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DIY: How to Install Interior LED Lighting Kit on a 3rd Generation Hyundai Tucson
DIY: How to Install Interior LED Lighting Kit on a 3rd Generation Hyundai Tucson

DIY: How to Install Interior LED Lighting Kit on a 3rd Generation Hyundai Tucson

Welcome to the first DIY guide for the Tucson! We will be installing an OEM interior LED lighting kit for the 2017 Hyundai Elantra, part #F3068A-DU00 on a 2019 Hyundai Tucson Limited.

Lamin-X Applied onto 2019 Hyundai Tucson Foglights
Lamin-X Applied onto 2019 Hyundai Tucson Foglights

Lamin-X Applied onto 2019 Hyundai Tucson Foglights

Decided to use this weekend to apply a pair of yellow¬†Lamin-X¬†protective film onto our 2019 Hyundai Tucson’s foglight lens. I ordered the Lamin-X film designed for the 2016-2018 Tucson models because the 2019-2020 are not available from Lamin-X. The fog…

Yakima OffGrid Rooftop Cargo Basket on a 3rd Gen Prius
Yakima OffGrid Rooftop Cargo Basket on a 3rd Gen Prius

Yakima OffGrid Rooftop Cargo Basket on a 3rd Gen Prius

Yakima OffGrid Rooftop Cargo Basket, Medium The Yakima OffGrid Rooftop Cargo Basket was first announced by Yakima in the summer of 2017. The original release time frame was Fall, notably October, of 2017. This did not happen. In fact, it…

Observed Increase in Fuel Efficiency For the 2012 Prius Follow Up
Observed Increase in Fuel Efficiency For the 2012 Prius Follow Up

Observed Increase in Fuel Efficiency For the 2012 Prius Follow Up

Here’s a follow up to the original post regarding fuel efficiency improvements after performing major maintenance services. In addition to the following services, DIY: How to Replace the Spark Plugs On a 3rd Gen Prius (2010-2015) DIY: How to Replace…

DIY: How to Perform Tire Rotation on Your Prius, Prius c
DIY: How to Perform Tire Rotation on Your Prius, Prius c

DIY: How to Perform Tire Rotation on Your Prius, Prius c

The tires on your Prius or Prius c and pretty much any passenger class vehicle should be rotated every 5,000 to 10,000 miles to promote even tire thread wear. Do it yourself in 30~45 minutes with basic tools and put that $25~$50 back in your pocket.

Pet Project: G’s Taillights With EDM OEM Style Rear Fog Lamp
Pet Project: G’s Taillights With EDM OEM Style Rear Fog Lamp

Pet Project: G’s Taillights With EDM OEM Style Rear Fog Lamp

I had a pair of authentic UKDM Prius G’s taillights with integrated rear fog lamp supplied by LS Japan and ordered through Tenso around late 2013’ish (or 2014? I cannot remember), but never gotten around to install it and ended…

DIY: How to Clean Your 3rd Gen Prius High Voltage (HV) Hybrid Battery Cooling Fan
DIY: How to Clean Your 3rd Gen Prius High Voltage (HV) Hybrid Battery Cooling Fan

DIY: How to Clean Your 3rd Gen Prius High Voltage (HV) Hybrid Battery Cooling Fan

The hybrid battery cooling fan impeller needs to be cleaned from time to time, and a trip to the dealership can cost you $400. Do it yourself for $0.