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Forum: GX460 / GX470 Classifieds 10-28-15, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,162
Posted By YoshiMan
Sure, throw me a PM :)

Sure, throw me a PM :)
Forum: GX460 / GX470 Classifieds 10-26-15, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,162
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Forum: LS460 / 430 / 400 / 600h Classifieds 10-26-15, 02:47 AM
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Views: 259
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Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 09-23-15, 01:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,275
Posted By YoshiMan
I had looked at it briefly, and judging from the...

I had looked at it briefly, and judging from the pictures, it seems to have some pretty hardcore springs in the kit. I might give them a whirl!
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 09-21-15, 10:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,275
Posted By YoshiMan
I was trying to get it as close to possible to...

I was trying to get it as close to possible to factory as it could be. I had read that 4Runner springs worked as well, but i would say that is not the case, unless you only drive empty with no...
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 09-21-15, 02:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,275
Posted By YoshiMan
Don't use OEM 4runner springs for suspension conversion.

So I recently swapped out the rear air, for OEM Toyota shocks, and coil springs on my GX. I got Springs from a 2004 4Runner V8 (pretty much the same truck as mine) and have to say that they are not...
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 09-10-15, 05:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By YoshiMan
Even if you shut the system off, it will...

Even if you shut the system off, it will automatically re-activate itself once you hit a certain speed (less than 10 MPH if i recall...)
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 09-05-15, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,308
Posted By YoshiMan
I think one of the issues with some of the luxury...

I think one of the issues with some of the luxury car companies is that they have no "lesser" counterparts to share parts with.

As an example, i meant that Lexus's share some parts with Toyotas,...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 09-01-15, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By YoshiMan
I sure do! And thanks for the tips, i'm glad they...

I sure do! And thanks for the tips, i'm glad they have the guide holes, i'm pretty sure i would slap those things on crooked!
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 09-01-15, 11:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,516
Posted By YoshiMan
Funny you mention that, as i just finished up the...

Funny you mention that, as i just finished up the fronts on mine, and they came out super easy, but DAMN they were difficult to get back in! My suspension seems to be under tension or something,...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 08-31-15, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By YoshiMan
It's fine at an angle. If my memory serves me...

It's fine at an angle. If my memory serves me correctly, the plug is on the back of the motor, so if anything it will drain faster with it raised in the front, or on ramps
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 08-31-15, 11:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By YoshiMan
Looking to replace the emblems...how to remove?

So my 2002 has those nasty dealer installed gold emblems on it, which i absolutely hate, plus they don't weather very well compared to the originals. I want to get some original chrome ones and swap...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-31-15, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By YoshiMan
Just to rule it out, is there any oil leaks?...

Just to rule it out, is there any oil leaks? Particularly from the valve covers, near the exhaust manifolds?
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-31-15, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By YoshiMan
When I bought my 95 a few years back, it had a...

When I bought my 95 a few years back, it had a faulty pump and i replaced it with a rebuilt one at NAPA. Pump worked great with no leaks for the few years i had it, up till I traded it in on my...
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 08-31-15, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By YoshiMan
try hitting the little tab that holds the door...

try hitting the little tab that holds the door shut with some WD40 and work the interior lever back and forth. it's probably just binding up and needs some attention.
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 08-31-15, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By YoshiMan
The first question i'm not sure about, but yes,...

The first question i'm not sure about, but yes, the cargo hooks are two separate pieces. There's the actual plastic hook on the outside, then there is a small metal bolt with a flat head that locks...
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 08-31-15, 11:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,373
Posted By YoshiMan
Reading about this problem is making me consider...

Reading about this problem is making me consider removing the rear interior panels, and creating some sort of an access hole with a hinge that can be opened and closed to operate the mechanism......
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 08-31-15, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,516
Posted By YoshiMan
Alrighty, i got them on about a week ago using...

Alrighty, i got them on about a week ago using some unorthodox methods. I basically screwed the lugnuts back on, and had someone stand on them while i jammed the springs in, there was just BARELY...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-23-15, 12:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By YoshiMan
Not sure about the LS400s, but on my GX470, when...

Not sure about the LS400s, but on my GX470, when i pulled the $760+ apeice electronic shocks off, they all had KYB stamped into them, so yeah, just get those... you'll be fine
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 08-23-15, 12:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,516
Posted By YoshiMan
I'm using OEM 4Runner springs off of a 2004 model...

I'm using OEM 4Runner springs off of a 2004 model with a V8.

Ali SC3, i may have to go and try those compressors again if i can;t get them on tommorow.. it's gonna be my first day off so i can...
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 08-19-15, 06:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,516
Posted By YoshiMan
Yeah, the height sensors are gone, and i just now...

Yeah, the height sensors are gone, and i just now went and unbolted the sway bar.. it's got a little more give,a nd if i had a second person pushing the axle down, i JUST MIGHT be able to get those...
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 08-19-15, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,516
Posted By YoshiMan
Both shocks are off, is the sway bar my...

Both shocks are off, is the sway bar my culprit??? Seems like it still has play, but that could be the case..
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 08-19-15, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By YoshiMan
Thanks for the responses! I'm thinking i am just...

Thanks for the responses! I'm thinking i am just going to cut into the front side of the bracket with a circular saw, then hammer on the actuator to bend it upwards and just undo the nut that holds...
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 08-19-15, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,516
Posted By YoshiMan
coil springs WILL NOT fit.

So this suspension conversion has turned out to be quite the massive undertaking, alot more difficult that other vehicles i have done in the past.... i got yet another question for the guys who have...
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 08-17-15, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By YoshiMan
Front suspension actuator bolts?

So while waiting for parts to come in to finish up the electronic/air elimination, i decided to accelerate things later by taking the front actuators and bracket off the front struts so i can throw...
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