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Forum: LS400 12-15-14, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 229
Posted By Shmee
Sounds like part of the problem is your...

Sounds like part of the problem is your transmission is hopelessly out of adjustment and there is likely some butchered wiring in the car somewhere. Is there an aftermarket alarm or remote start on...
Forum: Car Chat 12-15-14, 02:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Shmee
Not bad. A couple steps back or a wider angle...

Not bad. A couple steps back or a wider angle lens would allow you to do away with the odd angles on every shot.


Some very nice trunk setups there though. I'm redoing lone so these have given me...
Forum: LS400 12-14-14, 03:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,054
Posted By Shmee
Why did it only lasts that long? Did you hit...

Why did it only lasts that long? Did you hit something? was it a failure? Was it an install error? what was the symptom of failure or needing replacement again?p
Forum: LS400 12-13-14, 11:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,798
Posted By Shmee
Do not assume heat alone is the only sign of...

Do not assume heat alone is the only sign of failure. While it can be a telltale sign of an issue, it can also not be as obvious to detect as some would make it out to be.

Again, start with...
Forum: LS400 12-10-14, 12:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,798
Posted By Shmee
I would throughly inspect the trunk harness...

I would throughly inspect the trunk harness first.
I would also recheck your cig lighters and the ignition switch even though you might not think they are within the circuit.
Forum: Build Threads 12-09-14, 11:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,369
Posted By Shmee
Sure sure! :woohoo::woohoo:

Sure sure! :woohoo::woohoo:
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 12-06-14, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Shmee
oh and I have a large blast-cab (big enough to...

oh and I have a large blast-cab (big enough to work on 22x12s) with 170psi line pressure and a 50/30/20 mix of Garnet/silica/Al-ox. i've messed around with different media and have found this...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 12-06-14, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Shmee
i have blasted and stripped about 5 dozen wheels...

i have blasted and stripped about 5 dozen wheels for rebuilds over the years.
which is better really depends on what you are after as an end finish.

Blasting in the hands of an amateur can fubar...
Forum: LS400 11-14-14, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6,557
Views: 1,529,535
Posted By Shmee
Looks like he finally lowered it too! ;) :D

Looks like he finally lowered it too! ;) :D
Forum: Build Threads 11-13-14, 10:24 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 45,244
Posted By Shmee
Looks like garbage! You should give it to me to...

Looks like garbage! You should give it to me to take to the dump for you man! :D
Forum: LS400 11-02-14, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2,016
Views: 965,333
Posted By Shmee
There are mountains into water like that anywhere...

There are mountains into water like that anywhere on the east coast???
Forum: LS400 10-30-14, 02:20 AM
Replies: 6,557
Views: 1,529,535
Posted By Shmee
Lol, yeah... The "highway to hell" can be a...

Lol, yeah... The "highway to hell" can be a handful with winter tires AND chains! Lol
Forum: LS400 10-28-14, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6,557
Views: 1,529,535
Posted By Shmee
Now that would have been a drive! How was the...

Now that would have been a drive! How was the coke? Getting pretty close to heavy snow season through the pass... Might be sketchy coming home on those summers!
Forum: LS400 10-28-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Shmee
I live in the same general climate as you and my...

I live in the same general climate as you and my lower and now slammed LS has been fine in all weather I have hit. granted we rarely get snow here but what little it has seen it was fine on with my...
Forum: LS400 10-27-14, 11:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,563
Posted By Shmee
For which years? On my car (96), it is my...

For which years?

On my car (96), it is my brake lights triggering the dash light. i have checked and i have 3 resistor packs out of 6 that are bulged and cracked in the epoxy covering them so i...
Forum: LS400 10-27-14, 09:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,646
Posted By Shmee
5w-40 is spec oil in just about every German...

5w-40 is spec oil in just about every German gas-car today.
I wouldn't worry about running it in an LS... Now 20w-50, that is something you shouldn't run! ;)
Forum: LS400 10-27-14, 09:52 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,918
Posted By Shmee
Either or. But it really depends on what you...

Either or.
But it really depends on what you are after and how much bass you want. Doing a riser baffle is probably going to be a LOT higher than you expect and it is also going to heavily limit...
Forum: LS400 10-26-14, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Shmee
get heated seats out of a wrecker!

get heated seats out of a wrecker!
Forum: LS400 10-26-14, 08:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,646
Posted By Shmee
lol, amazing

lol, amazing
Forum: LS400 10-24-14, 11:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,646
Posted By Shmee
Lol... Sandy vag! Sandy vag! As already...

Lol... Sandy vag! Sandy vag!

As already pointed out, I was commenting on the nonsense posted by that other guy...
Forum: LS400 10-20-14, 07:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,646
Posted By Shmee
Maybe, but I wasn't commenting on the use of the...

Maybe, but I wasn't commenting on the use of the zinc so much as the "engine break-in" stuff.

Lots of older cars need zinc additives in the oil, no disputing that.
Forum: LS400 10-20-14, 07:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,646
Posted By Shmee
Helix ultra is a really good oil. Lubromoly...

Helix ultra is a really good oil.

Lubromoly (liqui moly) in the EU is also great stuff. Used it in our customer BMW/Benz cars and drastically reduced the oil coking in the mid 2000 and newer cars...
Forum: Lexus Vehicles Classifieds 10-20-14, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,525
Posted By Shmee
Noooooooooo! Let me know if you want to...

Noooooooooo!

Let me know if you want to trade centercaps! My black ones don't jive with the rest of my car but those red ones sure will! ;)



Good luck with sale though, hopefully she finds...
Forum: LS400 10-20-14, 06:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,646
Posted By Shmee
Lol wut? Never in all my years as a tech and...

Lol wut? Never in all my years as a tech and building engines have I ever used or suggested someone else use a bottle of "engine-break-in" or whatever you call it. That's the kind of snake-oil...
Forum: LS400 10-20-14, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6,557
Views: 1,529,535
Posted By Shmee
:ohyeah: :thumbup:

:ohyeah: :thumbup:
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