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Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 10-19-15, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,617
Posted By Mythotical
Just swap to fed spec manifolds and Y pipe. Then...

Just swap to fed spec manifolds and Y pipe. Then install a spacer on the downstream O2 sensor. Slight performance gain and cheap to do.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 04-28-15, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,270
Posted By Mythotical
The light blue looks great on a white car!...

The light blue looks great on a white car! However my car is black, I'm considering wrapping my headlights, I have just not been able to pick out a color yet. I also like the dash and door covers,...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 01-26-15, 12:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 28,298
Posted By Mythotical
Wow this thread will never die. Read this, it...

Wow this thread will never die. Read this, it should explain. ...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 01-13-15, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,862
Posted By Mythotical
I would go with KYB. I used to sell and install...

I would go with KYB. I used to sell and install OE Spectrum, and I can tell you first hand that they are very generic and low quality. So much so that I forced Napa auto parts to eat the warranty and...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 01-12-15, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By Mythotical
I can decode your VIN if you like. PM it to me,...

I can decode your VIN if you like. PM it to me, but I have been off the forum for quite a while so if no reply, look me up on FB "Jeremy Vreeland" I have been spending a lot of time in a group called...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 01-12-15, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,995
Posted By Mythotical
A U140E by any other name... I think the only...

A U140E by any other name... I think the only difference between the Camry and ES is the final drive and 1st gear ratio. This may cause issues with the ABS and TC systems tho. So I would say not to...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 01-12-15, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By Mythotical
If I were you, and I do have the equipment...

If I were you, and I do have the equipment myself. I would just pull the engine and give it a scrub then replace all minor seals and gaskets (minor = everything but the head gaskets). Then do the...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 01-12-15, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,089
Posted By Mythotical
If you have lots of miles on the car, I'm afraid...

If you have lots of miles on the car, I'm afraid you may be loosing the bands in your transmission.
What model year do you have?

Edit, that will teach me to read things first...lol

Yes I...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 10-09-14, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Mythotical
Go to a tire shop and get a free alignment check,...

Go to a tire shop and get a free alignment check, I bet that is your problem.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 10-09-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,110
Posted By Mythotical
I have a set of them on my 98, and I love them....

I have a set of them on my 98, and I love them. Just be sure and get load range "v". The "H" rated are a little too light for the ES.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-11-14, 08:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,581
Posted By Mythotical
Talked to my nephew, he has taken on too many...

Talked to my nephew, he has taken on too many projects this summer and has no place to keep the car. I do not want to leave you holding the bag so to speak waiting until February for me to get down...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-10-14, 06:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,581
Posted By Mythotical
I am loving mine too, but I am looking for a...

I am loving mine too, but I am looking for a second ES. That way I'll have a second one to give to my oldest boy when he turns 16 so I can keep mine too. I'll get in touch with my nephew and keep you...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-09-14, 02:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,581
Posted By Mythotical
That's my quote, and most mechanics would just...

That's my quote, and most mechanics would just drop the used engine in where as I would do all new seals, gaskets and TB water pump n such... :cool:
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-08-14, 07:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,581
Posted By Mythotical
I'm the mechanic who would replace/rebuild the...

I'm the mechanic who would replace/rebuild the engine and keep it! :D
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-08-14, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By Mythotical
That is a TVS (Thermal vacuum switch). Going to...

That is a TVS (Thermal vacuum switch). Going to be a dealer part.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-04-14, 07:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,581
Posted By Mythotical
What! Blown engine and no oil light makes no...

What! Blown engine and no oil light makes no sense. Can you drive it? Dose it still have any power? I bet that if it still has power, you probably just galled up some bearings. As long as you have...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-03-14, 06:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,581
Posted By Mythotical
It can but when you say oil light, just loosing...

It can but when you say oil light, just loosing oil pressure for a split second under load will usually take out a rod bearing. I had lost oil pressure for a tenth of a second in my 98 es under full...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-02-14, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By Mythotical
Just bypass the amp, the factory amp sucks anyway.

Just bypass the amp, the factory amp sucks anyway.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-02-14, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,276
Posted By Mythotical
Actually I was able to use the after market...

Actually I was able to use the after market wiring harness with the four RCA connectors hooked up to the four channels on the back of the HU not the sub pair, just the four channels. Then I did the...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-01-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,581
Posted By Mythotical
Get that car to me and I'll drop a used engine...

Get that car to me and I'll drop a used engine with new gaskets and seals in it for $2,000 or less. I can get used engines all day long for around $500 and spen another $200 or so in gaskets and...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-04-14, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,962
Posted By Mythotical
Here is a build that would eat an LS4 and crap a...

Here is a build that would eat an LS4 and crap a 5.7 Hemi! And cost a hell of a lot less.
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Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-03-14, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,962
Posted By Mythotical
Anything is possible, but why bastardize a...

Anything is possible, but why bastardize a perfectly good Lexus with a piece of **** G.M. engine. If you want a strong and easy to modify V8 go get an LS400. I can keep up with an LS1 Pontiac...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-02-14, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By Mythotical
It's all about power to weight ratio. Read this...

It's all about power to weight ratio. Read this http://streetspecs.com/compare/28657_37309_55511...27918_35891_53845
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-01-14, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,938
Posted By Mythotical
I would try this first. Take the belt off of the...

I would try this first. Take the belt off of the alternator and A/C compressor and listen for the noise. Sometimes alternator bearing noise can travel down the bracket and sound like they are coming...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 07-25-14, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,362
Posted By Mythotical
The type of fuel pressure tester you have...

The type of fuel pressure tester you have pictured there is a low pressure type. You will need a high pressure type made for fuel injection. You will also need a metric banjo bolt adapter.
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