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Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-11-13, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By StuckInVA
I don't know how much this will help out but I...

I don't know how much this will help out but I got...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-11-13, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By StuckInVA
I don't think it's my Y pipe. I say this because...

I don't think it's my Y pipe. I say this because I can only feel the leak when my hand is underneath the curvature of the manifold and it's leaking from above, For sure it's the manifold or the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-10-13, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By StuckInVA
3vz exhaust leak

Nuff said, I've been busy for a while tracking down my exhaust leak that progressively became worse. I finally found this gremlin and I know I'm going to have fun fixing it.

It's coming from...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-22-13, 10:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By StuckInVA
General ball joint discussion; Gusher Vs Two-piece cylindrical wedge

Thinking I'll replace my ball joints as a measure of preventative maintenance and I really wanted to hear your opinions on design. Would you recommend a Gusher style ball joint or a two piece...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-21-13, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By StuckInVA
Thanks for the help. Also it is a brand new P/S...

Thanks for the help. Also it is a brand new P/S belt; only ~1500 miles on it. It doesn't sound like belt squeal either. It sounds like a puppy whining, whereas belts tend to sound more like women...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-21-13, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By StuckInVA
Fact about our 3VZ-FE setup that you might not...

Fact about our 3VZ-FE setup that you might not know. The fuel system is really easy to test.

You know your air flow meter next to your air filter? With the key in the on position push open the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-20-13, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By StuckInVA
Some quick questions about wheel bearings

Hey guys. Long story short I'm about to change out my front wheel bearings. The process seems mostly straightforward, but I had a couple quick questions. '93 ES

1) When I get my steering knuckle...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-02-13, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,042
Posted By StuckInVA
To be quite honest I didn't take mine that far...

To be quite honest I didn't take mine that far apart. It looks like the only place they really could go is on the end of that shaft though.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-01-13, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By StuckInVA
That's pretty much spot on. here's a hopefully...

That's pretty much spot on. here's a hopefully helpful link for you. How To Bleed A Cooling System - EricTheCarGuy - YouTube
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-01-13, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By StuckInVA
I think my injectors are starting to perform...

I think my injectors are starting to perform poorly. Don't think they have completely stopped working as of yet because I don't have a CEL.

Was just wondering if you could describe the process by...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-01-13, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By StuckInVA
It is completely possible to remove the IACV...

It is completely possible to remove the IACV without disconnecting any coolant lines. You'll want to be wary of fuel while you're disconnecting your coldstart injector though. Mine didn't have much...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-30-13, 08:41 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 74,014
Posted By StuckInVA
I meant the most recent set, but now that you...

I meant the most recent set, but now that you mention it, why keep changing? Just for the change? I suppose it's like finding a new pair of shoes for your girl, and I know my ES is my girl :D
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-30-13, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,042
Posted By StuckInVA
It doesn't sit under on the 3VZ. It sit on the...

It doesn't sit under on the 3VZ. It sit on the side of the manifold right after the throttle body on the side that faces the rear of the car. You have a hose that runs right to it coming off of your...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-29-13, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,042
Posted By StuckInVA
So does mine. As I mentioned before the 3VZ-FE...

So does mine. As I mentioned before the 3VZ-FE does not use a Mass air flow sensor to meter air it instead uses an air flow meter. it is the silver housing attached to the top of the filter housing....
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-29-13, 04:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,042
Posted By StuckInVA
by first generation es300 I'll assume you are...

by first generation es300 I'll assume you are referring to the 1mz application as the 3vz did not utilize a MAF sensor.
As far as the MAF sensor cleaning goes, I believe it is the same as almost...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-28-13, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By StuckInVA
Or a '92-93. Might be able to find a 5-spd and...

Or a '92-93. Might be able to find a 5-spd and you'll get to join the super secret 3VZ-FE club that only us 3VZ owners know about...

aw ****, I gave it away :egads:
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-28-13, 10:32 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 74,014
Posted By StuckInVA
I take back what I said, I like it a lot. Think...

I take back what I said, I like it a lot. Think it might be because I didn't realize they were such a "bronzy" gold color. Most cars I see with gold rims are REALLY gold, like wedding band gold. ...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-28-13, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By StuckInVA
+1 on that ^ I know I've got one blown in the...

+1 on that ^
I know I've got one blown in the rear because my rear right wheel well sits a lot lower. It's pretty common for this to happen to only one side, so just give it a measure with your...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-26-13, 09:15 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 74,014
Posted By StuckInVA
Is this you purposefully avoiding the first two...

Is this you purposefully avoiding the first two questions to build up all of our anticipation?:sad: I've never been big on gold rims but I'm sure you could pull it off. :D
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-26-13, 05:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,693
Posted By StuckInVA
:egads:Let's hope he made a trip of it and...

:egads:Let's hope he made a trip of it and visited all of the local tourist attractions while he was at it. That's one hell of a drive:eek2:
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-26-13, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By StuckInVA
I'm not sure of how much help I'll be, but often...

I'm not sure of how much help I'll be, but often times the worst problems are the simplest things.

That being said, have you had a peek at the timing belt? I don't know if it would cause your...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-26-13, 05:25 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 74,014
Posted By StuckInVA
Are you leaving them gold? Is this going to...

Are you leaving them gold? Is this going to affect the whole color scheme? Your car isn't a Subaru, so are you going to cover up the STI logo in some fashion?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-25-13, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By StuckInVA
Not sure if the 1997 is compatible but I know...

Not sure if the 1997 is compatible but I know that the Highlander had a more powerful alternator that shared the bolt pattern as some years of the ES. Don't ask me for specifics though.
Hope it...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-24-13, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By StuckInVA
When removing this it is important to do it while...

When removing this it is important to do it while you have it off the vehicle. When they're old they tend to break into pieces and being able to flip the cover over is much simpler than fishing...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-24-13, 03:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,130
Posted By StuckInVA
I used these Fel- Pro seals. The side on the left...

I used these Fel- Pro seals. The side on the left is the side that faces toward the inside of the engine. and the side on the right is the one that you will see the edge of when you place your spark...
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