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Forum: SC 430 05-14-15, 09:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 836
Posted By iolmaster
You may be right. I just assumed that since the...

You may be right. I just assumed that since the side windows are treated the windshield was also. That would certainly explain why I was never impressed with the sheeting effect of the OEM...
Forum: SC 430 05-12-15, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 307
Posted By iolmaster
I guess the techs don't see a lot of SC430s. I...

I guess the techs don't see a lot of SC430s. I feel certain you are correct.
Forum: SC 430 05-12-15, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 307
Posted By iolmaster
Could be, Lexus techs are not always correct.

Could be, Lexus techs are not always correct.
Forum: SC 430 05-12-15, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 307
Posted By iolmaster
That has always been my understanding. It is...

That has always been my understanding. It is also my understanding that the GPS antenna is under the dash. This is what I was told at a Lexus dealer anyway.
Forum: SC 430 05-10-15, 06:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 836
Posted By iolmaster
All that may be true, but, the PGW glass is...

All that may be true, but, the PGW glass is exactly (except for the water sheeting) the same as the OEM glass. there is no difference in sound or tinting and the gaskets are all in the exact same...
Forum: SC 430 05-10-15, 04:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 605
Posted By iolmaster
Thanks guys, you are doing us all a service.

Thanks guys, you are doing us all a service.
Forum: SC 430 05-09-15, 08:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 836
Posted By iolmaster
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/is-second-generati...

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/is-second-generation/757027-oem-windshield-replacement-questions.html

Here is a thread on this site that makes it appear that the Lexus dealer put in PPG or PGW...
Forum: SC 430 05-09-15, 08:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 836
Posted By iolmaster
Thanks, that proves my point. And why do you...

Thanks, that proves my point. And why do you automatically feel that anything made in China is bad. We used to say the same thing about "Made in Japan" I don't know how you are living here in the...
Forum: SC 430 05-09-15, 08:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 836
Posted By iolmaster
I really don't care what that ad says. I have a...

I really don't care what that ad says. I have a friend that owns a body shop and has for about 30 years. I gave him a call to see what he had to say about this. they replace glass all the time. ...
Forum: SC 430 05-09-15, 05:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 836
Posted By iolmaster
There are very strict specifications for auto...

There are very strict specifications for auto glass. These are federal standards. I guess it is possible to find a sub par glass but if you go to a reputable installer that uses name brand glass...
Forum: SC 430 05-08-15, 02:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 836
Posted By iolmaster
I can't imagine he hasn't noticed if he does not...

I can't imagine he hasn't noticed if he does not have the antenna. Also, I can't imagine a glass maker having a product for a specific vehicle and not including the antenna.
Where do you get this...
Forum: SC 430 05-08-15, 08:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 836
Posted By iolmaster
About 2 years ago I had mine replaced and they...

About 2 years ago I had mine replaced and they used Pittsburgh Glass works. This is the old Pittsburgh Plate Glass company. It has the antenna and all is well. The only difference is it does not...
Forum: SC 430 05-08-15, 06:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 605
Posted By iolmaster
Jim and I have been communicating thru PM and I...

Jim and I have been communicating thru PM and I would be willing if I lived closer. VA to CT not possible. (well, not probable anyway) If you guys can pull this off it would be a great help as many...
Forum: SC 430 04-30-15, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By iolmaster
You are correct. this is all for looks anyway. ...

You are correct. this is all for looks anyway. Adding a diffuser to a 4000 lb. luxury coupe does nothing for the performance.
Forum: SC 430 04-29-15, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By iolmaster
OK I'll bite. What does a diffuser do?

OK I'll bite. What does a diffuser do?
Forum: SC 430 04-28-15, 04:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 860
Posted By iolmaster
Not doubting that, I just want to know how...

Not doubting that, I just want to know how alignment could be the cause.
Forum: SC 430 04-28-15, 02:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 860
Posted By iolmaster
Never heard alignment being the cause of...

Never heard alignment being the cause of vibration. I have read a number of articles that specifically say alignment cannot cause a vibration. Please explain how alignment can effect vibration.
Forum: SC 430 04-22-15, 08:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By iolmaster
I just posted in the Customer Service forum this...

I just posted in the Customer Service forum this question of programming the 4 color sensors. I hope they are able to provide some insight. My sensors are almost 10 years old and must be getting to...
Forum: SC 430 04-22-15, 06:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By iolmaster
I'm not sure I understand. I have an 06 and it...

I'm not sure I understand. I have an 06 and it has always been my understanding that if you get the correct colors for the sensors there is no programing needed. This came from the Lexus dealer in...
Forum: SC 430 04-13-15, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 349
Posted By iolmaster
What JohnnyCake said!

What JohnnyCake said!
Forum: SC 430 04-02-15, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By iolmaster
No, I have an 2000 RX that has the original...

No, I have an 2000 RX that has the original rotors at 177K miles and they have never been resurfaced. (I know, hard to believe) I can't say that I have never washed the car with the rotors hot but I...
Forum: SC 430 04-02-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By iolmaster
dissapointed in new rotors

I replaced my front rotors with Lexus rotors about 26K miles ago and they are vibrating. I bought the car CPO and the dealer resurfaced the rotors at 38K. I replaced the rotors with new at 76K. ...
Forum: SC 430 04-02-15, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By iolmaster
I have filled my tank immediately after the low...

I have filled my tank immediately after the low fuel light comes on and there is approximately 3 gallons left in the tank at that time. If you average 20 miles to the gallon it is easy to do the math.
Forum: SC 430 03-30-15, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By iolmaster
Remember, everything is connected in these cars. ...

Remember, everything is connected in these cars. I would take it back to the place that did the recall work. I assume it was Lexus.
Forum: SC 430 03-29-15, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,144
Posted By iolmaster
Caster is not independently adjustable on these...

Caster is not independently adjustable on these cars. Very few cars these days are.
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