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Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 04-06-14, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,295
Posted By cl206
Wow Great Job! Yes I agree whenever working with...

Wow Great Job! Yes I agree whenever working with anything electrical, you should unplug the negative from the battery!
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 10-07-13, 07:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,935
Posted By cl206
Yeah my rears were so shot the car was making the...

Yeah my rears were so shot the car was making the squealing sound. I did exactly just that, slapping on the pads and called it a day. I used OEM pads from Ramsey Lexus and they hooked me up. MUCH...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 06-28-13, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,743
Posted By cl206
oh wow, I just decided to check after seeing this...

oh wow, I just decided to check after seeing this thread and helm does indeed have them:
...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 12-04-12, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,672
Posted By cl206
you do not need to bleed brakes if a brake line...

you do not need to bleed brakes if a brake line wasn't detached and it shouldn't be if you're just changing pads and rotors. I would check tirerack.com to get an idea and see how they compare to the...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 12-04-12, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By cl206
Definitely try a toyota dealership. many run...

Definitely try a toyota dealership. many run specials every now and then. You do not have to go with oem toyota brake stuff so I would ask around. i'm gonna do my own when the time comes.
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 11-17-12, 09:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,585
Posted By cl206
I just got my 10 genuine filters from dahls...

I just got my 10 genuine filters from dahls toyota for $47 via ebay. They do include 10 gaskets so I paid 4.70 each for the filter and gasket. at my local toyota dealer, they charge 6.99 for each...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 11-11-12, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,585
Posted By cl206
Thanks for that RAV4 link, I just ordered 10 OEM...

Thanks for that RAV4 link, I just ordered 10 OEM filters with the gasket for 47, which includes free shipping and for me, no tax. Not bad...
Forum: Site Suggestions & Problems 11-08-12, 09:07 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,596
Posted By cl206
Thanks I still can't try it yet at home because...

Thanks I still can't try it yet at home because now I am don't have Internet service so I'm going to have to check again when I'm at work tomorrow
Forum: Site Suggestions & Problems 11-07-12, 12:04 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,596
Posted By cl206
virus?!?!

Hey guys at my home laptops I use the avg2013 antivirus thingy and it says that this site is an attack site with the red window. But I am currently checking this site from work. Can anyone confirm...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 11-07-12, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By cl206
I only have 3X,XXX miles on my 2007 so I might...

I only have 3X,XXX miles on my 2007 so I might just wait some more but will definitely get to it. Thanks!
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 11-07-12, 10:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,585
Posted By cl206
+1 I actually bought (overpaid or heavily...

+1

I actually bought (overpaid or heavily invested :p) and am using the toyota oem SST. It's not too bad but I wish I had bought the assenmacher.

I have heard so many times that the dealer or...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 11-05-12, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By cl206
Thanks! Looking forward to it! I...

Thanks! Looking forward to it!



I agree! Especially if you own the car and plan on having it for quite a while. If you're leasing for 5 years, I guess it might not matter...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 10-29-12, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By cl206
can someone post where the drain and fill bolts...

can someone post where the drain and fill bolts are? I do have an idea but just want to make sure.
TIA
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 10-16-12, 09:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,738
Posted By cl206
Shouldn't this test still work without the ECU...

Shouldn't this test still work without the ECU update? I also did get the ecu update done but I can't imagine without the update the brakes won't stop the car with the gas pedal floored. Can someone...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 10-14-12, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 968
Posted By cl206
Yes you can do it urself and the warranty will be...

Yes you can do it urself and the warranty will be fine. Just do a search on youtube or this forum and you'll find some DIYs. If you really are unsure, call ur local toyota dealer and they can...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 10-14-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 23,976
Posted By cl206
I was just surfing a Lexus dealership's website...

I was just surfing a Lexus dealership's website (Prestige who is nearest where I live) and they have a special on the timing belt and water pump replacement. I know the es350 has a timing chain so...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 10-14-12, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 968
Posted By cl206
Doh! my bad hehe. I would not get an alignment...

Doh! my bad hehe. I would not get an alignment every 15k miles unless there are visible or noticeable issues such as uneven tread wear or vibrations.




50 :eek1: is ridiculous for just a...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 10-14-12, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 968
Posted By cl206
Shocking! But let's not jump to conclusions...

Shocking! But let's not jump to conclusions first. If you do have a lot of miles on ur car and the alignment is off, it is possible both are needed. Since you mention less than a year old and it...
Forum: Car Chat 10-14-12, 08:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,315
Posted By cl206
Price wise the GS with 53 miles looks very cost...

Price wise the GS with 53 miles looks very cost effective b/c 53k miles isn't a lot. I mean 160 vs 470 a month? That's typically a no brainer. I would suggest taking a look at the carfax and maybe...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 10-13-12, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By cl206
Follow the maintenance schedule in the manual. ...

Follow the maintenance schedule in the manual.
What are the "this and that" they are recommending? If they mention blinker fluid, RUN AWAY!

I know exactly what you mean when the shop constantly...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 10-13-12, 04:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,935
Posted By cl206
+1 to mlacomb: One reason why I rather not...

+1 to mlacomb:
One reason why I rather not machine/turn the rotors is because while it might only cost $20-50 to turn 2 rotors it is the time also that it takes to drive to the machine shop and they...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 10-11-12, 12:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,935
Posted By cl206
Yes if they are scored or glazed, you should...

Yes if they are scored or glazed, you should either turn them or replace them. My point was that dealers and shops will almost always push you to machine them even if they are in good shape with the...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 10-11-12, 11:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,935
Posted By cl206
Brake pads will definitely wear down. When that...

Brake pads will definitely wear down. When that happens and you take it in for service .....here comes another controversial thing:
I can almost guarantee you every shop and dealer will say to turn...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 10-03-12, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,459
Posted By cl206
+1, I haven't need to do it yet (hopefully never)...

+1, I haven't need to do it yet (hopefully never) but you'd be surprised with the results if you contact HQ. Be assertive and firm and yet friendly.
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 09-30-12, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,373
Posted By cl206
Glad everything worked out. There are many...

Glad everything worked out. There are many factors that contribute to the deterioration of the engine oil and those are long trips! They should have changed it more often as per like a severe...
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