Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 31 Aug 2015 01:51:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to pull a dent from a plastic bumper cover http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-pull-a-dent-from-a-plastic-bumper-cover/
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Thu, 7 Apr 2011 12:54:02 PDT
Off Road Buggy (Go-Cart) Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-Road-Buggy-Go-Cart-Project/
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Thu, 10 Nov 2011 10:22:18 PST
How to Powder Coat Aluminum Wheels - TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Powder-Coat-Aluminum-Wheels-TechShop/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 02:38:52 PDT
Make an Auto Radiator Pressure Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Auto-Radiator-Pressure-Tester/
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Mon, 25 May 2009 13:03:04 PDT
Repair Mini Cooper Electric Door Lock Actuator / Locking Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Mini-Cooper-Electric-Door-Lock-Actuator-L/
Repair Mini Cooper Electric Door Lock Actuator / Locking Mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/JZ92/GSYEROIO/FUGJZ92GSYEROIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/JZ92/GSYEROIO/FUGJZ92GSYEROIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/JZ92/GSYEROIO/FUGJZ92GSYEROIO.SMALL.jpg MolecularSandwich This instructiable details how to repair a Mini cooper door lock actuator. I did this to my 2003 mini cooper s. I was sick of reading about the countless number of people who have been forced to replace this poorly designed component with a new one ($130) because BMW made them "non-serviceable". Thi...
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Sun, 25 Sep 2011 18:37:27 PDT
Vehicle efficiency upgrades: 30+ MPG in 2.5ton commercial truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Vehicle-efficiency-upgrades/
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Wed, 8 Apr 2009 10:52:46 PDT
Simple Leaf Blower Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Leaf-Blower-Hovercraft/
Simple Leaf Blower Hovercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/V3PJ/IDIN5A0U/FPTV3PJIDIN5A0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/V3PJ/IDIN5A0U/FPTV3PJIDIN5A0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/V3PJ/IDIN5A0U/FPTV3PJIDIN5A0U.SMALL.jpg jenfoxbot What better way to finish off the summer than a relaxing hover to the park? This is an overview of a simple, inexpensive design that can be built for less than $10 if you are resourceful (and already have a leaf blower). Maximum cost, excluding the leaf blower, is about $50.Here's a video of the ho...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11:32:51 PDT
install sound deadening material in your car! (fake dyna mat) to make your car sterio sound awesome! http://www.instructables.com/id/install-sound-deadening-material-in-your-car-fak/
install sound deadening material in your car! (fake dyna mat) to make your car sterio sound awesome! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/GOAU/H9T4QSIB/FGVGOAUH9T4QSIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/GOAU/H9T4QSIB/FGVGOAUH9T4QSIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/GOAU/H9T4QSIB/FGVGOAUH9T4QSIB.SMALL.jpg josh ever see something that's all packaged nicely and sold for an exorbitant sum and think to yourself. "I could make that!" or "that's just _______ in a shiny package!" that's what I did one day when looking for sound deadening material for my car. Dyna mat is a really great product that really cuts do...
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Tue, 27 Nov 2012 12:56:34 PST
How I Painted My Rims http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-Painted-My-Rims/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 10:01:20 PDT
How to prevent rust on your car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-prevent-rust-on-your-car/
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Wed, 14 May 2008 09:16:57 PDT
shaved door handles ...... the cheap way http://www.instructables.com/id/shaved-door-handles-the-cheep-way/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2008 06:04:51 PDT
LED Daytime Running Lights Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Daytime-Running-Lights-Installation/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 17:31:29 PDT
How to Build a Simple Sub Box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Simple-Sub-Box/
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Tue, 17 Apr 2012 16:31:34 PDT
$25 DIY Roof Cross Bars http://www.instructables.com/id/25-DIY-Roof-Cross-Bars/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 15:07:09 PDT
Aux-in jack for VDO RD3-00 car radio (Peugeot, Citroen) http://www.instructables.com/id/Aux-in-jack-for-VDO-RD3-00-car-radio-Peugeot-Cit/
Aux-in jack for VDO RD3-00 car radio (Peugeot, Citroen) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/DLN3/HFSHECIV/FSXDLN3HFSHECIV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/DLN3/HFSHECIV/FSXDLN3HFSHECIV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/DLN3/HFSHECIV/FSXDLN3HFSHECIV.SMALL.jpg alessandro.blaco I owe a Citroen Berlingo 2002, problem is no audio in. The result is a 3.5mm female jack getting out the radio. So when you want to listen to music, set the volume of the radio down to minimum, connect your mp3 player (phone, ipod, etc.) and click play! We need to remove and disassemble the radio ...
