Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:34:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 Hidden Sliding Vehicle Lock Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Sliding-Vehicle-Lock-Box/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:17:35 PDT
Diesel Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Diesel-Fish/
Diesel Fish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/LQ5H/I169CLAP/FQ8LQ5HI169CLAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/LQ5H/I169CLAP/FQ8LQ5HI169CLAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/LQ5H/I169CLAP/FQ8LQ5HI169CLAP.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng Diesel Fish are gear ties for your truck. Anywhere you would use a knot, you can use Diesel Fish. It's designed for rope 1/2" diameter or smaller and also works with flat webbing. It's so simple you can even tie it wearing boxing gloves! Two years ago I posted Fish Bone Knotless Gear Tie. Since then...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:22:30 PDT
Hidden Garage door opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Garage-door-opener-1/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:01:12 PDT
Black out for your car http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-out-for-your-car/
Black out for your car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/0Y88/I1B64KBM/FIV0Y88I1B64KBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/0Y88/I1B64KBM/FIV0Y88I1B64KBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/0Y88/I1B64KBM/FIV0Y88I1B64KBM.SMALL.jpg brockdeland Hate chrome? Me too! Black out the chrome safely & easily with plasti dip. you will need -plasti dip spray in whatever color you want but we are "blacking out" so get the matte black at your home improvement store- tweezers are handy but not necessary - scrap sharp plastic is helpful - painters tape...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:14:09 PDT
IMPROVED binder clip gps/cell phone mount from office supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/IMPROVED-binder-clip-gpscell-phone-mount-from-offi/
IMPROVED binder clip gps/cell phone mount from office supplies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/1AM8/I1B62D7M/FUJ1AM8I1B62D7M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/1AM8/I1B62D7M/FUJ1AM8I1B62D7M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/1AM8/I1B62D7M/FUJ1AM8I1B62D7M.SMALL.jpg SPECTREcat I love this GPS and cell phone mount (seen here and here) and built several. However there are several flaws that make it impractical (especially in the winter):HEAT! Electronics hate heat. Especially batteries. My cell phone once warned of an overheating battery.The large binder clip won't firm...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:03:55 PDT
How to fix your check engine light. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-your-check-engine-light/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 18:13:25 PDT
Add Bluetooth to your old Car-Hifi http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Upgrade-Your-Old-Car-V2/
Add Bluetooth to your old Car-Hifi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/2NRS/I0R0YP1Q/FAM2NRSI0R0YP1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/2NRS/I0R0YP1Q/FAM2NRSI0R0YP1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/2NRS/I0R0YP1Q/FAM2NRSI0R0YP1Q.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this quick ible I'll show you another way to upgrade your old car with just 5$ and less than 30 minutes of work. If you want to check out the last simple upgrade that I made on my car, you have to see my ible "Thermometer - Upgrade Your Old Car".I'll basically suggest you how to EASIL...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 01:13:52 PDT
120v Power Source for Car http://www.instructables.com/id/120v-Power-Source-for-Car/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:08:22 PDT
Vehicle Accessory Webbing http://www.instructables.com/id/Vehicle-Accessory-Webbing/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:01:06 PDT
Portable Car Table And Glovebox Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Car-Table-And-Glovebox-Kit/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 17:35:30 PDT
How to Make a Tablet Mount for Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Tablet-Mount-for-Your-Car/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 20:31:37 PDT
Super Spy License Plate Swap Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Spy-License-Plate-Swap-Mechanism/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:39:33 PDT
