Instructables: exploring - workshop - cars - popular https://www.instructables.com Tue, 22 Oct 2019 18:36:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Adding a Second Car Power Jack https://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-a-Second-Car-Power-Jack/
Adding a Second Car Power Jack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/I8MY/G69MVA0E/FHWI8MYG69MVA0E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/I8MY/G69MVA0E/FHWI8MYG69MVA0E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/I8MY/G69MVA0E/FHWI8MYG69MVA0E.SMALL.jpg bulletride37 You know when you have all of that crap in your car, and each needs a power jack of it's own? Well, even if you don't, I do. While splitters are available, they have a limited current (whatever the jack can provide). So if you need to run high-power devices like small-medium inverters, or things lik...
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Sat, 6 Mar 2010 10:33:37 PST
Nissan Keyless Entry Enable Disable Horn Chirp https://www.instructables.com/id/Nissan-Keyless-Entry-Enable-Disable-Horn-Chirp/
Nissan Keyless Entry Enable Disable Horn Chirp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/W6B8/IZ6CVY0P/FWAW6B8IZ6CVY0P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/W6B8/IZ6CVY0P/FWAW6B8IZ6CVY0P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/W6B8/IZ6CVY0P/FWAW6B8IZ6CVY0P.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to enable or disable the horn chirp on a Nissan intelligent key fob. So this is an extremely easy procedure, no tools are required and you don’t need to take your vehicle to the dealer. All you need is your key fob. This particular vehicle I am working with is a 2016 Nissan Mur...
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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:59:11 PST
Fix Toyota Tarago/Previa jammed rear-door latch (with door closed) https://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Toyota-TaragoPrevia-jammed-rear-door-latch-w/
Fix Toyota Tarago/Previa jammed rear-door latch (with door closed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/BR45/H05NKS3J/FZDBR45H05NKS3J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/BR45/H05NKS3J/FZDBR45H05NKS3J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/BR45/H05NKS3J/FZDBR45H05NKS3J.SMALL.jpg darrell.barrell Recently we had our rear window of our Tarago (also known as Previa) replaced because one morning we found it mysteriously shattered. All was good until about a week later when the rear-door wouldn't open anymore... oh no!! I climbed in the back and had a look. Since the door was effectively locked...
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Sat, 24 Mar 2012 21:21:18 PDT
Hack an Auxiliary Input to a Car Stereo https://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-an-Auxiliary-Input-to-a-Car-Stereo/
Hack an Auxiliary Input to a Car Stereo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/M9JM/JSUOWP2J/FAWM9JMJSUOWP2J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/M9JM/JSUOWP2J/FAWM9JMJSUOWP2J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/M9JM/JSUOWP2J/FAWM9JMJSUOWP2J.SMALL.jpg speedkar9 Here's how to hack an auxiliary input to your car’s stereo:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ON_JRcDdbKoAdding a 3.5mm jack is the cheapest way to get a clear audio signal from your phone to your car’s stereo, without having to worry about distortion or interference with a cassette adapter or FM trans...
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Mon, 4 Mar 2019 16:23:16 PST
How to Install a Propex HS2000 Heater in a Camper Van Conversion https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-a-Propex-HS2000-Heater-in-a-Camper-/
How to Install a Propex HS2000 Heater in a Camper Van Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/6LX8/JCUUNUXO/FK76LX8JCUUNUXO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/6LX8/JCUUNUXO/FK76LX8JCUUNUXO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/6LX8/JCUUNUXO/FK76LX8JCUUNUXO.SMALL.jpg atoine The Propex HS2000 and the Propex HS2211 are blown air space heaters fueled by propane or butane. Air for combustion is taken from outside and heat is transferred inside the van via a heat exchanger: it is therefore safe to use without having to vent the inside of the van and the blown heat is dry, n...
