Instructables: question - cars Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:46:32 PST BLOX v1.01 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...
By: jester_5123

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:39:17 PST
how to replace the heather coer in 2006 sienna? ManuelL3 haether core  toyota  sienna leaking
By: ManuelL3

Continue Reading »]]>
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 ...........
By: nirmaltrk03

Continue Reading »]]>
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 ...
By: anthony.sanchez.90260

Continue Reading »]]>
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? ...
By: VitoM

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: Gero wheels deals

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:20:54 PST
Can diesel be separated from petrol? Gero wheels deals ​this 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...
By: Gero wheels deals

Continue Reading »]]>
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
By: Ninjabdou

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: Beekoz

Continue Reading »]]>
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
By: yaseen_123

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: anuvanoob

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: Cargorm

Continue Reading »]]>
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
By: vpsingh92

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 8 Apr 2014 23:34:51 PDT
can anyone tell me how to change an alternator on a 97 chrysler sebring ? ? justblaze101420
By: justblaze101420

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 21:01:56 PDT
How to find the right suspension setup for a car? vedangpavanje
By: vedangpavanje

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 15 Mar 2014 02:47:22 PDT
Automatic transmission "lever" broke off ('03 Ford Explorer).. Help? icemith3 Okay, so here's the rundown. I drive an old '03 Ford Explorer. Seeing as I'm 16 and yet live in the humble abode of my parents, I get the chance to share a driveway (and oh what an experience!). One day, I park behind my mother's vehicle, and she needed to get out. I was out with a friend at the tim...
By: icemith3

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 09:38:15 PST
Would installing a manual master cylinder in a 1979 Datsun 280ZX be a good idea? ANDY! I need to put in a new braking system in a Datsun 280ZX that I am converting to electric. Since there is no vacuum from an engine, I was considering using some sort of vacuum pump but I came upon using a manual master cylinder instead, which is good because it does not require extra power besides my...

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 21:53:28 PST
i just got my licence and want to buy a car A LITTLE HELP HERE? paininthebutt I want a car that is fast front engine rear wheel drive and isn't so heavy on the wallet in gas OR insurance... can I have some suggestions?
By: paininthebutt

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 23 Aug 2013 19:48:05 PDT
Question on charging 12v car battery with step-down transformer, safety issues pantss Hello, I have an AC-DC step down transformer that outputs at 12v (max 13v, can be adjusted with potentiometer). It is rated at 10A. 1) If I were to connect it to my dead car battery would it even charge? If not, how should I go about charging it from the mains? 2) If it charges, would it charge s...
By: pantss

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 15 Jul 2013 23:45:33 PDT
Where can I get a cheap used car under £500? mharford1988 Hi All I've been searching the net for a cheap used car, ideally a BMW, Audi or VW, for a project I am working on. It needs to be a German manufactured diesel with a 3.0 litre engine. I've looked on and the following websites so far: & htt...
By: mharford1988

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 27 May 2013 01:29:37 PDT
Replacement minibike engine? The Dark Lord I have a 2006 Mini Baja Minibike( with more than a few problems. As of now, it won't even start, and I can't find the problem. I've cleaned anywhere that fuel goes, air filter, exhaust, and adjusted the carb,  i...
By: The Dark Lord

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 16 Apr 2013 13:27:24 PDT
How to chemically reproduce a product called crystal fx or DNA mutant crystals from just an MSDS? iminthebathroom I have been trying to reproduce a chemical paint treatment made by Alsa Corp - Crystal FX.  All I have to go on is the MSDS.  A similar solution is produced by DNA Mutant Paints. Yes, I am trying to do this on the cheap, we are looking at spraying my entire Japanese mini truck in this solution come...
By: iminthebathroom

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 12 Apr 2013 23:25:08 PDT
Anyone know how to get the EVO wide body kit? nevinweeks Hi all, So i have the 2004 evo and i would really like to know how to get the wide car body kit for it. can anyone help me??
By: nevinweeks

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 26 Mar 2013 22:55:08 PDT
How to paint a design on a car? flashanimator In auto shop are teacher is allowing us to bodywork to different degrees, and has allowed to to paint designs on the car such as our school logo. How would we go about painting on a logo or any other design. I figure we would need to clean the surface and possibly remove some of the finish to make s...
By: flashanimator

