Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - car http://www.instructables.com Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:58:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 Safe Technique to Slacken and Tighten Tire Nuts. http://www.instructables.com/id/Safe-Technique-to-Slacken-and-Tighten-Tire-Nuts/
Safe Technique to Slacken and Tighten Tire Nuts. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/Q8J7/ICN7GEIQ/F8SQ8J7ICN7GEIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/Q8J7/ICN7GEIQ/F8SQ8J7ICN7GEIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/Q8J7/ICN7GEIQ/F8SQ8J7ICN7GEIQ.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby More often than not, us car owners/drivers will have to perform a tire changeout. Be this on the road side or in our garage, it is something we should all know how to do. It's easy enough to do but as always, safety first. Making sure there is a properly inflated and good condition spare tire is cri...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 06:15:22 PDT
Popup headlight wink with arduino and relay board featuring my miata. http://www.instructables.com/id/Popup-headlight-wink-with-arduino-and-relay-board-/
Popup headlight wink with arduino and relay board featuring my miata. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/4WHD/ICLRZT2W/FQ74WHDICLRZT2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/4WHD/ICLRZT2W/FQ74WHDICLRZT2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/4WHD/ICLRZT2W/FQ74WHDICLRZT2W.SMALL.jpg curly686 wiring up switches to make miata headlights wink is a pain, dont worry this is slightly less painful.my goal of this project was to make the headlights wink or do other things using the factory switch. i thought it would be way cooler to make it look stock as possible but actually do more than stock...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:41:53 PDT
Recharge Your A/C System in 4 Simple Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/Recharge-Your-AC-System-in-4-Simple-Steps/
Recharge Your A/C System in 4 Simple Steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/AOOX/ICID5653/F03AOOXICID5653.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/AOOX/ICID5653/F03AOOXICID5653.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/AOOX/ICID5653/F03AOOXICID5653.SMALL.jpg Dhipak Bala Should your A/C to suddenly stop blowing cold air, this instructable will help you out. You will need two things:1. An appropriately sized can of refrigerant. If the A/C system does not have a leak, a standard 20 oz can should do. Most 4 door sedans have a refrigerant capacity between 25 and 35 oz (...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 18:17:09 PDT
Car Door Trim Carpet Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Door-Trim-Carpet-Fix/
Car Door Trim Carpet Fix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/PN0J/ICICTQWW/FRWPN0JICICTQWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/PN0J/ICICTQWW/FRWPN0JICICTQWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/PN0J/ICICTQWW/FRWPN0JICICTQWW.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This instructable shows you an easy way to fix carpet that pulls out from underneath the door sill trim. I've had this problem on my car for the last couple of years. I would pull the trim and place the carpet back underneath only to have it come back out after a month or so. This solution was ta...
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 07:16:31 PDT
How To Install A 2-DIN Android Car Stereo System http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Install-A-2-DIN-Android-Car-Stereo-System/
How To Install A 2-DIN Android Car Stereo System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/FVSB/ICGW90X8/F2YFVSBICGW90X8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/FVSB/ICGW90X8/F2YFVSBICGW90X8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/FVSB/ICGW90X8/F2YFVSBICGW90X8.SMALL.jpg Chinavasion An Android car stereo system is a pretty nifty device to have in your ride. These devices contain Android for cars, with the operating system optimized for use while on the road. Some even come with the option to plug in a mobile internet dongle so you’ll have internet access even while on the road!...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:22:10 PDT
Car TV Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-TV-Mount/
Car TV Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/DF62/ICE0BBJZ/F78DF62ICE0BBJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/DF62/ICE0BBJZ/F78DF62ICE0BBJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/DF62/ICE0BBJZ/F78DF62ICE0BBJZ.SMALL.jpg tj76 This is my first Instructable so be nice. Of note I'm leaving out specific dimensions, tool and hardware sizes as its all specific to my car and what I used. If someone replicated this project then they would need to fit it to their car and the supplies they used. I have included a fair amount of pi...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 17:48:46 PDT
Aditivo para los combustibles usados en motores de combustion interna http://www.instructables.com/id/Aditivo-para-los-combustibles-usados-en-motores-de/
Aditivo para los combustibles usados en motores de combustion interna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/UCHW/IC6IMG76/FUMUCHWIC6IMG76.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/UCHW/IC6IMG76/FUMUCHWIC6IMG76.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/UCHW/IC6IMG76/FUMUCHWIC6IMG76.SMALL.jpg jordipujol Tantas veces hemos oído hablar de inventos diversos que mejoran la combustión y aumentan el rendimiento de los motores de combustión interna. Desde simples líquidos para mezclar con el combustible hasta complejos aparatos gobernados por microprocesadores. Algunos son bastante complicados aunque debe...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 07:30:56 PDT