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Sun, 28 Jan 2018 23:21:57 PST
How to Reset Oil Life: Chevrolet Equinox 2009-2016 https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Reset-Oil-Life-Chevrolet-Equinox-2009-2016/
How to Reset Oil Life: Chevrolet Equinox 2009-2016 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/IYD9/IPY0L9VH/FNKIYD9IPY0L9VH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/IYD9/IPY0L9VH/FNKIYD9IPY0L9VH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/IYD9/IPY0L9VH/FNKIYD9IPY0L9VH.SMALL.jpg The MechanicD This video will show you step by step instructions on how to reset your oil life indicator on a Chevrolet Equinox 2009-2015If you liked this video and found it helpful feel free to like, share, and comment to help us bring even better content.For more oil reset and DIY maintenance, make sure to subs...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 09:50:33 PDT
Hack in a Bluetooth Connection to Your Car Stereo for $10 https://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-in-a-Bluetooth-Connection-to-Your-Car-Stereo-/
Hack in a Bluetooth Connection to Your Car Stereo for $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/562Q/JNZ4BBFX/FUP562QJNZ4BBFX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/562Q/JNZ4BBFX/FUP562QJNZ4BBFX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/562Q/JNZ4BBFX/FUP562QJNZ4BBFX.SMALL.jpg speedkar9 Here’s how to add a Bluetooth audio connection to any carstereo for under $10.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RnIefAHDoo I’ll be demonstrating this on my 2004 Toyota Camry with a basic CD AM/FM radio. The first thing to do is remove the stereo.Remove a bunch of screws from the outside of the casi...
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Thu, 1 Nov 2018 19:13:19 PDT
How to Drive a John Deere Quad Range Transmission https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Drive-a-John-Deere-Quad-Range-Transmission/
How to Drive a John Deere Quad Range Transmission - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/NJ9E/JFMTB2D7/FPGNJ9EJFMTB2D7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/NJ9E/JFMTB2D7/FPGNJ9EJFMTB2D7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/NJ9E/JFMTB2D7/FPGNJ9EJFMTB2D7.SMALL.jpg Jason Schnabel John Deere tractors have their own unique transmission. This is called a Quad Range Transmission. At a first glance, it might be scary and complex, but in all reality it is a very simple system to use. This set of instructions will have anyone driving that quad range like an expert. The ...
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Sun, 8 Apr 2018 13:03:56 PDT
Propane Converted ATV https://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-Converted-ATV/
Propane Converted ATV - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/DKPD/GJQEMGUF/FT3DKPDGJQEMGUF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/DKPD/GJQEMGUF/FT3DKPDGJQEMGUF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/DKPD/GJQEMGUF/FT3DKPDGJQEMGUF.SMALL.jpg scottrevoman333 Hello all, this is going to be a somewhat simple instructables. So here is some background information on the build, it started when a few years back we had a Polaris 350 Trailboss, and the engine finally gave out after many years of enjoyment and after that we just let it sit unitl we finally re...
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Mon, 21 Feb 2011 18:58:17 PST
remodel your car interior https://www.instructables.com/id/remodel-your-car-interior/
remodel your car interior - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/PWNR/FXK6AT5Q/FGDPWNRFXK6AT5Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/PWNR/FXK6AT5Q/FGDPWNRFXK6AT5Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/PWNR/FXK6AT5Q/FGDPWNRFXK6AT5Q.SMALL.jpg slimguy379 i re did the interior of my 99 monte carlo with about $30. 2 cans of white primer, 2 cans of fire red spray pain, 2 yrds of red viynl and hot glue. i start out by taking the fabric panels off and then tracing the design of the panel on the viynl giving about 1.5" to 2" of fabric around the design to...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2009 15:50:14 PDT
How to make a cup-holder for a Smart car https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cup-holder-for-a-Smart-car/
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Sun, 11 Oct 2009 14:10:45 PDT
Cheap and Easy Car Alternator Repair https://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Car-Alternator-Repair/
Cheap and Easy Car Alternator Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/DKF8/JIYU5HC4/FR4DKF8JIYU5HC4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/DKF8/JIYU5HC4/FR4DKF8JIYU5HC4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/DKF8/JIYU5HC4/FR4DKF8JIYU5HC4.SMALL.jpg Thelazybugger Cheap easy fix to revive your car alternatorThis instructable shows you how to replace brushes and the regulator for classic British car alternators, but the approach should be applicable to most other alternators.The back story, my wife got stuck recently on the side of the road where her classic M...
