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

Fine new fibers fight the cold
108
Clothing, Cold weather, Textile fibers, Synthetic
Where are the Russians headed next?
110
Planets (Exploration), Space research (Soviet Union)
A craftsman's secrets for using a router
114
Routing machines
Double-deck porch adds two party rooms
118
Decks, patios, terraces, etc, Recreation rooms
Using squares in the shop
122
Carpenters' squares

Firsthand report
84
Driving the Porsche 944
The ultralight you can take anywhere
88
Airplanes, Light, All terrain vehicles
Singles, anyone?
91
Airplanes, Light
Best stereos for penthouse or playroom
94
Audio systems (Rating)
New cameras that make photography easy
97
Cameras (Rating)
Driving the '83 GM cars
100
Automobiles (Testing)
Driving the '83 Fords
102
Automobiles (Testing)
Driving the '83 Chryslers
104
Automobiles (Testing)
Driving the '83 AMCs
106
Automobiles, Foreign (Testing)
Popular mechanics car care guide
123
Automobile engines (Maintenance and repair), Automobiles (Maintenance and repair)
Build PM's garage workbench
128
Workbenches
Build PM's tool dolly
132
Trucks (Dollies)
What you should know before buying auto parts
137
Automobile parts
When you can't do it yourself .
178
Automobile mechanics (Persons)
A guiding light, by day or night
191
Airplanes (Landing)
Germany's @cool' coal fire--no pollution, no acid rain, no chimneys
192
Coal industry (Environmental aspects, Germany (West)), Combustion
The world is their atrium
194
Atriums, Tampa (Fla.) (Buildings)

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