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Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) Today, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By ibidu1
Look for 08-up more options and newer front end....

Look for 08-up more options and newer front end. At that price you can easily find a 08-up with even less mileage
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) Today, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 125
Posted By ibidu1
1: You have lower control arm rear bushing, this...

1: You have lower control arm rear bushing, this bushing tends to wear quickly....
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) Today, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 125
Posted By ibidu1
My problem started in the rear tires only I...

My problem started in the rear tires only

I replaced all the bushings/arms in the rear end. For the front I replaced the big lower control arm rear bushing ( I highly recomend you replace this)...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) Yesterday, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 125
Posted By ibidu1
Lexus toyota and many alignment shops I also went...

Lexus toyota and many alignment shops I also went to couldnt figure out my problem of the rear feathering on the inner edges. A car can sometimes appear to have good alignment on the alignment rack...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) Yesterday, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 125
Posted By ibidu1
Post a pic of your alignment chart, also where...

Post a pic of your alignment chart, also where are you getting the feathering the front or rear? Most likely you have a bad bushing in your suspension throwing off the alignment. Ive had the same...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-27-16, 01:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 315
Posted By ibidu1
This problem is mainly on the GS350's

This problem is mainly on the GS350's
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-26-16, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 315
Posted By ibidu1
You can reach behind the water pump pulley and...

You can reach behind the water pump pulley and feel for pink foam. That foam will be coolant leakage

Rattling sounds like maybe idler pulley going bad. Yes I would buy the idler pulley, and serp...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-26-16, 08:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 315
Posted By ibidu1
Thermostat, serpentine belt, idler pulley, and 2...

Thermostat, serpentine belt, idler pulley, and 2 jugs of toyota pre diluted coolant. These are the things I would replace! The job took me 2hrs maybe and its fairly easy for a decent mechanic.
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Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-25-16, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By ibidu1
Take it to a better muffler shop and have them...

Take it to a better muffler shop and have them repair it again. IMO not worth it to invest/hassle in a mid pipe and to pay to modify that aswell.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-19-16, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By ibidu1
What do you mean by grabbing? When you brake most...

What do you mean by grabbing? When you brake most of the braking power goes to the front right wheel?

Have you tried fully bleeding the brakes? You may have a clog into the brake lines or you may...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-19-16, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By ibidu1
I would check to see if theres another electrical...

I would check to see if theres another electrical issue. Its very rare to see knock sensors go bad. Maybe you can clean the battery terminals, make sure the grounds are secure. Then check the plug on...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-18-16, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By ibidu1
The suspension is very close similiar to the 2GS....

The suspension is very close similiar to the 2GS. Suspension bushings need to be replaced in higher mileage cars.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-18-16, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By ibidu1
Was the engine ever rebuilt for the carbon issue?...

Was the engine ever rebuilt for the carbon issue? If so maybe the tech didnt seal it up thoroughly.

Front cover? I would go back to the dealer and tell them what exactly is leaking. Theres a...
Forum: Suspension 07-16-16, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By ibidu1
I too have an 08 AWD, I replaced my shocks 3...

I too have an 08 AWD, I replaced my shocks 3 years ago.The AWD is tricky that theres no good aftermarket company that sells stock struts.

What I did to save some money, I purchased aftermarket...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-16-16, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By ibidu1
Ya on mine I took off that plug and put my own...

Ya on mine I took off that plug and put my own small vacuum line and let it suck the bottle down.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-13-16, 11:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By ibidu1
Where did you pour it in at? Maybe you left a...

Where did you pour it in at? Maybe you left a vacuum line loose. Seafoam should have disolved right away. On my car I ran a bottle and a half of the stuff.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-13-16, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By ibidu1
A lil tip you can check vehicle history on any...

A lil tip you can check vehicle history on any lexus using mylexus.com if the person said the dealer replaced it, it will show in the report.

Aisin Water pump is only $110 aftermarket and about 2...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-13-16, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By ibidu1
You may have better luck asking in the 3IS forum....

You may have better luck asking in the 3IS forum. IS's are great but why not go for a 4GS?
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-13-16, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By ibidu1
2008 gs350 will be great for you. It has more...

2008 gs350 will be great for you. It has more options the 07-under. Just make sure to replace the water pump every 80k miles, very cheap and easy to replace. Other then that its great realible car .
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-09-16, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By ibidu1
pop open your glove box and see if the dvd has...

pop open your glove box and see if the dvd has ejected. If it has just slide it back in
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-09-16, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By ibidu1
Hale It is possible to repair your engine,...

Hale

It is possible to repair your engine, but it may not be a long term fix. But if the engine is ratteling. its possible to take off the oil pan and with a prybar check each rod or crank...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-09-16, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By ibidu1
A quick way to tell is to reach in with your hand...

A quick way to tell is to reach in with your hand (with the engine off of course) behind the water pump pulley and if theres any pink foam residue. Know that your water pump is leaking or seeping and...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-08-16, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By ibidu1
GS350 75-80k is about the time to change out the...

GS350 75-80k is about the time to change out the water pump. If you do not you risk blowing up the engine and it has happened many times.

Aisan water pump are only $110 on ebay and probably 2 hrs...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-07-16, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By ibidu1
With the new engine out I would also replace the...

With the new engine out I would also replace the water pump and belts etc. The water pump you can buy from ebay from a company called Aisan. Its same supplier that supples toyota and its $110.00 on...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-07-16, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By ibidu1
Ya I would source a low mileage engine and have...

Ya I would source a low mileage engine and have the junkyard drop the engine off at a local mechanic. Mechanic may charge $500-$1000 to install the new engine.

www.car-part.com and search for an...
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