You've seen his explanation of a combination lock's inner workings. You'll never lose another game of Jenga, thanks to his winning wooden pistol. And nearly 4 million YouTube users have marveled at his wooden marble machine sculpture. He's Matthias Wandel, and he's accomplishe ...more
It's that time of year again when pizza boxes line the room and buffalo wings stain the couch. When cases of beer sit in the cooler and the big screen TVs are fired up and properly calibrated. When two of the best football teams vie for the championship title and the Vince Lom ...more
In this short video Chris Vallone shows you how to remove the generator from a vintage Volkswagen beetle with less hassle. If you own a classic VW bug and need to fix or replace the generator then this tutorial will make it go much easier. www.classicvwbugs.com
The following two videos show in detail how to proceed in changing the timing belt and water pump in a Peugeot 206 with 1.4 L engine. The timing belt has to be changed every 90,000 km or 5 years, whichever comes first. In most cases, it's a good idea to change the water pump d ...more
Snapseed is a highly regarded and award-winning photo-editing app for iOS devices. Originating out of image manipulation specialist Nik Software in San Diego, Snapseed is Apple’s iPad App of the Year and, after using it for the purposes of this review, I believe it points to t ...more
This automotive video series covers "What to Look Out for" before buying a Volkswagen bug. The first video shows you the first few sections that you should inspect before purchasing a classic VW. Part two shows you how to check the heater channel sections and gives you good ex ...more
In this automotive customization video Chris gives you some pointers on getting that white wall look for your classic Volkswagen Beetle on the cheap! If you can't afford real whitewall tires, check out this video and learn how to give your VW bug that vintage look without the ...more
In this automotive repair video Chris gives you a few tips on your fuel filter and what to look out for when your VW bug gas tank may be dirty. If your fuel lines are dirty and your Volkswagen beetle bug isn't running as well as it should, it's time to change your fuel filter. ...more
This detailed video series shows you everything you need to do to install an LED lighting gauge cluster in your Volkswagen MK4 (Jetta, Gulf, or GTI). Part 1 starts with disconnecting the battery, Part 2 has you remove the interior cluster, Part 3 you disassemble the instrument ...more
Danny MacAskill has been a cycling and internet god since the day he surfaced on YouTube back in April of 2009. A Scottish street trials pro rider for Inspired Bicycles Ltd., MacAskill has been practicing his stunt riding for over 12 years. He gave up his job as a mechanic to ...more
This short automotive restoration video tip is about cleaning up and restoring your bumpers on your vintage VW bug or Volkswagen Beetle. If you want your beetle bumpers to shine like new, check out this video tutorial from Chris Vallone.
In this short automative customization and restoration tutorial Chris shows you how to properly mount your running boards on your vintage VW. He also give you tips on what to look out for before buying a Beetle. Watch and learn how to replace or add some running boards to your ...more
In this automotive restoration tutorail Chris teaches you the proper way to take off your hubcaps for your vintage VW Beetle. So if you need to work on your wheels check out this video and learn how to remove the hubcaps properly without damage on your classic Volkswagen Bug. ...more
Since the days of Archytas, rocket propulsion has been the Holy Grail of aeronautics. Thanks to Galileo's inertia, Newton's laws of motion, and the "father of modern rocketry," Goddard, space is not a complete mystery anymore. Rocket-powered aircrafts have evolved from the fir ...more
In this automotive restoration and repair video Chris shows you how to properly bolt down your shifter for your Classic VW, bug, ghia, bus or thing. It may sound silly, but there is a little nugget you should know. So watch the video and learn how to fix the shifter in a Volks ...more
In this short automotive restoration how to video Chris explains how to repad your VW seats by going to your local fabric shop and save money. Once you find something you like, it's really easy to recover and restore seat padding in any classic Volkswagen bug or beetle.
If you own a Volkswagen you had better be proud, because unless it's a Beetle you've probably had your share of mechanical problems. Show your pride by watching this video and learning how to make a VW logo as your Call of Duty Black Ops player card / emblem.
