Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - car - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:30:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 To Build A Shuttlecraft http://www.instructables.com/id/To-Build-A-Shuttlecraft/
To Build A Shuttlecraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/6LJP/I1SN5XX6/FL56LJPI1SN5XX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/6LJP/I1SN5XX6/FL56LJPI1SN5XX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/6LJP/I1SN5XX6/FL56LJPI1SN5XX6.SMALL.jpg ArborPress In this tutorial, we will take a look at the process I used for turning a car into a Star Trek shuttlecraft. Choose A Chassis Ideally, this chassis should be large enough to carry the required cargo and passengers, and have a duranium hull. If a suitable duranium hull cannot be found, the steel ...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:38:38 PDT
Auto-Based 12 Volt Expeditionary Rotary Hole-Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Based-12-Volt-Expeditionary-Rotary-Hole-Maker/
Auto-Based 12 Volt Expeditionary Rotary Hole-Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/SDPY/I0VOZ8SR/F9XSDPYI0VOZ8SR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/SDPY/I0VOZ8SR/F9XSDPYI0VOZ8SR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/SDPY/I0VOZ8SR/F9XSDPYI0VOZ8SR.SMALL.jpg FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo If you're anything like me, you spend a good portion of your time living out of your truck, DOWN BY THE RIVER! Well then, I don't need to tell you how many times I wish I had a drill for one reason or another. Sure, you could get a cordless drill, battery charger, and converter. But that's stupid! W...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 08:13:23 PDT
Garage Entry Accident Avoidance Guides http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Entry-Accident-Avoidance-Guides/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:32:09 PDT
Clean Your Hazy Headlights With Toothpaste http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-Your-Hazy-Headlights-With-Toothpaste/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 05:29:07 PDT
Hidden Garage door opener (UPDATED) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Garage-door-opener-1/
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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
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
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/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:01:06 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
Literally : Dock your Ipod to your car audio cassette slot http://www.instructables.com/id/Literally-Dock-your-Ipod-mp3-player-to-car-aud/
Literally : Dock your Ipod to your car audio cassette slot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/B79Y/G61AW1O3/F3WB79YG61AW1O3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/B79Y/G61AW1O3/F3WB79YG61AW1O3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/B79Y/G61AW1O3/F3WB79YG61AW1O3.SMALL.jpg z3ds I had this awesome Nakamichi deck for years now. It makes any crappy speaker sound better but as technology progresses, the cassette part of my deck is becoming more obsolete..  I was using those cassette adapter to hook up my ipod but it looks so lame with all the wires hanging out and the  sound q...
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Mon, 1 Mar 2010 22:00:24 PST
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
AWESOME GLOVE BOX kit for your vehicle. http://www.instructables.com/id/AWESOME-GLOVE-BOX-kit-for-your-vehicle/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:21:34 PDT
Buick Instrument Panel Cluster Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Buick-Instrument-Panel-Cluster-Repair/
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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 15:43:15 PST
Painting Vehicle Sills to Prevent or Repair Rust http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Vehicle-Sills-to-Prevent-or-Repair-Rust/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 15:01:20 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
Replace you cars instrument panel lights with LEDs. http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-you-cars-instrument-panel-lights-with-LEDs/
Replace you cars instrument panel lights with LEDs. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/SA9H/FHAVXX5O/FN2SA9HFHAVXX5O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/SA9H/FHAVXX5O/FN2SA9HFHAVXX5O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/SA9H/FHAVXX5O/FN2SA9HFHAVXX5O.SMALL.jpg trayo The bulbs behind my Tachometer burned out a while ago and I decided I would replace them with LEDs. I also replaced the ones behind the speedometer as well. Overall I probably spent more on this project than normal, but I bought a few miscellaneous items. My car is a 1992 Nissan Pick-up. NOTE: This ...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2008 20:09:46 PDT
Portable Air Conditioning http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Air-Conditioning/
Portable Air Conditioning - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/O80B/FJLQFKH6/FH0O80BFJLQFKH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/O80B/FJLQFKH6/FH0O80BFJLQFKH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/O80B/FJLQFKH6/FH0O80BFJLQFKH6.SMALL.jpg LowCostCrap My car's air conditioner broke and it is incredibly expensive to repair, so I decided to improvise! This is a great way to cool down a hot car. It works on a car's cigarette lighter, with two easy to find computer fans and a common cooler. It took me a couple hours to make, and that was includi...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2008 19:43:29 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 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
How to build a fiberglass sub box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-fiberglass-sub-box/
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Mon, 26 May 2014 00:26:50 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
Make a Custom Mesh Grill for Your Car for $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Custom-Mesh-Grill-for-Your-Car-for-10/
Make a Custom Mesh Grill for Your Car for $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/H3ZN/F9AC3E5C/FDFH3ZNF9AC3E5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/H3ZN/F9AC3E5C/FDFH3ZNF9AC3E5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/H3ZN/F9AC3E5C/FDFH3ZNF9AC3E5C.SMALL.jpg G-force This shows how to turn a grill from a Buck Regal GS ('98) into a custom mesh grill that gives the car the look it so very well deserves. There are many different ways to do this, and I picked the way that looked most like the grill I was copying. You could always have the grill farther back, or eve...
