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Forum: LS400 10-08-14, 03:46 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 86,288
Posted By Caseyjones
I have read through this and just replaced my PS...

I have read through this and just replaced my PS pump and cleaned the solenoid screen and I have a couple questions. I would preface this by saying that the idle control system seems intact and no...
Forum: LS400 09-29-14, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By Caseyjones
That is an amazing car, you can sure spend quite...

That is an amazing car, you can sure spend quite a bit more $ on a much worse car from a car lot. Around here luxury cars depreciate as fast as an American citizens privacy/rights but that's still a...
Forum: LS400 09-21-14, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Caseyjones
ECU temp sender RR with OEM Lexus part.

ECU temp sender RR with OEM Lexus part.
Forum: LS400 08-25-14, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By Caseyjones
I to am a former German car guy. When Lexus...

I to am a former German car guy. When Lexus first became somewhat common I used to trounce them (and just about anything else) with my S600 which was obnoxiously overpowered, crushing ecosnoots and...
Forum: LS400 08-25-14, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By Caseyjones
I'll assume that all the bulbs have been verified...

I'll assume that all the bulbs have been verified good, there is a module behind the trunk lining below the drivers side (US) hinge that effects running light function. I would not venture to guess...
Forum: LS400 08-24-14, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By Caseyjones
That is a *****en car! Props for stepping...

That is a *****en car! Props for stepping outside the envelope! Nice work to.
Forum: LS400 08-18-14, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By Caseyjones
I love it, it's a huge win. It did take some...

I love it, it's a huge win. It did take some time but it looks like a whole different car, its strange how some paint chipping can have such an impact on how the car looks.
Forum: LS400 08-18-14, 12:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By Caseyjones
I gave it a 10 minute once over with something...

I gave it a 10 minute once over with something called Meguiars Ultimate Compound. It's pretty mild so I'll go back to the place where I got the paints and get something there, they have a wall full...
Forum: LS400 08-17-14, 09:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By Caseyjones
The post polishing pics. Will polish more after...

The post polishing pics. Will polish more after it's fully set to give it a little more shine
Forum: LS400 08-17-14, 09:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By Caseyjones
I was up to early so decided to get it done now. ...

I was up to early so decided to get it done now.

Used "Aircraft remover, safe for flexible plastics" to remove the paint, my guess is a proper sander and a steady hand could save some time, it was...
Forum: LS400 08-16-14, 11:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By Caseyjones
It looks like I can post pics now, the after pics...

It looks like I can post pics now, the after pics were sun drenched so I'll get it again. I'm off Monday and Tuesday so I'll get it all posted up with a list of products used. The more I look at it...
Forum: LS400 08-15-14, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,066
Posted By Caseyjones
Very nice car. Almost the same year/mileage as...

Very nice car. Almost the same year/mileage as mine which is also fairly new to me.

PS reseal kits can be had pretty cheaply if you even need one, I believe the reservoir is sealed by a single O...
Forum: LS400 08-13-14, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By Caseyjones
Update: The aircraft remover did cause some...

Update:

The aircraft remover did cause some wrinkle of the bumper but it went away and became solid and smooth again, so I stayed the course and paint removal was a bit more work than anticipated,...
Forum: LS400 08-13-14, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By Caseyjones
The glare will be brutal to oncoming motorists,...

The glare will be brutal to oncoming motorists, HID bulbs are a dumpster fire in lamps designed for halogen. Try some Osram nightbreakers or something and I would bet the results will be better and...
Forum: LS400 08-09-14, 11:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 986
Posted By Caseyjones
Front transmission pump is hydraulic but when...

Front transmission pump is hydraulic but when they fail or starve for fluid they often sound like the grinding PS pump. It's time to use extreme care and a very trusted helper, get a tech...
Forum: LS400 08-07-14, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By Caseyjones
Ok, the aircraft remover "safe for flexible...

Ok, the aircraft remover "safe for flexible plastics" is a big no go. I'm going to go ahead and NOT recommend it for use with the Lexus bumper. It slightly wrinkled the surface. Glad I test...
Forum: LS400 08-07-14, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By Caseyjones
Mask and goggles... shorts and flip-flops, is...

Mask and goggles... shorts and flip-flops, is there REALLY that big of a difference as long as I'm wearing something? :woot:

I'm going outside right now to try it out, protective gear in hand....
Forum: LS400 08-06-14, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By Caseyjones
I just went down and found some Aircraft Remover...

I just went down and found some Aircraft Remover safe for flexible plastics. I will test it out in a small inconspicuous area tomorrow, weather permitting I will get as far with it as I can with...
Forum: LS400 08-05-14, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By Caseyjones
Thanks for the replies. I have an orbital...

Thanks for the replies.

I have an orbital here somewhere, I was afraid to scar the bumper by using it. I was hoping there was a gel or something to soften the paint to make it easier to scrape...
Forum: LS400 08-05-14, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By Caseyjones
Paint removal, Front bumper flaking/chipping

I have been dealing with the front bumper paint chipping off in pretty large pieces, aesthetically unpleasing. Searches mostly deal with repainting but not removal of the old.

I went to an auto...
Forum: LS400 08-05-14, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By Caseyjones
I have noticed my power steering is a little...

I have noticed my power steering is a little heavy to the touch as well, its solid and still has a quality feel so I figured it was the nature of the beast. My PS also had a slight whine to it and...
Forum: LS400 08-02-14, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Caseyjones
Just today I came from an auto paint shop. My...

Just today I came from an auto paint shop. My issue is slightly different as my Front bumper has paint flaking and looks like krapp. I decided I would touch it up in hopes to make it look pretty...
Forum: LS400 07-30-14, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By Caseyjones
I noticed when I was working for Honda a couple...

I noticed when I was working for Honda a couple years ago that KBB was primarily used in the coastal regions of the US and NADA more around the Midwest. That seems to be how banks valued cars.

I...
Forum: LS400 07-29-14, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By Caseyjones
If you like the LS you might be able to find a...

If you like the LS you might be able to find a low mileage example with services done for a helluva lot less than 25-30k, maybe more like 3k-6k for some darn nice ones. But first bring the...
Forum: LS400 07-28-14, 01:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By Caseyjones
I did a bit of legwork recently, if your looking...

I did a bit of legwork recently, if your looking for OEM quality products then I suggest Park Place Lexus in TX, I called a handful of Lexus dealerships and their prices are considerably better than...
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