Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:13:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 Oil Change (2005 Mazda RX-8) http://www.instructables.com/id/Oil-Change-2005-Mazda-RX-8/
Oil Change (2005 Mazda RX-8) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/ZVMN/J7RS57GY/FHZZVMNJ7RS57GY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/ZVMN/J7RS57GY/FHZZVMNJ7RS57GY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/ZVMN/J7RS57GY/FHZZVMNJ7RS57GY.SMALL.jpg ENGFMAA (To get details of each picture, put your cursor on the box located in the picture.)The first thing that should be done is to find all the necessary tools and items needed to change the oil of the car. Almost every car is different and each car may have different areas that you will have to work wit...
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:58:24 PDT
My Top 8 Must Know Super Cleaning Interior Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Top-8-Must-Know-Super-Cleaning-Interior-Tips/
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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:49:40 PDT
How to Diagnose a Faulty Wheel Bearing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Diagnose-a-Faulty-Wheel-Bearing/
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Sun, 17 Sep 2017 13:42:53 PDT
Fixing a Slack Gas Pedal. http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-Slack-Gas-Pedal/
Fixing a Slack Gas Pedal. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/7CET/J048284W/FZF7CETJ048284W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/7CET/J048284W/FZF7CETJ048284W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/7CET/J048284W/FZF7CETJ048284W.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby The gas or accelerator pedal on this Kia Rio is slack. It has a dead space between touching the pedal and the engine responding. Here is how i fixed this issue. The Source of the Slack. The accelerator cabke has slack near the throttle body. Why the Slack. I removed the holding clip and it...
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 04:50:46 PST
Car Security Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Security-Hack/
Car Security Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/2SKO/J7GGFZAG/FD32SKOJ7GGFZAG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/2SKO/J7GGFZAG/FD32SKOJ7GGFZAG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/2SKO/J7GGFZAG/FD32SKOJ7GGFZAG.SMALL.jpg Alex in NZ I use a steering wheel lock in my car as a deterrent to thieves. So far (touch wood) it has done its job.Last weekend, it broke. The key to unlock it would not turn and it took ten minutes of two engineers jiggling the key, the lock and the wheel before it was undone.A piece of equipment like this a...
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Mon, 11 Sep 2017 12:56:49 PDT
Alcantara Seat Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Alcantara-Seat-Repair/
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Sun, 10 Sep 2017 11:39:20 PDT
How to Properly Repair Cracked Plastic Trim http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Properly-Repair-Cracked-Plastic-Trim/
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Thu, 7 Sep 2017 13:57:22 PDT
Do Windshield Sunshades Actually Work? http://www.instructables.com/id/Do-Windshield-Sunshades-Actually-Work/
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Sat, 2 Sep 2017 16:28:47 PDT
How to Change a Car Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-a-Car-Battery-1/
How to Change a Car Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/9HO5/J70QNKIJ/FZO9HO5J70QNKIJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/9HO5/J70QNKIJ/FZO9HO5J70QNKIJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/9HO5/J70QNKIJ/FZO9HO5J70QNKIJ.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to replace a battery in a vehicle. Battery replacement can be done in the comforts of your own driveway with minimal tools and there is no need to pay a professional for this procedure. Battery locations for the most part are located under the hood. There are other vehicles whi...
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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 21:11:57 PDT
I Made a #battlecar Out of My Soccer Mom Minivan. http://www.instructables.com/id/I-Made-a-battlecar-Out-of-My-Soccer-Mom-Minivan/
I Made a #battlecar Out of My Soccer Mom Minivan. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/BWJR/J6WGN4IA/FTXBWJRJ6WGN4IA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/BWJR/J6WGN4IA/FTXBWJRJ6WGN4IA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/BWJR/J6WGN4IA/FTXBWJRJ6WGN4IA.SMALL.jpg _diyMATT I needed a way to get around my neighborhood but a golf-kart was out of the question. Buying a beater car was the next best option, but I needed something with plenty of room for activities, but still be relatively small and nimble.Yep, mid-life dad-hood set in and I had to buy a van.I settled on a ...
