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How to Repair a Rubber Fuel Line

Repairing a rubber fuel line requires the right tools, supplies and knowledge. When a leak is found in the rubber fuel line, no amount of duct tape, glue or sealant can fix it properly. This is due to the temperature and pressure of the fuel that runs through the line. The only way to properly repa

How to Replace Rear Speakers

Changing a rear speaker in a car or truck depends on the location of the speaker and its accessibility. Most passenger cars have access to the speakers by way of the trunk. You'll need to replace the speaker if your stereo's sound system is distorted or crackles at high volume. The speaker can be re

Y Pipe Definition

In order for fuel and air to combust properly in your engine, there has to be a waste product created. Once this exhaust is expelled from the engine, it must be routed out. Y pipes are one design used for this.

How to Start a Honda 100CC Dirtbike

Honda dirtbikes are dependable, exciting recreational vehicles and come in a variety of shapes and sizes. From the four stroke 500cc to the 50cc, designed for little tikes, there is a dirtbike available from Honda that fits your needs. The Honda 100cc dirtbikes are perfect all around performers for

How to Remove the Dash From a 2002 Chevy

Removing the dash from a 2002 Chevrolet is easy to do, but the process varies slightly from model to model. Once the dashboard is off, the car's owner has access to the instrument panel, electronics and radio. When installing an aftermarket stereo, you must remove the dash to uninstall the old radi

Edelbrock Carburetor Information

The Edelbrock company produces some of the most popular carburetor designs on today's aftermarket. These carburetors are quite possibly the easiest to identify, as almost all of Edelbrock's carburetors feature a distinctive chrome finish. Not only does Edelbrock produce brand new carburetors, it als

Guide to Flushing a Radiator

A car radiator acts like a cooling system. It must be cleaned and should be free from obstacles to function effectively. Motorists often overlook radiators until something bad happens, this is the reason radiator problems are the most common causes of breakdowns.

How to Change the Brake Pads on a Taurus

The Ford Taurus has a four-wheel disc brake system that consists of a brake master cylinder, brake lines, brake calipers, brake rotors and brake pads. When you hit the brakes, you send a mechanical force into the master cylinder, which in turn sends hydraulic fluid down the brake lines to the brake

How to Identify a 396 Big Block

Big-block engines came about in the mid 1950s to allow cars to hold their own on roads increasing filled with large trucks. The larger displacement designs of these engine allowed the pistons to draw more air and fuel into the engine in one cycle, increasing the car's power. Big blocks are named aft

How to Remove the Dash in a 2006 Ford Taurus

You may need to remove the dash on a vehicle to make specific repairs within the engine. The Ford Taurus dash is connected to panels, switches and the steering column, so there are many steps to perform to remove the dash completely. You can buy the tools needed for the dash removal from a local a

How to Install a Chevrolet 5.0 Distributor

Installing the a distributor on the 5.0L engine of your Chevrolet vehicle requires you to orient the engine's pistons so that the distributor will fit into the engine and to hook up the distributor's plug-towers in a certain order. The plug-towers of the distributor are arranged with the first plug-