Monthly Archives: August 2015

2015 Toyota Tacoma Build – Hood Lighting


I never understood why lighting in the engine compartment of a vehicle wasn’t a standard option. After all, with LED lighting so inexpensive and with low power requirements, it just makes sense to have it standard on all vehicles. But alas, that’s not the case. So with my 2015 Toyota Tacoma, I recently added LED strip lighting under the hood, and I’m going to show you how I installed it.

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Using Google Earth with MotionX GPS HD


Google Earth is a wonderful application that allows you to explore the world around you from the comfort of your home. You can pre-plan an overland adventure to create tracks and waypoints that you can then follow once out in the wild. However, it’s not a GPS navigation system, so you need another device or application. That’s where MotionX GPS HD for the iPad comes in. But how do you get these tracks and waypoints from Google Earth into MotionX? Well, today I’m going to show you how to export a track from Google Earth and bring it into MotionX GPS HD.

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