Glove Box Wonder http://www.instructables.com/id/Glove-Box-Wonder/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:44:46 PDT
Literally : Dock your Ipod to your car audio cassette slot http://www.instructables.com/id/Literally-Dock-your-Ipod-mp3-player-to-car-aud/
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Mon, 1 Mar 2010 22:00:24 PST
Repair Tire Pressure Monitor Sensor (TPMS) http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Tire-Pressure-Monitor-System-TPMS/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:37:05 PDT
No-Holes License Plate Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Holes-License-Plate-Mount/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:26:51 PDT
Oil Change - A New Approach http://www.instructables.com/id/Oil-Change-A-New-Approach/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 15:49:53 PDT
AWESOME GLOVE BOX kit for your vehicle. http://www.instructables.com/id/AWESOME-GLOVE-BOX-kit-for-your-vehicle/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:21:34 PDT
PVC ROOF RACK ON THE CHEAP AND EASY FOR LARGE BUT LIGHT CARGO - updated http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-ROOF-RACK-ON-THE-CHEAP-AND-EASY-FOR-LARGE-BUT-/
PVC ROOF RACK ON THE CHEAP AND EASY FOR LARGE BUT LIGHT CARGO - updated - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/LY6G/HZWJ4ZUX/FZQLY6GHZWJ4ZUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/LY6G/HZWJ4ZUX/FZQLY6GHZWJ4ZUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/LY6G/HZWJ4ZUX/FZQLY6GHZWJ4ZUX.SMALL.jpg lordvellos Hello you guys, second ible and non english speaker here so still bare with me please.It all started when my wife got pregnant... As happy and amazed as I am with our little miracle (Catarina is her name) i couldn't stop thinking about all the adjustments i had to do in our life and most of them inv...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:24:11 PDT
Buick Instrument Panel Cluster Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Buick-Instrument-Panel-Cluster-Repair/
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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 15:43:15 PST
Painting Vehicle Sills to Prevent or Repair Rust http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Vehicle-Sills-to-Prevent-or-Repair-Rust/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 15:01:20 PDT
Fauxtina http://www.instructables.com/id/Fauxtina/
Fauxtina - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/1EHG/HZ88PFYF/FG21EHGHZ88PFYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/1EHG/HZ88PFYF/FG21EHGHZ88PFYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/1EHG/HZ88PFYF/FG21EHGHZ88PFYF.SMALL.jpg 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
2014 Chevy Camaro Disable OnStar http://www.instructables.com/id/2014-Chevy-Camaro-Disable-OnStar/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 16:11:22 PDT
How to Drive a Manual / Standard Shift Transmission http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Drive-a-Manual-Standard-Shift-Transmissio/
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Wed, 14 Mar 2012 09:53:06 PDT
How to Buff Out a Scratch On Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Buff-Out-a-Scratch-On-Your-Car/
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Thu, 5 Jan 2012 00:53:33 PST
Car keys buttons replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-keys-buttons-replacement/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:40:09 PDT
Replace you cars instrument panel lights with LEDs. http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-you-cars-instrument-panel-lights-with-LEDs/
Replace you cars instrument panel lights with LEDs. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/SA9H/FHAVXX5O/FN2SA9HFHAVXX5O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/SA9H/FHAVXX5O/FN2SA9HFHAVXX5O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/SA9H/FHAVXX5O/FN2SA9HFHAVXX5O.SMALL.jpg trayo The bulbs behind my Tachometer burned out a while ago and I decided I would replace them with LEDs. I also replaced the ones behind the speedometer as well. Overall I probably spent more on this project than normal, but I bought a few miscellaneous items. My car is a 1992 Nissan Pick-up. NOTE: This ...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2008 20:09:46 PDT
Portable Air Conditioning http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Air-Conditioning/
