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Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 06-18-15, 03:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 27,995
Posted By gs-ireland
I know I'm digging up an old thread, but instead...

I know I'm digging up an old thread, but instead of tracing back new wires from the nav unit to the dash, the wire is already behind the screen.

With the screen out you will see a large white...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 09-18-13, 08:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,066
Posted By gs-ireland
I picked items from a few different suppliers....

I picked items from a few different suppliers. All components are certified and designed for propane use in cars
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 09-17-13, 03:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,066
Posted By gs-ireland
I can't feel any power difference, but it's on my...

I can't feel any power difference, but it's on my to-do list to get it dyno'd on both Propane and petrol.

I've done about 6000 miles on propane and the engine oil is still a nice syrup golden...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 09-16-13, 11:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,066
Posted By gs-ireland
I had the same problem, my solution was to run my...

I had the same problem, my solution was to run my GS3 on Propane!!

It went from 24mpg(euro) to the financial equivalent of 42mpg(euro)

Pictures taken during installation :
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 10-25-10, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By gs-ireland
Try this: Step 1. When holding the AUTO +...

Try this:
Step 1.
When holding the AUTO + RECIRC buttons together, turn on ignition lights (dont start). Any error codes will appear. 21 & 24 will appear if it is dark out(solar sensor).
Step 2...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 10-25-10, 10:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 526
Posted By gs-ireland
Strange clunking noise from inside Propeller shaft (video inside)

To all the resident experts,

I am trying to track down the clunk between the gearbox to the diff when selecting from R-D when on steering lock (reversing out of the driveway), so I got under the...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 10-22-10, 02:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,884
Posted By gs-ireland
$7 /us gal? thats Irish prices! Here in...

$7 /us gal? thats Irish prices!

Here in Ireland petrol is approx 1.30/litre = around $6.80/us gal
Diesel is 1.20/litre = around $6.30

So feeding my gs3 is an expensive habit as its my daily...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 10-22-10, 08:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,884
Posted By gs-ireland
I have my 98 GS3 for over 4 years now. I will...

I have my 98 GS3 for over 4 years now. I will probably keep it for another 4-5 years as there is only 1 other "used" car that I would buy as the GS has spoilt me.

A 2008 Jaguar XF 3.0S Turbo...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 10-09-10, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,219
Posted By gs-ireland
I doubt if the brakes would do that, but if it...

I doubt if the brakes would do that, but if it was, the test would be to do some left foot braking when reversing, this will provide feedback to your left foot via the pedal if the brakes were a...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 10-08-10, 02:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 31,873
Posted By gs-ireland
Glad to hear it worked. :thumbup: Re grease,...

Glad to hear it worked. :thumbup:

Re grease, use some vaseline until you get some lithium grease and a proper cable tie.

The proper fix will cost lots of to get a new steering assembly,...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 10-07-10, 08:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 31,873
Posted By gs-ireland
Its the last picture, cable-tie where your yellow...

Its the last picture, cable-tie where your yellow line is on the right hand side, nearest the knuckle.

Make sure the cable tie is around 5mm wide for strength;)

USE PLENTY OF LITHIUM GREASE ON...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 10-07-10, 02:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 31,873
Posted By gs-ireland
You MUST remove this cover. Its nothing to do...

You MUST remove this cover. Its nothing to do with the yellow or red box on your pic.

It will expose the steering columns shaft that needs the cable-tie. From memory the cable tie needs to be...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 10-06-10, 10:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 31,873
Posted By gs-ireland
Right, This was on my car nearly 3 years...

Right,

This was on my car nearly 3 years ago. The fix, a few cable ties and some lithium grease.

Next step is to confirm if it is the same fault.

Drive over some more gravel/rough surface...
Forum: Build Threads 10-05-10, 09:47 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 31,926
Posted By gs-ireland
Subscribed :)

Subscribed :)
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 10-05-10, 09:39 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 31,873
Posted By gs-ireland
@OP, Does the steering wheel shake when you...

@OP,

Does the steering wheel shake when you drive over a rough surface (eg gravel)???
Forum: Performance 05-21-10, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,382
Posted By gs-ireland
The reasons that they seem to be cheap to you...

The reasons that they seem to be cheap to you across the pond is the running costs here are a lot more.

Annual road tax bill is 1,300 on a 3litre = around $1,700
Petrol here is 1.32/litre =...
Forum: Performance 05-20-10, 06:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,382
Posted By gs-ireland
x2 Toyota Aristo Turbo's (JDM spec) for sale locally

Ive just discovered that there are x2, (yes x2) Toyota Aristo's for sale both about 1 hr drive from where I live.

Both are Black / Black with the 2JZ-GTE Turbo engine, both Jap imports

One is a...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 05-20-10, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,217
Posted By gs-ireland
It CAN be disabled easily by DIY. Pull off...

It CAN be disabled easily by DIY.

Pull off the cover (few screws) below the steering wheel, look for a small control box attached to the steering rack and it will have 2 lots of wires.

You...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 03-30-09, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,113
Posted By gs-ireland
Edit, Try this: Step 1. Turn on...

Edit,

Try this:

Step 1.
Turn on ignition lights ONLY when holding the AUTO + RECIRC buttons together. Any error codes will appear. 21 & 24 will appear if it is dark out(solar sensor).
Step 2...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 03-30-09, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,113
Posted By gs-ireland
Try to recalibrate your heating servo motors...

Try to recalibrate your heating servo motors position sensors.

I cant fully remember how to do it, but you press one of the buttons on the AC as you turn on the ignition, this will give you the...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 01-26-09, 02:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,459
Posted By gs-ireland
I have one: ...

I have one:

https://www.clublexus.com/forums/gs-second-generation/330775-carpc-in-99-gs300-help.html
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 01-09-09, 02:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,503
Posted By gs-ireland
For those worried about their ball-joints, here...

For those worried about their ball-joints, here is a very quick test to see if their ball-joints are about to collapse:

1. Jack up the car so one wheel is off the ground as if you were changing a...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 11-26-08, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By gs-ireland
It seems the timing crystal is shot. The...

It seems the timing crystal is shot.

The timing crystal is the tiny metallic cylinder shaped object mounted on the PCB. You could try to replace this (maybe 4Mhz??), but the guaranteed fix is...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 11-12-08, 03:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,814
Posted By gs-ireland
80-90% of o2 sensor faults are its heating...

80-90% of o2 sensor faults are its heating element. The heating element is powered via the 2 black wires and it resistance is approx 11-14ohm.

On the GS3, one black wire is connected to +12v...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 10-29-08, 04:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,390
Posted By gs-ireland
Yes, Those large fuses are bolted in from...

Yes,

Those large fuses are bolted in from the underside!

They must be bolted in for the large current. If you just used a standard compression connector the fuse blade would have melted to the...
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