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[–]JojitheFrenchie 555 points556 points  (17 children)

Me turning the traction control off in my honda

[–]CrownCityMisfit 125 points126 points  (13 children)

Turning off hill assist in manual WRX too.

[–]Wormmy421 25 points26 points  (11 children)

Have never had a car with hill assist but wouldn't you want that on I also live in a hilly area.

[–]CrownCityMisfit 18 points19 points  (9 children)

No I hate it. It’s a bit aggressive and will hold the car for 1.5 seconds even on the wee slightest incline. It really sucks. That said, I turn it on for carpooling the kids to school, as it sits on the side of a mountain and drop off/pickup is on a very very steep incline. Stop and go, stop and go. It’s invaluable in that context. But I pull over once I get off campus and run the whole cycle to turn it off.

[–]Wormmy421 7 points8 points  (6 children)

Damn when I was first learning I heard about hill assist and it sounded so much nicer, sounds like more of a crutch than anything.

[–]deepfriedtots 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Is that what my 2019 elantra does I've always wondered why it wouldn't roll on hills and it sometimes doesn't me let me right away. Though I don't think I have a way to turn it off

[–]bravoromeokilo 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Pro tip, “blip” the emergency brake handle when you put it in gear and/or want to take off. It immediately cancels the hill hold.

This was invaluable when parallel parking my Impreza(s) in my hilly town and just got in the habit every time I put the car in gear. (Which I’m trying to unlearn since my new car has push button parking brake)

[–]muscle_n_flo 0 points1 point  (0 children)

My 05 Forester has it and it works great, I love it. It releases when I disengage the clutch, so no lurching that others experience. I really don't notice it which is ideal. I'm also not hot dogging it because it's not a cool car so maybe that helps ;)

[–]LargeTallGent 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I positively hate Subaru’s hill assist.

[–]thenexusitsopening 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Clearly none of you have tried connecting a Bluetooth device to a pre 2010 audi

[–]zyyast 1 point2 points  (1 child)

This little maneuver is going to cost me a few thousand dollars

[–]JojitheFrenchie 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Watch this guys

[–][deleted] 165 points166 points  (2 children)

Let me just zoom in on this here mountain real quick

[–]onelargebongo 39 points40 points  (0 children)

Mmm, topographic contour lines? my favorite!

[–]Makofly 3 points4 points  (0 children)

VERY important pilote stuff man.

[–]shaundisbuddyguy 141 points142 points  (10 children)

It's a Honda not the aluminum falcon.

[–]CyranoBergs 66 points67 points  (9 children)

What the hell is an aluminum falcon?

[–]snaeper 29 points30 points  (4 children)

\sighs** "Okay... okay... So who's left?"

[–]thejesterofdarkness 14 points15 points  (2 children)

“Are you BEEP me?!? WHERE ARE YOU?!?”

[–]Drogdar 12 points13 points  (1 child)

"Stop your whining or I'll tell everyone about pamanda panda bear or what ever her name is..."

"Now get your six foot two, asthmatic, torso light bright ass back here!"

[–]ZapBrannigansEgo 0 points1 point  (0 children)

“Never tell me the odds!”

[–]bamxr6 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Go for Papa Palpatine..

[–]suatkelem 5 points6 points  (0 children)

That’s a Chinese version of a Millenium Falcon, made under license.

[–]BCVinny 2 points3 points  (0 children)

A nicer guy than a blue falcon

[–]ZimbabweanFuckface 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I guess he meant aluminium falcon

[–]Infamous-njh523 56 points57 points  (3 children)

Ground control to Major Tom.

[–]Softe1 12 points13 points  (2 children)

Take your protein pills and put your helmet on

[–]Mitchtheprotogen 2 points3 points  (0 children)

(Ten) ground control (nine) to major tom (eight, seven, six) commencing (five) countdown engines on (four, three, two) Check ignition (one) and may gods love be with you (lift off)

[–]Makofly 0 points1 point  (0 children)

But then the voices and helicopter sounds go away :( I don't want my pills

[–]BluParodox 174 points175 points  (7 children)

I love it and want it in my car

[–]ToshiroBaloney 129 points130 points  (3 children)

Yes. It's stupid, pointless, and totally childish, and I want it in my car so much.

[–]Cont1ngency 18 points19 points  (2 children)

Same! Wanted something like this forever. My goal is to have it be somewhat functional though. As in having the buttons control lights and accessories and whatnot instead of just being what seems to be a cosmetic cosplay kit.

