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Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-22-15, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By 01LEXPL
It is, if you want it to be. And if you're...

It is, if you want it to be.

And if you're afraid of having to invest some time with a few trips to a mech. well, then I'd suggest looking at something of the 4banger toyota/honda variety.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-22-15, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By 01LEXPL
similar, I don't remember anymore, as I ordered...

similar, I don't remember anymore, as I ordered from a guide I found on a japanese website.

But the numbers; t4.2 & t4.5 seem to ring a bell. I suggest just ordering a bunch of those, like 10x of...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-22-15, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 451
Posted By 01LEXPL
Get a quote for a timing belt, water pump, cam...

Get a quote for a timing belt, water pump, cam seals [the FULL job], along with coolant flush. Guaranteed the brake fluid has never been changed, that is a must do right away.

Same goes for the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-21-15, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By 01LEXPL
If you take apart the mirror switch [which I...

If you take apart the mirror switch [which I did], you will find a bulb... It's super easy to take out, pop that panel out, disconnect wire harness, then the switch will have small tabs [I suggest a...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-20-15, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By 01LEXPL
ECU relearns when battery cables are removed and...

ECU relearns when battery cables are removed and touched together to clear the capacitors and all memory [fully].

The jerk is common, as in all of the ES330/RX330/50 have it. There's a newer...
Forum: NX Models 02-18-15, 01:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,589
Posted By 01LEXPL
I'm not arguing the 2GR here, I was responding to...

I'm not arguing the 2GR here, I was responding to make a point regarding what can run 87, ie. the 2GR and that a turbo motor should not be running the same fuel type due to compression difference.
...
Forum: NX Models 02-18-15, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,058
Posted By 01LEXPL
Give it some time OP. I'm sure that companies...

Give it some time OP. I'm sure that companies like COBB already have their eye on this motor for the near future.

Even with off the shelf, safe tunes, these cars will be able to crank out more...
Forum: NX Models 02-18-15, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By 01LEXPL
What a wicked storm trooper. I like it.

What a wicked storm trooper. I like it.
Forum: NX Models 02-18-15, 01:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,589
Posted By 01LEXPL
The EX/ES use a completely different motor with...

The EX/ES use a completely different motor with lower compression. Instead of a Turbo-4 they run a smooth V6. It does not need the fuel properties of high-test to run efficiently.

Good on you for...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-16-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By 01LEXPL
Try some basic things first before. I had a scare...

Try some basic things first before. I had a scare like this once in mine. It did it randomly, and I always came to a complete stop before switching gears.

I took it to my mech, no codes nothing....
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-15-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 844
Posted By 01LEXPL
Are you 'marrying' this car? [planning to own...

Are you 'marrying' this car? [planning to own longer than 5yers]

Are you dumping it in 3-4yrs?

Option one, I would replace. I urge you all to read this thread [this topic comes up on every...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-15-15, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By 01LEXPL
Guaranteed they wont. They'll "inspect it", aka,...

Guaranteed they wont. They'll "inspect it", aka, what they do on the very-much recalled 3GS' with the leaky waterpumps.
Forum: NX Models 02-15-15, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By 01LEXPL
Your gauge is likely in MegaPascale's [mPa] since...

Your gauge is likely in MegaPascale's [mPa] since the numbers are so 'small', unlike aftermarket gauges which read PSI.

Here's a good read about your setup, yes it is Subaru but the same...
Forum: CT 200h Model 02-14-15, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,134
Posted By 01LEXPL
It's great as commuter car to put around the...

It's great as commuter car to put around the city.

But it's gutless, the MPG make up for it.

Can't win them all.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-14-15, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By 01LEXPL
I'd roll the dice, only because these components...

I'd roll the dice, only because these components are really good that Lexus puts into their cars...

Look at the LS400 forums, the guys on there do 150-200k on the original timing belt, and it's...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-14-15, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 577
Posted By 01LEXPL
Yikes, another one bites the dust. I'm...

Yikes, another one bites the dust.

I'm wondering why the car is "stuck", when my trans **** the bed, I lost all except for 1st gear & reverse. Neutral was fine.

I would try and disconnect the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-13-15, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By 01LEXPL
No issues. It started all of a sudden in the...

No issues. It started all of a sudden in the drive-thru with the shuddering you described... you can really feel it in the steering column. I did have an intermittent CEL, after a couple of days with...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-12-15, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By 01LEXPL
Yes it can, and in my case [and many others on...

Yes it can, and in my case [and many others on here] it did.

Change both, around 100$ Aftermarket for the pair.
For some reason the ECU trips that series of codes when this happens.

What...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-12-15, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By 01LEXPL
Two things; 1. I LOVE your car. Seriously, what...

Two things;
1. I LOVE your car. Seriously, what a beautiful example, that was my goal for mine, but I sold it...

2. I think the offset is killing you. The 7.5 et42 is tight, a 5mm spacer SHOULD...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-09-15, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By 01LEXPL
The process is as described in the TN thread, it...

The process is as described in the TN thread, it was the same process for the 2nd gens as well.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-09-15, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,771
Posted By 01LEXPL
Nothing special about it, its just Toyota WS...

Nothing special about it, its just Toyota WS fluid... easily acquired at either dealership. So if they were so set on not changing it, why on earth would a dealer decide to sell the oil?

No car...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-09-15, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By 01LEXPL
This has been covered many times, but read the...

This has been covered many times, but read the following;


.....
Forum: RX - Second Generation 02-07-15, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By 01LEXPL
Is it the sensor or the arm that is causing you...

Is it the sensor or the arm that is causing you issues?

I actually had the little threaded arm BREAK off on mine... Welded once, twice and now the arm is seized in place. So I kind of disable the...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 02-07-15, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,177
Posted By 01LEXPL
^ I've done that in the past... with quickstruts...

^ I've done that in the past... with quickstruts so it was easy to put in & out, but very expensive.

If I was to do it all over? I'd change what needed to be change, without going the 'extra...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 02-07-15, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By 01LEXPL
I found it was power steering in my case... ...

I found it was power steering in my case...

It got progressively worse with time and very much weather dependent, when it was humid, and cold.

Changed the belt, did a PS flush with new T4 ATF....
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