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Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 05-29-16, 07:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,152
Posted By Evitzee
Lexus dealers will NOT disconnect the airbag for...

Lexus dealers will NOT disconnect the airbag for liability reasons, they have stated that in the documents. It only affects the passenger side airbag, so if you have a co-pilot they should sit in...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 05-28-16, 10:27 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,152
Posted By Evitzee
I'm in Texas with a build date of Feb....

I'm in Texas with a build date of Feb. 2006......so I'm a prime candidate for getting to the front of the queue. Degradation happens in the 6-9 year period. I was going to take the IS on our annual...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 05-23-16, 06:29 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,152
Posted By Evitzee
Just logged on to the Lexus Drivers site and this...

Just logged on to the Lexus Drivers site and this is what is showing up as of today, 5/23/16:

2006 IS350 Safety Recalls:

Title : Safety Recall GLG (Interim G2G) - Interim Notice Multiple...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 02-24-16, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By Evitzee
I would generally agree with your idea, but the...

I would generally agree with your idea, but the electronic systems in these cars are getting more and more complicated and costs can run up very quickly, ever price a new Nav unit? And some have...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 02-23-16, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By Evitzee
What service? Other than replacing simple things...

What service? Other than replacing simple things like wiper blades, air filter and cabin filter, and oil/filter change there isn't too much we need to do along the way. And I'm past the time when...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 02-23-16, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By Evitzee
If you have Nav the instructions for the audio...

If you have Nav the instructions for the audio system are in the separate Navigation manual and not in the thicker, general manual. Perhaps your Nav manual is missing.
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 02-23-16, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By Evitzee
Our 2010 RX is 5 1/2 years old with 64,000 miles....

Our 2010 RX is 5 1/2 years old with 64,000 miles. No breakdowns, but the rear liftgate failed completely last summer, a $1,500 repair that was covered under the Lexus Extended Warranty. That almost...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 02-23-16, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By Evitzee
Our 2010 RX350 started with a similar problem,...

Our 2010 RX350 started with a similar problem, and deteriorated over a few months to the point where the liftgate wouldn't open, just two beeps. Diagnosed as complete failure of the motor assembly,...
Forum: RX - 4th Gen (2016-present) 11-13-15, 07:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,597
Posted By Evitzee
A very childish thread. The car market is huge...

A very childish thread. The car market is huge with different goals for each buyer and manufacturers trying to satisfy them. There is no 'better' vehicle overall, it depends on what the owner is...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 07-17-15, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Evitzee
I've found the mpg calculation pretty accurate on...

I've found the mpg calculation pretty accurate on Lexus', certainly within 1 mpg. There are various factors that can affect your actual mileage calculation: accuracy of the odometer ( Mine is about...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 07-17-15, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By Evitzee
Latest version is 14, corresponding to 2014. Go...

Latest version is 14, corresponding to 2014. Go into the nav screen and one of the buttons will show you what version you have loaded into the system. Your car probably came with version 11. ...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 07-12-15, 05:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,617
Posted By Evitzee
That's too bad, hope you can fix it to your...

That's too bad, hope you can fix it to your satisfaction. Airbags didn't go off because they weren't needed. They wouldn't have helped in what was essentially a side swipe.
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 04-19-15, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,429
Posted By Evitzee
Agree, those assymetrical mounts are like nails...

Agree, those assymetrical mounts are like nails on a chalkboard for me. Can't stand it. Either go without and take the chance, or mount it per the factory specs.
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 03-28-15, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,319
Posted By Evitzee
A few years ago I changed the air filter on my...

A few years ago I changed the air filter on my 2006 IS 350 and found this mummified creature in the air box. He must have crawled in through the intake, fell into the box and wasn't able to get out....
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 03-28-15, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By Evitzee
I have a 2010 and I didn't realize they removed...

I have a 2010 and I didn't realize they removed those flaps that connected to the back seat in later models. They are a bit fiddly but I find them handy to hold a roll of paper towels, some...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 03-26-15, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By Evitzee
The seats are NOT cooled, they are ventilated. ...

The seats are NOT cooled, they are ventilated. They only blow air from the floor through the cushions. I find these systems are mediocre at best, they aren't much of a selling feature imo. The...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 02-22-15, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,324
Posted By Evitzee
Depends too on how long you keep the vehicle. I...

Depends too on how long you keep the vehicle. I always buy new but I tend to keep my cars at least 10 years so the depreciation isn't as big a factor in the ownership costs. You have to ask...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 10-23-14, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By Evitzee
We have HUD on our '10 and it's great, especially...

We have HUD on our '10 and it's great, especially when we travel to Canada in the summer. It's easy to push the button and change the display to KPH instead of MPH. I don't think you will find many...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 10-21-14, 10:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,068
Posted By Evitzee
The v14.1 is the latest version, it just came...

The v14.1 is the latest version, it just came out. It's just a special they are running through the end of the year, then it goes back to MSRP of $169, so it is a bargain at $94 + shipping.

This...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 10-21-14, 07:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,068
Posted By Evitzee
I just stumbled upon this this evening. I have...

I just stumbled upon this this evening. I have an '06 that came with v5.1 (that had that terrible 'I Agree' screen), updated to 10.1 four years ago, and I recently decided to keep the IS for a...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 10-21-14, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,772
Posted By Evitzee
NEVER take the 'package', it's mostly inspection...

NEVER take the 'package', it's mostly inspection and they do that anyway for free. Look at the service schedule and you'll see very little has to be done, so just have them do that, it will be less...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 10-21-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,841
Posted By Evitzee
Unless this Lexus dealer had the specific...

Unless this Lexus dealer had the specific equipment to do a REAL flush I don't see how this was accomplished. You can only get a small portion of the fluid out by normal methods.

But good...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 09-27-14, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,555
Posted By Evitzee
Go to any motorcycle shop and get a can of Plexus...

Go to any motorcycle shop and get a can of Plexus (originally designed for the aircraft industry), spray it on and wipe with a CLEAN microfiber towel.....surface scratches will become almost...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 09-27-14, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,137
Posted By Evitzee
Not true, the amplifier in the ML is much better...

Not true, the amplifier in the ML is much better than the stock system, putting out 300W from 20Hz to 20kHz at <0.1% vs. the stock 194W at unknown bandwidth , plus ML has upgraded and more speakers. ...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 09-21-14, 07:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,422
Posted By Evitzee
Whoa, let's get a grip. You aren't going to get...

Whoa, let's get a grip. You aren't going to get a felony conviction for this. Owner needs to work through the system and move on. Gun and felony talk is just trash talk.
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