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07-09-19, 09:01 AM
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Posted By timmy0tool

from my interpretation of what you said, you are...

from my interpretation of what you said, you are trying to put your buddy's old 00 LS trans in your 99 LS. technically this should be fine!
07-09-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By timmy0tool

full removal only gives sound but no further...

full removal only gives sound but no further performance gains. if sound is all you're after, hoon away!
exhaust backpressure is necessary to make power, and these cars are very sensitive to changes...
07-03-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By timmy0tool

haha, but would you really want a lady who likes...

haha, but would you really want a lady who likes you just for your car?!
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06-28-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,051
Posted By timmy0tool

buying a car blind, that's risky but i suppose...

buying a car blind, that's risky but i suppose not too much if you knew the owner.
should be a fun project. what color interior? nav?

dang sad to see how much my 07 250 with almost 200k miles...
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06-28-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,418
Posted By timmy0tool

yes they will but will require some rewiring....

yes they will but will require some rewiring. search around here, it's been covered many times over.
06-28-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By timmy0tool

too vague to tell but I'd pass unless it's in...

too vague to tell but I'd pass unless it's in good condition overall and the price is cheaper than most (unlikely).
06-28-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By timmy0tool

sounds like the body computer is not happy which...

sounds like the body computer is not happy which is causing the starter to not engage.
when you press the brake does the start button LED turn green?
06-28-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By timmy0tool

yes OE lugs will not work bc OE wheels are...

yes OE lugs will not work bc OE wheels are mag-seat style.
you need acorn/taper style, which most aftermarket wheels use.
...
06-28-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By timmy0tool

more likely you have a bad connection rather than...

more likely you have a bad connection rather than a bad strip.
what the front end in a collision or can you tell it was repaired?
they don't usually go out unless something was altered or touched.
06-28-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 796
Posted By timmy0tool

they are called 'strakes'. had the same issue: ...

they are called 'strakes'.
had the same issue:
https://www.clublexus.com/forums/is-2nd-gen-2006-2013/882701-rear-strake-clips.html

I bought aftermarket clips from amazon which are much tighter...
06-28-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,564
Posted By timmy0tool

how was it? I remember years ago they did one for...

how was it? I remember years ago they did one for the launch of the current gen IS.
pretty cool to see lexus do something like it again.
06-28-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,749
Posted By timmy0tool

it's a hit or miss with lots of used tire places...

it's a hit or miss with lots of used tire places but I've had my fair share of them, all similar to the OP.
it's shopping for the right tire size that is difficult. if they have it in stock, at the...
06-28-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 24,249
Posted By timmy0tool

^ WDM Wilson?! have a safe summer long, i'll...

^ WDM Wilson?! have a safe summer long, i'll still be around.
06-20-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By timmy0tool

i've ran UAS bags on BC racing coilovers with...

i've ran UAS bags on BC racing coilovers with good performance. any coilovers will do really, but what also works is stock shocks!
UAS bags will fit over stock shocks, or aftermarket shocks while...
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06-19-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 20,961
Posted By timmy0tool

^ sir I think you just thread jacked the OP...

^ sir I think you just thread jacked the OP thread!
06-17-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By timmy0tool

bushings on this car is SOFT to give that plush...

bushings on this car is SOFT to give that plush ride but that also equals tears and breaks at higher mileage. at 210k, there is something bound to be worn down.
check the areas already mentioned.
...
06-17-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By timmy0tool

will the RPMs drop all in park (not in drive or...

will the RPMs drop all in park (not in drive or loaded by the trans)?
low idle plagues these cars for many reasons.
06-17-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By timmy0tool

not everyone has access to all the parts...

not everyone has access to all the parts especially the wiring, so if you have it all then the swap should be straightforward!
there might be other wiring that you are missing, but you can just go...
06-17-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7,778
Views: 2,310,359
Posted By timmy0tool

looking good man, glad the coils are working out...

looking good man, glad the coils are working out for ya!
06-17-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By timmy0tool

has the car seen extreme weather, cold or hot? in...

has the car seen extreme weather, cold or hot? in NY I'd assume so.
it is unlikely that the bushings are toast at that mileage regardless but as stated if you are lowered it could exacerbate the...
06-17-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,184
Posted By timmy0tool

in the same boat now in my 07 250, sad to admit....

in the same boat now in my 07 250, sad to admit. been experiencing the rattle for about 25k miles with no adverse drivability.
took it to the dealer when the sound surfaced awhile back and all they...
06-13-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,658
Posted By timmy0tool

it's worth how much you are willing to pay. if...

it's worth how much you are willing to pay. if it's $5k then great!
I personally would not pay that much even for a cream puff 95-97 model, I'd reconsider if it was a 99-00 model year.
for someone...
06-13-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By timmy0tool

stock mufflers are quiet enough! anything else is...

stock mufflers are quiet enough! anything else is just engine/road noise.
to make the car cabin quieter, look into sound insulation instead.
06-13-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By timmy0tool

have the code read by an OBDII scanner and report...

have the code read by an OBDII scanner and report back!

small vibes are very common, and might not be related to a misfire. could be engine/trans mount related!
06-13-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By timmy0tool

burping or bleeding the coolant is very...

burping or bleeding the coolant is very important, so don't just think filling it up is enough.
remember to turn on the heater to add coolant to the core, hold the revs up for a few minutes to kick...
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