How to Make Body on Car

How To : Prepare a new OEM car body part for paint

In this automotive guide, we learn how to prepare an OEM car-body part for painting. For all of the gritty details, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started prepping your own parts for painting, watch this video tutorial.

How To : Remove a throttle body from a car

The throttle body forms part of the air intake system that controls the amount of air flowing into the car's engine. Watch this how to video to learn how to remove the "air pedal" or throttle body from your vehicle.

How To : Apply body filler for car repair work

To apply body filler, in car repair, begin by sanding and cleaning the area. There are various body fillers, and the consistency changes with different brands. Always think about spreading many thin layers, instead of applying one think one. Layers should not be thicker than 1 ...more

How To : Restore body work on a classic car

In this series of car restoration videos, our body shop owner and hot rod designer shows you how to restore the exterior of that old classic car back into like-new condition. He demonstrates ways to expose rust, grind it away and then repair the body section which rusted. Part ...more

How To : Remove and clean the throttle body in a Saturn 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 : Block sand body filler using hand bricks for a car

This video tutorial is in the Autos, Motorcycles & Planes category which will show you how to block sand body filler using hand bricks for a car. First repair the dent and apply the body filler. Blocks come in different sizes. Normally you would like to use the biggest block d ...more

How To : Clean the throttle body on a Saturn S-series car

Richpin demonstrates how to clean the throttle body on a Saturn S-series car. First, remove the accelerator cables using a tool like a pen. Next, remove the top hose. Remove the wires from the throttle position sensor. In the back are wires for the idle control valve. Remove t ...more

How To : Store body clips on a remote control car

Normally a remote control car only comes with four body clips. Body clips tend to get misplaced, or they fall off of the remote control car quite easily. For quick maneuvering, attach extra body clips directly to the body of the car.

How To : Create a PCB with the toner transfer method

Need to make a PCB quick? Well, this video tutorial will show you how to create a PCB with the toner transfer method using photo laser paper. This is an "easy and cheap" way to build PCB (printed circuit board) using the toner transfer method. With many papers tried, photo la ...more

How To : Turn a car key with a prosthetic arm for amputees

A below elbow arm amputee demonstrates how to turn a car key with his body powered prosthetic hook. This adapted equipment video is helpful for handicapped, disabled or individuals whom have lost limbs due to amputation. He's using a prosthetic arm outfitted with a hook to sta ...more

How To : Use Fiberglass Filler For Auto Body Repair

Assuring A Proper Repair When Welding Vehicle Sheet Metal Any weld that is performed on a vehicle requires certain steps to assure a proper repair. For example, weld-through-primer must be applied to the welded surface being welded; corrosion protection must be applied to the ...more

How To : Earn An Income By Writing Auto Repair Estimates

Collision Repair Related Careers When you think of a career in collision repair you probably think of a body repair or paint technician. However, there are a lot of related careers that collision repair can lead to. For Example, you can work in auto parts stores, dealerships, ...more

How To : Make the Medicinal Aphrodisiac Snake Wine

Herbalists have been prescribing snake wine to patients for centuries. It is said to cure everything from a low libido to back pain. Don't bother flying to Vietnam to buy a bottle in Ho Chi Minh City for $25. Make your own. Snake wine is made by trapping a small cobra in a bo ...more

How to Get Better at Halo : Reach

Introduction Halo: Reach is Bungie's latest and final addition to the franchise. Microsoft has claimed the title and from now on 343 Industries will be working on the Halo franchise. In my opinion, Bungie's last game is the best out of all of them. These are some tactics and ...more

How To : Degrease your car engine

This video shows how to degrease your engine. I guess if you wash the body of your car you should take the time to clean the engine to. After all a clean engine is a happy engine.

How To : Apply decals to a remote control car

RC Car Action Magazine Editor Kevin Hetmanski shows us how to add decals to your RC vehicle. Decals add a little personalization and decoration to a remote control car. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to affix stickers onto the plastic body of an RC car.

