Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:35:47 PST BLOX v1.01 Homemade Jack Stands http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Jack-Stands/
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Mon, 18 May 2009 21:11:59 PDT
Install iJDMTOY Nissan 370Z LED Rear Fog Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Nissan-370Z-LED-4th-Brake-Light/
Install iJDMTOY Nissan 370Z LED Rear Fog Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/WG8Z/IA58KXO7/FZZWG8ZIA58KXO7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/WG8Z/IA58KXO7/FZZWG8ZIA58KXO7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/WG8Z/IA58KXO7/FZZWG8ZIA58KXO7.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy Are you still blacking out the taillight or drilling holes in the bumper of your Nissan 370Z? A fine solution is this all new Nissan 370Z LED rear bumper reflector that's a taillight, reverse light, and brake light all in one. This LED 4th Brake Light is a great alternative to the stock bulb-less re...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 15:27:18 PDT
Rally style polyurethane mud flaps for $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Rally-style-polyurethane-mud-flaps-for-20/
Rally style polyurethane mud flaps for $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/TXXC/H461OZ51/FL9TXXCH461OZ51.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/TXXC/H461OZ51/FL9TXXCH461OZ51.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/TXXC/H461OZ51/FL9TXXCH461OZ51.SMALL.jpg jussin this is just one of many ways you can have nice aftermarket knock off mud flaps for $20. we made these for a 95 subaru impreza but these steps are universal for any car! tools you need: two semi truck thick plastic mud flaps - about $10 each (from peterbilt shop in WA) t-square ruler ruler ratche...
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 22:55:25 PDT
Opel Diagnostics - OPCOM v1.45 Setup & Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/OPCOM-V145-Setup-and-Installation/
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 13:07:36 PST
2010 Ford Fusion HID Install http://www.instructables.com/id/2010-Ford-Fusion-HID-Install/
2010 Ford Fusion HID Install - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/MEMG/HLJUSM5B/FACMEMGHLJUSM5B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/MEMG/HLJUSM5B/FACMEMGHLJUSM5B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/MEMG/HLJUSM5B/FACMEMGHLJUSM5B.SMALL.jpg danobegood If you've heard that it's tough, you should find that it's actually easier than you heard.  You've just got to take your time and have some very simple tools.  You'll need a flashlight, a trim removal tool ( I bought my whole kit for $7 at harbor freight), the headlight kit, a hammer and a hard surf...
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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 01:18:15 PDT
How To replace Upper intake Plus most engine gaskets in 04 3.4L Impala http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-replace-Upper-intake-Plus-most-engine-gaske/
How To replace Upper intake Plus most engine gaskets in 04 3.4L Impala - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/QBVN/HQ0IQANV/F4FQBVNHQ0IQANV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/QBVN/HQ0IQANV/F4FQBVNHQ0IQANV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/QBVN/HQ0IQANV/F4FQBVNHQ0IQANV.SMALL.jpg mfrontuto This instructable will show you how to replace the lower intake gaskets + most of your engines top end gaskets and o rings. this instructable is for the 2004 3.4L engine in the Impala. The engine is in a lot of cars, but each is a little different in parts placement in some way or form for room cons...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 23:27:08 PST
Skoda Fabia mk1 LED dashboard lighting conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Skoda-Fabia-mk1-LED-dashboard-lighting-conversion/
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 13:47:06 PST
How To Convert Toyota Camry Turn Signal Lights to LED DRL http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Convert-Toyota-Camry-Turn-Signal-Lights-to-/
How To Convert Toyota Camry Turn Signal Lights to LED DRL - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/ROI4/IMS0YD34/FKTROI4IMS0YD34.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/ROI4/IMS0YD34/FKTROI4IMS0YD34.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/ROI4/IMS0YD34/FKTROI4IMS0YD34.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy Have you always wanted those bright LED daytime running lights on your Toyota Camry but don’t want to buy the expensive XLE model to get those? Well now, with our Toyota Camry Switchback LED DRL conversion kit, you can have just that on any model of the Toyota Camry. With only a few simple steps yo...
