This is a Q&A video with the question asking if glaze putty can be applied over primer or not. In this short Q&A video I am going to answer this question.
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...
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.
Ever seen the MTV show "Pimp My Ride?" Well now with these free motorcycle video clips you can pimp your own one seater ride. This motorcycle expert will show you over a dozen great ways to spoof up your two wheeler and catch a few more stares on the road.
In this short automative customization and restoration tutorial Chris shows you how to properly mount your running boards on your vintage VW. He also give you tips on what to look out for before buying a Beetle. Watch and learn how to replace or add some running boards to your Volkswagen beetle bug in this classic restoration tutorial.
After 3,000 man hours and $100 grand spent, 49-year-old Randy Grubb of rural Oregon turned this old junker long-haul truck...
While safety belt warnings are there for a reason, the constant sound of "ping, ping, ping" can get pretty annoying. If you'd rather not deal with the constant reminders, check out this video to learn how to disable the warnings on your 2010 Chrysler Town & Country. Be warned - this modification may be illegal in your state, so proceed with caution.
See how to install a HID Conversion Kit in a Honda Accord. Xenon Lights are better then Halogens. High intensity discharge bulbs are the best.
Most oil cooler kits cost $250 or more, but the guys at Poor Man Mods show you how to make your own oil cooler for only $60! Oil coolers are great security for longer lasting and better performing engines, especially high-performance engines and in warmer climates.
This engine modification tutorial gives some tips on installing or taking off your two stroke pistons from the crankshaft in a Honda Elite DIOS scooter motor. Always keep the parts clean and take your time and do the job right. Remember that the piston always goes on with the arrow on the piston crown, pointed towards the exhaust port. This modification may seem daunting at first, but with the two stroke piston installation tips given in this video it should become much easier.
Learn how to install a trailer wiring harness in a Hyundai Sonata. This install will also cover Draw-Tite part # 24757. The first step involved is gaining access to your vehicle, the second step is we can hang the hitch on the tie down loop in the center of the vehicle.
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.
How do you make a 1950 Studebaker even cooler? By installing an iPod Nano in the dashboard, of course! The folks over at MAYA Design hacked their way to a touch-controlled sound system with this project they've dubbed the "Nano-Baker" (or "Stude-iPod") using a pair of Apple ear buds, a USB cable, a voltage regulator and a set of speakers. Here's how they pulled it off.
As kids, we couldn't wait to drive drive a car and the best way the ahcieve that was by driving a go-kart. Although it's not exactly a car, go-karts are one of the closest things to cars that kids have to drive. It all all the basic fundamentals of a car: steering, the gas nd brake pedal, being able to hurt others with this mechanical beast. It was the best option for kids. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to build a go-kart. Enjoy!
These car videos offer great restoration tips for your vintage cars. This how to video demonstrates who to install a custom seat belt retractor system in a 1964 Ford Galaxy. The seat belt is placed up near the roof so that it can remain hidden.
This detailed video series shows you everything you need to do to install an LED lighting gauge cluster in your Volkswagen MK4 (Jetta, Gulf, or GTI). Part 1 starts with disconnecting the battery, Part 2 has you remove the interior cluster, Part 3 you disassemble the instrument cluster, Part 4 covers LED ring installations, Part 5 goes over the interface removal, Part 6 covers the gauge face installation, Part 7 is 6 videos long (video 7 to 12) covering preparation for installing the cluster, ...
If you have a new Land Rover and a Bluetooth enabled cell phone, you can pair them together for simpler in-car calling. This method of calling is safer and easier than holding a handheld or fumbling with a headset. Follow along with this video and connect your mobile device to the car for use anytime.
Can't afford a hot tub to attract all the hot babes? With these 5 easy steps, you'll have the chicks lining up to your pickup in no time!
In this video, we learn how to install chase tail lights on a Mustang. First, you need to remove the rear trunk panel and trim piece. Next, prepare your tail light kit by following the directions that are given to you with the package. Next, cut the tail light wire. Now, put on your turn signal and take note of which light it still blinking, then mark it with electrical tape. Now, swap that light into the in board position and run the new wires by rewiring the new lights into the tail light. ...
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...
In this tutorial from CNet, learn how to pair your phone with Microsoft Sync. The Microsoft Sync is in the head unit of many new Ford and Mercury vehicles. This clip will walk you through the easy process of connecting your Bluetooth ready phone to your car's new head-unit and use its other great features.
This video shows you how to install a Thule Insta-Gater truck bed bike carrier in the bed of a pick up truck.
Truck lift kits add extra clearance for off-roading or showing a truck. Learn to install a lift kit on a Chevy 4X4 truck in this free lift kit installation video series featuring a lift kit installation professional.
Everyone's car gets rusty sooner or later. This video will show you how you can remove that horrible oxidation from your car with some polish and wax. Pretty soon, your car will be rust free and looking as good as new. Remove heavy oxidation from your car.
A wider wheelbase will improve handling and make your vehicle look more aggressive. Here they show you one option to fill out those wheel wells: wheel spacers. Check out the before and after shots. Such a small change makes a huge difference!
See how to install a trailer wiring harness in a Chrysler 300. This is a necessary component since it will power the brake lights and lights on your trailer.
This video shows you how to install a trailer hitch on a Pontiac Vibe. This model has preexisting fasteners in the frame so make sure they're in good shape before you use them.
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.
If you need to quickly shape the Styrofoam blocks on your custom built car, build your own hotwire cutter out of an old battery charger, some scrap wood and a piece of NiChrome wire from the hobby shop.
Learn how to apply the "Hulk" Aggressive Rider Skull Skin, a Hulk mask, to your motorcycle helmet. The mask is a sticker that is easy to apply to your helmet.
This video shows you how easy it is to use an OSI swinging trailer hitch mount bike rack. Learn how to put bikes on it, secure and lock them.
If more privacy in your car is what you seek, you may want to consider installing a dark tint to your windows. In this tutorial, Mike Burke of Sunstoppers shows you how car tinting is done right. Mike will show you how to apply a tint just like the professionals do, so that you can get some info on how it's done.
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!
In this tutorial, learn how easy it is to pair your Bluetooth enabled cell phone to a 2010 Kia automobile. If your new Kia is equipped with this function, follow along with this video and you will see just how easy it is to set up a safe and simple Bluetooth connection.
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.
Steve shows you how to customize your Honda 919/ Hornet 900 motorcycle by installing after market turn signals. If you want to add a little individualization to your bike, try installing aftermarket turn signals.
Nissan does not make it easy to install a non-OEM tow package but these guys show you a workaround to installing a wiring harness for a trailer in a Nissan Xterra without having to replace the stock harness.
f you are going to be towing a trailer, using an enclosed cargo carrier with lights, or if you want to use an electrical accessory (such as lights, or a winch) you are going to need to add a wiring harness. This video will show how to install a wiring harness on a Chevy Express full size van. It also includes some helpful tips about installing the ground wire, using dielectric grease, and installing a bracket to hold the wires so they are protected from damage.
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...
As Popsci says, these DIY snow vehicles show winter who's boss. The Snow Chopper