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Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-14-15, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By Power6
Lexus2000 bud it is a common misconception, taper...

Lexus2000 bud it is a common misconception, taper or variable wire width does not make a spring variable rate. A spring is a torsion bar like the sway bar. There are two parameters that determine...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-12-15, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By Power6
You won't find a variable rate front spring for...

You won't find a variable rate front spring for this chassis. As said above, the aftermarket stock replacement springs are junk, not made specifically for this car, and the rates are all wrong so...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-12-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By Power6
I believe the arms are serviced as a unit, even...

I believe the arms are serviced as a unit, even though the bushing can be replaced (press out press in) or the dealer could be just getting a little more money for less work out of you by doing the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-11-15, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By Power6
Posted below is a tip on how to remove the...

Posted below is a tip on how to remove the mirror, this was from a Subaru repair manual but they are all similar, push the mirror in at the top so you can get behind the glass, there are two slots to...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-25-15, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By Power6
I do believe yes you can use the older fobs to...

I do believe yes you can use the older fobs to work the keyless entry to have separate devices.

As for the master keys you must already have a master key to program the other keys right? So you...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-15-15, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,170
Posted By Power6
Nice work! Great to see people doing this, as...

Nice work! Great to see people doing this, as these cars are quite old now you can pick the HIDs up pretty cheap. And an easy swap for much better lighting. I am big on good headlights you can't...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-11-15, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Power6
Don't bother with the newer unit and You don't...

Don't bother with the newer unit and You don't need to buy all that stuff. There is a 99 head unit for sale on eBay for 75 bucks right now. Start with that since you need to fix the display, and a...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-04-14, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By Power6
I've look into this casually, one problem for the...

I've look into this casually, one problem for the 99-01 ES300 would be: I am not sure if the VVT-i version is possible to do as a manual for engine control.

When a manual swap is done, whether it...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-04-14, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By Power6
I'd say depends on the condition of the seat you...

I'd say depends on the condition of the seat you have and the seat you can get. If your is really clean you might just want to have it repaired.

A windshield installer put a cut in my driver's...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-04-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,687
Posted By Power6
Did you get a 2ohm model? (stock sub is 2ohms) If...

Did you get a 2ohm model? (stock sub is 2ohms) If so no harm in giving it a try especially if you have the Nakamichi it is a pretty stout amp. If it is not enough for you then do the aftermarket amp....
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-10-14, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By Power6
You want the Metra 70-8112 or an equivalent....

You want the Metra 70-8112 or an equivalent. These cars have an outboard amp behind the glovebox, so you need to adapt to that, the harness will have 2 sets of RCAs you plug into the F/R pre-outs on...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-03-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,757
Posted By Power6
Mine make this noise when rotating too. Looking...

Mine make this noise when rotating too. Looking at them they do look like the inner may be a pillow ball on the stock arm, since it has what looks like a rubber seal (dust boot) on it. If this is the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-03-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 80,032
Posted By Power6
Just FYI I have had bad luck with the t-taps they...

Just FYI I have had bad luck with the t-taps they seem to be a little flaky, after a while you may have problems. I troubleshot a lot of issues with my first folding mirror install due to t-taps that...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-01-14, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By Power6
Good info, the passengers glass will be cheap....

Good info, the passengers glass will be cheap. The 00-01 cars have a dimming driver's side mirror, which is a few hundred $$ new, so best off buying that used. I have gotten whole used mirrors just...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-23-14, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Power6
Yeah it clicks through 4 detents. I have been...

Yeah it clicks through 4 detents. I have been meaning to check if there are actually only 4 intermittent settings...or in between the detents gives you a different int time, my mind had been...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-22-14, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,304
Posted By Power6
I was going to reserve that story for somewhere...

I was going to reserve that story for somewhere else, but one of the rear struts blew. I paid $Texas for two new ones from Sewell, swapped them in yesterday. I love the AVS suspension, not willing to...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-22-14, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,304
Posted By Power6
The certainly *could* have made this car with a...

The certainly *could* have made this car with a fold down seat. Of course everything is possible, but the engineers must work within the limits of cost, complexity etc. The car biz is intensely...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-22-14, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,304
Posted By Power6
Why we don't have a fold down seat...

Had to take the struts out yesterday, figured I would post a pic as some have wondered over the years why we don't have a fold down seat like the Camry does. If you haven't done your own struts you...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-11-14, 12:20 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 80,032
Posted By Power6
It does have the AVS though! Of course the struts...

It does have the AVS though! Of course the struts could be blown.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-11-14, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,791
Posted By Power6
You know there isn't much recourse here, the...

You know there isn't much recourse here, the dealer doesn't always know about the history, or they can claim ignorance, if they used the same Carfax that shows no accident. My car is the same way, it...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-08-14, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,193
Posted By Power6
Oh man I am glad I bought one of each side of...

Oh man I am glad I bought one of each side of these! They must have just run out of these not long ago. The original ones peel.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-08-14, 09:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,495
Posted By Power6
I got Tokico blues sitting on the shelf...about...

I got Tokico blues sitting on the shelf...about 10k miles on them before I pulled them off to put the AVS struts on...PM if interested...

Mr B the springs aren't going to do it I think. The blues...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-31-14, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,191
Posted By Power6
^^The Avalon shifter trim is chrome, there is no...

^^The Avalon shifter trim is chrome, there is no color specific part of it, it is just the shaft cover so the part number I gave in the first post is what you need.

you can try maybe to find the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-03-14, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By Power6
Interesting, which year model is this? On my 01...

Interesting, which year model is this? On my 01 ES300 the light sensor has nothing to with the dash brightness. The gauges are dimmed when the headlights are on, but the brightness is set manually by...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-03-14, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By Power6
Yeah those should fit, mechanically we have the...

Yeah those should fit, mechanically we have the same suspension as a Camry.

Keep in mind, since you are going to a system that allows you to pick and spring rate and length and set height, you...
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