Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - car - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:47:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Trunk Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Trunk-Rack/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:54:14 PDT
DIY Snow Foam Pressure Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Snow-Foam-Pressure-Pump/
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 14:22:30 PDT
Custom Pedal Extension http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Pedal-Extension/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:39:23 PDT
How to Rotate Your Car's Tires http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Rotate-Your-Cars-Tires/
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Mon, 18 Oct 2010 18:16:38 PDT
Home 110 to Car 12V http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-110-to-Car-12V/
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Wed, 11 Jul 2007 01:08:22 PDT
Homemade Jack Stands http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Jack-Stands/
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Mon, 18 May 2009 21:11:59 PDT
Opel Diagnostics - OPCOM v1.45 Setup & Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/OPCOM-V145-Setup-and-Installation/
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 13:07:36 PST
How To Convert Toyota Camry Turn Signal Lights to LED DRL http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Convert-Toyota-Camry-Turn-Signal-Lights-to-/
How To Convert Toyota Camry Turn Signal Lights to LED DRL - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/ROI4/IMS0YD34/FKTROI4IMS0YD34.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/ROI4/IMS0YD34/FKTROI4IMS0YD34.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/ROI4/IMS0YD34/FKTROI4IMS0YD34.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy Have you always wanted those bright LED daytime running lights on your Toyota Camry but don’t want to buy the expensive XLE model to get those? Well now, with our Toyota Camry Switchback LED DRL conversion kit, you can have just that on any model of the Toyota Camry. With only a few simple steps yo...
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Fri, 8 Apr 2016 14:56:56 PDT
Retro-Fitting Power Seats into a Crown Victoria P71 http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-59/
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Thu, 11 Apr 2013 10:29:52 PDT
Auto Door Jiggler http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Door-Jiggler/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 14:07:19 PST
How to add a circuit to your car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Add-a-Circuit-to-Your-Car/
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Fri, 8 Apr 2016 05:05:58 PDT
Scion FRS Valenti-Style LED Backup Light Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Scion-FRS-Valenti-Style-LED-Backup-Light-Installat/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 15:25:55 PDT
Replacing a Mazda 6 tail light (on car body) http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-a-Mazda-6-tail-light-on-car-body/
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Thu, 1 Mar 2007 15:05:34 PST
EZ-EL Wire Green Car Kit Step-By-Step Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Car-Kit-EL-Wire-Step-By-Step-Tutorial/
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 16:24:03 PDT
LED Ground effects kit for your car http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Ground-effects-kit-for-your-car/
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Wed, 27 Jun 2007 18:51:49 PDT
Rebuild Your Car's EL (electroluminescent) Lights! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebuild-Your-Cars-EL-electroluminescent-Lights/
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Mon, 14 Mar 2011 19:27:25 PDT
Tyre bead breaking, removal & fitting. http://www.instructables.com/id/Tyre-bead-breaking-removal-fitting/
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 10:08:10 PST
Disk Brake Pads, Rotor, and Caliper Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Disk-Brake-Pads-Rotor-and-Caliper-Replacement/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:59:10 PDT
Pet Car Seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-Car-Seat/
Pet Car Seat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/V099/GXBNATH7/F3PV099GXBNATH7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/V099/GXBNATH7/F3PV099GXBNATH7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/V099/GXBNATH7/F3PV099GXBNATH7.SMALL.jpg nrcoppock If you're into spoiling your pet, or if you just like to peruse the latest trends for you fur children then you have probably noticed pet car seats or booster seats. Now while you could pay 20 bucks and up for one, I have made this one for $10. You can also purchase patterns to make your own at Joan...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2012 17:12:01 PST
Fixing a broken car door handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-broken-car-door-handle/
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:54:58 PDT
Car polisher using drill machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-polisher-using-drill-machine/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 00:46:52 PST
Servicing Front Brake Calipers http://www.instructables.com/id/Servicing-Front-Brake-Calipers/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:07:41 PDT
