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How To : Make a ball bearing rocket correctly

Place the neodymium magnets on the track and place four or five ball bearings in a line touching one side of the magnets. When you are ready to fire it, nudge the single ball bearing so it slowing rolls toward the magnets.

How To : Make & decorate a bearing birthday balloon cake

In this video, we learn how to make & decorate a bearing birthday balloon cake. Use a three dimensional pan to make this and use pound cake for a more firm cake. Start with outlining the mouth and doing the facial features. Then, fill the ears in with pink and place stars with ...more

How To : Demonstrate Newton's Third Law of Motion

Get yourself a metal sled that runs on tiny plastic ball bearings, and you'll be ready to demonstrate to your classroom Isaac Newton's third law of motion: Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. This science video tutorial will teach your students how Newton's third ...more

How To : Replace a Honda Accord wheel bearings

If you own a Honda Accord and find out that there's a problem with your wheel bearings, then you need to pay attention to this tutorial. In the video above, you'll find out how you can easily replace the bearings with the right tools and know-how. It can be a difficult job for ...more

How To : Diagnose washing machine bearings

Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to fix and diagnose your appliance. These videos are for information purposes only. A qualified and proficient engineer should be employed to replace any faulty parts on your domestic appliance. Checking to see i ...more

How To : Replace the rear wheel bearings on a Toyota car

Replacing the rear wheel bearings on a car is a great place to start for at-home mechanics, as you don't need to fully lift the car or work with any really complicated parts. This video will teach you everything you need to know to change out the rear wheel bearings on any Toy ...more

How To : Remove pistons when rebuilding a motor

When you're ready to remove the pistons, start with the rod caps. You'll also get to see the crankshaft, rod bearings and journals for the first time and inspect them for damage as they come out. Great tips on protecting the cylinder bore while removing the pistons and connect ...more

How To : Change out the front wheel bearings on a Ford Windstar

Having properly functioning wheel bearings is important on any wheeled vehicle. If your old Ford Windstar is needs new bearings and you feel up to replacing them yourself, watch this video. It will teach you everything you need to know to change your own front wheel bearings.

How To : Repack grease & adjust wheel bearing in cars

Learn how to repack grease and adjust wheel bearing in cars with expert automotive tips in this free online auto repair and car maintenance video series. Part 1 of 21 - How to Repack grease & adjust wheel bearing in cars. Repack grease & adjust wheel bearing in cars - Part 2 o ...more

How To : Find and replace a bad wheel bearing

Wheel bearings are a very important piece of a car that helps minimize friction when the car rotates. So obviouslly having a bad or non-working one can be bad for your car and cause unnecessary damage. So in this next maintenance tutorial, you'll find out how to find and repla ...more

How To : Replace the wheel bearings on an '01 Ford Taurus

The wheel bearings on a car are the part of the wheel that allow it to spin and carry momentum so effectively, and properly functioning ones are essential. If you want to save some money and replace the wheel bearings on your 2001 Ford Taurus yourself, watch this video to lear ...more

How To : Make your own low budget camera dolly

Can't afford a camera dolly? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to make your own low budget camera dolly. The materials you'll need to construct this dolly are: -2x(2'x3') 12mm Chipboard -2x1m (2"x2") angled aluminum rail -16x51mm Skateboard wheels -16x8mm S ...more

How To : Change a vehicle's hub bearing assembly

Hub bearing assemblies are one of the most expensive things you could get fixed on your vehicle. And it's not an easy task to repair yourself if you're not a semi-professional mechanic. But with the help of this video, you'll learn the steps to changing hub bearing assemblies, ...more

How To : Remove a bolted hub wheel bearing

In this video Richpin explains how to remove a bolted hub wheel bearing that has gotten frozen onto the car and cannot be removed by conventional means. He explains how to recognize the problem, presents the homemade tool he uses in the repair, briefly explains how to make the ...more

News : Awesome DIY Camera Crane

Presentational video for our DIY Camera Crane project. Video: . Me and my friend built this crane couple of months ago in our garage using only ordinary materials from hardware shop. The overall cost of the crane was about 200$, when cranes of the same weight capacity may cost ...more

