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Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-04-13, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,424
Posted By MrShim78
interestingly, my average mpg (also using fuelly)...

interestingly, my average mpg (also using fuelly) is about 25 MPG..not bad considering the cars combined mpg is supposed to be 19 as per the official rating....
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-04-13, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,267
Posted By MrShim78
I had the same thought 1.5 years ago when i was...

I had the same thought 1.5 years ago when i was buying my 97 es300. 20,000 KM later with just oil changes, a sensor change and new sway bar links done (not more than 250 in 1.5 years) the car drives...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-27-13, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,449
Posted By MrShim78
Not sure on that, but if you have not bought a...

Not sure on that, but if you have not bought a fob yet, i'd advise you to look on ebay for one for the 97. the programming instructions are on this website, and you should be able to get a used one...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-24-13, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 698
Posted By MrShim78
find a cluster in the junkyard and replace it?

find a cluster in the junkyard and replace it?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-24-13, 07:56 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 52,751
Posted By MrShim78
man, i hope you got your transmission fixed,...

man, i hope you got your transmission fixed, maybe a ecm reset? (one can hope)

those drain plugs are a fantastic idea i am going to check mine tomorrow am!!!
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-22-13, 10:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,247
Posted By MrShim78
those are the spark plug tube seals i believe?

those are the spark plug tube seals i believe?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-22-13, 10:10 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 52,751
Posted By MrShim78
Then i did my oil change - castrol high mileage...

Then i did my oil change - castrol high mileage (car seems to like it). Thinking about next
1. windshield
2. maf cleaning
3. rear windows tinting
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-22-13, 10:07 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 52,751
Posted By MrShim78
I just stared at mine today for awhile and...

I just stared at mine today for awhile and thought ....darn my car is freakin good lookin! ;)
its a 1997 es300 :)
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-22-13, 10:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,465
Posted By MrShim78
Congrats! and thats ALOT of work!

Congrats! and thats ALOT of work!
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-14-13, 04:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,087
Posted By MrShim78
Gosh, i get over excited when i get 25 mpg ! :)...

Gosh, i get over excited when i get 25 mpg ! :) 97 es300 150k miles approx.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-25-13, 07:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,466
Posted By MrShim78
Congrats the feelings great when you solve the...

Congrats the feelings great when you solve the "mystery" sound. my cars started getting a really low , barely audible whine when accelerating. i need to hunt it down. i may use this mic solution.
I...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-26-13, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,398
Posted By MrShim78
I really like how the upto 96 es300 models look....

I really like how the upto 96 es300 models look. very sleep and sporty. my 97 is sporty too but alot less "sleeker"...i miss those projector headlights..! then the 2003 got more "executive" what do...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-26-13, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,398
Posted By MrShim78
wow good lookin cars! so clean! i just washed my...

wow good lookin cars! so clean! i just washed my car and it snowed the next day :( i'll never win in the canadian winter!
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-26-13, 05:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,435
Posted By MrShim78
fundamentally its a rubber component; that timing...

fundamentally its a rubber component; that timing belt. Rubber over time ages. Its a strong belt, for sure. but i'd just change it out with parts from rockauto - aisin brand. like said above, it...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-24-13, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By MrShim78
so now that we are talking about fuel filters,...

so now that we are talking about fuel filters, MrBooby, any benefit of changing it? like better mpg, smoother operation,etc? the lexus manual does not have a replacement interval for the fuel filter,...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-17-13, 08:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,054
Posted By MrShim78
My two cents buy the good gas. its a good engine,...

My two cents buy the good gas. its a good engine, give it a proper diet. I use premium on my 97 es and the results are quite good
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-03-13, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By MrShim78
thanks PFB..where would i find the tint/exact...

thanks PFB..where would i find the tint/exact glass code/color any ideas? i need to tell the shop a day before so they order the right glass...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-03-13, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By MrShim78
Hi, Yes will do. I hate the idea of having...

Hi,

Yes will do. I hate the idea of having the original lexus windshield changed with an oem. (plus the quality of the work i hope will be reasonable and acceptable) . but i guess better a...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-02-13, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By MrShim78
Yeah, there is rust from the originating point of...

Yeah, there is rust from the originating point of the crack (the only rust on the car is there..sigh)
i will call the insurance but i have liability only so it may not be covered but i will check.
...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-02-13, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By MrShim78
Windshield cracked! NOoo!!!

My Windshield cracked..car was parked overnight outside for 3 nights... we had major temperature swings..from snow and -27 C at night to +11 C on the third day (go figure...global warming?).
I think...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-25-13, 10:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,264
Posted By MrShim78
[QUOTE=download;7220049]Great post! I used...

[QUOTE=download;7220049]Great post!

I used T5 leds, cut the legs and solder 2 wires as bulb.
But the quality of leds were not so good, 1 or 2 burned out already.

HI ...what radio is that? the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-25-13, 10:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,932
Posted By MrShim78
ok i will search for the more expensive model. ...

ok i will search for the more expensive model.
what do you think of these products/hacks?...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-25-13, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,932
Posted By MrShim78
HI, So just to understand, when its off you...

HI,

So just to understand, when its off you can use your FM radio, and when its one, your phone is connected.
BUT you cant take calls on it..so ic ant have this AND a bluetooth speakerphone at...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-25-13, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,254
Posted By MrShim78
good move on trying to sell the car. but i dont...

good move on trying to sell the car. but i dont think you can get 7600 for it, i bought my 97 for 4,000.
anyway, good luck, maybe you can, let us know what happens! hope it sells for a good price
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-25-13, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By MrShim78
assuming all cars have full service history...

assuming all cars have full service history (never buy a car without one! :) ) the 2003 makes sense. is the timing belt done though on all cars? if not, thats 10 years on the original belt, you will...
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