Instructables: exploring - workshop - car - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:50:41 PST BLOX v1.01 How to Jump Start a Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Jump-Start-a-Car-2/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 13:06:35 PST
To Build A Shuttlecraft http://www.instructables.com/id/To-Build-A-Shuttlecraft/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:38:38 PDT
Coffee Break Tool Kit and perfect for your car cup holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Break-Tool-Kit-and-perfect-for-your-car-cup/
Coffee Break Tool Kit and perfect for your car cup holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/0QV5/I0HYV33T/FVU0QV5I0HYV33T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/0QV5/I0HYV33T/FVU0QV5I0HYV33T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/0QV5/I0HYV33T/FVU0QV5I0HYV33T.SMALL.jpg jeffbuffington23 I was inspired to create this Instructable from this project. Mini Tool KitI have an addiction to buying multi-tools every time I'm at the store, but they always ended up scattered in the house buried in drawers. I got one of the novelty bucket organizers as a gift. They were for putting on a coffee...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:04:19 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
Garage Entry Accident Avoidance Guides http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Entry-Accident-Avoidance-Guides/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:32:09 PDT
Clean Your Hazy Headlights With Toothpaste http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-Your-Hazy-Headlights-With-Toothpaste/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 05:29:07 PDT
Hidden Garage door opener (UPDATED) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Garage-door-opener-1/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:01:12 PDT
Black out for your car http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-out-for-your-car/
Black out for your car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/0Y88/I1B64KBM/FIV0Y88I1B64KBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/0Y88/I1B64KBM/FIV0Y88I1B64KBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/0Y88/I1B64KBM/FIV0Y88I1B64KBM.SMALL.jpg brockdeland Hate chrome? Me too! Black out the chrome safely & easily with plasti dip. you will need -plasti dip spray in whatever color you want but we are "blacking out" so get the matte black at your home improvement store- tweezers are handy but not necessary - scrap sharp plastic is helpful - painters tape...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:14:09 PDT
Add Bluetooth to your old Car-Hifi http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Upgrade-Your-Old-Car-V2/
Add Bluetooth to your old Car-Hifi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/2NRS/I0R0YP1Q/FAM2NRSI0R0YP1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/2NRS/I0R0YP1Q/FAM2NRSI0R0YP1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/2NRS/I0R0YP1Q/FAM2NRSI0R0YP1Q.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this quick ible I'll show you another way to upgrade your old car with just 5$ and less than 30 minutes of work. If you want to check out the last simple upgrade that I made on my car, you have to see my ible "Thermometer - Upgrade Your Old Car".I'll basically suggest you how to EASIL...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 01:13:52 PDT
120v Power Source for Car http://www.instructables.com/id/120v-Power-Source-for-Car/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:08:22 PDT
Vehicle Accessory Webbing http://www.instructables.com/id/Vehicle-Accessory-Webbing/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:01:06 PDT
How to Make a Tablet Mount for Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Tablet-Mount-for-Your-Car/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 20:31:37 PDT
No-Holes License Plate Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Holes-License-Plate-Mount/
No-Holes License Plate Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/3F0Y/I05EZCTU/F6P3F0YI05EZCTU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/3F0Y/I05EZCTU/F6P3F0YI05EZCTU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/3F0Y/I05EZCTU/F6P3F0YI05EZCTU.SMALL.jpg puaerotch So you bought a new car, or in my case, a new grille. It looks nice and clean and free of unsightly holes drilled in it. Then you realize that you live in one of the 31 states that require a front license plate. Before you grab your drill or let the car dealer near your front bumper, consider a c...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:26:51 PDT
Painting Vehicle Sills to Prevent or Repair Rust http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Vehicle-Sills-to-Prevent-or-Repair-Rust/
Painting Vehicle Sills to Prevent or Repair Rust - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/PJVH/HZOM4DQO/FG5PJVHHZOM4DQO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/PJVH/HZOM4DQO/FG5PJVHHZOM4DQO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/PJVH/HZOM4DQO/FG5PJVHHZOM4DQO.SMALL.jpg peter1994 Hi there. This is my first instructable, I've been wanting to do one for a while and I figured this is as good as any to start with. My little van is a Suzuki Carry 1.3, which has lived by the sea for at least the past 5 years. It's an old vehicle, and has therefore had some wear, resulting in some ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 15:01:20 PDT
Buick Instrument Panel Cluster Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Buick-Instrument-Panel-Cluster-Repair/
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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 15:43:15 PST
Car keys buttons replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-keys-buttons-replacement/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:40:09 PDT
Baseball Shift Knob http://www.instructables.com/id/Baseball-Shift-Knob/