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Tue, 23 Apr 2013 09:59:41 PDT
Shine Up Those Rims Like A Pro http://www.instructables.com/id/Shine-Up-Those-Rims-Like-A-Pro/
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Wed, 19 Sep 2007 11:44:09 PDT
How to touch up a deep paint scratch in your car. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-touch-up-a-deep-paint-scratch-in-your-car/
How to touch up a deep paint scratch in your car. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/IJE6/HBUZGKUO/FUTIJE6HBUZGKUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/IJE6/HBUZGKUO/FUTIJE6HBUZGKUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/IJE6/HBUZGKUO/FUTIJE6HBUZGKUO.SMALL.jpg appliedcolors Here's how to get the best possible do-it-yourself result and perhaps avoid paying a body shop $1000s to fix minor paint damage. What you'll need: 1.  A small bottle of paint that matches your car. 2.  A fine-tipped touch up brush (hobbyist stores have these). 3.  3M Glazing & Spot putty (from most...
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 10:58:43 PST
Awesome Push Button Ignition http://www.instructables.com/id/Push-Button-Ignition-for-your-Car/
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Sun, 20 Jan 2008 20:52:57 PST
Recovering You Car's Headliner and Pillars http://www.instructables.com/id/Recovering-You-Car-s-Headliner-and-Pillars/
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Sat, 20 Jan 2007 17:13:29 PST
Headlight Restoration in 30 sec flat!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-30-sec-Headlight-Restoration/
Headlight Restoration in 30 sec flat!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/GDEK/GX5XJUYU/FN8GDEKGX5XJUYU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/GDEK/GX5XJUYU/FN8GDEKGX5XJUYU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/GDEK/GX5XJUYU/FN8GDEKGX5XJUYU.SMALL.jpg ivanbakas I discovered this by accident as I was cleaning the fender area by the headlight for painting. I ran a microfiber cloth, wet with lacquer thinner, across the area I was prepping for paint and I accidentally went over the old, foggy, looking like crap headlight. To my total amazement the opaque layer...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2012 10:29:23 PST
Changing the automatic transmission fluid in a Honda Accord (6th gen) http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-the-automatic-transmission-fluid-in-a-Hon/
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Sat, 11 Jul 2009 16:51:37 PDT
DIY Headliner - Brand NEW using white glue for under $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Headliner-Install-NEW-for-under-10/
DIY Headliner - Brand NEW using white glue for under $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/MLAA/HDXMH080/FGNMLAAHDXMH080.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/MLAA/HDXMH080/FGNMLAAHDXMH080.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/MLAA/HDXMH080/FGNMLAAHDXMH080.SMALL.jpg TheGeniusCreates Hello everybody. How many times have you used pushpins to keep up that annoying sagging headliner? Guess what. With $10, a bottle of White Elmers glue, some fabric, a plastic bristle brush, and a screwdriver - you can stop this headliner problem forever! An easy DIY headliner anybody can do :) Thi...
