The new 007 film, Skyfall, comes out this Friday, and dreams of becoming a super-spy have taken over my mind. Only I can't afford any of James Bond's awesome gadgetry or amazing cars—and you probably can't either. But that doesn't mean you can't fake it a little by adding a t ...more
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Have an older car with nowhere to plug in your iPod? Rather than paying to have one installed, you can mount your iPod nano on your car's dash like Redditor hyeinkali did in his 2001 Honda Accord. Normally, there's just a boring digital clock between the air vents, but it's pe ...more
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
There's nothing wrong with driving an older car, but one problem that a lot of people run into is that as mobile devices get more advanced, it gets harder and harder to use them in vehicles made more than a few years ago. There are several ways around this, like installing a d ...more
Everyone knows that using your phone and driving is illegal, and rightfully so. Tons of people die on the road everyday due to careless people texting or calling someone. Everybody knows that it's wrong, yet everyone still does it anyway. Unfortunately, there are some of us t ...more
A killswitch is exactly what you think it is: A switch that kills an operation in an emergency situation when the operation can't be shut down in the usual manner. It shuts your operation no matter what the consequences. You can actually craft a car security killswitch to pre ...more
A series of videos that help show just how tough it can be to install a remote car starter. Unless your an electrician or a technician, this complex job can result in a variety of electronic failures in your car including prevention of actually getting into your car as well as ...more
If you just got some banging new subs for the trunk of your car, then you're just about ready for the ultimate car stereo. But what kind of amp are you going to get to power those subwoofer speakers? Learn about the basics of car amplifiers in this video from Sonic Electronix, ...more
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.
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
In this tutorial, we learn how to install a car alarm on a Viper 5900. First, read your manual and figure out which wires go where, then label them so you don't confuse them. Next, grab all the tools you will need and have them prepared and ready. After this, find the electric ...more
This Crutchfield video tutorial shows you the basic on installing a car stereo into your automobile. If anyone knows how to install stereo systems into a vehicle, it's Crutchfield. Usually, when starting your stereo installation in your vehicle, you'll need to disconnect your ...more
All for the love of Apple. Check it out. First ever iPad car installation in a Toyota Tacoma. Now if I were a thief....... Previously, MEET THE iPAD: Get All Your Latest Apple iPad News Now.
Car accidents are the leading cause of death of children in the United States. Follow the guidelines in this how-to video to give your child a safe ride. All you'll need is the kid's new car seat and the owner's manual to your vehicle. Proper installation is key, so check out ...more
In this auto repair video series, learn how to install custom custom exhaust on your car from custom car restoration expert Doug Jenkins. Doug and his crew of mechanics and car restoration experts will demonstrate how to replace the exhaust system on a car and teach you safety ...more
This video will show you how to install a new iPod car adapter into your Acura's radio.
Lookin' to pump some new tunes in your vehicle? Don't want to spend a lot of money on a professional installation? Check out this video! In this tutorial, you will learn how to install an entire home audio system in your car. You will be bumpin' jams in no time! This tutorial ...more
4 in 5 child car seats are installed incorrectly. Here are some tips on how to do it right.
Pop ball bearings into place with just a tap using this great hint. Installing bearings for your car can be difficult, but it doesn't have to be if you know how to keep your cool. Watch this how to video and learn how keeping bearings in the fridge can help ease them into plac ...more
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
Want to install an iPod into your car? This will teach you how to use the iPod Integration kit to get your tunes rocking.
If you're getting tired of all the commercials on the radio or want to listen to your favorite book while on the road, then this next tutorial might help. If you have an iPod, then listen up! In this video, you'll find out about an adapter that connects your iPod to your car. ...more
Whether you're an audiophile or just a basshead (cf. Lady Tigra & Bunny), you're certain to appreciate this video, which details how to install passive crossover mid drivers in a car's stereo system. The individual steps are as follows: Step 1: Purchase speaker components set ...more
See how you install these unique attachments perfect for your vehicle.
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
The road can be a dangerous place at times, especially for infants and young ones. Car seats are crucial when driving newborns, but can be hard to set up. This video will show you how to make your car a safe place for your baby. Install a rear facing newborn child car seat. Cl ...more
Fabricate and build door bars (aka sissy bars) for a full tube chassis 1981 Camaro racecar by following along in this instructional video with Jeri Ellsworth. The door bars are being built for a very rugged car, designed to withstand a large amount of side impact. Tools and ma ...more
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
Most people don't like how long their factory antennas are. This instructional auto video will show you how you can install a shorter antenna to make your car look awesome.
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
Learn how to fabricate and install a rollbar into a 1981 Camaro being converted into a racecar. In this video, Jeri Ellsworth bends and cuts tubing into a rollbar and welds it into place. Tools and materials needed for this project include 1 3/4 x .120 tubing, an "Affordable B ...more
When working on a car, there are so many different tools out on the market designed to help make fixing a car easy. One of those tools is a remote starter. This comes in handy when you might want to perform a compression test on the car. So check out this tutorial above to fi ...more
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
Take a look at how Nutz are mounted on a car - the ultimate bling for your vehicle.
