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Forum: IS - Third Generation Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By timmy0tool
wheels look good but i am curious to the design...

wheels look good but i am curious to the design aspect. this design continues to give the illusion of a much deeper lip, much like their previous line. due to this, does a drop center still exist on...
Forum: LS400 Yesterday, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By timmy0tool
looks like that someone needs to be reprimanded...

looks like that someone needs to be reprimanded for doing such a thing! the valve can be bypassed but not taped into the intake, if that's where it's plumbed to.
Forum: LS400 Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By timmy0tool
well they found that the shrader valve was...

well they found that the shrader valve was leaking so they should have fixed that leak first before pressurizing again. on the work order it does show they replaced the valve so bring the car back...
Forum: LS400 08-21-14, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6,410
Views: 1,422,239
Posted By timmy0tool
from the nisei show this past weekend. put the...

from the nisei show this past weekend.
put the viennas back on for now.
front lip is being borrowed from Dranom, he has the full lip kit painted for sale, hit him up!...
Forum: LS400 08-20-14, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By timmy0tool
what i understood is that his cluster isn't...

what i understood is that his cluster isn't reading properly. i know the flickering LEDs are a different issue altogether so i suppose "going crazy" could mean flickering LEDs :p .

from the ECU...
Forum: LS400 08-20-14, 06:44 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 186,248
Posted By timmy0tool
to answer your question, yes all models are at...

to answer your question, yes all models are at risk. though it seems toyota has retrofitted the newer 98-up cars with better capacitors but only time will tell if they need replacing. it also depends...
Forum: LS400 08-20-14, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By timmy0tool
my advice is to check your ECU for leaking...

my advice is to check your ECU for leaking capacitors.
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls400/656360-all-my-crazy-lexus-issues-solved-ecu-leaking-capacitor.html

one of the symptoms of ECU needing...
Forum: LS400 08-20-14, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By timmy0tool
oh yes good catch, RHD car means it's on the...

oh yes good catch, RHD car means it's on the passenger side! note there is a HOT level and COLD level. i like to measure after driving a few miles then using the HOT level.
Forum: Build Threads 08-20-14, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 87
Posted By timmy0tool
welcome and great intro! i've imagined the high...

welcome and great intro! i've imagined the high beams are used for DRLs since they are mandatory in canada, but never seen them on until now.

be sure to take care of the maintenance such as the...
Forum: LS400 08-20-14, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By timmy0tool
transmission fluid expands as it heats up, and...

transmission fluid expands as it heats up, and works better at temperature. so when the car is warm, the trans engages much easier meaning the car may be low on trans fluid. only use OEM toyota...
Forum: LS400 08-20-14, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By timmy0tool
agreed on both counts, it will be much easier to...

agreed on both counts, it will be much easier to get a used long block of the same year so installation will be a breeze. even if you get that motor for free, you'll spend a good amount getting it to...
Forum: LS400 08-20-14, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By timmy0tool
good work! the OEM CAF is made of carbon for...

good work! the OEM CAF is made of carbon for further odor elimination.

i also use clorox anti-bacterial spray into the cowl to kill all the mildew smell. works great!
Forum: LS400 08-20-14, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By timmy0tool
how is your transmission fluid level?

how is your transmission fluid level?
Forum: LS400 08-20-14, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By timmy0tool
whoa! interesting to see how he fortified that...

whoa! interesting to see how he fortified that motor for twins! that intake mani looks great too.
Forum: LS400 08-19-14, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By timmy0tool
you have to install them with the hood open, via...

you have to install them with the hood open, via engine bay. ;)
Forum: LS400 08-19-14, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By timmy0tool
in my experience the dealership refused to cut my...

in my experience the dealership refused to cut my ebay keys under their explanation that the ebay keys are made of crappier metal and ruins their lathe. he showed me an OEM blank vs the ebay one i...
Forum: LS400 08-18-14, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By timmy0tool
agreed billy, didn't mean to offend :) .

agreed billy, didn't mean to offend :) .
Forum: LS400 08-18-14, 11:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By timmy0tool
still doesn't sound like a head gasket. ...

still doesn't sound like a head gasket.

these cars are notorious for having a power steering leak into the intake tract thus burning PS fluid. there is an air valve on the pump that cracks and...
Forum: LS400 08-18-14, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By timmy0tool
a little rough around the edges but what used car...

a little rough around the edges but what used car doesn't have it's flaws. it's a good buy considering i paid more for my 97, with more miles, still needing the same maintenance as you.

as for the...
Forum: Build Threads 08-18-14, 10:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,424
Posted By timmy0tool
looks good man! you can actually do a manual AND...

looks good man! you can actually do a manual AND autopilot management if you want!
Forum: LS400 08-14-14, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By timmy0tool
many factors to consider, including reaction...

many factors to consider, including reaction time. you might be similar in mods but the condition of the cars could vary by a lot. these cars are very sensitive to mods to one might have learned to...
Forum: LS400 08-14-14, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 284
Posted By timmy0tool
i forgot about nutserts! used them a lot when...

i forgot about nutserts! used them a lot when doing engine bay tucks on my friends' hondas. very cool, cheap and effective!
Forum: LS400 08-14-14, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By timmy0tool
430k miles and you are boosting it?! awesome!...

430k miles and you are boosting it?! awesome! there are only a small amount of force induction folks here but the info is available.

here is one, boyscout:...
Forum: LS400 08-14-14, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By timmy0tool
i second finalstageparts from instagram. good...

i second finalstageparts from instagram. good guy, solid parts straight from japan, but as with all VIP parts, it comes with VIP pricing!
Forum: LS400 08-14-14, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 195
Posted By timmy0tool
duct tape aka 100mph tape? haha but a small scrap...

duct tape aka 100mph tape? haha but a small scrap piece of aluminum or even a soda can portion can cover that hole. beater = quick, effective but not necessarily pretty fix!
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