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My First “Thing”

So, many of you who read my previous post on the TEVO Black Widow 3D printer might have thought, oh hes bought another toy. Well, while that is mostly true I had an actual reason for getting one. I have long been a modifier of my toys, and the Alfa 159 I drive takes...

The Cylon

Why did I do this? Take a look, that’s why! Ok, so now I know you want one! If you do, they can be made to order. Cost is £150 + shipping as they are hand made. Want one?  Background Its probably worth recapping as to why this project came about. Essentially,...

Make your own 12V 10s off Relay

Here is a simple scheme for 12V approx 10s OFF Relay. It’s very easy to build. Scheme and part list are shown below. R1 – 6.8 Ω R2=R3 – 100 kΩ D1=D2 – 1N4007 T1 – 2SD892 (Darlington NPN transistor) C1 – 100μF/25V alternative (if you...

Bumper Removal

Introduction What follows is the front bumper removal procedure as described by Alfa Romeo in their in-house dealer level procedure software, eLearn. This is a descriptive and pictorial guide to removing the bumper as used by Alfa Romeo trained technicians – but...

Power Supplies

Overview The Halo units require good, clean regulated power to run or they will burn out. A cars power supply is the exact opposite of this, its dirty, unregulated and a very bad place for electrical items to live! As such, most electronics in a car have additional...