Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - car http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:16:46 PST BLOX v1.01 Caraoke http://www.instructables.com/id/Caraoke/
Caraoke - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/QYOY/I3PK2RDR/FKCQYOYI3PK2RDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/QYOY/I3PK2RDR/FKCQYOYI3PK2RDR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/QYOY/I3PK2RDR/FKCQYOYI3PK2RDR.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Let's be honest with each other, we all love singing in the car. Sometimes it's tough to sing along when you don't know all the words, which is why you need a car karaoke system - the caraoke!With the windows rolled down you can share your amazing singing voice with everyone you pass.You as the dri...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:13:27 PST
Handheld Car Wash http://www.instructables.com/id/Handheld-Car-Wash/
Handheld Car Wash - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/0NLA/I3PJTIDG/FCH0NLAI3PJTIDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/0NLA/I3PJTIDG/FCH0NLAI3PJTIDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/0NLA/I3PJTIDG/FCH0NLAI3PJTIDG.SMALL.jpg Robb I built a fully-featured backpack-mounted powerful motorized solution to your dirty car problems.Tired of washing your car while tethered to the garden hose?Did you enjoy watching Ghostbusters? Do you have an old Scuba tank laying around?One of my biggest pet peeves is having a dirty car, there is n...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:38:49 PST
Auto Door Jiggler http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Door-Jiggler/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 14:07:19 PST
Windshield wiper assembly repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Windshield-wiper-assembly-repair/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 12:12:14 PST
Landing Strip Light System http://www.instructables.com/id/Landing-Strip-Light-System/
Landing Strip Light System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/Q4RH/I3AK9V3V/F4XQ4RHI3AK9V3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/Q4RH/I3AK9V3V/F4XQ4RHI3AK9V3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/Q4RH/I3AK9V3V/F4XQ4RHI3AK9V3V.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 If you've ever had the pleasure of navigating a large vehicle into a small space, you may understand how difficult it can be occasionally. Signalling proper entry with a dangling tennis ball or floor bumper might do the trick, but what if you want more? With your very own landing strip lighting syst...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 14:51:11 PST
Christmas themed tablet fireplace in your car http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-themed-tablet-fireplace-in-your-car/
Christmas themed tablet fireplace in your car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/80OR/I36LFD3O/FWF80ORI36LFD3O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/80OR/I36LFD3O/FWF80ORI36LFD3O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/80OR/I36LFD3O/FWF80ORI36LFD3O.SMALL.jpg alpinedelta I installed a Google Nexus 7 tablet into my 2001 Audi A4 and decided to spruce it up for the holidays! Using a little tape and construction paper, anyone with a dash installed tablet can run a fireplace app and keep cozy on the road. Check out the video!http://youtu.be/M-Zr3q3jQgE
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:47:15 PST
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/C4IJ/I2KSIYJP/F4UC4IJI2KSIYJP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/C4IJ/I2KSIYJP/F4UC4IJI2KSIYJP.SQUARE.jpg http://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
How to Jump Start a Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Jump-Start-a-Car-2/
How to Jump Start a Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/JRQ8/I21R36DQ/FJ1JRQ8I21R36DQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/JRQ8/I21R36DQ/FJ1JRQ8I21R36DQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/JRQ8/I21R36DQ/FJ1JRQ8I21R36DQ.SMALL.jpg lndiemer This instructable will show you step by step the proper technique used to jump start a car. Being able to jumpstart a car is an important task that all car owners should know how to execute. It is important to know how to jumpstart a car in case your car battery dies at some point. This is something...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 13:06:35 PST
Winterizing Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Winterizing-Your-Car/
