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Forum: Canada 10-25-14, 08:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,981
Posted By clubfoot
For my fellow Canadians,....ship it to CBI in...

For my fellow Canadians,....ship it to CBI in Buffalo and go pick it up while you do your cross boarder shopping :) If you purchase allot of stuff from the US it may be worthwhile to setup an account...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-30-14, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By clubfoot
Had mine replaced last year, same symptoms. 2.5hr...

Had mine replaced last year, same symptoms. 2.5hr is a good time for the job. You may get the alternator for less at Sewell Lexus with your CL discount. Maybe you can get the dealership to match it....
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-28-14, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By clubfoot
I also had to replace my alternator and battery...

I also had to replace my alternator and battery late last year, but I think it was partially my fault too. I mistakenly allowed the battery to drain low a couple times while listening to music with...
Forum: Performance 01-14-14, 03:29 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 55,660
Posted By clubfoot
^^^ Thank you :) Yes, in other words the heat...

^^^ Thank you :) Yes, in other words the heat absorbed by the oil as it passes over the turbine bearings increases its volume. If you do not use larger return lines, it will restrict its flow....
Forum: Performance 01-13-14, 08:29 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 55,660
Posted By clubfoot
You also want to make sure that the oil...

You also want to make sure that the oil out/return lines are of larger diameter to account for oil expansion due to heat. at the very least do not Y them back before the return to the tank,...just my...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-26-13, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By clubfoot
Lexus branded OEM battery,...required use of the...

Lexus branded OEM battery,...required use of the addon plastic spacer to bring it to the correct installation height.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-10-13, 04:47 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 234,361
Posted By clubfoot
There is a final fix,...hopefully. Lexus Canada...

There is a final fix,...hopefully. Lexus Canada just issued a recall to replace the cam gears.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-04-13, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By clubfoot
Very cool.

Very cool.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-29-13, 02:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,899
Posted By clubfoot
^^ Agreed. I am lucky so far I still have the...

^^ Agreed. I am lucky so far I still have the original WP.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-23-13, 09:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,899
Posted By clubfoot
At least for another six years :)

At least for another six years :)
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-22-13, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,899
Posted By clubfoot
In my case the blowing out of the rust behind the...

In my case the blowing out of the rust behind the alternator pulley cover and some WD40 cured the chirping,...two days now and counting :)
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-19-13, 08:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,899
Posted By clubfoot
Interesting, my Lexus mechanic said it could be...

Interesting, my Lexus mechanic said it could be the alternator pulley because Lexus started using the same design as Chrysler, GM and FORD because it allows the alternator to freewheel and save gas...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-17-13, 05:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,899
Posted By clubfoot
Mine sounds just like the video at idle,...above...

Mine sounds just like the video at idle,...above that quiet.

it is 6203DUL18 NSK bearing.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-15-13, 03:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,899
Posted By clubfoot
Funny you should ask. My Lexus mechanic had to go...

Funny you should ask. My Lexus mechanic had to go next door to the alternator shop guy and he just so happened to have the bearings, IIRC it takes two bearings not one for the tensioner. Let me see...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-14-13, 08:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,899
Posted By clubfoot
You can replace the bearings for both the idler...

You can replace the bearings for both the idler and the tensioner as I did, but in my case they were not causing the "bird chirping". It's either the alternator or A/C.and since turning off/on the...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-11-13, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 947
Posted By clubfoot
I don't have a scanner but here's what I have...

I don't have a scanner but here's what I have from one of my alignments. Toe on our cars is the most important setting, otherwise the car will "dart" especially under braking. Our cars have a...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-10-13, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 947
Posted By clubfoot
It is most likely the alignment! Most places...

It is most likely the alignment! Most places (dealerships) align to the "green" band,...you cannot do that with our cars. Take it to a good independent shop and have them do it, and look at the...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 09-01-13, 02:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,673
Posted By clubfoot
If you want to adjust both evenly, especially if...

If you want to adjust both evenly, especially if you've lowered your car, use the AFS adjustment on the left rear suspension of your car. Otherwise you will have to use both screws on each head light...
Forum: Performance 07-08-13, 06:37 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 110,407
Posted By clubfoot
That is soooooo cool! Damn fine job :)

That is soooooo cool! Damn fine job :)
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-01-13, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By clubfoot
^^Yea what he said, very noticeable in a drive...

^^Yea what he said, very noticeable in a drive through close to the wall.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-30-13, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By clubfoot
It could be a cracked flex plate. The torque...

It could be a cracked flex plate. The torque converter attaches to the flex plate that has the starter ring rear. If it develops a crack it can sound like a lower engine bearing knock.

Of course...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-29-13, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By clubfoot
Actually there is a TSIB for the issue on the...

Actually there is a TSIB for the issue on the early model IS.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 05-05-13, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By clubfoot
For sure you can have a tire that is out of spec ...

For sure you can have a tire that is out of spec but go back and read the poster's original comment. He goes to the dealer and complains about the car pulling, Instead of the dealer diagnosing the...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 05-04-13, 06:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By clubfoot
Unless one tire is under inflated or the belt has...

Unless one tire is under inflated or the belt has shifted it rarely happens in modern day tires...especially if they are new. In which case they should be checked by Michelin NOT the dealer. And...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 05-03-13, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By clubfoot
Just installed a new set of these tires and your...

Just installed a new set of these tires and your dealer is WRONG, the tire don't pull,...you need a well done alignment, or you have a suspension issue.

So far they are better than the OE Dunlops...
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