How Do I Properly Tune a Car

How To : Tune a Djembe African hand drum properly

Understand the concept of tuning a rope djembe. The proper sound is achieved with minimum effort for maximum effect. The key is to either focus or disperse the hand's energy, and position the hand in the correct place. The bass and tone notes require focused energy (a beginne ...more

How To : Properly tune a multi-speed bicycle

Make sure you take good care of your new bike. Just like a car, every once in a while you will need to tune up your bicycle. In this tutorial, Pete, the mechanic at Beachbikes.com, explains how to tune a multi speed bicycle. In this video he properly tunes a Shimano 7 Speed D ...more

How To : Install a stereo in your car properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to install a stereo in your car properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilated. W ...more

How To : Properly tune your acoustic guitar

Grab an acoustic guitar and warm up as Charles Sedlak shows you how to properly tune your instrument. You'll be able to tune your guitar like a pro with these specific instructions.

How To : Patch a flat tire on your car properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to patch a flat tire on your car properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilated. ...more

How To : Install a short-throw shifter on your car properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to install a short-throw shifter on your car properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ...more

How To : Install a strut brace on your car properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to install a strut brace on your car properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilat ...more

How To : Change the engine oil in your car properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to change the engine oil in your car properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilat ...more

How To : Do a basic car tune-up

Routine car maintenance is important for keeping your car running efficiently. Learn how to do a basic car tune-up with tips from a professional mechanic in this free automotive maintenance video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Do a basic car tune-up. Do a basic car tune-up - Pa ...more

How To : Check the oil in your car properly

One of the most important things about a car is the constant need to check the oil. This is an essential part of the car that will make sure it keeps going for years and years. Not checking the oil on a regular basis can lead to damage to your engine. In this tutorial, you'll ...more

How To : Properly tune the gears on your mountain bike

Performing regular maintenance on your bike is something that should be done to help extend the life. Not doing so can result in pieces working improperly, falling off, or lead to injury. For this video tutorial, you'll find out what you need to do in order to tune your gears ...more

How To : Check car fluids properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to check car fluids properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilated. When working ...more

How To : Change your dead car battery properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to change your dead car battery properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilated. W ...more

How To : Install a car seat properly

Did you know that a large number of car seats are installed incorrectly? This child safety video offers great tips on how to keep your child from getting harmed in an automobile accident. Learn how to install your car seat properly with these easy to do steps and discover some ...more

How To : Tune your car in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we learn how to tune your car in Photoshop. First, open up the image of your car and then add in a picture of different wheels. Then, place these wheels over the existing ones on the car and blend them in, then change the color as you prefer. Do this for the ...more

How To : Check and charge car air conditioner properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to check and charge car air conditioner properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly venti ...more

How To : Change your car's wiper blades properly

They may not be as important as tires or oil, but wiper blades can be important during certain times of the year. Going without wiper blades during the winter, when rain or snow is common, can be a bad idea. These little guys help clear the view when driving on the road and ma ...more

How To : Tune up your car

In this video series, learn from expert mechanic Nathan McCullough as he teaches and demonstrates how to tune-up a car and do a complete vehicle overhaul. Learn how to check your transmission fluid, air filter, power steering fluid, clutch fluid, brake fluid, radiator and cool ...more

How To : Give your car a complete tune-up

Gear up the performance of your car with a comprehensive tune-up. Check out this video tutorial from the DIY Network to see how to give your car a complete tune-up. You'll need to get spark plugs of course, and the wiring harness. If your vehicle needs a change, help it out wi ...more

How To : Tune up the rear brakes on a Saturn S-Series car

One day, your car may break down and you won't be able to afford to hire a mechanic, so what do you do... you look on the web for some how-to vehicle repair videos and become your own car mechanic, that's what. You don't need any advanced training to perform repairs and simple ...more

How To : Maintain your lawn tractor's engine

You can do the basic engine care - such as changingJust like a car, a lawn tractor is an expensive piece of hardware that should be properly maintained on a regular basis. Not only does it need a regular oil change and tune up, but it needs to be cleaned as well in order to ma ...more

How To : Tune a Shimano Internal 3 Speed bicycle

Make sure you keep your bike in top shape by tuning it every once in a while. In this video, learn how to properly tune your 3 speed beach bike so that it runs safe and smooth all summer long. In this clip, Pete, the Beachbikes.com mechanic, shows us how to tune a Shimano Nex ...more

How To : Change your radiator fluid

Your radiator fluid is one of the many important aspects of your car. Neglecting your radiator fluid can cause expensive damage to your car and put it in the shop for much longer than you want to deal with! So listen up and find out how to properly change your car's radiator f ...more

How To : Change your automobile air filter

This video teaches you how to change your car's air filter. Your car needs oxygen to run properly, so go buy the correct air filter for your make and model vehicle and replace the old one. Your automobile will thank you for this, you'll see.