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Thu, 22 Nov 2007 21:27:04 PST
Thermometer - Upgrade Your Old Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Your-Old-Car/
Thermometer - Upgrade Your Old Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/FUT6/HUEEMZDG/FYCFUT6HUEEMZDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/FUT6/HUEEMZDG/FYCFUT6HUEEMZDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/FUT6/HUEEMZDG/FYCFUT6HUEEMZDG.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this i'ble I will show you how to upgrade your old car (mine is a 2001 Fiat Panda Young) with just 2€ (3,3$) 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
Paint your rims cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-rims-cheap/
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 15:42:20 PST
How to Fix Rust Around Your Wheel Wells http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-Rust-Around-Your-Wheel-Wells/
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 15:43:55 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
Buffing car scratches out by hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Buffing-car-scratches-out-by-hand/
Buffing car scratches out by hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/NDO3/HDOW3HJX/FXZNDO3HDOW3HJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/NDO3/HDOW3HJX/FXZNDO3HDOW3HJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/NDO3/HDOW3HJX/FXZNDO3HDOW3HJX.SMALL.jpg marie.techshop I made it at TechShop Menlo Park (www.TechShop.com)! The TechShop in Menlo Park is the only one in California that has an auto bay, which is great because I did this at night and did not have to worry about sufficient lighting! So I had these scratches on the back right side of my car because I sc...
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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 20:23:34 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
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
How to drive stick shift http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-drive-stick-shift/
How to drive stick shift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/NV1S/FTDBN5LW/FMZNV1SFTDBN5LW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/NV1S/FTDBN5LW/FMZNV1SFTDBN5LW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/NV1S/FTDBN5LW/FMZNV1SFTDBN5LW.SMALL.jpg madhoopster34 I will explain how to drive a manual car. Tips: -Dont get frustrated, keep practicing and youll get it. -Get a feel for the pedals, mainly the clutch before you start driving.-Begin practicing in a big empty parking lot where you can get comfortable and used to driving a manual car before going on...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2009 21:52:27 PDT
How to make your truck/vehicle sound beastly! for $30 (exhaust/muffler) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-truckvehicle-sound-beastly-for-/
How to make your truck/vehicle sound beastly! for $30 (exhaust/muffler) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/8M37/P99ET9K5JEC/FVD8M37P99ET9K5JEC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/8M37/P99ET9K5JEC/FVD8M37P99ET9K5JEC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/8M37/P99ET9K5JEC/FVD8M37P99ET9K5JEC.SMALL.jpg Jesus10555 This instructable will explain in depth how to rework your exhaust system to make it purr/roar/growl (which ever description you like)NOTE ABOUT THE VIDEO, AND I WANT TO PUT THIS NOTE RIGHT HERE TO MAKE SURE EVERYONE SEES THIS NOTE..... THE FIRST PART OF THE RECORDING, THE CAMERA WAS REALLY CLOSE TO...
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Wed, 18 Oct 2006 21:44:19 PDT
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
Upgrading a car radio (for a Toyota Corolla) http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrading-a-car-radio-for-a-Toyota-Corolla/
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Sat, 15 Dec 2007 21:19:07 PST
Backseat USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Backseat-USB-charger/
Backseat USB charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/ASVJ/HMVJH9UF/FY2ASVJHMVJH9UF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/ASVJ/HMVJH9UF/FY2ASVJHMVJH9UF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/ASVJ/HMVJH9UF/FY2ASVJHMVJH9UF.SMALL.jpg wongman2001 After all the feedbacks, I've added these warnings:1- do not attempt this if your car has side airbags imbedded in the seat2- make sure your back seat has sufficient room, so the 12v adaptor is not poking your neck/back area.3- add an inline fuse, if you see yourself using it a lot.Finding myself ha...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 09:53:28 PDT
Quick, free way to increase your car's mechanical grip http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-free-way-to-increase-your-cars-mechanical-gr/
Quick, free way to increase your car's mechanical grip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/B74F/HM33VS1W/F7WB74FHM33VS1W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/B74F/HM33VS1W/F7WB74FHM33VS1W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/B74F/HM33VS1W/F7WB74FHM33VS1W.SMALL.jpg massa2008 If you race your car in a league, track day event, or just want your car to be faster through corners, there is a free way to do that. Adding negative camber to your tires will add mechanical grip to your car through corners. Negative camber refers to the tilting of tires so the bottom portion of th...
