There is a wet and slushy stuff the we call snow but it happens like once a year haha
That day the Lexus was upgraded to company car, I picked up everyone to get to work. Sometimes is nice to have 7 seats.
After a couple of days spraying PB blaster, today I was able to loose the inspection knuckles bolts , tomorrow I will try to add some grease, seems like they are dry. No clunks or clicking when turning.
I don’t know if there are more grease fittings, in the driveshafts for example?
This is my "Grandpa Gold" 1997 LX with 345.000 miles:
I have a some basic tools, a driveway where I can do basic stuff.
I have to be honest, sometimes I am not so good with the details, I get distracted easily, so is important for me that I can complete this before I get...
Thanks for everyone for the reply!
It was a transmission hose, I damaged it when pushed down the fan shroud.
It was ATF.
The radiator had the metal connection in a good angle to open the drain, but too high for the fan shroud. I adjusted, replace the transmission lines, added ATF and coolant...
Hello everyone. Newbie learning to do mechanical work by myself.
On Saturday I replaced my radiator, hoses, water pump, thermostat, on my 97 LX450. Everything went smooth and simple.
I refilled it, warmed up, took it for a drive, all good.
Sunday morning warmed up two times, everything ok...
According to the owner, this is the little fella that may be not working… I will see if I can free it up with wd-40 as the troubleshoot link suggests.
In this case the differential is locked all the time?
Or worst and is the actuator the faulty one?
No heat, great words of wisdom.
I lay out what I want to do with the car before spending the money, and analyze if is convenient to do the purchase.
It’s a long term project to be my third vehicle, for the occasional road trip to the mountains, the beach, or on the snow. The goal is to use...
A recently converted to the LC community.
My previous projects included a couple of Fieros, Miatas, Mini Coopers, Sidekicks, wranglers… but my best friend was always talking to me about the LC.
Now… I found one 97 80 series for my next project and see what is he talking...