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Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) Yesterday, 03:47 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 151,564
Posted By L8RSk8R
I bought it new, air suspension - struts replaced...

I bought it new, air suspension - struts replaced multiple times.
I paid the dealership $3,300 to do the rear at about 80K miles, then I replaced others myself to save money.
Overall I spent...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 07-22-16, 09:01 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 151,564
Posted By L8RSk8R
There was a limo/taxi guy in this thread (from...

There was a limo/taxi guy in this thread (from New York...I think) with 400,000 plus miles on a 2001-2003 ??? model LS430.
My 2006 UL had 350/360,000 miles when I traded it in (August 2014)
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 07-12-16, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By L8RSk8R
Lowballing me is relative. I really don't give...

Lowballing me is relative. I really don't give much of a hoot about the money offered by a dealership.
Hand them the keys, I drive off with a new vehicle.

Or order a new vehicle over the phone, ...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 07-11-16, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By L8RSk8R
Hopefully someone's enjoying my auld 2006 LS430....

Hopefully someone's enjoying my auld 2006 LS430. I traded it in with 350/360,000 miles.
Drove beautifully.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 06-17-16, 04:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,577
Posted By L8RSk8R
I gave mine away....it's just easier & less...

I gave mine away....it's just easier & less hassle for me.
Traded in a 2006 Ultra with 350,000/360,000 miles, and got $5,500 for it.
I've no time for tire kickers & bull crap. I need to move...
Forum: Car Chat 06-08-16, 07:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,555
Posted By L8RSk8R
It's a 1971 Continental. 7.5 litre/460 motor. 365...

It's a 1971 Continental. 7.5 litre/460 motor. 365 hp & 500 lb/ft torque.
Forum: Car Chat 06-08-16, 06:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,555
Posted By L8RSk8R
I just purchased this. Should arrive in a few...

I just purchased this. Should arrive in a few days.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 05-22-16, 12:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 955
Posted By L8RSk8R
1964 Mg Midget needs engine build, 1966 Healey...

1964 Mg Midget needs engine build, 1966 Healey Sprite (dismantled in a 1000 pieces) 2004 Subaru STi w/52K miles, 2005 Subaru Sti track car, 98 GSXR 750 (parting out), 2001 Aprilia RSVR track bike,...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 05-12-16, 11:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,620
Posted By L8RSk8R
My 2014 EQUUS has 136,000 miles, and has been...

My 2014 EQUUS has 136,000 miles, and has been great.
My 2015 EQUUS had 67,000 miles, but was totalled a few weeks ago. A rock dislodged from a hillside (it was raining) and rolled in front of car....
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 05-01-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,161
Posted By L8RSk8R
Loved the auld Mercs. Easily put 5 million miles,...

Loved the auld Mercs. Easily put 5 million miles, on 1984 thru 1992 Mercedes SD's & SDL's.

I also had a 560 SEL stretch limousine.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-16-16, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By L8RSk8R
I used to have this done for $225/bumper. ...

I used to have this done for $225/bumper.
Wasn't the best job in the world, but respectable for my application.
Usually done twice/year, as cars were doing 70K to 100K miles per year.
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 04-09-16, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By L8RSk8R
I had a loose camber adjustment bolt, on my 2006...

I had a loose camber adjustment bolt, on my 2006 LS430. Made a popping/ticking sound, when turning slowly.
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 04-02-16, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By L8RSk8R
Nice enough of them, to give you a "free" $10.00...

Nice enough of them, to give you a "free" $10.00 car wash. :sad:
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 03-16-16, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By L8RSk8R
I always use two wrenches, for leverage.

I always use two wrenches, for leverage.
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 03-10-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,160
Posted By L8RSk8R
My 2006 LS430 covered 360,000 +/- miles & cost...

My 2006 LS430 covered 360,000 +/- miles & cost me $25,000 in maintenance (over 8 years) - $0.07/mile.
I traded it in for the EQUUS above.

Air suspension repairs @ the dealership, drove up the...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 03-10-16, 09:11 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,160
Posted By L8RSk8R
Bought this EQUUS, August 2014 ($57K out the...

Bought this EQUUS, August 2014 ($57K out the door) Currently covered 122,500 miles.
I've had no service issues. Costing me $0.03/mile in maintenance, which included :
2 alignments
1 wheel...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 01-27-16, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By L8RSk8R
Several people died recently, tail pipe buried in...

Several people died recently, tail pipe buried in snow :(

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/mom-son-die-waiting-car-tailpipe-blocked-snow-article-1.2507972
...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 12-25-15, 07:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,232
Posted By L8RSk8R
Watch Youtube videos, save yourself $500-$700. ...

Watch Youtube videos, save yourself $500-$700.
Easily complete the job in 2 hours or less.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 12-23-15, 05:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,942
Posted By L8RSk8R
How much would one spend, driving 104,000 miles...

How much would one spend, driving 104,000 miles in a 2014 S550 or LS460? 16 months and no issues = $2000 in tires, oil changes & differential a fluid change.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 12-22-15, 04:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,942
Posted By L8RSk8R
2014 Equus. All the features of an Ultra LS430,...

2014 Equus. All the features of an Ultra LS430, 429 HP, more rear legroom.

You can find new 2014 models for $45,000. Used with 10K miles for $30,000
I've two of 'em. 2014 & 2015 Signature...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 12-08-15, 06:54 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 151,564
Posted By L8RSk8R
Love to see that gdigio13. I had 355K +/- on my...

Love to see that gdigio13. I had 355K +/- on my 2006, before I traded it.
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 11-11-15, 09:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,033
Posted By L8RSk8R
I've had many Lincoln Town Cars leak water. A...

I've had many Lincoln Town Cars leak water. A design flaw where the plastic shroud (where air is drawn in by the blower motor) was sealed with foam stripping.
In a heavy rain, water would seep...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 10-27-15, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By L8RSk8R
Amazon.com: Lisle 24610 Spill-Free Funnel:...

Amazon.com: Lisle 24610 Spill-Free Funnel: Automotive
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 10-16-15, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By L8RSk8R
2016 ES 300 Hybrid purchase

Hey there, I've had 2 Lexus LS430's in the past.

I run a Car service & am considering an ES300H.
Car looks great, 40" rear legroom (same as a regular Town Car) & I estimate I'd save $6000/year on...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 10-05-15, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By L8RSk8R
I disagree, you can test them in hand. Stand it...

I disagree, you can test them in hand. Stand it upright, force down on the shock, you'll know if it's ****ed or not.

If you're adventurous/somewhat handy...you can replace a shock in an hour. If...
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