Instructables: exploring - workshop - maintenance http://www.instructables.com Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:13:00 PST BLOX v1.01 Historic Wooden Toothing Plane Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Toothing-Plane-Restoration/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 21:29:15 PST
Oil Change http://www.instructables.com/id/Oil-Change-1/
Oil Change - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/VUXS/II4WNMKI/F4FVUXSII4WNMKI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/VUXS/II4WNMKI/F4FVUXSII4WNMKI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/VUXS/II4WNMKI/F4FVUXSII4WNMKI.SMALL.jpg gbregin Time to complete: 30 min -1 hrTools needed: Socket wrench, car jack, jack stands, oil tray Parts/additional items: New oil, new oil filter, piece of cardboard (larger than oil tray),paper towels, empty container (can use oil container once you use all the oil) The vehicle used in the pictures is a 2...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 05:30:49 PST
How to Change a Cabin Air Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-a-Cabin-Air-Filter/
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 05:22:47 PST
Improve Table Saw Performance! http://www.instructables.com/id/Improve-Table-Saw-Performance/
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:15:50 PST
How to reset service reminder in Jetta MK6/MK7, Passat B7, and other http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-reset-service-reminder-inJetta-MK6MK7-Passa/
How to reset service reminder in Jetta MK6/MK7, Passat B7, and other - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/D69T/IF4IH45D/FWWD69TIF4IH45D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/D69T/IF4IH45D/FWWD69TIF4IH45D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/D69T/IF4IH45D/FWWD69TIF4IH45D.SMALL.jpg mr-fix Reset "Service now!" maintenance interval message in most Volkswagen cars with MFD (Multi Function Display) / MFA / MFA Plus. You don't need diagnostic tools like VCDS to do this after changing oil and filters.This tutorial will work for most of modern Volkswagen cars:Golf MK6 / MK7Jetta MK6 / MK7Pa...
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Tue, 29 Sep 2015 12:19:18 PDT
Sharpening a circular saw blade http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpening-a-circular-saw-blade/
Sharpening a circular saw blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/4DM0/IEX4LZGI/FRD4DM0IEX4LZGI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/4DM0/IEX4LZGI/FRD4DM0IEX4LZGI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/4DM0/IEX4LZGI/FRD4DM0IEX4LZGI.SMALL.jpg guy90 Tools NeededWashable Marker/ChalkBench Vice Handheld File set (A three piece will do)A thin strip of wood (At least 300mm long, and upto 8mm thick)Heavy duty socket setA sacrificial painters brush (25mm +) Wire Brush- You'll be using this a lot, so you want a nice, firm brush with a comfortable han...
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 16:13:36 PDT
Reset service reminder in Audi A2, A3, A4, A6, TT http://www.instructables.com/id/Reset-service-reminder-in-Audi-A2-A3-A4-A6-TT/
Reset service reminder in Audi A2, A3, A4, A6, TT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/J30F/IEB84RCD/FA1J30FIEB84RCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/J30F/IEB84RCD/FA1J30FIEB84RCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/J30F/IEB84RCD/FA1J30FIEB84RCD.SMALL.jpg mr-fix After changing oil and filters in your Audi reset service reminder message or indicator. You can do that without diagnostic tools like VCDS – just with a simple button combination.This procedure will work in most Audi cars manufactured between year 1996 and 2006.Audi A2Audi A3 8LAudi A4 B6Audi A6 C5...
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Wed, 9 Sep 2015 06:52:18 PDT
How To Rotate your Tires http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Rotate-your-Tires/
How To Rotate your Tires - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/H62O/IE7J824A/FAUH62OIE7J824A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/H62O/IE7J824A/FAUH62OIE7J824A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/H62O/IE7J824A/FAUH62OIE7J824A.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMechanic Learn to rotate your car's tires. A simple job that can save you a few bucks. So, go rotate your own tires then buy yourself a beer. Tools needed: Your spare tire tool set and 2 jack stands (bought at any auto parts store). Find Your Car's Lift Points Find your car's lift points. Most cars have m...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 20:18:31 PDT
Basic Car Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Car-Maintenance/
Basic Car Maintenance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/6P4O/IDUQUXYI/FQZ6P4OIDUQUXYI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/6P4O/IDUQUXYI/FQZ6P4OIDUQUXYI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/6P4O/IDUQUXYI/FQZ6P4OIDUQUXYI.SMALL.jpg Boddeeen So one of the most important pieces of technology that most of us use on a daily basis is often one of the most overlooked, the automobile. While there is a enormous number of drivers across the world, often times people let their cars fall in to a state of disrepair due to poor maintenance. In this...
