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    Looking really good man, I'm sure you will enjoy that OCC once you start draining it and seeing all the slushy oil coming out lol.


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    Love the new additions, your Optima is coming along very nicely.
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    Mishimoto OCC Installed

    So my brass fittings arrived and I decided to give them a coat of the same black satin paint I used on the bracket.
    Pretty happy with how they turned out.

    So obviously this is a 3 port OCC, as I may end up connecting it to the valve cover breather down the track, but this'll do for now.

    I used teflon tape to make sure everything was sealed as good as possible.

    Here is the finished install:





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    Custom Fender Vent

    Decided I preferred the look of the 3rd gen fender vents in black with the chrome strip.

    So, time for a new mod!

    Meticulously masked the chrome strip and the gaps. It's all in the prep!
    I then scuffed up the chrome finish with sandpaper for the paint to adhere.


    Two coats of black satin finish and 3 coats of gloss:


    Time to peel the tape:



    And back on the car:




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    CAN Bus Module

    So I bit the bullet and ordered the CAN bus module for my car.

    A little bit of uncharted territory, as I couldn't find anyone else that had done this in a RHD model. However, I figured I'd take the risk and see how I go.

    The major issue I encountered was the location of the smart button wire for the drivers door, as my drivers door is on the RIGHT.
    The other thing is, I purchased a module that also controls the WINDOWS, as well as the sunroof - this created a problem again as the instructions were for a LHD model.
    There were numerous other fiddly things too that really tested my skills and my patience.

    The original installation took place on 30/04/17. However, it wasn't until today, 11/05/17, that I can finally say the unit is working 100%!!

    Feel free to ask any questions!

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    Here are some photos during my install and a little "teaser" video...

    Pre-install preparation - Running wires to the correct side, and twisted wires.
    Also, labelled the wire ends with harness plug number.




    Oh, the mess!!




    Strip and solder.




    Nice and neat - Love it when it looks like its meant to be there!




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    Thats is awesome! Good work, especially the detective work! And good idea to do a video.
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    Great work, I'm glad you were able to get everything figured out and get it all working properly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by onkytonk View Post
    So I went ahead and replaced all the amber indicator bulbs with "chrome" or "invisible" bulbs. These have a silver finish to remove the 'egg yolk' look.

    Many people will ask why I didn't just use LEDs, but I personally think these look much better and there's no messing around with wiring in resistors.

    Some before and after pics:

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    very nice can you tell me the size and where you purchase the them.
    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by njsteve View Post
    very nice can you tell me the size and where you purchase the them.
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    Hey mate,
    The size of the bulbs can be called a number of different things:
    1156/PY21W/7507/BAU15s

    The main thing to remember is the pins on ours are OFFSET.
    Same set for the front and rear.

    These are the ones I use:
    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/301525392460
    Last edited by onkytonk; 05-27-2017 at 08:12 PM.

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    ---------- Post added 05-28-2017 at 07:09 PM ---------- Previous post was 05-27-2017 at 11:26 PM ----------

    Just check my rear bulb. Doesn't want to come out of the small opening. How did you get it out?

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