Did you just get a brand new Toyota and aren't sure how to connect your phone to the head unit? In this video, you will learn exactly how to hook up your cell phone to most 2009 Toyota vehicles. All you need is a Bluetooth enabled device and you will be safely chatting in no time.
Take a look at how Nutz are mounted on a car - the ultimate bling for your vehicle.
The guys at Poor Man Mods show you how to vent your hood to reduce engine bay temperatures, which can lead to lower intake temperatures and protection to components in your engine bay. To do this, they just take a few coupler nuts and screw them onto the studs on the hood where the hinge is. Doing so, they create about a 1 inch gap in-between the hinge and the hood itself, which raises the rear of the hood up, allowing hot air to escape. Near the turbo, this help reduce engine bay temps by 12...
Painting your car's interior is a great way to enhance your driving surroundings and give you a new plush look. In most cases it can even increase the value of your car when you trade it in or sell it.
The EVMODE electric only option is a must have Toyota Prius Hybrid accessory. Prius owners, improve hybrid MPG, activate the factory EV MOD option for electric only mode. Known as EV Mode or EVMODE allows you to switch to electric-only mode for increased fuel efficiency and performance up to 34mph. Easy installation with no wire cutting necessary. Make your green car more eco-friendly. Stop using gas!!
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.
The headlights in a 2010 Ford Fusion can easily be customized to your needs. For the most part, keeping the headlight settings in "automatic" is the best way to go, but if you need to switch them for some reason, it's pretty easy, just like any other car. See how. Also, see how to turn on the high beams and turn them off. You can also flash them.
If you're working on your vehicle, specifically wiring harnesses and wiring harnesses for trailers, you may need to do some reconfiguring. If you need to connect wires, you should learn to use Scotch lock wiring connectors. This video shows you how.
Sometimes, changing the time in your vehicle can be tricky. You have to lug out the owner's manual and try to navigate through all the technical talk, but if you own a 2010 Ford Fusion, this video will show you how to change the time, step-by-step. Setting the time on the clock doesn't have to be difficult.
Have an older car with nowhere to plug in your iPod? Rather than paying to have one installed, you can mount your iPod nano on your car's dash like Redditor hyeinkali did in his 2001 Honda Accord. Normally, there's just a boring digital clock between the air vents, but it's perfectly suited for a nano-mod. This is a great hack if you plan on getting one of the new nanos or iPod touches, because it gives you a chance to get some more use out of your old nano and its old school 30-pin connector...
After 3,000 man hours and $100 grand spent, 49-year-old Randy Grubb of rural Oregon turned this old junker long-haul truck...
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.
If you're painting your auto yourself, you might need a little help if you've never done it before, especially when it comes to the primer sealer and apply your first base coat of paint. This video will show you how to do just that. An OEM fender was already prepped by sanding with 500 grit sandpaper on a DA with a soft pad and surfing the edges with a maroon scuff pad.
Owning an older car is a big responsibility for some car owners. It requires time and dedication to not only make sure it works well, but looks good too. For people who own classic VW Bugs, keeping it looking good is very important. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how to install window scrapers in a classic VW Beetle Bug. Good luck and enjoy!
As Popsci says, these DIY snow vehicles show winter who's boss. The Snow Chopper
This moped customization tutorial shows step by step the removal of the old carb and putting on new Mikuni 28mm flat slide racing carburetor in a Honda Elite 50 DIOS scooter. If you want to get more juice out of your moped motor, watch this series and learn how to install a race carb.
This short automotive restoration video tip is about cleaning up and restoring your bumpers on your vintage VW bug or Volkswagen Beetle. If you want your beetle bumpers to shine like new, check out this video tutorial from Chris Vallone.
In this episode the Mighty Car Mod team shows you how to install a blow off valve. NOTE: make sure you have the right pipe or connections from the new BOV to your motor type - otherwise welding may be required.
This video shows how to install a vehicle wiring harness, so that you can tow a trailer, on a vehicle that does not have a factory tow package. Most vehicles will have custom T-one connectors available which will simply plug into the vehicles wiring. If your vehicle does not have a custom fit wiring harness available you can hardwire the connection. Despite its name, hardwiring is not that hard, and this video will demonstrate how it is done on a 2006 Ford E-350 that does not have a tow package.
