In this video, we learn how to mix automotive or car paint. To begin, you want to look at your car information to find out what kind and color of paint they used on it originally. Once you have this information, you can take it to an automotive shop and they can do a code search for what to mix together to get this specific color. You may have more than one option on how to make the color, depending on what it is and what year your car is. Next, you can have the paint made and tested to see i...
Now before checking out this next tutorial, it's a good idea to read your owner's manual to find out if you have tilt steering. If you do, then this video is for you. Not all cars are the same, but one cool feature is the ability to tilt the steering wheel up and down. It's something that has been around for years, but has improved with time. Not only can you move it up and down, but now you can pull it and push it away. So check out this tutorial on how to adjust tilt steering in your vehicl...
Setting up bluetooth in your vehicle is an easy task that anyone can complete. Bluetooth is a great and useful gadget that enables drivers to have conversations on their phone, without ever having to lift it from their dash. It's also a vital gadget to have in some states, since texting and calling while driving is becoming illegal. So in this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to setup bluetooth in a 2011 Hyundai Sonata. Good luck and enjoy!
In most states, it's illegal to drive while talking on your mobile phone, but that is easily remedied with hands-free calling. If your cell phone comes equipped with Bluetooth, you can sync it right to your 2010 Lincoln MKZ using Ford SYNC. This video shows you the steps to connecting your phone up in your vehicle. Now you'll have more hands for coffee and cigarettes and donuts.
On the 2010 Lincoln Navigator there's a handy feature called the deployable running boards, which are essentially step bars that automatically deploy when the car door is opened, to help you step inside your vehicle. This video demonstrates how they work, and how you can shut them on or off, because not everybody will find these useful — tall people definitely won't.
one of the great things about cars nowadays, is that they come with great new features that make driving a lot more fun. One of those features is the addition of a plug jack for listening to mp3 players. In this video tutorial, you'll be finding out how to connect your iPod or mp3 player with a 2010 Kia Forte. So good luck and enjoy!
If you plan on restoring a VW Beetle, or are in the process, one area that you'll have to tackle are the seats. Taking them out can be a bit of a pain if you have no idea what yo're doing, so this tutorial is here to help. Check it out and see what it takes to remove the seats from a classic VW Beetle Bug Good luck and enjoy!
The great thing about restoring old cars, is that you're able to take out old pieces from the car and switch them with new ones. But if you're facing a budget, then you need to try and save as much as possible. This tutorial will show you how. In the video, you'll learn some great tips on how to resotre the original German running boards on a classic VW Bug. So good luck and enjoy!
Driving a car without windows attached can be a bad idea, especially for those who have never tried driving like that before. Windows help keep things from hitting people's faces and can help deafen the sound of the car's engine and the wind. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how to install a vent window seal in a classic VW Beetle Bug. Good luck and enjoy!
In this video, learn how to create a hands free speakerphone with your Bluetooth enabled cell and your new Mazda. In this video, you will learn how to pair your phone with a Mazda Miata but this method will work with most other 2009 Mazda models as well.
In this video, learn how to pair your Bluetooth enabled phone with your new 2009 Nissan head unit. This procedure should work with multiple Nissan models and is not as simple as other car makers, but is equally effective. This will take a few extra minutes but is worth it in terms of safety and simplicity once it is up and running.
The website carbonmods.com shows up how to make mold for carbon fiber parts. Find a place you would want to put the boards to proceed with the action. Then take the shaping clay and put all around the edges. Cut off all the excess clay to become smooth and lay it out. The next step is waxing. Wax the board about five times, resting five minutes within each wax. apply the blue fluid to clean off buildup. It takes about 20 minutes to dry. To get the surface dry, mix gel and hardener in the same...
This how-to video shows viewers how to create their own custom paint job at home by yourself. The segment is a continuous video in fast forward. The video explains how to do everything from taking molding off, sanding the old paint, fixing the dents with bondo, to the actual spray painting of the car. The person in this video uses an airbrush, spray-paint, paint markers and canned paint to create his custom paint job. The artist paints a picture of pirate ships, skulls, and other various obje...
This short automotive customization video shows you how to mount your chrome moldings onto the body of a 66 or earlier beetle without damage. If you have a Volkswagen Bug that needs some loving, watch this video and learn how to restore the chrome molding on your VW to a bling-bling shine.
A compressor is most ideal for drying your car after washing it. This quick tutorial video will show you how to dry off your car easily with compressed air.
Would you rather sweat down the road with your legs constantly moving, straining to get you to work, or school, or wherever, or would you rather sail down the road with no work and a loud noise filling your eyes? No work, loud noise? Okay, build a friction drive motorized bicycle.
