Instructables: exploring - workshop - automotive http://www.instructables.com Fri, 5 Feb 2016 16:41:38 PST BLOX v1.01 Junkyard Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Junkyard-Clock/
Junkyard Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/VCVQ/IIXF85GT/FZSVCVQIIXF85GT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/VCVQ/IIXF85GT/FZSVCVQIIXF85GT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/VCVQ/IIXF85GT/FZSVCVQIIXF85GT.SMALL.jpg amackay In recent years a lot of auto manufacturers seem to go towards a more "retro" look in some of their styling. As part of this movement, a number of cars have been using the more traditional analogue clocks versus digital clocks.As time goes by, all cars eventually end up in the junk yard. In a lot of...
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 20:28:35 PST
How to Change a Cabin Air Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-a-Cabin-Air-Filter/
How to Change a Cabin Air Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/IOKP/IHUWI8I2/FFPIOKPIHUWI8I2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/IOKP/IHUWI8I2/FFPIOKPIHUWI8I2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/IOKP/IHUWI8I2/FFPIOKPIHUWI8I2.SMALL.jpg aDIYCarGuy Automotive cabin air filters are one aspect of vehicle maintenance that is often overlooked. Most cars in the U.S. that are 2001 and newer have cabin air filters. They have been around much longer in Europe. A cabin filter filters the air that circulates through your car's air duct system. A neglect...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 05:22:47 PST
Removing rust using electrolysis http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-rust-using-electrolysis/
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 05:26:26 PST
How to connect Halo and LED park lights on VIPmotoZ, Spyder or similar aftermarket headlights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-connect-Halo-and-LED-park-lights-on-VIPmoto/
How to connect Halo and LED park lights on VIPmotoZ, Spyder or similar aftermarket headlights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/KOFU/IGIDOVWU/FV2KOFUIGIDOVWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/KOFU/IGIDOVWU/FV2KOFUIGIDOVWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/KOFU/IGIDOVWU/FV2KOFUIGIDOVWU.SMALL.jpg Home Mechanics I installed some aftermarket headlights on my WJ Jeep. Play the clip to see how I did it.Please feel free to let me know if I made some mistakes or just to say HI.For me the aftermarket headlights we a good swap and even a improvement on the original headlights.They look nice too making the JEEP loo...
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 16:03:03 PST
Change disk brake pads http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-disk-brake-pads/
Change disk brake pads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/IFER/IEGXXMRP/FP4IFERIEGXXMRP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/IFER/IEGXXMRP/FP4IFERIEGXXMRP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/IFER/IEGXXMRP/FP4IFERIEGXXMRP.SMALL.jpg cookinbaconnaked Changing your brake pads is a simple process that you can do yourself with just afew tools and a little time. This was done on the rear of a 94 Nissan Pathfinder but the tools needed and principle behind it can be applied to any disk brakes. I am not a certified mechanic and make mistakes as any hum...
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 02:12:00 PDT
HOW TO INSTALL CUSTOM AIR TANK IN CAR | MOUNT STORAGE ON BOARD | PICK UP TRUCK COMPRESSOR KIT http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-INSTALL-CUSTOM-AIR-TANK-IN-CAR-MOUNT-STORAG/
HOW TO INSTALL CUSTOM AIR TANK IN CAR | MOUNT STORAGE ON BOARD | PICK UP TRUCK COMPRESSOR KIT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/I1AA/IEO2XFCE/FIVI1AAIEO2XFCE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/I1AA/IEO2XFCE/FIVI1AAIEO2XFCE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/I1AA/IEO2XFCE/FIVI1AAIEO2XFCE.SMALL.jpg geRAMicc85 geramicc here. today I'm going to show you how i install this 3 gallon oxygen bottle under my truck to use it as an air pressure tank. i decided to put it behind the front wheel on the passenger side. you can see here that this oxygen bottle already has been modified. years ago my uncle welded 4 thr...
