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Forum: Hybrid Technology 01-20-15, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By Woodrow
I'm a believer in Royal Purple motor oil, but I...

I'm a believer in Royal Purple motor oil, but I think the oil filter is at least equally important when you go 10K miles between changes. I actually think you could consider a filter change without...
Forum: CT 200h Model 01-20-15, 06:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By Woodrow
Looking forward to hearing how this all comes...

Looking forward to hearing how this all comes out. This is a great story.
Forum: CT 200h Model 01-16-15, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By Woodrow
Does anyone know how this turned out. This...

Does anyone know how this turned out. This decision could have major scholarship and career implications, and she deserves a Lexus. Besides, any Dad that is willing to go through this process, and...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 01-16-15, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By Woodrow
What was I thinking!?!?

I knew when I bought this car, that black paint was hard to keep nice. After learning a LOT about paint care over the last few years, and figuring out that I actually find it really relaxing to...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 01-16-15, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,097
Posted By Woodrow
I mostly agree with CorradoMR2, but I wouldn't...

I mostly agree with CorradoMR2, but I wouldn't thank them for making me go to all the effort to force them to get it right. I would also find another dealer after they fix it, and I would tell them...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 01-09-15, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By Woodrow
Personally, I typically have a hard time paying...

Personally, I typically have a hard time paying for packages like the FSport, since they really are almost all for the sake of appearance. However, I just bought a CT FSport for the same reason...
Forum: CT 200h Model 01-09-15, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By Woodrow
OK. I"m a little embarrassed :confused:. I've...

OK. I"m a little embarrassed :confused:. I've never even considered an HID kit for my new CT, even though I REALLY don't like the halogens. I've been thinking of LEDs instead, but there are concerns...
Forum: CT 200h Model 01-09-15, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,683
Posted By Woodrow
Actually, I changed for exactly the same reason....

Actually, I changed for exactly the same reason. I had 15K miles on my 3 year old IS when I traded it in on the CT. It seemed a little absurd to be paying that much for a car that only went the 8...
Forum: CT 200h Model 01-08-15, 06:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,124
Posted By Woodrow
Age: 62 Year: 2015 F-Sport What car did you...

Age: 62
Year: 2015 F-Sport
What car did you have previously: 2011 IS 350

I like to drive different types of cars. My last several cars are pretty different, but they were all fun to drive in...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 12-29-14, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By Woodrow
I'm not sure if it would cause any of the issues...

I'm not sure if it would cause any of the issues you mention about directing the heat, but make sure you don't cover up the vents for the hybrid battery. They are under the back seat, in the front. I...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-29-14, 10:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,304
Posted By Woodrow
We just paid well over $700 for our 2013 RX in...

We just paid well over $700 for our 2013 RX in Colorado! The cost here is based largely on vehicle weight, and some on the type. I'm about to go pay a similar amount for to register our new CT.
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Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-29-14, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By Woodrow
I have used WeatherTech "All Weather" mats in all...

I have used WeatherTech "All Weather" mats in all my cars for years, and swear by them. I was disappointed to see that they don't have All Weather mats for the CT I got several weeks ago. Since I had...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 12-22-14, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Woodrow
To me, cutting pads and rubbing compounds are...

To me, cutting pads and rubbing compounds are very agressive, especially as a starting point. If the paint is pretty bad to start with, I would start with a swirl remover using an orange (light...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-22-14, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By Woodrow
After 4 years with Starfire Pearl RXs (our first...

After 4 years with Starfire Pearl RXs (our first was a 2010), I finally figured out what works best for me. By way of a disclaimer, I'm probably more obsessive than some, but not as bad as others. I...
Forum: CT 200h Model 12-19-14, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By Woodrow
You have to do 4 tires. My Dad used to have a...

You have to do 4 tires. My Dad used to have a great story about the time he put studded snow tires on the front of a FWD car their first winter in Colorado after moving from San Diego. The first time...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 12-18-14, 06:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,382
Posted By Woodrow
I tried ONR for the first time, and was really...

I tried ONR for the first time, and was really disappointed until I discovered this nugget of information.I had only done 1/2 a panel, but it swirled the paint pretty badly, and was about to dump the...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 12-12-14, 06:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By Woodrow
I'm interested in the answer about the headlight...

I'm interested in the answer about the headlight sealer. I there any reason the sealer that is used on the paint won't work on the headlight lenses? In fact, I treat the lenses exactly like the...
Forum: CT 200h Model 12-12-14, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By Woodrow
Wait! This thread can't die without us knowing if...

Wait! This thread can't die without us knowing if a harp is gonna fit.

We have to know! Someone has to try this, and report back!
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 12-10-14, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By Woodrow
I'm NOT a professional, but I have been doing my...

I'm NOT a professional, but I have been doing my own cars for a pretty long time, and I've learned from a lot of my mistakes (but not ALL of them!).

If you want to eliminate the swirls you're...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-09-14, 06:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,570
Posted By Woodrow
Not all cars are perfect!?!? I would go ballistic...

Not all cars are perfect!?!? I would go ballistic if they ever said that to me, and I suspect Lexus will, too.

Did you already fill out the dealer questionnaire? A less than perfect score on those...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-04-14, 05:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 930
Posted By Woodrow
Have you replaced the battery? It should quit...

Have you replaced the battery? It should quit alerting when the battery in the fob has been replaced.
Forum: CT 200h Model 12-01-14, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By Woodrow
Do they put any additional additives in the...

Do they put any additional additives in the higher octane fuels to reduce carbon build up, clean injectors, etc.?
Forum: Hybrid Technology 11-25-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Woodrow
This is why I keep coming back to this site. I...

This is why I keep coming back to this site. I was wondering (disappointed) why when the 12V battery went dead so quickly when my window tint was being installed. He had the ignition on so he could...
Forum: CT 200h Model 11-25-14, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,982
Posted By Woodrow
I agree with whlkev! $200 is already more than...

I agree with whlkev! $200 is already more than fair for this "big service". $400 is ridiculous, bordering on insane. The most labor intensive item on this list is a tire rotation that tire stores...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-24-14, 01:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 837
Posted By Woodrow
I just use my air compressor to do the same...

I just use my air compressor to do the same thing. You can reduce the output pressure, and use it on the interior, too. The volume of air isn't nearly as good with a compressor, but the high pressure...
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