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Forum: LS400 01-25-15, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By PureDrifter
if you keep it maintained it'll be fine.

if you keep it maintained it'll be fine.
Forum: LS400 01-24-15, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 143
Posted By PureDrifter
Could be either the headunit or the amp.

Could be either the headunit or the amp.
Forum: LS400 01-23-15, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By PureDrifter
Congrats! The Stickies are your friend :)

Congrats!

The Stickies are your friend :)
Forum: LS460 / 430 / 400 / 600h Classifieds 01-23-15, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By PureDrifter
Please have your qualified (500+ posts) voucher...

Please have your qualified (500+ posts) voucher post in this thread for you within 24 hours....
Forum: LS400 01-21-15, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By PureDrifter
moved to main forum. We'll be needing the...

moved to main forum.

We'll be needing the year of your car to go nay further.
Forum: LS400 01-21-15, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By PureDrifter
The factory repair manual is your best bet. ...

The factory repair manual is your best bet. Detailled instructions on disassembling/reassembling the diff is in it, as well as how to check gear mesh and backlash.
Forum: LS400 01-21-15, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By PureDrifter
yes, there's a tutorial in the GS forum. It does...

yes, there's a tutorial in the GS forum. It does shorten shift time but only slightly (only a valvebody will make a big difference) but it does reduce slipping during shifts, resulting in firmer...
Forum: LS400 01-21-15, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 89
Posted By PureDrifter
Get your car aligned by a competent shop, it...

Get your car aligned by a competent shop, it should not have that much wheel angle at full lock.
Forum: LS400 01-20-15, 05:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 289
Posted By PureDrifter
If you want to make sure the sub is actually...

If you want to make sure the sub is actually working set the audio fade in the headunit to max front and max one side, and play something bassy. You should be able to feel it on the rear deck.
Forum: LS400 01-20-15, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By PureDrifter
look at the length of ownership. Carfax and...

look at the length of ownership. Carfax and autocheck are a bit retarded in the way they calculate owners as a car with titles issued to different (and occasionally the same) dealerships (during...
Forum: LS400 01-19-15, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By PureDrifter
yes, which unless you're experienced in setting...

yes, which unless you're experienced in setting up/shimming diffs, is not a great idea.
Forum: LS400 01-19-15, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By PureDrifter
People are harder to fix than cars. Sorry to...

People are harder to fix than cars. Sorry to hear about your accident, but looking forward to see what yu're getting into next :).
Forum: LS400 01-17-15, 01:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By PureDrifter
That's great and all, but it the torque converter...

That's great and all, but it the torque converter doesn't matter when you're comparing cruise RPM here as these are modern lockup TCs, so there's a mechanical link (aka 0 torque multiplication) at...
Forum: LS400 01-15-15, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 179
Posted By PureDrifter
post the jegs part number. You didn't mention if...

post the jegs part number. You didn't mention if you had them confirm if your adapter is UNF, NPT, or BPT/BPST.
Forum: Lexus Vehicles Classifieds 01-15-15, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By PureDrifter
this doesn't belong in the Build Threads forum,...

this doesn't belong in the Build Threads forum, moved to Lexus Vehicles Classifieds.
Forum: LS400 01-15-15, 05:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 179
Posted By PureDrifter
correct size for that fitting is 3/8 - 18 NPT...

correct size for that fitting is 3/8 - 18 NPT (not UNF).

Do you have a working link for the sender you bought? IIRC most autometer water temp senders come with a 3/8" adapter. Otherwise, this...
Forum: LS400 01-15-15, 05:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By PureDrifter
TC has little do with it, it is purely a gearing...

TC has little do with it, it is purely a gearing issue. The manual trans used in the SC has much shorter gears, requiring a taller final drive than the automatic. W58 1st gear was 3.285, A341e...
Forum: LS400 01-14-15, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By PureDrifter
They are stressed members, best not to remove. ...

They are stressed members, best not to remove.

You actually can get beefed up billet pieces from Carson tuned (or at least, you used to be able to.)
Forum: LS400 01-14-15, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 289
Posted By PureDrifter
Try using a shield like lchouinard mentioned. ...

Try using a shield like lchouinard mentioned.

I would also triple check EVERY SINGLE wiring connection. If the hissing/sound is only coming from one side you may have miswired that side.
Forum: LS400 01-14-15, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By PureDrifter
The internals would need to be swapped, which...

The internals would need to be swapped, which means you would have to re-setup the diff backlash and shimming.

The gearing would be pretty impractical if it's the 4.27 ratio.

For example, a...
Forum: LS400 01-14-15, 12:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 289
Posted By PureDrifter
the interference is very possibly due to the...

the interference is very possibly due to the CAT5/6 ethernet wiring you used to make your RCA plugs. It's completely unsuited to being used to carrying analog audio signal. I suggest replacing it...
Forum: LS400 01-14-15, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By PureDrifter
not even close to plug and play. You'd need to...

not even close to plug and play. You'd need to swap all the harnesses as well as door speakers (wrong impedence iirc).

not something that's a simple swap.
Forum: LS400 01-14-15, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By PureDrifter
PPE Engineering makes them for early and Late 1UZ...

PPE Engineering makes them for early and Late 1UZ in many vehicles but I don't know about RHD fitment
Forum: LS400 01-11-15, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By PureDrifter
97 usdm ls400s had side curtain airbags in the...

97 usdm ls400s had side curtain airbags in the seats, just like '98-00.

93-94 headlamps are better replacements for '89-92 cars, you will need to change the plugs in the wiring harness as the bulb...
Forum: LS400 01-08-15, 04:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By PureDrifter
no USDM 11/21, denotes the rear seat/air combo...

no USDM 11/21, denotes the rear seat/air combo that was never sold in north america. :)
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