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Forum: LS400 Yesterday, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By timmy0tool
here is how i did my timing belt FYI. ...

here is how i did my timing belt FYI.
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/6776087-post26.html

not a step by step, but totally doable if you are somewhat mechanically inclined.
Forum: LS400 Yesterday, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By timmy0tool
all the info you need is in this forum or in the...

all the info you need is in this forum or in the in the link below. just let us know your questions and we will help you along the way.

http://www.lexls.com/tutorials/
...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-18-14, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By timmy0tool
most lexus RWD cars drain the condensate near the...

most lexus RWD cars drain the condensate near the steering rack or right behind the front wheels. if the leak is in the middle of the car (center between front and rear wheels), it's something else....
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-18-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By timmy0tool
xpel is a paint protective film (PPF) like a...

xpel is a paint protective film (PPF) like a clear bra. hard to believe a film product could make that big of a sound difference. maybe wax the surface so the air glides over smoother?
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-18-14, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By timmy0tool
there is always the "EZ lip" from...

there is always the "EZ lip" from ebay...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-18-14, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By timmy0tool
agreed, don't change the overall size of the tire...

agreed, don't change the overall size of the tire front to back due to the stagger or the car will definitely complain! anything more than a 1% difference will be noticed. running staggered tires on...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-18-14, 12:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,974
Posted By timmy0tool
while we are on the subject of gauge cluster,...

while we are on the subject of gauge cluster, what i didn't like in the non-fsport models is that the gauges don't do the full sweep on the needles anymore during startup. the 2IS did! small things...
Forum: LS400 09-18-14, 11:53 AM
Replies: 978
Views: 198,852
Posted By timmy0tool
i feel any car manufacturer has the capability to...

i feel any car manufacturer has the capability to create the most reliable car ever, but refuses to since they would work themselves out of the market over time.

a wise engineer told me, anyone...
Forum: LS400 09-18-14, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 418
Posted By timmy0tool
absolutely i would recommend the LS as a daily...

absolutely i would recommend the LS as a daily driver. yeah it takes premium fuel but with a conservative foot, you can do upwards of 25mpg. the power is smooooooth and ample. it's a joy to drive,...
Forum: LS400 09-18-14, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By timmy0tool
it's controlled by the climate controls above the...

it's controlled by the climate controls above the radio. if the climate control is defective, it will try and open/close the valve making the noise (under the dash).
Forum: CL of Southern California 09-17-14, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By timmy0tool
thank you everyone!

thank you everyone!
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-17-14, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By timmy0tool
had to google knifeless tape, way cool stuff! i...

had to google knifeless tape, way cool stuff! i was concerned with how the 3IS doesn't have a gap at the roof gutter for the vinyl to go into, where a knife is usually used. knifeless tape makes my...
Forum: Build Threads 09-17-14, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By timmy0tool
a mini trucker with an LS! this should be...

a mini trucker with an LS! this should be promising! c-notch the rear subframe for more low! also cutout the upper shock towers to clear the upper a-arm ball joints.

killer mazda too!!!
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-17-14, 12:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,776
Posted By timmy0tool
dangit obsidian black fins are sold out on...

dangit obsidian black fins are sold out on sewell, go figure :p !

i know wrapping the fin will be a challenge, anyone do it? plasti-dip the fin instead?
Forum: LS400 09-17-14, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 159
Posted By timmy0tool
yeah with the doors locked prior to removing the...

yeah with the doors locked prior to removing the battery, the car's security system may still be engaged. try to unlock the doors, then pull the neg terminal off the battery to reset.
Forum: LS400 09-17-14, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 159
Posted By timmy0tool
there is ROM card in the trunk area that pairs...

there is ROM card in the trunk area that pairs your keys for wireless entry, though i have a hard time thinking a simple battery change would alter the anti-theft feature. the key should still be...
Forum: LS400 09-17-14, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 418
Posted By timmy0tool
it all depends on your use. of course the RX has...

it all depends on your use. of course the RX has more cargo room, but the LS will be more comfortable. as everyone already mentioned, the previous owners really determine the longevity of the car. LS...
Forum: Build Threads 09-16-14, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 118
Posted By timmy0tool
i love me some lights, but don't go overboard or...

i love me some lights, but don't go overboard or it will be like those LED lights in the windshield squirter all over again. in other words, it will be too outrageous and tacky.

automotive...
Forum: LS400 09-16-14, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By timmy0tool
sometimes you have those punks that hit you just...

sometimes you have those punks that hit you just because they know you parked far to avoid that in the first place... :mad: sorry to hear as well man!


more tickets and more of those who key cars...
Forum: LS400 09-16-14, 01:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,366
Posted By timmy0tool
what usually happens with stiff suspension is...

what usually happens with stiff suspension is that the bushings get worn out faster. lexus/toyota utilizes soft rubber bushings for that nice plush ride. they start to deteriorate and tear at this...
Forum: LS400 09-16-14, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By timmy0tool
obama? aren't you in canada haha? sorry to hear...

obama? aren't you in canada haha? sorry to hear but i would suspect insurance would cover such damages which sound like it will exceed your deductible.
Forum: LS400 09-16-14, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By timmy0tool
cool, never knew this could be done! good work...

cool, never knew this could be done! good work but i too am curious how the OD button works now. i suppose it's now disabled? maybe the European market didn't come with it?
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-15-14, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,320
Posted By timmy0tool
depending on your dealership, most will probably...

depending on your dealership, most will probably penalize you for breaking your lease and you would end up paying the same amount for the 250 in the end. i say just wait until your lease is over then...
Forum: LS400 09-15-14, 01:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,366
Posted By timmy0tool
megans were prototyped after a 90-94 car so they...

megans were prototyped after a 90-94 car so they should be the right length. only thing i can think of is that you installed the rears in the front and vice versa, or they weren't for our cars to...
Forum: LS400 09-15-14, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By timmy0tool
great thought though i would def go with the...

great thought though i would def go with the brembo calipers, either from the cadillac or the ISF!

keep us updated on your ventures, and thanks for the share!
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