Latest PowerNation Garage Episodes
If you're looking for an aftermarket bumper, Aries has a great selection. For the XOR project, Creep It Real, they went with the Rock Crusher Series bumper. And since their bumpers are so affordable, you can use them stock or they're easily modified.
How To Modify A Custom Bumper
A lot of times after you pull a freshly painted vehicle out of the booth, people will think it's perfect and not even want it to be cut and buffed. But when you see the finish side by side, you'll see the difference and why it's important.
How To Cut And Buff A Clear Coat
You may have come across this situation before: you're out scouring the junkyard trying to find a tilt column and you find one! But of course, the keys are missing. Well here's how to swap out that lock cylinder.
How To Swap Out A Lock Cylinder
Almost all automotive machinery has some form of metal to metal contact during its operation. Both engines and drivetrains are complex and have several metallic parts that rub against each other. To keep those parts from flat out being destroyed or wearing out proper lubrication is necessary.
How To Differentiate Lubrication Demands For Different Parts
It's always good to have a spare tire, especially heading out on the trails. So of course, you need a way to carry that tire with you.
How To Build A Spare Tire Carrier
In previous episodes we've covered types and jobs of different fasteners, how to identify and measure bolts, and how to retain a bolt. But there are other types of fasteners available, such as screws or rivets.
Uses And Applications For Screws And Rivets
September 2018 Episodes
If you're looking to improve the performance of your project vehicle, upgrading the ignition system can be a relatively easy, and low-budget way to do that.
What You Need To Upgrade An Ignition System
To get started you simply take a piece of sheet metal and slide it through the dies.
How To Work A Bead Roller
When adding upgrades like horsepower or heavier wheels and tires, improving stopping ability is also important.
How Quality Brakes Are Made