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09-03-2018, 11:33 PM
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Posted By sciontc_mich

Thumbs down EDIT: Oh look only 6 posts since 2006!? lol.. yep...

EDIT: Oh look only 6 posts since 2006!? lol.. yep a troll..

I know I shouldn't feed a troll.. but I have to post this here for the others who don't know the science and I don't want to see other...
02-05-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 758
Posted By sciontc_mich

05-07 came with regular halogen non-projector...

05-07 came with regular halogen non-projector headlights.. so yup they sure did.
12-01-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By sciontc_mich

yup Toyota changed the design around 2009, the...

yup Toyota changed the design around 2009, the bearing for the impeller shaft was open and coolant would corrode it. Not good. If you do find that white crusty (looks like ice/salt) from the weep...
12-01-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 656
Posted By sciontc_mich

I know I'm late to the post.. but I do believe...

I know I'm late to the post.. but I do believe there is an adjustment on the window channel inside the door where you can tighten it up. I'm also wondering if you take the door apart and see what...
12-01-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By sciontc_mich

yup MR_LUV is correct. You can always look at...

yup MR_LUV is correct. You can always look at aftermarket seat makers such as Recaro, but who has THAT kind of $$$? lol.. I found Corbeau to be very nice, do a search for that.

Because they do...
12-01-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By sciontc_mich

Cool yes they would be, just as bbsciontc was...

yes they would be, just as bbsciontc was explaining. The reason this is, look at the specs of the speaker. minimum RMS wattage is 100! The minimum RMS wattage on the stock head unit was like 14w! ...
12-01-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 18,335
Posted By sciontc_mich

to update my own thread from years ago... ...

to update my own thread from years ago...

there is nothing special about bleeding the tC's brake system. The ABS does not interfere at all and does not need any special tools like other cars..
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12-01-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By sciontc_mich

hey icestorm! sorry for the delay, I can't...

hey icestorm! sorry for the delay, I can't believe no one answered you!

it's probably one of two things. the first is the parking brake shoes in the "top hat" area of the rear disc brakes, they...
03-15-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 40,640
Posted By sciontc_mich

congrats mr luv.. You definitely fit the saying...

congrats mr luv.. You definitely fit the saying of Scion which was "what moves you". That's cool that you've customized your tC to your liking. And congrats on becoming a moderator!
12-01-2016, 01:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By sciontc_mich

didn't see this message in my email until now! ...

didn't see this message in my email until now! wow.. the answer is that the tC's do have an evaporative emissions system that checks for leaks, about 4-5 hours after the car turns off, it's above 40...
10-21-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By sciontc_mich

Sounds like the evaporative emissions controls. ...

Sounds like the evaporative emissions controls. When filling up the vapors in the tank get compressed as the liquid gasoline flows in. That vapor gets pushed off into the charcoal canister via a...
10-07-2016, 05:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 54,626
Posted By sciontc_mich

Yes that's way too thick, since your engine was...

Yes that's way too thick, since your engine was the one that could use 5w-20. Please change that 5w50 out as soon as possible with 5w30 or 5w20.. I didn't even know they made it that thick.....
08-23-2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By sciontc_mich

I don't think it's your blower resistor. Not...

I don't think it's your blower resistor. Not trying to tell you the most expensive problem is it. But think about it, you can control the fan speed, that means the blower resistor is doing its job....
08-03-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By sciontc_mich

Hey no problem, you're welcome. And hey come...

Hey no problem, you're welcome. And hey come back and at least let me know what you found and how it was fixed.

But I have to laugh, in my post I just saw that it censored the word temp k*n*ob...
08-03-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By sciontc_mich

First part that comes to mind is the blower...

First part that comes to mind is the blower resistor, it controls the fan speed. Think of it as a volume control. If there is no volume control, then it would only be able to do 12v or max speed. ...
08-02-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,341
Posted By sciontc_mich

yes it's very simple. Get yourself a ground loop...

yes it's very simple. Get yourself a ground loop isolator, 3.5 mm input/outputs. About $10-15. That will stop the problem. It's easier than trying to re-engineer the electrical grounding of the...
07-31-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,961
Posted By sciontc_mich

I just got the email telling me there's a message...

I just got the email telling me there's a message here! sorry for the delay.

Oh you actually got a toyota techstream?! lucky guy! :icon_biggrin: so you finally forced it to update itself by...
07-20-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,961
Posted By sciontc_mich

awesome, look at that.. replaced both axles and...

awesome, look at that.. replaced both axles and no more problems! Good to hear that! When you took the old ones off, did they have the dampers (donut looking things) on the shaft?

so the evap is...
07-15-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,961
Posted By sciontc_mich

ahh so you went with the ones from oreilly. ...

ahh so you went with the ones from oreilly. Sometimes you just have to be the beta tester and try out something.. Glad to hear that it worked out! I know a couple years ago the aftermarket was one...
07-13-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,961
Posted By sciontc_mich

oh yeah I know web, if it works for him it'll...

oh yeah I know web, if it works for him it'll work for you. I was just mentioning carquest because my friend just replaced them within the last week. I'm not sure how long ago web said that brand...
07-13-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By sciontc_mich

what about checking the dust shield behind the...

what about checking the dust shield behind the brake rotor/disc? That can cause the same noise. Just grab it and gently push it back away from the rotor/disc. Also the rest I agree with...
07-13-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,961
Posted By sciontc_mich

You just described aftermarket axles. Very...

You just described aftermarket axles. Very typical as they never include the dampers that the factory have attached to the axle shafts. It's very sad to what the previous owners of these tC's have...
05-24-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,330
Posted By sciontc_mich

I am happy that I have something even more...

I am happy that I have something even more special/unique! Now that scion is gone, more rare is awesome. It also means that the car will be even "less stolen" for parts. It was low production...
05-24-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,174
Posted By sciontc_mich

I will tell you that there is a design defect...

I will tell you that there is a design defect with the factory head bolts. It's what leads to the head separating from the block. It usually happens when the water pump fails, and that heating up...
05-14-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By sciontc_mich

well you can buy everything here at...

well you can buy everything here at sparksparts.com, not cheap but you can get them.

You should also try junkyards to see.. can find those parts here car-part.com. Do some calling you should be...
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