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 19:56:34 PDT
KL250 From Forgotten to Roadworthy (Non-Technical) http://www.instructables.com/id/KL250-Boneyard-to-Roadworthy-Non-Technical/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:41:14 PDT
Clean throttle body in 2.0 diesel engine (Volvo, Ford, Peugeot, Citroen) http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-throttle-body-in-20-diesel-engine-Volvo-Ford/
Clean throttle body in 2.0 diesel engine (Volvo, Ford, Peugeot, Citroen) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/C43O/IDH7XEX5/FGGC43OIDH7XEX5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/C43O/IDH7XEX5/FGGC43OIDH7XEX5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/C43O/IDH7XEX5/FGGC43OIDH7XEX5.SMALL.jpg mr-fix How to disassemble and clean throttle body in 136PS diesel engines Volvo 2.0D, Ford 2.0TDCi (136PS & 140PS), Peugeot & Citroen 2.0HDi from oil and carbon deposits. Inspect intake manifold, clean intake air temperature sensor (IAT) and manifold absolute pressure sensor (MAP) and make your diesel engi...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 12:09:14 PDT
Cleaning and Maintenance of the AR-15 http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-and-Maintenance-of-the-AR-15/
Cleaning and Maintenance of the AR-15 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/M33S/ICRXMHNJ/FIUM33SICRXMHNJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/M33S/ICRXMHNJ/FIUM33SICRXMHNJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/M33S/ICRXMHNJ/FIUM33SICRXMHNJ.SMALL.jpg mr.smashy Tips and tricks for living with Ar-15 patterned rifles. By no means complete or final.Start by making the area safe for working with your firearm. No mags, verify the chamber is empty, remove all live rounds form the immediate area. Remove slings or other accessories. Gather Your Tools Most im...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 14:42:34 PDT
Recharge Your A/C System in 4 Simple Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/Recharge-Your-AC-System-in-4-Simple-Steps/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 18:17:09 PDT
Mini- Lathe Chuck Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Lathe-Chuck-Maintenance/
Mini- Lathe Chuck Maintenance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/NG9C/IB2BNLAI/F2JNG9CIB2BNLAI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/NG9C/IB2BNLAI/F2JNG9CIB2BNLAI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/NG9C/IB2BNLAI/F2JNG9CIB2BNLAI.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank Scrolling 3- jaw chucks on the mini- lathe, or a full- sized lathe for that matter, can become dirty and contaminated during normal use, and must be broken down for a thorough cleaning to keep a high accuracy when holding parts. The classic symptoms are a grinding feel when adjusting the jaws in or ...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:42:44 PDT
Car Maintenance at Home! http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Maintenance-at-Home/
Car Maintenance at Home! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/Q9YB/IAQMD5NV/FC8Q9YBIAQMD5NV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/Q9YB/IAQMD5NV/FC8Q9YBIAQMD5NV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/Q9YB/IAQMD5NV/FC8Q9YBIAQMD5NV.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby I originally paid mechanics do the majority of basic maintenance tasks on my car until sensors got replaced with old ones, damage was done to my steering rack, money was taken from my secret stash in the car..WHAT THE HELL! Now there are good honest mechanics but I got burned from early and this is ...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:26:40 PDT
Clean and Lubricate Motorcycle Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-and-Lubricate-Motorcycle-Chain/
Clean and Lubricate Motorcycle Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/HOJ0/IA3YTWRA/F2XHOJ0IA3YTWRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/HOJ0/IA3YTWRA/F2XHOJ0IA3YTWRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/HOJ0/IA3YTWRA/F2XHOJ0IA3YTWRA.SMALL.jpg brownbrady In this instructable video, I will show you how I cleaned and lubricated my chain on my 2013 Honda CBR250RA, part of proper motorcycle chain maintenance.Tools required: 10 mm wrench plastic hand brush kerosene, spray bottle chain lube shop towels glovesThe first step was to remove the chain guard t...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 08:40:59 PDT
Clean Your Cast Iron Tools Easily http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-Your-Cast-Iron-Tools-Easily/
Clean Your Cast Iron Tools Easily - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/B8EX/I7VQP8K9/FFVB8EXI7VQP8K9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/B8EX/I7VQP8K9/FFVB8EXI7VQP8K9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/B8EX/I7VQP8K9/FFVB8EXI7VQP8K9.SMALL.jpg TheWoodfather Ok, put your hand up if you've ever used your table saw as a bench to work on or glue up on.Yep nearly everyone huh.I'm probably a bit worse, I use it when painting as well...The cast iron was not looking in absolute tip top shape after a year of this abuse, so I decided it was time to spruce it up....
