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Old 09-13-16, 12:27 AM
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Got hit by a lady in a Porsche...
Worse month ever!

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Wheels ordered from Yahoo Japan,
AME Shallen XS-20
20*8.5 +36 front / 20*9.5 +11 rear




Working on this IS200 climate control had ruined my whole weekend.
Turned out to be the clear piece inside that guided light to the button. Just had natural aging to them causing darker than normal outputs.
I make my own LEDs for button mods. Generally 470Ohm for 12v supplies is a safe bet.











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Picking up the car from Lexus Dealership after the kiss by a Porsche Cayenne.






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Continue on with the interior light swaps to blue LED.
Added MP3 Player to OEM radio




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January 2016
Had some bogging issues, likely air mixture related, cleaned MAF sensor but discovered it was the resonator box on the intake tube.
Also stocked up on a spare set of headlight for retrofit later.






Installed the Greddy Grex Big 6 Pot front BBK and some generic Taiwanese made Mid 6 Pot rears.
Installed the 30mm shortened knuckles.





Finally got the AME Shallen XS-20 from Japan. 20*8.5 +36 / 20*9.5 +12
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It seems like you got the push button start to work with all of the Off, ACC, and Start features which is awesome because I haven't seen that before. Did you use an IS350 button with the wire harness attached to it and splice those wires into the car? Did you have to wire something into the stop light switch where you have to press the brake to start it?
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Installed the Greddy Grex Big 6 Pot front BBK and some generic Taiwanese made Mid 6 Pot rears.
Installed the 30mm shortened knuckles.



I always liked the GReddy BBK but i always thought it was funny they go by Trust, Grex, and Greddy. also the price on them over here is insane
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It seems like you got the push button start to work with all of the Off, ACC, and Start features which is awesome because I haven't seen that before. Did you use an IS350 button with the wire harness attached to it and splice those wires into the car? Did you have to wire something into the stop light switch where you have to press the brake to start it?
It comes as a kit and can be found on fleabay.
There are wiring points you need to connect per the instruction. Brake switch is one of them. However, it also comes with remote start.
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I always liked the GReddy BBK but i always thought it was funny they go by Trust, Grex, and Greddy. also the price on them over here is insane
Greddy Grex are made by Alcon. They are discontinued and the price is still insane anywhere.
I'm looking to sell the rear calipers and buy the 4 pot for rears.
Definitely a must especially for those who likes to go fast. No point in going fast if you can't stop in time.
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Any more info on the door lighting would be great. I have not seen CCFL used like that. Looks like ER wire that is used over here.
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Yup, they are in fact EL wiring, didn't know what they were called in English.
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Yup, they are in fact EL wiring, didn't know what they were called in English.
Cool. Was is loose or attached to anything? My friend has some in his Charger that is attached to a mounting strip.
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They have an extra strip on the side. for you to tuck into things. The space between the leather and the wood trim was the best location to stuff it for more of an oem look.
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That is exactly what my friend has. Now I know it will work well.

NOW I need to know what wire you tap into on the door. Did you splice off of the master window control?
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That is exactly what my friend has. Now I know it will work well.

NOW I need to know what wire you tap into on the door. Did you splice off of the master window control?
There's a high voltage inverter for them. The way I have it wired up is with ignition on and door/dome light trigger. So even if the car is off they will still turn on when doors are opened.
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