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Forum: LS400 08-18-14, 10:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,879
Posted By Hiroshi12
Did the swap last weekend and the Moogs made a...

Did the swap last weekend and the Moogs made a world of difference for my setup! No more UCA slamming on every street crevice like before. Thanks for the tip, Shmee. :thumbup:
Forum: LS400 08-02-14, 10:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,377
Posted By Hiroshi12
Hard to tell since his photos are only from the...

Hard to tell since his photos are only from the top view but they look similar to the ones I got though maybe a bit smaller? My model was an entire housing and I really like them other than they are...
Forum: LS400 08-02-14, 09:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,879
Posted By Hiroshi12
The part above seems the most important option to...

The part above seems the most important option to me for choosing these Moogs. For those of us who have a static setup every fraction of an inch of clearance that we get from the strut tower the...
Forum: LS400 07-30-14, 07:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,377
Posted By Hiroshi12
Yea, those look great :thumbup: Now the...

Yea, those look great :thumbup: Now the challenge will be to keep them looking that way after the install. Have you "test fired" them? Wondering what that chrome strip is supposed to do.
Forum: LS400 07-30-14, 01:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,377
Posted By Hiroshi12
Did you ever get your mirrors?

Did you ever get your mirrors?
Forum: LS400 07-30-14, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 894,857
Posted By Hiroshi12
Thanks guys. I'm pretty pleased with the look as...

Thanks guys. I'm pretty pleased with the look as well. Now, before we PO any of the moderators for discussing bumpers on the "wheel setup" thread...if you want to continue this discussion, here is...
Forum: LS400 07-28-14, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 894,857
Posted By Hiroshi12
If you were referring to me...here you go. It's...

If you were referring to me...here you go. It's a stock bumper which I modified to delete the fog lights. This shot shows the lip installed which is now gone - I kept tearing it up so it wasn't...
Forum: LS400 07-26-14, 09:16 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 19,277
Posted By Hiroshi12
My next unecessary modification, part II

So I finally got rid of my 90's-era upturned, elbow-style Magnaflow tips and replaced them with these more modern tips. Has a BMW or Audi look to them I think.
Forum: LS400 07-26-14, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 894,857
Posted By Hiroshi12
New TSW's

After much procrastination I finally got some new wheels. My '98 is static and these are TSW Silverstones on 225/40ZR18 Lexani rubber. Unfortunately, the 9.5" I wanted for the rear were sold out...
Forum: LS400 06-30-14, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 894,857
Posted By Hiroshi12
Got a source? Thanks.

Got a source? Thanks.
Forum: LS400 06-30-14, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 894,857
Posted By Hiroshi12
What size/brand are your wheels? This is sorta...

What size/brand are your wheels? This is sorta the design I am looking for but I am having difficulty finding anything in my area. Anyone out there know a reputable source for wheels that...
Forum: LS400 06-25-14, 11:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,377
Posted By Hiroshi12
True. But if you wired them to the door panel...

True. But if you wired them to the door panel courtesy light (thinking back - I prob. should have done this) you can keep all your wiring inside the door panel. I am assuming the "foot" lights...
Forum: LS400 06-24-14, 09:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,377
Posted By Hiroshi12
You're right, from a distance they are not very...

You're right, from a distance they are not very noticeable with enough ambient light. Now if I were the only vehicle on a dark street...? If it turns into an issue I'll just wire them to the door...
Forum: LS400 06-24-14, 09:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,377
Posted By Hiroshi12
Yup, it prob will be a matter of time before I...

Yup, it prob will be a matter of time before I catch the eye of a bored city cop or CHP officer. Guess I'll first have to try to explain why I am running w/o a front plate and then the light...
Forum: LS400 06-24-14, 09:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,377
Posted By Hiroshi12
Right. Or just buy them based on the sellers'...

Right. Or just buy them based on the sellers' description and if they don't work out - send them back. I can't count how many times I made purchases which turned out to be useless either because my...
Forum: LS400 06-23-14, 03:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,377
Posted By Hiroshi12
Hmmm, not sure on that one. Before I started...

Hmmm, not sure on that one. Before I started this thread I researched the forums and there are a few others who have done this - I just didn't pay attention to the year of those cars. I checked the...
Forum: LS400 06-23-14, 06:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,377
Posted By Hiroshi12
Well they already come with LED puddle lights on...

Well they already come with LED puddle lights on the bottom of the mirror. I connected them to the parking lights so they are always on, though on a factory install I suppose they would be on the...
Forum: LS400 06-23-14, 06:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,377
Posted By Hiroshi12
Thanks :thumbup:

Thanks :thumbup:
Forum: LS400 06-23-14, 06:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,377
Posted By Hiroshi12
Sorry to hear that, my experience with...

Sorry to hear that, my experience with "primepart" was just fine though they did try hard to upsell me on the painted versions. I just did it myself. Good luck.
Forum: LS400 06-21-14, 11:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,377
Posted By Hiroshi12
Well, this took up nearly two days but I am...

Well, this took up nearly two days but I am pleased with the finished product. Just gotta get over how big the mirrors look now. Maybe that's just my OCD. Cheers.
Forum: LS400 06-21-14, 11:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,377
Posted By Hiroshi12
I made sure to check all my connections and to...

I made sure to check all my connections and to test all functions (parking light, turn signal, hazards, keyless entry flashing lights) before I put the door panel, fender shroud, wheel etc. back on. ...
Forum: LS400 06-21-14, 11:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,377
Posted By Hiroshi12
If you haven't guessed it yet the next step is to...

If you haven't guessed it yet the next step is to put the side of the car you are working on on a jack stand, remove the wheel and remove the inner fender shroud! This will allow you to easily...
Forum: LS400 06-21-14, 11:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,377
Posted By Hiroshi12
Once you got the wires run, push the grimy gasket...

Once you got the wires run, push the grimy gasket back together, snug up the motor and (bottom) bracket screws, and reattach the mirror glass. Reattach the mirror to the car door and connect the...
Forum: LS400 06-21-14, 11:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,377
Posted By Hiroshi12
Reassembly is the reverse. Once you got...

Reassembly is the reverse. Once you got everything sort of back together just use a few loose screws to hold the motor in place and start running your wires. There are two sets; one for the blinker...
Forum: LS400 06-21-14, 11:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,377
Posted By Hiroshi12
All you have to do now is stuff all of that into...

All you have to do now is stuff all of that into the new housing. Easy, right? The second time I did it - yes! First side not so much.
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