Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Jul 2016 06:13:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Fixing a broken car door handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-broken-car-door-handle/
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:54:58 PDT
Repair a ball joint with a bike innertube http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-ball-joint-with-a-bike-innertube/
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Sat, 16 Oct 2010 17:48:32 PDT
Head Gasket Replacement on '91 Honda Civic http://www.instructables.com/id/Head-Gasket-Replacement-on-91-Honda-Civic/
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By: Le Corbeau

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Sun, 24 Aug 2008 14:31:48 PDT
Blower Motor Resistor Thermal Fuse Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Blower-Motor-Resistor-Thermal-Fuse-Replacement/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:16:48 PDT
Car polisher using drill machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-polisher-using-drill-machine/
Car polisher using drill machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/W31W/HQS50ZBZ/FAGW31WHQS50ZBZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/W31W/HQS50ZBZ/FAGW31WHQS50ZBZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/W31W/HQS50ZBZ/FAGW31WHQS50ZBZ.SMALL.jpg sandilya.anisetty Build your own car polisher using drill machine with low cost. Parts and tools needed Drill machine Sponge Synthetic rubber adhesive Dent removal stem from pops-a-dent Spray can cap screws knife Cutting the sponge Draw a circular shape on the sponge and cut it. The circular shape should be mor...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 00:46:52 PST
how to drift in a go kart http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-drift-in-a-go-kart/
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Thu, 29 Jul 2010 08:14:02 PDT
2004 Honda Odyssey Cupholder Tray Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/2004-Honda-Odyssey-Cupholder-Tray-Mod/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2008 11:43:09 PST
Waste Vegetable Oil Conversion for Diesel Bus http://www.instructables.com/id/Biotour.org-Waste-Vegetable-Oil-Conversion-Diesel-/
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Mon, 6 Aug 2007 23:23:26 PDT
Car Bumper Quick Release Fasteners Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Bumper-Quick-Release-Fasteners-Installation/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 11:38:59 PDT
How to change a headlight on Mk 1 (face-lift) Ford Focus http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-change-a-headlight-on-Mk-1-face-lift-Ford-F/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 03:44:43 PST
2006 Saturn Ion CV Axle Removal http://www.instructables.com/id/2006-Saturn-Ion-CV-Axle-Removal/
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 15:36:40 PDT
Servicing Front Brake Calipers http://www.instructables.com/id/Servicing-Front-Brake-Calipers/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:07:41 PDT
DIY LED DRL (Low cost and No-Drill approach) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-DRL-Low-cost-and-No-Drill-approach/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:08:57 PST
Replacing a Car Convertible Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-a-Car-Convertible-Top/
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Sun, 28 Oct 2012 16:20:41 PDT
Swap out your car stereo(s) http://www.instructables.com/id/Swap-out-your-car-stereos/
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Mon, 14 Jan 2008 03:51:53 PST
Caprice Classic (1996) digital speedometer fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Caprice-Classic-1996-digital-speedometer-fix/
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Tue, 15 May 2012 04:11:17 PDT
Custom FG Falcon Mk1 Upper Grill Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-FG-Falcon-Mk1-Upper-Grill-Mod/
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 04:25:48 PST
Fitting a leisure battery to a Mazda Bongo http://www.instructables.com/id/Fitting-a-leisure-battery-to-a-Mazda-Bongo/
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Fri, 13 Apr 2007 07:31:18 PDT
Simple tip to improve a car's air conditioning performance. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-tip-to-improve-a-car-air-conditioning-perfo/
Simple tip to improve a car's air conditioning performance. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/BAV4/IAP6XV9Y/FUYBAV4IAP6XV9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/BAV4/IAP6XV9Y/FUYBAV4IAP6XV9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/BAV4/IAP6XV9Y/FUYBAV4IAP6XV9Y.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Ever notice on all cars there is a temperature setting? What this does is control the on time for the AC compressor and also the flow of hot engine coolant into the heater core located in the dash. An interesting fact of thermal flow is that even with the temperature set at the lowest and the flow v...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 07:21:07 PDT
How To Rice: Stickerbomb! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Rice-Stickerbomb/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 18:28:47 PDT
How to Replace the Rear Transfer Case Tailshaft Seal on a Full-Size Chevy Blazer, Chevy Truck, GMC Jimmy or GMC Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-the-Rear-Transfer-Case-Tailshaft-Se/
How to Replace the Rear Transfer Case Tailshaft Seal on a Full-Size Chevy Blazer, Chevy Truck, GMC Jimmy or GMC Truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/7CQM/HLPSB8I3/FR27CQMHLPSB8I3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/7CQM/HLPSB8I3/FR27CQMHLPSB8I3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/7CQM/HLPSB8I3/FR27CQMHLPSB8I3.SMALL.jpg 1ATony 1A Auto shows you how to repair, fix, change or replace a rear transmission transfer case seal. This video is applicable to full-size Chevy Blazer, Chevy Truck, GMC Jimmy Or GMC Truck models. The actual vehicle shown is a 1986 GMC Jimmy. You will first learn how to remove your existing transfer case...
