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

Ford's new Maverick
42
Automobiles
Chevy's Blazer: a different four-wheel drive
56
Motor vehicles
Driver training: does it really do any good?
93
Automobile driving (Study and teaching)
Clock in the boiler strikes two?
98
Clocks (Collectors and collecting)
PM owners report
102
Pontiac Grand prix
How to set up your own lube shop
154
Automobiles (Lubrication and lubricants)
Weekend projects
160
Woodworking (Projects)
Build this in-a-fence tool storage
164
Garden equipment (Storage)
Convert your outdoor grill to gas
166
Barbecue grills
Vacation homes
168
Vacation houses

Tape your own TV shows
108
Videotape recorders and recording
What really caused the Torrey Canyon disaster?
114
Navigation, Shipwrecks
What price power?
120
Automobiles (Cost of operation, Prices)
Super lab that nobody knows
124
Sandia National Laboratories
Bill Lear's steam car
128
Steam automobiles
New gear means new cheer for backpackers
132
Camping (Equipment), Backpacks and backpacking
One-armed high-wire artist
138
Fred BEAVERS, Cableways
PM owners report
140
Ford XL.
How much torture can your boat take?
146
Boats and boating (Rating), Motor boats (Rating)

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