South USA: http://whitetrashrepairs.com
India: A related term is "jugaad" some photo examples here
Starting a van with a rope whip
Roma: Related term ""Pretty Dyana"
Cuba has a lot of street engineering. Can we find the Spanish for it?
USA term: 'Quick dirty hack'. 'Kludge'
Related terms you might get in the UK: 'Bodge'
Useful items for fixes: Ty-wraps. Duct tape. WD40. These are the classics jugaard items for fixing things.
Jailhouse tech. More prisoner gadgets.
Loads more here at Streetuse: