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Forum: LS400 Yesterday, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 665
Posted By PureDrifter
A reminder to everyone: We do not tolerate...

A reminder to everyone: We do not tolerate personal attacks on ClubLexus, towards moderators or any other members. Respectful discussion and disagreement is perfectly fine as long as it remains as...
Forum: LS400 05-26-15, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By PureDrifter
no LS400 ever came with factory "posi" (limited...

no LS400 ever came with factory "posi" (limited slip).

standard or synthetic 85w-90 will be fine.
Forum: LS400 05-24-15, 10:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 665
Posted By PureDrifter
Thank you for taking the time and energy to do...

Thank you for taking the time and energy to do this test.

That said, I feel there are several flaws in your testing methodology.
First off, you didn't seem to do a spring-only rate test. You're...
Forum: LS400 05-21-15, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,550
Posted By PureDrifter
what are you trying to accomplish exactly?

what are you trying to accomplish exactly?
Forum: LS400 05-20-15, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By PureDrifter
You would either need to replace the OEM amp or...

You would either need to replace the OEM amp or run new speaker wires to all the doors.

You would not be able to easily retain the factory sub without a beatsonic harness or engineering your won...
Forum: LS400 05-19-15, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6,733
Views: 1,653,595
Posted By PureDrifter
You do realize that the car is stock height with...

You do realize that the car is stock height with factory euro/mideast fogs and valance, right?
Forum: LS400 05-16-15, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6,733
Views: 1,653,595
Posted By PureDrifter
lol that car has way more bodywork than just...

lol that car has way more bodywork than just rolled fenders. Full radius and more. Easily a few grand in bodywork alone.
Forum: LS400 05-15-15, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By PureDrifter
your LCD for what? There's several in the dash...

your LCD for what? There's several in the dash of the LS400.
Forum: LS400 05-15-15, 09:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,885
Posted By PureDrifter
98+ are COP, no consumables to replace other than...

98+ are COP, no consumables to replace other than plugs.

be careful with the coil connectors, they get brittle with age.
Forum: LS400 05-15-15, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By PureDrifter
he was kidding...

he was kidding...
Forum: LS400 05-14-15, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By PureDrifter
Running Mobil1 synthetic in mine, no LSD additive...

Running Mobil1 synthetic in mine, no LSD additive since it's a torsen now :p
Forum: LS400 05-12-15, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6,733
Views: 1,653,595
Posted By PureDrifter
These are OEWheels bullit reps. They BARELY...

These are OEWheels bullit reps. They BARELY cleared the front brake calipers, but the clearance was so minimal (<1mm) that I didn't feel comfortable running it like that. I ran a 5mm spacer, though...
Forum: LS400 05-12-15, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By PureDrifter
not necessarily. It could be that there's an...

not necessarily. It could be that there's an issue with the compressor/controller but i've next to never heard of it.

more than likely is that it's leaking from the ends of the bags and the extra...
Forum: LS400 05-12-15, 03:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,369
Posted By PureDrifter
that's not a "camber kit" as such, it's a full...

that's not a "camber kit" as such, it's a full rear LCA replacement.


It is not needed for a 1-1.5" drop.
Forum: LS400 05-12-15, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By PureDrifter
it should be done when you're getting the car...

it should be done when you're getting the car aligned, any adjustment to camber/caster/toe will result in changes to the other variables.
Forum: LS400 05-11-15, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By PureDrifter
not necessarily, the x1 designation refers to the...

not necessarily, the x1 designation refers to the C-type cars in europe/japan which were fully loaded with air suspension and reclining rear seats. There are no USDM/North American UCF11/21.

OP...
Forum: LS400 05-09-15, 11:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,369
Posted By PureDrifter
.25 inches is minimal loss and trimming bumpstops...

.25 inches is minimal loss and trimming bumpstops takes so little time that I wouldn't hesitate if that's what H&R says to do.

I'm running coilovers now. I did have some bumpstop issues many...
Forum: LS460 / 430 / 400 / 600h Classifieds 05-09-15, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By PureDrifter
Mileage on the arms? possibly interested in the...

Mileage on the arms? possibly interested in the rear LCAs.
Forum: LS460 / 430 / 400 / 600h Classifieds 05-09-15, 10:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By PureDrifter
OP you will need to provide a vouch from a member...

OP you will need to provide a vouch from a member with >500 posts and 1+ years of membership in order to sell the coilovers here.

You have 24 hours before I remove the coilovers from your post.
Forum: LS400 05-08-15, 02:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,369
Posted By PureDrifter
You should trim the bumpstops if H&R tells you...

You should trim the bumpstops if H&R tells you to.
Forum: LS400 05-07-15, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By PureDrifter
yep, you broke it :p

yep, you broke it :p
Forum: LS400 05-07-15, 02:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,178
Posted By PureDrifter
I'm conflicted, on one hand you did search (YAY!)...

I'm conflicted, on one hand you did search (YAY!) before starting a new thread.

On the other hand, this is an EIGHT (8) year old thread!
Forum: LS400 05-07-15, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By PureDrifter
That's actually completely incorrect. on early...

That's actually completely incorrect. on early (1st generation) cars you had to turn the compressor off because the car would try to level if you turned the ignition to ACC with the car jacked up. ...
Forum: LS400 05-07-15, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By PureDrifter
Only a few short years of LS430s had those 18s...

Only a few short years of LS430s had those 18s available so they aren't as easy to come by.

http://www.oewheelsllc.com/Wheels_3/Wheels-for-Lexus/LS430_2#.VUvXq_lVhBc
Replicas are perfectly fine...
Forum: LS400 05-06-15, 01:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,369
Posted By PureDrifter
the "softness" of a shock relates to damping. the...

the "softness" of a shock relates to damping. the spring determines spring rate (and consequently, motion ratio) more than the damping does.

TL;DR the spring being hard or stiff determines if the...
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