Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:09:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Wooden Car http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wooden-Car/
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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 12:29:04 PDT
Jeep Wrangler License Plate Relocation Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeep-Wrangler-License-Plate-Relocation-Plate/
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Fri, 9 Jun 2017 21:05:21 PDT
Restore Car Trim http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-Car-Trim/
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Thu, 8 Jun 2017 16:53:01 PDT
Make a Tool From an Old Distributor Cap to Locate Top Dead Center (TDC) on the Compression Stroke for Every Cylinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tool-From-an-Old-Distributor-Cap-to-Locate-/
Make a Tool From an Old Distributor Cap to Locate Top Dead Center (TDC) on the Compression Stroke for Every Cylinder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/9MGP/J3EPO46A/F7V9MGPJ3EPO46A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/9MGP/J3EPO46A/F7V9MGPJ3EPO46A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/9MGP/J3EPO46A/F7V9MGPJ3EPO46A.SMALL.jpg wrenchtoo There are several reasons you may want to set each cylinder of an engine to Top Dead Center (TDC) on the compression stroke (TDC on the compression stroke results in both the intake and exhaust valves being fully closed). Setting valve lash or performing a cylinder leak-down test are a couple. St...
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Sat, 3 Jun 2017 23:00:37 PDT
How to Clean the Inside of a Headlight http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-the-Inside-of-a-Headlight/
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Sun, 28 May 2017 13:33:36 PDT
How to Hotwire Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hotwire-Your-Car/
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Fri, 19 May 2017 19:18:32 PDT
Driveshaft Nut Loosen/Tighten Trick Without Pneumatic Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Driveshaft-Nut-LoosenTighten-Trick-Without-Pneumat/
Driveshaft Nut Loosen/Tighten Trick Without Pneumatic Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/SBGP/J2MAV7EY/FVFSBGPJ2MAV7EY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/SBGP/J2MAV7EY/FVFSBGPJ2MAV7EY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/SBGP/J2MAV7EY/FVFSBGPJ2MAV7EY.SMALL.jpg VanoF For those who wish to tighten or loosen the main nut of a hub or brake drum of a vehicle.What you see in the first picture is a front wheel hub of a A-type Citroën Oldtimer.If you need to get to the bearings or have to change dust covers you have to loosen the nut in the middle.Since Oldtimers come ...
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Sun, 14 May 2017 02:06:09 PDT
Foldable Sun Screen for Cars (custom Fit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Sun-Screen-for-Cars-custom-Fit/
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Mon, 8 May 2017 08:03:17 PDT
Arduino Agv With Infared Sensors Powered by Wind http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Agv-With-Infared-Sensors-Powered-by-Wind/
Arduino Agv With Infared Sensors Powered by Wind - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/KEAI/J2AWSVXF/FT0KEAIJ2AWSVXF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/KEAI/J2AWSVXF/FT0KEAIJ2AWSVXF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/KEAI/J2AWSVXF/FT0KEAIJ2AWSVXF.SMALL.jpg 創杰邱 This is a application of arduino.We make a line-following toy car,using the wind for thrusting.The car can turn and go straight along the line.Our motivation is eager to catch on the train trend that AGV is becoming more an more popular. It is a basic level of AGV,and is also a commencement of our ...
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Sun, 7 May 2017 20:47:23 PDT
License Plate Number Acrylic Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Indonesian-License-Acrylic-Plate-Number-Cover/
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Sun, 7 May 2017 04:41:12 PDT
How to Make a Coca-Cola Truck With DC Motor - Simple Coca-Cola Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Coca-Cola-Truck-With-DC-Motor-Simple/
How to Make a Coca-Cola Truck With DC Motor - Simple Coca-Cola Truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/FVKZ/J26EZR4L/FVRFVKZJ26EZR4L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/FVKZ/J26EZR4L/FVRFVKZJ26EZR4L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/FVKZ/J26EZR4L/FVRFVKZJ26EZR4L.SMALL.jpg tiktaktricks Hi guys, welcome to my new project : Coca-Cola Truck. In this article, I will show you How to Make a Coca-Cola Truck with DC motor.If you want a more visual instruction please click to this below instructional video. If you like, SUBSCRIBE my Youtube channel ☞☞☞ HERE ☜☜☜. I always update my new proj...