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Thu, 17 Sep 2015 14:59:16 PDT
HOW TO REPLACE FLAT WIPER BLADE RUBBER | REFILL BOSCH AEROTWIN AR530S REPLACEMENT VALEO SWF VISIOFLEX http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-REPLACE-FLAT-WIPER-BLADE-RUBBER-REFILL-BOSC/
HOW TO REPLACE FLAT WIPER BLADE RUBBER | REFILL BOSCH AEROTWIN AR530S REPLACEMENT VALEO SWF VISIOFLEX - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/S3UM/IEO2XDT6/FXZS3UMIEO2XDT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/S3UM/IEO2XDT6/FXZS3UMIEO2XDT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/S3UM/IEO2XDT6/FXZS3UMIEO2XDT6.SMALL.jpg geRAMicc85 In this video I am replacing the rubber on a Bosch Aerotwin wiper blade AR530S that i use on my 2nd gen. Dodge Ram. I show an easy way without tools needed. Procedure for other wiper blades might be similar.You can find the replacement on ebay.
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Thu, 17 Sep 2015 13:47:35 PDT
HOW TO CHANGE LPG GAS FILTER IN DETAIL | BRC FJ1HE + ET98 | PROPANE RECHARGE KIT REPLACE FUEL FILTR http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-CHANGE-LPG-GAS-FILTER-IN-DETAIL-BRC-FJ1HE-E/
HOW TO CHANGE LPG GAS FILTER IN DETAIL | BRC FJ1HE + ET98 | PROPANE RECHARGE KIT REPLACE FUEL FILTR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/KDDL/IEO2XQ08/F2TKDDLIEO2XQ08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/KDDL/IEO2XQ08/F2TKDDLIEO2XQ08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/KDDL/IEO2XQ08/F2TKDDLIEO2XQ08.SMALL.jpg geRAMicc85 Hey guys this is geramicc85 for you. I drive this dodge ram for about 7 years now with a BRC gas system. I have had this vehicle converted and im very happy with the Sequent Fly SF. The only thing that needs to be done every now and then is a filter change. This should be done annually or maximum ev...
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Thu, 17 Sep 2015 13:36:21 PDT
LED CAR TAIL LIGHT CONVERSION | HOW TO CHANGE BULBS ON DODGE RAM PICKUP TAILLIGHTS | INSTALL,REPLACEMENT http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CAR-TAIL-LIGHT-CONVERSION-HOW-TO-CHANGE-BULBS-/
LED CAR TAIL LIGHT CONVERSION | HOW TO CHANGE BULBS ON DODGE RAM PICKUP TAILLIGHTS | INSTALL,REPLACEMENT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/BKTS/IEO2XPYS/FKXBKTSIEO2XPYS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/BKTS/IEO2XPYS/FKXBKTSIEO2XPYS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/BKTS/IEO2XPYS/FKXBKTSIEO2XPYS.SMALL.jpg geRAMicc85 hi everyone, this is geramicc85 and today i will show you how to change the bulbs on the dodge ram taillights. All you need is a replacement bulb 3157 and a Torx T25 Screwdriver. I am going to install these LED bulbs instead of the 27 watt stock bulbs. First thing is to drop the tailgate. Now for t...
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Thu, 17 Sep 2015 13:29:40 PDT
Holistic Automotive Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Holistic-Automotive-Survival-Kit/
Holistic Automotive Survival Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/1EGD/IEGXRESZ/FXR1EGDIEGXRESZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/1EGD/IEGXRESZ/FXR1EGDIEGXRESZ.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Timer for motorcycle/car battery trickle charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Timer-for-motorcyclecar-battery-trickle-charger/
Timer for motorcycle/car battery trickle charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/ZLG4/IE42RR5B/FYHZLG4IE42RR5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/ZLG4/IE42RR5B/FYHZLG4IE42RR5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/ZLG4/IE42RR5B/FYHZLG4IE42RR5B.SMALL.jpg JRV31 If you store a car or motorcycle over the winter this timer will make sure that the battery stays charged. It uses an ATtiny85 to turn the charger on for half an hour every three days. The Attiny85 is programmed using the Arduino IDE. The program for the ATtiny85 is simple. It's just a blink progr...
