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Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-25-15, 06:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By Woodrow
The ELM327 WIFI reviews on Amazon don't inspire...

The ELM327 WIFI reviews on Amazon don't inspire confidence. Are the any other options that work with the new Carista app for iOS?
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-20-15, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By Woodrow
As I learn more about these cars, I am more and...

As I learn more about these cars, I am more and more impressed with the technology and engineering. I too, trust them. However, if it continues to be a concern, you could always put it In EV mode...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-20-15, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Woodrow
What a great answer! It makes so much sense, and...

What a great answer! It makes so much sense, and it would be just like Lexus! Seriously, it's well researched and well reasoned responses like this that keep me coming back to this forum!

Thank you
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-20-15, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Woodrow
I have to qualify my response by explaining how...

I have to qualify my response by explaining how horrible I am at buying used cars. I have NEVER bought one that didn't have major issues within the first year, so that would weigh heavily on my...
Forum: CT 200h Model 02-20-15, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By Woodrow
This is the kind of stuff that not only sets...

This is the kind of stuff that not only sets Lexus aside, it makes it more fun to drive knowing how well thought out it is. The technology in these cars is astounding. Take a look at how the CV...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 02-19-15, 07:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 583
Posted By Woodrow
I hope this doesn't sound bad (it's not intended...

I hope this doesn't sound bad (it's not intended to!), but I'm often surprised when people choose to settle for an ineffective repair, rather than use the insurance we all pay through the nose for....
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-17-15, 06:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,620
Posted By Woodrow
It takes a special person to think of rats as...

It takes a special person to think of rats as "cute", Anita. I'm not surprised you do!
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-05-15, 06:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,440
Posted By Woodrow
My lovely wife likes to play with the...

My lovely wife likes to play with the acceleration, which I think is OK and certainly better than my CT. On a recent weekend trip to Estes Park, we came home a back way on mountain roads. I was...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-04-15, 06:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,758
Posted By Woodrow
Personally, I wouldn't buy a used X5 without a...

Personally, I wouldn't buy a used X5 without a warranty to cover ALL repairs. Same with and Audi, but I don't know about MB reliability anymore. I like the looks, but it seems like they can't decide...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-03-15, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By Woodrow
:egads: Because everyone knows that all...

:egads:

Because everyone knows that all "elderly" people are absent minded, and shouldn't be allowed to drive.

:rolleyes:
Forum: Hybrid Technology 01-20-15, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
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: 787
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: 787
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: 267
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: 1,282
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: 1,485
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: 960
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: 2,049
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: 6,693
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: 771
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: 1,488
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: 789
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: 395
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: 525
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: 673
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...
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