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Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 03-22-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,434
Posted By FR-S2GT86
I've never seen a digital multimeter that was...

I've never seen a digital multimeter that was being used correctly actually cause a fuse to blow, and I've used them all my life. Just sayin'.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 03-22-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,434
Posted By FR-S2GT86
Perhaps you mistakenly had your meter set to read...

Perhaps you mistakenly had your meter set to read current instead of voltage? That would cause the fuse to blow.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 03-21-2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 40,434
Posted By FR-S2GT86
That is exactly OPPOSITE of what is true. A...

That is exactly OPPOSITE of what is true.

A voltage meter is the correct tool to test modern vehicle circuits, NOT a test light.
Forum: Forced Induction 03-19-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By FR-S2GT86
https://www.stage8.com/

https://www.stage8.com/
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 03-19-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 122,765
Posted By FR-S2GT86
Awesome. I love it when problems just go away by...

Awesome. I love it when problems just go away by themselves. Like whenever I start hearing a noise, I just crank up the stereo volume so that I can't hear it anymore. Gone just like that!

As for...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 03-13-2022, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By FR-S2GT86
There was a movie???

There was a movie???
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 03-09-2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 122,765
Posted By FR-S2GT86
That could be a speaker wire intermittently...

That could be a speaker wire intermittently touching ground with expansion and contraction of the wire harness from ambient temperature fluctuations, or possibly a bump in the road jarring the wire...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 03-07-2022, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By FR-S2GT86
I will add my comment in the form of a question: ...

I will add my comment in the form of a question:

When you go to a concert to see your favorite band play, do you sit (or stand) with your back towards the performance?
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 03-05-2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 122,765
Posted By FR-S2GT86
I would check the speaker wires for any possible...

I would check the speaker wires for any possible shorts to ground.

Unplug the ten-pin connector from the factory amplifier to avoid erroneous readings that the amp may present, then pull the head...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 03-03-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 122,765
Posted By FR-S2GT86
Let's try to narrow it down a bit more: 1)...

Let's try to narrow it down a bit more:

1) Does the noise appear when the key switch is in ACC position?

2) Does the noise appear when the key switch is in the ON position, with the engine NOT...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 03-03-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 122,765
Posted By FR-S2GT86
You're in that realm of major modifications to...

You're in that realm of major modifications to the car that most of us have not stepped into, but we'll try to help as best we can:

1) I believe you replaced your ECU with an aftermarket unit,...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 02-28-2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 170,219
Posted By FR-S2GT86
I've been using Vivaldi for a couple of years...

I've been using Vivaldi for a couple of years now:

https://vivaldi.com/

It's cross-platform except for iPhone, but I haven't had to watch a single ad on YouTube on my Android phone since I...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 02-26-2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 69,430
Posted By FR-S2GT86
Here: ...

Here:
https://www.pioneerelectronics.com/PUSA/Car

Personally, I would stay away from Pioneer head units right now since they were bought out by a Chinese company a few years ago.

Fortunately,...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 02-26-2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,036
Posted By FR-S2GT86
Maybe they'll just fix all the bugs that are...

Maybe they'll just fix all the bugs that are plaguing the 2022 models and make THAT your anniversary gift.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-16-2022, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By FR-S2GT86
I've not subscribed yet, no.

I've not subscribed yet, no.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-16-2022, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By FR-S2GT86
We know the REAL reason why you leave your turn...

We know the REAL reason why you leave your turn signals on. :D
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 01-27-2022, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By FR-S2GT86
Here's a better picture for you. Ignore all the...

Here's a better picture for you. Ignore all the colors, go by pin position. This is for all OEM systems up to model year 2020 WITHOUT the Harman head unit. This is NOT verified yet for model year...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 01-21-2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,239
Posted By FR-S2GT86
Replied to your other post.

Replied to your other post.
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 01-21-2022, 12:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,973
Posted By FR-S2GT86
If you are installing a new aftermarket head unit...

If you are installing a new aftermarket head unit to replace an existing factory head unit AND the door speakers were working with the factory head unit, then read this thread:
...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 01-18-2022, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By FR-S2GT86
Give this thread a read. ...

Give this thread a read.

https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=141915
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 01-04-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,016
Posted By FR-S2GT86
And you didn't blow a tweeter? Lucky! Glad...

And you didn't blow a tweeter? Lucky!

Glad to hear it all worked out for you.
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 12-23-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,854
Posted By FR-S2GT86
I just got curious about it one day when I had...

I just got curious about it one day when I had more time to research these things. Not so much anymore since I've changed careers.
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 12-23-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,854
Posted By FR-S2GT86
Actually, those capacitors on the dash OEM...

Actually, those capacitors on the dash OEM mid-range drivers are acting as HIGH-PASS filters to filter out LOW frequencies at about 4kHz @ 6db/octave. This is so the mid-range drivers aren't...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 12-23-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,854
Posted By FR-S2GT86
Actually, the door speaker amplifier, and in...

Actually, the door speaker amplifier, and in turn, the door speakers themselves are fed by the front signal, same as the dash speakers so they DO fade with the dash speakers.

However, nobody has...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 11-18-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 170,219
Posted By FR-S2GT86
I don't feel it necessary to take a step back....

I don't feel it necessary to take a step back. I've made excellent life choices. In fact, after seven years with my current company, I'm starting a new job next week with a significant increase in...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 11-18-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 170,219
Posted By FR-S2GT86
Overreacting? Not at all, just being a realist....

Overreacting? Not at all, just being a realist. If anything, I'm UNDERREACTING in this post.

When you compare the differences how Americans used to make a means for themselves and their families...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 11-17-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 170,219
Posted By FR-S2GT86
TIL the US tax system is doing exactly what it...

TIL the US tax system is doing exactly what it has been designed to do by the ultra-rich banking elite: Confuse the American consumers so much that they simply give up and let a "tax professional"...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 11-15-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,275
Posted By FR-S2GT86
Update 11-15-21: Changed the title of this...

Update 11-15-21:

Changed the title of this thread to specify that this DIY is for MODEL-YEAR 2020 and up, which was actually RELEASED in the year 2019. Also modified a few sentences in the first...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-15-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By FR-S2GT86
Have you tried disabling traction control with...

Have you tried disabling traction control with the 5-second button hold method? Maybe your traction control is kicking in for some odd reason like tires not at their optimum pressures.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 11-12-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 170,219
Posted By FR-S2GT86
Not sure, but if you don't you're gonna have some...

Not sure, but if you don't you're gonna have some "Lonely Days".
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