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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-03-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By itsAlex
Marker and door lights are tied to a specific...

Marker and door lights are tied to a specific fuse. I believe the fuse is labeled "TAIL", 10A. The rear parking lights and license plate lights are also tied to this fuse I believe, if your rear...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 07-14-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By itsAlex
6V power

I hope its not too late but if you're using the factory camera DO NOT connect the camera directly to a 12V source like the reverse lights! You'll most likely kill it. You're supposed to use something...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-05-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By itsAlex
Wheel Directory: XXR 567 Phantom Black 18x8.5 +35

Wrapped with Nexen N-Fera AU7 225/40/R18
Stock suspension

https://i.ibb.co/B4js9JS/65649123-464412507717899-9215986144804601856-n-1.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/6yJ77Wj/IMG-20190703-121228.jpg
...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-05-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 21,275
Views: 4,595,809
Posted By itsAlex
XXR 567

Put these on yesterday:

https://i.ibb.co/4d2r1tK/IMG-20190703-191322.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/txsC1zD/IMG-20190703-192733.jpg

XXR 567s 18x8.5 +35
Nexen N-Fera AU7 225/40/R18
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-27-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,925
Posted By itsAlex
Anyone Ever Been To Toyota Track Day?

Yesterday I got an email from Toyota inviting me to their 2019 Track Day. They're hosting the event at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario.

Has anyone ever been to one of these...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-08-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,578
Posted By itsAlex
On my 2016 FRS there's a purple wire on the...

On my 2016 FRS there's a purple wire on the harness that plugs into the stalk. You'll have to take apart the plastic covers around the steering wheel to get to the harness but it's simple and easy to...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 03-31-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By itsAlex
As mentioned above, it could be one or more blown...

As mentioned above, it could be one or more blown fuses.

This happened to me on my previous Toyota, 2011 Rav4 to be specific. I just removed the cables from the battery, let it sit for several...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 03-31-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By itsAlex
Does the screen show the start up logo when you...

Does the screen show the start up logo when you first turn on the car?
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 03-31-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By itsAlex
https://securedp.toyota.com/download-app/downloads...

https://securedp.toyota.com/download-app/downloads

Someone correct me if I'm wrong but I believe the head unit in the 2016 FR-S is the same in the 2017 86. The reason I state this is because the...
Forum: Software Tuning 03-25-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 107,411
Posted By itsAlex
I have a 2016 too on a V4 tune, I thought I was...

I have a 2016 too on a V4 tune, I thought I was the only one who had the "chatter" when crossing 4000 rpm. How common is this? Is it anything to worry about?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-25-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,189
Posted By itsAlex
Mechanically, my 2016 FR-S is fine. I just...

Mechanically, my 2016 FR-S is fine. I just changed the oil yesterday at 80,000 km.

Some things that I need to look after are the front bumper and battery.

My front bumper has taken a serious...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-22-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 21,275
Views: 4,595,809
Posted By itsAlex
I got them from here: ...

I got them from here:

https://www.carid.com/lumen/lumen-led-fog-lights-688191724.html

These were the cheapest "decent" LED fog lamps I could find online.

By "decent" I mean they were...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-22-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21,275
Views: 4,595,809
Posted By itsAlex
I recently installed some new fog lamps as my old...

I recently installed some new fog lamps as my old ones shattered (probably due to road debris). These new ones are a 3-in-1 combo, DRL/fog lamp/turn signals. I didn't realize how bad the sun affected...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-20-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By itsAlex
Unless some company created a relay or something...

Unless some company created a relay or something similar for this purpose, then you cannot accomplish this with the factory wiring. You'd have to install an on/off switch along with custom wiring so...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 02-20-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 79,293
Posted By itsAlex
I'm surprised that they implemented a resistor...

I'm surprised that they implemented a resistor unit on the 86 to get DRL functionality. On most Toyotas, for DRL they simply run the high beam bulbs in series so that way each bulb gets around half...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-16-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,519
Posted By itsAlex
Aha my bad, I forgot to include her car. She...