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Fri, 29 Jun 2018 04:58:17 PDT
Mercedes Benz V6 M272 and V8 M273 Intake Inlet Manifold Air Flap Runner Lever Repair Kit Install Instructions Guide https://www.instructables.com/id/Mercedes-Benz-V6-M272-and-V8-M273-Intake-Inlet-Man/
Mercedes Benz V6 M272 and V8 M273 Intake Inlet Manifold Air Flap Runner Lever Repair Kit Install Instructions Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/1AM4/ISCBD2JR/FMX1AM4ISCBD2JR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/1AM4/ISCBD2JR/FMX1AM4ISCBD2JR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/1AM4/ISCBD2JR/FMX1AM4ISCBD2JR.SMALL.jpg x8rltd The ProblemA plastic lever on the intake manifold snaps which leads to malfunction of the tumble / swirl flaps and causes vehicle faults. Mercedes-Benz vehicles with the V6 M272 and V8 M273 engines commonly suffer from failure of the intake manifold. These manifolds are fitted with tumble / swirl fl...
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:42:46 PDT
Replacing the engine Water Pump and Tensioner Pulley (Honda Civic D15B). https://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-the-engine-Water-Pump-and-tensioner-Pull/
Replacing the engine Water Pump and Tensioner Pulley (Honda Civic D15B). - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/V5BY/IGTYAVXG/FRYV5BYIGTYAVXG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/V5BY/IGTYAVXG/FRYV5BYIGTYAVXG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/V5BY/IGTYAVXG/FRYV5BYIGTYAVXG.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Here is how I replaced the water pump and tensioner Pulley in my Honda Civic 1999 D15B. Read this instructable first for anyone having issues taking off the crankshaft pulley bolt.http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-easy-way-to-remove-and-reinstall-the-cranksh/Due to the length of this job, I have...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 04:00:53 PST
Car Tablet Mount (Easy and Cheap) https://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Tablet-Mount-Easy-and-Cheap/
Car Tablet Mount (Easy and Cheap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/D9V8/HO7X69BM/F2HD9V8HO7X69BM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/D9V8/HO7X69BM/F2HD9V8HO7X69BM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/D9V8/HO7X69BM/F2HD9V8HO7X69BM.SMALL.jpg stangtime I've never liked the window suction mounts for phones and tablets so I designed a pretty simple tablet/iPad bracket for a 2005 Mustang. The parts are just aluminum U-channel and flat stock that can be found in any hardware store. The thumb screws were just lying around in the junk drawer. I have a f...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 18:08:17 PST
How to Reset Oil Life: Honda Civic 2005-2011 https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Reset-Oil-Life-Honda-Civic-2005-2011/
How to Reset Oil Life: Honda Civic 2005-2011 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/NPG6/IPY0LA9Y/FVANPG6IPY0LA9Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/NPG6/IPY0LA9Y/FVANPG6IPY0LA9Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/NPG6/IPY0LA9Y/FVANPG6IPY0LA9Y.SMALL.jpg The MechanicD This video will show you step by step instructions on how to reset your oil life indicator on a Honda Civic 2005-2011.If you liked this video and found it helpful feel free to like, share, and comment to help us bring even better content.For more oil reset and DIY maintenance, make sure to subscribe...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:16:33 PDT
Subaru Outback Leaking Hatch Repair/Upper Brake Light Replacement https://www.instructables.com/id/Subaru-Outback-Leaking-Hatch-RepairUpper-Brake-Lig/
Subaru Outback Leaking Hatch Repair/Upper Brake Light Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/GO41/J9OWGA6K/FV9GO41J9OWGA6K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/GO41/J9OWGA6K/FV9GO41J9OWGA6K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/GO41/J9OWGA6K/FV9GO41J9OWGA6K.SMALL.jpg dyencer After a recent hard rain, I noticed that the floor in the cargo area of our 2014 Outback was wet. Inspection of the hatch seal did not show any damage so I decided the most likely location for the leak was from around the 3rd brake light. The procedure below describes what I did to fix the leak but...
