Instructables: exploring - workshop - engine - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:03:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to fix your check engine light. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-your-check-engine-light/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 18:13:25 PDT
How to design and build a go kart. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-design-and-build-a-go-kart/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 00:39:53 PDT
Make a Grappling Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Grappling-Hook/
Make a Grappling Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/GYKZ/HVZHYHSP/FQ6GYKZHVZHYHSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/GYKZ/HVZHYHSP/FQ6GYKZHVZHYHSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/GYKZ/HVZHYHSP/FQ6GYKZHVZHYHSP.SMALL.jpg M3G At some point in your life, you've probably wanted a grappling hook. And rightly so; they're pretty awesome. Grappling hooks have been around since Roman times, and have become a staple of popular culture, used by movie heroes, pirates, ninjas, and Batman (and who doesn't want to be like Batman?). W...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 07:38:10 PDT
Bad Stator Fix--Don't buy a new stator for your engine! Create a battery-op ignition system for less than $50 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bad-Stator-Fix-Dont-buy-a-new-stator-for-your-engi/
Bad Stator Fix--Don't buy a new stator for your engine! Create a battery-op ignition system for less than $50 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/2CFE/HU4PUYZR/FYL2CFEHU4PUYZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/2CFE/HU4PUYZR/FYL2CFEHU4PUYZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/2CFE/HU4PUYZR/FYL2CFEHU4PUYZR.SMALL.jpg ndrapeau The cost of a new stator can be hundreds of dollars.  Without a good stator, your engine will run poorly or not at all.  This solution completely bypasses the stator by using a 12 volt battery to power the ignition system.  Everything required can be purchased for under $50.  It will work on all con...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:23:14 PDT
Turbojet Engine (how NOT to) http://www.instructables.com/id/Turbojet-Engine/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 19:55:44 PDT
How to Build a Jet Engine! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Jet-Engine/
How to Build a Jet Engine! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/MZL9/HQIMA1NC/FTSMZL9HQIMA1NC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/MZL9/HQIMA1NC/FTSMZL9HQIMA1NC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/MZL9/HQIMA1NC/FTSMZL9HQIMA1NC.SMALL.jpg fozzy13 I have wanted to build a functioning, jet turbine engine for quite a long time. To me, there's something awesome about the way in which so many different aspects of a jet engine come together to make a functioning unit, that is able to propel massive objects into the sky. I actually tried to make a ...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:57:41 PST
"My Jeep Needs to Vent!" or "A Little Hot Under the Hood, Eh?" - Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Jeep-Needs-to-Vent-or-A-Little-Hot-Under-the-Ho/
"My Jeep Needs to Vent!" or "A Little Hot Under the Hood, Eh?" - Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/7LGL/HKM8MREE/FCB7LGLHKM8MREE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/7LGL/HKM8MREE/FCB7LGLHKM8MREE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/7LGL/HKM8MREE/FCB7LGLHKM8MREE.SMALL.jpg rizingf3nix This is my short DIY way of dealing with hot temperatures under the hood of my Jeep TJ.  A common problem with older model Jeeps, it can lead to premature electrical and mechanical engine component failure. (I've already burned through a couple ignition coils and it's stranded me from a failed CPS ...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 18:38:54 PDT
Laser Cut engine gasket http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-engine-gasket/
Laser Cut engine gasket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/WZBM/HJGE61OS/FH9WZBMHJGE61OS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/WZBM/HJGE61OS/FH9WZBMHJGE61OS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/WZBM/HJGE61OS/FH9WZBMHJGE61OS.SMALL.jpg johnktruong In this instructable we will be laser cutting a engine gasket. " I made it at Techshop". www.techshop.ws  Creating a gasket file Scan original gasket. Import image to Autodesk, trace and export as DXF file. Then import into Corel Draw or Illustrator. Copy and paste for multiple gaskets. Set up ...
