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Forum: LS400 03-13-14, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6,441
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Posted By Yotarip
Well, 6 months after i bought the car, I...

Well,
6 months after i bought the car, I started chasing down electrical gremlins and the source of a leaky sunroof. I removed the interior side panels from the driverside and realized that the car...
Forum: LS400 03-13-14, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6,441
Views: 1,446,010
Posted By Yotarip
My first baby. RIP :cry: ...

My first baby.

RIP :cry:
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd41/yotarip/P1010338.jpg (http://s221.photobucket.com/user/yotarip/media/P1010338.jpg.html)
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Forum: LS400 02-18-14, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By Yotarip
Rear autoshade retrofit

I tried to search this but no luck. Anyone see a 1996-2000 ls400 with a rear autoshade retrofit from a late model lexus (IS350/ ES350)? I'm considering doing this to my 97 LS.
Forum: LS400 02-10-14, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6,441
Views: 1,446,010
Posted By Yotarip
I was determined to pay the premium and buy a 99...

I was determined to pay the premium and buy a 99 LS400 (135K) just because I liked the front end so much more than the 95-97. But it was pics like the one above of well done 95-97 that convinced me...
Forum: LS400 02-06-14, 04:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 841
Posted By Yotarip
Idle air control valve Crank position sensor ...

Idle air control valve
Crank position sensor
MAF
Ignitors
TPS
ECU if the car was crashed (sign that the car did run)

That's my list, but I have 2 1uz swapped toyotas and working on a 3rd....
Forum: LS400 02-05-14, 05:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By Yotarip
What part of VA are you in. I'm parting out my 93...

What part of VA are you in. I'm parting out my 93 ls400 at this very moment. (keeping the engine and trans).
My window switch works fine and I have the light harness.

BTW I'm in Richmond.
Forum: LS400 02-05-14, 05:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By Yotarip
My sister is an agent for a major Insurance...

My sister is an agent for a major Insurance company. The position of ANY insurance company on a situation such as this, whether serving to avoid an animal or another reckless driver on the road which...
Forum: LS400 02-04-14, 10:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By Yotarip
She's done. Totaled

She's done. Totaled
Forum: LS400 02-04-14, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By Yotarip
I think it's a good buy for 1000 and $700 would...

I think it's a good buy for 1000 and $700 would be a killer deal if it drives fine. The high mileage motor is fine but it is due for front and rear seal, valve cover gaskets, timing belt and...
Forum: LS400 10-17-13, 11:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,212
Posted By Yotarip
XAPER, Just out of curiosity, how would you...

XAPER,
Just out of curiosity, how would you rate the difficulty of your rebuild? 1 to 10, 1 = easy to 10 = extremely hard. I'm talking about just repairing the trans not the removal and...
Forum: LS400 09-26-13, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,563
Posted By Yotarip
Yeah. I know drilling out the required passage in...

Yeah. I know drilling out the required passage in the plate and removing the selected check ball plays a part in improving the 1-2 shift. I actually grabbed a valvebody from a LS in the junkyard and...
Forum: LS400 09-26-13, 04:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,563
Posted By Yotarip
Thanks for the vid!. I bought the same kit off...

Thanks for the vid!. I bought the same kit off ebay for the auto in my cressida but have yet to install it. It has a 1uz swap and I only shimmed the accumulators and turned up the pressure. It shifts...
Forum: LS400 09-23-13, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By Yotarip
^ It can be run longer than that without the...

^ It can be run longer than that without the serpentine belt. The water pump is powered by the tiiming belt. Just keep close eye on the temperature. A couple minutes is fine as long as the temp is...
Forum: Build Threads 06-20-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 35,761
Posted By Yotarip
The trans adapter for toyota r and w series trans...

The trans adapter for toyota r and w series trans adapts the gearbox to the original autotrans bellhousing so there are no starter bolt issues.
...
Forum: LS400 03-25-13, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,758
Posted By Yotarip
My first sugestion would be to go to your nearest...

My first sugestion would be to go to your nearest junkyard and get the oem plastic intake tube assembly.
http://gallery.oldholden.com/d/284687-1/Picture+142+2.JPG

I think the setup you have there...
Forum: LS400 02-23-13, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,148
Posted By Yotarip
Hey Man!!. I see you have moved up a LS400...

Hey Man!!. I see you have moved up a LS400 generation. I may do the same. Yeah, that was me. I go to that junkyard and their other yard in Fredricksburg on Rt1 often. As a matter of fact, the...
Forum: LS400 02-20-13, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,148
Posted By Yotarip
Already on it! ...

Already on it!

http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd41/yotarip/BF67A6A9-45D0-49E3-B220-A53818EF893C-7906-000011DD9C37FDC3_zps18a64069.jpg

Starter has been replaced recently (reman)
...
Forum: LS400 02-19-13, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,148
Posted By Yotarip
PD. I know it was a steal. I started shaking...

PD.
I know it was a steal. I started shaking when I saw it. BTW, to your and my surprise, the GS400 1uz is a front sump.
...
Forum: LS400 02-19-13, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,148
Posted By Yotarip
UCF11 with 1uzfe VVTi ?

Hello guys. Been a while. Still own the same 93 LS I bought in 09 and it hasn't changed.

http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd41/yotarip/P1010332.jpg

Just had some incredible luck over the...
Forum: LS400 01-22-13, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 702
Posted By Yotarip
PD beat me to it. I've swapped 1uz's into two...

PD beat me to it.
I've swapped 1uz's into two of my cars.The motor and complete electrical harness can be pulled in one complete unit without cutting anything. It would be much easier to get a good...
Forum: LS400 01-22-13, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 702
Posted By Yotarip
My question is, what evidence do you have that...

My question is, what evidence do you have that points to a headgasket. That's not a typical issue with these engines.
Forum: LS400 01-10-13, 06:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,123
Posted By Yotarip
I don't know if the OP is still on this board,...

I don't know if the OP is still on this board, but THANKS SO MUCH!!!! This saved me hours of frustration. My 93 had this exact issue today and your post lead me right to the issue. Even my actuator...
Forum: LS400 02-09-12, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,362
Posted By Yotarip
The caps on the car were cheap autozone caps that...

The caps on the car were cheap autozone caps that failed a little over a year after installed. I chose higher end caps from napa this time.

I also bought a fuel pressure test kit from ACTRON and...
Forum: LS400 02-07-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,362
Posted By Yotarip
A bad driver's side distributor cap caused my no...

A bad driver's side distributor cap caused my no start problem. I noticed an unusually long turnover to start for a few days, then no start. Found two hairline cracks in the cap. Replaced it and...
Forum: LS400 01-31-12, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By Yotarip
The a340 is mechanically identical from...

The a340 is mechanically identical from 1990-1994. The difference is the valve body (which can be swapped between generations). You can use the 90-92 trans and use your original valve body IF you...
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