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Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 07-20-16, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Alphaman19
Ditto. Did mine about a year ago (Denso) w/o...

Ditto. Did mine about a year ago (Denso) w/o issue.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 07-11-16, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By Alphaman19
Please use the Search tool. This question has...

Please use the Search tool.
This question has been asked and answered a million times.
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 07-07-16, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 170,721
Posted By Alphaman19
Where did you get the key cut? I got the same...

Where did you get the key cut?
I got the same key but everyone tell me they won't cut it because the metal is too soft (or something like that) and might mess up their cutting tool.
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 05-04-16, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By Alphaman19
Dang... a good wooden steering wheel... wasted :(

Dang... a good wooden steering wheel... wasted :(
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 04-28-16, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By Alphaman19
Could also be a loose spark plug. They make a...

Could also be a loose spark plug. They make a similar tick-tick sound when loose.
Just my $.02
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 04-18-16, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By Alphaman19
Chrome Grill mod? How so? (Mine is showing its...

Chrome Grill mod? How so? (Mine is showing its age so any improvement would be nice)
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 04-13-16, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 777
Posted By Alphaman19
I'd fix it, also. I was T-boned in the driver...

I'd fix it, also.
I was T-boned in the driver side doors. Looked pretty bad but since the frame wasn't bent, I just picked up two doors from Craigslist and tossed them on. Heck, I even painted them...
Forum: Build Threads 04-05-16, 12:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,713
Posted By Alphaman19
Nice. Were'd you get the led bulbs?

Nice.
Were'd you get the led bulbs?
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 03-24-16, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By Alphaman19
Funny, GS4's seem to be rare in general. ...

Funny, GS4's seem to be rare in general.
Whenever I see a 2gen go by, I always turn my head to see if it's a GS4 but it's always a GS3.
:)
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 03-15-16, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By Alphaman19
Regarding the spring compressor, I'd rented it...

Regarding the spring compressor, I'd rented it from the local auto parts store and punked out when I began to compress the first spring as all I could think of was the amount of force/potential...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 03-08-16, 06:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,811
Posted By Alphaman19
Gotta do my bushings soon. How's the ride feel...

Gotta do my bushings soon. How's the ride feel after all the new rubber?
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 02-19-16, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By Alphaman19
Maybe I've never ridden in an LS400 but does the...

Maybe I've never ridden in an LS400 but does the break upgrade make it that mush better than the GS's stock breaking system? I mean, my stock break/rotor setup works pretty good and I wonder how...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 02-19-16, 06:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,400
Posted By Alphaman19
I've a 98 GS400 with 286K and climbing as my...

I've a 98 GS400 with 286K and climbing as my daily driver. Yea, you get the usual list of things that fail simply due to age but they just give me an excuse to turn some wrenches on the weekends...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 02-09-16, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By Alphaman19
yea, maybe that's my underlying question; How do...

yea, maybe that's my underlying question; How do you know when they're going bad?
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 02-09-16, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By Alphaman19
Upper Control Arm Replacement Cycle?

Had my aftermarket upper control arms on for about 4yrs/120k miles on NJ roads.
Any idea on how long they last and/or when I should replace them?

thanks
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 02-01-16, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,031
Posted By Alphaman19
For what it's worth, I had a similar problem...

For what it's worth, I had a similar problem until I had my rims straightened out as well.
When all else fails (assuming nothing else is at fault) start from square one, which is the rim itself;...
Forum: 2Gen GS430 / 400/ 300 Classifieds (98-05) 01-20-16, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By Alphaman19
FS - Black Interiors

NOTE: I DON'T HAVE THESE SO DON"T BOTHER REPLYING TO THIS

I was in this junk yeard looking for parts for my 2genGS when I saw they had three cars with sweet looking black interiors. One car had...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 01-19-16, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,670
Posted By Alphaman19
Mine was stuck open once. I took the motor out...

Mine was stuck open once. I took the motor out and noticed that the tracks were full of gunk/junk/clay dirt
Tried to clean them as best I could but no luck. Even replaced the motor.
Ended up just...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 01-08-16, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By Alphaman19
@GSTim - So when are you picking up that Lexus...

@GSTim - So when are you picking up that Lexus LFA? :D
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 01-08-16, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By Alphaman19
Sounds like your decision is being influenced by...

Sounds like your decision is being influenced by emotion rather than reason.
(Kinda like convincing yourself that a girl still likes you even though she never returns your phone calls - lol)

KBB...
Forum: Build Threads 12-31-15, 07:26 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 197,333
Posted By Alphaman19
Same here! The black and tan combo really "pop"....

Same here! The black and tan combo really "pop".
I thought about switching to an all black interior but after seeing this... :)
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 12-31-15, 07:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,494
Posted By Alphaman19
Assuming that money is a significant determining...

Assuming that money is a significant determining factor and that any vehicle can incur significant issues, I'd take option A.
Because:
1.) The cost to maintain it and sustain your current level...
Forum: Build Threads 12-28-15, 11:10 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 197,333
Posted By Alphaman19
Hey Pete, I know you've answered this somewhere...

Hey Pete,
I know you've answered this somewhere before but what's the size and offset of those wheels?
Forum: Performance 12-23-15, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By Alphaman19
Wow... and to think I just trashed my old one a...

Wow... and to think I just trashed my old one a few months ago.
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 12-23-15, 07:25 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 25,167
Posted By Alphaman19
272K on my '98 GS4 and running strong as a daily...

272K on my '98 GS4 and running strong as a daily driver.
Ironically, I'm fastidious about maintenance, less so about cosmetics etc.
Kind of a challenge to see how many miles I can get out of old...
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