Decided to update the appearance of the rim by repainting it in a different color? This is a great idea! But did you know that for this it is not at all necessary to remove the tire from the disk. You can use a little trick. And this trick is playing cards. No, you won’t have to play Fool. Although, if you want, why not?
In this review, the author shows in detail how to transfer a heating element from an old (or broken) mirror to a new one. Also, this method can be used when installing the heating element on a mirror, which was originally without it. The first step is to remove the mirror element. Using a thin screwdriver to do this is not easy (there is not enough width to unfasten the latches), so it is more convenient to use a plastic spatula.
The need to install a used visor on a car may arise when, for example, you bought a visor from your hands to replace a lost or broken one or bought a used original, and not Chinese consumer goods. To install a used visor in a new place, you must first remove the old adhesive tape from it. The method of removal depends on the quality of the tape and on how much the adhesive or tape itself has dried.
In this review, the author shows a simple way how to embed the sunroof into the car roof with your own hands. There is nothing complicated here - if you wish, everyone can handle it. If you have never done this before, be sure to read the article to the end. It will take the hatch itself for tapping into the roof (you can buy it at a store selling auto parts), masking tape, and a power tool with which you can make a hole.
In this review, the author shares the idea of how to protect yourself from draining gasoline from the tank of a car. To do this, you need to install simple but reliable protection. The essence of protection is that attackers (thieves) simply can’t put a hose in a gas tank. And they can’t “get enough” of free gasoline.
In this review, the author shows how to make a plastic steering wheel of a car with a leather braid, bought on Aliexpress, with your own hands. And also the author talks in detail about the main nuances that will be useful to beginners. Included with the leather braid is the necessary tool for work, including adhesive tape to fix the braid itself, as well as instructions.
Corrosion centers or the so-called "mushrooms" can appear on the car body when the paintwork is damaged. In this review, the author shows a method of how to remove rust on a body on its own in a garage without repainting. We take a scalpel or a sharp knife, after which we begin to carefully remove the loose layer of rust along with the paint (to the "bare" metal).
In this review, the author shows a simple life hack with a carbon dioxide fire extinguisher. It can be useful to everyone who is driving. However, to take advantage of this life hack, you need to carry a carbon dioxide fire extinguisher in the trunk, and this is an extra seat. And, in fact, you will have to carry two fire extinguishers with you: one is carbon dioxide, the second is powder, which should be in the car by default.
In this review, the author talks and shows how to make a trunk on the car roof with your own hands. A home-made design will not only be better in quality than the budget factory models, but also cheaper. First of all, the author cuts two blanks from a profile pipe 110 cm long. After that, it will be necessary to cut four more blanks from the profile, but already 15 cm long.
This review will focus on creaking doors. If you are tired of listening to a nasty sound every time you open the doors of a car, then it is time to solve this problem. And actually eliminating the creaking of doors is very simple. To do this, you just need to know where the "dog is buried." That is, it is necessary to determine the cause.
In this review, the author shows how to get rid of ringing in the silencer. And also as a bonus it shows how you can make a simple tuning of a muffler. Let's start with why the silencer rings. Most often, the reason lies in the resonator. Or rather - in the partition, which is located there. She has the ability to fall off.
To maintain cleanliness inside the car, as well as maintain a beautiful appearance from the outside, it is not at all necessary to buy expensive cleaning products for car care. Why spend extra money when you can buy a cheap car care product at any grocery store. And this is potato starch.
Usually after the car fragrance has ceased to “generate” fragrant odors, car owners simply throw it away and go to the store for a new one. Take your time to do this! In this review, the author shows life hack how to make the fragrance serve and emit odors for a very long time.
The plastic lining in the passenger compartment has micropores, in which dirt is often clogged. However, the plastic itself can easily be cleaned using improvised tools. To clean the plastic, the author uses laundry soap, a soft car sponge and a brush to clean clothes (with fine pile). The first step is to wet the surface of the plastic with water.
If you had to deal with problems with the operation of the windows - for example, the windows in the car do not close completely, then read this article. In fact, there can be many causes of this malfunction, but first things first. First of all, it will be necessary to retrain the windows.
In this review, the author shares the idea of how to make a simple folding table for outdoor recreation with your own hands. We called it “Auto-Tail” for a reason - a makeshift table is like a continuation of the car, and is attached to the hitch bracket. The main thing is that the parking brake is applied. For the manufacture of a table you will need: a profile pipe, a pair of flanges, two pieces of a round pipe with a thread at the end, and two metal mounting corners.
Sometimes it is necessary to remove traces of stickers or tinting from glass. In this review, the author tells how to do it quickly, inexpensively and efficiently. Someone will say that you can use solvents to remove traces of stickers. However, firstly, they smell very bad. Secondly, if traces of the sticker remained on the tint, then the solvent can damage it, and it will fade over time.
Rubber on automobile tires "grows old" over time, as a result of which it acquires an ugly grayish tint, which does not affect the presentability of a car in the best way. However, this can be very easily fixed using a homemade rubber dye for “cosmetic restoration”. This tool can be prepared in just 5-10 minutes.
If the external rearview mirror, which is located on the car door, breaks off, then you can use one of the proven and effective ways to restore the plastic fastening with your own hands. The first step is to remove and disassemble the car mirror - we leave only those parts that will need to be restored.
If you put a car under poplar in spring, then buds fall on the hood and roof from a tree, the traces of which are quite problematic to get out. Most often, dried traces can no longer be removed with a finger, a rag, or a WD-40. And even a high-pressure washer steaming with foam does not wash the resulting “plaque”.