Instructables: exploring - workshop - truck - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 4 Dec 2016 08:52:30 PST BLOX v1.01 Custom Flatbed http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Flatbed/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 02:40:19 PDT
Convert Your Pickup Truck to a Flatbed http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Your-Pickup-Truck-to-a-Flatbed/
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Wed, 25 May 2016 06:43:14 PDT
Stake Sides/Fence Sides for 2014 Dodge 1500 4x4 Pickup Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Stake-SidesFence-Sides-for-2014-Dodge-1500-4x4-Pic/
Stake Sides/Fence Sides for 2014 Dodge 1500 4x4 Pickup Truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/UMD4/IMXQOKSO/FIHUMD4IMXQOKSO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/UMD4/IMXQOKSO/FIHUMD4IMXQOKSO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/UMD4/IMXQOKSO/FIHUMD4IMXQOKSO.SMALL.jpg David_Z First; a few points of note Although I have carpentry skills, this is my first time undertaking a project of this nature. This is also my first Instructable. I am not an engineer but I am mechanically inclined. All photos were taken after the fact. I designed and built this fence ...
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 13:41:30 PDT
How to Build Artificial Rain Gutters for your Truck Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Artificial-Rain-Gutters-for-Roof-Racks-Without-Pow/
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 22:26:42 PST
New Legs and Brackets for Wildernest http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Legs-and-Brackets-for-Wildernest/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:15:37 PST
Design Sheet Metal Bumper for My Nissan Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Sheet-Metal-Bumper-for-My-Nissan-Truck/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 05:33:17 PST
Keep People From Breaking Into Your Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Keep-People-From-Breaking-Into-Your-Truck/
Keep People From Breaking Into Your Truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/MB6B/IJFZXS2B/FZ3MB6BIJFZXS2B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/MB6B/IJFZXS2B/FZ3MB6BIJFZXS2B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/MB6B/IJFZXS2B/FZ3MB6BIJFZXS2B.SMALL.jpg josh What's wrong with this picture?^^^No way to lock the tailgate. To get in someone could basically just rip open the tailgate.I'm gonna make it harder for them. Keeping honest people honest since.... Um... A while. I Need Chain. And A Hookie Thing I like this twisted stuff for a couple reasons. Mos...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 12:12:14 PST
Wildernest Saggy Cap Liner Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Wildernest-Saggy-Cap-Liner-Fix/
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:55:49 PST
Bulb Seal Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Bulb-Seal-Replacement/
Bulb Seal Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/LZIC/IJ8WXAZF/FHKLZICIJ8WXAZF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/LZIC/IJ8WXAZF/FHKLZICIJ8WXAZF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/LZIC/IJ8WXAZF/FHKLZICIJ8WXAZF.SMALL.jpg josh Working on my Wildernest again today and needed to replace the "bulb seal" around the roof line. This fancy seal keeps water from getting inside while you're driving around in the rain... Or just parked with the tent closed. Bulb Seal Is Expensive Yah. It's pretty pricy... That's what the fancy ...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 17:27:33 PST
Make Your Truck Cap Look Gnar (the Good Gnar) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Truck-Cap-Look-Gnar-the-Good-Gnar/
Make Your Truck Cap Look Gnar (the Good Gnar) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/WCQQ/IJ7WNIXB/FFQWCQQIJ7WNIXB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/WCQQ/IJ7WNIXB/FFQWCQQIJ7WNIXB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/WCQQ/IJ7WNIXB/FFQWCQQIJ7WNIXB.SMALL.jpg josh I bought this sweet Wildernest camper from a dude in flag on Craigslist. It needed a lot of work. (Still does) as I figure out how to repair stuff and put it back together, I'll share instructables on how to make your Wildernest (or other truck camper) looking awesome so you can camp with your famil...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 19:15:15 PST
Ford Ranger Chrome Shifter http://www.instructables.com/id/Ford-Ranger-Chrome-Shifter/
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 11:08:52 PDT
The Trunk Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Trunk-Rack/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:54:14 PDT
One Man Brake Bleeder! http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Man-Brake-Bleeder/
One Man Brake Bleeder! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/SHUY/I7VQOM61/FJHSHUYI7VQOM61.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/SHUY/I7VQOM61/FJHSHUYI7VQOM61.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/SHUY/I7VQOM61/FJHSHUYI7VQOM61.SMALL.jpg FrigginWidowMaker How to: Build a one-man brake bleeder!Normally, two people are required to bleed the air from a vehicle's brake system. This instructable shows you how to D.I.Y. with a wet/dry vacuum, using cheap and easily obtainable materials. Maintaining your braking system with this homemade tool is a must as i...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:45:38 PDT
Wooden Toy Hauler ***Updated with template PDF*** http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Toy-Hauler/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 21:19:29 PST
Vehicle Accessory Webbing http://www.instructables.com/id/Vehicle-Accessory-Webbing/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:01:06 PDT
Bumper Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Bumper-Shelf/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 06:00:40 PDT
Painting Vehicle Sills to Prevent or Repair Rust http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Vehicle-Sills-to-Prevent-or-Repair-Rust/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 15:01:20 PDT
Fauxtina http://www.instructables.com/id/Fauxtina/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:06:55 PDT
Truck Bed Utility Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Bed-Utility-Rack/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:36:52 PDT
Pickup Truck Sideboards/Stake Sides - Ford Super Duty http://www.instructables.com/id/Pickup-Truck-SideboardsStake-Sides/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 13:15:35 PDT
Kid's Monster Truck Loft Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-Truck-Loft-Bed/
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 22:16:38 PDT
Truck Side Rails for Under $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Side-Rails-for-under-20/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 17:19:30 PST
Build an awesome custom ladder for your truck/mobile work station http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-awesome-custom-ladder-for-your-truck/
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:08:05 PST
How to make a blanket chest. http://www.instructables.com/id/Munchkin-Chest/
How to make a blanket chest. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/RL37/HQSV2F3O/FYHRL37HQSV2F3O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/RL37/HQSV2F3O/FYHRL37HQSV2F3O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/RL37/HQSV2F3O/FYHRL37HQSV2F3O.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng A friend of ours is expecting a child. I made this chest for her to have a place to store diapers, wipes, and toys for her little muchkin. Any parent in a two story house will tell you how convenient it is to have a diaper stash both upstairs and downstairs. The size of the box was determined by t...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 20:55:26 PST
Fixing a Pickup Truck After A Roll Over http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-Pickup-Truck-After-A-Roll-Over/
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 23:21:50 PDT
Vintage Toy Crane Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Toy-Crane-Lamp/
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 13:02:25 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/5HYU/HIYWWQ0R/FS45HYUHIYWWQ0R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/5HYU/HIYWWQ0R/FS45HYUHIYWWQ0R.SQUARE.jpg https://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 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
Power Distribution Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Dirstribution-Box/
Power Distribution Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WYFX/HAQ391AO/FSFWYFXHAQ391AO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WYFX/HAQ391AO/FSFWYFXHAQ391AO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WYFX/HAQ391AO/FSFWYFXHAQ391AO.SMALL.jpg ranger_steve 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
Close Quarters Impact Wrench http://www.instructables.com/id/Close-Quarters-Impact-Wrench/
Close Quarters Impact Wrench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/TNE6/HAQ36VM1/F7ITNE6HAQ36VM1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/TNE6/HAQ36VM1/F7ITNE6HAQ36VM1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/TNE6/HAQ36VM1/F7ITNE6HAQ36VM1.SMALL.jpg Toga_Dan I was in a tight spot under the hood. Not enough torque on the wrench. Not enough room for a cheater bar, or pneumatic impact wrench. Not even enough room to swing a hammer. The solution?  String a bicycle chain through the closed end of a combo wrench, and through a barbell weight, lock it with vi...
By: Toga_Dan