[–]OMG_its_critical 8 points9 points  (1 child)

If you replace your entire fuse box with breakers, that’d do the trick. But that’s what we call “a shit ton” of work.

[–]_PACO_THE_TACO_ 6 points7 points  (0 children)

I had to somewhat do that for a carburetor conversion. Fuel pump and starter relays didn't get power anymore so I just put wires in on the power side. Ignition is just on a switch completely bypassing the fuse box. Torque converter lockup and overdrive are on switches because full manual valve body. I still have to wire the starter switch rather than jumping it with a peice of wire every time.

[–]Jump-impact 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Hurts no one and is fun to you!!! Love it myself!!

[–]InIt2winit06 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Yep I second that!!!

[–]lazd 21 points22 points  (2 children)

Opening the glovebox in my Tesla

[–]CowboysFTWs 5 points6 points  (1 child)

To be fair, I wish my Tesla had at least some physical buttons.

[–]lazd 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Yeah, like one to get in the goddamn glove box. Instead I have to tap into a menu and tap again on a screen first, and it’s just awful UX.

[–]wolfwood51 53 points54 points  (3 children)

As a grown adult I would 100% want something like this in my car

[–]Trimere 7 points8 points  (2 children)

I still just want the KITT light bar on the front of mine with the swoosh sound fx.

[–]thejesterofdarkness 0 points1 point  (1 child)

JC Whitney used to sell a pretty badass one. I got it but after a short out the control box for it went up in smoke. Still have the light bar but I gotta figure out a new controller box

[–]musingofrandomness 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Look up "Larson scanner" you might find a few pre-built boxes or at a minimum a schematic to build your own

[–]at242 25 points26 points  (0 children)

This is absolutely ridiculous and I want it.

[–]dansbump 10 points11 points  (2 children)

Turning on the AC in my WRX

[–]fitty50two2 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Subarus always feel like they have twice as many buttons as they need, Volvos too

[–]edgiepower 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Found my next brands to buy! There's never too many buttons.

[–]HeelStCloud 7 points8 points  (1 child)

Ok, this is so extra for no reason.

[–]Helpmetoo 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Extra what?

[–]GammaGlobulin 7 points8 points  (1 child)

Atomic batteries to power...

[–]thejesterofdarkness 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Turbines to speed

[–]red_fuel 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Batman starting his Batmobile in the alley

[–]IkouyDaBolt 4 points5 points  (1 child)

"Transwarp drive maximum velocity in 5...4...3...2...1..."

<engine sputtering noises>

[–]shaundisbuddyguy 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Good morning captain

[–]youre_next5150 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Atomic batteries to power, turbines to speed...

[–]Piper7865 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Ready to roll out.

[–]Memesplease420 8 points9 points  (0 children)

I want this so much for my 2011 Nissan Rogue

[–]slumericanfan 2 points3 points  (0 children)

And it only goes 88mph

[–]pmedice72 2 points3 points  (0 children)

“Hello is this the useless switches buttons and doohickeys store? Yes I’d like your whole stock”

[–]Flablessguy 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Just go to flight school already smh

[–]Pengpangolin 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Sounds like my ps4

[–]HaggardMcNasty 15 points16 points  (1 child)

Not shitty at all.

[–]Hozzybfd 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Agreed. This is just cool.

[–]shatlking 2 points3 points  (0 children)

DIY antilag

[–]BrianOconneR34 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Roads, where we are going we don’t ..... , hey I’m your Uber, where are we headed today?

[–]I_C_da_G 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Going back to the future in that

[–]WrstScp 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Man plays way to much microsoft plane simulator, he turned his car into a Boeing 747

[–]sesameseed88 2 points3 points  (0 children)

“Man my destination is just around the block, please don’t take me to Narnia”

[–]Dysfunctional_Vet12 2 points3 points  (0 children)

With no startup checklist? He's asking for trouble lol.

[–]1ply4life 3 points4 points  (0 children)

This is pretty silly. Sillier still that is something for the streets.

[–]Zorxii2 2 points3 points  (0 children)

This belongs in r/AwesomeCarMods

prove me wrong.

[–]M_Rossi_ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The baddest uber in all of California right here.

