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Forum: LS430 Today, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By Jabberwock
I rode motorcycles for years as a young man. ...

I rode motorcycles for years as a young man. Owned 7 of them over the years and rode like a crazy man... Then one day I woke up and was sure I'd have a bad accident if I kept on...too many people...
Forum: LS430 07-23-14, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By Jabberwock
There are web sites that you can do a global...

There are web sites that you can do a global search by part description on all junk yards nationwide that share the search db. Or try searching for toyota junk yards on the web. It can be very...
Forum: LS430 07-23-14, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Jabberwock
Have no experience with Optima batteries. ...

Have no experience with Optima batteries. Since I am a serious cheapskate I go with Wal-mart Evermax battery - $85 and 3 year full replacement warranty. They have been flawless in our cars. ...
Forum: LS430 07-23-14, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By Jabberwock
If the garage space is really small you may need...

If the garage space is really small you may need to go to a pretty small car - you may need to measure and research width on various candidates. The LS430 is spec'd at 72 inches wide. The new...
Forum: LS430 07-23-14, 03:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,913
Posted By Jabberwock
I clean the MAF and TB - basically every 6 months...

I clean the MAF and TB - basically every 6 months when I do an oil change since I drive less than 10k miles per year - very likely way overkill but cleaning MAF and TB is easy and takes just a few...
Forum: LS430 07-21-14, 08:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 748
Posted By Jabberwock
Nice job on shopping around that's a great price!...

Nice job on shopping around that's a great price!

Having lived in ATL for many years, I agree it is bad with lots of pickup trucks flinging rocks on the highway. Having moved here a few years...
Forum: LS430 07-20-14, 08:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,638
Posted By Jabberwock
100% agree - I think spending money to acquire...

100% agree - I think spending money to acquire any car that gets less mpg than an LS430 is a bad plan at this point in time.
Forum: LS430 07-18-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 471
Posted By Jabberwock
Looks like you went all in on that LS430....very...

Looks like you went all in on that LS430....very nice build.
Forum: LS430 07-17-14, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 934
Posted By Jabberwock
Sorry for being so blunt. If you are seriously...

Sorry for being so blunt. If you are seriously thinking about buying a brand new 2014 IS-F at 17 years old up in the super high cost NY/NJ area you need to gain a few more years of maturity. The...
Forum: LS430 07-16-14, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,234
Posted By Jabberwock
I'd check for something soaking wet or full of...

I'd check for something soaking wet or full of water causing an intermittent failure of the start to get power.
Forum: LS430 07-15-14, 05:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,913
Posted By Jabberwock
I think cbest settings only control the automatic...

I think cbest settings only control the automatic positioning of the wheel that occurs when car is started and turned off that allows easier egress. I don't think the cbest settings can be set so...
Forum: LS430 07-14-14, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,477
Posted By Jabberwock
Time is the great educator of folks trying to...

Time is the great educator of folks trying to sell cars. Wait her out - the seller just needs a few weeks time to pass before they realize that they had a reasonable offer. If fact if they do...
Forum: LS430 07-14-14, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Jabberwock
Don't mean to be flippant but sounds like the...

Don't mean to be flippant but sounds like the shop does not have adequate expertise to work on the your LS - likely ignition and /or timing related - coil pacs or sensors throwing off timing. ...
Forum: LS430 07-14-14, 04:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By Jabberwock
Welcome to the forum. Very nice car. Ditching...

Welcome to the forum. Very nice car. Ditching the pink wheels was the correct decision. The steering wheel column are powered by small electric motors for tilt and distance are common weak...
Forum: LS430 07-13-14, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,687
Posted By Jabberwock
Great looking car! Nice job on the pics. Thanks...

Great looking car! Nice job on the pics. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: LS430 07-11-14, 06:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,012
Posted By Jabberwock
Great looking car - nice catch!

Great looking car - nice catch!
Forum: LS430 07-10-14, 07:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,477
Posted By Jabberwock
My 06 LS430 is solid as a rock. It has approx...

My 06 LS430 is solid as a rock. It has approx 60k miles on it currently. I replaced front and rear brake pads myself at about 35-40k miles - they did not really need it - but I had the pads, they...
Forum: LS430 07-10-14, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By Jabberwock
I'd suggest reman calipers also if you shop...

I'd suggest reman calipers also if you shop around and get a good price. For the price of a good reman caliper it is not worth the extra time, labor, and hassle to rebuild them on your own.
Forum: LS430 07-10-14, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,477
Posted By Jabberwock
Pads and rotors that often is not normal at all. ...

Pads and rotors that often is not normal at all. It could be driver related - some weird drivers keep foot lighlty on brakes while driving - doing this quickly fries pads and the rotors. Or it...
Forum: LS430 07-10-14, 11:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,477
Posted By Jabberwock
Sounds like a great car - especially with such...

Sounds like a great car - especially with such low miles if that means there is also very low wear and tear on it. If it was garaged it should be in near mint condition. Although you may have to...
Forum: LS430 07-07-14, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Jabberwock
First try with other the other remote if you have...

First try with other the other remote if you have two key fobs. Are symptoms the same? If you only have 1 fob I'd install a fresh battery just because it is easy and cheap.

Second clean...
Forum: LS430 07-02-14, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,970
Posted By Jabberwock
100% agree - Thanks for sharing the details on...

100% agree - Thanks for sharing the details on the mod and your experiences with it to date. Let us know how it goes.
Forum: LS430 07-02-14, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By Jabberwock
Generally extra lighting besides required...

Generally extra lighting besides required instruments inside a car being driven in the dark will significantly decrease the driver's night vision. You may be able to change cbest settings on the...
Forum: LS430 06-30-14, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By Jabberwock
Not sure how a guy that has the skill set to do a...

Not sure how a guy that has the skill set to do a TB and water pump job a complex Lexus V8 can 1) accidentally drain the AT and 2) not have the smarts to know he needed to replace the lost AT fluid. ...
Forum: LS430 06-30-14, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,148
Posted By Jabberwock
Couple of observations - 1. brand new paint is...

Couple of observations - 1. brand new paint is going to seem a little brighter than existing, in six months of exposure to elements and UV it will tone down a little. Exact matches are very...
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