Preserving a spare alternator. http://www.instructables.com/id/Preserving-a-spare-alternator/
Preserving a spare alternator. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/728O/IC0AUZXT/FUQ728OIC0AUZXT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/728O/IC0AUZXT/FUQ728OIC0AUZXT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/728O/IC0AUZXT/FUQ728OIC0AUZXT.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby It's always good to have a spare alternator. They fail when least expected. This one I got is working fine but it's a bit grimy from the car. The car has another one in operation so I want to put this one into storage. Cleaning. I used engine degreaser to get the grime off. Took only 7 minutes ...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 13:53:55 PDT
Helping out my car air conditioning again! http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-out-my-car-air-conditioning-again/
Helping out my car air conditioning again! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/KJ77/IBYWYETU/FJJKJ77IBYWYETU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/KJ77/IBYWYETU/FJJKJ77IBYWYETU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/KJ77/IBYWYETU/FJJKJ77IBYWYETU.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby In the hot tropical climate I call my home, air conditioning is a nice luxury. I demand maximum performance! In my car I noticed cold air leaking through the feet vents even when the mode selector is on the dash vents. Also I always have the AC on recirculation mode however engine bay heat and outsi...
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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 08:28:58 PDT
How to remove brake dust with toothpaste http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-brake-dust-with-toothpaste/
How to remove brake dust with toothpaste - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/86EY/IBS8ZQI9/FWC86EYIBS8ZQI9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/86EY/IBS8ZQI9/FWC86EYIBS8ZQI9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/86EY/IBS8ZQI9/FWC86EYIBS8ZQI9.SMALL.jpg ShiftyTips First of all removing brake dust can be so hard!!!But we found an idea and want to give it a try :) Tools (as always :)) Toothpaste and a soft cloath ;) #1 Put some toothpaste on the soft cloath and start cleaning the surface #2 When you get around get some clear water and sprinkle the rim...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 12:24:29 PDT
Cheap and easy to build tire rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-rack/
Cheap and easy to build tire rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/Z951/IBUXLTGC/FWSZ951IBUXLTGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/Z951/IBUXLTGC/FWSZ951IBUXLTGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/Z951/IBUXLTGC/FWSZ951IBUXLTGC.SMALL.jpg MusicalBox Hello everyone, this is my first instructable. After building this project, I realized I could have document it with more pictures. But on the other hand, it is a pretty easy construction, so step-by-step instructions are not really essential. I also apologize in advance if my English writing is not...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 20:23:50 PDT
Changing Brakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-Brakes/
Changing Brakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/DYN6/IBOWZYUO/F0FDYN6IBOWZYUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/DYN6/IBOWZYUO/F0FDYN6IBOWZYUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/DYN6/IBOWZYUO/F0FDYN6IBOWZYUO.SMALL.jpg tlp801 If you've never done this before, you'll be surprised how easy it is!I'll include some helpful hints on how to make this project as painless as possible and hopefully save you a few bucks.This particular project is on a 1999 Toyota Camry but you'll find the process is very similar for many other veh...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 14:41:54 PDT
Replacing a car's hvac blower fan. http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-a-cars-hvac-blower-fan/
Replacing a car's hvac blower fan. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/FWO0/IBC2PTPZ/F8SFWO0IBC2PTPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/FWO0/IBC2PTPZ/F8SFWO0IBC2PTPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/FWO0/IBC2PTPZ/F8SFWO0IBC2PTPZ.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby My car has its blower in service since 1999. Time for a replacement! The first step is to remove it from under the passenger side of the dashboard. My Blower was held by 3 hex head screws. I used an 8mm socket to get them out. It's a tight fit to reach in there but by sitting on the ground in my gar...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 02:55:30 PDT
How to Paint a Car with Spray in the Street - 50$ paint job http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Paint-a-Car-with-Spray-in-the-Street/
