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Old 11-15-12, 09:39 AM   #31
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last time i bottomed out after going through a big dip. no leak but dented the oil pan o.O lets see that DIY fellas!
i posted the link to the DIY, its for adjusting the line pressure but it will show you what you need
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Old 03-03-13, 08:41 PM   #32
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http://www.autopartsexpress.com/item...ELPRO&weight=1

BUMP. Do I need to buy this for when I drop the lower oil pan? Or do I just buy the FIPG stuff? Thanks guys.
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Old 03-04-13, 05:41 AM   #33
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just the FIPG. dealer doesn't make a gasket & they recommend the FIPG only.
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Old 03-04-13, 06:32 AM   #34
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Thank for that sir. Gotta get this done asap I'm leaking tons of oil
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Old 03-04-13, 07:09 AM   #35
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make sure you clean of ALL the old FIPG. i had to do mine on my IS. had to lift the motor some to get to the back 6 bolts, not sure about the GS.
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Old 03-07-13, 01:30 PM   #36
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What can I substitute FIPG with? Anything at autozone I can get thats really good? I dont mind spending an extra buck at autozone if it saves me money compared to a Toyota/Lexus dealer. Thanks again guys.

Found this on ebay..

http://compare.ebay.com/like/3308756...Types&var=sbar

Looks like a good deal I think. Anyone agree?

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Old 03-07-13, 09:29 PM   #37
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You may want to read this

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls40...-pan-seal.html
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Old 03-08-13, 09:26 AM   #38
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some guys say you can get some good stuff at autozone, but i recommend just getting it from toyota or lexus. i got mine from lexus & it was only $14. worth the piece of mind to me.
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Thank you both. Found a deal on Ebay for the good Toyota stuff FIPG.
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Old 03-19-13, 10:07 AM   #40
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im going to be doing mine within the next few weeks.if no1 has a diy by then, i will do 1.
Chubz - can you post your DIY, including how to remove the back 6 bolts?
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Old 03-19-13, 10:08 AM   #41
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How to you remove the back 6 bolts of the oil pan? I don't think lifting the engine is a DIY option for me?
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i dont know if this is where i should post this but anyone know how to get a new lower oil pan for the 99 gs400? my threads on my drain plug finally went and i know retapping it is only a temporary solution.
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Old 05-06-13, 12:35 PM   #43
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So no one has figured out how to remove the back 6 bolts of the oil pan without lifting the motor? I could easily do this DIY if I has instructions on how to remove the back 6 bolts. Anyone?
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Old 10-18-13, 10:33 AM   #44
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So no one has figured out how to remove the back 6 bolts of the oil pan without lifting the motor? I could easily do this DIY if I has instructions on how to remove the back 6 bolts. Anyone?
Just recently cracked my lower oil pan too was wondering the same thing. Is there any way to get those bolts out of there without pulling the motor? I tried a flexible ratchet with a swivel but still no luck.
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Old 07-12-14, 01:44 PM   #45
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Anyone that has replaced their oil pan gasket (not transmission pan) please chime in. I developed a leak that appears to be coming from my oil pan gaskets. Valve cover gaskets are new no leaks, cam seal and crank seal are all new, vvti pulley is brand new also so I know these parts listed aren't leaking. Is it best to raise the engine or remove the cross member?

The car is a 99 GS300 232K miles.

Any help is appreciated.

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