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Forum: RX - Third Generation Today, 04:21 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By fastnoypi
if you can get the measurements , 3rd party ...

if you can get the measurements , 3rd party liftgate struts run around $50 for the pair. If they are the same as RX350, you can find them on ebay
Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 247
Posted By fastnoypi
you can have your rotors turned as long as there...

you can have your rotors turned as long as there is enough meat on the rotors. 9mm is the minimum thickness on the fronts. You can measure them with calipers or have a local shop measure them for...
Forum: RX - Third Generation Yesterday, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By fastnoypi
No issues with our 2010 either, we bought it...

No issues with our 2010 either, we bought it pre-owned certified but not by Lexus. However the certification program it was under was very extensive much like Lexus. Struts were even replaced...
Forum: RX - First Generation 08-30-14, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 247
Posted By fastnoypi
You will know in the first 2 feet of driving if a...

You will know in the first 2 feet of driving if a shop used a hammer to press in a bearing.
If the shop doesn't have access to a press, don't bother going unless it is understood they outsource...
Forum: RX - First Generation 08-30-14, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By fastnoypi
while KYB gr2/excel g's are a popular replacement...

while KYB gr2/excel g's are a popular replacement on these RX300's, i think they might be a tad stiff for the conditions you describe. I think they are slightly firmer than when the car was new,...
Forum: RX - First Generation 08-28-14, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By fastnoypi
what did you end up going with on your passenger...

what did you end up going with on your passenger side? a split boot? or oem style with band clamps?
Forum: RX - First Generation 08-28-14, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By fastnoypi
my OEM rears went before the fronts... so...

my OEM rears went before the fronts...

so far, i've been happy with my KYB GR2/Excel G struts
Forum: RX - First Generation 08-23-14, 05:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,805
Posted By fastnoypi
Try ebay, from time to time sellers will sell it...

Try ebay, from time to time sellers will sell it under the guise of "For off-road use only"
Forum: RX - First Generation 08-22-14, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By fastnoypi
i agree its going somewhere.. it could be as...

i agree its going somewhere.. it could be as simple as the pcv itself sticking wide open and letting the vac of the intake manifold suck it all out.

I had one that internally had a spring that...
Forum: RX - First Generation 08-22-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By fastnoypi
there is absolutely no way he can have that much...

there is absolutely no way he can have that much sludge in 6 month old engine to require a cleaning.
Forum: RX - First Generation 08-22-14, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By fastnoypi
Just to be clear, which style pcv and rear valve...

Just to be clear, which style pcv and rear valve cover do you have on this remanufactured engine?
Is the pcv a plastic right angle style or straight metal screw in style?
Forum: RX - First Generation 08-19-14, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By fastnoypi
unless you have an ac manifold gauge set there...

unless you have an ac manifold gauge set there isnt much you can do for self diagnosis. The compressor switch will not activate if you drop below a specified pressure of refrigerant.

A...
Forum: RX - First Generation 08-18-14, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By fastnoypi
rx300 is a great first car, however the '99 is...

rx300 is a great first car, however the '99 is susceptible to the known issue of oil consumption due to the design of rear valve cover. It can be remedied by using the newer style cover found in...
Forum: RX - First Generation 08-17-14, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By fastnoypi
Try contacting Rockauto on their KYB K-flex coil...

Try contacting Rockauto on their KYB K-flex coil springs to confirm they are stock ride height. It might be an option for you. FWIW, most of the aftermarket springs that i've seen are lowering...
Forum: RX - First Generation 08-11-14, 12:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,224
Posted By fastnoypi
Liquid Wrench isn't flammable. Works well if you...

Liquid Wrench isn't flammable. Works well if you have a torch handy.
Forum: RX - First Generation 08-10-14, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By fastnoypi
i'm pretty sure its the front valve cover...

i'm pretty sure its the front valve cover breather tube by the OP's description of where it is connected.
If you want an off the shelf part that will work, take the broken original hose to your...
Forum: RX - First Generation 08-07-14, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By fastnoypi
for the "injen or honda sound" you are looking...

for the "injen or honda sound" you are looking for, you might as well buy new a SS canister style muffler from ebay $30-55 . Any used OEM part out there will never get that sound.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 08-04-14, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 917
Posted By fastnoypi
I'm not sure about Toyota/Lexus but other makes...

I'm not sure about Toyota/Lexus but other makes such as Honda and Subaru on certain models are known to have special "break-in" oil by the factory that has certain protective additive packs. ...
Forum: RX - First Generation 07-29-14, 07:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By fastnoypi
FWIW, i used our then unused spare on our 02 RX...

FWIW, i used our then unused spare on our 02 RX and threw it into the 5 tire rotation in late 2011. (roughly 9 years) Its been holding up fine in the rotation and not seeing any signs of...
Forum: RX - First Generation 07-26-14, 05:00 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 45,091
Posted By fastnoypi
You could you 3/4" ID- 1" OD tubing... I...

You could you 3/4" ID- 1" OD tubing...

I used 5/8" ID-7/8" OD tubing i found at Home Depot and it fit as well.

I had them cut from the bulk roll, you need less than 2 feet per spring just...
Forum: RX - First Generation 07-23-14, 05:29 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 86,702
Posted By fastnoypi
You're lucky with that connector, it took me...

You're lucky with that connector, it took me longer to pull the connector off than actually replace the sensor. No need to worry about starting your car, these modern ecu's have a way to put...
Forum: RX - First Generation 07-12-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By fastnoypi
please write a review of the Platinum pads if you...

please write a review of the Platinum pads if you choose to purchase them. The Wearever Gold that have been around have had occasional reviews of brake squeal after a few thousand miles of wear.
...
Forum: RX - First Generation 07-06-14, 08:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,498
Posted By fastnoypi
Salim, here is a pretty well written article that...

Salim, here is a pretty well written article that might be of interest to you. http://www.upmpg.com/tech_articles/motoroil_viscosity/

For those using a 20 weight oil to attempt to get more mpg, ...
Forum: RX - First Generation 07-06-14, 05:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,498
Posted By fastnoypi
Salim, the way this is expressed may cause some...

Salim, the way this is expressed may cause some confusion and be potentially damaging, IMO.

The number preceding the "W" in an oil weight is the cold temperature tested flow behavior. The...
Forum: RX - First Generation 07-03-14, 05:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,498
Posted By fastnoypi
The downside is that it can be too thin and/or...

The downside is that it can be too thin and/or shear down too quick compared to a 30 weight and you spin a bearing.
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