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Forum: SC 400/300 02-28-15, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By Aron9000
Window tint on white SC

So I've decided I need to tint the windows on my 1992 SC300. Job has changed, so its not going to be a parking garage all day like the past few summers.

Main thing is I want to keep the...
Forum: Car Chat 02-28-15, 04:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,579
Posted By Aron9000
All its missing is the gulliwing doors lol.

All its missing is the gulliwing doors lol.
Forum: Car Chat 02-27-15, 03:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 599
Posted By Aron9000
Are you going to have to modify the body to get...

Are you going to have to modify the body to get it to fit on the modified frame with the new suspension mounting points?
Forum: Car Chat 02-27-15, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By Aron9000
My point was price comparison, 10-15 years ago a...

My point was price comparison, 10-15 years ago a base Mustang was not the same price as a loaded Fusion. A base Mustang was the same price as a basic Festiva, Escort, Focus, etc

Although if Ford...
Forum: Car Chat 02-26-15, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By Aron9000
$35k is a lot of coin for a Mustang, especially...

$35k is a lot of coin for a Mustang, especially one without a V8.

I remember back about 15 years ago, you could buy a base V6 Mustang for the same price as a base model Focus or Escort. And...
Forum: Car Chat 02-21-15, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By Aron9000
^ I agree with you for the most part, but...

^ I agree with you for the most part, but remember it was our lack of imagination that led to planes being used as missiles.

Somebody could hack one of those double decker Mega Buses that hold 80...
Forum: Car Chat 02-16-15, 06:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,641
Posted By Aron9000
:Eh, go drive a Dodge cummins diesel from the...

:Eh, go drive a Dodge cummins diesel from the 90's/early 00's and stop your whining about your Lexus being loud.:boxing


Seriously though, my bet is that you have crap tires. I've always had...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02-15-15, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Aron9000
So are the rollers in the changer part or in the...

So are the rollers in the changer part or in the removable magazine?

BTW, I've figured out that the thing will play CD 1 or CD 12, the ones at the top/bottom of the magazine but it won't play...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02-15-15, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Aron9000
this fixes the problem, but its not really a good...

this fixes the problem, but its not really a good solution. Every time ive ejected the cartridge, it always has the CD's in it. Its never left one stuck in the player
Forum: Car Chat 02-15-15, 01:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 403
Posted By Aron9000
Offer different wheel packages. I know the...

Offer different wheel packages. I know the wheels on my 1992 SC300 were once offered as a dealer accessory on new Lexus cars. I picked them up for a steal at $900, new in box, for all 4. Some...
Forum: North Texas Lexus Club 02-15-15, 01:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Aron9000
Dude, you don't need a "Lexus" specific mechanic....

Dude, you don't need a "Lexus" specific mechanic. These things are Toyotas under the skin. I have the same guy service my 1992 SC300 and my 1993 Toyota truck. He also works on our family's 2000...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02-15-15, 12:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Aron9000
Problems with 12 disc changer

Sorry if this has been posted before . . .

So the car is a 1992 SC300, 84k miles, always garaged, well maintained, never left sitting for a number of years, basically its a cream-puff.

So...
Forum: Car Chat 02-15-15, 12:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By Aron9000
You might laugh at me, but the most similar car...

You might laugh at me, but the most similar car to the old 2000-2004 Avalon is the old 1992-99 Benz W140 S-class. Specifically the cheaper inline six S320.

The 2000-04 Avalon shares a lot of...
Forum: SC 400/300 02-06-15, 04:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 625
Posted By Aron9000
So would you trust your SC on a 3k mile road trip from Portland MA to San Diego CA???

Quite frankly, that is the exact purpose the SC was designed for. Other than it guzzling premium gas at 20-25mpg, my car would make the trip without fault.
Forum: Car Chat 02-05-15, 11:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By Aron9000
If that was in Germany, that guy will go to jail,...

If that was in Germany, that guy will go to jail, and not just for a few days.

The Autobahn is ultimate automotive freedom, but it is also a place of strict enforcement. On speed restricted...
Forum: Car Chat 02-05-15, 07:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,527
Posted By Aron9000
Now days you can dial back the torque steer...

Now days you can dial back the torque steer through the computer by limiting the engine's power at lower speeds/from a dead stop or using the brakes and stability control programs.

Not the ideal...
Forum: Car Chat 02-05-15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Aron9000
I'm sure you wouldn't try that in some big, heavy...

I'm sure you wouldn't try that in some big, heavy bike like a Goldwing or Harley Road King or Electra Glide.
Forum: Car Chat 02-05-15, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By Aron9000
^ I think the point is both the old 190E and CLA...

^ I think the point is both the old 190E and CLA are the cheapest Mercedes you can buy.

I wouldn't be suprised if the old 190E, despite being smaller, is roomier than the CLA. The greenhouse...
Forum: Car Chat 02-04-15, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By Aron9000
I know the rental companies are trying to protect...

I know the rental companies are trying to protect themselves from liability by not letting you tow, but it seems kind of silly that they'd rent hulking V8 powered pickup trucks and SUV's and not let...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-04-15, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By Aron9000
When you say tram-lining, do you mean the car...

When you say tram-lining, do you mean the car following ruts/grooves in heavily worn roads? As in if you keep a firmer grip on the wheel it tends to not do this?

Cause my car does this on bad...
Forum: Car Chat 02-03-15, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Aron9000
I know the engines, interior, and sheetmetal have...

I know the engines, interior, and sheetmetal have been different between the US spec Tacoma and Hi-Lux, but isn't the chassis/suspension all the same?

Kind of crazy that they'd spec out two...
Forum: Car Chat 02-03-15, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 288
Posted By Aron9000
I might be in the minority, but for snow duty I...

I might be in the minority, but for snow duty I prefer a heavy RWD car or truck vs FWD in the snow. This is considering both cars are running normal/narrower tire sizes(315/35R17 performance tires...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-02-15, 01:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By Aron9000
Grunchy sound when going over speed bumps when its cold

So the car is a 1992 SC300, 5 speed, 83k miles on it. This is an extremely well preserved, original paint, original leather, hell original everything type of car, always garaged, hell you could sell...
Forum: Car Chat 02-01-15, 10:59 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 13,408
Posted By Aron9000
Interesting that they aren't offering an 18"...

Interesting that they aren't offering an 18" wheel option on the new Miata. 195/50/R16 tire size that is stock seems rather tame compared to some of the wheel/tire combos out there on sports cars...
Forum: Car Chat 01-31-15, 10:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,588
Posted By Aron9000
^ Camaro being high on the fatality list doesn't...

^ Camaro being high on the fatality list doesn't surprise me. Especially for how cheap you can buy 4th gen LS1 V8 Camaros now days. 3-5k will buy you a good, high mile runner that might look kind...
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