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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 06:35:17 PDT
Failed Car Alternator Work Around http://www.instructables.com/id/Failed-Car-Alternator-Work-Around/
Failed Car Alternator Work Around - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/TC9F/J6WGDCCH/F33TC9FJ6WGDCCH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/TC9F/J6WGDCCH/F33TC9FJ6WGDCCH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/TC9F/J6WGDCCH/F33TC9FJ6WGDCCH.SMALL.jpg wannabemadsci Failed Car Alternator Quick Work AroundSo you car's alternator has failed and you have no time to get it fixed... Your battery under the hood may even be dead from running your car without a functioning alternator. You need to drive your car NOW!.... What to do?My solution was to add a second batt...
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Mon, 28 Aug 2017 18:00:15 PDT
How to Test the Condition of Your Vehicle's Brake Fluid http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Test-the-Condition-of-Your-Vehicles-Brake-F/
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Sat, 26 Aug 2017 21:36:56 PDT
Diagnosing a Check Engine Light - Everything You Need to Know http://www.instructables.com/id/Diagnosing-a-Check-Engine-Light-Everything-You-Nee/
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Sat, 26 Aug 2017 10:37:10 PDT
How to Restore Faded Rubber or Plastic Trim http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-Faded-Rubber-or-Plastic-Trim/
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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 10:54:18 PDT
SPARE TIRE MOUNT BACK ON THE NOSE OF VW BUS http://www.instructables.com/id/SPARE-TIRE-MOUNT-BACK-ON-THE-NOSE-OF-VW-BUS/
SPARE TIRE MOUNT BACK ON THE NOSE OF VW BUS - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/HLB7/J6MGBEWO/FNWHLB7J6MGBEWO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/HLB7/J6MGBEWO/FNWHLB7J6MGBEWO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/HLB7/J6MGBEWO/FNWHLB7J6MGBEWO.SMALL.jpg AlessandroF Hello!I will show you how to install the spare wheel in front of the VW Bus. This instructable serves both the T1 version and the T2 version of this vehicle.In my case, I am doing this to have more free area inside the vehicle as it will be turning into a mini motor home.The design is extremely simp...
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Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:12:11 PDT
How to Measure Tire Tread Depth and Why It's Important http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Measure-Tire-Tread-Depth-and-Why-Its-Import/
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:46:23 PDT
How to Check a Hub for Runout http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Check-a-Hub-for-Runout/
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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 23:37:49 PDT
Top 5 Tips to Help Remove Interior Odours http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-5-Tips-to-Help-Remove-Interior-Odours/
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:51:20 PDT
The MacGyver Bat Tumbler (Make a Crime Fighting Vehicle Out of Junk and Readily Available Items.) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-MacGyver-Rat-Tumbler-Making-Crime-Fighting-Veh/
The MacGyver Bat Tumbler (Make a Crime Fighting Vehicle Out of Junk and Readily Available Items.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/7LID/J6GQAO8Z/FAS7LIDJ6GQAO8Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/7LID/J6GQAO8Z/FAS7LIDJ6GQAO8Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/7LID/J6GQAO8Z/FAS7LIDJ6GQAO8Z.SMALL.jpg Kid Hero Carsplay (Car Cosplay or mobile art)(If you have any questions or anything wasn't clear in this instructable please comment or send a message. I've never written one before so if you need more info, i will update the instructable for you. Now be safe and awesome.)Need to make an escape in style? Wa...
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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:19:12 PDT
Automotive Plastic Welding Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Automotive-Plastic-Welding-Repair/
Automotive Plastic Welding Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/TGHM/J6CGCTES/FJBTGHMJ6CGCTES.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/TGHM/J6CGCTES/FJBTGHMJ6CGCTES.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/TGHM/J6CGCTES/FJBTGHMJ6CGCTES.SMALL.jpg Left-field Designs This is the inside of my boot lid.I drive a commercial 4x4 and somewhere in its life, something heavy fell against the door and cracked the plastic door card.The crack started small but over time and a large amount of off road driving through construction sites and quarries has made the crack so lar...
