What did you do to ur Gen III Prius today????

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Accessories and Modifications' started by sfv41901, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. webpong

    webpong Junior Member

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    Thanks for this, but I just want to replace it, because I don't have the knowledge in wiring it. I want it very simple plug n play. I'm afraid to mess the electronic

    SM-G900P ?
     
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    Well, I've had it about 3 weeks, so this wasn't all today, and it's not all exciting, but ...
    • No more reverse beep (now that's exciting)
    • No more looooong door-isn't-closed-beep
    • No more lock motors going kachunk on every shift to or from Park
    • Brakes and tires inspected, TPMS set to new pressures
    • First change of oil (coming from a Gen 1 where you leave the car on the ground and just reach under the front bumper, oh man, what were these people thinking?)
    • Alignment adjusted, then alignment-shop greasy handprints removed from headliner and A pillar trim :mad:
    • In-cabin AC power setup removed from Gen 1 recreated in Gen 3-ish way....
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    ... using Gen 3 recreation of Gen 1 trunk aux-power distribution thingy.

    -Chap
     
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  3. Dylan Doxey

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    My reverse lights are still incandescants.

    There, I said it.

    So, tonight I thought I'd try putting in some LEDs.

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    Can you guess which of the above is an LED?

    I had a set of these Opt7 LED H11 bulbs laying around.
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    How do you make an H11 peg fit into T20/7440 hole?

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    With a Dremel tool. ;)
     
  4. MPGRaja

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    The day has finally arrived and I will say no more :censored: :love::love::love: image.jpeg
     
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    Replacing bumper?
     
  6. DP200248721

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    Perhaps a suspension upgrade?
     
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  7. m3pare

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    Live from @Dylan Doxey's pad... LED mod going down :) #filipinocombo

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  8. Gaspeed

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    Post pictures tonight. Want to see your color combo. :)
     
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    Thanks pare! More stuff getting installed Tuesday. :)
    Will do! It's similar to @Gaspeed's setup.
     
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    Has anyone done spherical bushings or know anyone that makes them?
     
  12. MPGRaja

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    @Yober814 came by to get lowering springs installed. image.jpeg
     
  13. DP200248721

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    Idk what it is about doing suspension work on these cars but I actually like having to remove all the panels and what not as it takes finesse to put everything back to look like it was never removed.. Especially the bumpers to remove the exterior lights was a fun challenge
     
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    So to install springs you don't just drop the strut and switch out the spring like most cars?

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    Fixed my saggy rear bumper lip and replaced weather stripping this morning.

    @Dylan Doxey my LED's didn't even arrive yesterday.
     
  16. m3pare

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    Installed Cusco STB and Injen intake while @Dylan Doxey worked his magic...

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    LED teaser... Can't wait 'til it gets dark!!

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    Sir, if you have a 2012+ your in luck for the rear as they have access covers to the strut bolts (if your replacing lowered struts along with the springs) rear springs alone are a walk in the park, front end no matter what year you have to remove the wipers, wiper motors, upper wiper cowl, and lower wiper cowl... Fun times
     
  18. Dylan Doxey

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    After working with @m3pare on his LED retrofit, I finished up on this reverse LED install.

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    There it is, mounted in its new home, with its ballast stashed in the corner and 3M taped to the body.

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  19. sfv41901

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    I can see this mod coming in useful if u could trigger the reverse lights while driving to shine some light on the A**holes who like driving with their high beams on :mad:


    iPhone ?
     
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    ...and lifted trucks running HIDs in their reflector headlights and foglights.
     
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