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 21:19:32 PST
How to Plasti-Dip Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Plasti-Dip-Your-Car/
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 21:12:43 PDT
How to Downshift http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Downshift/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 15:54:08 PDT
Remove and Repair License Plate Bracket Holes in your Bumper! http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-and-Repair-License-Plate-Bracket-Holes-in-y/
Remove and Repair License Plate Bracket Holes in your Bumper! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/CFXL/FT7PVEFD/F49CFXLFT7PVEFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/CFXL/FT7PVEFD/F49CFXLFT7PVEFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/CFXL/FT7PVEFD/F49CFXLFT7PVEFD.SMALL.jpg Cush If you buy your new car off the lot, or you purchase a used car in a state that requires front license plate tags, and your home state doesn't, you'll often find that the dealer or previous owner required that a front license plate bracket be installed.While the need for these is perfectly understoo...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2009 22:30:22 PDT
Cleaning Alloy wheels with oven cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-Alloy-wheels-with-oven-cleaner/
Cleaning Alloy wheels with oven cleaner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/8WBT/HQCWG7GL/FZV8WBTHQCWG7GL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/8WBT/HQCWG7GL/FZV8WBTHQCWG7GL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/8WBT/HQCWG7GL/FZV8WBTHQCWG7GL.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash If you own a vehicle with alloy wheels you know how difficult it is to clean the brake dust off the wheels. No amount of soap, water or scrubbing will get it off not even a pressure washer will make much of a dent in it, but as you can see in the photos good old cheap oven cleaner will take it off, ...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 23:29:48 PST
High Performance Driving: Heel-Toe Downshifting http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Performance-Driving-Heel-Toe-Downshifting/
High Performance Driving: Heel-Toe Downshifting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/YBE5/GZUAGE1I/F8PYBE5GZUAGE1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/YBE5/GZUAGE1I/F8PYBE5GZUAGE1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/YBE5/GZUAGE1I/F8PYBE5GZUAGE1I.SMALL.jpg kriley0 In high performance driving and racing, lap times are key to success. One important aspect of driving fast is the task of gear-changing. Under hard braking before entering a corner at a race track, it is essential to be in the correct gear before applying power at corner exit. To do this properly in...
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 18:14:28 PDT
How to replace a power steering pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-a-power-steering-pump/
How to replace a power steering pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/9PJJ/FR0ZSS7O/F379PJJFR0ZSS7O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/9PJJ/FR0ZSS7O/F379PJJFR0ZSS7O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/9PJJ/FR0ZSS7O/F379PJJFR0ZSS7O.SMALL.jpg marksatterfield So you wake up one morning ready to drive the kids to school and head in to work. The sun is up, and the dogs are barking. As you are walking up to the car, your son says, "Daddy! Look at all that water under the car!" -- and it isn't water. It is power steering fluid.Another symptom is a "grow...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2009 07:49:48 PST
Apply Big Decals Without Wrinkles or Bubbles http://www.instructables.com/id/Apply-Big-Decals-Without-Wrinkles-or-Bubbles/
Apply Big Decals Without Wrinkles or Bubbles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/58T6/FB11L51G/FRO58T6FB11L51G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/58T6/FB11L51G/FRO58T6FB11L51G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/58T6/FB11L51G/FRO58T6FB11L51G.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson Here's how the pros put decals on.Ever turn a nice decal into a wad of crap and wreck your paint job in the process?Learn the true secrets here. The same methods work with bumperstickers, contact paper, etc.Don, Dan, and Vincent bust out the masterful skills and put some major decals on the catamara...
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Mon, 7 Jan 2008 23:53:18 PST
How To Diagnose A Rear Main Seal Leak http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Diagnose-A-Rear-Main-Seal-Leak/
How To Diagnose A Rear Main Seal Leak - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/6BY7/HP0CN4MZ/FHQ6BY7HP0CN4MZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/6BY7/HP0CN4MZ/FHQ6BY7HP0CN4MZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/6BY7/HP0CN4MZ/FHQ6BY7HP0CN4MZ.SMALL.jpg bsozak Few words about your vehicle will stop you in your tracks quicker than, "you have a rear main seal leak." This has been the death knell for many a vehicle over the years, as the cost of a fix for an older car is often more than the car is worth. A replacement isn't something you're going to want to ...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:05:04 PST
Basics of Car Audio (Speakers and Subwoofers) http://www.instructables.com/id/Basics-of-Car-Audio-Speakers-and-Subwoofers/
Basics of Car Audio (Speakers and Subwoofers) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/72M9/H142P88M/FH372M9H142P88M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/72M9/H142P88M/FH372M9H142P88M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/72M9/H142P88M/FH372M9H142P88M.SMALL.jpg dragonz2444 This is just a basic tutorial showing some of the hiding places for amplifiers, wires, and how to wire your amplifiers, speakers. It also goes into a brief description about how you can install your speakers, mount them or make custom enclosures. First step: Disconnect the negative wire to the batt...