Baseball Shift Knob - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/P1CO/HWG0BC4U/F8QP1COHWG0BC4U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/P1CO/HWG0BC4U/F8QP1COHWG0BC4U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/P1CO/HWG0BC4U/F8QP1COHWG0BC4U.SMALL.jpg puaerotch This instructable will show you how to turn a baseball into a shift knob for your car. Tools and Materials Materials Baseball. I went with a weighted baseball I found on Amazon. There are a couple reasons to go with a weighted ball instead of a regulation ball. The construction of weighted b...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 13:38:52 PDT
VW Beetle Turn Signal Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/VW-Beetle-Turn-Signal-Lamp/
VW Beetle Turn Signal Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/709I/HW0FY0PX/F6K709IHW0FY0PX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/709I/HW0FY0PX/F6K709IHW0FY0PX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/709I/HW0FY0PX/F6K709IHW0FY0PX.SMALL.jpg Tgras141 Father's Day is quickly approaching and you still haven't bought anything from Dad. Well look no further!If your dad is like any other dad on the planet, he has a fascination with cars, likely including the good old fashioned Volkswagen. You may not have the money to buy him a '53 split window Beetl...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 17:35:27 PDT
How to build a fiberglass sub box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-fiberglass-sub-box/
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Mon, 26 May 2014 00:26:50 PDT
how to refurbish car rims http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-refurbish-car-rims/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 17:40:51 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
Increase your fuel Mileage 50%,(Pressurized air Dissolved in fuel) http://www.instructables.com/id/Increase-your-fuel-Mileage-50Pressurized-air-Disso/
Increase your fuel Mileage 50%,(Pressurized air Dissolved in fuel) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/OWBP/HV9FZKCJ/F90OWBPHV9FZKCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/OWBP/HV9FZKCJ/F90OWBPHV9FZKCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/OWBP/HV9FZKCJ/F90OWBPHV9FZKCJ.SMALL.jpg Mattj91 Check the Physics if you Don't Believe it. The Equipment. Heres Some of the Basic things i Bought at Harbor freight for the Project,1 12V 10Amp Air Compressor.1 25ft small Air hose.1 100ct zipties1 Pressure Regulator.1 Swivel Head Male Air Fitting.1 12V 10Amp Adapter Etc..... Math. Math. Leg...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 22:36:03 PDT
Upgrade your Old Car with a Thermometer - [UPDATED] http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Your-Old-Car/
Upgrade your Old Car with a Thermometer - [UPDATED] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/FUT6/HUEEMZDG/FYCFUT6HUEEMZDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/FUT6/HUEEMZDG/FYCFUT6HUEEMZDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/FUT6/HUEEMZDG/FYCFUT6HUEEMZDG.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this i'ble I will show you how to upgrade your old car (mine is a 2001 Fiat Panda Young) with just 3$ and less than 30minutes. As you can see in pictures, my car is an old model, so it has just the basic instruments indicator like speed and fuel level. So I decided to add a thermome...
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 09:48:38 PDT
Turn Your Rusty Car Hood into an Awesome Chalkboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Rusty-Car-Hood-into-an-Awesome-Chalkboar/
Turn Your Rusty Car Hood into an Awesome Chalkboard! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/AAHK/HTC6747C/FA1AAHKHTC6747C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/AAHK/HTC6747C/FA1AAHKHTC6747C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/AAHK/HTC6747C/FA1AAHKHTC6747C.SMALL.jpg hardkeor If you have a stock hood that wasn't painted, and it rusted out completely - like we did - you can use this to your advantage. You only need about three hours and a few materials, all of which total less than fifteen dollars. * 60 grit sandpaper ($4.00) * Wrench or Ratchet (free or cheap) * Ru...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 21:07:17 PDT
Doughnut Safe http://www.instructables.com/id/Doughnut-Safe/
Doughnut Safe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/J1XR/HSYO19H0/FDPJ1XRHSYO19H0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/J1XR/HSYO19H0/FDPJ1XRHSYO19H0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/J1XR/HSYO19H0/FDPJ1XRHSYO19H0.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng   This project transforms your spare tire into a locking safe. It provides a 4” x 12” round space for the valuables you have to leave in your car. I designed it around a spare tire because it already has unused space and it is "out of sight, out of mind". It also gives more function to an item...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 18:04:02 PDT
Installing A NRG Quick Release System http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-A-NRG-Quick-Release-System/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 23:55:12 PST
Easy Configurable Cargo Blocks for Your Car Trunk http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Configurable-Cargo-Blocks-for-Your-Car-Trunk/
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 22:33:10 PST
Simple In-Car Camera Mount for Less Than $2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-In-Car-Camera-Mount-for-Less-Than-2/
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 05:52:29 PST
Mechanical Wood Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Wood-Toy-Car/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 09:57:19 PST
How to Build a Utility Trailer from a Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Utility-Trailer-from-a-Kit/
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By: Popular Mechanics

