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How to Replace an Oil Pan in a Neon

The Neon was a compact front wheel drive car built by Chrysler from 1994-2005. Neon engines utilize an oil pan mounted underneath the engine to collect oil as it circulates through the engine. Sometimes if a Neon runs over an obstacle, such as a pothole the oil pan may be damaged and need to be repl...More...

How to Rig an Awning

An awning is a piece of canvas or vinyl attached to a solid surface and extended to provide shade or protection from the elements. Awnings are often found over business entrances, windows and decks. They are also commonly used on recreational vehicles or campers. Typically optional features on many ...More...

Extreme Weather Drains Car Batteries

Discount batteries can found online for just about every make and model of car or motorcycle.You can even find discount lawn mower and marine batteries for a fraction of the cost at the major automotive store making finding your discount batteries online a good way to help keep your car running smoo...More...

How to Change a Headlight in a Dodge Ram

Changing a headlight on a Dodge Ram has become somewhat more complicated since the newer generations of the popular truck have emerged. While it's still possible for the do-it-yourself enthusiast, care must be taken when handling the newer-style halogen headlight bulbs that have been used on the Dod...More...

How to Prevent Brake Line Corrosion

Brake lines are the systems of tubes that carry brake fluid from the main cylinder to the brakes themselves. Most of the system is steel tubing, while some is a reinforced flexible material. As a vehicle component that is on the underbody and exterior of the car, brake lines are subject to damage fr...More...

2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara Specs

Introduced in 1999 to replace the Sidekick, the Grand Vitara was Suzuki's small sport utility vehicle. It included a new body and chassis and was the first company vehicle sold in North America with a six-cylinder engine. Amenities varied by trimline and included leather upholstery and......More...

How to Remove a Yamaha Virago 920 Seat

Unveiled in 1981, Yamaha's Virago XV920 was intended to compete with the growing complement of European sport-touring motorcycles. Featuring a 920cc V-twin motor and unique styling cues, the big Virago was most comfortable cruising down long stretches of highway. Unfortunately, performing any work o...More...

What Makes a 383 Stroker?

While long-stroke aftermarket (stroker) engine combinations have been used in competition engines for years, performance enthusiasts began combining Chevrolet's small-block engine components in the late 1970s by using parts from both the 350- and 400-cubic-inch engines to yield 383 cubic inches....More...

How to Apply Car Wax

Many car owners wash their cars in a commercial car wash, running it through the cycles, and expect that that will be enough to make the car remain shiny and beautiful. In time, however, pollution and the elements will take a toll on your car's paint job unless you take the time to wax it once in a...More...

Camry Heater Core Removal

Your Toyota Camry will not heat correctly if the heater core, located in the dash, leaks or sustains damage. According to Austin Davis of TrustmyMechanic.com, a damaged heater core can cause a myriad of problems for your Camry, the least of which is a cooler cockpit temperature. The heater core, an ...More...

Mazda 3 Seat Removal

The Mazda 3 is a compact sedan that was introduced for the 2004 model. It replaced the Protege in Mazda's lineup. The procedure for removing the seats is essentially the same on all Mazda 3 models, as automotive seats have the same mounting design....More...