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Forum: LS430 Yesterday, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By Slvr surfr
Nice and very clean!!! Good job.

Nice and very clean!!! Good job.
Forum: LS430 11-21-14, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By Slvr surfr
LOL. You guys are the worst :D

LOL. You guys are the worst :D
Forum: LS430 11-15-14, 03:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 65,427
Posted By Slvr surfr
Hot Damn!! This is the exact same thing that...

Hot Damn!! This is the exact same thing that happened to my ride. Tech said he's seen this happen a lot on a number of 400/430 motors. Unfortunately i had to let the dealer fix it while it was there....
Forum: LS430 11-15-14, 03:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,973
Posted By Slvr surfr
I would like to add that the Toyo Versado LX's i...

I would like to add that the Toyo Versado LX's i had on my ride was a pretty darn quiet tire. Tread wear was average to good and traction in rain was awesome coupled with traction control. They have...
Forum: LS430 11-12-14, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,895
Posted By Slvr surfr
Sure was a pain. That paint is really on there....

Sure was a pain. That paint is really on there. It makes me wonder how some area of it began to chip away so easily while the rest is stuck on like gorilla glue. Nevertheless, i did buy some of those...
Forum: Car Chat 11-11-14, 03:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,089
Posted By Slvr surfr
Do you guys think Lexus will ever change their...

Do you guys think Lexus will ever change their nomenclature someday?
Forum: LS430 11-08-14, 02:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 493
Posted By Slvr surfr
My terminal is beyond saving at this point. The...

My terminal is beyond saving at this point. The bottom half of the ringed area goes around the post is all but gone. This thing has to go. Lol
Forum: LS430 11-07-14, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 493
Posted By Slvr surfr
Thanks again! I will try this over the weekend. ...

Thanks again! I will try this over the weekend. You've been a big help.



Did you get a chance to take a look at pic at the start of the thread? It needs replacing.
Forum: LS430 11-06-14, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 493
Posted By Slvr surfr
If im not mistaken, isn't there another cable...

If im not mistaken, isn't there another cable thats crimped together with it at the terminal? Does that one lead to the starter?
Forum: Maintenance 11-06-14, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By Slvr surfr
I am and probably could tackle the job if i had...

I am and probably could tackle the job if i had time, space, and a few more resources. Doin this job in a parking lot of an apartment with just a couple of wrenches/sockets is not how i want to work...
Forum: LS430 11-06-14, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 493
Posted By Slvr surfr
Yes it is bolt #1 thats seized. I had the...

Yes it is bolt #1 thats seized. I had the terminals completely free of the battery. Even had the battery removed at one point. I used a vise wrench to hold the bracket portion of the terminal while...
Forum: LS430 11-05-14, 09:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 493
Posted By Slvr surfr
Problem is the nut is not stripped. Sockets fit...

Problem is the nut is not stripped. Sockets fit on it perfectly. It somehow it seized up amd wont turn. I'm a pretty strong guy but this nut will not budge. Leverage is also an issue. Hard to turn...
Forum: LS430 11-05-14, 06:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 493
Posted By Slvr surfr
Well i do have Dremel but not sure about how good...

Well i do have Dremel but not sure about how good are the cutting wheels that are included. If all else fails, i will replace the whole cable.
Forum: LS430 11-05-14, 02:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 493
Posted By Slvr surfr
I've tried just about everything short of a...

I've tried just about everything short of a drill. WD40, CRC, nor PB blaster worked on this thing. It's also hard to get leverage on it because of its position and being still attached to the cable....
Forum: LS430 11-05-14, 01:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 493
Posted By Slvr surfr
Battery terminal bolt seized.

Anyone have any ideas on how to get this bad terminal off? I was trying to change terminals but the larger bolt has seized up somehow and now it wont budge. Ideas/solutions fellas??
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 11-04-14, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Slvr surfr
The video looks a little longer than 5 minutes. ...

The video looks a little longer than 5 minutes. May 30 at the most.
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 11-04-14, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Slvr surfr
I'm sure its the same engine but it does look...

I'm sure its the same engine but it does look like a lot of work for me. If it was my own car I would chance it on a weekend but I cant take the risk with her ride. I gonna call both Lexus and Toyota...
Forum: Maintenance 11-04-14, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By Slvr surfr
What's a good price for spark plug labor?

It's time to replace the plugs in my GF's ES350. I ordered the plugs from Sewell but after doing some research, i see that the intake has to be removed to access the rear 3. I'm pretty mechanically...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 11-04-14, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Slvr surfr
What's a good price for spark plug labor?

It's time to replace the plugs in my GF's ES350. I ordered the plugs from Sewell but after doing some research, i see that the intake has to be removed to access the rear 3. I'm pretty mechanically...
Forum: LS430 11-04-14, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By Slvr surfr
Thanks again! Although the problem seems to have...

Thanks again! Although the problem seems to have stopped malfunctioning all of a sudden. It was really bad last week but the last couple of days, it only happen maybe twice. I'm sure it will return...
Forum: LS430 11-03-14, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By Slvr surfr
I will try this today. Hopefully its just a loose...

I will try this today. Hopefully its just a loose connector and not a clock spring problem. Thanks!
Forum: Maintenance 10-30-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By Slvr surfr
Update: After poking around it seems like a...

Update:

After poking around it seems like a bad connection. When sitting still, when I turn the wheel I can see the buttons light up and go off as rotate it. Sometimes they're on when centered,...
Forum: LS430 10-30-14, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By Slvr surfr
Update: After poking around it seems like a...

Update:

After poking around it seems like a bad connection. When sitting still, when I turn the wheel I can see the buttons light up and go off as rotate it. Sometimes they're on when centered, ...
Forum: Maintenance 10-30-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By Slvr surfr
02 issues solved now its battery time??

For the past few days i've been having a couple of weird things happen off and on throughout a single trip:

1. Occasional, sometimes constant beep from audio system.
2. Volume change on its own...
Forum: LS430 10-30-14, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By Slvr surfr
Yeah i can see that but from what i have been...

Yeah i can see that but from what i have been reading, batteries that are on its last leg are know to give the car ghost-like symptoms.
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