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Mon, 6 Nov 2017 05:26:34 PST
easy less then 10 dollar cup holder diy https://www.instructables.com/id/easy-less-then-10-dollar-cup-holder-diy/
easy less then 10 dollar cup holder diy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/INTH/I20MGXJL/FBWINTHI20MGXJL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/INTH/I20MGXJL/FBWINTHI20MGXJL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/INTH/I20MGXJL/FBWINTHI20MGXJL.SMALL.jpg shanec663 this is a simple cup holder for the back seat of your car. made easy in only a few minutes buy a 3 inch female adapter, a 3 inch male plug and velcro twist the female adapter and the male plug together so they are tight attach the Velcro to the location you want the cup holder to be and the ot...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 09:46:04 PST
WRX Trunk rebuild - $24 https://www.instructables.com/id/WRX-Trunk-rebuild-24/
WRX Trunk rebuild - $24 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/2V40/G3KYADC7/FSB2V40G3KYADC7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/2V40/G3KYADC7/FSB2V40G3KYADC7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/2V40/G3KYADC7/FSB2V40G3KYADC7.SMALL.jpg scubaru So, I had some water damage in my trunk and for the longest time thought it was the wing on my trunk leaking.  Turns out I had 1" of water in the wheel well.  Finally decided to fix the problem.  This is being done on my 2004 Subaru WRX. Things to do before: Make sure you locate the source of the w...
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Wed, 23 Dec 2009 20:47:31 PST
Chevrolet Volt DIY Illuminated Charging Port https://www.instructables.com/id/Chevrolet-Volt-DIY-Illuminated-Charging-Port/
Chevrolet Volt DIY Illuminated Charging Port - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/LHR8/J1MEZJ5Z/FEVLHR8J1MEZJ5Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/LHR8/J1MEZJ5Z/FEVLHR8J1MEZJ5Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/LHR8/J1MEZJ5Z/FEVLHR8J1MEZJ5Z.SMALL.jpg heli__guy Chevrolet Volt has an optiona l illuminated charging portThis is a costly accessory especially in Canada costing around CAD$300.Which led me to seek a more affordable solution.I managed to build this using stock Angel Eye Halo COB LED for a fraction of the price.I think the end result is even better...
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Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:15:46 PDT
How to Upgrade Your Brake Lights to LED https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Upgrade-Your-Brake-Lights-to-LED/
How to Upgrade Your Brake Lights to LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/K93W/JAMTY4ZQ/FSRK93WJAMTY4ZQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/K93W/JAMTY4ZQ/FSRK93WJAMTY4ZQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/K93W/JAMTY4ZQ/FSRK93WJAMTY4ZQ.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to upgrade your brake lights to LEDs along with what the benefits. For this I am working with a 1998 Ford Ranger and AuxBeam has provided me with the bulbs required for the replacement. Bulb replacement procedures will vary between vehicles, so tail lights need to be fully remo...
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Sat, 2 Dec 2017 23:34:57 PST
Pickup Truck Ballast Rack https://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...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2011 12:26:13 PDT
Miata Hardtop Rolling Rack that Stowes in the Trunk https://www.instructables.com/id/Miata-Hardtop-Rolling-Rack-that-Stowes-in-the-Trun/
Miata Hardtop Rolling Rack that Stowes in the Trunk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/H929/IF0XUXE1/F5DH929IF0XUXE1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/H929/IF0XUXE1/F5DH929IF0XUXE1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/H929/IF0XUXE1/F5DH929IF0XUXE1.SMALL.jpg lcrookston What is that old saying? Necessity is the mother of invention? Not that I would be so bold as to take credit for this rolling rack design, but I did modify it to fit in my trunk. So maybe necessity was the mother of adaptation this time.I recently moved into my very own apartment, which is great,...
