Removing Pistons From Rods

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 : 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 : Create a Hidden Bridge in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. A hidden bridge can be both a cool part of your home and a defense against your enemies in PvP! The design is simple, you can use it to create lava traps, and it ensures that no red ...more

How To : Remove the inner tie rod end on an automobile

Richpin demonstrates how to remove the inner tie rod end on an automobile. First, get the car up in the air and support it by jack stands. Remove the wheel assembly. Loosen the outer tie rod end next to the steering knuckle. Loosen the jam nut. Then remove the nut that secures ...more

How To : Remove the plunger rod when unclogging a sink

In this video you will see how to remove the plunger rod when unclogging a sink. To unclog a sink drain, remove the bent portion the drain and clear it out. Normally something or the other gets stuck inside it causing the clog. Also check out both ends of the other pipes. The ...more

How To : Install the TechT Lightning Rod on a paintball gun

In this video, our author, KRASHARPSHOOTER, shows us how to install a TechT Lightning Rod. First we remove the screw on the underside, and turn it over and remove the four base screws. Now lift up on the piston housing and remove it. Then, remove the nut and the tension guide. ...more

News : 20 Tricks You Didn't Know You Could Do in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our full tutorials and make sure to post to the community forum if you have any questions or cool builds you want to share. All of these tricks were taught as a part of one of our old community workshops for the 1.2.3 update, but the majo ...more

How To : Fix a bathtub drain stopper with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to fix a bathtub drain stopper. Steps: 1. Remove the two screws holding the trip lever plate to the tub wall. Put screws in safe place, so they don’t fall down the drain. 2. Grasp the trip lever plate and carefully pull out t ...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 : Replace outer tie rod ends

In this video, Rich Pin teaches us how to replace an outer tie rod end on a vehicle. First, get the vehicle in the air supported on jack stands, and remove the tire wheel assembly. Next, put a mark on the top of the tie rod shaft so you know where to line it up when you replac ...more

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 : Replace the Brakes on a Porsche 944 S2

This article will show you to replace the brakes of your Porsche 944 S2 vehicle. First watch the video below. The video has a German soundtrack, but English subtitles are added to YouTube. If you don't see them by default, just press the "CC" button below the video in the cont ...more

How To : Replace an inner tie rod on a Ford Explorer

In order to replace a inner tie rod on a Ford Explorer, you will need to loosen the jam nut first. Remove the pin and the nut, next. Loosen the outer tie rod. Count the rotations as you remove it. Remove the bellows boot. The inner clamp is not removable. You have to damage it ...more

How To : Unclog a sink in the bathroom or kitchen

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to unclog a sink in the bathroom or kitchen. It's extremely simple. Put a bowl under the U joint. Unscrew the plunger rod located under the sink and pull it out. Then remove the sink blocker and remove any dirt from insid ...more

How To : Change your vehicle's brake pads

In this automotive repair video, you'll learn how to change your own brakes. Throughout this process, you'll also figure out how to remove your tire, calipers and brake pads, and how to clean the brake pad area. See how to take off the rotor and reinsert everything correctly. ...more

How To : Recycle cans to make garden decor

In this tutorial, we learn how to recycle cans to make garden decor. First, use small scissors to poke a hole in the top of the can, then cur around the top of it until you have removed the mouth. After this, cut a rigid design in the top of the can and then cut five slits goi ...more

How To : Install a laminate closet organizer with Lowe's

In this video, we learn how to install a laminate closet organizer with Lowe's. First, you will need to gather all your tools for installation and for the closet. After you have all of these, you need to anchor your units to the walls, removing the base boards from the wall fi ...more

How To : Assemble a shock assembly on an RC vehicle

Squirrelod shows you how to put together a shock assembly or a shock absorber on a Factory Team remote control car kit. He takes us through building the piston - shaft, dampener, nuts and over rings step by step. Practical tips and tricks involved in building up the shaft and ...more

How To : Clean window blinds

Wash your window blinds with a minimum of mess. Howcast presents you with tips on how to effectively clean your window blinds. Blinds can be tricky to clean, so pay attention. You Will Need: * A dust cloth or a vacuum with a brush-head attachment * Towels or a drop cloth * A ...more

How To : Drill a live rock for a saltwater reef tank

This is a video showing the drilling of live rock from a saltwater reef tank. The 1/2" holes are used for mounting pegs made from acrylic rods or other types of pegs or frag plugs. The live coral are attached to the end of the peg and can easily be positioned in the tank. This ...more

HowTo : Roast a Pig on a Spit

Why settle on just pork chops or ribs when you can string up the entire pig? Serious Eats posts an great slide show on roasting a whole pig, from materials to the process to the perfect pig roastin' sauce. Warnings PETA members should probably exit this page right about now. ...more

How To : Install a water temperature gauge to a snowmobile

This video shows you how easy it is to install the J&T water temperature gauge on your snowmobile. This is a "Must Have" for any snowmobile rider in order to keep an eye on your water temperature so you don't melt a piston. List of parts and tools needed: -4 electrical eyele ...more

