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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 11-27-15, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,182
Posted By fourstars
SC300 automatic transmission into SC400?

i've been searching and unable to find any info. I see both transmission are 4 speed and both are A340e. Was wondering if the SC300 auto transmission would fit into a SC400? Also curious about the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05-04-15, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,204
Posted By fourstars
**REPORTING BACK**Pulled the old solenoids out...

**REPORTING BACK**Pulled the old solenoids out and test them like the FSM recommended. They both turn out good. I end up using the Rostra kit anyway since I bought it a while back. I drove it for 15...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-28-15, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,204
Posted By fourstars
1uz move this thing just right, with a lot of...

1uz move this thing just right, with a lot of gear and another spare tire in the back, this things just goes and it doesnt lagg like the old 22re motor. so its really fun with the 1uz. thanks again...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-27-15, 11:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,204
Posted By fourstars
cool , thanks for confirming! 2jzgte was my goal...

cool , thanks for confirming! 2jzgte was my goal for a swap, but california smog law sucks here! i wanted a r150 too, but it was easier with this method. cost, time, accessibility played a major...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-27-15, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,204
Posted By fourstars
Thanks for the reply! Yes i still have the SC400...

Thanks for the reply! Yes i still have the SC400 tranny, and its all taken apart. i've been actually disecting it for the past 2 days. I also found my lost shift solenoid kit i apparently bought a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-27-15, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,204
Posted By fourstars
Transmission will not shift from 2nd to 3rd...

I have a LS400 transmission on a SC400 motor, swapped into an 86 Toyota 4Runner. Yes, itís complicated but it works. It runs just like an SC400.

My problem, I blew up the original SC400 tranny...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 11-07-14, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 1,033,652
Posted By fourstars
Im having problems with 2 of my ECUís and I know...

Im having problems with 2 of my ECUís and I know itís the ECUís fault. I donít have a LS400 but I do have a 92 SC400. 1 ECU with TRAC and 1 without TRAC. First ECU is throwing a code 52 (knock...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06-25-14, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 948
Posted By fourstars
P28 on a lexus, why down grade. i would rather...

P28 on a lexus, why down grade. i would rather run a standalone setup like mention above. to make it work its all possible pin and de-pin, but i see no reason using the P28. P28 in the honda world is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06-24-14, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 861
Posted By fourstars
i dont know much about transmission but i know...

i dont know much about transmission but i know you have to add fluid, start car, drive it, then add again, then start car, drive it and then add again. from what im told its not recommeded to change...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06-24-14, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By fourstars
if you got sparks, and you got fuel, you'll need...

if you got sparks, and you got fuel, you'll need compression.. try checking yoru timing. i do know that with these motors timing does tend to skip a tooth. and that right there will cause the car not...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06-24-14, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,163
Posted By fourstars
if you bypass the FP to run when on, then you...

if you bypass the FP to run when on, then you have a different problem. while you wait spray some flammable brakes parts cleaner into the throttle and then try starting the car. if it still doesnt...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06-20-14, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,163
Posted By fourstars
black and orange is power wire. it is routed...

black and orange is power wire. it is routed through your entire harness. there is a FP ECU that you did not check. I have the pin outs and diagram for both, but i am not home. FP ECU is also control...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-18-14, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,878
Posted By fourstars
learning to de-pin can be a challege, but also...

learning to de-pin can be a challege, but also annoying if you dont have the right tools or knowledge. you need 2 sets of tools, a pick and a very tiny flate head screwdriver. on the plug if you look...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-17-14, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By fourstars
Never do this, LEXUS sc400 use a AFM slightly...

Never do this, LEXUS sc400 use a AFM slightly different from the MAF sensors. they both do the same thing but you CAN NOT use MAF cleaner spray on the AFM. other wise your buying a new one. if you...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-11-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By fourstars
u need to check for codes and see where to...

u need to check for codes and see where to starts. if there are no codes, then you want to start with the basics, sparks, compression, gas.. i would start with gas.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-11-14, 06:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,350
Posted By fourstars
there is NO system to test a ECU unless you...

there is NO system to test a ECU unless you installed it on another working running 98 sc400. and rebuilding an ECU is not worth it these days. just buy a new one on ebay for $100 or so. if you...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-10-14, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By fourstars
i know on the sc400 those pumps have a 2 speed...

i know on the sc400 those pumps have a 2 speed and usually the FPC controls that.. i would get a long metal extension, perhaps a 3/4 or 1/2 long extension and use it as a hearing scope. jump the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-10-14, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By fourstars
there could be a lot of things, but the first...

there could be a lot of things, but the first thing to do is check for error codes. when you go and start the car do you hear a wining noise or a click. could be a fuel pump issue an or ignition...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-10-14, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By fourstars
if you have the 92, then put that in and use the...

if you have the 92, then put that in and use the 92 old harness and alternator. i might be wrong but the alternator harness is not part of the engine harness...what symptoms are you having? do you...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 04-08-14, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By fourstars
looks like you got a short man... the dash...

looks like you got a short man... the dash indication shifting points are wire directly to the plug on the passenger side transmission. the plug is white grayish. if you look at the wiring diagrams...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 04-08-14, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,518
Posted By fourstars
check your work and make sure the system is not...

check your work and make sure the system is not still on when the ignition is off. after that put a voltmeter on your battery and turn all lights off and watch your meter if the voltage drop. if it...
Forum: LS - 1st and 2nd Gen (1990-2000) 04-08-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,609
Posted By fourstars
try pulling out some codes and post em up.. thats...

try pulling out some codes and post em up.. thats the first place your should start. these cars are getting old. they just need a little TLC and mainence...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-08-14, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,777
Posted By fourstars
from the alternator to the battery there should...

from the alternator to the battery there should be a pretty thick cable the size of your finger. that cable is what charges your battery. i've seen it before where someone had cut that wire and just...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-08-14, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,194
Posted By fourstars
if you take off the harness from that 95 sc400...

if you take off the harness from that 95 sc400 and use your 93 harness, you should not run into any problems. at most you'll run into sensors not fitting your 93 sc400 wire plugs. for instance, the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-08-14, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,194
Posted By fourstars
the celcior is similar to the lexus ls400, and is...

the celcior is similar to the lexus ls400, and is a lot different in oil sump, pan, oil filter bracket, exhaust manifold, and power steering pump.. if you got a SC400 then you didnt have to do all...
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