July 30, 2022
2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro 5 Year Review (6MT)

I bought my truck back in January 2017. It was the first year of the third-gen Toyota Tacoma TRD Pros. I go over my issues with the truck after over 5 years of ownership.

April 25, 2022
Auxbeam Switch Panel Install

Auxbeam kindly reached out to me for product sponsorship and asked me if I was interested in creating content for them. As a small-time creator, I was ecstatic about it. They sent over a list of items available for sponsorship. I decided on the AR-800 Multifunction RGB Switch Panel with Bluetooth Controlled. This Auxbeam switch […]

April 15, 2022
Winter Overland Fail | Alabama Hills

Camping shenanigans. Unprepared for winter camping, we waste a day recovering each other in soft snow. We ended up camping in a familiar place, Alabama Hills. GearShot with Sony a7S III Sony FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS (SEL24105G/2) Uniden R7 Extreme Long Range Radar Detector

February 20, 2022
DIY Viper Cut 3rd Gen Toyota Tacoma

After completely a cab mount chop, I decided that I also wanted to do the viper cut on my 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro. You'll see the methods and tools that I used to complete the job in this video. Edge Trim LinerMethod Racing NV 305 Bronze Wheels 17X8.5 6X5.5 6X139.7 0mm OffsetFalken Wildpeak AT3W […]

February 18, 2022
DIY ARB Air Compressor Mounting Bracket | Fitting ARB Button Switch in Toyota Tacoma

In this video, I fabricate an air compressor mounting bracket to use the existing bolts in the Toyota Tacoma engine bay. I went with the ARB single but you can modify the holes to fit any air compressor. I also love the ARB button switch as compared to the aftermarket air compressor switches so I […]

January 19, 2022
TRD Pro Tacoma with 33s

A few months ago I decided to upgrade my wheels and tires because my previous set of tires was no longer meaty enough for off-road use. I choose the Method Racing NV 305 in bronze wrapped with Falken Wildpeak AT3W in 285/70/17. While not officially a 33-inch tire, many with agree that it's close enough. […]

Hao is...

A Los Angeles raised native that has lived here for most of my life.

My background is in information technology where I have spent more than a decade working as a System Administrator.

I'm a self-proclaimed serial hobbyist and I like to dab my hands into everything that intrigues me.

I created this blog in 2020 to document my hobbies, travels and mixed in a few product reviews. In 2021, I expanded into vlogging.

Join me on my journey and read about my experiences.