Winterizing Your Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/HK0H/I1YUDDYN/FZVHK0HI1YUDDYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/HK0H/I1YUDDYN/FZVHK0HI1YUDDYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/HK0H/I1YUDDYN/FZVHK0HI1YUDDYN.SMALL.jpg Jscanniello5 Don't you hate it when its the dead of winter and your standing outside of your car freezing half to death and your door wont open. Or when you just got done shopping and your trunk won't open because its frozen shut. Well here is a simple life hack that can easily free you from that terrible situat...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 22:06:46 PST
DIY French Fries Cup Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-French-Fries-Cup-Holder/
DIY French Fries Cup Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/9K1Y/I20HEHX3/FRM9K1YI20HEHX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/9K1Y/I20HEHX3/FRM9K1YI20HEHX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/9K1Y/I20HEHX3/FRM9K1YI20HEHX3.SMALL.jpg cgulotta12 If you are one of the many people in the US who go through the drive through of fast food restaurants, then this can be useful for you. It is extremely difficult to hold a box of fries and dip them in your ketchup all while driving. This french fry cup holder makes it so that you can use your righ...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 10:28:47 PST
easy less then 10 dollar cup holder diy http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-less-then-10-dollar-cup-holder-diy/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 09:46:04 PST
How to Change Your Oil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-Your-Oil-3/
How to Change Your Oil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/UISF/I1YU1NQX/F4BUISFI1YU1NQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/UISF/I1YU1NQX/F4BUISFI1YU1NQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/UISF/I1YU1NQX/F4BUISFI1YU1NQX.SMALL.jpg caseyerdman Materials needed: - Engine oil -Oil filter -Oil filter gasket Tools needed: - Rags - Rubber mallet - Safety glasses - Wrench set - Oil filter wrench - Funnel - Oil pan - Container for used oilTime to Complete: approximately 20 minutesFirst you will need to purchase a new oil filter. An economy oil f...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 17:48:07 PDT
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
DIY dash cam 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-dash-cam-20/
DIY dash cam 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/XA16/I1QY4HAN/FTGXA16I1QY4HAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/XA16/I1QY4HAN/FTGXA16I1QY4HAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/XA16/I1QY4HAN/FTGXA16I1QY4HAN.SMALL.jpg gkrisanda In this part two of the smart phone based dash cam I will show you how to make a stronger streamlined version of the rear view mirror mount. In this version I have created a stronger mount that utilizes less materials. This mount requires little skill to complete and can be made by just about anyone...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 04:59:14 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
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
Install a 6 volt alternator on your old car! http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-a-6-volt-alternator-on-your-old-car/
Install a 6 volt alternator on your old car! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/M8NB/I1NUIVW5/FAGM8NBI1NUIVW5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/M8NB/I1NUIVW5/FAGM8NBI1NUIVW5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/M8NB/I1NUIVW5/FAGM8NBI1NUIVW5.SMALL.jpg turbofiat124 Intro: So you have an old car that has a 6 volt electrical system and you want more electrical power. Most people will just swap out the generator for a typical 12 volt AC Delco 10-SI alternator. The problem with doing this is, you have to change just about every component (or install drop down resi...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:05:50 PDT
Custom Pedal Extension http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Pedal-Extension/
Custom Pedal Extension - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/46KR/I1KJNFFJ/F1C46KRI1KJNFFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/46KR/I1KJNFFJ/F1C46KRI1KJNFFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/46KR/I1KJNFFJ/F1C46KRI1KJNFFJ.SMALL.jpg kmac1 I have a new truck that's a stick shift. I love my new truck! Unfortunately, it has a long clutch. In order for me to fully depress the clutch, I have to adjust my seat uncomfortably close to the steering wheel making the gas and break pedals a little awkward. After some research, it seemed my c...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:39:23 PDT
Cup, cup holder - simple, unique and useful http://www.instructables.com/id/Cup-cup-holder-simple-unique-and-useful/
