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Forum: ES300 and ES330 Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By MrBooby
Factory Toyota/Lexus wheels are the best match...

Factory Toyota/Lexus wheels are the best match for these cars. Yours look really good!
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-19-14, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 229
Posted By MrBooby
Cylinder #3 is under the plenum so make sure the...

Cylinder #3 is under the plenum so make sure the wire is still securely attached to the spark plug. It could have easily popped off.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-19-14, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 229
Posted By MrBooby
Okay. Try swapping the spark plug wires for #3...

Okay. Try swapping the spark plug wires for #3 and #5 and see if the misfire moves. Also check for obvious damage to the wire.

Then if it's the same, remove the spark plug out of cylinder #3 and...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-18-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 229
Posted By MrBooby
It sounds to me like it could be a spark plug...

It sounds to me like it could be a spark plug that's not firing or a fuel injector that's stuck open. Both will cause a misfire. Swapping the coils will not guarantee that you're getting spark.
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Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-17-14, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 229
Posted By MrBooby
Flashing is worse as it means you're dumping...

Flashing is worse as it means you're dumping unburned fuel. Get it resolved ASAP.

Do you smell a strong fuel odor when it's doing that?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-16-14, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By MrBooby
Did you do the work yourself or at a shop?

Did you do the work yourself or at a shop?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-14-14, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By MrBooby
Could you post some pictures of your setup?...

Could you post some pictures of your setup? That's really cool.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-14-14, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By MrBooby
Yup, I had to deal with that two years ago....

Yup, I had to deal with that two years ago. Luckily I was able to drill the bolt out without messing up the threads. I can't imagine what it would be like with all four of them broken inside. Good...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-14-14, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By MrBooby
Man that sucks, make sure you use penetrating...

Man that sucks, make sure you use penetrating fluid, such as PB Blaster or WD40, the next time you work on your car's chassis.

I would recommend getting the bolts from your dealership, just...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-13-14, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By MrBooby
What difference does it make if it's a converter...

What difference does it make if it's a converter or anything else? The transmission still has to come out. I would recommend a rebuild.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-13-14, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 229
Posted By MrBooby
Pull the spark plug and inspect. Your fuel...

Pull the spark plug and inspect. Your fuel injector is probably bad.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-12-14, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By MrBooby
Do you have a check engine light?

Do you have a check engine light?
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 08-12-14, 08:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,181
Posted By MrBooby
I felt special, until I realized that pretty much...

I felt special, until I realized that pretty much everyone in this thread has won the prize. :D
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-10-14, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,943
Posted By MrBooby
The OP said that he tried that with no luck. The...

The OP said that he tried that with no luck. The problem is not in the locking mechanism, but in the spring that pushes the door ajar.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-05-14, 09:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,398
Posted By MrBooby
You've made some awesome progress, your car will...

You've made some awesome progress, your car will thank you for it.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-01-14, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By MrBooby
They're from a Lexus LS400 ...

They're from a Lexus LS400

http://autocognito.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/1991-lexus-ls400.jpg
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-01-14, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 755
Posted By MrBooby
This is a very interesting video about engine...

This is a very interesting video about engine oil, that's worth watching.

http://youtu.be/FXqkOZAkXZw
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-31-14, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By MrBooby
I feel like the biggest challenge of getting lots...

I feel like the biggest challenge of getting lots of mileage out of these cars is not the maintenance, but keeping them safe from other motorists (accidents).
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 07-31-14, 08:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,181
Posted By MrBooby
Here is mine this past winter ...

Here is mine this past winter

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh236/mjrgonorrhea/8141760f-445e-4b75-b65a-86aaac2ad85a_zps6c0527c0.jpg
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-31-14, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By MrBooby
The ES250 is so rare, I wish more of their owners...

The ES250 is so rare, I wish more of their owners would post pictures on here.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-30-14, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By MrBooby
It's possible, but you will need to modify the...

It's possible, but you will need to modify the fog light mounts
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-23-14, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By MrBooby
Is there a backstory to this? Was there some kind...

Is there a backstory to this? Was there some kind of service performed on the car prior to these codes? How long have you owned this car for?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-22-14, 04:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By MrBooby
It's not easy. I unbolted mine from the bottom...

It's not easy. I unbolted mine from the bottom with a 3/8 socket wrench and disconnected the wire from the top by lying on the intake plenum. You will need at least a foot long handle on the ratchet...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-20-14, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By MrBooby
I'm interested to see the 2IS wheels on a 3ES....

I'm interested to see the 2IS wheels on a 3ES. Best of luck with your new car. :)
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-20-14, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,558
Posted By MrBooby
That's good to know, thank you for sharing. ...

That's good to know, thank you for sharing.

Seems like the seat memory switch is a common issue, as I noticed it on my car as well.
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