Go Back   Club Lexus Forums > Search Forums
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.51 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: BayAreaLex
Forum: GS - Second Generation Yesterday, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By BayAreaLex
Hi guys, just to update this post: I went...

Hi guys, just to update this post:

I went ahead and replaced the serpentine belt. Problem persists.

I just ordered a replacement tensioner and idler pulley. Will report back soon.

Thanks.
Forum: GS - Second Generation Yesterday, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By BayAreaLex
Ok, so alternator needs to come off along with...

Ok, so alternator needs to come off along with the serpentine belt.

Is that all? Thanks guys.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 03-29-15, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By BayAreaLex
Thank you for the reply. I just replaced my...

Thank you for the reply. I just replaced my Serpentine belt today and that's what it looked like to me.

The reason I posted this question is because I read that there are engine plates that need...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 03-28-15, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By BayAreaLex
Procedure for replacing tensioner and idler pulleys on GS430?

Hi guys, I plan to replace my tensioner and idler pulleys.

I'm wondering if anyone has a procedure on how to do this? Thanks!

The car is a 2001 GS430
Forum: GS - Second Generation 03-27-15, 11:31 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 68,269
Posted By BayAreaLex
Did I read that right?? You have an 18x11.5 with...

Did I read that right?? You have an 18x11.5 with a -35mm offset :eek2::eek2::eek2:
Forum: GS - Second Generation 03-27-15, 11:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,020
Posted By BayAreaLex
With Sewell Closed, Where to Get Door Lock Actuator?

My door lock actuator stopped working on the passenger side rear door.

Does anyone have any recommendations on where to get a replacement? Also, does anyone know of a how-to?

Thanks a lot guys!
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-26-15, 05:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 32,372
Posted By BayAreaLex
LOL! I'm with you. When mine breaks, I will...

LOL!

I'm with you. When mine breaks, I will become one of those people on the forums that relentlessly stresses the importance of replacing your timing belt every 90K miles...

After having a...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-26-15, 05:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 32,372
Posted By BayAreaLex
Nick, this isn't an exception, it's the norm... ...

Nick, this isn't an exception, it's the norm...

Lexus timing belts snapping are so rare you almost never see it happen.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 03-25-15, 08:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By BayAreaLex
Will it fit on the rear: 19x12 49mm with 305-30-19

Hi guys,

I am looking at adding a 19x12 49mm with 305-30-19 to the rear of my 2GS.

I am certain that it will fit just fine to the outside because that size is identical to the outside as a...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 03-12-15, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By BayAreaLex
As mentioned above, take 10min to read about how...

As mentioned above, take 10min to read about how to read tire sizing.

If you wanted a tire that was slightly wider and slightly taller, you should have gone 285/30/18

275/30/18:
10.83" wide...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 03-12-15, 06:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,677
Posted By BayAreaLex
The LS400 and the 2GS have a reputation for...

The LS400 and the 2GS have a reputation for reliability and longetivity that is absolutely unmatched.

I will say that one weak point of the 2GS is the suspension (ball-joints, tie rods, knuckle...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 03-12-15, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By BayAreaLex
If you want a cheaper auto-parts rotor that has...

If you want a cheaper auto-parts rotor that has really held up awesome for me, get BOSCH. Excellent quality and I think I paid $65/unit a couple years ago.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 03-12-15, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By BayAreaLex
They'll be fine and I don't think the warranty is...

They'll be fine and I don't think the warranty is transferable.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 03-12-15, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 725
Posted By BayAreaLex
lol, I hope you're joking, Jokester. We are...

lol, I hope you're joking, Jokester.

We are talking about OEM Lexus/Toyota parts here. That's about as good as it gets... especially when the topic is timing belts.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 02-27-15, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By BayAreaLex
Update: The 2100RPM chirping is only...

Update:

The 2100RPM chirping is only occurring when the car is moving (i.e. under light load).

If I just rev the engine with no load, there is no chirping. That makes things harder...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-24-15, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By BayAreaLex
Just referenced this again... Got my rear driver...

Just referenced this again... Got my rear driver side brake squealing under very light braking.

Need to rip off the pads/rotor and see what's going on.
Forum: 2Gen GS430 / 400/ 300 Classifieds (98-05) 02-24-15, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By BayAreaLex
Still looking.

Still looking.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 02-24-15, 06:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,830
Posted By BayAreaLex
Thank you sir. :thumbup:

Thank you sir. :thumbup:
Forum: GS - Second Generation 02-24-15, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By BayAreaLex
Hi guys, just an update on this. I haven't...

Hi guys, just an update on this.

I haven't had a chance to find the culprit but what I did find is the chirping only happens at a very narrow RPM range of 2100RPM (+/- 50RPM) in any gear. Yes,...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-24-15, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By BayAreaLex
Not exactly by hand, but by body weight, yes.

Not exactly by hand, but by body weight, yes.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-17-15, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By BayAreaLex
No, you're talking to someone who ran the combo...

No, you're talking to someone who ran the combo for a long time and had no problems at all. Even after 100K miles when I removed the shocks they retracted smooth and showed no signs of any issues...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 02-12-15, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By BayAreaLex
Did you go with Goodyear or some other brand?

Did you go with Goodyear or some other brand?
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-12-15, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By BayAreaLex
I had these springs with stock shocks. Since the...

I had these springs with stock shocks. Since the spring rate doesn't differ significantly from stock, the factory dampers should be fine assuming they are in good operating condition.

It rode...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 02-12-15, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By BayAreaLex
Thanks guys. If it turns out to be a tensioner...

Thanks guys. If it turns out to be a tensioner pulley, does anyone have a Lexus part# available?
Forum: GS - Second Generation 02-12-15, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By BayAreaLex
I’m always skeptical of a “bad rack” diagnosis...

I’m always skeptical of a “bad rack” diagnosis since often the problem is just the rack bushings (or a combination of bushings and tie rods).

If I were you, I would first check the inner and outer...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump
All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:52 PM.

Join ClubLexus

Copyright © 2000-2015 Internet Brands, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Terms of Use | JOBS


Get all contact info