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Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-25-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,067
Posted By OsageJJ
Forbes had an article about five years ago that...

Forbes had an article about five years ago that was a "tl;dr" version of a research paper titled "The Geometry of Automotive Rearview Mirrors -- Why Blind Zones Exist and Strategies to Overcome...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 04-27-2021, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By OsageJJ
I would recommend taking a look at the Yellow Box...

I would recommend taking a look at the Yellow Box Speedo Recalibrator (www.yellr.com). The company that makes it is based out of Australia, and I used an earlier version of this device in a 2003...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 04-25-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By OsageJJ
Cubby switch plate idea

Howdy, y’all! I wanted to share an idea to make the cubby pocket in the dash a little bit more useful. If this sounds intriguing to you, keep reading for my how-to guide. (I included pictures to help...
Forum: FR-S & 86 Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 04-12-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 617,418
Posted By OsageJJ
I didn't say anything about not buying another...

I didn't say anything about not buying another truck or SUV, :thumbup: but as long as my 86 doesn't "grenade" on me, yeah. I like it that much.
Forum: FR-S & 86 Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 04-12-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 617,418
Posted By OsageJJ
Basic black

She's not fancy, but she's mine. Subtle changes include smoked-out side marker lights, TRD badges on the wheel center caps, fender insert turn signals, "86" badges to replace the Toyota badges on the...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-03-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,435
Views: 347,942
Posted By OsageJJ
Before I got my 86, I never had folks ask what...

Before I got my 86, I never had folks ask what I'm driving. Two days ago, I was cruising back home with my windows down (one of the benefits of living in SE Florida in early spring) and ended up at a...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 02-20-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,367
Posted By OsageJJ
I tend not to like putting poison down where...

I tend not to like putting poison down where other animals (i.e., pets) can be exposed to it, so I found some plans for a bucket mouse trap when I had a similar rodent issue in a house I lived in...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 09-15-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 640
Posted By OsageJJ
DIY: On-off switch for open-door beep

Hey, y’all: I wanted to share some details about a mod I did to my 86. It's a way to bypass the annoying door beep when either the driver's or passenger's door is open. If this is something you might...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 06-19-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By OsageJJ
The impedance of them all may be 4 ohms, but how...

The impedance of them all may be 4 ohms, but how they're operating in our cars depends on how they're wired. I'm sure that the OEM door speakers were wired to run at 2 ohms, powered by the amp in the...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 06-19-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By OsageJJ
I'm using a Kenwood four-channel amp to drive the...

I'm using a Kenwood four-channel amp to drive the front and rear speakers. It's rated at 60 watts RMS x 4 @ 4 ohms. Compare that to my Pioneer OEM headunit (it was in the 2017-2019 model years) that...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 06-19-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By OsageJJ
Hi, Jeff! I changed out all the speakers in my 86...

Hi, Jeff! I changed out all the speakers in my 86 back in November. For the dash and rear mid speakers, I used JBL Club 3020s (3.5 inch) (20W RMS @ 3 ohms). For the dash tweeters and the door...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 06-16-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,662
Posted By OsageJJ
If I was going to go with a digital signal...

If I was going to go with a digital signal processor instead of a line output converter like my LC7i, I would choose the JL Audio Fix-86. (Heck, it's got "86" in its name, so it has to be good,...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 06-16-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 552
Posted By OsageJJ
The only thing I can think of is that one of the...

The only thing I can think of is that one of the connectors between the nav module and the radio might have wiggled out during the jostling. My 86 didn't come with navigation when I bought it, so I...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 06-16-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,662
Posted By OsageJJ
The sound is a LOT better now. Toyota did a weird...

The sound is a LOT better now. Toyota did a weird thing with their setup, in that they dropped the ohms down to 2 for the door woofers to get a little more punch out of that OEM amp in the trunk. I...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 06-16-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,662
Posted By OsageJJ
If I can add my two cents’ worth of comments:...

If I can add my two cents’ worth of comments: Back in November, I swapped out the factory amp and the eight speakers in my 86. I used an AudioControl LC7i to send the audio signals to two Kenwood...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 04-01-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By OsageJJ
Hey, fellow Toyobaru owner! I'm always trying to...

Hey, fellow Toyobaru owner! I'm always trying to learn what issues other twin owners are facing with their rides, just in case I encounter a similar issue. Your problem intrigued me, so I did a...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 03-03-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 820
Posted By OsageJJ
Temporary mounting point for OFT (and maybe more)

Howdy, everyone! I recently got done with a mod to my car that I wanted to share with the community, in case it has some appeal to others in this forum.

I recently bought an Open Flash Tablet, and...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 11-16-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By OsageJJ
Here's what's on the 6- and 10-pin radio...

Here's what's on the 6- and 10-pin radio harnesses in my 86:

6-pin connector on back of radio:
Pin 1: Yellow = right rear speaker positive
Pin 2: Purple = left rear speaker positive
Pin 3:...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 11-09-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,296
Posted By OsageJJ
I hadn't considered adding that, but I may end up...

I hadn't considered adding that, but I may end up doing that after I tweak this install a bit. Car stereo systems have come a LONG way since the time I replaced the stock AM radio in my '74 Dodge...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 11-09-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,296
Posted By OsageJJ
No trick, just a LOT of patience, along with...

No trick, just a LOT of patience, along with being able to get your fingers in the right position in that small space. On the firewall side, at least with my 86, there was what felt like a plastic...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 11-09-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,296
Posted By OsageJJ
In doing the research for my install, I did...

In doing the research for my install, I did notice that there are two mindsets out there: DSP vs. LOC. I knew going into this install project that the factory head unit didn't have RCA outs, but both...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 11-09-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,296
Posted By OsageJJ
Here's how I did it: 1. Disconnect both ends...

Here's how I did it:

1. Disconnect both ends of the rubber boot.

2. Disconnect the three electrical connections behind the kick panel (one goes to the SRS, the others are for the electronics...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 11-08-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,296
Posted By OsageJJ
Giving back to the community: My stereo install (so far)

Howdy, everyone!

I wanted to share some thoughts on an aftermarket stereo install I just finished on my 2019 86 TRD SE.

First off: THANKS to the folks who went before me and shared their audio...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-13-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8,122
Views: 1,679,545
Posted By OsageJJ
Hello, everyone! After 10 years driving a...

Hello, everyone! After 10 years driving a base-model 2003 Tundra (I was its third owner), I made the switch to a 2019 86 TRD SE at the end of July. This car has made driving fun again! I've already...
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