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 08:55:04 PDT
Cool It! DIY Dashboard Cover Under $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-It-DIY-Dashboard-Cover-Under-10/
Cool It! DIY Dashboard Cover Under $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/4DNQ/ICJM227H/FCD4DNQICJM227H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/4DNQ/ICJM227H/FCD4DNQICJM227H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/4DNQ/ICJM227H/FCD4DNQICJM227H.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory We live in Florida, and in the summer, our poor old Honda Civic air conditioner struggles to pump out luke cool air, at best. When we're driving on cloudy days, or when a cloud passes across the sun, the A/C is downright chilly. But when the sun's beating down on one of those 90+ degree days on t...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 18:22:13 PDT
Simple metal fuse holder for a 4x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-metal-fuse-holder-for-a-4x4/
Simple metal fuse holder for a 4x4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/4SS6/IB8QCEWL/FU64SS6IB8QCEWL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/4SS6/IB8QCEWL/FU64SS6IB8QCEWL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/4SS6/IB8QCEWL/FU64SS6IB8QCEWL.SMALL.jpg PiratePerfomance My first instructable be nice....I am a fabricator and wiring guy, run my own business in Australia.You can ask me stuff here or on my Facebook page @ Pirateperformance Simple metal fuse holder for a 4x4What we are making today is a simple distribution/fusebox holder for a 4x4.How hard? Moderate, n...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:58:36 PDT
Floor Jack Helper http://www.instructables.com/id/Floor-Jack-Helper/
Floor Jack Helper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/5FVK/I9LZA1WA/FR05FVKI9LZA1WA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/5FVK/I9LZA1WA/FR05FVKI9LZA1WA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/5FVK/I9LZA1WA/FR05FVKI9LZA1WA.SMALL.jpg RaysFabShop Quick do it yourself project which I have named the Floor Jack Helper, This simple design keeps small to larger floor jacks from sinking when used on soft or uneven ground. The floor jack helper can be made for any model or size of automotive lifting jacks, floor jack helper can be carried in storag...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 03:55:57 PDT
Ford GT inspired GT Legend Paper Supercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Ford-GT-inspired-GT-Legend-Paper-Supercraft/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:22:00 PDT
Exploring the Tesla Model S CAN Bus http://www.instructables.com/id/Exploring-the-Tesla-Model-S-CAN-Bus/
Exploring the Tesla Model S CAN Bus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/QNZZ/I6C2JX5U/FOZQNZZI6C2JX5U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/QNZZ/I6C2JX5U/FOZQNZZI6C2JX5U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/QNZZ/I6C2JX5U/FOZQNZZI6C2JX5U.SMALL.jpg obrien28 Recently I thought it might be fun to try poking around the Model S CAN bus, since the car is basically one big computer with almost all of the controls accessed from the large centrally placed 17" touch screen. As I once heard someone say, "The only reason the wheels are there is to stop the comput...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:22:51 PST
Simple DIY Headlight and Taillight Polishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Headlight-Refinishing/
Simple DIY Headlight and Taillight Polishing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/ILJK/I2XTT5WI/F2EILJKI2XTT5WI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/ILJK/I2XTT5WI/F2EILJKI2XTT5WI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/ILJK/I2XTT5WI/F2EILJKI2XTT5WI.SMALL.jpg rjkorn Its getting colder outside here so not too many more outside projects for me now but this one is worth it. It makes your car more visible and gives you more visibility in rain and snow storms. I've seen a lot of headlight refinishing kits out there. Everything from pads and toothpaste looking goo to...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:52:54 PDT
How To Install LED Roof Cab Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Install-LED-Roof-Cab-Lights/
How To Install LED Roof Cab Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/LFVH/I1B63Q26/FABLFVHI1B63Q26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/LFVH/I1B63Q26/FABLFVHI1B63Q26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/LFVH/I1B63Q26/FABLFVHI1B63Q26.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy LED Roof Cab Lights are highly versatile and extremely customizable, making it pretty functional to install on practically any truck, SUV, or RV. It doesn't matter if your vehicle doesn't come with roof cab lights because you'll be drilling holes to install this product anyway. This product comes wi...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:41:03 PDT
Auto-Based 12 Volt Expeditionary Rotary Hole-Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Based-12-Volt-Expeditionary-Rotary-Hole-Maker/