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 20:47:35 PDT
Fix idle and stalling problems on a jeep cj-7 or wrangler yj http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-idle-and-stalling-problems-on-a-jeep-cj-7-or-w/
Fix idle and stalling problems on a jeep cj-7 or wrangler yj - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/82CU/FSLF93R0/FIP82CUFSLF93R0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/82CU/FSLF93R0/FIP82CUFSLF93R0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/82CU/FSLF93R0/FIP82CUFSLF93R0.SMALL.jpg danlab Jeep Cj-7's and early wrangler YJ's with 4.2 liter engines came with a rather lowsy carter bbd carburetor which of goes out fo adjustment. One of the most common problems with this carburetor is an erratic idle; in extreme cases (as it was with my jeep) the vehicle will stall every time you slow dow...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2009 00:25:31 PST
The MicroCamper a.k.a "Fat Berta" http://www.instructables.com/id/The-MicroCamper-aka-Fat-Berta/
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 05:00:15 PDT
Emergency Car Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Car-Survival-Kit/
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Mon, 25 Jun 2007 12:09:09 PDT
Jeep Wrangler Foot Pegs http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeep-Wrangler-Foot-Pegs/
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 23:15:00 PDT
Painting a vehicle using Tractor Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-a-vehicle-using-Tractor-Paint/
Painting a vehicle using Tractor Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/QPO0/H3NNF05Y/FUAQPO0H3NNF05Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/QPO0/H3NNF05Y/FUAQPO0H3NNF05Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/QPO0/H3NNF05Y/FUAQPO0H3NNF05Y.SMALL.jpg sam24th So some of you guys may have seen my previous tutorial on how to spraypaint a jeep using krylon paint and make a zombie assault vehicle, well I'm back and pleased to present you guys with a new tutorial on how to use tractor and implement paint for a good budget paintjob that will hold up much bette...
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 20:05:18 PDT
Get rid of steering wheel shake when braking. http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-rid-of-steering-wheel-shake-when-braking/
Get rid of steering wheel shake when braking. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/5HYU/HIYWWQ0R/FS45HYUHIYWWQ0R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/5HYU/HIYWWQ0R/FS45HYUHIYWWQ0R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/5HYU/HIYWWQ0R/FS45HYUHIYWWQ0R.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng There are common problems that cause your steering wheel to shake when you apply the brakes. In order from least expensive to most, they are: dry guide pins, worn brake pads, and worn rotors. It’s generally recommended if you replace the rotors, you replace the brakes, and grease the guide pins. Or...
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 05:15:10 PDT
How to Fix a Totaled Car for a fraction of the "Estimate". http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-a-Totaled-Car-for-a-fraction-of-the-Es/
How to Fix a Totaled Car for a fraction of the "Estimate". - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/D80A/H71GLTQX/FT6D80AH71GLTQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/D80A/H71GLTQX/FT6D80AH71GLTQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/D80A/H71GLTQX/FT6D80AH71GLTQX.SMALL.jpg Vyger A little History     In 2004 my daughter bought her "dream car" which at the time was a 1998 Dodge Intrepid ES. It was sporty and it was RED. It also had a lot of other good things going for it, like a 3.2 liter 24 valve engine, traction control, leather seats, super sound system, auto stick overri...
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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 13:24:33 PDT
An easy and permanent fix for older car door seals. http://www.instructables.com/id/An-easy-and-permanent-fix-for-older-car-door-seals/
An easy and permanent fix for older car door seals. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/KCMY/HINNWYX3/FZ1KCMYHINNWYX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/KCMY/HINNWYX3/FZ1KCMYHINNWYX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/KCMY/HINNWYX3/FZ1KCMYHINNWYX3.SMALL.jpg Vyger      In many older cars the rubber door seals don't seal the way they should. Often the seals have pulled away from the door frame and leave gaps between the frame and the seal, almost always in the corners. This lets in cold or hot air, sometimes water and almost always excess noise. So many older ...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 18:35:20 PDT
How to Make Your Own Car Stereo-UPDATED WITH A VIDEO http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Car-Stereo/
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 00:31:09 PDT
Customized 3D Printed Gear Shift Knobs http://www.instructables.com/id/Customized-3D-Printed-Gear-Shift-Knobs/
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:49:59 PDT
The absolute easiest way to double your remote unlock's range for your vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/The-absolute-easiest-way-to-double-your-remote-unl/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/2PZL/HIEV1SXR/F432PZLHIEV1SXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/2PZL/HIEV1SXR/F432PZLHIEV1SXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/2PZL/HIEV1SXR/F432PZLHIEV1SXR.SMALL.jpg donovan2themax5 This is one of the techniques that use every day. all you have to do is put the remote to your cheek and click the button why pressed against your cheek what this does is it sends the signal using you as a huge antenna.
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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 12:00:40 PDT
Modified Vehicle Emblem http://www.instructables.com/id/Modified-Grill-Emblem/
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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 17:48:51 PDT
Manual transmission Oil Change http://www.instructables.com/id/Manual-transmission-Oil-Change/
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Wed, 20 Sep 2006 17:29:32 PDT
How to Recharge Your Car's Air Conditioner http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Recharge-Your-Cars-Air-Conditioner/
How to Recharge Your Car's Air Conditioner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/BTBT/H4AGIFBQ/F6UBTBTH4AGIFBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/BTBT/H4AGIFBQ/F6UBTBTH4AGIFBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/BTBT/H4AGIFBQ/F6UBTBTH4AGIFBQ.SMALL.jpg cwmaurer Introduction: Is the air coming from the vents in your car just not as cold as it used to be? You've likely run low on refrigerant in your A/C system. Over time, tiny amounts of refrigerant leak from the lines, degrading A/C performance. The solution is simple - put more back in. Recharging your ai...
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 20:02:48 PDT