How To : Change the wheels and bearings on your scooter

Scooters have been out for a while now, but they're still an excellent, inexpensive way to commute if you're not going too long a distance. But scooters, like bikes or cars, need their regular maintenance too. This outdoor recreation video teaches you how to change the wheels ...more

How To : Easily remove pressed-on bearings

If you're having a hard time removing pressed-on bearings on a certain part of your car, have you tried using a saw? It may sound a bit unorthodox, but in this next tutorial, you'll find out how you can easily remove pressed-on bearings using nothing more than a saw. It's easy ...more

How To : Install a Truvativ GXP external bearing crank

The external bearing crank is just one of the complicated, necessary parts of a modern mountain bike. This video demonstrates the overhauling and installation of a Truvativ GXP integrated spindle external bearing crank. Without this video or a mountain of bicycle maintenance e ...more

How To : replace Wheel Bearing on Grand Prix

Video: . This is how I replaced the wheel bearing on a 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix. The car was scanned and showed the left front ABS sensor was not working properly and this caused the ABS to come on randomly during braking. This also disabled the Traction Control system.

How To : Build a linear slide bearing 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 : Remove an armature bearing using a vise

If you don't have a bearing puller available and need to remove an armature bearing, you're in luck! You can actually use a cheap vise available at any hardware store remove an armature bearing if you don't have the bearing puller or if there is not enough space between the be ...more

How To : Remove a DeWALT miter saw armature bearing

Removing a miter saw armature bearing on a DeWalt miter saw armature can be a bit tricky if because even if you have a bearing puller, you probably won't have enough space to get it in the armature to be able to get it out. You will get a great tip on how you can use a vise to ...more

How To : Make the gantry sides 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 : Determine if a wall is load-bearing before removal

Before you remove any wall in a home remodeling project, it's essential to determine if it's a load-bearing wall or not. If you rush ahead without making sure first, you just might bring the roof down on your head! In this video, Tim Carter, of Ask the Builder, will show you h ...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 : Build a BMX bike

This is a 4 part video on how to fully install your BMX bike. This video shows how to install all parts of a BMX bike; forks, stem, headset, handlebars, seat, cranks, bearings, pedals, wheels, chain, and breaks. Once you've got your BMX bike assembled, you can go out there and ...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 : Change your roller skate wheels

This video teaches you how to change the wheels on your roller skates. You will need the replacement set of wheels with the bearings already in them and a skate tool. Remove the wheel by using the skate tool. Remember, righty tighty - lefty loosey. Take off the wheel and pop t ...more

How To : Run the Tesla CD turbine with simple CD disc pack

This is the first live action run of the Tesla CD Turbine II with simple hi-speed CD Disc Pack. This particular model of the CD Turbine has no magnets, as well as no shafts, no bearings, no seals and no blades. What it does have is simply plain jane CD discs, modified to allo ...more

How To : Listen to bearing noise and determine where it comes from

Most wheel bearings that aren't brand new make some noise when you're driving. If you want to be able to tell whether there's a serious problem, watch this video to learn how to lift the car up and use a listening device to figure out exactly where the noise is coming from.

How To : Take apart a Nitro RC engine

Starting with the cooling head you are going to have many different screws that could require a screw or a hex. After the screws are removed you can easily lift the cooling head from the engine. The plate underneath should pop right off along with the sleeve and the shim. Make ...more

How To : Install a new engine in an RC Nitro Truck

In this tutorial, we learn how to install a new engine in an RC Nitro Truck. First, fix the engine fly wheel and then fix the clutch shoes. After this, fix the drive gear by making sure the bearings are fit into place. Next, put the drive gear on, then make sure there isn't an ...more

How To : Use a compass and map

This video tutorial is in the Disaster Preparation category which will show you how to use a map style compass. The first thing is to get your bearings by sight without a map. The arrow on the compass represents the direction of travel, the N on the compass dial is the compass ...more

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