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Tue, 2 May 2017 00:53:14 PDT
Window Rubber Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-Rubber-Tool/
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Mon, 1 May 2017 09:40:46 PDT
DIY: Reset Airbag Computer Crash Data http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Reset-Airbag-Computer-Crash-Data/
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Sun, 30 Apr 2017 20:18:36 PDT
Auxiliary CD Stereo Input Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Auxiliary-CD-Stereo-Input-Hack/
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Wed, 19 Apr 2017 20:11:23 PDT
Wheel Office http://www.instructables.com/id/Wheel-Office/
Wheel Office - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/DDFP/J1MF1LYM/FN1DDFPJ1MF1LYM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/DDFP/J1MF1LYM/FN1DDFPJ1MF1LYM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/DDFP/J1MF1LYM/FN1DDFPJ1MF1LYM.SMALL.jpg lathe_makeatio Let me introduce now my new helper for the traveling employee.The situation:As a technician in on site service i had to use every day my laptop computer to finish the job by writing a report. Not every customers place offers a table or similar to sit down comfortably. So i back down in my nutshell a...
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Thu, 20 Apr 2017 06:33:45 PDT
How to Perform an Oil Change http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Perform-an-Oil-Change-1/
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Sat, 15 Apr 2017 04:43:55 PDT
How to Install a Roof Fan on a Camper Van Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-a-Roof-Fan-on-a-Camper-Van-Conversi/
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Fri, 7 Apr 2017 14:35:04 PDT
Custom Car Cabin Air Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Car-Cabin-Air-Filter/
Custom Car Cabin Air Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/I1QC/J0X4XZEA/F5BI1QCJ0X4XZEA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/I1QC/J0X4XZEA/F5BI1QCJ0X4XZEA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/I1QC/J0X4XZEA/F5BI1QCJ0X4XZEA.SMALL.jpg hafizan89 I drive a 2003 Perodua Kembara DVVT and it had no cabin air filter. Most older cars also didn't have a cabin air filter. As the Kembara was a rebadged Daihatsu Terios, I assumed that the cabin air filter compartment didn't make to the Malaysian model due to less strict regulations and probably jus...
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Fri, 31 Mar 2017 06:39:16 PDT
How to Do a Brake Fluid System Flush http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Do-a-Brake-Fluid-System-Flush/
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Fri, 31 Mar 2017 05:26:08 PDT
How to Replace Power Steering Fluid (with a Drain) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-Power-Steering-Fluid-with-a-Drain/
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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:37:00 PDT
How to Clean a Throttle Body http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-a-Throttle-Body/
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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 04:23:21 PDT
How to Easily Repair Paint Chips http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Easily-Repair-Paint-Chips/
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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 12:44:05 PDT
How to Replace Wiper Blade Refills http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-Wiper-Blade-Refills/
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:30:01 PDT
How to Calculate Lug Stud Length http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Calculate-Lug-Stud-Length/
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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 05:12:21 PDT
How to Jump Start a Car Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Jump-Start-a-Car-Battery/
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 12:10:42 PDT
How to Replace an Air Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-an-Air-Filter/
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 10:27:54 PDT
Volkswagen Golf MKIV Hatch Emblem Disassembly & Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Volkswagen-Golf-MKIV-Hatch-Emblem-Disassembly-Pain/
Volkswagen Golf MKIV Hatch Emblem Disassembly & Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/XOQE/J08ECI0J/FUAXOQEJ08ECI0J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/XOQE/J08ECI0J/FUAXOQEJ08ECI0J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/XOQE/J08ECI0J/FUAXOQEJ08ECI0J.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to disassemble and paint your Volkswagen MK4 Golf hatch emblem. With this tutorial you can customize/personalize the emblem on your car. Paint colors will vary depending on your personal preference. You can get the backing plate color matches to your vehicle by determining it's...
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 05:43:17 PDT
How to Test a Spark Plug Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Test-a-Spark-Plug-Wire/
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Sat, 4 Mar 2017 14:38:34 PST
How to Replace Brake Lines http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-Brake-Lines/
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:39:43 PST
Oil Filter Strainer http://www.instructables.com/id/Oil-Filter-Strainer/
Oil Filter Strainer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/J2TB/IZ6C0NHK/FPVJ2TBIZ6C0NHK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/J2TB/IZ6C0NHK/FPVJ2TBIZ6C0NHK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/J2TB/IZ6C0NHK/FPVJ2TBIZ6C0NHK.SMALL.jpg dguindon1 I like to change my oil at home, but I want to do it as eco-friendly and as safe as possible. I recycle contaminated oil containers, used oil, rags, and oil filters. The rags and filters are placed in a garbage bag and dropped off at the municipal hazardous waste facility. They need to be dropped of...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:44:00 PST
How to Get Your Vehicle Unstuck in the Snow http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Your-Vehicle-Unstuck-in-the-Snow/
How to Get Your Vehicle Unstuck in the Snow - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/OS1Z/IZ6C5G32/FBGOS1ZIZ6C5G32.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/OS1Z/IZ6C5G32/FBGOS1ZIZ6C5G32.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/OS1Z/IZ6C5G32/FBGOS1ZIZ6C5G32.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to get your vehicle unstuck in the snow. If you manage to get stuck in the winter, it can be certainly frustrating and you also risk damaging your vehicle. This can include burning up your tires, hard on cv or u joints in axles or driveshaft, and the transmission. Here I am wor...
