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ZAV

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About ZAV

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  • Birthday 05/06/1976

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  • Toyota Model
    2005 Toyota Corolla Sportivo

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  • Location
    as of next week Helsinki, Finland
  1. I got sick of covers and hobby paint pading on my console globes so I converted them to LED. Its a bit fidly but this is how I did it. 1.Went to ***** Smith n bought the following: -Soldering Iron ($13) -Solder ($2) -10 X 5mm Super bright 2V 16000mcd LEDs Z4024 ($2 each) -10 x 560Ohm Resistors R0568 (6c each) (with different LED voltages you need different resistors, I think if the they are 3V you need 470 ohm resistors) 2.Took out the console and gear stick surround. 3.Took out the globes, n undid the little wire legs using tweezers 4.Pulled out the globes, kept the little plastic sc
  2. As some of you may know I finnaly Sold my Stivo last week, so I hope its well looked after. I'd just like to say one final goodbuy or as they say in Finland Nakemiin!!
  3. Very Easy, even specialized32 can do it himself (no offence).
  4. Im pretty sure if the accident is not your fault you only have pay the basic excess (usually $450-$500) if you cant find the other driver. Age excess etc if its only your fault. Plus if your mum drives into your car, she doesnt have pay any excess at all cuz she is family, some loop hole cuz you cant claim against your family.
  5. FTO WTF? Ive destroyed every FTO ive been against (All V6 manuals). Is the ver R different? I think in MOTOR they have the Sportivo with a 16sec quarter, but most seem to be low 15 sec, high 14 sec cars.
  6. Some1 has done a DIY on taking a non sportivo dash out somewhere on the forums so have a search, ive taken one out before but cant quite remember. If they are the wrong leds, go to dk smith n get Z4024 leds. But yeah it comes perfectly even and a nice bright red. Best thing they wont fade. I had hard time not looking at the dash tnite driving home from work.
  7. It pretty obvious the Type R is gonna be better, it was like 15 grand more expensive than the than stivo new. But then if was gonna spend an extra 15 grand I'd much rather buy a WRX. As for stock Stivos, they handle like a boat and there is no way they will handle like a Type-R. Spend only a couple grand and you will probably outhandle a Type-R. Ive only spent around $700 and it outhandles most other cars on the road. Specialized32 has stock springs, with whiteline front and rear sway bars plus a strut brace and it handles awsome, especially considering it has a 4x4 ride height ( i think he
  8. can you guys please try and post in the right sections...:) Sorry Northy, I thought you liked moving 'em :)
  9. MMM that interior pic doesnt match up, since the mirrors on the exterior shots are on the doors and they have the extra window.
  10. I got sick of covers and hobby paint pading on my console globes so I converted them to LED. You can see it here http://www.imagestation.com/album/pictures...l?id=2105136526 Its a bit fidly but this is how I did it. 1.Went to ***** Smith n bought the following: -Soldering Iron ($13) -Solder ($2) -10 X 5mm Super bright 2V 16000mcd LEDs Z4024 ($2 each) -10 x 560Ohm Resistors R0568 (6c each) (with different LED voltages you need different resistors, I think if the they are 3V you need 470 ohm resistors) 2.Took out the console and gear stick surround. 3.Took out the globes, n undid the little wire

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