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Forum: GS - Third Generation 05-21-15, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Steve2424
Thanks for the replies guys. Looks like either...

Thanks for the replies guys. Looks like either one I would be good with, except they rust...*womp, womp* lol

I intended on coloring my engine bay covers so looks like I have another DIY lol. Is...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 05-18-15, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Steve2424
Frozen rear caliper

I'm browsing on Rockauto for calipers and am unsure on which part to get since I need a driver side rear caliper. There's a few different brands. Is here a difference between the ones available -...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 05-05-15, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By Steve2424
Guys, try gently pushing the dust shield back a...

Guys, try gently pushing the dust shield back a bit. It might be the reason, and is the cheapest way to start ruling things out. Goodluck!
Forum: GS - Third Generation 05-04-15, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By Steve2424
I had the same thing happen to me not long after...

I had the same thing happen to me not long after I bought my car. The culprit was the dust shield behind the rotor. It didn't appear to be touching the rotor, but upon turns it somehow would. Maybe...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 04-22-15, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By Steve2424
I guess soo. NY roads are terrible and have been...

I guess soo. NY roads are terrible and have been only getting worse. Happy it's not a subliminal message that something is wrong with the car causing this lol
Forum: GS - Third Generation 04-21-15, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By Steve2424
The clump in question is on the top of the...

The clump in question is on the top of the exhaust tip. Maybe it's the same thing you said being concrete or some road work material. I do notice that they get very dirty in between washes and was...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 04-20-15, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By Steve2424
Question Build up on exhaust tip?

I was washing my car this past Saturday and was giving it a real deal nook and crannie few times over and came to my exhaust tips. While cleaning them (also used an engine degreaser for whatever...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 04-20-15, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Steve2424
Not sure on what springs to get for this since...

Not sure on what springs to get for this since everyone has a personal preference (coils seem to get a lot of fanfare). The vibration issue boils down to what you would consider to be annoying to...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 04-13-15, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Steve2424
I agree with the financial advice mentioned in...

I agree with the financial advice mentioned in post #2. My only reason for plunking money down on my GS was because my previous car was involved in an accident that cost more than the total value of...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 04-13-15, 04:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,217
Posted By Steve2424
But...I was born in the 80's lol :woot: It's...

But...I was born in the 80's lol :woot:

It's just a habit of mine to warm up my cars -- mostly in the winter months since it's brutal here in NY.


To the gentlemen that are doing their...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 04-09-15, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By Steve2424
Looks like it was in a Rambo movie

Looks like it was in a Rambo movie
Forum: GS - Third Generation 04-09-15, 08:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,217
Posted By Steve2424
That's my other thought on whether going the...

That's my other thought on whether going the independent route is worth the cost savings as opposed to taking it to a Lexus dealer. I would assume that with the dealer I would have the backing of...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 04-08-15, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 833
Posted By Steve2424
Just diasble the traction control (fully disable...

Just diasble the traction control (fully disable it) and VSC I believe and have a field day :)

I tried it once or twice and opted back to the cars sytems since it can get wild behind the wheel of...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 04-08-15, 04:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,227
Posted By Steve2424
Must be a field day lol. The 6-speed of my 350...

Must be a field day lol. The 6-speed of my 350 seems to get confused sometimes with shifts if I try to open up the engine, or overtake somebody, and my RPM's are hovering around 2500-3000.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 04-08-15, 04:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,217
Posted By Steve2424
Valid points here so looks like the drain and...

Valid points here so looks like the drain and fill will be getting done. I intend to keep this car until it dies and want to keep it in top shape. A few other modifications I want to do along the way...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 04-07-15, 09:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,217
Posted By Steve2424
I too read the thread on the member who had the...

I too read the thread on the member who had the fluid tested and what the results showed which piqued my interest to consider doing this sooner as a precaution. I would do a drain and fill as opposed...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 04-07-15, 08:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,217
Posted By Steve2424
Drain & Fill debate (once again)

Hey guys. I know this horse has been beaten to death numerous times with both sides proving valid points, but I've been considering on whether to do a drain and fill on my transmission as well as...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 04-07-15, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Steve2424
If you feel this is too high, I suggest you try...

If you feel this is too high, I suggest you try driving in NYC lol. I average about 14-16 in city driving and anywhere from 25-28 on highway driving. I have an '08 350awd with 60K miles so I am...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-26-15, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By Steve2424
So it looks like the slight vibration and wobble...

So it looks like the slight vibration and wobble are a plague of the 3GS AWD. I initially thought I had uneven tires or even a bent rim, but from reading here and just driving the car over different...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-24-15, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By Steve2424
They look awesome! Even better on a silver GS....

They look awesome! Even better on a silver GS. Now you got me thinking to to go with these rims for my 350 instead of the '06 430 rim style. :confused::confused: lol
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-24-15, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 330
Posted By Steve2424
Definitely start with the bulbs first. OEM comes...

Definitely start with the bulbs first. OEM comes with 4300k, so 6000k would give it a bluer look and maybe a little extra brightness. When my bulbs burn out, I'm installing 6000k ones to match my...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-18-15, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By Steve2424
I'd shop around. At that price I'm shocked they...

I'd shop around. At that price I'm shocked they even have a deductible (if any). Frustrating story: my parents got an extended warranty from a 3rd party vendor on their '05 Accord. The struts on the...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-18-15, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By Steve2424
I'm not so sure about the "I agree" query, but...

I'm not so sure about the "I agree" query, but the screen revert can be set within your unit. I think it's within the MENU button setting to change how you want the screen to reset to after changing...
Forum: Lexus Audio, Video, Security & Electronics 03-17-15, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By Steve2424
So I was finally able to get around to installing...

So I was finally able to get around to installing everything. I ended up pairing the sub up with a JL JX500/1D and it hits hard. The enclosure I have it in is a bit small so eventually I'll swap it...
Forum: Lexus Audio, Video, Security & Electronics 03-12-15, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By Steve2424
The subs you are referencing have 1000 peak power...

The subs you are referencing have 1000 peak power with 500 wats RMS. Unless you're running 2 of these subs, an amp pushing anything higher than the RMS that is specified by the subwoofer will...
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