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Forum: LS460 / 430 / 400 / 600h Classifieds 09-16-14, 05:57 AM
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Posted By 5ofakind
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Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 09-14-14, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By 5ofakind
2011 Engine Covers -- Easy Question

The silver cover covering the main top part of engine under hood.....how does it come off ?? I have popped up the 2 back tabs off their posts....are there two others near the center of that cover...
Forum: LS460 / 430 / 400 / 600h Classifieds 09-12-14, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By 5ofakind
1992 Repair Manuals for Sale

1992 LS 400 Repair Manuals for Sale - Vol 1 & Vol 2 - hardcopy books.......$100 firm

Let me know if interested.....
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 09-08-10, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,698
Posted By 5ofakind
Reputable local auto electric shop wants $ 120 to...

Reputable local auto electric shop wants $ 120 to rebuild my starter or a brand new one ( maybe rebuilt ) for $150....What do you suggest.....I only want to do this job once......

'92 Ls400 - 275k...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 09-07-10, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,698
Posted By 5ofakind
I wasnt talking about dropping out the...

I wasnt talking about dropping out the transmission, but only lowering or tilting it somewhat to extract the long bolts.

Can anyone recommend a rebuild kit......with heavy duty contacts or...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 09-05-10, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,698
Posted By 5ofakind
A local shop here in San Diego...recommended...

A local shop here in San Diego...recommended lowering the transmisssion a bit so that one can get the starter bolts out as they are very long bolts.....otherwise they will hit the back firewall on...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-25-10, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,698
Posted By 5ofakind
Starter on its Way Out

1992 Lexus LS400 - 275k.....

Original starter......Bendix is starting to make strange noises....when I first start the car in the morning....after it is warm up.....& on re-start it is not as...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 05-02-10, 09:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,841
Posted By 5ofakind
Why not put std wheels & tires on it.....& not...

Why not put std wheels & tires on it.....& not have that problem at all....
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 04-26-10, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By 5ofakind
Battery is reading the appropriate voltage & is...

Battery is reading the appropriate voltage & is the alternator is charging the battery when a load ( lights & heater on ) is thrown on it.

I will investigate today & let you know the outcome.
...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 04-25-10, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By 5ofakind
'92 LS400 - Electrical Issue

New Battery & Alternator was rebuilt by a reputable auto electric shop about a month & half ago.

Today, I noticed the battery light, brake light, low radiator level, low oil level, & antilocl...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 04-12-10, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,665
Posted By 5ofakind
1992 is definitely a non-interference...

1992 is definitely a non-interference engine.....belt breaks no problem.....no damage....I would replace the idler bearings while you are in there......

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Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 03-19-10, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,811
Posted By 5ofakind
fan bracket can be found on ebay....about $ 100.00

fan bracket can be found on ebay....about $ 100.00
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 03-19-10, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,020
Posted By 5ofakind
Thanks, well said.....

Thanks, well said.....
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 03-19-10, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By 5ofakind
Have the mechanic look at the transmission...

Have the mechanic look at the transmission mount....could be wasted.....
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 03-18-10, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,811
Posted By 5ofakind
Another tidbit from the veteran Lexus mechanic I...

Another tidbit from the veteran Lexus mechanic I talked to at length.....

If you timing belt breaks, you will lose all power to your car ( most of us probably already know that ) , so one has...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 03-18-10, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,020
Posted By 5ofakind
are you referring to the pukkey that pivots....I...

are you referring to the pukkey that pivots....I believe it is 17mm....use socket & breaker bar.....go counterclockwise to relieve tension on belt & remove belt.....this bolt is reverse...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 03-18-10, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By 5ofakind
Welcome Tammy, you have come to the right spot...

Welcome Tammy, you have come to the right spot for help.....Ask & you shall receive free advice...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 03-18-10, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,015
Posted By 5ofakind
I enjoy reading those rugster........hands...

I enjoy reading those rugster........hands down......Haynes manuals suck....

Best money ever spent on your Lexus will be set of printed factory shop repair manuals......worth their weight in...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 03-18-10, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,811
Posted By 5ofakind
Must Lexus owners have it imbedded from the...

Must Lexus owners have it imbedded from the dealer to change everything at every 90k. It is a money maker for them....for those that go to the dealer.....when the time comes, I believe a high...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 03-18-10, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,811
Posted By 5ofakind
I have 140k on my belt right now & have no...

I have 140k on my belt right now & have no intentions of changing it soon.....

I had a long talk with a Lexus mechanic who has been doing this for years....straight up & off the record from...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 03-16-10, 10:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,204
Posted By 5ofakind
that dead horse has one hoof in at the glue...

that dead horse has one hoof in at the glue factory......pass on it......look for another one that is reasonable....
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 03-16-10, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,972
Posted By 5ofakind
could be the solenoid on the starter......or...

could be the solenoid on the starter......or alternator not charging battery......have alternator checked....
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 03-16-10, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,443
Posted By 5ofakind
try www.autohausaz.com for Lexus OEM...

try www.autohausaz.com for Lexus OEM parts.......cheaper than dealer...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 03-16-10, 06:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,204
Posted By 5ofakind
It would make a great parts car......the seller...

It would make a great parts car......the seller ought to think about parting it out.....would get alot more than $800.....

I have a 1992 White Pearl LS400 with 268k miles on it.....when it has...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 03-15-10, 09:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,204
Posted By 5ofakind
myles....do yourself a favor.......as much as you...

myles....do yourself a favor.......as much as you may want this car......run away from it as quick as possible.......this car will definitely cost you 1,000's to put back in descent running...
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