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Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-06-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,427
Posted By Tuan
Redline goods also sells the covers, but quality...

Redline goods also sells the covers, but quality depends on the installer.
Here's my DIY - perforated nappa leather w/ red stitching for the hand brake cover, and OEM glove box cover.
The OEM BRZ...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-06-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 208,048
Posted By Tuan
Just got the TSB fix done by the dealer - issue...

Just got the TSB fix done by the dealer - issue resolved! :bonk:

I had to shop around for a few dealers - the first two pointed at my "modified suspension" and told me they wouldn't perform the...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 07-23-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,327
Posted By Tuan
I have had the same issue as you. I recently...

I have had the same issue as you.
I recently purchased these set of bulbs from amazon
Amazon.com: Green LongLife 5050167 LED Replacement Light Bulb with 194/T10 Wedge base 35 Lumens 12v Natural...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 05-28-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,522
Posted By Tuan
The headlamp lens are protected by a clear coat...

The headlamp lens are protected by a clear coat paint. Overtime the clear coat will degrade (oxidize) and become hazy due to UV exposure. The best way to prevent this from happening is to regularly...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-27-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,302
Posted By Tuan
Happy birthday. :paddle: If you want to...

Happy birthday. :paddle:

If you want to cover that up, this website sells OEM matched aerosol touch up paint - you can cover/blend just that portion of the bumper if you are DIY inclined. Mobile...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 05-26-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,660
Posted By Tuan
Ebay link for black carbon fiber ...

Ebay link for black carbon fiber
http://www.ebay.com/itm/360924229506?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649

Link to thread with pics of the installed wheel...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 05-26-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,660
Posted By Tuan
These all appear to be variations on DCT's custom...

These all appear to be variations on DCT's custom steering wheels. DCT is a company based in San Jose, California.
They appear concave because the airbag is a printed image.
They are available in...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-24-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,518
Posted By Tuan
I'd recommend Raam Audio. They don't have a MLV...

I'd recommend Raam Audio. They don't have a MLV product, but they have a butyl based deadener and closed cell foam combo that seems to work well. I've installed their product in my old Lexus.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-20-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,518
Posted By Tuan
Our cars are loud in stock form, however your...

Our cars are loud in stock form, however your adjusting your stereo at 92db to make up for the cabin noise is the obvious culprit. Sound levels above 85db for an extended level of time will lead to...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 05-20-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 217,306
Posted By Tuan
I've been charging my phone using the USB Charger...

I've been charging my phone using the USB Charger and stashing it in the little cubby hole next to the port. To answer your question, you can leave your phone on top of the cup holder, and the...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-14-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,920
Posted By Tuan
Base model seats are upholstered in fabric and...

Base model seats are upholstered in fabric and are not made of faux suede (alcantara). This fabric has a very fine nap, so it is understandable why it can be confused as faux suede. You can treat...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 05-13-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 217,306
Posted By Tuan
Just installed my new nappa leather cover from...

Just installed my new nappa leather cover from Redline goods! The OEM Vinyl looked good at first, but it began to get shiny and plastic-y after a year of use. It also didn't match my new nappa...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-10-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,977
Posted By Tuan
Here's mine...gotta have that school spirit...

Here's mine...gotta have that school spirit :party0030:
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2927/14151546741_a5a743d1fe_z.jpg
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 04-29-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,177
Posted By Tuan
After the condensation evaporates, you'll be left...

After the condensation evaporates, you'll be left with residue on the inner surface of the lens - will require you to bake apart the headlamps and clean off the lens/reseal. Never trust the quality...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-16-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 26,379
Posted By Tuan
Did anyone notice the headliner is in a lighter...

Did anyone notice the headliner is in a lighter grey color compared to the standard black we get in the US? :iono:
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 04-10-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,053
Posted By Tuan
A 3m Clear Bra on the front bumper and hood will...

A 3m Clear Bra on the front bumper and hood will prevent rock chips. I've had mine on my car for 13K miles. My front end has been rock chip-free compared to my front license plate, which is already...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 04-07-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,804
Posted By Tuan
Maybe you should clarify your original post which...

Maybe you should clarify your original post which implies you want to get rid of the entire reverse lamp assembly, not "leaving the lights intact"

Don't see any clear reverse lamp lenses available...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 04-06-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,857
Posted By Tuan
That's pretty low mileage for "normal wear and...

That's pretty low mileage for "normal wear and tear", unless you remember scratching it with a ring. They would probably replace it under warranty for you.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 04-06-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,857
Posted By Tuan
That's the polyurethane color coating peeling...

That's the polyurethane color coating peeling from the leather substrate. "Leather" steering wheels in cheaper models are wrapped with a lower quality leather which has the imperfect grain sanded...
Forum: Interior Parts (Incl. Lighting) 04-03-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,015
Posted By Tuan
Here's a photo with good ambient lighting to show...

Here's a photo with good ambient lighting to show the color of the black nappa leather shift boot compared to the stock interior.
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3813/12681707313_4fb22c819f_b.jpg
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 02-26-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 18,416
Posted By Tuan
I am using this harness on my 10 Series...

I am using this harness on my 10 Series Headlamps.

here's how they work:

OFF: - All lights off, (NO DRL function - lights off regardless of parking brake position)

Parking: LED strip on High...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-22-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 20,168
Views: 4,086,376
Posted By Tuan
Got my leather flip keys in today :happyanim: ...

Got my leather flip keys in today :happyanim:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7362/12690433544_1d8f34d417_z.jpg
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5515/12689941075_3714d06d6d_z.jpg
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 02-21-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,042
Posted By Tuan
I use Meguiars Ultimate Liquid Wax every other...

I use Meguiars Ultimate Liquid Wax every other month. For that "just waxed" water beading, I use the ultimate spray wax after every wash.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 02-21-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,561
Posted By Tuan
Redline Goods Custom Shift Boot and Clusterhood Install

Hey guys,
Finally installed my custom e-brake boot and cluster hood cover purchased from Redline Goods. I think they are a vendor on Ft86 as well..
I'm pretty particular about the quality of my...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-30-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,363
Posted By Tuan
Have you found replacement covers for your BRZ?...

Have you found replacement covers for your BRZ? Might want to check out Katzkin's Tuscany premium leather which would be close to the nappa leather you have in the BMW.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 01-23-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 54,219
Posted By Tuan
I can vouch for them - they are a real Toyota...

I can vouch for them - they are a real Toyota Dealer and a live person will speak to you if you need help ordering. My headlights were shipped via UPS with signature verification as they should be.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-19-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,586
Posted By Tuan
You could attribute much of the sales decline in...

You could attribute much of the sales decline in the same time period, but especially in 2008 due to the economic recession as well..
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 01-19-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 54,219
Posted By Tuan
Series 10 Headlamps are available without VIN...

Series 10 Headlamps are available without VIN from several online Toyota parts stores. Purchased my set with discount pricing ($624/side) on toyotapartsforless.

Part Numbers are:
SU003-04630...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 11-19-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 19,077
Posted By Tuan
Hey guys, just purchased my 10 Series light for...

Hey guys, just purchased my 10 Series light for 624 a piece, a steal compared to the list price of 875 from the regular dealership! :party0030:
Will definitely be using DeOppressorLiber's harness...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-28-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,590
Posted By Tuan
Two service techs at a Toyota dealer in Orange...

Two service techs at a Toyota dealer in Orange County told me that this could not be done (even gave them naikaidriver's TFSM reference). I finally demanded a third service tech to open up the TIS...
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