Category: Mod

  • Mars 3 “Pro”: Carbon Filter Mod

    Mars 3 “Pro”: Carbon Filter Mod

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    The new Pro printer comes with carbon activated filters that can remove some (all?) of the resin smell.  While some people think that these filters are useless. It wouldn’t be called Pro if we wouldn’t at least try to replicate the same feature in our base model.

  • Mars 3 “Pro”: Fresnel Lens mod

    Mars 3 “Pro”: Fresnel Lens mod

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    Okay, the previous update wasn’t so much about being “pro”, after all the new Mars 3 Pro has the same fan… But!! you will feel this way was how this printer should have been from the start. Back to being on topic. Next in the list is the so-called Fresnel lens that it’s supposed to…

  • Mars 3 “Pro”: Fan Mod

    Mars 3 “Pro”: Fan Mod

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    One of the biggest annoyances of this printer is that the UV LED array cooling fan runs 100% of the time. Even when there isn’t anything being printed on. 

  • Transmission Cooler + ATF Flush (Part 2)

    Transmission Cooler + ATF Flush (Part 2)

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    (this post is part of a series, for part 1 go here. ) Last time, we were working on getting the tranny cooler installed, we were able to choose a place where to put it, next step would be to actually connect it in series with the ATX (Automatic Transmission) and exchange the ATF (Automatic Transmission Fluid) with…

  • Transmission Cooler + ATF Flush (Part 1)

    Transmission Cooler + ATF Flush (Part 1)

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    (this post is part of a series, for part 2 go here. ) Problem Automatic transmissions are extremely vulnerable to heat. The additional size and number of moving parts creates more heat, which requires additional fluid capacity, and cooling. The Mazda 6 ATX (Automatic Transmission) takes 8.77 qts or 8.3 liters.

  • Brake Mod

    Brake Mod

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    While exploring online, I discovered a forum post describing a modification frequently applied to the US version of the Mazda 6, produced between 2000-2007, which enables the taillights to activate with the brake lights. Typically, these taillights only function with the parking lights. I then recognized that, since my vehicle is the European version, the…

  • HP MediaSmart Server Rebirth

    HP MediaSmart Server Rebirth

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    My friend owned an old HP MediaSmart Server which seemed to have a faulty power supply, as the server wouldn’t boot when connected to power. After some persuasion, he agreed to hand it over for me to attempt a fix. This marked the beginning of a new project.

  • In-Car Tablet Install (Part 1)

    In-Car Tablet Install (Part 1)

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    Today, the newest cars in the market ship with their own touch screen where you can visualize radio, navigation, etc. At the time, my car didn’t came with any of that. So I set out in a quest of adding a screen to it, but not just any screen, I wanted a tablet, and the…

  • Cruise Control Mod (Mazda 6 2006)

    Cruise Control Mod (Mazda 6 2006)

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    It appears that cruise control is a standard feature in many cars right off the assembly line. Unfortunately, my car was an exception. Undeterred, I embarked on a quest to install it myself.