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 12:15:01 PDT
How to push start a car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-push-start-a-car-2/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2008 23:34:00 PDT
Truck, on board air compresor & tank, http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-on-board-air-compresor-tank/
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Thu, 15 Sep 2011 10:57:22 PDT
Lexus RX300 Aux In http://www.instructables.com/id/Lexus-RX300-Aux-In/
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Sat, 5 Nov 2011 14:38:50 PDT
Building a Ledge Vardo http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Ledge-Vardo/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:49:55 PDT
How to jump start a car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-jump-start-a-car/
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Sat, 16 Jun 2007 07:19:54 PDT
Volkswagen Bus Camper Curtains http://www.instructables.com/id/Volkswagen-Bus-Camper-Curtains/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2008 09:54:09 PDT
DIY J1772 EVSE http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-J1772-EVSE/
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 09:11:25 PST
How to Parallel Park a Car: Steps via Individual Pictures AND Videos http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Parallel-Park-a-Car-Steps-via-Individual-Pi/
How to Parallel Park a Car: Steps via Individual Pictures AND Videos - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/4DZ4/HO7XFF3R/F8K4DZ4HO7XFF3R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/4DZ4/HO7XFF3R/F8K4DZ4HO7XFF3R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/4DZ4/HO7XFF3R/F8K4DZ4HO7XFF3R.SMALL.jpg jmolna1 **Note** There are SEVERAL Steps (so please don't forget to hit Next at the bottom). Videos are able to be seen at the end ! It is usually best to teach a new driver how to parallel park using 2 orange caution cones that represent the ends of 2 separate parked cars. You then park in between the con...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 17:44:59 PST
How to Plasti Dip Car Rims http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Plasti-Dip-Car-Rims/
How to Plasti Dip Car Rims - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/MH15/IEKJ6SBT/F9DMH15IEKJ6SBT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/MH15/IEKJ6SBT/F9DMH15IEKJ6SBT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/MH15/IEKJ6SBT/F9DMH15IEKJ6SBT.SMALL.jpg AnthVale Throughout this Instructable I will show you how I Plasti Dipped my rims on my Subaru Forester. Plasti Dipping is an easy way to sharpen up the appearance of your rims while protecting them at the same time. If your rims are already rusted and weathered like mine were, then this will make them look ...
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 11:18:19 PDT
VT, VY, VZ Commodore tow bar http://www.instructables.com/id/VT-VY-VZ-Commodore-tow-bar/
VT, VY, VZ Commodore tow bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/Q0HK/I15KVKML/F82Q0HKI15KVKML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/Q0HK/I15KVKML/F82Q0HKI15KVKML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/Q0HK/I15KVKML/F82Q0HKI15KVKML.SMALL.jpg mharker1 Installed a tow bar today. I couldn't find a guide on the net so thought I would take some photos and make one while I was at it. Remove plastic from boot interia There are four screws under these plastic covers Then these two two more clips Four more clips There are four clips on the top o...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 03:36:31 PDT
Tire Plug: Gorilla Glue Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-Plug-Gorilla-Glue-Edition/
Tire Plug: Gorilla Glue Edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/M4ER/GF06T4BS/FOZM4ERGF06T4BS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/M4ER/GF06T4BS/FOZM4ERGF06T4BS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/M4ER/GF06T4BS/FOZM4ERGF06T4BS.SMALL.jpg drizzle504 Unlike traditional tire repair, "Tire Plug: Gorilla Glue Edition" eliminates the hassel of pluging a tire.   Required equipment: flat tire screwdriver pliers a few corse thread screws of various sizes Gorilla Glue air compressor Step 1: Find the Hole Locate the punctured hole on the flat tire. ...
