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Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-21-15, 10:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,985
Posted By 5PM
My F Sport turns exactly the same 0-60 time as my...

My F Sport turns exactly the same 0-60 time as my 1998 M3 sedan. But the M3 feels twice as fast. Mass matters.
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-18-15, 05:35 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 68,263
Posted By 5PM
>Nope, real Chinese in China hate the Japanese so...

>Nope, real Chinese in China hate the Japanese so they buy very few Japanese products.

This is...largely true. You need to be prepared to take major $___t if you buy a Japanese car, especially...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-16-15, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,413
Posted By 5PM
There are more around the bay area now,...

There are more around the bay area now, especially in the past six months, but it's still a "look, it's our car!" moment. Based on my last conversation with a dealer, I think there might actually be...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-14-15, 09:02 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,526
Posted By 5PM
Picked up my F Sport on my 55th birthday, pretty...

Picked up my F Sport on my 55th birthday, pretty much retired management consultant who keeps getting dragged back into interesting turnaround situations. Married, one daughter at college. Had older...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-10-15, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,739
Posted By 5PM
Yeah, in my mind I meant that in comparison to...

Yeah, in my mind I meant that in comparison to the E60 M5, which is the two-faced car of all time in my experience. But you're right, you'd never, ever mistake the standard car for an F Sport in...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-09-15, 12:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,113
Posted By 5PM
Well, you asked for the pictures. Just out...

Well, you asked for the pictures.

Just out of curiosity, what is your VIN? Mine is JTHBE1BL6D5025483. Perhaps there was a change mid-year.
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-09-15, 12:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,113
Posted By 5PM
>Mine looks the same underneath, I don't really...

>Mine looks the same underneath, I don't really care since I have to put my whole head in the trunk to see it...why would I ever do that?

Although it reminds me of my mom's 60s Buick Skylark, it's...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-08-15, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By 5PM
A real negative of the Internet Era is how it's...

A real negative of the Internet Era is how it's exposed a deep vein of pathetic nastiness in a whole lot of people who would never display it...if they had to use their real names.

Stick around,...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-08-15, 08:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,113
Posted By 5PM
At last, the long awaited pics of the cheesy 2013 trunk mechanism!

Driver's side:

http://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.clublexus.com-vbulletin/1024x768/80-1_img_3678_cfe36514cd0b71a8466620474191e51431f90298.jpg

Passenger side:
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Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-07-15, 10:47 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 101,394
Posted By 5PM
Stevens Creek, he posted the deal in the lease...

Stevens Creek, he posted the deal in the lease thread.


http://www.clublexus.com/forums/gs-fourth-generation/763344-2015-gs-350-f-sport-lease-14.html#post8883289
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-06-15, 06:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,113
Posted By 5PM
>Covers over hinges.Carpet cover on interior of...

>Covers over hinges.Carpet cover on interior of trunk lid.

The bare metal and visible torsion bars are under the rear deck (shelf behind the rear seat). It's possible they made a change mid-year,...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-06-15, 11:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,113
Posted By 5PM
I looked at the '15 this morning; Lexus...

I looked at the '15 this morning; Lexus completely redesigned the trunk mechanism. It bears no resemblance to the bare metal, half finished set up in my car. No need for the power trunk, the problem...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-05-15, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,739
Posted By 5PM
>Any opinion on the harshness of the suspension...

>Any opinion on the harshness of the suspension when in the normal setting?

It's plush enough for my total non-racer wife; she loves the car, which may be its best feature...it has some of the...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-05-15, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,739
Posted By 5PM
>Essentially, is the F-Sport worth another...

>Essentially, is the F-Sport worth another $1300-$1400 give or take over 3 years?

If you drive aggressively yes, no question. The effects of Sport+ are subtle but definitely there. I had a...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-05-15, 09:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,186
Posted By 5PM
None of those girls look as if they've ever...

None of those girls look as if they've ever tasted a donut. I'd post girls who do, but why should I depress you? :D
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-05-15, 09:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,113
Posted By 5PM
I tried to get the TSB done a long while back,...

I tried to get the TSB done a long while back, but my car doesn't fall into the VIN range that qualifies.
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-04-15, 09:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,113
Posted By 5PM
>Sorry, but I NEVER had an issue with the trunk...

>Sorry, but I NEVER had an issue with the trunk on my '13 GS F Sport.

The one on my car will not stay up if the car is parked on even a slight incline and will blow closed in a far-from-stiff...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-04-15, 09:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,113
Posted By 5PM
>So you want to put a new down payment and have...

>So you want to put a new down payment and have higher monthly payments just so you can have folding mirrors and a power trunk ??...Im busting your balls a bit, dont take offense...

No offense...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-04-15, 08:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,113
Posted By 5PM
>Well with the trunk they revised something cause...

>Well with the trunk they revised something cause the trunk closes perfect without knocking you in the head like the 2013 did.

Really! I have a dealer appointment for something else on Friday; I...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-04-15, 07:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,113
Posted By 5PM
>You mentioned the power trunk lid, and I don't...

>You mentioned the power trunk lid, and I don't think that is standard either.

Not standard but in the configurator, $400. The single worst thing about my car is the stupid trunk lid, which has...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-04-15, 06:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,113
Posted By 5PM
>The other two positives are folding mirrors ...

>The other two positives are folding mirrors

Are the folding mirrors standard? I didn't see them in the Lexus configurator.
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-04-15, 06:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,113
Posted By 5PM
Decision Time: Keep 2013 F Sport or trade for 2015?

Anybody had both at this point? The 2015 fixes the very few things I don't like about my car, mostly the flimsy trunk lid (fixed by the power option) and the XM-dependent nav, but I was looking at...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 01-21-15, 12:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,569
Posted By 5PM
I get compliments all the time on my '13 Obsidian...

I get compliments all the time on my '13 Obsidian GS and most of the folks that have ridden in it say it has the nicest/one of the nicest interiors they've seen.

The look of the car has grown on...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 01-16-15, 09:25 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 68,263
Posted By 5PM
>btw, this is by far the sexiest angle of the...

>btw, this is by far the sexiest angle of the GS-F in my opinion!

Sure...because it's the one (side profile) that best resembles the current F Sport.

I hope they sell a ton of 'em, but every...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 01-15-15, 07:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By 5PM
I love Pandora...

...but just in past few days I've finally got a clue and stopped using the Enform app, because it SUCKS compared to simply streaming from my iPhone 5 via BT. I think I've had less trouble than many...
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