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Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-22-15, 07:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,416
Posted By OceanView
Have you taken your car to a mechanic? I have...

Have you taken your car to a mechanic?
I have a similar metal on metal taping noise on my engine and after taking the car in to an Indy, they are saying that it's the metal shims used to adjust the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-22-15, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 607
Posted By OceanView
I would only use Toyota ATF that is recommended...

I would only use Toyota ATF that is recommended for your car.
The interval I personally use is every 15K but I am not sure what your cars interval is.
Drain and fill only no flushing as that could...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-16-15, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By OceanView
Wow, sounds like a huge headache doing this but I...

Wow, sounds like a huge headache doing this but I commend you for taking it on.
Just out of curiosity, what was the total cost to rebuild the transmission yourself?
I bet it's like $200 in parts?
Forum: Car Chat 03-16-15, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By OceanView
Is it me or does the new C class look like a...

Is it me or does the new C class look like a Toyota Corolla?
Forum: Car Chat 03-10-15, 06:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,006
Posted By OceanView
You need to drive both to come to your own...

You need to drive both to come to your own conclusions but I doubt a Camry can be equal to a LS400.

I use to have a 91 LS400 and that was a solid car with reliability the Germans only wished for....
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-10-15, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By OceanView
The precut keys are only good if you have another...

The precut keys are only good if you have another key to take the guts out of.
That means you will still need the remote that's inside the key to put into the new cut key.
You need a entire new key...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-10-15, 09:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,416
Posted By OceanView
You might need a valve adjustment. I am leaning...

You might need a valve adjustment. I am leaning toward this on my car at the moment.
Here is a Valve Adjustment DIY on a 1MZ-FE engine which is similar to the 3MZ-FE engine you have on your car.
...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 03-09-15, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By OceanView
That's awesome. What options did you get?

That's awesome.
What options did you get?
Forum: Maintenance 03-09-15, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By OceanView
Well I tried Marvel Mystery Oil and after 200...

Well I tried Marvel Mystery Oil and after 200 miles, it has not solved my issue.
I'm gonna take my car to an indy and see if they can spot the issue.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 03-09-15, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By OceanView
$433 per month is before taxes right? I'm...

$433 per month is before taxes right?
I'm starting to look into getting a new one.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-05-15, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By OceanView
Did you actually save any money with all the...

Did you actually save any money with all the taxes, registration and fees you will have to spend?
Oh well, good luck with the GS.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-05-15, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 841
Posted By OceanView
So which Synthetic ATF fluid is recommended? ...

So which Synthetic ATF fluid is recommended?
And will it be ok for just drain and fill to mix with the existing Type 4 that's already in there?
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-04-15, 10:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,416
Posted By OceanView
I'm hearing 2 different noises. On the...

I'm hearing 2 different noises.

On the second video I hear the clicking which sounds like lifter noise and a deeper toned tap tap tap that might be a rod knock/lower bearing sound (hopefully...
Forum: Maintenance 03-04-15, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By OceanView
I have a slight lifter tick in my 1mZ-fe engine. ...

I have a slight lifter tick in my 1mZ-fe engine.
I'm not sure if I have sludge but I am gonna try adding Marvel Mystery Oil in it this weekend.
Have read a few good things about it online so it's...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-27-15, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 841
Posted By OceanView
100K ATF fluid interval is too long. I would do...

100K ATF fluid interval is too long.
I would do 30K as it was suggested above.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-27-15, 08:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,513
Posted By OceanView
Congrats man, Lexus is the new Timex, takes a...

Congrats man,
Lexus is the new Timex, takes a licking and keeps on ticking :D
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-18-15, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By OceanView
Get a battery tender to charge the battery.

Get a battery tender to charge the battery.
Forum: Car Chat 02-17-15, 10:26 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,532
Posted By OceanView
That could be a different Prius. It's Malibu,...

That could be a different Prius.
It's Malibu, there are plenty of Prius on the road.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-16-15, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By OceanView
Ouch! That's an expensive lesson. I too did...

Ouch! That's an expensive lesson.

I too did something like this on my Mercedes and paid dearly for a new transmission.
Now I take my time and shift slowly at a complete stop just to make sure I...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-15-15, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By OceanView
I too have a non ML system and am interested in...

I too have a non ML system and am interested in this too and would love to hear all options.
I'm willing to spend up to $1000 on a new head unit and speakers.
My main questions are:
1. Can I use...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-14-15, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By OceanView
Those are good points. I too had my car...

Those are good points.
I too had my car totalled by the insurance company recently and I didn't get my money for routine maintenance items.
I've gone as much as 120K between timing belt changes...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-10-15, 11:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,040
Posted By OceanView
Nice Key. Do you have to do anything to program...

Nice Key.
Do you have to do anything to program it after you move all the guts over?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-08-15, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 939
Posted By OceanView
Any Updates? Which did you buy? Here's my 2...

Any Updates? Which did you buy?

Here's my 2 cents.

My 98 ES300 ran great at 342K miles until it was rear ended and totalled by the insurance company. I was bummed cause I wanted to see how long...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-04-15, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By OceanView
How many miles do you have and what kind of mpg...

How many miles do you have and what kind of mpg are you getting now vs before?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-28-15, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By OceanView
I think it depends on how much the cost of fixing...

I think it depends on how much the cost of fixing your car will be and if thats more than the value of the car. Personal decision for you.
By the way, get more than 1 estimate before you decide.
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