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Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 07-04-17, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By SharpGent
Did it.

So I didn't get any responses, which lead me to believe nobody cared to de-chrome our old ES models. So I did it. Black gloss vinyl on window trim and new black door handles. Next up, I'm pulling the...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 06-29-17, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By SharpGent
De-Chromed trim + handles [pics]

I'm looking to update my car a bit. The itch to upgrade it growing stronger, but we just bought the wife a new Murano SL, so I have to wait a bit longer. I just replaced the suspension ad tightened...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 02-07-17, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By SharpGent
Thumbs up Hey @ARISTOh, What fogs are those? Man, I...

Hey @ARISTOh, What fogs are those?

Man, I love your setup. The fogs and roof and all. My wife is beginning to los her mind with all the mods I have planned.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-23-16, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By SharpGent
Looking to upgrade, worried about transmissions...

First off, I know I have a strange transmission in my 04 ES because it's part of those weird years where it shifted strangely and such. My issue is different. I came from a supercharged GM and I was...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 03-10-15, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By SharpGent
As far as the GPS map update, there are a few...

As far as the GPS map update, there are a few vendors on ebay that sell them for around $25. I would search around and you'll find one. You'll see the reviews will usually state what year, make, and...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 11-17-14, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By SharpGent
You can usually adjust the shoes too. There's a...

You can usually adjust the shoes too. There's a gear at the bottom of set that you can usually crank to get a little more life out of the shoes, and subsequently, the emergency brake. Once you take...
Forum: Maintenance 11-10-14, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By SharpGent
Get yourself a test light and tap the wires at...

Get yourself a test light and tap the wires at the switch and at the latch. There's got to be a cut in voltage somewhere. If it's the switch itself, you'll know right away. You can usually just pop...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 11-10-14, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,227
Posted By SharpGent
Good call! It's pretty amazing how heat and/or PB...

Good call! It's pretty amazing how heat and/or PB Blast can pretty much solve anything!
Forum: North Texas Lexus Club 11-10-14, 03:39 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,432
Posted By SharpGent
I requested access! Blake Hammerton is me!

I requested access! Blake Hammerton is me!
Forum: Lighting 11-05-14, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,002
Posted By SharpGent
Ooh, I'm glad I found this thread. I always liked...

Ooh, I'm glad I found this thread. I always liked the look of the LED trunk lights. I actually want to run white DRLs on my '04 ES, but the bulb is actually the high-beam on low voltage, so I'll have...
Forum: North Texas Lexus Club 11-05-14, 07:32 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 78,332
Posted By SharpGent
Hello! I live in Rockwall and have an '04...

Hello!

I live in Rockwall and have an '04 ES330 I purchased in June. I would love to connect with some other people in DFW. Sometimes I have some auto knowledge to share, and sometimes I learn...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-27-14, 10:45 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 50,244
Posted By SharpGent
I always like looking through the Detailing...

I always like looking through the Detailing threads. I like to think I know what I'm doing and I can make a decent shine, and then I come in here and learn I'm completely incompetent. :-)

It's all...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 09-27-14, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,146
Posted By SharpGent
Oh my, those VOSSEN wheels - hell, the complete...

Oh my, those VOSSEN wheels - hell, the complete setup on the white car is stellar. I think I could spend all day just looking at GS pictures and mods. Keep up the good work!
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 09-27-14, 10:27 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 98,116
Posted By SharpGent
Oh my God, these setups are killing me. They're...

Oh my God, these setups are killing me. They're so gorgeous. It makes my ES look silly. I can't wait to upgrade to the GS. Dang!
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-27-14, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,001
Posted By SharpGent
Mine has it too here in Texas. It's a pain to...

Mine has it too here in Texas. It's a pain to look at, but nothing's wrong with it. I almost feel like I could re-glue it if I had the inclination.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-24-14, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,759
Posted By SharpGent
Excellent! Thank you for that link. I'm using an...

Excellent! Thank you for that link. I'm using an FM transmitter now, and it works, but I'd love something better.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-15-14, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 649
Posted By SharpGent
Absolutely ridiculous. The only acceptable...

Absolutely ridiculous.

The only acceptable explanation is Norm Macdonald. Dead Hooker in the Trunk - YouTube
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-13-14, 03:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,677
Posted By SharpGent
Congratulations on your purchase! The Accord is a...

Congratulations on your purchase! The Accord is a fantastic car. You'll get plenty of miles out of it, and you'll get a chance to spend some time in something newer than your 94.

Enjoy the ride...
Forum: Car Chat 09-12-14, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,055
Posted By SharpGent
It is truly amazing what a strong motor that...

It is truly amazing what a strong motor that likes pressure can do, right?!?

An 88 trim turbo with supporting mods on almost any decent car can make it a "Vette Killer" or whatever your victim of...
Forum: Car Chat 09-12-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,995
Posted By SharpGent
Great, balanced review. Having worked on...

Great, balanced review.

Having worked on nearly every American car, I don't think I'l ever, ever, ever own one again. I think the Volt was ahead of its time, at least in respect to how...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-12-14, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By SharpGent
Was there a resolution to this? I'm curious...

Was there a resolution to this?

I'm curious because I come from the forced induction arena and know the importance of resolving knock issues ASAP. What's odd to me, from what you've described so...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-12-14, 07:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 26,109
Posted By SharpGent
04 ES330 I just drove from Dallas to Chicago...

04 ES330

I just drove from Dallas to Chicago to Toledo and back to Dallas (visiting family), and I easily pulled 380 out of each tank. Wife and I averaged about 75mph. We could have gotten better...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-12-14, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By SharpGent
Welcome! Enjoy the new ride, and definitely post...

Welcome! Enjoy the new ride, and definitely post pictures of all the creative stuff you do with her!
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-12-14, 12:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 41,316
Posted By SharpGent
I would love to do this on my 04 330. I want to...

I would love to do this on my 04 330. I want to be able to choose the DASH between Auto and ON on my switch so it turns on the fogs only.

I'm comfortable opening things up, I just don't know...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 08-28-14, 06:07 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 286,844
Posted By SharpGent
I have an 04 ES330 and I just pulled my mix/temp...

I have an 04 ES330 and I just pulled my mix/temp servo, adjusted and cleaned it, and put it back in.

BOOM. QUIET. No more strange animal sounds behind the glovebox.

HOOOORAAAAAAAAY!!

Thank...
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