Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - car - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 26 May 2016 15:28:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to repair holes in your dashboard with sugru + other car hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-holes-in-your-dashboard-with-sugru-/
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Wed, 12 Oct 2011 03:33:29 PDT
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
Hiding Your FasTrak, EZ-Pass, or Other Toll Tag in Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Hiding-Your-FasTrak%2c-EZ-Pass%2c-or-Other-Toll-Tag-in/
Hiding Your FasTrak, EZ-Pass, or Other Toll Tag in Your Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/IR3Z/F35J1K8T/FPNIR3ZF35J1K8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/IR3Z/F35J1K8T/FPNIR3ZF35J1K8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/IR3Z/F35J1K8T/FPNIR3ZF35J1K8T.SMALL.jpg The DNR Originally written by me for BayAreaPrelude.com This instructable covers how toll tags work and how to embed or hide your FasTrak, or EZ-Pass, or any other electronic toll collection device in your dash so that you do not have an annoying tag in your window.I will describe the principles that will a...
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Thu, 21 Jun 2007 17:57:33 PDT
How to Replace Toyota Corolla (1998-2002) Gauge Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-Toyota-Corolla-1998-2002-Gauge-Li/
How to Replace Toyota Corolla (1998-2002) Gauge Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/2CQR/HCV91I8K/FWJ2CQRHCV91I8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/2CQR/HCV91I8K/FWJ2CQRHCV91I8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/2CQR/HCV91I8K/FWJ2CQRHCV91I8K.SMALL.jpg jasoncj Tutorial on how to replace or change the color of the gauge lights in your car. Note: These instructions are specific to a 1998-2002 Toyota Corolla.  However, the same basic principle applies to most car models.  Equipment: Phillips screwdriver Replacement bulb kit (color of your choice) Remove ...
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Fri, 8 Feb 2013 10:48:17 PST
Auto sound deadening - part II - more matting and using expanding foam http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-sound-deadening-part-II-more-matting-and-/
Auto sound deadening - part II - more matting and using expanding foam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/0LQD/FZNHP3C0/FZ40LQDFZNHP3C0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/0LQD/FZNHP3C0/FZ40LQDFZNHP3C0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/0LQD/FZNHP3C0/FZ40LQDFZNHP3C0.SMALL.jpg kerns In http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-internal-auto-trim/ I showed initial steps I took to add some sound deadening to a diesel Ford Excursion. It's a loud car; the 7.3l diesel engine exhaust could definitely use some muffling. In this -part II- I'll show how I laid self-adhesive aluminum/buty...
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Mon, 5 Oct 2009 22:30:21 PDT
Add Horsepower and Save Gas With a Performance Filter System http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Horsepower-and-Save-Gas-With-a-Ram-Air-System/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2009 22:30:44 PDT
Ramps for a Low Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Ramps-for-a-Low-Car/
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Tue, 23 Mar 2010 03:39:26 PDT
Put your R/C car under computer control http://www.instructables.com/id/Put-your-RC-car-under-computer-control/
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Thu, 11 May 2006 18:24:45 PDT
Car body leak repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-body-leak-repair/
Car body leak repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/349S/FB10TNPO/FR8349SFB10TNPO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/349S/FB10TNPO/FR8349SFB10TNPO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/349S/FB10TNPO/FR8349SFB10TNPO.SMALL.jpg legazier December might not be the best time of the year to discover that there is water inside your car, especially when you live upstate New York... and your car is staying on an open air parking lot! I waited for a snowless day, with temperature above freezing to venture taking a look at the problem. Wat...
