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Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 10-15-14, 12:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,043
Posted By dougm213
Hard for me to admit, but I find the GS styling...

Hard for me to admit, but I find the GS styling to similar to the IS and ES. Interior design is fantastic, outside, a little to conforming to the line. I want people to know I am driving a GS...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 10-15-14, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By dougm213
I was thinking I should buy the touch-up paint...

I was thinking I should buy the touch-up paint with this larger order. I should have. Shipping is less per item when more items are ordered. I think the mats alone was $17 shipping, with the...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 10-14-14, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By dougm213
Just order from Sewell Parts - Worth It?

'14 GS 350 AWD w/lux. 11 Kmiles

All-Weather Floor Mats: 4-Piece-AWD (All-Wheel Drive) PT2063012120 $91.50
2013 GS Wiper Insert Set-2013 GS Wiper Insert Set GSWI13 $14.80...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 10-14-14, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By dougm213
For outside surfaces (glass, paint and bumpers) I...

For outside surfaces (glass, paint and bumpers) I use ZipWax to clean, nothing special but mild for the finish. GTechniq - Panel Wipe to clean residue (did NOT have to use Meguiers Clay Bar since...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 10-06-14, 07:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,043
Posted By dougm213
Also had a rattle in the driver door pillar...

Also had a rattle in the driver door pillar (first day I had the car), Adjusted the seat belt height and never had the problem again. No other rattles 10K miles. Do have a whine when coasting...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 08-07-14, 07:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,914
Posted By dougm213
Agreed, give it some time. I purchased during...

Agreed, give it some time. I purchased during the winter and was throttle happy and I encountered similar results. Now I am getting consistently 22 MPG mixed driving (computer calculated) 24 MPG...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 08-04-14, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By dougm213
Where would the computer get number of miles for...

Where would the computer get number of miles for its calculation, does it maintain a different miles count than the odometer? I would think it is the same number. If the odometer is wrong by...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 07-29-14, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By dougm213
Fuel Mileage - Car Computer vs Manually Calculated

Anyone else noticed the computer vs trip computer mileage is consistently different? I still use the old fashion way of calculating MPG. Mileage since last fill-up/Gallons. I have consistently...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 07-24-14, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,053
Posted By dougm213
In Pennsylvania, in order to be categorized as...

In Pennsylvania, in order to be categorized as "hit and run" by insurance, you need a police report stating it since a crime occured.
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 07-22-14, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By dougm213
There was a thread on this forum a few months ago...

There was a thread on this forum a few months ago which had diagrams.
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 07-17-14, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By dougm213
Note - I will not do outside front sides since...

Note - I will not do outside front sides since the car has the Teflon coating that came with the cold weather package (I think that is the package) and nor will I do it on the inside rear since do...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 07-17-14, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,472
Posted By dougm213
In terms of interior looks I think GS is best of...

In terms of interior looks I think GS is best of that list. In terms of quality and richness of interior materials, I think the GS outranks any of those on your lists by far.
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 07-17-14, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By dougm213
Any suggestions - on keeping rims easy to clean

Any suggestions on coating the rims to keep brake dust from sticking which requires constant scrubbing or it will get caked on? I have the 9 spoke rims which means there are about 18 triangles...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 07-17-14, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By dougm213
Darndest Thing

I washed my car yesterday - an overcast day. I used a new microfiber towel to dry. On the windshield I more or less just wiped it semi-dry figuring I the wipers would take car of the water. I...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 07-08-14, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By dougm213
If in reverse, could be the cross traffic...

If in reverse, could be the cross traffic warning. Also could be the park assist getting a reading on flying debris ( I had this when it was snowing out and coming to stop at a light).
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 07-07-14, 08:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,789
Posted By dougm213
Luxury is referring to the GS 350 Luxury Package...

Luxury is referring to the GS 350 Luxury Package which I do not believe is available on the hybrid.

Mine is a '14 GS 350 AWD, Luxury Pkg, Cold weather Package, Power Trunk, Power Mirrors,...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 07-02-14, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By dougm213
First thought that came to me was the fob. I...

First thought that came to me was the fob. I know you can tie the seat, mirrors and wheel settings to the fob in use, thus when driver (fob 1) is in the car the settings are restored to that fob...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 06-30-14, 10:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,902
Posted By dougm213
Let me paint a picture, 1980's, Idyllic setting,...

Let me paint a picture, 1980's, Idyllic setting, with a lake then a couple of occupied picnic tables with cars parked along the lake drive ( one table with people in their 60's and 70's). I am 16...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 06-25-14, 05:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,930
Posted By dougm213
Purchase the software, works like a charm. ...

Purchase the software, works like a charm. Already had the OBD2 Bluetooth device for another software package I have.

Couldn't find the setting for venting the roof vs sliding the sunroof from...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 06-25-14, 06:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,930
Posted By dougm213
Searched for Carista OBD2 on Google Play and only...

Searched for Carista OBD2 on Google Play and only Carista OBD2 I found was from Prizmos, LLC but was free no charge. Is this the correct software?
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 06-24-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,397
Posted By dougm213
Thanks. I am confident it is just a feel thing. ...

Thanks. I am confident it is just a feel thing. Lexus' weren't known for driver feedback back in 2000. As SW13GS mentions, it did not require as much pressure, I believe it was top mounted. In...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 06-24-14, 06:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,397
Posted By dougm213
You are an a$$.

You are an a$$.
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 06-24-14, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,397
Posted By dougm213
I agree. Just tentative when either backing up a...

I agree. Just tentative when either backing up a slight incline or so. The 2000 GS had a very touchy/jumpy accelerator pedal and required less pressure to depress. The new one requires a more...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 06-24-14, 07:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,397
Posted By dougm213
Accelerator feel for backing up or close in maneuvering

I still haven't mastered is the accelerator. When backing up or maneuvering, find it difficult depress the pedal just right to get the car moving gently. Always afraid of hitting it too hard and...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 06-24-14, 06:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,902
Posted By dougm213
Forgot some other features I like, Adaptive...

Forgot some other features I like, Adaptive front headlights and Auto wipers. Haven't had the need to use the headlight washers. Heated steering wheel is nice but wish it covered more of the...
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