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Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 05-22-15, 11:48 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By peteharvey
59k MSRP, down to 53k final.

59k MSRP, down to 53k final.
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 05-22-15, 06:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,053
Posted By peteharvey
I have both the old 2006 IS250 & 2010 GS350, and...

I have both the old 2006 IS250 & 2010 GS350, and both the current model 2014 IS250 F Sport [for missus] & 2015 GS350, and all four are great cars, but in different ways.

The current 3IS has...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 05-17-15, 01:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,401
Posted By peteharvey
Received my brand new 2015 silver 4GS, and the...

Received my brand new 2015 silver 4GS, and the 19" silver F Sport derived 5-spoke alloys are fine.
Still very smooth and quiet, though not as "plush" as the old 18" 9 spoke alloys.

It's the...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 05-08-15, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By peteharvey
Thanks, I think I understand now.

Thanks, I think I understand now.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 05-08-15, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By peteharvey
If the Lexus manual recommends 5W 30, then the 0W...

If the Lexus manual recommends 5W 30, then the 0W 20, especially the 0W part - is great for reducing engine wear during cold start ups.

However, isn't 0W 20, especially the 20 part - too thin to...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 05-08-15, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By peteharvey
I found Dr Haas' article a little hard to...

I found Dr Haas' article a little hard to understand.
So in the end, for the GS350 with 60,000 miles, is the 0W 20 the best?
Next choice is 0W 30.
Then 0W 40.
Then 5W 50.
Then all the other...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 05-07-15, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By peteharvey
Thanks for that. I already bought the Mobil 1...

Thanks for that.
I already bought the Mobil 1 fully synthetic 0W 30 yesterday.
Will do an oil change this weekend.

According to the Ferrari article, there is not much, if no difference between...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 05-07-15, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By peteharvey
I was referring to the 3GS owners manual below. ...

I was referring to the 3GS owners manual below.
Notice how it says that 5W 30 is preferred, especially to maximize economy.
Meanwhile 20W 50 is listed.
So is Mobil 1 Fully Synthetic 5W 50...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 05-06-15, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By peteharvey
Do you mean 5W50 fully synthetic Mobil 1 may be...

Do you mean 5W50 fully synthetic Mobil 1 may be too thick at hi temperatures to lubricate the engine properly?
Forum: GS - Third Generation 05-05-15, 01:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By peteharvey
5W 30 or 5W 50?

I have a 2010 GS350 with about 60,000 miles.
Which Mobil 1 Fully Synthetic is better?
5W 30, or 5W 50?

The owners manual recommends 5W 30 for best economy?
Does the thicker 5W 50 give smoother...
Forum: Car Chat 05-03-15, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By peteharvey
Unfortunately, release dates really confuse me,...

Unfortunately, release dates really confuse me, when it says like this on wiki:

RC: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lexus_RC

NX: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lexus_NX
Forum: Car Chat 05-03-15, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By peteharvey
Thanks for the reply...

Thanks for the reply...
Forum: Car Chat 05-03-15, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By peteharvey
Can Lexus' new 4-way steering wheel buttons control the sat nav?

Just a question for 2013 3IS, 2014 RC coupe, and 2014 NX CUV owners.

Can the 4-way navigation controls on the right hand side of your steering wheel control the big sat nav screen above the...
Forum: Car Chat 05-03-15, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By peteharvey
That 2007 4LS L-shaped tail lights is very light...

That 2007 4LS L-shaped tail lights is very light on the "L", and looks ok.
Forum: Car Chat 05-03-15, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By peteharvey
Evolution of Lexus L-inspired Tail Lights

Lexus' spindle grill is evolving nicely, but what about Lexus' L-shaped tail light lenses?

IMO, Lexus first iteration of their L-shaped tail lights in the 2010 2IS Refresh was the best, or 2nd...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 05-03-15, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,255
Posted By peteharvey
Did you notice the 3IS250 has more traffic noise...

Did you notice the 3IS250 has more traffic noise from adjacent cars zooming past coming through the side glass windows? Possibly because the IS uses thinner glass than the GS?
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 05-02-15, 11:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,668
Posted By peteharvey
Here's the new front end and back end of the 2016...

Here's the new front end and back end of the 2016 ES Refresh, with a widened spindle grill with chrome surround, and chrome horizontal bars, while the tail has L-inspired strips of LED.

Then the...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 04-28-15, 05:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,393
Posted By peteharvey
The original 2013 & facelifted ES looks like this...

The original 2013 & facelifted ES looks like this - just to give a very rough idea of what the facelifted 2016 GS will look like:
...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 04-28-15, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By peteharvey
I don't know much, but I did some on-line...

I don't know much, but I did some on-line research, and it seems that both plastidip and vinyl wrapped are removable.

Plastidip is good for a soft grip, or soft surface finish, and is good for...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 04-24-15, 02:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,534
Posted By peteharvey
The refresh may look something like this...

The refresh may look something like this Photoshop:

http://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.clublexus.com-vbulletin/1024x768/80-1_3_16434572139571f8afa5bec8c6fbfa5b69db9b27.jpg
...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 04-21-15, 03:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,534
Posted By peteharvey
ES: ...

ES: http://www.goodcarbadcar.net/2011/01/lexus-es-sales-figures.html
Genesis: http://www.goodcarbadcar.net/2011/01/hyundai-genesis-sales-figures.html

Hyundai Genesis is only ES' price, yet ES...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 04-20-15, 10:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,534
Posted By peteharvey
C300 good looking outside and inside, very...

C300 good looking outside and inside, very powerful 2.0 turbo, and reasonably slick for a four, with very good ride and handling.
However, I haven't gotten over my 2002 C Class 90 degree V6's repair...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 04-19-15, 07:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,534
Posted By peteharvey
Actually I forgot that point. The main reason...

Actually I forgot that point.
The main reason GS doesn't sell as well as E and 5 is due to the existence of the cheaper ES...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 04-19-15, 04:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,534
Posted By peteharvey
http://www.goodcarbadcar.net/2011/01/mercedes-benz...

http://www.goodcarbadcar.net/2011/01/mercedes-benz-e-class-sales-figures.html
http://www.goodcarbadcar.net/2011/01/bmw-5-series-sales-figures.html...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 04-16-15, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,145
Posted By peteharvey
Painting the lower lip black makes it look meaner...

Painting the lower lip black makes it look meaner again...
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