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Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 09-21-15, 04:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,595
Posted By jimsRX300
I apologize for my late reply, I've been busy...

I apologize for my late reply, I've been busy with the children and I'm not getting my thread updates.

A U140E/F transmission is just that. It was put in the RAV4 until around 2012. I found a few...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 09-15-15, 03:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,595
Posted By jimsRX300
Is there any way you could look into a...

Is there any way you could look into a transmission shop? Or even an import guy? I tow with my 2003, the RAV4 ran the same transmission until 2012. I'm ready if need be. Perhaps swapping in a used...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 04-19-15, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By jimsRX300
Intermittent cold air? Compressor cycles on /...

Intermittent cold air? Compressor cycles on / off? SUPER high (almost 300psi) on the high side? Then it cuts out? I learned, the shut down of the compressor is a safety feature. It's working...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 04-16-15, 06:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,042
Posted By jimsRX300
I read online that although it's not CA...

I read online that although it's not CA emissions, it will pass. It's just not "CA emissions certified".

I'll turn the clamp next chance I get.
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 04-15-15, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,042
Posted By jimsRX300
http://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.clublexus.com-vbul...

http://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.clublexus.com-vbulletin/1632x1224/80-img_3905_e01c62a664ad7011b393f19cfbd0d2cfe5690004.jpg


front with new bolts and carbon gasket

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Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 04-15-15, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,042
Posted By jimsRX300
Here is the OLD vs NEW rear catalytic converter ...

Here is the OLD vs NEW rear catalytic converter


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Clearly you can...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 03-26-15, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,042
Posted By jimsRX300
I'm not planning on welding it. I'm just going to...

I'm not planning on welding it. I'm just going to use the existing 2 1/2" adapter and muffler sealant to make it work

Worst case, I'll get a craigslist welder guy and just pack heat when I show...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 03-26-15, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,042
Posted By jimsRX300
Replacement rear catalytic converter

I recently replaced my resonator as the weld holding the rear pipe broke off. It was just hanging there! I cut the pipe entering the resonator with my die grinder as to not damage the O2 sensor.
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Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 03-25-15, 05:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By jimsRX300
Well, the pipe after the resonator fell off the...

Well, the pipe after the resonator fell off the other day. It broke at the weld, was just hanging there. I bought a new walker resonator, cut off the old one. Turns out the metal splash guard...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 03-14-15, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By jimsRX300
I have an 03 with the slanted down spoiler, my...

I have an 03 with the slanted down spoiler, my friend had an 02 with no spoiler and another with a 01 with the big straight back one. I'm not sure if it was a dealer order or some kind of optional...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 03-13-15, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By jimsRX300
Rust!

I went to power wash the underbody... WOW is my rust bad. Both rear parts of my rockers now have holes and anything not aluminum is covered. How is yours holding up?? FLORIDA drivers need not...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 03-01-15, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By jimsRX300
I had the EXACT same problem after my engine...

I had the EXACT same problem after my engine swap. It's a ground.

Search my user name for my posts. It will walk u right through all the grounds.

Clean them all.
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 02-24-15, 12:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,362
Posted By jimsRX300
What kind of tools do you have? I'm still...

What kind of tools do you have?

I'm still on board for a cost effective head swap IF the block is good and the cylinders are not scorched.

It's cost effective for its age. Just replace the...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 02-21-15, 08:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,362
Posted By jimsRX300
PCV valve every 10K is excessive for a normal...

PCV valve every 10K is excessive for a normal vehicle. You should see how that think looks.

BG MOA is a engine oil supplement. Not a flush. It's what the dealer adds to each 1mz oil change. It's...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 02-21-15, 07:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,362
Posted By jimsRX300
You could get the set machined, but I wouldn't...

You could get the set machined, but I wouldn't bother. Then run a case of carb cleaner through it. Replace the oil pump & do a timing belt water pump service too.

Oh and a new PCV valve.

I now...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 02-21-15, 07:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,362
Posted By jimsRX300
Sorry about your situation, we all want to take...

Sorry about your situation, we all want to take care of our kids. Search my username for what happened to my RX300.

Here's a 3rd option. Why not buy a set of used 1mz heads off eBay? 500 bucks!...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 11-14-14, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,743
Posted By jimsRX300
I did the cheaper ones, the car is 12 years old....

I did the cheaper ones, the car is 12 years old. I also did cheap sensen struts.

Yes, huge improvement in handling. No banging over bumps, or the feeling of a crosswind while driving on the...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 11-14-14, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,743
Posted By jimsRX300
I replaced my links will all MOOG brand from...

I replaced my links will all MOOG brand from rockauto. Your front swaybar bushings are available from energy suspension. Hit those bolts with loads of PB Blaster, and I had to heat mine up. The aft...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 11-13-14, 10:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 260
Posted By jimsRX300
Catch Can

Anyone ever install a catch can on their 1MZ?? When I changed the engine, I cleaned the intake & throttle body with loads of carb cleaner and a toilet brush. I also changed all the sensors as I am...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 11-07-14, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By jimsRX300
+1 to you CARspec

+1 to you CARspec
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 11-07-14, 07:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,183
Posted By jimsRX300
Which one is cheaper? There's my answer. I...

Which one is cheaper? There's my answer.

I was gonna throw a set of used tires on there from some shop in the ghetto but my wife vetoed me.

My Kumho crappers were the 2nd cheapest at discount...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 11-07-14, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By jimsRX300
Do you have to seriously ask that?

Do you have to seriously ask that?
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 11-07-14, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By jimsRX300
How much is the long block? I swapped an 03 for...

How much is the long block? I swapped an 03 for 03 JDM AWD 1mz out of a highlander for 2000 + 1500 in misc. crap. Had 50000 certified miles. P.I.A.

How many miles on yours? I'd seriously consider...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 10-07-14, 02:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,398
Posted By jimsRX300
Toyota made the U140F and U140E. Oddly the F...

Toyota made the U140F and U140E. Oddly the F model is for Four wheel drive.

They used it in a variety of vehicles. It's a really smooth shifting unit... It just can't handle a load or any abuse. ...
Forum: RX - 1st Gen (1999-2003) 10-02-14, 07:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,398
Posted By jimsRX300
I tow those small u-haul utility trailers with...

I tow those small u-haul utility trailers with mine. I'm careful to observe the 3500 pound limitation (although the highlander has the exact same guts with a 5000 pound tow limit)
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