Inspect a Used Car

How To : Inspect hail weather car damage

In this Autos, Motorcycles & Planes video tutorial you will learn how to inspect hail weather car damage. Paint loss dent repair is the most common method used for this purpose. The first thing to do is to count the number of dents based on half dollar, quarter, dime and nicke ...more

How To : Buy a used car from a dealer

Used car salesmen don't rank very high in public opinion. Most car buyers dread the negotiating process. Follow these simple step to help guide you through the traps and pitfalls of buying a used car from a dealership. Buy a used car from a dealer. Click through to watch this ...more

How To : Find a manual for a used car

Need to know what kind of oil your car needs? How about your vehicle load capacity? What about the standard maintenance procedures for you specific make and model? All of this and more can be located inside your owner's manual. If you don’t have an owner’s manual for your used ...more

How To : Determine the Value of a Used Car

Everyone hates to feel like they've been taken advantage of, especially when buying a used vehicle. The thought comes across every car buyer's mind... "Did I just get taken by that smooth-talking salesman?" When it comes to cars, how do you know if you're really getting a good ...more

How To : Inspect your car alternator and fix it if it's bad

The alternator in your car is a vital part of your electrical system. If your battery is draining quickly or your battery light comes on for no reason, you probably have a bad alternator. Watch this video to learn how to assess problems with the alternator and fix them yourself.

How To : Inspect and replace the fan belts on a car

The days of the fan belt in cars are no more. Most modern cars have a very similar drive belt, but changing them is a bit of a different process. In this video you will learn how to inspect a drive / fan belt and replace it if it's worn or broken.

How To : Check and replace the fuses on a car

Kim, a staff mechanic of Driverside, demonstrates how to check the fuses in a car. In majority of the cars the main fuse box could be located on the left side of the kick panel situated near the driver seat. Inside the car, he opened a cover stating fuse box (near the driver s ...more

How To : Ship a car when moving

You've boxed up and shipped all your other possessions for the big move and all you're left with is the little issue of how your getting your car there. There are companies out there that will ship your car to you, just make sure your car is prepped for the journey. If you’re ...more

How To : Flush a car radiator

To flush a radiator you will need a drip pan, a screwdriver, a dolly, a jack and stands. First, jack up the car in the front. For safety, put jack stands underneath the front of the car. Then, remove the radiator cap by loosening it with a rag. Slide under the car on the dolly ...more

How To : Pass a California DMV Driving Test

If all things go well, you'll only have to take your road test once. That's the goal: to ace your test on the first try and then start driving on your own. Granted, it's a nerve-racking experience, but keep in mind that the California Department of Motor Vehicles wants you to ...more

How To : Tie the figure eight knot for boating or paddling

The figure eight follow through boating knot is one of the strongest knots. (also can be used for paddling). It is generally rated at 70% - 75% of rope strength. Due to it's strength and the fact that it is easy to visually inspect, it is commonly used by climbers as their "ti ...more

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 : 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 : Do front wheel drive car tricks

A Ford Puma is used to instruct some cool moves. Learn the handbrake turn, 90 degree turn, reverse flip, Scandinavian flick with liftoff oversteer (similar to power slides). It's like drifting.

How To : Make costume hooves

They are made from a pair of comfortable wedge sandals, and are very durable. Materials used: Wire screening(used for screening windows) Clay to temperarily hold wire in place Paper mache' with wallpaper paste Car bondo Filler primer Acrylic paint Krylon satin finish clearcoa ...more

How To : Carpet a fiberglass car subwoofer box for speakers

Check out this video tutorial on how to carpet a fiberglass car subwoofer box for speakers. It's easy enough to carpet a fiberglass subwoofer box, but if you're having trouble just watch this car audio upholstery video. The carpet used is unbacked automotive carpet. If its unb ...more

How To : Jack up a car safely

Everyone should know how to use the jack that comes with his or her car. Try this at home so if you ever get a flat, you'll know where the jack is and how to use it to fix that tire. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to jack up a car safely. Park the car on level grou ...more

How To : Calculate the Cost of Driving

With gas prices soaring in the US and around the globe, the cost to drive to a vacation destination is becoming a much larger expense item in the overall travel budget. Although it's easy to see that gas prices have risen dramatically in the past several months, it's not nearl ...more

How To : Get blocked video and websites

In order to access blocked videos and websites, you will need to set up a proxy service in the U.S., if you are trying to use Hulu. Go to a list site. For Hulu, the IP address is important for copyright restrictions. So, your IP address must be changed to an American IP addre ...more

How To : Service a Porsche 944

This video gives a step by step tutorial how to service a Porsche 944. The service is demonstrated on an S2, but most steps are very similar for other versions. The video has a German soundtrack but English subtitles are available at YouTube. Working under the car Remove engi ...more

How To : Install an iPad in your car

The iPad is the king of the tablet PC's. One of the reasons tablet PC's are so awesome is that their thinness and lack of folding allows them to be used in positions where normal computers and even netboooks cannot. This, it turns out, makes them perfect for installing in car! ...more

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 : Control Running Bamboo

Most bamboo in the United States is running bamboo, because nearly all cold hardy bamboo is the running or invasive type. The tropical bamboos are mostly "clumpers" and stay in a nice, tight clump. Running bamboos spread far and wide and can be very invasive. I grow many kinds ...more

News : Car Buying Tips

Get the useful information related to car buying,leasing a car and used car buying. All the useful information is provided by Carzy.

