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Old 12-07-07, 11:02 AM   #16
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Thanks!

I like the shift plate and metal-looking ring on the seat.

It'd be a pain to do rotations since the wheels are directional?!
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Old 12-07-07, 11:14 AM   #17
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after staring at the pics, i still like the 07 more.

that front end is bangled up.
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Old 12-07-07, 11:19 AM   #18
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grill & wheels : 07 > 08

The rest : 08 > 07
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Old 12-07-07, 11:21 AM   #19
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I like the 08 side mirrors, rear facia and that metal ring on the seats.
Everything else goes to the 07
Additionally, also prefer the '08 in for the lighted door sills and relocated fuel/trunk buttons. Otherwise the other stuff is take-it-or-leave-it...
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Old 12-07-07, 11:32 AM   #20
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thank you... my 2007 GS350 AWD ML/NAV Black/Black is coming in 12 days, cant wait!
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Old 12-07-07, 11:46 AM   #21
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wow....nice. you live around rominl area too ?
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Old 12-07-07, 11:53 AM   #22
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Thanks!

I like the shift plate and metal-looking ring on the seat.

It'd be a pain to do rotations since the wheels are directional?!
no i don't believe wheels are directional. even for ls460 they are not directional
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Old 12-07-07, 12:00 PM   #23
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you've got quite an eye there.

i was looking for a page like this about a week ago, so thanks!

overall, the 08 is definately better. that is all.
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I can't believe that they are still using Yokohama tires on the '08,after all the complaints.
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Wow, great work.

Strangely enough I prefer the 08 overall...
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I want to buy the side mirrors of the 08 and put them on my 07. Other then that, I cant really see any big differences that would be noticable to people
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I can't believe that they are still using Yokohama tires on the '08,after all the complaints.
lol should i complain?
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best comparison ever!

can't wait for mine
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Wow,thanks for you time in comparing both models!
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Do you guys realize how much these small changes would cost on a Mercedes or BMW? At least 2 grand or more. The lighted Lexus sill would be a $500 add-on alone. The auto-dimming side view mirrors? Another $500 minimum.

The cost of a new 2008 vs. a 2007 is only about $1500-$2,000 more. Money well spent in my opinion based on these upgrades. I do agree the extra chrome in the front was a down grade for 2008. The steering wheel seems just fine to me and I prefer the 2008 version (my opinion).

Overall more value for just a few dollars more (MSRP) than 2007. Nice job Lexus.
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