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Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 06-22-16, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By TMaxxTim
Also wanted to add that this definitely fixed my...

Also wanted to add that this definitely fixed my issue. The old wheel hub clearly made a noise once I had it off and turned it by hand. I've read that you can jack up the suspect wheel and it will...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 06-21-16, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By TMaxxTim
I'm happy to say I just needed a bigger hammer!...

I'm happy to say I just needed a bigger hammer! Technically a 10lb slide hammer, but still by definition a bigger hammer.

It only took 2 or 3 hits to get it off, however I noticed the Penetrating...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 06-20-16, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By TMaxxTim
Just trying to remove the hub, it has a bad...

Just trying to remove the hub, it has a bad bearing. I only got the axle puller initially because I thought the axle stuck in the hub was the only thing holding me back, once I broke the tension on...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 06-20-16, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By TMaxxTim
So my post on Reddit had some replies that...

So my post on Reddit had some replies that suggested I use a slide hammer to get the rest out.

The first set of replies on there had people telling me to just go ahead and pull the whole knuckle...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 06-20-16, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By TMaxxTim
Haha, it wasn't the easiest and I should have...

Haha, it wasn't the easiest and I should have figured I wasn't doing it the best way, but I've had to remove so many bolts/nuts at weird angles using the oddest techniques I guess I figured this was...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 06-20-16, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By TMaxxTim
06 IS 350 - Rear Wheel Hub Removal Question

I have everything removed except for the actual wheel hub itself. I have the caliper, rotor, and 4 bolts holding the wheel hub on from behind removed. I went and rented an axle puller from...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-07-16, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,829
Posted By TMaxxTim
I just replaced the front pads and rotors on my...

I just replaced the front pads and rotors on my 06 IS 350 with Akebono pads. I only ever bought Akebono for my LS of 8 years and liked it.

I'm with you, at first I was disappointed that they...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 06-01-15, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By TMaxxTim
Yeah, after I had some body work done on my LS, I...

Yeah, after I had some body work done on my LS, I had one fly out on the interstate...granted I was going about 90 when it happened. The body-shop put a new one in and made sure it was much more...
Forum: Performance 05-28-15, 10:31 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 219,235
Posted By TMaxxTim
https://www.toyotaelsettlement.com/ That's...

https://www.toyotaelsettlement.com/

That's what I referenced to my Lexus dealer. They ended up cheaping out a bit and ordered the throttle motor/clutch assembly from a LX 470 and put it on my LS....
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 05-27-15, 11:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,145
Posted By TMaxxTim
I got this code from a faulty O2 Sensor. It was...

I got this code from a faulty O2 Sensor. It was the sensor closest to the engine on the driver's side. Replaced once last year with a no-name brand and kept replacing other items (thermostat,...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 02-11-15, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,533
Posted By TMaxxTim
Just another thing to check, make sure your power...

Just another thing to check, make sure your power steering pump and hoses aren't leaking. When driving any leaks can blow right on the passenger side exhaust manifold and that can cause the smell...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 02-09-15, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By TMaxxTim
I'm confident the pump I got was bad or had a...

I'm confident the pump I got was bad or had a leak in it. I got one from Autozone and it worked immediately, bled the whole system in about a minute, no noise or bubbles. For the amount of time I...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 02-06-15, 10:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,829
Posted By TMaxxTim
That is most likely your oil control valve on the...

That is most likely your oil control valve on the passenger side for the VVTi. I had the exact same issue...change that out before you do anything else.
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 02-06-15, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By TMaxxTim
Turns out it was a bad pump. Got a Cardone from...

Turns out it was a bad pump. Got a Cardone from Advance Auto and it's no good. I put the original back on and everything immediately worked fine again. Not sure I want to try another Cardone...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 02-05-15, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By TMaxxTim
Thank You Sooooooo much!!!!!

Thank You Sooooooo much!!!!!
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 02-05-15, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By TMaxxTim
LS400 Passenger Foglight (Well side to foglight)

Hi all,

I'm having a VERY hard time finding a part I need. I hit piece of a blown tire on the interstate and it didn't knock out my foglight, but the piece that looks like a light right next to...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 02-04-15, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By TMaxxTim
Anybody??? Any tips on bleeding the power...

Anybody??? Any tips on bleeding the power steering system???
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 02-04-15, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,497
Posted By TMaxxTim
I apologize, I believe it is an interference...

I apologize, I believe it is an interference engine. I was thinking that they were all non-interference until the VVTi came out in 98. Sorry for the mis-information.
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 02-04-15, 11:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,497
Posted By TMaxxTim
1995 is a non-interference engine, so I don't...

1995 is a non-interference engine, so I don't believe that you would have been able to bend any valves, even if the timing was off. And yes, if the timing was off, the engine would not be running...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 02-04-15, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By TMaxxTim
New Power Steering Pump on 99 LS - No Steering at Idle - Air in lines??

Hi all,

I've read a lot on the power steering pump replacement for the 98-00 LS 400's, I decided to tackle it myself over the last few days on my 1999 LS 400 with 214k miles. I've run into one...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 01-29-15, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,829
Posted By TMaxxTim
Cylinders 2,4,6,8 are on the Passenger side I...

Cylinders 2,4,6,8 are on the Passenger side I believe, and 1,3,5,7 are on the driver's side. I have a 99 LS 400 and I just had a rough idle problem and misfire on 2,4,6,8 and it ended up being my...
Forum: Performance 07-03-14, 11:09 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 219,235
Posted By TMaxxTim
Just wanted to let everybody know how I made out....

Just wanted to let everybody know how I made out. Now I have a 99 LS 400 with 201K, not a GS, but I've been following this thread.

I have a P1126 for the Magnetic Clutch, never went into limp...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 06-27-14, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,070
Posted By TMaxxTim
2007 RX 350 Water Pump Replacement - Trouble removing top engine mount

Hi all,

I've read through the DIY for the RX 350 Water Pump replacement a ton of times now, and I'm at the point where I need to remove the Top Engine Mount (Got the very top bracket removed...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 10-04-11, 01:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By TMaxxTim
Mine does that sometimes. I just smack the top...

Mine does that sometimes. I just smack the top of the dashboard and it always comes back to life. Don't be afraid to give it a good whack.
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 02-21-11, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,978
Posted By TMaxxTim
I'm not sure how many were painted this color,...

I'm not sure how many were painted this color, but I know it is one of the rarer colors. I've only ever seen 2 others driving around in the 3+ years I've had the car.

I guess lexuslspro is right...
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