GENIE Aladdin Connect Smart Garage Door Opener Kit $49 – UNBOX & REVIEW

We got a GENIE Aladdin Connect Smart Garage Door Opener Kit ( https://amzn.to/3jVROyw ) to replace our 20+ year old Lift Master remote control. We are going to UNBOX and REVIEW the Aladdin Connect.

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Our Lift Master garage door opener remote broke so we wanted to get a smaller universal remote ( https://amzn.to/3iRb2Ec ). We needed a garage remote for our 2017 Chevy Volt which did not have a garage door opener built into the car. We also want to upgrade to the ability to control and view status of the garage door via a smart phones app. Most universal remotes cost about $30, and since we needed 3 remotes, it was worth exploring an app based solution like the Aladdin Connect ( https://amzn.to/3jVROyw ). There were options to give our friends access to return borrowed items to the garage and be able to monitor the status of the door.

The install was 30 minutes to setup the app, control unit, and mount the door position sensor. The Genie website had very detailed instructions. We just replaced the wires of the old wall switch to the new control module. You can add up to 3 doors to the system with additional sensors ( https://amzn.to/2GVHLeG ). Each Aladdin Connect Door position sensor uses a CR2450 battery ( https://amzn.to/3lGuhCj ) The app can view door status history and which account opened or closed the door. Aladdin Connect can also be controlled by Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

Overall, it was a very simple install and upgrade that took less than an hour to setup and add to our cell phones. It comes with hardware and wire to direct wire to the existing garage opener if needed. You will need to make sure your WiFi signal can reach the Aladdin Connect Control unit. If not you may need to get a Wifi extender ( https://amzn.to/2IlgOBk ). We will revisit and review this device and app in a few months, and will give you an update, so subscribe and stay tuned.

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DIY – How to add MORE Car interior lighting! For glove box and foot wells (12 volt vs USB ) Quick & Easy – Unboxing | Review

New cars have less lighting for the glove box, storage, and foot well areas. I made this video review to show you how to easily add of a simple LED car interior light kit ( https://amzn.to/33MbKhM ) from Amazon. I have added LED lights to my 2018 Honda Clarity and other cars the glove box and foot wells.

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I wanted simple ambient light that was not distracting and can be set to power on / off when I start the car. I bought two kits to review: USB powered 5 volt flexible LED light kit ( https://amzn.to/33MbKhM ) and a 12 volt version ( https://amzn.to/3nJki0H ). I choose to use the USB powered led lights due to the lower voltage, lower heat generated, and flexible material to mount to the curvy interior panels. There are also smart phone versions ( https://amzn.to/3iKgatO ).

I made previous videos on how to set the theme for the new Honda infotainment system colors and theme.

Adding this led light kit to the interior to match the colors in the infotainment was fun. I also wanted to match the sport drive mode red. But overall I wanted low amber color light so I can see any items that may be in the dim glovebox or foot wells. My install took less than 20 minutes . I only installed the lights removable panels that do not have any electronics or air bag modules. The LED lights are also placed so they do not glare and distract me while driving.

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Costco Full Synthetic Motor Oil – 6 Pack – 1 Quart Bottles (2.49 /qt) $14.99

Costco now has Full Synthetic Motor Oil sold in a 6 Pack box of 1 quart bottles for $14.99 . It’s pretty much $2.49 /qt. Thats cheaper than Walmart Supertech and Mobil 1. Even Amazon has full synthetic motor oil : https://amzn.to/2Pkr0dc . This is more convenient if buying the 5 quart jug is not enough oil for your truck, or for smaller car and SUV engines that need a only 3.5 quarts. It is also easier to store and handle than a 5 quart jug.

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There are so many new full synthetic motor oils on the market with smaller hybrid and turbo engines. I like that there are more competition from different brands. For me I am not brand specific. I remember paying $30- $35 for 5 quarts. 10 years later, Pennzoil, Valvoline, Castrol, Walmart SuperTech and now Costco Kirkland Signature has a Full synthetic 5w-30 motor oil selling for about $12 – $38 dollars! You can even buy it online https://amzn.to/2IC0Opk . What oil do you use, and have you used the other FULL SYNTHETIC brands or do you still use Conventional motor oil?

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