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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12-15-05, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Buttercup
25 is air fuel ratio lean malfunction 26 is air...

25 is air fuel ratio lean malfunction
26 is air fuel ratio rich malfunction

From the sc300 manual the two things that both have in common are a difference of air-fuel ratio between two groups of...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12-15-05, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Buttercup
:egads: I just made a huge mistake...What I...

:egads:
I just made a huge mistake...What I thought was supposed to be a pcv valve was not the pcv valve. It seems that it is the breather hose. So I messsed up by putting on two pcv valves...I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12-15-05, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Buttercup
Hmm...I tried using the gasket sealer on the...

Hmm...I tried using the gasket sealer on the gasket and the noise is still there. I ended up listening carefully and the sound is coming from the oil filler cap instead of the throttle body. It ends...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12-14-05, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Buttercup
Thanks for the heads up Jspec. I'll look for some...

Thanks for the heads up Jspec. I'll look for some gasket maker soon.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12-13-05, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By Buttercup
whining / screeching noise when turning engine off

With my recent hesitation of the engine, I used seafoam and replaced the spark plugs. The hesitation is gone, but when I turn the engine off I get a 1 second whining/screeching noise coming from the...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-05-05, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By Buttercup
At least one person did. On my car it was...

At least one person did. On my car it was basically 0.6 in rear and 0.4 front on sc300. Somewhat noticeably smaller fender-tire gap. Rides crisper, I have old shocks so I don't know if that affects...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12-03-05, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,546
Posted By Buttercup
Oh yeah, there were some post I found in a search...

Oh yeah, there were some post I found in a search that said the mass air flow meter caused problem to cars with hesitation at 2700-2800 rpm. You could check that out too.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12-03-05, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,546
Posted By Buttercup
First time is the hardest. The hardest part for...

First time is the hardest. The hardest part for me was taking the coolant hose off the throttle body. The screw clamp for the hose was faced inward so I had to find a way to twist the hose 180...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12-03-05, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,429
Posted By Buttercup
Yeah my brother had lots of good thing with...

Yeah my brother had lots of good thing with seafoam.

:woohoo:
I just replaced the spark plugs, and the car runs GREAT!!! At least for now...

So I'm not sure what the culprit was: Carbon...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12-03-05, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,429
Posted By Buttercup
Car hesitating. Used Seafoam and compression spikes.

In short: Car hesitates so I used seafoam and the compression test shows that compression jumped from ~185 before seafoam to ~210 after using seafoam. The test before seafoam I had a cold engine....
Forum: Northern California Lexus Club 10-02-05, 10:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,447
Posted By Buttercup
Yeah the caravan was pretty cool. Next time we...

Yeah the caravan was pretty cool. Next time we need to slow down to stay close. I was last and it took a while to catch up to you guys :rolleyes: .
Forum: Northern California Lexus Club 09-27-05, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By Buttercup
I was on the waitlist too, but then I got my...

I was on the waitlist too, but then I got my "exclusive reservation number" by mail today. I went online, punched it in, and whallah! Still on the waitlist.... :cry:
Forum: Northern California Lexus Club 09-21-05, 10:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,447
Posted By Buttercup
Fremont makes more sense, since those in Union...

Fremont makes more sense, since those in Union City will be heading down there anyways.
Forum: Northern California Lexus Club 09-09-05, 07:02 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,848
Posted By Buttercup
I'd like to be on the list. Thanks for setting...

I'd like to be on the list. Thanks for setting this up.
Forum: The Clubhouse 09-01-05, 12:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,389
Posted By Buttercup
These rumors are the equivalent of the rumor of a...

These rumors are the equivalent of the rumor of a suicide bomber on the bridge in Baghdad. Oh the chaos.
Forum: Car Chat 08-31-05, 03:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,370
Posted By Buttercup
How did you get in? I checked the time slots and...

How did you get in? I checked the time slots and all the times are full for California.
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-29-05, 06:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,838
Posted By Buttercup
It almost looks like the person tried to pop open...

It almost looks like the person tried to pop open your trunk.
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 08-24-05, 08:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 31,556
Posted By Buttercup
You most likely figured that the engines were...

You most likely figured that the engines were only 4 cylinders. If you do your total of 102 cin / 4 cylinders it equals ~25 cin/cyl. So 25 cin/cyl * 6 =~150 ci. Same goes for the 210 ci.

IS250:...
Forum: SC- 1st Gen (1992-2000) 08-19-05, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By Buttercup
#4. I believe it is the power window control...

#4. I believe it is the power window control module that is malfunctioning. There were a few posts saying that changing that computer solved the problem. I'm not sure if that ties with the seat...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08-19-05, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By Buttercup
Does it always happen on every startup? Like if...

Does it always happen on every startup? Like if you were to turn off a warmed up car, wait a few minutes then turn it back on.

As for the light throttle, it seems to happen to my car only during...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 03-21-05, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,681
Posted By Buttercup
By subframe are you talking about the rear for...

By subframe are you talking about the rear for the anti-roll bar swap?

If you are, then there' should be (4)12mm bolts and (1)19mm bolt on each side. The 12mm takes ~80 lb-ft and the big one takes...
Forum: SC- 1st Gen (1992-2000) 03-19-05, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By Buttercup
Can you manually recline the seat? The picture...

Can you manually recline the seat? The picture you posted seems like it shows the spring that allows the seat to fling back forward. It's also present on the the other side of the seat.

Try...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03-13-05, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By Buttercup
It's not in my engine bay. It almost looks like...

It's not in my engine bay. It almost looks like an extension for the check valve of the charcoal canister in the third picture.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03-13-05, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By Buttercup
Is it easier to replace the engine than taking...

Is it easier to replace the engine than taking the head off?
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 03-12-05, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 814
Posted By Buttercup
1. I'm not sure of the cheapest toyota dealer,...

1. I'm not sure of the cheapest toyota dealer, but Carson Toyota (in socal) is reliable in my experience. The stock SC endlinks won't work properly, although I've been using them for 6 months and...
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