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How to Install a Fork Brace on a Softail

How to Install a Fork Brace on a Softail

A Harley-Davidson Softail motorcycle's front fork withstands tremendous force while cruising down the road, causing the fork to flex and twist almost imperceptibly. At high speeds, the fork can begin to wobble and create a loss of control that usually ends in a crash. Fork braces are an easy-to-inst......[Read More]
August Car Shows in British Columbia

August Car Shows in British Columbia

British Columbia car shows feature a wide range of vehicles.a car in a car show image by Gary from Fotolia.comBritish Columbia hosts car shows throughout the year, with many of the major events occurring in August. The shows vary from three-day festivals to one-day events. Most shows.........[Read More]
How to Repair Auto Body Kits

How to Repair Auto Body Kits

Body kits are aftermarket accessories available for many popular vehicles. They replace the front- and rear- bumper covers and sometimes the side skirts along the sides of a car. Made of a thick urethane material, they are flexible enough to withstand dings and dents. If a body kit is damaged, it mo......[Read More]
How to Paint an Engine Surround for a Car Show

How to Paint an Engine Surround for a Car Show

Car shows are all about presentation. Having a nice car isn’t enough to win the show. You’ve got to pay attention to the smallest details for the judges to give your car a high score. The engine bay is where a lot of cars are overlooked. Car show judges open the hood and expect to see cl......[Read More]
How to Install a Dune Buggy Air Intake

How to Install a Dune Buggy Air Intake

For optimum energy output, the engine of a dune buggy needs to breathe just like a human being. Though most buggy engines come with stock air intake mechanisms, experts believe that these mechanisms do not provide sufficient cold air to give maximum horsepower to the engine. Installing a specially m......[Read More]
Tuning Tips for Fox 2.0 Coilover Shocks

Tuning Tips for Fox 2.0 Coilover Shocks

Fox Racing Shox manufactures a variety of high-performance suspension components, and Fox 2.0 is a premium line. Some Fox Shox primarily provide rebound and do not include a spring; Fox coilover shocks absorb shock and provide suspension rebound through a coil or heavy spring that surrounds the shoc......[Read More]
Corvette Grand Sport Specs

Corvette Grand Sport Specs

A Chevrolet engineengine in orange image by John Sfondilias from Fotolia.comChevrolet is an established American auto maker. The 2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport is an addition to the Corvette sports car lineup and contributes to Chevrolet's illustrious racing heritage. The new model.........[Read More]
How to Put Seat Covers on a New Ford F-250

How to Put Seat Covers on a New Ford F-250

Putting new seat covers into a Ford F-250 requires a bit of time. Many trucks employ bench seats, but before buying new seat covers, find the exact size and type of the seats in your particular vehicle and model. This information is found in the truck's user manual.......[Read More]
How to Install a Winch on an ATV

How to Install a Winch on an ATV

Installing an ATV winch requires a lot of work, but the winch itself is designed to do a lot of back-breaking work. Installing a winch could save you hours of time. So, break out your tools and get ready to haul trees, deer, fence posts, tires or anything else.......[Read More]
2007 Jeep Wrangler: Seat Install

2007 Jeep Wrangler: Seat Install

Installing seats in your Jeep Wrangler after removal of the original seats is not a complicated task. The rear seat is removable by design so will install in a matter of minutes. The front seats are held in place with bolts. The bolts must be torqued to factory specifications or the seat may not sta......[Read More]
How to Take off the Front Sway Bar for Drag Racing

How to Take off the Front Sway Bar for Drag Racing

Sway bars, also known as anti-roll bars, are simple devices that reduce the amount of body roll, or lean, that a vehicle experiences when it is driven around a corner at speed. The sway bar is a rigid piece of metal that connects the two sides of the suspension. When the inside of the car begins to ......[Read More]
7.3 Powerstroke Power Tricks

7.3 Powerstroke Power Tricks

One of the attractive features of Ford's 7.3 Powerstroke engine is the ease with which the engine can develop significantly more power over stock levels. This is accomplished by replacing intake and exhaust components, along with computer tuning.......[Read More]
How to Install an Air/Fuel Gauge in a 1996 Mustang GT

How to Install an Air/Fuel Gauge in a 1996 Mustang GT

An air/fuel gauge in a 1996 Mustang GT will tell you if the engine is operating above or below the prescribed 14:7 air-to-fuel ratio. Tuners and mechanics will often prescribe a wide band air/fuel gauge for most tuning purposes as these will allow you to get an accurate reading on the air and fuel r......[Read More]
How to Customize a Car Interior with Cloth Material

How to Customize a Car Interior with Cloth Material

Whether you are covering damage or customizing your car to be different, customizing a car interior with cloth material is not difficult. Most car interiors can be completed in one day with the cloth material of your choice. Cloth material can be applied to the headliner, dash, door panels, console......[Read More]
RV Trailer Hitch Tips

RV Trailer Hitch Tips

The right trailer hitch for your RV will depend on your towing loads and your vehicle towing capacity. The class hitch you choose for your RV will also have an effect on the hitch accessories available such as steps and bike racks. Various hitch models will have slight variances in appearance that......[Read More]
How to Install a Boost Gauge in a 2006 Cummins

How to Install a Boost Gauge in a 2006 Cummins

A boost gauge displays the amount of air that is pushed into an engine by a turbocharger. Purchase a gauge pod to mount the boost gauge on the dashboard of your 2006 Cummins. If you plan to install multiple gauges, two- and three-gauge pods are available online or at your local auto parts store. Yo......[Read More]
How to Get More Power From a 2000 4 Cylinder Ford Ranger

How to Get More Power From a 2000 4 Cylinder Ford Ranger

You can get more power from your 2000 four-cylinder Ford Ranger by installing a performance module. This device can be found online or at your local auto parts store. It is a computerized unit that plugs into the stock electronic control unit (ECU) of your vehicle. It reprograms the engine to allow ......[Read More]
Facts on the 1987 Chevy Camaro

Facts on the 1987 Chevy Camaro

The Chevrolet Camaro had established itself as a popular pony car by the time the 1987 model year rolled in. Appearing in the middle of the third generation of production, the 1987 Chevy Camaro is perhaps best remembered for marking the car's 20th anniversary.......[Read More]
How to Install Yamaha Bolt on Saddlebags on a 2007 Yamaha Road Star

How to Install Yamaha Bolt on Saddlebags on a 2007 Yamaha Road Star

Yamaha introduced the Road Star to compete for cruiser market share with Harley-Davidson. Harley discovered long ago that the biggest profits in the business were in accessories, after sales. Saddlebags are so basic to motorcycling that it might be reasonable to make them standard equipment on most......[Read More]
How to Install a 12 Disc CD Changer in a Car

How to Install a 12 Disc CD Changer in a Car

Although MP3s and satellite radio are in vogue, CD players are still popular. Having a 12-disc changer is a benefit for the driver that might also add value to your automobile. You can simply install a CD disc changer that is designed to hook up with your FM antenna.......[Read More]