How to Paint a Car with Spray in the Street - 50$ paint job - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/QPC8/IB7AZJ1J/FYIQPC8IB7AZJ1J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/QPC8/IB7AZJ1J/FYIQPC8IB7AZJ1J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/QPC8/IB7AZJ1J/FYIQPC8IB7AZJ1J.SMALL.jpg vicesat You can see how to do it in this videotutorials, not necesary to translate, just watch. Materials - x5 Sandpaper Grit 400- x5 Sandpaper Grit 1000- A square piece to put the sandpaper- x15 Paint Spray- Polish - Soft thing to polish- Paper tape- Newspapers or something to cover the car The result...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 20:58:42 PDT
Car Maintenance at Home! http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Maintenance-at-Home/
Car Maintenance at Home! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/Q9YB/IAQMD5NV/FC8Q9YBIAQMD5NV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/Q9YB/IAQMD5NV/FC8Q9YBIAQMD5NV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/Q9YB/IAQMD5NV/FC8Q9YBIAQMD5NV.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby I originally paid mechanics do the majority of basic maintenance tasks on my car until sensors got replaced with old ones, damage was done to my steering rack, money was taken from my secret stash in the car..WHAT THE HELL! Now there are good honest mechanics but I got burned from early and this is ...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:26:40 PDT
How to Change a Tire on a Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-a-Tire-on-a-Car/
How to Change a Tire on a Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/0GML/IAP6VZGH/FRE0GMLIAP6VZGH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/0GML/IAP6VZGH/FRE0GMLIAP6VZGH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/0GML/IAP6VZGH/FRE0GMLIAP6VZGH.SMALL.jpg AdamM19 Have you ever gotten a flat tire? Whether your stuck on the highway or working in your garage, this document gives instructions on how to change a tire on a personal vehicle. This procedure may not be applicable for every type of car. This procedure will work for small to mid sized vehicles, for t...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 06:21:32 PDT
Inexpensive car ramps http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-car-ramps/
Inexpensive car ramps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/73LY/IACE0UY0/FHN73LYIACE0UY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/73LY/IACE0UY0/FHN73LYIACE0UY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/73LY/IACE0UY0/FHN73LYIACE0UY0.SMALL.jpg sourdoughjim I needed to make another set of ramps for changing oil in my car at another location. I thought I would make this process my first instructable. I have a pair of store-bought steel ramps that I hate to use. The ramp angle is steep and they tend to scoot on you. These homemade ramps are easier to...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 07:04:36 PDT
Renew old steel wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Renew-old-steel-wheels/
Renew old steel wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/1LOS/IA595EYO/FUA1LOSIA595EYO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/1LOS/IA595EYO/FUA1LOSIA595EYO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/1LOS/IA595EYO/FUA1LOSIA595EYO.SMALL.jpg shai.rotbard 5 step for being awesome...I painted the wheels a year ago and the paint is still like new :) Lift your car and put it on stands Don't forget to open the screws with power handle before you lift the car. Clean your old nasty wheels I found that sand-paper and terpentine dose the job better tha...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 08:33:54 PDT
How to make car windows tint stickers! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-car-windows-tint-stickers/
How to make car windows tint stickers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/F2HX/IA5931G8/FFNF2HXIA5931G8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/F2HX/IA5931G8/FFNF2HXIA5931G8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/F2HX/IA5931G8/FFNF2HXIA5931G8.SMALL.jpg shai.rotbard I made a Batman sticker out of a tint tape :) Find a template use any template/logo you want Cut the film Mark the template on the tint paper. Cut the film Cut the film paper gently with a sharp knife. Place the sticker Now that you have a sticker, clean the place you want it to be and ...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 00:52:49 PDT
Model Car Engine Tear Down http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Car-Engine-Tear-Down/
Model Car Engine Tear Down - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/0T8H/IA5IOY4I/FS30T8HIA5IOY4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/0T8H/IA5IOY4I/FS30T8HIA5IOY4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/0T8H/IA5IOY4I/FS30T8HIA5IOY4I.SMALL.jpg Harris Naveed Here we'll show how to tear down car engine Taking out engine from it's body First cut off / unscrew the suspension from body,Then pull out the engine from it's body. Unscrewing the engine Tear Down Done
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Tue, 26 May 2015 10:03:18 PDT
how to change car steering wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-change-car-steering-wheel/
how to change car steering wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/734P/I9WTUQLA/FB1734PI9WTUQLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/734P/I9WTUQLA/FB1734PI9WTUQLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/734P/I9WTUQLA/FB1734PI9WTUQLA.SMALL.jpg curiosity entertainment and diy Hey guy.in this video I will be showing you how to safely change a car steering wheel that has an airbag in it. enjoy
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Wed, 20 May 2015 22:47:13 PDT
Gearshift Mods!!!! SHTYLE (shift in style) http://www.instructables.com/id/Gearshift-Mods-SHTYLE-shift-in-style/