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 11:03:13 PST
Fixing a Slack Transmission Dipstick. http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-Slack-Transmission-Dipstick/
Fixing a Slack Transmission Dipstick. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/FCOC/IYV9BKJW/FKRFCOCIYV9BKJW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/FCOC/IYV9BKJW/FKRFCOCIYV9BKJW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/FCOC/IYV9BKJW/FKRFCOCIYV9BKJW.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby The dipstick for my car's transmission is so slack it jumps out of its place when I crank the engine. I don't want to lose the dipstick driving on bumpy roads and also I don't want contaminants to enter the transmission. Read on for how I fixed this issue. The filler material. I needed a means ...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 05:46:22 PST
GyroCar http://www.instructables.com/id/GyroCar/
GyroCar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/XDX7/IYOQNNX0/FEFXDX7IYOQNNX0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/XDX7/IYOQNNX0/FEFXDX7IYOQNNX0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/XDX7/IYOQNNX0/FEFXDX7IYOQNNX0.SMALL.jpg D art of science GyroCAR is our car that runs on a single wheel and is powered by gyroscopic forces.This gyrocar moves forward not due to precision but the small yellow wheel is directly touching the gyroscopic wheel and therefore the speed of the gyrocar CAN be controlled. Science behind GyroCar Things you wi...
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Sun, 5 Feb 2017 07:51:01 PST
Magnetic dishes for your creeper http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Dishes-for-Your-Creeper/
Magnetic dishes for your creeper - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/7FFB/IYNLMVAV/FJT7FFBIYNLMVAV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/7FFB/IYNLMVAV/FJT7FFBIYNLMVAV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/7FFB/IYNLMVAV/FJT7FFBIYNLMVAV.SMALL.jpg day_me_an Here I will teach you how to add magnetic trays to the side of your creeper so you don't have to waste your time again. With this magnetic dishes on the side of your creeper, you will never have to stop and get out from under your car to find whatever you need again. This saves you time and stress. ...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 23:10:57 PST
Cleanup Wind Screen Drain Channels of 2005 Toyota Allion (NZT240) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleanup-Wind-Screen-Drain-Channels-of-2005-Toyota-/
Cleanup Wind Screen Drain Channels of 2005 Toyota Allion (NZT240) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/K5MY/IYNLMEF1/FTYK5MYIYNLMEF1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/K5MY/IYNLMEF1/FTYK5MYIYNLMEF1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/K5MY/IYNLMEF1/FTYK5MYIYNLMEF1.SMALL.jpg ajofkandy Toyota Allion is a JDM only sedan and also available in Asian countries as pre-owned vehicles. This instructable is about cleaning the windshield drain holes of the specific model T 240 (2002-2005). Dirty/blocked drain lines leave rain water to stagnate in the pot holes located at either sides of th...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2017 02:50:47 PST
Split Level Van http://www.instructables.com/id/Split-Level-Van/
Split Level Van - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/65XG/IYB2GV72/FNI65XGIYB2GV72.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/65XG/IYB2GV72/FNI65XGIYB2GV72.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/65XG/IYB2GV72/FNI65XGIYB2GV72.SMALL.jpg smurray2 I drive a commercial Mitsubishi Outlander Van and on a normal day I carry a large amount if equipment and tools. The problem is that with access from the side doors and the rear tailgate, there is the tendency to load lots of gear in, most of the equipment is in small boxes and they fall about and o...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 03:50:02 PST
Troubleshooting a Nonfunctional Windshield Wiper. http://www.instructables.com/id/Troubleshooting-a-Nonfunctional-Windshield-Wiper/
Troubleshooting a Nonfunctional Windshield Wiper. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/LVVB/IXUQGZVD/FDFLVVBIXUQGZVD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/LVVB/IXUQGZVD/FDFLVVBIXUQGZVD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/LVVB/IXUQGZVD/FDFLVVBIXUQGZVD.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby The rear windshield wiper on my wife's car stopped working. Time for troubleshooting! Fuse. The fuse box in the dashboard has a blown fuse for the wiper. This fuse blew for a reason and I will not replace until I have investigated the wiper. Removing the wiper. Using wd40 and a 12mm spanne...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 11:31:07 PST
