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12-16-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By fongyz

nah i knew what a series is, i just misused the...

nah i knew what a series is, i just misused the word "series" as a portion of the board where a number of LEDs are grouped. I'm no engineer on how boards are designed so do excuse that my verbiage...
12-16-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,647
Posted By fongyz

....um... when I was testing my gauge out I...

....um... when I was testing my gauge out I didn't install the "seat belt" LED (cuz I was debating on white or leave it red) and installed all the other LEDs in that area (series?) those LEDs lit up...
12-16-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 52,573
Posted By fongyz

The cowl noise is a known issue in the 1st gens...

The cowl noise is a known issue in the 1st gens as well; for me it's on my passenger side, replacing those cheap plastic push-pin clips would help hold the cowl down at high speeds and especially as...
12-16-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,490
Posted By fongyz

You are not grounding something correctly or have...

You are not grounding something correctly or have mis-connected your HID wiring somewhere; all + and - wires must not touch.

You have messed up your wiring somewhere. Check your wiring again.
...
12-16-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By fongyz

1 : you posted in the wrong section; 2 : check...

1 : you posted in the wrong section;
2 : check your remote key battery?
3 : there is a fuse instrument panel underneath by driver-side left knee area.
4 : there is also a fuse box under the hood,...
12-16-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By fongyz

Simple, cheapest, and fastest ghetto way to do...

Simple, cheapest, and fastest ghetto way to do it:

Cut the + and - wires on your fog lights leading away from the fogs. This disconnects them completely from headlight junction block and fuses.
...
12-16-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,870
Posted By fongyz

Take it to a shop to tint, save yourself the...

Take it to a shop to tint, save yourself the hassle. If you don't really have tint window experience, you're gonna hate yourself for spending $$ and time ....attempt after attempt....after attempt....
12-16-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,647
Posted By fongyz

Only way to find out, pull that LED out and test...

Only way to find out, pull that LED out and test it or remove it and put in a new one and see for yourself. Usually there is a resistor per each section *about 2-3 per section* of LEDs on the board,...
12-15-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,647
Posted By fongyz

most likely you did burn the LED , or may have...

most likely you did burn the LED , or may have accidentally put it in the wrong way. and also possible you did not calibrate the needle correctly.
12-15-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,621
Posted By fongyz

not a clunk, its an actual CLICK IN the steering...

not a clunk, its an actual CLICK IN the steering wheel or steering wheel column, no noises outside of the vehicle.
12-15-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,377
Posted By fongyz

DigitalPro and I seem to be on the same page as...

DigitalPro and I seem to be on the same page as we've gone through retrofits for the TC. =) Good guy.

The close-up shots provided from the link to Toyota-Nation will not show the true nature of...
12-15-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,621
Posted By fongyz

"click" feel as you turn the steering...

"click" feel as you turn the steering wheel???.... bcuz i get the click feel and no vibration on the highway..... wth.
12-15-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 85,579
Posted By fongyz

will post pic tonight, I'm gonna have to re-seal...

will post pic tonight, I'm gonna have to re-seal my headlight as there is condensation somehow.... it's Wisconsin and we're still at 80%+ humidity with rain......in december.. wtf!
12-15-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,276
Posted By fongyz

..... I dunno about those, may be more...

..... I dunno about those, may be more intensified, but it looks like those bulbs also lose overall width lighting .. like how the regular bulbs cover like so:

\____/ \____/

vs

(___) (___)
...
12-14-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,647
Posted By fongyz

You will notice odometer LCD is almost gone,...

You will notice odometer LCD is almost gone, there is a more noticable white "ring" flare around the base of the needles. As well the needles have a brighter orange look.
12-14-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,647
Posted By fongyz

Incorrect, of course, depending on the typ....

Incorrect, of course, depending on the typ. voltage rating of the PLCC2 LED you are using. As stated, my Osram Super Whites are rated at 3.0 min, 3.7 typ, 4.0 max.

So running 0 resistor mods gave...
12-14-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 85,579
Posted By fongyz

Whoa, slow down now, no need to start getting...

Whoa, slow down now, no need to start getting hostile. Like what some have said about having no $$ for a proper retro on the TC2, I don't have the $$ for a $19000+ car, to demonstrate for all ya....
12-14-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,665
Posted By fongyz

Every car maker will have their + and -, you may...

Every car maker will have their + and -, you may have been a few of those affected by this particular TSB, but don't be bashing them in. You will see on many forums, as well as real life, that...
12-14-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,208
Posted By fongyz

The vibrating is caused from being in a gear that...

The vibrating is caused from being in a gear that does not have the matching RPMs per your speed. Thus you are trying to feed it more gas than needed. If you are in gear 3 at 15mph on normal driving...
12-14-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 85,579
Posted By fongyz

Relative only to the driver's eyes during...

Relative only to the driver's eyes during operation of that certain bulb / kit. Comparing it with pictures or another model would demonstrate a better understanding. Again, pictures would remove any...
12-14-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,275
Posted By fongyz

Looks close to the "euro yellow pearl metallic"...

Looks close to the "euro yellow pearl metallic" offered by Honda for 01-02 civics, it's a aztec gold looking. Very nice color choice and rare to see an 01-02 honda civic on the road with that color....
12-13-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 85,579
Posted By fongyz

It would help out if you defined visibility such...

It would help out if you defined visibility such as in ??

What I would define "usable, and improved visibility" in regards to halogen vs HID kits is simply as put.....

To me, visibility would...
12-13-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 85,579
Posted By fongyz

"get done and cheap as possible", is like the...

"get done and cheap as possible", is like the saying of 'you get what you pay for' and... it goes / SHOWS really well with these headlights.

I won't elaborate much, but in short the bulb design of...
12-13-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,133
Posted By fongyz

Indeed, that harness was probably not "heavy...

Indeed, that harness was probably not "heavy duty" enough to handle the 65w power draw of those bulbs. Another case could be, 65w in that tiny compartment of the headlight could be way too hot and is...
12-13-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 85,579
Posted By fongyz

LOL omg saw the light output on one of the pages,...

LOL omg saw the light output on one of the pages, horrible. I don't know how I drove with my 08 OEMs on HID PNP kit for 1 year :(

Not sure if a lot of you TC2 owners actually mod that squirrel...
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