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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-11-15, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By Dave Mac
Smoke and smell is neaver good - I would not...

Smoke and smell is neaver good - I would not expect it to be the battery and would not even try replacing it or even jumping it until you figure out what is wrong.

Dave Mac
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-18-15, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 933
Posted By Dave Mac
The MOC products are not part of any factory...

The MOC products are not part of any factory recommendations and not needed. Some of the other items are of questionable value as well.

Dave Mac
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-10-15, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By Dave Mac
I always remove my wheel locks on day one. The...

I always remove my wheel locks on day one. The salesman usually says he can get them for me for free but it never happens and I pay a lot at the parts counter. Surely you can do better - they are...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-21-15, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By Dave Mac
NO! Dave Mac

NO!

Dave Mac
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-21-15, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By Dave Mac
Sorry - I would not be driving that car even one...

Sorry - I would not be driving that car even one mile without mounting the spare. If your wheel is not already damaged when the tire does let go, and it soon will by the looks of the damage, you...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-13-15, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Dave Mac
It is kind of costly and I would not do it with...

It is kind of costly and I would not do it with the timeframe you are talking about. These are good cars and you "should" get by until they trade it in.

Dave Mac
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-12-15, 07:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,575
Posted By Dave Mac
Yes, I held out for a long time and even though I...

Yes, I held out for a long time and even though I rarely use it I will buy it in the future, one reason being resale or in my case higher residual value. The times I have used it the benefit has been...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 02-06-15, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,589
Posted By Dave Mac
Undercoating may have had some benefit many years...

Undercoating may have had some benefit many years ago but car building and body warranties have improved a lot over the years. Undercoating along with sun visors was one of first of today's many...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-06-15, 07:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,624
Posted By Dave Mac
That rim can be fixed pretty well but the tire...

That rim can be fixed pretty well but the tire needs to at least come off for an inspection and probably replacement.

Dave Mac
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-02-15, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Dave Mac
Call Tire Rack - they can provide good advice on...

Call Tire Rack - they can provide good advice on plus sizing tires.

Dave Mac
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 01-31-15, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 899
Posted By Dave Mac
With the damage being that low on the car you...

With the damage being that low on the car you might get an acceptable repair but even that correctly requires that the bumper skin be removed from the car and refinished. I've tried doing it...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 01-20-15, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By Dave Mac
No, I don't believe that would be contained in...

No, I don't believe that would be contained in the VIN

Dave Mac
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 01-20-15, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Dave Mac
I never noticed that but it is probably a safety...

I never noticed that but it is probably a safety issue and after thinking about it not a bad idea - no chance of unattended children activating the windows..

Dave Mac
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 01-04-15, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,393
Posted By Dave Mac
I would expect a little mid-cycle refresh with...

I would expect a little mid-cycle refresh with the 2016 model but wouldn't expect it to rise to the level of a face lift.

Dave Mac
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 12-15-14, 09:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,370
Posted By Dave Mac
"Dave, if the dealer pays Lexus Financial the...

"Dave, if the dealer pays Lexus Financial the remaining payments how is that not the dealer eating them? "

I understand what you are saying but what I mean is that if the dealer either "pays" some...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 12-15-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,370
Posted By Dave Mac
I wouldn't say that dealers really eat remaining...

I wouldn't say that dealers really eat remaining payments or anything else but they often do pay them to Lexus Financial which I don't believe eats anything. I am usually 1,000 - 2,500 miles over my...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 11-26-14, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By Dave Mac
Yes, I think I remember Lexus doing that on the...

Yes, I think I remember Lexus doing that on the GS in the last couple of years - don't know what is happening right now.

Dave Mac
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 11-09-14, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,207
Posted By Dave Mac
You have a good Lexus dealer - or they just...

You have a good Lexus dealer - or they just didn't want to admit they were wrong about giving you the extra oil change.

Dave Mac
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 10-29-14, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,594
Posted By Dave Mac
It is kind of a cultural change but even though...

It is kind of a cultural change but even though there are not a lot of real high mileage lexus with sealed transmissions I haven't heard of any problems that could be related to the long-term effect...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 10-27-14, 08:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,128
Posted By Dave Mac
I believe (hope) that you will find this a...

I believe (hope) that you will find this a typical response from your Lexus dealer - they try to make you happy. The "Finance" guys are a different breed however and their only function is to try to...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 10-27-14, 04:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,128
Posted By Dave Mac
That is a shameful practice. As bc6152 said the...

That is a shameful practice. As bc6152 said the regular air that goes into tires contains 78% Nitrogen and about 21% Oxygen plus some water vapor. And the idea of going back to dealer to top off your...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 10-11-14, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By Dave Mac
$42,500 sounds very good for a 2015 but maybe...

$42,500 sounds very good for a 2015 but maybe about right for a 2014. I don't know what the taxes, license and fees in your area are though.

Dave Mac
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 10-09-14, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By Dave Mac
I've seen these pieces on several cars over the...

I've seen these pieces on several cars over the last few years (actually 10 or more years) and always assumed they were an option or accessory in another market. I don't believe I've seen them on a...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 10-08-14, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,004
Posted By Dave Mac
I believe an antenna requires a ground plane in...

I believe an antenna requires a ground plane in order to function correctly and the glass pano roof cannot provide that so it is mounted on the trunk.

Dave Mac
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 09-23-14, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,042
Posted By Dave Mac
You have to be at a very low speed - almost...

You have to be at a very low speed - almost stopped - to open the trunk while going forward but I have never tried it backing up. And I have hit the wrong button at a gas station but not while...
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