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Forum: GS - Fourth Generation Today, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By Rexus300
At 36k miles with the brake pads at 6 mm depth....

At 36k miles with the brake pads at 6 mm depth. The tires are at 6/32 with 25k miles.
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 10-09-14, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Rexus300
I would highly recommend you to buy from...

I would highly recommend you to buy from www.tirerack.com and give them a call to get the tires shipped internationally with insurance. You can get amazing set of Michelins for this car. Please don't...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 09-29-14, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,013
Posted By Rexus300
You think this is unacceptable for a Lexus? Well...

You think this is unacceptable for a Lexus? Well its not the case. IT can happen with any brand no one is perfect. I had a problematic 2012 BMW 535xi with vibration on the highway. I had to lemon it...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 09-07-14, 09:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,341
Posted By Rexus300
There's a difference between TSB and recall. Why...

There's a difference between TSB and recall. Why would this be a recall? Its a minor issue. .
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 09-06-14, 04:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,577
Posted By Rexus300
Coverting 35N and 45 newtons to lbs gives you 7...

Coverting 35N and 45 newtons to lbs gives you 7 and 10 lbs respectively which is perfectly within Lexus specs so your wheel and tires are fine. What about the rear ones?
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 09-04-14, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By Rexus300
Yeah that what happens over time. I have learned...

Yeah that what happens over time. I have learned to take each review as a grain of salt and not trust them completely. You have to know what you want out of the tire and the cost. I love the MXM4 and...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 09-04-14, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By Rexus300
I have a separate set of winter tires for the A8...

I have a separate set of winter tires for the A8 during winter times so I don't know how the A/S 3 are in the snow.
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 09-04-14, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By Rexus300
Got the newer version plus with the longer tread...

Got the newer version plus with the longer tread life. Unfortunately Pirellis have poor quality control. Tire Rack had quite a few complaints lately.
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 09-04-14, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By Rexus300
Avoid the pirelli p7. Had them on our a8 and they...

Avoid the pirelli p7. Had them on our a8 and they just wouldn't be round and could not get them balance properly. Too much road noise too. Switched them to pilot sport a/s 3 which is glass smooth and...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 09-04-14, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By Rexus300
I have the mxm4 and I don't think it has rim...

I have the mxm4 and I don't think it has rim protection but the ride is excellent so that's why I careless. No issues with rims getting scratched since I'm careful
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 09-03-14, 07:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,341
Posted By Rexus300
My dealer did the drivers side door trim 2 years...

My dealer did the drivers side door trim 2 years ago as a goodwill and there is absolutely no rattle but the replacement trim was also dented a few times but less then before due to my consciousness...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 08-24-14, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 838
Posted By Rexus300
As you said you don't want to go cheap like the...

As you said you don't want to go cheap like the federals or you will end up with hassles and end up paying more money for replacement. I could not find many great tires for the price you are asking...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 08-16-14, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By Rexus300
Typicallly hub centric rims are about 25-50...

Typicallly hub centric rims are about 25-50 dollars for a set of 4. I tend to get aluminum ones vs plastic so that my wheels stay vibration free. I have had bad plastic ones before that the car will...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 08-13-14, 10:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,323
Posted By Rexus300
The dealer is wrong that the Sport + only changes...

The dealer is wrong that the Sport + only changes dampers on the f-sport. It does much more. It stiffens up the steering wheel and increase throttle/engine reponse. It also makes the engine more...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 08-13-14, 08:41 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,323
Posted By Rexus300
I left my 2011 BMW 535i x drive which is same...

I left my 2011 BMW 535i x drive which is same generation as yours and got a 2013 GS fsport. The 535 was the worst car i have ever owned. Too many problems and annoying vibrations on the highway that...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 08-12-14, 10:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,577
Posted By Rexus300
This tells me your alignment is out (too much...

This tells me your alignment is out (too much toe-out in front wheels or not enough negative camber in the rear wheels to keep the car stable at high speed. You never mentioned what road force lbs...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 08-09-14, 06:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,577
Posted By Rexus300
Possible but unlikely. They become noisy and...

Possible but unlikely. They become noisy and humm hummm when turing left or right gently on highways and increases with speed.
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 08-09-14, 06:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,577
Posted By Rexus300
I had that resonance with a few bad set of tires...

I had that resonance with a few bad set of tires on this GS. Make sure the road force numbers are BELOW 10 lbs for the wheeland tire combo or the GS will vibrate in that speed band. The industry is...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 08-06-14, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,698
Posted By Rexus300
We have had several audis in house and my brother...

We have had several audis in house and my brother is getting a 2014 audi a6 tdi with black optic package and prestige this week. Audis make great cars nowadays and far more reliable then the past
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Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 08-05-14, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By Rexus300
Yeah I have 245/40R19 on my awd gs fsport with no...

Yeah I have 245/40R19 on my awd gs fsport with no issues. The standard tires are very odd ball size. As long as you are within 3% speedo error which you are, then you are fine
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 08-01-14, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By Rexus300
I still see people admiring and asking about my...

I still see people admiring and asking about my GS fsport and how good it drives. I never got this with my BMW 5. Goes to show how impressive this car is doing in general
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 07-28-14, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By Rexus300
I went from 235/40R19 to 245/40R19 on my GS...

I went from 235/40R19 to 245/40R19 on my GS f-sport awd without any issues. As long as you stay within 3% of the original tire diameter you are fine. I would NOT recommend going thinner tires as you...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 07-24-14, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By Rexus300
Great to hear this!! I have to say the hunter...

Great to hear this!! I have to say the hunter road force machine is the way to go every time vs the traditional balancers. :)
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 07-23-14, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By Rexus300
Also did you road force the whees/tires by a...

Also did you road force the whees/tires by a proper mechanic on the hunter road force machine? Make sure no readout is more than 10-12 lbs road force for each wheel/tire assembly or that GS will...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 07-19-14, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By Rexus300
I have the michelin primacy MXM4 and I think they...

I have the michelin primacy MXM4 and I think they are by far the best tires out there for this sedan. I have tried continental contiprocontact and bridgestone serenity plus on this 2013 GS F-sport...
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