Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:44:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
Saab 9-3 Sport Stiff Gears Repair- Gear Turret Repair Instruction Guide. 55556311 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F46/O6YT/HYSIS7YK/F46O6YTHYSIS7YK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F46/O6YT/HYSIS7YK/F46O6YTHYSIS7YK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F46/O6YT/HYSIS7YK/F46O6YTHYSIS7YK.SMALL.jpg x8rltd Is your gear stick seized in position, or maybe it won't return to neutral? Stiff to change gear? Difficult to find gears? Gear change vague and unable to select correct gear?The likely cause of the faults noted above and most common cause is a worn pivot on the gear turret. On the gear turret is a ...
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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/
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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/
Replacing Dash Lights in B5 A4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/AYS6/H672LVBN/FDDAYS6H672LVBN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/AYS6/H672LVBN/FDDAYS6H672LVBN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/AYS6/H672LVBN/FDDAYS6H672LVBN.SMALL.jpg katybeesh I have a 1997 A4, and a couple of the dash lights were out, so I went to the dealer and bought some bulbs, WITH the socket.  It's really important you get the ones with the socket, because you can't just replace the bulb. [At least I couldn't figure out how to do it] Anyways, you'll need torx screw...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sun, 21 Feb 2010 02:54:16 PST
Hide-A-Key http://www.instructables.com/id/Hide-A-Key/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2008 11:39:16 PDT
Crystal clear headlight fix for plastic http://www.instructables.com/id/Crystal-clear-headlight-fix-for-plastic/
Crystal clear headlight fix for plastic - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/3282/HX69X229/FZ23282HX69X229.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/3282/HX69X229/FZ23282HX69X229.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/3282/HX69X229/FZ23282HX69X229.SMALL.jpg Ginga-Ninja This is so simple it may make you want to shake your head, don't though. We need you to shake a spray can. Item needed. Go to a big box store and get- Rustoleum 2X gloss clear- pay about $4- be over 18 years old Clean your headlights. I'll let you figure out which method to try (see INTERNE...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 07:20:16 PDT
simple in-line fuse for your car... or any 12 volt system. http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-in-line-fuse-for-your-car-or-any-12-volt/
simple in-line fuse for your car... or any 12 volt system. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/K657/HGU2E9QJ/FTTK657HGU2E9QJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/K657/HGU2E9QJ/FTTK657HGU2E9QJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/K657/HGU2E9QJ/FTTK657HGU2E9QJ.SMALL.jpg zomfibame I had not intended on making an instructable when I started doing this but since I'd documented a few things I figured why not share the info.      I recently bought a 14 year old SUV. A Mitsubishi Montero. Most of the electrical on this old thing had been damaged and or hacked into long before I go...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 00:39:06 PDT
Repair Manual Window Regulator http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Window-Regulator-Honda-Civic-Toyota-Camry/
Repair Manual Window Regulator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/N032/I7CC7WJQ/FTZN032I7CC7WJQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/N032/I7CC7WJQ/FTZN032I7CC7WJQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/N032/I7CC7WJQ/FTZN032I7CC7WJQ.SMALL.jpg charlieb000 One day i decided to lay across the back seat of my Toyota to use my computer, i wound the window down and... mash... didn't go down smoothly, didn't go up. Further attempts was destroying the plastic inside...I am not sure of other cars out there, but inspecting and being creative might save yours...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 17:19:31 PDT
Aftermarket Gear shift knob http://www.instructables.com/id/Aftermarket-Gear-shift-knob/
