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Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 04-17-15, 01:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By Poppa
I personally like to use Texaco ( or Chevron )......

I personally like to use Texaco ( or Chevron )... both have techron - I started using texaco years ago when I had an older model Ford Thunderbird with a V-8 that developed a serious case of spark...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 04-14-15, 01:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,056
Posted By Poppa
I had the same problem, flash drive with tons of...

I had the same problem, flash drive with tons of music from various c.d.'s would not play in my Lexus... then discovered they needed to be mp3 format... fortunately for me it was an easy fix.. the...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 04-01-15, 01:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,111
Posted By Poppa
BB11 Yes, the ride in the newer ES is a...

BB11 Yes, the ride in the newer ES is a little bit firmer than past generations, but the concensus is that Lexus / Toyota is going that route aiming for a younger demographic.... I will tell you...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 03-27-15, 02:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By Poppa
detail cost-too much?

Hi everyone... wanted to run something past you and get your opinion... A buddy of mine told me that he occasionally takes his car to a specialized detail shop... said he goes there a couple of...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-26-15, 01:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 869
Posted By Poppa
Yeah, it's easy to get spoiled with all of the...

Yeah, it's easy to get spoiled with all of the features that come on most of todays vehicles... I've owned big oldsmobiles, cadillacs, etc... none of them had bsm / back up cameras / etc... and yet...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-24-15, 02:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By Poppa
well... the 90 miles on it would have ruined it...

well... the 90 miles on it would have ruined it for me.... JUST KIDDING.... that's a heck of a deal... congratulations!!!!
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-21-15, 11:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By Poppa
When I took my Lexus in for it's first oil change...

When I took my Lexus in for it's first oil change ( about a year ago ) I asked the service writer about their in house synthetic oil.. and as stated above I was told the synthetic oil was a higher...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-20-15, 01:41 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,396
Posted By Poppa
No Mike I was not... I was scrolling down and...

No Mike I was not... I was scrolling down and uploading images thru the "manage attachments" tab... your way worked much better... thank you!

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Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-19-15, 12:48 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,396
Posted By Poppa
Another try of trying to post my pic correctly......

Another try of trying to post my pic correctly... can anyone tell me why my pics are posting as thumbnails... they are jpegs, and pixels are at max 3200 x2400 which is supposed to be the max...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-19-15, 12:37 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,396
Posted By Poppa
Here's mine.... the day I brought her home ...

Here's mine.... the day I brought her home

Not sure why the pic posted so small, but if you want, you can click on the pic and it will open to a larger window for a little more detail.
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-17-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 164,532
Posted By Poppa
13% off... that's a good deal... congratulations...

13% off... that's a good deal... congratulations on the new ride..

Poppa
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-17-15, 06:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,687
Posted By Poppa
Hello Kijug... I think you misread his original...

Hello Kijug... I think you misread his original post... I thought he said the 2014 was a "new" car that had less than 60 miles on it.. not 60k..... that is why i said I would go for the 14.. bigger...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-17-15, 01:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,687
Posted By Poppa
I can certainly understand this.... my wife and I...

I can certainly understand this.... my wife and I are both in our early 60's, been married going on 34 years... and in all those years we have NEVER owned a red car.. Why, because my wife doesnt...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-16-15, 01:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,687
Posted By Poppa
Think if it were me I'd probably go with the 2014...

Think if it were me I'd probably go with the 2014 matador red model.. like you said,the car is "new" and has less than 60 miles on it... also, you'll be paying almost ( not quite ) 4K more for the...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-14-15, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Poppa
As someone else posted, I don't think pointing...

As someone else posted, I don't think pointing the dealership to this site will help... again, how can you verify the deals that people said they made... I mean, I think everyone here is being...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-11-15, 03:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,127
Posted By Poppa
I'm not going to speak to which car is better.....

I'm not going to speak to which car is better.. that's a personal choice.. but I will speak to the mileage... last month I made a quick little 300 mile weekend round trip.... speed limit was 75 and I...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-11-15, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By Poppa
Thanks guys... appreciate the help.... the files...

Thanks guys... appreciate the help.... the files that wouldn't play were in fact mpeg 4 audio files... so i deleted them all off the flash drive... this time when I imported the music from my c.d.s...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-10-15, 01:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By Poppa
Audio / Stereo question

Hey guys, need a little help with this... this past weekend I picked up a 32 gig flash drive.. my intent was to load it up with a lot of music, thinking it would be a lot more convenient that...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-08-15, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By Poppa
Unfortunately some of the nonsense that you hear...

Unfortunately some of the nonsense that you hear at car dealerships doesn't always involve the service dept. In sept. of 2006 I was about to sign the paperwork on a new Buick... I was actually at...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-07-15, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By Poppa
Not to hijack this gentleman's thread ( my...

Not to hijack this gentleman's thread ( my apology if I'm posting something here that shouldn't be ), but the title of this thread "water under the hood", reminded me of a "funny" car story... years...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-27-15, 02:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,428
Posted By Poppa
Hey Folks, don't be dissuaded by the cr report......

Hey Folks, don't be dissuaded by the cr report... as others pointed out, the author of that report didn't have or know all the facts... The ES is based on the Avalon platform, not the camry... he...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-25-15, 01:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,479
Posted By Poppa
Exactly what I thought... I think I paid...

Exactly what I thought... I think I paid something like 880 bucks for the upgrade to 18's.. and yet they came with bridgestone turanza's... the es I test drove with 17's had Michelin tires... doesn't...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-25-15, 01:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,267
Posted By Poppa
Interesting topic.... I bought my matador red ES...

Interesting topic.... I bought my matador red ES just over a year ago... just so happens that my son was at a business that is located close to the dealership, and one day my son calls and says "hey...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-21-15, 01:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By Poppa
I've done both over the years, but when I bought...

I've done both over the years, but when I bought my ES it was pretty much I won't pay more than X amount.... and I meant it... but I was fortunate, when I was shopping for a new car the 2014's were...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 02-19-15, 02:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,479
Posted By Poppa
I have 18's on my ES.... I bought the car new...

I have 18's on my ES.... I bought the car new just a little over a year ago, now have a little over 12k miles and tread life is still good... I will tell you that the ride with 18's is a little...
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