Auto-Based 12 Volt Expeditionary Rotary Hole-Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/SDPY/I0VOZ8SR/F9XSDPYI0VOZ8SR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/SDPY/I0VOZ8SR/F9XSDPYI0VOZ8SR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/SDPY/I0VOZ8SR/F9XSDPYI0VOZ8SR.SMALL.jpg FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo If you're anything like me, you spend a good portion of your time living out of your truck, DOWN BY THE RIVER! Well then, I don't need to tell you how many times I wish I had a drill for one reason or another. Sure, you could get a cordless drill, battery charger, and converter. But that's stupid! W...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 08:13:23 PDT
Changing Car Brakes! A Beginner Guide! http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-Car-Brakes-A-Beginner-Guide/
Changing Car Brakes! A Beginner Guide! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/DTP1/I0C8YF1S/FF5DTP1I0C8YF1S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/DTP1/I0C8YF1S/FF5DTP1I0C8YF1S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/DTP1/I0C8YF1S/FF5DTP1I0C8YF1S.SMALL.jpg Jaxon0077 This is the easiest way of changing brakes!Just recently i went to get a safety inspection for my car and found out that my brake pads had barely passed with minimum numbers. It was advised that i change them out for new ones the only problem was, they wanted to charge me over 250$ (Picture 2) !! I ...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:44:51 PDT
How to troubleshoot/restore an automotive lightbulb http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-troubleshootrestore-an-automotive-lightbulb/
How to troubleshoot/restore an automotive lightbulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/GKMX/I0A53HYV/FWAGKMXI0A53HYV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/GKMX/I0A53HYV/FWAGKMXI0A53HYV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/GKMX/I0A53HYV/FWAGKMXI0A53HYV.SMALL.jpg good_apollo This instructable will focus on one part of diagnosing an automotive lighting circuit; testing and (granted its not burnt out) restoring an automotive light bulb. I may do a follow up instructable on where to go after these steps if you're still not getting light, but for now, we'll start here. You...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:39:19 PDT
Truck Bed Utility Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Bed-Utility-Rack/
Truck Bed Utility Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/RQ02/HY12HH1I/FV1RQ02HY12HH1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/RQ02/HY12HH1I/FV1RQ02HY12HH1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/RQ02/HY12HH1I/FV1RQ02HY12HH1I.SMALL.jpg Kurt E. Clothier My wife and I recently bought a pair of kayaks, but didn't really have a good way to transport them. So we stopped at the local hardware store on the way back from a hiking adventure, and I went to work on an easily removable and fully adjustable utility rack for our truck to haul our kayaks without...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:36:52 PDT
Highly Versatile Soda Blaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Highly-Versatile-Soda-Blaster/
Highly Versatile Soda Blaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/G8A5/HW4OG4XG/F33G8A5HW4OG4XG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/G8A5/HW4OG4XG/F33G8A5HW4OG4XG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/G8A5/HW4OG4XG/F33G8A5HW4OG4XG.SMALL.jpg naw2983 This Instructable is going to show you how to make a Highly Versatile Soda Blaster that you can use with different types of abrasives such as baking soda, blasting media, and sand or different combinations of these abrasives depending on your need. For those of you who aren't quite sure what what a ...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 05:32:03 PDT
steampunk glass and gear tables http://www.instructables.com/id/steampunk-glass-and-gear-tables/
steampunk glass and gear tables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/FL3W/HW37X6O5/FAXFL3WHW37X6O5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/FL3W/HW37X6O5/FAXFL3WHW37X6O5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/FL3W/HW37X6O5/FAXFL3WHW37X6O5.SMALL.jpg timsway found alloy gears, angle iron and glass discs become cool, little accent tables - with only one major hiccup along the way. thanks for watching - tim
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 06:46:08 PDT
HOW TO CHANGE YOUR OIL http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-CHANGE-YOUR-OIL-2/
HOW TO CHANGE YOUR OIL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/28MC/HVNFKHEO/FOC28MCHVNFKHEO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/28MC/HVNFKHEO/FOC28MCHVNFKHEO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/28MC/HVNFKHEO/FOC28MCHVNFKHEO.SMALL.gif kfoster4635 Changing your oil is important because it improves the life and longevity of your motor by lubricating the parts within the motor. Changing your own oil is not only easy but inexpensive. In this step by step process I will break down the "change" process and all the components needed to complete an ...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 12:17:18 PDT
TurboCharger Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/TurboCharger-Lamp/