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 20:12:58 PDT
How to Clean Your Car Like a Pro. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-Your-Car-Like-a-Pro/
How to Clean Your Car Like a Pro. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/PTFO/FVDC2YIS/FRGPTFOFVDC2YIS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/PTFO/FVDC2YIS/FRGPTFOFVDC2YIS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/PTFO/FVDC2YIS/FRGPTFOFVDC2YIS.SMALL.jpg BoondockSaint Your car is where you spend a large part of your week, commuting to and from work, getting groceries, taking little Jimmy to football practice and waiting to take him home. Whether you drive a Mustang Mach 1 or a 1998 Black Honda Accord Ex with Grey cloth interior with stains from the previous owner...
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Sun, 31 May 2009 14:56:12 PDT
Car stereo stock radio fake-out http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-stereo-stock-radio-fake-out/
Car stereo stock radio fake-out - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/10MG/FI9DRDIL/FMP10MGFI9DRDIL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/10MG/FI9DRDIL/FMP10MGFI9DRDIL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/10MG/FI9DRDIL/FMP10MGFI9DRDIL.SMALL.jpg scottredd Use the face of your old car's stock car stereo to make a fake-out faceplate hiding your new stereo. This Instructable was inspired by the "Fake-out Stolen Car Stereo" by sfgabe. http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-out-Stolen-Stereo/I drove my Chevrolet S-10 for almost ten years before finally rep...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2008 22:21:04 PDT
How To Pass Inspection & Complete A Drive Cycle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Pass-Inspection-Complete-A-Drive-Cycle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/GTF2/GSU4F601/FUEGTF2GSU4F601.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/GTF2/GSU4F601/FUEGTF2GSU4F601.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/GTF2/GSU4F601/FUEGTF2GSU4F601.SMALL.jpg BigNate84 In this video I'll show you how to complete a drive cycle and pass inspection after turing off your check engine light.  It is true that your car will not pass inspection if the check engine light is on.  However there is more to it than simply turning it off.  By the way the easiest way to turn off...
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Wed, 21 Sep 2011 10:55:12 PDT
How to Change Front Brake Pads and Rotors on a Buick Century and Similar Vehicles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-Front-Brake-Pads-and-Rotors-on-a-Bui/
How to Change Front Brake Pads and Rotors on a Buick Century and Similar Vehicles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/VW65/HLPSB0KH/F58VW65HLPSB0KH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/VW65/HLPSB0KH/F58VW65HLPSB0KH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/VW65/HLPSB0KH/F58VW65HLPSB0KH.SMALL.jpg 1ATony 1A Auto shows you how to repair, fix, change or replace your own worn, squeaky, fading old front brake pads and rotors on a Buick Century. This video is similar for Buick Lesabre, Chevy Venture, Oldsmobile Intrigue and Silhouette, Pontiac Bonneville Grand Prix and Transport models. You'll first lear...
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 08:20:15 PDT
How to drive a manual car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-drive-a-manual-car/
How to drive a manual car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/6Y13/GZ9NVUSH/FFW6Y13GZ9NVUSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/6Y13/GZ9NVUSH/FFW6Y13GZ9NVUSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/6Y13/GZ9NVUSH/FFW6Y13GZ9NVUSH.SMALL.jpg brokenfishtank   To turn on the car push in the clutch all the way while turning the key. To set off push in the clutch and select first gear. Slowly let out the clutch and give it gas. To do a hill start put on the handbrake. Put it in gear and it give gas while letting out clutch. Take of...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 18:20:57 PST
Android Auto Portable Dev-Box (DIY) http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Auto-Portable-Dev-Box-DIY/
Android Auto Portable Dev-Box (DIY) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/ZVZS/IARFCA88/FYGZVZSIARFCA88.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/ZVZS/IARFCA88/FYGZVZSIARFCA88.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/ZVZS/IARFCA88/FYGZVZSIARFCA88.SMALL.jpg Joel Aguila OverviewThe Android Auto portable head unit (HU) is a do-it-yourself project for developers wanting to test and demonstrate their Android Auto application outside of an in-vehicle implementation. Assembling the portable HU involves modifying a standard toolbox to house an Android Auto-capable head u...
