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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12-13-14, 08:51 PM
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Posted By 1997Soarer
According to Denso's website, you have the...

According to Denso's website, you have the correct part number.
It's the same for both front sensors

http://densoautoparts.com/find-my-part/vehicle-selection
Forum: SC 400/300 12-13-14, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,826
Views: 825,864
Posted By 1997Soarer
Saw this pop up on a friend's fb wall. 2014...

Saw this pop up on a friend's fb wall. 2014 edition of the Auto Bahn Soarer. Pic taken some point this year (I don't know when but would like to know)'
Neat to see this car is constantly evolving....
Forum: SC 400/300 12-08-14, 11:25 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 61,442
Posted By 1997Soarer
Ok I wasn't sure of the that. I know they opened...

Ok I wasn't sure of the that. I know they opened up dealerships in the UK in 1998 but they never sold SC's there.
They sold SC300s in Canada back then? Everyone I know up there seems to own a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12-08-14, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By 1997Soarer
^ This. PCV valve, and raise your tires to...

^ This.

PCV valve, and raise your tires to 32 psi.
If that doesn't change anything, then replace the O2s (only the 2 primary's). They're due to be replaced anyway because of the age, but because...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12-08-14, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By 1997Soarer
CRC MAF cleaner will work with Hotwire MAF's (You...

CRC MAF cleaner will work with Hotwire MAF's (You have a hotwire in your 99). I've been using the spray for 9 years on my 97 SC300 and it made a big difference on my IS300 I just bought recently...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-08-14, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By 1997Soarer
Be careful with the TCS UCA's. A lot of SC...

Be careful with the TCS UCA's. A lot of SC owners have had them breaking on them. They don't break at the arms or the welds, they always seem to break at the spherical bearing.
Forum: IS - First Generation 12-08-14, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By 1997Soarer
Regardless of the car, running a straight pipe...

Regardless of the car, running a straight pipe (sometimes refered to as a blast pipe) will create the loudest and raspy-iest exhaust sound.
Forum: IS - First Generation 12-08-14, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By 1997Soarer
Raspy-ness is the sound of the exhaust as the...

Raspy-ness is the sound of the exhaust as the engine resonates. On the 2J motors it happens twice: once in the mid 3000s and again in the 6000s. You can tell its happening because theres that point...
Forum: SC 400/300 12-07-14, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By 1997Soarer
This is dope.

This is dope.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12-07-14, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By 1997Soarer
I ordered my Kazama mounts thru FRSport.com. I...

I ordered my Kazama mounts thru FRSport.com. I do believe More Japan is a dealer as well.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12-07-14, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By 1997Soarer
Engine mounts available in order of stiffness (my...

Engine mounts available in order of stiffness (my opinion):
stock SC300
stock Supra (almost identical design to stock but has additional metal on top and bottom)
Megan
TRD
Kazama
PHR (or any...
Forum: SC 400/300 12-07-14, 05:14 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 61,442
Posted By 1997Soarer
No, this isn't worldwide. Only USA since Lexus...

No, this isn't worldwide. Only USA since Lexus didn't exist outside of north America in 92-97.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-07-14, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By 1997Soarer
From what I can tell this is a brake booster...

From what I can tell this is a brake booster delete.

FYI this deletes power brakes.

Not sure if you have ever driven a car with out power brakes, but it's an interesting experience. If you...
Forum: IS - First Generation 12-07-14, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By 1997Soarer
I'm pretty much in your same situation. I'm not...

I'm pretty much in your same situation. I'm not new to 2JZ motors but I'm new to IS300s. Header design makes a big difference in sound, but for the IS300 there seems to be only a few options for...
Forum: SC 400/300 11-16-14, 08:54 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 61,442
Posted By 1997Soarer
2 months ago I went and took a look at one that...

2 months ago I went and took a look at one that popped up on craigslist here in Chicago.
VIN JT8CD32Z8V0037639
Red / Ivory 5spd with a factory gold package
Rebuilt title, 3 owners
Car was...
Forum: SC 400/300 11-16-14, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By 1997Soarer
I have a painted on pinstripe. The original...

I have a painted on pinstripe. The original owner paid someone to hand paint it at the dealer for $1200 back in 1997 (I got the records printed off from lexus)

Mine's different than everyone...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11-13-14, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By 1997Soarer
Denso Iridium IK-16s. I liked them better than...

Denso Iridium IK-16s. I liked them better than the NGK Iridiums. Performance wise I didn't noticed a difference, but when you hold it the quality looked better (well, in my eyes).

You're gonna...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11-10-14, 08:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,280
Posted By 1997Soarer
I'd turn down the boost for now and enjoy it like...

I'd turn down the boost for now and enjoy it like you say. But then again, that's me. I've been NA for years and i keep finding little things that make driving the car more enjoyable (one of the...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 11-10-14, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By 1997Soarer
Agreed. Another TCSportline failure

Agreed.

Another TCSportline failure
Forum: SC 400/300 11-03-14, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By 1997Soarer
Not sure how true this is, but I read years ago...

Not sure how true this is, but I read years ago that the 97 spoiler just decreases drag, about .01. 1997+ aero needs the spoiler to keep drag at the famous 0.31 figure the 92-96 with rear lip...
Forum: SC 400/300 10-21-14, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,227
Posted By 1997Soarer
It's pretty easy to get a meaty-flush /...

It's pretty easy to get a meaty-flush / battlestance look to a car. Just run tires wider than the wheels.
I got pretty much the same look on my car running 245/40's on my 8.5 fronts and 275/35s on...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10-20-14, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By 1997Soarer
Yeah HPF is a great site. I got my JIC parts...

Yeah HPF is a great site. I got my JIC parts there years ago.

I also encourage anyone looking for the filters to shop around using google. Every couple months I've seen prices change, usually...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10-16-14, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By 1997Soarer
I bought all of these on eBay. Easiest way to...

I bought all of these on eBay.
Easiest way to search is type "Blitz air filter supra" and it comes up. Same goes for the HKS and the APEXi
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10-15-14, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 453
Posted By 1997Soarer
Check your ATF fluid. The SC300 auto...

Check your ATF fluid.

The SC300 auto radiator does have lines flowing thru it to cool atf fluid. If the car sat for years, it is very possible the lines could've corroded inside the radiator...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10-15-14, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By 1997Soarer
Alternatives to the K&N filter. All of these are...

Alternatives to the K&N filter. All of these are drop in replacements.

-AEM Dryflow. I don't have any experience with these but everything i've seen on the larger dryflow cone filters says these...
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