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Forum: GX - Second Generation 07-01-14, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By rockydog
I have the ecru interior and scratches in the...

I have the ecru interior and scratches in the cargo area too. Haven't found anything to remove the scratches and light sanding takes the shine off the plastic. I've had success with the magic eraser...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 06-19-14, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By rockydog
I don't like/use the 3rd row but honestly, before...

I don't like/use the 3rd row but honestly, before doing this I'd just buy a pick-up.
Forum: GX - Second Generation 04-20-14, 08:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,333
Posted By rockydog
Pliers did it, thanks!

Pliers did it, thanks!
Forum: GX - Second Generation 04-20-14, 04:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,333
Posted By rockydog
Is there a trick getting the bulbs out of the...

Is there a trick getting the bulbs out of the front dome lights? The 2nd row and cargo bulbs came right out. The front row will not budge. Covers came right off but can't get the bulbs out.
Forum: GX - Second Generation 03-19-14, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By rockydog
From a quick google search: One of the next...

From a quick google search:

One of the next signs of a blown head gasket is contaminated oil. You will notice a milky ring surrounding your oil cap. This is caused by coolant entering the engine...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 02-13-14, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,522
Posted By rockydog
Yup, a portly 2 1/2 tons, 4WD, and the...

Yup, a portly 2 1/2 tons, 4WD, and the aerodynamics of a brick do not make the GX a racer.

It does though, make it a great, secure ride.
Forum: GX - Second Generation 02-02-14, 06:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,804
Posted By rockydog
Great write up. Did mine 2 years ago. Love...

Great write up. Did mine 2 years ago.

Love those wheels.
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-26-14, 09:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,212
Posted By rockydog
This is such elitist BS. I've been to the...

This is such elitist BS.

I've been to the BMW plant in South Carolina several times. The processes for assembly are identical to Germany. The techs working the line have the same training. The QC...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-17-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,912
Posted By rockydog
Get the best of both worlds. And, if your german...

Get the best of both worlds. And, if your german car is in the shop, who cares, drive your GX.[/QUOTE]

Meh. I still own a BMW Roadster, a summer only drive. My problem with BMW was the...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-16-14, 03:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,678
Posted By rockydog
Reliability - +++++ Brakes - +

Reliability - +++++
Brakes - +
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-07-14, 03:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,912
Posted By rockydog
I owned an X5 and like fine German clockwork, a...

I owned an X5 and like fine German clockwork, a random sensor would fail every six months. Every failure was greeted by head scratching and "first time I've seen this" at the dealer. The X5 would...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-04-14, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,931
Posted By rockydog
Would like to see Toyota build a luxury Tundra...

Would like to see Toyota build a luxury Tundra with Diesel. I would seriously buy one.
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-03-14, 03:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,228
Posted By rockydog
Been using this for years. Follow up with this...

Been using this for years. Follow up with this for a nice looking surface:
http://www.1z-usa.com/einszett_vinyl-rubber_care.html
Forum: GX - Second Generation 12-27-13, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By rockydog
Do you retain the "dimming" feature of the...

Do you retain the "dimming" feature of the interior lights when you change to LEDs?
Forum: GX - Second Generation 12-14-13, 05:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,196
Posted By rockydog
GX is not much of a cargo hauler, but then again,...

GX is not much of a cargo hauler, but then again, neither was my X5.
Forum: GX - Second Generation 10-19-13, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,244
Posted By rockydog
Got this from the Lexus SA yesterday: 1. Start...

Got this from the Lexus SA yesterday:
1. Start car
2. Press the ODO/TRIP button to the left of the steering wheel.
3. Go to trip "1" (there are 3 meters), then turn off the ignition
4. While...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 09-14-13, 02:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,105
Posted By rockydog
So I bought a can of this German made...

So I bought a can of this German made deodorant/cleaner. You turn the fan on high with recirculation on, place the can on the passenger side floor and push in the top. It releases a fog for about 7...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 09-07-13, 03:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,105
Posted By rockydog
I looked up a product similar to Frigi-Clean on...

I looked up a product similar to Frigi-Clean on Amazon. One reviewer with an Acura claimed the foam came out of a vent and caused every light on his dashboard to go off. This product seems to have...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 08-25-13, 07:16 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 21,343
Posted By rockydog
Sorry, this is what the front end looks like to...

Sorry, this is what the front end looks like to me.


http://cdn.attackofthecute.com/August-10-2012-01-43-54-kalalla.jpg
Forum: GX - Second Generation 08-07-13, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,420
Posted By rockydog
3M film. From an independent installer. $600 for...

3M film. From an independent installer. $600 for front bumper, hood, A pillars, mirrors, front part of roof and bulging areas on rear fenders.
Forum: GX - Second Generation 07-15-13, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,298
Posted By rockydog
I had a BMW X5 (E70) before the GX. The rear door...

I had a BMW X5 (E70) before the GX. The rear door was the kind that lifts up. It was infamous for rattling. i think everyone here knows how annoying an unfixable rattle iis. The rear door on my GX is...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 07-01-13, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By rockydog
Look this up on ebay: 3M Di-NOC Silver Carbon...

Look this up on ebay: 3M Di-NOC Silver Carbon Fiber Vinyl Film Sheet

It sticks well, but peels off with no residue. You can buy small sheets.

I used it on the 1 inch wide area between the top...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 05-29-13, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By rockydog
This won't make it warmer inside, but might come...

This won't make it warmer inside, but might come in handy for the engine:

http://lexus.sewellparts.com/accessories-catalog/viewall/GX460-2010/5770.html
Forum: GX - Second Generation 05-15-13, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,678
Posted By rockydog
It is but honesty prevents me from using the...

It is but honesty prevents me from using the warranty. I was out of commission for a month and let it go flat. Doing a search on this forum it seems the Panasonic battery can fail as soon as 3 years....
Forum: GX - Second Generation 05-14-13, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,678
Posted By rockydog
If you use a battery branded Interstate, Costco,...

If you use a battery branded Interstate, Costco, Sears, Duralast, Optima and a few others, your using a battery made by Johnson Controls.
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