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06-17-19, 11:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,054
Posted By lobuxracer

Too tiny to consider a tire change. Run them and...

Too tiny to consider a tire change. Run them and be happy - delay this decision and undoubtedly there will be better options when the time to replace is undeniable.
06-17-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,604
Posted By lobuxracer

Or from our site sponsor: ...

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06-17-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By lobuxracer

https://www.clublexus.com/forums/is-f-2008-2014/52...

https://www.clublexus.com/forums/is-f-2008-2014/521519-little-button-behind-gas-pedal-2.html

Start at post 22 for the fix.
06-17-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By lobuxracer

Not missing anything. The 2UR engines since the...

Not missing anything. The 2UR engines since the IS F have had studs with nothing on them in weird spots for unknown reasons. These typically have a wire harness tie down on them, but in this case,...
06-17-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,054
Posted By lobuxracer

Your tire shop is correct. Monitor the tire to...

Your tire shop is correct. Monitor the tire to see if it continues to chunk, but road debris can damage a small portion of the tread without significantly impacting street performance.

After...
06-17-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By lobuxracer

Yes and a new software load for the ECM to...

Yes and a new software load for the ECM to disallow braking and throttle concurrently. You can still trail brake, but you can't left foot brake, so no rotating the car with the brake while you are...
06-17-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By lobuxracer

Be sure your mashing all the way down. There is...

Be sure your mashing all the way down. There is a kickdown switch under the accelerator that tells the gearbox to hurry up. Many owners have believed their gearbox was shifting too slow when they...
06-17-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,820
Posted By lobuxracer

If you've never done one before, you'll spend a...

If you've never done one before, you'll spend a solid 4 hours doing the job. After doing it once, probably 2 1/2 hours. No matter how you slice it, it's PITA job because you have no choice about...
06-12-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,431
Posted By lobuxracer

24 minutes. If you want an engine that burns oil,...

24 minutes. If you want an engine that burns oil, follow the factory recommendations. If you want an engine that performs, follow mine:
...
06-12-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By lobuxracer

I bought a bare set of 2014 wheels for $1600...

I bought a bare set of 2014 wheels for $1600 about 4 years ago.
06-12-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,632
Posted By lobuxracer

I removed the console entirely and went for a...

I removed the console entirely and went for a drive today to check some things out.

1. The noise is much louder without the console - it does a pretty amazing job of making the cabin quieter.
2....
06-08-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,874
Posted By lobuxracer

The IS F has a line through the radiator...

The IS F has a line through the radiator (oil/coolant) and a separate air/oil heat exchanger for the transmission in front of the main radiator. It also has the same coolant/oil heat exchanger for...
06-08-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,874
Posted By lobuxracer

Guys - the plenum is the blue piece still present...

Guys - the plenum is the blue piece still present on the engine. The plastic cover is just a cover/sound damper, not a plenum. I remove my engine cover at the track as well and for the same...
06-08-19, 12:23 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 113,669
Posted By lobuxracer

The 2020 LC500 shows the same 1282B sealant while...

The 2020 LC500 shows the same 1282B sealant while the rest of the engine is 1207B. Truly baffling.
06-07-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,556
Posted By lobuxracer

There's nothing magic about WS fluid. There are...

There's nothing magic about WS fluid. There are many full equivalents, it's not like T-IV. There is a huge thread in the IS F forum...
06-04-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,556
Posted By lobuxracer

This comment also applies to those who join our...

This comment also applies to those who join our forum only to stir the pot. We have Lexus technicians, sales, and finance people on this forum. We have highly experienced independent techs, and...
06-03-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,133
Posted By lobuxracer

The forum ToS include not posting copyright...

The forum ToS include not posting copyright materials. We enforce this rule, but I can't say we're 100% consistent about it.

AFA using PMs. What you do on PM stays on PM, and we admins do not have...
06-03-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,285
Posted By lobuxracer

There is an entire forum with sticky for...

There is an entire forum with sticky for maintaining Lexus leather:

https://www.clublexus.com/forums/automotive-care-and-detailing/115497-all-about-lexus-leather.html

Lexol isn't necessary as...
05-31-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,266
Posted By lobuxracer

No RC F, but have a history for sure - no car from 1980 to 1988

'16 GS F (new, still own)
'08 IS F (new, still own)
'06 IS350 (new, traded)
'05 Scion tC (new, auto, wife totaled, replaced by '06 tC)
'05 Scion tC (new, manual, sold)
'88 Chevy Corsica (used,...
05-30-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 21,249
Posted By lobuxracer

The harness cover looks like this part:...

The harness cover looks like this part: 82817-53320, but you would be wise to validate this is actually the piece you need.
05-30-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 76,229
Posted By lobuxracer

More information - after perusing all the various...

More information - after perusing all the various seals, o-rings, and other consumables, I have a parts list for this task. It's not small. It includes everything you would need for a valve lash...
05-29-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,276
Posted By lobuxracer

The initialization procedure isn't hard, but it's...

The initialization procedure isn't hard, but it's not easy either. If you have Techstream, it's a whole lot easier. Otherwise you have to short pins in the DLC to get the system in the right state...
05-29-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By lobuxracer

The rear wheels have to be off the ground to...

The rear wheels have to be off the ground to adjust the parking brakes. First the wheels come off to adjust the shoes inside the rear discs, then the cable gets adjusted underneath the car so the...
05-29-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 76,229
Posted By lobuxracer

This thread is back from the dead. Today, I got...

This thread is back from the dead. Today, I got new insight into the root cause of MY specific issue from a Lexus Europe tech posting a reply to my YouTube video of the noise. Lexus Europe has had a...
05-29-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,755
Posted By lobuxracer

BTW, discovered this while looking up some other...

BTW, discovered this while looking up some other stuff on TIS - L-SB-0093-11 (http://www.esghotwire.com/tips/files/Intermitten_No_Crank.pdf). This LSB is instructions to correct intermittent...
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