boys and I needed some rails for the sides of the truck in a hurry so we ran to Lowe's and picked up a few supply 's. We built this in an hour. We used it and then painted and sanded it another day. ‚ÄčList of Tools and Supply's Hammer Saw Drill (You could just use a screw ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 17:19:30 PST
How to Change Your Tire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-Your-Tire/
How to Change Your Tire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/1MAS/HS4VRE9K/FFF1MASHS4VRE9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/1MAS/HS4VRE9K/FFF1MASHS4VRE9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/1MAS/HS4VRE9K/FFF1MASHS4VRE9K.SMALL.jpg RileyBroad Flat tires are one of life's most frustrating issues. They're even worse when you get one and you don't know how to change your tire (trust me I know). Yes, you could have roadside assistance come to save you but, who really wants to wait for someone on the side of a freeway for an hour? Yes you cou...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 23:02:18 PST
Installing A NRG Quick Release System http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-A-NRG-Quick-Release-System/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 23:55:12 PST
How to Check Oil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Check-Oil/
How to Check Oil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/I3AT/HS18CLZN/FA0I3ATHS18CLZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/I3AT/HS18CLZN/FA0I3ATHS18CLZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/I3AT/HS18CLZN/FA0I3ATHS18CLZN.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Checking the oil level in your car is something that is so quick and easy to do and can save your car a lot of misery (and you a lot of $$) when done on a regular basis. Although experts recommend checking your oil 10 min after you've shut off the engine, I only ever think to do it when I'm driv...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:59:49 PST
Easy Configurable Cargo Blocks for Your Car Trunk http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Configurable-Cargo-Blocks-for-Your-Car-Trunk/
Easy Configurable Cargo Blocks for Your Car Trunk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/BJYZ/HR3EEIEL/FWGBJYZHR3EEIEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/BJYZ/HR3EEIEL/FWGBJYZHR3EEIEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/BJYZ/HR3EEIEL/FWGBJYZHR3EEIEL.SMALL.jpg imjasonc The Problem: Most of us have car trunks filled with loose boxes. When we drive around, these boxes slide around, or worse, tilt over spilling out all of our precious worldly possessions. Some of us have trunk nets. However, these trunk nets are better for loose small items (not boxes or large carg...
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 22:33:10 PST
Simple In-Car Camera Mount for Less Than $2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-In-Car-Camera-Mount-for-Less-Than-2/
Simple In-Car Camera Mount for Less Than $2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/KS6H/HQ8QP2CR/FH1KS6HHQ8QP2CR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/KS6H/HQ8QP2CR/FH1KS6HHQ8QP2CR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/KS6H/HQ8QP2CR/FH1KS6HHQ8QP2CR.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos You have probably seen quite a few videos that were shot from inside a moving car. My favorites are the videos of a meteor exploding in the skies above Russia in early 2013. You never know what interesting sites you might come across while driving to work. There are a lot of different designs o...
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 05:52:29 PST
How to Build a Utility Trailer from a Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Utility-Trailer-from-a-Kit/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:41:03 PDT
How To: Refinish Wheels at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Refinish-Wheels-at-Techshop/
How To: Refinish Wheels at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/L9NU/HOHYB4LU/F5ZL9NUHOHYB4LU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/L9NU/HOHYB4LU/F5ZL9NUHOHYB4LU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/L9NU/HOHYB4LU/F5ZL9NUHOHYB4LU.SMALL.jpg jturnbul I needed to put winter tires on my car and rather than go through the hassle of going to a tire shop to have the tires unmounted and remounted I decided to get a dedicated winter set-up. In this write-up I will show the process I used to strip, sand, and powder coat a set of alloy wheels with a lit...
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 10:21:53 PST
Custom Fiberglass Dash Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Fiberglass-Dash-Tutorial/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/EQIP/HO234H0W/FHREQIPHO234H0W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/EQIP/HO234H0W/FHREQIPHO234H0W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/EQIP/HO234H0W/FHREQIPHO234H0W.SMALL.jpg lordguyton Here's how to make a custom dash or any other interior part for your hot rod or custom car.
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 17:40:19 PST
1HP Electric Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Electric-Car-Powered-by-a-Bike-Motor/
1HP Electric Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/GWWR/HO7X34VZ/FU1GWWRHO7X34VZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/GWWR/HO7X34VZ/FU1GWWRHO7X34VZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/GWWR/HO7X34VZ/FU1GWWRHO7X34VZ.SMALL.jpg Ganhaar This instructable gives an overview of building two small cars from the ground up, both powered by electric bike motors.  The build includes  chassis, fibreglass body, steering and drive train.  The cars are designed for efficiency to extract the maximum performance from a 1hp motor and were used to...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 01:44:00 PST
How to Repair a Rear Window Defroster http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-a-Rear-Window-Defroster/
How to Repair a Rear Window Defroster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/NPL8/HLPNMTX1/FP8NPL8HLPNMTX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/NPL8/HLPNMTX1/FP8NPL8HLPNMTX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/NPL8/HLPNMTX1/FP8NPL8HLPNMTX1.SMALL.jpg Popular Mechanics It was a dark and stormy night. Snow has covered the entire car to a depth of several inches. It takes a few minutes to clear the snow, and by then the engine has warmed up enough to melt the frost clinging to the inside of the windshield, and has actually made inroads to the frost on the side windo...
