Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:53:45 PST BLOX v1.01 Repair 2000-2004 Ford Focus Air Cleaner Box for under $25 http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-2000-2004-Ford-Focus-Air-Cleaner-Box-for-un/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2008 18:59:59 PDT
DIY HID Flashlight for your car/truck http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-HID-Flashlight-for-your-cartruck/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 07:31:04 PDT
Hyundai Getz, aftermarked remote controlled central lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Hyunday-Getz-aftermarked-remote-controlled-centra/
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 16:16:47 PDT
Changing the brake rotor on an 95 Volvo 850 http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-the-brake-rotor-on-an-95-Volvo-850/
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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 15:15:36 PDT
How To Remove the Rear Seats from a Toyota Prius V http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Remove-the-Rear-Seats-from-a-Prius-V/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2012 15:20:13 PST
5$ Jeep Mirror ATTN: All Jeep owners! http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Jeep-Mirror-ATTN-All-Jeep-owners/
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Mon, 14 Jun 2010 08:25:57 PDT
DIY F150 Tonneau Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-F150-Tonneau-Cover/
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 06:45:21 PST
Deflate a tire (Sounds Dumb, don't it?) http://www.instructables.com/id/Deflate-a-tire-Sounds-Dumb%2c-don-t-it%3f/
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Tue, 5 Sep 2006 17:54:04 PDT
Change the differential fluid in a 1999 Subaru Legacy http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-the-differential-fluid-in-a-1999-Subaru-Leg/
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Thu, 7 Feb 2013 09:22:32 PST
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
How to Replace Spark plugs and wires http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-Spark-plugs-and-wires/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:06:58 PST
Drywall and Plywood Cartop Carrier / Roof Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Drywall-and-Plywood-Cartop-Carrier--Roof-Rack/
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Sat, 24 Nov 2007 18:03:06 PST
how to perform a three step fuel service + how to make a tool http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-perform-a-three-step-fuel-service-how-to-/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2011 17:49:23 PST
How to Replace a Tailgate Handle on a 1998-2011 Ford Ranger Pickup Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-a-Tailgate-Handle-on-a-1998-2011-Fo/
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 11:42:05 PDT
how to recover vehicle door panels http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-recover-vehicle-door-panels/
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Mon, 12 Oct 2009 20:14:46 PDT
How to Test the Alternator in Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Test-Your-Cars-Alternator/
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:11:40 PDT
Make a model of practical personal flying car http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-model-of-practical-personal-flyingcar/
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 03:27:28 PDT
Fixing a Trunk Leak in a Honda Civic http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-Trunk-Leak-in-a-Honda-Civic/
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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 17:45:04 PST
DIY: Odometer Reprogramming http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Odometer-Reprogramming/
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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:55:16 PDT
How to Make Fiberglass Eyelids for Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Fiberglass-Eyelids-for-Your-Car/
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Wed, 18 Apr 2012 11:15:57 PDT
Spark plug change on a Citroen C3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Spark-plug-change-on-a-Citroen-C3/
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Sun, 26 May 2013 18:07:35 PDT
How to install LED Scanner Knight Rider Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-LED-Scanner-Knight-Rider-Light/
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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 11:09:22 PDT
How to Reset Service Maintenance Reminder in Mitsubishi Lancer X http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Reset-Service-Maintenance-Reminder-in-Mitsu/
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Wed, 11 May 2016 07:10:47 PDT
Hot Rod Fabricating-suspension and mountings http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-built-my-own-frame-and-installed-a-mustang-1/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2009 10:08:06 PST
BMW Z4 E86 DSC ABS pump/module removal. http://www.instructables.com/id/BMW-Z4-E86-DSC-ABS-pumpmodule-removal/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 16:39:26 PDT
Saab 9-3 Sport Stiff Gears Repair- Gear Turret Repair Instruction Guide. 55556311 http://www.instructables.com/id/Saab-9-3-Sport-Stiff-Gears-Repair-Gear-Turret-Repa/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:51:08 PDT
O2 Sensor Replacement- Goodbye Check Engine Light http://www.instructables.com/id/O2-Sensor-Replacement-Goodbye-Check-Engine-Light/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 21:52:43 PDT
I Made a #battlecar Out of My Soccer Mom Minivan. http://www.instructables.com/id/I-Made-a-battlecar-Out-of-My-Soccer-Mom-Minivan/
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Wed, 30 Aug 2017 06:35:17 PDT
DIY Snow Chains http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Snow-Chains/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 05:06:59 PST
Re-sealing a windshield gasket http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-sealing-a-windshield-gasket/
Re-sealing a windshield gasket - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/RSAD/HGH6RVNF/FSRRSADHGH6RVNF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/RSAD/HGH6RVNF/FSRRSADHGH6RVNF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/RSAD/HGH6RVNF/FSRRSADHGH6RVNF.SMALL.jpg acevh3 The gasket had completely popped out of its channel for about 18" on the top edge of the windshield; the rest of it looked like it was still sealed in place just fine, and it was still attached to the metal trim covering. I didn't want to take the whole thing out to put in a new one, and really didn...
