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How To: Replace drum brakes with disc brakes on a 79 F150

A complete step by step automotive installation video on how to change a '79 F150 truck from drums to rear disc brakes. Disc brakes are newer technology that provide more stopping power and easier maintenance than older drum brakes. If you have a Dana 70 (1979 F150), bring it up to date and replace those old drum brakes with newer, better disc brakes. The guys at Redneck TV will make it easy for you.

How To: Replace your worn-out rear brake shoes on your vehicle

Are your rear brake shows worn out and making noise? Well, then today's you lucky day, because Scotty Kilmer is going to show you how to change brake shoes on a car. First, you'll need to jack up the car a few inches from the ground. Take of the wheel, then get a big hammer and whack the drum a few times to loosen it up. Take it off. For the rest of the repair instructions, watch the full video!

How To: Remove and clean the throttle body in a Saturn car

One day, your car may break down and you won't be able to afford to hire a mechanic, so what do you do... you look on the web for some how-to vehicle repair videos and become your own car mechanic, that's what. You don't need any advanced training to perform repairs and simple maintenance on your automobile, but you may need a few tools. Invest in the basic tools and you'll be prepared for just about any car malfunction you can think of. This tutorial will help get you on your way, as long as...

How To: Remove rear window tint

There are several ways you can remove window tinting. This video will show you how you can use a steamer and razor blade to peel and scrape of the tinting of a back window in a car. The steam heater will get the tint coat to separate from the glass. Depending on how old and the quality of the tint will determine how easy this process is. Hopefully you have a good tint job which will allow for easier removal. You can use Windex to finish removing any residue left when you are done. You may nee...

How To: Replace the stock air filter on a Ninja motorcycle

In this tutorial, we learn how to replace the stock air filter on a Ninja motorcycle. Start off by opening up the air box using an Allen wrench. After this, take the bolts out of this and set the air box cover down. Now, remove the air filter to see how dirty it is. If the air filter is full of residue, then you need to change it! Now, clean the inside of the air filter area with a wash cloth . After this, replace your new air filter back into the right spot. Next, apply the filter cover back...

How To: Use Fiberglass Filler For Auto Body Repair

Assuring A Proper Repair When Welding Vehicle Sheet Metal Any weld that is performed on a vehicle requires certain steps to assure a proper repair. For example, weld-through-primer must be applied to the welded surface being welded; corrosion protection must be applied to the back side of the welded area, etc. In this article we are going to discuss why fiberglass is required for auto body repair.

How To: Bypass the kickstand safety switch on a motorcycle

In this tutorial, we learn how to bypass the kickstand safety switch on a motorcycle. If you have broke your kickstand switch, you can easily bypass it while you are on the road so you can set your bike. All you need to do this is a piece of electric tape. If you don't have this on your bike, the vehicle will completely turn off while it's in use. To do this, unplug the switch that is the kickstand safety switch. There will be two electrical tabs in this, stick a screwdriver in them to remove...