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Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) Yesterday, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By PureDrifter
the factory cats are extremely long lived and...

the factory cats are extremely long lived and unless you've melted them from dumping raw fuel into the exhaust they are most likely NOT the issue.

Compare the O2 waveform across banks, and make...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-28-15, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 570
Posted By PureDrifter
This is incorrect in just about every way. ...

This is incorrect in just about every way.

You are wrong. period.

Spend some time looking at the dyno charts of pre-VVTi 1UZ and VVTi 1UZ engines, the gains are MASSIVE. the VVTi heads flow...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-26-15, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 185
Posted By PureDrifter
I would try buying a used one from a junkyard. ...

I would try buying a used one from a junkyard.

The part should still be available from lexus, but each latch assy. (there are 2, upper and lower) is ~$50.

Lexus part numbers:
58908-50030 for...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-26-15, 03:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By PureDrifter
The tokico are supposed to be stiffer than stock....

The tokico are supposed to be stiffer than stock.

the issue in your case is that you're comparing exhausted, worn OEM shocks to a set of BRAND NEW, not even broken in KYB shocks.

They smooth in...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-20-15, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 570
Posted By PureDrifter
Got it, seems to be marketing rather than...

Got it, seems to be marketing rather than technically oriented.
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-20-15, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 570
Posted By PureDrifter
Do you have a source for this? It doesn't make...

Do you have a source for this? It doesn't make sense in several ways, not least of which i've never seen a '95-97 dyno past ~210-220whp, which indicates ~235-245hp.


The oil pressure is solenoid...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-20-15, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 357
Posted By PureDrifter
so we come back around to the point of this whole...

so we come back around to the point of this whole discussion which is DON'T USE SOLVENTS ON KARMAN VORTEX AFMS (found on '89-94 LS400s)
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-20-15, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,159
Posted By PureDrifter
guys it's a 5 year old thread.

guys it's a 5 year old thread.
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-19-15, 04:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 570
Posted By PureDrifter
What is your actual Question? VVTi doesn't...

What is your actual Question?

VVTi doesn't work like VTEC in that it doesn't simply turn on at a specific RPM, it is oil pressure based so the timing change is gradual.

The VVTi engines make...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-19-15, 04:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By PureDrifter
I would like to see the directions here rather...

I would like to see the directions here rather than by request :)
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-17-15, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,136
Posted By PureDrifter
You could de-pin the connectors and try to re-pin...

You could de-pin the connectors and try to re-pin into a non-nav, but no, wires can always be repaired.
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-17-15, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 357
Posted By PureDrifter
That article is factually incorrect in mutliple...

That article is factually incorrect in mutliple ways, it is pending deletion.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_flow_sensor

There's a huge difference between a Karman Vortex AFM (used on 1st gen...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-15-15, 11:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 357
Posted By PureDrifter
you ruined the AFM (not MAF), you need a new one....

you ruined the AFM (not MAF), you need a new one. Do not clean it with any solvents.
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-15-15, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By PureDrifter
the main engine harness is ~$1,400-1,700 USD. ...

the main engine harness is ~$1,400-1,700 USD. You're better off taking the car to a well reputed auto electrician (not dealership) and having them repair the damage.
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-15-15, 11:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,136
Posted By PureDrifter
all speakers.

all speakers.
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-13-15, 05:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 663
Posted By PureDrifter
This looks good but you're going to destroy your...

This looks good but you're going to destroy your front fenders, you need to get the front fitment sorted out. It's got way too much poke right now.
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-13-15, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By PureDrifter
It's hard to tell if it's just brushes or brushes...

It's hard to tell if it's just brushes or brushes + bearings based on what you said, but it does sound like a failing alt.
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-12-15, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By PureDrifter
Where did you get the notion that heim joints are...

Where did you get the notion that heim joints are longer lasting than rubber/polyurethane bushings? :uh:

Bushings exist to minimize metal-metal contact as that causes WEAR. Heim/Rose joints are...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-12-15, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 504
Posted By PureDrifter
the regular run of the mill brembos are brembos...

the regular run of the mill brembos are brembos in name only, and are made in mexico.

I'm happier with my centric-based rotors over the past few years than the "oem" brembos i've seen recently,...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-12-15, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By PureDrifter
VERY little horizontal play. Almost negligible...

VERY little horizontal play. Almost negligible but likely a couple mm.

The bearing race is the metal component the balls/needles sit in/on. The Outer race is the metal ring portion of the...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-12-15, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By PureDrifter
the knuckle has to at least be unbolted for the...

the knuckle has to at least be unbolted for the axle to come out, the axle is not collapsible much at all so you can't just "push" it out with the knuckle still in place.

The wheel bearing races...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-12-15, 07:56 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,666
Posted By PureDrifter
the personal banter needs to end from all sides. ...

the personal banter needs to end from all sides. this isn't the place.

One and only warning for everyone involved.
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-12-15, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By PureDrifter
We have some pretty long and detailed gas...

We have some pretty long and detailed gas mileage/mpg threads I encourage you to look at. Eventually we'll merge this thread into the larger ones.
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Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-12-15, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 537
Posted By PureDrifter
700bones exit this thread. You are not allowed...

700bones exit this thread. You are not allowed to make detrimental personal comments towards other members. Your post has been edited, do not alter it.

This is your warning.
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 08-12-15, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By PureDrifter
the price is for both (Ie- 1 set). the OEM arms...

the price is for both (Ie- 1 set). the OEM arms will last >100,000 miles and provide the signature "Lexus Ride". These will not do either, but provide adjustability for stance/fitment/racing
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