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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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Silent fill valve replaces float ball in toilet tank
52
Toilets
Bucking the pack ice to Prudhoe Bay
58
Ice breaking vessels, Petroleum pipelines (Alaska)
Two faces of Indy
75
Automobile racing
Roughneck's best friend is a noisy yellow bird
80
Helicopters in the petroleum industry
Our newest destroyer: swift and sneaky
82
Warships
Build this quartet of nesting tables
114
Tables
Car care guide
117
Automobiles (Maintenance and repair)
Carburetors
134
Carburetors
Ignition and electrical systems
139
Automobile engines (Ignition), Automobiles (Electric equipment)
Bodies--inside and out
145
Automobiles (Bodies)

10 ways to keep vegetarians out of your vegetable patch
84
Pest control
Bugged by bugs? Here are helpful tips on how to keep them away
86
Insect control
How to find the best spot for your car's CB--plus easy installation hints
88
Radiotelephone in automobiles
PM owners report
92
Plymouth Volare and Dodge Aspen
Coming: new cameras that focus for you
96
Photography (Focusing)
How to camp away from campers
98
Camping, Wilderness areas
Wilderness in the High Uintas primitive area
100
Wilderness areas (Utah)
Stay on vacation all summer with a low-cost pool
102
Swimming pools
Decorative planter
106
Flower boxes, planters, etc
Door chime
107
Doorbells, chimes, etc
Laundry center
107
Storage in the home
Lamppost for your yard
108
Outdoor lighting
Home security
108
Timing devices
New outdoor gear
109
Sporting goods
How to add light and space with dormers
110
Attics
Build your own fruit and vegetable dryer
112
Drying equipment
Transmissions and drive trains
158
Automobiles (Propellers, Transmission)
Starting problems
164
Automobiles (Starting)
Suspension and steering systems
165
Automobiles (Steering gear, Springs and suspension)
Oil problems
171
Automobiles (Lubrication and lubricants)
Engines
176
Automobile engines (Maintenance and repair)
Brakes
180
Brakes, Automobile (Maintenance and repair)
Heaters and airconditioners
184
Automobiles (Air conditioning, Heating and ventilation)
Exhaust systems
187
Automobile engines (Exhaust)
Cooling systems
192
Automobile engines (Cooling)
Fuel systems and gasoline
196
Automobile engines (Fuel injection)
Tires
200
Tires, Automobile
Tote bookrack
206
Bookends and bookracks
Handy drill-press tray
226
Drills
Dimmer switch
227
Electric switches
Supertrees: more wood for an energy hungry world
239
Trees (Breeding)
Bahamas: beachcombing paradise for flying explorers
248
Air travel (Bahamas)

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