By: Joel Aguila

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 17:13:12 PDT
How I hypermiled my car. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-hypermiled-my-car/
How I hypermiled my car. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/1RHF/IAP6V5B2/FGV1RHFIAP6V5B2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/1RHF/IAP6V5B2/FGV1RHFIAP6V5B2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/1RHF/IAP6V5B2/FGV1RHFIAP6V5B2.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby When it comes to my vehicle, I dont care about performance power output. I want a safe and comfortable ride however I want my car to use the least amount of gas to get me to my destinations. I'm a one car kind of guy and I don't care about its looks, I aim to own her as long as I can. For folks who ...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 05:34:07 PDT
VW Beetle rear view camera http://www.instructables.com/id/VW-Beetle-rear-view-camera/
VW Beetle rear view camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/UPJT/IAKWRG2V/FOLUPJTIAKWRG2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/UPJT/IAKWRG2V/FOLUPJTIAKWRG2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/UPJT/IAKWRG2V/FOLUPJTIAKWRG2V.SMALL.jpg XenonJohn Old meets new: Small neat 3D printed rear view camera for an air cooled VW Beetle.This is a Mexican Beetle made in 2000 with some older style panels and lights fitted. The good thing is that you get modern electronic ignition, fuel injection, and even a cable you can connect to read diagnostic codes...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 18:31:38 PDT
How to paint really beat up aluminum rims http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-paint-really-beat-up-aluminum-rims/
How to paint really beat up aluminum rims - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/IMD8/IAEJSFFL/FVUIMD8IAEJSFFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/IMD8/IAEJSFFL/FVUIMD8IAEJSFFL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/IMD8/IAEJSFFL/FVUIMD8IAEJSFFL.SMALL.jpg Northrrn_Joe My 1997 Jeep Cherokee has these really beat up aluminum rims that look dreadful!After driving around for a year I finally decided to do something about it.I don't have money to waste on new rims and after seeing what others have done with theirs, I figured I'd give it a try. Step 1 I bought a rus...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 14:24:54 PDT
Renew old steel wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Renew-old-steel-wheels/
Renew old steel wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/1LOS/IA595EYO/FUA1LOSIA595EYO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/1LOS/IA595EYO/FUA1LOSIA595EYO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/1LOS/IA595EYO/FUA1LOSIA595EYO.SMALL.jpg shai.rotbard 5 step for being awesome...I painted the wheels a year ago and the paint is still like new :) Lift your car and put it on stands Don't forget to open the screws with power handle before you lift the car. Clean your old nasty wheels I found that sand-paper and terpentine dose the job better tha...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 08:33:54 PDT
Buffing out scuff marks and paint from your vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/Buffing-out-scuff-marks-and-paint-from-your-vehicl/
Buffing out scuff marks and paint from your vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/86TD/IA1IX674/FGO86TDIA1IX674.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/86TD/IA1IX674/FGO86TDIA1IX674.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/86TD/IA1IX674/FGO86TDIA1IX674.SMALL.jpg DevilRidesWith It happens to all of us from time to time, either someone scrapes your car while you've left it in the carpark (parking lot, for my American friends), and you come out to see a lovely bright mark on your paint, red, green, white, or in this case, yellow! I promised my wife that I wouldn't tell you t...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 18:53:15 PDT
Changing front shock absorbers (Honda Civic 1999 EK3)! http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-front-shock-absorbers/
Changing front shock absorbers (Honda Civic 1999 EK3)! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/3U5O/IA0WJUGJ/FMO3U5OIA0WJUGJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/3U5O/IA0WJUGJ/FMO3U5OIA0WJUGJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/3U5O/IA0WJUGJ/FMO3U5OIA0WJUGJ.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby My ten year shocks in my honda civic 1999 needed changing. Ride was bumpy plus the front had dropped approximately 2 inches lower for about 6 years now.Here is the pic of the old and new shocks. First I needed to take the old one out. Safety first! Handbrake up, back wheels chucked, safety stan...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 15:53:18 PDT
Gearshift Mods!!!! SHTYLE (shift in style) http://www.instructables.com/id/Gearshift-Mods-SHTYLE-shift-in-style/
