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GS450h track rod ends HELP !

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Hi, everyone my name is Chris and I'm happy owner of my GS450h 2007. I need help, yesterday I've been into garage to do tracking cause car pulls to the left slightly. What mechanic has discover is that tracking rod ends (ball links) has leaking grease. I'm trying to find right part everywhere online but cannot find any, obviously don't want to pay too much at Lexus garage for replace. If any of You could help me with that... Would be fab !! :) 

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Have you tried RockAuto in the states?

I've ordered many parts from them and they deliver quickly with reasonable parts prices.

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Thing is that some of auctions shows tracking rod end without ball link, just the piece of metal with the hole at the end. I've never seen links like that. Would You be able to find them for me please ? 

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Hi and welcome to the LOC.

Do you mean the lower ball joints onto which the steering tie rods fit?

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I mean the thing which goes to this hole and link it to the wheel 😛 I'm sorry for my fully professional description  

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6 minutes ago, Hybrid_power said:

I mean the thing which goes to this hole and link it to the wheel 😛 I'm sorry for my fully professional description  

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Yes the part in your picture above fits onto the Lower ball Joint shown in my picture.

The hole in the arm fits onto the ball joints circled in blue dots, then secured with the nut and split pin.

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Oooo sorry I've missed it. Thank You very much for help. Will try to find it online, any good Japan parts online shop in the uk that You can recommend ? 

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As mentioned there is Rock Auto and Amayama but be prepared to pay for overseas postage and import duties, you could also try Lexus Spares Direct who supply to club members at a discount and are UK based.

Here is a selection on Fleabay but with critical components like steering and suspension I would go OEM personally.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=LEXUS+gs450H+LOWER+BALL+JOINT&_sacat=0

Lexus part numbers are 43340-39505 for left hand side and 43330-39625 for right side plus you will need the nuts and split pins working out at around £90.00 a side retail.

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Tommorrow Im going to Lexus Cambridge for hybrid Battery check. Will ask them how much would it cost to replace there. Hope will not kill me... 

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4 minutes ago, Hybrid_power said:

Tommorrow Im going to Lexus Cambridge for hybrid battery check. Will ask them how much would it cost to replace there. Hope will not kill me... 

You don't have to have Lexus fit them any half decent garage could do the job, just buy the parts from Lexus.

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Hi again, just bought new parts however I think that I will need to buy new screw that holds it in place (the one in the middle) and here is the question. Where I can get one ?  20190822_055101.thumb.jpg.edc067a2b23dbbea91e4526d3471e186.jpg

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