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Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 01-20-16, 01:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,888
Posted By Poppa
I don't know if this will help you, but I have...

I don't know if this will help you, but I have experienced 2 rattles in my 2013 ES... The first one came from the dash, just left of center over the speedometer.. more of a squeak than a rattle, and...
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 11-09-15, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,269
Posted By Poppa
Console rattle

Hello everyone... I was wondering if any of you have ever experienced a rattle coming from the console area... a week or two ago I was driving home from work and I heard a "slight" rattle noise.. it...
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 08-08-15, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,328
Posted By Poppa
I bought my 2013 es in January of 2014. ...

I bought my 2013 es in January of 2014. Obviously the 2014's were on the lot and the 2013 that I was looking at happened to be the only 2013 they had left... car has nav and bsm... I believe the...
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 07-28-15, 01:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,287
Posted By Poppa
well I can't speak to the 300h or the avalon...

well I can't speak to the 300h or the avalon hybrid specifically, but I can tell you I had an 07 Avalon, never had a serious issue with the car, and it had a nice ride once I went to MIchlin...
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 07-25-15, 01:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,147
Posted By Poppa
I'm afraid I don't have any advise for you but I...

I'm afraid I don't have any advise for you but I do think it's a damn shame the dealer didn't disclose it to you before hand.. I think that should be mandatory. I know some years back I sold a...
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 07-16-15, 01:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,194
Posted By Poppa
There's no question that the 18" wheels do...

There's no question that the 18" wheels do provide a little more of a stiff ride than the 17's, however I really think the biggest contributing factor to the "stiffer" ride is the bridgestone...
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 07-15-15, 02:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,326
Posted By Poppa
Could you ask the dealer why the vehicle wasn't...

Could you ask the dealer why the vehicle wasn't certified.... and maybe since the car is so new and low mileage you might ask them to certify it just for your peace of mind... I don't think it...
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 07-06-15, 12:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,872
Posted By Poppa
I traded in my 07 Avalon for a new ES back in...

I traded in my 07 Avalon for a new ES back in January of 2014. I looked at the new Avalons, but in my opinion, the 13 model avalons had a rouger ride and was considerably more noisy in the cabin...
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 06-26-15, 01:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,088
Posted By Poppa
BB11... Hate to hear that your getting the run...

BB11... Hate to hear that your getting the run around from the Lexus sales people... my experience was the exact opposite of yours.... I had an 07 Avalon and was ready to buy a new one last year, but...
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 06-09-15, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 614
Posted By Poppa
road trip / mileage

Just got home from a 9 day road trip.... drove a total of 1650 miles and was pretty happy with the gas mileage.... just looking at the computer, the best mileage I got on the trip was 32.4 mpg.......
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 05-19-15, 02:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,903
Posted By Poppa
Lexbob... I hear you.... reminds me of when I...

Lexbob... I hear you.... reminds me of when I took my boat in for service a couple of years ago.... when I dropped it off, I asked the service writer that I had just noticed one of my trailer tires...
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 05-18-15, 02:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,903
Posted By Poppa
I wasn't really upset about the oil change.. that...

I wasn't really upset about the oil change.. that was my call... now if you say every 5 k is overkill, you wouldn't ;necessarily get an argument from me, especially with mobil 1 synthetic... but...
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 05-17-15, 12:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,903
Posted By Poppa
15k mile service

Took my 2013 ES in for the 15K mile service today..... I provided my own synthetic oil ( bought a bunch of mobil 1 when I caught it on sale at Walmart awhile back ) and the total bill was right at...
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 05-12-15, 02:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,881
Posted By Poppa
Heard the same thing when I was a kid... don't...

Heard the same thing when I was a kid... don't know if there's any truth to it, but none the less, I still fill up around a 1/4 tank.

Poppa
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 04-17-15, 01:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,255
Posted By Poppa
I personally like to use Texaco ( or Chevron )......

I personally like to use Texaco ( or Chevron )... both have techron - I started using texaco years ago when I had an older model Ford Thunderbird with a V-8 that developed a serious case of spark...
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 04-14-15, 01:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 21,043
Posted By Poppa
I had the same problem, flash drive with tons of...

I had the same problem, flash drive with tons of music from various c.d.'s would not play in my Lexus... then discovered they needed to be mp3 format... fortunately for me it was an easy fix.. the...
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 04-01-15, 01:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,308
Posted By Poppa
BB11 Yes, the ride in the newer ES is a...

BB11 Yes, the ride in the newer ES is a little bit firmer than past generations, but the concensus is that Lexus / Toyota is going that route aiming for a younger demographic.... I will tell you...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 03-27-15, 02:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,480
Posted By Poppa
detail cost-too much?

Hi everyone... wanted to run something past you and get your opinion... A buddy of mine told me that he occasionally takes his car to a specialized detail shop... said he goes there a couple of...
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 03-26-15, 01:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,347
Posted By Poppa
Yeah, it's easy to get spoiled with all of the...

Yeah, it's easy to get spoiled with all of the features that come on most of todays vehicles... I've owned big oldsmobiles, cadillacs, etc... none of them had bsm / back up cameras / etc... and yet...
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 03-24-15, 02:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,964
Posted By Poppa
well... the 90 miles on it would have ruined it...

well... the 90 miles on it would have ruined it for me.... JUST KIDDING.... that's a heck of a deal... congratulations!!!!
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 03-21-15, 11:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,852
Posted By Poppa
When I took my Lexus in for it's first oil change...

When I took my Lexus in for it's first oil change ( about a year ago ) I asked the service writer about their in house synthetic oil.. and as stated above I was told the synthetic oil was a higher...
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 03-20-15, 01:41 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 88,652
Posted By Poppa
No Mike I was not... I was scrolling down and...

No Mike I was not... I was scrolling down and uploading images thru the "manage attachments" tab... your way worked much better... thank you!

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Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 03-19-15, 12:48 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 88,652
Posted By Poppa
Another try of trying to post my pic correctly......

Another try of trying to post my pic correctly... can anyone tell me why my pics are posting as thumbnails... they are jpegs, and pixels are at max 3200 x2400 which is supposed to be the max...
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 03-19-15, 12:37 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 88,652
Posted By Poppa
Here's mine.... the day I brought her home ...

Here's mine.... the day I brought her home

Not sure why the pic posted so small, but if you want, you can click on the pic and it will open to a larger window for a little more detail.
Forum: ES - 6th Gen (2013-present) 03-17-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 963
Views: 220,127
Posted By Poppa
13% off... that's a good deal... congratulations...

13% off... that's a good deal... congratulations on the new ride..

Poppa
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