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:43:10 PDT
DIY Roof Rack Cross Bars http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Roof-Rack-Cross-Bars/
DIY Roof Rack Cross Bars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/62KK/HM8D84A6/F1Y62KKHM8D84A6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/62KK/HM8D84A6/F1Y62KKHM8D84A6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/62KK/HM8D84A6/F1Y62KKHM8D84A6.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng My Buick SUV didn't come with any cross bars. I saw a set on Ebay for about $120.00 but still, I'd have to figure out how to mount it to the roof rack I bought. A trip to the hardware store and $10.00 later, I came up with this setup which worked great.  This instructable took me 3 months to put to...
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 15:42:39 PDT
The MicroCamper a.k.a "Fat Berta" http://www.instructables.com/id/The-MicroCamper-aka-Fat-Berta/
The MicroCamper a.k.a "Fat Berta" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/L2PU/H6MF2SK0/FYUL2PUH6MF2SK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/L2PU/H6MF2SK0/FYUL2PUH6MF2SK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/L2PU/H6MF2SK0/FYUL2PUH6MF2SK0.SMALL.jpg dtextor If you want to travel through a country on a budget and still sleep in a dry place while it rains, a small camper is perfect. However, I wanted to have a fuel efficient car that could be used as well on a daily basis. I decided to go for a used white Renault Kangoo 1.5dci mini van. It's highly fuel ...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 05:00:15 PDT
Fancy Wooden Stick Shift Knob http://www.instructables.com/id/Fancy-Wooden-Stick-Shift-Knob/
Fancy Wooden Stick Shift Knob - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/FKWO/HLA279EG/FAZFKWOHLA279EG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/FKWO/HLA279EG/FAZFKWOHLA279EG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/FKWO/HLA279EG/FAZFKWOHLA279EG.SMALL.jpg mattthegamer463 Hello everyone, This Instructable will show you how to make a fancy and great feeling wooden shift knob for your manual transmission vehicle.  Shift knobs are simple and easy to do, and making them out of wood means they will be cool in the summer sun and warm in the winter. The one I have done is...
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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 15:26:33 PDT
DIY "Dazzle" pattern logo for vehicle. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dazzle-pattern-logo-for-vehicle/
DIY "Dazzle" pattern logo for vehicle. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/37EW/HK6XN415/F3C37EWHK6XN415.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/37EW/HK6XN415/F3C37EWHK6XN415.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/37EW/HK6XN415/F3C37EWHK6XN415.SMALL.jpg vazquezl31 This instructable will teach you the basic steps and overview to designing, constructing, and implementing your own vinyl logos to put on your vehicles, boat, or other mode of transportation.  Get inspired! For this particular project, I sourced the internet for "Dazzle" camo themed patterns that...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 14:03:53 PDT
Jeep Wrangler Foot Pegs http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeep-Wrangler-Foot-Pegs/
Jeep Wrangler Foot Pegs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/HPRU/HJKBK57M/FS9HPRUHJKBK57M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/HPRU/HJKBK57M/FS9HPRUHJKBK57M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/HPRU/HJKBK57M/FS9HPRUHJKBK57M.SMALL.jpg geckits If you're a Jeeper, you know the feeling. When the top's down, the doors are off, your hand's on the gear shift, everything is right in the world. But for some of us, it isn't enough; you want to feel closer to the wind all around you. To satisfy this need, I decided to throw together some footpegs,...
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 23:15:00 PDT
Sand Blast Patterns on Plexiglas - Wind Deflector for Convertible Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Sand-Blast-Patterns-on-Plexigas-Wind-Deflector-f/
Sand Blast Patterns on Plexiglas - Wind Deflector for Convertible Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/JAD5/HJAI2OWF/FMSJAD5HJAI2OWF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/JAD5/HJAI2OWF/FMSJAD5HJAI2OWF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/JAD5/HJAI2OWF/FMSJAD5HJAI2OWF.SMALL.jpg ehsmaes This instructable is on how to make really cool looking matte patterns on plexiglas for multiple purposes. My example is a wind deflector for a Chrysler Crossfire Roadster. It reduces back draft and looks nice. I've thown in LED ligting too to illustrate what you can do. I certainly don't claim to h...
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 15:17:18 PDT
Lets make "inside" StickyFrames - a display frame with easily replaceable content that attaches to windows in your car. http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-make-inside-StickyFrames-a-display-frame-/
Lets make "inside" StickyFrames - a display frame with easily replaceable content that attaches to windows in your car. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/QSDZ/HJKC1L97/F89QSDZHJKC1L97.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/QSDZ/HJKC1L97/F89QSDZHJKC1L97.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/QSDZ/HJKC1L97/F89QSDZHJKC1L97.SMALL.jpg adlep2002 Due to sudden popularity of my previous instructable I have decided to follow up with another one. This time around, lest make “inside” StickyFrames -  which is a display frame with easily replaceable content that attaches to windows inside of your car. The messages (content) can be quickly generate...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 19:42:48 PDT
Locked your Keys In Your Car? http://www.instructables.com/id/Locked-your-Keys-In-Your-Car/
Locked your Keys In Your Car? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/KBD7/HJAI5O1C/F54KBD7HJAI5O1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/KBD7/HJAI5O1C/F54KBD7HJAI5O1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/KBD7/HJAI5O1C/F54KBD7HJAI5O1C.SMALL.jpg notinsanity I will be using a 1991 Ford Ranger. Yes she's is a little dirty. Keys On The Seat. This will only work if you have left the window open a little bit. Yup it's locked. Access Device Undo your windshield wiper by pulling on the tab and pulling straight off Reach in through the gap in t...
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Thu, 18 Jul 2013 15:15:17 PDT