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Forum: ES300 and ES330 10-09-14, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By Mythotical
Go to a tire shop and get a free alignment check,...

Go to a tire shop and get a free alignment check, I bet that is your problem.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 10-09-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By Mythotical
I have a set of them on my 98, and I love them....

I have a set of them on my 98, and I love them. Just be sure and get load range "v". The "H" rated are a little too light for the ES.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-11-14, 08:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,732
Posted By Mythotical
Talked to my nephew, he has taken on too many...

Talked to my nephew, he has taken on too many projects this summer and has no place to keep the car. I do not want to leave you holding the bag so to speak waiting until February for me to get down...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-10-14, 06:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,732
Posted By Mythotical
I am loving mine too, but I am looking for a...

I am loving mine too, but I am looking for a second ES. That way I'll have a second one to give to my oldest boy when he turns 16 so I can keep mine too. I'll get in touch with my nephew and keep you...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-09-14, 02:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,732
Posted By Mythotical
That's my quote, and most mechanics would just...

That's my quote, and most mechanics would just drop the used engine in where as I would do all new seals, gaskets and TB water pump n such... :cool:
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-08-14, 07:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,732
Posted By Mythotical
I'm the mechanic who would replace/rebuild the...

I'm the mechanic who would replace/rebuild the engine and keep it! :D
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-08-14, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Mythotical
That is a TVS (Thermal vacuum switch). Going to...

That is a TVS (Thermal vacuum switch). Going to be a dealer part.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-04-14, 07:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,732
Posted By Mythotical
What! Blown engine and no oil light makes no...

What! Blown engine and no oil light makes no sense. Can you drive it? Dose it still have any power? I bet that if it still has power, you probably just galled up some bearings. As long as you have...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-03-14, 06:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,732
Posted By Mythotical
It can but when you say oil light, just loosing...

It can but when you say oil light, just loosing oil pressure for a split second under load will usually take out a rod bearing. I had lost oil pressure for a tenth of a second in my 98 es under full...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-02-14, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By Mythotical
Just bypass the amp, the factory amp sucks anyway.

Just bypass the amp, the factory amp sucks anyway.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-02-14, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By Mythotical
Actually I was able to use the after market...

Actually I was able to use the after market wiring harness with the four RCA connectors hooked up to the four channels on the back of the HU not the sub pair, just the four channels. Then I did the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-01-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,732
Posted By Mythotical
Get that car to me and I'll drop a used engine...

Get that car to me and I'll drop a used engine with new gaskets and seals in it for $2,000 or less. I can get used engines all day long for around $500 and spen another $200 or so in gaskets and...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-04-14, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By Mythotical
Here is a build that would eat an LS4 and crap a...

Here is a build that would eat an LS4 and crap a 5.7 Hemi! And cost a hell of a lot less.
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Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-03-14, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By Mythotical
Anything is possible, but why bastardize a...

Anything is possible, but why bastardize a perfectly good Lexus with a piece of **** G.M. engine. If you want a strong and easy to modify V8 go get an LS400. I can keep up with an LS1 Pontiac...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-02-14, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By Mythotical
It's all about power to weight ratio. Read this...

It's all about power to weight ratio. Read this http://streetspecs.com/compare/28657_37309_55511...27918_35891_53845
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-01-14, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By Mythotical
I would try this first. Take the belt off of the...

I would try this first. Take the belt off of the alternator and A/C compressor and listen for the noise. Sometimes alternator bearing noise can travel down the bracket and sound like they are coming...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-25-14, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By Mythotical
The type of fuel pressure tester you have...

The type of fuel pressure tester you have pictured there is a low pressure type. You will need a high pressure type made for fuel injection. You will also need a metric banjo bolt adapter.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-25-14, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 797
Posted By Mythotical
Yes indeed a much more comfortable and luxurious...

Yes indeed a much more comfortable and luxurious home!
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-25-14, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By Mythotical
For a lot less money, I would just go buy a 98+...

For a lot less money, I would just go buy a 98+ LS400 and tweak the 1UZ-FE a little for more power than the LS1 when it's done right. Remember Toyota always understates the horsepower and torque...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-25-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 797
Posted By Mythotical
As a mechanic I always say "how much do you like...

As a mechanic I always say "how much do you like the car" by that I mean compare the cost of maintenance. If you think genuine Toyota and Lexus service parts are expensive, just compare them to...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-22-14, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By Mythotical
Also have your mechanic run 12v and ground to the...

Also have your mechanic run 12v and ground to the coil on the a/c clutch relay. If the clutch will not work then have him/her start looking for a broken, shorted or missing wire in the harness...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-22-14, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By Mythotical
Sorry, I must have copy pasted it wrong. Try this...

Sorry, I must have copy pasted it wrong. Try this one.

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/es300-and-es330/749041-98-es-expansion-valve-replacement.html

As for checking the expansion valve, have...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-21-14, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Mythotical
Take a look at your motor mounts, and torque...

Take a look at your motor mounts, and torque strut. Open the hood and have someone hold the brake and shift while you observe.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-21-14, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By Mythotical
1996-1999 1MZ-FE any of them. I have a couple of...

1996-1999 1MZ-FE any of them. I have a couple of spares I keep on hand should the day come.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-18-14, 06:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,184
Posted By Mythotical
I'm going to throw you a bone here. I think that...

I'm going to throw you a bone here. I think that for a ton of money any car can be modded. It's just like tweaking out a Corvette. IMHO Corvettes are cheaply made GM junk that my ES can outrun, but...
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