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:39:11 PDT
Tune Up Your Lawn Mower! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tune-Up-Your-Lawn-Mower/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:04:58 PDT
How to maintain your chainsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-maintain-your-chainsaw/
How to maintain your chainsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/B8KH/I7BQFVQG/FWMB8KHI7BQFVQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/B8KH/I7BQFVQG/FWMB8KHI7BQFVQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/B8KH/I7BQFVQG/FWMB8KHI7BQFVQG.SMALL.jpg HusqvarnaChainsaw To keep the chainsaw running at optimal conditions, you need to properly maintain it. Learn proper maintenance techniques and tips, like what fuel and bar oil to use, chain tension adjustment, air filter check, bar and chain filing, from a Husqvarna trainer.
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:04:03 PDT
Reset service maintenance message in Volvo V50, S40, C30, C70 http://www.instructables.com/id/Reset-service-maintenance-message-in-Volvo-V50-S40/
Reset service maintenance message in Volvo V50, S40, C30, C70 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/71LH/I63EVZXS/FUF71LHI63EVZXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/71LH/I63EVZXS/FUF71LHI63EVZXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/71LH/I63EVZXS/FUF71LHI63EVZXS.SMALL.jpg mr-fix Reset Volvo service reminder indicator or maintenance messages after changing oil, filters and inspecting brakes and suspension.This procedure will reset messages:TIME FOR REGULAR SERVICEENTRETEIN REGULIER NESECCSISTEMA MOTORE PROSS.TAGLIANDOSTANDARDWARTUNG DURCH FUHRENTAGLIANDO SCADENZATIJD VOOR RE...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 07:52:48 PST
Clean your headlights! http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-your-headlights/
Clean your headlights! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/1L4T/I3VI20YB/F1X1L4TI3VI20YB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/1L4T/I3VI20YB/F1X1L4TI3VI20YB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/1L4T/I3VI20YB/F1X1L4TI3VI20YB.SMALL.jpg rkm88 I saw some Instructables about cleaning headlights with baking soda. However, I never remembered while I was at home, so I decided to try something else at the shop. The hand cleaner I use works fantastic at getting just about anything out of your hands so I figured I would give it a try on my hea...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 08:13:02 PST
Timing Belt & Water-pump Replacement: Toyota / Lexus V6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Timing-Belt-Water-pump-Replacement-Toyota-Lexus-V6/
Timing Belt & Water-pump Replacement: Toyota / Lexus V6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/P2C9/HW43ZMZ7/FSEP2C9HW43ZMZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/P2C9/HW43ZMZ7/FSEP2C9HW43ZMZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/P2C9/HW43ZMZ7/FSEP2C9HW43ZMZ7.SMALL.jpg speedkar9 Here's a step by step video on how to replace the timing belt, waterpump, camshaft and crankshaft seals, idler pulleys and tensioner on a Toyota or Lexus with a V6 engine.Procedure is the same for all 1994-2006 1MZ-FE (3.0L) and 3MZ-FE (3.3L) engines, with the newer engines differing only in the ti...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 08:07:43 PDT
Collapsible Motorcycle Workstand http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Motorcycle-Workstand/
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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 13:09:57 PST
2008 ZX6r Spark Plug Change http://www.instructables.com/id/2008-ZX6r-Spark-Plug-Change/
2008 ZX6r Spark Plug Change - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/ZAXV/HMVJ8MD1/FITZAXVHMVJ8MD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/ZAXV/HMVJ8MD1/FITZAXVHMVJ8MD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/ZAXV/HMVJ8MD1/FITZAXVHMVJ8MD1.SMALL.jpg greenontheinside Maintaining a motorcycle can be a very expensive thing to do most shops charge at least 70 dollars an hour to do most labor. Therefore, today I will be demonstrating how to change the spark plugs on a 2008 Kawasaki zx6r P8F to try and save you some money! Most newer Japanese sport bikes share a very...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 22:43:47 PDT
How to remove a Toyota Hilux engine in a few hours - A step by step guide (2.8 diesel 1997) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-a-Toyota-Hilux-engine-in-a-few-hours/
How to remove a Toyota Hilux engine in a few hours - A step by step guide (2.8 diesel 1997) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/SU87/HHS9UUBX/FYYSU87HHS9UUBX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/SU87/HHS9UUBX/FYYSU87HHS9UUBX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/SU87/HHS9UUBX/FYYSU87HHS9UUBX.SMALL.jpg diy kiwi My Hilux had a leaking rear crankshaft seal so I had to split the engine from the transmission to replace the seal. Rather than breaking my back trying to extract the trans from below, I decided to lift the engine out, It is a much easier way to do it if you have an engine lift, endless chain or hea...
