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  1. Go Faster
    Hello forums! I’m fairly new and I was wondering what should I do with my IS300 to go turbo.. The top is done. The bottom is what’s confusing me, I purchased MaxPeeding Rods thinking they were good. I heard I’m able to use stock 2JZ GE VVTi pistons that can hold 600 - 800WHP from supraforums...
  2. General Discussion
    Hi so a bit of back story, my 2001 Lexus is300's ignition got jammed between acc and lock, I put wd40 and graphite lubricant. I know know your not supposed to do that but too late. I finally got the ignition cylinder working again and put everything back together. It idled rough when I first got...
  3. General Discussion
    If anyone can help ASAP I have a 2002 is300 auto with about 210k miles. the other day I was driving with a bunch of friends to go on a canyon run. if i'm being honest yes I did do a pull on the way there. while I was driving I looked in my rear view mirror and seen a bunch of smoke. I...
  4. General Discussion
    I have a 2003 is300 and I desperately need to find a trailer hitch receiver for it! I've searched the web everywhere. If you know where I can get one please let me know or if you have one you don't use I'd love to buy it! Thanks in advance!
  5. Basic Help & Repair
    Replaced all coil packs connectors value cover gaskets spark plugs & wires intermittent misfires that have how became consistent does not misfire sitting still or revving only driving & not all the time I suspected 1st the connectors so I had taken it apart checked the clips since all of them...
  6. Basic Help & Repair
    Hey guys I’m new to this site . Could use a lil help. My 2001IS300 started making a loud Squealing or whistle sound when i accelerate at around 3000 rpm in every gear . It comes from the front passenger side . I’ve changed my belts and even my tensioner . Was told it could be bad bearings but...
  7. Stop, Drop and Roll
    So, I am planning on getting some coilovers soon and have been doing some research about peoples alignment and bump steer issue and am just going to get the megan rca spacers. I have 166k on the lex and was wondering if i should do any bushing when I'm doing the coilovers or the ball joints...
  8. General Discussion
    Does anyone know what this bolt is for the upper control arms? Like the actual spec of the bolts thread pitch, length, etc. One of mine are kinda stripped so I want to replace it.
  9. 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...
  10. Go Faster
    So I wanna upgrade my car to be a good fun drive daily but that still has lots of power. I will be driving this car fast, but I don't know what performance mods I should start with. All I have right now is an cold air intake what should I do next.
  11. New Member Introductions
    Heyyy I'm new to this site But I absolutely love my car and i want to learn more about working on it I was honestly hopeing to get to a meet up and drool over other beautiful carsI am in Stockton I wanna find someone who knows a bit about the ball joints and bushings some one put me up on game...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Hey folks! I owned a 2007 IS300 back in '08 for a couple of years. Loved the car to the point where I recently decided to find a good example and restore it to its original glory. After a long search, I found what I consider to be a diamond in the rough: - 2004, 185k miles, 1 owner (an elder...
  13. Member Sale/Trade
    Price: $800 + shipping + PayPal fee I removed these from my car when I sold it, so it's time to pass these onto the next person. These headlights started life as a basic aftermarket chrome replacement set from Ebay. I then opened them up in the oven and took them all apart. The chrome bezels...
  14. Basic Help & Repair
    ok so I have an 2001 is300 and the coolant reservoir is bubbling and coolant is spewing out a little from the cap and also my traction control and check engine light is on please help don’t really have an explanation myself
  15. Basic Help & Repair
    Hello everyone, New to the IS community. I have a 2003 IS300 with auto tranny. I eventually plan on boosting my IS and before I do so, Im gonna need an ECU or EMU. With an auto transmits hard finding what's gonna help me tune properly and keep my engine running efficiently. Can anyone point me...
  16. General Discussion
    So i have a 2002 is300 and i want to take out the inner red piece, to make it all chrome and clear, however i can’t access it without taking off the tail light cover. Am i able to bake it in the oven or heat gun or is cutting it open the only option. this is an issue because i don’t have access...
  17. General Discussion
    So i bought the radiator and failed to realized its for a M/T and not for a A/T, would it be okay for me to still run the radiator for my A/T but buy a transmission cooling kit? HELPPPPPP!
  18. IS300 Owner's Forum
    Hello, I’m very confused on why this is happening. My grandpa has a 03 Lexus IS300 and the steering wheel locks randomly while driving or while he’s turning. (it has happened three time in the past 6 months). He has replaced the steering rack, pump and did a flush on the steering fluid. Now I...
  19. General Discussion
    I have a noise coming from the front of the car that I think I can best describe as sounding like a rusty gate closing. I managed to get a video today and you can hear the noise very clearly: (You'll need to un-mute the video to hear the noise: imgur.com/LHUCbeN) The noise only occurs when I'm...
  20. Go Faster
    Hey everyone, my friends call me Lux and I have an 02' is300 currently at 140k miles. Mostly everything is stock from the 2 previous owners. I know nothing about cars but I've been doing my research and I'm trying to build my car in segments because I'm making a lot more money now. I want to...
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