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Forum: LS430 05-13-15, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By jayclapp
Every two or three years for smart access.

Every two or three years for smart access.
Forum: LS430 05-13-15, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By jayclapp
Take the knob off, take it to Home Depot or any...

Take the knob off, take it to Home Depot or any reputable paint supply, and have them color match a sample of premium interior flat latex. Then paint the area with an artist brush and you won't be...
Forum: LS430 05-10-15, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By jayclapp
I installed my ViasTech hidden in the console...

I installed my ViasTech hidden in the console below the radio, plenty of room. Ran an iPod cable behind the dash to the glovebox. Entered the cable thru the A/C filter door by cutting a notch for...
Forum: LS430 04-28-15, 04:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 797
Posted By jayclapp
I hate having to spend time on having my oil...

I hate having to spend time on having my oil changed. Consequently, I'll go with Mobil 1 for 5,000 miles. There is a difference with synthetic oil instead of dino-oil, decreased friction resulting...
Forum: LS430 04-23-15, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By jayclapp
I know this is irrelivent, but the wind noise...

I know this is irrelivent, but the wind noise created at the top front of the drive side door is not caused by wind coming into the cabin. The flow is air going out of the cabin, caused by reduced...
Forum: LS430 04-23-15, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By jayclapp
I had a person cut me off on the freeway at 65mph...

I had a person cut me off on the freeway at 65mph as he abruptly changed lanes in from of me without the proper space. The laser system reacted quickly, slammed on the brakes and gave an alarm. ...
Forum: LS430 04-17-15, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By jayclapp
New OEM struts should hold the trunk lid open...

New OEM struts should hold the trunk lid open when closing until there is approximately 12- 15 inches between the lower part of the lid and full closure.
Forum: LS430 04-09-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,370
Posted By jayclapp
Sorry about my sample not matching up to your...

Sorry about my sample not matching up to your leather. I think you should be able to get a better match. I recently had to make a sample match for a wall at home that I only had a small sample...
Forum: LS430 04-08-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,370
Posted By jayclapp
I would use flat paint for touch up of small...

I would use flat paint for touch up of small areas. If you touch up with satin, the areas touched up will likely not match and stand out. If you're planning on painting the entire wheel you could...
Forum: LS430 04-07-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By jayclapp
Maybe a trip to your Lexus dealer would be best. ...

Maybe a trip to your Lexus dealer would be best. These small detail parts aren't terribly expensive, the parts department should easily identify the part you want, and even if it is more expensive...
Forum: LS430 04-07-15, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By jayclapp
The ML radio unit has an unused port on the back...

The ML radio unit has an unused port on the back and is used when installing a VisaTech unit. The CD button then toggles between two inputs.
Forum: LS430 04-07-15, 08:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,370
Posted By jayclapp
Here's the paint that's a perfect match from my...

Here's the paint that's a perfect match from my gear shift knob. Note that the base paint is different than yours, as that may make a difference in the formula.
Forum: LS430 04-06-15, 09:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,370
Posted By jayclapp
Do you guys have the problem of the emergency...

Do you guys have the problem of the emergency brake handle fading to yellow and looking horrible? It's caused by exposure to UV rays because the plastic used is subject to that. If so, you can...
Forum: LS430 04-04-15, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By jayclapp
I've never had a problem replacing my batteries...

I've never had a problem replacing my batteries in any car I have owned, including my LS430.
Forum: LS430 04-04-15, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By jayclapp
While 750F sounds very high and unlikely, you...

While 750F sounds very high and unlikely, you must also be aware that a single spark will supply all that is needed to ignite the air/alcohol mixture.
Forum: SC 430 03-21-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,215
Posted By jayclapp
Guess I'll step in here and admit I'll be 77 come...

Guess I'll step in here and admit I'll be 77 come this July. They say you're only as old as you think you are, but my body is starting to tell me that isn't necessarily so. While slowing down,...
Forum: LS430 03-15-15, 08:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,500
Posted By jayclapp
They look just like the photo in the link. The...

They look just like the photo in the link. The unit replaces the entire current light assembly. The projector is on the bottom as you can see. The two leads just plug in where the current leads...
Forum: LS430 03-15-15, 08:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,370
Posted By jayclapp
I just brushed it on. The wear was severe and it...

I just brushed it on. The wear was severe and it needed a coat to cover it. It blended perfectly with no notice of where the paint ended.
Forum: LS430 03-14-15, 07:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,370
Posted By jayclapp
I'm a proud OU grad from OK. No, I don't have a...

I'm a proud OU grad from OK. No, I don't have a photo as I didn't take a before photo and there's nothing to be seen in an after photo as you can't detect what was painted. I have used matching...
Forum: LS430 03-13-15, 10:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,370
Posted By jayclapp
Ref wear leather on steering wheel. I had the...

Ref wear leather on steering wheel. I had the same problem, in the area just below the upper wood. I took the transmission shift knob off as it is the same color as the steering wheel leather. ...
Forum: LS430 03-07-15, 09:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,500
Posted By jayclapp
I purchased and installed Lexus logo courtesy...

I purchased and installed Lexus logo courtesy lights from this site: ...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-04-15, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By jayclapp
Spark plug gages have been around for as long as...

Spark plug gages have been around for as long as I can remember. Individual blades with varying thickness to precisely measure the gap.
Forum: LS430 03-03-15, 07:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By jayclapp
The manual states 4.8 qt with a filter change. ...

The manual states 4.8 qt with a filter change. I'll go with that every time. It also states, "Avoid overfilling,or the engine could be damaged".
Forum: LS430 02-28-15, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By jayclapp
The early 04's had a recall that replaced the...

The early 04's had a recall that replaced the transmission. Only fools would not have had that done. I would think there is almost zero chance that you would find one that was not replaced after...
Forum: LS430 02-13-15, 12:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,064
Posted By jayclapp
The volumetric change due to temperature is...

The volumetric change due to temperature is insignificant, don't worry aobut it.
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