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Forum: LS400 12-18-14, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 323
Posted By timmy0tool
glad the car started! so the car stalls after...

glad the car started! so the car stalls after being revved? that's an idle control valve problem, fairly easy fix by cleaning it.

at idle, what does the tach read?
Forum: LS400 12-18-14, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 178
Posted By timmy0tool
they don't make good aftermarket BJs for 2nd gen...

they don't make good aftermarket BJs for 2nd gen cars, at least ones i want to run. i heard from yamae that these "three five" BJs are subpar to the japanese market as well, but of course they are...
Forum: LS400 12-18-14, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 178
Posted By timmy0tool
yep raybestos pro is made in japan, but OEM is...

yep raybestos pro is made in japan, but OEM is best if price isn't too much of a concern (not too much more).

http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k275/dranom/Dranoms%20UCF20/IMG_6762_zps4344f3c6.jpg
Forum: LS400 12-18-14, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6,560
Views: 1,534,215
Posted By timmy0tool
^ and the best use of an LS400 award goes to.... ...

^ and the best use of an LS400 award goes to....

love the light bars!
Forum: LS400 12-18-14, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By timmy0tool
oh i was talking about the bend going upwards. i...

oh i was talking about the bend going upwards. i never noticed it also bends sideways!

UCF10 on the left
http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k275/dranom/Dranoms%20UCF20/IMG_6880_zpscc5ff24e.jpg
Forum: LS400 12-17-14, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By timmy0tool
hmm you may be up to something PD. if the bolt...

hmm you may be up to something PD. if the bolt spacing is the same, i don't see why a 2nd gen NRCA would not fit a 1st gen! i always thought it was a different spacing. i know 1st gen ball joints...
Forum: LS400 12-17-14, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 257
Posted By timmy0tool
really depends on the exhaust condition. being in...

really depends on the exhaust condition. being in sunny southern california my car probably never saw snow so the exhaust was decent. if any road salt or snow was on your car, corrosion will be...
Forum: LS400 12-17-14, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By timmy0tool
would you be willing to break it open and reverse...

would you be willing to break it open and reverse engineer the aux and switch? that should be a stipulation if you buy kansas' HU :p .
Forum: LS400 12-17-14, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 323
Posted By timmy0tool
it could be wet from the intake cleaner? that...

it could be wet from the intake cleaner? that stuff should evaporate rather quickly, just like gasoline. hopefully it's not water!

i second the compression test, if fuel and spark are ruled out....
Forum: LS400 12-17-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 257
Posted By timmy0tool
length is more for leverage than to reach the...

length is more for leverage than to reach the sensor. definitely spray penetrating lubricant on the threads prior to starting. i like using PB blaster myself!
Forum: LS400 12-17-14, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By timmy0tool
2nd gen negative camber RCAs will NOT fit your...

2nd gen negative camber RCAs will NOT fit your 1st gen. i don't know of any companies that sell 1st gen NRCAs, even japanese companies.

check serialnine in canada. they have applications for...
Forum: LS400 12-17-14, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 418
Posted By timmy0tool
well 1500 at idle is high. sounds like the idle...

well 1500 at idle is high. sounds like the idle control valve is stuck then gets loose at temperature. might be worth cleaning.

my leak or "ticking" goes with RPM regardless of load since it's an...
Forum: LS400 12-17-14, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By timmy0tool
correct, it's not separate. have you checked your...

correct, it's not separate. have you checked your actual fuel pump if it's good?
Forum: LS400 12-16-14, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 323
Posted By timmy0tool
spark plug condition? also check the spark coils...

spark plug condition? also check the spark coils for any bad or pinched wiring. it sometimes gets pinched during timing belt changes.
Forum: LS400 12-16-14, 07:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,683
Posted By timmy0tool
not bad, and no coupon or anything for autozone? ...

not bad, and no coupon or anything for autozone?

walmart here in cali sells the same Penn Plat for $27+tax everyday. can't wait for ultra to be on the shelves!
Forum: LS400 12-16-14, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By timmy0tool
amp is located under the pass side seat. make...

amp is located under the pass side seat. make sure nothing was spilled onto it or any other obstructions.
Forum: LS400 12-16-14, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 257
Posted By timmy0tool
no problem! the O2 sensor is in metric, 22mm to...

no problem! the O2 sensor is in metric, 22mm to be exact, but most shops will only have a 7/8" socket. the same goes with the spark plugs, mostly a standard size.
Forum: LS400 12-16-14, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 257
Posted By timmy0tool
i don't think you will see any adverse effects of...

i don't think you will see any adverse effects of the bad sensor on your drive. probably just poor MPGs but will probably be so minute you won't notice overall. do take care of it when you can....
Forum: LS400 12-15-14, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By timmy0tool
yep our cars are not that easy. you will need the...

yep our cars are not that easy. you will need the beatsonic box if you want a true plug and play. there is a thread recently created that shows how to tap into the factory harness to make everything...
Forum: LS400 12-15-14, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 649
Posted By timmy0tool
feathering tires means the strut rod bushings...

feathering tires means the strut rod bushings will most likely need to be replaced. that's pretty high miles for the car but the price reflects it. what are you plans for the car? if you want a...
Forum: LS400 12-15-14, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 301
Posted By timmy0tool
i would suspect the shifter and the associated...

i would suspect the shifter and the associated sensors to tell you what gear you are in. especially after that many miles there has to be a lot of buildup of dust, dirt, spilled drinks, etc under...
Forum: LS400 12-15-14, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 418
Posted By timmy0tool
what year is your car? if not newer than 97 i...

what year is your car? if not newer than 97 i suspect your EGR pipe is leaking causing a "clicking" noise. i have mine leaking and gives a similar sound that can be mistaken for something else.
Forum: LS400 12-15-14, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By timmy0tool
why is your tach not working?! PD has...

why is your tach not working?!

PD has dragged his car more than any other LS400 owner here so let's see his times to compare, though i think they are 1/8 mile. kudos on the number!
Forum: LS400 12-12-14, 05:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,608
Posted By timmy0tool
what the motor taken apart before the head gasket...

what the motor taken apart before the head gasket problem? very rare to hear a blown head gasket from a factory assembled motor, but glad you found the problem and resolved it quickly!
Forum: LS400 12-12-14, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 991
Posted By timmy0tool
the FAA part. we all know the 1UZ is solid enough...

the FAA part. we all know the 1UZ is solid enough for 1M miles :) .

looks like it is plausible, thank you for the sources!
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