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DIY: How to add daytime running lights (DRL) to a 2010-2011 Prius

Here’s another mod I’ve performed on the Prius, specifically useful for 2010-2011 3rd gen Prius owners, that’s a spin-off from a past project done on the Acura RSX. I started this mod some time in early May, but got side tracked with the JDM Prius power folding side mirror project and then became inundated with projects at work, causing me to further delay…

DIY: How to install Prius PLUS rear sway bar by TRD

This do-it-yourself guide illustrate how to install the Prius PLUS Performance rear sway bar onto your 3rd generation Prius. The installation is easier than it seems and can be performed without jacking up the car, if you’re slim enough. While the installation was performed on a 2012 model, the same instruction applies to 2010-2011 and 2013 models. The Installation was…

DIY: How to install Acura OEM A-Spec rear underbody spoiler (aka rear lip) on your 2005-2006 RSX

Let’s start the New Year with another DIY guide for the Acura RSX. Here’s another exhumed classic DIY for the 2005-2006 Acura RSX back by popular demand. This DIY installation guide completes the 3-part 2005-2006 Acura RSX OEM A-Spec underbody spoiler installation guide I’ve written. To see the other guides in the series, just type in “OEM A-Spec” on the…

DIY: How to install Acura OEM A-Spec side underbody spoilers (aka side rockers / side skirts) on your 2005-2006 RSX

By popular demand, I’ve exhumed the photos I’ve taken while installing a set of 2005/2006 Acura OEM A-Spec lower side spoilers on my previous 2005 Acura RSX Type S. Instructions for installing the rear under spoiler will be added subsequently since I’ve located the photos for that DIY guide as well. Enjoy Allow up to 2 hours for this DIY…

Generic Toyota OEM-style aftermarket fog light kit (i.e. eBay kits) wiring and switch connection diagram

In writing my do-it-yourself guide for adding OEM-style aftermarket fog lights onto a 2012 3rd gen Toyota Prius Two, Three or Four (non-Five models), I prepared a diagram in Adobe Illustrator to help weekend do-it-yourselfers understand the wiring component of their fog light kit. The diagram is included below but a comprehensive DIY installation guide to add fog lights to…