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Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-23-14, 02:25 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 72,486
Posted By jfelbab
After 1 year (about 9,000 miles) in my 2014 RX350...

After 1 year (about 9,000 miles) in my 2014 RX350 AWD. I'm still mostly using regular as the cost of premium (+$0.40/gallon) makes the added fuel economy not worth the cost. I also have not used 91...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-19-14, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By jfelbab
Here is a good question... How clean is clean...

Here is a good question... How clean is clean enough?

I don't dispute that a touchless wash does not clean as well as a 2 bucket method wash, or that the strength of a touchless detergent may...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-18-14, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By jfelbab
I'd find a touchless car wash. No damage and no...

I'd find a touchless car wash. No damage and no swirls. A quick detailer wipe down will remove any water spots. Maybe use a wowo spray sealant to retain slickness and shine. No worry about wheel...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 11-14-14, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,092
Posted By jfelbab
Seat heaters in my 2014 RX350 get plenty hot and...

Seat heaters in my 2014 RX350 get plenty hot and very quickly. Even on the lowest position it can get uncomfortably hot after a few minutes use.

My RX heater starts blowing warm air after about...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-13-14, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 420
Posted By jfelbab
Paint used on bumpers and plastic/vinyl covered...

Paint used on bumpers and plastic/vinyl covered panels is not the same paint as that used on metal panels. It has additional flex agents so that it will not be prone to the chipping that you are...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-13-14, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By jfelbab
When I can't find covered parking, I use one of...

When I can't find covered parking, I use one of those large round spring open type of sunshields. It refolds into a smaller circle with the quick flip of the wrist and stores easily.
...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-11-14, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 994
Posted By jfelbab
Since you are not enthused about doing the...

Since you are not enthused about doing the washing and waxing yourself, here is a low effort / high appearance solution you may like.

Meguiar's Paint Protect. This will provide protection for up...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-09-14, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By jfelbab
IMO, this issue lies clearly with Chamberlain for...

IMO, this issue lies clearly with Chamberlain for not addressing backward compatibility for the majority of existing Homelink equipped vehicles. They chose to make this change and to not inform...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-07-14, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 502
Posted By jfelbab
The interesting new products from Meguiar's that...

The interesting new products from Meguiar's that caught my attention:

1. MT300 DA from Meguiar's and a new line of pads and backing plate. Finally, a quiet yet powerful DA.

2. Paint Protect...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 11-05-14, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By jfelbab
There are several brands of decent cleaners for...

There are several brands of decent cleaners for leather. Good leather cleaners are easy to make. Lexus recommends something like Woolite/water 1:20 dilution. I prefer using Leather Masters Strong...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 11-03-14, 03:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,548
Posted By jfelbab
I re-negotiated with them about 6 months ago. I...

I re-negotiated with them about 6 months ago. I told them that as I am not in the car all that much, I just didn't see it as a good value for the price. They countered immediately with another...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 11-03-14, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By jfelbab
Often ignored in this discussion is the fact that...

Often ignored in this discussion is the fact that your windshield is part of the safety equipment in your car. Gone are the days where the windshield was just there to keep the bugs and rain from...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 11-03-14, 07:42 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 87,982
Posted By jfelbab
MPG tips: I get pretty good gas mileage in...

MPG tips:

I get pretty good gas mileage in my 2014 RX350 AWD, (24 MG combined average measured) after 1 year of driving. Right around the 6,000 mile mark I began to see a couple MPG increase,...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-01-14, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By jfelbab
Keeping your paint as clean as you can in the...

Keeping your paint as clean as you can in the winter season is key to minimizing swirling. As mentioned, snow, especially the heavy wet variety, that slides off the paint carries with it the grit...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 10-30-14, 08:17 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 182,030
Posted By jfelbab
The LM Protector doesn't prevent cracking. ...

The LM Protector doesn't prevent cracking. Cracking is caused by improper hydration, temperature variability and stretching. Leather that is allowed to dry out, shrinks, turns hard and is then...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 10-29-14, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By jfelbab
Print this thread, include the photos, and mail...

Print this thread, include the photos, and mail it to Lexus Customer Assistance Center with a cc to the owner of your local dealership.

Lexus Customer Assistance Center
P.O. Box 2991-Mail Drop...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 10-24-14, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By jfelbab
Leather Masters Cleaner and Protection Cream. ...

Leather Masters Cleaner and Protection Cream. These are the products most others are measured by.

These are perfect for use on real leather, protected leather, pseudo leather or vinyl. Excellent...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 10-14-14, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By jfelbab
For those who promote using a Magic Eraser... be...

For those who promote using a Magic Eraser... be aware that this is equivalent to using fine sandpaper on your thin coated leather. It cleans by removing the coating (paint). This is not good for...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-12-14, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By jfelbab
I'd suspect you should be able to have Lexus...

I'd suspect you should be able to have Lexus repair this for free. The air bag in your steering wheel is part of the safety restraint system in your Lexus and might possibly pose a danger if the...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-20-14, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By jfelbab
The thing about dishwashing soap is that it's not...

The thing about dishwashing soap is that it's not designed to clean the type of dirt found on a car. It is made to remove grease and food debris from glass and metal and may not have the necessary...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-20-14, 09:15 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 87,982
Posted By jfelbab
2014 RX350 - MPG update at 1 year old.

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Minimum 20.1 (100% city), Maximum 28.3 (100%...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-09-14, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By jfelbab
You can buy the non-commercial versions in many...

You can buy the non-commercial versions in many grocery, kitchen, or even some Dollar stores. The difference is that the commercial products last longer, up to two months, while the regular product...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 09-09-14, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By jfelbab
Arm&Hammer makes a refrigerator/Freezer...

Arm&Hammer makes a refrigerator/Freezer deoderizer pack. Buy a couple and toss them under the front seat.
...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 09-08-14, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By jfelbab
Loose gas cap? You can stop by one of...

Loose gas cap?

You can stop by one of several Auto Supply stores and ask them to read the error codes.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-06-14, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,008
Posted By jfelbab
Could just be a blocked discharge allowing water...

Could just be a blocked discharge allowing water to collect. The dealer should be able to correct, change the filter and disinfect the system.

Yet you do live in one of the hotter and most humid...
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