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Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-27-15, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By Chocolate
I hear a lot of problems with Continental tires....

I hear a lot of problems with Continental tires. Not saying you would have a problem with them but there certainly seems to be a higher problem rate with them than with many other comparable brands.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-27-15, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By Chocolate
Michelins, Toyo, Hankook, Yokohama <-- all good...

Michelins, Toyo, Hankook, Yokohama <-- all good choices.
Michelin is my first choice. Overpriced a bit but you get what you pay for.

Recommend spending a little time on TireRack and reading the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-26-15, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By Chocolate
Nice! Looks like you also have clear side...

Nice! Looks like you also have clear side markers.

I have the Eagle Eyes tail lights too, in red/clear.

One suggestion: replace the dealer license plate frame with a chrome frame, I like this...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-20-15, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By Chocolate
Quality of the lights is great. They are...

Quality of the lights is great. They are significantly brighter than the stock lights. They modernize the car as well.

Edit: Sold
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-17-15, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By Chocolate
I sent you a private message.

I sent you a private message.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-17-15, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By Chocolate
These wheels will degrade the ride quality a...

These wheels will degrade the ride quality a little because the same tire is being stretched another half inch.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-17-15, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By Chocolate
I have an extra set I picked up when I saw they...

I have an extra set I picked up when I saw they were being discontinued. I liked them so much I wanted to have an extra set in case I needed it. Two years later they are still running strong so I was...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-01-15, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Chocolate
Been there done that with large wheels... stick...

Been there done that with large wheels... stick with fat tires unless you think it's more important to look good than feel good.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-01-15, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,293
Posted By Chocolate
I recently had this issue on my car and wanted to...

I recently had this issue on my car and wanted to post so that it might help someone else. My release button would make a sound when pushed but not release the fuel door. After popping it open with a...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-31-15, 02:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By Chocolate
How much did you pay for this vehicle? Also,...

How much did you pay for this vehicle? Also, pics.

Ger some PlastX for the lights and trim, trust me.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-31-15, 02:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By Chocolate
Wanted to add, you could try Plastidip to black...

Wanted to add, you could try Plastidip to black out the badges. It's removable if you don't like it.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 10-13-14, 12:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By Chocolate
I debadged the hood for a while (almost two...

I debadged the hood for a while (almost two years) but put it back. Easy to do with dental floss or fishing line and citrus solvent.

I photoshopped the rear to see what it would look like without...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-14-14, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,306
Posted By Chocolate
Think I found them: ...

Think I found them:

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/es300-and-es330/326652-teaser-19-niche-rims-just-in-5-spoke-design.html
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-14-14, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,306
Posted By Chocolate
He hasn't posted in over a year, but they're...

He hasn't posted in over a year, but they're definitely noticeable. I like them.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-14-14, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,177
Posted By Chocolate
That's not a code. Check again. Grab one of...

That's not a code. Check again.

Grab one of these Amazon.com: BAFX Products - Bluetooth OBD2 scan tool - For check engine light & diagnostics - Android ONLY: Automotive (http://amzn.to/1qVyqB1) ,...
Forum: LX570 09-12-14, 06:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,231
Posted By Chocolate
Never saw steelies on an LX. Looks like larger...

Never saw steelies on an LX. Looks like larger tires too. Always interesting to see pics from other countries, thanks.

Any changes to report in terms of how your LX drives with the larger tires?
Forum: LX570 09-12-14, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,965
Posted By Chocolate
Eight speed transmission is overdue.

Eight speed transmission is overdue.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-12-14, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By Chocolate
Welcome! Think about the 19" wheels, if ride...

Welcome!

Think about the 19" wheels, if ride quality is a concern. Also see that you are in New York so be prepared to replace wheels and tires when one gets damaged, as there's no cushion left. I...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-30-14, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By Chocolate
Agreed, weaker and prone to vibrate while braking.

Agreed, weaker and prone to vibrate while braking.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-30-14, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By Chocolate
Nice upgrade. That's a lot more pad surface area....

Nice upgrade. That's a lot more pad surface area.

I painted my calipers black with a thin coat of high heat paint, as they had a mottled gray appearance. They look better now.
I replaced the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-30-14, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Chocolate
Many 2002-2006 Camry parts are interchangeable....

Many 2002-2006 Camry parts are interchangeable. If you find the Lexus part number you need, you can usually get a better price for the Toyota/Lexus part on eBay than the dealership.
Forum: LX470 and LX450 08-29-14, 12:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 788
Posted By Chocolate
Try Plasti Dip, it's a removable rubber spray...

Try Plasti Dip, it's a removable rubber spray coating that's matte black.
Forum: LX470 and LX450 08-29-14, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,041
Posted By Chocolate
nbut hes got the wieght advantage

nbut hes got the wieght advantage
Forum: LX470 and LX450 08-29-14, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By Chocolate
Agreed. You can fix it and you'll have a vehicle...

Agreed. You can fix it and you'll have a vehicle worth significantly less when you want to sell because it's been in an accident.
Forum: LX470 and LX450 08-28-14, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 644
Posted By Chocolate
It's best for wheels or trim. I don't love my...

It's best for wheels or trim. I don't love my Mystic Sea Opalescent paint color but I can't give up the glossy reflectivity of real paint.
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