Instructables: exploring - workshop - automotive http://www.instructables.com Sun, 25 Sep 2016 10:34:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Fixing Frosted Chalked and Faded Headlights http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-Frosted-Chalked-and-Faded-Headlights/
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Thu, 1 Sep 2016 11:34:48 PDT
12 Volt Emergency Roadside Worklight and Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Roadside-Worklight-and-Drill/
12 Volt Emergency Roadside Worklight and Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/GFVM/ISCB6WXF/F5UGFVMISCB6WXF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/GFVM/ISCB6WXF/F5UGFVMISCB6WXF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/GFVM/ISCB6WXF/F5UGFVMISCB6WXF.SMALL.jpg TheAngryInstaller This was my first cordless drill and light. Purchased for work as a mobile electronics installer. Overall it did a pretty good job for probably 2 years. The battery technology just wasn't there back then, so both packs eventually failed. Craftsman had stopped producing this model and I believe that ...
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 22:15:16 PDT
How to Fix a Flat Tire Using a Tire Repair Kit. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-a-Flat-Tire-Using-a-Tire-Repair-Kit/
How to Fix a Flat Tire Using a Tire Repair Kit. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/PXNN/IRVCFPIB/FF6PXNNIRVCFPIB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/PXNN/IRVCFPIB/FF6PXNNIRVCFPIB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/PXNN/IRVCFPIB/FF6PXNNIRVCFPIB.SMALL.jpg The MechanicD This video will show you step by step instructions on how to fix a flat tire using a tire repair kit. You can find different tire repair kits in your local auto parts store. For more info, tutorials, tips and awesome resources for auto mechanics make sure to visit www.themechanicdoctor.com !!! ‚ÄčTO...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 08:19:36 PDT
Calculate Gas Milage http://www.instructables.com/id/Calculate-Gas-Milage/
Calculate Gas Milage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/LMQI/IRG4N0PK/F3ULMQIIRG4N0PK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/LMQI/IRG4N0PK/F3ULMQIIRG4N0PK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/LMQI/IRG4N0PK/F3ULMQIIRG4N0PK.SMALL.jpg BobbyArndt So you purchased a car thinking you would be getting that sweet 35 miles per gallon (MPG).Ever wonder how accurate that really is?Your MPG has a few factors such as traffic, driving style, and weather.Here I will provide you with the knowledge to figure your true MPG. Reset & Fill It will take 2 ...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 11:57:00 PDT
Changing Your Brake Pads Yourself http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-Your-Brake-Pads-Yourself/
Changing Your Brake Pads Yourself - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/OK43/IQU15RPS/FPIOK43IQU15RPS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/OK43/IQU15RPS/FPIOK43IQU15RPS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/OK43/IQU15RPS/FPIOK43IQU15RPS.SMALL.jpg Kieffer899 Every pad (don't quote me on this) has a metal tab located around it that when the pad itself is worn down so much, it will actually rub against your rotor, emitting an awful squealing sound when you brake. Eventually, you'll hear the sound even when you are not braking. This is the true tell sign t...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:33:31 PDT
Bondic How-To - Repair Car Remote Keyfob Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Bondic-How-To-RepairRebuild-Car-Remote-Key-Ring/
Bondic How-To - Repair Car Remote Keyfob Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F07/L5KO/IQHIV506/F07L5KOIQHIV506.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F07/L5KO/IQHIV506/F07L5KOIQHIV506.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F07/L5KO/IQHIV506/F07L5KOIQHIV506.SMALL.jpg Bondic If you have ever experienced any type of problem with a remote entry keyfob for your car, than you know that a replacement can cost upwards of $300.00 + to fix or replace it. If it is something as simple (but just as frustrating) as a broken key ring, then Bondic's unique ability to rebuild plastic ...
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Sat, 9 Jul 2016 08:16:35 PDT
DIY LED Tail Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Tail-Lights/
DIY LED Tail Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/TN1F/IQ5F95SF/F0NTN1FIQ5F95SF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/TN1F/IQ5F95SF/F0NTN1FIQ5F95SF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/TN1F/IQ5F95SF/F0NTN1FIQ5F95SF.SMALL.jpg 1775 Hello and welcome to my Instructable!Today I wanted to cover LED Tail Light installation. The project vehicle is a 2000 Jeep Wrangler. For those of you who don't know, aftermarket Wrangler parts are ridiculously expensive. I wanted to find a good LED Tail Light replacement for the factory "box" shap...
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 21:53:37 PDT
DIY Reupholster Vehicle Door Panels http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Reupholster-Vehicle-Door-Panels/
DIY Reupholster Vehicle Door Panels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/WZ9H/IQ2O4VD3/FIKWZ9HIQ2O4VD3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/WZ9H/IQ2O4VD3/FIKWZ9HIQ2O4VD3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/WZ9H/IQ2O4VD3/FIKWZ9HIQ2O4VD3.SMALL.jpg 1775 Hi there! Thanks for checking out my Instructable!This Instructable is geared for those who are interested in restoring your old ratty vehicle door panels. I completed this project on an older 1981 Subaru. It is a simple technique that can easily be completed in a weekend and it will completely tran...
