Instructables: exploring - workshop - maintenance - car http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:01:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 Timing Belt & Water-pump Replacement: Toyota / Lexus V6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Timing-Belt-Water-pump-Replacement-Toyota-Lexus-V6/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 08:07:43 PDT
How to Fix Common Car Problems: Jump Start, Changing a Flat Tire, and Using Fix-A-Flat. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-Common-Car-Problems-Jump-Start-Changi/
How to Fix Common Car Problems: Jump Start, Changing a Flat Tire, and Using Fix-A-Flat. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/JT5Y/HD4V3YVS/FCIJT5YHD4V3YVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/JT5Y/HD4V3YVS/FCIJT5YHD4V3YVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/JT5Y/HD4V3YVS/FCIJT5YHD4V3YVS.SMALL.gif Dboshold Car need a jump? Flat Tire? If you answered yes to either of those two questions you are in the right place.  I created this tutorial on how to get your car up and running again.  In this tutorial: Part One: How to Jump Start a Car. Part Two: How to Change a Flat Tire Part Three: How to Use Fix-a-...
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:21:20 PST
How To Replace a U-Joint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Replace-a-U-Joint/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/DWVU/HANAYLKG/FMUDWVUHANAYLKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/DWVU/HANAYLKG/FMUDWVUHANAYLKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/DWVU/HANAYLKG/FMUDWVUHANAYLKG.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios U-Joints are something anyone can do themselves to save a bunch of money.  Most of the time it is an easy, straight forward and inexpensive process.  In this instructable video I take you through replacing the u-joints on the front driveline of a 4X4 Ford pickup.  You will need some stuff to do this...
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 17:11:00 PST
Changing engine oil http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-engine-oil/
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 22:21:35 PDT
Tire Rotation Tutorial on a Subaru WRX STi http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-Rotation-Tutorial-on-a-Subaru-WRX-STi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/6I7A/H6739JSD/FDE6I7AH6739JSD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/6I7A/H6739JSD/FDE6I7AH6739JSD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/6I7A/H6739JSD/FDE6I7AH6739JSD.SMALL.jpg nukem384 Like cars? Check out my new web site! http://nukem384.blogspot.com/ Learn how to rotate tires on a Subaru WRX STi.  This procedure will be exactly the same on many cars. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZooQolOu69o
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Tue, 28 Aug 2012 21:37:49 PDT
Performing Basic Car Maintenance Checks http://www.instructables.com/id/Performing-Basic-Car-Maintenance-Checks/
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Fri, 2 Jul 2010 17:32:13 PDT
Replacing Lower Ball joints, 94 Chevy 1500 http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-Lower-Ball-joints-94-Chevy-1500/
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Thu, 21 Jan 2010 14:22:58 PST
How to prevent rust on your car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-prevent-rust-on-your-car/
How to prevent rust on your car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/ILGQ/FG704VZ4/FRQILGQFG704VZ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/ILGQ/FG704VZ4/FRQILGQFG704VZ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/ILGQ/FG704VZ4/FRQILGQFG704VZ4.SMALL.jpg fanscape Keeping your car rust-free prevents serious damage and maintains the look and value of your car. If you choose to try us, Jig-a-loo, as part of your car maintenance routine, you can find out where to pick up a can here: http://www.jigaloo.com/us/e_store_locator.php. Here are 6 detailed steps and a ...
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Wed, 14 May 2008 09:16:57 PDT
Magnetic Oil Drain Bolt. (Transaxle or crankcase) http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Oil-Drain--Bolt.-Transaxle-or-crankcase/
Magnetic Oil Drain Bolt. (Transaxle or crankcase) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/R60B/YWSES9J5MLI/FOGR60BYWSES9J5MLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/R60B/YWSES9J5MLI/FOGR60BYWSES9J5MLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/R60B/YWSES9J5MLI/FOGR60BYWSES9J5MLI.SMALL.jpg germanpickle We all love our cars. they say that the cost of maintaining a car is higher than the cost of living. With the current cost of oil, I can see why. Rubber hoses, plastics, lubricants all come from petroleum. I'm going to to show you a simple way to help increase your engine and manual transmissi...
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Wed, 27 Sep 2006 15:21:07 PDT
Brake job http://www.instructables.com/id/Brake-job/
Brake job - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/WMQ5/RVAEQZJIP3E/FZ7WMQ5RVAEQZJIP3E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/WMQ5/RVAEQZJIP3E/FZ7WMQ5RVAEQZJIP3E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/WMQ5/RVAEQZJIP3E/FZ7WMQ5RVAEQZJIP3E.SMALL.jpg geo How to replace the pads on your car's disc brakes.*** NOW UPDATED *** with new retaining clips. See photos step 14.This project won the Technical Video Rental 'Cool Project' award! gather materials Materials:new brake padsbrake disc lube (high temperature synthetic grease)probably, new retainer ...
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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
Changing your car's timing belt and water pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-your-car-s-timing-belt-and-water-pump/
Changing your car's timing belt and water pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/6FH2/TE0EPH678CC/FXF6FH2TE0EPH678CC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/6FH2/TE0EPH678CC/FXF6FH2TE0EPH678CC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/6FH2/TE0EPH678CC/FXF6FH2TE0EPH678CC.SMALL.jpg trebuchet03 I drive a '97 Mazda 626 - 4 cyl. Changing your timing belt is not a small task, and it will not be identical to your car (unless you drive a 4cyl 626, mx6 or ford probe with an FS series engine). I wrote this for my 626 community www.mazda626.net and I am copying things here (so some stuff might sou...
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Tue, 11 Jul 2006 00:34:28 PDT