Instructables: question - cars Tue, 23 Jan 2018 04:27:55 PST BLOX v1.01 How do I put photos on instructables? 3bluefords I was trying to put photos off my laptop onto instructables, and the add photos section won't let me drag and drop my photos. What do I do?
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Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:30:38 PST
What Adhesive and or Sealant to decoupage a car with fabric, paper, & ...? lasuperchica59 Hi Guys, Maria in Florida here. Bought a 2013 Honda Fit which I love but is all black. Did I mention I live in FLORIDA? It would have to withstand relentless Sun & Water, dry slow enough so that I can manipulate materials and remove air bubbles before they harden, be flexible enough to accept mo...
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Sat, 23 Dec 2017 08:50:30 PST
Can I use masonry paint on a car ? FriendOfHumanity Hello, I want to rat my car up with army drab paint. It's on a budget. I found the perfect flat matt colour but it's a masonry paint. I have read about these paints; they are flexible; they are breathable but don't let water under the surface.; they are long lasting. So, if I key the car first ...
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Sun, 1 Oct 2017 07:08:50 PDT
holden viva 2008 just been repaired for bent valve HDTV1 4 weeks after bent valve repaired tested etc had a clicking sound an car died no compresion found in all 4 cylenders belt is not broken an was also replaced when they repaird the head 

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Sat, 9 Sep 2017 02:50:53 PDT
How does someone with no mechanic experience learn how to fix basic/important things on cars? caitlinl13579 I am a 23 year old woman, and I appreciate cars. I'd love to learn how to fix basic/important things on cars, especially just in case I'm in the middle of nowhere and my car breaks down lol. I'd especially like to learn about things under the hood and the proper way to fix them. I absolutely don't w...
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Sun, 27 Aug 2017 23:44:10 PDT
Subaru legacy outback 1997 no compression? EJ25 DOHC Rebuilt heads/piston rings/gaskets/seals/timing Gtx864 I toasted my Subaru about a year ago and just now am able to work on it. Had the heads rebuilt, piston rings,gaskets and seals...I do a compression check and zero on all 4. What else could it be? The lifters? I'm really at a loss and trying to fix it. Been contemplating getting an actual mechanic to...
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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 14:42:25 PDT
How do I increase the mileage of car? kiarasanger My car  is 5 years old and it was all good, but suddenly from last three months it is not giving a satisfying mileage. What should I do? Can anyone suggest me on this.
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Mon, 1 May 2017 01:04:13 PDT
Hi what's different it makes on a DVD radio between 65w x 4ch and 50w x 4ch? Stigma1
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:42:50 PDT
Bridging two identical amplifiers to increase the rms output power Lima79 Hi, i was wondering  if i can bridge two identical amplifiers, to drive a 4ohms 400w-rms dvc subwoofer, the second problem is what about the power supply, i don't think i can use one 24volt car battery for the two amps so can i use two separate car battery, below is the amp i want to bridge. JBL GX...
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 20:17:18 PST
My timing belt broke recently, i replaced the belt, replaced the valves checked the pistons and all in good order. dagai With all that in order the car does not start and makes a weird sound like a vacuum cleaner , so no compression. What can be the problem and can this be restored ? Please help. Polo Playa 1.4, 2001 model
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:50:50 PST
How many amps does a car battery have BridgetP13
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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 02:02:58 PST
Smart car 2002 headlight change? Minniehil I can't find any instruction on the internet how to change the light on my Smart car (year 2002). I also do not have an Operator Manual to give me an indication. Please help!!!
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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 06:22:42 PST
Weak spark (orange glow) on late model pickup truck Wired_Mist So  I have a 95 chevy C-1500 5.7 V8, Been having some progressively worse problems with it running rough and hesitating when accelerating. I will be re-timing it soon but that is a separate issue for the moment, When I tested the ignition system I noticed the spark tester was glowing orange/red in...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 16:31:40 PST
Which DC motor should I use in my gokart which can be used as a generator to charge the battery and to drive the shaft ? akash vyas
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 10:01:29 PDT
I have a Toyota conquest 1.6, 16 valve, 2002 model. My car is loosing compression. Please help? ArupaA I have a Toyota conquest 1.6, 16 valve, 2002 model. I have changed the fuel filter, changed the oil, bougi cords, ball joints, brake pads and the spark plugs. Last year October i put in a new clutch plate, pressure plate and trust bearings plus a new head gasket. The fuel filter and air filter is cl...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 04:34:58 PDT
Dog crate/protection/divider for boot of estate car - lower height to be covered by parcel shelf cover? KirstyD3 Hi there I'm looking to come up with a solution for the boot of my car so any suggestions you can come up with are welcome!  I have a Labrador and would like to have a divider/container for him in this boot, so effectively one side of ...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 05:38:15 PDT
Suddenly the steering wheel locks up while driving and I found the key in its place "on" - Mitsubishi 2000 Manual? JaberM
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Fri, 20 May 2016 07:05:27 PDT
Car became unresponsible while driving? Brakes unresponsible, motor on, but powerless, few dashboard lights on. JuanL86 Hi. I own a Hyundai i10 2013. The problem had happened twice, seems to be under the same conditions. I was driving in a decent highway, in neutral speed. Suddenly, the lights: oil, brake, sterring and alternator on the dashboard got on. The engine was working but if I tried to accelerate it did seem...
