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My various projects - Auto Up module, Shift Light, Atoto A6 retrofit

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Old 03-31-2019, 05:31 PM
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My various projects - Auto Up module, Shift Light, Atoto A6 retrofit

Just wanted to show some of the projects I've been working on for the last year - my auto up module, CAN BUS shift light, and Atoto A6 headunit retrofit into the center cluster. If there's interest, I can show some pictures on how I got the headunit to fit.

 
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Old 03-31-2019, 06:50 PM
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Interested in the Can based shift light - post more on that.
 
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I like the design of the shift light and would love more info.
 
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Old 03-31-2019, 08:00 PM
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I’ll take another video showing the different features. It’s based on Chippernut’s shift light code that I modified to accept can bus signals using an MCP2515. I’ve decoded almost all of the cluster based signals for the single and dual clusters. So the shift light auto dims with the headlight, and can display CEL, temp, odo, etc.. I’m working on integrating them into a touch screen race dashboard based on a Nextion screen. That was I can get rid of the steering wheel cluster. Here’s a few more videos of it in action

Demo mode

Using it at Chuckwalla raceway
 
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Old 03-31-2019, 08:08 PM
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OK I am interested in 2 of the shift lights, one for a 2006 MCSa JCW with Chrono and another for a 2006 MCS Manual non-Chrono.
I plan on switching the Manual car to a LinkECU standalone I wonder if it will still work with that ECU

I would take one of the auto up circuits also, I have the Ian Cull v7 in both car now, the MCSa works perfect but the Manual car the Auto Fogs is "flaky the a cresant" the track mode on it and the windows work fine but it turns the fogs on and off.

BTW before someone says anything about 'you dont shift a auto trans' the car has paddle shifts, that can be used in the sport mode and the other reason is its cool

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Old 04-01-2019, 03:57 AM
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Is the shift light still in the R&D phase?

I really like the auto-dim feature, that's a very nice touch.

Do you happen to have a ballpark figure for what one would cost?

Thanks.
 
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Old 04-01-2019, 11:37 AM
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The shift light is still being developed. The coding is pretty much done for now, but I need to finalize the circuit board and update the 3D design for the case. You can see in the video that the LCD screen is just attached to the bottom of the case and the LED strip needs to be fully enclosed. I'm going to keep that overall design (screen bottom center, LED strip above) what you can't see is the rotary **** used for changing settings like brightness, segment colors, shift point, dimming level, etc.. I also use this to capture raw canbus dumps, so another cool use there. I've been testing it daily since December and it's awesome to use at the track and street. I was hoping to have it completed by now but work's been crazier than usual lately. Not sure what I would sell them for yet, I'll have to see what all of the parts run and assembly time when it's finalized.
 
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Old 05-05-2019, 01:40 PM
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I am also interested in the shift light. 2005 Manual w/Chrono.

Looks good!

As Oldboy said, the auto-dim feathre is a particularly useful idea for after dark.
 
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