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Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) Yesterday, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 243
Posted By Jabberwock
Cut your losses and sell or trade the wheels for...

Cut your losses and sell or trade the wheels for other wheels that actually have the correct clearance.

It is an especially bad idea to think about using smaller or thinner brake calipers. Larger...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 07-14-16, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By Jabberwock
Great looking car in very nice shape. Nice...

Great looking car in very nice shape. Nice catch and welcome to the community!
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 07-09-16, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By Jabberwock
While I personally despise that look I do 100%...

While I personally despise that look I do 100% respect the passion, effort, and skill it takes to build a car like that.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 07-07-16, 07:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,263
Posted By Jabberwock
It is up to you to weigh all advice, make a...

It is up to you to weigh all advice, make a judgement based on your specific details and situation, and make the ultimate decision. Thanks for sharing the info and it was smart of you to check with...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 07-06-16, 01:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,263
Posted By Jabberwock
Your estimate was at least 50% too low. I got...

Your estimate was at least 50% too low. I got rear ended this weekend - guy was going pretty slow but hit us a stout lick. I just got the estimate today from the body shop that does all the...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 06-20-16, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 955
Posted By Jabberwock
Unless parts are going to be scarce or hard to...

Unless parts are going to be scarce or hard to find in the future buying parts based on a prediction of what may fail will most likely be a significant waste of money. The TB/WP kit is likely the...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 06-11-16, 05:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By Jabberwock
Thanks for posting your initial impression on the...

Thanks for posting your initial impression on the results. Much appreciated.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 06-06-16, 10:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 993
Posted By Jabberwock
All other things being equal I'd buy the car with...

All other things being equal I'd buy the car with the solid dealer service record. LS430s with little to no dealer service record are pretty rare. I'd personal avoid one like that because there...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 06-06-16, 08:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By Jabberwock
Sorry that happened to your car. AT failure on...

Sorry that happened to your car. AT failure on LS430s is rare especially at lower than 150k miles. You were smart to get the warranty. Even though the LS in general is super reliable compared...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 06-01-16, 07:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,296
Posted By Jabberwock
It is extremely hard to beat a nice condition...

It is extremely hard to beat a nice condition well taken care of LS430 for "bang for the buck" luxury and reliability. It is old fashioned to some extent and classic styling is something one...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 05-27-16, 06:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By Jabberwock
Thanks for sharing the info and the quote. Good...

Thanks for sharing the info and the quote. Good luck with it and please let us know your results.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 05-25-16, 05:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,765
Posted By Jabberwock
We caught a rock (right in the middle of driver...

We caught a rock (right in the middle of driver line of sight) from a jacked up pickup truck on the interstate last weekend. Having the windshield on the LS430 replaced for the second time...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 05-19-16, 07:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By Jabberwock
Hope you enjoy it. Best of luck with the new BMW!

Hope you enjoy it. Best of luck with the new BMW!
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 05-11-16, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Jabberwock
I'd have the brake master cylinder/booster and...

I'd have the brake master cylinder/booster and all brake lines/hoses thoroughly checked.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 05-10-16, 09:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,473
Posted By Jabberwock
What was highlighted in the pictures at the start...

What was highlighted in the pictures at the start of this thread as "breakout boxes" are usually the crossovers. Third party crossovers supplied with component speakers are typically fixed...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 05-08-16, 06:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,473
Posted By Jabberwock
On the 04-06 LS430s the non nav audio system and...

On the 04-06 LS430s the non nav audio system and amp are Pioneer and not Mark Levinson. Not sure if this was also true on 01-03 versions of the LS430. The pioneer amps may have different ohm...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 05-03-16, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,031
Posted By Jabberwock
Agree - In order to preserve the motors I also...

Agree - In order to preserve the motors I also had the auto steering wheel movement on entry feature disabled by the Lexus dealer about 5-6 years ago. It is a setting in the cbest settings and...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-30-16, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,031
Posted By Jabberwock
Yea the trunk opens about 3/4 of an inch and then...

Yea the trunk opens about 3/4 of an inch and then you have manually lift it the rest of the way up. And it weirdly feels like it weighs about 30 lbs to lift for the first 12 inches or so as you...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-30-16, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,297
Posted By Jabberwock
If I had to buy an LS430 from scratch, I'd...

If I had to buy an LS430 from scratch, I'd definitely try to get an 04-06. But if I already had a 01-03 LS430 that was in good shape and reliable, I would most likely stick with it as a known...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-29-16, 04:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,419
Posted By Jabberwock
Nice catch on a great looking low mileage car. ...

Nice catch on a great looking low mileage car. Take care of it and it will last for a very long time.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-28-16, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By Jabberwock
Suggest you turn off smart key feature if the car...

Suggest you turn off smart key feature if the car is going to sit for a month. And wishing you best of luck with your surgery and recovery.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-28-16, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By Jabberwock
1k road trip

Just came back from a apprx 1k road trip this week mostly along I10 and some I75/I95. The LS with 80k on it, drove and handled beautifully. Quiet, comfortable and powerful, the LS was made for...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-28-16, 05:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By Jabberwock
Congrats but no way I'd drive a 2014 Camry...

Congrats but no way I'd drive a 2014 Camry instead when I had a 2005 LS430 available. Not saying the 2014 Camry isn't a fine car but a 2005 LS430 is in a whole other league in my book.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-24-16, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By Jabberwock
Everyone with wheel locks has to keep the key in...

Everyone with wheel locks has to keep the key in the car's cubbies/glove box or trunk. A determined wheel thief can find most wheel lock keys in 3-4 minutes after breaking into your car and...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-20-16, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By Jabberwock
Agree - a V rated tire is likely to firm up the...

Agree - a V rated tire is likely to firm up the handling and will have better turn in due to less sidewall flex.

In all of this I am only speculating based on general characteristics of V versus...
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