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Drilling holes in car bodywork

Drilling one or more holes in the car body is necessary for fitting extras such as an aerial, win...

Fitting vehicle deadlocks

One of the main reasons why so many cars are stolen is that a thief, even if inexperienced, can...

Fitting an electric fan to a car

All cars have a fan to help cool the coolant as it passes through the radiator. On most cars,...

Fitting a sunroof

Fitting a sunroof brings extra fresh air and light inside the car, making driving more of a plea...

Installing a car graphic equalizer

No car is acoustically perfect. This can mean that your stereo system does not sound as good in ...

How to add extra car speakers

The standard twin-speaker car stereo system has one obvious drawback. If you mount the speakers ...

Fitting a brake light warning system

Brake lights are a vital warning signal to other road-users and a legal requirement, so you need...

Fitting an electric fan to a side radiator

Fitting an electric, thermostatically controlled fan in place of the mechanical, engine-driven t...

Adding reversing lights

Reversing is one of the most difficult manoeuvres you can perform with your car, especially at n...

Repairing quarterlights

Quarterlights are now rarely fitted by manufacturers so you mostly find them on older cars. It i...

How to fit a bodykit

One way of changing your car's appearance is to fit a front or rear spoiler. These can also redu...

Overhauling a light cluster

Many modern cars are now designed so that their lights are built as a one-piece unit known as a c...

Installing a cigarette lighter socket

Although you may not smoke, fitting a cigarette lighter inside your car could be more useful tha...

Installing central locking

Car theft or car break-ins are always a worry to the motorist and it is wise to take every...

How to install an oil temperature gauge

The working temperature of your engine is normally kept to an optimum level by the cooling syste...