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 12:59:40 PDT
DIY Bed Lining Your Vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bed-Lining-Your-Vehicle/
DIY Bed Lining Your Vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/TYOU/IQ2KD9XR/FJ7TYOUIQ2KD9XR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/TYOU/IQ2KD9XR/FJ7TYOUIQ2KD9XR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/TYOU/IQ2KD9XR/FJ7TYOUIQ2KD9XR.SMALL.jpg 1775 Hello. Thanks for making it to my second Instructable!In this Instructable I wanted to explain the process of spraying an entire vehicle in bed liner. This will probably interest those who like to take their vehicles offroad, or those who want to create a unique look for their ride. Bed liner create...
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 07:45:08 PDT
DIY Offroad Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Offroad-Lighting/
DIY Offroad Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/7VAP/IQ2KCJHV/FB47VAPIQ2KCJHV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/7VAP/IQ2KCJHV/FB47VAPIQ2KCJHV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/7VAP/IQ2KCJHV/FB47VAPIQ2KCJHV.SMALL.jpg 1775 Hello everyone. First of all, thanks for checking out my Instructable! I have been a long time lurker and have never contributed to the community. This is my first submission; that being said, I hope it inspires you to create something of your own.For this Instructable, my roommate and I were intere...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:32:11 PDT
How to change the crank sensor in your 2001 Durango http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-the-Crank-Sensor-in-Your-2001-Durang/
How to change the crank sensor in your 2001 Durango - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/IAF5/IPYC8WVU/F3EIAF5IPYC8WVU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/IAF5/IPYC8WVU/F3EIAF5IPYC8WVU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/IAF5/IPYC8WVU/F3EIAF5IPYC8WVU.SMALL.jpg dosman33 So your Durango is throwing the OBD code P0335 and possibly some other transmission related codes now? It's time to change the crank position sensor. Getting to the sensor is not that difficult, but I found that changing the sensor was problematic. I am including my personal technique I had to inven...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:16:42 PDT
Antenna mount on a car hood http://www.instructables.com/id/Antenna-Mount-on-a-Durangocar-Hood/
Antenna mount on a car hood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/U0TQ/IPCYD1MT/FFYU0TQIPCYD1MT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/U0TQ/IPCYD1MT/FFYU0TQIPCYD1MT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/U0TQ/IPCYD1MT/FFYU0TQIPCYD1MT.SMALL.jpg dosman33 This should work on any vehicle, but this install is for a 2001 Durango. I discovered that a trunk lip-mount antenna can also mount on the hood of a vehicle and not look out of place. Generally the FM radio antenna is mounted on passenger side, mounting this on the drivers side will look decent and ...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 09:43:17 PDT
Power Brake Bleeder from a Garden Sprayer http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Brake-Bleeder-From-a-Garden-Sprayer/
Power Brake Bleeder from a Garden Sprayer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/4SWI/IOD4DUCQ/F9D4SWIIOD4DUCQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/4SWI/IOD4DUCQ/F9D4SWIIOD4DUCQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/4SWI/IOD4DUCQ/F9D4SWIIOD4DUCQ.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I love working on old cars but some of the tools are too expensive for what they are made of….I saw a few articles on how to make pressure bleeders from garden sprayers. The commercial bleeders sell for $50 to $200+ but the sprayer is only $12. Everybody keeps the pump but I’d rather use shop air...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 10:27:24 PDT
How to Sell a Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sell-a-Car-1/
How to Sell a Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/E4ID/INAC5YME/F5IE4IDINAC5YME.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/E4ID/INAC5YME/F5IE4IDINAC5YME.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/E4ID/INAC5YME/F5IE4IDINAC5YME.SMALL.jpg Skippy Cartuner When you buy a car, you probably give a lot of consideration to the particulars of the purchase. While selling a used car is usually more straightforward, it deserves an equal amount of thought. There are many ways to get rid of your old vehicle, and your ability to pick the best one will impact how...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 11:37:49 PDT
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
Junkyard Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Junkyard-Clock/
Junkyard Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/VCVQ/IIXF85GT/FZSVCVQIIXF85GT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/VCVQ/IIXF85GT/FZSVCVQIIXF85GT.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/IOKP/IHUWI8I2/FFPIOKPIHUWI8I2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/IOKP/IHUWI8I2/FFPIOKPIHUWI8I2.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Removing rust using electrolysis - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/AGZ5/IGIBM2I8/FG8AGZ5IGIBM2I8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/AGZ5/IGIBM2I8/FG8AGZ5IGIBM2I8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/AGZ5/IGIBM2I8/FG8AGZ5IGIBM2I8.SMALL.jpg Home Mechanics I had some rusty exhaust manifolds and decided to use electrolysis to clean them up.You can use this method to clean any rusty objects.Be CAREFULL as this process produces Hydrogen which is a very explosive gas so do it outside or in a well ventilated room.PLEASE WATCH THE EMBEDED YOUTUBE CLIP ABOVE...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/KOFU/IGIDOVWU/FV2KOFUIGIDOVWU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/KOFU/IGIDOVWU/FV2KOFUIGIDOVWU.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/IFER/IEGXXMRP/FP4IFERIEGXXMRP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/IFER/IEGXXMRP/FP4IFERIEGXXMRP.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/I1AA/IEO2XFCE/FIVI1AAIEO2XFCE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/I1AA/IEO2XFCE/FIVI1AAIEO2XFCE.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/S3UM/IEO2XDT6/FXZS3UMIEO2XDT6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/S3UM/IEO2XDT6/FXZS3UMIEO2XDT6.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/KDDL/IEO2XQ08/F2TKDDLIEO2XQ08.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/KDDL/IEO2XQ08/F2TKDDLIEO2XQ08.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/BKTS/IEO2XPYS/FKXBKTSIEO2XPYS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/BKTS/IEO2XPYS/FKXBKTSIEO2XPYS.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/1EGD/IEGXRESZ/FXR1EGDIEGXRESZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/1EGD/IEGXRESZ/FXR1EGDIEGXRESZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/1EGD/IEGXRESZ/FXR1EGDIEGXRESZ.SMALL.jpg bjkayani I have been driving for some time now and I am not talking about a trip on the weekends or a 15 minute drive. I drive almost 3 hours daily, 7 days a week. I spend most of my day away from home and only thing I can rely on is my car. I need my car to have all the things I may need in any kind of situ...
