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Forum: RX - First Generation Today, 10:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 39,498
Posted By fastnoypi
bumping this old thread...how often should the PS...

bumping this old thread...how often should the PS fluid be flushed/replaced? I couldn't find it in the Lexus maintenance schedule as a list item. No issues here, but i just noticed my fluid...
Forum: RX - First Generation Today, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By fastnoypi
Got to hand it to the OEMs to complicate a simple...

Got to hand it to the OEMs to complicate a simple design to be all fancy :D
If it was a simple weld-in screw type bung, any universal and most catalytics would work.
Forum: RX - First Generation Today, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By fastnoypi
if it is #11 in front of the resonator, The...

if it is #11 in front of the resonator, The second pic of the ebay cat shows a bung but looks to be for a egr tube. Does the rear most o2 sensor use a different style flange than the front 2...
Forum: RX - First Generation Today, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By fastnoypi
Kudos to finding a non-OEM solution that would...

Kudos to finding a non-OEM solution that would work, if you can do the welding cheap.

looks like that ebay cat has to be welded back as a y-pipe. If i'm not mistaken, it would be #9 on this...
Forum: RX - Second Generation Yesterday, 02:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,115
Posted By fastnoypi
have you attempted a top end cleaning? Oil...

have you attempted a top end cleaning? Oil deposits from normal blowby can hang valves open if there is enough crud buildup.
Forum: RX - Second Generation Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 403
Posted By fastnoypi
I'm pretty sure Aisin/ASCO is the OEM supplier...

I'm pretty sure Aisin/ASCO is the OEM supplier for Toyota/Lexus water pumps. Excellent quality. Denso is the OEM trusted supplier for most of the Asian auto electronics parts.
Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 140
Posted By fastnoypi
Sorry I haven't performed any axle or bearing...

Sorry I haven't performed any axle or bearing replacements yet on the RX300. You'll have to call a Lexus/Toyota part counter to see if the front axles require a seal.

It can be a big PITA if you...
Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 140
Posted By fastnoypi
Have had good luck with NTN and Timken bearings. ...

Have had good luck with NTN and Timken bearings.

Do not get the Timken wheel bearing seals. NAPA has a made in USA supplier for their bearing seals with much better quality.
Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 05:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By fastnoypi
I bet you did not unplug the wire harness to the...

I bet you did not unplug the wire harness to the power steering pump and/or unsecure the 12mm bolt holding the drivers side of the harness. If you had unplugged the power steering pump clip, you...
Forum: RX - First Generation 03-24-15, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By fastnoypi
check and secure the big ground you had to remove...

check and secure the big ground you had to remove on your intake manifold. Injector ground is on it.
Forum: RX - First Generation 03-24-15, 12:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 355
Posted By fastnoypi
As soon as you expose the axle end, you can...

As soon as you expose the axle end, you can replace it on the car. Just clean the area of the old tone ring really good and apply a light coat of grease before pressing the new one on. Any excess...
Forum: RX - First Generation 03-24-15, 10:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 355
Posted By fastnoypi
id rate a 5 since its more a PITA to expose the...

id rate a 5 since its more a PITA to expose the outside axle end to install the ring.

FWIW, the DIY here shows a bandaid fix of attempting to repair with epoxy which showed a poor end result. A...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-24-15, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By fastnoypi
if you used a small enough bit, you could retap...

if you used a small enough bit, you could retap with an M8 tap, if not, yes some self tapping screws would work.
Forum: RX - First Generation 03-23-15, 05:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 740
Posted By fastnoypi
Agreed, folks who report oil consumption on CL is...

Agreed, folks who report oil consumption on CL is a relatively small sample however, if you dig in a bit more on other Toyota forums for other models that used the 1MZFE..you will be quite surprised...
Forum: RX - First Generation 03-23-15, 04:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 740
Posted By fastnoypi
I can't make a blanket statement for everyone...

I can't make a blanket statement for everyone else's cars. There are some on this board who've been able to solve their problem with just a pcv valve, others have found evidence of clogging in...
Forum: RX - First Generation 03-23-15, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By fastnoypi
That topic has come up in alot of other forums to...

That topic has come up in alot of other forums to those who are concerned. It does not concern me for that little of an amount especially when oil changes are within recommended intervals. You can...
Forum: RX - First Generation 03-23-15, 06:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 740
Posted By fastnoypi
Interesting note of causes of oil consumption. ...

Interesting note of causes of oil consumption.


https://www.amsoil.com/techservicesbulletin/MotorOil/TSB%20MO-2004-04-03%20Oil%20Consumption.pdf


with some of these first generation RX's...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-22-15, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By fastnoypi
you can replace halogens with HID bulbs but it is...

you can replace halogens with HID bulbs but it is not as simple as just getting bulbs. A HID system also has an ignitor ballast per bulb that you will have to account for in mounting. Also you...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-22-15, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By fastnoypi
try spraying with pb blaster and using reverse...

try spraying with pb blaster and using reverse drill bits or a screw extractor.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-22-15, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By fastnoypi
very possible, but i haven't come across the...

very possible, but i haven't come across the grinding problem when one of my sensor went bad and i had some codes.
They are easy enough to clean and replace with minimal tools.

Check this thread...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-22-15, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By fastnoypi
In that case there is no way the pads got hot...

In that case there is no way the pads got hot enough to bed the rotors to transfer material.

Id try first by unmounting both the front wheels and rotors and really ensuring the hub surfaces are...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-21-15, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By fastnoypi
how many miles did it take to feel the brake...

how many miles did it take to feel the brake pulsation after rotor replacement? Did you do a brake pad bed in procedure?
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-21-15, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By fastnoypi
the external star is only for extraction, if you...

the external star is only for extraction, if you don't remove via the double nut method. A standard M8 stud can be found at your local Ace hardware. Or stop by any Lexus/Toyota part counter for...
Forum: RX - First Generation 03-21-15, 05:18 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 94,222
Posted By fastnoypi
maybe an impact screwdriver will help..they are a...

maybe an impact screwdriver will help..they are a few bux at harbor freight. Helps with really stuck screws because they are spring loaded.
Forum: RX - First Generation 03-20-15, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By fastnoypi
i'd guess it is the rear ocv as well. I think...

i'd guess it is the rear ocv as well. I think its 153400A010 but best to call up your local Lexus parts counter to verify.
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