Paint Auto Rims

How To : Paint your rims

Jennifer is showing us how to paint rims. You can use Dupicolor paint bought from Auto Zone and costs five dollars. First, you must sand and wipe your rims to ensure a smooth clean coat. Other items you will need are duct tape, newspaper, and a jack. The first step is to place ...more

How To : Select Airbrush Paint for Auto Painting

If you have an artistic ability, I encourage you to learn how to airbrush on cars. Sure, it may be a little different, but if you already have the artistic ability, the rest is a walk in the park. What Kind of Paint Do I Use There are many good paints to use for airbrushing ...more

How To : Use an auto clay bar to clean paint contamination

In this how-to video, you will learn how to clean your car paint with a clay bar. This will help you clean contaminants, bug parts, and other debris from your paint. First, you will need a car to clean, a clay bar, and a lubricant for the clay. Split the clay into a smaller pi ...more

How To : Earn An Income By Writing Auto Repair Estimates

Collision Repair Related Careers When you think of a career in collision repair you probably think of a body repair or paint technician. However, there are a lot of related careers that collision repair can lead to. For Example, you can work in auto parts stores, dealerships, ...more

How To : Create a dramatic Isle of the Tropics makeup look

Have "Copacabana" written all over your face by creating this dramatic and oh so tropical makeup look. While most tropical makeup looks focus on super bright pops of color in neon green, yellow, and orange, this look veers more on the "evening out" tropical zone. Check out th ...more

How To : Fix a Car Dent with Dry Ice

After seeing many posts online about dry ice removing car dents, we put it to the test. It worked pretty well. The heat versus cold forces the panel of the car to constrict and suck out the dent. This is great for avoiding ridiculous costs of auto paint and auto body repair co ...more

How To : Wash and dry a car

You may not believe it but there are right and wrong ways to wash and dry a car. Using the wrong soaps, sponges or dying materials can damage the paint, brakes, rims and more. This tutorial from Wolfgang shows you how to properly wash and dry your car to keep it looking new fo ...more

How To : Render a 3D model of a car within modo

Learn how to go about rendering a car within modo. This clip discusses basic shader creation, studio lighting setup and how to approach to every single material using shader trees, raytracing with blurry reflection and global illuminations. What's more, you'll see how to creat ...more

How To : Fix a scratch on your car

Fix those little scratches before they become big rust marks. Learn how to fix a scratch on your car. Howcast prevents all the necessary steps for ridding your car of that ugly scratch. You Will Need: * Your car’s VIN number * Car-wash liquid * Clean cotton cloth * 1,500- to ...more

How To : Auto-fill non-closed shapes in Flash

If you are trying to auto-fill an area defined by a shape or line that is not closed and the gap is too large for the Flash paint bucket to fill, you will love this tutorial. Watch and see the trick Tony uses in Flash to auto-fill non-closed shapes.

How To : Clean an automotive paint gun using a gun washer

If you've just finished your paint job on your vehicle, then you're not done yet— you still have to clean up, and making sure the paint gun you used is properly cleaned is the key to successful future spray painting. This video shows you how use clean the spray gun with a pain ...more

How To : Repair a car

In this auto body repair tutorial, learn from insurance adjuster Lyndon Graves how professional mechanics fix wrecked cars. Lyndon will show you how the pros evaluate the cost of auto body repair, how bent car frames are straightened, how to replace the inner panel of a wrecke ...more

How To : Remove a Car Dent with a Lighter

This instructional video shows how to remove a dent from your car using only a cigarette lighter and some aluminum foil. This quick fix can save a lot of money on expensive auto repairs. Watch this video how-to video and learn how to fix a dinged car with a lighter. Don't Mis ...more

How To : Paint a car bumper

In this online video series, learn how to paint your car bumper, from car painting expert Marcel Porter. This experienced auto technician will show you how to sand your car bumper, how to mix the primer for your car and how to apply the primer, how to prepare the car paint and ...more

How To : Clean and detail an engine

Learn how to clean your auto engine with these great tips. • Apply spray wax to fenders to prevent spotting on the paint, from engine degreaser. • An alternator is a crucial electrical device which must be protected from water and other chemicals. as a precaution, cover it wit ...more

News : This Will Blow Past Airport Security

Papercraft guns are the new origami. The new origami for boys, that is. WonderHowto and YouTube are chock full of paper gun tutorials. Many models are simple, but some are impressively realistic, not to mention functional. My personal favorite (unfortunately no tutorial) is t ...more

How To : Strip Car Paint to Metal

Before you figure out how to strip the paint on your car to bare metal, you should should first ask the question, should I strip all of the paint off. Depending on the type of job you're doing, it may actually be better not to strip all of the paint off. This was a question I ...more

How To : 10 Free Apps Every Windows 10 User Should Have

Windows 10 has proved to be immensely popular (free upgrades certainly don't hurt), and with back to school time, there's a good chance you have a new computer running Microsoft's latest OS. You maybe you decided to go with a clean installation rather than an upgrade, or just ...more

How To : Make a Canon Shutter Release Cable

This article will show you how to make a shutter release cable for a Canon camera. It took me about half an hour once all of my materials were gathered. I came in at a total of about eight dollars. It has three switches and buttons. The black button on mine triggers the auto f ...more