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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:41:03 PDT
Electric Vehicle - A simple lightweight EV platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Vehicle-A-simple-lightweight-EV-platform-/
Electric Vehicle - A simple lightweight EV platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/NWT3/HO2320UA/FAUNWT3HO2320UA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/NWT3/HO2320UA/FAUNWT3HO2320UA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/NWT3/HO2320UA/FAUNWT3HO2320UA.SMALL.jpg Ganhaar I've been looking forward to the arrival of electric car technology. Not just for the smooth quiet power, wide torque range, cheap running costs and minimal maintenance, but to design and build cars to take advantage of the simplicity and flexible packaging offered by electric technology. Some new...
By: Ganhaar

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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 08:56:59 PST
DIY Mini Solar Car! (14kph Toy) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Solar-Car-14kph-Ultrafast-Toy/
DIY Mini Solar Car! (14kph Toy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/6CQA/HNID3O1M/F156CQAHNID3O1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/6CQA/HNID3O1M/F156CQAHNID3O1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/6CQA/HNID3O1M/F156CQAHNID3O1M.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Feast your eyes upon the beast of all solar cars! A small scale dragster, runs 14-20kph!. A project great for beginners! I made this when I was 6 y/o, this guide is kinda* a remake of my original project. It only took me $4 to one. It runs with two 5v ultra fast 2400rpm efficiency motors, recycled f...
By: ASCAS

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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 10:08:29 PST
Fix Cobra Car Remote Tail http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Cobra-Car-Remote-Tail/
Fix Cobra Car Remote Tail - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/EHRI/HM8D6KOX/FWPEHRIHM8D6KOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/EHRI/HM8D6KOX/FWPEHRIHM8D6KOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/EHRI/HM8D6KOX/FWPEHRIHM8D6KOX.SMALL.jpg bhiew For those who has the Cobra car security remote control that looks like in the photo, you may have experienced the rubber tail of the remote will either broke or torn after using some time especially when you always keep your keys in the pocket. Or probably your kids accidentally yank it or pets che...
By: bhiew

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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 10:34:22 PDT
The MicroCamper a.k.a "Fat Berta" http://www.instructables.com/id/The-MicroCamper-aka-Fat-Berta/
The MicroCamper a.k.a "Fat Berta" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/L2PU/H6MF2SK0/FYUL2PUH6MF2SK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/L2PU/H6MF2SK0/FYUL2PUH6MF2SK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/L2PU/H6MF2SK0/FYUL2PUH6MF2SK0.SMALL.jpg dtextor If you want to travel through a country on a budget and still sleep in a dry place while it rains, a small camper is perfect. However, I wanted to have a fuel efficient car that could be used as well on a daily basis. I decided to go for a used white Renault Kangoo 1.5dci mini van. It's highly fuel ...
By: dtextor

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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 05:00:15 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,...
By: geckits

