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Forum: LS430 01-28-15, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By Jabberwock
Not sure what year your car is - if you have...

Not sure what year your car is - if you have smart key option there is a button on the dash that turns off the smart key system. Check to make sure that button is not set if you do have the smart...
Forum: LS430 01-27-15, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By Jabberwock
I've been using full syn 5w-30 (M1, Penzoil,...

I've been using full syn 5w-30 (M1, Penzoil, Castrol) like the book recommends in the US. I'd consider running full syn 0w-30 as it is likely a stouter oil with higher quality base formulation than...
Forum: LS430 01-26-15, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Jabberwock
At this point 50-75k miles on 01-04 are extremely...

At this point 50-75k miles on 01-04 are extremely low miles. You almost don't want much lower than 50k on a 11 yo car because in my opinion cars need to be at least minimally driven on a regular...
Forum: LS430 01-26-15, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Jabberwock
Like Warm suggested - take the time to manually...

Like Warm suggested - take the time to manually test every single option in the car. Make sure all switches and electricals work perfect, locks, windows, mirrors, steering wheel tilts/tele, steering...
Forum: LS430 01-25-15, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Jabberwock
Not worth it. Put $2900 in bank instead to use...

Not worth it. Put $2900 in bank instead to use in the unlikely case something breaks that costs that much.
Forum: LS430 01-24-15, 08:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 758
Posted By Jabberwock
In terms of age it really is pretty much all...

In terms of age it really is pretty much all geezer demographic driving the LS430 in my area. There is a white 01-03 LS in my subdivision that a 18 yo drives, my guess is that his dad bought him...
Forum: LS430 01-24-15, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 758
Posted By Jabberwock
I live in an area in Texas with more LS430's than...

I live in an area in Texas with more LS430's than another place I have ever seen. It's not unusual to drive around town for 10 min and see 3-4 other LS430's. I regularly see the other 3 black...
Forum: LS430 01-22-15, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 597
Posted By Jabberwock
Makes sense to me. Thanks for sharing that info.

Makes sense to me. Thanks for sharing that info.
Forum: LS430 01-21-15, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By Jabberwock
04-06 had some overall enhancements - most...

04-06 had some overall enhancements - most significant in my mind include - outside styling changes to make the LS slightly more sleek, 6 speed transmission, enhanced smart key system, ventilated...
Forum: LS430 01-21-15, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 597
Posted By Jabberwock
Two versions of LS430 audio system - Mark...

Two versions of LS430 audio system - Mark Levinson system (designed and supplied by Harmon International) whish is the high end more expensive system and the LS Premium option system (designed and...
Forum: LS430 01-17-15, 10:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,430
Posted By Jabberwock
Well said...words of wisdom.

Well said...words of wisdom.
Forum: LS430 01-16-15, 09:45 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,553
Posted By Jabberwock
The same exact model of a tire can feel and sound...

The same exact model of a tire can feel and sound completely different on other car models even if the cars are similar weigh and size.
Forum: LS430 01-13-15, 10:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,177
Posted By Jabberwock
I have had Primacy MXV4s since 2010. So far 50k...

I have had Primacy MXV4s since 2010. So far 50k miles on them and good amount of tread still left. They are very smooth and still very quiet. Only con is they are starting to have traction...
Forum: LS430 01-13-15, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Jabberwock
If it is a stuck or jammed CD, check to see if...

If it is a stuck or jammed CD, check to see if you can spot a cd just inside the entrance slot of the player. You may be able to reach in and extract it with small needle nose pliers or use some...
Forum: LS430 01-13-15, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 772
Posted By Jabberwock
Thanks for sharing the problem and possible...

Thanks for sharing the problem and possible resolution with the forum. Please update us with ultimate resolution. This forum is valuable because folks like you take the time to share issues and...
Forum: LS430 01-06-15, 09:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 511
Posted By Jabberwock
Agree get a new battery - decent deals on well...

Agree get a new battery - decent deals on well rated batteries at Walmart and Costco. I have an 06 LS and amazingly enough it still starts and runs fine on its original OEM Panasonic battery....9...
Forum: LS430 01-05-15, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By Jabberwock
Looks very good thanks for sharing with the group.

Looks very good thanks for sharing with the group.
Forum: LS430 01-05-15, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 696
Posted By Jabberwock
Older battery starting to get a little weak is...

Older battery starting to get a little weak is usual culprit for slow start. Replace with fresh full sized battery and it should start instantly.
Forum: LS430 01-05-15, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 652
Posted By Jabberwock
The LS is definitely not a stop light racer. It...

The LS is definitely not a stop light racer. It will go from a stop but you need to put your foot in it big time.
Forum: LS430 01-04-15, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By Jabberwock
The smart key feature on the LS can be a little...

The smart key feature on the LS can be a little mysterious. Couple of years ago the LS temporarily locked me out because I unknowingly repeatedly hit the door unlock button on the fob while someone...
Forum: LS430 01-03-15, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Jabberwock
That's a minor looking hit on the surface but...

That's a minor looking hit on the surface but getting it all straight and set back correctly might be very expensive. Sometimes minor hits like that are very deceiving in terms of how much work and...
Forum: LS430 12-30-14, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By Jabberwock
Yep - miles sound bogus. Pretty easy to turn...

Yep - miles sound bogus. Pretty easy to turn back miles on modern cars, usually but not always this can be detected via various car check sites and Lexus owner-site maint records.

Personally I...
Forum: LS430 12-29-14, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By Jabberwock
Suggest you try to duplicate locking yourself out...

Suggest you try to duplicate locking yourself out at home with the spare key handy. You may be able to lock the doors manually with a key inside. My wife (with a key in her purse) sometimes waits...
Forum: LS430 12-27-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 669
Posted By Jabberwock
I ordered a pair of strong arm trunk struts last...

I ordered a pair of strong arm trunk struts last week. Replaced the OEM trunk struts today. 15 minute job. Works better. Holds up trunk in any position now. Old struts only held trunk open in...
Forum: LS430 12-26-14, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 860
Posted By Jabberwock
An LS with no speed limiter is a beautiful thing....

An LS with no speed limiter is a beautiful thing. I think US versions have 135 mph gov/limiter. Going 160 mph in a car that weighs as much as an LS would certainly be an adventure, ...
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