Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - car - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:32:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
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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/
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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
Electric Vehicle - A simple lightweight EV platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Vehicle-A-simple-lightweight-EV-platform-/
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 08:56:59 PST
Backseat USB charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Backseat-USB-charger/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 20:02:48 PDT
Laser-cut Acrylic License Plate Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Acrylic-License-Plate-Frame/
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Tue, 14 May 2013 15:16:28 PDT
How To Make A Rubber Band Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Rubber-Band-Car/
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 06:39:58 PST
How-To: Replace An Alternator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Replace-An-Alternator/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2008 17:36:10 PST
No cd Player? want music in your car? No Problem! http://www.instructables.com/id/No-cd-Player-want-music-in-your-car-No-Problem/
No cd Player? want music in your car? No Problem! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/45S4/HFD1FG9W/FTH45S4HFD1FG9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/45S4/HFD1FG9W/FTH45S4HFD1FG9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/45S4/HFD1FG9W/FTH45S4HFD1FG9W.SMALL.jpg whosLiam How to use your phone,laptop, tablet, mp3 player or old phone as a music player through you car speakers without a cd player or radio! If you like it please vote! I could really use the laser cutter for my rocketry! It would help a lot for making pieces of the apogee detector and piston ejection sy...
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Wed, 17 Apr 2013 02:12:09 PDT
LED CAR TAIL LAMPS http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CAR-TAIL-LAMPS/
LED CAR TAIL LAMPS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/5KXZ/G2ZXWLUG/FZJ5KXZG2ZXWLUG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/5KXZ/G2ZXWLUG/FZJ5KXZG2ZXWLUG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/5KXZ/G2ZXWLUG/FZJ5KXZG2ZXWLUG.SMALL.jpg jerpelea trying to get better lights for my car i have created an new guide old car laps used 21W+21W+21W+5W  total 68W used it is known that bulb lights produce 5% light and 95 % heat so i tried to optimise this by using LEDs this is how finished product looks like and also bulb/LED light comparison pr...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2009 05:18:51 PST
How to install a tachometer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-a-tachometer/
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 18:36:00 PST
Refinishing Wheels - Polishing Bolts and Nuts (Part 1 of 3) http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinishing-Wheels-Polishing-Bolts-and-Nuts-Par/
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 16:37:55 PST
How to Read Codes From Your Check Engine Light (For older cars) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Read-Codes-From-Your-Check-Engine-Light-Fo/
How to Read Codes From Your Check Engine Light (For older cars) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/JGB2/F6S8S09S/FK2JGB2F6S8S09S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/JGB2/F6S8S09S/FK2JGB2F6S8S09S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/JGB2/F6S8S09S/FK2JGB2F6S8S09S.SMALL.jpg noahw You can pay a mechanic a bunch of money to read your car's error codes when your check engine light comes on, or you can grab a paper clip and read the codes yourself.After 1996 all cars were made to hook up to an external error code reader. Before 1996 however, cars reported their errors from the ...
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Wed, 26 Sep 2007 16:27:34 PDT
Best N Easy : LED-STRIP CAR GLOW http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-N-Easy-LED-STRIP-CAR-GLOW/
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 11:44:50 PST
How to fix your car exhaust, without welding or power tools. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-your-car-exhaust-without-welding-or-po/
How to fix your car exhaust, without welding or power tools. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/GJ24/FKD1LRCJ/F6QGJ24FKD1LRCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/GJ24/FKD1LRCJ/F6QGJ24FKD1LRCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/GJ24/FKD1LRCJ/F6QGJ24FKD1LRCJ.SMALL.jpg Kiteman The old clunker's exhaust was blowing a bit, so I sealed it. Then it fell off. It had rusted right through between the catalytic converter and the silencer. "You know what you're going to have to do, don't you?", said Kitewife. "Fix it?" "No, write an Instructable!" Materials and tools. This...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2008 08:21:44 PDT
Fiberglass Car Front Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiberglass-Car-Front-Speakers/
Fiberglass Car Front Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/LX7M/HAVGJP4E/F6NLX7MHAVGJP4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/LX7M/HAVGJP4E/F6NLX7MHAVGJP4E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/LX7M/HAVGJP4E/F6NLX7MHAVGJP4E.SMALL.jpg lost_sanity This is a instructable about how to make your very own Fiberglass speaker shell. My car is a 1994 520i BMW, Its my pride and joy :). This project can be a bit pricey but it is cheaper then buyig custom made ones from a shop. this all up in materials was probably AUD $200, but i brought extras and ...
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Sat, 29 Dec 2012 18:38:04 PST
Velomobile Three Seat Electric Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Velomobile-Three-Seat-Electric-Car/
Velomobile Three Seat Electric Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/FQH9/HAQ3A3H4/FREFQH9HAQ3A3H4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/FQH9/HAQ3A3H4/FREFQH9HAQ3A3H4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/FQH9/HAQ3A3H4/FREFQH9HAQ3A3H4.SMALL.jpg snotty Environmentalist? Give this a try! The problem: Need exercise and local transportation The first solution: Electric bike kit! (excellent parts from ebikes.ca) The new problem: It rains here. A lot. The second solution: A zero emission vehicle with a roof. The plan is to make a car that is light w...