News : 2016 Disengagement Reports Show Waymo Absolutely Crushing the Competition on Every Single Metric
Disengagement report numbers for self-driving car testing in 2016 on public roads in California were just released, and the biggest point we can make about them is that Waymo is very far ahead of their competitors in almost every metric. The California Autonomous Vehicles Tes ...more
In this video we will show you how to remove the rear door panel on your 93-98 Volkswagen Golf. This procedure is also the same on the Jetta. Video: .
A vulnerability in the design of LiDAR components in driverless cars is far worse than anything we've seen yet outside of the CAN bus sphere — with a potentially deadly consequence if exploited. The hack is also going to be hard to fix, researchers Hocheol Shin, Dohyun Kim, Y ...more
In this short automotive maintenance and restoration tutorial Chris discusses the importance and often neglected engine seal in your vintage VW. So if you are restoring a Volkswagen Beetle, bug, thing, then watch this video and get tips on maintaining the engine seal in your v ...more
Chris Burden's latest piece is a portrait of L.A.'s hot mess of traffic, entitled Metropolis II. The artist has constructed a miniature highway system, complete with 1,200 custom-designed cars, 18 lanes, 13 toy trains and tracks, and a landscape of buildings made with wood blo ...more
If you're one who enjoys a good DIY project, or if you're just tired of paying exorbitant labor fees to have your vehicle serviced every 5,000 miles, changing your own oil can be a rewarding endeavor. Even though cars and trucks are becoming increasingly over-engineered these ...more
In this video we will show you how to replace the outside door handle on your 93-98 Volkswagen Jetta. This repair will also work on your VW Golf. Video: .
This short automotive customization video shows you how to mount your chrome moldings onto the body of a 66 or earlier beetle without damage. If you have a Volkswagen Bug that needs some loving, watch this video and learn how to restore the chrome molding on your VW to a bling ...more
In this automotive repair video Rolf shows you how to diagnose and fix a fuel system problem in a Volkswagen Fox. In this VW Fox the gas gauge isn't working properly and the car is sluggish. Rolf will show you how to check and fix the fuel system to resolve these problems.
In this automotive maintenance tutorial you will learn how to service the brakes on a Volkswagen Fox. Servicing the brakes involves changing the brake pads and checking the fluid. If your Volkswagen Fox isn't stopping as well as it should, watch this video and learn how to ser ...more
The world just can't get enough of the amazing, amazing Danny MacAskill. Back in September, we featured the incredible cyclist, and today he's been written up in the New York Times. Today's Times article reports, "MacAskill’s attitude is simple: it’s all about preparation, c ...more
This video gives you a step by step tutorial how to recover the seats of your car. If you are a little familiar with sewing, this is easier as you imagine. All you need for this repair is new fabrics and a normal sewing machine. The repair is made at a Volkswagen Golf Mk1 (Ra ...more
Swedish advertising company, Rolighetsteorin, recently created musical stairs reminiscent of Tom Hanks and Robert Loggia's beloved FAO Schwartz piano scene in Big. The campaign is for Volkswagen, though I'm fuzzy on the connection between the two. From the campaign site (Goog ...more
In this video we will show you how to replace the headlights and also the headlight bulbs in your 93-98 Volkswagen Jetta. Video: .
One of the worst things to experience is an overheated engine on your vehicle. There can be many different areas where this can take place, so it's important to take your time when trying to solve the problem. So in this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to solve any overhea ...more
Summer is just around the corner and those jeans that seemed perfect for winter aren't looking so hot. Put those jeans to use, and make your very own jean skirt. Grab a pair of scissors and a sewing machine and get started. Turn your old jeans into a cute skirt and embrace yo ...more
In this video we will show you how to replace the turn signal on your 93-98 Volkswagen Jetta. Video: .
In this video we will show you how to replace the front shocks or struts on your 93-98 Volkswagen Jetta. This procedure is also the same on the Golf. Video: .
