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Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-26-15, 02:04 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 100,467
Posted By jfelbab
You pulling a trailer? LOL I wonder if you have...

You pulling a trailer? LOL I wonder if you have a brake pad dragging. That is really low fuel economy. I'd suspect something is not working as designed. Is that MPG value from your computer or...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-19-15, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,014
Posted By jfelbab
That material has both good and bad traits. The...

That material has both good and bad traits. The good, as mentioned is that is adds sound isolation. The bad... the material absorbs water and road grime and when you park in the garage after...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 02-17-15, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By jfelbab
That's what I use. Noz2Noz

That's what I use. Noz2Noz
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 02-15-15, 08:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By jfelbab
If I'm doing more than 1 car I'll use a DA...

If I'm doing more than 1 car I'll use a DA otherwise I like the therapeutic value of a hand application of wax or sealants.

On my personal vehicles, my garage queen gets a carnauba wax and my...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-14-15, 09:07 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 100,467
Posted By jfelbab
My 2014 RX AWD picked up a couple MPG right...

My 2014 RX AWD picked up a couple MPG right around 6,000 miles. Winter blend fuel dropped my fuel economy by 2-3 MPG. I'd still refer this to Lexus on your next service call to get your...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 02-14-15, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By jfelbab
Welcome to the forum Startover9 It means you...

Welcome to the forum Startover9

It means you can't trust CarFax. Many body shops don't report data to CarFax. Your vehicle was in an accident and repaired.

If you bought the vehicle from a...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-09-15, 08:05 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 100,467
Posted By jfelbab
In January, I drove my 2014 RX350 AWD from...

In January, I drove my 2014 RX350 AWD from Milwaukee to Cape Coral FL, 1384 miles, 55.8 gallons, average 24.8 MPG. The RX was heavily loaded. 100% interstate and mostly cruise set at 75 MPH. I used...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-08-15, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By jfelbab
Don't overlook the affect that winter blended...

Don't overlook the affect that winter blended fuel has on fuel economy. I saw an immediate 2 MPG drop in MPG when reformulated (winter) fuel hit our pumps (2014 RX350 AWD). There are so many...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 02-06-15, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By jfelbab
Meg's QID does leave behind some UV protection...

Meg's QID does leave behind some UV protection but no odor or glare.
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 02-01-15, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By jfelbab
Since this is a new vehicle, I'd ask the...

Since this is a new vehicle, I'd ask the dealership to have a go at it. The side glass has a permanent water shedding coating applied and use of an abrasive cleaner or polish might partially remove...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 01-31-15, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By jfelbab
Can you imagine the terror that woman felt during...

Can you imagine the terror that woman felt during the plunge and the surprise that she was still alive after landing? Glad to own my RX350.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 01-26-15, 12:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,998
Posted By jfelbab
In case you missed my previous post... "I wear...

In case you missed my previous post... "I wear Transitions Vantage lenses which have variable polarization that adjusts to match outdoor glare levels. They don't have any effect on my NAV screen...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 01-24-15, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,138
Posted By jfelbab
If it were my car I'd be looking at a coating...

If it were my car I'd be looking at a coating product for the car to help avoid future stains. Coatings offer very durable and long lasting protection. If you did get a stain in the coating you can...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 01-19-15, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By jfelbab
I put a Electrolux 4B-H902 (Honeywell) 240v dual...

I put a Electrolux 4B-H902 (Honeywell) 240v dual stage central vac in the house and piped a port to the garage. It's easy to deal with a 30 foot hose and the right attachments including carpet...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 01-17-15, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By jfelbab
I agree with Zach, CarPro DLUX does a great job. ...

I agree with Zach, CarPro DLUX does a great job. I also often just use Meg's D156 (aka Ultimate Quik Wax) on trim in good condition which leaves a similar patina and protects for 2-3 weeks. This is...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 01-17-15, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By jfelbab
@ bclexus... I swear a fly walking across my...

@ bclexus... I swear a fly walking across my last black suv paint would leave swirls, LOL.

@ Woody... Besides needing Quick Detail spray by the gallon, consider a product like Meguiar's D156...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 01-16-15, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By jfelbab
Any smart businessman recognizes a problem is an...

Any smart businessman recognizes a problem is an opportunity in disguise. How a business handles customer issues is directly responsible for how a business succeeds over the long term. Apple has...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 01-16-15, 07:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,429
Posted By jfelbab
A comment RE: Meguiar's M26. This is a beauty...

A comment RE: Meguiar's M26. This is a beauty wax in my estimation. It is really good on dark colors and can hide minor swirling very well. Unfortunately, this hiding ability only lats for a...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 01-15-15, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By jfelbab
Which kit? What exact products are in your kit? ...

Which kit? What exact products are in your kit? What is the age and condition of the leather? Are there any stains or dye transfer apparent? what color is the leather? Any creases or cracks?

...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 01-14-15, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By jfelbab
I always walk around the car with my iPhone...

I always walk around the car with my iPhone camera and the SA and we agree that the car is pristine when going in for service. I don't let them wash or detail the car, EVER. I have a bunch of 4x5...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-14-15, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By jfelbab
The Lexus dealership placed a sticker in the...

The Lexus dealership placed a sticker in the engine compartment when they replaced the timing belt on my 04. Take a close inspection. Brakes don't seem that bad, Fronts wear faster than rears. ...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 01-13-15, 09:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,998
Posted By jfelbab
I found warnings about polarized sunglasses as...

I found warnings about polarized sunglasses as far back as 2007.

2007 Section 1 Basic Operation - Basic Information Before Operation page 3:


2014/2015 Navigation Quick Guide Chapter 1 page...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-09-15, 07:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,111
Posted By jfelbab
Our vehicles use the battery quite a bit and the...

Our vehicles use the battery quite a bit and the average life of a battery seems to be about 6 years. So as a first step, replacing the battery is not a bad move. A good preventative investment,...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 01-08-15, 07:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,376
Posted By jfelbab
My SA asked me that once too. I had him follow...

My SA asked me that once too. I had him follow me back out to my car. I pulled a LED flashlight out of the console and shined it on the paint and asked him what he saw. He said very shiny paint. ...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 01-08-15, 07:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,376
Posted By jfelbab
My 2. As already mentioned, but bears...

My 2.
As already mentioned, but bears repeating. "Anything that touches your paint may cause swirls." In the case of automatic cloth washes in the northern states, these cloth or plastic brushes...
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