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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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Ford's New Minivan Previewed
14
Minivans
A Revolutionary New Computer
42
Computers (Rating)
New Program Challenges the Spreadsheets
44
Computer programs (Reviews)
Make an Adjustable Toolpost for Our Lathe
59
Lathes (Equipment)
How to Replace a Washer Drive Belt
62
Washing machines (Maintenance and repair)
Getting Rid of Rust
114
Automobiles (Corrosion and anticorrosives)
Wax, Polish and Paint
120
Automobiles (Painting, Cleaning)
Redoing Upholstery and Carpeting
124
Automobiles (Upholstery, Rugs and carpets)
Engine Swaps: Your Toughest Job
129
Automobile engines (Maintenance and repair)
Clutch Renewal
138
Automobiles (Clutches)

Build a Carry-all Bike Cart
64
Trailers
Science Goes to Bat
71
Sports (Computer use), Baseball, Professional (Statistics), Baseball players (Health and hygiene)
Pontiac Fiero 2M4
75
Sports cars
Front Drive Hits Top of the Line
76
Automobiles (Front wheel drive)
The Lost Squadron
78
Aviation (Greenland), Airplanes, Military (History), Salvage (Airplanes)
Now: the 20-mpg Motor Home
82
Campers, Truck (Rating)
Software--now it Does Windows
84
Windows operating systems
4 Fences Your Neighbors Will Like
86
Fences
Sculpt Boxes with a Band Saw
90
Boxes, cases, etc, Saws and sawing
Build PM's Unique TV Bed
92
Beds
Working with Chisels
97
Chisels
3 Saw Fixtures that Help Cut Oversize Stock
98
Saws and sawing (Stands, tables, etc)
Make These 4 Tools for Your Shop
100
Tools
Push-apart Pliers
100
Pliers
Shop Anvil
101
Anvils
Round-stock Cutter
101
Cutting tools
Car Care Guide
103
Automobiles, Restored, Automobiles (Maintenance and repair)
Reviving Your Car's Chassis
143
Automobiles (Chassis)
Cruise Ship for the Future
166
SWATH ships, Ocean liners
Strange New Shape for Tomorrow's SST.
168
Airplanes, Supersonic (Fuselage)
Tip's for Inventors
172
Tip Sempliner, Inventions
A Band Saw Blade Splicer
180
Band saws, Saw blades
Now They Belong to the Ages. .
182
Patent models
Make a Barbecue Grill Scraper
183
Scrapers (Tools), Barbecue grills
Is this the Next Great Indy Engine?
184
Racing automobiles (Engines, Superchargers)
'84 Indy 500: a Wide-open Race
190
Indianapolis 500 (Race)
Drapery Retainers for Patio Doors
192
Curtain and drapery fixtures
Looking Under the Hood of GM's C-cars
200
Automobile engines
A Dovetail Jig
223
Jigs (Tools)
Low-cost Shelves
224
Shelves and racks
Bag Holder
224
Trash bags
Resaw Jig
226
Jigs (Tools)
How to Break a File . . . Safely
230
Files and rasps

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