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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:31:15 PDT
How to Repair a Tubeless Tyre Puncture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-a-Tubeless-Tyre-Puncture/
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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:13:44 PDT
How to Prevent a Fastener From Being Stripped http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Prevent-a-Fastener-From-Being-Stripped/
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Sat, 12 Aug 2017 20:32:08 PDT
How to Fix Key FOB Keyless Entry for Ford http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-Key-FOB-Keyless-Entry-for-Ford/
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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 19:34:55 PDT
Vanlife - a Petrolheads Postbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Vanlife-a-Petrolheads-Postbox/
Vanlife - a Petrolheads Postbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/YCYY/J654RNT5/F7EYCYYJ654RNT5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/YCYY/J654RNT5/F7EYCYYJ654RNT5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/YCYY/J654RNT5/F7EYCYYJ654RNT5.SMALL.jpg buck2217 One day all of you Vanlife Guys and Gals are going to have to settle down.Kids will come along, there will be rent or mortgages and you will hark back to your old, free life on the road.Bummer Dude!!!So here's a little project to remind you of your younger days, your former life, when you had few re...
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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 08:27:16 PDT
Use Rope to Hold the Valves in Place and R&R Valve Springs With the Cylinder Head Installed http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Rope-to-Hold-the-Valves-in-Place-and-RR-Valve-/
Use Rope to Hold the Valves in Place and R&R Valve Springs With the Cylinder Head Installed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/MOMT/J5X0PA1M/F5FMOMTJ5X0PA1M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/MOMT/J5X0PA1M/F5FMOMTJ5X0PA1M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/MOMT/J5X0PA1M/F5FMOMTJ5X0PA1M.SMALL.jpg wrenchtoo This was already an old-timer's trick when I first heard about it a long time ago. There could be several reasons why you may want to remove valve springs with the head(s) installed on the engine; replace a broken valve spring, replacing valve seals or installation of a performance cam with a break-...
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Sat, 5 Aug 2017 22:28:38 PDT
Toyota Prius Gen 3 Front Cooler Cleaning http://www.instructables.com/id/Toyota-Prius-Gen-3-Front-Cooler-Cleaning/
Toyota Prius Gen 3 Front Cooler Cleaning - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/B88E/J5X0MHKE/F3RB88EJ5X0MHKE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/B88E/J5X0MHKE/F3RB88EJ5X0MHKE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/B88E/J5X0MHKE/F3RB88EJ5X0MHKE.SMALL.jpg TamásR6 The third generation Toyota Prius front cooler has two cooler modules. They fixed together but somehow dust can reach the space between them, and causes a loss of cooling efficiency. Sometimes it leads to cylinder head problems. After 200 000 km you should look into the coolers and clean if its nece...
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Sat, 5 Aug 2017 08:52:49 PDT
Money Saving Van/Car Hacks!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Money-Saving-VanCar-Hacks/
Money Saving Van/Car Hacks!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/BYG5/J5WQ8BID/FYLBYG5J5WQ8BID.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/BYG5/J5WQ8BID/FYLBYG5J5WQ8BID.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/BYG5/J5WQ8BID/FYLBYG5J5WQ8BID.SMALL.jpg Richard_g These couple of tricks will save you time and money for your car/van! Clean with putty Here's a fantastic way to really deep clean those tiny crevices in your car. All you need is just some cleaning putty. Putty can be bought from stores for only $1. Look in your local dollar or convenience store...
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Thu, 3 Aug 2017 12:33:07 PDT
How to Clean and Lubricate Automatic Adjuster http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-and-Lubricate-Automatic-Adjuster/
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Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:05:24 PDT
"Hot-Car Death" Alarm System http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Car-Death-Alarm-System/
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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:26:17 PDT
How to Deodorize Your Vehicle's Interior http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Remove-Foul-Smells-in-Your-Vehicles-Interio/
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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:06:50 PDT
Pallet Wood for Car Repair - Tail Gate Gas Strut Fail http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-for-Car-Repair-Tail-Gate-Gas-Strut-Fai/
Pallet Wood for Car Repair - Tail Gate Gas Strut Fail - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/I21C/J5CQBN6A/FSQI21CJ5CQBN6A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/I21C/J5CQBN6A/FSQI21CJ5CQBN6A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/I21C/J5CQBN6A/FSQI21CJ5CQBN6A.SMALL.jpg Organikmechanic This is our Peugeot 405 break aka station wagon and apart from being a great little workhorse, we've just returned from a visit to our folks in Scotland and seen much younger cars defeated by the the June heatwave going up the motorway through England. Mechanically a very sound car, it was the 'l...
