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Forum: RX - Third Generation Yesterday, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By vlad_a
I give it a D- in today's world of technology... ...

I give it a D- in today's world of technology...
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-third-generation/639774-disappointed-with-lexus-gps-system.html
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-29-14, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By vlad_a
When the product planning department is located...

When the product planning department is located in California or Texas, this is the result we get. :sad:
As far as they are concerned, AC is needed year-round.

I recently read an article about...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-29-14, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By vlad_a
My vent thread, no pun intended: ...

My vent thread, no pun intended:
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-third-generation/693421-to-ac-or-not-to-ac.html
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-28-14, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By vlad_a
Said Audi in the 80s and lost its major market...

Said Audi in the 80s and lost its major market share in US. :egads:
Forum: Hybrid Technology 10-27-14, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 970
Posted By vlad_a
Torque steer? Nah, never noticed: :rolleyes: ...

Torque steer? Nah, never noticed: :rolleyes:
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/hybrid-technology/676622-rx450h-torque-steer.html

I came to a conclusion that most Toyota drivers wouldn't know what...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-27-14, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By vlad_a
Great choice of going with Michelin XIce. I...

Great choice of going with Michelin XIce. I swapped the winter set on my IS300 last night, also Xi2. Even after 2 seasons, they still have most of tread left. The ride is great, even as the temps...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-24-14, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By vlad_a
Hope Toyota doesn't get blamed again for...

Hope Toyota doesn't get blamed again for "unintended acceleration".

Interesting that none of the doors got stuck and had to be cut open. I wonder if the seatbelt pretentioner fired off.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-24-14, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By vlad_a
It requires Techstream software and cable. Very...

It requires Techstream software and cable. Very few people will have access to those.

P.S.
A cable with questionable software can be found on ebay and other online places for less than $20.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-24-14, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By vlad_a
It is very simple. Find a closest dealer. They...

It is very simple. Find a closest dealer. They will be able to get new maps installed based on the USB key you bought. Expect to spend about $150 in labor.
Lexus Nav units are not self-updatable....
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-23-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,320
Posted By vlad_a
This is a dealer-only option. You can disable...

This is a dealer-only option. You can disable windows, moonroof, or both.
I have disabled the moonroof, but left windows active.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-23-14, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By vlad_a
Sounds like a DIY job. Just need to either find...

Sounds like a DIY job. Just need to either find one on e-bay or a dealer.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-23-14, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,320
Posted By vlad_a
Disconnect the battery and see if it resets it. ...

Disconnect the battery and see if it resets it. I wouldn't think the rain be able to flood ECUs as they typically sit higher from the floor or under the hood. Moisture can affect wiring, which...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-23-14, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By vlad_a
A good body shop will be able to blend everything...

A good body shop will be able to blend everything in so the repairs are not visible.
I had the left side on my IS repaired after a semi's tire shot a rock up at my driver door and the result was...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-23-14, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 581
Posted By vlad_a
Take it to a body shop and have them fix it...

Take it to a body shop and have them fix it properly.
From the pictures, it looks like the door edge was hit, probably by hitting a brick wall with the door.
My bet, your sister's story is made-up!...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-22-14, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By vlad_a
Let's see, $42K for a 2-year-old model or $45K...

Let's see, $42K for a 2-year-old model or $45K for a brand new one? That's a tough one. :D

BTW, if you really want to save money, skip Navigation. It is pretty horrible - I can't stand it, while...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 10-22-14, 11:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 970
Posted By vlad_a
Anita makes a good point, the wait time for...

Anita makes a good point, the wait time for special-order RXh was unreasonably long, to the point where people ordered one model year and got another. That's one of reasons I ended up picking one...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-22-14, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By vlad_a
AWD is pretty capable at getting you going, but...

AWD is pretty capable at getting you going, but it will revert to FWD once the vehicle is up to speed. A good set of tires never hurts and RX is no exception.
They hybrid features some very cool...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 10-21-14, 11:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 970
Posted By vlad_a
Andy, funny you should mention airplanes. The...

Andy, funny you should mention airplanes. The first time I test-drove a Prius, I was thinking it felt like a plane taking off.

RX450h is no slouch! In fact, it is 0.3 seconds quicker to the...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-16-14, 06:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 968
Posted By vlad_a
That is the best advice for extended warranties I...

That is the best advice for extended warranties I ever heard! :woot:
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-14-14, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 935
Posted By vlad_a
One thing to keep in mind if getting a seat cover...

One thing to keep in mind if getting a seat cover is the airbags. RX has airbags everywhere, including the rear seat back. I would not put a seat cover on top of these, unless it was airbag-safe.
...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 10-10-14, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By vlad_a
Anita, I tend to keep the RX at 72 during...

Anita,

I tend to keep the RX at 72 during summer with AC on and somewhere around 67F during winter.
I do turn AC off manually, although, it will not engage if the outside temp is below 32F.

If...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 10-07-14, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By vlad_a
Andy, what may really affect the results is that...

Andy, what may really affect the results is that the gas stations sometimes downgrade the gas. :eek2:
They could very well put 91 into 87 tanks and you wouldn't know any better.
For us, up North...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-07-14, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 968
Posted By vlad_a
IMHO, if you are going to spend $3,000+ to get an...

IMHO, if you are going to spend $3,000+ to get an extra 2 years of powertrain warranty and 4 years of bumper to bumper, you might as well lease the vehicle and get a new one every 4 years. Or just...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 10-07-14, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By vlad_a
Your salesperson is incorrect, 450h requires 91. ...

Your salesperson is incorrect, 450h requires 91.
From my experience, when you run on 89, you get 2MPG less than 93.
You can also hear the engine working harder.
Not worth it, IMHO.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-07-14, 06:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 935
Posted By vlad_a
Sounds like the finance guy was nickel-and-diming...

Sounds like the finance guy was nickel-and-diming you.
Lexus warranty has not changed. If anything, hybrid has a longer warranty on its electrical drivetrain.

As with any warranty, there is a...
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