• how to repair an air hose

    Just when you expect it the least, POP!, your air hose springs a leak. Hopefully it doesn’t just blow apart and the end connected to the compressor whips at your legs like an angry cobra, but rather a small leak. Regardless of the situation, you still need to fix it. You could go out and…

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  • power steering flush

    Does your power steering system moan and groan when you are trying to pull into a parking space? Does your driveway have the tell-tale dark spots of a power steering leak? Or are you just wanting to head off these problems before they take hold in your car? If you answered yes to any of…

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  • how to remove a rusted bolt

    Rusted bolts stink. It doesn’t matter if the car is just a few years old or 50, there will always be rusted or seized nuts and bolts somewhere on the car. Murphy’s Law dictates that you will find those bolts when you are in the biggest hurry to complete a project. There are many ways…

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  • tire repair

    Flats tend to happen at the worst time in the worst places. If you are on the road or outside of normal business hours and your vehicle has a flat and the spare is missing or no good, you might feel stranded, but there is an option- emergency tire repair. This is something that anybody…

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  • how to fix a tailgate handle

    Saturday morning, you pull up to the local lumber yard with your list of supplies needed to finish the deck, replace those busted sprinkler heads, or whatever you have been putting off for months. Your shopping cart is loaded down with tons of home-repair goodies. You reach for the handle on the tailgate of your…

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  • 3M Accuspray Paint Gun

    If you like to lay down your own paint, then you should probably own a paint gun. The problem is that there are about 5 bajillion brands and styles of paint guns out there, making it tough to decide on what gun you need. For the average DIY gearhead, this can send your brain into…

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  • 3M Headlight restoration

    Hazy headlight lenses can diminish your headlight’s reach by more than 50 percent, but you don’t have to live with it. Here’s how to restore your lenses with 3M’s Headlight Restoration Kit.

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  • De-winterize your lawn mower

    After a long, cold winter, the air warms up, the rain starts to fall, and with it comes the greenery. Eventually, you have to drag that mower out of the garage and put it to work. Unless you did the proper winterizing, then you will likely have some work to do getting it up and…

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  • How to double flare brake lines

    I still remember the first time I had to put a double-flare on a hard steel line. My dad and I were doing a brake job on our 1987 Suburban. The rear hard line for the wheel cylinder had rusted up and the nut was stripped. We had no choice but to cut it off…

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  • How To Rebuild A GM 8.5” 10-Bolt Rear Differential

    If transmissions are shrouded in mystery, then the rear differential follows on its coattails. Unlike transmission building, rebuilding a rear end is basic nuts and bolts stuff, but that comes a caveat- the set up is the tricky part. Backlash, pinion depth and wear patterns are science and art mixed together, and there are a…

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