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Sat, 26 Sep 2015 08:09:41 PDT
Custom Pick Up Truck Bed https://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Pick-Up-Truck-Bed/
Custom Pick Up Truck Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/3WQ6/JBWK18QO/FEW3WQ6JBWK18QO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/3WQ6/JBWK18QO/FEW3WQ6JBWK18QO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/3WQ6/JBWK18QO/FEW3WQ6JBWK18QO.SMALL.jpg ReconDigital My dad and I built him a custom flatbed for his 2000 Toyota Tundra out of wood. Neither of us is really tooled or experienced in working with metal so once the change is mad from the metal of the frame to the wood , then the construction is much the same as building a deck. and it is easier to repai...
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Wed, 3 Jan 2018 18:22:18 PST
Timing Belt & Water-pump Replacement: Toyota / Lexus V6 https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/P2C9/HW43ZMZ7/FSEP2C9HW43ZMZ7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/P2C9/HW43ZMZ7/FSEP2C9HW43ZMZ7.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Servicing the wiper motor on a Honda civic 99 https://www.instructables.com/id/Servicing-the-wiper-motor-on-a-Honda-civic-99/
Servicing the wiper motor on a Honda civic 99 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/95C7/I2XA8BTK/FTP95C7I2XA8BTK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/95C7/I2XA8BTK/FTP95C7I2XA8BTK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/95C7/I2XA8BTK/FTP95C7I2XA8BTK.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby The wiper motor on my car simply stopped parking itself and also the intermittent feature failed. I suspected the travel contacts within the motor assembly to be the source of the problems. Using a 14mm socket and rachet handle, I removed the hold down nuts securing each wiper arm. To remove ea...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:19:38 PST
Ford Edge Brake Booster Replacement https://www.instructables.com/id/Ford-Edge-Brake-Booster-Replacement/
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Tue, 28 Aug 2018 19:18:52 PDT
Do Windshield Sunshades Actually Work? https://www.instructables.com/id/Do-Windshield-Sunshades-Actually-Work/
Do Windshield Sunshades Actually Work? - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/9UEF/J70QWSIA/F3R9UEFJ70QWSIA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/9UEF/J70QWSIA/F3R9UEFJ70QWSIA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/9UEF/J70QWSIA/F3R9UEFJ70QWSIA.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video demonstration on test if window sun shades actually work. Considering this car is over 30 years old, it has been exposed to UV damage within the interior. Materials will dry out over time, such as leather, vinyl, plastics, fabric, carpet, etc. This will cause them to crack, fade, discolour, an...
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Sat, 2 Sep 2017 16:28:47 PDT
How to Clean Up a Rusty Frame on a Budget https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-Up-a-Rusty-Frame-on-a-Budget/
How to Clean Up a Rusty Frame on a Budget - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/PVAQ/JLQUURYT/FZYPVAQJLQUURYT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/PVAQ/JLQUURYT/FZYPVAQJLQUURYT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/PVAQ/JLQUURYT/FZYPVAQJLQUURYT.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Hello everyone, in this particular tutorial I will be showing you how to clean up a rust frame on a budget. Unfortunately the fender areas on this truck, both the front and rear seems to have the majority of rust with minimal frame paint left. Being that this truck was used in the country, the previ...
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Fri, 7 Sep 2018 03:51:25 PDT
Land Rover Range Rover L322 2006 +, Range Rover Sport, Discovery 3 EAS Air Compressor Repair Kit Instructions. https://www.instructables.com/id/Land-Rover-Range-Rover-L322-2006-Range-Rover-Sport/
Land Rover Range Rover L322 2006 +, Range Rover Sport, Discovery 3 EAS Air Compressor Repair Kit Instructions. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/MMLU/HSPP7WP2/FUQMMLUHSPP7WP2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/MMLU/HSPP7WP2/FUQMMLUHSPP7WP2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/MMLU/HSPP7WP2/FUQMMLUHSPP7WP2.SMALL.jpg x8rltd Is your vehicles air suspension rising slowly, noisily, or perhaps failing to rise at all? EAS Amber light lit, Fault code C1A20, C1A1364, C50, or C1A20-64 showing? One or more of these errors: “Suspension error only normal height available. ”“Suspension fault; pressure not rising quick enough.” Or...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 05:10:45 PDT
Stake Sides/Fence Sides With Added Gates for 2014 Dodge 1500 4x4 Pickup Truck https://www.instructables.com/id/Stake-SidesFence-Sides-for-2014-Dodge-1500-4x4-Pic/
Stake Sides/Fence Sides With Added Gates 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 f...