Gearshift Mods!!!! SHTYLE (shift in style) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/4LRJ/I9SMUK5G/FPX4LRJI9SMUK5G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/4LRJ/I9SMUK5G/FPX4LRJI9SMUK5G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/4LRJ/I9SMUK5G/FPX4LRJI9SMUK5G.SMALL.jpg Homepwner Make custom interchangeable gearshift knobs/extensions for your import vehicle! Both of my Japanese made vehicles have a manual/standard transmission. The stock shift lever has a threaded end that is M10 X 1.25 This is where the stock knob threads on to. I will show you how to easily make threaded c...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 00:46:48 PDT
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/BAV4/IAP6XV9Y/FUYBAV4IAP6XV9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/BAV4/IAP6XV9Y/FUYBAV4IAP6XV9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://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
R2D2 VW Bus http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-VW-Bus/
R2D2 VW Bus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/PDIX/I9GWBZN8/F8QPDIXI9GWBZN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/PDIX/I9GWBZN8/F8QPDIXI9GWBZN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/PDIX/I9GWBZN8/F8QPDIXI9GWBZN8.SMALL.jpg mimaki cg60 Hello everyone, and welcome to our most ambitious project so far!It all began when we looked at the family's old-looking VW bus and started wondering how to transform it. The first idea was to transform it into a woody-vw bus, but after a Star Wars marathon, we finally found the droid we were lookin...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 19:24:06 PDT
Topping up a car's r134a air conditioning system. http://www.instructables.com/id/Topping-up-a-car-air-conditioning/
Topping up a car's r134a air conditioning system. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/Y1YW/I92LV7WX/FVZY1YWI92LV7WX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/Y1YW/I92LV7WX/FVZY1YWI92LV7WX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/Y1YW/I92LV7WX/FVZY1YWI92LV7WX.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Yes we all have cars with air conditioning that do not cool as well as they used to. Why? Car air conditioning compressors are not hermetically sealed. They are open type. Fugitive leaks occur on even the best of car compressors over time. Also leaks on mechanical fittings and Schrader valves will c...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:01:32 PDT
How to Change Your Engine Oil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-Your-Engine-Oil-1/
How to Change Your Engine Oil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/URXS/I8U16AXS/FJLURXSI8U16AXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/URXS/I8U16AXS/FJLURXSI8U16AXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/URXS/I8U16AXS/FJLURXSI8U16AXS.SMALL.jpg jgarcia7296 Hello, My name is Jonathan and I will walk you step by step on how to do an oil change. I will be using my vehicle to demonstrate the proper procedure on how to change your engine oil. Know the Vehicle First know the year, make, and model of your vehicle to find out what viscosity of engine oil ...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:11:08 PDT
How to replace a CV boot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-a-CV-boot/
How to replace a CV boot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/Z2P0/I8R6EZV2/FG0Z2P0I8R6EZV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/Z2P0/I8R6EZV2/FG0Z2P0I8R6EZV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/Z2P0/I8R6EZV2/FG0Z2P0I8R6EZV2.SMALL.jpg Cheezwedge This Instructable will show how to replace a broken CV boot on a front wheel drive vehicle without disassembling it or replacing the entire shaft.This guide is an inexpensive way to repair the boots only, but if the boots have been torn for a while then the axle bearings may be worn out and the enti...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:47:17 PDT
Aftermarket car a/c wiring http://www.instructables.com/id/Aftermarket-car-ac-wiring/
Aftermarket car a/c wiring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/XHQU/I81V13F2/FVXXHQUI81V13F2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/XHQU/I81V13F2/FVXXHQUI81V13F2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/XHQU/I81V13F2/FVXXHQUI81V13F2.SMALL.jpg DavidN71 I have a 20-year-old Ford van with 175k miles. I've owned it for 10 years and intend to keep it as long as it runs.But last year the a/c went out [big hole leaking freon somewhere] and I refused to fix it because of the cost and the age of the vehicle.This year I didn't want to sweat it out like las...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 19:53:51 PDT
Outdoor hot shower .... in the middle of nowhere http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-shower-in-the-middle-of-nowhere/
Outdoor hot shower .... in the middle of nowhere - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/GNVJ/I800XAHJ/FV4GNVJI800XAHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/GNVJ/I800XAHJ/FV4GNVJI800XAHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/GNVJ/I800XAHJ/FV4GNVJI800XAHJ.SMALL.jpg Stefano DV Spending time in the middle of nowhere is a fantastic experience. Sometimes it could be a requirement to escape from the city, zombies, or ... whatever is hurting you. Regardless the reason one will move in the middle of nowhere, everyone needs a little bit of comfort specially in a cold winter.So I...
