|Lexus & Toyota Factory Original Parts
The table below was transferred from Corky Bell’s book Supercharged! ISBN # 0-8376-0168-1 Page 8
|Low Speed boost capability||A||D||A|
|High boost – Pressure capability (10+ psi)||B||A||A|
|Fast boost rise||A||B||A|
These cams are stock regrind to the following specifications:
Stock 2UZFE: 250 duration 315 lift
Stage I: 266 duration 345 lift
Stage II: 274 duration 385 lift
If you are using stock valves and like any new or aftermarket cams install, you much check for valve clearance. You will need … Read the rest of the post...
Spark plugs are fun! Since we all run Toyota engines & *most* people are running Denso ignition systems… That pretty well limits us to two brands of plugs that will give consistently good performance over their life. NGK & Denso, so that’s what we’re concentrating on! (Besides. JDM owns anyways, … Read the rest of the post...
After owning this beautiful 1989 Lexus LS400 for the past three years, this car starts to show its age. This is a 14 year old car with air suspension. Recently I have replacement my air suspension shocks to strutmasters shocks and I really feel the clunk noise every time my … Read the rest of the post...
The reasons for this brake upgrade is because I changed about three set of brake rotors. I have tried OEM, aftermarket like the Bandi and drilled and slotted from other companies. After all those trials and errors, OEM brake rotors are still the best.
However, those 1990 Lexus LS400 brake … Read the rest of the post...
The main principle of this system is to be able to route engine exhaust through one or both turbo(s) in the most efficient manner possible, in order to achieve useful boost at both low and high loads.
At low engine RPM and load, all engine exhaust is routed through the … Read the rest of the post...
Lextreme is proud to announce the first affordable Forged H-Beam rods for all the Toyota and Lexus V8 engines. We invested lots of money for this community to have such a nice drop in upgrade. These rods are the same maker as the Eagle ESP 3-D rods.
These rods were … Read the rest of the post...
This article is about installing an aftermarket piggy ECU.
I have tried Apexi S-AFC and now I am trying to install a piggyback computer
that is laptop programmable and it also have boost timing retardation.
Here are the following function of this ecu:
◆ Fuel and timing control … Read the rest of the post...
Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) systems were introduced in the early ’70s to reduce an exhaust emission that was not being cleaned by the other smog controls.
The EGR block-off plates are for the 1990-1994 Lexus LS400 and 1992-1996 SC400. These plates might work on other 1UZFE Models. These high quality … Read the rest of the post...
ATTENTION 1998 and New Lexus-Toyota V8 Owners:
If you own a 98 or newer Lexus or Toyota V8 engine and currently having some type of forced induction such as turbocharged or supercharged. The stock rods are only good for about 450-500 rwhp and they will literally break on you. If … Read the rest of the post...
There has been huge demand for forced induction in the Lexus V8 Community and I have few connections to some of the top performance engine builders locally.
For the first time in the United States Lexus-Toyota V8 history. We are offering custom build 1uzfe, 2uzfe and 3uzfe engines. The packages … Read the rest of the post...
Here is an Air Fuel Calibrator Developed by Chris N. This unit is called Lexone. This unit alters air fuel ratio to achieve maximum horsepower and torque.
The below shows 20+ rwhp and torque throughout the power band. This graph was dynoed on a stock 1996 LS400. This unit is … Read the rest of the post...
|Boosted Eight Soarer
A top-of-the-line Soarer V8 with an Eaton blower hidden under the bonnet!
Words by Michael Knowling, Pix by Julian Edgar
|At a glance…
When it comes to Toyota… Read the rest of the post...
I picked up this 1993 white SC400 with 212k miles chassis and about 120k on the motor. This car is not perfect of course. It has the followings defects:
* Right front fender slight damage
* Front bumper scratches
* Bad Transmission
* Interior minor tears
* Engine has a … Read the rest of the post...
