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Forum: LS400 08-23-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 60,381
Posted By Lexinky
Power steering high pressure hose replaced

I replaced my high pressure hose/line assembly this past week because of a leak on the pump side where the metal tubing changed to hose.

I know what you are saying, it is in a tight spot and a bad...
Forum: LS400 07-23-13, 05:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,845
Posted By Lexinky
I agree. And hope you do come back and share your...

I agree. And hope you do come back and share your experiences.

If you don't , well that says something about you too doesn't it.
Forum: LS400 07-18-13, 10:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,845
Posted By Lexinky
I would also look at the ground wires to the...

I would also look at the ground wires to the engine and body and make certain they are connected clean and keeping the electrical system bonded together. Could be you are simply losing a ground...
Forum: LS400 07-07-13, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By Lexinky
If doing away with the rubber between the spring...

If doing away with the rubber between the spring and top mount, having no way to hold them in place, and being too short is Ok then sure they will work. Point is they are not the right boot for the...
Forum: LS400 07-05-13, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By Lexinky
KYB Sb104 rear boot is not the correct part

SB104

I just changed my rear shocks keeping the factory setup on my 1996 LS 400 and found that........

KYB Sb104 rear boot is not the correct part for this. It does not have the thick rubber...
Forum: LS400 07-05-13, 05:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,879
Posted By Lexinky
Nice write up, Thanks SB104 I just...

Nice write up, Thanks

SB104

I just changed my rear shocks keeping the factory setup on my 1996 LS 400 and found that........

KYB Sb104 rear boot is not the correct part for this. It does...
Forum: LS400 07-04-13, 04:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,430
Posted By Lexinky
No sealant is necessarry on the water pump. I...

No sealant is necessarry on the water pump. I used the metal gasket that came with the Aisin water pump in kit part # TKT-010 and torqued it to the specs with no sealant. I have done this on several...
Forum: LS400 06-11-13, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By Lexinky
thanks for the reply

So was it a real pain to get out and back in?

I had considered taking the route you did but for < $50.00 I thought the new hose may be just as good.

The good thing about the way you did it was...
Forum: LS400 06-11-13, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By Lexinky
EBAY Power steering hoses

My power steering hose has a slow leak where the metal tubing from the pump connects to a rubber hose and I am interested in replacing it. (This is the pressure hose and not the return hose that is...
Forum: LS400 03-10-13, 10:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,800
Posted By Lexinky
Maybe this will help This is what I did ...

Maybe this will help

This is what I did

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls400/658585-idler-pulley-for-drive-belt-saved-some.html
Forum: LS430 10-21-12, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,295
Posted By Lexinky
www.transdetail.ru/assets/site/files/A-761E.pdf ...

www.transdetail.ru/assets/site/files/A-761E.pdf

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls430/628317-change-your-transmission-fluid-04-06-a.html

PAGE 6, Shows a drain plug and an overflow plug.
Forum: LS430 10-20-12, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,295
Posted By Lexinky
The tube is threaded at its base and can be...

The tube is threaded at its base and can be removed after the drain plug is removed.

Sorry I can't give more info on this, I just don't remember exactly what it was I read.

Additionally it was...
Forum: LS430 10-20-12, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,295
Posted By Lexinky
Not sure the transmission in your car is this way...

Not sure the transmission in your car is this way but..................

Some Toyota transmiisions with the ws fluid there is a drain plug, behind the drain plug there is a tube that extends up...
Forum: Car Chat 10-16-12, 07:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,130
Posted By Lexinky
Dang it I was going to do a seven of them. :sad:

Dang it I was going to do a seven of them. :sad:
Forum: LS400 10-08-12, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By Lexinky
I have a Scangauge II in my LS currently, it...

I have a Scangauge II in my LS currently, it connects to the OBDII port so you must have a 1996 or newer.

It can read and clear trouble codes and shows all kinds of information but then again not...
Forum: LS400 10-08-12, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By Lexinky
Hokie fans?? How are the Megan EZs? Do they...

Hokie fans??

How are the Megan EZs? Do they ride smooth?

Great find, very nice LS.
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 10-07-12, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,196
Posted By Lexinky
Maybe that guy worked on both of them:sad: and he...

Maybe that guy worked on both of them:sad: and he screwed them both up.:egads: Or maybe he was working on the 12 and didn't get it right then messed with your's to see how it worked and now they are...
Forum: LS400 10-06-12, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By Lexinky
It's not an easy job and you have to know what...

It's not an easy job and you have to know what you are doing and have the tools to do it. Not to mention in my case the time I spent researching the job, so that I knew what I was getting in to.
...
Forum: LS400 10-05-12, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By Lexinky
I agree with you. I just did mine at 95,000...

I agree with you.

I just did mine at 95,000 or so miles,and I will not do it again.

By the time it is due again in 5 to 6 years it probably won't make sense to.

I'll drive it until it just...
Forum: LS400 10-05-12, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By Lexinky
I was quoted around $1400.00 for : REPLACE...

I was quoted around $1400.00 for :

REPLACE TIMING BELT, IDLER, TENSIONER, WATER PUMP, THERMOSTAT, GASKET, OUTLET GASKET, WATER PIPE GASKET, WATER INLET GASKET, CAMSHAFT SEALS, CRANKSHAFT SEAL,
...
Forum: LS400 10-05-12, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By Lexinky
That's very inexpensive for that much work. If...

That's very inexpensive for that much work. If they are good at what they do and dont use inferior replacement parts. Did you mis speak and said the engine was removed?
Forum: LS400 10-04-12, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,160
Posted By Lexinky
Idler pulley for drive belt, saved some $$$$

The idler pulley for my serpentine drive belt was failing, and I priced new ones for $50 to $75 ! ! !

I found just the bearing......... a 6301 double sealed Nachi brand on ebay for $10.

I had...
Forum: LS400 10-03-12, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By Lexinky
Yes that first butterfly valve was open when mine...

Yes that first butterfly valve was open when mine was not running, if I remember correctly.

I remember looking in there when I did the timing belt and I could see the second one behind it and...
Forum: LS400 09-25-12, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By Lexinky
You could test the fan by unplugging or jumping...

You could test the fan by unplugging or jumping the switch on the radiator. It is locate on the left( drivers side ) lower corner.

I can't remember if unplugging it or jumping the connector made...
Forum: LS400 09-22-12, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,527
Posted By Lexinky
Ngk are Oem for some Toyota engines as well. ...

Ngk are Oem for some Toyota engines as well.

I have an 2001 4Runner with the 3.4 ,6 cylinder and the original plugs were Ngk on one bank, and Denso on the other.

I understand this is the way...
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