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How To: Maintain and repair the sunroof of your car

Learn all the basics for maintaining and repairing the sunroof of your car. This video tutorial from the DIY Network will show you all about how to maintain and repair the sunroof of your car. If you've been having your sunroof open, then it starts raining, and you can't close the sunroof on your automotive, then get these maintenance tips, like lubricating and cleaning your vehicle's sunroof.

How To: Check the fuel filter in a classic VW Beetle Bug

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. Chris shows you how to keep your classic beetle running properly.

How To: Overhaul a car battery charger

If you have an older battery charger and it works apart from having worn out terminals or frayed wiring, don't throw it away. Overhaul it with new wires, a plug and clip leads. This costs about $15 at the most instead of the $50 for a new unit. So watch this automotive repair video and learn how to overhaul a car battery charger and keep your car running for less!

How To: Remove the coolant hoses on a Honda 919 motorcycle

In this automotive repair tutorial you will learn how to replace the coolant lines on a Honda 919/Hornet 900 motorcycle. Learn how to drain the coolant, replace the existing hoses with new ones (in this case braided stainless steels ones) and refill the coolant. If you want to upgrade the coolant hoses or just need to replace the existing ones on your Honda 919 motorcycle, this video shows you how it's done.

How To: Repair a car

In this auto body repair tutorial, learn from insurance adjuster Lyndon Graves how professional mechanics fix wrecked cars. Lyndon will show you how the pros evaluate the cost of auto body repair, how bent car frames are straightened, how to replace the inner panel of a wrecked car, how to pull dents out of a wrecked car, how car paint is matched to repaint a car, how a car is prepped for painting, and how the pros repair a car paint job.

How To: Winterize a car battery

Have your battery tested. If your battery is at least 3 years old, take it to a certified automotive repair facility. You do not want your battery, whose power is reduced by 50 percent during the cold weather, to go dead while you're in the middle of a snowstorm. If they are younger than that, make sure that the battery's posts and connections are free of corrosion. Also, make sure that your battery has all the water it needs.

How To: Repair spalled concrete

This video illustrates us how to repair spalled concrete. Here are the following steps:Step 1: First of all take cement and sand'Step 2: Mix it in the ratio 1:3 that is cement one part and sand three partsStep 3: Now add water and mix the mixture well.Step 4 : Now apply this mixture for filling the spalled concrete.Step 5: Polyurea can also be used to fill the crackStep 6: Let the repair work done dry.Step 7: After around 28 days apply a water proof primer on the repaired work to prevent furt...

How To: Mix automotive or car paint

In this video, we learn how to mix automotive or car paint. To begin, you want to look at your car information to find out what kind and color of paint they used on it originally. Once you have this information, you can take it to an automotive shop and they can do a code search for what to mix together to get this specific color. You may have more than one option on how to make the color, depending on what it is and what year your car is. Next, you can have the paint made and tested to see i...

How To: Replace drum brakes with disc brakes on a 79 F150

A complete step by step automotive installation video on how to change a '79 F150 truck from drums to rear disc brakes. Disc brakes are newer technology that provide more stopping power and easier maintenance than older drum brakes. If you have a Dana 70 (1979 F150), bring it up to date and replace those old drum brakes with newer, better disc brakes. The guys at Redneck TV will make it easy for you.

How To: Diagnose and repair a cracked cylinder head

Doug Jenkins tells you what signs to look for if you think you might have a cracked head. Does the antifreeze level go down too fast? Notice anything unusual about the oil color or hose pressure? Check all of the warning signs first, because actually getting to the cylinder head is a very complicated process, which involves removing everything from the v-belt and ac compressor to the intake manifold and headers.

How To: Service and maintain your K&B automotive air filters

Have a K&N Air Filter inside your automobile? Well, chances are that it's going to get damaged and dirty at some point in time, so check out this automotive video tutorial to see how to service and maintain your K&B Air Filters. You will see the necessary steps to cleaning and oiling the air filters the correct way without damaging them, making for one hell of an unhappy car or truck.

How To: Patch and repair concrete

Concrete is one of mankind's greatest inventions. Very durable, it can also be aesthetically pleasing. Concrete is also often a major building material in and around homes. Over time, however, concrete can deteriorate. Patching and repairing concrete can be easy or difficult, depending on the project and the amount of deterioration. Most repair projects are fairly simple using some of the specially formulated patch and repair products available these days. Watch this DIY video tutorial for st...

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