Aftermarket Gear shift knob - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/6DBB/H19RTC8T/FGH6DBBH19RTC8T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/6DBB/H19RTC8T/FGH6DBBH19RTC8T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/6DBB/H19RTC8T/FGH6DBBH19RTC8T.SMALL.jpg injunhead This instructable is how to change a gear shift knob the heavy duty way, but be able to change to a different gear shift knob or easily remove this one. Out with the old  The first step is to remove the old shift knob. Once you find the thread pattern of the factory shifter buy 2 nuts that will f...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:05:33 PDT
BMW EGR Valve Stainless Steel Removal Bypass Delete Blanking Kit Install Instruction Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/BMW-EGR-Stainless-Steel-Removal-Bypass-Blanking-Ki/
BMW EGR Valve Stainless Steel Removal Bypass Delete Blanking Kit Install Instruction Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/TYYQ/IVA4HVTG/FQ7TYYQIVA4HVTG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/TYYQ/IVA4HVTG/FQ7TYYQIVA4HVTG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/TYYQ/IVA4HVTG/FQ7TYYQIVA4HVTG.SMALL.jpg x8rltd The ProblemCarbon rich recirculated exhaust gasses leave deposits within the EGR valve which restrict or damage the EGR valve causing vehicle faults. The EGR valve on these vehicles is designed to redirect a portion of the vehicles exhaust gases back to the engine through the intake manifold. Carbon...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 07:24:52 PDT
Replace Fanbelt with Pantyhose! http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-Fanbelt-with-Pantyhose!/
Replace Fanbelt with Pantyhose! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F24/DL23/F341W43I/F24DL23F341W43I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F24/DL23/F341W43I/F24DL23F341W43I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F24/DL23/F341W43I/F24DL23F341W43I.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson Next time you need a v-belt, try using pantyhose instead. Fiona Grubb demonstrates how. It works great! As seen on "Know How!"Do you like this Instructable? Digg it! Then check out episodes one, three, four, five, and [six! remove the bad belt If the belt is still in place but damaged so it does...
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Wed, 20 Jun 2007 15:18:59 PDT
Check Your Check Engine Light Yourself! http://www.instructables.com/id/Check-Your-Check-Engine-Light-Yourself/
Check Your Check Engine Light Yourself! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/QX90/IDUQU0SS/FC6QX90IDUQU0SS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/QX90/IDUQU0SS/FC6QX90IDUQU0SS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/QX90/IDUQU0SS/FC6QX90IDUQU0SS.SMALL.jpg hfb Ever had that horrible feeling when your check engine light (CEL) comes on while you're driving? I have! The thought that it will cost upwards of $100 to have the dealer or other shops diagnose your vehicle is enough to turn a good day bad.I'm a huge fan of the KISS principle. Keep It Simple Stup#%....
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 04:47:55 PDT
DIY Puddle Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Puddle-Lights/
DIY Puddle Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/DJJK/IHI1J9O6/FYSDJJKIHI1J9O6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/DJJK/IHI1J9O6/FYSDJJKIHI1J9O6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/DJJK/IHI1J9O6/FYSDJJKIHI1J9O6.SMALL.jpg skoko A nice,useful and cheap modification to your car :) What you need Get your self a car.Mine is 1999 Ford Fiesta MK4 stock model.You will need some basic tools Drill press Some screwdrivers to disassemble your car doors Eagle eye LED Lights http://img.banggood.com/images/upload/liangping/SK...i go...
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Sat, 28 Nov 2015 00:58:59 PST
How to Clean the Inside of a Headlight http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-the-Inside-of-a-Headlight/
How to Clean the Inside of a Headlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/EZXI/J38WIGBD/F76EZXIJ38WIGBD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/EZXI/J38WIGBD/F76EZXIJ38WIGBD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/EZXI/J38WIGBD/F76EZXIJ38WIGBD.SMALL.jpg CHARLESCRANFORD The last time I cleaned my headlights, they still looked a little dirty. I had seen a magnet cleaning tool for inside fish tanks and thought I could make a couple of versions to help clean the inside of my headlights. Headlights are not airtight. They have a special vent that allows them to breat...
