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Old 10-30-12, 11:32 AM   #121
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Why, are you aware of any, on 2008 models?
Mine is also a 2008, but here in Europe I've been told that only the earlier (2006) hybrids had a recall on the inverter, and that there has been no recalls on 2008 MY so far.
Since there is no local (EU) production of the RX, I would expect the recalls - if any - to be the same both sides of the Atlantic...
This is just for precaution, I haven't heard about any new recall but it's always nice to check if all existing recalls have been performed already.
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Old 10-30-12, 11:43 AM   #122
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My fog lights are still Yellow stock. I am in the process of looking for a 9006 bulb thats a similar colour to the stock hid's (any advice). I think just changing the bulb is the cheapest thing. 10-15$. for a pair of 9006

I have tried the PIAA extreme white bulbs, not much improvement, you can try some of the aftermarket HID kit which cost about the same (US$65 range) I know your budget is a lot less so maybe some silver stars bulbs maybe affordable via online.

In Canada we have daytime running lights ( not sure if thats the same in USA)
they are also the stock yellow. If you look in the headlight> on the inside of the stock hid headlights is the high beam compartments. In the corner of that there is a small bulb thats just in the corner of the high beam compartment. Thats the bulb I want to change to LED or a better color bulb (Any advice on what I should use or what the bulb is)

We have DRL here too, mine has been disable because of the retrofit. All it is is using a lower wattage on your highbeam bulbs during day time( at one time I had PIAA extreme white bulbs in and it's a bit better than stock but not much noticeable differences) and at night like you said the tiny bulbs above the light housing, I've seen people do white and blue so far, I forgot what the bulb size is but can ask around ( anyone wants to chime in ? )

Next summer (as winter is here in a few weeks) looking to put 20" matte black rims on it. Get high gloss black paint for the calipers. and a regular size tire as low profiles i feel, compromise the smoothness that lexus has. and part of the reason you bu this vehicle. haven't decided what type of rim yet. Probably multi spoke.

My car is the same picture as J9AVN post up just above. same color I mean.

The one thing I really want to do is change my audio> I have the non premium sound. NO DVD/GPS/Touchscreen/Backup Cam i was looking at this:
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and then maybe like a pioneer after market screen with the whole gps/nav/camera ect... as right now i don't even have an ipod connection. Gotta settle for poor quality with an fm transmitter.
however doing this I lose my steering controls. very sad. Any where i can get the stock premium audio without taking a loan? like maybe a used one?
(ANY SUGGESSTIONS or reference to things people have done?)

Have you talk to infiniRX yet ? he is selling his Kenwood deck plus more he might can get you a good deal


other than that. keeping it stock for the most part.

btw I fell in love with the BLUE Lights in the CHROME door plate that light up the word LEXUS on all 4 doors.
Biggest seller when buying the car> And I have a black interior.
See my answers in blue font and good luck with your mods
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Old 11-07-12, 06:44 PM   #123
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Hi, I just joined and this is my first attempt at a post. I have a 2007 RX400h almost fully loaded, micah grey or something like that. LOVE it so far!
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Old 11-09-12, 11:10 PM   #124
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Welcome to the forum Kfrancis
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Old 11-23-12, 07:47 PM   #125
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I am using my 2008 Rx 400h from the past 4 years. No regrets and i like the vehicle. I only complain about not being able to enter navigation/ browse music folders, etc while driving.
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Old 12-09-12, 11:46 AM   #126
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Here's mine:
2007 RX400h, Savannah Metallic
18" allow wheels
Complete towing package w/o ball mount/bracket
Mark Levinson audio with Generation 5 Navigation System w/rear camera
Blue tooth, voice activation, wood steering wheel

32 mpg in town w/o 700 vertical gain per day on our hill, 27 on highway

Traded-in 2000 RX300 that was on it's third transmission and that was going south quickly like the first two.

Love this 400h and anxious to see it perform in the snow, if we get any in Bend this season, temperate climate due to global warming
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Old 01-21-13, 05:17 PM   #127
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Drove this car since Thursday. Bought it today:

2007 RX 400h AWD

Color Combo:
Exterior: Flint Mica
Interior: Light gray

Options:
Nav
18" Wheels
Well...everything except for ML Stereo and Rear Entertainment System

Previous car:
2000 Saab 9.3 convertible

The RX is my wife's car.

Mine is a 1998 Ford Ranger with 195,000 miles
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Old 02-06-13, 07:31 PM   #128
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New to me ...

2006 RX 400h AWD 84K miles

Color Combo:
Exterior: Bamboo Pearl
Interior: Tan

Options:
Nav & everything except for ML Stereo and Rear Entertainment System and hitch

Previous car:
2007 Camry XLE passed on to my wife, and her minivan goes to the kids!

This is my first SUV and I'm still getting used to he stiffer ride. For some reason I expected it to be more Camry-like.
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Old 02-23-13, 12:34 AM   #129
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Mine is:

2007 RX400h/AWD
Mica Blue/Ivory leather and wood trim interior.
Navigation, ML sound system/ Rear DVD player. Tinted rear windows and back up camera
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Old 03-11-13, 10:58 AM   #130
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Just took delivery of a 2008 AWD, 46,600 mile lease return, Smokey Granite Mica, Black interior. Has navigation, premium package, and ML system.
This is to replace the RX300 that the wife drove.

Removed the roof rack,put in GS shift ****, I have a custom non-OEM grill (needs to be painted), ordered DVD headrest, and 12.1 version NAV disc. Plan to order new wheels and tires this week, and send out for tint.

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Old 03-13-13, 11:41 AM   #131
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My ride 2008 RX400h
Smoky Granite W/Black leather, Nav, Walnut
Wife's ride 2005 RX330 Thundercloud.
Thundercloud metallic W/Saddle, Nav, ML.
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Old 03-14-13, 04:49 AM   #132
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nice, cant wait to see it without roof rack and wheels....
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Old 03-14-13, 10:29 AM   #133
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nice, cant wait to see it without roof rack and wheels....
Rack is OFF in this pic (it takes only 10 minutes to swap out)....will take better pics outside this weekend

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Old 03-14-13, 12:14 PM   #134
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Oh yea, I love the look with out the soccer mom rack....Mine is the same, but the dark color really looks sweet...
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Old 06-29-13, 05:44 PM   #135
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Delivered to dealer Saturday. Saw it Sunday night at the dealer (in the rain). Pick it up Wednesday after XM and Ipod install etc.
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6 years late but

I would have kept that on the hood. It looks like it just got into a fight and was bandaged up.

If anyone asked what was up with the band aid, just be like....... PFT, you should see the other car!

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