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Forum: RX - First Generation 06-23-14, 12:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,516
Posted By timmui
The best news is that ending second best with a...

The best news is that ending second best with a semi is that you're OK. Having been the victim of a jack (another name for a donkey) who came tearing out of a parking lot without checking for...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-19-14, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By timmui
I will put my explanation more bluntly for you: ...

I will put my explanation more bluntly for you: You are driving in LIMP MODE and need to replace both A/F sensors to resolve these new codes. If you do the repair yourself, it costs you time plus...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-19-14, 07:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,121
Posted By timmui
I can't explain it better than this:...

I can't explain it better than this: http://auto.howstuffworks.com/positive-crankcase-ventilation-system.htm

To summarize, fuel vapor blow by gets into the crackcase and the PCV system...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-19-14, 07:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,356
Posted By timmui
I haven't taken my MAF sensor out to inspect it...

I haven't taken my MAF sensor out to inspect it and am only going by the picture I saw in the DIY. If you're certain that it is not a pressure sensor, then I stand corrected regarding the probability...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-18-14, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,356
Posted By timmui
I can't speak for what was written in that post. ...

I can't speak for what was written in that post. In the DIY, there is a picture...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-18-14, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By timmui
Oh, I was thinking something like LED lights...

Oh, I was thinking something like LED lights along the lines of this:

333184

That's assuming I find something I like the look of.
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-18-14, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 729
Posted By timmui
Seeing that I am seeing multiple threads on this,...

Seeing that I am seeing multiple threads on this, here is a link:

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-first-generation/199748-p0125-and-p1135-codes-3.html

I do believe that a faulty A/F will...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-18-14, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By timmui
Speaking of quick searches... Seeing that I am...

Speaking of quick searches... Seeing that I am seeing multiple threads on this, here is a link:

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-first-generation/199748-p0125-and-p1135-codes-3.html
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-18-14, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,121
Posted By timmui
What is the purpose of the PCV system and where...

What is the purpose of the PCV system and where is it located in relation to the throttle body? ;)
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-18-14, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By timmui
I used something far more simplistic. My hand. ...

I used something far more simplistic. My hand. :D

Looks like you got it resolved and I thought it was a stuck piston from the start.
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-18-14, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,356
Posted By timmui
First, before you go any further, understand that...

First, before you go any further, understand that there are two parts to the MAF sensor. A thermocouple and a barometric type sensor. You may be able to measure the resistance across the...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-18-14, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By timmui
I wince at the thought of allowing an engine...

I wince at the thought of allowing an engine related CEL code to go unattended to for a year.

As for the codes, some of them are pretty common in the forum, so you might want to do a quick...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-18-14, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By timmui
Question Side marker light connector in US RX300's?

While searching through threads, I came across this picture:
...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-18-14, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By timmui
I'm glad they were willing to refund part of the...

I'm glad they were willing to refund part of the cost to repair the starter. My last experience with the local Lexus stealership, the service manager pretty much admitted that the service writer...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-18-14, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 911
Posted By timmui
The hitch is installed and I am pleased with the...

The hitch is installed and I am pleased with the final result. I also learned that either my frame or the hitch itself is slightly out of square. I suspect the vehicle, as the previous owner told...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-18-14, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 911
Posted By timmui
It might be, though I've always associated zinc...

It might be, though I've always associated zinc chromate as a pale yellow color.
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-14-14, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By timmui
That's good, it means you don't have to change...

That's good, it means you don't have to change out the valve cover. The reason I brought it up is that the older style valve cover caused the symptoms you described, oil consumption in highway...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-14-14, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By timmui
If your PCV valve is plastic and pushes into the...

If your PCV valve is plastic and pushes into the valve cover, you have the older style valve cover. New style valve cover PCV is made of metal and screws in.

2KHarrier posted a nice pic of the...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-14-14, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 911
Posted By timmui
These are the mounting points: Driver's side...

These are the mounting points:

Driver's side

332725

Passenger side

332726
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-14-14, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 911
Posted By timmui
Tie-down hooks removed, wiring harness installed...

Tie-down hooks removed, wiring harness installed and pictures taken. Incredibly easy so far. Now to start prepping the hitch for repainting the paint damage due to delivery.

I hardly needed...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-13-14, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By timmui
Thanks Hyper, I appreciate the link. :thumbup: ...

Thanks Hyper, I appreciate the link. :thumbup:

As for the pictures, they're good enough to get the gist of what you did. Up to you if you want to replace them with better ones.
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-13-14, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By timmui
I would suggest you check the temperature coming...

I would suggest you check the temperature coming off the rotors after this noise happens. It could be that the caliper piston is stuck and either doing more work (or less) than the others.

Some...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-13-14, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By timmui
Silverstars. Not an LED solution, but definitely...

Silverstars. Not an LED solution, but definitely whiter.

That being said, the only way you could safely run a two level voltage to LEDs is by having two different circuits supplying the voltage...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-13-14, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By timmui
That first picture looks like my armrest and that...

That first picture looks like my armrest and that is how I bought it. Some of the cracks are deep enough to scratch the skin on my elbow, so I may do this soon. Could you share the link to the item...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-13-14, 05:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,202
Posted By timmui
Nice work 2KHarrier! I also like the way those...

Nice work 2KHarrier! I also like the way those LEDs look on the bumper. Time to go fishing on eBay!
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