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10-03-11, 08:51 AM
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Posted By RAINBOW

When I did my pipe a new one was around $125.00...

When I did my pipe a new one was around $125.00 (from the dealer) I reused my gaskets. I took my cracked pipe to a welder and he brazed it for $15.00 (I gave him $20.00) that was 3 yrs. ago and still...
07-29-11, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By RAINBOW

Thanks for all the input, guess I'll have to put...

Thanks for all the input, guess I'll have to put some Mustang wheels on the [email protected]#$% and paint um black !
07-29-11, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,278
Posted By RAINBOW

Fixing EGR Valve on LS

I had a broken EGR pipe on my 93', one guy had told how he had removed his, brazed it and put it back on in 1 hr or an hour and a half. So I figured I could do the job at least that quick. Well the...
07-29-11, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By RAINBOW

The Lexus in Question

The wheels are supposedly off of a 2009 LS460...or 450, could be a 440...anyway it is 3 years old , it has a V8 and RWD.:cool:
07-29-11, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By RAINBOW

Need wheel swap info

93' LS400 with stock wheels and 225/60X16 Potenza's. Want to put stock LS450 wheels 235/50X18 with Turanza's. Will the 2" create any problems in handling/alignment or clearence ? These are silver 9...
07-28-11, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,711
Posted By RAINBOW

This is simple

93' LS400 with stock wheels and 225/60X16 Potenza's. Want to put stock LS450 wheels 235/50X18 with Turanza's. Will the 2" create any problems in handling/alignment or ride ? p.s. And I'm not painting...
09-21-10, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By RAINBOW

Is newer always better ?

You can drive and maintain your older car for lots more miles and years for 10 to 15 grand ! The average Joe doesn't know a 94 from an 04, you know because you think about it and study it. If it was...
09-21-10, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,552
Posted By RAINBOW

Update on no run problem

Well Rolexus400 was right again. Pulled the skid pan crawled under and looked up at the crankshaft position sensor to check everything and found the sensor dangling, no longer attached. The crank...
09-16-10, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,552
Posted By RAINBOW

Thumbs up Don't wurry bout it

Williamb82, you don't have to check the pulley and sensor, they only fail on every 12th millionth car....... and that was mine ! Good luck on the starter, I'll say a prayer.
09-16-10, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,552
Posted By RAINBOW

Found the problem

I checked the crank sensor/wires just like Rolexus400 suggested, and what do I see but the sensor dangling from it's wire no longer attached to the engine. Easy fix ? Except that the crank pulley has...
09-15-10, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,567
Posted By RAINBOW

They're both out of their minds.

They're both out of their minds.
09-15-10, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,607
Posted By RAINBOW

Egr

I did my 93 and the hardest part was the one bolt that holds it to the back of the block(2 hours) I didn't loosen anything. The top 2 bolts takes 15 mins. and the 2 bolts down at the cat took about a...
09-14-10, 09:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,552
Posted By RAINBOW

I'll check that ASAP (if I can find it) There is...

I'll check that ASAP (if I can find it) There is a wire / connector that clips on to the r-coil (center of motor) by any chance does that run down to the crank sensor ? Does the crank sensor have to...
09-13-10, 02:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,552
Posted By RAINBOW

If I lost compression in all 8 cyls. in 3 mins....

If I lost compression in all 8 cyls. in 3 mins. at a traffic light, you could see the smoke from Fla. because I would have set it on fire by now ! I did check the top coil and it's getting juice. ...
09-13-10, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,552
Posted By RAINBOW

Have checked and rechecked all fuses and relays...

Have checked and rechecked all fuses and relays inside car and in engine compartment, even replaced some with new.....just in case.
09-13-10, 08:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,552
Posted By RAINBOW

No spark, No fuel, No run

93 LS400 has quit again. Had no/poor run problems a year ago and sent ECU off to ATE, car has run great for over a year....:uh: until it just stopped running at a stop light after a 5 mile ride....
09-05-10, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,848
Posted By RAINBOW

My 93 does the same thing. It's not a good...

My 93 does the same thing. It's not a good sound.What I do now before I start, is turn the key on, buckle my seatbelt, then turn the key to crank. That 10 sec. pause with the igni. on before cranking...
06-14-09, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,579
Posted By RAINBOW

Steering Damper...worth changing ????

My car steers very light, it's lighter (more sensitive) than my last Lincoln TownCar. Can't find much about this subject. I've read that good tires and keeping tire pressure at 29/30psi helps give...
06-10-09, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By RAINBOW

Cool Too high idle with A/C on in gear

Car is running great since sending the ECU off to ATE in Tenn.(1500 miles since the fix) It ended all of the starting, running,and idling problems. Only two things left that bug me. Trans mount...
06-09-09, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By RAINBOW

There is a 93 LS400 Gold w/36k that just hit my...

There is a 93 LS400 Gold w/36k that just hit my paper, they want $12,000.00 for it.
05-29-09, 08:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,222
Posted By RAINBOW

My 93 was doing all kinds of similar things. One...

My 93 was doing all kinds of similar things. One day it would run fine, then not start, then run really good, then nothing. I sent my ECU(ECM) to ATE s/a ASI in Tenn. $99.00 (they want your...
05-28-09, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By RAINBOW

I've got the same problem and it kinda ruins the...

I've got the same problem and it kinda ruins the feel of the car, and the previous owners weren't big people. It shouldn't have happened on such a high end car.All the junkyard seats seem to be as...
05-27-09, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By RAINBOW

I just fixed my 93 with the same problem. Take...

I just fixed my 93 with the same problem. Take the back of the seat off (2 screws) and on the bottom you will see the aluminum rod (covered with blk plastic). I took a hammer and smacked the rod to...
04-30-09, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,941
Posted By RAINBOW

I almost bought a 98 LS400 that had over 200k...

I almost bought a 98 LS400 that had over 200k with orig. belt and a local Dr. has an SC400 with 250K+ that's on the orig. belt.I have an Outback that was done at 120K and the orig. belt looked great....
04-21-09, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By RAINBOW

Any speed is better than none !

These cars would run good one day, and not at all the next. No acceleration + acceleration= great acceleration. p.s. I have some pics to ad the the sticky if needed.:)
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