Sequential Turning Light

This project was inspired by the work of Kenji Ganakuto on YouTube .

He has actually cut the light unit with an ultrasonic cutter, to install LEDs there, which is quite a complicated process.

I decided to design a simple bulb replacement instead. After taking a closer look at the light unit design, I found that I can fit there a 4″ long LED light to produce a similar effect. Continue reading

Trunk lid popper

 

I like the trunk mechanism on the Audi A3 2015 car. The trunk opens all the way up by remote. When you’re carrying groceries it is very convenient. I usually carry two bags for my work commute and the MX-5 trunk will only open an inch or so, causing me to have to put my bags down to open the lid all the way. After a closer look at the current mechanism, I thought it would be easy to add a couple of torsion springs, to help the trunk lid open-up all the way, by remote. Continue reading