TurboCharger Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/LWWW/HV9I1R3D/FLVLWWWHV9I1R3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/LWWW/HV9I1R3D/FLVLWWWHV9I1R3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/LWWW/HV9I1R3D/FLVLWWWHV9I1R3D.SMALL.jpg Canuck Creations Hello instructables,Recently I had some automotive parts laying around the shop and decided to make a lamp out of a spare turbocharger and a automotive air filter. I have had alot of positive feedback from car lovers and mechanics so I figured it would be perfect to start making them for friends for...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 15:52:45 PDT
Install Aftermarket Radio in 2002 Toyota Corolla http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Aftermarket-Radio-in-2002-Toyota-Corolla/
Install Aftermarket Radio in 2002 Toyota Corolla - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/WZV2/HUUXKXWP/FUMWZV2HUUXKXWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/WZV2/HUUXKXWP/FUMWZV2HUUXKXWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/WZV2/HUUXKXWP/FUMWZV2HUUXKXWP.SMALL.jpg djzypher If you need a new radio because "this isn't the 50's anymore grandma" then this 'ible is for you! Tools and what you'll need The tools and other stuff you're going to need are:-Phillips head screwdriver-Flat head screwdriver-Aftermarket radio-2002 Toyota Corolla-Colour vision-Heat shrink or elect...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 10:12:52 PDT
How to Powder Coat Aluminum Wheels - TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Powder-Coat-Aluminum-Wheels-TechShop/
How to Powder Coat Aluminum Wheels - TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/N7CZ/HTKXV841/FNZN7CZHTKXV841.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/N7CZ/HTKXV841/FNZN7CZHTKXV841.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/N7CZ/HTKXV841/FNZN7CZHTKXV841.SMALL.jpg kmagnuson I made it at the TechShop, well.. I powder coated it there. This is a "How-to" guide including step by step directions on How to Powder Coat Aluminum Wheels. Powder coating cannot be performed without having access to the proper equipment, but if you do it makes an excellent alternative to painting ...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 02:38:52 PDT
1999 Jeep Cherokee Hood Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/1999-jeep-cherokee-hood-inlay/
1999 Jeep Cherokee Hood Inlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/Z99E/HTGT954H/FVFZ99EHTGT954H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/Z99E/HTGT954H/FVFZ99EHTGT954H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/Z99E/HTGT954H/FVFZ99EHTGT954H.SMALL.jpg Chanrob95 In this instructable I'm going to show you how I made a diamond tread hood inlay piece for my Jeep XJ.   This will help you design your own. I made this at TechShop!   http://www.techshop.ws/ Preparation Lay down some thick brown paper to make a pattern of the indention found in a lot of...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 11:13:37 PDT
Repair Your Burnt Out Courtesy Dash Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Your-Burnt-Out-Courtesy-Dash-Lights/
Repair Your Burnt Out Courtesy Dash Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/MI1C/HTDSQ0BF/FSUMI1CHTDSQ0BF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/MI1C/HTDSQ0BF/FSUMI1CHTDSQ0BF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/MI1C/HTDSQ0BF/FSUMI1CHTDSQ0BF.SMALL.jpg andamas I recently acquired a 1992 Volvo 740T that had every courtesy dash light burnt out. A quick trip to the Volvo dealer revealed that each bulb/socket assembly would be around $15 each! I was facing the likelihood of dropping $60 and another $12 for 3 wedge base bulbs for the other courtesy lights. Her...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 12:05:46 PDT
Mod out your own PUPPETEER'S DOLLY! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mod-out-your-own-PUPEETERS-DOLLY/
Mod out your own PUPPETEER'S DOLLY! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FWG/HGGK/HSGFXR2M/FWGHGGKHSGFXR2M.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FWG/HGGK/HSGFXR2M/FWGHGGKHSGFXR2M.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FWG/HGGK/HSGFXR2M/FWGHGGKHSGFXR2M.SMALL.jpg damianzuch Hi peoples! OK, so we just got a nifty job, to make a puppeteer's dolly for a new show that has a puppet from the Jim Henson's Creature Shop!! There were a couple of requirements - it had to be comfortable, it had to be silent and it had to run smoothly. It also had to be set up so that either the p...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 19:58:23 PST
Easy Configurable Cargo Blocks for Your Car Trunk http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Configurable-Cargo-Blocks-for-Your-Car-Trunk/
Easy Configurable Cargo Blocks for Your Car Trunk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/BJYZ/HR3EEIEL/FWGBJYZHR3EEIEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/BJYZ/HR3EEIEL/FWGBJYZHR3EEIEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/BJYZ/HR3EEIEL/FWGBJYZHR3EEIEL.SMALL.jpg imjasonc The Problem: Most of us have car trunks filled with loose boxes. When we drive around, these boxes slide around, or worse, tilt over spilling out all of our precious worldly possessions. Some of us have trunk nets. However, these trunk nets are better for loose small items (not boxes or large carg...