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Fri, 8 Apr 2016 14:56:56 PDT
Retro-Fitting Power Seats into a Crown Victoria P71 http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-59/
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Thu, 11 Apr 2013 10:29:52 PDT
Bleeding air from a brake line. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bleeding-air-from-brake-line/
Bleeding air from a brake line. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/SHNK/IOEKJ2TN/FWGSHNKIOEKJ2TN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/SHNK/IOEKJ2TN/FWGSHNKIOEKJ2TN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/SHNK/IOEKJ2TN/FWGSHNKIOEKJ2TN.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Changing out your brake fluid is good since the fluid absorbs moisture over time and this causes your brakes to be less responsive. Also bleeding removes trapped air no matter how small and allows you to inspect your braking system. I recently got air ingress in one of my rear lines after a job I di...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:32:02 PDT
Install iJDMTOY Nissan 350z Switchback LED DRL Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/IJDMTOY-Nissan-350z-LED-DRL-Turn/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 12:58:04 PDT
Make Your Own LED Light Bulb Tester From 9V Battery! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-LED-Light-Bulb-Tester-From-9V-Batter/
Make Your Own LED Light Bulb Tester From 9V Battery! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/UB96/HMMF80QK/FRRUB96HMMF80QK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/UB96/HMMF80QK/FRRUB96HMMF80QK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/UB96/HMMF80QK/FRRUB96HMMF80QK.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy When I buy LED lights online, I always want to make sure that they work before I go through the long and tiring process of installing the lights. Installing LED lights only to find out they don’t work would be such a annoying thing so to prevent that, I decided to make a tester out of a 9V battery I...
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 14:19:21 PDT
How to Become a Hypermiler http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Become-a-Hypermiler/
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Sun, 19 Aug 2007 18:25:48 PDT
Fixing a valvecover gasket leak http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-valvecover-gasket-leak/
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 09:38:00 PDT
How to lift the front of your 1992 Chevy truck without a lift kit! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-lift-the-front-of-your-1992-Chevy-truck-wit/
How to lift the front of your 1992 Chevy truck without a lift kit! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/JUMX/H9G10KVJ/FKOJUMXH9G10KVJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/JUMX/H9G10KVJ/FKOJUMXH9G10KVJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/JUMX/H9G10KVJ/FKOJUMXH9G10KVJ.SMALL.jpg JessicaM. I found a super easy way to lift the front end of my 1992 k1500 chevy.  I want to put bigger tires on my truck  but I cant afford an entire lift kit :( so me and my dad decided to experiment!  We had heard that just by cranking up the bolts on your torsion bars you can get some lift.  I had no idea ...
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Tue, 13 Nov 2012 21:49:34 PST
Install Halo LED Projector Fog Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Halo-LED-Projector-Fog-Light/
Install Halo LED Projector Fog Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/W3HQ/ICQSUNBL/FEEW3HQICQSUNBL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/W3HQ/ICQSUNBL/FEEW3HQICQSUNBL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/W3HQ/ICQSUNBL/FEEW3HQICQSUNBL.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy When you combine the classy look of halo rings plus the super bright output of projector fog lights, you get a pretty neat set output with a smooth look. Like most retrofit products, these halo LED projector fog lights come in varying options and can be modified to fit almost any vehicle. If you've ...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:36:59 PDT
DIY Headlight Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Headlight-Restoration/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 18:41:14 PDT
15 minutes Jeep Liberty Cooling Fan Motor Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/15-minutes-Jeep-Liberty-Cooling-Fan-Motor-Replacem/
15 minutes Jeep Liberty Cooling Fan Motor Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/HB9B/HW0G0BM1/F22HB9BHW0G0BM1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/HB9B/HW0G0BM1/F22HB9BHW0G0BM1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/HB9B/HW0G0BM1/F22HB9BHW0G0BM1.SMALL.jpg F22-Raptor In this instructable, I will show you the step to take to replace the motor that is found inside the radiator cooling fan housing, the thing right between the radiator and the engine in the engine compartment.The installation is specific to a Jeep Liberty 2003 V6 but I am sure the steps in here can ...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 15:13:17 PDT
Paint your van like a hippie! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-van-like-a-hippie/
Paint your van like a hippie! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/2SL3/FY7M6KHZ/FQB2SL3FY7M6KHZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/2SL3/FY7M6KHZ/FQB2SL3FY7M6KHZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/2SL3/FY7M6KHZ/FQB2SL3FY7M6KHZ.SMALL.jpg Cpt. Caleb So I know there are a few paint your car ible's out there, but this is unlike all the others. I'm going to show you how I took my busted and ugly 1992 previa and turned it into an awesome hippie-van.I did all this for a few reasons1. The paint job my van has was on the fritz, peeling from sun-damage...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2009 12:44:36 PDT
How to remove the engine from a '96 Camaro http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-the-engine-from-a-96-Camaro/
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 20:03:34 PDT
How To Fix Broken Hood Release Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Fix-Broken-Hood-Release-Handle/
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Thu, 18 Apr 2013 21:16:27 PDT
Auto Door Jiggler http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Door-Jiggler/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 14:07:19 PST
DIY Toyota Prius Key Fob http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Toyota-Prius-Key-Fob/
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Wed, 2 Sep 2015 20:32:25 PDT
How to add a circuit to your car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Add-a-Circuit-to-Your-Car/
How to add a circuit to your car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/DQYK/IMQLJIWR/FI8DQYKIMQLJIWR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/DQYK/IMQLJIWR/FI8DQYKIMQLJIWR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/DQYK/IMQLJIWR/FI8DQYKIMQLJIWR.SMALL.jpg led_freak Maybe you are also in a situation where you want some extra functionality in your car. Be it an extra Output, a central door locking system or an integrated coffee maker. In this instructable I want to show you how to properly add a new circuit to your car using an add-a-fuse-adapter. You can also w...
