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Forum: RX - First Generation Today, 12:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 857
Posted By fastnoypi
regarding the suggestions by others for head...

regarding the suggestions by others for head replacement as a solution to the #4 cylinder low compression, ..a leak down test should be able to determine if the head is the problem vs the damaged...
Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By fastnoypi
a problematic RX can easily demonstrate a high...

a problematic RX can easily demonstrate a high volume of oil reaching the intake via the rear valve cover pcv by putting a catch can inline.
Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By fastnoypi
How can engine oil end up in intake

I am trying to understand your view on how the timing belt can possibly be soaked with oil before ending in the intake.
From member pictures and that on Toyota nation, the baffle in the rear...
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-23-15, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By fastnoypi
very possible that you dripped a little on the...

very possible that you dripped a little on the exhaust manifold. If you dont want to take the time for it to burn off, bring it to a diy car wash..let the engine cool a bit and hit the probable...
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-22-15, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By fastnoypi
i would stick with a synthetic and get the...

i would stick with a synthetic and get the opinion from a Lexus/toyota tech when you get your next timing belt service done. They would be able to see if seals are weeping which could benefit from...
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-20-15, 12:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 857
Posted By fastnoypi
cheapest route to get the RX running would be a...

cheapest route to get the RX running would be a used motor. Trying to salvage the motor regardless if the problem is in the head or short block will cost alot in time if you diy or labor from a...
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-19-15, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By fastnoypi
Aqueon.. just curious, approximately how many...

Aqueon.. just curious, approximately how many miles do you have on your RX?
I do agree that your parts total, does seem very low considering you ordered coils. I would hold off on installation of...
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-18-15, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By fastnoypi
IMO, i would start with a vvt replacement out of...

IMO, i would start with a vvt replacement out of the possible sensors to fix. Not only it is a cheap part for a DIY replacement, it does affect timing which might be the root cause of the misfires.
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-17-15, 03:37 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,763
Posted By fastnoypi
Just received my new oem updated valve cover. ...

Just received my new oem updated valve cover. Nice of toyota to include spark plug tube seals.

355201
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-17-15, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By fastnoypi
it is very possible the clock time might be a...

it is very possible the clock time might be a code. Certain cars, have ways of tech diagnosis for example blinking CEL sequences, that could tell a tech to look for a particular condition.

I'll...
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-15-15, 08:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,763
Posted By fastnoypi
Its not a heated garage but at least out of the...

Its not a heated garage but at least out of the wind. I have a set of winter carhartt overalls for just an occasion though i'm in no rush to do it at one straight clip.

I will reluctantly do a...
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-15-15, 07:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,763
Posted By fastnoypi
thanks for the heads up and visual! Next week,...

thanks for the heads up and visual! Next week, weather permitting, i'll attempt to get back there with a ratcheting wrench or just end up removing the wipers and cowl.
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-13-15, 02:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By fastnoypi
Additional FYI documentation regarding anti-seize...

Additional FYI documentation regarding anti-seize from Denso. "Do not use a thread lubricant"


http://www.globaldenso.com/en/products/aftermarket/plug/basic_knowledge/installation/index.html
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-13-15, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By fastnoypi
wheel speed is part of the factors ABS accounts...

wheel speed is part of the factors ABS accounts for. There is an ABS sensor at each hub that monitors a tone ring on each axle. The ABS computer monitors and determines slippage when the brake...
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-12-15, 10:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,763
Posted By fastnoypi
Are the "troubled" bolts for ground? Wondering...

Are the "troubled" bolts for ground? Wondering if they can be accessed after removing the throttle body. Planning to attempt the valve cover replacement in 2 weeks.
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-12-15, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By fastnoypi
for OEM longevity get the NGK 4589 or OEM Denso...

for OEM longevity get the NGK 4589 or OEM Denso 3297 Both have an iridium center electrode and platinum plated ground strap.
The NGK 3764 would also be a good candidate for 100k intervals with...
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-07-15, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 525
Posted By fastnoypi
yes and no,...you can put some through there but...

yes and no,...you can put some through there but its not the most effective way plus you risk puddling. The vac hose that connects your pcv to the back of your intake manifold is the easiest spot....
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-04-15, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 525
Posted By fastnoypi
lean would be very ashy looking. But if you are...

lean would be very ashy looking. But if you are concerned about the blackness of your pistons, consider seafoaming and getting a catch can. The black is from burning the recirculated oil mist...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-31-15, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By fastnoypi
If you bought them legit or stole them is your...

If you bought them legit or stole them is your business.

Just saying you probably "think" you saw instructions for anti-seize usage.
They are no where to be found on my new boxes of iridiums. ...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-31-15, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By fastnoypi
put an old cardboard box in your trunk and...

put an old cardboard box in your trunk and request the old parts through the service manager and assigned tech if known. Techs typically have no problem , its one less trip to the dumpster for...
Forum: GX - First Generation 01-31-15, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By fastnoypi
for daily drivers, i've found continuous warping...

for daily drivers, i've found continuous warping is usually caused by improper torquing of the wheels , poor hub preparation when putting on rotors, and sticking calipers.

fwiw, i believe a...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-31-15, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By fastnoypi
Its easy when you do it the FSM way of removing...

Its easy when you do it the FSM way of removing the intake manifold and using an extension.

Id buy a round of beers if somone can figure out how, using the forum reach around manifold method :D
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-31-15, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By fastnoypi
got a pic? i've got 2 boxes of NGK iridiums...

got a pic? i've got 2 boxes of NGK iridiums here, no where on the box says to apply anti-seize nor off NGK's USA FAQ page.
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-31-15, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By fastnoypi
When the German's start sourcing the engines for...

When the German's start sourcing the engines for these, then i will consider Bosch parts. ;)
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-31-15, 08:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By fastnoypi
fwiw, Per advice of a an NGK engineer i...

fwiw,

Per advice of a an NGK engineer i correspond with on another forum, DO NOT use anti-seize on NGK plugs. They use chromium plating to prevent plugs from freezing into the head.
Denso is...
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