Car Sound

How To : Diagnose five common sounds your car might make

Kim Parent from Drivers Side answers questions received about the diagnosis of sounds your car may make. 1. Squealing sound-Typically means brake pads need to be replaced. 2. Mechanical sound with steering wheel looseness-Probably means you have loose joints in the front of yo ...more

How To : Recharge non-rechargeable batteries in seconds

This how-to video will show you how to zap charge a non-rechargeable battery with only two wires and a car. Sounds cool, and fun, unless of course you zap yourself. Watch this video circuitry tutorial for more information on this simple, money-saving hack.

How To : Check the brakes and brake pads on your car

The mechanic highlights about, when and how to check your car brakes. The usual indications that denote the time to check your brakes are when there is a: sound emitted in your brake, feel in the brake, vibration effect while applying brakes, or may even hear squealer tab whic ...more

How To : Buy a classic Volkswagen VW beetle bug

This automotive video series covers "What to Look Out for" before buying a Volkswagen bug. The first video shows you the first few sections that you should inspect before purchasing a classic VW. Part two shows you how to check the heater channel sections and gives you good ex ...more

How To : Test the instrument cluster on your BMW E38

This automotive video tutorial will show you how to test an instrument cluster on a BMW E38 car. IT will show you how to activate an instrument cluster test on a 1995-2001 BMW 7 Series (E38). First, you'll need to turn the headlight switch to any position, and hear the sound ...more

How To : Make a Mirage of Background Images

This is one of the many great features of Windows 7 and If you don't have windows 7 I would definitely recommend it. This feature allows you to have multiple background images and windows change them to however often you choose. Make A New Folder Go to your pictures library ...more

How To : Change an automobile tire

No one wants or needs a flat tire. If you do get one, however, don't get all flustered — changing a tire is as easy as buying groceries or going to the gym. How do you know you’re losing precious air pressure or if the tire’s already gone?! 1. Your car’s computer system info ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

News : Fake Crosswalk Car Crash Prank

First you are going to need some big speakers. Then you need to record the sound of a car accident. Now hide the speakers near a busy crosswalk. Turn up the volume and wait for people to cross the street. When the person or the people are passing right through the middle of t ...more

How To : Stop rattles when installing a car audio system

One of the most annoying things about installing a new car audio system is the constant rattle sounds your hear. Always driving around sounding like a car full of metal junk can be quite annoying. In this tutorial, you'll find out what tools you'll need to make sure you car w ...more

How To : Perform the fake car crash prank

If you want to scare the living daylights out of your friend, check out this next prank tutorial. In the video, you'll find out how to perform the fake car crash prank. It involved using some big speakers and a soundtrack of a car screeching to a halt. Basically, have someone ...more

How To : recognize Crowd Control - Part 1

What comes to your mind when you see the words 'crowd control'? A mob of rioters shouting, throwing rocks & molotovs, wrecking cars, raiding homes, holding signs.......Sound familiar? Well that's a broad picture of crowd control. Crowd control extends far beyond the rioting c ...more

How To : Install a sprintboost on a 2008 MINI Cooper S

The great thing about owning a car, is that you're able to customize almost every part of it. This can result in better performance and something that sounds cool or looks cool. In this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to install a sprintboost on a 2008 Mini Cooper S. This ...more

How To : Make a DIY Cold Air Intake

Instead of paying hundreds of dollars for a cold air intake, make your own version for your car. Cold air intakes can free up about 4 horsepower to the wheels, increase fuel economy, increase torque and make your engine sound better. All you need is a mass airflow sensor adapt ...more

How To : Build a frame for 18-inch subwoofers

The great thing about owning a car is the ability to do whatever you want with it. This ranges from adding a certain type of brake pads to an awesome looking spoiler. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to build a frame for two 18-inch subwoofers. This is a great way to add ...more

How To : Easily remove pressed-on bearings

If you're having a hard time removing pressed-on bearings on a certain part of your car, have you tried using a saw? It may sound a bit unorthodox, but in this next tutorial, you'll find out how you can easily remove pressed-on bearings using nothing more than a saw. It's easy ...more

How To : Easily change your wiper blades before winter

The best time to change your wiper blades is a couple months before the rainy season begins. Doing this will help ensure that you have working wiper blades that will be there for you whenever the rain may come. In this tutorial, you'll find out the secret to changing your cars ...more

How To : Build a Lego motor car

You can build almost everything out of LEGOS. They are versatile and fun toys and great learning tools. In this video, learn how to build a motor car out of LEGOS. You Will Need: *2 6x1 stud beams *1 detail 2x1 flat brick *black smooth pieces, and pieces to make a spoiler. *2 ...more

How To : Install a car amplifier

This short video from Crutchfield shows how to install a car amplifier into your car. Learn the basics to installing any amplifier for an awesome stereo system that will give your auto a great sound.

