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Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-09-15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,523
Posted By Power6
Hey nice ES bud. I wish mine was that clean. It...

Hey nice ES bud. I wish mine was that clean. It is true the woodgrain steering wheel option with the HIDs is uncommon but many of the platinum/coach cars were loaded up. Do you have heated seats,...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-09-15, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 729
Posted By Power6
There were factory monotone ES300s of this...

There were factory monotone ES300s of this generation too, the red cars were all red. I thought those had a unique look since all the others were two tone.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 05-31-15, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Power6
If you bottom out you probably need the struts...

If you bottom out you probably need the struts too, that is a classic sign of strut/shock failure.

The dilemma you are going to have in replacing suspension...the aftermarket stuff is junk that...
Forum: ES300 / 330 / 350 / 300h Classifieds 05-31-15, 06:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 490
Posted By Power6
OEM Nakamichi swap for your 99-01 3ES - entire kit - rare parts

This is an entire Nakamichi stereo, head unit/CD Changer/amp for 99-01 ES. With this you can swap right into any 99-01 ES with the base Pioneer radio. There are a couple of parts here that are rare...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 04-14-15, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 04-12-15, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 04-12-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 04-11-15, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 01-25-15, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 01-15-15, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,340
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 01-11-15, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-04-14, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-04-14, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-04-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,608
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 05-10-14, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 05-03-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,013
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 05-03-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 85,347
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 05-01-14, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 04-23-14, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 04-22-14, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,554
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 04-22-14, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,554
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 04-22-14, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,554
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 04-11-14, 12:20 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 85,347
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 04-11-14, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,911
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: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 04-08-14, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,325
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.
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