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 13:41:30 PDT
How to Find a Coolant Leak https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Find-a-Coolant-Leak/
How to Find a Coolant Leak - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/9CR0/J48PPIJ4/FRM9CR0J48PPIJ4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/9CR0/J48PPIJ4/FRM9CR0J48PPIJ4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/9CR0/J48PPIJ4/FRM9CR0J48PPIJ4.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to find coolant leaks on your vehicle. Coolant leaks can certainly be risky on your vehicle as this can reduce the system’s pressure, drop the coolants level, and increase the chance of reducing air into the system. If left for longer periods of time, the leak may worsen and if...
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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:41:22 PDT
Removing an alternator Pulley! https://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-an-Alternator-Pulley/
Removing an alternator Pulley! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/2OD1/IL4BD8XR/FDR2OD1IL4BD8XR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/2OD1/IL4BD8XR/FDR2OD1IL4BD8XR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/2OD1/IL4BD8XR/FDR2OD1IL4BD8XR.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Here is a good used alternator that was in my wife's car. The idiot electrician who installed it had dropped it and caused the pulley to be damaged but put it in the car anyway. The damaged Pulley caused the belt to be destroyed really fast. We got another alternator installed but this one is perfec...
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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 08:52:36 PST
How to Rebuild a Starter Motor https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Rebuild-a-Starter-Motor/
How to Rebuild a Starter Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/73YJ/J8UN36DZ/FU873YJJ8UN36DZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/73YJ/J8UN36DZ/FU873YJJ8UN36DZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/73YJ/J8UN36DZ/FU873YJJ8UN36DZ.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to rebuild a starter yourself at home. This is a great way to save money considering it’s only about $10 for replacement parts and a rebuilt replacement can around $150 depending on the vehicle. The repair maybe slightly more if you have to replace a solenoid.Tools/Supplies Nee...
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:05:57 PDT
Replacing the Timing Belt (Honda Civic 1999, D15B engine) https://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-the-Timing-Belt-Honda-Civic-D15B/
Replacing the Timing Belt (Honda Civic 1999, D15B engine) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/3T27/IJ1RRV8L/FTP3T27IJ1RRV8L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/3T27/IJ1RRV8L/FTP3T27IJ1RRV8L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/3T27/IJ1RRV8L/FTP3T27IJ1RRV8L.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby The timing belt on my JDM 1999 Civic (D15B Engine) is due for replacement. My car uses a 103 tooth, 24mm wide belt. I purchased a Gates 5409XS Belt off Amazon.The usual safety precautions apply to this job:1. Handbrake Engaged and rear wheels chocked.2. Safety Stand to support the front of the car.3...