How To : Rig a quadruped with the Auto Rig Tool in Houdini

This five part Houdini 9 video series covers an entire rigging workflow using the H9 Quadruped Auto Rig shelf tool. Take an in-depth look at setting up joint controls, creating proxy geometry, generating animation and deformation rigs, and painting weights. The concepts presen ...more

How To : Dive into new features of Photoshop CS4

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Apply localized correction in Lightroom 2

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Get Lady Gaga's vixen makeup from "Alejandro"

Lady Gaga is usually a woman of many looks, shapeshifting from armadillo shoes (as in her "Bad Romance" video) to hair bows and computer chip necklaces seamlessly. And while Lady Gaga does transition between a number of different outfits in "Alejandro," she rarely changes her ...more

How To : Do the crossover basketball move with LeBron James

This video shows you how to do the Lebron James crossover. LB #23 from the Cleveland Cavaliers presents his Signature Move from Nike's series on NBA All Star court moves. Create space, fake drive, crossover dribble and finish at the rim. Take control of the court with great b ...more

How To : Use Fiberglass Filler For Auto Body Repair

Assuring A Proper Repair When Welding Vehicle Sheet Metal Any weld that is performed on a vehicle requires certain steps to assure a proper repair. For example, weld-through-primer must be applied to the welded surface being welded; corrosion protection must be applied to the ...more

How To : Make a cut bucket

A new or used gallon paint can with the rim cut off makes a perfect container to load your brush from. There's no rim to get in the way when you slap the brush against the side, and no lip to get messy from dripping paint. Learn how to make a cut bucket for your next paint pro ...more

How To : Fill and touch-up a gouge on a table edge

To fill a gouge on a table edge you start by using auto body filler. Auto body filler is a two part substance. The catalyst is red and the resin is grey. When they are properly mixed it will be a uniform pink color. To keep the substance from spilling out of the damaged area p ...more

How To : Wash your car's engine bay

This video tutorial in Autos, Motorcycles & Planes category will show you how to wash your car's engine bay. Open the hood and check the temperature by touching with your hand and a thermometer. If it is cool enough you can proceed. Look over the engine bay to see if there is ...more

How To : Make a steampunk top hat out of a paper coffee cup

The ultimate in repurposing fashion. Start with an empty, clean paper coffee cup. Then cut off the rim, make your own brim and then paint and add your favorite decorations and accessories. You'll end up with a lovely neo-Victorian or steampunk tiny top hat!

How To : Set up a trigger for semi auto play in paintball

Ever experienced uncontrolled after bursts during semi auto play? Most gun triggers have four adjustments: tension, pretravel, activation point, and post travel. The wrong setting could damage your paintball gun's board. This video shows different ways of setting up a paint ba ...more

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 : Make paper mache mirrors

This illustrate us how to make paper mache mirror. Here are the following steps.Step 1:Take a piece of cardboard and make two circle on it with two different circumference.Step 2: Now cut through the outer circle as well as the inner circle to obtain the rim.Step 3 : Now take ...more

Google+ Pro Tips Round Up : Week 8

It's been an eventful week for Google+. Facebook decided to up its game and start rolling out several major updates intended to address privacy concerns. We got a glimpse into the future of Google+ via an insightful discussion between +Bradley Horowitz and +Tim O'Reilly. And G ...more

Photoshop Project : How to Use Layers Creatively

Difficulty Level: Moderate Photoshop Skills Photoshop isn't just for zapping zits and adding freaky colors to sunset pictures! You can use it for fun, altered-reality pictures, too. If you have a tripod and some friends, you can combine many exposures as separate layers and u ...more

News : Making Art on Your iOS Device, Part 5: Photography

There are seemingly endless photography apps for the iPhone—it is perhaps one of the most popular arenas for application developers. We've covered a few in Giveaway Tuesdays, but nothing comprehensive. We would be remiss to omit the two most popular frontrunners—Hipstamatic ( ...more

News : A Glossary of Essential Photoshop Tools for Beginners

So, you just bought Photoshop. It's time to familiarize yourself with the rudimentary tools. Let's start at the very beginning! File: That’s your picture! It’s called a file because that’s how it exists in the digital world, as a file on your CF card, your flash drive, your h ...more

How To : Coach Young Basketball Players to Play in the Paint

Playing in the paint… what does it mean exactly? Inside the paint means close up to the rim, in the area below the hoop that is actually painted a different color than the rest of the basketball court. This video will show young players and coaches how to effectively play insi ...more

How To : Make an Ovitrap Mosquito Trap

Do you have a major mosquito problem? Well, here's a solution used by the military to drastically cut down their numbers. Video: . Step 1: Getting Started. Grab a plastic bottle from your recycle bin. The bigger the better. This concept will work with many types of containers ...more

How To : Unlock a Locked Car Door Without a Key or Slim Jim

It has happened to everyone at one time or another, but if you work in an environment with cars, it may happen much more often. I don't know about you, but the last thing I want to do is to call a customer to see if they have a spare key because I've locked the keys in the ca ...more

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