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Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-19-16, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By AudioBob
My experience with knock sensors is that they are...

My experience with knock sensors is that they are just microphones tuned to pick up a certain frequency, which is engine detonation and then they will throw a code. On a Toyota it sets off the check...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-18-16, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By AudioBob
Thanks. We've helped each other before a few...

Thanks. We've helped each other before a few times. Looks like upper intake has to come off to access. Tried to get it off tonight with no luck as I need a longer extension to get the last hex bolt...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 07-18-16, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By AudioBob
Knock Sensor Issues

Hello Everyone,

I have searched all over the place to find out where the knock sensors are located on a 2007 GS350 to no avail. The dash is lit up like a Christmas Tree and I had the codes read...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 11-26-14, 06:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,586
Posted By AudioBob
I am thinking that he means getting a set of...

I am thinking that he means getting a set of rebuilt calipers. That is what I did when my caliper pins on my rear brakes froze up.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 11-21-14, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,038
Posted By AudioBob
The repair sheet that I saw showed that the A/C...

The repair sheet that I saw showed that the A/C compressor needed to be removed. I wish I had the time to look at it myself, but i was stuck this time and you know how shops are when it comes...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 11-20-14, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,038
Posted By AudioBob
GS 350 Alternator

I couldn't find much information on replacing the alternator on a GS 350 so I wanted to share my experience. First off, I have an aftermarket stereo system so I am sure that it contributed to the...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 11-20-14, 09:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,586
Posted By AudioBob
The symptoms that you describe are most likely...

The symptoms that you describe are most likely related to hydraulic issues and not the rear calipers. Even if the rear calipers have issues the car will stop pretty well. A soft pedal issue needs to...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 03-09-14, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By AudioBob
I would never go back to run flat tires. I...

I would never go back to run flat tires. I really like the Continentals that are on my Mercedes. I have Dunlops on my GS and they are decent, but not quite as good as the continentals.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 03-08-14, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,817
Posted By AudioBob
XxGoKoUxX, I can't leave anything stock. It...

XxGoKoUxX,

I can't leave anything stock. It is a sickness that I have!!! The GS only requires a smaller pulley on the supercharger and simple exhaust mod for about 40 more hp over stock. The...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 02-28-14, 03:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,817
Posted By AudioBob
I still have my Lexus and it stacks up nicely...

I still have my Lexus and it stacks up nicely against the Mercedes. They have different personalities and there are things that I like about each car. My GS has 118,000 miles on it and still feels...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 02-26-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,817
Posted By AudioBob
That stinks. I just purchased a new Mercedes...

That stinks. I just purchased a new Mercedes last month and we literally just pulled out of the dealership and a salt truck threw debris and broke the windshield and left several marks in the paint...
Forum: Mobile Audio/Video Classifieds 02-25-14, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By AudioBob
On e-bay for cheap with 2 days left.

On e-bay for cheap with 2 days left.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 02-20-14, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,043
Posted By AudioBob
It looks like you have done all of the homework...

It looks like you have done all of the homework that you can and the history checks out good. Go drive it and check it out thoroughly. If you are still nervous take it to a trusted mechanic to have...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 01-20-14, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,600
Posted By AudioBob
Man that stinks as I am using a 360.3 on my stock...

Man that stinks as I am using a 360.3 on my stock system and I can turn it up to the max with zero distortion. However, it is so loud that it will run you out of the car.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 12-15-13, 07:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,578
Posted By AudioBob
Overall I like my 2007 GS350 and it has been very...

Overall I like my 2007 GS350 and it has been very reliable. The only issues that I have had are 2 recalls for engine related issues and frozen rear calipers. If you are decent with a wrench you can...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 12-15-13, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By AudioBob
My drivers side bulb was doing the same thing so...

My drivers side bulb was doing the same thing so I orderd 2 replacement bulbs that were made by Harison Toshiba from Genuine Xenon. It appears that Harison Toshiba is the new OEM for Lexus and they...
Forum: Mobile Audio/Video Classifieds 12-04-13, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By AudioBob
3rd Gen gs300-350 Mark Levinson Speakers FS

I have three mark Levinson dash speakers for sale that fit the 3rd generation GS 300-350.
I bought them for a project that has never materialized. I purchased them brand new and they have all...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 11-21-13, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,730
Posted By AudioBob
The alternator itself can be had for under $200...

The alternator itself can be had for under $200 from most auto parts stores. It might be a rebuilt, but I have never had any issues with a remanufactured one. The total price sounds about $600...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 11-19-13, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,110
Posted By AudioBob
I had tomreplace both of mine last spring. I got...

I had tomreplace both of mine last spring. I got remans from O'Reillys for under $300 for both. It was a pretty easy job to replace them, but it took a couple of hours. I replaced them versus...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 11-16-13, 02:24 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 36,996
Posted By AudioBob
No, it can be done in your driveway in about 1/2...

No, it can be done in your driveway in about 1/2 an hour and $90 in parts. It is very easy as long as you have a long socket extension. You only have to move a couple of very easy things out of the...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 11-15-13, 07:08 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 36,996
Posted By AudioBob
You can get spark plugs for about $15 each and it...

You can get spark plugs for about $15 each and it only takes about 1/2 hour or so to complete.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 11-09-13, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,536
Posted By AudioBob
It depends on where you mount it. I used speaker...

It depends on where you mount it. I used speaker wire where I tapped into the factory amplifier and ran it to where I have the 3Sixty.3 mounted.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 11-09-13, 06:29 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 36,996
Posted By AudioBob
I just received my recall notice yesterday. I...

I just received my recall notice yesterday. I hope that they have a few of these under their belt.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 11-09-13, 06:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,536
Posted By AudioBob
The 3Sixty.3 includes a Bluetooth Dongle that...

The 3Sixty.3 includes a Bluetooth Dongle that plugs in to the unit. It is a nice piece and I have had it in my car since spring with no issues.
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 11-05-13, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,536
Posted By AudioBob
I have changed my door mids out to some Focals...

I have changed my door mids out to some Focals and the dash tweeters out to some Morel's along with a JL 12w6v2 in a sealed enclosure. You will need to make some adapters to fit door speakers as...
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