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Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-08-14, 09:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,673
Posted By teracon
Did you ever resolve the flickering of the vanity...

Did you ever resolve the flickering of the vanity bulbs? I purchased (4) from V-LED and they are flickering. I heard that Lexus vehicles are CANBUS, but cannot confirm. Any insight into your...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 08-03-11, 12:10 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 106,178
Posted By teracon
I did my GF's front pads and rotors this past...

I did my GF's front pads and rotors this past Sunday. They were still factory and had warped and rusted due to lack of use (2005 w/ 48,000 miles). I purchased a paid of Duralast Max Gold pads and...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-20-10, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,117
Posted By teracon
Mine went out at 74K. I took it in to the dealer...

Mine went out at 74K. I took it in to the dealer and they informed me that it was due to the aftermarket intake. I switched it out with the factory intake and the check engine light still came on. ...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-30-10, 06:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,293
Posted By teracon
I did mine 2 weeks ago. The cost for me was $117...

I did mine 2 weeks ago. The cost for me was $117 + $10 for the wrench extension. The dealer wanted to charge $415.

It took me about 2 hours because I had to drill the head off from one of the...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-30-10, 06:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,623
Posted By teracon
I have a few. At month 4, I purchased a Colgan...

I have a few. At month 4, I purchased a Colgan Carbon Fiber car bra. While I know it looks like a flashback from the 70's and 80's, but it has helped to preserve my hood and front for the past 4...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-30-10, 06:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,578
Posted By teracon
Either a S4, M3 or a 1-series. I have a thing...

Either a S4, M3 or a 1-series. I have a thing for smaller autos...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-17-10, 09:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,894
Posted By teracon
I had to return the NGK plugs from drivewire.com....

I had to return the NGK plugs from drivewire.com. I pulled the old plugs out and noticed that the new NGK plug was nearly an inch shorter and had only a single side electrode. The factory plug has...
Forum: Car Chat 03-05-10, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By teracon
Exclamation Great Site for Beginner DIY

I came across a good site that has basic DIY for the technically challenged folk (like myself). It also gives comparison costs estimates based on zip code. Not a bad site.

www.automd.com
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-05-10, 10:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,894
Posted By teracon
No problem. I ordered them yesterday and they...

No problem. I ordered them yesterday and they arrived a few moments ago via UPS. So far, a good vendor..
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-03-10, 11:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,894
Posted By teracon
Forum: IS - Second Generation 02-19-10, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,584
Posted By teracon
Third Time for Me

Yesterday (67,750 miles) the VSC, Engine and TRAC lights came on. After 2 hrs, the dealer reflashed the ECU - all ok. This morning, they all came back on.

This is the third time since 58,000...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-14-10, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By teracon
I am having fun... Driving on aet of Ecsta...

I am having fun...

Driving on aet of Ecsta SPTs and seem to slide right around corners. I am in the process of swapping them out...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-06-10, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By teracon
During the recent snow storm that hit my area, I...

During the recent snow storm that hit my area, I dug out the IS and took a quick spin. It didn't handle all that bad - traction was crappy. I am lucky that I have the RX as a back-up.

I still...
Forum: NELOC 01-06-10, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By teracon
I had a good experience with a company called...

I had a good experience with a company called Wicked Wheels. They have a mobile service that comes out to you. The contact is Trevor Battsford - 301.996.6963.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-25-09, 01:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 40,992
Posted By teracon
Mass airflow sensor - needs to be "flashed"

Had the same problem. Took it to service about a month ago and they reflashed the code for the MAS (mass airflow sensor). After they did that everything has worked fine.

If anyone receives the...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-25-08, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By teracon
It is mold. Have the same problem. There are...

It is mold. Have the same problem. There are now "blooms" around the fuel door hinges. I will need to begin spraying with Lysol or something to kill it.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-21-08, 08:17 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 226,300
Posted By teracon
Took mine in about (15) months ago to Lindsay (SA...

Took mine in about (15) months ago to Lindsay (SA Tammy) after all of the instruments lights went off along with not being able to go pass 30 MPH. They kept it for about a week. On occasion I still...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-29-08, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,376
Posted By teracon
Took my GF's in 2005 RX330. They replaced the...

Took my GF's in 2005 RX330. They replaced the bar and the rubber moulding. The moulding was coming off and flapping in the wind. It was covered under warranty.
Forum: Maintenance 04-25-08, 02:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,122
Posted By teracon
Did Mine..

Took the gf's RX330 in and purchased it for $129.95 (Lindsay of Alex). Taking my IS250 in since I get oil changes every (4) months - drive a lot.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-07-08, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,158
Posted By teracon
For this area (DC Metro), my SA said that I...

For this area (DC Metro), my SA said that I should bring it in every 5,000 miles. Not bad, but it rarely gets driven. It is a 2005 and has about 25,700 on it. As opposed to my 06 IS250, which has...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 02-28-08, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,158
Posted By teracon
Yes, it is a good ploy. At check-out, I was told...

Yes, it is a good ploy. At check-out, I was told that the front brakes are soon due for replacement. The cost a whopping $375.00 (replace pads and resurface rotors). It is a very good marketing...
Forum: NELOC 02-28-08, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By teracon
Question Not a bad deal - lifetime oil change for $129.99

For any CL members interested in the DC metro, Lindsay Lexus is offering a lifetime of oil changes for $129.99. Took my GF's RX330 there today and was told about the special. I will take mine...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 02-28-08, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,158
Posted By teracon
Question Lifetime oil changes = $129.99?

Took my GF's RX330 in for tire rotation/balance and oil change. My dealer (Lindsay Lexus - VA) is offering $129.99 for a lifetime of oil changes. Given that an oil change runs about $50+ for a...
Forum: NELOC 02-13-08, 09:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 685
Posted By teracon
Agh....

3 hours 20 minutes from Arlington, VA to Waldorf, MD - about 23 miles. :mad:

Did make it in time to vote (MD expanded voting times until 9:30 PM)...McCain - Blow Me....

1 hour 22 minutes this...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-28-08, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 845
Posted By teracon
Cheated....

I took mine in and they (Lindsay) had it for (2) days. I brought it in with nearly (8 mi.) left in the tank (display). When I picked it up, it had (6 mi.) left in the tank. Oh well....:egads:
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