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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 23:15:00 PDT
Lets make "inside" StickyFrames - a display frame with easily replaceable content that attaches to windows in your car. http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-make-inside-StickyFrames-a-display-frame-/
Lets make "inside" StickyFrames - a display frame with easily replaceable content that attaches to windows in your car. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/QSDZ/HJKC1L97/F89QSDZHJKC1L97.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/QSDZ/HJKC1L97/F89QSDZHJKC1L97.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/QSDZ/HJKC1L97/F89QSDZHJKC1L97.SMALL.jpg adlep2002 Due to sudden popularity of my previous instructable I have decided to follow up with another one. This time around, lest make “inside” StickyFrames -  which is a display frame with easily replaceable content that attaches to windows inside of your car. The messages (content) can be quickly generate...
By: adlep2002

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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 19:42:48 PDT
Painting a vehicle using Tractor Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-a-vehicle-using-Tractor-Paint/
Painting a vehicle using Tractor Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/QPO0/H3NNF05Y/FUAQPO0H3NNF05Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/QPO0/H3NNF05Y/FUAQPO0H3NNF05Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/QPO0/H3NNF05Y/FUAQPO0H3NNF05Y.SMALL.jpg sam24th So some of you guys may have seen my previous tutorial on how to spraypaint a jeep using krylon paint and make a zombie assault vehicle, well I'm back and pleased to present you guys with a new tutorial on how to use tractor and implement paint for a good budget paintjob that will hold up much bette...
By: sam24th

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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 20:05:18 PDT
Get rid of steering wheel shake when braking. http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-rid-of-steering-wheel-shake-when-braking/
Get rid of steering wheel shake when braking. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/5HYU/HIYWWQ0R/FS45HYUHIYWWQ0R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/5HYU/HIYWWQ0R/FS45HYUHIYWWQ0R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/5HYU/HIYWWQ0R/FS45HYUHIYWWQ0R.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng There are common problems that cause your steering wheel to shake when you apply the brakes. In order from least expensive to most, they are: dry guide pins, worn brake pads, and worn rotors. It’s generally recommended if you replace the rotors, you replace the brakes, and grease the guide pins. Or...
By: Mrballeng

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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 05:15:10 PDT
How to Fix a Totaled Car for a fraction of the "Estimate". http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-a-Totaled-Car-for-a-fraction-of-the-Es/
How to Fix a Totaled Car for a fraction of the "Estimate". - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/D80A/H71GLTQX/FT6D80AH71GLTQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/D80A/H71GLTQX/FT6D80AH71GLTQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/D80A/H71GLTQX/FT6D80AH71GLTQX.SMALL.jpg Vyger A little History     In 2004 my daughter bought her "dream car" which at the time was a 1998 Dodge Intrepid ES. It was sporty and it was RED. It also had a lot of other good things going for it, like a 3.2 liter 24 valve engine, traction control, leather seats, super sound system, auto stick overri...
By: Vyger

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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 13:24:33 PDT
An easy and permanent fix for older car door seals. http://www.instructables.com/id/An-easy-and-permanent-fix-for-older-car-door-seals/
An easy and permanent fix for older car door seals. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/KCMY/HINNWYX3/FZ1KCMYHINNWYX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/KCMY/HINNWYX3/FZ1KCMYHINNWYX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/KCMY/HINNWYX3/FZ1KCMYHINNWYX3.SMALL.jpg Vyger      In many older cars the rubber door seals don't seal the way they should. Often the seals have pulled away from the door frame and leave gaps between the frame and the seal, almost always in the corners. This lets in cold or hot air, sometimes water and almost always excess noise. So many older ...
By: Vyger

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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 18:35:20 PDT
Customized 3D Printed Gear Shift Knobs http://www.instructables.com/id/Customized-3D-Printed-Gear-Shift-Knobs/
Customized 3D Printed Gear Shift Knobs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/LOTP/HIGFJKDB/FAVLOTPHIGFJKDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/LOTP/HIGFJKDB/FAVLOTPHIGFJKDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/LOTP/HIGFJKDB/FAVLOTPHIGFJKDB.SMALL.jpg sonk This is a walk through on how to make your own 3d printed shift knob.   I printed mine on a Makerbot Replicator with Laywoo-d3 filament for that classic wood look.  It was designed for an '06 Honda Civic and should work with similar year imports.  The screw thread that attaches to the car is 10 x 1....
By: sonk

