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Forum: RX - Third Generation Today, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By fastnoypi
check the UTQG rating on the side of your tires. ...

check the UTQG rating on the side of your tires. The softer the compound, the more pronounced the feathering might be over time. High speed cornering can also lead to the edge wear, after all your...
Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By fastnoypi
the power steering pressure switch

the power steering pressure switch
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing Yesterday, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By fastnoypi
Normal chips from road debris hit the hood sheet...

Normal chips from road debris hit the hood sheet metal all the time down the the metal. Rust will form if the chip is not protected. People have been preventing rust for years by simply dabbing...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 04-24-15, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By fastnoypi
I replaced my front OEM wipers with aftermarkets....

I replaced my front OEM wipers with aftermarkets. There is no cost/benefit for me to drive an hour in each direction to the dealership for refills. I've messed with refills before, IMO ...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-24-15, 07:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,333
Posted By fastnoypi
Straight ATF works too but depending on the...

Straight ATF works too but depending on the thread pitch it may be too thick. They sell gallons and pints of acetone at Lowes/Home Depot relatively cheap for mixing.

or you can steal your gfs...
Forum: Maintenance 04-24-15, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 75
Posted By fastnoypi
its a crap shoot, it all depends on the staff...

its a crap shoot, it all depends on the staff experience and their professionalism (or lack thereof). I've even gotten burned by Jiffy Lube by having oil all over the valve cover of one of my old...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-24-15, 05:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,333
Posted By fastnoypi
I have used Kroil in the past. It is a very good...

I have used Kroil in the past. It is a very good penetrant, but pricey and not easily found everywhere off the shelf IMO.

a 50/50 mix of ATF and acetone has been tested to be more effective and i...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 04-23-15, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By fastnoypi
what kinds of issues are you experiencing? So far...

what kinds of issues are you experiencing? So far our pre-owned 2010 RX is doing well and hopefully no issues will surface.
The only issue i had was that the previous owner's XM radio subscription...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-23-15, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By fastnoypi
what you decide to value it at won't be too far...

what you decide to value it at won't be too far off a 1992 with similar mileage. Clean it up, show a folder of your receipts and qualify your ad with "or best offer".

Also, as an...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-23-15, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By fastnoypi
try kbb.com

try kbb.com
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 04-23-15, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By fastnoypi
Agreed, After sanding prep work and fill (if...

Agreed, After sanding prep work and fill (if needed), good paint techs will apply a primer and base coat. A proper prep and 2 stage paint will equal a factory finish.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 04-23-15, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By fastnoypi
this sounds more like a clerical error by a...

this sounds more like a clerical error by a mistype. You can also enter your vin on the Lexus.com site to check out the service history for any reported service events.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 04-23-15, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By fastnoypi
You are correct. The sizes the OP listed are...

You are correct. The sizes the OP listed are all almost the same diameter as stock and will minimally effect or not effect the speedometer. Therefore are plus zero sizing.


To the OP, what...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 04-23-15, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By fastnoypi
+1 For the price point and longevity...i...

+1

For the price point and longevity...i like the Walmart Everstart Maxx series. 5 year warranty 3 year free replacement. Its another rebranded Johnson Controls battery like other notable brands...
Forum: SC 430 04-23-15, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By fastnoypi
aftermarket is a viable route BUT the dead times...

aftermarket is a viable route BUT the dead times for the injector latency have to be very close if not identical to OEM if you do not have a way of programing. It might be costly, but well worth...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-23-15, 04:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By fastnoypi
The thermostat bypass is typically not needed in...

The thermostat bypass is typically not needed in a transmission cooler situation because usually the setup is in loop and temp regulated by the ATF reservoir tank integrated in most automatic...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 04-22-15, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By fastnoypi
id stick with either Denso or NGK iridium plugs...

id stick with either Denso or NGK iridium plugs in the proper heat range. These OEM manufacturers have spent way more money than you can imagine into R&D of their plugs than those small boutique...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 04-22-15, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By fastnoypi
you will have a smaller contact patch with the...

you will have a smaller contact patch with the 225/55, better mpg due to less rolling resistance, but decreased stopping.

245/55-19
255/50-19
255/55-19
265/50-19
....these all have a larger...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-22-15, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By fastnoypi
The OP is discussing a cooler for his...

The OP is discussing a cooler for his transmission, a thermostat is typically not needed.
You are correct that you need a thermostat for an external oil cooler for an engine.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-22-15, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By fastnoypi
road conditions,load, and milage pretty much...

road conditions,load, and milage pretty much dictates when shocks/struts go bad.

You can always get a mechanic( or DIY) remove a strut and check its rebound/compression after pulling its...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-21-15, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 199
Posted By fastnoypi
hard to tell with a check engine light. It could...

hard to tell with a check engine light. It could be anything. You can get a cheap bluetooth obd2 scanner on ebay or amazon to read the codes or just let your local autoparts store scan the codes...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-21-15, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By fastnoypi
i would start with the coils to ensure they are...

i would start with the coils to ensure they are all seated and click properly. Everything else is emmisions related which may have been triggered by a loose coil connector. If all looks good,...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-21-15, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 199
Posted By fastnoypi
It is best to check the level shortly after the...

It is best to check the level shortly after the motor has gotten up to operating temperature.

Evidence of sludge can be found by removing the front and/or rear valve covers. The front valve cover...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-21-15, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 199
Posted By fastnoypi
it is assumed the car take frequent very short...

it is assumed the car take frequent very short trips due to the milage. Be mindful to check the level of your oil due to the fact it is a 1st generation RX which is known to have a likelyhood of oil...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-21-15, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By fastnoypi
have the sparkplugs ever been replaced?

have the sparkplugs ever been replaced?
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