Portable Air Conditioning - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/O80B/FJLQFKH6/FH0O80BFJLQFKH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/O80B/FJLQFKH6/FH0O80BFJLQFKH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/O80B/FJLQFKH6/FH0O80BFJLQFKH6.SMALL.jpg LowCostCrap My car's air conditioner broke and it is incredibly expensive to repair, so I decided to improvise! This is a great way to cool down a hot car. It works on a car's cigarette lighter, with two easy to find computer fans and a common cooler. It took me a couple hours to make, and that was includi...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2008 19:43:29 PDT
Truck Bed Utility Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Bed-Utility-Rack/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:36:52 PDT
Steampunk VW Bug (Vaporpunk Fusca) http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-VW-Bug-Vaporpunk-Fusca/
Steampunk VW Bug (Vaporpunk Fusca) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/WMTR/HXC4ORT5/FQIWMTRHXC4ORT5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/WMTR/HXC4ORT5/FQIWMTRHXC4ORT5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/WMTR/HXC4ORT5/FQIWMTRHXC4ORT5.SMALL.jpg Winged Fist This project began just over two years ago when my wife decided she wanted to buy an old Volkswagen Beetle to get around the dirt roads of the Lake Region of Rio de Janeiro, where or beach house is located. I started documenting this process in a forum topic "Steampunk Volkswagen anyone?" and now tw...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 19:44:36 PDT
BMW Swirl Flaps Removal Blanks Fitting Guide Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/BMW-Swirl-Flaps-Removal-Blanks-Fitting-Guide-Tutor/
BMW Swirl Flaps Removal Blanks Fitting Guide Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/RIAS/HWQN1YTA/FH9RIASHWQN1YTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/RIAS/HWQN1YTA/FH9RIASHWQN1YTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/RIAS/HWQN1YTA/FH9RIASHWQN1YTA.SMALL.jpg x8rltd Swirl Flaps within your engine deteriorate over time and can end the life of your engine! Take action now and install our blanks to prevent potential engine damage.Within the manifold of your BMW you will find these little blighters referred to as Swirl Flaps. Designed to produce a swirl of air to ...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 06:27:38 PDT
How to remove driverside/passanger side temp controll actuators in 04 Chevy Siverado http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-driversidepassanger-side-temp-contr/
How to remove driverside/passanger side temp controll actuators in 04 Chevy Siverado - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/M61O/H7A8PDVX/FZ0M61OH7A8PDVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/M61O/H7A8PDVX/FZ0M61OH7A8PDVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/M61O/H7A8PDVX/FZ0M61OH7A8PDVX.SMALL.jpg mfrontuto This instructable is how to remove both driverside and passenager side temp controll actuators in a 04 Chevy Siverado. If you have noticed that your temp controll units are on cold and it is blowing out hot air then there is a good chance that the actuators that controll what type of air (hot or col...
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Sun, 23 Sep 2012 19:03:50 PDT
Baseball Shift Knob http://www.instructables.com/id/Baseball-Shift-Knob/
Baseball Shift Knob - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/P1CO/HWG0BC4U/F8QP1COHWG0BC4U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/P1CO/HWG0BC4U/F8QP1COHWG0BC4U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/P1CO/HWG0BC4U/F8QP1COHWG0BC4U.SMALL.jpg puaerotch This instructable will show you how to turn a baseball into a shift knob for your car. Tools and Materials Materials Baseball. I went with a weighted baseball I found on Amazon. There are a couple reasons to go with a weighted ball instead of a regulation ball. The construction of weighted b...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 13:38:52 PDT
How to Spraypaint Your Rims http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Spraypaint-Your-Rims/
How to Spraypaint Your Rims - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/XRBM/H8CVGCFJ/FPVXRBMH8CVGCFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/XRBM/H8CVGCFJ/FPVXRBMH8CVGCFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/XRBM/H8CVGCFJ/FPVXRBMH8CVGCFJ.SMALL.jpg vannes80 This instrucatble will explain the detailed instructions to spraypainting your vehicle's rims the color you desire. Included is all the necesary preparation, as well as execution and clean-up. Preparation Make sure the weather is nice. Temperature should be between 60 and 80 degrees with minima...
