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Forum: RX - 4th Gen (2016-present) 06-16-16, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By bam
included iPod cable

I was wondering if the 2016 x350 comes with an iPod cable? My wife's 2012 RX450h comes came with a 30pin iPod cable. It was a short black cable that was maybe about 6 to 9 inches long that connected...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 06-02-16, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By bam
No need to use BMW parts as Toyota used to make...

No need to use BMW parts as Toyota used to make an inline 6 sequential twin turbo in the Supra Turbo. What a fantastic car that was. Loved it then and still love it now! Bring that engine back and...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 06-02-16, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By bam
I'm guessing this is last the of the NA v8 in the...

I'm guessing this is last the of the NA v8 in the RCF, GSF, and LC500. They've already said the LC will have an F model with turbos. Maybe the ISF will make a debut with the refresh and with a new F...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 06-01-16, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By bam
They can always use the "old" ISF engine since...

They can always use the "old" ISF engine since it's a lower in hp than the RCF and GSF or they can still use the same engine in the RCF and GSF and detune it a little in the ISF.
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 06-01-16, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By bam
Yup, I do realize they weren't flying out of...

Yup, I do realize they weren't flying out of dealer lots but the ISF technicality wasn't an "approved" product in the first place. It was developed as a skunks program. Lexus should really keep in...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 06-01-16, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By bam
ISF on the horizon?

So we all know the ISF went the way of the Dodo bird but seeing that the GSF made its debut with the mid-life refresh of the current generation, do you think the ISF will make a come back with the...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 05-10-16, 07:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 21,641
Posted By bam
changing the rear wiper blade

Is there a setting on the wiper stalk to lower the rear wiper so that I can change the wiper blade? I looked through the manual last night and couldn't find anything. I guess without a "setting,"...
Forum: RX - 4th Gen (2016-present) 05-09-16, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By bam
removing plastic inserts on luxury package wheels

We have the luxury package with the 20" wheel options that have plastic wheel inserts. You can change the color of the wheel inserts so they can be popped out. Has anybody actually permanently...
Forum: RX - 4th Gen (2016-present) 04-23-16, 08:30 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 140,759
Posted By bam
2016 RX350 w pics

A little background to start. So we played a little bit of musical cars because what prompted this was my 2008 335 sedan really started to have a bunch of problems in November 2015. The car has a...
Forum: RX - 4th Gen (2016-present) 04-20-16, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By bam
lane change blinker update

Can anyone tell me the manual process process of updating the lane change blinker from the current 3 blinks? I believe you can change it to 5 or 7. I did a search and found a thread that talks about...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 04-19-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By bam
ceramic vs nanotech tint

I'm in the process of looking into getting my 2004 GS430 tinted and I found a local tint shop that has been in business for 30 years. On their website, they say they use 3M, Llumar, Solar Gard,...
Forum: RX - 4th Gen (2016-present) 04-13-16, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,374
Posted By bam
1. There is absolutely no chance that Lexus will...

1. There is absolutely no chance that Lexus will tone the grill down as this is their new styling direction for all Lexus vehicles. Each vehicle will have their own integration of the spindle grill...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 03-28-16, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By bam
Oh. I thought this repair was for all years of...

Oh. I thought this repair was for all years of 2nd gen GS. I didn't know it only applied to to the earlier production years. So it sounds like it might not be a concern on our '04 GS430 then.
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 03-28-16, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By bam
What if instead of replacing some of the...

What if instead of replacing some of the components with 3rd party components, I stick with all OEM replacement? Is that a complete no-no? Over the last couple of times that I've taken the car in to...
Forum: GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 03-28-16, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By bam
2004 gs430

Our GS430 has about 130k miles and we haven't changed any suspension parts yet. I'm guessing we should do something soon. So I understand that the lower ball joints are a concern on these cars. Is...
Forum: Car Chat 03-17-16, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By bam
So if you get the extended warranty, do you have...

So if you get the extended warranty, do you have to use Carmax to repair the car or can you take it the Lexus dealer of your choice? Also, do you need a pre-approval from Carmax before Lexus can...
Forum: Car Chat 03-17-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By bam
Thought on CarMax and their MaxCare Extended Service Plan

I might be in the market to buy a used car from CarMax and was wondering if anybody has had any stories, whether good or bad experiences with buying from CarMax and if you also bought the CarMax...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 02-12-16, 06:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,386
Posted By bam
Hope you don't mind me bumping this. I love this...

Hope you don't mind me bumping this. I love this car and would love to hear some funny stories.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-11-16, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By bam
suspension concern on 2004 GS430 with about 120k miles

I'm writing about my mom's 2004 GS430. I don't drive it at all so I don't have the opportunity to hear or feel if anything is amiss on her car so I'm thinking that it might be time to just do some...
Forum: The Clubhouse 09-21-15, 08:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 479
Posted By bam
new Lexus Visa bank

Did anybody receive notice too of the Lexus Visa credit card being acquired by Comenity Capital Bank? I've never heard of this bank but the letter says that they're issuers on many other popular...
Forum: GX - 2nd Gen (2010-present) 05-29-15, 10:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,422
Posted By bam
IMO, it seems that Toyota/Lexus are selling the...

IMO, it seems that Toyota/Lexus are selling the Landcruiser and LX570 in the states as a formality and to help cover the cost of development. These two trucks are not designed for the US market....
Forum: GX - 2nd Gen (2010-present) 05-29-15, 10:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,422
Posted By bam
I don't see the LandCruiser and LX570 ever moving...

I don't see the LandCruiser and LX570 ever moving to the Sequoia platform because the Sequoia is built on a modified Tundra platform and you can clearly see that the Sequoia is not a luxury vehicle....
Forum: GX - 2nd Gen (2010-present) 05-28-15, 12:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,422
Posted By bam
My understanding that in other markets, Toyota...

My understanding that in other markets, Toyota has the Land Cruiser Prado which is based on the J150 platform. US does not have the Prado. It's my understanding that the 4Runner uses the J150...
Forum: GX - 2nd Gen (2010-present) 05-27-15, 03:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,422
Posted By bam
Here's what I see... LandCruiser and LX570...

Here's what I see...

LandCruiser and LX570 are based on the same platform and although they don't sell very well in the states, they do sell very well in other parts of the world like Dubai and...
Forum: The Clubhouse 04-13-15, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By bam
You might not be a candidate for solar panels as...

You might not be a candidate for solar panels as they currently stand but if you are considering it, you should call because prices might have come down where that $250 mark might have come down....
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