Cup, cup holder - simple, unique and useful - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/6JWK/I1KJM0EP/FPM6JWKI1KJM0EP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/6JWK/I1KJM0EP/FPM6JWKI1KJM0EP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/6JWK/I1KJM0EP/FPM6JWKI1KJM0EP.SMALL.jpg th3_jungle_inv3ntor You know how annoying it is to be sitting in your vehicle (whether driving or riding) and having nowhere to put the cold drink you're holding in your hand? It nearly drives a sane person insane! There never seems to be too many cup holders in a vehicle whether you put drinks in them or something e...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:25:17 PDT
Volkswagen Car door disassembly and reassembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Volkswagen-Car-door-disassembly-and-reassembly/
Volkswagen Car door disassembly and reassembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/VJEK/I1JWANKJ/F4CVJEKI1JWANKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/VJEK/I1JWANKJ/F4CVJEKI1JWANKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/VJEK/I1JWANKJ/F4CVJEKI1JWANKJ.SMALL.jpg ZZZach0 This Instructable will give you a step by step in the assembly of a Volkswagen Golf 2000 passenger door. You might need to do this to fix a jammed lock, replace a broken sensor or motor, or install new speakers. I did it personally to install new speakers.Keep in mind that this instructable will for...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:12:10 PDT
Storage Bag/ Space Maker for Cars http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Bag-Space-Maker-for-Cars/
Storage Bag/ Space Maker for Cars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/VPL0/I1J5WPDB/FQSVPL0I1J5WPDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/VPL0/I1J5WPDB/FQSVPL0I1J5WPDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/VPL0/I1J5WPDB/FQSVPL0I1J5WPDB.SMALL.jpg kittigadu This is a simple DIY to solve a major problem with most cars of today which is lack of space to put your stuff. Stuff like snacks, phones, water bottles etc etc... And if you have children who occupy the rear, it gets even more difficult to manage the stuff which is generally thrown around the fl...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:59:42 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
Simple DIY Headlight and Taillight Polishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Headlight-Refinishing/
Simple DIY Headlight and Taillight Polishing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/ILJK/I2XTT5WI/F2EILJKI2XTT5WI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/ILJK/I2XTT5WI/F2EILJKI2XTT5WI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/ILJK/I2XTT5WI/F2EILJKI2XTT5WI.SMALL.jpg rjkorn Its getting colder outside here so not too many more outside projects for me now but this one is worth it. It makes your car more visible and gives you more visibility in rain and snow storms. I've seen a lot of headlight refinishing kits out there. Everything from pads and toothpaste looking goo to...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:52:54 PDT
Candy Paint for a Show Car Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Paint-for-a-Show-Car-Finish/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:46:55 PDT
Remove a car stereo without tears http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-a-car-stereo-without-tears/
Remove a car stereo without tears - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/GT1E/I1FPN9LB/FSDGT1EI1FPN9LB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/GT1E/I1FPN9LB/FSDGT1EI1FPN9LB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/GT1E/I1FPN9LB/FSDGT1EI1FPN9LB.SMALL.jpg JustinN1 What follows is a number of generic tips to remove your car stereo headunit (the part that you the user interacts with) from your car without tears (without damage to you, your car, or your headunit). Before you begin -Get directions on how to remove the stereo from the DIY section of the car for...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:22:26 PDT
Car Rear View Camera Input as Aux Input http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Rear-View-Camera-Input-as-Aux-Input/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:04:03 PDT
Thermal lunch box for cars http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermal-lunch-box-for-cars/
Thermal lunch box for cars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/148T/I1C1J43W/FJW148TI1C1J43W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/148T/I1C1J43W/FJW148TI1C1J43W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/148T/I1C1J43W/FJW148TI1C1J43W.SMALL.jpg lustro This project, although only is a schema, can be very useful for people who tend to spend several hours driving, or for those occasions when you travel with the family in the car, where the idea of carrying hot foods will be welcome.. The concept is very simple, it involves using the heat released fr...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:13:25 PDT
