A distributor cap sends electricity to spark plugs in a car engine. Learn how to replace a distributor cap from a professional mechanic in this free automotive video series.
This section of "Final Assembly" of an engine covers installing your distributor. This can be tricky. The distributor gear has to meet the cam gear and connect with the oil pump drive shaft. Take your time and you'll get it.
With the growing popularity of digital downloads, it's important for aspiring musicians to have some sort of download available of their music. If you're an unsigned musician, selling your music on iTunes might seem daunting, but it's actually very easy! Learn how to do it in this video.
There are so many pieces that make up a car nowadays and it's important to know how it works and how to replace it. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to replace a distributor in an Acura Integra. If you don't know, a distributor is a device in the ignition system that routes voltage from the ignition to the spark plugs that help start the vehicle.
If you own a VW Beetle Bug, check out this helpful and insightful tutorial. This video focuses on buying the right distributor for a VW Beetle and how having a certain type can be a problem for you and your car. So pay attention, good luck, and when repairing or fixing cars, remember to use the correct tools and wear the right equipment. Enjoy!
If you've done major work on your engine recently, you may find yourself with error code P1345, which means your timing is off. In this video you'll learn how to use a lab scope to both diagnose and fix a distributor timing problem.
With the proper planning and education constructing your own fence can be a breeze. This video tutorial offers an in depth look at how to build a fence for your own home. Learn the basics of building a fence with the help of The Home Depot.
So you're driving your Honda, and it suddenly dies. You don't have to call a tow truck! This video shows you a few tips and ideas, like checking the spark plugs or the distributor, to get your Honda running on your own.
Anytime your do work on the distributor, you're going to have to reset the timing on your vehicle. This video covers resetting the timing on a Chevrolet pickup truck, but this method could also work for other make and models pickups. In order to reset the timing, you have to disconnect the set timing connector. Watch and see the whole process.
This video shows you how to find the initial timing of your motor, with or with out a top dead center whistle. You need to know your firing order and distributor rotation direction.
John Wakefiled, from UK Arai distributor Pheonix, shows us how easy it is to change an Arai visor properly.
Learn how to turn a beer bottle into a reliable and inexpensive lantern or torch in less than 1 min! You will need:
Origami artist Ana Maria shows us how to fold a reliable paper plane. Start off with a rectangular piece of paper and fold it down the middle. Then take one the of the edges and fold it in a way that it makes a triangle. After that repeat the process again folding the edges even further. Repeat this for the other side as well so that it is nice and even. After making all the folds properly open the page, not the folds made on the edges, then fold it again down the middle but now do it in the ...
The Brother KH-930e knitting machine is an old but reliable device. It's age means that it doesn't like interfacing with modern computers though, so it's hard to get patterns from your computer to your machine so it will knit your project. Without this video it's hard, that is. Watch on to learn how to hack a Brother KH-930e to receive any pattern from your computer.
Practice is the key to success in any sport, and tennis is no different. If your forehand is lacking in power, accuracy, or consistency, watch this video to learn about some easy drills you can perform to improve your forehand shots.
Starting an independent record label, like starting any other business, requires a well-conceived plan with clear goals. Check out this tutorial and learn how to take your love of music and turn a profit.
If you recently have replaced the distributor in your car or plan on doing so, prepare to set the ignition timing in your car. This is a process that can take some time and requires the right tools for the job. Trying to start and use your car before you set the ignition timing can be a bad idea since it can mess up your car in the long haul. This tutorial will tell you what tools you'll need and how to find the area in which to test.
This video explains part of the final assembly of a motor when you install the camshaft. You will need all of your cam bearings installed first. You will need moly lube on the distributor drive gear and all of the lobes of your cam. To avoid a mess only do one section of lobes at a time and rest the cam on a journal to lube the next section. It should be freely rotating after installation.
More and more car parts are controlled by computers, and the results are not always what we hope they will be. They often break for what seems like no reason and are expensive to fix. In this video you'll learn how you can fix a broken air conditioning control system on your car with a $30 bypass switch that will be much more reliable than your computer was.
Check out this instructional kickboxing video that demonstrates how to do a right cross or a cross punch. The cross is considered the power shot. The cross is a reliable kickboxing punch, and is great in competition. Learn the skills of kickboxing in this video on competitive kickboxing moves.
Babies sleep best when they have a reliable sleep routine, and this also helps the new parents get enough sleep themselves. This tutorial shows you how to give your baby a good routine to make sure they sleep as much through the night as possible.
