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Forum: LS400 Today, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By Shmee
I have those depot lights and they are pretty...

I have those depot lights and they are pretty good. Take a look at my build thread as I have some night shots of the beam pattern.

You will still want some good bulbs, I have Hella xtremewhite (or...
Forum: LS400 Today, 12:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Shmee
Evaporate system incomplete is because you...

Evaporate system incomplete is because you probably did a hard reset on the system and it hasn't had enough key cycles to finish it's checks. Check again in a week or 2.

You may have an evap...
Forum: LS400 Yesterday, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By Shmee
Sell them.... Having taken a quick look at my...

Sell them....
Having taken a quick look at my dads 460, there doesn't look to be enough caliper padding to clear the 400 brakes and I don't think the offsets&widths are really workable for a...
Forum: LS400 07-20-14, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 542
Posted By Shmee
It can be fixed, you probably need to find a...

It can be fixed, you probably need to find a decent complete parts car for $500 to make it worth it....


This is why i said don't worry about getting one with a perfect body and paint when you...
Forum: Lexus Vehicles Classifieds 07-17-14, 07:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,863
Posted By Shmee
38k!?!? Man, such a deal for such a car!

38k!?!? Man, such a deal for such a car!
Forum: Build Threads 07-17-14, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By Shmee
Go get a metal brush, small propane torch, the...

Go get a metal brush, small propane torch, the right spanner wrenches, a bfh and your PB Blaster.
Scrub down all the threads and surfaces with the metal brush to remove any debris and crap off the...
Forum: LS400 07-17-14, 12:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 314
Posted By Shmee
meh, i'd rather have Porsche Big reds over the...

meh, i'd rather have Porsche Big reds over the AMg calipers....
AMG Brembo Brake Calipers Caliper 8 4 Piston Mercedes W215 W220 03 06 S55 CL55 | eBay


the new wilwoods are actually pretty decent...
Forum: LS400 07-16-14, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 314
Posted By Shmee
^^^^ Liar! You have nothing! ;)

^^^^
Liar!
You have nothing! ;)
Forum: LS400 07-16-14, 06:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By Shmee
The cost of parts between the LS and your civic...

The cost of parts between the LS and your civic actually won't be that different. Sure, some stuff from the dealer will blow your socks off at how much it costs but most parts can be found in the...
Forum: LS400 07-16-14, 11:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 314
Posted By Shmee
Lol, except that it says Ksport on it! :lol:

Lol, except that it says Ksport on it! :lol:
Forum: LS400 07-16-14, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 314
Posted By Shmee
Why amg brakes? Brakets are fairly easy...

Why amg brakes?

Brakets are fairly easy depending on it they are radial or lug type mounting.

You can get monsterous Wilwood calipers and hat for universal rotors for pretty cheap.
I was...
Forum: LS400 07-15-14, 11:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 314
Posted By Shmee
Are there any reasonably priced 2gs/sc/mk4 brake...

Are there any reasonably priced 2gs/sc/mk4 brake UPGRADES to the LS brakes?
Everything I have seen has been $2k+ just for fronts...
Forum: LS400 07-14-14, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 843,279
Posted By Shmee
THIS and what brand? :D

THIS
and what brand? :D
Forum: LS460 / 430 / 400 / 600h Classifieds 07-14-14, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By Shmee
I might be in for the taillights... how much...

I might be in for the taillights...

how much shipped to 98230?
Forum: Build Threads 07-14-14, 07:25 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 73,414
Posted By Shmee
Because people think it's still active...

Because people think it's still active...
Forum: LS400 07-13-14, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 567
Posted By Shmee
Obviously it does matter! ;) Lack of the...

Obviously it does matter! ;)

Lack of the Marlboro man doesn't give you the vent needed! :P
Forum: LS400 07-13-14, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 567
Posted By Shmee
So what of the copy&pasted ebay quote disproves...

So what of the copy&pasted ebay quote disproves what I said?
If you go on to read the rest of that article, it agrees with many of the things I stated earlier, so i'm not sure what or how it...
Forum: LS400 07-13-14, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By Shmee
you're alternator is not designed to charge a...

you're alternator is not designed to charge a dead battery, it was designed to maintain a charge and compensate for the accessories and demand of the systems on the car. By running the car on a dead...
Forum: LS400 07-13-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Shmee
buy a flaring tool kit and a new fitting. cut off...

buy a flaring tool kit and a new fitting. cut off the flare just enough to slide the fitting off, slide on new fitting and reflate. if the line is in good condition and you didn't cut too much, you...
Forum: LS400 07-13-14, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 567
Posted By Shmee
additionally, poor quality alloys do not take...

additionally, poor quality alloys do not take heat as well as or are more susceptible to material transfer than higher quality alloys found in better parts.


metallurgy is where a lot of the cost...
Forum: LS400 07-13-14, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 567
Posted By Shmee
material transfer is a function of leaving the...

material transfer is a function of leaving the brakes engaged once they are smoking hot, it' is not "fusion" or fusing any more than burning an egg to the bottom of your frypan is.

rotors can and...
Forum: LS400 07-13-14, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By Shmee
$100-200 for a good one. Make sure they look over...

$100-200 for a good one. Make sure they look over the whole car beyond the basic inspection they might otherwise do.
Forum: LS400 07-13-14, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 567
Posted By Shmee
^^^^ Umm no, you will not get the pad or the...

^^^^
Umm no, you will not get the pad or the rotors to the point of melting, ever. Especially pads fusing to the rotors... Even in all my years of racing I have never seen a pad "fuse" to a rotor....
Forum: LS400 07-13-14, 11:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By Shmee
^^^ If it's his grandpa, who sounds like the...

^^^
If it's his grandpa, who sounds like the original owner of this $70,000 car, I'd wager he garaged it and took exceptional care of it. Original owners of these cars, 99/100 have beyond...
Forum: LS400 07-13-14, 10:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By Shmee
Buy it, that's a great deal!!!!

Buy it, that's a great deal!!!!
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