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Forum: LS400 Yesterday, 11:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 585
Posted By Shmee
Well, if you can't do the proper tests, you are...

Well, if you can't do the proper tests, you are just rolling the dice. Maybe you'll get lucky and fix the problem through collateral damage, but none of what you have said so far sounds like a BHG. ...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 08-18-14, 12:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 764
Posted By Shmee
:egads: I was being serious, just change it...

:egads:
I was being serious, just change it every 2 years and ignore the mileage intervals.
The average Canadian drives anywhere from 12-18k km per year (12,000-18,000km for the slow people)...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 08-17-14, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 764
Posted By Shmee
:egads::egads::egads: That's amazing! I...

:egads::egads::egads:
That's amazing!
I used to sled into work during the winter too, until my sled team was stolen by a bunch of thieving Quebecers looking to support their Poutine and smoking...
Forum: LS400 08-16-14, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Shmee
Winter tire? Stance life year round in places not...

Winter tire? Stance life year round in places not in the southern US.


Any tire, wide low offset wheels with lots of dish or to flush up to the fender for a cleaner look.
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 08-16-14, 10:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 764
Posted By Shmee
I have always told customers 3 years in a dry...

I have always told customers 3 years in a dry climate like SoCal,NV,AZ otherwise every 2 years for brake fluid change intervals. Be damned what the dealer says for mileage, fluid is going to absorb...
Forum: LS400 08-16-14, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By Shmee
I think they look like stock grills!

I think they look like stock grills!
Forum: LS400 08-15-14, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Shmee
You want narrow tires to cut through snow and...

You want narrow tires to cut through snow and stay in contact with the ground. Having a stretched tire would sort of defeat that purpose...


But being in the LML, where it only snows maybe...
Forum: LS400 08-14-14, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By Shmee
Swap everything from the USDM engine that is...

Swap everything from the USDM engine that is different over to the new(er) JDM engine and call it a day. Spend a little extra time and clean up the USDM IM and plenum and avoid the headache.

...
Forum: LS400 08-13-14, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By Shmee
I got my Fabulous grill from Finalstageparts off...

I got my Fabulous grill from Finalstageparts off IG.
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3734/14309667784_be8a4270f8_b.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/zx3tuning/14309667784/)
image...
Forum: LS400 08-13-14, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By Shmee
Oh, and you can do the same on the injector side,...

Oh, and you can do the same on the injector side, it would be easier/faster then trying to seal the hole for the injector.
Forum: LS400 08-13-14, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By Shmee
That is a cold start injector and just adds more...

That is a cold start injector and just adds more fuel when first started on a cold engine.

I'm assuming this is probably a UCF1x?

If you want to cap it off, a bolt of the same thread pitch and...
Forum: LS400 08-13-14, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By Shmee
They are essentially a threaded rivet, so once...

They are essentially a threaded rivet, so once you are done you have place you can put a bolt. Basically works exactly like a rivet works, drill a hole, put nutserts/rivnut onto tool, insert into...
Forum: LS400 08-13-14, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By Shmee
Rivnuts or nutserts are actually pretty cheap....

Rivnuts or nutserts are actually pretty cheap. You can pick up the tool with aluminum nutserts for about $25 from harbourfreight or similar. And it's also great for mounting stuff in the car, like a...
Forum: LS400 08-11-14, 10:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 193
Posted By Shmee
No idea about the ucf10, but I just shaved mine...

No idea about the ucf10, but I just shaved mine due to an inoperative retractable mast and the fact that I never listen to the radio... Does wonders for the looks of the car.


The plug will be...
Forum: Build Threads 08-11-14, 09:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,302
Posted By Shmee
Diamond Cut the faces, best look possible. PM...

Diamond Cut the faces, best look possible.
PM me for details as my guy out here did an amazing job on my Ordens. :thumbup:
Forum: LS400 08-06-14, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By Shmee
Go for it! It will be a 100% custom job...

Go for it!

It will be a 100% custom job though as there are no off the shelf body parts to duplicate that look! The up side is all the "stance" custom arms and such are also perfect for such a...
Forum: LS400 08-06-14, 10:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,614
Posted By Shmee
Only bolt on option for a 95-97 ls400 is a JDM...

Only bolt on option for a 95-97 ls400 is a JDM Celsior or Silkblaze or Clazzio wheels specifically for that age range.
98-00 have a completely different air bag and mounting method for said airbag...
Forum: LS400 08-06-14, 10:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 889
Posted By Shmee
Look like the depo ones I have. Did they come...

Look like the depo ones I have. Did they come with resistor boxes? Mine did and the dash light was out up until I replaced my trunk lid and now it's on... I need to check the resistances of my...
Forum: LS400 08-06-14, 12:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By Shmee
If you can swing a wrench, you should be able to...

If you can swing a wrench, you should be able to do 90% of that list for under $1500 in parts with good aftermarket parts.
UCA's can be had for ~$130/ea
LBJ's are ~$75ea
You can buy quality...
Forum: LS400 08-05-14, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By Shmee
^^^^ Do this, find a decent shop and get them...

^^^^
Do this, find a decent shop and get them to install.
Probably cost you $120 for install ($60/axel).
Forum: Canada 08-04-14, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3,222
Views: 228,733
Posted By Shmee
Sounds like Mo but he has a 2g GS300

Sounds like Mo but he has a 2g GS300
Forum: General Classifieds 08-03-14, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Shmee
You should BUY them from that old car!

You should BUY them from that old car!
Forum: General Classifieds 08-03-14, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Shmee
Interested in $120 shipped to 98230 for just the...

Interested in $120 shipped to 98230 for just the calipers?
Forum: General Classifieds 08-03-14, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By Shmee
Where in BC??

Where in BC??
Forum: Build Threads 08-03-14, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Shmee
Very interesting! :thumbup: couple of...

Very interesting!
:thumbup:


couple of questions for you.
what are you using for tuning?
why did you use the 1UZ from a ucf10?
do you have the dyno sheets?
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