AdBlock Warning

Parts of this website do not function properly with AdBlock enabled on your device. To get the best user experience on our website, please disable Adblock for this website (domain) on your browser.


skyway

Members
  • Content count

    129
  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

19 Good

About skyway

  • Rank
    Advanced Member

Contact Methods

  • First Name
    allan

Profile Information

  • Lexus Model
    ls430
  • Year of Lexus
    2001
  • UK/Ireland Location
    Greater London

Recent Profile Visitors

1,023 profile views
  1. Well guys We fitted a second hand Diff and it now the bangings gone what a relief I can use cruise control again. Now I will book it in for a new exhaust from Tony banks and I will order a set of coilovers in.
  2. Not sure I have not opened it up and I'm not going to the. Just replace and keep driving. I would like to get the second hand unit I'm getting rebuilt. Has anyone an idea of cost of that?
  3. Just an update guys It turned out to be the rear diff, I have ordered on and hope to fit it next week
  4. thanks Phil that helps loads. I have so far ordered the rear drop links 48830/40 and two of theses as I cant even see any rubber left http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/REAR-SHOCK-ABSORBER-STRUT-BUSH-FOR-LEXUS-LS430-TOYOTA-CELSIOR-UCF30-2000-2006/122608080463?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649 my goodness theses things are hard to find online gonna have to ring around tomorrow. I found these bushes for the well front and rear http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FITS-LEXUS-LS430-CELSIOR-FRONT-LOWER-TOP-CONTROL-ARM-FRONT-REAR-BUSHES-KIT-/201359494106?hash=item2ee1f60bda:g:pKIAAOSwG-1WxgTy might just have to replace all the rubber on the whole car its all looking cracked. do you remember the company you used in the states for the parts? (sorry big ask if it was a long time ago)
  5. The trailing arms are hard to come by on ebay.....I am hoping I dont have to go to the dealershipoff. All I could find is these http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LEXUS-LS-430-control-arms-rear-4-3VVTI-2001-/401356614336?hash=item5d72b7eac0:g:nRQAAOSwpdpVWcFe and http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Hardrace-Rear-Toe-Control-Arms-Pillow-Ball-for-Lexus-LS430-UCF30-/322545452823?hash=item4b19350717:g:usQAAOSwI2dXFfGA Thanks for your help guys.
  6. What do you think? Movement in all the rubber Suspension is off it's rubber mount
  7. oooooooo damn Phil I do hope you are right IM gonna jack the car up now and have a look see
  8. Hi yeah it's struck down well. I'm gonna get under it today and check the prop shaft I'm hoping there is some play and I need a new diff I think that's easier to fix than a gear box
  9. it looked good today.... but i do have a spare I will change it out thanks worth a try at the mo
  10. ok so update time..... I hope you guys are having a good weekend. I (with help) have changed the engine and gear box mounts... no easy feat with an lpg kit stuck on the engine we had to drop the subframe as loads of pipes were in the way top side which stopped us raising the engine also we had to take off the steering rack and a load of other bits. Anyways after 2 days of maximum effort it was complete. I drove it away only to hear a clunk and feel a kick in the bum (also felt a little rage I think I may have driven it into a tree to teach it a lesson But i think it may have hurt a bit) So back to the drawing board, now thinking rear diff/ mount or gearbox. anyone got any ideas which dont involve fire... im having those already :)
  11. Hi guys.... Thanks for all the advice... i will try it out tomorrow
  12. Me to Phil, in the interest of preserving my sanity I will be doing the job myself come hell or high water.
  13. Good evening guys, I seemed to have a drivers door that's sagging down about 5 mm it still closes however I would like to fix this without the old wooden block in the door trick. I do hope there is somewhere to adjust the door if anyone knows or a secret button under the dash that Lexus hid please let me know :) many thanks
  14. I have checked the engine bay out... when I change gear the engine rocks and ,..... thuds. Engine mounts it is. :)
  15. Thanks guys, that sounds about right to me. I will buy all the mounts engine, trans hmm i think I remember buying that rubber joint for the propshaft some time ago but never fitted it, I guess now's a good time. Thanks again for your help