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Forum: LS400 09-02-13, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By MGB
My point on the A/C is, just extra wear on a...

My point on the A/C is, just extra wear on a motor much the same way extra pay load would be in a commuter vehicle or if pulling a trailer of some sort. It all creates accelerated wear!
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-29-13, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6,241
Views: 754,085
Posted By MGB
that is a great look!!!

that is a great look!!!
Forum: LS400 08-29-13, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By MGB
It sounds like valve seals to me with 90,000...

It sounds like valve seals to me with 90,000 miles air conditioning running full time and just because the black smoke only shows up on start up.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-28-13, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By MGB
Hey just a thought but how sure are you that the...

Hey just a thought but how sure are you that the oil was changed when you bought the car. When I buy use and I can 't be 100% sure the oil is fresh, I change it soon as I get home ore to the nearest...
Forum: LS400 08-28-13, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By MGB
dose the care leave this smoke during heavy...

dose the care leave this smoke during heavy acceleration and can I to assume the service engine light is not on?
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-26-13, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,569
Posted By MGB
Hey Katran, I had narrowed my serch with "lexus...

Hey Katran, I had narrowed my serch with "lexus Is rim" and came up with several rims that matced my application.

Also I learned that stuff moves around pretty quickly on ebay. If you can't find...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-26-13, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,313
Posted By MGB
Thats why I love CL. You can avoide poor...

Thats why I love CL. You can avoide poor purchasing mistakes with the advise of those you can trust. Because you just can't get that from retailer forums anymore.

Too often customers post replys...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 08-26-13, 06:42 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,078
Posted By MGB
57 sales rep for Beauty System Group, I...

57 sales rep for Beauty System Group, I consdiderd the GS before I settled on the IS. I felt I was to yong for the GS!
Forum: IS - First Generation 08-26-13, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,412
Posted By MGB
Money well spent!

Money well spent!
Forum: GS - Third Generation 08-25-13, 12:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,149
Posted By MGB
My is250 and my wife's Z3 M roadster still have...

My is250 and my wife's Z3 M roadster still have the original pads and both are ridicules with the amount of dust they produce. I have OCD and it drives me crazy to see my rims in this state. Any of...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 08-25-13, 12:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,031
Posted By MGB
Yea, not a fan. Too Blingie for me and I would be...

Yea, not a fan. Too Blingie for me and I would be to scared to drive it in rough terrain you know like speed bumps and pot holes.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 08-25-13, 12:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,452
Posted By MGB
sounds like a warranty issue to me!!!

sounds like a warranty issue to me!!!
Forum: IS - First Generation 08-25-13, 12:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,412
Posted By MGB
I guess it depends on what the before looked like...

I guess it depends on what the before looked like and how much it cost to pull it off!
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-24-13, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By MGB
where Im from we pay sales tax only on the...

where Im from we pay sales tax only on the difference between the trade and the purchase. So there is an incentive to trade your vehicle for those savings and it would normally trump the private sale...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-24-13, 11:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By MGB
the value seems to match up but the dealer needs...

the value seems to match up but the dealer needs something to come out ahead and will probably not consider the deal. What I would do is sell the 250 privately and then go into the dealer and offer...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-24-13, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By MGB
Good advice from ****!

Good advice from ****!
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-24-13, 10:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,569
Posted By MGB
Ktran, I'm telling you, if you only need one...

Ktran, I'm telling you, if you only need one wheel, go on ebay and do a quick search you will fin several single OEM rims. I seen them as low as $85.00 and in good condition!!!
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-20-13, 10:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,588
Posted By MGB
My IS was done and how he did it was by sneaking...

My IS was done and how he did it was by sneaking a thin plastic bar between the window and the rubber trim. He then uses a easily removable masking tape and applies strips the entire length of the...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-20-13, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,588
Posted By MGB
I'm not sure what type of fasteners are used in...

I'm not sure what type of fasteners are used in these vehicles but many of the car manufactures use the plastic fin type that once there removed never hold quite as well as the factory intended. I...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-20-13, 09:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,359
Posted By MGB
I'm just learning about this windshield problem...

I'm just learning about this windshield problem now. I checked and now I see I have the same issue. This is either an inferior rubber being used or a design flaw. Perhaps if this moulding was made...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-20-13, 09:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,569
Posted By MGB
I saw a set of 4 on ebay 2 days ago. asking price...

I saw a set of 4 on ebay 2 days ago. asking price around $400.00.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-20-13, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,588
Posted By MGB
My son is a professional tint installer. He has...

My son is a professional tint installer. He has done work for every dealer from AUDI to VW. he claims Lexus is the hardest to tint. That being said he seldom needs to remove a door skin.
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