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Forum: RX - Second Generation Yesterday, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By takeshi74
You always have to be careful attempting to...

You always have to be careful attempting to assess failure rates using forum posts. The nature of forums presents a very skewed take regardless of the topic at hand.
Forum: Hybrid Technology 03-24-15, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,517
Posted By takeshi74
How are the tires wearing? Is the wear even? At...

How are the tires wearing? Is the wear even? At what tread depth are you considering them worn out?
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-24-15, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By takeshi74
Your call to make. I usually seem to like...

Your call to make. I usually seem to like Michelin but I didn't care for the OE tires so I didn't use them as a benchmark. I have no experience with the tires in your OP. We had the originals and...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-20-15, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By takeshi74
IMO an inspection is always worth it on any used...

IMO an inspection is always worth it on any used vehicle. I can't tell you if that particular dealer is good or not at inspecting or if inspections are worth it to you. The quality of the...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-02-15, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By takeshi74
You can't compare sports car (summer) tires with...

You can't compare sports car (summer) tires with all seasons for vehicles like the RX. I'm lucky to get 20K on any tire with either of our sports cars. The rubber on summer tires wears faster and...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 02-25-15, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By takeshi74
+1 for BITOG

+1 for BITOG
Forum: RX - Second Generation 02-25-15, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By takeshi74
This. No matter what you do it's still a Lexus...

This. No matter what you do it's still a Lexus crossover.

If I want more aggressive I'll drive one of our proper sports cars.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 02-04-15, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By takeshi74
Don't have the iSimply myself but it's a wired...

Don't have the iSimply myself but it's a wired interface so audio quality is as good as it gets.


There are a number of vendors that carry iSimple products. You can purchase direct from ProClip.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-29-15, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By takeshi74
This: ...

This:

http://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.clublexus.com-vbulletin/336x448/80-2015_01_28_17_50_11_0a08ed80bc90000a2b52bfd32fba0ac2e14eaa64.jpg

Haven't had much luck finding an photo online of what...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-21-15, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,736
Posted By takeshi74
Don't overlook the previous tire threads. Have...

Don't overlook the previous tire threads. Have you looked at reviews on Tire Rack, etc, as well?
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-12-15, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By takeshi74
Dust doesn't really help as the smell of dust...

Dust doesn't really help as the smell of dust depends on the dust. If you don't have any other way to describe it what sort of dust does it smell like? Can you get someone else to describe the...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-12-15, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By takeshi74
There are prior threads you can reference such as...

There are prior threads you can reference such as this one:
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/hybrid-technology/769241-buying-used-400h.html
Forum: Hybrid Technology 01-08-15, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By takeshi74
It's not just common issues that matter. All the...

It's not just common issues that matter. All the usual inspection stuff with any used vehicle purchase applies. If you're not sure what to look at then get it professionally inspected.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-05-15, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By takeshi74
How, exactly, were the tires rotated?

How, exactly, were the tires rotated?
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-30-14, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By takeshi74
You can always get a second opinion.

You can always get a second opinion.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-22-14, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 987
Posted By takeshi74
2nd gen was also the Toyota Harrier. ...

2nd gen was also the Toyota Harrier.


Grass is greener...


Preference. Worth is subjective just as it is on any topic.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-22-14, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By takeshi74
IIRC a 2009 should have the same interior as...

IIRC a 2009 should have the same interior as this:
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-second-generation/227901-vaistech-sli-installation-instructions-w-pics-for-04-07-rx.html
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-17-14, 12:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,153
Posted By takeshi74
Nope. In addition to these below I have it with...

Nope. In addition to these below I have it with USAA.
https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&es_th=1&ie=UTF-8#q=accident%20forgiveness
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-16-14, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By takeshi74
It would be interesting to see comparison UOA's.

It would be interesting to see comparison UOA's.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-16-14, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By takeshi74
It's not unique to Lexus at all. I have Honda...

It's not unique to Lexus at all. I have Honda that is the same. Really no big deal IMO. You just need some light and the correct angle. Or you can texture the dipstick as suggested above.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-16-14, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By takeshi74
Yup. See also p 232 of the manual: ...

Yup. See also p 232 of the manual:
http://drivers.lexus.com/t3Portal/document/om/OM48566U/pdf/1-7.pdf
Forum: Hybrid Technology 12-11-14, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By takeshi74
I don't see any difference whether it's hybrid or...

I don't see any difference whether it's hybrid or not. We keep vehicles until it's no longer financially feasible to repair/maintain or a newer vehicle is desired and financially feasible. We...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 12-08-14, 07:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,030
Posted By takeshi74
Is this your first hybrid? What you think may be...

Is this your first hybrid? What you think may be easy-on-the-gas may not be as easy as you think. What's normal mostly depends on the driving conditions and one's driving technique. The power...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-08-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By takeshi74
Audi ran several ads along those lines. Video...

Audi ran several ads along those lines. Video the OP is looking for (along with others featuring seas of RX's) is available on the ad agency's site though it's not quite the way the OP remembers:...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-06-14, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By takeshi74
The lockout switch isn't relevant. If it was...

The lockout switch isn't relevant. If it was depressed then the passengers wouldn't be able to use their window switches either.
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