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How To : Turn ON car headlights OFF in Photoshop

In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial the instructor shows how to turn on headlights of cars realistically. To do this open the image of a car in your Photoshop software. Now select the dodge tool and choose a brush size that you want to apply. Now click on the head lights of the c ...more

How To : Clean rust off the chrome parts of your car

Real chrome is one of the world's shiniest metals, and it has defined the world of metal auto body accents. If your chrome has gotten rusty, as it is wont to do, watch this video to learn how to restore it's original shine quickly.

How To : Paint Your Car's Interior for a Two-Tone Look

Painting your car's interior is a great way to enhance your driving surroundings and give you a new plush look. In most cases it can even increase the value of your car when you trade it in or sell it. You could spend hundreds, even thousands for changing or replacing your in ...more

How To : Repair a dash pad

In repairing the dash pad, once you remove the dash pad it rips the metal clip off, where it is connected to the car. You can do this by using a j-b weld solution. After you mix the j-b weld, apply it to the broken stub and place the metal clip, with the ripped plastic, correc ...more

How To : Read trouble codes in your automobile

You may have seen a "check engine" sign on your car's dashboard when driving your vehicle. Maybe "service engine soon," or just "check". What does this mean if the alarm won't turn off, or comes on when you're driving? Find out in this automotive video tutorial how to read tho ...more

How to Walkthrough Darksiders : Prologue - Straga Fight

Right off the bat you have a horrendously hard battle against Straga in the Xbox 360 game Darksiders. The Prologue battle with Straga is difficult, unless you have your car throwing skills down. Straga is a massive demon that looms over the streets and War. During the battle, ...more

How To : Lose the freshman 15

It’s easy to gain a little extra weight in college but there are ways to defy this weight gain trend. It won’t work without will power but you can limit your unhealthy food intake and sneak in some unconventional exercise routines. Every college student dreads those three lit ...more

News : The 5 Best 'Car Mode' Apps for Android

In general, smartphones and cars don't mix—but this is mainly because you have to take your eyes off the road to poke around on your handheld gadget. In reality, the only difference between your smartphone and your car's FHWA-approved infotainment system is that the latter is ...more

How To : Change a flat tire with AAA

If you have to change a tire out on the highway make sure that you are well out of the flow of traffic. If you have materials to help people see you put them out and make sure that you only use the jack if you are on a hard flat surface. Using a jack on a soft surface such as ...more

How To : Install a car security killswitch

A killswitch is exactly what you think it is: A switch that kills an operation in an emergency situation when the operation can't be shut down in the usual manner. It shuts your operation no matter what the consequences. You can actually craft a car security killswitch to pre ...more

How To : Install an iPad in your car

The iPad is the king of the tablet PC's. One of the reasons tablet PC's are so awesome is that their thinness and lack of folding allows them to be used in positions where normal computers and even netboooks cannot. This, it turns out, makes them perfect for installing in car! ...more

How To : Check car fluids properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to check car fluids properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilated. When working ...more

How To : Change the engine oil in your car properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to change the engine oil in your car properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilat ...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.

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 : Remove a Bumper Sticker with Olive Oil

Need to remove a bumper sticker and don't have any goo gone? No problem! Just break out the ol' olive oil and you're good to go! Things you'll need Olive oil Paper towels Scraper that won't hurt your car window (plastic spatula, etc.) Clean the area around the bumper sticke ...more

How To : Stop sudden unintended acceleration by your Toyota

Popular Mechanics' Senior Auto Editor Mike Allen shows you how to safely stop your car if you become the victim of sudden unintended acceleration. DO • Brake. Brake once, don't pump or ride the brakes. This will only heat up the brake pads, potentially overheating them and ma ...more

How To : Cook steak fajitas using flank steak

Steak fajitas start with marinating the meat with 3 cloves of mashed garlic, one tablespoon of vegetable oil, one teaspoon of dried cilantro, one teaspoon of cumin, one half teaspoon of red chili flakes, and one teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce. Add the juice of two limes and ...more

How To : Fix error codes P0340 & P0341 on a Saturn S-Series

IF you have a Saturn S-Series and it's thrown a P0340 or P0341 error code at your on the scanner after the check engine light has come on, you might be wondering how your cam position sensor can be off if you don't actually have one in your car. Watch this video to learn exact ...more