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 18:35:53 PDT
Home Made Small Engine Gasket http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Small-Engine-Gasket/
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 07:02:50 PDT
How-To: Replace An Alternator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Replace-An-Alternator/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2008 17:36:10 PST
Stirling Engine Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Stirling-Engine-Build/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/6QZF/HF243OI0/FGV6QZFHF243OI0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/6QZF/HF243OI0/FGV6QZFHF243OI0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/6QZF/HF243OI0/FGV6QZFHF243OI0.SMALL.jpg tiggeroush2 We build a Stirling Engine, but before we could get it running the fishing line came untied. So we build a second one.
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 10:55:21 PDT
Old Camera Style Lamp made from scrap, Fullmetal http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Camera-Style-Lamp-made-from-scrap-Fullmetal/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/FUMJ/HE07OZ07/FH8FUMJHE07OZ07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/FUMJ/HE07OZ07/FH8FUMJHE07OZ07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/FUMJ/HE07OZ07/FH8FUMJHE07OZ07.SMALL.jpg Falkenberg Hello, here´s another Lamp i´ve made from scrap and carparts It got the look of an Vintage filmcamera wich i really like, because of the dirty broken glass with the engraving it looks much more used and original vintage. Thats not really an step by step instructable its very hard to find the same ...
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Sun, 10 Mar 2013 05:39:51 PDT
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 Read Codes From Your Check Engine Light (For older cars) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Read-Codes-From-Your-Check-Engine-Light-Fo/
How to Read Codes From Your Check Engine Light (For older cars) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/JGB2/F6S8S09S/FK2JGB2F6S8S09S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/JGB2/F6S8S09S/FK2JGB2F6S8S09S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/JGB2/F6S8S09S/FK2JGB2F6S8S09S.SMALL.jpg noahw You can pay a mechanic a bunch of money to read your car's error codes when your check engine light comes on, or you can grab a paper clip and read the codes yourself.After 1996 all cars were made to hook up to an external error code reader. Before 1996 however, cars reported their errors from the ...
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Wed, 26 Sep 2007 16:27:34 PDT
V8 Engine Table http://www.instructables.com/id/V8-Engine-Table/
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 05:00:10 PST
How to disassemble and clean a starter motor for a Toyota 22R engine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-disassemble-and-clean-a-starter-motor-for-a/
How to disassemble and clean a starter motor for a Toyota 22R engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/UPQM/HAVGJAY2/FBBUPQMHAVGJAY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/UPQM/HAVGJAY2/FBBUPQMHAVGJAY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/UPQM/HAVGJAY2/FBBUPQMHAVGJAY2.SMALL.jpg tundrawolf Hello, I enjoy things that last a long time. I'd oftentimes rather maintain an item, rather than replacing it later because it broke, or failed, leaving me stranded.  I have a Toyota Motorhome with a 22R engine, and while I am rebuilding the engine, I decided to re- grease the motor and mechanism....
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 21:53:21 PST
Mini Restoration: '67 Austin Healey Sprite MKiV http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Restoration-67-Austin-Healey-Sprite-MKiV/
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Sun, 26 Aug 2012 19:12:28 PDT
1994 Toyota 4Runner V6 3VZE Timing Belt Replacment http://www.instructables.com/id/1994-Toyota-4Runner-V6-3VZE-Timing-Belt-Replacment/
1994 Toyota 4Runner V6 3VZE Timing Belt Replacment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/9SBF/FWS6JVTT/FU89SBFFWS6JVTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/9SBF/FWS6JVTT/FU89SBFFWS6JVTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/9SBF/FWS6JVTT/FU89SBFFWS6JVTT.SMALL.jpg KraZe_EyE For those non-Instructables members out there... I highly recommend registering (its FREE) in order to view the other pictures I took while making this write-up.  Drop a comment too. This is a step by step for changing the timing belt on a 1994 Toyota 4Runner V6 3.0 Liter, Engine code 3VZE. My engi...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2009 18:02:58 PDT
The Stirling Engine, absorb energy from candles, coffee, and more! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sterling-Engine-absorb-energy-from-candles-c/
The Stirling Engine, absorb energy from candles, coffee, and more! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/DQDL/FAKWPK3O/F0EDQDLFAKWPK3O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/DQDL/FAKWPK3O/F0EDQDLFAKWPK3O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/DQDL/FAKWPK3O/F0EDQDLFAKWPK3O.SMALL.jpg thecheatscalc There's energy all around us that's just waiting to be tapped into. Whether it's hot coffee on a cold day, light from the sun, scented candles, waste heat from electronics... there's power to be had! How about we turn it into useful power? Step in the sterling engine. Ever put a tightly filled ball...
