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Forum: LS400 11-13-14, 10:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 637
Posted By Kingsoup
Its a great looking car! but since its basically...

Its a great looking car! but since its basically a gift I don't know about this "my 1500$ lexus" more like "pics of my gifted car to me that I'm super greatful for since I know many people on these...
Forum: LS400 11-07-14, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 343
Posted By Kingsoup
good job! and fun thread title, I try to avoid my...

good job! and fun thread title, I try to avoid my phone while driving, but I can see using google maps while in transit like that could be pretty useful.

My sweet built in Sat Nav usually shows me...
Forum: LS400 10-31-14, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,340
Posted By Kingsoup
Are pillow Ball mounts needed on a car like the...

Are pillow Ball mounts needed on a car like the LS with double wishbone suspension? I guess if you lower it a lot, hmmm I should look up if you need camber adjustment on a mild lowering.

32 way vs...
Forum: LS400 10-30-14, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,340
Posted By Kingsoup
Compared to the stock ride quality, how are they?...

Compared to the stock ride quality, how are they? like factory firm in a car like a GTi or Focus ST, or softer, or harder like coilovers in a 240sx or Supra or something?
Forum: LS400 10-29-14, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Kingsoup
I used to live in the same city as Shmee and ran...

I used to live in the same city as Shmee and ran the 93 Celsior there, big Speed bumps! those old ladies don't like you going fast! Its suprising how much even an extra 1" can affect ramming into...
Forum: LS400 10-28-14, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Kingsoup
I'm in the same boat as you. I don't like...

I'm in the same boat as you. I don't like extreme lowering, it really messes up the useability of the car, driveways, potholes, ride comfort but I like it a little bit low anyways.

I have...
Forum: LS400 10-28-14, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By Kingsoup
I ran 255/40/18 on my 93 and it was pretty good,...

I ran 255/40/18 on my 93 and it was pretty good, 263/30/19 on the new car is HORRIBLE, bang bang bang, avoid at all costs!
Forum: LS400 10-28-14, 01:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,830
Posted By Kingsoup
5w40 a nice range for colder weather climates. I...

5w40 a nice range for colder weather climates. I run rotella for 7yrs or so on all my cars, seems fine? Its pretty hard to tell what is the bestest, I'm with Shmee really, regular oil changes with...
Forum: LS400 10-28-14, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By Kingsoup
Sounds like hardly anything wrong with the car?...

Sounds like hardly anything wrong with the car? did a relative sell it to you that cheaply or something? we need pictures!
Forum: LS400 10-24-14, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,340
Posted By Kingsoup
I personally had a bad experience with Megan's on...

I personally had a bad experience with Megan's on my 93 Celsior, I found them very harsh and I kept hitting the bump stops on highway dips. I also had my car raised up far far from HellaFlush.

I...
Forum: LS400 10-24-14, 04:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 694
Posted By Kingsoup
I didn't know that about those Civic's, I thought...

I didn't know that about those Civic's, I thought they were pretty much super solid cars!

The fit and finish of the LS is super good, theres no doubt there. I just think the Civic is a superior...
Forum: LS400 10-23-14, 02:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 694
Posted By Kingsoup
I woudln't do it, the Civic Si is a more fun car,...

I woudln't do it, the Civic Si is a more fun car, just as reliable if not more so, way better mileage, more modern interior and a lot newer.

Thats one of the funnest cars that is cheap to own you...
Forum: LS400 10-21-14, 10:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 907
Posted By Kingsoup
Its true in comparison to some other cars design...

Its true in comparison to some other cars design elements, its really not That bad.
I appreciate how easy the steering rack is too remove for example.

Lots of starter stuff like BillyD said were...
Forum: LS400 10-18-14, 12:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,060
Posted By Kingsoup
Front main oil seal while in there, you can...

Front main oil seal while in there, you can probably find a local guy to do the timing belt not that expensive, buy the parts yourself and you'll save a bunch of cash.

Its a low price for a very...
Forum: LS400 10-17-14, 04:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,060
Posted By Kingsoup
I'd check the timing belt condition myself to see...

I'd check the timing belt condition myself to see if its cracked or needs changing, might be fine cost 0
new power steering pump at wreckers 35$, change yourself
valve cover gaskets leaking, what...
Forum: LS400 10-13-14, 09:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 907
Posted By Kingsoup
Starter for sure, jackpoints really annoys me as...

Starter for sure, jackpoints really annoys me as well.

Defeat for the steering auto on 1st gen they didn' thave that on the LS400? I'm dead sure my 93 Celsior did.

Dynamic handling package,...
Forum: LS400 10-11-14, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By Kingsoup
Its a lot of car for the money, its a bit older...

Its a lot of car for the money, its a bit older fella orientied, but older fellas demand the finest, and thats what the LS delivers.
Forum: LS400 10-08-14, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By Kingsoup
You want some extra sidewall for winter bumps and...

You want some extra sidewall for winter bumps and ice etc. 205/55 would be pretty low profile, but I mean they'd work, just correct for speedo difference.
215/65/16 would be solid though.
Forum: LS400 10-04-14, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 980
Posted By Kingsoup
Older cars with higher mileage take time to sell,...

Older cars with higher mileage take time to sell, is a specific car looking for a specific owner to buy it, I think its priced very well indeed actually.

Any car I have sold, of the many, take...
Forum: LS400 09-30-14, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By Kingsoup
I'm with the other guys, its probably just a...

I'm with the other guys, its probably just a coincidence. I've run my car on 87 for longer trips and its totally fine, it just pulls a bit of timing to compensate.
Forum: LS400 09-30-14, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By Kingsoup
Very nice!!! Its not applicable in the USA,...

Very nice!!!

Its not applicable in the USA, but you can import a 15yr old Celsior from Japan still in super mint condition with very low kms for not bad money.

I've seen grade 4.5 cars (pretty...
Forum: LS400 09-26-14, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By Kingsoup
Holy crap dude, thats totally nuts!! I can so...

Holy crap dude, thats totally nuts!! I can so relate reading your story on just contenplating what to do can take so much time, let along turning bolts.

Mk3 Supra was a stupid pain too, 3ft...
Forum: LS400 09-26-14, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By Kingsoup
Agree with other posters, wait for one in the...

Agree with other posters, wait for one in the color you want, since the LS400 comes in a variety of more mature owner popular colors, I'd wait for the right color and right car, there are lots of...
Forum: LS400 09-23-14, 09:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,638
Posted By Kingsoup
Will do! good to know for when and or/if I have...

Will do! good to know for when and or/if I have to replace those particular bushings, ooooh I look forward to the day this car is complete and I can just drive it around!
Forum: LS400 09-22-14, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By Kingsoup
BillyD your cars are so good looking!!! Its...

BillyD your cars are so good looking!!!

Its true that the modifications to the cars to get more power are kind of expensive and the car is already pretty decent as is.
Headers are the big gains,...
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