Another creation by Bang Goes the Theory, the "car-puccino" is a 1988 Volkswagen Scirocco powered solely by roasted coffee granules. Daily Mail reports, "The car will be driven the 210 miles between Manchester and London powered only by roasted coffee granules. It will go on ...more
Hyundai Motor Company says it will launch its driverless tech ahead of schedule, but the Korean carmaker will remain behind mainstream rivals, including General Motors (GM), Nissan, and Honda. Speaking to the Korean IT news outlet the Electronic Times, Hyundai said it was lau ...more
As if the world needed one more reason to be obsessed with Shark Week, Volkswagen has teamed up with Discovery Channel to create this awesome "underwater car" that's actually a mobile shark cage. Video: . It has a full air system that divers can hook up to, along with two prop ...more
With products and solutions offered by the likes of Scope AR, Trimble, DAQRI, VIATechnik, and others, augmented reality is becoming a hot commodity for improving productivity while maintaining safety in the construction and manufacturing industries. Another example of AR in t ...more
While self-driving cars appear to be as inevitable as augmented reality headsets, the auto industry and its technology partners likely have years of testing to complete and regulatory loopholes to jump through before self-driving cars hit most highways. Until then, the same c ...more
In this auto repair video we will show you how to replace the front brakes on your 93-98 Volkswagen Jetta, this procedure is also the same on your VW Golf. Video: .
The video gives you a step by step tutorial how to replace the steering gear boots of a Volkswagen Passat B3 without dismounting the steering gear. The access to the boots is rather limited but with a little patience and some special tools it is really possible as you'll see ...more
In this video we will show you how to replace the manual window regulator in your 93-99 Volkswagen Jetta. Video: .
Some drivers give Tesla's Autopilot update released this week rave reviews, after version 8.1 has taken longer than expected to live up to Elon Musk's "smooth as silk" Tweet from earlier this year. With this update, drivers report noticeable improvements in Tesla models' driv ...more
In this video we will show you the proper places to jack up your 1993-1998 Volkswagen Jetta, this procedure is the same on the Golf. Video: .
In this video we will explain the difference between these two steering racks for you Volkswagen Jetta of Golf. Video: .
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to correct the tire pressure on a classic Volkswagen Beetle Bug. This car should use radial tires. It is recommended to use the 165R15 tires on this car. The tire pressure for the front tires are about 18 pounds and the rear tires are ...more
In this video we will show you how to replace the inside door handle on your 93-98 Volkswagen Jetta. This process is also the same on your VW Golf. Video: .
In this video we will show you how to replace the mass air flow meter on your 96-98 Volkswagen Jetta. This process is also the same on the Volkswagen Gulf. Video: .
This automotive repair tutorial shows you how to replace the radiator on a 1989 Volkswagen Fox. If you have a Volkswagen Fox with a busted or overheating radiator watch this video and learn how to replace it.
Ford's appointment of Jim Hackett as its new president and CEO reflects how the company is largely pinning its long-term survival hopes on its driverless business. Following his previous role as head of Ford's Smart Mobility division, which overseas Ford's autonomous driving a ...more
In this video we will show you how to replace the front door panel on your 93-98 Volkswagon Jetta. This process is also the same on the Volkswagon Golf. Video: .
In this video we will show you how to install fog lights on your 93-99 Volkswagon Jetta. Video: .
Nvidia has emerged as the indisputable leader in chips for Level 3 and even more advanced driverless applications, catching some of the world's largest semiconductor makers and automotive suppliers by surprise. After the car industry figured out that AI-piloted vehicles were ...more
Perhaps in tribute to the season premiere of Game of Thrones, Google Glass is demonstrating that what is dead may never die, as Alphabet's X (formerly Googlex) has revealed that the Enterprise Edition of the smart glasses are now available to businesses. Two years ago, the te ...more
In this video we will show you how to replace the coolant overflow tank on your 93-98 Volkswagen Jetta. Video: .
On Tuesday, at the Geneva International Motor Show, Volkswagen gave the world an early peek at a futuristic autonomous concept car that includes a virtual AI host embodied in an augmented reality interface. For its I.D. Vizzion concept car, Volkswagen has endeavored to create ...more
Data for mapping and other applications is the lifeblood of machine-driven cars, and so far, Tesla has taken a definitive lead in information it has gathered ahead of other driverless players, including Waymo. But Tesla's position could be short-lived, if the world's largest ...more
The 2015 LA Auto Show showcases the best of the auto industry—well, at least according to car companies. Increases in horsepower, better fuel economy, and most importantly—the latest tech—is all on display during the 10-day event in Southern California. Once of my first missio ...more