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Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-25-15, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By Tantrix
Right...but will it also solve the wobble...

Right...but will it also solve the wobble vibration issue that some users are having
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-24-15, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By Tantrix
will the 2IS AWD coilovers also fit the 3GS AWD ?

does anyone know if the 2nd gen IS AWD specific coilovers will also fit the 3GS AWD model ?

they make specific coilovers for the 2nd gen IS AWD, and since they both share the same suspension, can...
Forum: Car Chat 03-19-15, 01:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,364
Posted By Tantrix
it looks promising. I was hoping they would give...

it looks promising. I was hoping they would give the front end a more snouty look and looks like they are heading that way.

let's hope it keeps the same long hood profile just like they show in...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-16-15, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By Tantrix
air conditioning is intermitently working

so even with the AC light signalling ON on my display, the cool AC feel sometimes works well and sometimes will shut off and just blow air.

the heater function works fine.

I"m almost certain I...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-16-15, 08:41 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,033
Posted By Tantrix
Why the rush ? If they say they r not ready then...

Why the rush ? If they say they r not ready then theres a good reason for it.

This is toyota lexus u are dealing with, not chrysler.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-14-15, 11:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,002
Posted By Tantrix
is it from a dealer ? if it's from the dealer...

is it from a dealer ? if it's from the dealer then forget it. that means they picked it up for like 2000, which means it was probably abandoned due to it being unusable.

but if the car checks out...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-13-15, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By Tantrix
Ya looks like a few IS guys also brought this up...

Ya looks like a few IS guys also brought this up but there were no safely brake functionality issues.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-10-15, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By Tantrix
ok guys had the car checked out at longo lexus in...

ok guys had the car checked out at longo lexus in el monte, they took it overnight and said everything was ok.

I feel comfortable taking their word for it. The service advisor Paul and all they...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-10-15, 02:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,418
Posted By Tantrix
so just to clarify, you are adding a separate amp...

so just to clarify, you are adding a separate amp for the ML subwoofer, which leaves the ML amp to just power the rest of the ML speakers in the car cabin right ?

does anyone know what size the...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-09-15, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By Tantrix
are u sure about this diagnosis ? I'm taking it...

are u sure about this diagnosis ? I'm taking it to the dealer today.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-07-15, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,926
Posted By Tantrix
here's the same one as above. not sure what...

here's the same one as above.

not sure what the brand is, and it's not even close to a auto couture style lip.

it's more of a 2nd gen GS TTE style lip.

...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-07-15, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By Tantrix
brakes hard upon start up, then normal after I start car

I noticed last night that the brake pedal was hard when I tried to start the car...then it softened up after I started the car.

does this mean my booster is starting to go bad ?

it usually...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-02-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Tantrix
is there any easy way to confirm if my rear calipers are locked up

the brakes feel kinda soft for what I'm used to.

but then again I hear this is pretty normal for this car.

my fronts are fine and have a lot of brake pad left.

the rears have a lot of brake...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-28-15, 01:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,026
Posted By Tantrix
Ive never heard of a car breaking down due to a...

Ive never heard of a car breaking down due to a dirty throttle body.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-26-15, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By Tantrix
One lesson ive learned with maintenance on high...

One lesson ive learned with maintenance on high mileage cars is to not over do the maintenance...a lot of times the mechanic has more chance to harm to your vehicle than the maintenance itself.

...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-24-15, 11:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,423
Posted By Tantrix
The cars gps is useless once u start using the...

The cars gps is useless once u start using the gps in your smartphone.
It takes forever inputting an address and is not intuitive enough to auto complete a destination search. U will also have to...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-24-15, 11:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,033
Posted By Tantrix
I just got this recall done as well, along with...

I just got this recall done as well, along with the other recall before this. I got a loaner for 3 days and they filled up my tank. Even got a really nice clean car wash.

They only fill up tanks...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-24-15, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By Tantrix
these cars aren't at bulletproof as we would...

these cars aren't at bulletproof as we would think it is.

seems like there's always a post about engine stumbling or start up noise. these issues a lot of times get very expensive to fix
Forum: Suspension 02-24-15, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By Tantrix
Your lucky lexus stepped in, its a 2008 so they...

Your lucky lexus stepped in, its a 2008 so they were off the hook long time ago. My struts need replacing soon...but im stuck to getting oem because its a awd.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-21-15, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Tantrix
make sure u got oem pads and the latest shims...

make sure u got oem pads and the latest shims from lexus.

if you had no problems or any vibrations before the change, then don't turn the rotors or replace them.

it's horrible how shops always...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-19-15, 11:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By Tantrix
any info on lexus updating the brake shims ?

I spoke to a local mechanic and he said lexus has a redesigned shim for the 3gs that eliminates all the noise problems that most of us are having.

this is a separate part order and is not included...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-15-15, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By Tantrix
It was screwed bolted on by body shop.

It was screwed bolted on by body shop.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-13-15, 12:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By Tantrix
here u go guys, I wouldn't say it was a perfect...

here u go guys, I wouldn't say it was a perfect fit but good enough. I guess it's the 3gs version of the 2gs TTE lip. I actually prefer this over the auto couture style and all other lips on the...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-12-15, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By Tantrix
ok guys, got this front lip on. it's not...

ok guys, got this front lip on.

it's not bad, had to massage it in to fit. It's nice for a oem style lip for stock oem look.

I'll have pics tonight.

but this is NOT the auto couture replica...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-11-15, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,597
Posted By Tantrix
Sounds like the engine mounts, my old acura...

Sounds like the engine mounts, my old acura legend had the same problem till I changed out the mounts....it could be something else.
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