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Forum: GS - Third Generation Yesterday, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By BinaryJay
I have 18s on my AWD and I think it looks fine,...

I have 18s on my AWD and I think it looks fine, but I am the type that find big drops actually look stupid never mind all of the downsides that come with it for actually driving the car.

This car...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-16-14, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 152
Posted By BinaryJay
Pretty soon the 3GS will be so old that none of...

Pretty soon the 3GS will be so old that none of the owners will be able to spell any more. :(
Forum: IS - Second Generation 09-15-14, 08:54 PM
Replies: 968
Views: 150,751
Posted By BinaryJay
The sound like putting a cell phone in a blender...

The sound like putting a cell phone in a blender for a couple of seconds after the car has been sitting for a long time is what they told you it is. The GS also does it, and while I was having the...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-12-14, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By BinaryJay
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Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-12-14, 05:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By BinaryJay
NOBODY is going to tell you a car giving you...

NOBODY is going to tell you a car giving you error messages pertaining to your brakes is safe to drive. I'm surprised they said "I don't think so", they should have said "Absolutely not" and put it...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-11-14, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 718
Posted By BinaryJay
They don't have them, and neither does the IS250.

They don't have them, and neither does the IS250.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-11-14, 05:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 718
Posted By BinaryJay
None of that will do a thing to improve carbon...

None of that will do a thing to improve carbon buildup on the intake valves on a direct injection engine.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-11-14, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By BinaryJay
I suppose it's possible that you had a dodgy...

I suppose it's possible that you had a dodgy harness lead from that sensor and when you disturbed it, it broke somewhere or just became disconnected somewhere else. Try to follow the harness to...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-10-14, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By BinaryJay
A not very well sealed HID harness I had in my...

A not very well sealed HID harness I had in my fogs eventually caused the factory harness to corrode out. You should be able to cut the old connector off, solder a new one on (ebay extremely cheap)...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-10-14, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By BinaryJay
Assuming I understand what you're talking about...

Assuming I understand what you're talking about it is part of the fuel pump assembly which is mounted inside the gas tank on the top. I believe you can access it without dropping the tank by...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-10-14, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By BinaryJay
Use a toothpick or plastic knife to really get in...

Use a toothpick or plastic knife to really get in around the rubber gasket to get dried up wax, bugs, sand.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-09-14, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By BinaryJay
$200? For one side or both? Toyota here will do...

$200? For one side or both? Toyota here will do it for about $50 each side.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-08-14, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By BinaryJay
What can I say, I'm a never ending repository of...

What can I say, I'm a never ending repository of information on cheap hacks for expensive problems with this car... this is what happens when you try to be smart with your money (somewhat) and drive...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-07-14, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By BinaryJay
Try penetrating oil if that doesn't work then...

Try penetrating oil if that doesn't work then blow torch.... personally though I would let a shop take the responsibility. I'm guessing you never got your brakes serviced annually? You better clean...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-07-14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By BinaryJay
Clean the sensor, you don't need to remove it -...

Clean the sensor, you don't need to remove it - good god that would not be worth it.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-07-14, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By BinaryJay
Clean it, get any crud out of the rubber gasket...

Clean it, get any crud out of the rubber gasket surrounding the sensors. Problem solved for me every time it happens so far.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-06-14, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By BinaryJay
I have had Kumho Ecsta LX Platinums for a few...

I have had Kumho Ecsta LX Platinums for a few years now and have no complaints, I don't use them in the winter but I'm sure you don't care about that. Treadwear seems legendary on these things. ...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-05-14, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By BinaryJay
Serious issue? First world problems... Your...

Serious issue? First world problems...

Your air recirculation servo is probably broken like so many GS from some fool in the past forcing the door open. I have learned to live with the fact that...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-05-14, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By BinaryJay
Lexus Canada didn't send any letter of any sort...

Lexus Canada didn't send any letter of any sort regarding the issue out to anybody. I don't think you really have any case, if you knew there was an issue with the car and chose not to bring it in...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-04-14, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By BinaryJay
I knew exactly what the in service date of my car...

I knew exactly what the in service date of my car was from the online account (which Lexus deemed to get rid of in Canada for reasons unknown, their web site is totally useless now), I managed to...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-03-14, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By BinaryJay
The mounts themselves are expensive (from lexus...

The mounts themselves are expensive (from lexus anyway). A little vibration is not some reason to replace motor mounts... and doing so probably would make no difference.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-03-14, 08:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,108
Posted By BinaryJay
This is my worst fear after all of the work that...

This is my worst fear after all of the work that has been done to my car most recently the piston rings job. How long after the work was done did it take for your car to spit out codes?
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-03-14, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,150
Posted By BinaryJay
Leave it enabled, it's a safety feature... you...

Leave it enabled, it's a safety feature... you wouldn't ride a motorcycle without a helmet would you? Okay, well, a lot of people down south seem to think that's a good idea so perhaps a bad...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-03-14, 05:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By BinaryJay
You really should have disconnected the battery...

You really should have disconnected the battery before messing with anything delicate like that in the electrical system... but sure, you can leave the battery disconnected for 10 minutes and that...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 09-03-14, 05:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,108
Posted By BinaryJay
You can count on a few hundred dollars at least.

You can count on a few hundred dollars at least.
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