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Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 07-31-15, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By Nothnghead
^this and it works almost flawlessly. I have the...

^this and it works almost flawlessly. I have the non-nav HU and so the interface is pretty basic. I just wish I could get track title info on the HU. The hands free calling quality is far superior to...
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 06-23-15, 03:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,637
Posted By Nothnghead
I have the 5100's on mine with OEM springs on the...

I have the 5100's on mine with OEM springs on the second highest lift position and I love the look. I noticed the ride is overall better than stock but also added OME lift springs in the back. The...
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 06-08-15, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By Nothnghead
Others may chime in about these housings but I...

Others may chime in about these housings but I had great success with the 3M (39045) restoration kit that has held up for around a year so far on my 2005 GX with 127,000 miles. I'm curious what...
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 06-05-15, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By Nothnghead
Cool! Just go with new plugs with that mileage...

Cool! Just go with new plugs with that mileage and you'll be good. Should be under $50 for densos.
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 06-05-15, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By Nothnghead
The 2UZ doesn't use spark plug wires in the...

The 2UZ doesn't use spark plug wires in the conventional sense. It has small gauge wire that goes to each of the 8 ignition coils that sit on the top of the spark plugs. Unless you have a cylinder...
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 05-29-15, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By Nothnghead
Shocks aren't doing their job or you have an...

Shocks aren't doing their job or you have an inner ear infection.
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 05-26-15, 12:25 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 81,717
Posted By Nothnghead
I have OME 2895 coils in the rear with...

I have OME 2895 coils in the rear with metaltech's coil spring conversion kit. In the front I have Bilstein 5100 struts set to 3/4 of full lift with stock coils. Soon, I'll be putting the OME lift...
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 05-15-15, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By Nothnghead
Welcome to the party. It looks like you got a...

Welcome to the party. It looks like you got a great specimen there. Browse around a bit and you'll find a lot of information here to answer your questions. Also, check out the 120 section over at...
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 05-15-15, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By Nothnghead
Shims are not included with pads.

Shims are not included with pads.
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 04-06-15, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By Nothnghead
You have to use Windows. I don't know how Win8...

You have to use Windows. I don't know how Win8 works and I've heard some people had trouble with drivers on a 64 bit OS.
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 03-31-15, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,129
Posted By Nothnghead
That's exactly what I did about a month ago and...

That's exactly what I did about a month ago and I've had no problems (new OEM pads of course). I'll let you know in 20,000 more miles if any problems appear.
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 03-30-15, 09:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,129
Posted By Nothnghead
This is what I've done. Others may have more...

This is what I've done. Others may have more formal or technically correct means.

The pistons are the round metal tubes inside the the caliper that push on brake pads, forcing them against the...
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 03-29-15, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By Nothnghead
Techstream does this.

Techstream does this.
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 03-23-15, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Nothnghead
Do you mean other than turning of the skid...

Do you mean other than turning of the skid control which happens as part of locking your center diff?
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 03-23-15, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Nothnghead
Jumper cables?

Jumper cables?
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 03-22-15, 08:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,129
Posted By Nothnghead
Have you checked for seized pistons in your...

Have you checked for seized pistons in your calipers? It could be a reason you keep getting warped rotors. That was my experience.
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 03-17-15, 12:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 29,147
Posted By Nothnghead
You might try rolling them up from half-way and...

You might try rolling them up from half-way and holding for about a second or so once it's fully closed. That's what I've always done and had to do on my IS350.
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 03-09-15, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By Nothnghead
If you only do one pair at a time, you will never...

If you only do one pair at a time, you will never have the same tread depth and traction on all four corners which may slightly affect your AWD/4WD performance. Definitely don't do mismatched sizes....
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 03-09-15, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By Nothnghead
I know they've come a long way. I was just always...

I know they've come a long way. I was just always amazed at the difference between the Wranglers and FJ40s we've had through the years.
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 03-09-15, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By Nothnghead
0%. The axle and axle housing are not going to be...

0%. The axle and axle housing are not going to be bent by a floor jack. It supports the weight of the truck a few times over. Now, in a heep, those axles bend if you look at them crooked;)
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 03-05-15, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,331
Posted By Nothnghead
How's the audio? Does it send signal to all the...

How's the audio? Does it send signal to all the speakers?
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 03-04-15, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By Nothnghead
They told you the truth. I have the Duratracs in...

They told you the truth. I have the Duratracs in that size with the E rating and I notice the weight of them on the corners. I wish I had gone with C because I don't need the extra load carrying of E...
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 03-04-15, 08:05 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 81,717
Posted By Nothnghead
Thanks! I really just took the rack off for MPG...

Thanks! I really just took the rack off for MPG and wind noise. It turns out, a lot of the wind noise is actually from the missing molding pieces between the rack mounts.



I got these wheels...
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 03-03-15, 06:18 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 81,717
Posted By Nothnghead
http://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.clublexus.com-vbul...

http://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.clublexus.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-image_cbc4aa4cc5c876f66aec4f178cf19088132754e4.jpg

Took the roof rack off since our winter in Idaho only lasted a month.
Forum: GX - 1st Gen (2004-2009) 03-02-15, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Nothnghead
Welcome. Look around here for other people's...

Welcome. Look around here for other people's experiences with all the upgrades you mention. You might find some surprises and definitely don't have to go into uncharted waters. Personally, I don't...
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