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 04:43:59 PDT
Vortex Dust Collector Vacuum from old air freshner http://www.instructables.com/id/Vortex-Dust-Collector-Vacuum-from-old-air-freshner/
Vortex Dust Collector Vacuum from old air freshner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/0IYN/HHJOIV0B/FXR0IYNHHJOIV0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/0IYN/HHJOIV0B/FXR0IYNHHJOIV0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/0IYN/HHJOIV0B/FXR0IYNHHJOIV0B.SMALL.jpg stuffdone I took one look at an expired Renuzit air freshener, turned it upside down and immediately came to the conclusion that Dyson saw the possibilities. I have designed this but still saving up empties to do a build.  Here are the pictures.  If you beat me to it please let me know ! Also on my web site...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 11:11:21 PDT
Cordless Drill Battery Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Cordless-Drill-Battery-Maintenance/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/2RT3/HEI4LYVE/FML2RT3HEI4LYVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/2RT3/HEI4LYVE/FML2RT3HEI4LYVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/2RT3/HEI4LYVE/FML2RT3HEI4LYVE.SMALL.jpg russ_hensel There seems to be quite a bit of interest in fixing cordless drills.  Even I have done one instructable on the topic ( which I will put first here! otherwise no particular order ).  Most of the fixes involve the battery: some replace it, some soup it up.  This guide will help you find many of the in...
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 16:21:26 PDT
How to Perform a Vehicle Maintenance Service http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Perform-a-Vehicle-Maintenance-Service/
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 20:12:50 PST
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
Valve Clearance Adjustment How-To (inline-4 motorcycle) http://www.instructables.com/id/Valve-Clearance-Adjustment-How-To-inline-4-motorc/
Valve Clearance Adjustment How-To (inline-4 motorcycle) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/F2P9/HCJO38BD/FAPF2P9HCJO38BD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/F2P9/HCJO38BD/FAPF2P9HCJO38BD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/F2P9/HCJO38BD/FAPF2P9HCJO38BD.SMALL.jpg spizzak Here's a project that I worked on a few years ago that I've been meaning to contribute to instructables for a while now. I think it's the first of it's kind on here. I hope you enjoy! I bought my 1988 FZR400U as a former race bike with 17000km on it (~11k miles) and I wasn’t sure about the history...
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Fri, 1 Feb 2013 08:58:17 PST
How To Replace a U-Joint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Replace-a-U-Joint/
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 17:11:00 PST
Changing Aircraft Landing Gear and Tires http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-Aircraft-Landing-Gear-and-Tires/
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Thu, 8 Nov 2012 13:20:57 PST
Changing engine oil http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-engine-oil/
Changing engine oil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/PWM3/H8W1VBP2/FRPPWM3H8W1VBP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/PWM3/H8W1VBP2/FRPPWM3H8W1VBP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/PWM3/H8W1VBP2/FRPPWM3H8W1VBP2.SMALL.jpg rewagen This Instructable is a simple step-by-step on how to change the engine oil in your car. For this example I used a 2003 Buick Park Avenue Ultra however the process is basically identical on most vehicles.  Safety First! Do not attempt any repairs or maintenance to a vehicle if it is beyond your kn...