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Wed, 15 May 2013 23:57:48 PDT
Classic car windshield wiper vacuum motor replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-car-windshield-wiper-vacuum-motor-replacem/
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Sun, 28 Feb 2010 23:47:52 PST
How to cover a car's sunvisors with felt http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-cover-a-cars-sunvisors-with-felt/
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 00:33:30 PST
Replacing Dash Lights in B5 A4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-Dash-Lights-in-B5-A4/
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Thu, 23 Aug 2012 15:46:34 PDT
replacing faulty heater core in Volvo 850 car http://www.instructables.com/id/replacing-faulty-heater-core-in-Volvo-850-car/
replacing faulty heater core in Volvo 850 car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/3B8P/G577SFD3/FWM3B8PG577SFD3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/3B8P/G577SFD3/FWM3B8PG577SFD3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/3B8P/G577SFD3/FWM3B8PG577SFD3.SMALL.jpg londonskies A heater core is a small radiator (matrix) that transfers heat from the engine-cooling system to your car's air heating/ventilation system. The heater core is much smaller than the engine-cooling radiator in front of the engine. This instructable will show you how to replace a faulty heater core in ...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2010 04:17:33 PST
Keep People From Breaking Into Your Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Keep-People-From-Breaking-Into-Your-Truck/
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 12:12:14 PST
Automotive Plastic Welding Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Automotive-Plastic-Welding-Repair/
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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:31:15 PDT
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
The MacGyver Bat Tumbler (Make a Crime Fighting Vehicle Out of Junk and Readily Available Items.) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-MacGyver-Rat-Tumbler-Making-Crime-Fighting-Veh/
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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:19:12 PDT
How to remove the back seats from your pick up truck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-the-back-seats-from-your-pick-up-tru/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 08:58:01 PST
Cómo remover la película polarizada de una ventana de coche: la manera limpia, barata, y sencilla http://www.instructables.com/id/Cómo-eliminar-el-tinte-de-la-ventana-de-coche-el-c/
Cómo remover la película polarizada de una ventana de coche: la manera limpia, barata, y sencilla - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/Q3NW/HSM54VWK/FI1Q3NWHSM54VWK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/Q3NW/HSM54VWK/FI1Q3NWHSM54VWK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/Q3NW/HSM54VWK/FI1Q3NWHSM54VWK.SMALL.jpg The DNR Remover las películas polarizadas y las pegatinas de las ventanas de coche ¡Tan fácil que le darás una torta a tu mamá! Este instructable se trata del remover de las películas polarizadas (y las pegatinas) de las ventanas. Se refiere específicamente las de la quinta generación del Honda Preludi...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:12:15 PDT
$35 welded steel truck rack http://www.instructables.com/id/35-welded-steel-truck-rack/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:10:29 PDT
Repair Plastic Fuel Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Plastic-Fuel-Tank/
Repair Plastic Fuel Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/57KN/IQU0X20W/F7657KNIQU0X20W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/57KN/IQU0X20W/F7657KNIQU0X20W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/57KN/IQU0X20W/F7657KNIQU0X20W.SMALL.jpg brajomobil Plastic fuel tank is made from HDPE plastic ( High-density polyethylene)Most PE plastic grades have excellent chemical resistance, meaning theyare not attacked by strong acids or strong bases, and are resistant togentle oxidants and reducing agents.That is why PE plastic is very hart to “fix” by glu...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 04:18:19 PDT
Cheap and easy to build tire rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-rack/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 20:23:50 PDT
Jeep Wrangler JK LED Headlight Anti-Flicker Decoders http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeep-Wrangler-JK-LED-Headlight-Anti-Flicker-Decode/
Jeep Wrangler JK LED Headlight Anti-Flicker Decoders - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/2152/I9JR4O9Q/FDW2152I9JR4O9Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/2152/I9JR4O9Q/FDW2152I9JR4O9Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/2152/I9JR4O9Q/FDW2152I9JR4O9Q.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy With automotive lighting technology getting better by the day, it's actually pretty flabbergasting that halogen headlights are still fairly common. If you've ever driven on the road and seen the difference between LED and halogen, you would have probably hopped on the computer to research these new ...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 11:23:47 PDT
Faux Car Alarm with Flashing LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Car-Alarm-with-Flashing-LED/
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Sun, 19 Sep 2010 11:47:57 PDT
How to Deodorize Your Vehicle's Interior http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Remove-Foul-Smells-in-Your-Vehicles-Interio/
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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:06:50 PDT
How to Reset Oil Life: Honda CR-V 2002-2007 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Reset-Oil-Life-Honda-CR-V-2002-2007/
How to Reset Oil Life: Honda CR-V 2002-2007 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/OVRG/IPY0LBUJ/FKSOVRGIPY0LBUJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/OVRG/IPY0LBUJ/FKSOVRGIPY0LBUJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKS/OVRG/IPY0LBUJ/FKSOVRGIPY0LBUJ.SMALL.jpg The MechanicD This video will show you step by step instructions on how to reset your oil life indicator on a Honda CR-V 2002-2007If you liked this video and found it helpful feel free to like, share, and comment to help us bring even better content.For more oil reset and DIY maintenance, make sure to subscribe t...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:16:30 PDT
Dash mount for GPS http://www.instructables.com/id/Dash-mount-for-GPS/
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Sun, 11 Feb 2007 21:52:06 PST
HOW TO CLEAN YOUR CAR HEADLIGHT LENS http://www.instructables.com/id/CAR-HEADLIGHTS-LENS-SOLUTION/
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Wed, 20 Oct 2010 20:54:44 PDT
DIY Sports Car LED headlights http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-yourself-Powerful-LED-Off-road-lights-headli/
DIY Sports Car LED headlights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/MFYC/G5W7QUKY/F8DMFYCG5W7QUKY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/MFYC/G5W7QUKY/F8DMFYCG5W7QUKY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/MFYC/G5W7QUKY/F8DMFYCG5W7QUKY.SMALL.jpg bhvm So thats my SUV. Beautiful, Is'nt it? Especially with all the decals and Art I've made. (Did I hear someone requesting an Instructable for such Decals? ha ha) Notice those big round headlights? Good to look at, But not good to look With! Onto the next page...   What to Do? Am I going to sit her...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2010 02:54:16 PST