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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 15:45:45 PST
Car Interior LED Lighting Multicolor http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Interior-LED-Lighting-Multicolor/
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 12:43:42 PST
Power Distribution Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Dirstribution-Box/
Power Distribution Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WYFX/HAQ391AO/FSFWYFXHAQ391AO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WYFX/HAQ391AO/FSFWYFXHAQ391AO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WYFX/HAQ391AO/FSFWYFXHAQ391AO.SMALL.jpg stevie1 For starters, I built a rack for my truck to throw some "off road" lights on.  I wanted a box to control these and some reverse lights.  I also got an old remote starter from my dad that happened to have some aux outputs on it.  As soon as I found this out, I wanted to hook them up to control my lig...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 17:11:30 PST
How-To Rear Disc Brake Job http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Rear-Disc-Brake-Job/
How-To Rear Disc Brake Job - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/P852/HAQ39C8V/FU9P852HAQ39C8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/P852/HAQ39C8V/FU9P852HAQ39C8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/P852/HAQ39C8V/FU9P852HAQ39C8V.SMALL.jpg Sonata85 Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Hello! This page is devoted to doing the REAR disc brakes on a 2002-2005 Hyundai Sonata, but it’s the same general idea for any disc-brake setup. Disc Brakes are pretty easy, as long as you have the right tools, and ta...
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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 07:14:34 PST
Pull a Car Dent Using a Telephone Pole http://www.instructables.com/id/Pull-a-Car-Dent-Using-a-Telephone-Pole/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/P4OW/GYR35OR3/F0AP4OWGYR35OR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/P4OW/GYR35OR3/F0AP4OWGYR35OR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/P4OW/GYR35OR3/F0AP4OWGYR35OR3.SMALL.jpg hackmattr I bought a car with a major dent on the driver side rear quarter panel and rear door. Instead of buying a door panel and quarter panel, I decided to pull the dent. Using a slide hammer and stud welder was not the best method for this dent removal (Spent a couple days pulling it this way). Seeing n...
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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 01:04:20 PST
Brake job http://www.instructables.com/id/Brake-job/
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Tue, 22 Aug 2006 19:13:56 PDT
Replacing your car's Valve Cover Gasket http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-your-car-s-Valve-Cover-Gasket/
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Fri, 14 Jul 2006 00:31:03 PDT
Fuel Filler Neck Bezel http://www.instructables.com/id/Fuel-Filler-Neck-Bezel/
Fuel Filler Neck Bezel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/D83I/HAFHLBFE/FV6D83IHAFHLBFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/D83I/HAFHLBFE/FV6D83IHAFHLBFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/D83I/HAFHLBFE/FV6D83IHAFHLBFE.SMALL.jpg dtt900653 For some reason there will always be some part on your car that is no longer available even if your car was made for 30+ years, especially if your car is 40 years old.  In my case I needed a fuel filler neck bezel for a 73 Jeep Wagoneer.  Without the bezel there is nowhere for the gas cap to mount. ...
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 12:46:26 PST
Hack your car badges! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-your-car-badges/
Hack your car badges! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/ICHA/HAH02JDI/FVBICHAHAH02JDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/ICHA/HAH02JDI/FVBICHAHAH02JDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/ICHA/HAH02JDI/FVBICHAHAH02JDI.SMALL.jpg irmiger This is an oldie, but goodie, taught to me when I was just a wee child by my dad. You can remove most of your vehicle's trim with your dentist's best friend...dental floss! Badges, generally, are stuck to the car using two methods, posts or adhesive tape. Post-mounted badges are easy to remove sinc...
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 14:31:54 PST
How to Burp your car's cooling system http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Burp-your-cars-cooling-system/
How to Burp your car's cooling system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/N6RF/H9T4QXOQ/FMSN6RFH9T4QXOQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/N6RF/H9T4QXOQ/FMSN6RFH9T4QXOQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/N6RF/H9T4QXOQ/FMSN6RFH9T4QXOQ.SMALL.jpg mfrontuto This instructable will walk you through the simple process of "burping" or getting all of the trapped air out of your cars cooling system. This works for ALL Vehicles If you have had any parts replaced on your cars cooling system (radiator, waterpump, new hoses, ect) then there is a chance that you...
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Thu, 29 Nov 2012 00:56:24 PST
Car speaker box using a 'Folded Horn' design http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-speaker-box-using-a-Folded-Horn-design/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 11:35:14 PDT
Installing a trailer hitch on a small car http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-trailer-hitch-on-a-small-car/
Installing a trailer hitch on a small car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/UKAT/FGTXIVHI/FIQUKATFGTXIVHI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/UKAT/FGTXIVHI/FIQUKATFGTXIVHI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/UKAT/FGTXIVHI/FIQUKATFGTXIVHI.SMALL.jpg a.doovz I installed a Class I trailer hitch on a small sedan. I ordered the hitch online. All parts fit perfectly. The supplied instruction sheet was excellent. No body mods were necessary. The job was surprisingly simple. It took me about 2.5 hours total. If you have safety glasses, a torque wrench,...
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Thu, 29 May 2008 19:23:07 PDT