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Wed, 17 Oct 2012 17:38:23 PDT
How to Install Load Resistors for LED Turn Signal Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-Load-Resistors-for-LED-Turn-Signal-/
How to Install Load Resistors for LED Turn Signal Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/NQVW/HVFL6P7X/F7GNQVWHVFL6P7X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/NQVW/HVFL6P7X/F7GNQVWHVFL6P7X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/NQVW/HVFL6P7X/F7GNQVWHVFL6P7X.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy Why are installing load resistors necessary for LED turn signal lights? If you don't install load resistors (also known as equalizers) with LED turn signal bulbs, you will experience the notorious hyper flash issue. Hyper flash is exactly what it sounds like, where the turn signal light flashes rapi...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 14:54:24 PDT
how to refurbish car rims http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-refurbish-car-rims/
how to refurbish car rims - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/5QUX/HVP6WSOK/F9P5QUXHVP6WSOK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/5QUX/HVP6WSOK/F9P5QUXHVP6WSOK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/5QUX/HVP6WSOK/F9P5QUXHVP6WSOK.SMALL.jpg bridley16 My wheels were looking dull and used and one of them had made contact with corrosive chemicals, I decided it was time to refurbish them and make them look like new again.Things you will need: a carprimercolored paintclear coatsandpaperalloy repair (optional)jack standTime: 4 hours per wheelOk now th...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 17:40:51 PDT
How to build a fiberglass sub box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-fiberglass-sub-box/
How to build a fiberglass sub box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/BP03/HVN9RU0G/FG7BP03HVN9RU0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/BP03/HVN9RU0G/FG7BP03HVN9RU0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/BP03/HVN9RU0G/FG7BP03HVN9RU0G.SMALL.jpg bgugino In this Instructable i will show you how to build your very own custom subwoofer box! Making room Depending on your install you might have to remove some stuff from your trunk or cabin (spare tire,seats etc...)In my case i have a single cab truck so my options are limited. I decided to take the ...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 00:26:50 PDT
Adding RCAs to a standard car head unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-an-RCAs-to-a-standard-car-head-unit/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2012 08:08:54 PST
Install phone into car dashboard Subaru Legacy http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-phone-into-car-dashboard-Subaru-Legacy/
Install phone into car dashboard Subaru Legacy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/PTPF/HVC1GJRU/FUKPTPFHVC1GJRU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/PTPF/HVC1GJRU/FUKPTPFHVC1GJRU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/PTPF/HVC1GJRU/FUKPTPFHVC1GJRU.SMALL.jpg Diy_master Use phone without battery!http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-phone-without-battery/ How & Why I will show you how I installed phone in dash of Subaru Legacy/Outback 2010-2013, without "touching" a dash. Everything is removable and you can turn back into original in a couple of minute...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 09:14:17 PDT
Increase your fuel Mileage 50%,(Pressurized air Dissolved in fuel) http://www.instructables.com/id/Increase-your-fuel-Mileage-50Pressurized-air-Disso/
Increase your fuel Mileage 50%,(Pressurized air Dissolved in fuel) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/OWBP/HV9FZKCJ/F90OWBPHV9FZKCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/OWBP/HV9FZKCJ/F90OWBPHV9FZKCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/OWBP/HV9FZKCJ/F90OWBPHV9FZKCJ.SMALL.jpg Mattj91 Check the Physics if you Don't Believe it. The Equipment. Heres Some of the Basic things i Bought at Harbor freight for the Project,1 12V 10Amp Air Compressor.1 25ft small Air hose.1 100ct zipties1 Pressure Regulator.1 Swivel Head Male Air Fitting.1 12V 10Amp Adapter Etc..... Math. Math. Leg...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 22:36:03 PDT
How to Repair Automotive A/C http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-Automotive-AC/
How to Repair Automotive A/C - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/CXDX/G068I9C8/FRNCXDXG068I9C8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/CXDX/G068I9C8/FRNCXDXG068I9C8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/CXDX/G068I9C8/FRNCXDXG068I9C8.SMALL.jpg ivanbg freon check You will need a set of manifold gauges to check you freon pressure. Here are some general guideline for A/C system pressures and temperatures based on ambient outside temperature. Remember that these are a guideline and your actual temperatures and pressures will vary depending on hu...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2008 07:18:46 PST
Make a Custom Mesh Grill for Your Car for $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Custom-Mesh-Grill-for-Your-Car-for-10/
Make a Custom Mesh Grill for Your Car for $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/H3ZN/F9AC3E5C/FDFH3ZNF9AC3E5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/H3ZN/F9AC3E5C/FDFH3ZNF9AC3E5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/H3ZN/F9AC3E5C/FDFH3ZNF9AC3E5C.SMALL.jpg G-force This shows how to turn a grill from a Buck Regal GS ('98) into a custom mesh grill that gives the car the look it so very well deserves. There are many different ways to do this, and I picked the way that looked most like the grill I was copying. You could always have the grill farther back, or eve...
