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View Poll Results: Would you be interested in having LS400 brakes on your 2nd Gen GS?
Yes, because it would be cheaper!! 5 55.56%
Yes, because I like the way LS400 brakes look. 2 22.22%
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LS400 brakes do fit 2nd Gen GS!!

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Old 09-14-13, 04:06 AM   #361
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Looking good there PHML, i do notice that very slight drop in the front . But i prefer that than the stock height without the RCA.
to clear the calipers from the wheels, are you using spacers for those wheels?
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Old 09-16-13, 11:10 PM   #362
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Looking good there PHML, i do notice that very slight drop in the front . But i prefer that than the stock height without the RCA.
to clear the calipers from the wheels, are you using spacers for those wheels?
Here is my thread from a few years ago. Back then, I ran 30mm front RCA kit.

See pic on post #10...kinda shows the drop with the 30mm.

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/susp...o-rubbing.html

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Old 12-24-13, 01:41 PM   #363
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I finally got my own set of ls400 calipers and rotors installed on my gs400 using phml's rca kit and I couldn't be happier with everything. That has to be one of the easiest mods I've done to my car and the peddle feel and breaking improvement is sooo much better! I'm using oem lexus pads/rotors and I feel like my car could do a stoppie! Haha not really but wow I can't emphasize enough how much of an improvement this was. As soon as it warms up more I'll be pulling them back off to paint them black or silver.
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Old 12-27-13, 03:22 PM   #364
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I finally got my own set of ls400 calipers and rotors installed on my gs400 using phml's rca kit and I couldn't be happier with everything. That has to be one of the easiest mods I've done to my car and the peddle feel and breaking improvement is sooo much better! I'm using oem lexus pads/rotors and I feel like my car could do a stoppie! Haha not really but wow I can't emphasize enough how much of an improvement this was. As soon as it warms up more I'll be pulling them back off to paint them black or silver.

good job bro..post up some pics after the paint job. make sure to use high-temp paint.
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Old 12-28-13, 08:37 PM   #365
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I'm going to keep working at it hopefully your right and I will eventually get it. Is their anybody out their who has LS400 calipers on their GS300 that can provide some input and let me know if they have a spoongy feel to their brake pedal?
Any help of confirmation? I believe someone has upgraded brakes on my gs400 to ls400.. I ordered new rotors and pads and the rotors ordered are much smaller and the pads that are on it has the pin holes... according to my research it appears to be ls400 rotors and pads
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Old 12-29-13, 06:05 AM   #366
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Spongy feel = brake system needs bleeding, brake master cylinder needs bleeding, brake booster or cylinder is starting to go out if they are bled properly. If its none if those, upgrade to stainless steel brake lines, makes a big difference
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Well I have only had ls4 calipers sitting on my shelf for 2.5 yrs so I figured 2014 was about time to get on it. I did have to shorten the top mounting bolt a few MM because when tightened, it would press into the rotors. Other than that, it was simple and well worth the upgrade. I am using Fig's Updated RCA's





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Old 01-06-14, 04:32 AM   #368
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Well I have only had ls4 calipers sitting on my shelf for 2.5 yrs so I figured 2014 was about time to get on it. I did have to shorten the top mounting bolt a few MM because when tightened, it would press into the rotors. Other than that, it was simple and well worth the upgrade. I am using Fig's Updated RCA's



Looks awesome and very clean!
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Painted my ls calipers yesterday, I used 4 coats of high temp (2000) black and 5 coats of high temp clear on top of that. They look much better than before so I'm pretty happy with them.
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Old 02-13-14, 10:55 AM   #370
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Running 18mm RCA kit up front for my LS400 calipers....no kit in the rear....stock suspension.

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Are those 16s or 17s cause i was told you can't run stock gs wheels on the ls4 caliper swap??
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Are those 16s or 17s cause i was told you can't run stock gs wheels on the ls4 caliper swap??

Those are 16 inch stock 2GS wheels.


I've run both the SAGE front 18mm kit and SAGE front 30mm kit on these 16 inch stock wheels.


To run the SAGE front 40mm kit, you will need at least 17 inch wheels (non-step lip).


Who told you otherwise?


Proof are in my pics. I have another thread that shows the SAGE 30mm front kit with these same 16 inch wheels...of course you need 15mm hubcentric spacer to push the wheels out.


http://www.clublexus.com/forums/susp...o-rubbing.html

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Old 03-27-14, 12:29 PM   #372
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What year are those calipers if I wanted to upgrade on a 2000 GS 300?
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Old 03-31-14, 12:31 PM   #373
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1995-2000 ls400.
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I have 93 toyota supra tt calipers and rotors

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Old 09-18-14, 01:40 PM   #375
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hey guys, I'm looking for the smallest possible front ball joint spacer,

I live in SoCal now and if anyone has it in-stock where I can pick it up... that would be great!
i've been looking for the SAGE 18mm but I can seem to find a place that has them for sale.

please help!
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