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Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-20-15, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By 01LEXPL
^ There used to be rebuild kits out there,...

^ There used to be rebuild kits out there, however you have to ask yourself time vs. benefit...

Rebuild kits [once sourced] were in the 90$ +S&H range and new rebuild compressors were ~200$...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-20-15, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By 01LEXPL
^ PM DaveGS4 with your concerns then... as...

^ PM DaveGS4 with your concerns then...

as mentioned above, don't hold your breath... I wasn't kidding, I was very active on here and I volunteered to be a mod, and heard nothing but crickets for...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-19-15, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,322
Posted By 01LEXPL
^ they're very hard to come by 'on the cheap'......

^ they're very hard to come by 'on the cheap'... I'd urge you to REALLY think about pulling one from a salvage yard.

There's a reason that a 99-01 ES is in that yard [unless accidented], and who...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-19-15, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By 01LEXPL
One of the two compressors I had to change over...

One of the two compressors I had to change over the years did this. It's the bearing inside the compressor itself and basically, get a new one.

If it's still working its a miracle in your case,...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-16-15, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By 01LEXPL
Lightbulb Perhaps on a busier forum, sure. This...

Perhaps on a busier forum, sure.

This section doesn't even have ACTIVE mods... I've messaged Admin about this, a good two years ago. Been waiting on response since. Was given "we're looking at our...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 01-11-15, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By 01LEXPL
http://www.hoen-usa.com/fog.htm

http://www.hoen-usa.com/fog.htm
Forum: Lexus Audio, Video, Security & Electronics 01-11-15, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By 01LEXPL
Did you plug in the RCA's as directed? The...

Did you plug in the RCA's as directed?

The Blu/wht, is unecessary. That is for an aftermarket amp, and system if you ever add one.

I noticed the Blue isn't tied to anything? IIRC, that one has...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-11-15, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By 01LEXPL
If you're on the fence and don't care, lean the...

If you're on the fence and don't care, lean the direction of which is cheaper on INSURANCE.

Look at some parts that need replacing with itme. Ie. Bearings, A/C compressor, Alternator, belts, and...
Forum: HS 250h Model 01-11-15, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By 01LEXPL
It's nothing to get angry over OP. Lexus states...

It's nothing to get angry over OP. Lexus states that since the average life span for their cars is the length of a lease/financing term, which will be up to 5yrs [typically], from Lexus. So within...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-11-15, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By 01LEXPL
Do people not understand how google works...

Do people not understand how google works nowadays?



As per wikipedia. Any other auto resource such as car-part would show the same interchange!
Forum: CT 200h Model 01-08-15, 09:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,361
Posted By 01LEXPL
Hopefully OP didn't fry his fuel sending unit due...

Hopefully OP didn't fry his fuel sending unit due to his lack of care.

Gasser motors are definitely more forgiving than diesels when run dry but can still cause issues to such a crucial component.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-08-15, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By 01LEXPL
1. Check the connections [just in case] 2....

1. Check the connections [just in case]

2. Does that 'complete set' include the factory EXTERNAL amp?

The radio's in these did not have a build in amp, they were all external, found behind the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-07-15, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By 01LEXPL
The airbag cover replacement is not worth it....

The airbag cover replacement is not worth it. These cars are old ... its not like doing a cover swap on a car <5yrs old.

You'd need the whole airbag. Luckily these cars are old now, and airbags...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-07-15, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By 01LEXPL
Is it actually DRIPPING on the driveway? If so,...

Is it actually DRIPPING on the driveway? If so, is it one drip per week? Day? Hour?

-Once a week, whatever, it's normal for a car this age, but ideally you would like to get changed since...
Forum: CT 200h Model 01-05-15, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,238
Posted By 01LEXPL
The cheap stuff sucks... I speak from experience....

The cheap stuff sucks... I speak from experience.

Speaking to a few shops in town [that do vinyl] they use these guys as a supplier; http://www.metrorestyling.com/

They have great prices, and...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-05-15, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By 01LEXPL
Seriously? Unless you're new to the internet, I...

Seriously? Unless you're new to the internet, I have a hard time believing you cannot "find" one... perhaps there's an issue of price more than anything...
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Forum: NX Models 01-03-15, 09:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,969
Posted By 01LEXPL
For people living in climates with "real...

For people living in climates with "real winters", yes they are a godsend.

On the flipside, it depends on the layout of the car. My old '01 ES didn't have any, nor were they an OEM option [without...
Forum: CT 200h Model 01-02-15, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,238
Posted By 01LEXPL
The black "touches" don't flow... perhaps the...

The black "touches" don't flow... perhaps the mirrors/grill kind of work due to the glossiness.

But spoiler/gas cap/license plate look horrible.
Forum: SC 430 12-22-14, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By 01LEXPL
I would almost suggest getting some new black...

I would almost suggest getting some new black mats for the car. The red looks cool when clean, but near impossible to remove deep stains/scuffs over time and it will look like ****.

At least the...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 12-22-14, 04:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,086
Posted By 01LEXPL
Wow... so much dense in this thread. OP is...

Wow... so much dense in this thread.

OP is right, y'all are wrong. Canadian business is different. We aren't the land of ambulance and 'i'll sue you to death' and many businesses know this and use...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-21-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,712
Posted By 01LEXPL
Come on now... do it right, hold out for some...

Come on now... do it right, hold out for some kouki clear corners from Japan ;)

There was two versions, like on our USDM's. The "frosted" lenses from 97-99, and the cleaner fluted ones rom 00-01....
Forum: General Classifieds 12-11-14, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By 01LEXPL
Hit up www.crackberry.com I scoop(ed) all my...

Hit up www.crackberry.com

I scoop(ed) all my phones on there, people ALWAYS hooking it up for wicked prices.

Got a like new Q10 last month for 150$ with a lot of original [extra] accessories.
Forum: Lighting 12-11-14, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By 01LEXPL
Two things, those HID's look to be junk! Two...

Two things, those HID's look to be junk! Two colors that are way off... [the temps]
I had HID's in my old ES300 and the light was not that distorted [before I bought the HID headlamps].

Second,...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-06-14, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By 01LEXPL
"sweet its still got the HID's and clear tails,...

"sweet its still got the HID's and clear tails, time to flip them on CL"

.... would be my exact thoughts.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-06-14, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 382
Posted By 01LEXPL
I appreciate the credit.... Looks great, I'm...

I appreciate the credit....

Looks great, I'm wondering what you used? I personally went with slightly dimmer single LED's on my setup.

Did you do like I did and simply drill & epoxy some bulbs...
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