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Sat, 9 Oct 2010 20:46:30 PDT
How to repair holes in your dashboard with sugru + other car hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-holes-in-your-dashboard-with-sugru-/
How to repair holes in your dashboard with sugru + other car hacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/UUSD/GSLJR3DC/FHJUUSDGSLJR3DC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/UUSD/GSLJR3DC/FHJUUSDGSLJR3DC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/UUSD/GSLJR3DC/FHJUUSDGSLJR3DC.SMALL.jpg projectsugru This is a friends 1987 2.5L Porsche 944 Turbo. A beautiful car, however, the previous owner had mounted a mobile phone holder to the dash and when he removed it, left a series of very nasty holes in the leather trim. Always up for a challenge, I offered to repair the holes using sugru. You will ne...
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Wed, 12 Oct 2011 03:33:29 PDT
Easy truck mods http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-F150-truck-modification/
Easy truck mods - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/8CLD/I9WYUQE3/FFY8CLDI9WYUQE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/8CLD/I9WYUQE3/FFY8CLDI9WYUQE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/8CLD/I9WYUQE3/FFY8CLDI9WYUQE3.SMALL.jpg jpetrach I am presenting a list of simple modifications. Some are easy, some require special tools, All of them have made me smile. I am not going to hold your hand thru each mod. I am simply sharing information and idea so you may make them your own. I hope you enjoy. Please comment if you have any questio...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 01:10:51 PDT
How to Repair Broken Ford Door Latch and Cables on Ford F-Series Truck, E-Series Van, Ranger, Excursion, Expedition and Navigator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-Broken-Ford-Door-Latch-and-Cables-on/
How to Repair Broken Ford Door Latch and Cables on Ford F-Series Truck, E-Series Van, Ranger, Excursion, Expedition and Navigator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/4DA3/IDTAOM7Y/FMR4DA3IDTAOM7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/4DA3/IDTAOM7Y/FMR4DA3IDTAOM7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/4DA3/IDTAOM7Y/FMR4DA3IDTAOM7Y.SMALL.jpg MikeD56 Hello,I've been a mechanic for many years and I've had hundreds of customers come into my shop complaining about broken Ford door cables and latches. What happens is the door cables in Ford Trucks (F-150, F-250, F-350, Ranger) and Ford Vans (F-150, F-250, F-350) have plastic ends that keep the cable...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:41:02 PDT
Coil and Spark plug replacement 2001 Volvo S40 http://www.instructables.com/id/Coil-and-Spark-plug-replacement-2001-Volvo-S40/
Coil and Spark plug replacement 2001 Volvo S40 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/7J91/GZ0MMDYC/F217J91GZ0MMDYC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/7J91/GZ0MMDYC/F217J91GZ0MMDYC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/7J91/GZ0MMDYC/F217J91GZ0MMDYC.SMALL.jpg BradMartinson My Volvo S40 was hesitating under acceleration, especially up hills.  It seemed like the transmission was slipping; it turned out to be a much simpler problem - one of the coils was failing.  This was revealed thru an OBD scan, and the Internets confirmed this is a common problem from this era of Vo...
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Thu, 15 Mar 2012 18:50:06 PDT
How to Install LED Under Side Mirror Puddle Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-LED-Under-Side-Mirror-Puddle-Lights/
How to Install LED Under Side Mirror Puddle Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/44XI/I101A3TS/F0V44XII101A3TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/44XI/I101A3TS/F0V44XII101A3TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/44XI/I101A3TS/F0V44XII101A3TS.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy A neat little upgrade that drivers don't always have in mind is a new side mirror puddle light. These lights illuminate the ground underneath your car with a nice glow so investing in a set of LED Side Mirror Puddle Lights is a great, hassle-free idea. Installation does not involve anything complica...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:14:42 PDT
How to replace ac compressor in Jetta 2007 2.5L http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-ac-compressor-in-Jetta-2007-25L/
How to replace ac compressor in Jetta 2007 2.5L - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/7HWV/H4AG4VZR/F3F7HWVH4AG4VZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/7HWV/H4AG4VZR/F3F7HWVH4AG4VZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/7HWV/H4AG4VZR/F3F7HWVH4AG4VZR.SMALL.jpg flameheadrod This guide will help in replacing 3 things: the compressor, expansion valve, and ac receiver drier for your 2007 VW Jetta. I am by no means a mechanic at all but this task isn't too hard.The only hard part about this was replacing the expansion valve because it is behind the motor and it is really c...
