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Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-04-14, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By Power6
I've look into this casually, one problem for the...

I've look into this casually, one problem for the 99-01 ES300 would be: I am not sure if the VVT-i version is possible to do as a manual for engine control.

When a manual swap is done, whether it...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-04-14, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Power6
I'd say depends on the condition of the seat you...

I'd say depends on the condition of the seat you have and the seat you can get. If your is really clean you might just want to have it repaired.

A windshield installer put a cut in my driver's...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-04-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 16,718
Posted By Power6
Did you get a 2ohm model? (stock sub is 2ohms) If...

Did you get a 2ohm model? (stock sub is 2ohms) If so no harm in giving it a try especially if you have the Nakamichi it is a pretty stout amp. If it is not enough for you then do the aftermarket amp....
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-10-14, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By Power6
You want the Metra 70-8112 or an equivalent....

You want the Metra 70-8112 or an equivalent. These cars have an outboard amp behind the glovebox, so you need to adapt to that, the harness will have 2 sets of RCAs you plug into the F/R pre-outs on...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-03-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 948
Posted By Power6
Mine make this noise when rotating too. Looking...

Mine make this noise when rotating too. Looking at them they do look like the inner may be a pillow ball on the stock arm, since it has what looks like a rubber seal (dust boot) on it. If this is the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-03-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 59,793
Posted By Power6
Just FYI I have had bad luck with the t-taps they...

Just FYI I have had bad luck with the t-taps they seem to be a little flaky, after a while you may have problems. I troubleshot a lot of issues with my first folding mirror install due to t-taps that...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-01-14, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By Power6
Good info, the passengers glass will be cheap....

Good info, the passengers glass will be cheap. The 00-01 cars have a dimming driver's side mirror, which is a few hundred $$ new, so best off buying that used. I have gotten whole used mirrors just...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-23-14, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Power6
Yeah it clicks through 4 detents. I have been...

Yeah it clicks through 4 detents. I have been meaning to check if there are actually only 4 intermittent settings...or in between the detents gives you a different int time, my mind had been...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-22-14, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By Power6
I was going to reserve that story for somewhere...

I was going to reserve that story for somewhere else, but one of the rear struts blew. I paid $Texas for two new ones from Sewell, swapped them in yesterday. I love the AVS suspension, not willing to...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-22-14, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By Power6
The certainly *could* have made this car with a...

The certainly *could* have made this car with a fold down seat. Of course everything is possible, but the engineers must work within the limits of cost, complexity etc. The car biz is intensely...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-22-14, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By Power6
Why we don't have a fold down seat...

Had to take the struts out yesterday, figured I would post a pic as some have wondered over the years why we don't have a fold down seat like the Camry does. If you haven't done your own struts you...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-11-14, 12:20 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 59,793
Posted By Power6
It does have the AVS though! Of course the struts...

It does have the AVS though! Of course the struts could be blown.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-11-14, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,390
Posted By Power6
You know there isn't much recourse here, the...

You know there isn't much recourse here, the dealer doesn't always know about the history, or they can claim ignorance, if they used the same Carfax that shows no accident. My car is the same way, it...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-08-14, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 791
Posted By Power6
Oh man I am glad I bought one of each side of...

Oh man I am glad I bought one of each side of these! They must have just run out of these not long ago. The original ones peel.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-08-14, 09:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,415
Posted By Power6
I got Tokico blues sitting on the shelf...about...

I got Tokico blues sitting on the shelf...about 10k miles on them before I pulled them off to put the AVS struts on...PM if interested...

Mr B the springs aren't going to do it I think. The blues...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-31-14, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,406
Posted By Power6
^^The Avalon shifter trim is chrome, there is no...

^^The Avalon shifter trim is chrome, there is no color specific part of it, it is just the shaft cover so the part number I gave in the first post is what you need.

you can try maybe to find the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-03-14, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By Power6
Interesting, which year model is this? On my 01...

Interesting, which year model is this? On my 01 ES300 the light sensor has nothing to with the dash brightness. The gauges are dimmed when the headlights are on, but the brightness is set manually by...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-03-14, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By Power6
Yeah those should fit, mechanically we have the...

Yeah those should fit, mechanically we have the same suspension as a Camry.

Keep in mind, since you are going to a system that allows you to pick and spring rate and length and set height, you...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-22-14, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,193
Posted By Power6
Yup, given it is similar to the next gen, you...

Yup, given it is similar to the next gen, you need the suspension ECU, the switch, steering wheel angle sensor, and the struts. On the front of the 3ES the strut plug has an extension wire for...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-22-14, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,319
Posted By Power6
Yeah that is the big secret, lots of crap...

Yeah that is the big secret, lots of crap aftermarket stuff. Now the mainstream KYBs and Tokicos are fine, watch out for the coilovers though most of them are a jumble of parts assembled to fit a...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-19-14, 05:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,193
Posted By Power6
Its possible the 2ES is wired up too...just no...

Its possible the 2ES is wired up too...just no idea since I have a 3ES and thats all I cared about. I found out the same way as you...saw the strut wires first, so I am guessing all the other stuff...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-19-14, 05:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,835
Posted By Power6
This seems to be the case. But old habits die...

This seems to be the case. But old habits die hard, this stuff wasn't always true so the idea of the turbo timer lives on from the 80s. Even then I had a Buck Grand National, it had no coolant jacket...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-19-14, 05:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By Power6
I would tend to agree with you...except that the...

I would tend to agree with you...except that the spec for this car is like 26 psi, totally in the "cushy ride cuz gas is cheap" era that this car was made in. Even then the engineers are only dealing...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-17-14, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,319
Posted By Power6
Correction here...Toyota has different spring and...

Correction here...Toyota has different spring and shock part numbers for an ES vs a Camry (or an Avalon or a Solara etc.), they use different rates and different tuning. There are even 2 different...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-17-14, 06:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,193
Posted By Power6
For a USA 2ES, it might be a tough fit as that...

For a USA 2ES, it might be a tough fit as that generation did not have a TEMS/AVS option from Lexus, you'd have to source all parts from overseas if it is an option. As I have learned from doing some...
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