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Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 06-06-17, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By BinaryJay
What Brian7 said. Just unscrew it. It is...

What Brian7 said. Just unscrew it.

It is remotely possible that someone put loctite on it it in the past (perhaps people kept stealing them...). Turn harder there is little that you can damage...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 06-06-17, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By BinaryJay
You see the same weather that I do. Don't lower...

You see the same weather that I do. Don't lower it. It makes no sense where we get snow and ice. Enjoy the high ride, I know I learned to over the years. Put a nice set of winters on it for the...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 06-06-17, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By BinaryJay
Does it close even partially before starting to...

Does it close even partially before starting to open again? Clean the tracks as best you can while it's open and relubricate. In my experience it doesn't take very much at all to cause the pinch...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 06-06-17, 02:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,043
Posted By BinaryJay
The car is trying to help you keep your drivers...

The car is trying to help you keep your drivers license, maybe?
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 06-06-17, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By BinaryJay
I've been perfectly happy with the 300 all the...

I've been perfectly happy with the 300 all the years I've had it (8 or 9 years now). I don't drive it around thinking anything like "gosh this thing is so slow", and it has given me zero issues in...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 02-06-17, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,412
Posted By BinaryJay
Was this car ever serviced for the piston ring...

Was this car ever serviced for the piston ring replacement? If not, then loose piston rings and carbon buildup is your problem. You can have the dealer perform a top engine clean, it won't be cheap.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 09-27-16, 07:31 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 33,078
Posted By BinaryJay
Still only 80,000 miles on my 06!

Still only 80,000 miles on my 06!
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 04-21-16, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,476
Posted By BinaryJay
Sounds like a 3GR-FSE that never got the piston...

Sounds like a 3GR-FSE that never got the piston rings replaced. That boat has long sailed though.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 04-21-16, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By BinaryJay
Yes, they suck. Take it out and look for rust,...

Yes, they suck. Take it out and look for rust, the bolt is the ground for the harness. The part is cheap only a few bucks, I would replace it.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 03-13-16, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,016
Posted By BinaryJay
GS300 AWD Reliability Update

Just wanted to write a quick note as it's been a while since I've been around.

I bought the GS300 AWD 6 years ago in 2010, used, It has had it's fair share of engine work done by Lexus, including...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 12-17-15, 08:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,348
Posted By BinaryJay
I've had it done at a Toyota dealership (Toyota...

I've had it done at a Toyota dealership (Toyota on Front when I lived near there, it's gone now as far as I know or moved somewhere else...) and at Bullock City all the way out in Markham. Never had...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 12-02-15, 09:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,145
Posted By BinaryJay
If it was sold as-is, it's all on you for not...

If it was sold as-is, it's all on you for not doing your homework and getting it checked out before buying it. Sorry, that's the truth. Seems like they're being nicer to you than they have to be...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 11-08-15, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 748
Posted By BinaryJay
I forget exactly... but I think there is only one...

I forget exactly... but I think there is only one screw under a small panel at the door handle then you literally just pull it off. It takes like 30 seconds.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 11-08-15, 09:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,929
Posted By BinaryJay
Every time a thread like this appears people are...

Every time a thread like this appears people are surprised when I tell them that the official Lexus maintenance schedule for these cars in Canada has transmission fluid changes listed every 96,000 KM...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 11-08-15, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By BinaryJay
Did you loose a wheel well liner or something?

Did you loose a wheel well liner or something?
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 11-08-15, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By BinaryJay
Sorry, there is nothing you can do now. The...

Sorry, there is nothing you can do now. The (long) period of time that the 2006 model was eligible for the major piston ring replacement work has long passed and it's a very expensive job to do out...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 10-13-15, 12:55 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 162,541
Posted By BinaryJay
Nobody got letters about it in Canada. Doesn't...

Nobody got letters about it in Canada. Doesn't really matter, if it had the symptoms during the campaign period you would have been responsible for taking it in for diagnosis and found out about it....
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 10-13-15, 12:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,194
Posted By BinaryJay
I'm now glad to have the 3GR-FSE with it's now...

I'm now glad to have the 3GR-FSE with it's now "downgraded" high tension piston rings thanks to that big service campaign.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 10-07-15, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,772
Posted By BinaryJay
That car sounds like a trooper, my 2006 still has...

That car sounds like a trooper, my 2006 still has less than 75K on it. I've been driving it since 2009, when I bought it with 58K on it. I'm afraid my car will never get that kind of odometer...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 09-25-15, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,361
Posted By BinaryJay
One of mine is finally starting to go cloudy on...

One of mine is finally starting to go cloudy on me. Not really looking forward to the process. Most that I've seen do it, looks good for only a very short period of time after and it just seems to...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 09-10-15, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,220
Posted By BinaryJay
Like others said, there is no point.

Like others said, there is no point.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 09-09-15, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,837
Posted By BinaryJay
Or just use the scissor jack that comes with the...

Or just use the scissor jack that comes with the car which I find completely and totally adequate to the task and doesn't damage the jack points at all. It's not like I lift the car every day so I...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 09-03-15, 10:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,120
Posted By BinaryJay
I have a Britax Advocate 65 G3 and a Diono Radian...

I have a Britax Advocate 65 G3 and a Diono Radian RXT in mine... the kids are fine and we can even squeeze their aunt in between them.

I could never do either of them rear facing behind the driver...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 09-03-15, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,241
Posted By BinaryJay
Could your post have any more spelling mistakes...

Could your post have any more spelling mistakes and lazy typos? Just saying...

I leave it to the other members to take pity and try to answer the question if they can decipher it.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 08-31-15, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By BinaryJay
Just shove pieces of foam and cut up old black...

Just shove pieces of foam and cut up old black socks and stuff everywhere, it's the easiest cheapest way to quiet the beast... use a credit card to wedge stuff in between the seams.

I gave up on...
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