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Sun, 23 Jul 2017 08:51:55 PDT
How to Replace a Serpentine Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-a-Serpentine-Belt/
How to Replace a Serpentine Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/D30E/J58G1AVF/F0BD30EJ58G1AVF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/D30E/J58G1AVF/F0BD30EJ58G1AVF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/D30E/J58G1AVF/F0BD30EJ58G1AVF.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to replace a serpentine belt on a vehicle. A serpentine belt is a wide thin style belt with multiple ridges that drives multiple components such as the alternator, water pump, power steering pump, and ac compressor. As for maintenance intervals, this will depend on the vehicle’...
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:15:46 PDT
Skoda Yeti Work Car Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Skoda-Yeti-Work-Car-Setup/
Skoda Yeti Work Car Setup - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/Q0W3/J58FT146/FIJQ0W3J58FT146.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/Q0W3/J58FT146/FIJQ0W3J58FT146.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/Q0W3/J58FT146/FIJQ0W3J58FT146.SMALL.jpg Gjallandi This Skoda Yeti 2015 has to be used for work. This means allot of spare parts and tools has to be stored in it. The car has allot of space. The problem was stacking, the floor for it is uneven. I also wanted the back of the car to have multi usage and take short time to be loaded and unloaded. Cle...
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Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:04:03 PDT
Adjustable Clothes Bar for Vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Clothes-Bar-for-Vehicle/
Adjustable Clothes Bar for Vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/C17Z/J58FO4N2/FKIC17ZJ58FO4N2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/C17Z/J58FO4N2/FKIC17ZJ58FO4N2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/C17Z/J58FO4N2/FKIC17ZJ58FO4N2.SMALL.jpg Orion Maker Hello, everyone. This time, I am back with a simple project, adjustable clothes bar for vehicle!!!It is suitable for many kinds of vehicles, from cars to vans, and strong enough to hold up to 50 shirts!!! It can be used with other things, for another purpose, and outside your vehicle. Materials 2...
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Mon, 17 Jul 2017 11:16:02 PDT
4 Issues That Cause Disc Brakes to Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Issues-That-Cause-Disc-Brakes-to-Stick/
4 Issues That Cause Disc Brakes to Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/OIC2/J52QAFMV/F0UOIC2J52QAFMV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/OIC2/J52QAFMV/F0UOIC2J52QAFMV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/OIC2/J52QAFMV/F0UOIC2J52QAFMV.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on the 4 things which will cause your disc brake assembly to stick on. Having the disc brake assembly stick on can mean either the vehicle won’t move or it will create an excessive amount of heat damaging multiple components in the process. You may also see poor acceleration, poor bra...
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Sat, 15 Jul 2017 23:59:52 PDT
Mazda MX-5 (Miata) Hardtop Hoist & Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Mazda-MX-5-Miata-Hardtop-Hoist-Storage/
Mazda MX-5 (Miata) Hardtop Hoist & Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/3RHQ/J52Q564Q/FT33RHQJ52Q564Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/3RHQ/J52Q564Q/FT33RHQJ52Q564Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/3RHQ/J52Q564Q/FT33RHQJ52Q564Q.SMALL.jpg nightcustard Having recently acquired a hardtop for my MX-5, I thought I'd look into some ways of removing and refitting it single-handedly as well as providing a storage solution. A quick Google revealed quite a number of homemade hoists (mostly in the US) and a few off-the-shelf ones (along with a few rather ...
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Sat, 15 Jul 2017 20:52:58 PDT
Minivan Center Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Minvan-Center-Console/
Minivan Center Console - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/46GO/J52Q6RWQ/FKA46GOJ52Q6RWQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/46GO/J52Q6RWQ/FKA46GOJ52Q6RWQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/46GO/J52Q6RWQ/FKA46GOJ52Q6RWQ.SMALL.jpg wordsnwood I decided to build a replacement centre console for our minivan.At first glance this might seem a bit strange, as the van already has a perfectly serviceable console between the two front seats. It has four cup-holders, which we like. It also has a small storage tray covered by a lid -- which we als...
