Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - truck - popular Mon, 6 Jul 2015 23:57:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Truck Phone Holder
DIY Truck Phone Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> sbrown I've been wanting something to hold my phone in my truck. Every mount option I've seen has either been too expensive or not practical. I decided to build my own with wire and epoxy putty.Please do not use your phone while driving. Even if your phone is mounted and 'hands free' it can still be a dist...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:04:00 PST
Repair the odometer/PRND321 LCD display on a '99-'06 GM/Chevy truck
Repair the odometer/PRND321 LCD display on a '99-'06 GM/Chevy truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> sailingthrough In this Instructable, I will show you how to repair odometer/gear select (PRND321) LCD on your GM truck. In this case, mine is a '02 Chevrolet Avalanche but this should apply to all GMT 800 series trucks within this age range. A common fault on '99 - '02 GM trucks was the permanent or intermittent ...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 16:22:44 PDT
Vehicle Accessory Webbing
Vehicle Accessory Webbing - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 ...
By: Mrballeng

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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:01:06 PDT
Painting Vehicle Sills to Prevent or Repair Rust
Painting Vehicle Sills to Prevent or Repair Rust - More DIY How To Projects]]> peter1994 Hi there. This is my first instructable, I've been wanting to do one for a while and I figured this is as good as any to start with. My little van is a Suzuki Carry 1.3, which has lived by the sea for at least the past 5 years. It's an old vehicle, and has therefore had some wear, resulting in some ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 15:01:20 PDT
Fauxtina - More DIY How To Projects]]> camarko My trucks' been showing her age lately- with 150k on the odometer, a mismatched replacement bed, and rust on the suicide doors, she was looking pretty sad. Even though she's a good truck, she's fourteen years old and as a full time student (= more money out than in), I simply can't afford to do a r...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:06:55 PDT
Truck Bed Utility Rack
Truck Bed Utility Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kurt E. Clothier My wife and I recently bought a pair of kayaks, but didn't really have a good way to transport them. So we stopped at the local hardware store on the way back from a hiking adventure, and I went to work on an easily removable and fully adjustable utility rack for our truck to haul our kayaks without...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:36:52 PDT
How to make your truck/vehicle sound beastly! for $30 (exhaust/muffler)
How to make your truck/vehicle sound beastly! for $30 (exhaust/muffler) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Get rid of steering wheel shake when braking.
Get rid of steering wheel shake when braking. - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
The absolute easiest way to double your remote unlock's range for your vehicle 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
How to install a tachometer
How to install a tachometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY Dave In this instructable I will show you how I installed an aftermarket tachometer on my ‘91 Chevy S-10. Tachometers are a great tool for your vehicle if you enjoy monitoring your engine speed or idle. In fact, they are nearly a necessity for a vehicle with a manual transmission.  Parts & Tools Parts...
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 18:36:00 PST
Power Distribution Box
Power Distribution Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Close Quarters Impact Wrench Toga_Dan I was in a tight spot under the hood. Not enough torque on the wrench. Not enough room for a cheater bar, or pneumatic impact wrench. Not even enough room to swing a hammer. The solution?  String a bicycle chain through the closed end of a combo wrench, and through a barbell weight, lock it with vi...
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Sun, 16 Dec 2012 01:50:46 PST
Plasti Dip on the Grille
Plasti Dip on the Grille - More DIY How To Projects]]> eed1018 This is my first Instructable, so bear with me. I recently found out of a wonderful material, called Plasti Dip.  Its available most places, but i picked mine up at a Lowe's close to my hometown. I think this stuff is cool and I'll definitely be doing some more stuff with it later on, so stay tuned...
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Wed, 5 Sep 2012 14:39:10 PDT
Pop-Bottle-Cap Antenna Protector
Pop-Bottle-Cap Antenna Protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> Darwinfish Power antennas are great. You can make them go up, and, well, down, and... well, they make the radio work. The radio's important so that you can listen to, uh, well, sometimes there's good music. Anyway, they're fun to watch, and I want to keep mine working. When Nissan (or whoever Nissan handed th...
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Tue, 16 Nov 2010 19:09:32 PST