How to Replace Control Arms and Bushings to Fix a Bouncy Suspension
How to Replace Control Arms and Bushings to Fix a Bouncy Suspension
How to Replace Control Arms and Bushings to Fix a Bouncy Suspension
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How to Replace Control Arms and Bushings to Fix a Bouncy Suspension - ChrisFix

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Learn how to fix your own car with my easy to follow, step-by-step how to style videos for both beginners and experts. Save money, know the job is getting done properly, and feel great after you fix your own car! I publish new videos around every 10 days so stay tuned! I take a lot of pride in my "How to" videos because I like to help others learn how to fix their car. I film, edit and publish each video on my own. They are concise with all of the essential information so anyone can follow along and fix their car from beginners to experts. I have had many viewers comment and let me know how I have taught them how to fix their car themselves and save them $$$ and I love it! Comment, like and subscribe! Let me know what you think! Also, you can follow me on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to get updates, quick-tips, and ask questions (links below) ChrisFix LLC 2018

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Car wont start? Learn how to replace a fuel pump and fuel tank. I show you how to buy a car that wont start for $500 and fix it to make a $2100 profit. The car wont crank and the fuel pump and gas tank need to be replaced. I also show you how to replace the muffler so by the end of the video we have a really nice and reliable daily driver! Video of Detailing this car so it looks brand new: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUdSUDObwVc CRAFTSMAN Mechanics Tool Sets: http://bit.ly/2PNfHLS Tools used in the video: 150 Piece Set: https://low.es/2PRQM9N Breaker bar: https://low.es/2vILlmD Saw: https://low.es/2x5XlyX 4lb...

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Learn how to replace the ENTIRE front suspension of your car in this two episode series. Here I will show you how to install a brand new wheel bearing, ball joints, control arms, tie rod, strut, and axle. The ball joint and wheel bearing has to be pressed into the knuckle and I have a bunch of tips and tricks to make that easy. I show how to properly install a tie rod (safely) and get an accurate measurement so you can get the car aligned. I also show you how to properly torque down bolts with bushings so you...

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Spark Plug Replacement DIY (the ULTIMATE Guide)

Learn how to replace spark plugs, inspect spark plugs, gap spark plugs, figure out what spark plugs are best for your car and where to use antiseize and dielectric grease. I cover every aspect in spark plug and wire replacement all in one video! Again, thanks Advance Auto Parts for providing all of those spark plugs so I could make the video! Here is what I used: Spark Plugs: https://goo.gl/WDsqNE Spark Plug wires: https://goo.gl/SQ5CVs Tools: https://goo.gl/AxS53b Become a ChrisFix Subscriber: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=paintballoo7 → Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chrisfixit → Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chrisfix8 → Website: http://www.ChrisFixed.com → My Channel Home Page: https://www.youtube.com/ChrisFix **If the video was helpful, remember to give it a "thumbs up"...

How to Restore Headlights PERMANENTLY

Headlight Restoration using Clear Coat. This video will show you how to clean and restore your headlights so they will never turn yellow or hazy again! You have seen videos on restoring headlights with bug spray, toothpaste, baking soda, and the kits you buy in the store, but all of these methods are temporary and eventually the haze and oxidation will come back. My method will first make the headlight clear by wet sanding and then put a UV coat on it to seal it in. Headlight Clarity Updates: 1yr Later: https://instagram.com/p/8iyExTOjFm/ 2yrs later: https://www.instagram.com/p/BC7Ov-zOjLe/?taken-by=chrisfixit New longer lasting clear coat: https://amzn.to/2JU2Fap Clear Coat I used: http://amzn.to/1RiHCcw 2000...

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I Bought the Most Hated Car on the Internet (and made $1000)

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Learn how to leather cover and refinish your car's steering wheel. I show you everything you need to know from how to remove your steering wheel, remove the airbag, and more so you can wrap your steering wheel with a new leather cover that looks amazing! Steering wheel puller: http://amzn.to/2lKB56i Strong Thread: http://amzn.to/2lAvgWN Curved Needles: http://amzn.to/2le5gPT Leather Glue: http://amzn.to/2lAmbNy Sharp Scissor: http://amzn.to/2mhC77j Leather Kit (pre-drilled holes): http://amzn.to/2mhEXtd Steering wheel slip on covers: http://amzn.to/2lKxViA Vinyl I used: Picked up at local upholstery shop so I could color match → Become a ChrisFix Subscriber: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=paintballoo7 → Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chrisfixit → Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chrisfix8 → Website: http://www.ChrisFixed.com → My Channel Home Page: https://www.youtube.com/ChrisFix **If the video was helpful,...

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How to replace inner and outer tie rods. This video will show you in depth how to change the inner and outer tie rods of your car or truck. You need a special tool, an inner tie rod end tool, to complete the job (this can be rented for free at your local parts store). The job straight forward and anyone with basic tools can do it! Inexpensive tie rods: http://amzn.to/1XckepV Tie rod tool I used: http://amzn.to/1XcjTUf Inexpensive Tie Rod Tool: http://amzn.to/2j7fwYj Torque Wrench I used: http://amzn.to/1XcoPs8 How to check to see if your tie rod is bad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brI2feYiEi8 Tie Rod End Cutaway: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RjhtVse6jE Become a...

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