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How to Open a 2006 Dodge Durango Cargo Bed

How to Open a 2006 Dodge Durango Cargo Bed

The 2006 Dodge Durango is a powerful and good-looking sport utility vehicle that stands shoulder-to-shoulder with other SUVs, especially when it's loaded with all the features. When you're checking over the Durango before a purchase, at first glance you may be concerned about cargo space. The Durang
Facts About Car Rims

Facts About Car Rims

The rims on a car are the metal plates between the rubber tire and the wheel. Many automobile owners will customize rims, using them to give the car added prestige and a personalized feel.
How to Remove the Front Axle on a Jeep Cherokee

How to Remove the Front Axle on a Jeep Cherokee

If the front axle in your Jeep Cherokee becomes damaged and requires replacement, it can be removed from the Jeep as one unit. The axle is heavy and does require more time than some basic tasks, but it can be removed with basic tools and a little patience. Replacement axles can be purchased new from
How to Remove a Fender on a Camaro

How to Remove a Fender on a Camaro

Camaro fenders are located on the side of the engine compartment on each side of the Camaro. The fenders on the Camaro are held in place on the body with 7 to 12 bolts, depending on the year of the Camaro. You will need a standard wrench set to remove the bolt and the fender. Removing the fenders fr
How to Build a Paint Booth With Filtered Air

How to Build a Paint Booth With Filtered Air

Perform custom automotive painting in fully enclosed paint booths. The booth features complete environmental controls in order to create the atmosphere for a perfect paint job. The incoming air is heated and filtered as part of a high-volume regulated air supply. By controlling the environment in th
How to Remove and Replace Fuel Filters

How to Remove and Replace Fuel Filters

Fuel filters keep contaminants from entering fuel injectors and causing poor performance. You should change your fuel filter every 25,000 to 35,0000 miles, depending upon driving conditions. Fuel filters will be on the fuel line under your vehicle between the fuel tank and the engine. The exact loca
How to Remove a Window From a '92 Mustang

How to Remove a Window From a '92 Mustang

I won't lie to you. Removing the rear quarter-window on a 1992 Ford Mustang is not for the average car owner. However, if you're an automotive enthusiast who's handy with the tools and that discolored or even decaying rubber molding is driving you crazy, it is possible to get the window out of the c
How to Change a BMW Z4 Tire

How to Change a BMW Z4 Tire

Keeping a spare tire handy can be the difference between getting where you need to go and being stranded on the side of the road. Changing a tire changes on a BMW Z4 is a straightforward process that should have you back up and running in little time. You can change to a spare if your tire tread is
Specifications for a 1982 4x4 Datsun Pickup

Specifications for a 1982 4x4 Datsun Pickup

The 1982 Datsun 720 pickup, released as a Nissan for markets outside North America, is a compact utility truck with available four-wheel drive. Customers who opted for four-wheel drive received a truck with some key upgrades over the two-wheel drive model.
How to Troubleshoot an LT1

How to Troubleshoot an LT1

The LT1 is an engine made by General Motors primarily for high-end sports cars. The LT1 engine was fairly reliable but did have several known issues. If you own a vehicle fitted with one of these engines and are experiencing problems with it, you'll want to troubleshoot the issue to confirm what the
SMART Repairs, a Brief History

SMART Repairs, a Brief History

As a business format, the SMART Repair industry started to take off around fifteen years ago.Dealing almost exclusively with the motor trade dealer network.The following article gives a brief history of how this new Industry is evolving.
Signs & Symptoms of a Clogged Automotive Air Conditioning System

Signs & Symptoms of a Clogged Automotive Air Conditioning System

The automotive air conditioning system consists of several components, including a compressor, evaporator, condenser, expansion valve, orifice and receiver-drier. Any one of the components can fail, or several can be affected by the same problem, such as leaks or blockages. Blockages in the air cond
How to Change a Fuel Pump on a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am

How to Change a Fuel Pump on a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am

Replacing the fuel pump on a 2002 Pontiac Grand AM can be done with a set of hand tools, a vehicle jack and a set of jack stands. Doing the repair yourself can save hundreds of dollars in repair bills. Having previous automotive repair experience aids greatly in this process, however, it
How to Repair a Harley Odometer

How to Repair a Harley Odometer

Although not essential for operating your Harley motorcycle, the odometer is nevertheless a helpful instrument, allowing you to determine how far the bike has gone. This can be especially useful when you need to change the oil or perform other maintenance tasks. If the odometer isn't working, the is
How to Replace a Fuel Selector Switch on a Sea-Doo

How to Replace a Fuel Selector Switch on a Sea-Doo

Some Sea-Doo personal watercraft are equipped with a second, smaller fuel tank. These fuel tanks come in handy if you happen to run out of fuel while on the open water. The flow between these two fuel tanks is controlled by a switch known as the fuel selector switch. The fuel selector switch is a ty
How to Install an After-Market In-Line Transmission Filter in a 2005 Dodge Diesel Truck

How to Install an After-Market In-Line Transmission Filter in a 2005 Dodge Diesel Truck

An after-market in-line transmission filter for the 2005 Dodge diesel truck is sold in most major automotive stores. These filters are not produced by Dodge but are made specifically to fit the transmission, and are installed beneath the transmission drain pan. Installing the filter is a relatively
How to Winterize a 1996 Johnson 4HP Outboard Motor

How to Winterize a 1996 Johnson 4HP Outboard Motor

With attention to winter maintenance, a 1996 4-horse Johnson may last well into the 21st century, propelling more than one generation of boaters. This means your preparations for storing your boat for the winter season need to include preparations for storing your outboard. The Johnson 4-horsepower
1959 Ford Galaxie Tune Up Specs

1959 Ford Galaxie Tune Up Specs

The Galaxie, Ford's premier offering for the 1959 model year, was originally equipped with a 223 cubic inch, six-cylinder engine as standard equipment. In addition, three eight-cylinder engines were offered as optional equipment (the 292, the 332 and the 352). The reliability and...
How to Replace a Brake on a BMW 528i

How to Replace a Brake on a BMW 528i

The BMW 528i model vehicles come equipped with four-wheel disc brakes. The braking system is designed to stop the car by applying pressure from the brake pads to the brake rotors. When the brake pedal is pushed in, the brake caliper cylinder compresses the pads against the inner and outer sides of t
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