Is the Lexus IS 300 a rear wheel drive car?

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Yes it is, and equipped with a non turbo version of the ever popular 2JZ

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Most people will say the rear, in order to reduce the risk of fishtailing.

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How are the outer axle bearings of a rear-wheel drive solid rear axle lubricated?

In many cases they are lubricated from the gear oil in the differential.

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Can you switch a front wheel drive vehicle to a rear wheel drive vehicle?

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Can rear wheel drive tires fit on front wheel drive cars?

If they are the same size, of course.

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What causes steering wheel vibration in a rear wheel drive car at 50 mph and above?

Out of alignment.......warped brake rotor......broken belt in a tire.....

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Why is front wheel drive better in snow than rear wheel drive?

A front wheel drive car has the weight of the engine of the car to help with traction as for the rear wheel does not have the engine weighing it down so there is less traction.

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Is it possible to convert an engine from front wheel drive to rear wheel drive?

Yes you have to poke it really hard

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Is there a such thing as rear alignments on a front wheel drive car?

Yes, all four wheels should be aligned to make sure that they are all rotating on the same plane. If they are not, you can get odd wear patterns on your tires and shorten their lives.

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What is the function of a main shaft in a rear wheel drive gear box?

Transfers power from the transmission output to the differential input.

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Can you put rear wheel drive rims on a four wheel drive truck?

Yes if they are the proper size and have the same bolt pattern.

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Why the back wheel of a rear wheel drive can be rotated separately?

For the drive wheels on most cars - the rear wheels on a rear-wheel drive car, or the front wheels on a front-wheel drive car. There is a "limited slip differental", a set of gears connected to the driveshaft and axles. For the non-driven wheels on your car -- the front wheels on a rear-wheel dri...

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Do front wheel drive cars have rear brakes?

Yes - some have drum rear brakes and others have disc rear brakes

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Is the PT Cruiser a rear wheel drove car?

No. It is a front wheel drive car.

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A 393 gear rear end would be quicker than a 300 gear rear end but the 300 gear rear end would be faster in the long run.

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Are there any rear wheel drive hatchbacks?

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2006 cadillic car front weal or rear wheel drive?

They are all different types of models for Cadillac.

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Which is better in snow front or rear wheel drive?

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What is a reliable rear wheel drive manual sporty looking first car for around 5000 dollars?

A Ford Mustang 1979 to 1993 Fox Body.

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How do you make the tires spin on a rear wheel drive car?

Wait for a rainy day.Remove any extra weight from the rear of the car, such as "dead weight" in the trunk, like a spare tire or jack.Go to a mall with a large, outdoor parking lot.Ensure there's PLENTY of space in front of you, and get the car going 25-30 mph as you enter a shallowly puddled area...

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Do front wheel drive cars have rear axles?

FWD cars dont have a rear axle, the wheels are mounted independently, there may be some situations where there is a tube there, but it will not have an axle shaft.The wheels just ride independently on bearings, they aren't connected by an axle like in a RWD vehicle.

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What year was last rear wheel drive?

There are still rear wheel drives being made. There are still rear wheel drives being made.There are still rear wheel drives being made.

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Are semi trucks rear wheel drive?

Most passenger vehicles today are front-wheel drive so they will not have a differential; semi-truck tractors are rear-wheel drive and therefore do have differentials.

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Which is better rear wheel drive or front?

Most of the time, front-wheel drive cars get better gas mileage because the weight of the drivetrain is less than that of a rear-wheel vehicle.Generally speaking, good traction in snow and rain makes your drive safer than if you were in a vehicle with rear wheel drive (RWD).

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Are all Camaros rear wheel drive?

The eight-speed automatic is available on the LS and LT trims.The 2019 Chevy Camaro is solely exclusive with rear-wheel-drive.

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Why is rear wheel drive bad in snow?

Rear-wheel-drive vehicles don't usually have the same benefit.The drive wheels struggle for traction because they don't have as much weight on top of them.The result is that rear-drive cars sometimes spin their tires at times when front-drive vehicles wouldn't have any issues.

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How do you change front brake rotor Lexus gs 300?

to replace front rotors first remove two bolts that hold on the caliper. use a piece of wire to tie it to the upper strut do NOT let it hang! then remove two bolts that hold on the caliper tray i think they are 17 mm you will need a breaker bar to do this. then take off the rotor sometimes they a...