The rear window is by far the hardest to tint due to the curvature from side to side and usually top to bottom as well. But don't worry, this video will walk you through the tricks to getting that film to lay flat. NOTE: this strip method is older and will work but is rarely used today - there is a one piece shrink fit method used instead.
In this episode the boys from Mighty Car Mods show you how to install a turbo boost gauge.
An installer shows the steps needed to remove the tail lights, make wiring connections, and complete installation of the wiring harness for a trailer hitch on a Toyota Tacoma or Toyota pickup.
Just because you have a hybrid, that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice the functionality and convenience that a trailer hitch offers. This video shows just how simple it is to add a hitch to your hybrid suv so that you can continue to tow trailers, use a bike rack, cargo carrier, or any of the other hundreds of hitch mounted accessories available today.
An installer from etrailer.com shows the steps needed to remove panels, make wiring connections, and complete installation of the wiring harness for a trailer hitch on a Toyota Camry. This is necessary for brakes and lights to work properly on the trailer.
In this series of car restoration videos, our body shop owner and hot rod designer shows you how to restore the exterior of that old classic car back into like-new condition.
Ryan and Thomas aged 13 and 9 demonstrate how easy it is to install an E85 ethanol FlexFuel conversion kit in to a vehicle. This converter kit is a Full Flex Gold and will allow the car to run on E85, Gas, or any mixture of the two. Full Flex Gold is the only EPA compliant kit available and makes your car more fuel efficient and environment friendly.
How to put windscreen wiper blades in special position which permits release of the blades. It is used for cleaning or replacement of the blades. It can also be useful, in winter, to detach the blades from the windscreen.
My Next Car how to video series - how to set up the date and time in Peugeot 308 iCockpit (2015, 2016 and 2017 Europe model). This function is accessible in the touch screen i-Cockpit.
Peugeot 308 (2015 Europe model) in depth instructional video how to adjust seat and steering wheel reach and height so you can see the "head-up"instrument panel clearly, over the reduced diameter steering wheel.
My Next Car how to video series - how to restore factory settings in Peugeot 308 iCockpit (2015, 2016 and 2017 Europe model). You use this if you want to return to the default values present when the vehicle was new.
Last month I published the first part, however, it was like building the house from the roof, so this is the prequel. It means, nothing will happen, but you may learn something if you didn't know anything at all, to begin with. I may give it another try, someday, when I open the hub again, for whatever reason ...
In this video I am going to go over the basics of hammers and dollies when repairing dent on cars. I also discuss how to select the right tool for the job.
In this video I am going to demonstrate how to mix, apply, spread, and block sand body filler.
How to How to Replace Air Filter on a Ford Fusion 1.4 TDCi 2006, Idiot's Guide Video: .
Nothing to say, everythig's in the video. You may need to pause it to see well. It's shaky, ultra trashy and lo fi, but nevertheless complete. and idiot safe. Enjoy.
So you're ready to spray primer on the car you've been working hard on. You're almost ready to paint and complete the job. SO what could go wrong now?
There are a lot of do's and don'ts when it comes to block sanding the primer surfacer on your car. In fact, this can make the difference of creating a show quality paint job and a less that average paint job.
I have always heard about how dry ice can repair dents. I have been asked this question, so I put it to the test. I got some dry ice on a hot day and even used a hair drier to heat the surface more. Do you think it worked for me? Well, watch the video to find out.
Yellowed or hazed headlights don't only make your car look tacky, it also reduces the amount of light that can shine through at night. This results in poor visibility and may result in an unnecessary accident.
If you are wanting to learn how to perform small repairs to your car, then plastic repair is something you need to learn how to do. Cars are using more plastic now than ever before. With car required to increase fuel mileage, I don't see the use of plastic going away.
Antique car collecting and restoration is a very popular hobby practiced by many around the world. A quick drive through my town turns up with a handful of classic cars parked in their respective driveways, some in pristine condition, and others not-so-much. While some people end up eventually fixing up their classics, many also do not. Some cars end up rotting away, left to be either salvaged or sold off in pieces—mostly due to time consumption and excessive costs.
In this video tutorial, I am going to demonstrate how to clean a spray gun by hand with a few simple steps.
Plasti Dip coating is a rubber like coating that can be dipped or sprayed on. I first remember the coating available as a dip years ago. It was first introduced as a coating used to dip tool handles in to provide a grip. However, since then, the coating has became available in a spray can. It has also became popular on car parts, such as wheels, emblems, and even entire cars.