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05-15-18, 06:04 PM
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Posted By Wandl

It has been her dream....wife's new rig!

For about 3-4 years, my wife has been longing for a LX570 - we almost bit the bullet on a 2013 LX570, then almost bought a new 2016 Landcruiser for $10k off MSRP, but never went through it.

The...
03-29-18, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By Wandl

I also had the same control arm issues with my...

I also had the same control arm issues with my 2010, got some aftermarket parts and solved it for just over $1k (including parts and labor), check this out...
03-03-18, 08:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,979
Posted By Wandl

I've seen ex-rental 2016 Landcruisers in the high...

I've seen ex-rental 2016 Landcruisers in the high $50s..... here in TX Pat Lobb Toyota in Mckinney, TX offered a leftover new 2017 Landcruiser for about $75k. All that to say I think you can do...
02-17-18, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Wandl

Mechanical underpinning remains similar (my 16 LX...

Mechanical underpinning remains similar (my 16 LX I think hunts for gears more often compared to the 15's 6-speed). However we like the interior of the 16 better including some of the newer safety...
08-08-17, 06:15 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 142,482
Posted By Wandl

Friend of mine got a new 2017 GX460 Luxury (MSRP...

Friend of mine got a new 2017 GX460 Luxury (MSRP ~$69k) for $9.5k off ($8k between factory rebate and discount + $1.5k loyalty bonus) yesterday. Park Place Lexus in Dallas.
08-01-17, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By Wandl

Only pure speculation but reliability is one of...

Only pure speculation but reliability is one of the forefront values of buying/owning a Lexus; that explains why Toyota/Lexus has been behind in technology across a lot of their vehicles (not just...
07-28-17, 06:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,727
Posted By Wandl

According to Carfax it has been on their lot...

According to Carfax it has been on their lot since early June so almost 2 months, but they've also dropped the price by almost $2500 (original price was about $45k here...
07-16-17, 09:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,954
Posted By Wandl

I personally am not a fan of the F-sports; I...

I personally am not a fan of the F-sports; I wasn't able to tell a noticeable difference in the ride and have read the brakes have been problematic. Most of the F-sports (2013+) I've seen on...
06-21-17, 09:58 AM
Replies: 172
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Posted By Wandl

Nice congrats on the new purchase! Almost 20%...

Nice congrats on the new purchase! Almost 20% off MSRP is awesome, there was another member here who got a new ES for $7500 off MSRP - so goes to show there are great deals to be had on the ES! At...
06-16-17, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Wandl

While perusing 13+ LS460's, I understand the...

While perusing 13+ LS460's, I understand the F-Sport was a (I think) $9k option when new, used they aren't selling for much more than a standard base LS460. In fact, a local dealer here in TX...
06-14-17, 08:44 AM
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Views: 1,263
Posted By Wandl

Almost every LS460F I've seen for sale, while...

Almost every LS460F I've seen for sale, while checking carfax or Lexus Owners, have had brake pad replacement/rotor work. I personally wouldn't select the F-Sport just due to the ongoing issues...
06-09-17, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By Wandl

Many of the 2016 and 2017's I've seen also come...

Many of the 2016 and 2017's I've seen also come with the lane departure system plus adaptive cruise; talk about Lexus being behind the ball when it comes to making available some of these safety...
05-29-17, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,547
Posted By Wandl

Since you're in San Antonio, I'd first go to a...

Since you're in San Antonio, I'd first go to a place like Carmax to see what values they would offer; this gives you a baseline. Texas Auto Direct as well as Vroom/Carvana would also be alternate...
04-03-17, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By Wandl

gorgeous wood trim on the inside, shows the Lexus...

gorgeous wood trim on the inside, shows the Lexus is very much loved and cared for!
03-13-17, 07:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,455
Posted By Wandl

As an alternative, you could consider (around the...

As an alternative, you could consider (around the same price range) a 13+ ES350 or ES300h, but I would go for LS460 all the way given the fact that you do commute almost 100 miles per day. Commuting...
03-09-17, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,358
Posted By Wandl

By default, most LS460's should have a pretty...

By default, most LS460's should have a pretty cushy ride (as compared to not only other Lexus models, but also other sedans). I'd argue only the S-Class can beat it in terms of cushy comfort. That...
02-21-17, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By Wandl

I think this is a fair and useful post, though...

I think this is a fair and useful post, though your geography would severely limit the amount of responses you may get; I'd almost post this in another ClubLexus forum as you're seeking general Lexus...
Forum: Car Chat
02-09-17, 08:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 934
Posted By Wandl

This dealer has a pretty good rep; I'm about half...

This dealer has a pretty good rep; I'm about half an hour away from them. Unfortunately am in Detroit over the next couple of days so can't swing by....plus if I stop by, my wife would be...
Forum: Car Chat
02-06-17, 12:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,985
Posted By Wandl

I seriously considered a FCA vehicle because you...

I seriously considered a FCA vehicle because you can buy a lifetime Maxcare warranty from them as long as it is non-diesel. I shopped for a Ram Crew Cab 1500 4x4 hemi, managed to find one in Austin,...
01-30-17, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By Wandl

+1 Even if this was a private party buyer;...

+1

Even if this was a private party buyer; let's face it the car is 8 years old it will have some expected blemishes from 8 years of usage. They are not anything major to be honest so I don't...
01-23-17, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By Wandl

For those contemplating a pre-owned LS purchase

I posted this in the general Car Chat here in CL, and have made a mention of this several times in my replies to those looking for a pre-owned LS...but 2017 (and probably 2018) would be great times...
01-06-17, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,717
Posted By Wandl

HAh we live in a country where impracticality...

HAh we live in a country where impracticality thrives. As long as you like it and enjoy it, why not - right?

On the way to work I see a bunch of drivers in Suburban's and Yukon's being the only...
01-06-17, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,994
Posted By Wandl

Shop around for your sources; while I would...

Shop around for your sources; while I would assume the Lexus VSA would be the best (Troy Dietrich and JErry Johnson can sell you genuine Lexus contracts for cheaper than most dealers, look them up in...
12-14-16, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,489
Posted By Wandl

I test drive a 07 with 215k miles back in 2015...

I test drive a 07 with 215k miles back in 2015 (they were asking $16k) and other than some wear on the driver's seat leather, the car drove impeccably smooth. Many of the LS parts were...
12-14-16, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,640
Posted By Wandl

Depends on your needs....I have a 2010 and in the...

Depends on your needs....I have a 2010 and in the same boat, have been itching for a 13+ for a while.
If you can afford to wait (since miles don't impact the reliability of the LS much), I would...
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