Installing a Truxxx 3" inch lift kit on a 4x4 Toyota Tundra. Visit TundraHeadquarters.com for a complete review of the Truxxx lift kit for the Toyota Tundra.
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.
Flickr user MR38 has posted a set of photos of bumper cars made street legal, as displayed at the annual Cruisin’ Grand festival in Escondido, California. This mini cars were retrofitted with 750 cc Kawasaki motors. Cool auto mod.
Going green doesn't mean we have to give up classic American traditions like Monster Truck rallies. This cute little Smart car was converted into a Monster Truck by Greek rally champ, Stefan Attart.
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.
Learn how to replace the factor airbox with a cone filter intake - this should flow more air through your engine to add a bit of horsepower and better performance.
This video shows you how to install a trailer wiring harness on an Isuzu Rodeo. The hard part is finding a place where you want to mount the port to get it out of the way.
Restoring an old car can be a hassle at times, but the great thing about it is the ability to customize it any which way you want. But for the sake of keeping things original. This tutorial focuses on how to replace the decklid and hood seal to a VW Bug. It may seem like a difficult job, but after watching this tutorial, life may get a little bit easier. So good luck and enjoy!
Vintage Projects offers 100+ free plans for building all sorts of fun DIY projects spanning musical instruments, archery, boats, motorbikes, go carts, science experiments, telescopes, tractors, radios, and more.
If you are going to be towing a trailer, or using auxiliary lights with your Dodge Ram 1500 full size van, you are going to need to install a T-One wiring harness. This installation could not get any easier, if you know how to use a plug and some zip ties, you can do it. This video shows where to locate the needed plug and how to test the wiring to make sure it works properly.
Doug Jenkins, will not only show you how to maintain your car but also how to completely restore and renew its paint job. You'll learn how to scuff off old, dry paint, apply new paint and even fix blemished in the paint job as your cars becomes like new before your eyes.
Want a great tint job, but don't want to pay for it? Learn how to tint your side windows in this excellent video- for cars or trucks!
If you don't smoke, your car's ashtray is probably either unused or, if you're like me, full of loose change. And if your car is older, unless you've installed one, it probably doesn't have a place for you to plug in your phone. This quick hack by Jalopnik's Jason Torchinsky will solve both of those problems by turning your ashtray into a simple DIY smartphone dock that will charge your phone and let you play music through your car's speakers. After removing and cleaning the ashtray, Jason to...
In this tutorial, we learn how to build a subwoofer for a Mini Cooper. Start off by cutting the wood so it's to the exact sizes that you need. Next, attach the walls of the subwoofer together with a screwdriver and screws. After this, apply wood glue to the inside of the wood to make sure it's stuck together. Next, make a circular piece of wood for the speaker, then cut a hole in the back of the box. Insert your speaker to the subwoofer and string the wires through the back. When you are fini...
Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to install a short-throw shifter on your car properly.
In this video series you will see how to install a stroker cylinder kit in a Honda Elite DIO scooter. This engine modification will increase the power and speed of your scooter. It's a detailed process so make sure to watch all parts of installing the stroker cylinder in the DIO scooter.
In this scooter engine customization tutorial you will learn how to install a 107 SEF cylinder with water cooled head in a Honda Elite DIO scooter. Modifying the stroker cylinder is a major modification so you should have some mechanical experience. This is part of the process of installing a stroker cylinder kit in a Honda Elite DIO scooter.
In this automotive customization video Chris gives you some pointers on getting that white wall look for your classic Volkswagen Beetle on the cheap! If you can't afford real whitewall tires, check out this video and learn how to give your VW bug that vintage look without the cost.
A killswitch is exactly what you think it is: A switch that kills an operation in an emergency situation when the operation can't be shut down in the usual manner. It shuts your operation no matter what the consequences.
If you have a Hyundai Sonata and want to install a trailer hitch, you're in luck because it's pretty simple. This video shows you how step-by-step.
An installer from etrailer.com details the steps needed to install a Valley Odyssey electric brake controller on a Chevy Silverado truck.