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Tue, 17 May 2016 09:52:05 PDT
'02 pt cruiser engine died will not restart why? AlexisB54 while driving the engine made a clunk sound the car jerked then the engine died. it will not restart. it trys to turn over but will not fire. checked all fluids. everything was good. not sure what it is or where to go from here. any help would be appreciated
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Wed, 11 May 2016 09:36:24 PDT
why is my 2009 grinding into 1st and 5th gear? PatrickB134 We just had the clutch replaced in our 2009 Toyota Corolla.  Now it grinds going into 1st and 5th gear.  We have never had any problems with it prior to that.  Is it possible that the clutch isn't adjusted right or is the synchro bad?  It drives worse now than before replacing the clutch.
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 21:43:49 PDT
What is a reliable 12v battery charger under $30? kingtrout1 I'm looking for a battery charger to charge my 12v 8a battery which I use to light my 300 LED strip in the garage. What charger works best and doesn't break the bank, so under $30?
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 17:08:50 PDT
How does someone with very little mechanic experience learn to fix a classic car? slr1967 My husband and I are both in our twenties, and neither of us have much mechanic experience or knowledge. You could say I have essentially none. But this is something I have always wanted to learn! My dad just passed away and I now have his 1967 SS Chevelle. Unfortunately, it hasn't had an engine in ...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 19:21:10 PST
Can i still make a group in here? ChrisMullin actually i was wondering if i can make a group of my own here. or I have to contact an admin for that?
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 02:52:29 PST
How to wire up same lights with 3 different switches? smokie1969 It might sound weird, but I have a van with 3 different doors, 2 x sliding ones & rear barn ones.... So what Id like to do is install some super bright LED lights on the inside roof, but have a separate switch available at each entry door if that makes sense? I know you can have a 2-way hallway swit...
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 22:32:24 PST
How can I fix/patch minor car frame holes? TimeReverse I bought a 98 Pontiac Sunfire for 400. I knew it would have its problems and even possibly rust (which i found in the frame). So far it seems isolated to a couple spots under the trunk. There is a hole around 3 inches wide and the other spot isn't an open hole (just rust). These are the only two pro...
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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 22:05:16 PDT
What kind of Antifreeze can i pass in some Polyvinyl Chloride tubing? andreblue I am looking at moving some Antifreeze around in some tubing. is the one i have. Would i be able to put something like Prestone thru it with out damaging it or causing it to leak? Also, part of the system is going to be made out of copper t...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:59:46 PDT
2013 Hyundai Elantra GT hatchback lid struts after market bobkinaz Please advise where I can buy after market struts for my 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT hatchback lid.  Thank you.
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 10:57:58 PDT
How can I fix leak in this place of my car radiator? MuhammadS34 Here's the bubbling place: I think I can fix the leak if I manage to separate these two parts from each others:
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 05:01:22 PDT
Go karts fuel Nived cion Is petrol a gas for go karts if yes, Can I use petrol in a 212cc (6.5HP) Predator Engine from Harbor Freight for go karts?
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 06:40:34 PDT
I observed suddenly my car stops while driving, steering wheel becomes hard and speedometer stop working, why? SunilB5 My car model is Honda CITY 2005 its dolphin type and i don't have any clue about this, please help me! thank you.
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:49:17 PDT
DIY Car Stereo Antenna? nickynite63 Want to know if anyone has turned their roof rack into am/fm radio antenna or knows how? Not how to mount an antenna on a roof rack!!! I have a Jeep Liberty (2005), w\ (self) custom made aluminum roof rack. And I have 35ft of flexible/braided grounding strap to make internal run from roof-rack throu...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:29:14 PDT
second cylinder stopped compressing NaviS3 I have a Ford Mustang 2005 second cylinder stopped compressing how much it will cost
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Sat, 30 May 2015 13:13:32 PDT
is it possible to make a gear system for car with a bike engine? MukeshH i want to make a complete car with bike,as the engine chenges the gear system also changes so i need help to how to chnage the bike gear system to car gear system.