Self-Levelling Travel Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Levelling-Travel-Bowl/
Self-Levelling Travel Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/56E3/I1CBZMDB/FRA56E3I1CBZMDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/56E3/I1CBZMDB/FRA56E3I1CBZMDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/56E3/I1CBZMDB/FRA56E3I1CBZMDB.SMALL.jpg quigley_ja When thinking about my entry for this contest, it occurred to me that there is an unsolved dilemma that occurs in those long, bumpy car rides we enjoy so much. We are becoming more practical with the time we spend in the car, using it to play or sleep which have become easier with the introduction o...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:29:31 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
Smartphone dash cam http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-dash-cam/
Smartphone dash cam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/TTUQ/I1B63NEQ/FZ7TTUQI1B63NEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/TTUQ/I1B63NEQ/FZ7TTUQI1B63NEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/TTUQ/I1B63NEQ/FZ7TTUQI1B63NEQ.SMALL.jpg gkrisanda This is a simple instructable that utilizes house hold items and simple tools. In this project I will show you how to create an automobile dash cam which uses an old smartphone as the camera and other household items as the mount. This project is very straight forward and requires little skill to co...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:01:22 PDT
Vehicle Date Reminder (Tax / MoT / Insurace / Servicing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Tax-Disc-Replacement-Date-Reminder/
Vehicle Date Reminder (Tax / MoT / Insurace / Servicing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/ZWFN/I15L4MKS/F30ZWFNI15L4MKS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/ZWFN/I15L4MKS/F30ZWFNI15L4MKS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/ZWFN/I15L4MKS/F30ZWFNI15L4MKS.SMALL.jpg Mr_o_uk Here in the UK, as of 01/10/14 we no longer have to display road tax in our windscreen.https://www.gov.uk/government/news/vehicle-tax-changesThis is due to everything being on computer systems now.There are many benefits to this; not wasting paper to print them, not wasting envelopes to post them, n...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:16:32 PDT
How To Install Car LED Strip Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Install-Car-LED-Strip-Lights/
How To Install Car LED Strip Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/D7B5/I0YG3B32/FKYD7B5I0YG3B32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/D7B5/I0YG3B32/FKYD7B5I0YG3B32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/D7B5/I0YG3B32/FKYD7B5I0YG3B32.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy Have you seen anyone sport a set of LED Underbody car lights? Whether or not you choose to install the single colored LED strip or the multi-colored RGB LED strip is all based on personal preference, but here is a guide to go through the installation process. The concept is straightforward as you wi...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 16:20:32 PDT
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
Repair Car Front Brakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Car-Front-Brakes/
Repair Car Front Brakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/2TXO/I0TVHWPW/FO42TXOI0TVHWPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/2TXO/I0TVHWPW/FO42TXOI0TVHWPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/2TXO/I0TVHWPW/FO42TXOI0TVHWPW.SMALL.jpg jverney Hello and welcome to my Instructable on how to repair your front brakes even better than some mechanical workshops!Throughout the steps I'll show you how to not only replace your brake pads but measure and recondition your brake rotors for optimal performance and efficiency! Removing the brake pa...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 01:17:16 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
Movie theater in your car http://www.instructables.com/id/Movie-theater-in-your-car/
Movie theater in your car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/ZJ54/I0R183MX/F9CZJ54I0R183MX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/ZJ54/I0R183MX/F9CZJ54I0R183MX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/ZJ54/I0R183MX/F9CZJ54I0R183MX.SMALL.jpg Effix9000 This instructable will teach you a fast and simple way how to build a movie theater in your car.The car that I am using is a Dodge Durango which has two rows of back seats and an outlet in the trunk. Supplies: What you will need:Cardboard White garbage bag Keychain rings Projector / homemade pr...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 07:49:03 PDT
