Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether itís 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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Contents

Silicon Ants Could Prove Tireless Workers
21
Actuators, Piezoelectric equipment
Wingships
35
Wing-in-ground-effect vehicles
Concept Internationale
39
Automobiles, Experimental
Wild Things
42
Motor boats (Rating)
Possible Dreams
46
Popular mechanics (Periodical), Aviation (History, Exhibitions)
Troubleshoot Emissions Controls
84
Automobiles (Pollution control devices)
Plug Engine Oil Leaks
86
Automobiles (Leakage, Lubrication and lubricants)
Plug Transmission Leaks
88
Automobiles (Leakage, Transmission fluids)
Plug Coolant Leaks
90
Automobiles (Leakage), Automobile engines (Cooling)
Plug A/C Freon Leaks
93
Automobiles (Leakage, Air conditioning, Environmental aspects), Freon

Showstoppers
48
Consumer Electronics Show
Long-term Test Cars
50
Automobiles (Rating), Convertibles (Automobiles) (Rating), Automobiles, Foreign (Rating), Pickup trucks (Rating)
Compound Miter Saw
53
Miter saws
Anglewright Adjustable Triangle
58
Triangles (Tools)
Garbage Disposer
60
Refuse disposers
Old House Security
63
Locks and keys
Lawn and Garden Gear
65
Garden equipment (Rating), Lawn equipment (Rating)
Delta Mortiser and Shaper
69
Jointers (Woodworking machinery), Shapers (Machinery), Chisels
Black & Decker Sawcat
71
Circular saws
Mach 1 Saw Blade
72
Saw blades
Car Care: Clean and Green
73
Automobiles (Maintenance and repair, Environmental aspects)
Engine Tuneup for Peak Efficiency
76
Automobile engines (Maintenance and repair)
Troubleshoot Fuel Systems
80
Automobile engines (Fuel injection)
Reduce Rolling Resistance
82
Automobiles (Wheels), Tires, Automobile (Care), Brakes, Automobile (Maintenance and repair)
Plug Fuel and Vapor Leaks
95
Automobiles (Leakage, Pollution control devices)
Use Recycled Parts
96
Automobiles (Recycling), Automobile parts (Recycling)
Recycle Auto Waste
98
Petroleum waste (Recycling), Anti-freeze solutions (Recycling), Automobile batteries (Recycling)
MX-6 and 626: Mazda Hits Two More Homers
105
Automobiles, Foreign (Testing)
Jeep Grand Cherokee
108
Jeep automobiles (Rating)
Nissan Quest
112
Minivans (Rating)
Science on a Kite String
114
Kites (Meteorological use)
Ceramicote
118
Protective coatings, Insulation (Heat)
Have You Off-roaded a Ford Lately?
120
Motor vehicle driving (Oregon), Four wheel drive vehicles (Testing)
Sound Deliveries
122
Compact disc players (Rating)
French Revolution
124
Turboprop airplanes (Rating)
Previewing Widescreen TV.
126
High definition television (France, Sports), Wide screen television, Olympic Games, 1992 (Albertville, France)
The Sailfish & the Sea
132
Fishing boats (Rating), Sailfish fishing, Fishing (Florida Keys (Fla.))

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