DIY LED DRL (Low cost and No-Drill approach) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-DRL-Low-cost-and-No-Drill-approach/
DIY LED DRL (Low cost and No-Drill approach) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/C4IJ/I2KSIYJP/F4UC4IJI2KSIYJP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/C4IJ/I2KSIYJP/F4UC4IJI2KSIYJP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/C4IJ/I2KSIYJP/F4UC4IJI2KSIYJP.SMALL.jpg bhvm Zoom! There goes an Audi With Gleaming Pearls of LEDs called as DRLs or Daytime Running Lamps. You stand in awe, jaw dropped, Eyes popped. What a wonderful beast !!With this easy to follow guide, You can get the LED DRL look of Expensive Cars like Audi, BMW, Merc at a Fraction of Cost on Any sort of...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:08:57 PST
Swap out your car stereo(s) http://www.instructables.com/id/Swap-out-your-car-stereos/
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Mon, 14 Jan 2008 03:51:53 PST
Simple tip to improve a car's air conditioning performance. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-tip-to-improve-a-car-air-conditioning-perfo/
Simple tip to improve a car's air conditioning performance. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/BAV4/IAP6XV9Y/FUYBAV4IAP6XV9Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/BAV4/IAP6XV9Y/FUYBAV4IAP6XV9Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/BAV4/IAP6XV9Y/FUYBAV4IAP6XV9Y.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Ever notice on all cars there is a temperature setting? What this does is control the on time for the AC compressor and also the flow of hot engine coolant into the heater core located in the dash. An interesting fact of thermal flow is that even with the temperature set at the lowest and the flow v...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 07:21:07 PDT
How To Rice: Stickerbomb! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Rice-Stickerbomb/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 18:28:47 PDT
How to jump start a car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-jump-start-a-car/
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Sat, 16 Jun 2007 07:19:54 PDT
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-/
How to repair holes in your dashboard with sugru + other car hacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/UUSD/GSLJR3DC/FHJUUSDGSLJR3DC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/UUSD/GSLJR3DC/FHJUUSDGSLJR3DC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/UUSD/GSLJR3DC/FHJUUSDGSLJR3DC.SMALL.jpg projectsugru This is a friends 1987 2.5L Porsche 944 Turbo. A beautiful car, however, the previous owner had mounted a mobile phone holder to the dash and when he removed it, left a series of very nasty holes in the leather trim. Always up for a challenge, I offered to repair the holes using sugru. You will ne...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/IR3Z/F35J1K8T/FPNIR3ZF35J1K8T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/IR3Z/F35J1K8T/FPNIR3ZF35J1K8T.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/2CQR/HCV91I8K/FWJ2CQRHCV91I8K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/2CQR/HCV91I8K/FWJ2CQRHCV91I8K.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/0LQD/FZNHP3C0/FZ40LQDFZNHP3C0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/0LQD/FZNHP3C0/FZ40LQDFZNHP3C0.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Put your R/C car under computer control - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F47/9QI0/C5GEP27YH0Z/F479QI0C5GEP27YH0Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F47/9QI0/C5GEP27YH0Z/F479QI0C5GEP27YH0Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F47/9QI0/C5GEP27YH0Z/F479QI0C5GEP27YH0Z.SMALL.jpg prank A step by step instructable on how to take any R/C car and control it with your computer overview my friend leslie got me a radio controlled rat, so I decided to make a computer interface for it (because I'm a huge dork)This instructable shows how to hack up an R/C car and connect it to your com...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/349S/FB10TNPO/FR8349SFB10TNPO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/349S/FB10TNPO/FR8349SFB10TNPO.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Make a custom-fitted sunshade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/DPEQ/FIKMXVNG/FCPDPEQFIKMXVNG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/DPEQ/FIKMXVNG/FCPDPEQFIKMXVNG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/DPEQ/FIKMXVNG/FCPDPEQFIKMXVNG.SMALL.jpg m32825 Tired of wrestling with your sunshade? Modify one to fit your car. As a bonus, the better it fits, the more heat it keeps out of your car! Initial fit check Lay your sunshade out flat across the outside of your windshield to get an idea of what you have to work with. If you're picking up a new...
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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/
Headlight LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F15/FL64/IEOP1NQA/F15FL64IEOP1NQA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F15/FL64/IEOP1NQA/F15FL64IEOP1NQA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F15/FL64/IEOP1NQA/F15FL64IEOP1NQA.SMALL.jpg savan28 LED Headlight Hi guys,This is my first instructable. Sorry for any mistakes that may be done by me.In this instructable, I am going to show how to install LED strip in your headlight.It is quite simple and requires some electronic skills.The project is quite inexpensive and the materials used can be...
