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10-19-18, 02:19 PM
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Posted By rkw77080

Confirmed. The Kicker-CompR DVC 2-ohm subwoofer...

Confirmed. The Kicker-CompR DVC 2-ohm subwoofer is safe to use with the LS430 Pioneer amplifier.
10-18-18, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By rkw77080

The Pioneer has 2 separate subwoofer output...

The Pioneer has 2 separate subwoofer output channels (Left and Right), each of which is designed to drive a 2-ohm subwoofer. The Dual Voice Coil (DVC) speaker has 2 separate voice cone windings, and...
10-18-18, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By rkw77080

The impedance of any speaker must be carefully...

The impedance of any speaker must be carefully matched with the amplifier that drives it. The LS430 came with 2 different model amplifiers: Mark Levinson and Pioneer. The ML is designed to drive a...
10-13-18, 07:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,137
Posted By Gronemus

You will not have any issues with the idler...

You will not have any issues with the idler pulleys on the LS. Here is a picture of mine after disassembling them to see what kind of wear there was after running 125K miles. There was virtually...
10-07-18, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By StanVanDam

List of ECU part numbers at...

List of ECU part numbers at https://lexus-usa.epc-data.com/ls430/UCF30L/2135/electric/8404/89661/, you may need to go back a few steps to select a body code matching your geography (e.g. General,...
10-03-18, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By FatherTo1

AAA Worn Wet Traction report P7+ vs Premier AS

I just posted this on the 4Gen (https://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls-4th-gen-2007-2017/901203-aaa-worn-wet-traction-report-p7-vs-premier-as.html) LS forum and thought fellow 3Gen owners might be...
10-01-18, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By JefDav84

Thanks for all of the replies. I was able to...

Thanks for all of the replies. I was able to swap the battery out for free since it was only 6 months old. Car is able to start, but within 2 minutes the new alternator fuse starts to smoke again. ...
09-30-18, 12:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,779
Posted By ShellyGX

I had the same problem with the yellow color of...

I had the same problem with the yellow color of the leather on the drivers door. It is not staining but is the top of the leather color coating worn off.

I ordered the Leather Magic kit in Ecru...
09-19-18, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By rkw77080

The cooling fans operate as a pair (i.e. Not...

The cooling fans operate as a pair (i.e. Not independently) and has 2 speeds. The primary control is by the ECT (Engine Coolant Temperature) sensor. Both fans will run at high speed once the ECT...
09-14-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By sagmanaur

SC430 Backseat removal - speaker access

Great information on the forum regarding fixing/replacing the speakers in the SC430, but I was having trouble finding information on how to remove the backseat and gain access to the rear speaker and...
09-09-18, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By 911LE

DIY Alternator rebuild

The battery light came on in my '05 while driving home the other day. Battery voltage with the car running was 11.3. I removed the alternator from the car and decided to rebuild it myself. I'm...
07-28-18, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Retroplay

Instrument Cluster Mod - 02-05 MY

Just wanted to start this thread to detail my work on modifying the instrument cluster for pre-2006 SC430s. As we know, prior to 2006, the cluster is quite dim compared to later models. I picked up a...
07-24-18, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By Retroplay

Caution: Buying parts from Texas on ebay

Just wanted to warn about buying parts on ebay from Texas. Yards are beginning to scrap out cars that were submerged during the flood last year.

I bought a spare climate control from eBay recently...
07-21-18, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By balanced6

There are a couple rubber cylinders near the...

There are a couple rubber cylinders near the front of the hood that might need adjusting too. They screw in and out and rest on the rail by the radiator.
07-19-18, 07:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By Bgw70

thanks for saying it Johnny...you are so right...

thanks for saying it Johnny...you are so right and I know we are usually pretty civil with each other.

I guess now would be a good time to say, this is the most helpful forum I have ever belonged...
07-17-18, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By VVTiBob

From your description Jabberwock is probably...

From your description Jabberwock is probably correct, there is an intermittent switch/sensor as opposed to a physical mechanical, problem that is causing a condition that stops the roof from moving....
07-11-18, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Willauflex

Completed last weekend. Thanks for...

Completed last weekend. Thanks for encouragement. Works well.

Bought new oem switch via eBay from dealer in AZ. Works well. Disconnected battery. Detached under dash cover, and hung in place...
06-26-18, 05:59 PM
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Posted By Bob04

1013? I'd probably go with the OEM factory tire. ...

1013? I'd probably go with the OEM factory tire.

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:)
06-25-18, 03:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By LS430inDE.

Thanks for all the comments guys. I totally...

Thanks for all the comments guys. I totally learned my lesson. I thought I'd get all flamed up by posting here, but posted anyway. Glad nobody publically flamed me, lol.

I'm a jackstand lover,...
06-24-18, 08:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,898
Posted By Bgw70

Well guys, I just ordered an IS350 spare tire....

Well guys, I just ordered an IS350 spare tire. Not the one at the link I posted but I did purchase another one from the same vendor. He was asking $129 shipped and I offered him $100 shipped and he...
06-23-18, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,576
Posted By ShawnOk

sending mine next week. Will report with before...

sending mine next week. Will report with before and after photos, and my experience with them through the process.
06-17-18, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Scootymad

They get worse fairly quickly. I bought my LS...

They get worse fairly quickly. I bought my LS with a sketchy left front bearing and within 6000 miles it was completely shot to hell. They're super easy to change though. Caliper off, rotor off, 4...
06-16-18, 10:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,632
Posted By Roho

Also smear clean oil on the rubber seal of the...

Also smear clean oil on the rubber seal of the filter with ypur finger so it won' stick to the metal.
06-09-18, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By jonas's RX

Mercedes Benz VS Lexus Service Department experience

Gang

I have both makes and boy , why is there such a big difference
at the dealer when you bring in your car for service ?

With Mercedes (alabor rate $185/hr), the service departmt
never...
06-04-18, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By Goldwinger

If you had it checked an the mechanic can't tell...

If you had it checked an the mechanic can't tell you where it is you need another opinion. The only way an ECM might be at fault is if it has a code for an internal failure. Rare but does happen. And...
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