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Old 04-04-05, 08:20 PM   #16
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Very clean. You seem to take good care of the car. Congrats again on the longevity of the 2GS and the ownership of the 3GS.

Let's see how long it takes for the 3GS to catch up in miles.
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Old 04-04-05, 09:00 PM   #17
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Hey, wait a minute, I started the orig thread J/K

Mint pics.
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Old 04-04-05, 09:03 PM   #18
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Hey, wait a minute, I started the orig thread J/K

Mint pics.
Good point. However I must give you full credit for making me take some extra photos.

Thanks Kazam
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Old 04-04-05, 09:05 PM   #19
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wow. that is some crazy high miles. does the car still run aright at 300k+? and your car is really clean for 300k+
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Old 04-04-05, 09:06 PM   #20
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wow. that is some crazy high miles. does the car still run aright at 300k+? and your car is really clean for 300k+
Drives like it did the day I bought it.
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Old 04-04-05, 09:31 PM   #21
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Are the transmission and the brake master cylinder original? Amazing condition for that mileage - a credit to your ownership - and to Lexus build quality.
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Old 04-04-05, 09:38 PM   #22
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Did you replace the water pump at the 90K intervals when you did the timing belt? Or is the pump still original as well?

I've got the 90K service coming up and am trying to determine what's preventative maintenance vs. throwing good money against good parts.

Great condition!

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Old 04-04-05, 09:41 PM   #23
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damn, this is just amazing..... from the outside i don't think anyone can guess that the car has over 300k miles.... and the inside is just clean!!!!!!!!!!! you keep the car soooo well man, big props to you!
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Old 04-05-05, 12:04 AM   #24
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so what do you do that makes you put that many miles on the cars? The ES had almost 200k when you traded it for the GS... now the GS has 318k. What kind of driving are you doing????
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Old 04-05-05, 12:20 AM   #25
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That is amazing. The leather has held up real well as the rest of the car. GS= world class in build quality
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Old 04-05-05, 01:25 AM   #26
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WOW over 300k, does it burn oil, how often do you change the oil and what kind do you use, have you switched to a heavier weight.

Im impressed, what kind of maintenance schedule do you perform to the car with putting that many miles on it, any out of the ordinary parts that needed to be changed.

The drivers seat and floor looks so clean, nice car once again

edit: read the other thread, all dealer recommended service

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Old 04-05-05, 07:24 AM   #27
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What can you get for your car with miles like that I tried KBB and couldn't get an answer
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Old 04-05-05, 07:27 AM   #28
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car looks awesome not worth anything, 20 bucks, 200 bucks maybe a 1000, really depends who you sell it to, with over 300k it could comtinue to be an excellent vehicle or take a turn for the worse and start to need costly repairs
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Old 04-05-05, 07:42 AM   #29
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Dang, my car has nary 20,000 miles on it and I don't think it ever looked as good as yours when it was stock!
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Old 04-05-05, 09:02 AM   #30
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Your car is a credit to the line, and you personally that it has been cared for in such a way that if you didn't look at the odometer, you would have no clue that it had that many miles on it.

I'm sure there are a number of us who would like to know the service history. Oil brand and change interval, have you had the valves adjusted, were the rod bearings replaced? What have you had to do to the car to keep it in such pristine shape?
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