Car Hacks

Car Controlled using a Cell Phone

Car Controlled using a Cell Phone

This project was done for the completion of BSc degree in computer systems engineering in Palestine Polytechnic University. --- This Project is about using the mobile phone as an advanced Remote Control for a car, by installing a central locking...
Drive a Car with an iPhone Remote

Drive a Car with an iPhone Remote

The car can be remotely steered using a laptop with LabView software as the brains.  A custom app lets you control the pedal and gas with touch sliders on the phone. The steering is taken care of by the iPhone’s accelerometer. Three...
Car Hack: Remotely Drive a Car with an iPhone

Car Hack: Remotely Drive a Car with an iPhone

Should driving a car with an iPhone deserve a ticket? Nah, it should be rewarded.  It might look dangerous but this iPhone hack is just another example of what can be done with an iPhone and uncommon ingenuity. The 10 Outstanding DIY iPhone Hacks...
DIY iPhone Controlled RC Car

DIY iPhone Controlled RC Car

Combine the power of the Arduino with the iPhone and you’re bound to end up with an outstanding project. Learn how to control an RC car using the multitouch and tilt sensing features of the iPhone. View the Full...
Build a Solar Powered Electric Car

Build a Solar Powered Electric Car

Since electric vehicles are the newest trend among the DIY green community, this solar powered electric car just takes the process one step further.  After previously constructing his own electric car, he wrote up a full tutorial about you how to...
Run your Car on Garbage

Run your Car on Garbage

Honda powered by waste biomass. The ALL Power Labs team installs a biomass gasification system - based on their Open Source Gasifier Experimenter's Kit - into the trunk of a Honda. The Honda now runs on 100% waste biomass - corn stalks, walnut...
Car Drives on Walls or Ceiling using internal Vacuum

Car Drives on Walls or Ceiling using internal Vacuum

Although this is actually a commercial product, it would be one hell of a DIY project to build one on your own. It appears that it's simply a lightweight RC car with a fan going through the middle of it which creates suction to the wall. ...
Play Xbox Live in Your Car

Play Xbox Live in Your Car

A 23 inch LCD, laptop, and ye ole Xbox 360 have teamed up to bring you Xbox Live on the go. Connect to any wifi floating around, and within seconds you’re on the war torn battlefields pwning noobs.  Check out the full tutorial of setting up ...
Sports Car Controlled Entirely via iPod Touch

Sports Car Controlled Entirely via iPod Touch

This GTO is controlled entirely via iPod Touch, allowing the owner to start the car, open the doors and trunk, roll down the windows, control the radio, arm the car alarm and even rev the engine – all from across the parking lot.  Range is...
Dark Night Batman Tumbler

Dark Night Batman Tumbler

This man built a custom Dark Knight tumbler and placed his outstanding design on a go kart for a miniature version.  While you can’t purchase the actual vehicle, you can buy his plans and view more about the project on eBay (bidding has ended,...