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Forum: LS430 Today, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Stu
I am actually considering selling my LS and...

I am actually considering selling my LS and buying an S4 after driving my friends to the golf course last week.

Why don't you want to put the miles on the S4 ? Very curious due to my interest in...
Forum: LS430 09-12-14, 08:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,359
Posted By Stu
If you drive in an area that gets a lot of snow...

If you drive in an area that gets a lot of snow and has a long cold winter, you would be very foolish not to put snow tires ( tires with the mountain and snowflake logo ) with good tread on your LS. ...
Forum: LS430 09-10-14, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 24,959
Posted By Stu
I was happy it was so easy to get access the back...

I was happy it was so easy to get access the back of both headlights, but couldn't make any adjustment.

The bolt seemed to turn but my headlight beam didn't change ..... I used a 10 mm socket....
Forum: LS430 09-08-14, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By Stu
I have yet to see ANY OEM nav unit that is 1/2 as...

I have yet to see ANY OEM nav unit that is 1/2 as good as a $200 Garmin. And the Garmin has lifetime map updates too.
Forum: LS430 09-06-14, 09:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,066
Posted By Stu
I read all the posts about this, and last week...

I read all the posts about this, and last week took my 2005 LS with 101,000 miles to a Toyota dealer for its first dealer visit, mostly to get the timing belt and water pump replaced.

They...
Forum: LS430 09-04-14, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 797
Posted By Stu
just had my timing belt, water pump, spark plugs...

just had my timing belt, water pump, spark plugs and a transmission flush done at 101,000 miles. Done by a Toyota dealer in Toronto for $1,500 .... thought it was a fair price ..... Lexus wanted a...
Forum: LS430 09-01-14, 07:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,374
Posted By Stu
Had all three of these on my LS. Here are my...

Had all three of these on my LS. Here are my impressions.

Michelin MXV4 are great. have them now and love them. They are a touring tire.
Continental ExtremeContact DWS are ultra high performance...
Forum: LS430 08-06-14, 05:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By Stu
question about clock display

The LS has a knob that when turned will dim all the dashboard lights on my 2005 LS except the one that tells me the time. Is there any way this light can be dimmed or turned off / down ?

The...
Forum: LS430 07-23-14, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By Stu
Just park outside .... or sell the house ! ! ...

Just park outside .... or sell the house ! !

A while back I looked at some other cars because I really don't want or need a big car anymore. Discovered very quickly that I am very fond of the...
Forum: LS430 07-21-14, 04:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,086
Posted By Stu
Thats way better than good. You would pay three...

Thats way better than good. You would pay three times that in this city !
Forum: LS430 07-18-14, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By Stu
So you've finished grade 12 and you want a new...

So you've finished grade 12 and you want a new ISF. Sounds about right. I agree the LS you were given and don't really want is not a great car for someone your age.

What ever you plan to do I...
Forum: LS430 07-01-14, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By Stu
Not sure why they need to be better. Thats a...

Not sure why they need to be better. Thats a great price, I thought those were more money. You might have to pay taxes,duty and maybe brokerage fees if you ship these into Canada. If you live close...
Forum: LS430 06-04-14, 04:59 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,244
Posted By Stu
Yes, I took the car to my local Lexus dealer,...

Yes, I took the car to my local Lexus dealer, Lexus on the Park, which happens to be their flagship store in Toronto. In retrospect, their advise was just an attempt to make themselves money ....
...
Forum: LS430 05-19-14, 09:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,223
Posted By Stu
I do know about drivabilty issues. Mine were...

I do know about drivabilty issues. Mine were caused by poor rear wheel alignments, not my $ 500 wheels.



My wheels are 17" so they are well protected from potholes by the 225/55 tires. They...
Forum: LS430 05-17-14, 06:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,223
Posted By Stu
100 % agree.

100 % agree.
Forum: LS430 05-17-14, 06:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,223
Posted By Stu
Ya, its not just you, but what you are saying is...

Ya, its not just you, but what you are saying is still untrue.

A $ 100 watch tells the same time with the same accuracy as a $ 5,000 Rolex

You don't have to spend a lot on wheels for a Lexus,...
Forum: LS430 05-15-14, 08:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,119
Posted By Stu
http://i.imgur.com/R0tBXV7l.jpg Now THAT'S...

http://i.imgur.com/R0tBXV7l.jpg

Now THAT'S different from most LSs. Looks like an AMG on steroids. I like it.
Hope the car has a turbo or a supercharger too
Forum: LS430 05-15-14, 08:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,223
Posted By Stu
Unless you really like your old wheels or don't...

Unless you really like your old wheels or don't want anything different on your car, consider buying new wheels.

I bought brand new 17 inch wheels for my LS for $ 500 2 years ago, and I think they...
Forum: LS430 05-12-14, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By Stu
I would like to find this in Toronto ... read...

I would like to find this in Toronto ... read reviews and it seems to prevent the yellowing UV damage to return
http://www.optimumcarcare.com/olc.php?li=10

Seems expensive, but appears to be...
Forum: LS430 05-01-14, 07:05 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,453
Posted By Stu
Always kept my tires at 33 psi, but now running...

Always kept my tires at 33 psi, but now running 40 psi in my Michelins. Drives really nice.
Forum: LS430 04-27-14, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,291
Posted By Stu
used LS430s are not that expensive to buy now,...

used LS430s are not that expensive to buy now, but are very expensive to service, so I would pay more for a low mileage, well taken car of car. I think in the long run this route would be less...
Forum: LS430 04-17-14, 03:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,336
Posted By Stu
I don't get it .... why are you even watching the...

I don't get it .... why are you even watching the faces of drivers behind you ??
And why would you care what they think about putting up the rear sunshade ??
Forum: LS430 04-14-14, 05:41 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 17,244
Posted By Stu
sorry. I didn't take a print out after he...

sorry. I didn't take a print out after he finished.
Forum: LS430 04-12-14, 07:47 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,453
Posted By Stu
took my snow tires off myself ... a job that just...

took my snow tires off myself ... a job that just keeps getting harder, lol
Took the last two out of the trunk and into storage.

I forgot how much quieter the Michelins are than these snow tires!
Forum: LS430 04-07-14, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By Stu
It's real fiction to think there is a " best...

It's real fiction to think there is a " best wheel ". Forged wheels are lighter and stronger, but since they cost a lot more, are they really better ?

Are you really going to notice the benefits...
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