Air Lift APV2 Kit: 2001-2005 Lexus GS 430 (S160)
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In 1998, Lexus introduced the GS as a high-performance sedan—but with its tiptoe stance, you might think twice before starting to modify one. We believe that the GS is a great platform to start with, but we definitely think the car needs an altitude adjustment. Whether you are looking to break necks on the show field, hit up the road course, or just want a sporty drive on your way to work every morning, Air Lift Performance air suspension can deliver more than you ever thought possible from your suspension.
There are many ways to lower your Lexus; everything from lowered coil springs to full-blown coilovers will get you low, but not without some drawbacks. After all, do you really want your Lexus riding like a lumber wagon, or do you want to constantly worry about scraping your body kit on every speed bump and steep driveway? We didn’t think so.
Our suspension kit was designd to give you a slammed stance and superior handling without hurting ride quality. Literally with just the push of a button and the twist of the damping knob, you can adjust your ride height and set your damper stiffness to your liking, giving you full control over your suspension. Speed bumps that used to make you cringe will become comical as you simply push a button and raise the car to clear anything in your path.
A threaded body monotube shock mated with a smooth-riding, double-bellow air spring allows you to drop the front end 4.84 inches from the original stock height. High-quality monoball bearings are housed in red anodized upper mounts to keep everything smooth and quiet through your full range of motion. 30 different levels of damping are available to help you fine-tune your car for both the street and the track.
In the rear, we use the same style of double-bellow air spring atop a monotube threaded body shock. The rears are also 30-way adjustable, and are accented with red anodized lock rings and air spring end caps. All of this adds up to a 5.8-inch drop from stock height, and make for better performance handling than Lexus could have ever imagined.
Detailed instructions will help you to have your Lexus GS slammed within a few short hours. If you have the ability to wire a stereo or swap out suspension parts, then you should have no problem installing this air suspension. If you do run into a snag during the installation process, the Air Lift Performance tech support team is top-notch, and can walk you through any questions you may have.
In order to bring to market the most durable air suspension possible, Air Lift Performance tortured the components of this kit to one million cycles (equal to approximately 100,000 miles) on their hydraulic test rig at temperatures from -30 to 150 degrees Fahrenheit. Couple this test lab work with thousands of miles of on-road testing—not to mention the one-year manufacturer’s warranty—and this is a kit you can count on to handle whatever the road throws down.
Isn’t it time you had the option of getting a killer lowered look without giving up ride quality and having to worry about scraping your ride? Ditch the springs and get to an entirely new level of low.
- 1998-2005 – Lexus GS 300
- 1998-2000 – Lexus GS 400
- 2001-2005 – Lexus GS 430
- 1998-2005 – Toyota Aristo (Japan)
- Modifications Req. Front: NONE
- Modifications Req. Rear: NONE
- APV2 Colored Backlight Screen Controller
- (8) custom user-defined pressure based presets
- Manual mode to individually control each corner
- Easy to navigate and understand user interface
- Fully integrated ECU and manifold
- Rise on Start functionality
- Compressor Wear-Down Test and Timer
- Customizable Compressor ON/OFF Pressure Setting
- Customizable RGB Controller Back Light and Brightness
- PSI or BAR Readings
- Easy install
Base APV2 Management Includes:
- AutoPilot V2 Digital Controller
- Integrated ECU + manifold
- Advanced electrical wiring harness
- 60 ft. of 1/4″ or 3/8" air line
- Auto-draining inline water filter
- All wiring, fuses, hardware, etc. required for installation
ADVANCED AIR MANAGEMENT
AutoPilot V2 is the most advanced pressure-based air suspension control system on the market. Nobody gives you more features or easier installation. Complete kits available with everything you need for a professional installation.
8 USER PRESETS
Program your favorite ride heights and easily adjust suspension dynamics to compensate for additional passengers and cargo. Set one for “all up” one for “all down” and anywhere in between.
SUPER COMPACT MANIFOLD
Our patent pending integrated manifold and ECU assembly makes installation simple with OEM quality wiring harness and only 3 wires to hookup to your electrical system: power, ground and ignition. Features large 6mm valves, integrated pressure sensors, and available with 1/4″ & 3/8″ line configurations.
ANY COMPRESSOR OR TANK
AutoPilot V2 can be purchased with any of our air tanks in aluminum or steel. We also offer compressor upgrades and dual compressor options. Have a tank and compressor already? Then opt for one of our “no tank/no compressor” kits.
Add an additional compressor for faster tank fill time and even greater reliability. Just use our second compressor integration harness and a compressor of your choice.
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