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Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-22-14, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By alchemist
Look at my DIY thread - I had this and changed...

Look at my DIY thread - I had this and changed both front axles.

Only other thing can be tires, wheels, rotors.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-22-14, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By alchemist
I went with Monroe Sensitracs. Love them

I went with Monroe Sensitracs. Love them
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-22-14, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By alchemist
Sewell: ...

Sewell:

http://lexus.sewellparts.com/oem-catalog/4707476626-PowertrainAndChassis-RX330-2005.html
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-14-14, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By alchemist
It would be interesting to read what the guys...

It would be interesting to read what the guys over at the Bob is the Oil Guy forum say
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-14-14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By alchemist
Actually it would be cheaper in the long run with...

Actually it would be cheaper in the long run with oem. I buy cases of toyota oem filters on ebay that average out around $3/filter. I change oil every 7500 miles (blackstone labs checked and...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-14-14, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By alchemist
My vote is for steering rack as it is known...

My vote is for steering rack as it is known issue. Youve basically changed everything that rotates except for the wheels.

If you can wait until spring i plan to change mine and will do full DIY...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-03-14, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By alchemist
http://www.calibex.com/steering-rack-bushings/shop...

http://www.calibex.com/steering-rack-bushings/shop-html
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-03-14, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By alchemist
My comments below: 1- One strut leaks - not...

My comments below:

1- One strut leaks - not unusual
2- Throttle bottle intake - this seems weird unless it is cracked
3- Power Steering Rack leaking - common but dont necessarily need to change...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-27-14, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By alchemist
I have Centrics at all 4 corners with akebono...

I have Centrics at all 4 corners with akebono brake pads. No issues at all and love them.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-23-14, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By alchemist
Because hopefully it gets you to 32.5psi and you...

Because hopefully it gets you to 32.5psi and you can call it a day
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-23-14, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By alchemist
set the tires where the digital one reads 34psi...

set the tires where the digital one reads 34psi and the analog one reads 31psi and you'll be fine
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-23-14, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By alchemist
It depends...which one has been dropped more? :D

It depends...which one has been dropped more? :D
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-22-14, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By alchemist
I would argue that our engines are interfering at...

I would argue that our engines are interfering at certain conditions

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-first-generation/713091-interference-or-non-interference.html
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-21-14, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By alchemist
That is lucky...how many miles on car when belt...

That is lucky...how many miles on car when belt was changed by dealer?
Forum: GS - Third Generation 11-19-14, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By alchemist
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/gs-third-generatio...

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/gs-third-generation/662365-diy-rear-diff-oil-change-w-pics.html
Forum: GS - Third Generation 11-17-14, 06:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By alchemist
The drain/fill in itself is not difficult but...

The drain/fill in itself is not difficult but making sure the right amount of fluid is put back in can be.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-06-14, 07:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 17,760
Posted By alchemist
you can snug them but if you're anal it is...

you can snug them but if you're anal it is Torque: 28 Nm (286 kgf-cm, 21 ft. lbs.)
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-02-14, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By alchemist
Check out my thread on steering...

Check out my thread on steering vibration...sounds like what i had. If so its the axles.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-01-14, 08:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 17,760
Posted By alchemist
Youre welcome...glad it worked out for you...

Youre welcome...glad it worked out for you :thumbup:
Forum: RX - Second Generation 10-28-14, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By alchemist
check the cruise control switch/actuator and the...

check the cruise control switch/actuator and the brake switch. These are common issues behind the cruise.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 10-26-14, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By alchemist
If you are only keeping for 30k miles dont worry...

If you are only keeping for 30k miles dont worry about it
Forum: GS - Third Generation 10-22-14, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By alchemist
Rock Auto, Amazon and Ebay are what I use mainly

Rock Auto, Amazon and Ebay are what I use mainly
Forum: RX - Second Generation 10-21-14, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By alchemist
It obviously depends on both vehicles condition...

It obviously depends on both vehicles condition but realistically his car is worth $7500-10,000 more than yours....so I would do that deal ALL DAY LONG.

Your friend is nuts
Forum: RX - Second Generation 10-19-14, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By alchemist
You have to drain it to tell if dirty. Drain plug...

You have to drain it to tell if dirty. Drain plug and fill plug are on the tranny. There is also a check plug to check the level at certain temp. I did a write-up for this for my gs350
Forum: RX - Second Generation 10-18-14, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By alchemist
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-second-generati...

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-second-generation/714329-changing-transmission-filter-diy-w-pics.html
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