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How to Install Headlight Covers

How to Install Headlight Covers

If you have a car tricked out for shows, you can make it look even more stylish by adding headlight covers.
How to Install a Bolt on a Dodge Ram Billet Grille

How to Install a Bolt on a Dodge Ram Billet Grille

Installing a bolt on a Dodge Ram billet grille is similar to installing a bolt on any other component. A billet grille is an optional piece of equipment that can be added to enhance the looks of your Ram. Many grilles are made of 6063-T6 aircraft-grade aluminum, and will remain rust-free for the lif
How to Install a Ball for a Goose Neck Trailer

How to Install a Ball for a Goose Neck Trailer

Gooseneck trailers attach to tow vehicles via trailer balls which mount directly to the vehicle's bed, slightly in front of the rear axle. When not in use, the trailer ball removes easily which allows for full usage of the vehicle's bed. Before installing a Gooseneck trailer ball, make sure it meet
DIY Auto FM Antenna Installation

DIY Auto FM Antenna Installation

An FM modulator lets you use the antenna input in your car to install an extra line into the vehicle radio. This allows you to connect electronic devices, such as MP3 players, DVD players or other devices that have a 3.5mm audio outputs. Most vehicles now have an auxiliary inputs, but if your vehicl
Automobile Exhaust Tips

Automobile Exhaust Tips

Installing a set of aftermarket exhaust tips is a popular and inexpensive modification to a car that sharpens up the exterior appearance by adding more attractive exhaust tips. A new set of exhaust tips are easy to install and can cost as little as $10 or $15 or as much as several hundred dollars or
How to Build Your Own Air Intake

How to Build Your Own Air Intake

A cold air intake helps your vehicle improve gas mileage, horsepower and acceleration rate. A cold air intake allows for cooler air to enter your engine, resulting in a higher combustion rate of gasoline, which makes more power. You can make and install your own cold air intake at home.
What Are Hood Pins?

What Are Hood Pins?

There are a bewildering array of accessories that can be installed on a car. There are exterior body parts, wheels, suspension parts and brake parts, just to name a few. Many of them are inspired by parts originally developed for race cars. Hood pins are one such accessory.
How to Get More Horsepower From a Frontier

How to Get More Horsepower From a Frontier

Since its introduction in 1998, the Nissan Frontier has been a popular choice for those interested in a small- to mid-sized pickup truck. The Frontier is available with a large variety of options, including an economical four-cylinder engine or a more powerful V6. Whether the Frontier is equipped w
How to Install an Acura Tail Lamp

How to Install an Acura Tail Lamp

A broken tail light on a vehicle is not only a safety hazard, but also will attract law enforcement to have a reason to pull over and cite your vehicle. Rather than paying for a mechanic to install a new tail lamp, it is a pretty easy task to buy the part yourself and do the repair at home. For Acur
Specs for the Mopar 440

Specs for the Mopar 440

Chrysler produced the 440-cubic-inch V8 engine from 1966 to 1978 to power Dodge and Plymouth muscle cars, including the Plymouth 'Cuda, Dodge Charger and other Dodge/Plymouth vehicles. There were two versions of the 440: the standard 440 and 440 6-Pack, which featured three two-barrel carburetors.
How to Unhook the Reese Hitch From a Trailer Ball

How to Unhook the Reese Hitch From a Trailer Ball

Reese hitches utilize a square tube receiver to connect a trailer ball mount to the trailer hitch. Trailer hitch balls come in three sizes: 1 7/8 inch, 2 inch and 2 5/16 inch. If you tow different trailers with your vehicle and the trailers each require different sized hitch balls, you have two opti
How to Install Poison Spyder Fender Flares

How to Install Poison Spyder Fender Flares

Poison Spyder Customs builds custom parts for all sorts of off-road vehicles. One of their popular parts is their fender flares. These flares allow for the use of larger wheels and tires in the front suspension, which is desirable for many off-road enthusiasts. These fender flares completely replace
How to Install a Carbon Fiber Hood

How to Install a Carbon Fiber Hood

Carbon fiber is lighter than standard metal and much stronger than steel. Carbon fiber can be molded into just about any shape, including car hoods. A carbon fiber hood is installed the same way that a standard car hood is installed. It bolts to hinges on the frame of the engine compartment.
How to Choose a Lift Kit for a Jeep Wrangler

How to Choose a Lift Kit for a Jeep Wrangler

Lifted Jeeps are very popular in off-roading competitions and clubs. By adding a lift to a Jeep Wrangler, you can improve its off-road performance on mud, rocks, trails and other surfaces. Lifting a Jeep Wrangler allows you to modify the body and tires of the Jeep with parts that may not fit on a st
How to Remove an Inner Fender

How to Remove an Inner Fender

You might want to remove an inner fender to do some body work on the outer fender. The only way to reach the backside of the actual fender is to remove the inner fender and the fender well on a vehicle. The inner fender helps keep excessive water off the underside of the actual fender, which helps k
Dragsters of the 60s & 70s

Dragsters of the 60s & 70s

The 1960s and 1970s represented the heyday of professional drag racing, and during those decades, the bold, recognizable cars were reflections of the personalities of the best drivers. Whether it was the it was the screaming Top Fuel Swamp Rat of "Big Daddy" Garlits or the "Bounty Huntress" Mustang
Holley Carb Tips

Holley Carb Tips

Dual Holley four-barrel carburetors sit atop a high-rise intake.car engine image by itsallgood from Fotolia.comHolley carburetors mean high performance, and, even with today's emphasis on electronic fuel injection, they still are favorite choices for performance applications. The Holley...
LS1 Exhaust Tips

LS1 Exhaust Tips

The Saturn LS1 (Large Sedan) was first introduced in 2000. The LS1 was a popular model, and Saturn sold many examples of them during its production run. A popular aesthetic upgrade is the installation of a set of aftermarket exhaust tips. This is an easy and inexpensive way to upgrade a Saturn's ext
How to Install Schefenacker Mirrors on a 2006 Dodge 5.7 HEMI 1500

How to Install Schefenacker Mirrors on a 2006 Dodge 5.7 HEMI 1500

Dodge introduced the Ram truck in 1981. The 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 was equipped with the options of a 3.7-liter V-6, two versions of the 4.7-liter V-8, two versions of the 5.7-liter V-8, or an 8.3-liter V-10. The 2006 Ram 1500 was produced in both two wheel and four-wheel drive options. This project re
How to Wire a Tow Hitch on a 2008 Toyota Highlander

How to Wire a Tow Hitch on a 2008 Toyota Highlander

Although the 2008 Toyota Highlander has the power to tow a trailer, you still can't legally tow one if you don't have the trailer wiring connected to the Highlander's wiring. That's because the trailer's brake, turn, and reverse lights need to illuminate in sync with the vehicle, otherwise you risk