Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - gas http://www.instructables.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:42:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Homemade Gasoline RC Car from Weedeater http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Gasoline-RC-Car-from-Weedeater/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/JD8C/HRBNDEFD/FARJD8CHRBNDEFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/JD8C/HRBNDEFD/FARJD8CHRBNDEFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/JD8C/HRBNDEFD/FARJD8CHRBNDEFD.SMALL.jpg 4ndres Sup uncrustables, I made an rc car a while back. I'm still working on it but I decided to put up a test video to show my progress. Anyway, after i had most of it done I realized I should have made a detailed Instructable. I tried to show as much of the components as possible in the video. I have lot...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 00:39:01 PST
Gain 20-80% mpg efficiency! Save $ on gas. See how I get 41.8mpg! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-BOOST-MPGFuel-economy-in-ANY-vehicle-writ/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/KU19/HDRS5Z0S/FNAKU19HDRS5Z0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/KU19/HDRS5Z0S/FNAKU19HDRS5Z0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/KU19/HDRS5Z0S/FNAKU19HDRS5Z0S.SMALL.jpg TheGeniusCreates   Hello fellow Instructables! This write-up involves many simple fixes that can help you improve your fuel economy. I was able to get 41.8mpg in my little purple "Eggplant" car! The video shows you the results of my 150+ hours of teaching myself how to turn a cheap car into a Prius! These partic...
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Sat, 2 Mar 2013 19:03:09 PST
Fuel Filler Neck Bezel http://www.instructables.com/id/Fuel-Filler-Neck-Bezel/
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 12:46:26 PST
Never Lose Your Gas Cap (Again) http://www.instructables.com/id/Never-Lose-Your-Gas-Cap-Again/
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Fri, 2 Nov 2012 17:37:58 PDT
Smooth Wheel Covers on a Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Smooth-Wheel-Covers-on-a-Budget/
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Wed, 21 Sep 2011 14:31:09 PDT
A Case Study in Gasoline Use http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Case-Study-in-Gasoline-Use/
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Mon, 17 Jan 2011 14:49:20 PST
Make Your Own Racing Gas http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Racing-Gas/
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Tue, 8 Dec 2009 20:56:18 PST
Install Component http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Broken-Fuel-Door-Cable-on-Honda-Civic-82170/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2009 22:03:35 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
Vehicle efficiency upgrades: 30+ MPG in 2.5ton commercial truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Vehicle-efficiency-upgrades/
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Wed, 8 Apr 2009 10:52:46 PDT
cylinder deactivation gas saver http://www.instructables.com/id/cylinder-deactivation-gas-saver-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/VN0J/FKN6CBIB/FYTVN0JFKN6CBIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/VN0J/FKN6CBIB/FYTVN0JFKN6CBIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/VN0J/FKN6CBIB/FYTVN0JFKN6CBIB.SMALL.jpg jayandersons trying to incress gas mpg like new cars do, working on the bugs.
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Fri, 5 Sep 2008 21:11:03 PDT
The Comprehensive Guide To Saving Money on Gas http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Comprehensive-Guide-To-Saving-Money-on-Gas/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2008 20:25:03 PDT
HHO car adaptation http://www.instructables.com/id/HHO-car-adaptation/
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Wed, 9 Jul 2008 18:27:02 PDT
Make Biodiesel! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Biodiesel/
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Thu, 22 May 2008 08:00:24 PDT
Easy BEGINNERS guide to making a "BIODIESEL" powered car http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-your-vehicle-to-bio-diesel/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2008 22:10:23 PDT
How to Save Gas http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Save-Gas/
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Sun, 23 Dec 2007 22:26:08 PST
Figure Out Which Side the Gas Cap is on Without Getting Out of the Rental Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Figure-Out-Which-Side-the-Gas-Cap-is-on-Without-Ge/
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Thu, 20 Dec 2007 15:51:14 PST
How to Become a Hypermiler http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Become-a-Hypermiler/
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Sun, 19 Aug 2007 18:25:48 PDT