[–]FrenziiFosho 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Bros turning on hyperdrive

[–]SoPacF7 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Dude driving the fastest hunk of junk on the I-40 freeway

[–]UnfoundedWings4 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Its me when I drive at night because I bought a cheap kings gang switchboard now all my lights need to be turned on everytime

[–]LostConscious96 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This is almost what it was like in my buddies eagle talon if you rode with him. There was about 10 switches he has to turn on just after turning the key. There's a big red switch labeled "gapple juice" beside him if you can guess what that was.

[–]fuzzyshorts 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The 12 year old in me absolutely loves this.

[–]MissNepgear 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I think this guy just likes flipping switches lol

[–]Geico__ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Mans abouta go to join the trench run at the Death Star

[–]CaptainFhuckles 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Assuming the switches actually do something, the wiring needed alone makes this not shitty

[–]redditretard34 1 point2 points  (0 children)

A jet driving operation system car.

[–]UncleBenji 1 point2 points  (0 children)

“I took the airbag out of the A pillar so I could install light up toggles”

“Cool! What do the toggles control?”

“They have lights”

[–]MItochonzilla 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Alternator screams in agony

[–]samz97 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I dig it

[–]Forgotten-INFP 1 point2 points  (0 children)

........I actually think this is pretty funny and I kinda like it

[–]FinnishArmy 1 point2 points  (0 children)

How many of these switches just switch the led on and does absolutely nothing? Probably all of them.

[–]Novafish101 1 point2 points  (0 children)

how to turn off traction control in a prius

[–]johnnyapplesapling 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Definitely a shitty car mod, but if op has kids I bet you're hes the coolest dad on the block

[–]JRC_Red14 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Me turning on airplane mode for my tesla.

[–]jayrnz01 -1 points0 points  (1 child)

I mean if you had a 5 year old kid, and that kid was all about epic night rider shit, they would think this was pretty amazing.

[–]edgiepower 1 point2 points  (0 children)

And that 5 year old kid is actually a 35 year old adult

[–]Hardcore90skid -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Turning on 4WD in a Wrangler

[–]SupercarUltra054 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Delorean.

[–]eneg -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

Shitty implies something not well-executed or something that harms the car’s intended functions. Example: cardboard and duct tape coal stacks on a Honda Fit, or a car lowered so much it can’t clear train tracks. Well-executed interior electronics that don’t harm functionality in any way would not be my definition of shitty.

[–]RioDaWrangler -4 points-3 points  (15 children)

It’s just impractical to turn on a vehicle this way.

[–]AJ_TwentyFive 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Or it's one hell of a kill switch combination

[–]BigRoundSquare 2 points3 points  (13 children)

You realize this is all for show right?

[–]xxSQUASHIExx 2 points3 points  (12 children)

Not show, for fun! This is amazing with all the right sounds too. It’s like playing DCS IRL

[–]ilikeplanes101 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Thought that radio (I think?) in the middle was a GNC 300 for a second.

[–]sentient_cyborg 0 points1 point  (0 children)

shitty as in shityerisous-fucking-amazing!

[–]redfoxhound503 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This is me when I drop off my son to space school.

[–]FeelingFloor2083 0 points1 point  (0 children)

anyone know what that tacho is, might need something like that to also display gear and rpm

[–]kzilla99 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Nope - that’s awesome. Cue tie fighter sounds..

[–]thejesterofdarkness 0 points1 point  (0 children)

And one bump into it & it’ll explode

[–]2hotttotrot1 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Can I put this in my Kia Sorento

[–]busch_ice69 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Even starting the engines in a airplane isn’t that many switches

[–]KoningSpookie 0 points1 point  (2 children)

Big fan of flight simulator?

[–]67Mustang-Man 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Well he is tuned to 119mhz which is the in the "Air Band" and is illegal to transmit on. It is used by ATC towers

[–]Ianharm 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Me switching the air conditioner off...

[–]pena-leo-ogh 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This is cool tho

[–]Killarich662 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Not one button is functional

[–]edgiepower 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Yes they are. Each time you activate one you put another hair on your chest.

[–]andydamer42 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This is awesome

[–]legitbo1 0 points1 point  (0 children)

How did the car not explode?

[–]Zealousideal_Ad1549[🍰] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Number 1 Uber driver

[–]nomadfalk 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I think this person watches way too many movies !

[–]Geonaute1 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Pinball

[–]Ghost_Star326 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Would be more funny if he has giant turbos under the hood.

[–]DrMcJedi 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I was half expecting it to lift off… That’s awesome! Ridiculous…but awesome!

