The Stirling engine is a relatively old type of external combustion engine that has never really found a niche despite its unique advantages over conventional internal combustion engines. This video for the DIY-inclined will show you how to make your very own small Stirling en ...more
For a car to operate normally, it must have some basic care and maintenance. In these automotive repair videos, learn how to maintain your engine cooling system. The cooling system keeps your car from overheating on the road; a lot of heat is generated by an internal combustio ...more
I don't know how many of you had this experience in your youth, but when I was a kid, I used to actively think about what would happen if I suddenly woke up in a fantasy land, or were to pass through a portal into another space and time. I knew it wouldn't really happen, but w ...more
Ever wonder what goes on inside the engine of your car? Can you imagine at 5000 rpm there are 80+ explosions every second? Here's a DIY internal combustion engine that'll show what all that noise is about!
R/C car manufacturer Losi just recently released the LOSI 1/10 TEN-T TRUGGY RTR, which is apparently the world's most advanced radio controlled car. The Ten-T is 18 inches long and 6.2 pounds, and operates like a real race car (but at 1/10 of the size). Check out these specs ...more
Infiniti is like no other car, it has emotion, it has soul, it inspires. There's a difference between being physically transported and emotionally moved, and you can tell them apart when you sit inside this magnificent automobile. Although the Infiniti is like a dream car, it ...more
Not that long ago I wrote an article discussing what it would be like, realistically, if you were to accidentally travel back in time to the Victorian era. At the end of that article, I mentioned that the best thing you could bring with you on a time-traveling adventure is a K ...more
For a car to operate normally, it must have some basic care and maintenance. In these free automotive repair videos, learn how to maintain your engine cooling system. The cooling system keeps your car from overheating on the road; a lot of heat is generated by an internal comb ...more
In the early 20th century, some people decided that it would be a great idea to play polo with cars. Sounds like a great idea, right? It was, and it wasn't. Thousands flocked to see auto polo games from the 1910s to the 1920s, but it was ridiculously dangerous. As you may not ...more
The internal combustion engine is hot by it's very nature, and keeping it cool is vital to keeping your car running. In this video you'll learn how to figure out why your car is overheating and fix some common causes of the problem.
Tim Carter demonstrates how to install a finish nail using a hammer and nail set. Tim also shows how to do it the fast way with a powered nail gun! Many household projects involve hammer and nails. If you are not careful in driving in the finishing nails in wood trim, you can ...more
Make a DIY internal combustion engine that explodes into action just like the real thing! Make Magazine shows you how in this video.