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Fri, 14 Jul 2017 12:53:49 PDT
Punisher Skull - Gear Shift Knob for Toyota Aygo http://www.instructables.com/id/Punisher-Skull-Gear-Shift-Knob-for-Toyota-Aygo/
Punisher Skull - Gear Shift Knob for Toyota Aygo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/MSFJ/J52Q1HHC/F3WMSFJJ52Q1HHC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/MSFJ/J52Q1HHC/F3WMSFJJ52Q1HHC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/MSFJ/J52Q1HHC/F3WMSFJJ52Q1HHC.SMALL.jpg makergeek In this instructable I make a custom gear shift knob for my toyota Aygo.There is a build video and the steps that I tookMaterials required:Piece of hardwood approximately 70mmx40mmx60mm - I used a chunk of cherry from an old bed leg.m8 nutSome kind of durable finish ( I used crystal clear coat)Tools...
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Fri, 14 Jul 2017 07:44:34 PDT
How to Unplug a Sunroof Drain http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Unplug-a-Sunroof-Drain/
How to Unplug a Sunroof Drain - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/BM7H/J52PZBE2/FN0BM7HJ52PZBE2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/BM7H/J52PZBE2/FN0BM7HJ52PZBE2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/BM7H/J52PZBE2/FN0BM7HJ52PZBE2.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to unplug a sunroof drain. Depending on where you live, sunroof drains may become plugged sooner than later. If you live in a treed area, it can happen more often as there is larger particles floating around in the air which would eventually plug the drains. These drains are no...
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Fri, 14 Jul 2017 08:42:26 PDT
Custom Van Windows http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Van-Windows/
Custom Van Windows - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/RGX3/J4YFVFEH/FOPRGX3J4YFVFEH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/RGX3/J4YFVFEH/FOPRGX3J4YFVFEH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/RGX3/J4YFVFEH/FOPRGX3J4YFVFEH.SMALL.jpg joe.andolina Not long ago I picked up a used 2016 Ford Transit cargo van. Doing a camper conversion has been a fantasy of mine since high school, dreams do come true. The cargo van is pretty raw, it came with a driver seat and a passenger seat. Past that it is just metal, no flooring, no walls and no windows! M...
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Tue, 11 Jul 2017 11:54:53 PDT
How to Remove a Car Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Remove-a-Car-Engine/
How to Remove a Car Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/ZRCM/J4YFS1XW/FZLZRCMJ4YFS1XW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/ZRCM/J4YFS1XW/FZLZRCMJ4YFS1XW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/ZRCM/J4YFS1XW/FZLZRCMJ4YFS1XW.SMALL.jpg speedkar9 Here's how to remove a car's engine and transmission.This my first time removing an engine from a car. It was anamazing learning experience, and I did (most) of it myself! I documented some of the major steps in the video below:The engine and transmission were removed from my 2001 ToyotaCorolla. I o...
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Mon, 10 Jul 2017 19:54:32 PDT
How to Install a Rear Spoiler on a 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe - Measurements Included! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hyundai-2010-Genesis-Coupe-OEM-Rear-Spoiler-Instal/
How to Install a Rear Spoiler on a 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe - Measurements Included! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/GDQ9/J4SQ6OFJ/FVCGDQ9J4SQ6OFJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/GDQ9/J4SQ6OFJ/FVCGDQ9J4SQ6OFJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/GDQ9/J4SQ6OFJ/FVCGDQ9J4SQ6OFJ.SMALL.jpg MillennialDIYer It's one thing to bolt or stick on accessories, but drilling into your trunk (or any other part of your car's bodywork for that matter) is not for the faint of heart. This guide is pretty much aimed at giving anybody the confidence to drill their trunk in order to install an OEM (or non-oem) spoiler...
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Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:44:42 PDT
How to Troubleshoot a Faulty Thermostat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Troubleshoot-a-Faulty-Thermostat/
How to Troubleshoot a Faulty Thermostat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/KGGK/J4SQHQE4/F59KGGKJ4SQHQE4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/KGGK/J4SQHQE4/F59KGGKJ4SQHQE4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/KGGK/J4SQHQE4/F59KGGKJ4SQHQE4.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to determine if you have a faulty thermostat. A thermostat is the main controller of the engine cooling circuit, this is what is used to regulate the engines temperature. On a warm-up cycle, the thermostat will remain closed so the coolant does not circuit through the radiator ...