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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/
Tire Rotation Tutorial on a Subaru WRX STi - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How to maintain cast iron table tool surfaces http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-maintain-cast-iron-table-tool-surfaces/
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Sun, 17 Jun 2012 19:32:29 PDT
Changing A Vehicle's Oil http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-A-Vehicles-Oil/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 18:29:41 PDT
Oiling a Turret Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Oiling-a-Turret-Mill/
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Thu, 31 May 2012 11:28:00 PDT
Turbo Charge your oil filter wrench http://www.instructables.com/id/Help-removing-oil-filters/
Turbo Charge your oil filter wrench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/CLN2/GYVDIX3T/FG1CLN2GYVDIX3T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/CLN2/GYVDIX3T/FG1CLN2GYVDIX3T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/CLN2/GYVDIX3T/FG1CLN2GYVDIX3T.SMALL.jpg aaahotdog   1. Clean inner side of filter wrench with rubbing alcohol to remove any oil residue 2. Attach a good double stick tape, enough for about 1/3 to 1/2 of the wrench band on area opposite of arm 3. Cut a strip of #200 grit sandpaper or emory cloth of the same size 4. Attach to tape.   Done You wi...
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Sat, 18 Feb 2012 16:01:23 PST
Engine Repair Reminders http://www.instructables.com/id/Engine-Reminders/
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Fri, 25 Nov 2011 18:37:07 PST
Replace the Tyres on Your Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-the-Tyres-on-Your-Plane/
Replace the Tyres on Your Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/ILJN/GRHJHP8W/FF5ILJNGRHJHP8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/ILJN/GRHJHP8W/FF5ILJNGRHJHP8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/ILJN/GRHJHP8W/FF5ILJNGRHJHP8W.SMALL.jpg josh Say you fly your biz jet to some remote island and upon arrival you realize that you've punctured a tire on landing. It would be good to know how to change that tire wouldn't it?! Worn tyres These tyres are worn (notice weird wearing) and ready to be replaced with ones like on the right. remo...
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Thu, 18 Aug 2011 16:13:59 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
Stay Safe And Save Some Green By Changing Your Motocycles Brake Pads Yourself http://www.instructables.com/id/Stay-Safe-And-Save-Some-Green-By-Changing-Your-Mot/
Stay Safe And Save Some Green By Changing Your Motocycles Brake Pads Yourself - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/CAAJ/G0IPXDA2/F4NCAAJG0IPXDA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/CAAJ/G0IPXDA2/F4NCAAJG0IPXDA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/CAAJ/G0IPXDA2/F4NCAAJG0IPXDA2.SMALL.jpg jonnynek      In this Instructable I will show you how to change the brake pads on a newer model motorcycle.  These instructions are only intended for hydraulic disk brakes and should only be performed by someone with at least a general understanding of basic motorcycle maintenance.  These also only apply to...
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Tue, 13 Oct 2009 07:18:57 PDT
Change the old Ball Joints on your truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-the-old-Ball-Joints-on-your-truck/
Change the old Ball Joints on your truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/U7FS/FUI0P0VU/FIXU7FSFUI0P0VU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/U7FS/FUI0P0VU/FIXU7FSFUI0P0VU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/U7FS/FUI0P0VU/FIXU7FSFUI0P0VU.SMALL.jpg Pkranger88 This is an instructable for changing out the ball joints on a 2002 Chevrolet S-10 Extreme. The principles presented are very similar to many other vehicles. Ever started to work on a vehicle but didn't know how to do the specific task? Couldn't find the information needed to complete your work? ...
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Wed, 13 May 2009 10:48:03 PDT
Time to change oil? http://www.instructables.com/id/Time-to-change-oil/
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Mon, 4 May 2009 06:53:32 PDT
Water Heater Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Heater-Maintenance/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2009 20:23:53 PST
Replace air filter on BMW 135i, 335i, 535i with Helene Performance Streamline SE filter panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-air-filter-on-BMW-135i-335i-535i-with-He/
Replace air filter on BMW 135i, 335i, 535i with Helene Performance Streamline SE filter panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/3FCQ/FGHSWNQA/FPX3FCQFGHSWNQA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/3FCQ/FGHSWNQA/FPX3FCQFGHSWNQA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/3FCQ/FGHSWNQA/FPX3FCQFGHSWNQA.SMALL.jpg baduncadonk This is super-easy process that anyone can do with with just a screwdriver. This mod covers all BMWs with the N54 3.0 liter twin-turbo engine. My 2008 BMW 135i was the obliging patient for this demonstration. Locate air box under the hood Air box is large square box on the top of the engine. ...
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Wed, 21 May 2008 14:59:09 PDT
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
How to Clean Motorcycle Carburetors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-Motorcycle-Carburetors/
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Tue, 26 Feb 2008 10:24:02 PST
Care and Feeding of Fog Machines http://www.instructables.com/id/Care-and-Feeding-of-Fog-Machines/
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Sat, 12 May 2007 17:39:04 PDT