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Information on the Honda Civic Type R

Information on the Honda Civic Type R

The Civic is one of Honda's several automobile model lines. The "Type R" label is a naming convention used by the company to designate a particular model line's high-performance edition --- specifications such as weight, engine and suspension affect the model's performance have undergone enhancement
DIY Exhaust Wrap

DIY Exhaust Wrap

An internal combustion engine produces enormous amounts of heat that escape through multiple points in the engine, dramatically increasing the overall temperature of the engine bay. The primary source of this heat is your engine exhaust, and anything you can do to control this heat can improve the p
How to Install a Towing Hitch on a Corolla

How to Install a Towing Hitch on a Corolla

The Toyota Corolla isn't known for its pulling capacity, but that doesn't mean that you couldn't pull a small trailer with one. If you're looking to move apartment furniture or maybe just tow a canoe to and from the lake, adding a hitch to your Corolla is an easy modification to do. The car already
How to Install the Impulse Blackheart Board

How to Install the Impulse Blackheart Board

The Blackheart Board is a board manufactured by Smart Parts to replace the original board in an Impulse paintball gun. It is advertised as a full-featured upgrade board for the Impulse. It also works with the Ion Epiphany SP-8 and the Shocker. The Blackheart offers a higher maximum rate of fire, wit
How to Attach a Hitch Mount on a Subaru Legacy

How to Attach a Hitch Mount on a Subaru Legacy

The Legacy is a mid-sized car that Subaru first introduced as a 1989 model. The Legacy comes standard with an all-aluminum horizontally-opposed four cylinder engine and all wheel drive. A six cylinder engine is available as an option. The Legacy has the ability to tow a trailer with the installation
How to Make a Homemade Auto Cold Air Intake

How to Make a Homemade Auto Cold Air Intake

One of the best ways to increase your engine's horsepower is to install a cold air intake. Cold air intakes are special tubes that collect all the cold air outside of your car and bring it down into the engine. This keeps your engine from running on the hot air produced under the hood of the car. Th
Ladder Rack Installation

Ladder Rack Installation

A ladder rack mounts to the small truck bed mounting holes along the ends of the truck bed walls. These racks have telescoping poles to accommodate a variety of ladder lengths. When the racks are mounted to the truck, it allows the safe transport of painting, household or rescue ladders. There are m
How to Remove Ground Effects from 1998 Camaro

How to Remove Ground Effects from 1998 Camaro

Ground effects on a 1998 Chevrolet Camaro not only add to the sleek appearance of the fourth generation Camaro, but they also add to the aerodynamic properties of the pony car. The only drawback is the added weight, which does slightly slow the car down in the ¼-mile. If the ground effects incu
DIY Motorhome Campers

DIY Motorhome Campers

The cost of building a do-it-yourself, or DIY, motorhome camper is likely to be greater than the cost of buying a factory-built equivalent, even if using materials and equipment sourced from salvage yards specializing in reclaimed parts from damaged recreational vehicles. However, if you have a vehi
How to Install an Air Intake on a 2001 Nissan Altima

How to Install an Air Intake on a 2001 Nissan Altima

The 2001 Nissan Altima uses an inline four cylinder engine that produces 155 horsepower at the wheels. While this is more than enough as your everyday vehicle, you can add an extra twelve to fifteen horsepower by installing a performance air intake system. A performance air intake system sucks in mo
How to Install Shorty Headers on a 2000 Mustang

How to Install Shorty Headers on a 2000 Mustang

The 2000 Mustang is a muscle car produced and designed by the Ford Motor Company. Headers are tubes that link the engine to the exhaust and help hot air flow out of the engine. Headers are available in both long and "shorty" configurations, and shorty headers have the advantages of taking up less ro
How to Install a Trailer Hitch on a '99 GMC Truck

How to Install a Trailer Hitch on a '99 GMC Truck

If you need to pull a trailer with your 1999 GMC truck and do not have a factory-installed trailer hitch, you can purchase and install one yourself. Aftermarket trailer hitches come in different weight ratings. You will need to know the approximate weight of the trailer you plan to pull with your tr
Salaries for Car Design

Salaries for Car Design

Car designers combine engineering and art skills to produce aesthetically pleasing and functional vehicles. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics classifies car designers under the job category “commercial and industrial designers.” A bachelor’s degree is
How to Make a Drag Racing Shirt

How to Make a Drag Racing Shirt

People love to show their support on their clothes. Patches and signs, embroidery and bedazzlement can be used to customize a piece of clothing in support of a cause or beloved activity. Drag racers can choose from a large selection of National Hot Rod Association and drag-racing shirts made by spor
How to Cruise Your Sailboat in the Caribbean

How to Cruise Your Sailboat in the Caribbean

To prepare for a Caribbean sailing cruise, take a multipronged approach. First, firm up the cruising time frame. If the captain and crew only have a few months available, for example, that will limit the cruise's geographic distance. Second, upgrade the boat's systems for the challenges of offshore
Camaro Information

Camaro Information

As much as apple pie is considered American, so is General Motors' pony car, the Camaro. Long associated with the young male muscle car crowd, the Camaro was first created to take on Ford's muscle car and in time developed it's own following and history. Today the Camaro has been given a second repr
How to Raise the Seat on a 2006 Harley Deluxe

How to Raise the Seat on a 2006 Harley Deluxe

Although the two-piece seats used by Harley-Davidson's Softail Deluxe motorcycles are rarely removed from the motorcycle, many of the maintenance procedures required by the Softail Deluxe's electrical system call for the seat's removal. Unlike some motorcycles, which used a hinged mounting mechanism
Things to Do to a Non-Turbo to Make It Fast

Things to Do to a Non-Turbo to Make It Fast

Automotive performance increases are sought after by a wide range of enthusiasts, and great strides have been gained in recent times. Minor upgrades can afford a more spirited motoring experience while major investments provide astonishing results. Power enhancement can lead to a more satisfying rel
Car Shows nearest to Manhattan, Kansas

Car Shows nearest to Manhattan, Kansas

Vintage cars are on display at the annual Yard Art Classic Car Club Show in Manhattan, Kansas.classic car image by Mariusz Blach from Fotolia.comCar lovers in the Manhattan, Kansas, area may feel like putting their vehicles on display or simply checking out other models at a show....
How to Change Exhaust Headers

How to Change Exhaust Headers

Exhaust headers serve to route spent exhaust gases from a car's engine to the exhaust system. Headers require replacement if they become cracked or worn and develop subsequent exhaust leaks. You can also replace a car's headers to get more performance from the vehicle via a more efficient header des