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Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 07-20-16, 04:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,755
Posted By fastnoypi
i went with a cd player mount after giving up...

i went with a cd player mount after giving up finding a flat surface. I came to the realization that i don't use cds anymore. The ac vents above keep my phone nice and cool when i use waze.
It...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 07-19-16, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 223
Posted By fastnoypi
Drcoffee beat me to the reply. The rear...

Drcoffee beat me to the reply.

The rear valve cover is not that bad a job. IMO you are qualified if you have replaced a waterpump. While doing your rear valve cover, it would be a great time...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 07-19-16, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 223
Posted By fastnoypi
welcome. The bad "base"seal part looks like a...

welcome. The bad "base"seal part looks like a rear main seal. If they are one in the same, the seal would not cause blue smoke, just a big mess on your driveway.

Since you have a early 1st...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 07-16-16, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,305
Posted By fastnoypi
T-stat and ECT can make a huge difference in...

T-stat and ECT can make a huge difference in mpg. If they are not operating correctly, the ecu may think it's in perpetual warm up cycle for fueling.
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 07-14-16, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By fastnoypi
Congrats! Beautiful combo. How much did you pick...

Congrats! Beautiful combo. How much did you pick it up for?
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 07-12-16, 04:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 479
Posted By fastnoypi
proper inflation that shouldn't exceed the car's...

proper inflation that shouldn't exceed the car's recommended inflation by a few psi helps alot over the long run. Over the years helping people i've observed most people with rips and cracks mention...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 07-10-16, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By fastnoypi
a little heat from a hair dryer or heat gun to...

a little heat from a hair dryer or heat gun to warm up the hose works well, while rotating the hose back and forth.
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 07-08-16, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By fastnoypi
very possible the service was the culprit...if...

very possible the service was the culprit...if they did not put in the cotter pin, the axle nut has a high likelihood of eventually backing off
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 07-08-16, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By fastnoypi
Glad its fixed! Enjoy your ride!

Glad its fixed! Enjoy your ride!
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 07-08-16, 05:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By fastnoypi
Agree here with Drcoffee...as long as the threads...

Agree here with Drcoffee...as long as the threads aren't bent up on the axle end, it can most likely be reused when cleaned up. There is no need to touch the axle nut when doing a rear rotor...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 07-07-16, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By fastnoypi
you'll find your answer #281 ...

you'll find your answer #281 http://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-1st-gen-1999-2003/220061-photo-diy-rx300-awd-transmission-fluid-pan-filter-change-8.html
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 07-06-16, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By fastnoypi
welcome, pull the timing cover and check the...

welcome, pull the timing cover and check the timing marks. It may have slipped several teeth.
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 06-29-16, 10:26 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 41,552
Posted By fastnoypi
I've been using this diagram for a while ...

I've been using this diagram for a while
http://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.clublexus.com-vbulletin/992x482/80-2011_08_16_141342_1_bb172aec515557216b7470c781b4d2675d641d45.gif


One of the other...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 06-29-16, 08:02 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 41,552
Posted By fastnoypi
i've never seen sludging in bank 2 (front valve...

i've never seen sludging in bank 2 (front valve cover)...the breather is huge in diameter compared to the rear pcv.

IMO, the rear valve cover is stamped too small and wastes space that could...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 06-28-16, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 894
Posted By fastnoypi
a used transmission is a risk anyway you look at...

a used transmission is a risk anyway you look at it because of the unknown maintenance. There are examples of 1st gens going into the 400k mile mark. Most likely the owners changed fluids in 40k...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 06-28-16, 12:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 894
Posted By fastnoypi
you've definitely done your homework. Good thing...

you've definitely done your homework. Good thing you have some other vehicles to use. Used transmissions average around 1k without a core exchange on ebay and car-part. Depending on your time,...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 06-28-16, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 894
Posted By fastnoypi
i agree with Salim, you need to get a...

i agree with Salim, you need to get a transmission specialist to look at it...but first i would scan for any codes on the possibility that your CEL light is burned out. Its a long shot, but if it is...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 06-28-16, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 894
Posted By fastnoypi
that completely sucks about your transmission, ...

that completely sucks about your transmission, did you see any metal in the pan when you drained the first time? Just speculating that some passageways in the AT are completely clogged. The...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 06-26-16, 06:03 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 72,301
Posted By fastnoypi
what is the condition of the traces on the servo...

what is the condition of the traces on the servo gear? if worn down, enough... the brushes can't contact .
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 06-25-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 894
Posted By fastnoypi
check out Drcoffee's method of the flush, maybe...

check out Drcoffee's method of the flush, maybe some useful tips here that may not need as much ATF as the typical drain and fill method. ...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 06-24-16, 03:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 894
Posted By fastnoypi
your situation reminded me of an episode of...

your situation reminded me of an episode of Wheeler Dealers i saw the other week. A Porsche Boxter had a tiptronic issue of slipping gears and they were scared of the possible damage would put them...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 06-24-16, 07:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 894
Posted By fastnoypi
consider changing the fluid it is a cheap...

consider changing the fluid it is a cheap approach to a possible solution, all it takes is some passageway to get clogged to send the transmission into a whirlwind of performance problems.
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 06-22-16, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By fastnoypi
if needed use the widest flat head blade...

if needed use the widest flat head blade screwdriver you can find. Depress the clip with one hand and use a twisting motion with the screwdriver placed between the edge of the clip and coil.
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Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 06-21-16, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By fastnoypi
welcome, are you using an OEM t-stat? ...

welcome, are you using an OEM t-stat? Aftermarket is hit and miss and may fail closed.
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 06-21-16, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By fastnoypi
very possible the p0171 and p0174 lean codes can...

very possible the p0171 and p0174 lean codes can be the result of a spark plug change. If plugs aren't torqued to spec, they can back out. The coil packs have to work harder and may burn out just...
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