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Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 06-10-16, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By dfkd
Check out the GROM kits as well. They'll add...

Check out the GROM kits as well.
They'll add USB, BT and AUX for just a couple hundred bux. Gotta pull the stereo but after that it's plug and play.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 06-08-16, 07:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,070
Posted By dfkd
6 Speed transmission = 4 pin

6 Speed transmission = 4 pin
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 05-26-16, 11:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,409
Posted By dfkd
Got myself an '07 AWD about 2 months ago. Came...

Got myself an '07 AWD about 2 months ago. Came from an '02 LS430.
I live in downtown Toronto and I've been getting ~13l/100 (18mpg) if it's 80% city driving in the downtown core with a gentle foot....
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 05-19-16, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By dfkd
Sorry but why wasn't the sensor moved from the...

Sorry but why wasn't the sensor moved from the old rim to the new?
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 05-17-16, 01:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 36,292
Posted By dfkd
If the mirror is loose there's a hex screw that...

If the mirror is loose there's a hex screw that faces downward that you should tighten to start.
It's on the stalk that connects the mirror to the glass (behind the garage door buttons).
There's a...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 05-17-16, 12:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 36,292
Posted By dfkd
Yea, I went from an 02 LS to an 07 GS350 AWD ~ 2...

Yea, I went from an 02 LS to an 07 GS350 AWD ~ 2 months ago (rest her soul) and I'm still in shock at the NVH in this beast.

Comparing from my experience taking the LS apart (tho it was rarely...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 05-04-16, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By dfkd
Interesting. Very different from my module. ...

Interesting. Very different from my module.

Mine simply plugs in between the harness and the bulb.
No battery and ground connections for me.

I live and drive downtown 95% of the time. When...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 05-02-16, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By dfkd
Search online for an R4 decoder. I'll make...

Search online for an R4 decoder.

I'll make the required mention that even though your high beams will "work", they're no longer useful as proper high beams and may actually be illegal.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-29-16, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By dfkd
If you stretch just a little you may be able to...

If you stretch just a little you may be able to source a GS350 (skip the 300 if you can).
Should be a better balance of the sportiness and just as much speed/power.
If you drop the LS on some...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 04-28-16, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By dfkd
No idea on the plasti but i'm sure it'll be fine....

No idea on the plasti but i'm sure it'll be fine. It'll be a fresh layer and shouldn't react to salt.
Besides, it's plasti. Just do it again next year. lol

All I can think for underbody rust is...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 04-25-16, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By dfkd
Unfortunately it's pretty typical on Lexus silver...

Unfortunately it's pretty typical on Lexus silver painted rims throughout the years. Specifically in ice salt climates.

I'm from Ontario like you and it's everywhere if you look.
I had a 94 LS...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 04-04-16, 02:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,002
Posted By dfkd
No kidding. 99.3% of people wouldn't know what...

No kidding.
99.3% of people wouldn't know what it meant anyway. :egads:
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 04-04-16, 02:01 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,002
Posted By dfkd
Saw a VVTi emblem on this one I was looking at. ...

Saw a VVTi emblem on this one I was looking at.
Wasn't sure how I felt about it but the size was so 'right' that I stopped to wonder if it was OEM.
...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 03-31-16, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By dfkd
I noticed this on my LS as well. I always...

I noticed this on my LS as well.
I always assumed that it compensates for adding 150-300lbs of front seat weight of the driver and/or passenger.

I never did stop to check what the height looks...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 03-23-16, 02:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By dfkd
To finally follow up, I squeezed $10g plus tax...

To finally follow up, I squeezed $10g plus tax (13% here) out of them.

Now deciding if to grab a good GS I see here with only 105,000 km (~65,000 miles) as I can buy it straight cash or to wait...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 03-14-16, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By dfkd
So funny you'd point that one out. It's...

So funny you'd point that one out.
It's definitely one of the ones he compared against. And it's a dump :sad:

He's saying that they only consider against dealer listings in the Southern Ontario...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 03-12-16, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By dfkd
She's hit!

One of these sad threads.

Parked my car streetside around midnight last Thursday for about 45mins and returned to find this...
I live downtown.

Hit by a kid from the burbs (I'm low 30's so...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 12-29-15, 12:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,420
Posted By dfkd
LOL Back on topic... I believe unburnt fuel...

LOL

Back on topic... I believe unburnt fuel is making it into your cats where it is burning off resulting the extra heat and the destruction of your cats (RIP).

This I learned back on my 94...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 11-05-15, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By dfkd
The programmed behaviors are on page 9 of the...

The programmed behaviors are on page 9 of the attached marketing propaganda, however I have witnessed them all personally.
But seriously, the brochure is actually a really good read if you haven't....
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 11-04-15, 10:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By dfkd
Their behavior changes based on the temperature,...

Their behavior changes based on the temperature, whether the it's cooling or heating, the number of occupants in the car and whether the car is in direct sunlight (and other factors).

Try it with...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 11-03-15, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By dfkd
Funny enough I put mine back on just yesterday...

Funny enough I put mine back on just yesterday after removing them while replacing the generator months ago.
Kinda missed em while they were off.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 07-21-15, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By dfkd
Does it perhaps say "Check Sensor" on the...

Does it perhaps say "Check Sensor" on the display?
Mine did that when a front sensor was malfunctioning: in my case the paint was chipped on the sensor.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 07-16-15, 05:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,380
Posted By dfkd
The 2004 (2003 production) parts change with the...

The 2004 (2003 production) parts change with the transmission.
So 5 speed is the 3 pin and 6 speed is the 4 pin.

...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 07-15-15, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,189
Posted By dfkd
I've owned both a 1994 LS400 and my current 2002...

I've owned both a 1994 LS400 and my current 2002 LS430 and they've both been practically bulletproof.

The only non-maintenance work was control arms on the 94 (tho I suspect the Tanabe springs...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 07-15-15, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,700
Posted By dfkd
I went with GROM and it's perfect. I got the BT...

I went with GROM and it's perfect.
I got the BT adapter with it as well so the phone connects wirelessly and play back for audio or video from any device is seamless. The USB connection accepts...
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