How To : Test the instrument cluster on your BMW E38

This automotive video tutorial will show you how to test an instrument cluster on a BMW E38 car. IT will show you how to activate an instrument cluster test on a 1995-2001 BMW 7 Series (E38). First, you'll need to turn the headlight switch to any position, and hear the sound ...more

How To : Replace the thermostat in a Saturn S-Series car

One day, your car may break down and you won't be able to afford to hire a mechanic, so what do you do... you look on the web for some how-to vehicle repair videos and become your own car mechanic, that's what. You don't need any advanced training to perform repairs and simple ...more

How To : Give a car a custom paint job

This how-to video shows viewers how to create their own custom paint job at home by yourself. The segment is a continuous video in fast forward. The video explains how to do everything from taking molding off, sanding the old paint, fixing the dents with bondo, to the actual s ...more

How To : Draw the side view of a car

You can wow all your friends and maybe even that special someone by showing off your incredible drawing skills. Everybody will be wondering how you learned to draw so well. Nobody has to know you learned it right here! This video will show you how to draw the side of a car.

How To : Tune up the rear brakes on a Saturn S-Series car

One day, your car may break down and you won't be able to afford to hire a mechanic, so what do you do... you look on the web for some how-to vehicle repair videos and become your own car mechanic, that's what. You don't need any advanced training to perform repairs and simple ...more

How To : Fix the low oil pressure light in your car

Does the Low Oil Pressure light in your car always come on? Experienced mechanic Scotty Kilmer shows you a few strategies on how to make this light shut off. Make sure your oil is not too low before trying anything else.

How To : Install an old timey horn

Want to make your car unique while annoying the hell out of people who annoy you on the streets? Then why not consider installing an old-timey horn? Racous and very cartoon-esque, it's a fun and creative way to give the middle finger to that bastard who just cut you off on the ...more

How To : Polish a chrome car rim using Flitz Polish

Watch this video tutorial from the Polish Guy to see how to polish a chrome car rim using Flitz Polish and a buff ball. In this polishing tip we polish a Jeep wheel using Flitz Metal Polish and a Flitz BuffBall. The tutorial includes detailed work instructions and best practic ...more

How To : Drive a manual transmission (stick shift) car

This automotive video tutorial will show you the steps on how to properly drive a manual transmission car. This lesson is assuming that you already know how to drive an automatic transmission vehicle before attempting to drive a stick. Having made this assumption, it will mak ...more

How To : Clean a car taillight with Autosol Polish

Watch this video tutorial from the Polish Guy to see how to clean a car taillight with Autosol Polish. In this demonstration we use Autosol Polish to clean and restore a car tail light. The tutorial includes detailed work instructions and best practices. Materials: Autosol P ...more

News : Plunged

Got a spare plunger lying around? Why not take a dump in it, plunge it onto your best buddies car windshield. Smashed doodoo butter lying in wait under a seemingly lame prank of a plunger on the windshield. a) Plungers are hard to get off glass. Especially on a hot day. This ...more

How To : Build a portable power pack

If you're a geek, then this power pack will give you a total techgasm. The power pack allows you to charge pretty much anything you can fit into a 12 volt power jack in your car (where the cigar/lighter receptable goes). The power pack is a portable battery, so no need for cha ...more

How To : Polish aluminum alloy car rims with Simichrome

Watch this video tutorial from the Polish Guy to see how to polish aluminum alloy car rims with Simichrome and a buff ball. In this demonstration we use Simichrome Polish and a Flitz Buff Ball to clean and polish a Subaru wheel rim. The tutorial includes detailed work instruct ...more

How To : Wax a new or unwaxed surf board

Mr Zog's Sex Wax shows you how to wax a new or unwaxed board. Make sure your board and wax are cool or it will flake. Start off going across the stringer, than go parallel to the stringer to begin to get bumps. This is key to an easy ride, like tires on a car. Wax a new or unw ...more

How To : Change a flat tire on your automobile

Getting a flat tire is a pain, but if you can change it yourself, it can save you a whole lot of frustration. This video tutorial will show you exactly how to change your flat tire on your automobile, once you've pulled off the side of the road. You'll need to find the spare w ...more

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