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Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 10-09-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,610
Posted By RickyBobby
On sale now at Amazon for $20.85....

On sale now at Amazon for $20.85. https://www.amazon.com/Turtle-Wax-53477-Solutions-Graphene/dp/B08P53V7KN
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 09-18-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,154
Posted By RickyBobby
This is like the nth time this subject has been...

This is like the nth time this subject has been posted.
Since I purchased my car used back in March, 2014 I have never had the old pan drain plug off. I have used this oil extractor:...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-01-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 23,401
Views: 5,887,806
Posted By RickyBobby
Why I can not see the LCD screens on gas pumps...

Why I can not see the LCD screens on gas pumps and my bank's ATM when wearing my polarized sunglasses.
https://www.allaboutvision.com/sunglasses/polarized-lenses-and-lcd-screens/
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-30-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 23,401
Views: 5,887,806
Posted By RickyBobby
I always wear polarized sunglasses, when the sun...

I always wear polarized sunglasses, when the sun is out, when I drive. I have not noticed any interference from the polarized OLM mirrors.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-28-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23,401
Views: 5,887,806
Posted By RickyBobby
I try to park out from other cars in store...

I try to park out from other cars in store parking lots, but shit like this still happens. I came out from Walmart a few weeks ago and found this. The mirror was on the ground shattered. Luckily the...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 03-10-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,658
Posted By RickyBobby
Glue??? I put my FIVE:AD, now 3D carbon, spoiler...

Glue??? I put my FIVE:AD, now 3D carbon, spoiler on 5 years ago with just the 3M double sided tape. It's still rock solid with no gaps like the one in the video. The most important part is of course...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 03-10-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,598
Posted By RickyBobby
Agree. Thought about replacing the OEM one, but I...

Agree. Thought about replacing the OEM one, but I like the silver/red stitching look so it matches; and it fits my hand perfectly. But if you want something different go for it.
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Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 03-07-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,056
Posted By RickyBobby
Pretty slick and the price is right. I paid ~4x...

Pretty slick and the price is right. I paid ~4x that amount for my sliding armrest.
So it's just wedged in between the console and the seat. Is it stable or does it tilt towards the seat when you...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 01-31-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By RickyBobby
https://chemistry.stackexchange.com/questions/1156...

https://chemistry.stackexchange.com/questions/115642/isopropyl-alcohol-leaves-a-white-haze-on-plastic-is-there-anything-i-can-use-to#:~:text=3%20Answers&text=Even%20the%20common%20alcohol%20(%20ethano...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 01-30-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By RickyBobby
Right, forgot these are all LEDs, but there is a...

Right, forgot these are all LEDs, but there is a cross cut (see pic) where the wires go in that you maybe can add and remove distilled water with a plastic syringe and, if needed, a small plastic...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 01-29-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By RickyBobby
Whatever method you use to dry these out you will...

Whatever method you use to dry these out you will probably get water spots on the inside of the lights.
I had a dent in my trunk fixed. They had to remove the original tail lights to fix it. After...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 01-23-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,007
Posted By RickyBobby
Same here, ~30,000 miles. I posted this...

Same here, ~30,000 miles.

I posted this awhile back, numbers could be a bit higher now.
https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showpost.php?p=3207525&postcount=740
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-09-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23,401
Views: 5,887,806
Posted By RickyBobby
I agree with you that the AA, AAA, C, D, and 9V...

I agree with you that the AA, AAA, C, D, and 9V size name brand batteries, i.e., Duracell, Energizer, are better quality than the Dollar Tree batteries. There have been test comparisons between them,...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-09-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23,401
Views: 5,887,806
Posted By RickyBobby
Your math is still wrong since you forgot sales...

Your math is still wrong since you forgot sales tax, 9.75% in TN.
So, $5.40 + $0.53 tax = $5.93/4 = $1.48 per battery
$1.00 + $.10 tax = $1.10/2 = $0.55 per battery
$1.48 - $0.55 = $0.93...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-09-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23,401
Views: 5,887,806
Posted By RickyBobby
I've never seen a lithium CR type battery leak. I...