Vehicle Accessory Webbing http://www.instructables.com/id/Vehicle-Accessory-Webbing/
Vehicle Accessory Webbing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/5566/I0PZ264J/F4U5566I0PZ264J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/5566/I0PZ264J/F4U5566I0PZ264J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/5566/I0PZ264J/F4U5566I0PZ264J.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng There are some things you don’t always need, but when you do, having them makes all the difference. Like an umbrella when you didn't expect rain. Or flip flops, because fancy shoes are only comfortable for so long. To keep it all available and out of the way, I made these gear straps. They are made ...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:01:06 PDT
12V Source for trunk http://www.instructables.com/id/12V-Source-for-trunk/
12V Source for trunk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/N0AG/I0LCRZXS/FJTN0AGI0LCRZXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/N0AG/I0LCRZXS/FJTN0AGI0LCRZXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/N0AG/I0LCRZXS/FJTN0AGI0LCRZXS.SMALL.jpg Dulexy Some cars have this in their fabric settings. But what if they don't? It wasn't necessary to me up to this summer when I neededlight on camping which I would hang on the door of my trunk, but my lamp was empty and cable not long enough. So on and so forth, I'll insert power into my Citroen Xara's tr...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:03:53 PDT
Bidirectional Car Smartphone Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Look-Mom-No-Hands-A-Bidirectional-Smartphone-Car-M/
Bidirectional Car Smartphone Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/2DO2/I0NOGV3A/FHY2DO2I0NOGV3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/2DO2/I0NOGV3A/FHY2DO2I0NOGV3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/2DO2/I0NOGV3A/FHY2DO2I0NOGV3A.SMALL.jpg fu m4nchu In my mind, paying $40 for a phone mount for my car is out of the question. So naturally a few minutes on Instructables brings me to repeet13's Binder Clip Phone Car Mount. It is a beautifully simple solution but it didn't quite suit my needs. I wanted to have the ability to mount my phone in both l...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:25:53 PDT
Redneck Roof Rack Rails http://www.instructables.com/id/Redneck-Roof-Rack-Rails/
Redneck Roof Rack Rails - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/4R4Y/I0LCIF7H/FAN4R4YI0LCIF7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/4R4Y/I0LCIF7H/FAN4R4YI0LCIF7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/4R4Y/I0LCIF7H/FAN4R4YI0LCIF7H.SMALL.jpg petestrash There is not much to this instuctable, but hope it was worth sharing.I needed to carry a long ladder outside the car, but I don't have any cross rails for my fixed car mounted roof racks.A quick Google search revealed prices of $75-$350 for a set of rail to fit.I went to look for a couple of pieces ...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 04:05:30 PDT
Save the Supercars! Install a Car Fire Extinguisher http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-the-Supercars-Install-a-Car-Fire-Extinguisher/
Save the Supercars! Install a Car Fire Extinguisher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/MDAX/I0PYFP25/FKWMDAXI0PYFP25.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/MDAX/I0PYFP25/FKWMDAXI0PYFP25.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/MDAX/I0PYFP25/FKWMDAXI0PYFP25.SMALL.jpg fu m4nchu First, a moment of silence for the fallen supercars who are no longer with us..........*tear falls to the ground*............Back to business.Car fires happen. A LOT. I didn't realize how often until I actually read the statistics. To sum it up, in the US alone, there are over 150K car fires every y...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:00:33 PDT
How to Make a Tablet Mount for Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Tablet-Mount-for-Your-Car/
How to Make a Tablet Mount for Your Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/MSU2/I0ENO51A/FE1MSU2I0ENO51A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/MSU2/I0ENO51A/FE1MSU2I0ENO51A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/MSU2/I0ENO51A/FE1MSU2I0ENO51A.SMALL.jpg cammers Hello Instructablers.I do quite a bit of driving these days. I visit customers in country towns and some days spend five to six hours behind the wheel.I like to use my Samsung Galaxy Tablet for music, navigation, CRM, and emails. For navigation and music I had to find a way of mounting the tablet to...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 20:31:37 PDT
Cowboy Hat Holder for Truck (using a tennis racket) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cowboy-Hat-Holder-for-Truck-using-a-tennis-racket/