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 22:33:10 PST
How to Purchase, Paint, and Install a Plastic Bumper Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Purchase-Paint-and-Install-a-Plastic-Bumper/
How to Purchase, Paint, and Install a Plastic Bumper Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/12YU/HQOJ8WU4/FNF12YUHQOJ8WU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/12YU/HQOJ8WU4/FNF12YUHQOJ8WU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/12YU/HQOJ8WU4/FNF12YUHQOJ8WU4.SMALL.jpg appliedcolors In this instructable you will learn how to purchase, paint and install a replacement plastic bumper on your vehicle, for about half the cost you would pay an auto body repair shop. For this job you will need the following: 10 millimeter socket and ratchetAn auto body clip pullerPhillips screwderive...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 12:15:33 PST
How to Replace the Idle Air Control (IAC) Motor in a 1999 Ford Mustang http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-the-Idle-Air-Control-IAC-Motor-in-a/
How to Replace the Idle Air Control (IAC) Motor in a 1999 Ford Mustang - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/2NSS/HLID5VFD/FJT2NSSHLID5VFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/2NSS/HLID5VFD/FJT2NSSHLID5VFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/2NSS/HLID5VFD/FJT2NSSHLID5VFD.SMALL.jpg itsagoose Are you having problems with your vehicle's RPM fluctuating high and low ? Does it occur more often while running your A/C and/or other high powered auxiliary items? Does your engine sometimes even shut off? It maybe due to your Idle Air Control (IAC) Motor sticking from carbon deposits built up in ...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 09:00:25 PDT
DIY "Dazzle" pattern logo for vehicle. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dazzle-pattern-logo-for-vehicle/
DIY "Dazzle" pattern logo for vehicle. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/37EW/HK6XN415/F3C37EWHK6XN415.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/37EW/HK6XN415/F3C37EWHK6XN415.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/37EW/HK6XN415/F3C37EWHK6XN415.SMALL.jpg vazquezl31 This instructable will teach you the basic steps and overview to designing, constructing, and implementing your own vinyl logos to put on your vehicles, boat, or other mode of transportation.  Get inspired! For this particular project, I sourced the internet for "Dazzle" camo themed patterns that...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 14:03:53 PDT
Jeep Wrangler Foot Pegs http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeep-Wrangler-Foot-Pegs/
Jeep Wrangler Foot Pegs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/HPRU/HJKBK57M/FS9HPRUHJKBK57M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/HPRU/HJKBK57M/FS9HPRUHJKBK57M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/HPRU/HJKBK57M/FS9HPRUHJKBK57M.SMALL.jpg geckits If you're a Jeeper, you know the feeling. When the top's down, the doors are off, your hand's on the gear shift, everything is right in the world. But for some of us, it isn't enough; you want to feel closer to the wind all around you. To satisfy this need, I decided to throw together some footpegs,...
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 23:15:00 PDT
How to Make Your Own Car Stereo-UPDATED WITH A VIDEO http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Car-Stereo/
How to Make Your Own Car Stereo-UPDATED WITH A VIDEO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/FQBQ/HIUEEETY/F8NFQBQHIUEEETY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/FQBQ/HIUEEETY/F8NFQBQHIUEEETY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/FQBQ/HIUEEETY/F8NFQBQHIUEEETY.SMALL.jpg JeremyWright I own a "commuter special" car as I call it. It's a 1989 Toyota Corolla, and I paid next to nothing for it. I had a car stereo in it that I received for free from a dealership that I worked at. It was an awesome flip out touch screen DVD player type. The navigation function was broken which is why i...