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Fri, 21 Dec 2007 17:22:22 PST
Air Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Engine-1/
Air Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/BYNC/GY18QULA/F2DBYNCGY18QULA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/BYNC/GY18QULA/F2DBYNCGY18QULA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/BYNC/GY18QULA/F2DBYNCGY18QULA.SMALL.jpg jonnyd55 Inspire the next generation of engineers, challenge their ability and push the boundaries of what they thought a 13year old can make and challenge what you think a teacher can teach! This is a project I run in my after school engineering club, normally air/steam engines are difficult to make and ev...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 13:11:15 PST
A Home-Built Biomass Gasifier for Producing Wood Gas http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Home-Built-Biomass-Gasifier-for-Producing-Wood-G/
A Home-Built Biomass Gasifier for Producing Wood Gas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/O7ZI/GXFXP0RW/F2EO7ZIGXFXP0RW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/O7ZI/GXFXP0RW/F2EO7ZIGXFXP0RW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/O7ZI/GXFXP0RW/F2EO7ZIGXFXP0RW.SMALL.jpg mdavis19 I've built a lot of alternative energy projects over the years. See my web site at http://www.mdpub.com and my other instructables to see my home-built solar panels, wind turbine, improvised generator, and other projects. I've always wanted to build a wood or biomass gasifier too. Why? Well, the int...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2012 05:03:22 PST
Building a Hero's Engine (Aeolipile) http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Heros-Engine-Aeolipile/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2011 10:21:11 PDT
How to Clean a Carburetor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-a-Carburetor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/VPTI/GN8NCP9H/FGMVPTIGN8NCP9H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/VPTI/GN8NCP9H/FGMVPTIGN8NCP9H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/VPTI/GN8NCP9H/FGMVPTIGN8NCP9H.SMALL.jpg thickneckarts Cleaning a carburetor can greatly improve engine performance and, often times, solve other fuel/air related problems. If a bike sits for any certain period of time without having the fuel drained, the carburetor could suffer damage and thus cause poor fuel economy or even keep the bike from running ...
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Tue, 3 May 2011 20:35:07 PDT
Simple coke can engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-coke-can-engine/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2011 14:39:17 PST
Tin Can Stirling Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Stirling-Engine/
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 14:17:00 PST
My Second Stirling Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Second-Stirling-Engine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/V8XT/GINP9TTM/FMAV8XTGINP9TTM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/V8XT/GINP9TTM/FMAV8XTGINP9TTM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/V8XT/GINP9TTM/FMAV8XTGINP9TTM.SMALL.jpg Profanisaurus My second working stirling engine from tin cans 'n stuff, skip to about 1:10 if you just want the engine footage.
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Tue, 11 Jan 2011 00:37:11 PST
My Improvised DC Generator Build http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Improvised-DC-Generator-Build/
My Improvised DC Generator Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/CX25/GDTLE0CR/FEOCX25GDTLE0CR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/CX25/GDTLE0CR/FEOCX25GDTLE0CR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/CX25/GDTLE0CR/FEOCX25GDTLE0CR.SMALL.jpg mdavis19 This is an improvised DC generator I built from an old gas-powered lawn edger and a permanent magnet DC motor. The inspiration behind this generator was to have a cheap way to charge up my battery banks on days when the weather is cloudy and calm, and my solar panels and wind turbine aren't pro...
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Thu, 9 Sep 2010 03:41:33 PDT
Chainsaw flashlight (gas engine powered spotlight) http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainsaw-flashlight-gas-engine-powered-spotlight/
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Sat, 7 Aug 2010 00:05:53 PDT
Non-PV Solar Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-PV-Solar-Power/
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Sat, 3 Oct 2009 20:09:00 PDT