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Forum: GX - First Generation 04-06-15, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By Nothnghead
You have to use Windows. I don't know how Win8...

You have to use Windows. I don't know how Win8 works and I've heard some people had trouble with drivers on a 64 bit OS.
Forum: GX - First Generation 03-31-15, 03:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,319
Posted By Nothnghead
That's exactly what I did about a month ago and...

That's exactly what I did about a month ago and I've had no problems (new OEM pads of course). I'll let you know in 20,000 more miles if any problems appear.
Forum: GX - First Generation 03-30-15, 09:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,319
Posted By Nothnghead
This is what I've done. Others may have more...

This is what I've done. Others may have more formal or technically correct means.

The pistons are the round metal tubes inside the the caliper that push on brake pads, forcing them against the...
Forum: GX - First Generation 03-29-15, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By Nothnghead
Techstream does this.

Techstream does this.
Forum: GX - First Generation 03-23-15, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By Nothnghead
Do you mean other than turning of the skid...

Do you mean other than turning of the skid control which happens as part of locking your center diff?
Forum: GX - First Generation 03-23-15, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Nothnghead
Jumper cables?

Jumper cables?
Forum: GX - First Generation 03-22-15, 08:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,319
Posted By Nothnghead
Have you checked for seized pistons in your...

Have you checked for seized pistons in your calipers? It could be a reason you keep getting warped rotors. That was my experience.
Forum: GX - First Generation 03-17-15, 12:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 25,186
Posted By Nothnghead
You might try rolling them up from half-way and...

You might try rolling them up from half-way and holding for about a second or so once it's fully closed. That's what I've always done and had to do on my IS350.
Forum: GX - First Generation 03-09-15, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By Nothnghead
If you only do one pair at a time, you will never...

If you only do one pair at a time, you will never have the same tread depth and traction on all four corners which may slightly affect your AWD/4WD performance. Definitely don't do mismatched sizes....
Forum: GX - First Generation 03-09-15, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By Nothnghead
I know they've come a long way. I was just always...

I know they've come a long way. I was just always amazed at the difference between the Wranglers and FJ40s we've had through the years.
Forum: GX - First Generation 03-09-15, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By Nothnghead
0%. The axle and axle housing are not going to be...

0%. The axle and axle housing are not going to be bent by a floor jack. It supports the weight of the truck a few times over. Now, in a heep, those axles bend if you look at them crooked;)
Forum: GX - First Generation 03-05-15, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,665
Posted By Nothnghead
How's the audio? Does it send signal to all the...

How's the audio? Does it send signal to all the speakers?
Forum: GX - First Generation 03-04-15, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By Nothnghead
They told you the truth. I have the Duratracs in...

They told you the truth. I have the Duratracs in that size with the E rating and I notice the weight of them on the corners. I wish I had gone with C because I don't need the extra load carrying of E...
Forum: GX - First Generation 03-04-15, 08:05 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 69,787
Posted By Nothnghead
Thanks! I really just took the rack off for MPG...

Thanks! I really just took the rack off for MPG and wind noise. It turns out, a lot of the wind noise is actually from the missing molding pieces between the rack mounts.



I got these wheels...
Forum: GX - First Generation 03-03-15, 06:18 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 69,787
Posted By Nothnghead
http://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.clublexus.com-vbul...

http://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.clublexus.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-image_cbc4aa4cc5c876f66aec4f178cf19088132754e4.jpg

Took the roof rack off since our winter in Idaho only lasted a month.
Forum: GX - First Generation 03-02-15, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Nothnghead
Welcome. Look around here for other people's...

Welcome. Look around here for other people's experiences with all the upgrades you mention. You might find some surprises and definitely don't have to go into uncharted waters. Personally, I don't...
Forum: GX - First Generation 02-22-15, 07:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,054
Posted By Nothnghead
I only had to drill one new hole on each side and...

I only had to drill one new hole on each side and open up two others that were already there. Just used a $6 step bit from the "Amazon."

I agree, though, that welding is probably a stronger, more...
Forum: GX - First Generation 02-21-15, 04:55 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 69,787
Posted By Nothnghead
I took Theo and the truck to Little Gem Cycle...

I took Theo and the truck to Little Gem Cycle Park and rode the trails in the absence of all the moto-x-ers.
...
Forum: GX - First Generation 02-20-15, 01:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,345
Posted By Nothnghead
Could you hook me up too?

Could you hook me up too?
Forum: GX - First Generation 02-20-15, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,345
Posted By Nothnghead
SewellParts.com closing

http://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.clublexus.com-vbulletin/2000x1418/80-screen_shot_2015_02_20_at_10_22_16_am_a7acb698ad39a60bbaafd1314c0f381bc310b0ef.png

I don't like this.

:cry:
Forum: GX - First Generation 02-19-15, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By Nothnghead
Also check that the upholstery isn't hanging down...

Also check that the upholstery isn't hanging down in the back of the front seats, blocking the heater vents.
Forum: GX - First Generation 02-12-15, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By Nothnghead
I'm about to leave work early to go do this exact...

I'm about to leave work early to go do this exact job at home.
Forum: GX - First Generation 02-11-15, 11:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,391
Posted By Nothnghead
That's the correct part number.

That's the correct part number.
Forum: GX - First Generation 02-04-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 40,847
Posted By Nothnghead
No you don't. No it doesn't.

No you don't.
No it doesn't.
Forum: GX - First Generation 02-04-15, 07:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 40,847
Posted By Nothnghead
If I had to do it over and stay with this size, I...

If I had to do it over and stay with this size, I might have gone with C rated tires instead of E rated to save 6# on each corner and maybe get a bit better MPG since I don't carry heavy loads. They...
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