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Forum: GS - Second Generation Today, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By iToaster
It's the ABS, I had the same thing happening to...

It's the ABS, I had the same thing happening to me. After a while, the magnets in the sensors get covered with metal dust and lose sensitivity. You can take them all out and clean them off to fix...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 09-29-14, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By iToaster
I doubt that the wing is causing the taillight...

I doubt that the wing is causing the taillight indicator. Get a friend to stand behind your car when you press the brakes and look for a bulb out. If there aren't any, it's likely that the third...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 09-23-14, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By iToaster
Desert Sand Mica is 4Q2. You can look on the...

Desert Sand Mica is 4Q2. You can look on the sticker in the drivers door jamb to verify, but according to my sources it was not offered on the 2GS.
Forum: Car Chat 09-22-14, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By iToaster
Neat. Too bad it's a Maxima and in Russia.

Neat. Too bad it's a Maxima and in Russia.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 09-22-14, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By iToaster
It should be relatively easy to do the swap...

It should be relatively easy to do the swap considering that you have a complete parts car to use. The frames are pretty much identical, but there are a few things to watch out for like different...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 09-21-14, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By iToaster
That's Antique Bronze Mica, paint code 4P1.

That's Antique Bronze Mica, paint code 4P1.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 09-20-14, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By iToaster
It's probably the cam and crank seals leaking. ...

It's probably the cam and crank seals leaking. It's also likely that the VVTi pulley is leaking.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 09-20-14, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 664
Posted By iToaster
I'll bite. The average speed of my car is...

I'll bite.

The average speed of my car is slightly over 2 mph since it left the factory.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 09-18-14, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By iToaster
Pull the panel with the ashtray and window switch...

Pull the panel with the ashtray and window switch out. There is a big screw hiding behind it.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 09-16-14, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By iToaster
The left and right LBJs are different.

The left and right LBJs are different.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 09-13-14, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By iToaster
I remember reading somewhere that the splines are...

I remember reading somewhere that the splines are different on the newer (06+) style steering wheels and won't fit a 2GS. However, there is a thread around here somewhere where somebody retrofitted...
Forum: Performance 09-06-14, 06:58 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 111,206
Posted By iToaster
There's a guide around here that details running...

There's a guide around here that details running wires for a non-e-shift equipped car. I'd hunt that down and see if you already have wires where it tells you to put them. I would wager that you...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 09-06-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By iToaster
It sounds like the battery doesn't have enough...

It sounds like the battery doesn't have enough charge to crank the engine over. Charge it and try again.
Forum: Build Threads 09-04-14, 07:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 951
Posted By iToaster
Now that the new motor has settled in, I'll...

Now that the new motor has settled in, I'll update with some smaller things.

A fresh master key from Lexus now that I don't have to worry about an immobilizer and only having a valet key (and I...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 09-02-14, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By iToaster
You're determined to use that steering wheel, eh?...

You're determined to use that steering wheel, eh? The mechanical bits are all the same, the difference lies in the electronics. If you use an '01+ ECU, clock spring, and gauge cluster in addition...
Forum: Build Threads 09-02-14, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 951
Posted By iToaster
Thanks. It's an inverted LCD. Essentially, it's...

Thanks. It's an inverted LCD. Essentially, it's rotating the direction of the polarization film 90 degrees. What it involves is ordering a sheet of adhesive backed polarizing film and then...
Forum: Performance 09-01-14, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By iToaster
I doubt anybody one here has bought one. A quick...

I doubt anybody one here has bought one. A quick google image search shows that the flange that connects to the rest of the exhaust only has one large outlet from a single catalyst, where the GS has...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 08-31-14, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By iToaster
You can install it, but the buttons won't work.

You can install it, but the buttons won't work.
Forum: Build Threads 08-30-14, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 951
Posted By iToaster
It's a generic aluminum radiator for the JZS161...

It's a generic aluminum radiator for the JZS161 from eBay. The fitment is decent, although the Aristo fans have different mounting points on the top compared to the GS, so I had to get a little...
Forum: Build Threads 08-29-14, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 951
Posted By iToaster
Thanks, you could say I was fairly motivated. No...

Thanks, you could say I was fairly motivated. No videos yet, but I should have some later on.



The TOM'S ECU works well, as it runs just like the factory ECU but with a more aggressive map and...
Forum: Build Threads 08-28-14, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 951
Posted By iToaster
After sorting out a few minor issues, I'm proud...

After sorting out a few minor issues, I'm proud to say that the car is officially back on the road. I'm quite happy with how straightforward of a swap it ended up being, as I never really...
Forum: Performance 08-26-14, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By iToaster
Seeing how I'm putting the finishing touches on...

Seeing how I'm putting the finishing touches on my swap now, I'll chime in. From what I know, the easiest swap is into a pre-facelift GS ('98-'00), as everything just plugs in nicely. As I...
Forum: Build Threads 08-26-14, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 951
Posted By iToaster
I found one of the earlier ECUs without the...

I found one of the earlier ECUs without the immobilizer, so I don't expect to run into any issues.

That said...

Tonight's update is brought to you by the following sponsors: iToaster's Running...
Forum: Build Threads 08-26-14, 12:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 951
Posted By iToaster
Tonight's progress: -Hood reinstalled -Hooked...

Tonight's progress:
-Hood reinstalled
-Hooked up driveshaft
-Shift lever hooked up to linkage
-Fuel feed and return lines hooked up
-Heater hoses dealt with
-Other small hoses dealt with, too...
Forum: Build Threads 08-24-14, 09:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 951
Posted By iToaster
iToaster's GS300 Chronicles

Seeing how I'm on the home stretch of a 2JZ-GTE swap in my GS, I guess it's time to start one of these build thread things. Short backstory: Around the beginning of the summer of 2013 I decided to...
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