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Fri, 8 Apr 2016 05:05:58 PDT
DIY Offroad Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Offroad-Lighting/
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:32:11 PDT
How to Build a Wankel Engine (and How It Works) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Wankel-Engine-and-How-It-Works/
How to Build a Wankel Engine (and How It Works) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/JBJN/IJKEK6OC/FE2JBJNIJKEK6OC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/JBJN/IJKEK6OC/FE2JBJNIJKEK6OC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/JBJN/IJKEK6OC/FE2JBJNIJKEK6OC.SMALL.jpg stoyanAPC This is for my AP Physics C class.Wankel Rotary engines are quite ingenious. They arose as an attempt to challenge piston-based engines, and proved that sufficient power can be created without the reciprocating motion of pistons. They rely on very few moving parts to produce a power output and manag...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 08:16:24 PST
How to Make Emergency Zip Tie Snow Chains http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Zip-Tie-Snow-Chains/
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 17:16:24 PST
Replace a mechanical fuel injection system on 1981 VW Rabbit diesel - Bosch VE http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-a-mechanical-fuel-injection-system-on-1981/
Replace a mechanical fuel injection system on 1981 VW Rabbit diesel - Bosch VE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/WPUY/H1JUI9RG/FF1WPUYH1JUI9RG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/WPUY/H1JUI9RG/FF1WPUYH1JUI9RG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/WPUY/H1JUI9RG/FF1WPUYH1JUI9RG.SMALL.jpg marc.cryan This dives right into replacing a mechanical fuel injection system on a 1981 VW diesel Rabbit with a 1.6L engine.   Bosch VE pump. Includes: Installing pump, injectors, and fuel lines. Setting timing. You should still use a service manual, this one is very good but hard to find:  Volkswagen Rabbit...
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Sat, 28 Apr 2012 20:58:18 PDT
Easy Installation Guide: Volkswagen LED Interior Light Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Installation-Guide-Volkswagen-LED-Interior-Li/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:43:57 PDT
Taking Out Little Dents http://www.instructables.com/id/Taking-Out-Little-Dents/
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Mon, 30 Jul 2007 14:09:20 PDT
Nissan Altima Input Jack Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Nissan-Altima-Input-Jack-Repair/
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 10:29:44 PDT
How to replace Turbocharger on BMW 3.0L Diesel (E60/E39/E46/E90/etc.] http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-Turbocharger-on-BMW-30L-Diesel-E60E/
How to replace Turbocharger on BMW 3.0L Diesel (E60/E39/E46/E90/etc.] - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F02/7JT9/ID2XCRKF/F027JT9ID2XCRKF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F02/7JT9/ID2XCRKF/F027JT9ID2XCRKF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F02/7JT9/ID2XCRKF/F027JT9ID2XCRKF.SMALL.jpg BeemerLab http://beemerlab.blogspot.comRemoving and refitting the turbo itself is not a difficult task, but the mass of other parts that need removing to access it makes this a reasonable amount of effort.You will first need to remove:Engine covers. [5mm Allen]Air inlet ducting and air-filter. [5mm Allen]Inle...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 04:16:54 PDT
Homemade waste motoroil burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-waste-motorolil-burner/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2008 14:32:44 PDT
$1 AUX Stereo Input Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/1-AUX-Stereo-Input-Hack/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:26:19 PST
32 Sedan soapbox http://www.instructables.com/id/32-Sedan-soapbox-1/
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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 12:34:02 PST
How to Reset Oil Light: Volkswagen Jetta 2011-2016 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Reset-Oil-Light-Volkswagen-Jetta-2011-2016/
How to Reset Oil Light: Volkswagen Jetta 2011-2016 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/4A12/IPY0LAOI/FMS4A12IPY0LAOI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/4A12/IPY0LAOI/FMS4A12IPY0LAOI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/4A12/IPY0LAOI/FMS4A12IPY0LAOI.SMALL.jpg The MechanicD This video will show you step by step instructions on how to reset your oil life indicator on a Volkswagen Jetta 2011-2016.If 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 subs...
