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Forum: ES300 and ES330 Yesterday, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By ES300NZ
A+ reply. couldn't have said it better myself

A+ reply. couldn't have said it better myself
Forum: ES300 and ES330 Yesterday, 05:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,579
Posted By ES300NZ
some have said 5 yrs, others have said 10 yrs....

some have said 5 yrs, others have said 10 yrs. for the life time of the belt. It's a non interferance engine so ... no biggie if it does break. But, the cam seals behind the sprockets might be...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 Yesterday, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 560
Posted By ES300NZ
there is an indian saying which is popular here...

there is an indian saying which is popular here "take it and go", which translates to "take the good thing you have, and accept your good fortune" :P
Forum: ES300 and ES330 Yesterday, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 409
Posted By ES300NZ
re: BWM's, my comments were strictly limited to...

re: BWM's, my comments were strictly limited to 'BMW's' around the year 2000, in a 'student' price range.

BMW makes some great cars, several of which I'd love to own (over a lexus anyday). They...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-24-15, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 409
Posted By ES300NZ
most auto places can sell you the right hose,...

most auto places can sell you the right hose, specifically for the application, a high pressure steering or transmission (same fluid), line hose is very common throughout the world. Sometimes these...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-24-15, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By ES300NZ
side of the casing ? I'm with Phil, this doesn't...

side of the casing ? I'm with Phil, this doesn't make sense.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-24-15, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By ES300NZ
excessive pressure (excessive expansion into...

excessive pressure (excessive expansion into steam): my money is on that. {I bet the caps operating fine, but it's so hard to diagnose stuff like this without being over the car and seeing all the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-24-15, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By ES300NZ
thats because the water in the plastic container...

thats because the water in the plastic container has been superheated by the combustion gases mixing with it.


I used to buy $50 -100 cars with friends as a kid. We'd trash them senseless for a...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-24-15, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By ES300NZ
Hey, that's a classic symptom of combustion...

Hey, that's a classic symptom of combustion mixing with the water system. The usual cause is a cracked head or a blown head gasket.

sorry, .. that engine's probably stuffed mate.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-22-15, 11:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By ES300NZ
http://s3.amazonaws.com/2cp-images/question_images...

http://s3.amazonaws.com/2cp-images/question_images/3613/large.jpg

how do you know it's not the vacuum supply to the fuel reg ?

fuel reg's are pretty simple, only aftermarket ones seem to fail...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-22-15, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By ES300NZ
some nissans (read: the march), seem to require a...

some nissans (read: the march), seem to require a wide open throttle event to set the idle. I know that toyota ecu's after 1991 are learning ecu's, but idle issues aren't usually present during that...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-22-15, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By ES300NZ
thats damn good advice actually.

thats damn good advice actually.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-22-15, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,781
Posted By ES300NZ
yeah I thought you meant that, read it twice,...

yeah I thought you meant that, read it twice, wasn't quite sure :)
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-22-15, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 409
Posted By ES300NZ
$405 is quite a high price to replace a hose and...

$405 is quite a high price to replace a hose and supply new fluid, perhaps you should look around and find someone else.

$516 to replace the 'valve cover gaskets' which are actually cam cover...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-22-15, 01:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,781
Posted By ES300NZ
ok, cars always drain current from batterys...

ok, cars always drain current from batterys (modern ones), from the ECU-B or ECU-A fuse, this is because the ecu has a memory system, and that requires battery power to keep.

and modern radios...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-21-15, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By ES300NZ
"Cleaned MAF sensor" <- that can be the cause of...

"Cleaned MAF sensor" <- that can be the cause of problems like this. Both the cleaning of, and the actual sensor itself. I damaged a sensor once with MAF cleaning solution, and it caused me no end of...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-20-15, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 189
Posted By ES300NZ
nice work there speedy :)

nice work there speedy :)
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-19-15, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By ES300NZ
Disconnect the battery, overnight. - the...

Disconnect the battery, overnight.

- the symptoms you describe sound like the injectors are dumping alot of fuel into the engine and that is causing the engine to stop.

- faulty MAF ? / AFM...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-19-15, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 560
Posted By ES300NZ
I think he's just panicking a wee bit. It's that...

I think he's just panicking a wee bit. It's that modern society tendency to look for immediate solutions to problems which are not entirely proven through.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-19-15, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 560
Posted By ES300NZ
I lol'd. .. no seriously I actually laughed. ...

I lol'd. .. no seriously I actually laughed.

That plate is where all the gremlins live :P (if I remember correctly its just a cover plate for the block's internals.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-18-15, 12:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 560
Posted By ES300NZ
I see, you sir, are a fan of zip ties :P haha...

I see, you sir, are a fan of zip ties :P haha (just playing)

I agree with Lexus2000, probably wouldn't have pulled it apart myself but it's only time and a few bucks in parts and you've done it...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-17-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 560
Posted By ES300NZ
can you post and video or image of the smoke, so...

can you post and video or image of the smoke, so we can get a feel for the volume/colour, it would be helpful it know how long the car had been running on that day it's taken, and temperature on that...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-16-15, 08:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 560
Posted By ES300NZ
white smoke always means that water is present in...

white smoke always means that water is present in the exhaust, as steam, but as you says not always in the combustion process, (often it is though).
- it does not 'entail' that there is a cracked...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-15-15, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By ES300NZ
sounds like timing to me. perhaps the timing belt...

sounds like timing to me. perhaps the timing belt has stretched enough to put the engine out 5-10 degrees. Cos, if it's not spark, and not air, and not fuel (fuel pump?), then it's most likely...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-11-15, 11:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,634
Posted By ES300NZ
My cousin took some great pictures on a road...

My cousin took some great pictures on a road trip, to the Manukau Heads (Awhitu). It was in a car, probably a lexus, so .. I though a few people might want to see them. She's just a typical person...
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