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Forum: GS - Third Generation Yesterday, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By BinaryJay
Good to know. It would seem that there is very...

Good to know. It would seem that there is very little chance this oil is coming from somewhere that they didn't have to re-seal as part of the ring job 6 months ago. Also... at the same time, not...
Forum: GS - Third Generation Yesterday, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 411
Posted By BinaryJay
Most of the people on this forum are regular...

Most of the people on this forum are regular drivers and not experts, the fact you've gone as far along with this as you have says to me you know more about this than pretty much anybody else here...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-03-15, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By BinaryJay
Why would they remove the oil pan to do the ring...

Why would they remove the oil pan to do the ring repair? Not saying you're wrong, but do they really need to do that? I can't think of why they would need to touch the oil pan? Don't they do...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-02-15, 11:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By BinaryJay
No big loss to me because their shipping rates to...

No big loss to me because their shipping rates to Canada were absolutely absurd unless you were doing a pretty large purchase, and they refused to send anything regular post and just FedEx.

So,...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-02-15, 11:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By BinaryJay
So.... somehow they would not give me a diagnosis...

So.... somehow they would not give me a diagnosis about where the oil was coming from (really? didn't think it would be that hard to tell if the car is on a lift)... they put in a fluorescent tracer...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-02-15, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By BinaryJay
If they are locked open... it'll be hard to stop...

If they are locked open... it'll be hard to stop the car and the rotors will be ice cold.

If they are locked closed, after a drive your rotors are going to be red hot.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-02-15, 01:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,014
Posted By BinaryJay
The fuel system has nothing to do with your...

The fuel system has nothing to do with your engine oil, they won't touch your oil.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-26-15, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By BinaryJay
Follow the Canadian schedule then your car will...

Follow the Canadian schedule then your car will last longer... the climate in NY is no different than here, yet somehow Lexus does feel that if you are north of the border your car needs regular...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-26-15, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By BinaryJay
Lexus Canada maintenance schedule stipulates...

Lexus Canada maintenance schedule stipulates transmission fluid be changed every 60K.... just saying.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-26-15, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By BinaryJay
Left some cardboard under the car overnight, it...

Left some cardboard under the car overnight, it looks like it didn't start dripping again after my wife parked it until well after it had cooled down. I still couldn't see exactly where it was...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-25-15, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By BinaryJay
Transmission fluid pan... that's the one further to the rear right?

Noticed a small puddle on the driveway this morning... looked and smelled like motor oil. The oil pan nearest to the front of the car looks kind of wet around the gasket.

Given the transmission...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-24-15, 06:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By BinaryJay
Paid an independent shop to do it for like $60 at...

Paid an independent shop to do it for like $60 at 110,000 KM... worth it to avoid the time and mess to me. And yes, not like I could really tell any difference anyway. Probably not worth it unless...
Forum: NX Models 02-20-15, 10:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,792
Posted By BinaryJay
I've never seen one in person yet. But... I work...

I've never seen one in person yet. But... I work from home and the car gets driven next to nothing and I don't really pay much attention to cars on the road when I'm walking from place to place.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-18-15, 07:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,014
Posted By BinaryJay
Maybe they just forgot. I guess I will see about...

Maybe they just forgot. I guess I will see about bringing my car in to Ken Shaw for this soon, even though I hate their service department because they have failed every time to satisfy me when I've...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-14-15, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By BinaryJay
Most of the time I ask for the old part to be...

Most of the time I ask for the old part to be given to me whenever I have somebody else do the work replacing it. It is your property, after all... sometimes it is just to disassemble out of...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-13-15, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By BinaryJay
It's unacceptable for the dealership to hand you...

It's unacceptable for the dealership to hand you a $800 diagnosis that was wrong and then simply let you walk away from them without a proper diagnosis. After the $800 expenditure on their wild...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-12-15, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By BinaryJay
So we should use the manufacturer recommended oil...

So we should use the manufacturer recommended oil weight? Good to know.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-12-15, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By BinaryJay
Apart from it being illegal, it's also really...

Apart from it being illegal, it's also really annoying for everybody. Don't do it.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-12-15, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By BinaryJay
Any rear facing car seats have to go on the...

Any rear facing car seats have to go on the passenger side or I can't drive the car. My son is forward facing behind the drivers seat and it's fine. Just don't have another one until the first one...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-12-15, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By BinaryJay
If the bottom part works and the rest doesn't you...

If the bottom part works and the rest doesn't you have a cut somewhere in the heater circuit on the window. It is strange that it would happen some random time after tint was already applied if...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-07-15, 11:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,704
Posted By BinaryJay
These issues are dealt with separately depending...

These issues are dealt with separately depending on the market, I don't know how they deal with it out there but for example Lexus USA was doing this fix before it trickled down to Lexus Canada. It...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-06-15, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 367
Posted By BinaryJay
Is there an old spacer seized onto the hub?

Is there an old spacer seized onto the hub?
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-06-15, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By BinaryJay
What would be the purpose of the video? You...

What would be the purpose of the video? You can't judge the true sound of things worth a damn based on recordings. Original recording is a pale imitation of the actual sound, then playing it back...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-06-15, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By BinaryJay
You are better off just adding an aftermarket...

You are better off just adding an aftermarket adapter to accomplish this.

Check out VAIS:
http://www.vaistech.com/site/home.php

I do NOT recommend GROM:
http://www.gromaudio.com/

I could...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-06-15, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By BinaryJay
Looks like it's in great shape, mine has been...

Looks like it's in great shape, mine has been covered in salt for months.
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