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Forum: LS430 03-26-15, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By dfkd
Search the forum for instructions on cleaning the...

Search the forum for instructions on cleaning the blower filter.
Won't take you long but will make a huge difference in the effectiveness of the heater/cooler.
Also makes it quieter.
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 07-25-14, 08:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,926
Posted By dfkd
I propose an annual "Manual Reading Day" ...

I propose an annual "Manual Reading Day"

Seems many of us haven't.
Forum: LS430 01-03-14, 11:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,486
Posted By dfkd
When VVTi was implemented around 1999 the UZ...

When VVTi was implemented around 1999 the UZ engines became interference.
Forum: LS430 01-02-14, 11:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,486
Posted By dfkd
My 02 is at 235KM (140 miles). Bought the parts...

My 02 is at 235KM (140 miles).
Bought the parts and just haven't gotten off my butt to get the install done. Did it once before on my 94 and from what I'm seeing, it should be easier on the 3UZ.
...
Forum: LS430 07-26-13, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,515
Posted By dfkd
Front bumper and cruise laser removal

Did some work yesterday that I don’t see any documentation of on the site so I thought I would share.

After the insane rains in the Toronto area a couple weeks ago (and flooding like the third...
Forum: LS430 06-14-13, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By dfkd
SUB should be an easy fix with black silicon...

SUB should be an easy fix with black silicon around the outside of the ring.

Congrats.
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 08-11-12, 11:34 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,154
Posted By dfkd
On the matter of power, I think everyone forgets...

On the matter of power, I think everyone forgets the Lexus' most popular cars are the pedestrian types (ES & RX). The average customer just wants comfort and reliability to make it down Main St...
Forum: LS430 03-06-12, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,070
Posted By dfkd
Don't go past 6k. Anything over that will look...

Don't go past 6k. Anything over that will look undeniably blue ie aftermarket.
I'd try to find 4300 or 5k.

And btw "powerful" isn't quite the right description for this. The kelvin rating is a...
Forum: LS430 02-29-12, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,231
Posted By dfkd
Battery may be an issue on the rearmost plug on...

Battery may be an issue on the rearmost plug on the right.

I had to release the battery clamp and push the battery as far right as possible to be able to get in without actually removing the...
Forum: LS430 02-24-12, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,140
Posted By dfkd
What year is your car?

What year is your car?
Forum: LS430 02-11-12, 07:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,785
Posted By dfkd
Just got me an 02 a couple weeks ago and I have...

Just got me an 02 a couple weeks ago and I have the same feeling. I looked at the A8 especially (as everyone seems to) and after going through the Audi forums I was absolutely petrified at the idea...
Forum: LS430 02-02-12, 02:48 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 21,526
Posted By dfkd
I actually have the DWS in 235/50/18 on my 94...

I actually have the DWS in 235/50/18 on my 94 LS400 and they have been amazing for me. I can let the wheel go on a flat/straight and the car tracks completely straight. I've actually really enjoyed...
Forum: LS430 02-01-12, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,453
Posted By dfkd
As far as I've seen, the Majesta seems to be...

As far as I've seen, the Majesta seems to be received as the more prestigious car because it's sole purpose was to be a step above (luxury flagship). It was like LS vs GS kinda (older models, not the...
Forum: LS430 01-31-12, 02:59 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 450,904
Posted By dfkd
Just needed to say, this should have been the OEM...

Just needed to say, this should have been the OEM front bumper for the 01-03.
Subtle lip yet makes a WORLD of difference.

Maybe even this


I think they dropped the ball on that part of the...
Forum: LS430 01-31-12, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,453
Posted By dfkd
I grew up in Trinidad where we get all our cars...

I grew up in Trinidad where we get all our cars from Japan so I have some insight. My dad has also been doing imports to Trinidad from Japan for years so I have even more insight.

The Crown line...
Forum: LS430 01-30-12, 08:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 67,861
Posted By dfkd
When I did it on my 94LS, before starting the...

When I did it on my 94LS, before starting the disassembly, I put a breaker on the crank bolt and the bar against the subframe and turned the starter for a split second. :o

I think I found that...
Forum: LS430 01-26-12, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,139
Posted By dfkd
On my 2002, same location other side. I'm...

On my 2002, same location other side. I'm thinking contact cement maybe...
Forum: LS400 09-13-10, 08:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 46,014
Posted By dfkd
Bottom link still works for me...

Bottom link still works for me...
Forum: LS400 08-27-10, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,664
Posted By dfkd
Did mine a couple weeks ago and those two were...

Did mine a couple weeks ago and those two were the least of my worries. The two that go into the block were the worst for me.

Not even sure what to suggest...
What do you mean by "will not come...
Forum: LS400 08-23-10, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By dfkd
Just finished mine today actually. If you're...

Just finished mine today actually. If you're handy or at least have ever removed a brake caliper it's cake. Only tool I had to buy was a 24mm socket. You will need a long breaker bar or impact gun.
...
Forum: LS400 08-23-10, 05:07 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 21,964
Posted By dfkd
Can anyone with a first gen (93-94) confirm the...

Can anyone with a first gen (93-94) confirm the diameters of the front and rear bars?

Seems that no one followed up regarding success or failure with the sizes you purchased...
Forum: LS400 06-30-10, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,013
Posted By dfkd
Mine stripped a long time ago and I just decided...

Mine stripped a long time ago and I just decided no ignore them.

Really though, are these considered necessary or is there some serious added benefit to having them on?
Forum: LS400 01-05-10, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By dfkd
From all reports the reflector pattern is...

From all reports the reflector pattern is different too, resulting in a better beam pattern as well.
Forum: LS400 11-22-09, 08:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 46,014
Posted By dfkd
Okay boys and girls... Update added to my...

Okay boys and girls...
Update added to my original post on the first page...

Got us a new way in!
Forum: LS400 10-13-09, 03:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By dfkd
The side ones are marker lights that come on with...

The side ones are marker lights that come on with your park lights and headlights.
The front ones are turn signals/indicators.
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