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Forum: GX - First Generation Today, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By YoshiMan
Your rear shocks are likely toast. At around $500...

Your rear shocks are likely toast. At around $500 or more apiece for the factory rear ones, (unless you really do care about the sport/comfort adjustability) you can throw a set of 4runner ones on...
Forum: LS400 Today, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 87
Posted By YoshiMan
Two shops were unable to pull check engine codes?...

Two shops were unable to pull check engine codes? That's funny, I bet they were stumped trying to find the OBDII port and then gave up when they couldn't find it on a 93 model. It wouldn't surprise...
Forum: LS400 Today, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 34
Posted By YoshiMan
I checked see what it fits, and apparently there...

I checked see what it fits, and apparently there was a part number change for the second generation LS's.

The same 95+ later LS400 ignition module matches the one used in the 92+ SC400s, so it...
Forum: LS400 Today, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 266
Posted By YoshiMan
That bundle of wires connected to nothing should...

That bundle of wires connected to nothing should be the factory pre-wiring for the Lexus cell phone, which is present in all (or at least some) cars, cell phone or not
Forum: GX - First Generation Today, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By YoshiMan
I found them: Apparently there are two styles! ...

I found them: Apparently there are two styles!

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Forum: LS400 10-20-14, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By YoshiMan
Oh really? Perhaps I should start every post with...

Oh really? Perhaps I should start every post with "correct me if I am wrong", ha ha

Now that that can of worms is open, Bluetooth reception for what in particular? Streaming music?
Forum: LS400 10-20-14, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By YoshiMan
Not much can be done with the factory head unit...

Not much can be done with the factory head unit in place, other than adding auxiliary inputs for Ipods and such.
Forum: LS400 10-20-14, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By YoshiMan
Talking Starter cranks continuously even when key is turned to off position.

Well I had just typed this up, and even after copying the text and having the website crash on me upon hitting the "post" button, I lost it all so I'm just going to abbreviate it.....grrrr....

I...
Forum: LS400 10-20-14, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By YoshiMan
I'm gonna ASSUME you have a 98+ model? I'm...

I'm gonna ASSUME you have a 98+ model?

I'm pretty sure the boots are totally separate items which are bought separately. just give them a bit of a twist and they should break free.
Forum: GX - First Generation 10-20-14, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By YoshiMan
I don't believe that one is correct. Mine was...

I don't believe that one is correct. Mine was missing a hook as well, and as you were saying, the factory Lexus hardware is different. I ordered a new kit from the local dealer, which was only a few...
Forum: GX - First Generation 10-20-14, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 332
Posted By YoshiMan
Yeah, that's about my mileage too. 13-14 in town,...

Yeah, that's about my mileage too. 13-14 in town, 16ish on the freeway.

Its certainly better than my old 89' Landcruiser, which couldn't barely pull it's own weight and got 9-10 MPG. and much...
Forum: GX - First Generation 10-18-14, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By YoshiMan
Those are pretty sharp. Is that the same color GX...

Those are pretty sharp. Is that the same color GX you currently have? Don't forget the spare!
Forum: LS400 10-18-14, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By YoshiMan
Put a bunch of those little blade things like the...

Put a bunch of those little blade things like the romans had on the racing chariots all over the car... People will think twice before they fling their door open next to you!
Forum: LS400 10-18-14, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 841
Posted By YoshiMan
The mechanic is probably basing the "manifold...

The mechanic is probably basing the "manifold removal" on the the LS's more common FWD V6 counterparts, which do require that for the rear ignition coils to be removed
Forum: LS400 10-18-14, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By YoshiMan
Which autoparts store is it? A good majority of...

Which autoparts store is it? A good majority of the remanufactured alternators from the local stores are junk, I have had numerous ones before that are dead out of the box!

Do what billydpowe said...
Forum: LS400 10-18-14, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By YoshiMan
Make sure the doors are unlocked when you...

Make sure the doors are unlocked when you re-connect it as well. I usually put on a pair of earmuffs before I do anyway, because having the alarm go off when you're poking your head under the hood is...
Forum: LS400 10-15-14, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 341
Posted By YoshiMan
+1 All the problems with the second gen cars...

+1

All the problems with the second gen cars that came to mind, seem to effect ALL the LS400s
Forum: GX - First Generation 10-13-14, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By YoshiMan
I've always just bought the Everstart MAXX heavy...

I've always just bought the Everstart MAXX heavy duty batteries at Wal-mart. They have really good amperage ratings, and are made by johnson controls, who make a majority of the car batteries from...
Forum: LS400 10-13-14, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By YoshiMan
I replaced the cat on my old 87' Cressida with...

I replaced the cat on my old 87' Cressida with one of the direct fit ones from Rockauto. It literally WAS an exact fit, and judging from the readings on my emissions tests, it seems like it was...
Forum: LS400 10-13-14, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 647
Posted By YoshiMan
The 90-94's have it, but they did away with that...

The 90-94's have it, but they did away with that button on the 95+ models for some reason or another! :uh:



I never have heard any official explanation from Toyota, But I know when Cadillac put...
Forum: LS400 10-13-14, 05:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 647
Posted By YoshiMan
Amen to that! The 1st Gens had it, why not the...

Amen to that! The 1st Gens had it, why not the second onwards? All the newer Lexus's either require a scan tool to change parameters to turn it off, or require a $90 trip to the dealer (that's what I...
Forum: LS400 10-11-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By YoshiMan
I do like how the first gen's did not have the...

I do like how the first gen's did not have the LS400 badge. It was THE Lexus, nuff said.

I still would like to have a 5-speed ES250 though, those are sharp!
Forum: LS400 10-11-14, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By YoshiMan
Jacking it up on the front cross member or the...

Jacking it up on the front cross member or the differential is not going to damage anything. Those are the places specified by the service manual, and therefore, the places designed by Toyota to...
Forum: LS400 10-10-14, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By YoshiMan
It's possible on these because of the rear being...

It's possible on these because of the rear being independent.

That's one thing nice about cars/trucks with a live rear axle, is unless you REALLY damage something, the rear end will never need any...
Forum: LS400 10-07-14, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 373
Posted By YoshiMan
Awesome Possum! Have any more pictures of...

Awesome Possum!

Have any more pictures of your Celsior as well?
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