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How to Build a Hydrogen Bubbler for a Car

How to Build a Hydrogen Bubbler for a Car

Run your gasoline powered vehicle on clean burning, renewable hydrogen. The core of this intricate fuel conversion system is the hydrogen generator chamber, which separates water into oxygen and usable hydrogen. Build a hydrogen generator housing out of CPVC pipe as part of your hydrogen fuel conv
How to Remove the Inside Door Panel on a Subaru

How to Remove the Inside Door Panel on a Subaru

Removing the interior door panels on a Subaru is widely standardized, no matter what the model. If you must replace a side-view mirror, replace the power window module or motor, or upgrade the stereo speakers, removing the panel itself is much easier than the work that awaits you underneath the pane
The Consequences of Complicated Car Infotainment Systems

The Consequences of Complicated Car Infotainment Systems

It is in 2013 that the United States has proven its mark in producing high quality cars that also made remarkable figures in sales. Why not? American manufacturers have worked hard to make notable improvements in the products they produce.
Learn to Fix a Scratch on Your Car - Spray Paint Repair and Bodywork Repair

Learn to Fix a Scratch on Your Car - Spray Paint Repair and Bodywork Repair

On any car, truck, or SUV, you have 4 layers that the scratch can go into. The Clear coat being the first, second is the color layer, third is the primer, and fourth is the steel.
How to Remove Honda Jazz Injectors

How to Remove Honda Jazz Injectors

Honda Jazz fuel injectors get dirty over time. When this happens, you can clean them or replace them. Since cleaning them tends to be impractical for most people (you need to have them cleaned for you), many people simply replace the injectors. When you notice your Jazz start to hesitate at low RPM,
How to Import a Travel Trailer From the US to Canada

How to Import a Travel Trailer From the US to Canada

Changing laws regarding international travel and importation can make you wary of importing a travel trailer into Canada. Along with personal documentation, your travel trailer needs specific paperwork. Learn each step to take and your journey will proceed smoothly when the time comes to cross the b
How to Remove the Pillar of a Chevy HHR

How to Remove the Pillar of a Chevy HHR

The Chevrolet HHR's pillars cover the bare sheet metal between the windshield and the front windows, and the front windows and the rear windows. The most common reason you'd need to remove the pillars is to remove the HHR's headliner. The top edge of the pillars covers a section of the headliner, ma
How to Recharge a Nissan Xterra A/C

How to Recharge a Nissan Xterra A/C

If the air conditioner in your Nissan Xterra begins to blow out warm air, you may need to recharge the system with refrigerant. A professional mechanic will be able to recharge the air-conditioning unit in your Xterra, but this will be costly. A more cost-effective way to restore cold air in your ve
BMW Diagnostic Tools

BMW Diagnostic Tools

BMW cars are high performance vehicles.BMW Fronto image by crossgolfing from Fotolia.comBMWs are high performance vehicles that require specialized care. Diagnostic tools need to be able to speak to the BMW onboard computer correctly to be able to diagnose any ongoing problems that may be...
How to Transport a Boat

How to Transport a Boat

There are several reasons to transport a boat on dry land. In some areas of the world where winters are cold and water freezes boats need to come out of the water for protection and are shipped to a storage area, or home yard. Some boaters prefer to trailer their boat from home to water. Moving or v
How to Inspect for Tire Defects in a Pontiac Grand Am

How to Inspect for Tire Defects in a Pontiac Grand Am

Tire defects can happen during manufacturing or during the life of the car. Major tire defects, such as tread separation or sidewall damage, can cause tire blow outs and serious accidents. It's important that you inspect your Pontiac Grand Am for tire defects on a regular basis.
How to Fix Your Car’S Bumper Dents - A DIY Guide

How to Fix Your Car’S Bumper Dents - A DIY Guide

If you have a plastic car bumper, then you know how easy this gets damaged. It will not take something more than slight contact with vehicles, parking posts or other obstacles for it to have ...
How to Use a Redline Fuel Additive for an Audi TT

How to Use a Redline Fuel Additive for an Audi TT

The Red Line Synthetic Oil company offers two fuel additives compatible for use in the Audi TT. The Sl-1 Complete Fuel System Cleaner is sold in 15 oz. bottles and is designed to clean the fuel system, valves and pollution control valves. It also contains an upper cylinder lubricant, which will help
How to Remove the Motor on a 1994 Honda Civic

How to Remove the Motor on a 1994 Honda Civic

The 1994 Honda Civic engine uses a single overhead cam design and is mounted sideways in the engine compartment, as it is a front wheel drive vehicle. The engine is a four-cylinder power plant. It has 16 valves -- four per cylinder: eight exhaust valves and eight intake valves, which means that the
How to Install an Oil Pump in a 2.3L 1991 Ford Ranger

How to Install an Oil Pump in a 2.3L 1991 Ford Ranger

The Ford Ranger is a compact pickup truck manufactured by the Ford Motor Company since 1983. The 1991 model has a choice of several engines, including a four-cylinder, 2.3-liter engine. The oil pump circulates oil through the engine to keep it lubricated. The oil pump in a 1991 Ford Ranger with a 2.
How to Diagnose the Speed Sensors on ABS Wheels

How to Diagnose the Speed Sensors on ABS Wheels

Wheel sensors relay the wheel speed to a car's ABS electrical braking computer. Once the computer determines the wheel speed, the ABS braking computer will relay the proper braking percentage to the wheels to prevent skids and uneven braking. Over time, excessive vibration and wear can keep the whee
How to Lubricate a Prop Shaft on an Inboard

How to Lubricate a Prop Shaft on an Inboard

Keeping a drive shaft properly lubricated requires a level of finesse. Drive shaft packing is designed to allow water to drip through in order to keep it lubricated, a thought that can scare novice boaters. The drive shaft spins at thousands of rotations per minute and can generate enough heat to me
Clutches and Dual Mass Flywheels - A Cautionary Tale in Redditch!

Clutches and Dual Mass Flywheels - A Cautionary Tale in Redditch!

Many modern vehicles are fitted with a dual mass flywheel which can significantly increase the cost of a clutch replacement. Motorists need to exercise caution to ensure that they receive like for like quotes when looking for a garage to replace their clutch.
Test Car Batteries

Test Car Batteries

Batteries commonly used in present-day vehicles are of the lead acid type. These batteries typically use two types of plates--a lead plate and a lead dioxide plate separated by a non-conductive material to keep the plates from touching one another. A solution of water and 33.5 percent sulfuric acid
How to Repair a Rusted Quarter Panel

How to Repair a Rusted Quarter Panel

Automobiles are subject to both interior and exterior rusting. The metals used to construct the car may lose their rust-proof coating and become exposed to moisture. This can lead to rust, an electrochemical process in which the molecules of the metal and the water interact. The quarter panel on an