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Sun, 16 Dec 2012 01:50:46 PST
Plasti Dip on the Grille http://www.instructables.com/id/Plasti-Dip-on-the-Grille/
Plasti Dip on the Grille - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/XS98/H6735CMZ/F2QXS98H6735CMZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/XS98/H6735CMZ/F2QXS98H6735CMZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/XS98/H6735CMZ/F2QXS98H6735CMZ.SMALL.jpg eed1018 This is my first Instructable, so bear with me. I recently found out of a wonderful material, called Plasti Dip.  Its available most places, but i picked mine up at a Lowe's close to my hometown. I think this stuff is cool and I'll definitely be doing some more stuff with it later on, so stay tuned...
By: eed1018

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Wed, 5 Sep 2012 14:39:10 PDT
Patch a truck bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Patch-a-truck-bench/
Patch a truck bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/Y9AX/H6730WTN/F7BY9AXH6730WTN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/Y9AX/H6730WTN/F7BY9AXH6730WTN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/Y9AX/H6730WTN/F7BY9AXH6730WTN.SMALL.jpg Zibodiz I just bought a used truck in great shape, except for a nasty hole in the bench seat.  Thankfully, that's pretty easy to fix.  Of course, this isn't for show cars, but a work truck doesn't need to be pretty; just functional. Materials needed First, you need some material to to use as a patch.  De...
By: Zibodiz

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Sat, 1 Sep 2012 20:41:56 PDT
Cardboard Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Truck/
Cardboard Truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/5CLB/GTXKGVYQ/FGI5CLBGTXKGVYQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/5CLB/GTXKGVYQ/FGI5CLBGTXKGVYQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/5CLB/GTXKGVYQ/FGI5CLBGTXKGVYQ.SMALL.jpg shazni it's all cardboard boxes!! For the wheels i attached 2 cardboard boxes against the grain...then taped the edges so i gave a nice finish. For the axle i got long cardboard tubes (you can find it in material shops! they will give it to you free once the length of material is over!).  The lifting up ar...
By: shazni