Ryan and Thomas aged 13 and 9 demonstrate how easy it is to install an E85 ethanol FlexFuel conversion kit in to a vehicle. This converter kit is a Full Flex Gold and will allow the car to run on E85, Gas, or any mixture of the two. Full Flex Gold is the only EPA compliant kit ...more
Follow along in this instructional video as Jeri Ellsworth demonstrates how to fabricate and install the passenger side bracing on dirt track racecar being built from a 1981 Camaro. The materials and tools needed for this project include a 1 3/4 x .120 tubing, an "Affordable B ...more
With all the little gadgets people carry around these days, those little cigarette lighter outlets just don't cut it for in-car power sources anymore. Unfortunately, that's often the only option our cars and trucks come with. While you are waiting for the car companies to cat ...more
This Crutchfield video tutorial shows you the basics on installing car door speakers for your stereo into your automobile. If anyone knows how to install stereo systems into a vehicle, it's Crutchfield. It's easy to install a set of new door speakers for your car stereo. See how!
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
This stereo installation video with the Mighty Mods shows you how to install a CD player and speakers. So easy anyone can do it in under 2 hours. So watch as the guys show you how to install a stereo in a Toyota Corolla.
Got a broken clutch on your favorite RC car? Don't despair. This video guide will tell you what to do to get your remote control vehicle back up and running in no time flat. This video goes over how to take a Traxxas, HPI, Ofna, Jammi, Losi AE or any other brand of RC truck, ...more
Learn to fabricate the halo and window posts with some tubing and a Millermatic welder into a dirt track racecar being built from a 1981 Camaro. The materials and tools needed for this project include a 1 3/4 x .120 tubing, an "Affordable Bender" bender, a Millermatic welder a ...more
Front wheel drive has become the standard of the automotive industry for most segments, so you better know how to work on them if you're gonna fix a lot of cars. In this video you'll learn how to replace the axle bearings on a front-wheel drive car.
In this video, Richpin demonstrates how to install a trunk override light switch in a Saturn car. When you open the trunk in a Saturn, the light turns on and there's no way to turn it off. Thus you must have a switch in the circuit so you can turn the trunk light off. Select a ...more
This video is on how to install a Revo forward only (or FOC) for your radio controlled vehicle. For this, you will need to remove your 2.5 or 3.3 Revo transmission from the kit and then I will walk you through the rest. You will basically be removing the front gears and then r ...more
The CV axles (halfshafts) on your front-wheel drive car can develop a rip or leak pretty easily, leading to noisy driving and eventually axle unreliability. Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to remove and install a CV halfshaft.
Upgrade the shocks on your RC vehicle to new aftermarket parts with this informative video. This video details how to install the Universal Shock Mounting kit with Proline Power Strokes. Tools needed for this install are a 5.5 driver and a 2.0 hex.
November 29th marks the day of Nissan's triumph, not only as an automaker, but as an eco-friendly automaker. The new Nissan LEAF has won the 2011 European Car of the Year award, the first all-electric vehicle to be chosen for the award. LEAF is actually a backronym, meaning: ...more
If you don't smoke, your car's ashtray is probably either unused or, if you're like me, full of loose change. And if your car is older, unless you've installed one, it probably doesn't have a place for you to plug in your phone. This quick hack by Jalopnik's Jason Torchinsky w ...more
Still have an old tape deck installed in your car? This nifty hack lets you upgrade to the digital age without sacrificing your love for cassettes. There's nothing wrong with some low-fidelity tunes in your car every now and then, but if you want to listen to the tunes on your ...more
In general, smartphones and cars don't mix—but this is mainly because you have to take your eyes off the road to poke around on your handheld gadget. In reality, the only difference between your smartphone and your car's FHWA-approved infotainment system is that the latter is ...more
The gig economy is thriving, and if you aren't already making money with your phone, you could be missing out on easy residual income. Some people just want extra cash, and some even manage to completely ditch the 9–5, enabling them to work at their own pace and set their own ...more
News : Auto AR Tech Company WayRay Sets Its Sights on Unicorn Status with $80M Funding Round Led by Porsche
Automotive augmented reality company WayRay has set its destination for a $1 billion valuation with an estimated time of arrival of 2019, and it has just passed a major milestone towards that goal. On Tuesday, the company announced that it has closed an $80 million Series C r ...more
The integration of technology into automobiles is becoming more and more widespread each year. Tesla's Model S features a 17" display in the middle of the dash with navigation, music control, and even an Internet browser. Mercedes is working on incorporating Google Glass into ...more
In this video the boys from Mighty Car Mods show you how to install a blow off valve on a car that has quad throttle bodies. In this video they are installing the blow off valve on the Mighty Mods GTiR engine. For full detailed instructions of installing a Blow Off Valve - se ...more
The Mighty Car Mods teach you how to install a front mount intercooler kit. The hardest part is usually custom cutting your bumper.
Want to make your car unique while annoying the hell out of people who annoy you on the streets? Then why not consider installing an old-timey horn? Racous and very cartoon-esque, it's a fun and creative way to give the middle finger to that bastard who just cut you off on the ...more
In this episode the Mighty Car Mod team shows you how to install a blow off valve. NOTE: make sure you have the right pipe or connections from the new BOV to your motor type - otherwise welding may be required.
This video series shows you how to take off the door panels in your E36 3 series or M3, remove your stock/factory speakers, install new midrange and tweeter speakers, repair the door panels and put them back on the car. Part 1 of 5 - How to Install new speakers into the doors ...more
Eric The Car Guy gets down and dirty in this video as he digs into the dash of a 1999 Chevy Tahoe. He shows you some of the tools that he uses to pull the entire thing off and also gives you a great amount of commentary as he goes along.