Cleaning License Plate Lamps. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-License-Plate-Lamps/
Cleaning License Plate Lamps. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/QW3N/IXUQH5RX/FE8QW3NIXUQH5RX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/QW3N/IXUQH5RX/FE8QW3NIXUQH5RX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/QW3N/IXUQH5RX/FE8QW3NIXUQH5RX.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby This plate lamp looks terrible. It needs cleaning! Removal. Just 2 screws to be removed here. See the rust inside? Nasty. Cleaning. Using engine degreaser I cleaned the lens. Then I dried thoroughly. Now it's super clear! The culprit. Water ingress caused this led to rust. I replaced ...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 11:30:44 PST
Prevent frost inside your car http://www.instructables.com/id/Prevent-Frost-Inside-Your-Car/
Prevent frost inside your car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/JNSJ/IY0G0P9D/FOEJNSJIY0G0P9D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/JNSJ/IY0G0P9D/FOEJNSJIY0G0P9D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/JNSJ/IY0G0P9D/FOEJNSJIY0G0P9D.SMALL.jpg MakinThings The goal of this ible is to share a few tips and tricks I have learned over the years to prevent frost from forming inside your car's windshield. There is cold, and then there is COLD First off, why does this even happen? We all know that when you have a cold bottle of water in the summer, conden...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:18:42 PST
How to replace trunk lift suppports http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-Trunk-Lift-Suppports/
How to replace trunk lift suppports - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/6QSR/IXQFTII2/FSW6QSRIXQFTII2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/6QSR/IXQFTII2/FSW6QSRIXQFTII2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/6QSR/IXQFTII2/FSW6QSRIXQFTII2.SMALL.jpg ENGL3764 Looking to save money and gain great hands on experience fixing your car. Then you have come to the right spot! My trunk lift supports began to fail on my Lexus RX300. When I was searching for the cost to replace them I found it would be a few hundred dollars to take it to a shop and have someone ...
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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 16:16:02 PST
Clean and Realign Windscreen Washer http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-and-Realign-Windscreen-Washer/
Clean and Realign Windscreen Washer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/3AJW/IXLAI3CV/FDB3AJWIXLAI3CV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/3AJW/IXLAI3CV/FDB3AJWIXLAI3CV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/3AJW/IXLAI3CV/FDB3AJWIXLAI3CV.SMALL.jpg smurray2 This is a short instructable to explain how to clean and realign the nozzles on your windscreen wash. The problem My Mitsubishi Outlander has lived all of its life in a hard water area, this has resulted in a buildup of limescale in the nozzles.As a result, 4 of the 6 nozzles are blocked and the ...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 13:06:41 PST
Breather line for Hyundai trajet 2000 valve Cover. http://www.instructables.com/id/Breather-Line-for-Valve-Cover/
Breather line for Hyundai trajet 2000 valve Cover. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/NTN2/IXLA4PR5/FTINTN2IXLA4PR5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/NTN2/IXLA4PR5/FTINTN2IXLA4PR5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/NTN2/IXLA4PR5/FTINTN2IXLA4PR5.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Ever since I used a warm air intake in my wife's car, the valve cover I let breathe via an independent air filter. In my quest for improved fuel economy, which is dismal thus far, I want the valve cover breathing via the engine air filter as per the original Hyundai design. Here is how I modified th...
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Fri, 6 Jan 2017 05:50:53 PST
Creating a breather line for honda civic 1999 valve cover. http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-Breather-Line-for-My-Valve-Cover/
Creating a breather line for honda civic 1999 valve cover. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/48GL/IXGG1656/FUX48GLIXGG1656.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/48GL/IXGG1656/FUX48GLIXGG1656.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/48GL/IXGG1656/FUX48GLIXGG1656.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Ever since I used a warm air intake in my car, the valve cover I let breathe via an independent air filter. In my quest for improved fuel economy, which is damn amazing thus far, I want the valve cover breathing via the engine air filter as per the original honda design. Here is how I modified my sp...
