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How To : Replace a ball joint in a truck

This may just be the most in-depth guide out there for replacing ball joints on trucks, so be prepared. You'll be learning the full details on replacing both the upper and lower ball joints on a 2-wheel drive, full-sized vehicle. To begin, grab all the necessary tools below, t ...more

How To : Replace rear brake pads on a Ford Explorer

When replacing your brake pads on your Ford Explorer, you first need to jack up the vehicle and remove the tire. This will give you access to the brakes. Locate the caliper, remove the two bolts and slide the caliper off. Inside the calipers are the brake pads. Pry out the out ...more

How To : Replace the ball joints to a 99 Ford Explorer

In this next tutorial, you'll find out what tools you'll need to replace the ball joints on a 1999 Ford Explorer. It's a pretty easy to follow, especially if you know anything about cars, so good luck and enjoy! 1) Remove wheel and all non essential parts (Brakes Calipers, Ro ...more

How To : Change the front brake pads on a Jeep Liberty

If you own a Jeep Liberty, the brakes are a pretty easy fix, whether you're a mechanic or not. This video demonstrates the step-by-step process to changing the front brake pads in a Jeep Liberty. Once you take the wheel off, you're down to the caliper, which is held on by two ...more

How To : Replace strut mounts on your car

In this online video series, learn from expert mechanic Nathan McCullough as he teaches and demonstrates how to replace the strut mounts on your vehicle. Learn strut mount replacement fundamentals such as how to locate the strut mount; what are some common problems that can oc ...more

How To : Replace a damaged lug nut stud

In this series of video clips you’ll get simple step-by-step instructions on how to replace a damaged lug nut stud on the wheel of your vehicle. Expert mechanic Nathan McCullough demonstrates the procedure in easy to follow steps, starting with breaking loose the lug nuts and ...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 : Use vernier caliper

For those who may not know what the device in this tutorial is, it's a vernier caliper. It's basically a scale that measure certain thins, but this one is more precise than others. They can measure internal, external and sometimes depth. This devise is used to obtain a precisi ...more

How To : Change brake pads

In this video clip series, our expert will demonstrate brake pad installation, including instructions on filling brake fluid, locating caliper bolts, removing the tires for disc brake changes, as well as rotor, caliper and brake pad cleaning techniques. Part 1 of 15 - How to C ...more

How To : Adjust and align the brakes on a Nitro RC car

In this tutorial, we learn how to adjust and align the brakes on a Nitro RC car. It's very important to adjust and align your brakes so your RC car stays in top shape and doesn't get ruined while you are using it. Take the caliper out and see what the strength of it is, if it ...more

How To : Change the brake pads on a 2003 Honda Pilot

In this tutorial, we learn how to change the brake pads on a 2003 Honda Pilot. First, take off the bolts around the caliper on the rotor. Next, take your caliper straight off and rest it somewhere. Now remove your brake pads from the bracket using a screwdriver. Replace the ol ...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 : Install a seat post

This is a video tutorial in the Sports category where you are going to learn how to install a seat post on your bike. This is pretty easy. But, it's important that you get proper measurements for the inside and the outside diameter of the tube using a caliper. Now find the cor ...more

How To : Repair motorcycle brakes

In this video series, our expert will show you how to replace, repair and maintain your motorcycle brakes. You will get step-by-step instructions on disassembling your wheel, and brake components, cleaning the brake caliper and master cylinder, repairing broken parts, and fina ...more

How To : Read a vernier caliper

A vernier caliper is a great tool to use if you're interested in measuring things externally, internally, and in some cases the depth. It gives you a precise measurement and includes both metric and inch measurements on the upper and lower part of the scale. It's an easy tool ...more

How To : Change the front brake pads on a motorcycle

In this video, we learn how to change the front brake pads on a motorcycle. First, grab a socket wrench and remove the mounting bolts that are around it. Then, remove the caliper from the bike. From here, you will be able to access the brake pads and remove them from the motor ...more

How To : Install a brake upgrade on a Ford Mustang

In this tutorial, we learn how to perform a brake upgrade on a Ford Mustang. To begin, remove your lug nuts and jack up the rear of the vehicle. Next, remove the brake caliper and all bolts around it. Remove your brake pads and remove more bolts from the back as well. Now, tak ...more

How To : Change the brake pads on your car

In this video, we learn how to change the brake pads on your car. First, raise your car up on a jack, then remove your caliper. Set all the bolts aside, and make sure not to lose them and remember where each bolt goes. Now, pop the caliper lose with a screwdriver to pop it ope ...more

How To : Perform a pad replace on Avid caliper brakes

Replacing the pads on your bike's brakes is a crucial and reasonably easy part of your bike's maintenance regimen. This video features detailed instructions on how to replace the pads on Avid caliper brakes, ensuring that even in a wet environment your bike will still stop whe ...more

How To : Remove and replace the brake pads on your car

In this tutorial, we learn how to remove and replace the brake pads on your car. First, wash the brake caliper with cleaner, then use a wrench to remove the caliper bolts. After this, remove the assembly and the outer brake pads. Remove the inner brake pads and apply anti-sque ...more

How To : Use a lathe for woodworking project

In this series of woodworking videos, our home shop expert shows you how to create just such lids and in the process gives you professional tips on how to master the lathe. He also discusses how to sand and stain your lid and includes clips on the use of other workshop mainsta ...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 : Use a digital caliper to measure body fat

A digital caliper is a good way to keep track of your body fat. With a caliper, you can measure body fat and keep track of your new diet or workout routine. This way, you will know the difference between muscle and fat, and not have to rely as much on the scale. A digital cali ...more

How To : Read a dial caliper

This device is a refined version of the vernier caliper. What seperates this from the other is that is has a circular dial that is measured thanks to a small gear rack. The device can still be used to measure things externally and internally as well as sometimes depth. The sid ...more

How To : Measure with a micrometer

If you aren't employed as a mechanical engineer, chances are you may have no idea what this is. This device is called a micrometer. It's used to make certain measurements and is often looked at as a form of a caliper. This tutorial will show you how to measure properly with a ...more

How To : Measure body fat using a caliper on a bodybuilder

Body fat is very important to keep track of in bodybuilding. One way to measure your body fat is with a device called a caliper. Calipers are easy to read, accurate, require no electric current and are cheap to buy. In this three part series, observe how a caliper is used on a ...more

How To : Set up an international standard (IS) brake caliper

Installing and maintaining properly functioning brakes is one of the most important mechanical parts of keeping your bike working safely. This video features a professional bike mechanic setting up an international standard, or IS, brake caliper on a mountain bike.

How To : Put new pads on a Hayes caliper brake

If you mountain bike, and are lucky enough to live somewhere that has enough water to support civilization without major civil engineering, then your brake pads are probably going to wear out a lot faster than your dry-climate comrades. Fortunately for you, this video features ...more

How To : Guess how many candies are in a jar

Want to win the prize? Knowing a little math is the key to winning this popular contest. In this video, learn how to estimate correctly. You Will Need: • A jar filled with spherical or oblate spheroid candies • Calculator • Tape measure • Vernier calipers (optional) • Co ...more

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