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Tue, 8 Jan 2008 11:02:24 PST
Make a custom-fitted sunshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-custom-fitted-sunshade/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2008 19:59:16 PDT
Reattaching rear vew mirror to the windshield http://www.instructables.com/id/Reattaching-rear-vew-mirror-to-the-windshield/
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Fri, 6 Jul 2012 23:52:32 PDT
Headlight LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Headlight-LED/
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Fri, 18 Sep 2015 06:46:43 PDT
How to wire a Cooling Fan to your car (DIY Electric) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-wire-a-Cooling-Fan-to-your-car-DIY-Electric/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:57:43 PDT
swirl flap repair and EGR blanking on astra H 1.9 CDTI http://www.instructables.com/id/swirl-flap-repair-and-EGR-blanking-on-astra-H-19-/
swirl flap repair and EGR blanking on astra H 1.9 CDTI - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/0Q35/HH9SOARX/FZX0Q35HH9SOARX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/0Q35/HH9SOARX/FZX0Q35HH9SOARX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/0Q35/HH9SOARX/FZX0Q35HH9SOARX.SMALL.jpg hmv4u I think the first thing to state is this is not claimed to be a permanent repair-no one currently doing this mod knows how long it will last so it has to be viewed as a temp repair,that aside there are people who reckon it has lasted quite  few thousand miles so far-my own view is that im intending ...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 16:18:29 PDT
Easy Brake Pad Change By Yourself. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Brake-Pad-Change-By-Yourself/
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 21:48:07 PST
How to change the inner tie rod on a Subaru Outback http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-change-the-inner-tie-rod-on-a-Subaru-Outbac/
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Thu, 6 May 2010 10:49:41 PDT
DIY Snowman | Stop Car Windows Steaming Up http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Snowman-Stop-Car-Windows-Steaming-Up/
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 07:33:26 PST
Changing a Vauxhall Corsa Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-a-Vauxhall-Corsa-Water-Pump/
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Mon, 13 May 2013 15:52:23 PDT
Changing your car's timing belt and water pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-your-car-s-timing-belt-and-water-pump/
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Tue, 11 Jul 2006 00:34:28 PDT
Fix off track or leaning windows http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-off-track-or-leaning-windows/
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 14:46:50 PST
Extending the range of your keyless entry. http://www.instructables.com/id/Extending-the-range-of-your-keyless-entry./
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Sun, 10 Dec 2006 03:07:57 PST
How to Modify a Die-Cast Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Modify-a-Die-Cast-Car/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2009 05:49:53 PDT
Replacing Lower Ball joints, 94 Chevy 1500 http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-Lower-Ball-joints-94-Chevy-1500/
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Thu, 21 Jan 2010 14:22:58 PST
Using a Scan Tool to Diagnose Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-Scan-Tool-to-Diagnose-Your-Car/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:34:22 PDT
HHO car adaptation http://www.instructables.com/id/HHO-car-adaptation/
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Wed, 9 Jul 2008 18:27:02 PDT
Improve Your Headlights! http://www.instructables.com/id/Improve-Your-Headlights!/
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Sun, 10 Dec 2006 13:23:44 PST
How to Fix a Flat Tire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-a-Flat-Tire/
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Mon, 18 Jun 2007 10:57:10 PDT
Easy BEGINNERS guide to making a "BIODIESEL" powered car http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-your-vehicle-to-bio-diesel/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2008 22:10:23 PDT
One Tire Fire? Weld Your Differential http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Tire-Fire-Weld-Your-Differential/
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Wed, 6 Jun 2012 10:19:33 PDT
How to replace a valve stem http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-a-valve-stem/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2009 08:08:42 PST
How To Make A Car/Truck Tow Dolly Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-CarTruck-Tow-Dolly-Cheap/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:14:14 PDT
A Quick Car Dent Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Quick-Car-Dent-Fix/
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 18:38:13 PDT
How to use phone without battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-phone-without-battery/
How to use phone without battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/2WOS/I5Z7KS1J/FLU2WOSI5Z7KS1J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/2WOS/I5Z7KS1J/FLU2WOSI5Z7KS1J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/2WOS/I5Z7KS1J/FLU2WOSI5Z7KS1J.SMALL.jpg diy-master I made this for my next project.http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-phone-into-car-dashboard-Subaru-LegacyHow to connect phones with 4 pins, take a look into comments. "Battery" I took pins from SD card adapter and glue them with Super Attak glue on piece of wood.I used 82kΩ resistor. Power...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 04:07:39 PDT
Killswitch: Car security on the cheap. http://www.instructables.com/id/Killswitch-Car-security-on-the-cheap/
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Thu, 29 Apr 2010 08:46:24 PDT
Van Turned Dorm Room, Complete With Bed and Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Van-Turned-Dorm-Room/