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Sat, 12 Sep 2015 20:16:24 PDT
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/ZLG4/IE42RR5B/FYHZLG4IE42RR5B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/ZLG4/IE42RR5B/FYHZLG4IE42RR5B.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/4DNQ/ICJM227H/FCD4DNQICJM227H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/4DNQ/ICJM227H/FCD4DNQICJM227H.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/4SS6/IB8QCEWL/FU64SS6IB8QCEWL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/4SS6/IB8QCEWL/FU64SS6IB8QCEWL.SQUARE.jpg https://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
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/QNZZ/I6C2JX5U/FOZQNZZI6C2JX5U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/QNZZ/I6C2JX5U/FOZQNZZI6C2JX5U.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/ILJK/I2XTT5WI/F2EILJKI2XTT5WI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/ILJK/I2XTT5WI/F2EILJKI2XTT5WI.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/LFVH/I1B63Q26/FABLFVHI1B63Q26.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/LFVH/I1B63Q26/FABLFVHI1B63Q26.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/SDPY/I0VOZ8SR/F9XSDPYI0VOZ8SR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/SDPY/I0VOZ8SR/F9XSDPYI0VOZ8SR.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/DTP1/I0C8YF1S/FF5DTP1I0C8YF1S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/DTP1/I0C8YF1S/FF5DTP1I0C8YF1S.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/GKMX/I0A53HYV/FWAGKMXI0A53HYV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/GKMX/I0A53HYV/FWAGKMXI0A53HYV.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/RQ02/HY12HH1I/FV1RQ02HY12HH1I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/RQ02/HY12HH1I/FV1RQ02HY12HH1I.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/G8A5/HW4OG4XG/F33G8A5HW4OG4XG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/G8A5/HW4OG4XG/F33G8A5HW4OG4XG.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/FL3W/HW37X6O5/FAXFL3WHW37X6O5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/FL3W/HW37X6O5/FAXFL3WHW37X6O5.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/28MC/HVNFKHEO/FOC28MCHVNFKHEO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/28MC/HVNFKHEO/FOC28MCHVNFKHEO.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/LWWW/HV9I1R3D/FLVLWWWHV9I1R3D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/LWWW/HV9I1R3D/FLVLWWWHV9I1R3D.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/WZV2/HUUXKXWP/FUMWZV2HUUXKXWP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/WZV2/HUUXKXWP/FUMWZV2HUUXKXWP.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/N7CZ/HTKXV841/FNZN7CZHTKXV841.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/N7CZ/HTKXV841/FNZN7CZHTKXV841.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/Z99E/HTGT954H/FVFZ99EHTGT954H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/Z99E/HTGT954H/FVFZ99EHTGT954H.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/MI1C/HTDSQ0BF/FSUMI1CHTDSQ0BF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/MI1C/HTDSQ0BF/FSUMI1CHTDSQ0BF.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/BJYZ/HR3EEIEL/FWGBJYZHR3EEIEL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/BJYZ/HR3EEIEL/FWGBJYZHR3EEIEL.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/12YU/HQOJ8WU4/FNF12YUHQOJ8WU4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/12YU/HQOJ8WU4/FNF12YUHQOJ8WU4.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/2NSS/HLID5VFD/FJT2NSSHLID5VFD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/2NSS/HLID5VFD/FJT2NSSHLID5VFD.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/37EW/HK6XN415/F3C37EWHK6XN415.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/37EW/HK6XN415/F3C37EWHK6XN415.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/HPRU/HJKBK57M/FS9HPRUHJKBK57M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/HPRU/HJKBK57M/FS9HPRUHJKBK57M.SQUARE.jpg https://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