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Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-27-15, 03:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 906
Posted By Poppa
Hey Folks, don't be dissuaded by the cr report......

Hey Folks, don't be dissuaded by the cr report... as others pointed out, the author of that report didn't have or know all the facts... The ES is based on the Avalon platform, not the camry... he...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-25-15, 02:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By Poppa
Exactly what I thought... I think I paid...

Exactly what I thought... I think I paid something like 880 bucks for the upgrade to 18's.. and yet they came with bridgestone turanza's... the es I test drove with 17's had Michelin tires... doesn't...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-25-15, 02:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 810
Posted By Poppa
Interesting topic.... I bought my matador red ES...

Interesting topic.... I bought my matador red ES just over a year ago... just so happens that my son was at a business that is located close to the dealership, and one day my son calls and says "hey...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-21-15, 02:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Poppa
I've done both over the years, but when I bought...

I've done both over the years, but when I bought my ES it was pretty much I won't pay more than X amount.... and I meant it... but I was fortunate, when I was shopping for a new car the 2014's were...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-19-15, 03:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By Poppa
I have 18's on my ES.... I bought the car new...

I have 18's on my ES.... I bought the car new just a little over a year ago, now have a little over 12k miles and tread life is still good... I will tell you that the ride with 18's is a little...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-13-15, 02:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,297
Posted By Poppa
I absolutely would buy the nav again..... when I...

I absolutely would buy the nav again..... when I first got the car I was a little unsure about it so I kept my trusty old garmin in the glove box just in case.... so far haven't needed it.... the...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-13-15, 02:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,249
Posted By Poppa
My first reaction was get the new ES.... but then...

My first reaction was get the new ES.... but then when you said your dad only drives about 5K a year, I think maybe I'd consider the older LS,, depending of course on the mileage... if it's...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-01-15, 01:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By Poppa
Full Moon

Must have been a full moon out tonight.... my wife and I were on our way to dinner tonight and I stopped to gas up.... while I'm standing beside the car, this convoy of 3 pickup trucks pull in, 2 of...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-01-15, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By Poppa
a few years back when I still had my Avalon, I...

a few years back when I still had my Avalon, I took the car into the dealership because the light on the shift console had burned out.. service dept. replaced the light and I was on my way... later...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-01-15, 01:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Poppa
wow, I gotta say, I never really even noticed the...

wow, I gotta say, I never really even noticed the lower black area... but i sure like the way your car looks with that area painted to match.. very nice...:thumbup:

Poppa
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-01-15, 01:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,055
Posted By Poppa
For me, this is an easy one, without question 2...

For me, this is an easy one, without question 2 of my favorite things about my es are the additions of the blind spot monitor and the cross traffic alert. Can't tell you how many times one of those...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 01-22-15, 02:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
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: 33
Views: 2,563
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: 1,708
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: 780
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: 780
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: 1,708
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: 16
Views: 1,855
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: 1,538
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: 1,538
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: 1,538
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: 1,538
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: 712
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: 2,399
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: 1,133
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...
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