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 18:05:19 PST
How to Gap a Spark Plug http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Gap-a-Spark-Plug/
How to Gap a Spark Plug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/KZSC/H3Z3KJ4L/FWMKZSCH3Z3KJ4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/KZSC/H3Z3KJ4L/FWMKZSCH3Z3KJ4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/KZSC/H3Z3KJ4L/FWMKZSCH3Z3KJ4L.SMALL.jpg scott.bridgman.ts In this instructable you will learn how to properly set the gap on a Spark Plug for your vehicles Ignition System.  You will need: 1) Spark Plugs 2) Spark Plug Gap Measuring tool 3) Spark Plug Adjustment tool Measure the Gap The first step is to figure out the size of the gap that your vehicle ...
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 15:46:59 PDT
Reset service maintenance message in Volvo V50, S40, C30, C70 http://www.instructables.com/id/Reset-service-maintenance-message-in-Volvo-V50-S40/
Reset service maintenance message in Volvo V50, S40, C30, C70 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/71LH/I63EVZXS/FUF71LHI63EVZXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/71LH/I63EVZXS/FUF71LHI63EVZXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/71LH/I63EVZXS/FUF71LHI63EVZXS.SMALL.jpg mr-fix Reset Volvo service reminder indicator or maintenance messages after changing oil, filters and inspecting brakes and suspension.This procedure will reset messages:TIME FOR REGULAR SERVICEENTRETEIN REGULIER NESECCSISTEMA MOTORE PROSS.TAGLIANDOSTANDARDWARTUNG DURCH FUHRENTAGLIANDO SCADENZATIJD VOOR RE...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 07:52:48 PST
How to Build a Utility Trailer from a Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Utility-Trailer-from-a-Kit/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:41:03 PDT
Hiding Your FasTrak, EZ-Pass, or Other Toll Tag in Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Hiding-Your-FasTrak%2c-EZ-Pass%2c-or-Other-Toll-Tag-in/
Hiding Your FasTrak, EZ-Pass, or Other Toll Tag in Your Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/IR3Z/F35J1K8T/FPNIR3ZF35J1K8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/IR3Z/F35J1K8T/FPNIR3ZF35J1K8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/IR3Z/F35J1K8T/FPNIR3ZF35J1K8T.SMALL.jpg The DNR Originally written by me for BayAreaPrelude.com This instructable covers how toll tags work and how to embed or hide your FasTrak, or EZ-Pass, or any other electronic toll collection device in your dash so that you do not have an annoying tag in your window.I will describe the principles that will a...
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Thu, 21 Jun 2007 17:57:33 PDT
How To Remove A Car Scratch? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Remove-A-Car-Scratch/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 00:58:35 PST
Erratic Instrument Panel on GM Cars http://www.instructables.com/id/Erratic-Instrument-Panel-on-GM-Cars/
Erratic Instrument Panel on GM Cars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/4J6N/GSUSOMH5/F8W4J6NGSUSOMH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/4J6N/GSUSOMH5/F8W4J6NGSUSOMH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8W/4J6N/GSUSOMH5/F8W4J6NGSUSOMH5.SMALL.jpg Phil B This is my 1999 Oldsmobile Alero. In early September 2010 the instrument cluster (speedometer, tachometer, temperature gauge, fuel gauge, and various warning lights) stopped lighting up and registering data immediately when I start the engine. When that happened the radio and turn signals worked; bu...