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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/
How to wire a Cooling Fan to your car (DIY Electric) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/8VE2/I7SVX0ED/FQ08VE2I7SVX0ED.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/8VE2/I7SVX0ED/FQ08VE2I7SVX0ED.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/8VE2/I7SVX0ED/FQ08VE2I7SVX0ED.SMALL.jpg Skylark64 First off you're gonna need a car. So today we are working on my old 1964 Buick Skylark. Since my engine is not stock (1971 Riviera 455 cubic inch big block the cooling fan previously that was installed is just not enough to cool it down. So we have bought a Ford Taurus 2-speed fan, this fan had rum...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/0Q35/HH9SOARX/FZX0Q35HH9SOARX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/0Q35/HH9SOARX/FZX0Q35HH9SOARX.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Easy Brake Pad Change By Yourself. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/TMDD/HO7XFJWA/F7STMDDHO7XFJWA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/TMDD/HO7XFJWA/F7STMDDHO7XFJWA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/TMDD/HO7XFJWA/F7STMDDHO7XFJWA.SMALL.jpg ojsefg Anyone can do this. Changing the front set of brake pads on my car took less than two hours and cost just about 30$ We've all heard the telltale sound of metal screeching and grinding on metal when coming to a stop, and dreading the cost of having a mechanic or the dreaded dealer hand you an astrono...
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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/
How to change the inner tie rod on a Subaru Outback - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/ZC9U/G8TCO7P9/FNGZC9UG8TCO7P9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/ZC9U/G8TCO7P9/FNGZC9UG8TCO7P9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/ZC9U/G8TCO7P9/FNGZC9UG8TCO7P9.SMALL.jpg ill13 ...As the title says. A national chain wanted over $250 to do this job. I did it myself in about an hour -with tools I had around the house. It should be as quick or quicker for you, if you follow this instructable. If I had had an instructable like this, I probably could have done this in 45 minute...
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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/
DIY Snowman | Stop Car Windows Steaming Up - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/7RP5/IHUWIY2Z/FPY7RP5IHUWIY2Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/7RP5/IHUWIY2Z/FPY7RP5IHUWIY2Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/7RP5/IHUWIY2Z/FPY7RP5IHUWIY2Z.SMALL.jpg vicesat I show you how to make a Snowman with a Sock, they stop Car Windows from Steaming up and low the interior Humidity. You can make to Gift someone you like, its Useful, Nice and Free. ;D Take a sock and cut like this Fill with litter sand Make one knot to close upside And a knot in the m...
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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/
Fix off track or leaning windows - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/NMKC/HQMN6FU9/FNSNMKCHQMN6FU9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/NMKC/HQMN6FU9/FNSNMKCHQMN6FU9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/NMKC/HQMN6FU9/FNSNMKCHQMN6FU9.SMALL.jpg cbadley2 Have you ever had a hand crank door that won't roll up or its really hard to crank the window up, or maybe, like me your windows roll up sideways. This instructable aims to get you back to that hand-cranked goodness that you just can't get with power windows!This is a pretty easy fix after i did my ...
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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./
Extending the range of your keyless entry. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/SPZ9/TOREV2Z7VBA/F5BSPZ9TOREV2Z7VBA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/SPZ9/TOREV2Z7VBA/F5BSPZ9TOREV2Z7VBA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/SPZ9/TOREV2Z7VBA/F5BSPZ9TOREV2Z7VBA.SMALL.jpg AgentDanny So this is my 1st instructable so CONSTRUCTIVE criticism is welcome. Anywho this site has got me looking at every day objects totally different now. I'm constantly asking myself how i can make ordinary objects better, or just make something cool. If your like me you have keyless entry on your vehicl...
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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/
How to Modify a Die-Cast Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/ZBWK/FTK89PKX/FDMZBWKFTK89PKX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/ZBWK/FTK89PKX/FDMZBWKFTK89PKX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/ZBWK/FTK89PKX/FDMZBWKFTK89PKX.SMALL.jpg pmet This instructable covers how to take an ordinary die-cast car and modify it using basic tools. It will cover how to properly repaint it, add a carbon-fiber hood, add a carbon-fiber splitter, as well as create a carbon-fiber spoiler. This is my first instructable, and I hope you all like it. Make sur...
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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