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Forum: LS400 09-15-14, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By bornking
Looks like he/she hit my wheels too...maybe an...

Looks like he/she hit my wheels too...maybe an SUV?
Forum: LS400 09-15-14, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By bornking
Unhappy Hit and Run

Lucille is a 2000 LS400 with ~165,000km. Mystic Gold Metallic.
I love her and just bought her 10 months ago.
To protect her I already got a suede dash cover (and to prevent glare), better mats,...
Forum: LS400 08-27-14, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,988
Posted By bornking
Just ordered a tailor made one from RM ($169) in...

Just ordered a tailor made one from RM ($169) in pearl (I have an ivory interior).
Just ordered a black sheepskin steering wheel cover from shearcomfort ($25 all in).

I'll put up pics when they...
Forum: LS400 08-26-14, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By bornking
Steering Wheel Mod

After buying 2 copies (used) of the Lexus Story, and getting some epoxy, my mod is complete (stage 1).

Stage 2 I will take it off, refinish it somehow and reapply.

Thoughts?

Cheers!
Forum: LS400 07-28-14, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By bornking
I think I see where this advice is going so I'll...

I think I see where this advice is going so I'll chime in on my train of thought:

- Yes the car is very clean and only a few chips here and there.
- Yes it is stock and I do not like to lower or...
Forum: LS400 07-27-14, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By bornking
Good points all. So I tested Plastidip (5-6...

Good points all.

So I tested Plastidip (5-6 layers) on a random few pieces of metal...with and without rust on them to cover all areas and it looks like the results are good (removal was easy too)...
Forum: LS400 07-25-14, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By bornking
Note that I bought her (yes it's a she) in...

Note that I bought her (yes it's a she) in December and driven her about 1,000km/month.
The wheels had a lot of curb rash and peeling finish when I bought her.

These photos are before I tinted my...
Forum: LS400 07-25-14, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By bornking
Poll on Wheel Job

Hi!

2000 LS400 W 163,000 km. Gold on Ivory. Runs like a champ. Treated well.

I got a quote to repair the curb rash on my wheels.
They are stock
They said they will powder coat them too.
...
Forum: Canada 07-19-14, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,148
Posted By bornking
Club Lexus 1. Kevin4000 2. Minato 3....

Club Lexus

1. Kevin4000
2. Minato
3. Bornking
Forum: LS400 07-18-14, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,545
Posted By bornking
Do you still have that seat cover McSwine?

Do you still have that seat cover McSwine?
Forum: LS400 07-18-14, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,742
Posted By bornking
I agree that mounting it must be done such that...

I agree that mounting it must be done such that it does not become a projectile in the event of an airbag opening...so:

I think it may be best to adhere it only on the bottom half, because the...
Forum: Canada 07-15-14, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,122
Posted By bornking
I love this forum! I am going to Thornhill...

I love this forum!
I am going to Thornhill tints now to get 30% all around. Maybe I'll talk him into doing 20 in the back and 30 up front.

I'll post pics!
Forum: LS400 07-15-14, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,742
Posted By bornking
Now when I do get it...how do I attach it? ...

Now when I do get it...how do I attach it?
Glue?
Sugru?
Epoxy?

Any ideas are appreciated!
Forum: LS400 07-15-14, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,742
Posted By bornking
I am so inspired by this idea, and always wanted...

I am so inspired by this idea, and always wanted a nice emblem on my wheel, that I just bought a copy of The Lexus Story from Amazon!

Thanks!

I'll post pics after!
Forum: LS400 07-12-14, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By bornking
Here in Toronto in the summer we get close to...

Here in Toronto in the summer we get close to that heat (30-40 C) but in the winter we get to -30 to -40C also!
Forum: LS400 07-12-14, 08:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,253
Posted By bornking
Couldn't wait. I solved the issue!!!! The...

Couldn't wait. I solved the issue!!!!

The blue/pink wire was CORRECTLY connected to my power wore from my deck.

Then I noticed he connected the ILLUMI wire from my deck to a green wire on my...
Forum: LS400 07-12-14, 08:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,253
Posted By bornking
Tomorrow I'll try to connect the blue and pink...

Tomorrow I'll try to connect the blue and pink wire to my REMOTE wire from my deck and see if that works.
Forum: LS400 07-12-14, 08:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,253
Posted By bornking
So the question is, why doesn't my subwoofer turn...

So the question is, why doesn't my subwoofer turn on...assuming the amp does...

if the amp doesn't turn on then we're back to square one... oy vey
Forum: LS400 07-12-14, 08:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,253
Posted By bornking
Ok so i opened up my console and took pics ...

Ok so i opened up my console and took pics

looks like the first audio guy did exactly what you guys said, he connected the power control wire from my deck to the pink/blue wire on the a bundle....
Forum: LS400 07-12-14, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By bornking
I will get a quote from them. Redoing a...

I will get a quote from them.
Redoing a steering wheel leather is probably $200 so just to remove it and put on the heating element and reinstall should be about the same.
I won't use a heating...
Forum: LS400 07-12-14, 05:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,253
Posted By bornking
Yes I can read it but I don't know which wire to...

Yes I can read it but I don't know which wire to connect for turning on the amp. And if the Kenwood Doesn't use a digital signal to turn on the amp...then where do I connect it?
Forum: LS400 07-12-14, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By bornking
Can anyone chime in on the gentherm idea?

Can anyone chime in on the gentherm idea?
Forum: LS400 07-12-14, 01:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,253
Posted By bornking
Just left Number 1 Audio in downtown Toronto....

Just left Number 1 Audio in downtown Toronto. They said there is no way to turn on the amp because it needs a digital signal.

I called another audio place and they also said the same thing.
...
Forum: LS400 07-09-14, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By bornking
2007 steering wheel on a 2000

Hi.

I want a heated steering wheel.

I don't like aftermarket products.

I have two options (it would seem):

1. I get the leather removed from my wheel and install a heating element and...
Forum: LS400 07-08-14, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 955
Posted By bornking
Really Turbojohn? Is it that bad an investment?...

Really Turbojohn?
Is it that bad an investment?

I can't find wrapping for less than $2300 here.
Thoughts?
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