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Sun, 28 May 2017 13:33:36 PDT
Replacing a broken auto antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-a-broken-auto-antenna/
Replacing a broken auto antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/H6UU/F5Y3YRKQ/FBJH6UUF5Y3YRKQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/H6UU/F5Y3YRKQ/FBJH6UUF5Y3YRKQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/H6UU/F5Y3YRKQ/FBJH6UUF5Y3YRKQ.SMALL.jpg chuckularone My Saturn Vue was in a tangle with a mailbox. In the process the antenna was snapped off. The thoughtful people at Saturn supplied the antenna mount with a shear bolt but forgot to make both ends removable. The replacement antenna base costs around $50. If you have all of the tools, this repair ...
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Sat, 1 Sep 2007 14:46:59 PDT
Candy Paint for a Show Car Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Paint-for-a-Show-Car-Finish/
Candy Paint for a Show Car Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/O8SZ/I1K3VWFX/FM2O8SZI1K3VWFX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/O8SZ/I1K3VWFX/FM2O8SZI1K3VWFX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/O8SZ/I1K3VWFX/FM2O8SZI1K3VWFX.SMALL.jpg thormj This instructable is to show how to get a (hopefully!) show car finish with a candy finish. I'm posting it as I go (the step with in front of it is where I'm currently at), so let me know if you see that I'm fixing to do it wrong! Also, since this is a live instructable, I'll be uploading videos o...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:46:55 PDT
Wiring my Car Air Conditioner for MAXIMUM Cooling! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiring-my-Car-AC-for-MAXIMUM-Cooling/
Wiring my Car Air Conditioner for MAXIMUM Cooling! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/Y2AJ/IDH7Q078/F1RY2AJIDH7Q078.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/Y2AJ/IDH7Q078/F1RY2AJIDH7Q078.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/Y2AJ/IDH7Q078/F1RY2AJIDH7Q078.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby The air conditioning system in my 1999 civic is in great shape EXCEPT the OEM controller cycles the compressor a bit too often (not rapidly in the cases of low or high refrigerant pressures). I live in a hot climate and AC compressors should not be cycling often. They should be ON more often than OF...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:39:27 PDT
DIY LED Car Grille Glow Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Car-Grille-Glow-Lights/
DIY LED Car Grille Glow Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/C802/HOSLKO86/FYTC802HOSLKO86.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/C802/HOSLKO86/FYTC802HOSLKO86.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/C802/HOSLKO86/FYTC802HOSLKO86.SMALL.jpg bhvm You've seen in Sci-FI, games and on TV. Beautiful and powerful cars zipping past you, charismatic LEDs glowing and Shining. Dream? Not Anymore! With my Easy to follow Instructable, now add Dazzling LED Grille lights quick and cheap. Whole project costs near 250 Rupees (5 dollars) Next page please. ...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 21:46:58 PST
Replacing Chevrolet Lower Intake Manifold Gasket http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-Chevrolet-Lower-Intake-Manifold-Gasket/
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 07:30:08 PDT
Corrosion off a Car Battery. http://www.instructables.com/id/Corrosion-off-a-Car-Battery./
Corrosion off a Car Battery. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/S795/F4IXDV3P/F5TS795F4IXDV3P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/S795/F4IXDV3P/F5TS795F4IXDV3P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/S795/F4IXDV3P/F5TS795F4IXDV3P.SMALL.jpg themeatloaf Here is a easy way to clean corrosion off a car battery...... (NOTE: You may never drink pop again!) What you need.... 1. A corroded car battery 2. A can of pop. THATS ALL YOU NEED. What you need to do.... Pour the pop on both battery posts, and wait 5 min.Here is the video to see how:
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Wed, 25 Jul 2007 12:54:07 PDT
Eaton Gen V M90 Swap on L67 http://www.instructables.com/id/Eaton-Gen-V-M90-Swap-on-L67/
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:33:02 PST
Holistic Automotive Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Holistic-Automotive-Survival-Kit/
Holistic Automotive Survival Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/1EGD/IEGXRESZ/FXR1EGDIEGXRESZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/1EGD/IEGXRESZ/FXR1EGDIEGXRESZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/1EGD/IEGXRESZ/FXR1EGDIEGXRESZ.SMALL.jpg bjkayani I have been driving for some time now and I am not talking about a trip on the weekends or a 15 minute drive. I drive almost 3 hours daily, 7 days a week. I spend most of my day away from home and only thing I can rely on is my car. I need my car to have all the things I may need in any kind of situ...
