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Forum: LS430 Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,404
Posted By honasbone
Appreciate it Midwest and xtr3me.

Appreciate it Midwest and xtr3me.
Forum: LS430 09-18-14, 02:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,404
Posted By honasbone
So, I'm having trouble finding a shop with a...

So, I'm having trouble finding a shop with a press that's available on the weekends. The local Les Schwab is open on the weekends however. But their policy is to not install parts other than what...
Forum: LS430 09-11-14, 11:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,404
Posted By honasbone
Do you think a bench vise would be enough to both...

Do you think a bench vise would be enough to both press the old bushing out and a new bushing in? Seems a common tool used in many a bushing swap jobs out there. Not sure if it's appropriate...
Forum: Lexus Audio, Video, Security & Electronics 08-13-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By honasbone
So I've recently been able to try the MS-2 out. ...

So I've recently been able to try the MS-2 out. It actually does time alignment really well. And it flattened out the sound quite a bit as well which is great. Unfortunately I was running it...
Forum: LS430 07-30-14, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By honasbone
Yeah, I'm probably overly picky when it comes to...

Yeah, I'm probably overly picky when it comes to that stuff. I'm used to dialing in my sound using a 16 band EQ. If I had that in the LS, then it'd be a non issue. But with the 3 band EQ, I can't...
Forum: LS430 07-30-14, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By honasbone
I'd like to say that I have the eminence speakers...

I'd like to say that I have the eminence speakers in the front, and they do not sound as balanced as the stock speakers. If I could do it again, I'd repair the front speaker surrounds instead of...
Forum: LS430 07-11-14, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By honasbone
Cool, thanks LiCelsior. Gives me a better idea...

Cool, thanks LiCelsior. Gives me a better idea of what to expect during the process if I go the rebuild route.
Forum: LS430 07-10-14, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By honasbone
Thanks everyone. Appreciate all the replies. is...

Thanks everyone. Appreciate all the replies. is there an easy-ish way to figure out which of the calipers is having the stuck piston issue? I'd rather not replace/rebuild more calipers than is...
Forum: LS430 07-10-14, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 905
Posted By honasbone
Could also be the source material - your mp3s...

Could also be the source material - your mp3s (assuming that is what you are playing through google play that is) Albums are frequently recorded too loud in an effort to sounds more crisp and bass-y...
Forum: LS430 07-09-14, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By honasbone
What are the drawbacks to using reman calipers? ...

What are the drawbacks to using reman calipers? That's a pretty solid price. The rebuild kit is like 35/40 bucks I believe. 50 - 60 is pretty good for full on reman'd parts. That said, I don't...
Forum: Lexus Audio, Video, Security & Electronics 07-09-14, 03:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 462
Posted By honasbone
ipod/aux integration kits other than vais for 2001 LS?

I'm having trouble locating integration kits, other than the vaistech units that'll wire up to the factory ML stereo in a 2001 LS. Audiovox, Grom don't support my year. The GTA ipod integration...
Forum: Lexus Audio, Video, Security & Electronics 07-09-14, 03:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By honasbone
2001 LS 430 ML + NAV upgradeable to 2004?

Does anyone know if it's possible to connect a 2004+ ML+NAV stereo to a 2001 LS? I've got ML+Nav in my 2001. I'm looking at various DSP options and know the 2004+ LS' have that option built into...
Forum: LS430 07-07-14, 02:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,193
Posted By honasbone
From what I can tell it looks like the SL3B does...

From what I can tell it looks like the SL3B does not allow playback through wired connections, such as the one required on my iPod classic. True? If so, there is a work around. I've seen folks...
Forum: LS430 07-02-14, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By honasbone
Also consider the Audiovox Mediabridge. It works...

Also consider the Audiovox Mediabridge. It works on 2003 - 2006 LS 430s. Has bluetooth, usb, aux, iPod all in one small package. Vaistech is more of an a la carte solution unfortunately. You...
Forum: LS430 07-02-14, 10:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,193
Posted By honasbone
Interesting. Do you have a Clarion head unit? ...

Interesting. Do you have a Clarion head unit? Or does it install into a factory stereo?
Forum: LS430 07-01-14, 03:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,193
Posted By honasbone
EDITED: Looks like my mediabridge is not yet...

EDITED:

Looks like my mediabridge is not yet for sale :) The folks at neo car audio have a cable to convert the wire harness for the guy to match up with a 2001 LS 430 with NAV. Just ordered. ...
Forum: LS430 07-01-14, 02:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,193
Posted By honasbone
Looks like iSimple offers a solution - but only...

Looks like iSimple offers a solution - but only supports 05/06 LS 430. USA Spec's website is sort of down at the moment. Not sure what years their products cover. But they seem to be limited to...
Forum: LS430 07-01-14, 02:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,193
Posted By honasbone
I purchased the audiovox Mediabridge. Seems to...

I purchased the audiovox Mediabridge. Seems to compete well with the Grom unit as it does bluetooth, USB, Aux. Unfortunately, it looks as though the wiring harness won't fit my 01 with ML. Such a...
Forum: LS430 06-16-14, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By honasbone
Any luck on this? My trunk doesn't pop up...

Any luck on this? My trunk doesn't pop up either. Wasn't sure if that is by design or not. It opens, but is really heavy until the shocks engage and push it up.
Forum: LS430 06-16-14, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,094
Posted By honasbone
Did you get this issue resolved? I recently...

Did you get this issue resolved? I recently purchased the Audiovox mediabridge. Their site also mentions that it is only supported in '03 and up LS 430. I bought it anyway thinking if it worked in...
Forum: LS430 05-29-14, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,238
Posted By honasbone
Hey Lav, I did the mod in this link: ...

Hey Lav,

I did the mod in this link:

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls430/gs-s...-movement.html

Helped with almost all of the steering wheel vibes. Vibes over bumps are vastly improved. ...
Forum: LS430 05-29-14, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By honasbone
I took the car to a pretty solid alignment shop...

I took the car to a pretty solid alignment shop recently. They didn't report anything on the bushings. But they may not have been very familiar with the car.

I've wondered about bushings...
Forum: LS430 05-29-14, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By honasbone
Good read. Thanks for sharing that. Will give...

Good read. Thanks for sharing that. Will give it some thought. Wish I had some idea on the cost. I'll call around to see what the job goes for these days.
Forum: LS430 05-28-14, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By honasbone
Steering wheel free play '01 UL

Hi all. I have a very small amount of free play in my steering wheel that makes one handed freeway driving a bit annoying and physically tiring, and two handed driving less than comfortable. It's...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 05-28-14, 10:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,996
Posted By honasbone
Just did this on my 01 LS 430. It's tightening...

Just did this on my 01 LS 430. It's tightening things up a bit. There is still some free play in the steering wheel, but not like before. Likely multiple things going on for me. But this seems to...
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