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 06:45:55 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
Fix cloudy headlights on your car http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-cloudy-headlights-on-your-car/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:49:32 PDT
making a fiberglass air scoop http://www.instructables.com/id/making-a-fiberglass-air-scoop/
making a fiberglass air scoop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/FOWG/I7MXYGBF/F5OFOWGI7MXYGBF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/FOWG/I7MXYGBF/F5OFOWGI7MXYGBF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/FOWG/I7MXYGBF/F5OFOWGI7MXYGBF.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz it all started when I noticed my buggy engine would run a little hot on the highway so I came up with an idea to make a scoop to help force cool air into the cooling shroud. the only reason could come up with as to why it only happened when I was driving was because it was being blocked, kind of li...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:36:39 PDT
How I installed vinyl on my buggy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-installed-vinyl-on-my-buggy/
How I installed vinyl on my buggy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/QN9P/I7MXY998/F2GQN9PI7MXY998.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/QN9P/I7MXY998/F2GQN9PI7MXY998.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/QN9P/I7MXY998/F2GQN9PI7MXY998.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz it all started because riding without padding on the bars you rest your arm on was uncomfortable. first decide what color vinyl, I chose red and black obviously. now start measuring and planning. I used all measurements for the armrests and upper headrests ... also I installed zippers so that I...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:31:02 PDT
My Hurry Rack!! http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Hurry-Rack/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:27:15 PDT
Mouse Trap Tractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mouse-Trap-Tractor-1/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 07:10:41 PDT
How To Build A Mouse Trap Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Mouse-Trap-Car-1/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:07:51 PDT
Disk Brake Pads, Rotor, and Caliper Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Disk-Brake-Pads-Rotor-and-Caliper-Replacement/
Disk Brake Pads, Rotor, and Caliper Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/ZHRR/I7ELD12U/FXCZHRRI7ELD12U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/ZHRR/I7ELD12U/FXCZHRRI7ELD12U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/ZHRR/I7ELD12U/FXCZHRRI7ELD12U.SMALL.jpg NearSpaceLuke This instructable covers how to replace every component of a disk brake system from the brake hoses down to the wheel axles. The pictures shown are from a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX MR, but the steps and order will be the same for almost every other car. Disk brakes are a very simple system, so ...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:59:10 PDT
Repair Manual Window Regulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Window-Regulator-Honda-Civic-Toyota-Camry/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 17:19:31 PDT
How to Change a Tire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-a-Tire-4/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:37:49 PST
J-5290 Steering wheel puller from a propane tank http://www.instructables.com/id/J-5290-Steering-wheel-puller/
J-5290 Steering wheel puller from a propane tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/OE5F/I6C2MBH4/FMUOE5FI6C2MBH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/OE5F/I6C2MBH4/FMUOE5FI6C2MBH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/OE5F/I6C2MBH4/FMUOE5FI6C2MBH4.SMALL.jpg ikssk Had to pull off steering wheel on a 1958 AMC Rumbler, which requires J-5290 steering wheel puller. Not easy to find, so I had to make one. Found that threads on a propane tank are exactly what I needed to get this started. Materials and tools Here is all the parts you will need.Propane Tank ( EM...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 18:12:23 PST
How to Gap or Streamline a car to reduce drag and road noise http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Gap-or-Streamline-a-car-to-reduce-drag-and-/
How to Gap or Streamline a car to reduce drag and road noise - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/MYQR/I6C2KSOH/FYCMYQRI6C2KSOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/MYQR/I6C2KSOH/FYCMYQRI6C2KSOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/MYQR/I6C2KSOH/FYCMYQRI6C2KSOH.SMALL.jpg BizOfTech The reason few cars can go faster than 200 Miles an hour is wind resistance. This is also the reason that a Jeep Wrangler gets 16 MPG. Reducing the drag on your car can have a pretty significant impact on your fuel economy at highway speed. More than that, the gaps create road noise. One of the bigg...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:12:59 PST
