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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-14-2022, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By mkodama
P0037 Info - Post-cat O2 Sensor Heater Circuit

Just a quick thread to save someone some time.

P0037 - open or shorted sensor heater circuit.

Symptoms: Check engine light, no other engine codes, significant drop in highway mileage (ex. my...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 01-31-2022, 01:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By mkodama
Ace A350 exhaust manifold clearance fix

Itís a great header BUT annoyingly it sticks a little low by about 1/8Ē or 3mm, contacting the aluminum panel and making the car sound and feel like it lost a cylinder. Here are the two magical...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 08-17-2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,235
Posted By mkodama
Alright! Lighting is working! Also first time...

Alright! Lighting is working! Also first time using heat shrink solder splices, and even for cheap stuff off Amazon they work great!

https://youtu.be/ixCOFNLVsN0
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 08-07-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,235
Posted By mkodama
That would be so cool. Definitely a stretch goal...

That would be so cool. Definitely a stretch goal for the future though!
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 07-14-2021, 04:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,235
Posted By mkodama
Did a little more research on lighting. Super...

Did a little more research on lighting. Super useful resource on how trucks and trailers should be marked with both reflectors and lighting: https://www.grote.com/fmvss/

Also i realized I was...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 06-29-2021, 04:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,235
Posted By mkodama
Wired up the trailer lighting controller. In the...

Wired up the trailer lighting controller. In the future, I’d like to add reverse lights, aux power, and brakes, but no need for now to meet CA DMV requirements.

Oh, and running power from the...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 06-17-2021, 02:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,235
Posted By mkodama
Front mounts for front control arm bushings, made...

Front mounts for front control arm bushings, made in the typical CAD, laser cut, weld method.
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 06-17-2021, 01:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,235
Posted By mkodama
OEM nut (normally used on I think the rear...

OEM nut (normally used on I think the rear suspension strut mounts) and JIS flanged bolts to hold the trailer hitch to the framing.
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 06-17-2021, 01:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,235
Posted By mkodama
I was stricken with an idea, to lock the...

I was stricken with an idea, to lock the steering, just use oversized steering rack limiters! So much easier than what I preciously had planned. I also have a template for making 3D printed...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 06-11-2021, 12:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,235
Posted By mkodama
And like that, I had something that looked like a...

And like that, I had something that looked like a trailer!
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 06-08-2021, 03:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,235
Posted By mkodama
Next step, mounting frame rails. Iím a big...

Next step, mounting frame rails.

Iím a big fan of T-slotted framing for prototyping structures, especially if Iím expecting adjustments after assembly. I had a job at one point making things...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 05-29-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,235
Posted By mkodama
Next on the list was to make something to replace...

Next on the list was to make something to replace the strut tower. I needed something to control just ride height, and caster angle, since camber is controlled by the strut bar and steering by the...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 05-28-2021, 04:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,235
Posted By mkodama
Trailer balance has definitely been a big thing...

Trailer balance has definitely been a big thing on my mind. Iím leaning towards tires on the car side of the trailer axle, so that there is always weight on the trailer hitch for safety. Tools may...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 05-27-2021, 03:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,235
Posted By mkodama
Trying to figure out the layout at this stage of...

Trying to figure out the layout at this stage of the build. I can see why struts and strut bars are generally a poor idea idea for trailers. I want to use the nice flat subframe to chassis mounting...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 05-26-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,235
Posted By mkodama
Iím not planning on leaving the steering rack...

Iím not planning on leaving the steering rack with freedom to turn. Iíll get to posting that soon!
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 05-26-2021, 03:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,235
Posted By mkodama
All the parts arrived and I started putting...

All the parts arrived and I started putting things together on my garage floor. Assembling the front suspension outside of the car is amazingly fast and easy. Now a have a floppy semblance of an...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 05-23-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,235
Posted By mkodama
After a little bit of research and thinking, I...

After a little bit of research and thinking, I just started ordering parts. I was traveling a lot for work at this time so all I could really do was order stuff.


Practically new performance...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 05-23-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,235
Posted By mkodama
Well, if I was smart and better with my finances...

Well, if I was smart and better with my finances I would have done that, but Iíve already made the whole McPherson strut setup work. :thumbup:

I also came across that site while doing my research,...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 05-23-2021, 03:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,235
Posted By mkodama
Lightbulb DIY BRZ tire and fuel trailer build

Warning
If you're trying to save money, this is not one of those DIYs!

Goal of this thread

Document a build with information I can use in the future, or maybe somebody else too!


Goal...
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 05-05-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By mkodama
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 04-05-2020, 03:59 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 55,443
Posted By mkodama


Forum: Engine Swaps 04-05-2020, 03:45 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 52,417
Posted By mkodama


Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 03-25-2020, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By mkodama
SOLD - FS: Racecomp Engineering Yellow Lowering Springs

These are a set of excellent condition used RCE yellow lowering springs. I purchased these new and have had these on my car for two years and about 10k miles. They are great for reducing fender gap...
Forum: AFRICA 01-30-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,543
Posted By mkodama
Yes! This fixed the 4000RPM+ rattle/vibration! ...

Yes! This fixed the 4000RPM+ rattle/vibration!

-No tools needed
-Jack up the car so you can reach around underneath comfortably.
-Pull the shift linkage rubber boot carefully away from the...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-15-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,330
Posted By mkodama
To answer the question, holding the OFF button on...

To answer the question, holding the OFF button on a 2017+ car disables everything, including the “brake LSD” the previous cars needed the pedal dance to disengage. This only applies to manual cars...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-22-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,646
Posted By mkodama
I run headers and a tune with an otherwise stock...

I run headers and a tune with an otherwise stock exhaust. Meh... The bump in power is noticeable, but only barely. The 2017+ cars got nicer headers so the difference is probably less noticeable...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-22-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By mkodama
I believe it’s there so that if your engine...

I believe it’s there so that if your engine stalls, you still have a few power-assisted brake pedal applications before totally losing brake assist. Leaving it out is a bit of a liability.
Forum: Exterior Parts (Aero, Lighting, Etc.) 10-22-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 652
Posted By mkodama
FS: 2017+ Front License Plate Mount Kit New

I purchased one for a magnetic front license plate mount mod and totally forgot one came with my car. New and unopened. Accepting any reasonable offer + shipping or local pickup, since these are...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-14-2019, 02:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,034
Posted By mkodama
Just a second place to install a bulb socket, and...

Just a second place to install a bulb socket, and the electrical connections are really easy.
Forum: Exterior Parts (Aero, Lighting, Etc.) 10-13-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By mkodama
Sold - Perrin Tow Hook License Plate Mount

In excellent condition, never used in the rain, taken off and stored in my garage most of the time. Includes the additional spacer washers (not pictured) to move the plate further away from the...
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