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Forum: RX - First Generation 06-09-03, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By Chuckieb
Maybe this is a Toyota/Lexus problem? The rotors...

Maybe this is a Toyota/Lexus problem? The rotors on the RX are OK so far, but we are about to replace the rotors on my wife's '91 Celica for the second time in 125,000KM,s and I replaced the rotors...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-09-03, 06:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,109
Posted By Chuckieb
Whenver someone starts ranting about BMW vs Lexus...

Whenver someone starts ranting about BMW vs Lexus service, I like to tell the story about a friend who bought a new 7-series sedan (can't quote the model, but he paid over twice what our RX was...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-22-03, 09:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,574
Posted By Chuckieb
I actually saw the husky liners, and that is why...

I actually saw the husky liners, and that is why we bought the Weathertech (sight unseen, by the way).

I will say that I like the Husky rear seat configuration better than the Weathertech, and I...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-21-03, 11:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,574
Posted By Chuckieb
In our RX300 we have the Weathertech cargo liner...

In our RX300 we have the Weathertech cargo liner (I love it - fits well, looks great) and floor mats.

The rear mats do not fit without some trimming. But the biggest complaint I have is they are...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-09-03, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By Chuckieb
Luxury tax? Where did you get that number? It...

Luxury tax? Where did you get that number? It must be buried in the MSRP - I have never heard of a luxury tax in Canada. (or am I missing somethig?)
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 05-09-03, 07:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,828
Posted By Chuckieb
We have Toyo Proxes on my wife's Celica,...

We have Toyo Proxes on my wife's Celica, (replaced some really crappy Michelin's) but it is hard to beat the Michelins on the RX. We have the LTX's, people seem to love the new Cross Terrain's too....
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-07-03, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,981
Posted By Chuckieb
We were close to purchasin a 2001 MDX with...

We were close to purchasin a 2001 MDX with 70,000KM, then we drove a 2000 RX with identical mileage - prices were within $1000. We went with the RX for the following reasons:

-RX felt smaller, ...
Forum: RX - First Generation 03-05-03, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By Chuckieb
I removed the factory bars and replaced them with...

I removed the factory bars and replaced them with Thule bars. I haven't been able to confirm this, but I think the 75lb limit is because of the flimsy way the facotory bars attach to the roof rails....
Forum: RX - Second Generation 02-10-03, 10:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,226
Posted By Chuckieb
So WHY would they put audio controls on the...

So WHY would they put audio controls on the steering wheel and leave the cuise control on that stupid little stick?
Forum: RX - Second Generation 02-03-03, 06:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,377
Posted By Chuckieb
And let's not forget the plant in Canada is NOT...

And let's not forget the plant in Canada is NOT "new", they have been building Toyotas for a number of years. No, they are not Lexus, but this is a much different situation than the Mercedes M-class...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-28-03, 10:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,259
Posted By Chuckieb
Thanks a lot for this guys! At least now I have...

Thanks a lot for this guys! At least now I have some documentation when I explain to my wife why she is wrong.

Wish me luck!:D :D
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-27-03, 11:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,259
Posted By Chuckieb
Her problem was getting out of the vehicle,...

Her problem was getting out of the vehicle, putting the keys in her pocket, pumping gas, and then discovering the doors were locked. Normally she would have dropped the keys in her purse, which would...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-24-03, 10:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,259
Posted By Chuckieb
Automatically locked out?

My wife (who is never! wrong ) said she pulled into the gas station the other day, got out of our 2000 RX, put the keys in her pocket, filled the tank and then went inside to pay. When she came back...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-22-03, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Chuckieb
the screen is definately dimmer in the cold...

the screen is definately dimmer in the cold weather, and with sunglasses on I have a difficult time reading it at all. It does get better as the vehicle warms up.

my screen actually blanked out...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-20-03, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,398
Posted By Chuckieb
I think the Thule rack would run you about $240...

I think the Thule rack would run you about $240 for the bars & $100 for the ski attachment. But if you are only carrying skis and/or bikes, I would stick with the Lexus rack. The Lexus crossbars look...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-17-03, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,398
Posted By Chuckieb
If all you are ever going to put on your rack is...

If all you are ever going to put on your rack is a ski rack, check with the dealer, (there is a Lexus ski-rack I believe), or go to your local Thule dealer and buy the appropriate size ski rack (4 pr...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-17-03, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,848
Posted By Chuckieb
No question, the CRV is best in class. We were...

No question, the CRV is best in class. We were VERY disapointed in the RAV4, and we are big Toyota fans.

Having said that, we were looking at buying our 2000 RX last fall, the dealer made us a...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-17-03, 09:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,439
Posted By Chuckieb
Our newly-purchased 2000 has the Nakamichi, and I...

Our newly-purchased 2000 has the Nakamichi, and I love it! only problen is changed CD's on the road!:(

We looked at a couple of RX's before we bought ours - they all had the Nak. Could be that's...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-16-03, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 748
Posted By Chuckieb
Friend traded her Audi for new bimmer (325 i...

Friend traded her Audi for new bimmer (325 i think) , had it 4 months, hated it, traded it for a new ES.

Different strokes.........
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-13-03, 10:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,274
Posted By Chuckieb
So, are the K&N and TRD filters the same item? (I...

So, are the K&N and TRD filters the same item? (I was surprised to find the local Toyota dealer isn't authorized to sell TRD parts - closest TRD dealer is 200 miles away!!!)

And is this stricly a...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-10-03, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By Chuckieb
I believe the article (or another article) states...

I believe the article (or another article) states that production will commence in Japan shortly, with the first vehicles in showrooms in April. The Cambridge Ontario plant re-tooling will be...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-08-03, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,070
Posted By Chuckieb
Big surprise here, since I thought one of the...

Big surprise here, since I thought one of the apparent objectives of the RX330 was to address the perceived advantages of the MDX - one of those being SIGNIFICANTLY more storge space with rear seats...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-05-03, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Chuckieb
jeff, I know Thule make "feet" that fit into the...

jeff, I know Thule make "feet" that fit into the tracks on the RX, and the standard Thule rack firs onto the feet. Our RX had the Lexus track and cross-bars when we bought it, but the cross bars...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-02-03, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By Chuckieb
We have been thinking about disconnecting antenna...

We have been thinking about disconnecting antenna in the "up" position for the winter - it collects a lot of salt that I would rather not have inside the housing. My 84 Supra, after 8 years the only...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-02-03, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By Chuckieb
Funny you should ask! The factory rack says...

Funny you should ask!

The factory rack says 75 lbs limit. Thule and Yakima recommend that you do NOT place their cargo boxes on the factory rack. I fumed over this for a couple of weeks, having...
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