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Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 08-16-16, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By mlacomb
Mine is doing something similar, however I...

Mine is doing something similar, however I haven't pinned it down to an axle or a side yet. Warble @ 50mph. Tires are Michelin mxv4 I believe; they're pretty worn so I can't tell if it's just the...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 08-05-16, 01:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 983
Posted By mlacomb
Excellent job on this. I just had my passenger...

Excellent job on this. I just had my passenger window replaced by Lexus as a goodwill (100,100 miles on the odometer - right past warranty) and would have loved to do this myself, as I had...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 07-21-16, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By mlacomb
two thousand eight (I guess we need 10 characters...

two thousand eight (I guess we need 10 characters or more lol)
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 07-13-16, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By mlacomb
Window replacement + CV boot replacement fully...

Window replacement + CV boot replacement fully covered. They didn't replicate my sticky trunk button... oh well, I'll buy that myself and replace.
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 07-11-16, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By mlacomb
Count me in - Sticky Trunk Button + Window Falling Out

Just rolled 100k miles today... and wouldn't you know it, my window popped off track (passenger.) Am going to schedule a service appointment and see if they'll goodwill it.

Also have the sticky...
Forum: GS - 3rd Gen (2006-2011) 05-17-16, 06:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,262
Posted By mlacomb
I love Kodi, but it's interface is not really...

I love Kodi, but it's interface is not really suited for rolling down the street safely while picking out tunes. Needs a Kodi interface for cars....
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 05-05-16, 02:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By mlacomb
Agreed with others; normal tarnish if you don't...

Agreed with others; normal tarnish if you don't religiously clean the tips. Nevr-dull and elbow grease cleans it up.
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 04-29-16, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By mlacomb
Friend of mine had this installed on his RX... I...

Friend of mine had this installed on his RX... I think it's 40-50$ a year plus $450 or so up front.... Dealership wanted $600 on my CPO, I just put in the basic one way remote start kit @ $300.
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 04-29-16, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By mlacomb
Putting HIDs in a halogen projector housing...

Putting HIDs in a halogen projector housing throws off the beam pattern. The stock housings are meant for the halogen beam point, which is in a physically different area of the bulb than the HID...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 04-09-16, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By mlacomb
Pics? There's almost 0 chance of a pothole...

Pics? There's almost 0 chance of a pothole causing a roof dent without causing other issues with the car. The roof itself is not a structural member - at least not in an up/down motion; there's...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 04-09-16, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By mlacomb
Agreed with above. You could pull one head and...

Agreed with above. You could pull one head and check for piston damage, if none then check the heads for clearance / valve issues and remedy.
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 04-07-16, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By mlacomb
Holy thread resurrection batman! I had...

Holy thread resurrection batman!

I had condensation on my 2008 back when I purchased it as a CPO. Swapped, but it was still under a full warranty at that time. No condensation since!
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 04-07-16, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,724
Posted By mlacomb
Running 5w30 full synth for >3 years on an 08, 0...

Running 5w30 full synth for >3 years on an 08, 0 issues noted. Running rougher wouldn't just be caused by engine oil; something else is happening is my guess.
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 03-21-16, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By mlacomb
Not quire sure I understand you, but here goes: ...

Not quire sure I understand you, but here goes:

1. Auto button - pressing it once turns on the system in Auto mode with green light.
2. Pressing Auto again will not turn off the Auto light.
3....
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 03-19-16, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By mlacomb
Is that boot replaceable? Looks so... I'd just...

Is that boot replaceable? Looks so... I'd just replace it first in case it is cracked.
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 03-11-16, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By mlacomb
No one's probably run into this specific issue,...

No one's probably run into this specific issue, unfortunately.
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 02-12-16, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By mlacomb
https://www.google.com/search?q=P0500+code&oq=P050...

https://www.google.com/search?q=P0500+code&oq=P0500+code&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i60&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=122&ie=UTF-8

:google::google:
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-19-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By mlacomb
Well, pulling into the garage last night - light...

Well, pulling into the garage last night - light cut off points are out of whack. I'll be scheduling a visit to the body shop to get this fixed by insurance.
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-15-16, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By mlacomb
Radiator Support

Hit a pretty large chunk of ice on the road a few days ago; Lexus dealership nearby got me in and into a loaner so I could make sure the car is not disabled/broken. Turns out the core radiator...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 12-26-15, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 852
Posted By mlacomb
The only things I've read have all pointed to the...

The only things I've read have all pointed to the stock projection housings (assuming you don't have stock HID lights) do not have a proper cutoff or beam pattern to retrofit in HID bulbs. Use at...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 12-10-15, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By mlacomb
Amazon.com: PAC SNI-1/3.5 3.5-mm Ground Loop...

Amazon.com: PAC SNI-1/3.5 3.5-mm Ground Loop Noise Isolator Works with iPod/Zune/iRiver and Others: Automotive

Works wonderfully for me. Only caveat? Don't have a charger next to the unit when...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 12-09-15, 06:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,724
Posted By mlacomb
I use synthetic and was changing @ 5k, but now...

I use synthetic and was changing @ 5k, but now since my drive is about double for work I'm going to shift to 10k between changes. 90k on the block. Saw another post here where after 11k miles, the...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 11-26-15, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,086
Posted By mlacomb
Yeah; I hear ya. The issue revolves around the...

Yeah; I hear ya. The issue revolves around the BT handlers for apps versus phone - the phone can send the appropriate signal to say "hey, receiving a call" and the stereo picks up on it. Apps have...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 11-25-15, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,086
Posted By mlacomb
No expert, but I'd guess there's no way to do...

No expert, but I'd guess there's no way to do this. Unless the phone rings (phone notification) there's no real way for it to pass that kind of information to the head unit to say "soften the...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 11-22-15, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By mlacomb
I really like that... that would look killer on...

I really like that... that would look killer on my car. I'd probably paint them to match (Smoky Gray).
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