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 14:00:53 PDT
How to fix a flat car tire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-flat-car-tire/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2008 19:39:14 PST
Engineering A 3 Wheel Vehicle Chassis http://www.instructables.com/id/Engineering-A-3-Wheel-Vehicle-Chassis/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 10:40:33 PDT
How to Purchase, Paint, and Install a Plastic Bumper Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Purchase-Paint-and-Install-a-Plastic-Bumper/
How to Purchase, Paint, and Install a Plastic Bumper Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/12YU/HQOJ8WU4/FNF12YUHQOJ8WU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/12YU/HQOJ8WU4/FNF12YUHQOJ8WU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/12YU/HQOJ8WU4/FNF12YUHQOJ8WU4.SMALL.jpg appliedcolors In this instructable you will learn how to purchase, paint and install a replacement plastic bumper on your vehicle, for about half the cost you would pay an auto body repair shop. For this job you will need the following: 10 millimeter socket and ratchetAn auto body clip pullerPhillips screwderive...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 12:15:33 PST
How To Install Car LED Strip Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Install-Car-LED-Strip-Lights/
How To Install Car LED Strip Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/D7B5/I0YG3B32/FKYD7B5I0YG3B32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/D7B5/I0YG3B32/FKYD7B5I0YG3B32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/D7B5/I0YG3B32/FKYD7B5I0YG3B32.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy Have you seen anyone sport a set of LED Underbody car lights? Whether or not you choose to install the single colored LED strip or the multi-colored RGB LED strip is all based on personal preference, but here is a guide to go through the installation process. The concept is straightforward as you wi...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 16:20:32 PDT
Find an exhaust leak without burning your hands! http://www.instructables.com/id/Find-an-exhaust-leak-without-burning-your-hands/
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Tue, 30 Aug 2011 08:07:27 PDT
How to remove window tint for under $30 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-window-tint-for-under-30/
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 14:15:06 PST
Reupholstering a steering wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Reupholstering-a-steering-wheel/
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Tue, 3 Jul 2012 22:39:40 PDT
Poor man's tie rod end (or ball joint) boot http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-mans-tie-rod-end-or-ball-joint-boot/
Poor man's tie rod end (or ball joint) boot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/5YY6/FGH6ZBX7/F825YY6FGH6ZBX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/5YY6/FGH6ZBX7/F825YY6FGH6ZBX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/5YY6/FGH6ZBX7/F825YY6FGH6ZBX7.SMALL.jpg Mikey D A simple & cheap way to seal any ball and socket type joint after the boot has been compromised. I teach High School Automotives and while replacing a clutch (and most everything else we came across!) in a faculty member's car, we found the tie rod end boots were completely torn off. I didn't want...
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Tue, 20 May 2008 21:47:43 PDT
Make an Auto Radiator Pressure Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Auto-Radiator-Pressure-Tester/
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Mon, 25 May 2009 13:03:04 PDT
How I Painted My Rims http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-Painted-My-Rims/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 10:01:20 PDT
How to prevent rust on your car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-prevent-rust-on-your-car/
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Wed, 14 May 2008 09:16:57 PDT
Aux-in jack for VDO RD3-00 car radio (Peugeot, Citroen) http://www.instructables.com/id/Aux-in-jack-for-VDO-RD3-00-car-radio-Peugeot-Cit/
Aux-in jack for VDO RD3-00 car radio (Peugeot, Citroen) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/DLN3/HFSHECIV/FSXDLN3HFSHECIV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/DLN3/HFSHECIV/FSXDLN3HFSHECIV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/DLN3/HFSHECIV/FSXDLN3HFSHECIV.SMALL.jpg alessandro.blaco I owe a Citroen Berlingo 2002, problem is no audio in. The result is a 3.5mm female jack getting out the radio. So when you want to listen to music, set the volume of the radio down to minimum, connect your mp3 player (phone, ipod, etc.) and click play! We need to remove and disassemble the radio ...
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Tue, 23 Apr 2013 09:59:41 PDT
Shine Up Those Rims Like A Pro http://www.instructables.com/id/Shine-Up-Those-Rims-Like-A-Pro/
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Wed, 19 Sep 2007 11:44:09 PDT
How to touch up a deep paint scratch in your car. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-touch-up-a-deep-paint-scratch-in-your-car/
How to touch up a deep paint scratch in your car. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/IJE6/HBUZGKUO/FUTIJE6HBUZGKUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/IJE6/HBUZGKUO/FUTIJE6HBUZGKUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/IJE6/HBUZGKUO/FUTIJE6HBUZGKUO.SMALL.jpg appliedcolors Here's how to get the best possible do-it-yourself result and perhaps avoid paying a body shop $1000s to fix minor paint damage. What you'll need: 1.  A small bottle of paint that matches your car. 2.  A fine-tipped touch up brush (hobbyist stores have these). 3.  3M Glazing & Spot putty (from most...
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 10:58:43 PST
Awesome Push Button Ignition http://www.instructables.com/id/Push-Button-Ignition-for-your-Car/
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Sun, 20 Jan 2008 20:52:57 PST