Category Archives: How-To

Plastic Tool Tray Reinforcement

Some tools, like screwdrivers, prybars, or special sets like brake tools, come in molded plastic trays made specifically for those tools. If you have room in your toolbox, these can keep things organized really well.

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Quick Tip: Sway Bar Link Installation

I recently shared my method of removing sway bay links, so here’s a quick tip for installing some sway bar links.

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How To: My Sway Bar Link Replacement Method

One of the more common suspension parts to need replacement, in my experience, are sway bar links. Up here in New York, or in other states where rust is an issue, it isn’t always easy to loosen the nuts holding … Continue reading

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How-To: 1997 Honda Civic Noisy Idler Pulley

My car’s engine began to make a high-pitched squealing noise at times, and I tracked it down to the idler pulley for the AC compressor belt.

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How-To: 1997 Honda Civic Sun Visor Replacement

When I bought my car, the sun visors weren’t in good shape. The driver’s one had lots of holes in the fabric, and the vanity mirror cover wouldn’t stay closed, so I had to tie it up with some rope.

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How-To: Repainting Wiper Arms

After a while the paint on wiper arms can turn into bare shiny metal, which can cause sun glare.

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How-To: 1997 Honda Civic A/C Evaporator Replacement

Earlier in the summer I fixed a leak in my air conditioning system, only to have it start leaking from the evaporator, which is the part by your blower motor that cools the air in the car. I could tell … Continue reading

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