Cowboy Hat Holder for Truck (using a tennis racket) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/LF0J/I0G97X9Z/FWNLF0JI0G97X9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/LF0J/I0G97X9Z/FWNLF0JI0G97X9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/LF0J/I0G97X9Z/FWNLF0JI0G97X9Z.SMALL.jpg FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo We've all got a cowboy hat and none of us know what to do with it once we get in the truck. It sucks. You throw it on the seat and somebody sits on it. You plop it on the headrest but it falls on the floor. The hat's always in the way and always in mortal danger.Of course, we could go down to the ne...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:44:33 PDT
Bomb-proof Storage Locker for Zombie-proof Vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bomb-proof-Storage-Locker-for-Zombie-proof-Vehicle/
Bomb-proof Storage Locker for Zombie-proof Vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/BPHI/I0G97DM4/FO6BPHII0G97DM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/BPHI/I0G97DM4/FO6BPHII0G97DM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/BPHI/I0G97DM4/FO6BPHII0G97DM4.SMALL.jpg FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo If you're anything like me, zombies are all the time breaking into your truck and stealing stuff for no good reason. Well, I'm here to help you stop such tomfoolery. Granted, it'll probably be pretty hard to find the exact parts, but you should be able to substitute stuff here and there. Alright, le...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:52:31 PDT
Changing Car Brakes! A Beginner Guide! http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-Car-Brakes-A-Beginner-Guide/
Changing Car Brakes! A Beginner Guide! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/DTP1/I0C8YF1S/FF5DTP1I0C8YF1S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/DTP1/I0C8YF1S/FF5DTP1I0C8YF1S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/DTP1/I0C8YF1S/FF5DTP1I0C8YF1S.SMALL.jpg Jaxon0077 This is the easiest way of changing brakes!Just recently i went to get a safety inspection for my car and found out that my brake pads had barely passed with minimum numbers. It was advised that i change them out for new ones the only problem was, they wanted to charge me over 250$ (Picture 2) !! I ...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:44:51 PDT
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/
AWESOME GLOVE BOX kit for your vehicle. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/BQHA/I005RQG2/F9NBQHAI005RQG2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/BQHA/I005RQG2/F9NBQHAI005RQG2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/BQHA/I005RQG2/F9NBQHAI005RQG2.SMALL.jpg futurenavyseal Hi, this instructible will show you how to make yourself ready for almost anything when you are in your car. PLEASE VOTE if you like it!!!!! Step 1 First, you need to get a container for your glove box. It will need to bit in your glove box, but that's about the only requirement. I used a book sa...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:21:34 PDT
Visual car tunning (vw golf 3) http://www.instructables.com/id/visual-tunning-vw-golf-3/
Visual car tunning (vw golf 3) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/MEDE/HZXYNBS5/FXTMEDEHZXYNBS5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/MEDE/HZXYNBS5/FXTMEDEHZXYNBS5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/MEDE/HZXYNBS5/FXTMEDEHZXYNBS5.SMALL.jpg bietek Once a time, I decided to change something in my car - gorgeous VW Golf III (1995). Lot of old cars with sunroof have problems with water that damages headliner. The fabric come off and bruise become visible. It really destroys all the charm of driving, so I needed to do something with it. Taking ...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:59:29 PDT
That's Armour Eh! Bulletproof Tire Armor for Modern Security http://www.instructables.com/id/Bullet-proof-Tire-Armor/
That's Armour Eh! Bulletproof Tire Armor for Modern Security - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/678V/HZXYK50I/F7V678VHZXYK50I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/678V/HZXYK50I/F7V678VHZXYK50I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/678V/HZXYK50I/F7V678VHZXYK50I.SMALL.jpg FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo If you're anything like me, people are constantly shooting out your tires for no good reason. Not only does this get expensive, but it's more than a bit annoying. That's why I've designed these bulletproof, Road Warrior-esque, tire armoring systems. This is only conceptual, so I hope someone will ac...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:13:29 PDT