Aha my bad, I forgot to include her car. She drives a 2014 Corolla that calls for 0w-20. The owners manual says:

"Use Toyota approved “Toyota Genuine Motor Oil” or equivalent to satisfy the...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-15-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,519
Posted By itsAlex
Was someone trying to pull a fast one on me?

So my girlfriend went into a local shop to have her oil changed. I gave her 6 quarts of Pennzoil Ultra Platinum 0w20 and told her to let the guys put that in her car. Later she told me that the guys...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-04-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,246
Posted By itsAlex
Just wanted to mention that lately here in...

Just wanted to mention that lately here in Ontario gas prices have been very low. Some parts I've seen it as low as 0.87/liter. At these prices I'm just making stops by the nearest gas station...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-12-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,246
Posted By itsAlex
I normally use Costco 91 gas since its top-tier...

I normally use Costco 91 gas since its top-tier certified. Based on the previous posts I assume Costco in the states offers 93, I haven't seen 93 at any Costco yet here in Ontario. Where I live in...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 09-28-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,157
Posted By itsAlex
The chips I used said "737" underneath "A1764",...

The chips I used said "737" underneath "A1764", I'm pretty sure 737 didn't match my original chip but it worked in the end.
...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-28-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21,275
Views: 4,595,809
Posted By itsAlex
I might actually give this a try, I have one of...

I might actually give this a try, I have one of those bernzomatic propane torch kits:

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61zkSR7uKGL._SL1000_.jpg

You think that should be...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-28-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 21,275
Views: 4,595,809
Posted By itsAlex
Wow that's quite a list of things you've...

Wow that's quite a list of things you've accomplished considering its only been a few weeks! And thanks! I should have worded my previous post differently as it's actually an "OEM-style diffuser" and...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-27-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 21,275
Views: 4,595,809
Posted By itsAlex
It is aha, I've tried adjusting the rubber things...

It is aha, I've tried adjusting the rubber things that hold the hangar hooks but it still stays slightly crooked, idk why... I believe the exhaust pipe may be bent? :iono:
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-27-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21,275
Views: 4,595,809
Posted By itsAlex
I did a bunch of stuff to my 86 this summer, but...

I did a bunch of stuff to my 86 this summer, but as far as exterior mods go, here's the following:

- Valenti Tail Lights Smoked
- Remark/GReddy Titanium Double Walled Tip Muffler Delete
- OEM...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-27-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,433
Posted By itsAlex
Good Enough For Me

Never took my 86 on a track, it's been street driven since the day I brought it home.

With that being said, I did notice the torque dip on my daily commutes and it got annoying after awhile.
...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 09-09-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 50,655
Posted By itsAlex
Got the camera working

A little update from my previous post:

The extra connector in my FR-S that I was talking about is not a 20-pin connector, its a 24-pin connector. It looks exactly like the one in the picture:
...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 09-08-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 50,655
Posted By itsAlex
No reverse camera

I used the SUB28SWC-6V for my head unit install and there's no signal from the reverse camera. The SUB28SWC works, it sends a reverse signal to the head unit and the 6V converter also works, but...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 08-22-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,625
Posted By itsAlex
I don't know if you've figured it out already but...

I don't know if you've figured it out already but since you have a BRZ head unit, it'll have the Subaru USB header on the back of the unit. you would need to purchase two separate adapters:

Toyota...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-19-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,157
Posted By itsAlex
Success!

Update:

I removed the old chip and replaced it with a new "a1764" and voila, I have a working dome light again!

sorry I don't have any pictures, but at the moment I'm using a Cree LED in my...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-15-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,157
Posted By itsAlex
Your advice was spot on

I had dome light issues so I decided to follow your steps, turned out I also had a fried "a1764" chip:

https://image.ibb.co/nmKXpJ/IMG_20180709_103559.jpg

I ordered a few of those "a1764" chips...
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