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Old 06-26-14, 04:25 PM   #16
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Some folks have put cardboard below the seat on their 2IS angled at the appropriate spots that can redirect air so the ventilation works better
do you know if this works in the 3IS? i did this to my 2IS but haven't checked the duct configuration in the 3IS and the dealer currently has my car so i can't go out and check right now, although i'd sure like to.
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I have black NuLuxe and the ventilation does help cool the seats when they've been sitting in the hot sun, but it's not overwhelming. I find them pretty equal in effectiveness to the ones on my RX with the light gray leather.
Looking at the Lexus website, I thought you got heated seats with F Sport standard, but had to have leather seats to get both heated / ventilated?
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do you know if this works in the 3IS? i did this to my 2IS but haven't checked the duct configuration in the 3IS and the dealer currently has my car so i can't go out and check right now, although i'd sure like to.
Snapped some pictures for you of a 3IS under the drivers seat. Looks like you could fabricate some sort of pipe/sleeve to run from the duct to the fan. Enjoy

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Looking at the Lexus website, I thought you got heated seats with F Sport standard, but had to have leather seats to get both heated / ventilated?
No, you do not have to get the leather seats to get them heated and ventilated. It's part of the Premium Package, which is available with NuLuxe.
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Snapped some pictures for you of a 3IS under the drivers seat. Looks like you could fabricate some sort of pipe/sleeve to run from the duct to the fan. Enjoy

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much appreciated! thanks, hoovey!!

when the car is returned, i'll try to piece something together in order to improve ventilation.
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much appreciated! thanks, hoovey!!

when the car is returned, i'll try to piece something together in order to improve ventilation.
No problem sir. Let us know what you come up with
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