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Where is the center of gravity on a rear wheel drive vehicle?

Should be about half way at the "belt-line"

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Can you rotate tires on a rear wheel drive?

Absolutely. It's a recommended procedure to ensure even tire wear between the front and the rear tires. Further... swap the rears to the opposite fronts.. ie.. rear left to front right.. the fronts can just be swapped to same side rear on most cars an trucks..

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Why are transversely mounted engines for front wheel drive cars not suitable to fit in rear wheel drive cars?

You said it right there, they are transversely mounted. The engine is made to bolt up to a front wheel drive transmission and all accesories are driven differently.

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Can a front wheel drive engine be converted into a rear wheel engine?

This is highly doubtful the entier vehilce is design to turn the front wheels. Teh unibody or frame the transaxles the drive shafts engine compartment are built / engineered to be front wheel drive.

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Can you change a rear wheel vehicle into a 4 wheel drive vehicle?

Yes it can be done, but is never a good idea. It is always less expensive to sell your existing 2WD and purchase a 4WD. yes you can bout it will be some money

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How much faster will it make your car by replacing the 300 rear end with a 390 rear end?

You will be quicker not faster.

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Where do you install a pair of new tires on a rear wheel drive car?

You should always install 2 new tires on the rear of the vehicle, regardless of where the drive wheels are. The reason for this is that it is much easier to control understeer (the front wheels sliding out) than oversteer (the rear wheels sliding out). This is why if you are unable to replace all...

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Are brakes on front wheel drive different to rear wheel drive?

They might be a little different, as they are on different cars. But they work just the same and have just the same types of parts.

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Differences between a transmission designed for transverse front wheel drive vehicle compared to a rear wheel drive front engine vehicle?

More weight over the drive wheels = better traction with front wheel drive.

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Is the Lexus GS a good car?

The Lexus GS is a very nice luxury midsize car.This well-rounded sedan is comfortable, treating occupants to a posh, quiet ride.It's also sporty and fun to drive.This sedan also has a fantastic predicted reliability rating.

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How many pounds of Freon does it take for a 2001 Lexus GS 300?

There should be a sticker in the engine compartment with the AC refrigerant and oil quantity information.

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How do you know if your car is rear wheel drive?

If the engine is transverse-mounted (that is, mounted sideways), with the belts facing one side of the car, your car is most likely a front-wheel drive car.If the engine is mounted longitudinally (front to back), with the belts facing the front grille, your car is most likely a rear-wheel drive car.

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Are any cars in the range between 35K-45K with rear wheel drive option?

Ford Crown Vic or Mercury Marque are. Ford Mustang and Lincoln town cars.

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How much moeny does it take to switch a car from front wheel drive to rear wheel?

Short Answer: Alot- better off buying a RWD car (which is the right idea if you like to drive! RWD is flat out more fun).Long Answer: If you know what you are doing, you can do this yourself, but youll have to do alot of research. and part sourcing. There is more detail involved in this, but here...

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How do you rotate tires on a rear wheel drive car?

To rotate non-directional tires, use the cross pattern.For cars with rear-wheel drive, move the front tires to the opposite sides of the rear: left-front to right-rear and right-front to left-rear.The rear tires are moved straight forward.

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What does it mean when you are driving and the rear wheel is not turning?

If only one wheel is not turning, this would indicate a serious problem with that wheel. Depending on if it was a driven wheel or not, it could be a problem with the brake, the bearing, the differential or driveshaft.Continuing to drive will likely cause damage to tyre, wheel, suspension or drive...

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What are the three shafts fitted to a front engine rear wheel drive vehicle?

They are called driveshafts, they transfer power to the rear wheels.

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What is the rear head room of the 2012 Chrysler 300?

The 2012 Chrysler 300 has 37.9 in. of rear head room.

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What is the rear shoulder room of the 2010 Chrysler 300?

The 2010 Chrysler 300 has 57.7 in. of rear shoulder room.

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What would cause a rear tire on a front wheel drive car to wear on the inside?

Something may be worn or bent in the rear. Many vehicles require 4 wheel alignment.

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A vehicle experience wheel lockup on the right rear wheel What is the problem?

There can be several reasons , broken bearing, broken self adjuster, sheared break pad.

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Are Chevy Camaro's Front or Rear Wheel Drive?

all camaros are rear whell drive

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