Ferrea Valve Specification
|Properties||2JZ Intake||2JZ Exhaust||1UZ Intake||1UZ Exhaust||2JZ Retainer||1UZ Retainer|
|Stem Length||98.55mm||99.10mm||95.2 mm||97.12 mm||.340″ Height||.299″ Height|
|Stem Diameter||5.98mm||5.98mm||5.96 mm||5.96 mm||.986″ O.D.||.986″ O.D.|
|Valve Size||33.60mm||29mm||33.45 mm||28.04 mm||.786″ 2nd|
I am looking for a company, association or any automotive manufacture to pimp my ride. I have an old school Lexus LS400. It’s the first year model with over 200k miles. The silver paint is showing its age and the interior need lots of work along with the audio system.… Read the rest of the post...
Here are some pics of my build. Sorry I could not get the res any smaller.
Basically the motor is standard with the exception of the blower which give it a much needed boost down low.
Bosch motorsport 550hp fuel pump
Rising rate fuel regulator
Bored oversize T/B
Methanol/Water Injection is available NOW for just $499.00
This system will work on all first generation Lexus SC400 or LS400 with Supercharger, Turbo, Natural Aspirated or any turbo cars. Slight modifications will be needed if you are running N/A SC400 or LS400 because of the location of the methanol injection … Read the rest of the post...
Here is an audio clip of a MKIII Supra with Lexus/Toyota V8 1UZFE. This engine was reved up to 7K rpm. Its short but awesome. Peter Watson Supra N/A 1UZFE. Refresh to hear it again. Peter have a stock 1UZFE with an after market stand alone ECU and dynoed at … Read the rest of the post...
87 (Yellow) Power Positive (+)
86… Read the rest of the post...
My first exposure to forced induction was superchargers. I have a built 98 Mustang Cobra with 15 intercooled psi and its a monster. Since I purchased the Lexus LS400 few years ago. Initially I created a Twin Turbo system for the LS400. The first stage I achieved 324.5 rwhp on … Read the rest of the post...
Silicon Turbo hoses are expensive. For example, a 3″ x 3″ turbo hose would run about $11.00-$14.00 and if you need 6-7 pieces the price can really adds up. I learned this technique from Joey. He is the owner of this highly specialized motorsports shop. www.sparkracing.com Even though the silicon … Read the rest of the post...
We are proud to introduce the new Megan Racing high performance aluminum radiator. Anytime an individual introduces their car to a racing/drifting environment, the temperature of the vehicles engine will skyrocket. One common and effective method of reducing engine temperature is to employ an aluminum radiator.
This is a cost … Read the rest of the post...
Available VFT Bushings:
WHY VFT (Vlamos) RUBBER SUSPENSION BUSHES?
Suspension bushes are some of the most highly stressed components fitted to a motor car. They undergo enormous strains and are subjected to the most arduous of conditions, generally with little or no maintenance or lubrication.
This is one of the first after market LCD available for the Lexus SC400 from 1992 to 1996. This is one of the most common problems with the Lexus cars. Now for the first time you can get this replacement for a quarter of the price. Comparing the LS400 LCD … Read the rest of the post...
I had a chance to visit Anderson Audio with Carlos R. as my personal tour guide. AAP is a high caliber, top of the line quality and details. They are building a 350Z with Greddy Twin Turbo with built internal. This is the only 350Z with built motor and two … Read the rest of the post...
High Performance Silicone for High Performance Street and Off Road Vehicles
The silicone hose preferred by those who know the difference!
High Performance 4 Ply Aramid Silicone Hose
“High Performance Series, High Temperature hose”
When the heat is turned up, the last thing you want to be thinking about … Read the rest of the post...
This is a generalized write-up of information pertaining to the wide range of injectors used on Mazda’s RX-7’s. This information will hopefully come in handy for those looking for higher flow injectors for cheap upgrades. I take no responsibility for any errors in information, damages to your vehicle while performing … Read the rest of the post...