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Old 03-19-12, 05:45 PM   #46
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I never considered using the see through studded floor mats until now. Nice!
This is my temporary solution before my all weather mats arrive.....
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Old 03-20-12, 08:25 AM   #47
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Yes trunk flies open. They changed from a motorized trunk closure to regular to save weight I guess. So you have to hold when open and close harder very different then before in that it not motorized
The trunk on my 4G F Sport does not fly open at all. As a matter of fact, once the latch disengage I always have to lift open. My guess is that the F Sport spoiler provides enough weight to prevent the trunk from flying open.
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Old 03-20-12, 08:30 AM   #48
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1. Gs350 F-Sport
2. Gray Nebula Pearl outside - Cabernet inside
3. Navigation (no ml)
4. RWD
5. No DRS
6. Only thing for certain is I am going to my wheel shop to see if some 22 Giovanna Mecca's will fit this lovely ride. (Vossen cv3's don't come in 22 inch) Considering exhaust & Drop Springs...
7a. Considered: E-class mercedes or A5 Audi.
7b. This was added alongside my 2006 Acura TL in my garage. Stay tuned for pics...

I just got the car home tonight. Pics were taken at the dealership. I will wait until the sun is out to get some good pics up.

Good luck & prosperity to my fellow Club Lexus members





I too didn't get the ML and hindsight find it hard to justify the extra cost considering how well the Premium Stereo sound. BTW, I am a big ML fan (had it in my GAX470) but Lexus has really closed the gap between their premium and non premium stereo offerings.

What do you think?
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Old 03-22-12, 06:22 AM   #49
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1. GS Premium
2. Liquid Platinum / Flaxen
3. Nav, Park Assist, 18" (No ML)
4. RWD
5. No DRS
6. Clearbra & tint installed at dealership - no other mods planned for now
7. Considered 528i, A6. This replaced my Lexus ES

P.S. Don't judge my parking - I moved it just to get the car in frame

These pictures were taking right after Scott (from Scottwax . com) detailed it - wanted to get pictures after it was detailed (wash/clay/polish/sealant), and before the stinking front number plates are put on to ruin the look...
(BTW, I think Scott did a pretty good job).

Only thing left is to apply a sealant on the leather for the interior - soon!
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Old 03-22-12, 07:23 AM   #50
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1. GS Premium
2. Liquid Platinum / Flaxen
3. Nav, Park Assist, 18" (No ML)
4. RWD
5. No DRS
6. Clearbra & tint installed at dealership - no other mods planned for now
7. Considered 528i, A6. This replaced my Lexus ES

P.S. Don't judge my parking - I moved it just to get the car in frame

These pictures were taking right after Scott (from Scottwax . com) detailed it - wanted to get pictures after it was detailed (wash/clay/polish/sealant), and before the stinking front number plates are put on to ruin the look...
(BTW, I think Scott did a pretty good job).

Only thing left is to apply a sealant on the leather for the interior - soon!
I like those Dunlop SP SPort Maxx 050 tires!
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Old 03-26-12, 03:14 AM   #51
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Have almost 800 miles. Love my GSF but engine light is on so I have to make my first trip to the dealer
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Old 03-26-12, 06:16 AM   #52
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Have almost 800 miles. Love my GSF but engine light is on so I have to make my first trip to the dealer
Is the gas cap tight?
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Old 03-27-12, 04:12 PM   #53
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Hello All,

I am a returning GS owner after nearly 3 years away. Had two 3Gs (2007 and 2008) that I really enjoyed, but the handling was never quite there for me after my previous 540. But as soon as I laid eyes on the 4G, it was love at first sight. And the new handling...wow!!

Here are the details on my new ride. I will try and post pics as soon as it is out of the tint shop tomorrow.

