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  1. Lexus users: What a change - refurbed IAC fitted

    I fitted a refurbed IAC to my lexus 1uzfe today. What a difference it's made.

    At the end of last season, I noted a slight issue with idling. This year it moved into rough running.

    My initial...
  2. I tried a number of ausi and nz take of designs...

    I tried a number of ausi and nz take of designs and threw them all in the bin because of oil leaks. Non of them sealed properly. In the end I modified the standard Lexus filter plate. Cut it down the...
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    I had my tank (AK) modified to have a swirl...

    I had my tank (AK) modified to have a swirl fitted. AK did the work and a good job they made of it. I use a lexus pump with the lexus hanger and tank cover also. Works fine. I use -8 flow, -6 return...
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    Hi Ian, I already have a spare thanks, I...

    Hi Ian,

    I already have a spare thanks, I refurbished 2 over the weekend but thanks for the offer.
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    Lexus IAC rebuild

    Undertook a rebuild of the idle speed air control valve today on my ls400 engine. My unit is the non rebuildable sealed version. Took an hour to work out how to split the stepper without damaging it...
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    Inside wing stone protector

    Looking for jobs to do during the lockdown. Having checked the old threads on the site, I see the recommendation for wing protection against stones is closed cell foam. What's the most suitable...
  7. Thread: Fuel gauge

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    Try the spyda with a vdo gauge (basically a...

    Try the spyda with a vdo gauge (basically a rheostat in a vertical tube).
  8. Thread: Fan fuse

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    Crimp is fine providing you use the right crimper.

    Crimp is fine providing you use the right crimper.
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    You don't need to heat up or cool down to fit...

    You don't need to heat up or cool down to fit these bearings. Get yourself a suitable size disc, I bought mine,, 6mm thick from fleebay. Not sure the diameter about 50mm I think or get a bearing...
  10. Thread: Fan fuse

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    Make sure you get the cable sizing right with...

    Make sure you get the cable sizing right with regards to run length from the supply. Typically 5% drop maximum along the way.
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    I had mine factory fitted. Leaked like a tap,...

    I had mine factory fitted. Leaked like a tap, started to split down the centre where it had been over cut when being made, just a waste of money really. Where the rear curves are on the wings the fit...
  12. Thread: Value

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    Whereas I agree with the need to control...

    Whereas I agree with the need to control emissions, the so called green revolution of battery powered vehicles appears to be driven by a flawed strategy. That is battery life and the industrialised...
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    In all fairness, iva inspectors know exactly what...

    In all fairness, iva inspectors know exactly what goes on and can only judge against what's in front of them. My ak passed with no issues using the original wheel which came with the column....
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    If it's an AK then you'll be using a bmw column I...

    If it's an AK then you'll be using a bmw column I assume. If so, go to the scrappy and you'll pick one up for a fiver. Open choice on what you fancy after iva!
  15. Thread: Rear hub nut

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    Yep, thought about the heat andstayed with...

    Yep, thought about the heat andstayed with castellated nut.
  16. Thread: Rear hub nut

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    Rear hub nut

    Anyone replaced the castellated nut on the rear hub with a nylock type. If so what's the thread size.

    Also, I've got 2 torque settings written down, 95 ftlb and 140 ftlb. Which one is spec
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    Bullet wing mirror

    What's the view on bullet wing mirrors and if you've got them fitted, what position in relation to windscreen pillar.

    Currently got modified s+j side pillar mounted mirrors which get in the way if...
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    No, there's no problem with my car. It's running...

    No, there's no problem with my car. It's running fine. One of my winter jobs is to remove the exhaust gass recovery system and I'm wondering if I remove the crank to air plenum hose and replace it...
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    Crankcase breather

    Anyone recommend a good breather filter that doesn't allow the inside of the bonnet to mist up!
  20. Thread: Le man's film

    by alunwill
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    Le man's film

    Went to see the le man's film regarding the GT40 developed by Shelby and Miles. All-in-all a good film. Assuming the ford politics to be true, I was amazed at the bunch of "crap houses" which ford...
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    Hi Pete, When's the next area cobra get...

    Hi Pete,

    When's the next area cobra get together. Are the sunday meetings still happening.

    Al
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    Rear hub grease

    Anyone using red rubber grease on their rear hub bearings. Just opened mine to recharge and surprisingly it's red!
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    Anyone fitted one of these Hatton tops to an AK.

    Anyone fitted one of these Hatton tops to an AK.
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    SPA classic or le mans

    What's the view on Spa classic rather than le man's. Is it worth the trip.
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    Hylomar blue including the aero version is...

    Hylomar blue including the aero version is useless for fuel sealant applications from my experience. It dissolves in petrol. Just changed my injectors, filter and pump because this stuff dissolved...
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