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Tue, 12 May 2015 09:41:35 PDT
Can some one assist me for my car? keemy125 I have mazda 6 Model 2006. The problem is that it is showing engine check, brake and ABS indicator in the dashboard. odometer also not working? can someone help?
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Mon, 11 May 2015 16:27:26 PDT
Will layering chrome vinyl wrap leave "seems" on the finished product? DoctorWoo I'm making helmets that will require a mirror-like chrome finish. I've done a bit of looking, and have found spray paint (wont work, as the mirror finish is not there), actual chroming (WAY too pricey for me), or vinyl wrap.  From everything I have seen, this [chrome vinyl wrap] will work wonderful...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 21:36:55 PDT
I have 4 cycl car if loss compression would make car no go well and die? LADY WELDER

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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:38:28 PDT
How do I remove the shifter knob in my automatic transmission 2010 Buick Lucerne? jester_5123 I recently became the proud new owner of a 2010 Buick Lucerne CXL, and i'm in the process of customizing a few minor things in the interior. Which leads me to my question. As I think the stock shifter knob is very boring and of course standard-looking, I am attempting to replace it with an aftermark...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:39:17 PST
how to replace the heather coer in 2006 sienna? ManuelL3 haether core  toyota  sienna leaking
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 14:34:47 PST
Did any vehicles runs using water as a fuel? nirmaltrk03 By removing hydrogen from water and burnt it by using combustion engine to run the vehicles.How much  rupees does it takes?.Explain it briefly,please ...........
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 05:12:31 PST
my Vehicle 2007 kia spectra wont start. making a constant noise when trying to start vehicle ? anthony.sanchez.90260 Recently the vehicle radiator went out and had the radiator replace by a mechanic. Drove the vehicle around for about 90 miles and everything was working fine. one morning I went out to start the vehicle and my ac unit was not blowing any air at all for about 2 mins I turned off the vehicle and let ...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 08:50:19 PST
LED EMBEDDED IN AUTO-TIRES? How to build this tire? VitoM People have been asking me to create a “ LED TIRE ” and I’ve never really even considered doing it, but I’m thinking of putting together a prototype of TIRE embedded with a lot of LEDS. What do you say, dear readers about this wacky idea? * Would you like to test this type of rubber on the streets? ...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 08:01:59 PST
Can a diesel run on 2stroke fuel/be supplemented with 2 stroke fuel mix? Gero wheels deals Hi all can a diesel run on 2stroke fuel mix if the 2stroke oil was added to the petrol in heavy enough quantities so that 1. It off set the octane rating of the petrol so that it acted like diesel? 2. It was blended with diesel to supplement the mix?  The reason I ask is that there is a lot of mista...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:20:54 PST
Can diesel be separated from petrol? Gero wheels deals ‚Äčthis is a reply to my last question as for some strange reason I can't reply and leave a comment to the thread. ok thanks to those replies,  I am in oz and the reason I've asked is due to free diesel that has been contaminated with petrol being offered to myself. So, given I have free fuel I am pre...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:38:48 PST
Charging A car battery with a PSU's 3.3 and -12 rails? Ninjabdou Hello guys, is it safe for my car battery to charge it with a computer psu between the +3.3 (15 amps) and -12 (0.5 amps) rails, the multimeter reads a voltage of 15.2 between them, Thanks
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:48:14 PDT
Is it possible to have an Electric AC in Car? Beekoz Simply, I want to replace my Car AC with one with the same power but runs on Electricity and cover the car roof with solar panels to run it. Is it possible? I mean is a AC of this power capable of running on a current produced by a solar panel of the roof's size? How to calculate these things? I ha...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 04:53:41 PDT
reverse camera and park assistance? yaseen_123 Hi I want to build a reverse camera and park assist for my car. Can anyone help me know what components are needed? Regards Yaseen
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:39:27 PDT
anything to address in this LED & car project design? anuvanoob I'm in a time crunch for a LED light strip + car project and stuck with a mix of different lead/hook up wire types and was wondering if there's anything in my design (below) that I absolutely must fix/address: [1] 12v car battery 125V 10A AC switch NOTE: The battery to switch wire run is about 8...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 16:38:32 PDT
How do I start a Pajero jeep with Low compression ? Cargorm I bought a pajero sport 2007 2.5 a few months ago that always had trouble starting. I would heat it 4 times then crank and she would pick up with a puff of smoke then run fine. No problem starting when warm. Having ruled out the plugs (replaced) the relay (12 volts) a local garage man did a compress...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 12:06:42 PDT
hi.. there vpsingh92 we  want to couple 125cc engine with electric motor  to make hybrid vehicle can any suggest how to couple them both so that vehicle can shift from motor to engine while running
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 23:34:51 PDT
can anyone tell me how to change an alternator on a 97 chrysler sebring ? ? justblaze101420
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 21:01:56 PDT