How To : Generate hydrogen with electrolysis

Car + Hydrogen = Better Mileage? We're not quite ready to drop the cash on one of those under hood mileage boosters being sold all over the web...but using water electrolysis to produce Hydrogen sounded like a good first step!

How To : Hack Crazy Cabbie for easy points (12/04/09)

Cheaters may never win but, boy, do they ever get high scores. With this hacker's how-to, you'll learn how to use Cheat Engine 5.5 to earn an absurd amount of points, guarunteeing yourself a spot on the high scores list. Learn how to hack Crazy Cabbie on Facebook! This video ...more

How To : Hack Crazy Cabbie with Cheat Engine 5.5 (01/06/10)

Have a need for speed? And high scores? Look no further than this cheater's guide, which demonstrates a method for hacking Crazy Cabbie for high speeds and maximum points. Learn how to hack Crazy Cabbie on Facebook! This video tutorial shows you how to hack Crazy Cabbie (01/0 ...more

How To : Build your K'NEX Pirate Ship Park

K'NEX is one of the most popular construction toys on the market, right next to Lincoln Logs and LEGOs, but what makes K'NEX stand out is the fact that children can build mechanically derived toys. Instead of blocks or little logs, kids use interconnecting plastic rods and con ...more

How To : Display lightning FX & fog into back of tombstone

Check out this demonstrational video to learn how to create lighting FX and fog behind the back of a tombstone that's a great prop for Halloween sets. The idea is to combat wind and create atmosphere by letting the fog hit the back of the tombstone to collect in an area, then ...more

How To : Install a hood strut kit on a Mustang

In this video, we learn how to install a hood strut kit on a Mustang. Start by opening up the hood and removing the sound tube locator. After this, cut 1/2" from the middle to make space on it for the bolt. Reapply this, then bolt it back into place. Next, install the body bra ...more

How To : Draw a realistic Corvette sports car

This video from fahimuk teaches you how to easily draw a very realistic looking Corvette. Fahimuk takes you through the drawing step by step and shows the drawing when it is sketched all of the way up to when the car is finally completed and in color. He goes very slow and is ...more

How To : Use rear parking assist on a 2010 Toyota 4Runner

One of the many features that comes with the 2010 Toyota 4Runner is Rear Parking Assist. To use this feature, press the button to the left of the steering wheel that is marked P. The system will beep and the green LED will be lit, confirming that the feature is turned on. When ...more

How To : Install the Magnaflow Mustang Exhaust System

USMuscleMods.com brings you this video tutorial on how to install the Magnaflow Mustang Exhaust System. The Magnaflow is made of stainless steel components, and it reduces the restrictions on exhaust flow. It has an aggressive sound and improves the appearance of the car. It i ...more

How To : Change your air filter

Changing the air filter in your car sounds like something you'd like your friendly neighborhood garage do for you, but in reality it's quite easy to change all by your onesies at home. Don't believe us? Then check out this video to learn how to replace your air filter step by ...more

News : Yoga Has Never Been This Sexy

IF you've got a thing for Star Wars nerds... Bonafide Star Wars nerd Matthew Latkiewicz posted a series of Star Wars inspired yoga poses on his site You Will Not Believe last year. The poses were picked up by Wired UK for this summer's July 2010 issue. From the magazine: "C ...more

News : The World's Slowest Porsche

Sounds like an odd bragging right, but hold your horses, artist Hannes Langeder's handmade Porsche is pretty damn interesting. "The bicycle Porsche functions as signifier for the fascination with the figure of an automobile that has lasted since the 1950s; yet Hannes Langeder ...more

How To : Use present subjunctive in Spanish

How to conjugate in the subjunctive in Spanish for the present tense. Many people do not know how to conjugate this tricky mood, but with Professor Jason it is a piece of cake! The rules for conjugating a verb in the present subjunctive are actually very simple and straightfo ...more

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