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Forum: LS400 08-07-14, 01:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,961
Posted By Bill Dowd
:cool:I changed my tranny mounts and motor mounts...

:cool:I changed my tranny mounts and motor mounts at the same time they were both worn out you will notice a big difference. And the motor/tranny mounts are good to go from the start.
Forum: LS400 08-02-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Bill Dowd
I use Max Life trans fluid or mobile one in my...

I use Max Life trans fluid or mobile one in my trans and power steering mobile one extended one in my engine and the mobile one 75-90 in the rear end. If the rear end is limited slip use redline...
Forum: LS400 07-28-14, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By Bill Dowd
I also have a 91LS with 314,000 miles on the...

I also have a 91LS with 314,000 miles on the clock and it runs as good as the day I bought it, going for 400,000 plus. The only difference I made was to change to all synthetic fluids and put on a...
Forum: LS400 07-08-14, 04:49 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 17,526
Posted By Bill Dowd
I have been using the Amsoil EAO34 type for 15...

I have been using the Amsoil EAO34 type for 15 years on my 1991 LS 400 with 313,000 miles and changing the engine oil at 15,000 to 20,000 miles and no problems using mobile one extended I use...
Forum: LS400 07-04-14, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By Bill Dowd
I have always used oil coolers for the tranny on...

I have always used oil coolers for the tranny on all my cars and never had a failure my 1986 Toyota Cressida went 529,000 no problems my 1991 Lexus LS400 315,000 and 2006 Camry 75,000 miles I use the...
Forum: LS400 07-04-14, 07:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,940
Posted By Bill Dowd
I went the cheap route I went to DDM Tuning in...

I went the cheap route I went to DDM Tuning in Huntington Beach CA and just got the bulbs for my 1991 LS and found them to be plenty bright and no problems for 2 years.. I also got bright back up...
Forum: LS400 06-11-14, 11:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,569
Posted By Bill Dowd
1991 LS had since 1999 312.000 miles and...

1991 LS had since 1999 312.000 miles and everything is original
Forum: LS400 06-10-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,940
Posted By Bill Dowd
I tried the LED bulbs from DDM Tuning Huntington...

I tried the LED bulbs from DDM Tuning Huntington Beach CA and cost $8.00 to 10.00 each I put them in my 1991 LS and they are brighter than the stock bulbs and at night really light up nicely. They...
Forum: LS400 06-10-14, 07:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,011
Posted By Bill Dowd
Like the guy said above get some crush washers...

Like the guy said above get some crush washers say about 5 drain the trans thru the drain plug in the trans pan don't over tighten drain then drive about 5 miles do it again till you have gone thru...
Forum: LS400 02-25-14, 11:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,048
Posted By Bill Dowd
Here is another idea that might help after going...

Here is another idea that might help after going thru all the helpful ideas from above I found that my 1991 LS goes thru smog real easy by changing the oil and go out for a good 15-20 miles run to...
Forum: LS400 02-25-14, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Bill Dowd
I found a place here in So Cal called DDM Tuning...

I found a place here in So Cal called DDM Tuning that sell different kinds of LED lights I put a set of RED LED's in my taillights and wow do they brighten up the lights and the brake lights really...
Forum: LS400 02-15-14, 07:40 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 16,840
Posted By Bill Dowd
Talking about top speed of the Lexus ls400 they...

Talking about top speed of the Lexus ls400 they will go 140-160mph but here is an interesting fact a company in San Diego CA used to use the LS 400 motor in boats and could run them at 6000 rpm's...
Forum: LS400 01-06-14, 05:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,599
Posted By Bill Dowd
Bought 2 volt meters and they work great and they...

Bought 2 volt meters and they work great and they are spot on as you say. My 1991 ls average voltage is 13.5-13.8 getting the obd2 next thanks for the lead on these products.
Forum: LS400 12-24-13, 08:35 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 105,400
Posted By Bill Dowd
1991 LS 400 308,000 miles same engine PS A/C...

1991 LS 400 308,000 miles same engine PS A/C trans great car
Forum: LS400 12-17-13, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By Bill Dowd
My 1991 LS had a similar problem stalling and...

My 1991 LS had a similar problem stalling and rpm's running at 200-300 rpm I replaced both coils . and the problem disappeared. I had 298,000 at the time now over 300,000 no more problems. I also...
Forum: LS400 12-13-13, 12:49 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 48,402
Posted By Bill Dowd
Mobil 1 in everything my 1986 Toyota Cressida...

Mobil 1 in everything my 1986 Toyota Cressida went 529,000 plus had synthetic oil in everything nothing wore out 1991 LS 400 over 300,000 miles nothing changed still going strong change trans oil...
Forum: LS400 12-04-13, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,297
Posted By Bill Dowd
Maybe you have already tried this but I found by...

Maybe you have already tried this but I found by taking a 10-15 mile down the freeway and when I get to the smog station left my engine running. Till it was my turn and usually I was next in line in ...
Forum: LS400 12-04-13, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By Bill Dowd
I use 5-30 year around here in CA my1991 LS has...

I use 5-30 year around here in CA my1991 LS has over 300,000 miles and looking for 400,000 miles I change it the engine oil every 15,000 miles using MB 1 extended also use MB 1 trans fluid in trans...
Forum: LS400 11-21-13, 03:13 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 48,402
Posted By Bill Dowd
1991 Lexus 400 307,000 miles Mobile in...

1991 Lexus 400 307,000 miles Mobile in everything ps trans motor rear end everything original drove a 1986 Toyota Cressida 529,000 miles use MB 1 in everything nothing ever wore out.
Forum: LS400 11-14-13, 09:21 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 48,402
Posted By Bill Dowd
I use Mobil 1 in my 1991 LS 400 with over...

I use Mobil 1 in my 1991 LS 400 with over 300,000 miles and everything is original motor power steering rear end and transmission . I had a 1991 Toyota Cressida go 529,000 using Mobil 1 in...
Forum: LS400 11-12-13, 11:09 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 105,400
Posted By Bill Dowd
1991 LS 400 only 307,000 everything original had...

1991 LS 400 only 307,000 everything original had 1986 Toyota Cressida go 529,000 when I sold it Toyota makes great cars...
Forum: LS400 11-09-13, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,037
Posted By Bill Dowd
As the guys suggested above change it out slowly...

As the guys suggested above change it out slowly I have 307,000 on my 91 LS and when I bought the car with 40,000 I put a trans cooler big enough for a motor home and change out 4 quarts from the...
Forum: LS400 11-03-13, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,601
Posted By Bill Dowd
Since you have replaced the fan clutch I would...

Since you have replaced the fan clutch I would take it to a radiator shop and ask them to take a look the tubes inside the radiator to see if they are clogged. If so replace the radiator don't try...
Forum: LS400 10-29-13, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By Bill Dowd
Preventive maintenance goes a long way to make...

Preventive maintenance goes a long way to make Lexus LS 400 go many hundreds of thousands of miles, I am now at 306,000 91 LS 400 everything is original AC motor trans power steering rear end etc. I...
Forum: LS400 10-25-13, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By Bill Dowd
Check around your neighbor hood transmission...

Check around your neighbor hood transmission shops and price them, the cost will be a lot lower than the Lexus quote. I would do like the guy above said above drain your trans you can drain it thru...
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