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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
 

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Indy Car Racing at New Jersey's Meadowlands
12
Meadowlands Grand Prix
Dodge's Porsche Killer
36
Automobiles (Design)
Win PM's Forest Ranger Pickup
48
Trucks, Remodeled
PM's Electronics Hall of Fame
50
Nikola Tesla; 1856-1943, Alan Dower Blumlein; 1904-1942, Electronics research (History)
Easy-to-install Attic Fan
51
Ventilators (Installation)

Servicing Automatic Transmissions
53
Automobiles (Transmission)
The 1985 Cars
60
Automobiles
Driving the BMW 325e
64
Automobiles, Foreign (Rating)
Buick Regal T Type, Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser, Jeep Cherokee, Dodge Caravan, VW Vanagon
68
Jeep automobiles (Rating), Vans (Rating), Station wagons (Rating), Automobiles (Rating)
Why Police Can't Get the Cars They Need
75
Automobiles, Police (Rating)
Halfway to the Stars
78
Cable railroads, San Francisco (Calif.) (Transit systems)
Biking the Badlands
82
Mountain bicycles
Bringing Star Wars Down to Earth
84
Strategic Defense Initiative
Lasers and Rail Guns Arrive
86
Lasers (Military use), Railguns
Contour Sander; Quick Change Sander
100
Sanding and sanding equipment
How to Install a Water Filter
102
Water filters and filtration
Measuring and Marking
106
Measurement
Oak Bar Clamp
113
Clamps
Remote-control GIs
119
Robots (Military use)
Turboprops that Hit 400 Mph
120
Airplanes, Business (Speed), Turboprop airplanes (Speed)
SST Technology Pays Off in Faster Fighters
121
Airplanes, Military (Design)
5 Easy-to-build Projects
131
Shelves and racks
A Woodworking Bench
136
Workbenches

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