Lex Luthor

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    99 JZZ31 Turbo 95 UZZ30 02 RX300 AWD
  1. Call Hayden at Autonet in FL, he can get you whatever you need and he's good ppl.
  2. The design of the spoke matters as much as the offset of the wheel, and whether it is a high disc fitment or not. It's possible to grind away a bit from the caliper if you need another millimeter or so, but I myself wouldn't do that....the most cost effective way to do it is to find a set of used TT wheels. Yes the LS400 calipers are very similar to the TT's and can be used as an upgrade. IMO all of the coupes should have come with these brakes, or at least the SC400 brakes, which are very adequate for a non-turbo application. Don't forget you'll also need the TT 17x4" spare, as your current spare will be useless on the front....try to find a used one, it's $275 new.
  3. Throttle valve cable...I suggest you have it done professionally, though the procedure is very easy you can hurt the trans if you're not careful.
  4. SC430 Burled Walnut shift knob, new, fits 98-up SC's, $269 from Lexus, $100 from me 92-00 SC window regulator, common item for these cars, good to have, brand new in bag, $90 JDM Soarer Griffin front bumper emblem, brand new in bag, $20 JDM Soarer 'LIMITED' fender emblems, $20 JDM 'VVT-i' emblem, brand new in bag, $15 1999 SC factory service manuals, both volumes, $100 1999 SC owner manual with all the associated paperwork, service record book, etc, new, $30 1999 SC dealer sales brochure, $20 1999 SC door enclosures with speakers, also have rear enclosures, $75 1999 SC3 trunk emblem, $10 1999 SC3 airbox, rubber bellows, and snorkel, $75 1995 SC fog lamps $40 for both All the common SC clips and fasteners, new in the Toyota bags, $50 for the whole assortment Supra TT 17x4 spare wheel and tyre, $275 new, you need this if you have TT brakes, $100 HKS BOV flange for alum, new in box, $20 HKS GT wastegate green/red spring $10 570cc injectors, small tip, fits the factory fuel rail w/ no mods, barely used $300 set Alpine CDA-9815, no longer avail, Alpineheads know the features this model has, e-mail me on this Rockford Fosgate Punch 800a4 amplifier, this one bench tested at 1002 watts bridged, $300 Rockford Fosgate Punch 225.2 amplifier, this one bench tested at 577 watts bridged, $250 Rockford Fosgate Punch link, $20 Rockford Fosgate Connecting Punch wiring, signal, and distribution, $150 MTX RTX-01A crossover, $30 Sima SPV-1 power inverter, $20 All prices are plus shipping, I also have some NSX parts and some rare comics if any of you guys are interested, looking to make some space in case you can't tell . e-mail me at lexluthor@clublexus.com
  5. I love it when a plan comes together...
  6. This is a common question. If you plan to leave it stock, get the 400. If you plan to mod for hp...get the 300. You should also know that in '98 the sc300 got some more torque and the sc400 got thirty more hp, you may want to consider this before looking at a '97. Good luck with your search.
  7. Mr. Curious...as I said you'd sleeve the block.
  8. You can flush out your trans filter or replace it, your dealer can order it for you but probably won't have it in stock.
  9. Lexus will not charge you to run a service inquiry on the car, have them print it out for you. Looks like the interior will definitely need some work to be presentable. Best advice I can give you....at 17 yrs old you may want to strongly consider picking up something with more reasonable mlg and save a little longer for a nicer condition coupe. If it were me i'd buy it...but only to turn into a track car.... :) Good luck on your decision.
  10. I would certainly do a leakdown test, check the bushings and all the other usual SC items...if you do a search you'll find a list of things to check.
  11. Now that's what I like to hear! You can sleeve the block and use a Tundra crank to get to 4.9 litres, the blower from Peter's site hasn't been run on a U.S. car yet and does not have the engine management issues sorted for you, Jim McFarland has twin turbo'd the 1UZ but produced dismal power and the kit is overpriced. Sound Performance will be turbocharging an SC400 soon and I can assure you the results will be impressive. SC40096....anytime you're ready man :P
  12. I see you're in Wantagh, what shop is performing the swap?
  13. I've been told Toyota Europe offers them, haven't confirmed that though.