How To : Draw a sportscar

In this video, we learn how to draw a sports car. Start out by drawing the wheels and the base of the car. After this, draw the rest of the body of the car and the windows. Then, add in the wheels, tail lights, and the rest of the details of the vehicle. Once you have finished ...more

How To : Repair a dent in a car with a stud nail gun

In order to repair a dent in a car with a stud nail gun, you will need the following: a stud nail gun, pliers, a grinder, protective gear, and a body hammer. First, you need to remove the paint. Use 100-grit with your grinder to remove the paint. Do not remove any metal. Grin ...more

How To : Paint an awesome race car

Joey Logano paints the #20 Home Depot Toyota race car with Home Depot orange color. 1. Paint up the chassis. 2. Dry the paint for about 4 days using a grill specially made to fit the body of the car. 3. Bake the chassis in the oven for 160 degrees F. 4. Get some orange sticker ...more

News : Just Press Print! The World's First 3D Printed Car

With the advent of 3D printers, advancements in the technology allow some truly amazing possibilities. Just a handful of examples include printable architecture, Anish Kapoor's sculptures; even Boeing uses some printed parts in the manufacturing of their airplanes. The latest ...more

How To : Build a remote-controlled camera mount

Kip Kay, from Make Magazine, shows you how to take your radio controlled vehicle and turn it into a spy car, by mounting a camera onto it. Follow Kip, as he shows you how to remove the body from your radio controlled car, mount the camera inside the chassis using the triPod mo ...more

How To : Cut body post holes for RC vehicles

RC Car Action Magazine Editor Paul Onorato shows how to properly make equally sized body post holes. All you need is a marker. Watch this video tutorial and learn an easy tip for making even sized post holes on an RC vehicle.

How To : Fix common rock crawling problems on an RC vehicle

RC Car Action Magazine Editor Matt Higgins shows how to fix common rock crawling problems such as body repair and a spun hex. Taking a remote control vehicle off road can often result in some damage, like a cracked body or a spun hex. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to ...more

How To : Effectively paint the body of an RC vehicle

RC Car Action Magazine Editor Matt Higgins shows you how to make painting your RC bodies easier and more effective. Paint can add a personalized touch to your RC vehicle, but there are tips to make the painting easier. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to effectively pai ...more

How To : Repair a car

In this auto body repair tutorial, learn from insurance adjuster Lyndon Graves how professional mechanics fix wrecked cars. Lyndon will show you how the pros evaluate the cost of auto body repair, how bent car frames are straightened, how to replace the inner panel of a wrecke ...more

How To : Change car rims and increase the size in Photoshop

In this how to video, you will learn how make car rims bigger using Photoshop. First, open the image in the program. Choose the elliptical marquee tool and select the rim. Next, right click the selection and click layer via copy. Now you should have the cut out rim in a new la ...more

How To : Draw a 56 Chevy truck with a flame paint job

In this how to video, you will learn how draw a '56 Chevy truck with flames. First, draw the outline of the car. Next, go into it with the windshield and driver side window. Next, draw the two wheels on the side. Also draw the lines for the fenders of the car. Add in the grill ...more

How To : Jump start your car correctly with jumper cables

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to jump start a car correctly with jumper cables. Begin by applying the jumper cables to the dead battery. Make sure that the ends of the cable do not touch in any way. Put the negative clip onto the body ground of the car and connect ...more

How To : Clean rust off the chrome parts of your car

Real chrome is one of the world's shiniest metals, and it has defined the world of metal auto body accents. If your chrome has gotten rusty, as it is wont to do, watch this video to learn how to restore it's original shine quickly.

