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Forum: RX - Third Generation 03-14-14, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By mshumack
I'm okay with it. There is nothing "personal or...

I'm okay with it. There is nothing "personal or private" in this application.
What I don't like is the NSA recording my pribvate phone calls - but how I use the Nav system and what features I use...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 02-22-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By mshumack
Thanks for the link. That was helpful. I also...

Thanks for the link. That was helpful.
I also found a tire comparison test of the those models I looking at on the Tire rack site.http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tests/testDisplay.jsp?ttid=166
...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 02-21-14, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By mshumack
Thanks for the feedback. Yardie... the M37...

Thanks for the feedback.
Yardie... the M37 forum isn't very useful. Most tire talk is about "how big of a wheel can I go with" or pictures of "my new wheels/rims". I'm looking for advice on stock...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 02-19-14, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By mshumack
What do you recommend? Ride Quality 1st then Long-lasting

I have a 2011 Infiniti M37. I'm posting here becuse there is no "Infiniti forum" equivalent to clubLexus. The M37 is about the size of the Lexus LS460 model.

I want a very comfortable riding tire...
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-01-14, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By mshumack
My RX is totaled

I got rear ended while stopped in traffic. I drove the car home. insurance appraiser came out and totaled car. I was offered $8496. Does anyone have any info on what my car is really worth?
KBB was...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-16-14, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,439
Posted By mshumack
Find a big empty parking lot, if you can, and...

Find a big empty parking lot, if you can, and make slow speed, tight, "figure-8 turns" in forward and reverse. If you have a failing CV joint you will here the clicking/popping noise as you change...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 01-09-14, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By mshumack
I would not worry about the valve freezing open....

I would not worry about the valve freezing open. Can it happen? - I suppose so. I worked as mechanic in NJ for more than a decade (before wising up and moving to FL). The colder it was outside the...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-07-14, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 715
Posted By mshumack
I'll bet somebody (Dad :uh:) hooked the battery...

I'll bet somebody (Dad :uh:) hooked the battery jumper cables up backwards. It only takes a second of a reversed-polarity connection.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 01-07-14, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By mshumack
As Greg said, there is no dipstick. Lexsus says...

As Greg said, there is no dipstick. Lexsus says the transmission is sealed and there is no need to inspect the fluid. If a service/repair is needed then the mechanic will take care of the fluid...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 01-04-14, 05:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,335
Posted By mshumack
I wouldn't go the dealer for that job - any local...

I wouldn't go the dealer for that job - any local auto shop can pull the wheels and paint the hats for you. Even a car "detailing" place, if you have one in your area. It looks like the wheels could...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-03-14, 04:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,657
Posted By mshumack
What did you use to keep the crank from turning...

What did you use to keep the crank from turning while you tried to break the nut loose?
You may want to get one of these:...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-02-14, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By mshumack
I would think about the type of people that buy...

I would think about the type of people that buy and drive these two models. Granted, they are expensive so you don't need to worry much about the teenager drivers but who do you think is heavier...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-02-14, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By mshumack
This is the one I have. It will read the various...

This is the one I have. It will read the various sensor values. http://www.jbtoolsales.com/otc-3109-obd-ii-eobd-ii-can-scan-tool/
I would not try to install a temp gauge in the system. Most all (if...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-01-14, 06:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,598
Posted By mshumack
Great post! Thanks.

Great post! Thanks.
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-01-14, 06:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,657
Posted By mshumack
Gates has the marks too.

Gates has the marks too.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-31-13, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,486
Posted By mshumack
In my opinion, there is nothing uglier than...

In my opinion, there is nothing uglier than putting seat covers over beautiful new leather seats.

What are you carrying in the back that requires covers - dogs? If so, there are various covers...
Forum: RX - First Generation 12-31-13, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By mshumack
I would not expect it would be very difficult to...

I would not expect it would be very difficult to find a replacement (exact match) radio in a salvage yard.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-31-13, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By mshumack
There is a glass buffing kit available. But you...

There is a glass buffing kit available. But you need a power (air or electric) buffer/polisher to make it work. I have the kit for my home's sliding glass door - the dogs scratched the glass pawing...
Forum: RX - First Generation 12-31-13, 06:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,657
Posted By mshumack
I'm at 97,000 now and planning to replace my...

I'm at 97,000 now and planning to replace my belt, water pump, idlers, tensioner, and seals in the next couple of days/weeks. I already bought all the parts. I got the Gates TCKWP257 kit,
Gates is...
Forum: RX - First Generation 12-31-13, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By mshumack
You could have a bad coolant sensor. If the...

You could have a bad coolant sensor. If the coolant temperature sensor is reporting the engine temp incorrectly as low/cold (say 30 degrees) the ECU will make the engine run richer (like having the...
Forum: RX - First Generation 12-30-13, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,804
Posted By mshumack
I don't understand your motivation for this mod....

I don't understand your motivation for this mod. Is it to save money regarding fixing a broken antenna? I saw a replacement pwr antenna at Swell (Lexus) for $55. Perhaps you are just tired of the...
Forum: RX - First Generation 12-29-13, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,537
Posted By mshumack
I have a single vehicle subscription to Alldata...

I have a single vehicle subscription to Alldata "dyi" for my 2001. There is a lot of information there to help diagnose problems - but they don't list a code B0122 or B0127. A B1100 is the Air Bag...
Forum: RX - First Generation 12-28-13, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By mshumack
I was a loose connector. I must have unplugged it...

I was a loose connector. I must have unplugged it (either purposely or by accident) when I installed the LED parking and fog lights and did not fully seat the connector when reassembling. It was a...
Forum: RX - First Generation 12-28-13, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By mshumack
Just to update --- I now have a subscription to...

Just to update --- I now have a subscription to Alldata DYI (alldatadyi.com) so I have access to all the manuals and wiring diagrams. So yesterday after work I started checking things out (testing...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-28-13, 05:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 969
Posted By mshumack
Last week, I was on the road and wanted to order...

Last week, I was on the road and wanted to order a pizza (ready for pickup when I got to them on the way home) but I didn't have the phone number. So I called Lexus Assist and had them download the...
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