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 18:45:11 PST
no weld go kart part 1 https://www.instructables.com/id/no-weld-go-kart-part-1/
no weld go kart part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/CY6L/GJC3PAML/FGICY6LGJC3PAML.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/CY6L/GJC3PAML/FGICY6LGJC3PAML.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/CY6L/GJC3PAML/FGICY6LGJC3PAML.SMALL.jpg BIGHAIRYDUDE no weld go kart build part one video link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qy8bPTasme8 part two video link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJaDg45xNWo
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Thu, 17 Feb 2011 17:42:55 PST
How to Restore Faded Rubber or Plastic Trim https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-Faded-Rubber-or-Plastic-Trim/
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Fri, 25 Aug 2017 10:54:18 PDT
Making a go kart from junk https://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-go-kart-from-junk/
Making a go kart from junk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/8PGZ/IDBHZDRR/F5D8PGZIDBHZDRR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/8PGZ/IDBHZDRR/F5D8PGZIDBHZDRR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/8PGZ/IDBHZDRR/F5D8PGZIDBHZDRR.SMALL.jpg mrblank5 In this instructable i'll show you how to make your own go kart. FROM JUNK!!! This project is fun to build and fun to use. The only part you might have to buy is the engine, this part is optional because you can still use the go kart without an engine.In this instructable i will show you how to do b...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 20:39:55 PDT
Adding Driver Information Center to a new Chevy truck https://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Driver-Information-Center-to-a-new-Chevy-tr/
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Tue, 5 Feb 2008 20:32:24 PST
100 Truck Modifications https://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Modifications-and-Upgrades/
100 Truck Modifications - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/8KMX/IXLAKUQ5/FOM8KMXIXLAKUQ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/8KMX/IXLAKUQ5/FOM8KMXIXLAKUQ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/8KMX/IXLAKUQ5/FOM8KMXIXLAKUQ5.SMALL.jpg buildingandblogging This is an tutorial is to give you an idea of thing that you can do to your truck to make it customized or to upgrade it. The truck I was doing this to is a 91 Chevrolet S10. I will show you stuff you can add to the exterior and interior. Most of this can be done to any vehicle. Before I got into m...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 18:01:26 PST
Sway Bar End Link Replacement https://www.instructables.com/id/Sway-Bar-End-Link-Replacement/
Sway Bar End Link Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/PPTZ/IV0ANI77/FILPPTZIV0ANI77.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/PPTZ/IV0ANI77/FILPPTZIV0ANI77.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/PPTZ/IV0ANI77/FILPPTZIV0ANI77.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on how to replace a sway bar link. Normally the bushings will wear out over time, but in this scenario the center bolt broke. In the situation the center bolt broke on the other side, therefore both are being replaced. In the case that the bushings wear out, then you would hear a clun...
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Fri, 4 Nov 2016 09:37:37 PDT
Jump Starting Car With Drill's Battery https://www.instructables.com/id/Jump-Starting-Car-With-Drills-Battery/
Jump Starting Car With Drill's Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/U3ZU/JA8JMEJ3/FFJU3ZUJA8JMEJ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/U3ZU/JA8JMEJ3/FFJU3ZUJA8JMEJ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/U3ZU/JA8JMEJ3/FFJU3ZUJA8JMEJ3.SMALL.jpg ShakeTheFuture 3 years ago, I published an Instructables where I demonstrated a way to jump start a car using a battery from a drill.Some people were not sure if it will work on bigger cars as the car I used at the time was Kia Picanto.In this improved Instructable, we'll jump start 2009 Opel Zafira, 2L Diesel and...
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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:08:40 PST
How to Fix Common Electric Window Issues https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-Common-Electric-Window-Issues/
How to Fix Common Electric Window Issues - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FND/92UG/IQYT4HDY/FND92UGIQYT4HDY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FND/92UG/IQYT4HDY/FND92UGIQYT4HDY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FND/92UG/IQYT4HDY/FND92UGIQYT4HDY.SMALL.jpg yourmechanic If your car's electric windows are stuck open or stuck shut, it's a major inconvenience. If they're stuck open, you won't be able to close them in case of rain or to secure valuables. If they're stuck shut, you can't open them when you need to let in some fresh air or hand over cash at a toll both.I...
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Mon, 18 Jul 2016 20:28:24 PDT
Truck Canopy / Topper https://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Canopy-Topper/
Truck Canopy / Topper - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/8TD9/JOHOQEJZ/FRM8TD9JOHOQEJZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/8TD9/JOHOQEJZ/FRM8TD9JOHOQEJZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/8TD9/JOHOQEJZ/FRM8TD9JOHOQEJZ.SMALL.jpg Murcom I wanted an inexpensive truck topper for my 1960 F100. It is a full size truck and a bit rough around the edges so I didn’t need anything shiny and fancy. I want to be able to keep cargo dry as we enter the Pacific Northwest rainy season and open up the option to sleep in the back from time to time....
