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How to Remove an Air Silencer on a Mustang GT

A Ford Mustang GT comes with an air silencer installed next to the air box, which is designed to quiet down the sound of the air rushing into the air box and the intake tubing. This silencer makes the engine quieter, but it also robs the engine of horsepower. If you want to gain that horsepower back

How to Compare Hitch Type Bike Racks

Hitch racks are a great way to carry several bicycles that you need easy access to. Like trunk racks, you don't have to climb onto the car or roof to mount bikes into the rack, but unlike trunk racks, hitch racks are fairly universal across cars as long as you have a hitch mount. Hitch mounts also

My Dodge Stealth Won't Start

The Dodge Stealth was manufactured based on the same platform as the Mitsubishi Eclipse and Talon. The Stealth started out being offered in four different models, all with a 3.0L V6 engine. Over the years of manufacturing the Stealth, there have been problems that cause the engine to not start. Ther

How to Reinstall the OEM Radio in a Miata

While many Miata owners opt for aftermarket stereos, it is often necessary to later reinstall the factory radio in place of the aftermarket stereo. Fortunately, the installation process for aftermarket stereo systems does not prevent the reinstallation of the factory system. Additionally, while th

How to Use the Club for Your Car

The Club is a steering wheel locking device that can deter a thief from trying to steal your vehicle. This device locks the steering wheel and prevents any sort of movement. You can purchase it automotive stores or online. According to the Everett Police Department in Washington, the Club can be ins

How to Install a Bar Map Sensor for Turbo Buicks

A bar MAP sensor monitors the air flowing into the air intake system. It's called a "manifold absolute pressure" sensor. When this component fails, your turbo Buick will stall suddenly while driving, you'll experience low or extremely rough idle, or your vehicle may not even start. When this happens

How to Install a Body Kit

A body kit consists of a stylish front bumper cover, rear bumper cover and side skirts to replace the plain factory parts. The kits are aftermarket accessories and are made for just about every make and model of car available. Body kits generally come in either fiberglass or urethane material. Fiber

Mustang Facts

The Ford Mustang ushered in a new era of automotive design and marketing with its sculpted body, long hood, short rear deck and sporty, sassy look. The Mustang was Ford's response to the Chevrolet Corvair, not so much for its fuel efficiency but for its appeal to a younger market. The Corvair failed

How to Install a Trailer Hitch on a Buick Rendezvous

Buick introduced the Rendezvous as a 2002 model and produced it through the 2007 model year. The company called its new vehicle a crossover sport utility vehicle, although it has a lot in common with a minivan. A transverse-mounted V-6 engine provided its motive power. Augment the cargo capacity of

Windshield Glass Types

Windshield glass must meet strict safety requirements and specifications.Paul Edmondson/Photodisc/Getty ImagesThe type of glass that's used for windshields is quite different than the glass that's used for most windows. Windshield glass contains a thin piece of plastic between two sheets...

How to Take Apart a ZX6 Exhaust

The Kawasaki ZX6 is a powerful motorcycle that's very popular among custom motorcycle builders. Although they have a good amount of horsepower, many people still want to customize these vehicles further and increase the horsepower in the process. One way to do that is to install an exhaust on the mo

American Car Shows in the United Kingdom

The UK's car shows attract classic American cars.retro car image by Anna Chelnokova from Fotolia.comThe United Kingdom has auto shows that draw visitors and exhibitors from all corners of the country and small car clubs that host their own local, but less glamorous shows. Only a few shows...

How to Install a Hidden Hitch on a 2004 Pacifica

The Chrysler Pacifica debuted as a concept vehicle in 2002 and became a production vehicle in 2004. Hidden Hitches has a Class III & IV receiver hitch that is compatible with all styles of the 2004 Chrysler Pacifica. The hitch has a round tube design and mounts to the frame of the Pacifica. The inst

Tips on Tow Bars for a 2006 Jeep Liberty Limited

When properly equipped, the 2006 Jeep Liberty can tow up to 5,000 lbs.red horse trailer image by studio vision1 from Fotolia.comDuring the 2006 model year, the Liberty was Jeep's entry-level compact SUV. The towing capacity of the 2006 Jeep Liberty varied between 2,000 and 5,000 lbs....

How to Install a Dodge Body Lift

A body lift kit provides additional clearance for an off-road vehicle, as well as providing it with a more aggressive stance and look. Many manufacturers of off-road equipment develop and market body and suspension lift kits, most of which can be installed by the off-road truck enthusiast. Lifts com

Installation of the Haul Master Tow Bar

Haul Master refers to a line of towing accessories sold by the Harbor Freight Company. Harbor Freight started business in 1968 selling tools at a reasonable price through mail order catalogs and retail store locations. The Haul Master tow bar is designed to tow a vehicle on all four of its wheels be

Mopar Hitch Instructions

Mopar is the aftermarket accessory manufacturer for Chrysler and Dodge automobiles. Included in its product line are trailer hitch packages. Although each vehicle has different requirements for installing a trailer hitch package, each basic Mopar trailer hitch package should come with the same basic

Gibson Exhaust Tips

Gibson offers an array of bolt-on exhaust tips.Auto Exhaust image by Digital Photique from Fotolia.comGibson Performance Exhaust offers 13 different models of exhaust tips. Gibson exhaust tips are made from T-304 polished stainless steal and feature a bolt-on and clampless design that...

How to Customize Auto Car Seats With Your Own Photo

Customizing your car's interior is a creative way of making your car fit your own personal style. There are many seat covers that are made for covering the seats of any vehicle. The seat covers themselves can actually be customized as well. You can create an image on each seat of your car using one

How to Enjoy the Corvettes in the Carlilse Car Show in Carlilse, PA

The Carlilse Car Show in Carlilse, Pennsylvania, is one of the biggest Corvette shows on the east coast. People from all over the country come for this well-attended event. Over the course of 3 days, Corvette owners and enthusiasts have a chance to bond with each other, learn more about the car, pur