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 00:31:09 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/K657/HGU2E9QJ/FTTK657HGU2E9QJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/K657/HGU2E9QJ/FTTK657HGU2E9QJ.SQUARE.jpg http://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
DIY Cargo Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cargo-Screen/
DIY Cargo Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/TA2B/HELWX3TT/F58TA2BHELWX3TT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/TA2B/HELWX3TT/F58TA2BHELWX3TT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/TA2B/HELWX3TT/F58TA2BHELWX3TT.SMALL.jpg johndowns The cost to buy a manufactured cargo screen is upwards of $100, I was able to make one for $30 using parts from lowes. Materials: 1. Retractable window blind/screen 2. mounting hardware 3. spray paint 4. Duct tape 5. Small screws 6. Wooden dowel 1/2" Tools:  1. Drill 2. Saw- any kind will wo...
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 08:27:15 PDT
Back Swass Preventer http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-Swass-Preventer/
Back Swass Preventer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/JUMY/HEBNHMGZ/FJJJUMYHEBNHMGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/JUMY/HEBNHMGZ/FJJJUMYHEBNHMGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/JUMY/HEBNHMGZ/FJJJUMYHEBNHMGZ.SMALL.jpg florlayamp Have you ever been driving through the desert of Las Vegas in the middle of summer, or the humid air of Florida in mid summer, or worse yet doing so to go out on a date or to a party just to get there and as you step out of your car, you realize that the back of your shirt is all sweaty and wet from...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 22:18:30 PDT
WW2 Merlin Piston Coin Dish / Ashtray http://www.instructables.com/id/WW2-Merlin-Piston-Coin-Dish-Ashtray/
WW2 Merlin Piston Coin Dish / Ashtray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/L5NB/HDOW9UXA/FAEL5NBHDOW9UXA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/L5NB/HDOW9UXA/FAEL5NBHDOW9UXA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/L5NB/HDOW9UXA/FAEL5NBHDOW9UXA.SMALL.jpg Mr_o_uk This was made from something near to indestructable! It's made from a WW2 merlin piston. It was found in a field in Essex, likely from a crashed spitfire - you can see the dents in the piston from the impact. It all very nice having a merlin piston sitting in your house, but I always think its much...
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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:30:48 PST
Refinishing Wheels - Polishing Bolts and Nuts (Part 1 of 3) http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinishing-Wheels-Polishing-Bolts-and-Nuts-Par/
Refinishing Wheels - Polishing Bolts and Nuts (Part 1 of 3) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/6EBX/HCV923FX/FV56EBXHCV923FX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/6EBX/HCV923FX/FV56EBXHCV923FX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/6EBX/HCV923FX/FV56EBXHCV923FX.SMALL.jpg pharcydeabc This instructable goes through the steps that I took to refinish a set of old 3-piece wheels that I had laying around.  The wheels are old Racing Hart Type-C wheels from the early 90's, so they're about 20 years old at this point and were pretty beat up.  I used the facilities and equipment at Techs...
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 16:37:55 PST
Vehicle Inspired Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Vehicle-Inspired-Furniture/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/FIBX/HCJOSCQF/FH8FIBXHCJOSCQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/FIBX/HCJOSCQF/FH8FIBXHCJOSCQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/FIBX/HCJOSCQF/FH8FIBXHCJOSCQF.SMALL.jpg Mr_o_uk I was going to call this a collection of 'automotively inspired furniture', but when I came across the skateboard table I thought I better change it!! After writing my own vehicle inspired furniture instructable, I set about looking for others. I thought I would compile a list whilst on my way. If...
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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 06:38:59 PST
Bucket Seat Swivel Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Bucket-Seat-Swivel-Chair/
Bucket Seat Swivel Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/P3C8/HCJOBC8R/FPCP3C8HCJOBC8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/P3C8/HCJOBC8R/FPCP3C8HCJOBC8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/P3C8/HCJOBC8R/FPCP3C8HCJOBC8R.SMALL.jpg Mr_o_uk I made this seat back in 1999, so can only take photos of the complete thing, no progress photos I'm afraid! It was pretty simple to make, but you can now buy these pre done, or you can buy brackets directly from the manufacturer which makes life really easy and gives you seat controls! This was/i...
