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Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 01-22-15, 02:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By Poppa
well not exactly the same thing, but 2 or 3 years...

well not exactly the same thing, but 2 or 3 years ago I had a front end collision in my Avalon... from a dead stop at a stop light, I rear ended the car in front of me when the light changed.. I...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 01-17-15, 02:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,573
Posted By Poppa
I was 28 once... 32 years ago.... my first lexus...

I was 28 once... 32 years ago.... my first lexus also, bought a new 2013 Es last year... love it.

Poppa
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 01-06-15, 03:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,390
Posted By Poppa
When my Toyota Avalon had about 50K on it, I...

When my Toyota Avalon had about 50K on it, I asked at what point should I consider having the transmission fluid changed... I was told at 100,000 miles.

Poppa
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 01-03-15, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By Poppa
Thanks Guys.... glad to know it's a normal...

Thanks Guys.... glad to know it's a normal thing... still curious though why it only does it when it's set in "normal" and does not do it while it's in "sport" setting..... doesn't really make a...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 01-03-15, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By Poppa
instrument panel light

have any of you ever noticed the lights on your instrument panel dimming as you accelerate? I'm talking about the very top of the instrument panel located above the speedometer. I'm driving home...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 01-03-15, 03:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,390
Posted By Poppa
This is an area where our local Lexus dealership...

This is an area where our local Lexus dealership has us by the short hairs.....the same man that owns the lexus dealership also owns the toyota dealership right next door... and the toyota dealership...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 12-23-14, 02:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,396
Posted By Poppa
One of the things I've always hated about buying...

One of the things I've always hated about buying a car over the years, wasn't the actual negotiation of the price, but rather the add on's, like extended warranty, etc.... but I found what Bunka said...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 12-15-14, 10:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By Poppa
oh yeah... hear it plain as day... I can see how...

oh yeah... hear it plain as day... I can see how that would be annoying as hell... But I kinda agree with you, it's already annoying so if they try to fix it and something else starts "barking", just...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 12-13-14, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By Poppa
I think a lot of es owners have seen / heard...

I think a lot of es owners have seen / heard that... I just reclined the passenger seat a bit more and for the most part that has helped a lot except when I hit a pretty good size bump.....somebody...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 11-28-14, 03:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By Poppa
You bet it does...before the Lexus I had an...

You bet it does...before the Lexus I had an Avalon....absolutely loved the car, but... again in colder temperatures the moon roof had a rattle... Toyota never could get it fixed, but fortunately that...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 11-26-14, 03:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By Poppa
dash squeak

Bought my es 350 back in January of this year... almost immediately after I bought the car, we had a cool snap down here in Louisiana ( cool snap = temps in the 30's / 40"s...) and then I heard...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 11-26-14, 02:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By Poppa
Same here... 18" wheels with Bridgestone...

Same here... 18" wheels with Bridgestone Turanza's.... do not like those tires... that same tire came on my 2007 Avalon, and as soon as they started to show signs of wear, I changed them out with a...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 11-26-14, 02:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,245
Posted By Poppa
Have to agree with that... I'm not much of a...

Have to agree with that... I'm not much of a truck or suv guy, but we needed something to pull the boat - so in 2010 we bought a new 4-runner... just now ( going on 5 years later ) hit 30K miles, so...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 11-09-14, 03:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,070
Posted By Poppa
oil change: free or not free

Good Morning guys ( & gals ) I was wondering whether or not Lexus provided 1 or 2 " free " oil changes. I'm pretty sure there was a thread covering this topic once before but my search for that...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 10-31-14, 03:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,835
Posted By Poppa
Mike, I hear ya about being in the south... after...

Mike, I hear ya about being in the south... after growing up in St. Louis I never thought i would think it gets cold down here in Louisiana... but darn If I havent changed my mind over the years......
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 10-30-14, 03:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,835
Posted By Poppa
189.00 for Nitrogen in your tires.... that's...

189.00 for Nitrogen in your tires.... that's robbery!!!! I took my 4 Runner to a local tire shop here in town and had them put nitrogen in my tires.. I believe the bill was around 24 bucks.... plan...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 10-17-14, 02:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,515
Posted By Poppa
I agree with you... the contrast between the...

I agree with you... the contrast between the white body and the dark wheels really sets them off... looks great... as for side body moldings... to be honest with you, they're not always going to...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 10-17-14, 02:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By Poppa
Don't have the owners manual with me, but I think...

Don't have the owners manual with me, but I think if you push on the menu button, then click on "display".. there are several options there for changing the settings.... hope this helps.

Poppa
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 09-22-14, 01:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,228
Posted By Poppa
This is an interesting thread.... this past...

This is an interesting thread.... this past weekend I took my Toyota 4 Runner into the local toyota dealership for an oil change and tire rotation... while I was there I had mentioned to the service...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 09-20-14, 02:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 847
Posted By Poppa
I can only tell you that 2 of the last 3 vehicles...

I can only tell you that 2 of the last 3 vehicles i've purchased came with Bridgestone Turanza's on them. The first car was an 07 Avalon... hated those tires and I felt they had a rough ride to...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 09-08-14, 03:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By Poppa
okay, quick question from me... I'm still within...

okay, quick question from me... I'm still within the first year of ownership on my Lexus so I still have the free one year use of E destination... normally when I call them and ask them to send me a...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 09-02-14, 12:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,534
Posted By Poppa
Can you upgrade from the gen 7 to the gen 8 nav...

Can you upgrade from the gen 7 to the gen 8 nav system? If so, do you think it would be cost prohibitive.... I ask because I really like the speed limit being displayed ( like on my old garmin ).....
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 08-27-14, 02:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By Poppa
My personal opinion is the dealer is handing you...

My personal opinion is the dealer is handing you a crock of BS... Please don't accept that explanation... years back I bought a brand new Olds 98. I had the car one week and noticed there was...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 08-21-14, 04:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,966
Posted By Poppa
First off, very sorry to hear about your...

First off, very sorry to hear about your accident.. I know that's a kick in the ass with only 115 miles on it... as for the damage, this sounds very similar to what happened to my Avalon a couple of...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 07-20-14, 03:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,860
Posted By Poppa
I have to say that of all the features on my car,...

I have to say that of all the features on my car, the BSM is probably the best one on there for me... I've had this car about 6 or 7 months and I can't tell you how many times it's helped me...
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