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Forum: GX - Second Generation 08-25-14, 12:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,011
Posted By SaniDel
So why would you? Sorry, but you have...

So why would you?

Sorry, but you have convinced me to leave this to Lexus. As the GX 460 is designed for synthetic oil AND Lexus requires changing the oil and filter only once every year or 10,000...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 08-16-14, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By SaniDel
If you had a flat tire and needed the spare, you...

If you had a flat tire and needed the spare, you would presumably continue to drive with it, especially if it was unused ... it's more dirty than worn. It has been "getting a free ride" while its...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 08-16-14, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By SaniDel
This may seem a "minority report" as so many on...

This may seem a "minority report" as so many on this forum recommend the Michelin LTX MS/2, but if you already have Michelin Latitude Tour HP tires that's what I recommend you buy. Two reasons:

1....
Forum: GX - Second Generation 08-03-14, 07:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By SaniDel
If the truck hasn't been wet lately and is driven...

If the truck hasn't been wet lately and is driven daily, this does not sound like a problem caused by the brakes sticking. You are doing the right thing by taking it into the dealer although this may...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 07-24-14, 11:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By SaniDel
If it is just rust on the springs and hardware it...

If it is just rust on the springs and hardware it should be easy to fix ... spray those parts with a suitable rust inhibitor and lubricant, but don't get any on the braking parts. What is happening...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 07-21-14, 04:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By SaniDel
It could be as simple as rust forming between the...

It could be as simple as rust forming between the pads and rotors. My understanding is that disc brakes are "self-cleaning" ... normal brake use keeps the rotors bright and shiny as we can easily see...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 07-15-14, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By SaniDel
This would seem to support the premise that your...

This would seem to support the premise that your main brakes are 'sticking' due to close tolerances between the pads and the rotors. Either that or the emergency brake on a new vehicle is adjusted...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 07-14-14, 06:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By SaniDel
No, it is not necessary ... it is just a hard...

No, it is not necessary ... it is just a hard habit to break, but maybe I should.

For fifty years I've been in the habit of putting the transmission in Neutral with my foot on the main brake,...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 07-14-14, 05:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By SaniDel
Thanks for your explanation and the diagram,...

Thanks for your explanation and the diagram, Randy! Just to be clear ... what you call 'freezing' is not due to cold, but rather to something probably chemical (rust?) between the wet shoes and the...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 07-14-14, 03:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By SaniDel
I bet! What is amazing is that a powerful vehicle...

I bet! What is amazing is that a powerful vehicle like the GX 460 is immobilized when this happens. So, what actually is happening? I thought that the emergency brake was a '5th' brake on one rear...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 07-14-14, 11:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By SaniDel
Thanks for the report. We hear of problems, but...

Thanks for the report. We hear of problems, but we seldom hear their resolution ... or in this case ... non-resolution.

If this happens again, take note of what happened the day before. Was it...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 07-14-14, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By SaniDel
I thought it was the interior lights that were...

I thought it was the interior lights that were left on rather than the headlights. Sorry for the misunderstanding. I should have realized that the interior lights won't drain the battery overnight,...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 07-13-14, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By SaniDel
That's a programmable setting you can access from...

That's a programmable setting you can access from your touchscreen. However, there isn't a setting to make them to stay on forever. Did you inadvertently 'bump' the switches by the sunglass case...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 07-08-14, 12:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,621
Posted By SaniDel
People in marketing get paid big bucks for...

People in marketing get paid big bucks for smaller matters!

I agree that it would be more impressive as 'supercharged' rather than 'supercharger' and it saves a syllable, which is a "big deal" in...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 07-06-14, 06:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,892
Posted By SaniDel
I believe Craig's first diagnosis is correct. ...

I believe Craig's first diagnosis is correct.

Every time I take our 2010 GX 460 to the car wash AND bring it home immediately ... we're less than two miles away ... then park and set the emergency...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 07-01-14, 12:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,735
Posted By SaniDel
What is "summer gas efficiency"? Regards, ...

What is "summer gas efficiency"?
Regards,

SaniDel
Forum: GX - Second Generation 06-29-14, 11:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,621
Posted By SaniDel
Sounds even better!

Sounds even better!
Forum: GX - Second Generation 06-28-14, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,621
Posted By SaniDel
500 HP Supercharged Lexus LX570 by Hennessey...

500 HP Supercharged Lexus LX570 by Hennessey Performance - YouTube
Forum: GX - Second Generation 06-22-14, 01:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,741
Posted By SaniDel
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/gx-second-generati...

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/gx-second-generation/660481-extra-storage-space-for-cargo.html
Forum: GX - Second Generation 06-09-14, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,328
Posted By SaniDel
That is welcome news, but I am pessimistic that...

That is welcome news, but I am pessimistic that the GX will get what you described as the GX is "on its last legs'" as a model, but we can hope.

When it is time to buy our next (our 11th) Lexus I...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 06-09-14, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,328
Posted By SaniDel
Not sure who to complain to, I'm in! KH[/QUOTE] ...

Not sure who to complain to, I'm in! KH[/QUOTE]

Wait until this Fall when iOS 8 is released with the "Hey Siri" feature:
...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 05-30-14, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By SaniDel
Our 2010 has the "conversation mirror" in the...

Our 2010 has the "conversation mirror" in the overhead sun glass compartment. What was a surprise was to find the sun glass compartment 'behind' the mirror!

I suspect the changes from 2010 to 2011...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 05-30-14, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By SaniDel
You didn't ask for our comments about what you...

You didn't ask for our comments about what you are considering purchasing, but you are considering purchasing what we own ... an early-production (November 2009) 2010 GX 460 with over 41,000 miles....
Forum: LX570 05-06-14, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,487
Posted By SaniDel
It seems the best indicator for an LX update is...

It seems the best indicator for an LX update is the Toyota Land Cruiser (LC) upon which it is based. Whenever Toyota releases the next generation LC should indicate a new LX will follow shortly....
Forum: GX - Second Generation 04-27-14, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By SaniDel
You didn't tell us about your road trip, but...

You didn't tell us about your road trip, but unless it includes an off-road segment there isn't much you need to do to go 6,000 miles. You presumably will want to change the oil and filter shortly...
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