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Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 11-01-12, 05:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,049
Posted By YviE
No I actually never hooked up the inners. I left...

No I actually never hooked up the inners. I left them as fog lights.
Forum: Performance 10-15-12, 08:42 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 41,736
Posted By YviE
The shifts on my tranny are still as smooth as...

The shifts on my tranny are still as smooth as before. No jerks in any gear change.

FYI, on my GS the dial was set on the second position from factory (Euro GS).
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 10-03-12, 12:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,177
Posted By YviE
Thanks. I'll probably skip doing the rear, as I...

Thanks. I'll probably skip doing the rear, as I had the fluid replaced not that long ago.
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 10-02-12, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,177
Posted By YviE
Quick question ... I am in the process of...

Quick question ... I am in the process of rebuilding the front calipers. So, do I need to bleed the rear brakes also?
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 09-24-12, 03:06 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 122,862
Posted By YviE
Yeah you are right but they are still quite...

Yeah you are right but they are still quite firmer than the stock bushings. I'll stick with these untill FIGS finishes his solid bushings.
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 09-18-12, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,177
Posted By YviE
Got all my parts in. I'm rebuilding the front...

Got all my parts in. I'm rebuilding the front calipers, replacing the front brake lines and, inevitely, changing the brake fluid. I'm also changing my LBJs with Moogs.
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 09-13-12, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,177
Posted By YviE
The pedal isn't spongy at all, it's too firm. You...

The pedal isn't spongy at all, it's too firm. You really have to put a lot of pressure to get decent braking.
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 09-13-12, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,177
Posted By YviE
I'm gonna do that and while I'm at it I'll change...

I'm gonna do that and while I'm at it I'll change the front brake lines too. I hope that'll solve the issue...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 09-13-12, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,177
Posted By YviE
Thanks for your answer. To give you a more...

Thanks for your answer.

To give you a more complete picture of the situation. I installed new pads and rotors, OEM equivalents (ATE rotors, Ferodo pads). I thought that I didn't do a proper...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 09-13-12, 03:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,177
Posted By YviE
Change in brake feel

Hi guys,

When I bought the GS it braked just find. I changed the front pads myself after a while. But when doing this, I didn't open the brake fluid reservoir when pushing back the caliper...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-09-12, 03:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,390
Posted By YviE
I use Bilt Hamber Surfex HD, a water-based...

I use Bilt Hamber Surfex HD, a water-based detergent. I does a great job.

Here a pic of my engine bay (98 GS3 w/ 120k miles):
http://img853.imageshack.us/img853/5224/p1040203i.jpg
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 09-08-12, 04:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,220
Posted By YviE
Sell the IS, I see no point in having two daily...

Sell the IS, I see no point in having two daily drives. Add some mods to the GS and put most of the cash of the sale aside for a rainy day.
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-08-12, 04:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,390
Posted By YviE
I never use a hose to wash the engine bay. I use...

I never use a hose to wash the engine bay. I use two small spray bottles, one with the detergent, one with plain water. I also use a paintbrush to get in all the tiny corners. It helps to have some...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 09-02-12, 03:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,659
Posted By YviE
For the rears, make sure to loosen the parking...

For the rears, make sure to loosen the parking brake, as it can make it impossible to take off the rotor. It should take no effort to take them off afterwards.

Don't hit it with a mallet, you may...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 09-01-12, 04:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,621
Posted By YviE
My Tein S techs came with these rubbers. They...

My Tein S techs came with these rubbers. They made noise too... The TTE springs I currently have don't have them.
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 09-01-12, 03:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,241
Posted By YviE
Wait, u list fast accelleration as a pro but then...

Wait, u list fast accelleration as a pro but then u say it'll hurt your 0-60 time?
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 08-30-12, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By YviE
Doesn't matter all 2nd gen GS have side airbags...

Doesn't matter all 2nd gen GS have side airbags in the front seats, regardless of model year. 2001+ do have curtain bags.
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 08-28-12, 06:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,712
Posted By YviE
Not too mention overseas (Europe) where we rarely...

Not too mention overseas (Europe) where we rarely buy V8s.
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 08-22-12, 09:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,460
Posted By YviE
Clean. But get rid of the extra wood. ;)

Clean. But get rid of the extra wood. ;)
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 08-21-12, 09:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,582
Posted By YviE
Very nice but no way I'm spending that much on a...

Very nice but no way I'm spending that much on a grill!
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 08-20-12, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,120
Posted By YviE
Be careful with the Nankangs in the wet. Looks...

Be careful with the Nankangs in the wet. Looks clean. You gonna drop it?
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 08-20-12, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 877
Posted By YviE
Yep, check the fluid, when the level is too low...

Yep, check the fluid, when the level is too low the tranny acts up.
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 08-13-12, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By YviE
I still do love the GS. Each time I see her, I...

I still do love the GS. Each time I see her, I fall in love all over again. :thumbup:



Yeah, that's true. I don't have to worry about any down time now.



Haha. Yeah, I just moved and now...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 08-13-12, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By YviE
Dilemma! Your thoughts would be helpful.

Hey guys,
*
I'm between a rock and a hard place right now. I just got a new job and with it comes a company car.*It's a cross-over, not the biggest car I've had, but good enough for daily driving...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 08-02-12, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,996
Posted By YviE
The oil issue can be quite bad. I would look at...

The oil issue can be quite bad. I would look at that first. Is the car leaking oil from underneath? Or is it actually burning the oil. Worst-case scenario would be having to swap another engine....
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