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Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment Yesterday, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 217
Posted By pope
Are you certain the camera is an oem camera? Many...

Are you certain the camera is an oem camera? Many (most/all) of the ebay/amazon backup cams either have their own set of lines or the option to turn the lines on/off. There is usually a loop of wire...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 05-04-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,009
Posted By pope
the easiest solution is to simply not use the...

the easiest solution is to simply not use the add-on fuse. the eyeliner will not turn on as a DRL, but will run as the parking light. If you want the eyeliner as a DRL, use the fused wire and cut the...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 05-04-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,009
Posted By pope
Are you using the morimoto add-on fuse to run the...

Are you using the morimoto add-on fuse to run the eyeliner led without depinning the blue wire in the oem harness?

https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=141192...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 05-01-2021, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By pope
The Ute was a no-brainer for GM to resurrect the...

The Ute was a no-brainer for GM to resurrect the El Camino in the States, but they still failed to figure it out.

Only 11 years until I can import a 2007.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-30-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By pope
4 Door Camaro

Some say itís a test-mule, some say itís a design study, all i know is The Stig went cross-eyed from looking at it.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 04-29-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 19,100
Views: 7,512,266
Posted By pope
Swapped in a basic rear-view mirror and mounted a...

Swapped in a basic rear-view mirror and mounted a mirror based ďdashĒ cam to it and mounted the included rear camera on the back window.

Also, drove the car in the rain for the first time. The...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 04-28-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By pope
Interesting. I had not seen that modules exist to...

Interesting. I had not seen that modules exist to make the steering wheel buttons functional in earlier cars. I knew the wheel/airbag could be swapped, but i didnít think the earlier radios had...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 04-28-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By pope
find a salvage yard with a car hit on the side or...

find a salvage yard with a car hit on the side or rear and buy everything you need. Be aware the radio controls will do nothing in your ‘13. Otherwise, a Toyota dealer can supply everything for...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 04-27-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2,476
Poll: Vacci-Nation
Views: 61,481
Posted By pope
Bummer, that sucks. I'm so glad I don't have to...

Bummer, that sucks. I'm so glad I don't have to deal with glasses problems anymore.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 04-27-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2,476
Poll: Vacci-Nation
Views: 61,481
Posted By pope
Have you tried dish soap? It's been a couple...

Have you tried dish soap?

It's been a couple decades since I wore glasses instead of contacts, but back in the day playing college and semi-pro paintball those of us that wore glasses would dish...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 04-27-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By pope
Could you permanently position the column?...

Could you permanently position the column? Probably, but that's personal preference kind of decision.

Pulling the column isn't all that hard, all things considered. Assuming you have a basic set...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 04-26-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By pope
No* *it could be done, the costs involved...

No*

*it could be done, the costs involved are not worth it. IIRC, the immobilizer system in the keyed cars involves the instrument cluster, ecm, and key reader on the ignition. Whereas, the...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 04-26-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By pope
fair enough. I stripped the column and did the...

fair enough.
I stripped the column and did the work out of the car (well, the second time anyway), so the delicate bits werenít there at the time. i probably could have included that in the...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 04-26-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By pope
What? after the bolt is torqued at the...

What?

after the bolt is torqued at the factory, the head breaks apart leaving a nearly smooth dome bolt head securing the steering lock mechanism. Cutting a groove and then using a chisel or punch...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 04-26-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By pope
swap the electronic steering lock mechanism from...

swap the electronic steering lock mechanism from the old column to the new column to avoid needing reprogramming. you’ll need to improvise a removal method since it uses a security bolt that shears...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-23-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By pope
Why not both? Look down on the plebeians and...

Why not both? Look down on the plebeians and enjoy the physical purity of manual actuation.

https://media1.giphy.com/media/3o7aCRloybJlXpNjSU/200.gif

This is my keychain. I added a keyed...
Forum: Forced Induction 04-23-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,501
Posted By pope
K20C1 with a custom intake manifold to add port...

K20C1 with a custom intake manifold to add port injectors.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 04-20-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,035
Views: 159,233
Posted By pope
my problem with the rear is the visual trick/faux...

my problem with the rear is the visual trick/faux diffuser disrupted by the license plate. The faux diffuser should either run level below the plate or the plate should be set into the trunk (like...
Forum: Want-To-Buy Requests 04-13-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By pope
Still looking if anyone has any.

Still looking if anyone has any.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 04-12-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 77,583
Views: 6,753,394
Posted By pope
Electricians are crazy and itís easier not to...

Electricians are crazy and itís easier not to think about the logic of their decisions.

A good friend of mine bought a ~10 year old house in an upper middle class gated community. The electrical...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-11-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,979
Posted By pope
My vehicle “essentials” have become minimal in...

My vehicle “essentials” have become minimal in recent years:

Hand Sanitizer
Sunglasses
Pen
Phone Charger
AAA Card
Emergency Kit (small cooler filled with first aid kit, a few plastic bags,...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 04-11-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 77,583
Views: 6,753,394
Posted By pope
This mistake is even more fun after you were the...

This mistake is even more fun after you were the one to wire your entire house, know what circuit every switch and receptacle are on, then casually electrocute yourself by not turning off both...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-08-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 23,061
Views: 5,538,606
Posted By pope
damn, Iím jealous of every state that doesnít...

damn, Iím jealous of every state that doesnít have Michigan style, weíre the auto capitol of the world so letís f*** every car owner with a ďNo FaultĒ insurance system that only benefits the...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 04-08-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By pope
Done well, this can actually work. Fixed a...

Done well, this can actually work. Fixed a coolant sensor port on a salvage yard cobra intake this way.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 04-07-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,483
Posted By pope
BrettRS I havenít dealt with the steering ecu, so...

BrettRS I havenít dealt with the steering ecu, so I canít speak to its interchangeability, but the lower column/motor is (or should be) the same regardless of ignition type. Only the internal catch...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 04-06-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,483
Posted By pope
The steering column and motor are only listed on...

The steering column and motor are only listed on subaru.parts.com as the complete unit for $888.xx, so with installation the quote seems about right, but assuming you have some rather basic tools and...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 04-05-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By pope
The clockspring is both super easy to damage and...

The clockspring is both super easy to damage and super easy to avoid damaging.

Disconnect battery
Wait 5-10 minutes
Remove and unplugging the airbag
Unplug other steering wheel wires (eg....
Forum: Member's Car Journals 04-02-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By pope
I just figured I’d mention it since it could be...

I just figured I’d mention it since it could be better investment versus a rebuild (depending on the extent of the rebuild and overall cost).
Forum: Member's Car Journals 04-02-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By pope
Mazworx CD009 swap is $4999 for a nearly...

Mazworx CD009 swap is $4999 for a nearly indestructible transmission. Although used transmissions are only a couple hundred, so even replacing it twice a year will take years to add up.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 04-02-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,483
Posted By pope
I canít find a test procedure/voltage spec for...

I canít find a test procedure/voltage spec for the steering motor in the service manual. Just about every other vehicle component has a test spec so Iím surprised I canít find anything for the...
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