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 12:04:31 PST
EZ pass Rearview Mirror Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/EZ-pass-Rearview-Mirror-Mount/
EZ pass Rearview Mirror Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/B3GZ/HCJOFJ2P/FR9B3GZHCJOFJ2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/B3GZ/HCJOFJ2P/FR9B3GZHCJOFJ2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/B3GZ/HCJOFJ2P/FR9B3GZHCJOFJ2P.SMALL.jpg jm31181 I hated the way EZ pass mounted to the window.  The Velcro turns color as time passes and its just gaudy looking.  This mount allows the EZ pass to sit inside the car but angled enough to still be read by the tolls.  Parts List: EZ Pass 3M velcro bicycle reflector mount rubber tubing How To: Mainl...
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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 05:21:26 PST
V8 Engine Table http://www.instructables.com/id/V8-Engine-Table/
V8 Engine Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/PLNP/HCB8KAZ9/FQNPLNPHCB8KAZ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/PLNP/HCB8KAZ9/FQNPLNPHCB8KAZ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/PLNP/HCB8KAZ9/FQNPLNPHCB8KAZ9.SMALL.jpg Mr_o_uk I made this table quite a few years ago, and have since sold it so I cant take any more photos, so I appologise for the lack of detailed photos. By the end it was a heavy but strong table, costing me about £100 to make. Please be aware that once you do this to an engine, there is generally no way ...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 05:00:10 PST
How to remove your car's door arm rest. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-your-cars-door-arm-rest/
How to remove your car's door arm rest. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/UP57/HC3QC3BB/FN1UP57HC3QC3BB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/UP57/HC3QC3BB/FN1UP57HC3QC3BB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/UP57/HC3QC3BB/FN1UP57HC3QC3BB.SMALL.jpg Honda Enoch This is my first ever Instructable. This how to was written for someone on here requesting how to do this so they can paint their arm rest without having to tape it off. This was done on a 1996 Honda Accord Ex. The process is basically the same for other vehicles though some screw, wire and clip l...
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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 14:34:11 PST
A great use for auto cigarette lighters! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-great-use-for-auto-cigarette-lighters/
A great use for auto cigarette lighters! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/BF7M/H9T4LPBC/FN2BF7MH9T4LPBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/BF7M/H9T4LPBC/FN2BF7MH9T4LPBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/BF7M/H9T4LPBC/FN2BF7MH9T4LPBC.SMALL.jpg Candymanproductions Do you have any old automotive cigarette lighters? Do you want to light fireworks or light a fire electronically or remote controlled? Well here's an instructable on how to use an old automotive cigarette lighter to do all that and more! It's very simple: Make sure your automotive cigarette l...
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Tue, 27 Nov 2012 10:54:28 PST
Buick Instrument Panel Cluster Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Buick-Instrument-Panel-Cluster-Repair/
Buick Instrument Panel Cluster Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/1SYC/H9T4SDAL/FOL1SYCH9T4SDAL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/1SYC/H9T4SDAL/FOL1SYCH9T4SDAL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/1SYC/H9T4SDAL/FOL1SYCH9T4SDAL.SMALL.jpg Kurt E. Clothier One day I was driving our 2001 Buick Century Custom, and I noticed that the odometer wasn't lit up. At first I thought that a bulb was out, but this instrument panel cluster (IPC) is completely digital, so there are no bulbs in those locations. The odometer/tripometer is all LED segment displays. It...
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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 15:43:15 PST
Mounting a Nexus 7 into your car using the ORIGINAL BOX http://www.instructables.com/id/Mounting-a-Nexus-7-into-your-car-using-the-ORIGINA/
Mounting a Nexus 7 into your car using the ORIGINAL BOX - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/I1PL/H9T44NCD/FQLI1PLH9T44NCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/I1PL/H9T44NCD/FQLI1PLH9T44NCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/I1PL/H9T44NCD/FQLI1PLH9T44NCD.SMALL.jpg tobiasmaximus OK... so I own a 2005 Scion xB, which I seriously love. Fun car, cool style (in my opinion), and I think it's a dream car when wanting to do some automotive customs. A must have for automotive mods nowadays is definitely having a touchscreen entertainment center, and as far as technology goes, the s...
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Thu, 22 Nov 2012 22:58:40 PST