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Forum: SC- 1st Gen (1992-2000) 07-18-16, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6,335
Views: 752,026
Posted By 1997Soarer
Not today, but 2 days ago Separated aka...

Not today, but 2 days ago

Separated aka baked my fog lights in the oven, took them apart, and removed the glare guards from inside them. Then put them back together using some Hondabond.

Used...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07-14-16, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By 1997Soarer
It definitely sounds like a piston ring issue...

It definitely sounds like a piston ring issue instead of a head gasket.

Just enjoy the car as it is. As long as you keep it in tip top shape you've got years of life left in that motor.
Forum: SC- 1st Gen (1992-2000) 07-07-16, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By 1997Soarer
Looks like a Chaser Aero C-Wings CW Flared hood ...

Looks like a Chaser Aero C-Wings CW Flared hood

http://aerokits.net/cart/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=74_188_1351&products_id=2420
Forum: Chicago Lexus Club 07-07-16, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By 1997Soarer
I guess I should update this. When it hit...

I guess I should update this.

When it hit the major news networks the sponsor of the bill was bombarded by thousands of phone calls and emails.

It's been shelved for now
Forum: IS - 1st Gen (2001-2005) 05-20-16, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By 1997Soarer
Yes I do. I worked there back then. We used to...

Yes I do. I worked there back then. We used to drop off loaner vehicles at good customers' houses and take their cars in for service. Then when they were done I'd drive their cars back and take...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 05-18-16, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By 1997Soarer
I own a Sportcross. The majority of chassis...

I own a Sportcross. The majority of chassis parts are the same. Floor, front and rear subframes, suspension. There's only issues when you want to run a rear strutbar. That issue is on sedans it's...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 05-18-16, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By 1997Soarer
One piece front? That I don't know... I do...

One piece front? That I don't know...
I do know there are a bunch of 3pc bars that fit. The most famous is the CUSCO bar that works on the JCE10
(that means it clears the 2JZGE intake manifold...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05-16-16, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By 1997Soarer
Petroleum based lubricants eat away at...

Petroleum based lubricants eat away at polyurethane. This is a known fault of poly.

But if your car is constantly leaking oil, you probably should get that looked at first
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05-16-16, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By 1997Soarer
Exhaust hanger diameters vary depending on what...

Exhaust hanger diameters vary depending on what aftermarket exhaust you have. Length too. I have a big single exit exhaust on my car, and I bought hangers so that the exhaust would hang just below...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 05-16-16, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By 1997Soarer
Calipers might be beginning to seize. Jack each...

Calipers might be beginning to seize. Jack each corner of the car into the air and try to spin the wheels. If they don't freespin, you have a seizing caliper. It's a known problem with Toyota...
Forum: SC- 1st Gen (1992-2000) 05-15-16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By 1997Soarer
Not bad! It's nice to have more options since...

Not bad! It's nice to have more options since it's almost impossible to find new OEM mats (especially in black)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05-15-16, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By 1997Soarer
KARTBOY http://www.kartboy.com/x4/ Torque...

KARTBOY
http://www.kartboy.com/x4/

Torque Solutions
http://www.torquesolution.com/Exhaust-Mount-s/1239.htm?searching=Y&sort=5&cat=1239&show=300&page=1

These are the brands I would recommend. ...
Forum: SC- 1st Gen (1992-2000) 05-15-16, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By 1997Soarer
Lexus Owner's Manual pen refills

Not sure who still has the oem Lexus pen that came new with the SC300/400's, but I discovered yesterday that apparently the company CROSS made the pens for Lexus in the 1990s and early 2000s.

If...
Forum: IS - 1st Gen (2001-2005) 05-15-16, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By 1997Soarer
Refill for Lexus pens

Not sure who still has the oem Lexus pen that came new with the SC300/400's, but I discovered yesterday that the company CROSS apparently made the pens for Lexus in the 90s and early 2000s.

If you...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05-04-16, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By 1997Soarer
http://www.briancrower.com/makes/toyota/2jzgte.sht...

http://www.briancrower.com/makes/toyota/2jzgte.shtml

I'm not sure the cams on their site are meant for NA applications. If they were, I would expect the lift and duration to be different what...
Forum: SC- 1st Gen (1992-2000) 05-04-16, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By 1997Soarer
Most of the west coast and mountain region of the...

Most of the west coast and mountain region of the USA has 91 octane as premium. But the major reason that is prevalent across most of those states is because at different altitudes, lower octane gas...
Forum: SC- 1st Gen (1992-2000) 05-04-16, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By 1997Soarer
This question pops up on almost every car forum,...

This question pops up on almost every car forum, and there's a lot of different theories for "why 91 octane?" I've never seen a definite answer, but the majority of postings over the years point to...
Forum: SC- 1st Gen (1992-2000) 05-01-16, 08:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,604
Posted By 1997Soarer
That's my friend Bob. He actually sold the car...

That's my friend Bob. He actually sold the car no long after these pics were taken. A few years later he ended up buying the car back. He's redone a few things, redone the heads to hold more...
Forum: SC- 1st Gen (1992-2000) 05-01-16, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By 1997Soarer
Thanks for the compliment! As for stock JDM...

Thanks for the compliment! As for stock JDM ecus, I think they're programmed to run on 98 RON (93 US).

But, when it comes to aftermarket (chipped) ecus coming out of Japan, I would suspect that...
Forum: SC- 1st Gen (1992-2000) 05-01-16, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By 1997Soarer
Could be a sign of a misfire; would make sense,...

Could be a sign of a misfire; would make sense, since if a miss is going to happen, it would happen at high rpm.

If you are overdue for a tune up, you should probably do that.

Distributor cap...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05-01-16, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By 1997Soarer
Once you find out what threading and size you...

Once you find out what threading and size you need, you can just search for titanium bolts on ebay. You can pick you small threaded bolts made of titanium for as low as $3.50 with free shipping. I...
Forum: Chicago Lexus Club 05-01-16, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By 1997Soarer
Our work here is done mwwahahahahah!

Our work here is done mwwahahahahah!
Forum: SC- 1st Gen (1992-2000) 04-25-16, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 756
Posted By 1997Soarer
Is the bottom a dark metallic silver? If so I...

Is the bottom a dark metallic silver? If so I recommend that. Would look nice on black
Forum: IS - 1st Gen (2001-2005) 04-20-16, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By 1997Soarer
Thanks for correcting me. I edited my post to...

Thanks for correcting me. I edited my post to reflect it
Forum: Build Threads 04-20-16, 09:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,938
Posted By 1997Soarer
You won't have to worry about EGR. VVTI JZ's...

You won't have to worry about EGR. VVTI JZ's don't have it.
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