Instructables: exploring - workshop - car - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:11:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 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 ba...
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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/
How to build a fiberglass sub box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/BP03/HVN9RU0G/FG7BP03HVN9RU0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/BP03/HVN9RU0G/FG7BP03HVN9RU0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/BP03/HVN9RU0G/FG7BP03HVN9RU0G.SMALL.jpg bgugino In this Instructable i will show you how to build your very own custom subwoofer box! Making room Depending on your install you might have to remove some stuff from your trunk or cabin (spare tire,seats etc...)In my case i have a single cab truck so my options are limited. I decided to take the ...
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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/
how to refurbish car rims - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/5QUX/HVP6WSOK/F9P5QUXHVP6WSOK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/5QUX/HVP6WSOK/F9P5QUXHVP6WSOK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/5QUX/HVP6WSOK/F9P5QUXHVP6WSOK.SMALL.jpg bridley16 My wheels were looking dull and used and one of them had made contact with corrosive chemicals, I decided it was time to refurbish them and make them look like new again.Things you will need: a carprimercolored paintclear coatsandpaperalloy repair (optional)jack standTime: 4 hours per wheelOk now th...
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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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Your-Old-Car/
Upgrade Your Old Car - 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 2€ (3,3$) 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 t...
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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/
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
Simple In-Car Camera Mount for Less Than $2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-In-Car-Camera-Mount-for-Less-Than-2/
Simple In-Car Camera Mount for Less Than $2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/KS6H/HQ8QP2CR/FH1KS6HHQ8QP2CR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/KS6H/HQ8QP2CR/FH1KS6HHQ8QP2CR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/KS6H/HQ8QP2CR/FH1KS6HHQ8QP2CR.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos You have probably seen quite a few videos that were shot from inside a moving car. My favorites are the videos of a meteor exploding in the skies above Russia in early 2013. You never know what interesting sites you might come across while driving to work. There are a lot of different designs o...
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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/
Mechanical Wood Toy Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/T6EK/HP71Z4FR/FGIT6EKHP71Z4FR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/T6EK/HP71Z4FR/FGIT6EKHP71Z4FR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/T6EK/HP71Z4FR/FGIT6EKHP71Z4FR.SMALL.jpg thessejway this project was an assignment for school. i am currently enrolled in my first year in the  Industrial Design Bachelor of Applied Technology at Humber College in Toronto. the assignment was to make a wood toy with at least two different moving Mechanical parts. In this instructable i will show my p...
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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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....
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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...
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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'...
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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...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 16:37:55 PST
V8 Engine Table http://www.instructables.com/id/V8-Engine-Table/
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 05:00:10 PST
Best N Easy : LED-STRIP CAR GLOW http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-N-Easy-LED-STRIP-CAR-GLOW/
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 11:44:50 PST
Fiberglass Car Front Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiberglass-Car-Front-Speakers/
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Sat, 29 Dec 2012 18:38:04 PST
Velomobile Three Seat Electric Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Velomobile-Three-Seat-Electric-Car/
Velomobile Three Seat Electric Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FRE/FQH9/HAQ3A3H4/FREFQH9HAQ3A3H4.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FRE/FQH9/HAQ3A3H4/FREFQH9HAQ3A3H4.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FRE/FQH9/HAQ3A3H4/FREFQH9HAQ3A3H4.SMALL.jpg snotty Environmentalist? Give this a try! The problem: Need exercise and local transportation The first solution: Electric bike kit! (excellent parts from ebikes.ca) The new problem: It rains here. A lot. The second solution: A zero emission vehicle with a roof. The plan is to make a car that is light w...
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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 15:45:45 PST
Car Interior LED Lighting Multicolor http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Interior-LED-Lighting-Multicolor/
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 12:43:42 PST
Power Distribution Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Dirstribution-Box/
Power Distribution Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WYFX/HAQ391AO/FSFWYFXHAQ391AO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WYFX/HAQ391AO/FSFWYFXHAQ391AO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WYFX/HAQ391AO/FSFWYFXHAQ391AO.SMALL.jpg stevie1 For starters, I built a rack for my truck to throw some "off road" lights on.  I wanted a box to control these and some reverse lights.  I also got an old remote starter from my dad that happened to have some aux outputs on it.  As soon as I found this out, I wanted to hook them up to control my lig...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 17:11:30 PST
Pull a Car Dent Using a Telephone Pole http://www.instructables.com/id/Pull-a-Car-Dent-Using-a-Telephone-Pole/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/P4OW/GYR35OR3/F0AP4OWGYR35OR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/P4OW/GYR35OR3/F0AP4OWGYR35OR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/P4OW/GYR35OR3/F0AP4OWGYR35OR3.SMALL.jpg hackmattr I bought a car with a major dent on the driver side rear quarter panel and rear door. Instead of buying a door panel and quarter panel, I decided to pull the dent. Using a slide hammer and stud welder was not the best method for this dent removal (Spent a couple days pulling it this way). Seeing n...
