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Forum: LS430 Today, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 71
Posted By 2KHarrier
I wondered what that was and why it turned my...

I wondered what that was and why it turned my radio down when I would hit it.... Boy, I'm learning something new every day with this car....
Forum: RX - First Generation Today, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By 2KHarrier
Thanks for the update. Glad it was a fairly easy...

Thanks for the update. Glad it was a fairly easy fix and nothing more serious
Forum: RX - First Generation Today, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 40
Posted By 2KHarrier
Welcome to the club Jay. The engine idles...

Welcome to the club Jay.

The engine idles fine, huh? What year is your RX? There are a couple great threads on here about problems with the planetary gear set in the early transmissions. But...
Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 05:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,638
Posted By 2KHarrier
Great update. It's really coming together..!

Great update. It's really coming together..!
Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 64
Posted By 2KHarrier
It's a E5 or E6. I remember I drove around trying...

It's a E5 or E6. I remember I drove around trying to find one last summer and ended up just using a pair of vise grips to break the bolt loose.
Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 184
Posted By 2KHarrier
I used aftermarket parts when I did mine last...

I used aftermarket parts when I did mine last summer. It rides fine. The only thing I would go OEM on are the Strut Mounts. Too many of the aftermarket units are of poor quality or they squeak after...
Forum: LS430 01-28-15, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 335
Posted By 2KHarrier
Well, I may not be crazy about the look, but I...

Well, I may not be crazy about the look, but I always appreciate innovation..
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-28-15, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 184
Posted By 2KHarrier
I'm sure it needs struts by now. I would replace...

I'm sure it needs struts by now. I would replace the stabilizer links as well. There are threads on here that discuss the replacement of struts. Lexmex did an awesome write up on replacing struts,...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-27-15, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By 2KHarrier
Yes, swapping out the PCV valve is a good...

Yes, swapping out the PCV valve is a good practice. It keeps the ventilation system for the engine clean.
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-27-15, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By 2KHarrier
Matt; Here's a thread all about PCV valves.. ...

Matt;
Here's a thread all about PCV valves..


http://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-first-generation/251011-which-is-pcv-device.html

Read thoroughly... Knowledge is power with a Lexus.....
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-27-15, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By 2KHarrier
Well Matt, without doing some investigating,...

Well Matt, without doing some investigating, there's no way to speculate. Some easy things you can do:
Take a look at the rear valve cover area on the passenger side of the engine. Look at the style...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-27-15, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By 2KHarrier
Well, it appears your's is suffering from the...

Well, it appears your's is suffering from the same fate as so many other RX's on here. Oil consumption due to a poorly designed PCV valve and oil baffle on the rear valve cover.
I would check to...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-26-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By 2KHarrier
Find an independant mechanic and purchase the...

Find an independant mechanic and purchase the parts. That would save you a bundle..

Tax return's around the corner!...:woohoo:
Forum: LS430 01-26-15, 05:09 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 21,312
Posted By 2KHarrier
Hype; I haven't played with the C-best settings...

Hype; I haven't played with the C-best settings on my RX yet, I just plugged it in to verify it would read the ECU on the RX.
Forum: LS430 01-26-15, 05:07 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 21,312
Posted By 2KHarrier
Yes, I am running Windows 7 on an HP 2000 64 Bit...

Yes, I am running Windows 7 on an HP 2000 64 Bit machine. The listing for the cable and software explained it was able to be used with a 64 bit OS, so I went for that one.
Forum: LS430 01-26-15, 10:46 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 21,312
Posted By 2KHarrier
Well, I played with the Techstream software for a...

Well, I played with the Techstream software for a while yesterday afternoon. Works like a champ. There are boatloads of parameters that you can look at with the program, so it will take some time to...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-25-15, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By 2KHarrier
I remember this stuff back in the 90's when it...

I remember this stuff back in the 90's when it was called "Duralube"....

Ehh...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-25-15, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By 2KHarrier
Wow, the headlights look brand new for being a...

Wow, the headlights look brand new for being a 99...
Forum: LS430 01-24-15, 04:50 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 21,312
Posted By 2KHarrier
Rec'd my cable and disc today ( Techstream was on...

Rec'd my cable and disc today ( Techstream was on a mini CD- havent seen on of those in ages!!) I got it installed on my laptop with no real issues. The software came with 64 Bit set up, so I used a...
Forum: LS430 01-24-15, 03:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 783
Posted By 2KHarrier
I completely agree. My wife prefers the RX300...

I completely agree. My wife prefers the RX300 over the LS430. She says the LS is too big for her, and she likes sitting a little higher in the RX.

Fine by me..;)
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-23-15, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By 2KHarrier
Well, first of all, welcome to the club, Com.. My...

Well, first of all, welcome to the club, Com.. My first reaction would be an issue with the PCV valve being clogged. I would definitely check the valve (located on the rear valve cover passenger...
Forum: LS430 01-23-15, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By 2KHarrier
Super nice replacement., So sorry about the...

Super nice replacement., So sorry about the accident.
Did the authorities find the idiot that hit you??
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-23-15, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By 2KHarrier
Alas....... The search is over...... You have...

Alas....... The search is over...... You have found Utopia.

Post pics when you can, Matt.. And Congratulations on finding "The One"
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-23-15, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By 2KHarrier
Emergency brake dragging??

Emergency brake dragging??
Forum: LS430 01-20-15, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By 2KHarrier
That's possible. Under heavy acceleration, the...

That's possible. Under heavy acceleration, the ECU dumps more fuel into the cylinders, to allow for more power, and with the plugs not working at their optimum capability, you may have been...
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