Corolla Head Unit – 2018

Got a new head unit for winter 2018. My old one was feeling slow, and Joying, the company I’ve gotten past head units for, was offering a new 4gb ram/64gb storage head unit. Given the glitches in bluetooth, severe lag, and the fact that I was downloading more music to the head unit via Play…

Stl Solo 2018-10 10282018

Last event of the year for stlsolo, the 9th event was canceled. Not a great event for me, I spent the first 3 runs on overinflated tires before realizing I usually run 33/31, instead of 35-36 square like I do on the Evo.  I also didn’t walk the course, as I didn’t come in in…

Evo 8/9 Rear Differential Removal How-To

This is a how-to based on the steps described in this post on evom, with pictures – way more straight-forward than the video I saw on youtube. Do all work at your own risk. Tools: Heavy-duty jack & stands (or Quick jack, mini lift, any of those will make this job way easier. Towel Drain…

BSCC 2018-7 10212018

Had originally planned to put the Evo away for the season, as the last event had been the track day I did on 7/7 – however, the more I had thought about it, the push that the car was experiencing had been nagging me. The car physically will tend to push due to most of the…

Corolla – New Headlights

After we hit a deer with the Corolla last year, we wrecked our passenger’s side fender, front bumper, and passenger’s side headlight. At that time, I purchased a set of new knock-off OEM headlights from eBay to replace the set. Unfortunately, the quality of those headlights was awful – the beam adjusters just did not…