Keeping your baby on a schedule is important for their development, and also for establishing early on a reliable sleeping pattern. This tutorial shows you how to get a good bedtime or nighttime routine going so you can easily put your child to bed and have them sleep through the night.
The Chevy Tahoe isn't the most reliable vehicle, bless it's heart, and home maintenance skills are a must if you're going to enjoy owning one. If you're replaced the rear brake backing plates recently and noticed the E-brake not working after that, watch this video to learn whether you lost the pin under the adjuster pad and that's causing the problem.
See how to manipulate exposure on the Canon EOS 5D MK II. This is a quick demonstration of how to get the Canon EOS 5D MK II in video mode to give you a wider aperture, even in bright light situations. This is a reliable and sound method of manipulating the aperture for recording videos on the Canon 5D Mark 2.
With the bees inexplicably dying off, they may not be a reliable source of pollination anymore. Fortunately, hand pollination is not particularly difficult, and maybe even a little fun. Watch this video gardening tutorial and learn how to hand-pollinate tomato and pepper crops in your own yard.
Installing clean, reliable, inflation-proof solar power is easier than ever thanks to the invention of thin-film photovoltaic (PV) laminates that can be bonded directly onto metal roofing panels. Unlike crystalline PV material, there's no need for obtrusive racks and heavy, expensive glass. Instead, unbreakable thin-film PV is produced using amorphous silicon, encapsulated in Teflon and other polymers. Watch this video to learn how to install PV laminates on your own roof.
Dr. JJ Levenstein shows you what works best to get rid of head lice and how to use the products in this helpful video.
Finally, learn one of the biggest Rubik's Cubes around, or better yet, learn the 5x5 Eastsheen Cube, because it's smaller and more reliable.
Tapping (EFT Emotional Freedom Technique) can be used to easily clear the Chakras. This is a very fast, reliable, and easy to learn method for clearing your Chakras. Note carefully how you feel before and after the procedure, it's very powerful. Inspired by Nicola Quinn.
The fade is the most reliable golf shot shape to use under pressure - Colin Montgomerie swears by it. He reckons if you set up to shape the golf ball left-to-right in the air you'll have a far greater chance of hitting the fairway than if you simply aim straight.
No wireless router? There is a way to network your computers by using your existing power-line. This CNET video will show you how to set up a power-line network - it's not as sexy as a wireless network, but it's easy and reliable!
Parents TV demonstrates how to safely bathe your baby, and features the products that make bath time a "splashing" success!
GM cars might be the flagship of American industrial production, but they are not very reliable for the most part. If something is wrong with one of the gages or instruments in your instrument panel cluster, you have to remove the panel and fix it. This two-part video will show you how to do that on most GM vehicles.
If you consider yourself a "laser" man, then you probably know all about front-surface mirrors. But do you know how to make an FS mirror? This video from AP Digital light will show you how to make cheap first surface mirrors.
Everyone can agree on one thing: mashed potatoes are delicious. But they can be kind of ticky to make perfectly. You can end up with gluey mashed potatoes, potatoes that don't taste quite right, or you could forget the cream. CHOW is here to help with their You're Doing It All Wrong series to help you rectify your mashed potatoes issues.
See how to build a weatherproof compact high gain WiFi antenna for under fifteen dollars! This homemade WiFi antenna should be enough for most applications, since it's three times more powerful than a standard antenna.
Gmail is an amazing e-mail service being offered by Google for free, and over the years it has built a large list of great, reliable features. The problem is not many have heard of Gmail, or know how to use it. In this great three part video series you will learn how to sign up for a Gmail account and also how to use some of its fantastic features to get you started on the right track.
Another way to track your ovulation cycle is with a fertility microscope. A fertility microscope allows women to identify their most fertile days by testing and viewing the visual changes that take place in saliva throughout the monthly cycle. This method is reliable and effective, and can greatly increase your chances of getting pregnant. All this requires is saliva, so it is not invasive and doesn't use needles. So, check out this tutorial for advice and instructions on how to use one of th...
In this video, viewers learn about factory maintenance schedules and how to care for a vehicle. The series explains the differences between repair and maintenance, and the difference between do-it-yourself repair and professional auto repair services. Tips address choosing an auto mechanic and following factory and maintenance schedules. Increasing your vehicle's safety, reliability and longevity through proper maintenance also is discussed. This video will benefit all viewers who own a vehic...
If you like homemade light shows, this is one hell of a way to do it. AP Digital light shows you how you can hack a small fan into a special mirror used to create a poor man's PIC-based laser show. It's an experimental method of balancing a fan-mounted acrylic mirror for spirograph project.