I've never seen a lithium CR type battery leak. I have seen AA and AAA Energizer and Duracell alkaline batteries leak.
You linked to the wrong battery, a CR2032, my fob takes a CR2016, and your...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-08-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 23,401
Views: 5,887,806
Posted By RickyBobby
Replaced the original 7 year old battery in my...

Replaced the original 7 year old battery in my key fob. No big deal, should take about 2 minutes to do but I'm old and need directions. This video helped. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InrBJihHyzs...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 12-21-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By RickyBobby
OP, you need to improve your forum search skills....

OP, you need to improve your forum search skills.
https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=139695&highlight
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 11-25-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By RickyBobby
Due to an ahole backing in to me in a parking lot...

Due to an ahole backing in to me in a parking lot and needing body work, I've had my Valentis on and off twice, with the same gaskets. After 3 years, no water leaks. I used this torque wrench both...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 07-21-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,504
Posted By RickyBobby
Did you purchase the spoiler unpainted and the...

Did you purchase the spoiler unpainted and the body shop painted it? If yes, did they also paint the areas where the tape was to be applied on the spoiler? If they did that could be your problem....
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 05-16-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By RickyBobby
Do a search for back up camera. You will get...

Do a search for back up camera. You will get multiple install threads.
On an FR-S you also need to install a reverse trigger wire. See my install here:...
Forum: Interior Parts (Incl. Lighting) 05-15-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By RickyBobby
Might be interested if it still lights up. Set in...

Might be interested if it still lights up. Set in the FL sun for a few hours, see if it it lights up, and get back to us.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 05-06-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,466
Posted By RickyBobby
I use the Wix 57830 with Mobil 1 oil. Get it from...

I use the Wix 57830 with Mobil 1 oil. Get it from Rock Auto for $4.14. https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/scion,2013,fr-s,2.0l+h4,1504006,engine,oil+filter,5340

To save on shipping I order...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 04-21-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,239
Posted By RickyBobby
If you are using Pentosin Super DOT 4 brake fluid...

If you are using Pentosin Super DOT 4 brake fluid it has, per specs, a BP of 265C and a wet BP of 165C. If your brake fluid is reading a BP of 182C, then yeah time to change it....
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 04-15-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,239
Posted By RickyBobby
https://www.bendix.com.au/bendix-news/bendix-high-...

https://www.bendix.com.au/bendix-news/bendix-high-performance-dot-3-dot-4-brake-fluid-testing

"Bendix does not recommend using a conductivity tester as they have been known to fail when testing...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 04-14-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,239
Posted By RickyBobby
Are you using this type of DOT 4 brake fluid...

Are you using this type of DOT 4 brake fluid tester to test for moisture content? https://www.amazon.com/PTE-Tester-Calibrated-Brake-fluids/dp/B005HVG4GQ?th=1
The most accurate way of determining...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 04-13-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,222
Posted By RickyBobby
IMO, basically saying something similar to what...

IMO, basically saying something similar to what you posted, the Valentis that The Speedline sells are gray market Valentis that come from the same factory as those sold by an authorized Valenti...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 04-08-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,222
Posted By RickyBobby
Last time I'm going to post this on this forum. ...

Last time I'm going to post this on this forum.

186484

186483
https://www.harborfreight.com/14-in-drive-click-type-torque-wrench-63881.html
Got mine for $14. with a 30% off coupon.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 04-06-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,222
Posted By RickyBobby
Purchased the red/chrome sequentials from The...

Purchased the red/chrome sequentials from The Speedline 3 1/2 years ago. Now on sale for $199.98...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 03-13-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By RickyBobby
I had to remove the panel completely to run my...

I had to remove the panel completely to run my rd's power wire to the 12V socket. The green plastic retainer is a bitch to remove and replace. I used needle nose pliers to turn it 90 degrees. DO NOT...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 03-11-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 992
Posted By RickyBobby
You should tighten the 8mm nuts in a criss cross...

You should tighten the 8mm nuts in a criss cross pattern, which you did not. Where's your torque wrench? The nuts should be tightened to ~40 in lbs.
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