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 27 Feb 2013 17:49:15 PST
Why are car windshields laminated? JamesRPatrick Side and rear windows are tempered so that they shatter into relatively harmless chunks on impact. But windshields are laminated, so that even though they shatter, all of the pieces are kept in place. Why is this? It seems that if a laminated windshield shatters/spiderwebs and remains in place, it w...
By: JamesRPatrick

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 7 Feb 2013 11:20:42 PST
Should I put sound deadening/dampening material in my car? pete54321 I've just spend a little over a grand and blown the majority of my budget on new speakers amp wiring and a headunit for my car. I haven't bought any subwoofers. I'm happy to go over this budget if sound deadening will make a large difference. Anyway, I was just wondering- road noise and all of that ...
By: pete54321

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 12 Jan 2013 02:06:18 PST
Help needed some idiot vandalised my car trapper23 Well Guys, It seems Christmas is not all ways the season of good will. Sometime over the holiday some idiot poured white household gloss paint over my car. It dont look too good as the car is metalic red. Anyone advise me on how to remove the white paint with minimal damage to the (two pack acrylic...
By: trapper23

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 2 Jan 2013 01:22:48 PST
need to convert 99 town car air suspension to springs, any suggestions? rrollinb I have the kit but am wondering if anyone has accomplished this task before and would have any time-saving suggestions.
By: rrollinb

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 21 Dec 2012 13:11:30 PST
Ideas for a DIY self defense item please? CR15P33 I dont live in the nicest town and i thought about getting a self defense weapon but tasers are illegal where i live, I have a kuboton but it does not make me feel safe so i was wondering if anyone knew how to make a proficient self defense weapon on the cheap.
By: CR15P33

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 30 Nov 2012 23:00:19 PST
Does any one know how to use the timer of the block heater pole? zyao I recently bought a car and there is a external engine block heater in my parking lot. However i don't know how to set the timer in the block heater pole. Can anyone help me?
By: zyao

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 30 Nov 2012 11:18:59 PST
I need help creating a light circuit for my car. can anyone help? fastcar123 Lately, I have felt that when driving at night that Im having a hard time seeing things. Ive put 8000k HID bulbs in but yet im still having problems seeing. So I figured if I put in OEM fog lights then I could have 4 8000K HID bulbs rather than 2. twice the bulbs twice the light. my problem is that ...
By: fastcar123

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 14 Nov 2012 18:00:18 PST
how to creat a game ? akapone
By: akapone

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 9 Oct 2012 15:20:53 PDT
i have a1999 jeep wrangler, was running fine. i took the battery completely out. now it is running terrible. jeep99 computer says it is tps. why now would it mess up. tried disconnecting neg battery post for 1 hour, but no help. what can i do next? idiling low, no power uphill or giving gas cuts engine out. please help
By: jeep99

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 9 Oct 2012 10:02:22 PDT
How do I get compression into my engine? BriLaneaC I have a 2000 Grand Am Pontiac 6 cylinder. I have low to no compression in my engine, i haven't got a compression test done, at first I thought it was because I had a hole in my radiator hose, but i changed that along with my battery and both are perfectly fine, but car still won't start. It makes t...
By: BriLaneaC

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 28 Sep 2012 17:53:07 PDT
Could an electronic fuel pump from a car be used to pump water? thecoonskin Could I recycle a fuel pump from a car and use it for a water pump? It would be a used pump so is it possible to clean it or is this just a terrible idea altogether?
By: thecoonskin

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 06:51:11 PDT
when switching a car over to LEDs would it be possible to place a resistor acrross the led? fastcar123 i bought led tail bulbs and led load resistors for my car but when i have the load resistors in place the brake light stays on constantly and there is very little current going throught the LED bulb. how can i fix this problem without needing to go buy new led bulbs or new load resistors. the resist...
By: fastcar123

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 9 Aug 2012 11:44:54 PDT
Does anyone know the make, model and year for this car? blkhawk Does anyone know the year, make and model of this beauty? Thank you.
By: blkhawk

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 3 Aug 2012 14:55:19 PDT
how do I know if steering box is bad? 1/4 turn adjustment left. 1970 cutlass domico62
By: domico62