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Sat, 1 Oct 2011 20:50:10 PDT
NGK Iridium Spark Plugs on 06-11 Civic Si http://www.instructables.com/id/NGK-Iridium-Spark-Plugs-on-06-11-Civic-Si/
NGK Iridium Spark Plugs on 06-11 Civic Si - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/EI4P/GPAS208Q/F6JEI4PGPAS208Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/EI4P/GPAS208Q/F6JEI4PGPAS208Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/EI4P/GPAS208Q/F6JEI4PGPAS208Q.SMALL.jpg jacampos This instructable is to show you to change the stock spark plugs on a 06 - 11 Civic Si I wanted to post this instructions, since when I wanted to make this change there was no manual, no details no information at all.  I searched the intent, forums, blogs, etc and there was no guidance whatsoever on...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2011 22:46:07 PDT
How to perform an Oil Change on a Ford F-150 Ecoboost http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-perform-an-Oil-Change-on-a-Ford-F-150-Ecobo/
How to perform an Oil Change on a Ford F-150 Ecoboost - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/NKPR/HJKC1ICB/FZ4NKPRHJKC1ICB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/NKPR/HJKC1ICB/FZ4NKPRHJKC1ICB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/NKPR/HJKC1ICB/FZ4NKPRHJKC1ICB.SMALL.jpg zackro973 Taking your truck back to the dealer for an oil change can be expensive. So why not do it yourself? Also performing the job gives you the assurance the job was done right! Tools & Materials Needed: 15mm wrench Oil Filter Wrench Oil Drain Pan 6qt. 5-30w synthetic oil New oil filter roll of paper t...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 12:29:15 PDT
Exhaust Flame Thrower Kit For Car or Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Exhaust-Flame-Thrower-Kit-For-Car-or-Bike/
Exhaust Flame Thrower Kit For Car or Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/Y5H0/HPN4LC9O/FGCY5H0HPN4LC9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/Y5H0/HPN4LC9O/FGCY5H0HPN4LC9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/Y5H0/HPN4LC9O/FGCY5H0HPN4LC9O.SMALL.jpg slwthr I Just wanted to make a flame through my car exhaust...These happens in modified rides like Mitsubishi evo Subaru and any car with Antilag system. But unfortunately we cannot do with this with our standard car.If we do some modification like antilag system we have to spend expensive money. So I Mad...
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 23:14:47 PST
How to Replace Toyota Corolla (1998-2002) Gauge Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-Toyota-Corolla-1998-2002-Gauge-Li/
How to Replace Toyota Corolla (1998-2002) Gauge Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/2CQR/HCV91I8K/FWJ2CQRHCV91I8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/2CQR/HCV91I8K/FWJ2CQRHCV91I8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/2CQR/HCV91I8K/FWJ2CQRHCV91I8K.SMALL.jpg jasoncj Tutorial on how to replace or change the color of the gauge lights in your car. Note: These instructions are specific to a 1998-2002 Toyota Corolla.  However, the same basic principle applies to most car models.  Equipment: Phillips screwdriver Replacement bulb kit (color of your choice) Remove ...
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Fri, 8 Feb 2013 10:48:17 PST
How to install aftermarket LED tail lights for your car, truck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-aftermarket-LED-tail-lights-for-you/
How to install aftermarket LED tail lights for your car, truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/NW7W/H19RV9SG/FJWNW7WH19RV9SG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/NW7W/H19RV9SG/FJWNW7WH19RV9SG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/NW7W/H19RV9SG/FJWNW7WH19RV9SG.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy Installing LED Tail Lights is an excellent way to improve the appearance of your car exterior. Not only this, in addition, the LED tail lights will provide your a clean, custom look. Last but not least, the LED lights tend to last much longer when comparing with the traditional tungsten filament bul...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 12:19:54 PDT
Auto sound deadening - part II - more matting and using expanding foam http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-sound-deadening-part-II-more-matting-and-/
Auto sound deadening - part II - more matting and using expanding foam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/0LQD/FZNHP3C0/FZ40LQDFZNHP3C0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/0LQD/FZNHP3C0/FZ40LQDFZNHP3C0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/0LQD/FZNHP3C0/FZ40LQDFZNHP3C0.SMALL.jpg kerns In http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-internal-auto-trim/ I showed initial steps I took to add some sound deadening to a diesel Ford Excursion. It's a loud car; the 7.3l diesel engine exhaust could definitely use some muffling. In this -part II- I'll show how I laid self-adhesive aluminum/buty...
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