How To : Install a garage door opener for your car

Having a garage door opener installed makes life much easier for you and your family members. With so many garage doors out there, opening it by hand can be difficult and result in serious injury. Having an opener installed, helps prevent any injuries from taking place and won ...more

How To : Avoid buying a “Lemon”

When it comes to used cars, it’s hard to make lemonade out of a lemon. So don’t get stuck with a piece of junk in the first place. You Will Need * A keen eye * A mechanic Step 1: Look inside Start with the interior. If there’s lots of wear-and-tear on what you can plainly see ...more

How To : Anchor an antenna tube to a remote control car

RC Car Action Magazine Editor Paul Onorato shows you how to anchor an antenna tube to keep it from falling out. A piece of fuel tubing will solidly affix the antenna to the chassis of the remote control car. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to secure an antenna tube to ...more

How To : Become aware of your pelvic placement

Pilates exercises involve strengthening the core and flattening the abs, so why are your instructors always talking about the pelvis? This how to video explains the importance of pelvic placement and how it relates to the lower back and the muscles around the hip joint. Just b ...more

How To : Repair a dent without paint

Got a dent that you don't want to take into a body shop to get fixed? Watch this tutorial to find out how to repair a dent without having to repaint your car.

How To : Repair car paint damage

In this how-to video series, learn how to repair car paint damage from Doug Jenkins and his crew of mechanics and car restoration experts. They will teach you all the steps you need to know to repair paint damage such as paint chips. They will demonstrate how to sand out car p ...more

How To : Do the choreography for Ke$ha's "Take It Off"

In this video, we learn how to do the choreography for Ke$ha's "Take it off". Start off on the ground doing a count of eight while moving your hands up your body, then pop up and move back down. After this, you want to twist your head around and then move to the side while wal ...more

How To : Fill and repair holes in ceramic tile

Fixing holes in glazed ceramic tile can be very tricky. This is a solution that may not be perfect but it will provide a big improvement to your situation. You will need some polyester resin, which is often used to repair car bodies. Mix up some of the resin and apply it to th ...more

How To : Start a nitro engine

This video shows the basic steps to starting a cold RC nitro engine. • Remove the body cover of the RC car, exposing the engine. • Cover the exhaust and pull the starter chain a few times to fill gas lines and prime the engine. • Now, without covering the exhaust pull the star ...more

How To : Use hand signals on a bicycle

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to use hand signals on a bicycle. Bicycles don't come with turn signals and brake lights. Fortunately, there's already a universal language for indicating turns and stops on a bike. You Will Need * Helmet * Left arm * Bike Step 1. Prep ...more

News : SFX on Crack (Oh, Soooooo Good)

What happens when a bunch of Bollywood filmmakers unleash their imagination with the aid of Maya and After Effects (plus lots and lots of paisas)? The sci-fi flick Enthiran (Robot), the most expensive Indian film ever produced. Non-stop action, violence, explosions... absolut ...more

How To : Countersteer and turn on a motorcycle

In this video, we learn how to countersteer and turn on a motorcycle. First, you will push left and lean left while you are on the motorcycle. Push on the hand grip while you are leaning your body. Turn at a normal speed, not while you are going really fast, or you can fall of ...more

How To : Draw a Harley-Davidson Road Glide

In this video, we learn how to draw a Harley Davidson Road Glide. Start off by drawing the body of the motorcycle as a rough outline. After this, start to fill in the different areas by making large sections of the bike 3-D. Draw in the wheels and the back of the bike, as well ...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 : Apply glaze putty to a damaged car

To apply glaze putty to your car, after it has been damaged, you will need the following: 80 grit sandpaper, goggles, respiration mask, putty You should sand the body filler, with 80-grit sandpaper. You should use feather edge the area with 150-grit. Make sure that you are we ...more

How To : Get a good, clean cut with a lawn tractor

If you're the new owner of a lawn tractor, congrats! This machine makes cutting your yards grass much easier for your body. But just like a car, there are certain buttons, levers, and gauages that have to be checked on before cutting any grass. In this tutorial, you'll find o ...more

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