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Thu, 5 Jan 2017 12:04:25 PST
65 Truck Modifications and Counting http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Modifications-and-Upgrades/
65 Truck Modifications and Counting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/8KMX/IXLAKUQ5/FOM8KMXIXLAKUQ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/8KMX/IXLAKUQ5/FOM8KMXIXLAKUQ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/8KMX/IXLAKUQ5/FOM8KMXIXLAKUQ5.SMALL.jpg buildingandblogging This is an instuctable to give you an idea of thing that you can do to your truck to make it customized or to upgrade it. The truck I was doing this to is a 91 chevrolet s10. I will show you stuff you can add to the exterior and interior. Most of this can be done to any vechicle. before I got into ...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 18:01:26 PST
Top Up of R134a Refrigerant. http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Quick-Top-Up-of-R134a-Refrigerant/
Top Up of R134a Refrigerant. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/HJ2J/IXAPWR3J/FO6HJ2JIXAPWR3J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/HJ2J/IXAPWR3J/FO6HJ2JIXAPWR3J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/HJ2J/IXAPWR3J/FO6HJ2JIXAPWR3J.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby The wife's car came back from the AC repair guy but the performance in cooling has been lackluster. Since only the compressor connections were removed to facilitate repair of the clutch, I tested for leaks at those 2 connections. It is critical to identify and repair leaks on all air conditioning sy...
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 08:21:45 PST
How to make stainless exhaust! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Stainless-Exhaust/
How to make stainless exhaust! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/IPNT/IX6FLFMX/FI1IPNTIX6FLFMX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/IPNT/IX6FLFMX/FI1IPNTIX6FLFMX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/IPNT/IX6FLFMX/FI1IPNTIX6FLFMX.SMALL.jpg danbranxl only using the basics, learn how to fit exhaust tube the right way! mainly focusing on stainless The Tools! I like to use high quality tools when I work! as working with tube is a big part of my job i like something that is nice to use and will last me a long time. I try not to fall into the trap...
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Mon, 26 Dec 2016 14:57:39 PST
Renault Megane 05 Spark Plug and Coil Replacement! http://www.instructables.com/id/Renault-Megane-05-Spark-Plug-and-Coil-Replacement/
Renault Megane 05 Spark Plug and Coil Replacement! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/NJ6Y/IWWFSOCY/F43NJ6YIWWFSOCY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/NJ6Y/IWWFSOCY/F43NJ6YIWWFSOCY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/NJ6Y/IWWFSOCY/F43NJ6YIWWFSOCY.SMALL.jpg velosus First ever instructable ☺️Quick and easy guide to changing the spark plugs and ignition coils on a Renault Megane 05 plate 1.6 petrol engine. I am by no means a mechanic and am purely self taught through research and just giving it a go. I thought I'd share my experience, yours may vary, but this fi...
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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 16:28:57 PST
Recharging my car's Lithium battery. http://www.instructables.com/id/Recharging-My-Car-Battery/
Recharging my car's Lithium battery. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/FAWT/IWWFJQ7G/FPCFAWTIWWFJQ7G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/FAWT/IWWFJQ7G/FPCFAWTIWWFJQ7G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/FAWT/IWWFJQ7G/FPCFAWTIWWFJQ7G.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Yes my car's SLI battery is tiny. It's a Lithium iron phosphate battery that I have in service since 2013. I decided to pull the battery and recharge then store it. I will put the replacement (or standby) battery as in the pic, into the car. Notice the condensation on the case. I store my lifepo4 ba...
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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 03:04:53 PST
Regreasing a rear Wheel Bearing - honda civic 1999. http://www.instructables.com/id/Regreasing-a-Wheel-Bearing/
Regreasing a rear Wheel Bearing - honda civic 1999. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/QFH1/IWQV7FFT/F55QFH1IWQV7FFT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/QFH1/IWQV7FFT/F55QFH1IWQV7FFT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/QFH1/IWQV7FFT/F55QFH1IWQV7FFT.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby My car's rear wheel bearing made groaning noises on the highway. Upon visual inspection, I saw grease leaking out of it. I removed and cleaned it (sorry for those steps and pics being omitted), then got ready for putting fresh bearing grease into it. The hub and bearing. The inner race is made ...
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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 07:33:03 PST
Fixing a Car Battery Pole Clamp. http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-Car-Battery-Pole-Clamp/
Fixing a Car Battery Pole Clamp. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7S6S/IWH3EHIX/FAE7S6SIWH3EHIX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7S6S/IWH3EHIX/FAE7S6SIWH3EHIX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/7S6S/IWH3EHIX/FAE7S6SIWH3EHIX.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby My Wife's car battery positive pole is so slack it comes off by hand. As a result the voltage from the car's power system is pitifully low and this is causing the battery to sulfate.Here is how I fixed this crap. Cleaning! Using a brass wire brush I cleaned the pole and clamp. The filler! ...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 18:42:20 PST