By: The MechanicD

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:16:33 PDT
Fix your car's peeling interior plastic http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-your-cars-peeling-interior-plastic/
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By: appliedcolors

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Wed, 7 May 2014 12:16:33 PDT
Maker Auto http://www.instructables.com/id/Maker-Auto/
Maker Auto - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/WM24/IV0ALC0H/FP4WM24IV0ALC0H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/WM24/IV0ALC0H/FP4WM24IV0ALC0H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/WM24/IV0ALC0H/FP4WM24IV0ALC0H.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger The Maker Auto is a mobile maker space lab based in Mumbai India. The goal of the project is to bring the tools, equipment, and most importantly, the inspiration of the maker movement to a larger section of Mumbai's population. The auto is fully equipped with four folding tables and 16 tool boxes fi...
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 20:38:12 PDT
Subaru Fuel Line Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Subaru-Fuel-Line-Fix/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 23:52:22 PST
Scion FRS Valenti-Style LED Backup Light Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Scion-FRS-Valenti-Style-LED-Backup-Light-Installat/
Scion FRS Valenti-Style LED Backup Light Installation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/MT1A/HTSZ0J2T/FYAMT1AHTSZ0J2T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/MT1A/HTSZ0J2T/FYAMT1AHTSZ0J2T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/MT1A/HTSZ0J2T/FYAMT1AHTSZ0J2T.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy Since 2013, Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ have gotten really popular here in the United States; however, some JDM accessories are not available for US models, such as fog lights, clear side-markers, and rear fog lights. Luckily, iJDMTOY comes out with this Valenti-Style LED Reverse Light that can give...
By: ilovejdmtoy

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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 15:25:55 PDT
Replacing a Mazda 6 tail light (on car body) http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-a-Mazda-6-tail-light-on-car-body/
Replacing a Mazda 6 tail light (on car body) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/T0Z8/KVSEYPNJ8CQ/FOTT0Z8KVSEYPNJ8CQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/T0Z8/KVSEYPNJ8CQ/FOTT0Z8KVSEYPNJ8CQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/T0Z8/KVSEYPNJ8CQ/FOTT0Z8KVSEYPNJ8CQ.SMALL.jpg jeffreyf Sometimes, you back up towards a wall a bit too fast, and you hear a crunching sound. This is a *bad* sound; the kind that makes you grit your teeth a bit and hunch your shoulders.In this case, the crunching sound was cover of my left tail light cracking. Unfortunately, it seems that upon investigat...
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Thu, 1 Mar 2007 15:05:34 PST
Test the Wiring for Your Trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/Test-the-Wiring-for-Your-Trailer/
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:22:53 PDT
2007 Prius Hatch Latch REPAIR http://www.instructables.com/id/2007-Prius-Hatch-Latch-REPAIR/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:58:20 PST
How to Drive a Manual Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Drive-a-Manual-Car-2/
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 12:14:24 PDT
Digital multimeter for your car http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-multimeter-for-your-car/
Digital multimeter for your car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/GRMX/GGPFB4IA/FJUGRMXGGPFB4IA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/GRMX/GGPFB4IA/FJUGRMXGGPFB4IA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/GRMX/GGPFB4IA/FJUGRMXGGPFB4IA.SMALL.jpg abo_hosni Digital Speedometer, Tachometer & Engine temperature display. 4 months before, I treid to build a digital tachometer & speedometer using seven segment display, but I failed to do it the right way. The circuits I used before were too crowded with ICs & other components. Then I managed to build the LE...
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Sun, 21 Nov 2010 14:17:45 PST
Program key for Toyota Sienna http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-key-for-Toyota-Sienna/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 19:30:31 PDT
EZ-EL Wire Green Car Kit Step-By-Step Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Car-Kit-EL-Wire-Step-By-Step-Tutorial/
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 16:24:03 PDT
rubber band powered air car http://www.instructables.com/id/rubber-band-powered-air-car/
rubber band powered air car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/KSP9/ID4CTDT2/FLMKSP9ID4CTDT2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/KSP9/ID4CTDT2/FLMKSP9ID4CTDT2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/KSP9/ID4CTDT2/FLMKSP9ID4CTDT2.SMALL.jpg deepikaram71 Mterial required:Rubber Bands2 Plastic bottlesPocket knife4 capsGlue gunSticks Cutting bottles Take one plastic bottle cut the upper surface on the bottele 6¨ along with the bottle and 2¨width with the help of knife as shown in the pitchure. Making holes Make 4 holes on the opposite portion ...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 21:12:10 PDT
Truck Air Horn http://www.instructables.com/id/Materials-20/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:41:13 PST
Adding "Shore Power" to a VW Camper Van http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Shore-Power-to-a-VW-Camper-Van/
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Mon, 9 Apr 2012 17:07:27 PDT