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Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-28-14, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 678,164
Posted By timmy0tool
i see that the majority of the folks here are...

i see that the majority of the folks here are fsport, as i would imagine those non-fsport owners don't really go on message boards?

they do seem a bit more bland compared to the fsport but i would...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-26-14, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By timmy0tool
haha she must have a closet full of shoes for you...

haha she must have a closet full of shoes for you to rebut!


there has to be a way to just snake it off the car when the endlinks and bushings are relieved.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-26-14, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By timmy0tool
yeah you will have to use adapters which are on...

yeah you will have to use adapters which are on the valve stem itself.

for example with wheels that utilize 90deg stems, this is a great solution.
http://www.iforged.com/store/images/90large.jpg...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-26-14, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,414
Posted By timmy0tool
actually 19" tires are just about the same price...

actually 19" tires are just about the same price as 20" if not more expensive. 19" wheels just look more proportionate on smaller sedans such as the IS. bigger wheels also necessitate a smaller tires...
Forum: LS400 08-26-14, 06:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 405
Posted By timmy0tool
aisin TKT-030 on amazon but is missing the crank...

aisin TKT-030 on amazon but is missing the crank and cam seals.

when you get the valve cover gaskets, get the cam and crankshaft seals at the same time.
http://www.rockauto.com/
Forum: LS400 08-26-14, 12:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 599
Posted By timmy0tool
look like someone found the answer! :thumbup: ...

look like someone found the answer! :thumbup:

to summarize:
- get an RCA cable, and cut one end off
- the cut side, tap into the factory harness as shown in the pic below
- install the RCA side...
Forum: LS400 08-26-14, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 405
Posted By timmy0tool
yes the OP has a celsior! we have already...

yes the OP has a celsior! we have already addressed this before! use the Aisin TKT-030 kit!
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls400/736213-96-celsior-oil-leak-to-change-timing-belt-or-not-to.html
...
Forum: LS400 08-26-14, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By timmy0tool
how did you check your fuses? did you just look...

how did you check your fuses? did you just look at them? a good "looking" fuse may still be broken. use a multimeter tool to check for continuity.
Forum: LS400 08-26-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By timmy0tool
to make the factory sub work correctly you will...

to make the factory sub work correctly you will need the beatsonic box: http://www.beatsonicusa.com/beat-sonic-sla-20ad.html

more info here:...
Forum: LS400 08-26-14, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By timmy0tool
looks great however this was discussed in the...

looks great however this was discussed in the parent thread, that if the airbag goes off that emblem will come flying at your face; a nice mirrored "L" as a permanent scar or worse!
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-25-14, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By timmy0tool
been seeing a lot of RSR down and super down...

been seeing a lot of RSR down and super down springs lately. nice to see someone go with another brand! thank you for sharing.

what was the purchase price, if you don't mind disclosing?
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-25-14, 04:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 973
Posted By timmy0tool
tires are not the same size. using this:...

tires are not the same size. using this: http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html

225/30/20 = 25.3in diameter
255/30/20 = 26.0in diameter

there is a 2.8% difference between the front to rear...
Forum: LS400 08-25-14, 11:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,769
Posted By timmy0tool
thanks for the contribution! i wish the NRCAs...

thanks for the contribution! i wish the NRCAs didn't push out the wheels. it makes fitment that much harder with them, but as they say, style hurts!

i was able to hold in my hands the t-demand and...
Forum: LS400 08-25-14, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,102
Posted By timmy0tool
another testament that the tbelt can go over 150k...

another testament that the tbelt can go over 150k miles, though it's usually the idler and tensioners that wear out first destroying the belt with it.

i get good results using a pressure washer...
Forum: LS400 08-25-14, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By timmy0tool
nice effort, always a fan of #8 :cool: !

nice effort, always a fan of #8 :cool: !
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-22-14, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,414
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 08-22-14, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
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 08-22-14, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
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: 6,422
Views: 1,433,639
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: 289
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: 189,965
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: 289
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: 246
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: 195
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: 246
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...
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