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Forum: GS - Second Generation 12-18-10, 07:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,642
Posted By raceforgt
I do believe I have just acquired the last OEM...

I do believe I have just acquired the last OEM chrome shifter bezel available anywhere on the internet. Sewell confirmed, I was purchasing the LAST one they will ever carry given production on these...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-09-10, 05:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,664
Posted By raceforgt
Well thanks, maybe that's the case and maybe I...

Well thanks, maybe that's the case and maybe I just hadn't noticed it or it hasn't been as apparent.
Steering rack.. you're talking REALLY big money there, money that I've exhausted on the...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-09-10, 03:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,664
Posted By raceforgt
Thank you, and this is exactly what I'm saying....

Thank you, and this is exactly what I'm saying. I'm reading dozens and dozens of testimonies from other members that have done the same thing as me, putting thousands into it and getting absolutely...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-08-10, 05:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,664
Posted By raceforgt
talk to other people on clublex or check the...

talk to other people on clublex or check the threads.. after all the work and money, still no solution
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-08-10, 05:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,664
Posted By raceforgt
no way...there is no fix, its not possible you...

no way...there is no fix, its not possible you fixed it. :D just messing....congrats on such a easy/cheap fix :thumbup:[/QUOTE]


you need to lay off my ass with these comments sakataj, i am tired...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-07-10, 09:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,664
Posted By raceforgt
I did several balances and alignments as well,...

I did several balances and alignments as well, that didn't solve anything. But that's about the shopping list I ran through on mine. Not sure about control arms? Trust me if you had done control...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-07-10, 06:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,664
Posted By raceforgt
well then I, along with many others, would like...

well then I, along with many others, would like to know how you fixed it because like myself they have spent thousands and still have the problem. so please, enlighten us.
to all others mentioning...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-06-10, 06:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,664
Posted By raceforgt
Honestly we can all speculate on this issue night...

Honestly we can all speculate on this issue night and day and probably wind up with the same conclusion: the infamous GS "shake". I have it on my 02 GS3 still, after spending THOUSANDS and most of my...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 11-20-10, 07:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,077
Posted By raceforgt
I tracked down a "genuine" Philips kit on ebay...

I tracked down a "genuine" Philips kit on ebay and dropped about $300. It was this or OEM HID headlights/ballasts/bulbs for about a grand! I absolutely did NOT want that blue/purple look you can...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 11-12-10, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By raceforgt
sewellparts.com They have the OEM HID headlights...

sewellparts.com They have the OEM HID headlights at a price you won't beat anywhere without compromising quality and authenticity.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 11-06-10, 10:14 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 150,542
Posted By raceforgt
Yeah Neo that's what I figured. No rubbing going...

Yeah Neo that's what I figured. No rubbing going on and honestly it *looks* perfect. I just didn't know if going +2 on the wheels would somehow change the geometry of the car, calling for spacers....
Forum: GS - Second Generation 11-06-10, 12:51 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 150,542
Posted By raceforgt
I did an alignment of course, after all the...

I did an alignment of course, after all the suspension parts I put into it. Any special alignment you're referring to?
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 11-05-10, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,111
Posted By raceforgt
I have 3GS 18s from a 450h and thinking about the...

I have 3GS 18s from a 450h and thinking about the Supra TT brakes. Will they fit?
Forum: GS - Second Generation 11-05-10, 06:43 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 150,542
Posted By raceforgt
Thanks Infamous. I've been told I need spacers...

Thanks Infamous. I've been told I need spacers but didn't see it necessary given they're only an inch bigger and OEM wheels. They don't rub against the fenders at all even with the drop. Next step,...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 11-05-10, 07:52 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 150,542
Posted By raceforgt
I suppose I'll be the first to post something...

I suppose I'll be the first to post something here. I've asked about this in another forum and was rudely told to search and not ask repeated questions about something that's been discussed...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 11-03-10, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,238
Posted By raceforgt
That is true but the only thing actually called a...

That is true but the only thing actually called a "ball joint" is the lower ball joints. Other than that, anything having a ball joint attached to it is named for its primary function instead. Thus...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 11-03-10, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,238
Posted By raceforgt
Im not confused at all, thank you. Just wondering...

Im not confused at all, thank you. Just wondering why everyone calls the upper control arm the upper ball joint. I had a feeling upper control arms are what everyone is talking about but to someone...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 11-03-10, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,238
Posted By raceforgt
I would still like to know what an "upper ball...

I would still like to know what an "upper ball joint" is. Everyone talks about it but when you research it (I have the full repair manuals) the part does not exist. The upper control arms do have...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 11-02-10, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By raceforgt
Hmm, I will need to look at the repair manual...

Hmm, I will need to look at the repair manual again to see what those are.. Do I need to replace them and the valve cover gasket? Or are we talking about the same thing? I know there's a DIY on this...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 11-02-10, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,238
Posted By raceforgt
What you guys are describing is the infamous pad...

What you guys are describing is the infamous pad shifting noise that had a TSB issued for it. When you back out of a parking spot and hit the brakes, you hear a loud clink or pop (only the first...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 11-02-10, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By raceforgt
Yeah, I've heard of others replacing the valve...

Yeah, I've heard of others replacing the valve cover gasket because of oil leaks. Seems to be a common thing with the GS. But what are the plug seals and what's the rocker cover gasket (valve cover...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 11-02-10, 07:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,214
Posted By raceforgt
Correct. The 98-00 GSX00 radios are single DIN...

Correct. The 98-00 GSX00 radios are single DIN and the 01-05s are double DIN. Completely different sets of wiring and plugs going into each. So the old Pioneers are interchangeable with the...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 11-02-10, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By raceforgt
I just changed the plugs on my 02 GS3 a few weeks...

I just changed the plugs on my 02 GS3 a few weeks ago and noticed when I pulled them out they were soaked and dripping with oil! It looked like they were completely drenched inside the block. Is this...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 11-01-10, 08:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 928
Posted By raceforgt
Im sorry was that a response to my question? If...

Im sorry was that a response to my question? If so: why would I?? Why would I want to upgrade my original wheels but still stick with something factory? Again, if it's a response to me, then what...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 10-31-10, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 928
Posted By raceforgt
Kind of a rookie question I know but I just put...

Kind of a rookie question I know but I just put factory 18s off a GS450h on my 02 GS that had the original 16s. They came with the original tires (245-40-18 runflats) so I went to those from my...
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