Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - oil - featured Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:11:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Oil Filter Strainer
Oil Filter Strainer - More DIY How To Projects]]> dguindon1 I like to change my oil at home, but I want to do it as eco-friendly and as safe as possible. I recycle contaminated oil containers, used oil, rags, and oil filters. The rags and filters are placed in a garbage bag and dropped off at the municipal hazardous waste facility. They need to be dropped of...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:44:00 PST
Changing Your Oil
Changing Your Oil - More DIY How To Projects]]> JEFlatt53 This training presentation will provide an outline for doing a DIY oil change on your vehicle. Be sure to refer to your vehicle's owner's manual for specific information regarding your vehicle. Gathering The Materials A basic oil change will consist of replacing your oil and replacing the oil fil...
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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 08:37:42 PST
Transmission Fluid Replacement
Transmission Fluid Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> speedkar9 Here's how to change the automatic transmission fluid in a Toyota or Lexus with no dipstick. Toyota claims the transmission in its modern cars is a sealed unit, and the fluid inside is good for the lifetime of the vehicle. However, transmission fluid does wear out overtime, and if you want to prolon...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 18:02:43 PDT
Oil Change
Oil Change - More DIY How To Projects]]> gbregin Time to complete: 30 min -1 hrTools needed: Socket wrench, car jack, jack stands, oil tray Parts/additional items: New oil, new oil filter, piece of cardboard (larger than oil tray),paper towels, empty container (can use oil container once you use all the oil) The vehicle used in the pictures is a 2...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 05:30:49 PST
Inexpensive car ramps
Inexpensive car ramps - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How to Change Your Engine Oil
How to Change Your Engine Oil - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Replacing your car's Valve Cover Gasket
Replacing your car's Valve Cover Gasket - More DIY How To Projects]]> trebuchet03 Most cars use a design with overhead cams and a valve cover for service. Over time, the gasket that seals the valve cover to the head wears and eventually fails. Typically you will see leaking oil - but sometimes the leak occurs in the spark plug wells. This is a '93 Saturn SW2 - maintained not so ...
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Fri, 14 Jul 2006 00:31:03 PDT
Changing A Vehicle's Oil
Changing A Vehicle's Oil - More DIY How To Projects]]> name2please Changing your motor oil is any easy way to save money and keep your vehicle in good condition. It is a simple process that does not require vast automobile knowledge by any means. Most auto-mechanics will tell you your oil should be changed every 3,000 miles or every 3 months, but most cars can last...
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 18:29:41 PDT
SlickSack - How to Clean Up an Oil Spill
SlickSack - How to Clean Up an Oil Spill - More DIY How To Projects]]> adamfrench The crew of R/V Magnet was beyond bummed when we got to the boat today and found bunker fuel from Cosco Busan was all around the marina. We were out on the San Francisco Bay Thursday and saw the big slicks. Had containment been put in place quickly, cleanup would have been well suited to large machi...
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Sun, 11 Nov 2007 00:15:51 PST
Manual transmission Oil Change
Manual transmission Oil Change - More DIY How To Projects]]> germanpickle Most people ignore transmission fluids. Even worse most people only talk about the importance of flushing an automatic transmission. If you have a manual transmission automobile, don't neglect that gearbox. Old oil can have metal shavings in it as well as sludge build up. Just as with motor oil,...
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Wed, 20 Sep 2006 17:29:32 PDT
Waste Vegetable Oil Conversion for Diesel Bus
Waste Vegetable Oil Conversion for Diesel Bus - More DIY How To Projects]]> TimAnderson's bus can get halfway across the country on a single fill of waste vegetable oil ( WVO ).They get their fuel from the used oil tank behind restaurants.All processing of incoming oil takes place right on the bus, mostly while it's in motion. That means heating, water separation and filtra...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2007 23:23:26 PDT