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Forum: Hybrid Technology 05-18-15, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Woodrow
I'm on your side! This approach seems logical,...

I'm on your side! This approach seems logical, and I can't see how it might negatively impact the hybrid system. A lot of people haves added power sucking amplifiers and such with no problems, and I...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 05-18-15, 06:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By Woodrow
One of my brothers good friends owns a Volvo...

One of my brothers good friends owns a Volvo dealership, so he has driven them (almost exclusively the station wagon models). They were perfect for his use, and he really enjoyed them. Particularly...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 05-18-15, 05:21 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 90,315
Posted By Woodrow
It hasn't been very long, but we haven't noticed...

It hasn't been very long, but we haven't noticed any changes in mileage. According to Tire Rack (which has an awesome web site), these have low rolling resistance to increase mileage. I could be...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 05-15-15, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By Woodrow
My wife has always complained about the same...

My wife has always complained about the same issue on our 2013. She quit using them, and use the 1 swipe option normally for mist. 2 weeks ago, the sensor behind the inside mirror simply fell off the...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 05-15-15, 06:13 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 90,315
Posted By Woodrow
We put on a set of Pirellis a couple of weeks...

We put on a set of Pirellis a couple of weeks ago. My better half drove the car home (8 or 9 miles), and I asked her if she noticed any difference. She is definitely NOT a car person, and in 40+...
Forum: CT 200h Model 05-15-15, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By Woodrow
I had the same concern when I bought mine. I put...

I had the same concern when I bought mine. I put a set of Blizzaks on it immediately, and it was really good in the snow. I'm not a fan of the dry weather handling of those particular tires, but they...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 04-14-15, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By Woodrow
It sounds like you may have the same luck I do...

It sounds like you may have the same luck I do when it comes to buying used cars! I solved my issue by only buying them new. I can't decide if it costs more, or saves me money to lease new cars, but...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 04-01-15, 05:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By Woodrow
Pretty sure your right. My sister works at a Ford...

Pretty sure your right. My sister works at a Ford dealer, and laughs at me when I relate stories of the care I get from my Lexus dealer. She says my expectations are WAY too high, and I'm high...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 03-31-15, 05:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By Woodrow
its really nice to hear an example of good...

its really nice to hear an example of good service! Sure, it was their issue, but they responded really well. There is no substitute for a good Service Advisor! I'm curious, did they offer a loaner?...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 03-26-15, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By Woodrow
I'm 99% sure that's the way it's supposed to be...

I'm 99% sure that's the way it's supposed to be Boy, do I miss that!
Forum: RX - Third Generation 03-24-15, 06:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By Woodrow
The seat warmers in our 2010 were so weak that I...

The seat warmers in our 2010 were so weak that I complained to my Service Writer. I got the "working as designed" response that seems to be the default answer the first time I ask them to investigate...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 03-19-15, 05:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,315
Posted By Woodrow
I did my sister's Taurus that was in a similar...

I did my sister's Taurus that was in a similar (though not quite as bad) condition, a few years ago. It was horrible. The whole time I was working on it, I was thinking about how I was wasting my...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-25-15, 05:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By Woodrow
The ELM327 WIFI reviews on Amazon don't inspire...

The ELM327 WIFI reviews on Amazon don't inspire confidence. Are the any other options that work with the new Carista app for iOS?
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-20-15, 05:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By Woodrow
As I learn more about these cars, I am more and...

As I learn more about these cars, I am more and more impressed with the technology and engineering. I too, trust them. However, if it continues to be a concern, you could always put it In EV mode...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-20-15, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By Woodrow
What a great answer! It makes so much sense, and...

What a great answer! It makes so much sense, and it would be just like Lexus! Seriously, it's well researched and well reasoned responses like this that keep me coming back to this forum!

Thank you
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-20-15, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By Woodrow
I have to qualify my response by explaining how...

I have to qualify my response by explaining how horrible I am at buying used cars. I have NEVER bought one that didn't have major issues within the first year, so that would weigh heavily on my...
Forum: CT 200h Model 02-20-15, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Woodrow
This is the kind of stuff that not only sets...

This is the kind of stuff that not only sets Lexus aside, it makes it more fun to drive knowing how well thought out it is. The technology in these cars is astounding. Take a look at how the CV...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 02-19-15, 06:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,117
Posted By Woodrow
I hope this doesn't sound bad (it's not intended...

I hope this doesn't sound bad (it's not intended to!), but I'm often surprised when people choose to settle for an ineffective repair, rather than use the insurance we all pay through the nose for....
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-17-15, 05:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,404
Posted By Woodrow
It takes a special person to think of rats as...

It takes a special person to think of rats as "cute", Anita. I'm not surprised you do!
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-05-15, 05:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,754
Posted By Woodrow
My lovely wife likes to play with the...

My lovely wife likes to play with the acceleration, which I think is OK and certainly better than my CT. On a recent weekend trip to Estes Park, we came home a back way on mountain roads. I was...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-04-15, 05:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,319
Posted By Woodrow
Personally, I wouldn't buy a used X5 without a...

Personally, I wouldn't buy a used X5 without a warranty to cover ALL repairs. Same with and Audi, but I don't know about MB reliability anymore. I like the looks, but it seems like they can't decide...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-03-15, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,497
Posted By Woodrow
:egads: Because everyone knows that all...

:egads:

Because everyone knows that all "elderly" people are absent minded, and shouldn't be allowed to drive.

:rolleyes:
Forum: Hybrid Technology 01-20-15, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By Woodrow
I'm a believer in Royal Purple motor oil, but I...

I'm a believer in Royal Purple motor oil, but I think the oil filter is at least equally important when you go 10K miles between changes. I actually think you could consider a filter change without...
Forum: CT 200h Model 01-20-15, 05:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By Woodrow
Looking forward to hearing how this all comes...

Looking forward to hearing how this all comes out. This is a great story.
Forum: CT 200h Model 01-16-15, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By Woodrow
Does anyone know how this turned out. This...

Does anyone know how this turned out. This decision could have major scholarship and career implications, and she deserves a Lexus. Besides, any Dad that is willing to go through this process, and...
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