1. GS Premium
2. Nebula Gray/Black
3. Nav / No ML (as others have mentioned, the stock unit is pretty darn good, making it hard for me to justify the ML)
4. RWD
5. No DRS
6. Getting tint done today. Wheels may be a future investment
7. I cross-shopped the E350 Coupe and a 335i Convertible (mostly for the wife...it is her current infatuation car). I am back home from an Infiniti G37 (only reason that I got it was due to a possible job layoff that luckily never happened!)

Look forward to sharing stories with my fellow CL members.

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Old 03-28-12, 08:03 AM   #54
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Hello -

I just joined today. The new GS F-Sport is our most recent purchase (2/11/2012). Our 2011 experience with the 2011 RX purchase went so well it was hard to look at any other brands. And - yes this purchase went very well too... Two of the best parts of my day are the drive to and from the office (no matter how bad the traffic is). This new vehicle makes me grin every mile I drive it.

1. GS F-Sport
2. Starfire Pearl - Flaxen Interior
3. Navigation/BlindSpot/Park Assist/no ML
4. RWD
5. No DRS
6. Installed - Clearbra/Tint/All weather Mats - Planned - Lowering/Cold Air/Other as $ become avail.
7. Really considered no other cars - tested many other brands (e.g. Acura, Infinity, Audi, Cadillac, etc.) last fall when buying our RX and nothing outweighed all elements of the purchasing or driving experience.
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Old 03-30-12, 09:16 AM   #55
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I like those Dunlop SP SPort Maxx 050 tires!
You have amazing eyesight! lol! By looking at the pictures, I wouldn't have been able to tell!
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Old 03-30-12, 05:41 PM   #56
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1. GS F-Sport
2. Red / Black
3. Navigation / Blind Spot monitoring / Park Assist / Head Up Display / Mark Levinson audio (a must for me)
4. RWD
5. DRS (Lexus Dynamic Handling)
6. All factory
7. Considered BMW 528i / 328i / traded in 07 GS350

PS. I plan to start a topic to talk around my ownership experience on it soon.
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Old 04-04-12, 11:37 PM   #57
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I too didn't get the ML and hindsight find it hard to justify the extra cost considering how well the Premium Stereo sound. BTW, I am a big ML fan (had it in my GAX470) but Lexus has really closed the gap between their premium and non premium stereo offerings.

What do you think?
This is my first Lexus, in all honestly; it's my first new car. I never had the chance to enjoy the ML sound system. I.M.O the F-sport's sound system is great. It sounds better than the MB Quart (left right & center) speakers I installed in my 2006 Acura TL. Granted, the TL is running the stock amp. It's my call the F-Sport provides great sound.
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Old 04-06-12, 07:26 AM   #58
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1. Luxury Package
2. Obsidian/Flaxen
3. Nav / Mark Levinson / HUD / Park Assist / Remote Start
4. RWD
5. No DRS
6. Tint done, planning to get all weather floor mats and that about it.
7. Considered looking at Audi, but felt more comfortable with the reliability of a Lexus. Replaced my 2010 Prius, HUGE difference!
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1. GS Luxury
2. SFP / Flaxen
3. Nav / Mark Levinson
4. AWD
5. no DRS
6. No planned mods
7. Replaced 05 LS430 Custom Luxury. Briefly considered MB E class & Lincoln MKS.
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Old 04-06-12, 01:08 PM   #60
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Well everyone, This is the roll call thread. Give us the basics on the car and post pics too.....lets see your new 4GS !!!


Just tell us some basics!
1. GS (Premium, Luxury, or F-sport)
2. Color exterior/interior
3. Nav or No Nav / Mark Levinson or No ML
4. RWD or AWD
5. Dynamic Rear Steer or no DRS
6. Planned mods?
7. What other cars were you considering? What did this replace or add to?



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1. GS 350 F Sport
2. Starffire with Cabernet
3. Nav, Mark Levinson, HUD,Park Assist
4. RWD
5. DRS
6. Planned mods: Cold Air Intake, Exhaust, Lowering Springs, Spacers
7. ISF
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