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Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 08-07-14, 08:36 AM
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Posted By Blueshark
trunk lid inside assembly wet ?

Notice something weird when it rains, when i open my trunk lid, some water drips from the passenger linkage to the chassis, the part connecting the lid to the chassis covered with plastic. It is a...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 08-01-14, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By Blueshark
After searching and finding the back picture of...

After searching and finding the back picture of the console, as yours, the procedure seems to be obvious, but it takes some guts, so i pull hard the 2 tabs off after removal of the 2 screws, it...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 07-30-14, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By Blueshark
need help for overhead console removal

Hello all,

I'm in the process of installing 2 small 2.5 inch camera on the overhead console of an ES350 2008, i manage to remove the 2 screws hidden behind the plastic tab covers, but now i can't...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 07-27-14, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By Blueshark
second that x 2 since i used 2 sets, the best...

second that x 2 since i used 2 sets, the best tires IMO.
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 07-08-14, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By Blueshark
170k miles and haven't replace the waterpump, wow...

170k miles and haven't replace the waterpump, wow ! i'm replacing mine at 125k miles soon. If you have to buy a oem waterpump, look at AISIN outside the toyota/Lexus network, much cheaper for oem...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 07-02-14, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By Blueshark
thanks for the quick response. I'm trying to...

thanks for the quick response. I'm trying to stick with OEM parts, but i'm not getting fooled by the dealership. There are different ways to save on quality parts like looking at toyota dealerships...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 07-02-14, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By Blueshark
water pump AISIN

I'm browsing for oem parts for my ES350 2008 online. I've looked at RockAuto, autopartway, Ebay and sewell, seems like the water pump are made by AISIN.

At rockauto:...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 06-27-14, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By Blueshark
My ES350 2008 UL has the same mileage now so i'm...

My ES350 2008 UL has the same mileage now so i'm well placed to answer. BTW, great buy since the UL is very rare. Until now, the car is problem free. What did break: the bracket that hold the front...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 06-25-14, 08:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By Blueshark
semi-metallic front pads

I'm planning to replace on my ES350 2008, all four brake pads and rotors. Previously, i had bought toyota camry front ceramic pads and the wear is good. Now, i'm planning of going with front...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 05-17-14, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By Blueshark
I think we went side track with the main...

I think we went side track with the main question. Point is it's a very good car aside very few repairs to make it new again. The car is that good that I'm planning to make some maintenance to give...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 05-16-14, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By Blueshark
My 2008 UL has 125 000 miles now. No problems at...

My 2008 UL has 125 000 miles now. No problems at all, just changed some bushing, that's it. Question for all mileages folks: did you change your water pumps ?
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 05-09-14, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By Blueshark
I beg to differ, simply changing the door...

I beg to differ, simply changing the door speakers with good one will change the sound quality, i've done that on my car the soiund is deeper.

I advice is not the mess with the original wiring...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 05-05-14, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By Blueshark
My mechanic told me that Monroe struts are very...

My mechanic told me that Monroe struts are very good from experiences with another cars than lexus vs says, KYB, since it has a dual seal for long life. Definitively, i will use Monroe for suspension...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-21-14, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,327
Posted By Blueshark
thank god i found this thread since i'm been...

thank god i found this thread since i'm been looking forever for a replacement bushing for the rear carrier for my ES350 2008. I'm glad i found this because since i haven't remove the bushing yet, i...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 04-19-14, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By Blueshark
finally, found this :...

finally, found this : http://www.ebay.com/itm/251501985377?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2648&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

I think that the price is way cheap so i'm afraid of the quality of the...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 04-19-14, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By Blueshark
i have the same issue, concidently, i have the...

i have the same issue, concidently, i have the same year and mileage, if your is like mine, when turning the fan on, i can hear a small rattles, i strongly think that i have to remove the fan motor...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 04-18-14, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By Blueshark
Dorman is not what i need since it is for the...

Dorman is not what i need since it is for the front steering. The search continues.....
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 04-17-14, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By Blueshark
http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/detail/DOE0/9055...

http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/detail/DOE0/905521/06359.oap?year=2003&make=Lexus&model=ES300&vi=1416585&ck=Search_06359_1416585_-1&pt=06359&ppt=C0106

Found this: DORMAN rear bushing, reputable...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 04-17-14, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By Blueshark
read it, but not compatible with ours. I found...

read it, but not compatible with ours. I found one on ebay, but need reputable company before buying.
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 04-17-14, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By Blueshark
need bushing for rear carrier assembly

Would anybody knows where to buy aftermarket bushing for rear knuckle (carrier) assembly for the ES350? i've done search in the forum, google and ebay, most are not sold for the ES350, such as...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 04-14-14, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By Blueshark
i do alot of km per year due to my line of work,...

i do alot of km per year due to my line of work, around 50 000 km. The car has been very kind to me, so take care of the car and the car will take care of you philosophy.

I'm planning of changing...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 04-13-14, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By Blueshark
lexus vs toyota parts numbers

Looking for replacement parts for my ES350 2008. Went online to sewell for part numbers for my lexus, does it correspond exactly to the toyota parts. I noticed a price diffrerence in favor of toyota...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 04-12-14, 07:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,606
Posted By Blueshark
My ES350 2008 ultra luxury has been kind to me...

My ES350 2008 ultra luxury has been kind to me and i loved it. The good points about it:

1. reliability x 1000
2. parts are fairly cheap, hence camry
3. got the car with all the options...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 04-09-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By Blueshark
I know they sell aftermarket spring shocks for...

I know they sell aftermarket spring shocks for regular LS460, but will not fit the L model. I too wouild like that possible option, that is why i'm not buying my LS460L right now. Either i can find...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 04-05-14, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,264
Posted By Blueshark
I do agree the material in the LS is fragile...

I do agree the material in the LS is fragile compared to my ES (materials are less soft). Softer quality materials comes with a price, it is not forgiven. But, maintenance is key, i use leather and...
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