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  1. Basic Help & Repair
    Hello - I need a bit of help I have a LHD IS200 with factory Xenon headlights where the plastic itself is quite foggy and can no longer be polished. I got a quote from a local Lexus dealer for about 1200 USD for a new pair of Xenon headlight housings - which seems ridicoulous. So, I've seen a...
  2. General Discussion
    Hi, I have a Toyota altezza gita as200 with the 1gfe and 4 speed auto. I am hoping to swap the transmission in my car to a manual and hoping to have more power so I am looking into 2 options. Either find a manual transmission from an is200 to swap in and then supercharge the 1gfe or buy a 3sge...
  3. Basic Help & Repair
    I have a 1998 Lexus is200 1gfe imported car had no issues before I imported it however recently it would start up and immediately shut down. I’ve changed the battery and the alternator and still the same issue. Any advice on what else it could be?
  4. Basic Help & Repair
    Hi I have a is200 se (2001) and I was wondering if I want to put a lsd from a sport model will I need to change the drive shaft or anything else for that matter
  5. DIY/tutorial forum
    Diy install of my rebuilt 1gfe but I was stupid and didn't take photos of the important stuff lmao. I'm pretty new to all this and I pretty much all I have left is to find a ground point on the block. I have no idea where it goes though. If anyone has the forbidden knowledge that would be most...
  6. Basic Help & Repair
    Hey there I just saw a Lexus IS200 (Manual, 2002) with 178k km (110k miles) for about 5500$. By the way cars are usually more expensive here in Switzerland so this might be too expensive in america I don't know. I was looking for some opinions on if 178k km is already too much. I have seen that...
  7. IS200 Owner's Forum
    Hey there I saw a pretty cheap is200 (manual, 2001) the other day but it has about 260'000km (160'000 miles). I was wondering if I should still consider buying it. I've heard that the cars are very reliable but my main fear is that the engine is going to give up pretty soon. Would appreciate...
  8. General Discussion
    Greetings everyone, Currently having problem with my IS200 ( AT 1G-FE ) transmission. 1999 ym AT 70t km mileage ( ~40k miles ) Issues: Reverse gear sometimes won't engage ( 50 50 chance to engage, when engine is cold it won't at all ) Reverse gear jerks when parking reverse uphill ( rough...
  9. General Discussion
    Hello! I've been lurking around here for a while, and have yet to find a detailed post on a 3SGE Altezza swap on a LHD Lexus IS200/IS300 for a streetcar build. Decided to list down my project so hopefully my build can help those that are planning to do the same. TL;DR, if you plan on doing...
  10. Basic Help & Repair
    Hey my old Radiator broke which isn't a big Deal. The replacement I got seems to have some transmission lines. I drive a Manuel transmission car so I don't need those lines and they only come with some Plastic caps. So my question is do I need to find something to Block those fittings of or...
  11. Basic Help & Repair
    Hey people, it seems I am in need of some assistance... I recently purchased a '02 IS200 (700miles ago @ 91k) ran absolutely perfectly for about 650miles or so before I started to experience low idle rpm's and what seemed to be a random misfire. Happens mostly at idle and little acceleration but...
  12. Basic Help & Repair
    Good day guys, so Im new here, and at this point I dont know what else to do, I was moving the battery to the engine compartment in my 3SGE swapped altezza, and I was just untangling the spaghetti wiring that the previous owner had, so I connected the battery negative terminal to the ground on...
  13. General Discussion
    Hey everybody, I’m new to this forum, and I need some help with the in-gear idle on my 2003 is200 Auto. The car idles completely fine in Park, but when Drive or Reverse is selected, the car vibrates and RPM’s drop to 500 and below. As a result, the car will not creep forward and the whole car...
  14. General Discussion
    Hi guys, Hope you're all well! Please bare with me as this is my first forum post! I'm having an issue with my gearbox and wondering if someone could help. After about 40 mins of normal driving gear changes become difficult sometimes so difficult i can't even get into first or reverse...
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