Go Back   Club Lexus Forums > Search Forums
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?

Showing results 1 to 25 of 107
Search took 0.12 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Xtom73G
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-03-14, 06:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 26,951
Posted By Xtom73G
Supermagnet solution

OK, file was too large. Maybe now...

331447
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-02-14, 10:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 26,951
Posted By Xtom73G
No alteration visor fix

Sorry for the long delay. Here is my fix, works fine. Just stick a rare earth supermagnet in this location, and problem solved. Note large size of magnet, and yes, this type is around $35.
Forum: RX - First Generation 12-02-13, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,453
Posted By Xtom73G
My 2000 RX AWD suddenly had a highway shimmy. ...

My 2000 RX AWD suddenly had a highway shimmy. Right front wheel had thrown its weights, 4 onces out of ballance. Tire shop fix, no charge, smooth now. If CV is going, you might feel a slight...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-02-13, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Xtom73G
DJPsystems, you were correct, thanks. We did...

DJPsystems, you were correct, thanks. We did install all new iridium plugs, new plug wires, coils, still "random misfire on 3 and 5". Of course it had to be on the firewall bank and cost more for...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-24-13, 01:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,416
Posted By Xtom73G
Signs? Yep, metal specs in the tranny pan. Self...

Signs? Yep, metal specs in the tranny pan. Self destruction of planetary gear carrier, I smell Q.C. and specification/tolerance issues here, as a retired Q.A. manager. Lexus will never admit to that....
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-24-13, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By Xtom73G
A heads up. The wire bundle between the driver's...

A heads up. The wire bundle between the driver's door and the body gets flexed the most, and broken or intermittant wires are common. Since the bundle is inside a rubber tube, you can't see the...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-16-13, 01:45 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 115,210
Posted By Xtom73G
I'm surprised to see the little motor, which I...

I'm surprised to see the little motor, which I recognized from long ago employment. I won't mention any name here, but I used to be Q.A. Manager for a certain manufacturer of little gun safes. Yes,...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-16-13, 01:16 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 115,210
Posted By Xtom73G
Hi RockthisNJ Removing the headlight units is...

Hi RockthisNJ Removing the headlight units is fairly easy. After removing the big bolts, note that there are splring type clips on the bottom. Wiggle the unit free.
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-12-13, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By Xtom73G
I'm sure you already checked, but for others who...

I'm sure you already checked, but for others who might benefit; the cable bundle from the driver door to the body gets flexed the most and brocken or intermittant wires inside that rubber sleeve are...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-12-13, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,546
Posted By Xtom73G
The rears are a bit labor intensive. On my wife's...

The rears are a bit labor intensive. On my wife's 97 ES300, "remove the rear seat" to access the shock/strut area. Sears quoted me $750 to do the rears with Monroes. Do not attempt any strut jobe...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-12-13, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Xtom73G
My wife's 97 ES300 has exactly the same issue....

My wife's 97 ES300 has exactly the same issue. She failed to mention the check engine light, but I drove it today and realized there is a random misfire on 3 and 5. I just had new iridium plugs and...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-12-13, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Xtom73G
Odd noises can be things like a worn tailpipe...

Odd noises can be things like a worn tailpipe hanger causing a vibration that transmitts through the body, making a seemingly unrelated sound. My wife often reports noises in her ES300 as a...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-12-13, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By Xtom73G
I have heard that a plugged up or missing cabin...

I have heard that a plugged up or missing cabin filter can cause this issue. Cabin filters were not normally installed in the earlier models, but check out any thread on this issue just in case.
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-12-13, 08:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,058
Posted By Xtom73G
By the way, a note to think about; if you don't...

By the way, a note to think about; if you don't check your battery hold-down for snugness, and fail to keep those red plastic battery cable protectors over the terminals, you might experience what...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-12-13, 08:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,058
Posted By Xtom73G
As the owner of a 2000 RX AWD, and 97 ES300...

As the owner of a 2000 RX AWD, and 97 ES300 (wife's car) I have to say this; as cars become more computer intense and complex, many shops, "mechanics" and even stealerships, simply do not have the...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-12-13, 08:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,659
Posted By Xtom73G
Congrats on the RX, I also have the 2000 AWD and...

Congrats on the RX, I also have the 2000 AWD and love it. Yes, the parking lights do burn out, and if you don't want to pull the headlight housings out, (note, CLIPS on the bottom), you can scrape...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-11-13, 09:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,155
Posted By Xtom73G
A slightly related but annoying issue is the...

A slightly related but annoying issue is the third brake light being intermittant and sometimes showing a brake light warning symbol in instrument cluster. I have little time to research this issue...
Forum: The Clubhouse 08-21-12, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 104,415
Posted By Xtom73G
Please use EXTREME CAUTION when considering a...

Please use EXTREME CAUTION when considering a FAL. Many of those units were assembled from parts which do not necessarily match. Some of those will fire 2 or 3 rounds then jam, and I've seen at...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-18-12, 09:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 24,710
Posted By Xtom73G
As the third owner of my 2000 RX300 AWD, I...

As the third owner of my 2000 RX300 AWD, I checked the Lexus site for maintenance history. Yep, first owner got a new short block from Lexus and later the car was sold as Certified. I now have...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-07-12, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,608
Posted By Xtom73G
My 2000 AWD RX300 averages less than 19 on 87...

My 2000 AWD RX300 averages less than 19 on 87 octane. About half city stop and go and half 65 to 70 mph highway. But as a security officer on construction sites out in the Arizona desert, I do run...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-07-12, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By Xtom73G
Time for a junk yard dog lawyer. New engine.

Time for a junk yard dog lawyer. New engine.
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-07-12, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,587
Posted By Xtom73G
Carguy 07 is correct. BTWM the original and most...

Carguy 07 is correct. BTWM the original and most heinous culprit of these tranny failures may be the old aluminum panetary gear carrier, which can distort, sending metal filings to plug up valve...
Forum: Car Chat 04-21-12, 11:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,523
Posted By Xtom73G
BTW, back in maybe 1957, there was an accessory...

BTW, back in maybe 1957, there was an accessory "ashtray" that had a little lever actuated lid. This thing was connected to the engine by a tube carrying considerable vacuum, I guess from the intake...
Forum: Car Chat 04-21-12, 11:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,523
Posted By Xtom73G
I smoke seegars in my RX, usually the smoke goes...

I smoke seegars in my RX, usually the smoke goes out the moonroof like out of an Injun teepee. Wanting to continue living, I would never consider smoking in my wife's ES. I just took delivery on a...
Forum: The Clubhouse 04-21-12, 01:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,451
Posted By Xtom73G
When we were kids we used rid our garages of...

When we were kids we used rid our garages of black widows by using our Benjamin Pump pellet guns without pellets. We would place the muzzle right next to the black widow and pull the trigger. POW!...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 107

 
Forum Jump
All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:26 PM.

Join ClubLexus
Advertising


Copyright © 2000-2008 Internet Brands, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Terms of Use | JOBS


Get all contact info