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Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:04:33 PST
5 Ways How to Remove a Stuck Brake Drum https://www.instructables.com/id/5-Ways-How-to-Remove-a-Stuck-Brake-Drum/
5 Ways How to Remove a Stuck Brake Drum - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/HY1D/JBE171VS/F1EHY1DJBE171VS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/HY1D/JBE171VS/F1EHY1DJBE171VS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/HY1D/JBE171VS/F1EHY1DJBE171VS.SMALL.jpg 4DIYers Video tutorial on the five different ways to remove a stuck drum on a brake assembly. Depending on how the drum is stuck will affect which method is needed to remove the drum. You should get able to get an idea of how the drum is stuck by trying to move it. Either by rotating or trying to pull it fr...
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Thu, 21 Dec 2017 10:21:12 PST
How to Install Bonnet Lifters / Gas Bonnet Struts on your vehicle https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-Bonnet-Lifters-Gas-Bonnet-Struts-on/
How to Install Bonnet Lifters / Gas Bonnet Struts on your vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/WFMS/IFGNVUV5/F50WFMSIFGNVUV5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/WFMS/IFGNVUV5/F50WFMSIFGNVUV5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/WFMS/IFGNVUV5/F50WFMSIFGNVUV5.SMALL.jpg Jedi_zombie85 Welcome to another of my InstructablesThis is the one of many to come for any petrol heads and gear monkeys out there.For this Instructable I will be usnig my pride and joy. My 1997 VW Golf Mk 3..........the VR6 edition ( 2.8ltr) ;) ;)Even tho the pics and discription will be for my car, this will t...
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Thu, 8 Oct 2015 02:54:20 PDT
How to Replace a Steering Rack https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-a-Steering-Rack/
How to Replace a Steering Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/NMXP/HQQLNNV5/FLYNMXPHQQLNNV5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/NMXP/HQQLNNV5/FLYNMXPHQQLNNV5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/NMXP/HQQLNNV5/FLYNMXPHQQLNNV5.SMALL.jpg Popular Mechanics It’s a crisp morning as you carefully back your car down the driveway. A quick turn of the wheel as the front tire clears the curb will swing your car up the street. But the steering wheel is strangely stiff. Instead of swinging the car’s nose around, you run straight back, knocking over a trash c...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:01:41 PST
Paint your car wheels https://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-car-wheels/
Paint your car wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/KPJX/IHCBXS0P/FEHKPJXIHCBXS0P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/KPJX/IHCBXS0P/FEHKPJXIHCBXS0P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/KPJX/IHCBXS0P/FEHKPJXIHCBXS0P.SMALL.jpg jason0901 Purpose To change color of your car’s wheels (rims) by using spray methods and to protect wheels from winter weather, salt, sand, ash, etc. Also readers not only can change wheels color but also can make wheels glossier.Introduction This instruction is for painting your car wheels color by using spr...
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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:10:39 PST
Custom Skull Gear Knob for Lift up Reverse (Renault) https://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Skull-Gear-Knob-for-Lift-up-Reverse-Renaul/
Custom Skull Gear Knob for Lift up Reverse (Renault) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/DDA1/H1YOJGPM/F94DDA1H1YOJGPM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/DDA1/H1YOJGPM/F94DDA1H1YOJGPM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/DDA1/H1YOJGPM/F94DDA1H1YOJGPM.SMALL.jpg Mr Chutney I've been wanting a skull shaped Gear knob since I first bought my van but unfortunately my vehicle uses a lift up collar on the gear shaft to move into reverse. Most custom gear knobs aren't compatible with lift-up shifters so I decided to make my own. My van is a Renault Kangoo but most Renaults h...
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Thu, 24 May 2012 14:19:30 PDT
What products to use and how to wax a vehicle https://www.instructables.com/id/What-products-to-use-and-how-to-wax-a-vehicle/
What products to use and how to wax a vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/CJX2/H8FYP6G4/F59CJX2H8FYP6G4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/CJX2/H8FYP6G4/F59CJX2H8FYP6G4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/CJX2/H8FYP6G4/F59CJX2H8FYP6G4.SMALL.jpg nikolast Quickly remove any doubts you have about waxing your vehicle. Follow these simple steps and see your car shine like never before! Background: I have waxed and detailed cars professionally at dealerships and in my spare time for other individuals. Also, I have waxed large boats for boat dealerships....
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 13:53:28 PDT