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Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:20:30 PDT
How to Grease a Bearing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Grease-a-Bearing/
How to Grease a Bearing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/6C87/J4SQF5P3/FFE6C87J4SQF5P3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/6C87/J4SQF5P3/FFE6C87J4SQF5P3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/6C87/J4SQF5P3/FFE6C87J4SQF5P3.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to correctly pack a tapered roller bearing with grease. For this video I am packing a brand new bearing with grease, but if you are working with an older bearing then it must be cleaning first. After cleaning, it MUST be inspected for scoring, galling, heat discolouration or an...
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Sun, 9 Jul 2017 21:19:22 PDT
How to Easily Wash an Engine Bay http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Easily-Wash-an-Engine-Bay/
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Sun, 9 Jul 2017 08:51:30 PDT
How to Clean an Engine Bay Without a Pressure Washer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-an-Engine-Bay-Without-a-Pressure-Wash/
How to Clean an Engine Bay Without a Pressure Washer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/LBSN/J4OFQYYQ/FKTLBSNJ4OFQYYQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/LBSN/J4OFQYYQ/FKTLBSNJ4OFQYYQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/LBSN/J4OFQYYQ/FKTLBSNJ4OFQYYQ.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to clean your engine bay without using a pressure washer or hose. I have had this tutorial requested quite a few times and was waiting for my engine bay to get somewhat dirty in order to produce this video. When cleaning the engine by, this should be done when the engine is col...
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Wed, 5 Jul 2017 09:55:52 PDT
Rat Rod Facelift LED Headlights http://www.instructables.com/id/Rat-Rod-Facelift-LED-Headlights/
Rat Rod Facelift LED Headlights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/0Q5S/J4OFP1KA/FQK0Q5SJ4OFP1KA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/0Q5S/J4OFP1KA/FQK0Q5SJ4OFP1KA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/0Q5S/J4OFP1KA/FQK0Q5SJ4OFP1KA.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash Some years ago I bought a 1979 Toyota Hilux which was a bit of a wreck and over the years I've slowly modified the vehicle and its now starting to look like a Ratrod.Here is a list of the Mods so far. It had a Four speed gearbox, which was noisy so I replaced it with a 5 speed from a Toyota Cel...
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Tue, 4 Jul 2017 23:47:24 PDT
How to Find a Fluid Leak in Your Vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Find-a-Fluid-Leak-in-Your-Vehicle/
How to Find a Fluid Leak in Your Vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/AKAE/J4OFKDRG/FROAKAEJ4OFKDRG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/AKAE/J4OFKDRG/FROAKAEJ4OFKDRG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/AKAE/J4OFKDRG/FROAKAEJ4OFKDRG.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to find a fluid leak in your vehicle. It’s important to maintain all your fluid levels in your vehicle, but unfortunately due to age components can fail such as hoses, gaskets, seals, or sealants. Eventually your vehicle forms a leak that can jeopardize a component causing prem...
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Mon, 3 Jul 2017 11:18:36 PDT
How to Mount and Wire a Light Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Mount-and-Wire-a-Light-Bar/
How to Mount and Wire a Light Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/E4CW/J4IQ0O7F/FFXE4CWJ4IQ0O7F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/E4CW/J4IQ0O7F/FFXE4CWJ4IQ0O7F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/E4CW/J4IQ0O7F/FFXE4CWJ4IQ0O7F.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers The ultimate video guide on how to mount and wire an aftermarket light bar on your vehicle. This particular tutorial was done on a 1998 Ford Ranger with a custom hidden grill mounted bracket. While you can use the supplied wiring that came with the kit or an aftermarket wiring setup, my wiring guide...
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Sun, 2 Jul 2017 05:17:43 PDT
Unusual Way of Cleaning a Go Kart Gas Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Unusual-Way-of-Cleaning-a-Go-Kart-Gas-Tank/
Unusual Way of Cleaning a Go Kart Gas Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/QEY3/J4G598H3/FIBQEY3J4G598H3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/QEY3/J4G598H3/FIBQEY3J4G598H3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/QEY3/J4G598H3/FIBQEY3J4G598H3.SMALL.jpg nramirez10 i recently bought a project go kart for my sons and i to work on so we can ride our karts together one of the issues we came across when getting this thing to work properly was the gas tank was full of rust and varnish from the tank having old gas left in it for a long time. because this is a projec...
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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:19:28 PDT