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Forum: Scion xB Performance   06-12-2015, 11:29 AM
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Posted By zinger
Your best bet is an axle-back system. I had the...

Your best bet is an axle-back system. I had the Borla dual exhaust on mine. (Recently had to take it off to install a trailer hitch for a bike rack.) Borla also makes a single.

Most axle-back...
Forum: Audio / Electronics   04-16-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,604
Posted By zinger
Oznium (http://www.oznium.com) isn't the...

Oznium (http://www.oznium.com) isn't the cheapest, but they make good stuff.
Forum: Do It Yourself   04-12-2015, 10:23 PM
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Views: 26,971
Posted By zinger
Nice work BrickPig! :cheers:

Nice work BrickPig! :cheers:
Forum: Scion xB Performance   04-01-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,719
Posted By zinger
While you're changing out your wheels, don't...

While you're changing out your wheels, don't forget to order some G2 caliper paint (http://www.g2usa.com/product/G2.html)!
Forum: Cleaning / Care / Maint.   03-30-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,411
Posted By zinger
Brake fluid flush

Has anyone flushed their brake fluid?

I never thought about it until the maintenance light on my daughter's Mini came on saying it was time to do it. After reading up on the web, apparently it is...
Forum: 2nd Gen Scion xB Talk   03-30-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,183
Posted By zinger
You should search for some of TartanJack's build...

You should search for some of TartanJack's build threads. He played around with driving lights in several different configurations on his xB. He's very creative with his xB, but I haven't seen him...
Forum: Scion xB Performance   03-30-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,719
Posted By zinger
I bought my rims used with Yokohama S-Drives....

I bought my rims used with Yokohama S-Drives. They handled well, but had a lot of road noise. They lasted several summers and I replaced them last year with Bridgestone Potenzas. I love those so far....
Forum: Scion xB Performance   03-30-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,719
Posted By zinger
Agreed. I have the TRD rear sway bar which made a...

Agreed. I have the TRD rear sway bar which made a huge difference. The Hotchkiss front and rear bars will tighten it up even more. I also have the TRD springs which have a similar drop to the...
Forum: 2nd Gen Scion xB Talk   03-30-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By zinger
My left rear brake caliper was sticking and I had...

My left rear brake caliper was sticking and I had to change the brakes and rotors. I thought the excess heat is what caused the wheel bearing to go out. Now that I have to do the other side, I'm not...
Forum: 2nd Gen Scion xB Talk   03-22-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By zinger
Wheel bearings

Well, I replaced the left rear wheel bearing last fall. Now the right rear is squealing. I guess I have something to do next week.
Forum: 2nd Gen Scion xB Talk   03-21-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,393
Posted By zinger
There is another post about this too. I think it...

There is another post about this too. I think it happens if you don't put it in park before they get out.
Forum: Audio / Electronics   02-23-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,743
Posted By zinger
If you don't want to get too crazy, and you...

If you don't want to get too crazy, and you really want to save space, you might be able to find the OEM Bazooka powered sub that goes in the passenger side of the cargo space. I think they run about...
Forum: Audio / Electronics   02-22-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,743
Posted By zinger
I haven't listened to one, but the Infinity...

I haven't listened to one, but the Infinity BassLink is only $200.

Here is a comparison at crutchfield...
Forum: Scion xB Performance   01-31-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,866
Posted By zinger
Maybe it's a 50,000 mile oil change...

Maybe it's a 50,000 mile oil change interval.:grin:
Forum: 2nd Gen Scion xB Talk   01-26-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 68,716
Posted By zinger
If you read their press release it says: ...

If you read their press release it says:

"This is not a Recall, it is a warranty enhancement."

Among other cars, it covers all 08-09 xB's.

You have to take it to Toyota. They will top off...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   01-26-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,439
Posted By zinger
I bought Blizzaks for my stock steel wheels. They...

I bought Blizzaks for my stock steel wheels. They make a HUGE difference in the snow (I see you're in WI). They are so much better than all-season radials. Plus I can buy dedicated summer tires for...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   01-25-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,439
Posted By zinger
^^^ agreed, my summer tires are 17's

^^^ agreed, my summer tires are 17's
Forum: Wheels & Tires   01-24-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,439
Posted By zinger
I put on Bridgestone Potenza's which I'm very...

I put on Bridgestone Potenza's which I'm very happy with.
Forum: Wheels & Tires   01-23-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,439
Posted By zinger
Yay, good for you! I bought used rims...

Yay, good for you!

I bought used rims several years ago with lightly used Yokohama S-drive tires on them. I ran them for several summers before they needed to be replaced. They were really noisy,...
Forum: Other Cars   01-23-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By zinger
Yeah the article said that some manufacturers,...

Yeah the article said that some manufacturers, like BMW, add special noise-making pipes near the passenger compartment. While that is a bit contrived, at least it is really noise from the engine and...
Forum: Other Cars   01-22-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By zinger
Fake Engine Noise

Have you guys heard of this? I read this article yesterday. Modern efficient engines are quiet by nature. Drivers of sports cars like engine noise, so many car companies are playing recorded engine...
Forum: 2nd Gen Scion xB Talk   01-14-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 555
Posted By zinger
xB featured in TV show

They showcase 3 cars. The xB is second so you have to watch a bit until they get to it.

Esquire - Watch Full Episodes | Esquire | Superhero Car...
Forum: Do It Yourself   12-02-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,864
Posted By zinger
You could always buy an 8-9mm spacer for one...

You could always buy an 8-9mm spacer for one side. :)
Forum: 2nd Gen Scion xB Talk   11-22-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 15,173
Posted By zinger
Did you check the wheel bearing and cv joint? I...

Did you check the wheel bearing and cv joint? I wouldn't expect either to be worn already, but if a cv boot tears or cracks it doesn't take long for dirt and water to get in there and mess it up.
Forum: Other Scions   11-14-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,663
Posted By zinger
That's the twin of the Toyota Matrix. I...

That's the twin of the Toyota Matrix.

I agree, they do have a similar feel.
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