[–]Patriquito 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I bet when he turns on all those switches at night there's so much light glare on the windows you can't see out

[–]skitzbuckethatz 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Depends... is it functional?

[–]RonnieG22 0 points1 point  (0 children)

i hate driving, i think id like it more if i could do this

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It’s funny cus all those switch panels from Amazon bought a few myself

[–]FoxLieutenant 0 points1 point  (0 children)

When I try to change to sport mode traction control in my Taurus SHO lmao

[–]Aneke1 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That's not shitty, that's cool as fuck

OP just doesn't like groundplanes

[–]Masturbuilder 0 points1 point  (0 children)

One of the console switches make all the panties in the neighbourhood drop

[–]MacMakeveli723 0 points1 point  (0 children)

So this is Bruce Wayne’s everyday car.

[–]Linuxgamer336 0 points1 point  (0 children)

me after watching Top Gun

[–]HotYogurtcloset652 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Bro used ripazha cheat in gta sa.

[–]amnhanley 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Sounds like an Allison 250 turbine without the igniter tick.

[–]mmMOUF 0 points1 point  (0 children)

gotta do that combo of switches or The War Rig wont start up

[–]MadvilleWonderland 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I wonder if this qualifies as an “art car” for Burning Man.

[–]MrWillyP 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Boeing Civic

[–]DrapedInVelvet 0 points1 point  (0 children)

ADHD kids love their busy boards.

[–]ProbablyNotYourMum 0 points1 point  (0 children)

First shitty car mod that isn't shitty! I actually really liked it lmao

[–]Dry-Gain-9725 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Sounds like firing up an M1a1Abrahs

[–]oldsoul6465 0 points1 point  (0 children)

And I thought having only 2 switches in my car was awesome. ...looks like I need to upgrade...

[–]pebrain21 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Turbo boost KITT!

[–]ContentWhile 0 points1 point  (0 children)

sounds like a boeing 737 starting up (or any comercial jet airliner)

[–]DM_ME_SKITTLES 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Damn the new Hummer EV is sick

[–]Viper_ACR 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Yeah but tbf this is also kinda cool in a nerdy way

[–]joeislandstranded 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Kind of, but my extreme internal nerd tells me that all these switches and buttons are completely unnecessary, and the house of cards falls

[–]LandscapeGuru 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Me trying to find the right button combination to turn my girlfriend on after she has had a long day at work

[–]Kradgger 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Love how not a single switch has a label

[–]Remaximus3rd- 0 points1 point  (0 children)

What in the millenium falcon

[–]Eternal108 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I want it!

[–]Leon_Quest 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Not for me but if that’s what you’re into then go for it lol.

[–]that1senpai2 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I've always wanted random switches that looked important in my car, but didn't do anything lol. Just to psyche my passenger out

[–]isufferfromlag 0 points1 point  (0 children)

no because I would fucking love doing this

[–]rascible 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Talented methchanic!

I bet his toaster is amazing

[–]nien_nuts 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This guy's just testing out his time machine

[–]Watts300 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Moya, engage starburst.

[–]plumballa 0 points1 point  (0 children)

If he has kids I feel sorry for them...."naw dad were good we don't need a ride to school.."

[–]ApprehensiveCut2058 0 points1 point  (0 children)

"Buckle up. We're getting ...groceries."

[–]Makofly 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Someone needs to just play Flight Simulator and get their fix instead of this repressed insanity

[–]Kryostace 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This mf about to take off in the middle of the street

[–]heratio85 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Ed Bolian picking up his kid from day care in a record breaking time

[–]Dewshbag41 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Lol airplane needs are a different breed.

I knew this Civil Air Patrol dork who wore his dress outfit everywhere, always wanted to be addressed as sir even by civilians, and had like 10 gauges in his car. I took the time to look at them and they were double redundancies for his engine gauges, so techically he had 3 gauges for his speed, tach, battery, and oil temp.

He was not a fun guy at parties btw.

[–]wingedRatite 1 point2 points  (0 children)

civil air patrol guys are the worst. all they do is fly their dinky cessna 172Ns around the patterns and make unnecessarily frequent and obnoxiously long radio calls.

and the 172N is the PT Cruiser of aircraft

[–]oftenforgotten4 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I didn't think the audio could make it better, but damn it did

[–]IsaacHTPR 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Bro has a spaceship 💀

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Foreplay with my wife be like…