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Forum: RX - First Generation 03-16-14, 03:09 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 74,840
Posted By boxbrownie
Your turning it the correct way, normally...

Your turning it the correct way, normally threaded.

They can get very corroded into the threads, heat usually does the job.
Forum: RX - First Generation 03-11-14, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By boxbrownie
Or be the supplier of new CV joints as they may...

Or be the supplier of new CV joints as they may well get trashed by more lock......OK for cars with RWD but AWD or FWD could be a problem.
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-13-14, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By boxbrownie
Still "Great" though eh? :D

Still "Great" though eh? :D
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-18-14, 10:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,442
Posted By boxbrownie
Not sure if its been said before but although...

Not sure if its been said before but although using WD-40 (or such like) on the metal antenna will help the power action for a while, the actual WD-40 oil will find its way down the antenna sections...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 01-06-14, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By boxbrownie
Nokian WR SUV..........snow tyres for sure but...

Nokian WR SUV..........snow tyres for sure but can be used all year around without a problem.

Not sure if they are available in the States, but if you buy Nokians you will have probably the best...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 01-06-14, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,054
Posted By boxbrownie
Your looking at extreme sizes, you would need...

Your looking at extreme sizes, you would need something like 255/30x22 or 235/25x24 (not even sure if you''ll get tyres in those sizes.
And the ride would be harsh.....very harsh!
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 12-29-13, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By boxbrownie
I do not understand the problem, as going from a...

I do not understand the problem, as going from a 40 to 35 profile will make no difference to the "bloated" width as your keeping the 255, and the tyre wall depth decrease will be minimal (12mm...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-27-12, 12:41 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 74,840
Posted By boxbrownie
I was getting the dreaded code for a faulty...

I was getting the dreaded code for a faulty sensor come on occasionally then it would disappear after a few days, this had been going on for months......so I bought a sensor for the time when it will...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-27-12, 01:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,523
Posted By boxbrownie
Are you sure about that? Seems here in the UK at...

Are you sure about that? Seems here in the UK at least Lexus do not have to swap the steering wheel over to the wrong side of the vehicle........they just slap miles on the speedo and we are good to...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-26-12, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,523
Posted By boxbrownie
I would tend towards the Michelin if your going...

I would tend towards the Michelin if your going for the heady heights of 1st name brands, head and shoulders above GY IMHO, as for the warranty.....over here in the UK we do not get any warranties of...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-05-12, 12:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,148
Posted By boxbrownie
Hyper, my point was that I never had to replace...

Hyper, my point was that I never had to replace the sensor it was the small air leak that the rusted nuts had caused by degrading the seal between the sensor and the exhaust flange, I merely had to...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-02-12, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,148
Posted By boxbrownie
P0420 code, cat problem....no!

I have been getting this code on and off (when I reset it) over the past year, I decided today to investigate after reading about it probably needing a new sensor as my mileage is almost 100K.
...
Forum: RX - First Generation 07-25-11, 05:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,018
Posted By boxbrownie
Always puzzles me when I read about the woes you...

Always puzzles me when I read about the woes you chaps over the pond have with sludging, I sympathise but I don't understand what the differences are, I have never had any vehicle with sludging like...
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-22-11, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,501
Posted By boxbrownie
Have you tried listening with the hood open, it...

Have you tried listening with the hood open, it might give you a better indication of the area the sound emanates from.
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-22-11, 03:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,965
Posted By boxbrownie
One thing I would like to add is always make sure...

One thing I would like to add is always make sure the mating surfaces between the new disc and hub are totally clean and free from any debris or rust particles before you bolt the disc on, the...
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-22-11, 03:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,501
Posted By boxbrownie
Just a thought, could it possibly be the ABS pump...

Just a thought, could it possibly be the ABS pump charging the system when first started?
If so it should only last a few seconds usually and of course not THAT loud!
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-10-09, 07:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,292
Posted By boxbrownie
Well done......last thing anyone needs is an RX...

Well done......last thing anyone needs is an RX modifed by a thermal event! :D
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-10-09, 12:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,292
Posted By boxbrownie
Looks like a very nice setup, I have always...

Looks like a very nice setup, I have always thought Lex missed a trick with one puny tip......one thing you might want to consider, or at least I urge you to consider, how about a bit of heat...
Forum: RX - First Generation 05-18-09, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By boxbrownie
No doubt they have, modern cars can be very...

No doubt they have, modern cars can be very reliable.........
Forum: RX - First Generation 05-18-09, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By boxbrownie
No such thing as dumb questions....just dumb...

No such thing as dumb questions....just dumb answers, the recomended interval on the UK schedule according to my main stealer is 2-3 years, thats about a general rule for A/C check and recharge....
Forum: RX - First Generation 05-17-09, 12:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By boxbrownie
Yes....my mistake, I am in the habit of using ml...

Yes....my mistake, I am in the habit of using ml for grams as most of my calcs are with water....they specify 0.65kgs of 134 and 24ml of lube..........
Forum: RX - First Generation 05-16-09, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By boxbrownie
Thanks for that info, seems it should be the...

Thanks for that info, seems it should be the correct amount....if I beleive them! LOL
Forum: RX - First Generation 05-16-09, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By boxbrownie
A/C refill and service

Just had the AC serviced and would like to know what the refill amount is for the gas? The AC specialist refilled with 650ml of gas.....but my AC seems not as cold as before, I have searched...
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-04-09, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By boxbrownie
Hii Julian,,,,Just wondering.....what happened...

Hii Julian,,,,Just wondering.....what happened with the insurance, did they refuse to cover them or something?
Forum: RX - First Generation 05-17-08, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By boxbrownie
No problems at all, in fact just got home after a...

No problems at all, in fact just got home after a 1200 mile drive across France and back.....tyres (Pirelli Scorpion), well didn't even notice them, so thats a good sign of a great tyre!

I am...
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