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Sat, 12 Sep 2015 20:16:24 PDT
Mercedes C E CLK W203 W211 W209 Class Door Lock Actuator Spring Lock Repair Instructions Front Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Mercedes-C-E-CLK-Class-Door-Lock-Actuator-Spring-L-1/
Mercedes C E CLK W203 W211 W209 Class Door Lock Actuator Spring Lock Repair Instructions Front Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/S59Q/HWUJTF91/FIKS59QHWUJTF91.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/S59Q/HWUJTF91/FIKS59QHWUJTF91.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/S59Q/HWUJTF91/FIKS59QHWUJTF91.SMALL.jpg x8rltd Door lock bouncing up and down? Finding it increasingly difficult to lock your Mercedes?The Springs within the door lock actuator mechanisms deteriorate over time, the OEM spring is made from cheap metal which wears quickly, this wear leads to the symptoms noted above. Simply install our improv...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 04:50:32 PDT
Splitting an auto ball joint taper http://www.instructables.com/id/Splitting-an-auto-ball-joint-taper/
Splitting an auto ball joint taper - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/7415/F6B7SWDB/FWR7415F6B7SWDB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/7415/F6B7SWDB/FWR7415F6B7SWDB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/7415/F6B7SWDB/FWR7415F6B7SWDB.SMALL.jpg markocosic This instructable shows the easy way to split/break the taper on an automotive style steering/suspension balljoint without using special tools. Good for tapers into steel or cast iron forgings/housings where access is reasonable. Not suitable for use on aluminium castings or delicate vehicles! Sp...
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Tue, 11 Sep 2007 22:22:52 PDT
Replacing a tailgate on a Ford F-150 http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-a-tailgate-on-a-Ford-F-150/
Replacing a tailgate on a Ford F-150 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/SA8Z/GEI92N0O/F0RSA8ZGEI92N0O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/SA8Z/GEI92N0O/F0RSA8ZGEI92N0O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/SA8Z/GEI92N0O/F0RSA8ZGEI92N0O.SMALL.jpg gdhenson A while back I let my wife use my truck to drive to Iowa to get some used baby furniture from a friend. I sent her with some tie down straps, tarps and bungee cords to tie down and cover the furniture on the 6 hour drive home. Needless to say, one of the bungee cords that was attached to the tarp ca...
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Sat, 25 Sep 2010 21:00:58 PDT
How to remove MAZDA 5 seats http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-MAZDA-5-seats/
How to remove MAZDA 5 seats - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/K5TU/GHYL6OK1/FWJK5TUGHYL6OK1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/K5TU/GHYL6OK1/FWJK5TUGHYL6OK1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/K5TU/GHYL6OK1/FWJK5TUGHYL6OK1.SMALL.jpg Miauriel181 Hello!!        This is my first instructable so bear with me please. For this instructable you will need: 1x socket wrench 1x 14mm ( 9/16 ) Socket 1x slotted screwdriver And maybe someone else to help you take the seats out because the middle seats weigh 50lbs each! Identify and Remove bolt co...
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Tue, 21 Dec 2010 11:09:29 PST
Saab 900 SE Turbo Water Pump Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Saab-900-Water-Pump-Replacement/
Saab 900 SE Turbo Water Pump Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/OV20/G5LEJALA/FA8OV20G5LEJALA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/OV20/G5LEJALA/FA8OV20G5LEJALA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/OV20/G5LEJALA/FA8OV20G5LEJALA.SMALL.jpg Negmarron My new to me Saab 900 SE Turbo is a beautiful ride.  One day I was 'passing' a lady on a surface street and I heard a pop.  I didn't lose any power so I wasn't too worried.  There was a slight rattle that got progressively worse as I drove.  So I got it home and popped the hood.  Nothing visible to ...
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Sun, 14 Feb 2010 11:32:08 PST