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.
This video will show you how to change an 80 amp fuse for a 100 amp circuit breaker. If your fuse keeps blowing out, watch this tutorial for info on how to replace it. You will be able to do it if you follow along very carefully.
The iPad is the king of the tablet PC's. One of the reasons tablet PC's are so awesome is that their thinness and lack of folding allows them to be used in positions where normal computers and even netboooks cannot. This, it turns out, makes them perfect for installing in car! This video will walk you through the process of installing an iPad into the dash of a car, which is pretty freaking baller.
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.
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 are going to tow a trailer, or if you want to wire up some accessories that need power, such as a winch or utility lights, you are going to need to install a wiring harness. This video shows you, step by step, how to complete the installation. There are some tips that will explain how to remove the tail lights, remove the plugs, install the ground, route the wires, and avoid damage to your Jeep Liberty.
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!
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.
Sometimes when it comes to long road trips, we find out that having just on power outlet in your car isn't enough. iPod, cell phone, GPS, etc. how can you be able to use all these items and have just one power outlet? Well in this video, you find out how to add multiple power outlets for those long road trips.
An installer shows the steps needed to remove tail lights, make wiring connections, and complete installation of the wiring harness for a trailer hitch on a Jeep Lorado.
With more and more states implementing laws that prevent drivers from driving and talking at the same time, car companies are taking notice. That's why with so many of the cars nowadays, are coming equipped with the ability to connect with a phone via bluetooth. It's a great way to speak on the phone and drive safely at the same time. So check out how to connect your bluetooth phone with a 2010 Nissan Altima. Enjoy!
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.
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.
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...
This fuel conservation tutorial will teach you a simple hack that will battle $4 a gallon, with magnets. Learn how to boost gas mileage and increase fuel economy by installing fuel line magnets in your vehicle.
The Mighty Car Mods teach you how to install a front mount intercooler kit. The hardest part is usually custom cutting your bumper.
See better with better headlights for your Ford Mustang. If you're looking for a new 'Stang look and feel, then US Muscle Mods can help. This video tutorial will show you how to wire and install a Mustang Halo headlight. Halo Head Lights will give a powerful and aggressive look to your Mustang, and wiring them up and installing in a cinch.
Just because you don't drive a BMW that comes with these cool headlights stock, doesn't mean you can't have them. This video shows you how to wire angel eye (halo) headlights in a 99-04 Mustang.
If you own a VW Beetle Bug and are constantly hitting or scraping the door when closinng, you may have a problem. So it's important to locate and fix that problem before more damage occurs. In this tutorial, you'll do just that. So check out the video above on how to find and fix sagging doors on a VW Bug and good luck!
The guys at PMM show you how to make your own subframe connectors to help stiffen up the chassis, and potentially reduce vibrations in the car. All you need is a length of pipe, a drill, a vice, and some extra hardware! This can be one of the least expensive suspension modifications you can do to your car.
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?
When you think about car customization, you think about installing a stereo or a turbocharger or something like that, but Joe Harmon and gang have gone a step further and built their own custom car - literally woven out of wood.
Want to make your car unique while annoying the hell out of people who annoy you on the streets? Then why not consider installing an old-timey horn? Racous and very cartoon-esque, it's a fun and creative way to give the middle finger to that bastard who just cut you off on the 405.
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.
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.
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.
An installer from etrailer.com details the steps needed to install a Valley Odyssey electric brake controller on a Chevy Silverado truck.
This video shows you how to install a Draw-Tite trailer hitch on a Toyota Tacoma. You'll have to stick it in between the frame and suspension components so it's good to have an extra set of hands to do this with.
This engine customization tutorial shows you the most basic way to install a 10k resistor in the ICP sensor of a 2001 F250 7.3L Powerstroke Diesel. Changing the resistor in the ICP sensor will trick the PCM into thinking it's not getting enough oil pressure and boost the pressure giving you more power. There are many ways to install a 10K resistor in a powerblock diesel ICP sensor but watching this video will give you the basics. Install a 10k resistor in a diesel ICP sensor.
In this short automotive restoration how to video Chris explains how to repad your VW seats by going to your local fabric shop and save money. Once you find something you like, it's really easy to recover and restore seat padding in any classic Volkswagen bug or beetle.
An installer shows the steps needed to install a Valley trailer hitch on the Town and Country. Details removing bolts and getting the hitch into place on the vehicle.
This instructional video will show you how to remove the bumper sticker of a failed candidate, such as McCain/Palin. Now you can stop broadcasting failure without leaving a sticky residue.
Sometimes our headlights get scratched up and block the amount of light coming through them. This can be a problem at night, when we need the light from our headlights to see. This video will show you how to use the Diamondite clear plastic kit to restore your headlights.
Make a DIY internal combustion engine that explodes into action just like the real thing! Make Magazine shows you how in this video.
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.
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...
From Jalopnik: The LOLrioKart is outfitted with..."a hundred pounds of Ni-Cad batteries in the lower tray, a crude steering rack up front, pneumatic tires all around and some power-electronics to control a 15 HP Etek pancake motor hooked to a sweet custom differential at the rear all good for a top speed of 35 MPH."
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.
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.