We're so pleased to announce our first ever Cars & Motorcycles contest! We want to see your car and motorcycle hacks, builds, tips and tricks - anything you do to keep your ride in tip-top shape.

We're giving away some fantastic cleaning supplies from Meguiar's to the winners!

Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to entries from US, Canada [excluding Quebec], UK, China, Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia, Colombia, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, India, New Zealand, and Denmark. The Contest begins at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PT), June 17, 2013. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, July 29, 2013.

The winner(s) will be solely responsible for complying with any and all applicable statutes, laws (including, without limitation, common law, if applicable), rules and regulations and for bearing any personal income tax, VAT, withholding taxes, customs duties, or other taxes, fees, insurance, surcharges or other costs relating to receiving, claiming or collecting any prize.

The Cars & Motorcycles Contest is closed.

Grand Prize

18 Prizes

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive a DA PowerSystem Kit (includes one DA Power System, one Ultimate Compound, one Ultimate Polish, one Ultimate Liquid Wax, and DA PowerSystem pads for each product) and an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt.

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize winners will receive a Metal System Polish Kit (includes Heavy Cut Metal Polish, Medium Cut Metal Polish, and Finishing Metal Polish) and an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt.

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prizes winners will receive a Water Spot Remover and an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt.

Runner Up Prize (9)

Nine Runner Up winners will receive an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt.
How It Works

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Jun 17, 2013 and Jul 29, 2013 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Cars & Motorcycles Contest. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.