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 28 Jul 2012 16:57:57 PDT
Does anyone know of an instructable about how to sew automotive upholstery? you know the double stitching and all? ydeardorff I would like to learn how to stitch my own auto interior.  Like a lamborghini quality job. Id love to save 5 to 10 thousand dollars and learn how to do it myself. Id like my interior to look like this one (see photo).
By: ydeardorff

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 7 Jul 2012 00:30:08 PDT
how to attach usb speakers with car dock charger? Abhiexport
By: Abhiexport

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 6 Jul 2012 09:05:31 PDT
Are there small car-like motors out there? DIY Emilio I've been wanting to teach myself more about mechanics, and I want to work on a rebuild project. There are problems though: my workshop is small, I don't have a shop-crane, and there's not a lot of money to put into it. I was wondering If there are any motors that are just like that of a car's that ...
By: DIY Emilio

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 20:11:42 PDT
How dose a Alternator work? I Need alot of info? Rich The Poor Hello every one. I need to know as much as possible about a alternator. Everything from the parts in the inside to the to how they work and why. I will take the time to read and look at what every you want to show me. Diagrams, pictures, videos, ect. Please Give me as much info as possible! Thank yo...
By: Rich The Poor

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 31 May 2012 21:58:59 PDT
Why does an internal combustion engine have to run on liquid fuel? beanjay1 I have a full knowledge of how petrol and diesel engines work so I know that it is far easier to get a liquid fuel into the combustion space than it would be a solid fuel. However this does not mean that that it would be impossible to introduce a solid chemical fuel broken down into a light powder. ...
By: beanjay1

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 31 May 2012 09:29:28 PDT
How can I make my sons little tikes deluxe 2 in 1 roadsters wheels turnable? archilla77 Hi,  I just bought my son a little tikes 2 in 1 cozy roadster and it is extremely hard to turn. the wheels are set to be straight and u have to drag it left or right for it to turn.  I was wondering if there was a way to make my own kind of wheels so that it could turn a little better. it doesnt ha...
By: archilla77

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 26 May 2012 13:36:37 PDT
6v to 12v system? theoldway I have a 1929 model t that is curently a 6v system with no starter or generator. I would like to use a starter generator off of a modern galf car. Is there any way i can step the voltege down befor the battery or would it just be easyer to add a converter in to run the original lights and ignition s...
By: theoldway

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 21 May 2012 12:16:29 PDT
Has anyone ever built their own rooftop luggage or cargo box? SAWWAS72 I have had a couple and for 2 & 300.00 bucks or more, there's really not much to them. It's just a hollow hinged plastic box, made to be a little aerodynamic and strapped to an existing luggage rack. I find it hard to believe that a home made version couldn't be created as sturdy if not sturdier, ho...

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 20 May 2012 06:30:18 PDT
2011 Toyota corolla wire schematic ? jalisvasim can anyone help me with this i want to install amp and speakers in front and rear into my stock factory head unit. Problem 1 : i don't have RCA out pins on stock head unit So i bought SCOSCHE RCA CONVERTER. Problem 2: I also don't no each wire color coding i mean to say what those different color o...
By: jalisvasim

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 14 May 2012 18:22:06 PDT
How to put an automatic car in neutral with a broken transmission? outofyurworld I have a van that has a broken transmission. I want to take it to the scrap yard to get it out of here. In order to do that I need it to be in neutral so I can move it. When I put the key in and shift it into neutral or any other gear, it doesn't do anything, It shifts smoothly.... not like a normal...
By: outofyurworld

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 6 May 2012 10:38:37 PDT
Increase compression of an engine jbaker22 I am hoping to find a way to increase the compression of a small.18 radio control engine. I was wondering if applying high temperature epoxy would work because it will go on the sleeve rubbing against the piston or holding aluminum foil with the epoxy. 
By: jbaker22

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 4 May 2012 15:06:40 PDT
Ford Laser 2L DOHC RSI 1992 VIN nr LR566602 has blown cylinder head gasket. Can anybody supply repair manual? Casparus Clear instructions on how to go about changing the cylinder head gasket will be greatly appreciated. Car has only 151000km and can still give good service but to have it repaired at garage will not be viable because of the car's age. Only a few of this model were made.
By: Casparus

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 23 Apr 2012 01:48:50 PDT