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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:49:59 PDT
Modified Vehicle Emblem http://www.instructables.com/id/Modified-Grill-Emblem/
Modified Vehicle Emblem - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/J8Z5/HI3TRXS6/FKPJ8Z5HI3TRXS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/J8Z5/HI3TRXS6/FKPJ8Z5HI3TRXS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/J8Z5/HI3TRXS6/FKPJ8Z5HI3TRXS6.SMALL.jpg DualPhase Turn to the dark side and convert your transportation to an imperial weapon. Tools Required: Sandpaper Spray Paint Clear Coat Spray Paint Vinyl Sticker This instructable will work with any car emblem and can be customized to any sticker, decal or paint color. Preperation R...
By: DualPhase

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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 17:48:51 PDT
how to replace your car air filter http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-replace-your-car-air-filter/
how to replace your car air filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/F5W8/HHMI93ZO/F4QF5W8HHMI93ZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/F5W8/HHMI93ZO/F4QF5W8HHMI93ZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/F5W8/HHMI93ZO/F4QF5W8HHMI93ZO.SMALL.jpg xxyir Any engine that runs by internal combustion of fuel requires air to operate. That's because without air, specifically, oxygen, fuels like gasoline and diesel can't burn and provide the explosive force to power the engine. The engine air filters allow the right amount of air down our vehicle engines'...
By: xxyir

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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 03:55:58 PDT
Laser-cut Acrylic License Plate Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Acrylic-License-Plate-Frame/
Laser-cut Acrylic License Plate Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/OP0Z/HGH6QP0U/FBQOP0ZHGH6QP0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/OP0Z/HGH6QP0U/FBQOP0ZHGH6QP0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/OP0Z/HGH6QP0U/FBQOP0ZHGH6QP0U.SMALL.jpg tcone For years, my mother refused to go rafting, despite the fact that my dad, my brother, and I took at least a trip a year as we grew up.  Finally, when both my brother and I became guides, she caved and, though apprehensive right up until we finally pushed off from the put-in beach and on edge for a g...
By: tcone

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Tue, 14 May 2013 15:16:28 PDT
No cd Player? want music in your car? No Problem! http://www.instructables.com/id/No-cd-Player-want-music-in-your-car-No-Problem/
No cd Player? want music in your car? No Problem! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/45S4/HFD1FG9W/FTH45S4HFD1FG9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/45S4/HFD1FG9W/FTH45S4HFD1FG9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/45S4/HFD1FG9W/FTH45S4HFD1FG9W.SMALL.jpg whosLiam How to use your phone,laptop, tablet, mp3 player or old phone as a music player through you car speakers without a cd player or radio! If you like it please vote! I could really use the laser cutter for my rocketry! It would help a lot for making pieces of the apogee detector and piston ejection sy...
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Wed, 17 Apr 2013 02:12:09 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...
By: Mr_o_uk

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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:30:48 PST
How to install a tachometer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-a-tachometer/
How to install a tachometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/OMMI/H1O5DCY6/FP4OMMIH1O5DCY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/OMMI/H1O5DCY6/FP4OMMIH1O5DCY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/OMMI/H1O5DCY6/FP4OMMIH1O5DCY6.SMALL.jpg DIY Dave In this instructable I will show you how I installed an aftermarket tachometer on my ‘91 Chevy S-10. Tachometers are a great tool for your vehicle if you enjoy monitoring your engine speed or idle. In fact, they are nearly a necessity for a vehicle with a manual transmission.  Parts & Tools Parts...
By: DIY Dave

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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 18:36:00 PST
How to cover a car's sunvisors with felt http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-cover-a-cars-sunvisors-with-felt/
How to cover a car's sunvisors with felt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/OLZW/HDHXNR06/FFDOLZWHDHXNR06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/OLZW/HDHXNR06/FFDOLZWHDHXNR06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/OLZW/HDHXNR06/FFDOLZWHDHXNR06.SMALL.jpg SplendidColors Sunlight and heat rotted the fabric on my old beater's sunvisors so the velour peeled away like skin on a zombie, revealing crumbling foam and fiberboard underneath. I had to do something about this, since it was literally in my face when I drove. I didn't care if it looked original or not--it's no...
By: SplendidColors

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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 00:33:30 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...
By: pharcydeabc

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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 16:37:55 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 ...
By: Mr_o_uk

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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 05:00:10 PST