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Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 08-28-14, 06:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,099
Posted By Amphibulus
The sound is actually better in the back seat...

The sound is actually better in the back seat then in the front seat. Thanks to the twitter in rear door.
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 08-21-14, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By Amphibulus
Ok, Thanks Shmee, I will follow your...

Ok, Thanks Shmee, I will follow your recommendation.
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 08-17-14, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By Amphibulus
That's explain it all ;) Back on topic, I...

That's explain it all ;)

Back on topic, I guess I will have to perform those brake oil change for warranty purpose anyway. Or maybe I will simply change the oil in the master cylinder and do it...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 08-17-14, 06:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By Amphibulus
Ho really? I agree that Canada is such a small...

Ho really? I agree that Canada is such a small country, everything is close by. I even wonder why we buy car, we could go everywhere on our farm tractors and in the winter with our sled dogs...
...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 08-16-14, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By Amphibulus
Well, even if we have a winter here, I don't know...

Well, even if we have a winter here, I don't know how it affect the brake oil, the air is dryer during winter... And others cars don't need that to be change that often, so maybe if Lexus use lower...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 08-14-14, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By Amphibulus
Well, even on their website when you check they...

Well, even on their website when you check they say you need to change the brake fluid each 32,000km. Even for the oil we have to do it twice as much (every 8000km).

I think their car are too...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 08-13-14, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,073
Posted By Amphibulus
Brake oil change every 32,000km

Hi,

Do someone know why we have to change the brake fluid each 32,000km in Canada. According to my manual. I never had a car who needed that maintenance.

Also do you know how much they charge...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 08-13-14, 04:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,373
Posted By Amphibulus
Well, I'm 29 yrs, I went to the dealer to check...

Well, I'm 29 yrs, I went to the dealer to check the new IS 350 2014 F-Sport. I did a test drive, I thought it was too similar to my Mercedes C-Class to justify the expense. The sale guy took me on a...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 08-03-14, 08:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,852
Posted By Amphibulus
Did a road trip yesterday of few hundred km, lot...

Did a road trip yesterday of few hundred km, lot of hills and I was going at 107kph on the highway. I got an average of 44mpg. Impressive for such a big car. (No pulse an glide, no EV mode, ECO mode...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 08-02-14, 07:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,852
Posted By Amphibulus
First, most of my mileage is highway (I would say...

First, most of my mileage is highway (I would say 75%). It's not hard, stick to 100km/h and you will get great fuel economy.

I have not increased my tire presure, nor that I do pulse and glide...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 08-01-14, 06:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,852
Posted By Amphibulus
I was getting 36mpg without too much effort, but...

I was getting 36mpg without too much effort, but now that I get used to drive an Hybrid (yeah, it's my first one), I have switched in eco mode and now I average around 45mpg. Still on regular gaz...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 08-01-14, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By Amphibulus
Thanks for the info, I always try to stay in that...

Thanks for the info, I always try to stay in that "charging" zone when I brake so I recover the electricity. I never brake hard except when needed. I guess I won't have to replace them for a while. I...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-31-14, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By Amphibulus
Is it the same procedure for an ES300h?

Is it the same procedure for an ES300h?
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 07-23-14, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By Amphibulus
An IS 350 is a fun car, but the ride is so stiff...

An IS 350 is a fun car, but the ride is so stiff and the car is really noisy. I'm still in my 20 too, and I got the ES 300h, cheap on gaz and it's way more comfortable than the IS. I got an IS while...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-23-14, 01:09 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 97,091
Posted By Amphibulus
It's disappointing that the sub doesn't work, the...

It's disappointing that the sub doesn't work, the doors have to handle all the bass and it makes them vibrate.

My setting is almost flat. I think I'm a 0 for treble, 0 for mid, and +1 for bass....
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-22-14, 06:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,652
Posted By Amphibulus
No, because we are amazed by the quality of your...

No, because we are amazed by the quality of your road each time we cross the border! :D
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-22-14, 05:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,652
Posted By Amphibulus
Winter do lot of damage to our road. -30C it's...

Winter do lot of damage to our road. -30C it's hard on everything.
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-22-14, 01:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,652
Posted By Amphibulus
http://images.lpcdn.ca/641x427/201308/06/726923-ch...

http://images.lpcdn.ca/641x427/201308/06/726923-chaussee-effondree-sous-poids-excavatrice.jpg

Ho well, we have those as well, but it's not what we drive through day to day, the other road, yes.
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-21-14, 06:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,652
Posted By Amphibulus
Ok, then. Take those road (yes that's from...

Ok, then. Take those road (yes that's from Montreal, and there is lot of spot like that just after the winter it's worst.)
...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-21-14, 04:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,652
Posted By Amphibulus
Well, I also guess that your road in Illinois are...

Well, I also guess that your road in Illinois are better then here, come in Montréal (Québec) and you will probably have a different experience.
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-21-14, 01:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,320
Posted By Amphibulus
There is less energy in the ethanol, that's why....

There is less energy in the ethanol, that's why. But here if you want E0 you have to go with 91 octane.
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-21-14, 01:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,436
Posted By Amphibulus
Yeah, sorry for the confusion. I'm getting a...

Yeah, sorry for the confusion. I'm getting a quote on a full clear bra. I will get that done at the soonest.

The fender it might be a good idea too. I will ask for it.
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-21-14, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By Amphibulus
If you do lot of highway I would pick the ES....

If you do lot of highway I would pick the ES. It's so quiet on the highway, it's really a nice car for that. Ho, and the seat are really really comfortable even after driving 5 hours.
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-21-14, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By Amphibulus
Just as a follow up, I did find the source of the...

Just as a follow up, I did find the source of the rattle in the glove box, it was the glove box locking mechanism. I put some felt to make it close tighter and the issue is now resolved. No rattle...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-21-14, 01:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,652
Posted By Amphibulus
I'm probably the pickiest person on rattle, I had...

I'm probably the pickiest person on rattle, I had a honda civic 2012 brand new, I keep it for 1 yr and half because I was tired of the rattle. Same for my Mercedes, I kept it only 13 months.

Well,...
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