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Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 08-18-16, 02:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,877
Posted By Slvr surfr
While doing my rear pads and rotors, i ran into a...

While doing my rear pads and rotors, i ran into a problem. The top bolts came out with ease. Both bottom bolts would not come out at all. Even after being soaked in WD40, PB blaster and with the aid...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 06-24-16, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Slvr surfr
As far as i know the strut mounts are rubber on...

As far as i know the strut mounts are rubber on all four corners. About noise from the rear, i would check those mounts or the struts themselves, sway bar links and bushings. You can give the control...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 06-23-16, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Slvr surfr
UCA, struts and mounts, sway bar links and...

UCA, struts and mounts, sway bar links and bushings make a significant difference also.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 06-09-16, 02:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 693
Posted By Slvr surfr
Well if you wanna know about the exhaust being...

Well if you wanna know about the exhaust being replaced on the LS430 just ask me. :-(. I had everything from one of the exhaust manifolds replaced($90,ebay), both cats($300,RockAuto),...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 06-07-16, 12:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By Slvr surfr
I know my brakes give off a squeaking type noise...

I know my brakes give off a squeaking type noise when there is no grease on the pins and shims.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 05-13-16, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By Slvr surfr
I had about 3 slightly bents rims on my car due...

I had about 3 slightly bents rims on my car due to DC potholes. This gave me some light to moderate vibration at highway speeds. I replaced to of the which i keep on the front and i have almost no...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 05-09-16, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By Slvr surfr
Your tires ":flat spotted" after sitting for that...

Your tires ":flat spotted" after sitting for that amount of time. As the tires warmed up from driving, the rubber softened and rounded itself out. My first set of Toyo's did this this only after a...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 05-07-16, 12:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,171
Posted By Slvr surfr
Yes it does! But to be honest, i dont know what...

Yes it does! But to be honest, i dont know what out weighs the other. The fact that my orginal ride is returning, the awsome prices that i purchased the parts for(eBay,Amazon), or the fact that i...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 05-07-16, 05:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,171
Posted By Slvr surfr
Finally got to do my LBJs, rear motor mount,...

Finally got to do my LBJs, rear motor mount, front sway bar bushings and tie rod ends the other day. My ride is almost back to showroom conditions. Immediately felt the difference the moment I drove...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 05-07-16, 05:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,804
Posted By Slvr surfr
Sure. Although the unit is showing no signs of...

Sure. Although the unit is showing no signs of faulty operation as of now, the jury is still out. Keep in mind that it is a $25 part from China so please don't put too much hope that it will last...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 05-05-16, 02:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,804
Posted By Slvr surfr
Seems to be the spiral cable/clockspring. Had...

Seems to be the spiral cable/clockspring. Had volume and control troubles for a while. Finally replaced it and now all is well. EBay has a few OEM ones. I bought one from a Chinese parts supplier for...
Forum: Lexus Audio, Video, Security & Electronics 04-30-16, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 22,144
Posted By Slvr surfr
Not to sure if someone found this already but...

Not to sure if someone found this already but here is an alternative to paying full price for Nav update DVD.
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Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-23-16, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By Slvr surfr
Yes front sway bar bushings. If you can rule out...

Yes front sway bar bushings. If you can rule out tires and/or alignment issues, old SB rubber allows more "sway" to the ride making side to side movements more prominent which in turn makes the car...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-23-16, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By Slvr surfr
Something so small makes a big difference

The other day i did a front brake job(new rotors and pads, cleaned the calipers and greased the shims and pins) and while at it, i took the time to replace the FSB bushings. These little pieces of...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-13-16, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By Slvr surfr
Since you've made that point, there is no urgency...

Since you've made that point, there is no urgency to my strut replacement. I figured since i was refreshing the suspension i might as well do the struts since my car is now at 190k. I am getting some...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-12-16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By Slvr surfr
Strut replacement dilemma.

Ok since the weather has broke and a lil funds has broken loose of their shackles, it's time to pay my suspension some attention. Starting with the front, in the morning I will be ordering Beck and...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 03-29-16, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By Slvr surfr
Do your wheels look like this? 18" Hyper...

Do your wheels look like this?

18" Hyper Black LS430 Style Wheel 18x7 5 Rim Fits Lexus | eBay
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 03-17-16, 01:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,156
Posted By Slvr surfr
No problem. If it wasn't for you guys, I...

No problem. If it wasn't for you guys, I would've spent a whole lot more.
Forum: Maintenance 03-17-16, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By Slvr surfr
Finally got my situation situated. $250 later the...

Finally got my situation situated. $250 later the bad middle cat was replaced with an universal unit (pics below). Had it cut out and welded in. Took about an hour at the same exhaust shop that did...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 03-17-16, 06:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,156
Posted By Slvr surfr
Thumbs up Finally!!!

Finally got my situation situated. $250 later the bad middle cat was replaced with an universal unit (pics below). Had it cut out and welded in. Took about an hour at the same exhaust shop that did...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 02-27-16, 02:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,156
Posted By Slvr surfr
How about from an emissions standpoint? Do those...

How about from an emissions standpoint? Do those secondary cats help with pollution? If decide on just replacing it with another, will any universal converter do?
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 02-27-16, 01:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,156
Posted By Slvr surfr
Very true! I just thought by being new it...

Very true! I just thought by being new it would've gave up a better fight lol. Not sure if Rock will cover this particular situation but it wont hurt to ask. That said, last night after installation...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 02-26-16, 07:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,156
Posted By Slvr surfr
Exclamation The saga continues...

So, after the cats yesterday i immediately went the shop today to have them installed. Thinking im finally gonna get my power back, i was threw another curve ball. Turns out the two cats i ordered...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 02-24-16, 10:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,156
Posted By Slvr surfr
LOL. Thanks for throwing some positivism in this...

LOL. Thanks for throwing some positivism in this dim situation. Yes we did guess right in the beginning :woot: On as good note, the cat weren't too expensive. Got both (Easterns) for $300 from...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 02-24-16, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By Slvr surfr
This that same one i bought last year from...

This that same one i bought last year from RockAuto. Good quality so far. Just ordered the Easterns cats from them yesterday. The exhaust system on our cars our is it's Achilles heel. smh.
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