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Forum: LS430 10-19-14, 07:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,220
Posted By Stu
If this is your choice based on your research, go...

If this is your choice based on your research, go for it. I hope it works out great.

Many other tire makers make good tires, and some will work "better" than others depending on the car, the...
Forum: LS430 10-16-14, 08:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,375
Posted By Stu
Ya, gotta make sure your cell phone mount is...

Ya, gotta make sure your cell phone mount is suitable for a flagship car, lol.

That's a lot of trouble to build your own furniture grade unit. I keep my phone there ( with a film container at...
Forum: LS430 10-15-14, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By Stu
My previous car was a 1994 Acura Legend. I would...

My previous car was a 1994 Acura Legend. I would have stayed with Acura, but the RL was just not my kind of car.

I've had the LS now for 4 years. I am starting to think about how to replace it...
Forum: LS430 10-10-14, 08:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,087
Posted By Stu
Question : does this automatic switching only...

Question : does this automatic switching only happen when the car's climate control is set on Automatic and the air conditioner is on ?
Forum: LS430 10-10-14, 08:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By Stu
getting way more distance from your car's remote key fob.

This is a weird trick to getting way more distance out of your car's remote key fob.


www.youtube.com/embed/0Uqf71muwWc?feature=player_embedded


Just hope its not unsafe.... just tested it...
Forum: LS430 10-08-14, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By Stu
For the 3 years my car wandered, I was changing...

For the 3 years my car wandered, I was changing tires, wheels and pressures non stop. I know for sure tire pressure make quite a big difference in the ride of my LS, and different wheels/tires work...
Forum: LS430 10-07-14, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By Stu
Now that was funny .... I was thinking this exact...

Now that was funny .... I was thinking this exact same thought !

Getting hit from behind is one of my biggest fears when driving.

On a serious note, glad you are OK. Sorry about your car. ...
Forum: LS430 10-02-14, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By Stu
I'd bet a Toyota dealer will give you a better...

I'd bet a Toyota dealer will give you a better price and for sure they will do it right.

I have a 2005 and I had both fluids changed at 100,000 miles An independent did the diff, cost me $125. ...
Forum: LS430 10-01-14, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 655
Posted By Stu
That was my first car ! Funny how our...

That was my first car ! Funny how our experiences differ.
Bought it used for $ 3,000. Never broke. Sold it 4 years later for $ 3,500
Forum: LS430 10-01-14, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 655
Posted By Stu
in 38 years, I have never had a vehicle where I...

in 38 years, I have never had a vehicle where I needed to add oil between oil changes and never had any engine work done. Some of the vehicles had over 175,000 miles on them when they were sold. ...
Forum: LS430 09-21-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By Stu
time to replace shocks

My 2005 LS has 102,000 miles. The shocks were inspected and are not leaking but driving on city roads, I now notice when the car hits raised sewer grates and other road imperfections. It used to go...
Forum: LS430 09-18-14, 07:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,041
Posted By Stu
You are correct, the wet sanding will remove...

You are correct, the wet sanding will remove surface scratches. A stress fracture, where the plastic has split /cracked completely through the material ( after being hit hard by a rock or another...
Forum: LS430 09-17-14, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 26,422
Posted By Stu
why am I bumping this ? For almost 4 years I...

why am I bumping this ? For almost 4 years I drove with my lights aimed too low. It took 10 minutes to adjust and the difference is unbelievable.

If you don't think you see the road ahead well...
Forum: LS430 09-16-14, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Stu
I am actually considering selling my LS and...

I am actually considering selling my LS and buying an S4 after driving my friends to the golf course last week.

Why don't you want to put the miles on the S4 ? Very curious due to my interest in...
Forum: LS430 09-12-14, 08:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,860
Posted By Stu
If you drive in an area that gets a lot of snow...

If you drive in an area that gets a lot of snow and has a long cold winter, you would be very foolish not to put snow tires ( tires with the mountain and snowflake logo ) with good tread on your LS. ...
Forum: LS430 09-10-14, 02:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 26,422
Posted By Stu
For some reason, I had to turn the bolt inside a...

For some reason, I had to turn the bolt inside a LOT in order for my headlamps to move. I was worried that something was going to break, so I just kept turning and turning, very slowly and gently...
Forum: LS430 09-08-14, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By Stu
I have yet to see ANY OEM nav unit that is 1/2 as...

I have yet to see ANY OEM nav unit that is 1/2 as good as a $200 Garmin. And the Garmin has lifetime map updates too.
Forum: LS430 09-06-14, 09:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,237
Posted By Stu
I read all the posts about this, and last week...

I read all the posts about this, and last week took my 2005 LS with 101,000 miles to a Toyota dealer for its first dealer visit, mostly to get the timing belt and water pump replaced.

They...
Forum: LS430 09-04-14, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By Stu
just had my timing belt, water pump, spark plugs...

just had my timing belt, water pump, spark plugs and a transmission flush done at 101,000 miles. Done by a Toyota dealer in Toronto for $1,500 .... thought it was a fair price ..... Lexus wanted a...
Forum: LS430 09-01-14, 07:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,805
Posted By Stu
Had all three of these on my LS. Here are my...

Had all three of these on my LS. Here are my impressions.

Michelin MXV4 are great. have them now and love them. They are a touring tire.
Continental ExtremeContact DWS are ultra high performance...
Forum: LS430 08-06-14, 05:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 228
Posted By Stu
question about clock display

The LS has a knob that when turned will dim all the dashboard lights on my 2005 LS except the one that tells me the time. Is there any way this light can be dimmed or turned off / down ?

The...
Forum: LS430 07-23-14, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,106
Posted By Stu
Just park outside .... or sell the house ! ! ...

Just park outside .... or sell the house ! !

A while back I looked at some other cars because I really don't want or need a big car anymore. Discovered very quickly that I am very fond of the...
Forum: LS430 07-21-14, 04:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,213
Posted By Stu
Thats way better than good. You would pay three...

Thats way better than good. You would pay three times that in this city !
Forum: LS430 07-18-14, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,244
Posted By Stu
So you've finished grade 12 and you want a new...

So you've finished grade 12 and you want a new ISF. Sounds about right. I agree the LS you were given and don't really want is not a great car for someone your age.

What ever you plan to do I...
Forum: LS430 07-01-14, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,171
Posted By Stu
Not sure why they need to be better. Thats a...

Not sure why they need to be better. Thats a great price, I thought those were more money. You might have to pay taxes,duty and maybe brokerage fees if you ship these into Canada. If you live close...
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