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Thu, 22 Nov 2007 21:27:04 PST
Thermometer - Upgrade Your Old Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Your-Old-Car/
Thermometer - Upgrade Your Old Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/FUT6/HUEEMZDG/FYCFUT6HUEEMZDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/FUT6/HUEEMZDG/FYCFUT6HUEEMZDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/FUT6/HUEEMZDG/FYCFUT6HUEEMZDG.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this i'ble I will show you how to upgrade your old car (mine is a 2001 Fiat Panda Young) with just 2€ (3,3$) and less than 30minutes. As you can see in pictures, my car is an old model, so it has just the basic instruments indicator like speed and fuel level. So I decided to add a t...
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 09:48:38 PDT
How to Make a Go-Kart http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Go-Kart/
How to Make a Go-Kart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/WE87/HUB89IM4/FI4WE87HUB89IM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/WE87/HUB89IM4/FI4WE87HUB89IM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/WE87/HUB89IM4/FI4WE87HUB89IM4.SMALL.jpg thegokartguy Design The first thing you need to do, is make a design. You have to design everything for it to work out in the end. First is to design the frame. How big is it going to be, how wide? Draw it on a sheet of copy paper first and think of how long you want it. Figure out all of the dimensions and ...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:10:33 PDT
Beginner's Port and Polishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-Port-and-Polishing/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2009 02:38:07 PDT
Paint your rims cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-rims-cheap/
Paint your rims cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/F9KT/GKJF83F8/FTLF9KTGKJF83F8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/F9KT/GKJF83F8/FTLF9KTGKJF83F8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/F9KT/GKJF83F8/FTLF9KTGKJF83F8.SMALL.jpg willdeh2 In this Instructable I will show you how to give your ride a facelift by painting your rusty or chipping rims.  I've done this on 3 of my cars now and I've learned that it takes a good deal of patience and prep-work.  I was sick of my Subaru looking like a grocery getter, so I picked a nice gloss b...
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 15:42:20 PST
How to Fix Rust Around Your Wheel Wells http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-Rust-Around-Your-Wheel-Wells/
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 15:43:55 PDT
Turn Your Rusty Car Hood into an Awesome Chalkboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Rusty-Car-Hood-into-an-Awesome-Chalkboar/
Turn Your Rusty Car Hood into an Awesome Chalkboard! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/AAHK/HTC6747C/FA1AAHKHTC6747C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/AAHK/HTC6747C/FA1AAHKHTC6747C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/AAHK/HTC6747C/FA1AAHKHTC6747C.SMALL.jpg hardkeor If you have a stock hood that wasn't painted, and it rusted out completely - like we did - you can use this to your advantage. You only need about three hours and a few materials, all of which total less than fifteen dollars. * 60 grit sandpaper ($4.00) * Wrench or Ratchet (free or cheap) * Ru...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 21:07:17 PDT
Fix your stuck Ford ignition http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-your-stuck-Ford-ignition/
Fix your stuck Ford ignition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/IF5W/GCJ0ZQL3/FMDIF5WGCJ0ZQL3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/IF5W/GCJ0ZQL3/FMDIF5WGCJ0ZQL3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/IF5W/GCJ0ZQL3/FMDIF5WGCJ0ZQL3.SMALL.jpg jptrsn The key wouldn't turn in my mother-in-law's 2004 Ford Focus wagon. After doing some research, I found that apparently this is a typical problem in many Ford vehicles, especially the 2000 to 2005 Focus. I looked around online, and found a few different solutions to the problem. One involved tapping ...
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Thu, 12 Aug 2010 15:14:35 PDT
How to Jump Start a Toyota Prius http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Jump-Start-a-Toyota-Prius/
How to Jump Start a Toyota Prius - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/71NC/HT7P5UD7/F3371NCHT7P5UD7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/71NC/HT7P5UD7/F3371NCHT7P5UD7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/71NC/HT7P5UD7/F3371NCHT7P5UD7.SMALL.jpg xstretchx This instructable will be a guide on how to jump start a Toyota Prius. Hybrid vehicles are quite a bit different when it comes to jump starting them. I will take you through step by step on how to find the proper ports and some extra steps in case you are not able to jump start the Prius the first t...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:18:36 PDT