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Forum: GX470 11-13-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By overland
I went back to Jeff, and he connected this big...

I went back to Jeff, and he connected this big scan thingy (Snap Vertus I believe) and calibrated many a few systems. Lights off, but I have to live with my "off" light blinking. TEMS has to be left...
Forum: GX470 11-13-2017, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By overland
2005 GX 470 zero point Calibration

I recently got suspension done from Toy connection. When parked, the VSC/TRAC lights are off, however when I start moving they light up.

Without TEMS fuse, they are always on
With TEMS in they...
Forum: GX470 09-20-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By overland
So I spoke to Jeff at Toy connection. I think he...

So I spoke to Jeff at Toy connection. I think he did your truck?
He says 900$ for OME medium duty kit (lift and conversion) + 400$ for the install.

What do you guys think?
Forum: GX470 09-19-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,682
Posted By overland
This is the only thread I found where somebody...

This is the only thread I found where somebody talked about adding the coils "over" the springs. This is interesting. So what if your airbags still work. Does it give you stiffer ride?
Forum: GX470 09-19-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By overland
I tried comfort setting etc., but its jarring. I...

I tried comfort setting etc., but its jarring. I guess its new Bilsteins for now. I will go for air bag replacement later. but if labor is high, then get both done right now. Metal tech complete kit...
Forum: GX470 09-18-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By overland
Suspension Jarring

The suspension, esp in the rear is very jarring now. Feel every bump. Airbags are fine, vehicle raises and lowers and stays at the regular level. What could have gone wrong? Could it be rear struts?...
Forum: GX470 09-12-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By overland
The only major parts which can go bad even in a...

The only major parts which can go bad even in a well maintained GX are transfer case and Transmission. So as long as the owner has changed ATF before 140k, and transfer case is fine, you are good to...
Forum: Offroad Tech 08-09-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 67,869
Posted By overland
Thanks for this. First time A-TRAC kicked in, I...

Thanks for this. First time A-TRAC kicked in, I got worried that something is giving up.
Here is a video of ATRAC in action. Pardon the poor camera angles, shooting and spotting at same time is...
Forum: Maintenance 08-09-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 467
Posted By overland
Wailing whine when cold and moving

When I start up in the morning, and before the vehicle is fully warmed up, I hear a faint whine, which is more like a wail from the transfer case/Transmission area.
Goes away after about 20 minutes...
Forum: GX470 08-09-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By overland
I went to Japanese Beetle. I have gotten the...

I went to Japanese Beetle.
I have gotten the following work done from them

1. Ignition coil replacement
2. All oil change (Front DIFF, Rear DIFF, Transfer Case and engine oil) except ATF which...
Forum: GX470 08-09-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By overland
I also tried this route. I connected my phone to...

I also tried this route. I connected my phone to OEM BT for voice and Aftermarket BT for music. But somehow calls were silent, with either me not able to hear or other party having problems

So I...
Forum: Audio, Electronics and Electrical 07-20-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 401
Posted By overland
USA SPEC BT45-TOY Bluetooth installation in NAV 2005 with RSE(DVD Player)

After searching for non-nav's high and low, we had to settle for a Navigation version GX 470 because having a clean car was much more important as compared to having upgradability.

The sound...
Forum: Audio, Electronics and Electrical 06-19-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By overland
Actually it comes with the standard BT-TOY cable,...

Actually it comes with the standard BT-TOY cable, but BT-TOYR cable is for those with RSE. If you use BT-TOY you love the DVD player. I guess I will go with standard cable and document the process...
Forum: Audio, Electronics and Electrical 06-19-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By overland
GX 470 2005 : Questions about BT45-TOY and the BT-TOYR cable

I am going to add the BT45-TOY module to the Lexus with navigation. However, for models with RSE, they recommend an extra cable, the BT-TOYR.
I am wondering if I do not use this cable, I will lose...
Forum: GX470 06-16-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By overland
Another question. How about cd changer adapters...

Another question. How about cd changer adapters to get aUX functionality.
Do they work for GX?

Example ...
Forum: Suspension and Tires 06-14-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By overland
Thanks Bulldog! I like the ride quality, so...

Thanks Bulldog!

I like the ride quality, so I guess a 1.5" Spacer is good for me.
Will this fit?
...
Forum: Suspension and Tires 06-13-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By overland
Minor lift for front

I have the 2005 GX 470. With rear suspension at high(or even N), the front seems a bit down. Is there a 1-1.5" lift option which will allow 265/70R17 tires?

Searching the forum gave me two options...
Forum: GX470 06-09-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By overland
Thanks GsleX I checked beatsonic products....

Thanks GsleX
I checked beatsonic products. Looks like I can replace tape deck with a normal stereo system.

However if I do that, will steering wheel phone controls work? What about sound quality....
Forum: GX470 06-06-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By overland
Thanks Bulldog. Lexus gave me the vehicles entire...

Thanks Bulldog. Lexus gave me the vehicles entire service history. Everything has been changed, even the Transmission ATF at 141000 miles. They specifically told me, don't do anything just change...
Forum: GX470 06-04-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By overland
Okay guys, I bought it. She drives great,...

Okay guys, I bought it.
She drives great, everythng works great except a few quirks I guess I would need sorted

Slight sound when braking from front suspension. Looks like a ball joint on its...
Forum: GX470 06-04-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By overland
Dealer is willing to share inspection report. Can...

Dealer is willing to share inspection report. Can a lexus dealer be trustes with this. The vehicle drives very well and was maintained always at dealership.

But 5 year old accident bothers me

...
Forum: GX470 06-04-2017, 01:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By overland
Yes BT is all we need. And ability to control...

Yes BT is all we need. And ability to control songs from the console without fiddling with phone. Possible?

Sent from my LG-H872 using Tapatalk
Forum: GX470 06-04-2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By overland
I saw a vehicle today at a lexus dealer 155000...

I saw a vehicle today at a lexus dealer 155000 miles. Always serviced at dealer in Fremont.

120k timing belt change. However there is no emission test done in 2016.

Other issue is head gasket...
Forum: GX470 05-24-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By overland
Thanks guys! Really helps. Do we have forum...

Thanks guys! Really helps. Do we have forum members here who also own garages. Back in India I always went to guys on the car forum as people passionate about cars work on them the best.

Second...
Forum: GX470 05-23-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By overland
I live in the South bay area (SJC/Cupertino...

I live in the South bay area (SJC/Cupertino area).
Any good shops there? How is 4wheelparts store?
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