How To : Drive a manual transmission (stick shift) car

This automotive video tutorial will show you the steps on how to properly drive a manual transmission car. This lesson is assuming that you already know how to drive an automatic transmission vehicle before attempting to drive a stick. Having made this assumption, it will mak ...more

How To : Prevent a car from start to test the starter

In this tutorial, we learn how to prevent the car from starting to test out the starter. The most simple way to do this is to open the hood of the car up and find the fuse locations from the owner's manual. Pull the fuses out and when you try to start the car, it will crank bu ...more

How To : Mic a guitar

Check out this instructional recording video that shows you how to mic a guitar. This installment focuses on guitar recording techniques, covering the basics of acoustic and electric guitar recording and some of the options you as an engineer have after the recording is done. ...more

How To : Test a possible bad coil on your car for cheap

The coils in your car's engine can cause a lot of misfires if they aren't working properly. If you want to test them and don't have any expensive professional equipment like a labscope, watch this video to learn an easy way to test coils.

How To : Properly flush your radiator

If your car radiator is not functioning as well as it could, or it is time for some routine maintenance, have a look at this tutorial. Before you go to a pricey mechanic, watch this clip and consider flushing your radiator on your own. This video, hosted by mechanic Ryan Hitch ...more

How To : Play "Little Drummer Boy" on guitar this Christmas

Learn to play "Little Drummer Boy" on guitar for Christmas by following along with this upbeat and lively instructional video of the classic holiday tune. Erich from Your Guitar Sage shows the chords, simplified strumming technique and basic style for properly playing the song.

How To : Sell your car on Craigslist

This six minute video shows you how to sell your car on craigslist. First, go to craigslist.com and click on the nearest city (or country). Follow the links to list an ad for a car for sale. You will want to put the kind of car in the posting title because that is used in sort ...more

How To : Set your guitar's intonation

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to set a guitar's intonation. Studying the intonation of the guitar is making sure the guitar is in tune. To check intonation, it is recommended to use a guitar tuner. The video provides step-by-step instructions for viewers to properl ...more

How To : Change a Fuel Filter

Fuel filter replacement isn't as hard as it may seem. Learn how to change a fuel filter and make sure a fuel system is working properly with these car maintenance instructions. Video: . Part 1 of 14 - How to Change a fuel filter. For the remaining 12 parts in this video series ...more

How To : Change the brake pads on a 2003 Honda Pilot

In this tutorial, we learn how to change the brake pads on a 2003 Honda Pilot. First, take off the bolts around the caliper on the rotor. Next, take your caliper straight off and rest it somewhere. Now remove your brake pads from the bracket using a screwdriver. Replace the ol ...more

How To : Tune your guitar with the 5th fret rule

The ability to tune a guitar is a skill every guitar player should possess. With this tutorial, learn how to properly tune a guitar either using a digital tuner or by using the fifth fret rule. Though a digital tuner is by far a more convenient option, certain situations my re ...more

How To : Jump start a car quickly and easily

This video shows how easy it is to jump start a car properly. Locating the car manual is the first thing to do. It will help for that particular car. Inspect the dead battery. If the battery is cracked or if the liquid inside of it is frozen, don't jump the cars. The battery c ...more

How To : Wash your car exterior using the two bucket method

Jacob shows the importance of washing your car properly. First use two buckets. Fill one with soapy water, the other to rinse your car. Use a grip guard to keep your tools above water, and use white buckets. The principal is to keep the wash water as clean as possible. Get you ...more

How To : Easily check your engine light

There's nothing worse than when you're driving to work or to the grocery store and all of a sudden, the check engine light comes on. This is one of the most dreadful lights that a car possesses. Not only does it signify that there's something wrong with your car, but it may al ...more

How To : Customize car wheels with paint

This is a step by step look at how to properly paint your car wheels. In this particular video the color selection for the wheel is black. A protective top coat is also applied (but not shown). Watch and begin customizing your car's wheels.

How To : Fix the fuel system in a Volkswagen Fox

In this automotive repair video Rolf shows you how to diagnose and fix a fuel system problem in a Volkswagen Fox. In this VW Fox the gas gauge isn't working properly and the car is sluggish. Rolf will show you how to check and fix the fuel system to resolve these problems.

How To : Drift in GT4

In this video, we learn how to drift in a GT4. First, you will want to look for an FR unless you want to drift with a front wheel drive. After you tune your car and choose all your specifications, get ready to drift. Once the game loads, change your breaks the height of the ve ...more

How To : Wax and protect your car paint

The video tells you have to protect your car using waxes and sealants. It begins by showing you how to apply a premium wax using Dodo Juice Paste Wax and a soft applicator by ensuring the wax is bonded to the paint sufficiently prior to removing an amazing finish can be create ...more

How To : Properly balance your RC's wheels

In this next video tutorial, you'll be finding out how to properly balance the wheels on your RC. Balancing them is important, just like a regular car, in making sure they work properly, don't wear out so soon, and will perform much better. It's not difficult to do and require ...more

How To : Tune your guitar, for beginners

This video shows you how to tune your guitar, for beginners. A step by step video tutorial for beginner guitar players that will teach you everything you need to know to tune your guitar properly. Andrew Wasson responds to viewers request to make a video for beginners that wil ...more

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