News : Does "Contemporary Art" Mean "Now Art"??

The artmarketblog.com has been writing articles for a while now on the deceptive practice among the leading auction houses, of staging a "contemporary art" auction. What they do is, put a few Warhols up, then a bunch of unknown artists, since they are all part of the same auct ...more

How To : Install a supersprint exhaust for a 1995 BMW 840ci

When getting a new or used car, it's fairly common to perform a couple of tweaks here and there. These tweaks can help with the overall look of the car or help with the performance of it as well. In this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to install a supersprint exhaust for ...more

News : India's Human Powered Ferris Wheels

We have seen it before (previous post: Human Powered Ferris Wheel), but it never gets any less amazing. Talk about resourcefulness. No need for electricity. Use humans to power your ferris wheel (if you had one sitting around... I wish I had one). Via Make, "At the Hindu Swas ...more

How To : Keep a dog safe in cars

Contrary to what most people do, letting your dog stick it's head out the window is not a safe way of transporting your animal! Check out this video for some tips on how to safely travel with your dog. You don't need to leave your four-legged friend behind when you take a roa ...more

How To : Prepare a car to be sold

A few quick and easy jobs could add hundreds of pounds to your car’s value before selling. Watch TV’s used car expert Jason Dawe show you how to prepare your car before selling. Cleaning the exterior: 1. Clean the car from top to bottom using a good-quality car shampoo. Don’t ...more

How To : Buy and sell a used RC vehicle

If you call yourself a hobbyist or a kid at heart, you know that remote-controlled vehicles are more than just fun. If you're a serious R/C man, you'll know all about doing everything to your model truck or car, like fixing wheels, vamping the pinion gears, waterproofing, trou ...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 : Clean residue out of your car parts with SeaFoam

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to clean the residue out of a car using Sea-Foam. Sea-Foam is a formula that is used to clean any car's residue buildup. Begin by turning on the vehicle. Add 1/3 of Sea-Foam into the vacuum lines that is connected to the break master h ...more

News : Grand Theft Auto-Style Car Chase Via Google Maps

Fun little animation from Honest Directors, in which Google Maps hi-res satellite footage of New York is used to create a faux car chase through the streets of Brooklyn. Previously, Evil Pixels Demolish New York City. Sick. Decapitating-Head-Exploding Paper Animation (NSFW!)

How To : Jumpstart a dead battery

If your car has a dead battery, jumper cables can be used to connect to a car with a good battery to start your engine. Begin by positioning the two cars side-by-side, turn off the engines, and lift the hoods to access the batteries. First, attach the red cables to the positiv ...more

News : Long-Term Strategies

Long-Term Strategies for FrontierVilleWhen you first start to play FrontierVille, after you’ve cleared a bunch of trees and brush and started to build a schoolhouse or a barn and you’ve added a few neighbors, you look up at the people around Level 90 or Level 100, and wonder h ...more

How To : Make ethanol/alcohol fuel

Gas prices haven't significantly lowered for some time and it looks like they won't either. So some people are trying to find another way to fill up their cars in order to get to work or wherever else they need to go. One way is by making ehtanol fuel or gas. This is a great w ...more

How To : Prepare an emergency kit for your car

You may think you'll never be in an emergency situation, but you can never be too prepared! This video provides excellent tips on what to bring and do in an emergency situation. It takes only a small investment of your time and money to be prepared should you run into a probl ...more

How To : Use a Jabra SP700 bluetooth car speaker

Jabra offers the latest in speakerphone technology: the SP700. This stylish, versatile new speakerphone can be used on its own or to transmit the calls to your car audio system with no installation necessary. This compact device can also be used to stream music stored on your ...more

News : Urban Gardening

One of the best Flash games inspired by urban gardening. One simple way of alleviating food shortage or rather minimizing your food expenses: Planting your own food. Of course this won’t literally save you from a zombie apocalypse but this could surely save you some extra buc ...more

How To : Wetsand your car

Wet sanding is a process used to remove some of the finish from a car's paint job. This instructional series of videos will show you how to wet sand your car. Pretty soon, you'll be an automotive expert and wet sanding like a pro. Part 1 of 5 - How to Wetsand your car. Part 2 ...more

How To : Drive a stick shift safely

In this video, Brandon will show you how to drive a stick shift safely and effectively. In a stick shift, there are three pedals, the gas, the clutch, and the brake, all of which will be used in order to drive the car. You should use your right foot for the gas and the brake a ...more

How To : Check and add engine coolant in your car

Coolant doesn't get used up during a vehicle's normal operation. If the coolant level is consistently low, your car has a coolant leak. Your mechanic can pressure-check the cooling system to find any leaks or you can check the situation out yourself. Watch this video tutorial ...more

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