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Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 02-23-15, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By medici78
I can speak on our 2008 LX570. We acquired it new...

I can speak on our 2008 LX570. We acquired it new as a lease, but after the lease ended, we liked it so much we decided to purchase it rather than returning or swapping for a new one. It currently...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 01-26-15, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,478
Posted By medici78
I use the aux cable for music in my '08. No...

I use the aux cable for music in my '08. No streaming is possible.
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 01-19-15, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,406
Posted By medici78
We have 120k miles on our '08. We are the...

We have 120k miles on our '08. We are the original owners. I actually leased originally it but it was in such good shape at lease-end and the residual was a fraction of its value at the time so we...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 01-19-15, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,038
Posted By medici78
I just installed Toyo Open Country AT II Xtreme...

I just installed Toyo Open Country AT II Xtreme size 285/55/20 on mine. Rubs slightly at stock height and badly when low. However, the rubbing is only on the soft plastic inner fenders so I am going...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 12-11-14, 01:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,770
Posted By medici78
Do you have pics of the Coopers on your LX?...

Do you have pics of the Coopers on your LX? That's another option I'm considering, though I have my eye on the Toyo Open Country AT2 in 285/55/20, which is what prompted me to start the thread.
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 11-05-14, 12:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,770
Posted By medici78
Thanks for the reply. Is there any noticeable...

Thanks for the reply. Is there any noticeable difference in shift points? Did you recalibrate your gps and does that affect the speedometer readings, etc?
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 10-20-14, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,770
Posted By medici78
Larger than stock tires?

Is anybody here running larger diameter tires? I am thinking of going to a 285/55/20 on
my 2008 LX570 but knowing how sensitive some vehicle sensors/electronics are, I wanted to know what others...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 05-20-14, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,907
Posted By medici78
Blacked out the trim. I'm just missing the door...

Blacked out the trim. I'm just missing the door handles now.

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Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 05-13-14, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,907
Posted By medici78
Yes, Enkei stuff goes through all the testing,...

Yes, Enkei stuff goes through all the testing, etc.

Funny enough, it doesn't look that good to me in the pics either but in person it looks pretty tough. It also makes the tires look alot wider.
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 05-13-14, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,907
Posted By medici78
Like I said, not for everyone just showing folks...

Like I said, not for everyone just showing folks there's options besides the usual cheap chrome stuff that's out there. Wheels are a very personal choice. That said, I found the og wheels to be...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 05-09-14, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,895
Posted By medici78
We've replace ours at least twice, that I recall,...

We've replace ours at least twice, that I recall, by the time it reached 100k miles.
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 05-09-14, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,907
Posted By medici78
New shoes for the LX570: Enkei ST6

Over over 6-years of service and as the main familiy hauler, it was time to treat the LX570 to some jewelry. Add to this that the wife now has an M-B GL63 AMG I am now free to make mods.
I was not...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 05-09-14, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,142
Posted By medici78
Not sure if you made your decision yet, but I'll...

Not sure if you made your decision yet, but I'll chime in on higher mileage LX570's. I have109k miles on our '08. Awhile back right before 50k miles, we bought the 100k mile extended warranty and had...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 02-12-14, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,185
Posted By medici78
We have 107k miles on our '08. No issues and runs...

We have 107k miles on our '08. No issues and runs as good as new. We have been religious with maintenance, which probably helped, though.
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 07-07-12, 10:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,504
Posted By medici78
Our '08 was a late build and was equipped with...

Our '08 was a late build and was equipped with all the updates from '09 so I have the privacy glass and remote start. My brother bought an '09 and there's nothing on his that mine doesn't have. We...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 06-18-12, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,137
Posted By medici78
I believe on reason is that because so many of...

I believe on reason is that because so many of these cars are leased, it is in their best interest to make sure the cars are optimally cared for. This way they can put them back on the lot as...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 06-18-12, 12:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,039
Posted By medici78
I can't justify trading our '08 for a '13, so I'd...

I can't justify trading our '08 for a '13, so I'd like to know if the lights can be adapted to fit the older model. I'd do it in a heartbeat if so.
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 04-23-11, 12:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,772
Posted By medici78
That's too much wear in too short a time. Our...

That's too much wear in too short a time. Our tires lasted over 40k miles before we bought new ones!
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 11-03-10, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,888
Posted By medici78
Does anyone have pics of the engine bay?

Does anyone have pics of the engine bay?
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 05-26-10, 12:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,203
Posted By medici78
I can do without the vents on the sides, but I...

I can do without the vents on the sides, but I like it. What I find interesting is that in the US nobody ever fixes up the LX570 yet it seems to be very popular with Russians.
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 05-18-10, 10:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,166
Posted By medici78
Cayenne weighs 5724 lbs and Lexus LX570 weighs...

Cayenne weighs 5724 lbs and Lexus LX570 weighs 5995, so its pretty darn close. ;)
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 05-18-10, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,075
Posted By medici78
Who sells this kit in the USA? I like it, just...

Who sells this kit in the USA? I like it, just not in two-tone.
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 04-21-10, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,171
Posted By medici78
Given their current situation, I highly doubt...

Given their current situation, I highly doubt Toyota/Lexus will have spent the resources to upgrade/update their lowest volume vehicle after the LF-A.
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 04-16-10, 01:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,255
Posted By medici78
This is why leasing was invented. Personally, I...

This is why leasing was invented. Personally, I prefer a lease for several reasons. I used to have the mentality of the used car was a better buy but, without going into too much detail, it isn't...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 03-05-10, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,294
Posted By medici78
FWIW our Twilight Grey is super easy to keep...

FWIW our Twilight Grey is super easy to keep clean.
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