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Forum: Maintenance 04-30-04, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,703
Posted By 99lsguy
Great, good to know it won't gush all over and...

Great, good to know it won't gush all over and out!!

Yes, Kudos to VVT-i and Devil Dog too -- A great report!!!


I agree with your "backpressure" theory........it probably did cause...
Forum: Maintenance 04-30-04, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,703
Posted By 99lsguy
Herm, Great investigation!! I just did the...

Herm,

Great investigation!! I just did the "flush" DIY last week but didn't even know about the screen. MY LS is 99 with 62K miles......

When you take the solenoid out and clean the screen, ...
Forum: Maintenance 02-28-04, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By 99lsguy
You are correct!

You are correct!
Forum: Maintenance 02-18-04, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,111
Posted By 99lsguy
As a note to above procedure, Make sure you...

As a note to above procedure,

Make sure you loosen the top "fill" plug first. You don't want to get "stuck" with an empty diffy!

I know this has little or no chance of happening, but just in...
Forum: Maintenance 02-17-04, 09:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,111
Posted By 99lsguy
1.43 quarts. I used 75-90W. It is kinda...

1.43 quarts. I used 75-90W.

It is kinda messy, - clean the drain plug off, the magnet will have metal shavings on it.
Forum: Maintenance 02-17-04, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By 99lsguy
Mine shows 12 bolts and two nuts - Use several (...

Mine shows 12 bolts and two nuts - Use several ( as in at least three) passes to uniformly tighten.

Follow the litte groove in the pan between the bolts and then just swing the bead to the inside...
Forum: Maintenance 02-16-04, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By 99lsguy
for my 99 LS, 65 in. lbs torque on bolts. ...

for my 99 LS,

65 in. lbs torque on bolts.

Use 2-3mm wide bead around pan for gasket......
Forum: Maintenance 02-08-04, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,816
Posted By 99lsguy
absolutely, 15 ft. lbs for transmission...

absolutely,


15 ft. lbs for transmission drain bolt

Not very much, but its "by the book" and never leaks....
Forum: Maintenance 02-06-04, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,816
Posted By 99lsguy
Since you said GS400, it must be 98-00 year. ...

Since you said GS400, it must be 98-00 year.

That being the case, it is the same engine in the LS400, 98-00 years.

My 99 LS manual says 19 bolts torqued @ 65 in. lbs

Don't forget the...
Forum: LS400 12-29-03, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,659
Posted By 99lsguy
neo, VERY VERY GOOD IDEA ;)

neo,

VERY VERY GOOD IDEA ;)
Forum: LS400 12-26-03, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,659
Posted By 99lsguy
$300 to change the timing belt...... ...

$300 to change the timing belt......


where do I get in line?
Forum: LS400 12-22-03, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,659
Posted By 99lsguy
sc400-v8. Bingo! It's like cash in your...

sc400-v8.

Bingo!

It's like cash in your pocket ;)
Forum: LS400 12-22-03, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,659
Posted By 99lsguy
like in other posts.. buy the OEM...

like in other posts..


buy the OEM toyota/lexus parts online for the discount and go to GOOD toyota import specialist.

Should save you $200 or so - but $900 for 90K service is a Good...
Forum: LS400 12-06-03, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By 99lsguy
For my 99, You have 1drain by the T-stat...

For my 99,

You have 1drain by the T-stat area, 1 drain in lower engine block (drivers side), and passenger side of radiator (bottom) . Fill through FILLER PLUG on top of throttle body. top...
Forum: LS400 11-08-03, 09:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,490
Posted By 99lsguy
TooPhat, Just noticed your car has...

TooPhat,


Just noticed your car has 230,000 miles.....

What's the history and how's it running......

99lsguy
Forum: LS400 11-04-03, 07:28 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 62,260
Posted By 99lsguy
5ofakind, Very good post - thanks for the...

5ofakind,

Very good post - thanks for the details and what to expect. Very reassuring

I figured the ramps are a good idea to get some height from the return hose down to a bucket so you...
Forum: LS400 11-04-03, 05:46 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 62,260
Posted By 99lsguy
5ofakind, Great to here positive results ;) ...

5ofakind,

Great to here positive results ;)

I've got 10 quarts left in my case so I'll give it a shot. (maybe buy a extra couple for insurance)

Did you just start it up cold in the...
Forum: LS400 11-02-03, 09:05 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 62,260
Posted By 99lsguy
5ofakind, Thanks for the info.... I'll...

5ofakind,

Thanks for the info.... I'll probably get under there and look around today - then get to it by mid-week. My fluid is really in good shape, since I've done those 2 pan drains in the...
Forum: LS400 11-01-03, 10:29 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 62,260
Posted By 99lsguy
Pilot, Thanks for the response. Sounds very...

Pilot,

Thanks for the response. Sounds very doable without lots of under the gun pressure.

Yeah, I bought a case (12) of T-IV @ toyota dealer. I needled him for a deal since I was getting a...
Forum: LS400 11-01-03, 08:00 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 62,260
Posted By 99lsguy
Pilot, more questions.... Do you need...

Pilot,

more questions....

Do you need to open up 6 - 8 quarts of T-IV fluid and have ready immediately once the car starts?

Is the stream out of the tube not so forceful that its hard to...
Forum: LS400 10-17-03, 11:45 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 62,260
Posted By 99lsguy
YCHACHAD, Glad to hear procedure!! I AGREE...

YCHACHAD,

Glad to hear procedure!! I AGREE 100% with all the LOGIC!!! You will never have to worry about a clogged screen - it will be clean.


I purchased an off lease 99 LS400( 53K ) in...
Forum: LS400 10-14-03, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,168
Posted By 99lsguy
I have driven both. The LS400 is hands...

I have driven both.


The LS400 is hands down the winner!!!

Quiet, spacious, powerful

I got the LS
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