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Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h Today, 11:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,877
Posted By Devh
The newer type of carwashes where it is laser...

The newer type of carwashes where it is laser guided and only a pressure wash is probably the best known method. It should be followed up with a coat of sealant every month just because you don't...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h Yesterday, 05:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,877
Posted By Devh
Dealership car washes don't ruin paint however...

Dealership car washes don't ruin paint however like most cheap automated car washes and bad handwashing technique they introduce spider webbing that requires paint correction. The kind of wash they...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,877
Posted By Devh
It dependents on how much of an investment you...

It dependents on how much of an investment you place on your cars paint. It's true that any washing will introduce spider webbing let alone just driving however if you wash your car property with the...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-25-15, 08:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 778
Posted By Devh
When the LS 460 came out it was on top of it's...

When the LS 460 came out it was on top of it's game and now long in the tooth but that's not a bad thing. How many cars do we know that can have a successful ten year run and stay somewhat relevant. ...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-25-15, 08:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 778
Posted By Devh
There is no conspiracy to have cars not last...

There is no conspiracy to have cars not last anymore. Go back 20 years and you will see cars were not anywhere near as a reliable and their service intervals were much shorter.
It use to be 100k...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-25-15, 08:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,877
Posted By Devh
The two bucket method and quality microfiber wash...

The two bucket method and quality microfiber wash cloth is the proper way to wash a dark car.
The best way is to use a foam attachment to your hose and apply foam to the car. Then take your...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-25-15, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 446
Posted By Devh
I have been associated with car forums for over...

I have been associated with car forums for over 15 years and there is always a group of people that come to car forums for free problem solving not realizing that it's a two way street. Some are...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-25-15, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,989
Posted By Devh
One thing that I have learned is to trust the...

One thing that I have learned is to trust the engineers who designed the car. There are some rules of thumb that I follow for caliper bolts and one of them is if you cross thread a caliper bolt you...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-24-15, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,989
Posted By Devh
That red substance is thread locker. I bought...

That red substance is thread locker. I bought Toyota flywheel bolts on my other car that came equipped with that stuff and those bolts needs to be replaced because they stretch when they reach their...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-24-15, 04:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 778
Posted By Devh
Great find. Hybrids come close with their...

Great find.
Hybrids come close with their engine off. :eek2:
The LS is so quiet that you can hear the tiny DI fuel pumps making contact with the camshaft lobe. When ever I turn the radio on at the...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-23-15, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By Devh
I don't think your issues warrant anywhere near...

I don't think your issues warrant anywhere near lemon status.
You need an ODB2 code reader to find out what the issue is first before you can draw any conclusions.
If you want to clear the code...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-23-15, 11:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,817
Posted By Devh
I too have never driven a 600 to judge but my...

I too have never driven a 600 to judge but my experience with CVT on other cars was terrible and I think a lot of it is when the pulley is changing diameters holding the car at a particular RPM.
...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-23-15, 10:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,817
Posted By Devh
One of the big issues with owners of CVT...

One of the big issues with owners of CVT transmissions is an un easy driving feeling due to the lack of gear changes. It was so bad in the industry that they actually program the transmission...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-22-15, 08:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,817
Posted By Devh
It's not a stretch at all. There are many V12...

It's not a stretch at all. There are many V12 that has the same or lower horse power and 0-60 times as V8s. A V12 is not about power it's the quality of power you get with two inline 6 engines which...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-22-15, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By Devh
That's an interesting read. I never heard of...

That's an interesting read.
I never heard of a Toyota car or tuck spontaneously combusting ever.
The Infinity Q56 is known for spontaneously combusting when parked and a Merc spontaneously...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-22-15, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 489
Posted By Devh
It's just a 12 volt motor. Why not run the blower...

It's just a 12 volt motor. Why not run the blower outside the car and see if you could

1. Simulate the noise by imbalancing it.
2. Then take those weights and see if you could rebalance the...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-21-15, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 732
Posted By Devh
I'm stumped, guess the cause of the fire

I thought this was pretty interesting, worthy of discussion and wild speculation.

09 Lexus LS460 Engine 4 6L Vin L 5th Digit 1UR fse Eng AWD 720369 | eBay

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Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-21-15, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 489
Posted By Devh
I have an issue with a blower motor that looks...

I have an issue with a blower motor that looks similar to the one you posted for my poorly designed cloth's dryer. Every two years the lint that gets past the filter builds up on the fins and...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-19-15, 07:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,436
Posted By Devh
Dealerships are essentially franchises. I was...

Dealerships are essentially franchises. I was surprised to know from two members here that they do not even have to supply Toyota oil for their oil changes and can use whatever is cheapest by the...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-19-15, 06:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,436
Posted By Devh
I had a friend that bought a used car form a...

I had a friend that bought a used car form a dealership that offered life time oil changes. Suffice to say they used cheap oil, filter and would keep him waiting because so many others were taking...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-19-15, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 489
Posted By Devh
If it were me and I suspected the blower motor...

If it were me and I suspected the blower motor bearings making the noise I would get a mechanic stethoscope and probe the area to see if I can isolate the sound. If I suspect it could be the belt I...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-19-15, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By Devh
2011 and 2012 are probably the best years because...

2011 and 2012 are probably the best years because they have no recalls however it means very little if you don't find a good example as stated above.
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-17-15, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By Devh
I think the caliper pistons are the point of...

I think the caliper pistons are the point of entry for dirt and all kinds of contamination and when the pistons are pushed back it draws in a lot of the contamination. I think this build up with dirt...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-17-15, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Devh
You shouldn't need to disconnect the battery to...

You shouldn't need to disconnect the battery to clean the maf sensor. Just disconnect the plug from the maf sensor then remove it from the intake housing. Spray the contacts with maf cleaner and put...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 01-17-15, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By Devh
Thanks for that information. Have you compared...

Thanks for that information. Have you compared the difference between the two shafts from the old and the new off the car side by side? Was the length of the shaft longer in the then the old one?
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