1999 Lexus GS400

Post By: Kyle Harty

Date: 11/30/2023

The Story

I fell in love with the 2nd Gen. GS in the early 2000's seeing them built on ClubLexus. In '08 they'd dropped into my price range and I found a stock GS400 locally and started modding it immediately. It stayed pretty basic until '13-14 when I started going to shows and meets and making friends in the car scene. It's been a slow process to build what it is today, making changes and refinements year to year and doing the vast majority of the work myself. Above all else, this car's been the avenue to friendships that mean the world to me and feeling like I have a place and community where I belong.

Current Setup

  • Wheels: Luxury Abstract & Junction Produce Scara 19x11 -3 & 19x12 +7 (set 6 of 25 to be produced)
  • Tires: Falken Azenis FK510 245/35 & 275/30
  • Suspension: Airlift 3H Management
  • Suspension: Dual ViAir 444c Compressors & dual 2.5 gallon tanks
  • Suspension: UAS bags on Megan LP coilovers
  • Suspension: Serial9 FUCA & rear toe arms
  • Suspension: Megan Racing Sway Bars
  • Suspension: TRD front lower chassis brace
  • Suspension: Rotora 4-pot BBK 355mm F & 330mm R
  • Performance: Ported Eaton M112 Supercharger
  • Performance: Smoothflow Pulleys 3.2" pulley
  • Performance: Bullet Cars manifold shortened for hood clearance
  • Performance: 330cc injectors & 1000cc 9th injector
  • Performance: Split Second Enricher Module & Injector Controller
  • Performance: AEM Wideband and Boost Gauges
  • Performance: B&M Transmission Cooler
  • Performance: 3.92 rear differential
  • Performance: Magnaflow Mufflers w/resonators deleted
  • Performance: XAT Racing aluminum pulleys
  • Performance: Wire harness tuck and shaved strut towers
  • Exterior: Custom metal widened fenders
  • Exterior: Aimgain Premium front bumper w/custom aluminum insert
  • Exterior: JDM sideskirts
  • Exterior: 4th Gen GS OEM rear bumper merge
  • Exterior: Junction Produce grill
  • Exterior: Junction Produce trunk and roof wings
  • Exterior: JDM Toyota chrome door handles and trunk bar
  • Exterior: JDM Toyota window visors
  • Exterior: Led side mirrors with wide angle led glass
  • Exterior: LS460 projector retrofit w/etched Sti-R lenses
  • Exterior: Morimoto Mini H1 high beam projectors
  • Exterior: Dancing LED taillights
  • Interior: 01-05 black interior swap
  • Interior: Black suede headliner
  • Interior: Clazzio diamond stitch seat covers
  • Interior: Wood steering wheel, ashtray, and shift knob
  • Interior: Black burlwood hydrographics throughout
  • Interior: Handmade tray tables and rear console
  • Interior: Fiber optic starlight headliner
  • Interior: Junction Produce curtains
  • Interior: Custom floor mats
  • Interior: IS350 paddle shifters
  • Interior: Luxious Automotive custom led door sills
  • Interior: Kenwood DDX719 head unit
  • Interior: US Amps vintage Xterminator 400x and Merlin MD3D amps
  • Interior: CDT HD-642 3-way Components
  • Interior: Custom kickpanel pods for midranges and tweeters
  • Interior: RE Audio V1 XXX 12" subwoofer
  • Interior: Stinger HPM wiring & terminals
  • Wheels:


Kyle Harty

Minnesota based, VIP Lexus GS400.