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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 01:04:20 PST
How-To Rear Disc Brake Job http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Rear-Disc-Brake-Job/
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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 07:14:34 PST
Classic Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-Toy-Car/
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 21:19:46 PST
Brake job http://www.instructables.com/id/Brake-job/
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Tue, 22 Aug 2006 19:13:56 PDT
Replacing your car's Valve Cover Gasket http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-your-car-s-Valve-Cover-Gasket/
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Fri, 14 Jul 2006 00:31:03 PDT
Fuel Filler Neck Bezel http://www.instructables.com/id/Fuel-Filler-Neck-Bezel/
Fuel Filler Neck Bezel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/D83I/HAFHLBFE/FV6D83IHAFHLBFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/D83I/HAFHLBFE/FV6D83IHAFHLBFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/D83I/HAFHLBFE/FV6D83IHAFHLBFE.SMALL.jpg dtt900653 For some reason there will always be some part on your car that is no longer available even if your car was made for 30+ years, especially if your car is 40 years old.  In my case I needed a fuel filler neck bezel for a 73 Jeep Wagoneer.  Without the bezel there is nowhere for the gas cap to mount. ...
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 12:46:26 PST
Build an excellent snow shovel for your car - cheap and durable http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-excellent-snow-shovel-for-your-car-che/
Build an excellent snow shovel for your car - cheap and durable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/NNAT/HA4MBIR8/F35NNATHA4MBIR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/NNAT/HA4MBIR8/F35NNATHA4MBIR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/NNAT/HA4MBIR8/F35NNATHA4MBIR8.SMALL.jpg CatalinRO Winter arrived together with the 'wrong kind of snow' :) - check this link for more details. If you have a car, I think it is mandatory to have on your car's trunk a small winter / snow kit including a snow shovel. That snow shovel must be light, durable, to have a good grip and to be cheap. All the...
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 16:13:23 PST
Hack your car badges! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-your-car-badges/
Hack your car badges! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/ICHA/HAH02JDI/FVBICHAHAH02JDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/ICHA/HAH02JDI/FVBICHAHAH02JDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/ICHA/HAH02JDI/FVBICHAHAH02JDI.SMALL.jpg irmiger This is an oldie, but goodie, taught to me when I was just a wee child by my dad. You can remove most of your vehicle's trim with your dentist's best friend...dental floss! Badges, generally, are stuck to the car using two methods, posts or adhesive tape. Post-mounted badges are easy to remove sinc...
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 14:31:54 PST
How to Burp your car's cooling system http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Burp-your-cars-cooling-system/
How to Burp your car's cooling system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/N6RF/H9T4QXOQ/FMSN6RFH9T4QXOQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/N6RF/H9T4QXOQ/FMSN6RFH9T4QXOQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/N6RF/H9T4QXOQ/FMSN6RFH9T4QXOQ.SMALL.jpg mfrontuto This instructable will walk you through the simple process of "burping" or getting all of the trapped air out of your cars cooling system. This works for ALL Vehicles If you have had any parts replaced on your cars cooling system (radiator, waterpump, new hoses, ect) then there is a chance that you...
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Thu, 29 Nov 2012 00:56:24 PST
Installing a trailer hitch on a small car http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-trailer-hitch-on-a-small-car/
Installing a trailer hitch on a small car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/UKAT/FGTXIVHI/FIQUKATFGTXIVHI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/UKAT/FGTXIVHI/FIQUKATFGTXIVHI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/UKAT/FGTXIVHI/FIQUKATFGTXIVHI.SMALL.jpg a.doovz I installed a Class I trailer hitch on a small sedan. I ordered the hitch online. All parts fit perfectly. The supplied instruction sheet was excellent. No body mods were necessary. The job was surprisingly simple. It took me about 2.5 hours total. If you have safety glasses, a torque wrench,...
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Thu, 29 May 2008 19:23:07 PDT
Changing engine oil http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-engine-oil/
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 22:21:35 PDT