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Forum: ES300 and ES330 Today, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By ES300NZ
sounds like one of the coil packs/leads is not...

sounds like one of the coil packs/leads is not connecting to the spark plug properly and having to 'jump' the last few 'mm', I would re-check that first. If you 'crimp' the lead slightly and check...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 Yesterday, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,388
Posted By ES300NZ
the throttle cable is actually meant to be loose...

the throttle cable is actually meant to be loose enough to droop about 5-6mm. So, that's quite loose really, same with the second cable which is the cruise control cable.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-16-15, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,921
Posted By ES300NZ
yeah, the es300 is a really smooth engine but...

yeah, the es300 is a really smooth engine but it's surprising short on power, it's an 'FE' engine which means the head ports are small (for economy), and the valves are .. conservative.I was quite...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-15-15, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 372
Posted By ES300NZ
check under the throttle body. I think that's the...

check under the throttle body. I think that's the coolant return line
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-14-15, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By ES300NZ
+1 for ^ what phil wrote, also .. .. ...

+1 for ^ what phil wrote, also ..

.. broken engine mount, engine floating away and pulling intake tube off allowing unmetered air in.
.. knock sensors & harness.
.. I got nothing beyond...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-14-15, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By ES300NZ
um what ?? drive cycles ? um ... that's...

um what ??
drive cycles ? um ... that's nonsensical.
OBD2 = On Board Diagnostic (system) version 2. So, that part of your question seems confused. It doesn't actually relate to emission testing. ...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-14-15, 12:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,921
Posted By ES300NZ
I wouldn't bother with an es300, and I own one....

I wouldn't bother with an es300, and I own one. It's not a performance car, it was never intended to be. It would take a ridiculous amount of work to get it there, the wheel track (width) is too...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-12-15, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By ES300NZ
if it is missing, you can live without it. ...

if it is missing, you can live without it.

it's sole function is to eliminate harsh/jolting movements when the car changes gear.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-08-15, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By ES300NZ
if you car talking about the top strip, of the...

if you car talking about the top strip, of the rear window, yep my tints are never, ever going to attach into those hollows. It's dimpled, but I think a pattern of holes would be a better way of...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-01-15, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By ES300NZ
Cold start is generally not an issue with...

Cold start is generally not an issue with Lexus/Toyota cars provided it starts ok at temperatures above -10C. At tempatures below -10C I couldn't say, it just doesn't get that cold where I live.
...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-01-15, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By ES300NZ
Vibration in the steering wheel is generally one...

Vibration in the steering wheel is generally one (or all three), or three things.

The tyre (or tyres) at the front. uneven wear, flat spots, separated belts, bulge in side wall.
The wheel;...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-31-15, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By ES300NZ
you have to admit it's kind of a long shot :P

you have to admit it's kind of a long shot :P
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-31-15, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By ES300NZ
this isn't really the sort of issue an internet...

this isn't really the sort of issue an internet forum can help with, moreover since people in real life can't seem to assist remote people on the interwebs aren't likely to be able to either.

:)
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-31-15, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By ES300NZ
Stock. IMHO.

Stock. IMHO.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-31-15, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By ES300NZ
I think what you are asking for is not an...

I think what you are asking for is not an ignition source, but switched power, or IGN. My suggestion is that if you can't find that yourself you should get a professional to install the thing you...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-31-15, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By ES300NZ
here's my advice. Get it towed to your house....

here's my advice. Get it towed to your house. Find another mechanic some distance away, tell him everything, and let him have a go at it.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-30-15, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 280
Posted By ES300NZ
haha, never noticed you're in NZ, Sup bro. ...

haha, never noticed you're in NZ,

Sup bro.

http://sulco.co.nz/ sell the mad long breaker bars. saw them on special for $80. 3/4 inch drive. Your local probably doesn't have that deal.

Get...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-30-15, 12:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 280
Posted By ES300NZ
.. get ya tig welder out and turn it into a...

.. get ya tig welder out and turn it into a breaker bar. At least it wont be a total loss.

damn, that nut's really giving you some trouble. I guess you have to visit a mechanic.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-29-15, 10:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 280
Posted By ES300NZ
I bent a 10mm solid bar trying to lossen that nut...

I bent a 10mm solid bar trying to lossen that nut once. Turns out it was just mild steel.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-29-15, 10:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 280
Posted By ES300NZ
It usually is. Most FWD cars are like that. (not...

It usually is. Most FWD cars are like that. (not all). ppl often drop the top because it's easier to move the nuts, and pay for a re-wheel-alignment. That's not my method. :P
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-29-15, 10:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 280
Posted By ES300NZ
I use a 1/2 breaker bar, and nut. and long metal...

I use a 1/2 breaker bar, and nut. and long metal pole. all high quality steel. I take the centre cap off, drop the car on the ground. I make sure the handbrake is on strongly. I've always done it...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-29-15, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By ES300NZ
Two things a seized engine will not turn over,...

Two things
a seized engine will not turn over, at all.
fuel+ spark + compression = start., also Air + Fuel = Run.


You can add fuel by squirting starter fluid (its in a car) past the AFM...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-29-15, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By ES300NZ
I concur, it's clearly the 'strut' that supports...

I concur, it's clearly the 'strut' that supports the upper intake plenum.

.... it's not a danger to not have that in place.

It does support the upper intake plenum, prevent flexing, and though...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-29-15, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 280
Posted By ES300NZ
It's a 30mm, but it's smart to have a 28mm, 30mm,...

It's a 30mm, but it's smart to have a 28mm, 30mm, and 32mm in case you do cv's in other cars later on. I've got 28 - 36mm for that reason.

Non-impact sockets are ok, but that nuts on pretty tight...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-29-15, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By ES300NZ
Sometimes to can temporary fix the terminal by...

Sometimes to can temporary fix the terminal by putting a 'screw' .. um between the terminal and the bolt in this photo. You just have to make sure you don't pierce the battery.
...
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