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Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-11-12, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By 968racer
It's an 04. You merely take out the buttons from...

It's an 04. You merely take out the buttons from your existing key and put it into the new one.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-11-12, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By 968racer
I ordered a pair from 1010keys off Ebay. I was...

I ordered a pair from 1010keys off Ebay. I was able to email a picture of my current key & they were able to cut it from that. It took only 3 days from SF, CA to Milwaukee. Amazing. I took a pair...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-11-12, 07:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,042
Posted By 968racer
I'll agree that the Mdx is more of a driver's...

I'll agree that the Mdx is more of a driver's car. It has much better steering feel and handles better. It also has more supportive seats. The hardware is less likely to rust and it is better to...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-27-12, 08:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,229
Posted By 968racer
For those who do not know, Advance Autoparts will...

For those who do not know, Advance Autoparts will loan you a spring compressor for no charge. You only need to place a deposit.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-25-12, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By 968racer
Were you adjusting the temp or fan. It looks to...

Were you adjusting the temp or fan. It looks to me you were adjusting the temp if you seen "LO"
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-25-12, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,943
Posted By 968racer
How do they charge $1300? I changed mine for...

How do they charge $1300? I changed mine for $225 from Autohaus AZ & in about two hours.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-25-12, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By 968racer
Switch Blade Durable

So I broke my third key Saturday. Has anyone had the newer switch blade style key for a while and do you believe it to be more durable than the original style?
Forum: RX - Second Generation 10-21-10, 11:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,668
Posted By 968racer
I've purchased cars from private parties in the...

I've purchased cars from private parties in the past & have received notices of recalls. I do my own service on my cars. How else would they know who to send the recall notices to?

I just found...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 10-21-10, 10:43 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,668
Posted By 968racer
I believe they pull this from the DMV. So as...

I believe they pull this from the DMV. So as long as your car is registered & affected, they will contact you by mail.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-20-10, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By 968racer
Nope. The TSB just tells the tech how to repair...

Nope. The TSB just tells the tech how to repair it. I removed my cross-members.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-20-10, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By 968racer
$125 AUS = ~ $109 USD which is about what I had...

$125 AUS = ~ $109 USD which is about what I had to pay.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-20-10, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By 968racer
Yep. I had to replace a front & back on mine. ...

Yep. I had to replace a front & back on mine. It's like a punch in the gut for what they charge you for a couple pieces of plastic.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-20-10, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By 968racer
I've had this happen on my BMW. The jack popped...

I've had this happen on my BMW. The jack popped out before I could put a jack stand underneath and the car landed on the front rotor. Luckily, no real damage. This happens more than people will...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-10-10, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,073
Posted By 968racer
Local hardware stores are great for this. I was...

Local hardware stores are great for this. I was able to find stainless steel nuts & bolts that disappeared in the engine bay for my cars for pennies.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-07-10, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 717
Posted By 968racer
Mityvac Transmission Fluid

Has anyone used a Mityvac to suck out the transmission fluid though the dip stick? Can this be done & if so, how much fluid can be extracted? I don't own one but would probably get one if it could...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-06-10, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By 968racer
Props to Toyota for covering this even though...

Props to Toyota for covering this even though they really didn't need to.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-22-10, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By 968racer
From my experience, the paint pens have the best...

From my experience, the paint pens have the best control & give you the best DIY results.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-21-10, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By 968racer
It's best to touch these up as soon as you find...

It's best to touch these up as soon as you find them. Not only does Lexus use paint that is too soft, it doesn't galvanize the sheet metal.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-21-10, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 19,845
Posted By 968racer
The 3.3L is not a free wheeling engine like most...

The 3.3L is not a free wheeling engine like most Toyota engines. There will be major damage done to the engine if the timing belt breaks.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-17-10, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,558
Posted By 968racer
2 grand is a lot of money to you could use for...

2 grand is a lot of money to you could use for repairs. I'd be surprised if you went through anywhere close to that for the entire time you own the vehicle. Plus, you have a warranty already.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-14-10, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,763
Posted By 968racer
Take it on the freeway and step on it on the on...

Take it on the freeway and step on it on the on ramp so the RPMs get close to red line. Repeat a few times to burn & blow the sulfur out. My wife does mostly city driving as well and I've had the...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-17-10, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,910
Posted By 968racer
I've used paint pens with great results. They...

I've used paint pens with great results. They have a sharp edge that allows you to fill in the scratch or chips without applying a big paint blob. If the scratch has not made it through the paint,...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-17-10, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By 968racer
You may even want to try clay bar. There' s a...

You may even want to try clay bar. There' s a good chance that this will remove it.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-10-10, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,309
Posted By 968racer
You can find some of these at Advanced Auto parts...

You can find some of these at Advanced Auto parts as universal fasteners.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-06-10, 07:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,949
Posted By 968racer
I do 5K on synthetic which comes to be about...

I do 5K on synthetic which comes to be about every 6 months.
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