How To : Add 20" human hair extensions

Jennifer Pompa suggests that the 20" easiXtend Elite is the extension to start with. It's an 8 piece extension made with human hair that's not been too processed and so looks very natural. Jennifer is wearing a Kim Kardashian look with flowing curls. The extensions can be purc ...more

How To : Make a High-Powered Compressed Air Rocket Gun

In this article, I'll show you how to make a high-powered, long-range, air-powered rocket gun. This launcher is based on a sprinkler valve, a modified propane tank, and a few other components. Though not hard to make, this device is VERY dangerous! The rocket can seriously har ...more

How To : Make Minecraft Potions

Sometimes mining and crafting gets boring. The thrill of hunting mobs, exploring strongholds, or the Nether is often much more satisfying and appeals to the RPG nerd in all of us. Well, Mojang took the hint and as part of the 1.9 release, there will be potions, more mobs, othe ...more

How To : Create an Automatic Animal Harvester in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Harvesting items from animals no longer requires wasting precious time chasing after them. During last Saturday's Weekly Workshop, we built a few different kinds of animal harvester ...more

News : Rig A Live Shrimp With A Jighead

A live shrimp and a jighead can be deadly on many Florida inshore species when used in the right situation. These rigs are used when strong current is present or when wanting to fish a live shrimp like an artificial lure by bouncing it along the bottom. ...more

How To : Replace an outer tie rod on a Cadillac DeVille

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to replace the outer tie rod of a 200 Cadillac De Ville. Begin by unscrewing the 5 bolts on the wheel and remove it. Users are able to shake the out tie rod with the wheel on it, and feel the looseness. Now break lose the jam nut at th ...more

How To : Start a fire with the "fire piston" method

Nick Spadaro shows how to make a fire with a fire piston. This device creates fire by compression, just like a deisel engine. You can find these online. Lubricate the gasket with just about anything, including chapstick or animal fat. Then put it in and make sure you have a ni ...more

How To : Assemble a DayFlo-FX 3204 Softbox

This video is a tutorial on how to assemble a DayFlo-FX 3204 Softbox. The instructor begins the video by showing what the DayFlo case looks like before assembly. The first part installed are the diffuser panels, it is also noted that you must remove the protective film from th ...more

How To : Adjust the neck on an electric guitar

Step by step tutorial video on adjusting the neck of your guitar. First you need to remove the truss rod cover to gain access to the truss rod. Make sure you have the correct Allen key when adjusting your truss rod. If your guitar came with it's own Allen key make sure you use ...more

How To : Make a hemp bracelet

The Hempdiaries believes that you too can create a bracelet using hemp and jewelry accessories. The narrator first begins by showing you what the two mandatory materials you will need which are hemp and a dowel rod. To begin he shows you how set the dowel rod between your knee ...more

How To : Make a Blaze Trap in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play with us on our free server. The Nether is a dangerous place. It usually takes days of playing, creating enchanted armor, and using advanced potions until one is able to safely traverse the Nether. The ...more

How To : Identify and control problems with pine trees

First of all whenever there is low rainfall and higher heat then there are problems.You shall notice that there are brown colored needles which dry up and then drop of. Sometimes they start at the tip and then move towards the branch. This shows drought and you need to soak in ...more

How To : Pack clothing for a move

Moving is one of the top ten most stressful life experiences. Here’s how to pack it up without wanting to pack it in. You Will Need * Wardrobe or cardboard boxes * Twist ties * Heavy duty garbage bags * Shopping bags * Luggage * Dryer sheets (optional) Step 1: Invest in war ...more

How To : Create a underground wire tunnel

Tim Carter of Ask the Builder, demonstrates how to drill a hole under a sidewalk, driveway or walkway so you can install an underground wire. If your project calls for running a small cable or wire under an existing patio, sidewalk or driveway, there is an easy way to do it, ...more

How To : Make a Christmas tree ornament

Spray the Styrofoam ball with a color that adheres to the scheme of the ribbon and ornaments. There will be white space when you make a Christmas ornament tree, and the color on the ball will help to conceal the space. Insert the rod into the base of your globe. This will giv ...more

How To : Create a Hidden Piston Door in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. A Minecraft house can have little else cooler than a hidden door. Indeed nothing quite screams accomplished potion master like a hidden lab behind a retractable bookcase. With the a ...more

How To : Make a Programmable Piano in Minecraft

There are many impressive accomplishments in Minecraft, too many to name in fact. Sprawling builds, complex machines, and massive servers are the hallmark of Minecraft and things keep getting bigger and better. No one doubts the epic scale Minecraft has reached, but every once ...more

How To : Solder with a lighter

This video teaches how to solder two wires using a lighter in simple steps. First strip together two ends of a wire by removing their outer cover. Now take a lighter and start heating the wire ends. Heat the wires till it starts melting. When its starting to melt use another t ...more

How To : Install vertical blinds

First measure the window to decide if you would like the blinds inside the frame or outside on the casing. In most cases inside looks the best plus it gives you the added feature of adding curtains. In the package you will find a set of clips, screws and the pieces to hold th ...more

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