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Forum: Hybrid Technology Yesterday, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By Droid13
It's all about the torque. Even though the RX450H...

It's all about the torque. Even though the RX450H has more HP, it has less torque than the RX350. Atkinson cycle engines used in hybrids are not very good at torque, the reason why they just don't...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 10-07-14, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Droid13
Search the forum and you'll find lots of...

Search the forum and you'll find lots of discussion about this on both sides, plenty of logic, facts, figures, opinions, and first hand experiences.

Unless you experience a specific and noticeable...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 10-03-14, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Droid13
If you turn the heat on, the engine will continue...

If you turn the heat on, the engine will continue to run until the coolant is at sufficient operating temperature to heat the interior. If it's really cold out, well below freezing, the engine will...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 10-02-14, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 295
Posted By Droid13
Conventional cars naturally get better numbers at...

Conventional cars naturally get better numbers at highway speed because they spend a lot more time at steady speeds, much less stopping and accelerating. Obviously a very efficient way to drive. Any...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 10-01-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By Droid13
I think it's all a matter of degrees. Valve...

I think it's all a matter of degrees. Valve timing degrees that is. The Aktinson/Otto switching engines, as Toyota calls them, implements variable valve timing system with a wider range of adjustment...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 10-01-14, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By Droid13
Most likely changes in the hybrid system are...

Most likely changes in the hybrid system are technical rather than architectural. The electric motors will be smaller/lighter or more powerful for a given size and weight. The inverter and electrics...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-29-14, 02:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,945
Posted By Droid13
2 really young kids? My opinion is stay with RX,...

2 really young kids? My opinion is stay with RX, you'll want every millimeter of space you can get. I haven't personally seen the NX, but if it is indeed 5% to 7% smaller, you'll appreciate the extra...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 09-28-14, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,615
Posted By Droid13
More specific question on the RWD system on the...

More specific question on the RWD system on the GS450h. What does it have in terms of technology to make winter driving as tame as possible without making it suffer?

I grew up driving RWD in the...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-23-14, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By Droid13
I used some glow-in-the-dark stickers designed...

I used some glow-in-the-dark stickers designed for home light switches from eBay (at least Australian light switches, they must have different types of light switches there as I do because I remember...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-08-14, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By Droid13
Oh, and one thing that's not in the manual, it...

Oh, and one thing that's not in the manual, it sends everything it sees back to the NSA for "vehicle diagostic studies".
Forum: Hybrid Technology 09-08-14, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Droid13
Tightening these things is supposed to be part of...

Tightening these things is supposed to be part of the regular maintenance anyway.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-08-14, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By Droid13
And it works quite well too. Very few mistakes. I...

And it works quite well too. Very few mistakes. I do shut them off in the city because it does have a tendency to flash the headlights such as going around a residential corner thats just a bit...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-03-14, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By Droid13
Updated mine from the original 2008 version to...

Updated mine from the original 2008 version to the 2012 version when that version was fresh, only major differences I saw were the location icons for gas stations, restaurants, that sort of thing.
Forum: Hybrid Technology 08-30-14, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By Droid13
I too am I little surprised to need brakes so...

I too am I little surprised to need brakes so quickly for a hybrid. I had my rear brakes serviced (just a lube to keep the parts moving) at 60K miles and was told they were about 40% worn. My hybrid...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 08-29-14, 07:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,329
Posted By Droid13
To me, if the vehicle is: <2 yrs - a baby ...

To me, if the vehicle is:

<2 yrs - a baby
2 - 4 yrs - young kid
4 - 6 yrs - a teenager
6 - 10 yrs - young adult
10-15 yrs - older adult (most going strong, but some not doing so well, rare...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 08-29-14, 07:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,329
Posted By Droid13
There is a difference between DNR and Trade-In....

There is a difference between DNR and Trade-In. Some people I know are tired, fed up, and done with anything that is over 6 months old. "It's got a paint chip now and the mats are dirty, what a POS,...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 08-29-14, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Droid13
No, the WD-40 didn't make any difference,...

No, the WD-40 didn't make any difference, squeaked before and after. I'll look at your suggestion.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 08-28-14, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Droid13
Question Squeaky Mirror

When I shift to reverse, the side mirrors angle downwards automatically. The driver's side one squeaks when it does this. Was wondering if anyone experienced this and has a tip to remove the squeak....
Forum: RX - Third Generation 08-14-14, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By Droid13
There are certain MP3 file encodings that just...

There are certain MP3 file encodings that just won't play on a USB stick (things like if the bps stream rate is too high, etc.). I messed around with a USB stick on mine for several months gradually...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 08-14-14, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Droid13
I used one of these in a loaner ES350. I...

I used one of these in a loaner ES350. I nicknamed it the "slap wheel" because you spin, then slap. You can move the wheel to like a mouse, but not as nice as the mouse type. In general I found it a...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 08-13-14, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,338
Posted By Droid13
Not really a big fan of horn use in North...

Not really a big fan of horn use in North America. A horn is meant to give other drivers additional awareness or caution of your position. Too many people in NA use it as an emotional outburst...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 08-09-14, 09:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,314
Posted By Droid13
I spent two weeks inspecting my rear seats...

I spent two weeks inspecting my rear seats thinking they were rattling only to discover this cover had popped loose and was rattling on the lift gate.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 07-28-14, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By Droid13
What's going on with the dash area where the...

What's going on with the dash area where the display is resting? Looks like someone took a pipe and whacked the dash.
Forum: Hybrid Technology 07-27-14, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,427
Posted By Droid13
While I don't hate them in any way, I remain...

While I don't hate them in any way, I remain unimpressed. Its like an artist staring at something ordinary for hours, then suddenly a tiny little stroke and its supposed to be a masterpiece.... Not....
Forum: Hybrid Technology 07-24-14, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,427
Posted By Droid13
I think what OP meant to put in the poll. ...

I think what OP meant to put in the poll.


Cool LED lights
Cool LED lights with awesome LED strips
Some other crap I don't care about


;)
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