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Sun, 24 Jun 2012 13:51:31 PDT
INSTALLING AN ADD-A-LEAF http://www.instructables.com/id/INSTALLING-AN-ADD-A-LEAF/
INSTALLING AN ADD-A-LEAF - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/VCP0/H1YOHPNY/F61VCP0H1YOHPNY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/VCP0/H1YOHPNY/F61VCP0H1YOHPNY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/VCP0/H1YOHPNY/F61VCP0H1YOHPNY.SMALL.jpg nneylan For those of you who found that your truck’s rear suspension is not capable of handling your daily load, and lifting applications.  There is a great cheap way of increasing payload.  It will add some height, so make sure you talk with your local shop about the need for a new shock; or, do some searc...
By: nneylan

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Thu, 10 May 2012 11:34:16 PDT
Rotating Car Mount for iPhone out of Recycled Electronics and Garage Junk http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotating-Car-Mount-for-iPhone-out-of-Recycled-Elec/
Rotating Car Mount for iPhone out of Recycled Electronics and Garage Junk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/GH0M/H0AR6VXO/FMZGH0MH0AR6VXO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/GH0M/H0AR6VXO/FMZGH0MH0AR6VXO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/GH0M/H0AR6VXO/FMZGH0MH0AR6VXO.SMALL.jpg bigern00 While preparing for a long road trip, I decided to to make a couple of mods to my pickup for system monitoring and convenience.  After adding a USB port in my dash for iPhone charging, i added an OBDII wifi dongle and downloaded an engine monitoring app (Rev2).  Next, I got to work on the mount. I ...
By: bigern00

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Thu, 29 Mar 2012 16:10:10 PDT
Pickup Truck Ballast Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pickup-Truck-Ballast-Rack/
Pickup Truck Ballast Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/6IYG/GMX7SN34/FNH6IYGGMX7SN34.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/6IYG/GMX7SN34/FNH6IYGGMX7SN34.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/6IYG/GMX7SN34/FNH6IYGGMX7SN34.SMALL.jpg TheOlMaestro My wife's GMC Sonoma (codenamed "Rustbucket"), like most rear-wheel drive pickups, gets better traction during the winter when counterweights are in the cargo bed. In past years I lashed plastic cat litter containers filled with sand in place, but these would slide, and sometimes break open. This y...
By: TheOlMaestro

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Mon, 25 Apr 2011 12:26:13 PDT
Pop-Bottle-Cap Antenna Protector http://www.instructables.com/id/Pop-Bottle-Cap-Antenna-Protector/
Pop-Bottle-Cap Antenna Protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/0JB1/GGL6ZPE3/F3L0JB1GGL6ZPE3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/0JB1/GGL6ZPE3/F3L0JB1GGL6ZPE3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/0JB1/GGL6ZPE3/F3L0JB1GGL6ZPE3.SMALL.jpg Darwinfish Power antennas are great. You can make them go up, and, well, down, and... well, they make the radio work. The radio's important so that you can listen to, uh, well, sometimes there's good music. Anyway, they're fun to watch, and I want to keep mine working. When Nissan (or whoever Nissan handed th...
By: Darwinfish

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Tue, 16 Nov 2010 19:09:32 PST
Replacing Lower Ball joints, 94 Chevy 1500 http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-Lower-Ball-joints-94-Chevy-1500/
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By: designedforhell

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Thu, 21 Jan 2010 14:22:58 PST
Vehicle efficiency upgrades: 30+ MPG in 2.5ton commercial truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Vehicle-efficiency-upgrades/
Vehicle efficiency upgrades: 30+ MPG in 2.5ton commercial truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/LPE6/FU0HZ3FI/FG5LPE6FU0HZ3FI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/LPE6/FU0HZ3FI/FG5LPE6FU0HZ3FI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/LPE6/FU0HZ3FI/FG5LPE6FU0HZ3FI.SMALL.jpg JacobAziza [note:  new video has been added on step 1!] [note 2: Most of what I write isn't relevant to Instructables.  My main blog is here: biodieselhauling.blogspot.com] [note 3: Also save energy at home.  See my energy guide: instructables.com/id/Not-your-average-save-energy-advice-use-less-en/ ] Go 50-10...
By: JacobAziza

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Wed, 8 Apr 2009 10:52:46 PDT
A Sensible Wheel Kit for a Welder http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Sensible-Wheel-Kit-for-a-Welder/
A Sensible Wheel Kit for a Welder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/VGHT/FS1N68N3/FLKVGHTFS1N68N3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/VGHT/FS1N68N3/FLKVGHTFS1N68N3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/VGHT/FS1N68N3/FLKVGHTFS1N68N3.SMALL.jpg Phil B Factory wheel kits for a stick welder always attach at the back of the welder. The photo below is from Lincoln Electric's web site. The user is to tip the welder back toward the rear in order to move the welder. You can see the wheels attached, and also the handles at the top of the welder. In o...
By: Phil B

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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 08:42:30 PDT