Gearshift Mods!!!! SHTYLE (shift in style) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/4LRJ/I9SMUK5G/FPX4LRJI9SMUK5G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/4LRJ/I9SMUK5G/FPX4LRJI9SMUK5G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/4LRJ/I9SMUK5G/FPX4LRJI9SMUK5G.SMALL.jpg Homepwner Make custom interchangeable gearshift knobs/extensions for your import vehicle! Both of my Japanese made vehicles have a manual/standard transmission. The stock shift lever has a threaded end that is M10 X 1.25 This is where the stock knob threads on to. I will show you how to easily make threaded c...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 00:46:48 PDT
R2D2 VW Bus http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-VW-Bus/
R2D2 VW Bus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/PDIX/I9GWBZN8/F8QPDIXI9GWBZN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/PDIX/I9GWBZN8/F8QPDIXI9GWBZN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/PDIX/I9GWBZN8/F8QPDIXI9GWBZN8.SMALL.jpg mimaki cg60 Hello everyone, and welcome to our most ambitious project so far!It all began when we looked at the family's old-looking VW bus and started wondering how to transform it. The first idea was to transform it into a woody-vw bus, but after a Star Wars marathon, we finally found the droid we were lookin...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 19:24:06 PDT
KOZMO - cool, small sportscar http://www.instructables.com/id/KOZMO-cool-small-sportscar/
KOZMO - cool, small sportscar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/ZEHR/I9CLYW61/FZ7ZEHRI9CLYW61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/ZEHR/I9CLYW61/FZ7ZEHRI9CLYW61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/ZEHR/I9CLYW61/FZ7ZEHRI9CLYW61.SMALL.jpg tomasz.ferdek Hello, I’m presenting you the history of kit-car’s construction performed entirely according to my own project. More photos, information and the continuously updated construction journal are available on my website www.kozmo.pl/en.The project is being executed in Poland. It was created thanks to the...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 15:00:28 PDT
Car CD Slot Phone Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-CD-Slot-Phone-Mount/
Car CD Slot Phone Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/VNES/I99R39PV/FJBVNESI99R39PV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/VNES/I99R39PV/FJBVNESI99R39PV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/VNES/I99R39PV/FJBVNESI99R39PV.SMALL.jpg diy-master I didn't find CD slot phone holder that would be good for me. So I decided to do it by myself :)I bought holder (Kenu Airframe+) on AliExpress for 2.5€ :)http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Car-Air-Vent-Mount-...I made a lot of pics, so I won't speak a lot. If you have questions, don't be shy;) ...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 11:50:12 PDT
snapped exhaust repair http://www.instructables.com/id/snapped-exhaust-repair/
snapped exhaust repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/NA5H/I93FAFZQ/FG1NA5HI93FAFZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/NA5H/I93FAFZQ/FG1NA5HI93FAFZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/NA5H/I93FAFZQ/FG1NA5HI93FAFZQ.SMALL.jpg MRBENN snapped exhaust repair with hose clips and exhaust putty prepare tools I got my inspiration from this instrucable: http://m.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-your-car-exhaust-without-welding-or-po/You will need to prepare your tools, ppe and working environment.PPEgloves, glasses and dirty clothes...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:29:29 PDT
Replacing h7 oem headlamps with led! http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-h7-oem-headlamps-with-led/
Replacing h7 oem headlamps with led! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/WVZC/I8VGRLT1/FNEWVZCI8VGRLT1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/WVZC/I8VGRLT1/FNEWVZCI8VGRLT1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/WVZC/I8VGRLT1/FNEWVZCI8VGRLT1.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby I decided that it was time to replace the oem bulbs on a hyundai trajet since night driving became a safety issue in low lit roadways. I selected the newsun h7 led kit to upgrade the headlights. This kit is 50 watt (25watt per side) 1800 lumen at 5000k which is legal in my country. Installing the...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:23:04 PDT
How to Change Your Engine Oil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-Your-Engine-Oil-1/
How to Change Your Engine Oil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/URXS/I8U16AXS/FJLURXSI8U16AXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/URXS/I8U16AXS/FJLURXSI8U16AXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/URXS/I8U16AXS/FJLURXSI8U16AXS.SMALL.jpg jgarcia7296 Hello, My name is Jonathan and I will walk you step by step on how to do an oil change. I will be using my vehicle to demonstrate the proper procedure on how to change your engine oil. Know the Vehicle First know the year, make, and model of your vehicle to find out what viscosity of engine oil ...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:11:08 PDT