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Forum: GX - First Generation 07-23-06, 10:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By Donger
Power Steering Noise

Just wanted to check with folks in the forum to see if anyone else has a somewhat noisy power steering pump. I have an '05 GX and when turning to the right, the PS pump will make a whining noise -...
Forum: GX - First Generation 05-02-06, 10:26 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 152,430
Posted By Donger
What fix did you use? Was it the new TSB that...

What fix did you use? Was it the new TSB that was recently posted on this site?
Forum: GX - First Generation 01-28-06, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By Donger
I'll second that - they complement just about any...

I'll second that - they complement just about any vehicle.
Forum: GX - First Generation 01-15-06, 09:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,975
Posted By Donger
Maybe its just the tires

Anyone notice the coincidence that the limiter is set at 112mph and the top sustainable speed for the 265/65SR17 tire on the truck is also 112mph?

All the posts about wind resistance are...
Forum: GX - First Generation 01-11-06, 09:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,654
Posted By Donger
Just updates maps (streets, addresses, etc.),...

Just updates maps (streets, addresses, etc.), plus a more current list of attractions, restaurants, and phone numbers.

I was thinking about doing it on my '05 as they are building out so many...
Forum: GX - First Generation 01-08-06, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By Donger
I never tried the dealer. The car was a few...

I never tried the dealer. The car was a few months old and at first I figured it must have been a rock, so I had it replaced by my insurance. The guy putting in the glass mentioned that it didn't...
Forum: GX - First Generation 01-08-06, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,975
Posted By Donger
Why would you want to? Planning on running...

Why would you want to? Planning on running NASCAR with it?
Forum: GX - First Generation 01-08-06, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By Donger
I had a '96 LS400 years back and that happened...

I had a '96 LS400 years back and that happened twice. Just wake up to a huge crack with no impact marks. Being in AZ, I was told it was due to the fact that the glass gets so hot and any cool...
Forum: GX - First Generation 01-08-06, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,309
Posted By Donger
I've had my '05 right at the triple digit mark...

I've had my '05 right at the triple digit mark (also in the desert). It felt like it was going to lift off the road. Very spooky at that speed, even in the 'sport' mode. Lots of wind and engine...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-05-06, 10:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,793
Posted By Donger
And one more while I am at it. Not the exact...

And one more while I am at it. Not the exact size, but very close.

http://www.tirechain.com/P255-45-18.htm
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-05-06, 09:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,793
Posted By Donger
Check here...

Check here http://www.scc-chain.com/Pages%20Traction/app%20guide.asp

They have 2 options of different types of chains/cables for a 255/40-18 tire.

SCC Products for: 255/40-18
New 2004...
Forum: GX - First Generation 01-05-06, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By Donger
Good to know - I have an older SE T637, so there...

Good to know - I have an older SE T637, so there was probably something in the area I was staying at (alarm systems, etc?).
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-04-06, 08:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,793
Posted By Donger
I have a set of chains (actually they are steel...

I have a set of chains (actually they are steel cables) I had to buy from the Chevron dealer in South Lake Tahoe. I was driving my GS400 with the 17's and summer tires when a freak storm came in a...
Forum: GX - First Generation 01-04-06, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By Donger
I had it happen once - well once for 5 days in a...

I had it happen once - well once for 5 days in a row. It would 'connect' and then drop. I was on vacation, so I blamed it on the change in environment :)

I tried removing the phone out the...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-27-05, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,171
Posted By Donger
And to further what was already mentioned, if you...

And to further what was already mentioned, if you are not planning on returning it to the originating dealer, call the finance company (Lexus Financial or whoever holds your lease). The finance...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-23-05, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,276
Posted By Donger
You are driving the wrong BMW - the 6 and 7...

You are driving the wrong BMW - the 6 and 7 series have start/stop buttons.

I like the animation of the graphics on the Gen 5 Nav - little thing, but it makes an otherwise boring message box look...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-23-05, 09:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,414
Posted By Donger
Looks like an early test mule - probably trying...

Looks like an early test mule - probably trying to make it look like a sedan with those big back windows (I sure hope so anyway). Plus, if you look closely, that is a hard top convertible, you can...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-21-05, 09:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,326
Posted By Donger
The dust sucks - all my BMW's were terrible. ...

The dust sucks - all my BMW's were terrible. You'd clean them and they'd get dirty by the end of the block. After years of fighting it, I found that keeping a good layer of wax on the rims helps it...
Forum: GX - First Generation 12-20-05, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By Donger
That is interesting that the MPG is so low. I've...

That is interesting that the MPG is so low. I've got 11 months on my GX and I've put every tank of gas, repair, part, etc. into my PDA for tracking. At current, I have 15.7639 cumulative MPG...
Forum: GX - First Generation 12-14-05, 09:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,120
Posted By Donger
I see a fairly even mix in Phoenix. I bought the...

I see a fairly even mix in Phoenix. I bought the truck for myself after having an X5 4.4i for 3 years. However after 6 months, my wife 'appropriated' the GX, which forced me to go out and get a...
Forum: GX - First Generation 12-11-05, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By Donger
I've always used the winter mats from...

I've always used the winter mats from http://www.weathertech.com/.

I've had them in several vehicles during the winter. Do a good job of holding all the junk and save the carpet (use their cargo...
Forum: GX - First Generation 11-17-05, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,245
Posted By Donger
They could - the code is most likely in the...

They could - the code is most likely in the firmware of the radio head unit plus a portion in the Bluetooth controller (my guess). Some automobile firmware can be flashed with an upgrade, others...
Forum: GX - First Generation 11-16-05, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By Donger
Glad mine is leased - I'll let the bank worry...

Glad mine is leased - I'll let the bank worry about the resale value. But if there is a trend, it will effect residuals, which will effect the value of future leases.

Hopefully it will level...
Forum: GX - First Generation 11-15-05, 08:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,724
Posted By Donger
And while not as bad as the RR, the X5 is in the...

And while not as bad as the RR, the X5 is in the shop a lot too. And they clunk - or used to until a transmission software update came out.

Hmmmm - maybe that's what the GX needs because it does...
Forum: GX - First Generation 11-15-05, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 876
Posted By Donger
Anyone know if the HID's on those SUV's point...

Anyone know if the HID's on those SUV's point down?
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