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How To : Build a blubberbot

This video is a quick overview of the construction of a Blubberbot, an artificial "life form" that uses electronic sensors to seek out lights, sound, or cell phone signals. Blubberbots are typically sold with instructions, which should be used for detailed instructions. But i ...more

How To : Install a ceiling fan with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to put in a ceiling fan. Steps: 1 Turn off the electricity to the ceiling light at the main panel. 2 Remove existing ceiling light fixture and fixture strap from the ceiling. 3 Unscrew the old electrical box and pull it down f ...more

How To : Install a Blow Off Valve

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.

How To : Install bathroom exhaust fans in the attic

Bathroom exhaust fans don't have to be in the bathroom ceiling. You can have a bathroom fan that works like a central vacuum system, where the motor is hidden up in your attic so that it's whisper quiet. Tim Carter of Ask the Builder walks you through the basics of those new b ...more

How To : Install a camshaft when building an engine

This video explains part of the final assembly of a motor when you install the camshaft. You will need all of your cam bearings installed first. You will need moly lube on the distributor drive gear and all of the lobes of your cam. To avoid a mess only do one section of lobes ...more

How To : Fit pistons into their connecting rods

If you're in the process of rebuilding a motor, and have gotten your old pistons cleaned (or bought new ones) it's time to install the rod pins into the connecting rods to connect with the pistons. This video shows you how it's done then they will measure the pistons to determ ...more

How To : Solder an electric fan in your RC vehicle

This video is on how to install an electric fan onto a ESC (Electric Speed Control) for cooling of your radio controlled vehicle's motor. With a little soldering know-how, you can do this task easy, and quickly.

How To : Screw drywall to studs with a drywall screwgun

Bob Schmidt teaches us how to screw drywall to studs with a drywall screw gun. A countersink bit is a great option to help you screw drywall studs in. This will fit in a variable speed drill for setting counters and drywall. Use a DeWalt screw gun, which is specifically made t ...more

How To : Install two stroke pistons in a Honda DIO scooter

This engine modification tutorial gives some tips on installing or taking off your two stroke pistons from the crankshaft in a Honda Elite DIOS scooter motor. Always keep the parts clean and take your time and do the job right. Remember that the piston always goes on with the ...more

How To : Replace Bob's Side Brush Motor

A step-by-step guide to replacing the side brush motor on bObsweep Standard or Pethair. Follow the video or multimedia directions in order to open up bObsweep, remove the main board, replace the side brush motor, then close your vacuum for future use. Video: . This repair requ ...more

How To : Fix bObi's Main Brush Motor

One of the quickest repairs for bObi is replacing the main brush motor. To do this, you'll need a Phillips head screwdriver and a replacement main brush motor. Video: . During all of bObi's repairs, always keep screws and parts aside and organized. Many of the screws are not i ...more

How To : Replace the Dryer's Idler Pulley

The dryer’s idler pulley provides tension to the dryer’s drum belt so the belt won’t slip when the drum is turning. It can become faulty over time due to increased friction. If your dryer is making a squeaking or squealing nose then the idler is probably faulty. Replacing this ...more

How To : Replace Your Dryer's Belt

Over time, the dryer belt can become hard and brittle when the drum is turning loud noises such as squeaking, squealing or thumping noises can occur. Replacing the belt is an easy task for the do-it-yourselfer. All that’s required is a few simple tools. Here’s a step-by-step g ...more

Change a Roadside Flat Tire : The Definitive Guide

Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more

How To : Make the stepper motor driver for a CNC router

A CNC router machine is probably the most useful tool a hobbyist can own, but the price for a CNC machine on the market is way more than the average hobbyist is willing to spend. You can build your own CNC with very basic tools, little knowledge of machinery, mechanics, or ele ...more

How To : Replace the blower fan motor in a 1998-2004 Dodge Intrepid

Are you sweating without AC on hot days? Freezing without a heater when it's cold out? Time to replace the blower fan motor in your 1998-2004 Dodge Intrepid. Removing the old broken blower fan motor and installing a new one will bring your AC and heating systems back to life.

How To : Replace motor mounts

Removing and installing a motor mount is no easy task. Learn how to replace motor mounts from a certified mechanic in these free auto repair video instructions. Part 1 of 7 - How to Replace motor mounts. Replace motor mounts - Part 2 of 7. Click through to watch this video on ...more

How To : Install a heat sink for a CNC router

A CNC router machine is probably the most useful tool a hobbyist can own, but the price for a CNC machine on the market is way more than the average hobbyist is willing to spend. You can build your own CNC with very basic tools, little knowledge of machinery, mechanics, or ele ...more

How To : Build your K'NEX Starburst Spinner Thrill Ride

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

News : Tiny Robotic Curtain Thwarts Would-Be Peeping Toms

How can a small curtain cover a window three to four times its own size? With a motor and a robot brain, that's how! Creator Niklas Roy explains his "little piece of privacy": "My workshop is located in an old storefront with a big window facing towards the street. In an att ...more

How To : Cut a rotor

Before cutting the rotors select a centering cone that fits about halfway through the center hole of hub-less rotor or bearing spacer to center the rotor to the spindle. After select two identical clamps that fit the rotor without interfering with the machined surfaces of the ...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 : Build the motor mount for a CNC router

A CNC router machine is probably the most useful tool a hobbyist can own, but the price for a CNC machine on the market is way more than the average hobbyist is willing to spend. You can build your own CNC with very basic tools, little knowledge of machinery, mechanics, or ele ...more

How To : All the Reasons You Should Root Your Phone

Rooting. As an Android user, I'm sure you've heard the word once or twice. According to Kaspersky, 7.6% of all Android users root — but for the 92.4% who don't, we wanted to talk to you. Rooting allows you to remove barriers and open Android to a level of unprecedented contro ...more

How To : Gamify Diagnostics on Your Android Phone

Running diagnostics on your Android phone can be a very tedious process. More often than not, you need to key in dialer codes to see if your device's hardware is functioning properly, though you can also download apps — but these are often hard to understand for a layperson. W ...more

How To : DC Versus AC and the Diode

Direct current (DC) by definition flows in one direction. Alternating current (AC), on the other hand, periodically changes direction, or reverses polarity. It is indeed possible for a portion of a circuit that is normally DC to periodically change direction, or reverse polari ...more

How To : Replace Bob's UV Lamp

These instructions are applicable to both bObsweep models. Follow the video or text descriptions to replace the disinfecting UV lamp on your automatic vacuum. This walk through includes: opening bObsweep, removing the main board, replacing the UV lamp, and putting Bob back to ...more

How To : Replace bObsweep's Power Switch

The guide will walk you through a power switch replacement on a bObsweep Standard or Pethair. It includes: Opening and closing bObsweep Removing and re-installing the battery Removing the main board and power switch Video: . The instructions for this repair are the same for b ...more

How To : Keep Your Smartphone Charged During a Power Outage

When the power goes out, having the ability to contact others becomes extremely important, and your cell phone can be one of the most important tools to have. But if the power is out for an extended period of time, battery life becomes a constant problem. Without the ability ...more

How To : 8 Ways to Increase Battery Life on Your LG V30

The LG V30 has solid battery life. With its QHD P-OLED screen and 4 GB RAM, it's able to maintain all-day performance with average use. Heavier users might find that its 3,300 mAh battery isn't quite enough for a full day of work, though, but with a few software tweaks, you ca ...more

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