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Forum: RX - Third Generation 03-22-15, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By Droid13
I have the exact same headlights as you. The aim...

I have the exact same headlights as you. The aim (or something) is definitely way off, the low beam cover on your HIDs is very low, that line should be just low enough to keep the high beams from...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 03-22-15, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By Droid13
I usually keep mine on 3 most of the time, but my...

I usually keep mine on 3 most of the time, but my trips are normally about 20 minutes. I can feel the heat coming even on the coldest days in a couple of minutes, but unless its very sunny I leave it...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 03-18-15, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,551
Posted By Droid13
Yup, nice to save a few $. When I feel like...

Yup, nice to save a few $. When I feel like spending some time with another Lexus I'll go to the Lexus dealer and get a loaner. Last time I went on a Saturday and knew they wouldn't have time to...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 03-18-15, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,483
Posted By Droid13
I am really surprised, given all the advances in...

I am really surprised, given all the advances in automotive technology and comfort & convenience features, that having a decent place to store sunglasses is so baffling to the designers, that it...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 03-01-15, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By Droid13
Since you have an "h", I'd say makes no...

Since you have an "h", I'd say makes no difference, leave it in D and just take it normally slow and careful as the situation warrants. At slow/careful driveway speeds the amount of engine braking...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-20-15, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By Droid13
How do you know when it's truly cold? (Like...

How do you know when it's truly cold? (Like today)

The "Ready" light doesn't come on until a second or two AFTER the engine starts.
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-18-15, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By Droid13
If the air temp is cold, the engine will often...

If the air temp is cold, the engine will often start simply by taking your foot off the brake, even if it is warm. Going through drive-throughs in winter, I've learned to try to release the brake...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-11-15, 07:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,707
Posted By Droid13
Reading all these comments about quality at the...

Reading all these comments about quality at the Cambridge plant, it reminded me of an interesting perspective I get from a friend of mine that works at a GM assembly plant that builds Camaros and...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-07-15, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,707
Posted By Droid13
I believe you are thinking of the Ford assembly...

I believe you are thinking of the Ford assembly plant in Oakville. Lexus/Toyota are in Cambridge, about 45 minutes further west.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-04-15, 06:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By Droid13
Kind of surprising to get ice jammed in there....

Kind of surprising to get ice jammed in there. For the past 15 yrs I have never not had some kind of vehicle in the driveway that didn't have a rear window wiper, and the hidden one on my RX is the...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-03-15, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By Droid13
It might have simply popped a fuse.

It might have simply popped a fuse.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 01-27-15, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By Droid13
I've had it on my last 3 Toyotas, including the...

I've had it on my last 3 Toyotas, including the current RX450h. Probably standard on Canadian models. It's ok I suppose. The manual makes it sound like your windshield will glow red with heat, but...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 01-27-15, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 934
Posted By Droid13
The plastic piece in front of my window squeaks...

The plastic piece in front of my window squeaks too when it gets below freezing. It sounds like it's coming right at you from the windshield and dash, but I've determined it's nothing to do with the...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 01-10-15, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,485
Posted By Droid13
$125 was probably the installation labor ;)

$125 was probably the installation labor

;)
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-22-14, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By Droid13
Winter tires equipped? An inch or two of snow and...

Winter tires equipped? An inch or two of snow and downhill do not mix well with summer tires at all! Might as well strap skis on the tires and go for the short cut through the trees. Even with snow...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-20-14, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 959
Posted By Droid13
I will put my vote in as loving the mouse. I...

I will put my vote in as loving the mouse. I think the screen position coupled with the mouse if far superior to a close in touch screen. Having the screen deeper and higher on the dash doesn't...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 12-17-14, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 965
Posted By Droid13
They'll probably replace $10,000 worth of parts...

They'll probably replace $10,000 worth of parts before discovering it was a loose wire.;)
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-16-14, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,111
Posted By Droid13
I've gotta say, forget the USB stick thing. I...

I've gotta say, forget the USB stick thing. I started out with that, but when my son cracked the screen on his old iPod (that still worked), he got a new one and I took it the old one to connect...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 12-10-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,763
Posted By Droid13
It's obvious you were oversold on the...

It's obvious you were oversold on the functionality of the EV mode by the sales person. I don't know how much responsibility Lexus itself takes over the statements made by individual sales people or...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 12-10-14, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By Droid13
I'm going to guess the vehicle might have slid...

I'm going to guess the vehicle might have slid off the road sideways, causing damage to one wheel and scuffing on other wheel requiring the repair and refinishing, coupled with some minor damage to...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 12-09-14, 11:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,697
Posted By Droid13
Ah, the General... I made regular donations to...

Ah, the General... I made regular donations to him in the 90s seeing as how I work within spitting distance of one of their assembly plants, but I ended up making too many donations to the tow truck...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 12-08-14, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,697
Posted By Droid13
Ah, Mark, I feel your pain. Toyota/Lexus extended...

Ah, Mark, I feel your pain. Toyota/Lexus extended warranty pricing in Canada is ridiculous, but so is the part pricing. The last 3 cars I've purchased I have agonized myself over the extended...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-08-14, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,130
Posted By Droid13
I agree it can save a lot of annoyance just to...

I agree it can save a lot of annoyance just to replace the battery at regular intervals, but just FYI, you don't have to walk just because the battery dies. The fob can be recognized even when the...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-05-14, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,130
Posted By Droid13
It sounds like they had a simple "scheduled...

It sounds like they had a simple "scheduled maintenance" type alert setup. If so, it would have showed up at the date or mileage selected regardless of whether your fob battery was pooched or not....
Forum: Hybrid Technology 12-05-14, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By Droid13
It depends on a lot of things, so many variables...

It depends on a lot of things, so many variables are being considered at any moment. But just some of my own insights:


It is not a priority to use the battery as much as possible all the time....
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