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Forum: LS400 05-01-15, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By Bill Dowd
Putting a trans cooler on your car is the best...

Putting a trans cooler on your car is the best thing you can do, I run both Mobile one and Max life in my trans both are synthetic and never lost a trans or PS or rear end using synthetic. My 91LS...
Forum: LS400 04-29-15, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By Bill Dowd
I had issues with my 1991 LS 400 with heat the...

I had issues with my 1991 LS 400 with heat the car would stall and shutter the head tech at a Lexus dealer told me to change the TPS throttle positioning sensor and no more problems. First I changed...
Forum: LS400 04-22-15, 05:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,721
Posted By Bill Dowd
I had the same problem and was told it was the...

I had the same problem and was told it was the idle control valve well it was the TPS cost a little over a hundred dollar at Lexus and no more problems just replace the throttle positions sensor.
Forum: LS400 03-30-15, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By Bill Dowd
I ran a across a place in Santa Ana CA called 999...

I ran a across a place in Santa Ana CA called 999 Lexus parts phone # 714-569-1999 I just bought some 91 LS tail lights for $80.00 not to expensive compared to the dealer. they are in great condition...
Forum: LS400 03-11-15, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By Bill Dowd
I have a 91LS 400 with 322,000 miles change my...

I have a 91LS 400 with 322,000 miles change my Mobil one at 15,000 miles and no problems I also use M1 synthetic tranny fluid in the trans change it every 30,000 along with the power steering. I use...
Forum: LS400 02-27-15, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By Bill Dowd
I also have a 91 LS 400 there is a small amp in...

I also have a 91 LS 400 there is a small amp in the trunk that drives the sub woofer speaker it is only 2 ohms I had the speaker taken out and put in a regular subwoofer and put in a 200 amp to...
Forum: LS400 02-25-15, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 844
Posted By Bill Dowd
I also have a 1991 LS with 321,000 and still ...

I also have a 1991 LS with 321,000 and still going strong with everything original including the A/C PS etc. Don't forget we weigh close to 4,000 pounds so it is a little slow out of the hole but...
Forum: LS400 01-28-15, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By Bill Dowd
:cool:Thanks for the info on Seawell I have came...

:cool:Thanks for the info on Seawell I have came across the best brightest Led TAIL LIGHT BULBS from DDM Tuning here in Huntington beach CA they just came out with the 1157 bulbs the my tail lights...
Forum: LS400 11-19-14, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By Bill Dowd
Cool Another 91 LS owner I have 318,000 miles and...

Another 91 LS owner I have 318,000 miles and found that I had to replace many parts after 270,000 miles starter alternator motor mounts trans mounts upper and lower suspension parts radiator master...
Forum: LS400 10-20-14, 05:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,744
Posted By Bill Dowd
:cool::cool:Thought I would chime in on this...

:cool::cool:Thought I would chime in on this discussion I have been using M 1 since 1986 changing it every 15,000 to 20,000 miles in my 86 Toyota Cressida it went 529,000 miles on the same trans...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-17-14, 12:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,246
Posted By Bill Dowd
:cool:I have been using Mobile 1 synthetic trans...

:cool:I have been using Mobile 1 synthetic trans fluid since 1988 ran a 1986 Toyota Cressida past 529,000 and my 1991 LS 400 past 300,000 going for 400,000 using MB1 and never had any trans problems...
Forum: LS400 10-15-14, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Bill Dowd
:cool:I found a place in Garden Grove CA called ...

:cool:I found a place in Garden Grove CA called AC Exchange they sell them at great prices they also changed out my old R12 to R134 for $125.00 and it has been working great. I've heard that you...
Forum: LS400 10-13-14, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 953
Posted By Bill Dowd
if you want to use a synthetic ATF Mobil one and...

if you want to use a synthetic ATF Mobil one and Max life both work ok in a 90 Lexus 400 I have a 91 LS and have 318,000 miles on the same trans using M 1 changing it every 30k flushing it thru my...
Forum: LS400 08-07-14, 01:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,554
Posted By Bill Dowd
:cool:I changed my tranny mounts and motor mounts...

:cool:I changed my tranny mounts and motor mounts at the same time they were both worn out you will notice a big difference. And the motor/tranny mounts are good to go from the start.
Forum: LS400 08-02-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Bill Dowd
I use Max Life trans fluid or mobile one in my...

I use Max Life trans fluid or mobile one in my trans and power steering mobile one extended one in my engine and the mobile one 75-90 in the rear end. If the rear end is limited slip use redline...
Forum: LS400 07-28-14, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By Bill Dowd
I also have a 91LS with 314,000 miles on the...

I also have a 91LS with 314,000 miles on the clock and it runs as good as the day I bought it, going for 400,000 plus. The only difference I made was to change to all synthetic fluids and put on a...
Forum: LS400 07-08-14, 04:49 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 25,315
Posted By Bill Dowd
I have been using the Amsoil EAO34 type for 15...

I have been using the Amsoil EAO34 type for 15 years on my 1991 LS 400 with 313,000 miles and changing the engine oil at 15,000 to 20,000 miles and no problems using mobile one extended I use...
Forum: LS400 07-04-14, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By Bill Dowd
I have always used oil coolers for the tranny on...

I have always used oil coolers for the tranny on all my cars and never had a failure my 1986 Toyota Cressida went 529,000 no problems my 1991 Lexus LS400 315,000 and 2006 Camry 75,000 miles I use the...
Forum: LS400 07-04-14, 07:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,012
Posted By Bill Dowd
I went the cheap route I went to DDM Tuning in...

I went the cheap route I went to DDM Tuning in Huntington Beach CA and just got the bulbs for my 1991 LS and found them to be plenty bright and no problems for 2 years.. I also got bright back up...
Forum: LS400 06-11-14, 11:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,884
Posted By Bill Dowd
1991 LS had since 1999 312.000 miles and...

1991 LS had since 1999 312.000 miles and everything is original
Forum: LS400 06-10-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,012
Posted By Bill Dowd
I tried the LED bulbs from DDM Tuning Huntington...

I tried the LED bulbs from DDM Tuning Huntington Beach CA and cost $8.00 to 10.00 each I put them in my 1991 LS and they are brighter than the stock bulbs and at night really light up nicely. They...
Forum: LS400 06-10-14, 07:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,481
Posted By Bill Dowd
Like the guy said above get some crush washers...

Like the guy said above get some crush washers say about 5 drain the trans thru the drain plug in the trans pan don't over tighten drain then drive about 5 miles do it again till you have gone thru...
Forum: LS400 02-25-14, 11:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,431
Posted By Bill Dowd
Here is another idea that might help after going...

Here is another idea that might help after going thru all the helpful ideas from above I found that my 1991 LS goes thru smog real easy by changing the oil and go out for a good 15-20 miles run to...
Forum: LS400 02-25-14, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By Bill Dowd
I found a place here in So Cal called DDM Tuning...

I found a place here in So Cal called DDM Tuning that sell different kinds of LED lights I put a set of RED LED's in my taillights and wow do they brighten up the lights and the brake lights really...
Forum: LS400 02-15-14, 07:40 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 20,484
Posted By Bill Dowd
Talking about top speed of the Lexus ls400 they...

Talking about top speed of the Lexus ls400 they will go 140-160mph but here is an interesting fact a company in San Diego CA used to use the LS 400 motor in boats and could run them at 6000 rpm's...
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