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Forum: GS - Second Generation Yesterday, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By DMPesso
I always wondered when I was at auctions what App...

I always wondered when I was at auctions what App those people were using to scan the cars. What exactly are they getting? They scan the VIN barcode and what does it tell them? Carfax reports? Pardon...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-16-15, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 461
Posted By DMPesso
Yea I never understood that but maybe it's...

Yea I never understood that but maybe it's because Honda is a much cheaper car and cheaper to buy parts for and the used demand is higher for them and you know used car values are all based on supply...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-16-15, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 461
Posted By DMPesso
And that's my point also. I can deal with all the...

And that's my point also. I can deal with all the suspension issues but tranny and engine problems is where I pull the plug which is why I left Honda and Acura for Lexus and never looked back....
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-16-15, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 461
Posted By DMPesso
Whoops my bad I meant 6 cylinders. But in general...

Whoops my bad I meant 6 cylinders. But in general most of the people I know who have the 6 cylinder Lexus engines have the valve cover oil leaking issues.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-16-15, 05:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,211
Posted By DMPesso
my thoughts exactly because that saddle leather...

my thoughts exactly because that saddle leather padding under the wood on the doors like horrible IMO, it does not blend well with that color wood.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-16-15, 05:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 461
Posted By DMPesso
I second this. The oil on the V6s will always...

I second this. The oil on the V6s will always leak in the valve covers. Every GS300 I have ever had and anyone i know with a V6 Lexus has had leaky valve cover gaskets. Infact my friend is currently...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-15-15, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By DMPesso
I tried turning and switching lanes it didn't...

I tried turning and switching lanes it didn't change where the noise was from its really hard to tell now it sounds like the rear, is it possible for the same noise to come from the rear?
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-15-15, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By DMPesso
He is slightly lazy however the reason he told me...

He is slightly lazy however the reason he told me to get the whole thing used is because I had to go to another shop and get the bearing pressed out because he does not have a press and that costs...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-15-15, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By DMPesso
I swapped it with one that was used off a wrecked...

I swapped it with one that was used off a wrecked car so there is no guarantee that it was working and I'm pretty sure it was bad because he is refunding me and I am getting one from someone on here...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-15-15, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By DMPesso
So sorry I should have fixed that. You do not...

So sorry I should have fixed that. You do not hear it while idling. You only hear it when driving over 20 mostly 30-40 mph and up and it gets louder as you let go of the gas and are cruising. The...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-15-15, 04:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By DMPesso
Two different mechanics said thats the problem....

Two different mechanics said thats the problem. My friend has a lot of these laying around so there is a chance I got a bad one. Now what I'm trying to figure out is if the same bearing noise can be...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-14-15, 09:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By DMPesso
So I swapped it with a used one and I am still...

So I swapped it with a used one and I am still hearing the sound. Not sure if he's just saying that but he said it sounds a little better but the one I got is bad also but better then what I had. Not...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-14-15, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 785
Posted By DMPesso
Whoa! Thanks for that! So do you think it's worth...

Whoa! Thanks for that! So do you think it's worth changing from the 5w30 mobile one to amsoil? Is it bad to change oils? I would love to see over 300k on my GS! Way to go!
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-14-15, 09:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 785
Posted By DMPesso
I am using mobile 1 synthetic high mileage or...

I am using mobile 1 synthetic high mileage or extended performance whatever its hyped up as. Is amsoil or castrol really better then mobile one? I heard that Mobile One is just good marketing and...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-14-15, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By DMPesso
Thank you very much. I am going to pick a used...

Thank you very much. I am going to pick a used one up today and get it swapped.
Forum: 2Gen GS430 / 400/ 300 Classifieds (98-05) 04-14-15, 06:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,045
Posted By DMPesso
I am curious what did you sell the front...

I am curious what did you sell the front passenger wheel hub for I am in need of the same exact part whats a good used price?
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-14-15, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By DMPesso
Is the hub/spindle/bearing something that is wise...

Is the hub/spindle/bearing something that is wise to replace in pairs or is it one of those parts that randomly go bad and can I jus replace one side without making it drive better only on one side?
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-14-15, 06:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By DMPesso
What is considered a normal price for labor of...

What is considered a normal price for labor of replacing and pressing in just the wheel bearings? My mechanic was saying it's cheaper and better to buy the whole hub and spindle assembly because that...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-13-15, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By DMPesso
So now a mechanic who took a quick ride and didnt...

So now a mechanic who took a quick ride and didnt have time to put it on a lift said its the hub or hub bearing. I believe him I don't know why I thought exhaust but now that I think about it the...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-13-15, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By DMPesso
I will take one today. I just didn't think it was...

I will take one today. I just didn't think it was the cat because I'm used to cars making a rattling sound that you also hear while accelerating. This sounds like more of a deep bassy fan sound that...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-13-15, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By DMPesso
weird lawnmower jet engine sound when letting off gas!

Whats up CL, I have an 01 GS430 with 150k and just recently my car started making this really loud noise. You can hear the noise while idling and when driving normal, sort of like a lawnmower or jet...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 03-25-15, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By DMPesso
I would just go with autozone calipers since...

I would just go with autozone calipers since theyre warrantied for life and theyre way cheaper then the dealer even with a sewell discount the oem price for calipers is nuts. autozone calipers have...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 03-25-15, 05:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 455
Posted By DMPesso
Im sorry but since when does a switch go bad?...

Im sorry but since when does a switch go bad? This sounds like something that only an aftermarket stereo would provoke. I have had dozens of stereos installed by the most professional shops in NY and...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 03-25-15, 05:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,905
Posted By DMPesso
so how does it feel compared to the GS? the fact...

so how does it feel compared to the GS? the fact that you can even compare such an old car to a new one worth like 5 times as much is pretty nice. I love the 2GS, classic!
Forum: GS - Second Generation 03-16-15, 05:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,948
Posted By DMPesso
Love hearing this... The 400 is better then the...

Love hearing this... The 400 is better then the 430 I swear and I have the 430!
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