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Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 12-16-14, 03:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,246
Posted By lesz
Likewise. After reading others complain about...

Likewise. After reading others complain about the dye transfers from blue jeans, I started checking my parchment seats regularly. Even though I wear jeans almost exclusively, I can't see a hint of...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 12-13-14, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By lesz
One of the problems in dealing with rattles and...

One of the problems in dealing with rattles and squeaks is that whether those rattles or squeaks are present at any given time is very much dependent on the temperature and humidity conditions at...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 12-07-14, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By lesz
Technically, it is an option, but Lexus typically...

Technically, it is an option, but Lexus typically builds vehicles with defined combinations of packages and options, and, depending on the time of the year, it may be the case that Lexus is only...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 12-03-14, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By lesz
I just got an offer that I hadn't gotten in any...

I just got an offer that I hadn't gotten in any of my previous renewals. This time, it was 5 months for $20. That is, by a small margin, the lowest per month cost that I've seen.
Forum: GX - First Generation 12-01-14, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By lesz
Understand a couple of things. First, the...

Understand a couple of things.

First, the height adjustment only works when you are going very slowly. If you raise or lower the height, once you reach a speed of something like 8 mph, the...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 12-01-14, 06:09 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,037
Posted By lesz
Do you have the 18 inch wheels or the 17 inch...

Do you have the 18 inch wheels or the 17 inch wheels? The ride quality of the ES with the 18 inch wheels is considerably more harsh than it is with the 17 inch wheels.
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 11-30-14, 03:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,037
Posted By lesz
My first thought was that I was wondering if...

My first thought was that I was wondering if he/she has actually checked the tire pressure. It is not uncommon for tires, when the vehicle is shipped from the factory, to be filled to as much as 38...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 11-27-14, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By lesz
Yep. I think it may be the case that, if you...

Yep. I think it may be the case that, if you call while your subscription is still active, you get the $25 for 5 months offer, but, if you cancel your subscription and call back a few days later,...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 11-27-14, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By lesz
With a personal sample size of only a few...

With a personal sample size of only a few renewals, I'm not sure that I can be certain, but I think it may be the case that, whether you are offered the $25 or 6 months or the $25 for 5 months may...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 11-27-14, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By lesz
Since my free trial subscription expired, I've...

Since my free trial subscription expired, I've renewed with the special six month option several times. The length of that $25 renewal seems to vary from one time to the next or, perhaps, from one...
Forum: GX - First Generation 11-24-14, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By lesz
If front wheels are out of balance, you should...

If front wheels are out of balance, you should feel vibration in the steering wheel. If rear wheels are out of balance, you should still feel vibration, but you should feel it in the seat.
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 11-20-14, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By lesz
Whenever I've seen commercials for vehicles,...

Whenever I've seen commercials for vehicles, often SUVs, dashing through the snow, it has always struck me that, even after doing so, those vehicles look like they have just been washed and detailed....
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 11-15-14, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By lesz
I've now had 3 sets of the Michellin Primacy...

I've now had 3 sets of the Michellin Primacy tires on 2 different ES vehicles. There is no question that they provide for good ride quality and a very quiet ride, but the downside of the Michelins...
Forum: GX - First Generation 11-13-14, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By lesz
A Michelin rebate period just started this week,...

A Michelin rebate period just started this week, and I think it runs to about the end of December.

I had been waiting for the rebate to start, and I had my new set of LTX M/S 2 tires installed...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 11-07-14, 11:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,436
Posted By lesz
The diameter of both your front and rear wheel...

The diameter of both your front and rear wheel and tire combinations is almost exactly 25 inches. So, that puts the diameters about 1 to 1 1/4 inch smaller than you would have with ES rims and the...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 11-06-14, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,436
Posted By lesz
I was careless in reading your earlier post, and...

I was careless in reading your earlier post, and I thought that the IS wheels that you have now are 17 inch wheels.






The tires that come with the ES with 17 inch wheels are P215/55R17,...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 11-06-14, 08:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,436
Posted By lesz
I believe that using the 17 inch wheels with...

I believe that using the 17 inch wheels with tires that I assume have an aspect ratio of 45 will throw off your speedometer and odometer by about 6% because of the smaller circumference of that wheel...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 11-04-14, 10:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,470
Posted By lesz
If you go to the Lexus site and click on the...

If you go to the Lexus site and click on the "build you Lexus" tab, currently, it does not show the option to build an ES300h with the Ultra Luxury package, but at different times during the model...
Forum: GX - First Generation 11-03-14, 12:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,208
Posted By lesz
What you are ignoring is that an engine with a...

What you are ignoring is that an engine with a compression ratio of 10:1 has absolutely no need for fuel with an octane rating above 87, and, with that 10:1 compression ratio, there should be no...
Forum: GX - First Generation 10-30-14, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By lesz
There may also be another alternative to using...

There may also be another alternative to using the TechStream software for changing the personalized settings.

There is an Android App that will allow you to change the settings.
...
Forum: GX - First Generation 10-30-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By lesz
Yes, you can still adjust the steering wheel...

Yes, you can still adjust the steering wheel position. All that you are disabling is the way that it automatically moves every time you start up or shut down the vehicle. And, even if you disable...
Forum: GX - First Generation 10-30-14, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By lesz
There are several people selling them on Amazon. ...

There are several people selling them on Amazon. I believe that the one to which you linked should work. Also, note that, to legally use TechStream, you have to buy a (very expensive) subscription,...
Forum: GX - First Generation 10-30-14, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By lesz
Yes, you need to use the TechStream software and...

Yes, you need to use the TechStream software and the OBD connector to change the personalized settings on your own. The software and connector can be purchased for around $30. If you go to the...
Forum: GX - First Generation 10-30-14, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By lesz
Yep. On my ES, it is a double nuisance because...

Yep. On my ES, it is a double nuisance because the default setting is for both the steering column and the seat to move with every start up and shut down, and I've disabled both on the ES, as well...
Forum: GX - First Generation 10-30-14, 07:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,141
Posted By lesz
The guys at the Toyota dealer (where I pay about...

The guys at the Toyota dealer (where I pay about 1/2 for service of what the Lexus dealer charges) have been pretty honest in telling me what really needs to be done and what can be delayed. They...
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