Modding Inexpensive Car Door Hinges Into Expensive Greasable Hinges http://www.instructables.com/id/Modding-Inexpensive-Car-Door-Hinges-Into-Expensive/
Modding Inexpensive Car Door Hinges Into Expensive Greasable Hinges - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/JX6N/I63F01YT/FT8JX6NI63F01YT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/JX6N/I63F01YT/FT8JX6NI63F01YT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/JX6N/I63F01YT/FT8JX6NI63F01YT.SMALL.jpg GTex One problem that is common in older 3rd Gen F-Body GM cars is the door hinges wear after the thousands of open-close cycles that they have seen. The newest of these cars are now 23 years old. The doors sag slightly and become difficult to close. Many hinge repair kits are available, the expensive on...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 10:20:35 PST
Dashboard Phone Holder (version 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dashboard-Phone-Holder/
Dashboard Phone Holder (version 1) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/K3EC/I5J582RP/FHYK3ECI5J582RP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/K3EC/I5J582RP/FHYK3ECI5J582RP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/K3EC/I5J582RP/FHYK3ECI5J582RP.SMALL.jpg TheFrankTurk Note to Small Spaces Contest viewers: The ultimate small space is on your dashboard, and your phone is, for better or worse, the way you stay in contact with your whole life. Having it where you can see it is a critical part of using it at all, and this Instructable helps you get there from here f...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 09:19:43 PST
DIY Coolant System Pressure/Leak Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Coolant-System-PressureLeak-Tester/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:39:20 PST
Jeep XJ Speaker Cargo Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeep-XJ-Speaker-Cargo-Cover/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 04:27:37 PST
GoPro time-lapse rig for dashboard (Lego) http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-time-lapse-rig-for-dashboard-Lego/
GoPro time-lapse rig for dashboard (Lego) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/UB2Z/I5BS5E7Y/F6OUB2ZI5BS5E7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/UB2Z/I5BS5E7Y/F6OUB2ZI5BS5E7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/UB2Z/I5BS5E7Y/F6OUB2ZI5BS5E7Y.SMALL.jpg Coin of Gold Ever wanted to capture the journey to your vacation? Well, now you can! This rig for the GoPro allows you to complete that family road trip montage by making a time-lapse of the journey. Made out of Lego, this is a simple rig to hold your GoPro in place while driving down the road. This was origi...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:13:59 PST
solar and wind power car(reach to 70 km with satellite remote http://www.instructables.com/id/solar-and-wind-power-carreach-to-70-km-with-satell/
solar and wind power car(reach to 70 km with satellite remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/SHBF/I5BAUQSN/FB0SHBFI5BAUQSN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/SHBF/I5BAUQSN/FB0SHBFI5BAUQSN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/SHBF/I5BAUQSN/FB0SHBFI5BAUQSN.SMALL.jpg Abdullah CH it is unbelievable Solar first take solar panel (12 v ) Satellite remote IT help to control car from miles with vedio Turbines we would buy three 2.5 v turbines that will generate power to help car for reaching at 70 km per hour IT can give energy back to us In summer :12 v are given...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:00:36 PST
rubber band power car http://www.instructables.com/id/rubber-band-power-car/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 20:00:44 PST
Simple Removable car sun shade http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Removable-car-sun-shade/
Simple Removable car sun shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/LX5Q/I4VQIQIS/F74LX5QI4VQIQIS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/LX5Q/I4VQIQIS/F74LX5QI4VQIQIS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/LX5Q/I4VQIQIS/F74LX5QI4VQIQIS.SMALL.jpg MJBukeiRRR A simple and easy way to protect yourself and your children from the sun heat in long trips Prepare the window shapes take an A3 papers and push them towards your car windows to have the shape of them Cutting cut them in the shape of the car windows Double them now take more papers and draw...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 02:56:05 PST
DIY - Seatbelt cleaning http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Seatbelt-cleaning/
DIY - Seatbelt cleaning - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/TRRL/I45HO43V/FS5TRRLI45HO43V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/TRRL/I45HO43V/FS5TRRLI45HO43V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/TRRL/I45HO43V/FS5TRRLI45HO43V.SMALL.jpg tHeKiNg911 This panel slides up to be removed. Remove this 14mm bolt. It is on there pretty strong. Make sure you have the right tools. A 1/2'' will do but needs some force. Remove the side rubbers along the edge of the doors, front and rear. Also, the step with the LEXUS along it. You do that in ord...
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