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Old 07-08-12, 11:35 AM   #1
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Hi, Guys!
This is my first post. I have searched and read extensively on the Forums about Vais and the products they offer for a 2008 rx350. Many of the responses are very technical and I was hoping someone could give me a layman's answer. I have also called Vais and still couldn't figure out which product I needed.

Here's the deal: In my daughter's new car she has USB/AUX/IPOD connections. I cannot find any combination of Vais that has all three of these. I was looking at the VML, but it doesn't have the aux imput. I have a blackberry but may get an iphone in the future. If I get the VML, what would I need the aux imput for exactly?

Also, I called Sewell Lexus and asked how much it would be to install a VML. The quote was $725, including the unit. Based on how easy everyone (you techies ) seem to say this is to install, that seems excessive even for a dealership.

All help is appreciated and please feel free to be as elementary as possible! Thanks!
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Old 07-08-12, 12:07 PM   #2
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If you are in the Dallas area, ask Car Toys in Plano what they charge for the install. They did a superb job installing my Kenwood, very professional.
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Thanks for the recommendation. Carver! I'll certainly give them a call once I figure out what product I want to install.
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Ask for their advice, as we say in Texas, this ain't their first rodeo.
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Old 07-08-12, 02:48 PM   #5
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Good idea! I'll give them a call tomorrow. I assume they have experience with Lexus installs. That was the reason I called Sewell. I want someone who knows what they are doing (since obviously I don't)! Thanks again, Carver.
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Click on the Kenwood link in my sig, shows them in action on my RX.
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Old 07-08-12, 07:01 PM   #7
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Wow, I'm sold - just based on the number of lives that CarToys have saved already in the Dallas area with your backup camera! Seriously, my only concern was having a good install on the Lexus. Those fears have been put at rest. I'll be calling CarToys. Thanks so much for your help!
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LOL, you may be one of the ones I didn't mash!
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