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Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 11-09-17, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By StanVanDam
As expected after seeing that quick change in...

As expected after seeing that quick change in pictures/description, the one I bought was not Genuine, OEM, Toyota-packaged, or Denso-made, and I have received a full refund, no hassle or any...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 11-08-17, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By StanVanDam
See my compilation @...

See my compilation @ https://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls-3rd-gen-2001-2006/715821-online-parts-retailers.html. Have been too busy to update it but most on that list should be still active.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 10-25-17, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By StanVanDam
The original listing showed the MAF with the...

The original listing showed the MAF with the Toyota/Denso text on the top, and listed the brand as Denso. This seller has now updated the listing with a different picture and the brand listed has...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 10-23-17, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By StanVanDam
Cheaper ($16.99 USD) new OEM MAF at...

Cheaper ($16.99 USD) new OEM MAF at https://www.ebay.com/itm/22204-22010-OEM-Genuine-Toyota-Denso-Mass-Air-Flow-Meter-MAF-Sensor-Lexus-Scion/152663528978 and you can make an offer.

It seems the...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 08-01-17, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By StanVanDam
My 2002 Canadian LS430 UL came with 225/55/17...

My 2002 Canadian LS430 UL came with 225/55/17 summer and winters, the spare tire is the same, and the summer and winter tires I bought are the same.
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 07-10-17, 10:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By StanVanDam
If you drive in areas that use road salt, REMOVE...

If you drive in areas that use road salt, REMOVE THE HEAT SHIELDS on both sides of the Y-pipe IMMEDIATELY, otherwise I guarantee you will have an unnecessarily short exhaust lifespan. Many LS430...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 07-10-17, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By StanVanDam
$28.79 USD at...

$28.79 USD at http://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.php?pk=1524324, BECK/ARNLEY part # 0422109
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 06-29-17, 07:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,689
Posted By StanVanDam
For everyone's future reference: Front right...

For everyone's future reference:

Front right door skin 67111-50030
Front left door skin 67112-50030
Rear right door skin 67113-50030
Rear left door skin 67114-50030
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-29-17, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By StanVanDam
Usually you need Techstream to access...

Usually you need Techstream to access Toyota/Lexus-specific DTCs. But a low-tech way to check your parking sensors is if you can still hear high-freqency sounds (or if you have access to a child),...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-29-17, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By StanVanDam
My 2002's only AC problem was corrosion of the...

My 2002's only AC problem was corrosion of the high pressure side line going to the rear AC system (only UL package has a rear AC unit), causing refrigerant to slowly leak (and manifesting as...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-29-17, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By StanVanDam
This warning is misleading - it should say...

This warning is misleading - it should say "exterior bulb failure". Both front headlights have small lights that when burned out (or replaced with LEDs) will throw this taillamp failure message.
...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-27-17, 08:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,621
Posted By StanVanDam
My FIGS Engineering trunk struts have outlasted...

My FIGS Engineering trunk struts have outlasted my OEM trunk struts, 9 years and counting, versus less than 7. FIGS also makes hood struts, I imagine they of similar high quality to their trunk...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-27-17, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By StanVanDam
The passenger-side A/C return vent isn't _in_ the...

The passenger-side A/C return vent isn't _in_ the floor, at least not on my 2002. Just open the passenger door, kneel down so you see the side wall of the centre console, and you'll see it on the...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-27-17, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By StanVanDam
Someone posts about this problem at least once a...

Someone posts about this problem at least once a year.

2010: https://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls-3rd-gen-2001-2006/482927-brake-problem-has-me-stumped.html



2011:...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-18-17, 12:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 624
Posted By StanVanDam
I have FormulaONE Pinnacle 15% on all glass...

I have FormulaONE Pinnacle 15% on all glass except for windshield, which has no tint whatsoever. In Canada, no tint allowed under the AS1 line. It is a plain black tint, not blue or smoke or gray. My...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-18-17, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By StanVanDam
Rock impacts can permanently damage the sonar...

Rock impacts can permanently damage the sonar sensor. One or 2 of my front sensors have all the paint flaked off, so it's even, but the system still says "Check condition of sensor".

Even though...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-18-17, 12:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,211
Posted By StanVanDam
1) Valve cover gaskets - As Gronemus said, buy...

1) Valve cover gaskets - As Gronemus said, buy from RockAuto, get on their email list and they sometimes send personalized discount codes. Parts.com also usually has good prices. Then change yourself...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-08-17, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By StanVanDam
It is likely your hood latch cable is rusted and...

It is likely your hood latch cable is rusted and needs replacement.

What I did was unhook the cable from the pulling latch inside the car, then used pliers/vice to pull the %[email protected] out of the cable...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-06-17, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By StanVanDam
I have some rust slightly to the left of where...

I have some rust slightly to the left of where that arrow is pointing, on the door skin and on the trim. Is this why you are replacing it?
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 04-06-17, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By StanVanDam
My Michelin X-Ice Xi2 225/55/17 winter tires...

My Michelin X-Ice Xi2 225/55/17 winter tires mounted and Roadforce-balanced on aftermarket wheels are significantly louder than my Michelin Primacy MXV4 of the same size mounted on Roadforce-balanced...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 03-28-17, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By StanVanDam
I bought FIGS trunk struts in Feb.2009, the month...

I bought FIGS trunk struts in Feb.2009, the month after I bought my 2002 UL, and it was very easy to remove and replace the old struts.

Opened and closed the trunk tons of times in the past 8...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 03-14-17, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By StanVanDam
If you drive in salt/snow, I recommend removing...

If you drive in salt/snow, I recommend removing those clamps and the heat shields permanently. They cause accelerated corrosion of the Y-pipe, requiring entire replacement of the Y-pipe. Search the...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 02-13-17, 08:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,648
Posted By StanVanDam
$950 is very high considering aftermarket parts...

$950 is very high considering aftermarket parts of near equivalent quality cost half as much as OEM, and that working on LS430 brakes is extremely easy, even for someone who has never done brakes...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 02-03-17, 07:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,592
Posted By StanVanDam
I don't know what door lock actuator you're...

I don't know what door lock actuator you're referring to - the actual actuator (just the motor) is $40 after tax and shipping on Amazon, and that's shipping a pack of 4 to Canada! That's $10 per...
Forum: LS - 3rd Gen (2001-2006) 01-08-17, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By StanVanDam
I agree that legitimate CDs sound amazing with...

I agree that legitimate CDs sound amazing with the Mark Levinson system. I have a few, and the quality is very high.

For audiophile-grade music, you should find and/or create music rips that are...
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