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Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 05-15-17, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Chocolate
Lunch Lady reviews the LX 570 in 2 minutes

There's plenty of good, well thought out reviews for the LX, but cars.com recently posted these gems.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEO5EiA52JM

In this video, Cars.com's lunch lady reviews...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 04-25-17, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By Chocolate
http://www.sleeoffroad.com/products/bumpers/front_...

http://www.sleeoffroad.com/products/bumpers/front_bumpers_200series.htm

https://i.imgur.com/9pbKqoT.png

Slee is charging 2,251 for the ARB with the hoop. I think I will buy the Dobinson bumper.
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 04-25-17, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By Chocolate
It's impressive that the Dobinson bumper is about...

It's impressive that the Dobinson bumper is about half the price of the ARB, and looks almost exactly the same.
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 04-25-17, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By Chocolate
Direct fit and also the correct offset. So many...

Direct fit and also the correct offset. So many of the aftermarket wheels on TireRack have the completely wrong offset for this platform right up to 0mm compared to OEM 50 or 60mm.
I would consider...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 04-25-17, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,161
Posted By Chocolate
Nice. Since you mentioned ride and PSI, I tend to...

Nice. Since you mentioned ride and PSI, I tend to prefer a lower PSI. The stock P-rated tires (in 20" form) are recommended at 33psi, so while 40psi will increase the load carrying capacity, I feel...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 04-17-17, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By Chocolate
LOL... What he said. I switched from...

LOL...



What he said. I switched from the factory tires because of the high replacement price and proprietary size of the tires, low tread depth, lack of impact absorption, and total lack of...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 04-13-17, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By Chocolate
Haha... it's 2 plastic covers, 2 connectors, and...

Haha... it's 2 plastic covers, 2 connectors, and 8 bolts. Anyone can do it.
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 04-04-17, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By Chocolate
Have you considered plasti dipping them? You can...

Have you considered plasti dipping them? You can easily achieve a factory like gunmetal or metallic silver appearance. The bright aluminum plasti dip looks just like the (silver) Mercury Metallic...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 03-22-17, 05:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,696
Posted By Chocolate
Royal Purple is garbage lol, save your money. ...

Royal Purple is garbage lol, save your money.

Observe how it flows like taffy in cold temperatures:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQ_vxdO_9nc&t=15s

I stick with Mobil1 engine and gear oil,...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 03-10-17, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,813
Posted By Chocolate
New LX 450 confirmed!

New LX 450 confirmed!
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 03-07-17, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By Chocolate
The post on mud made it sound like a 3rd party...

The post on mud made it sound like a 3rd party warranty. Was it or was it the Lexus one.

How much did it cost?
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 03-03-17, 07:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,597
Posted By Chocolate
Speedometer actually will read more accurate...

Speedometer actually will read more accurate since it's calibrated to read faster than actual speed.
Odometer will record 4-5% less miles than actual, depending on tire size. Details here:...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 03-01-17, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,628
Posted By Chocolate
These trucks should really come with LT rated...

These trucks should really come with LT rated tires from the factory instead of passenger car rated tires, but that would significantly raise the cost for Toyota. I am considering going from...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 02-27-17, 09:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,628
Posted By Chocolate
That looks so much better than the 285/50/20.

That looks so much better than the 285/50/20.
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 02-27-17, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,337
Posted By Chocolate
Well that's an easy choice. And you'll get a...

Well that's an easy choice. And you'll get a completely unbiased answer on the Lexus forum. ;)

LX is more exclusive (rarer), more unique (hydraulic suspension), and much more capable.
Engine...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 02-26-17, 05:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,926
Posted By Chocolate
What's the asking price on the LFA, if it is...

What's the asking price on the LFA, if it is listed?
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 02-24-17, 10:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,926
Posted By Chocolate
Well it makes more sense as a showpiece. How big...

Well it makes more sense as a showpiece. How big are those wheels?


LFA is so rare, only 500 produced for a one year production run.
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 02-24-17, 04:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,926
Posted By Chocolate
You'll probably get some pushback because the LX...

You'll probably get some pushback because the LX clientele tends to be conservative, but that certainly makes a statement! Could have had a decent 2nd trail truck for how much that cost, I personally...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 02-22-17, 02:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,244
Posted By Chocolate
12 mpg consistently. Mostly highway.

12 mpg consistently. Mostly highway.
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 02-22-17, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By Chocolate
Try hooking it up to your TV and changing the...

Try hooking it up to your TV and changing the resolution to 720p (or 480p). It may be trying to output in 1080p.
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 02-19-17, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,789
Posted By Chocolate
http://www.ebay.com/itm/21-Lexus-LX570-2016-2017-S...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/21-Lexus-LX570-2016-2017-Set-Of-4-Silver-Oem-Factory-Original-Wheel-New-W-CAPS-/252737137798

Yes, 5x150.
Looks like 54mm. The 20" OEM wheels (and OEM Land Cruiser 18x8)...
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 02-18-17, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By Chocolate
I think it's kind of interesting that they put...

I think it's kind of interesting that they put the old school reverse lights in the tailgate, when there was plenty of room in the taillight. It must be purely for the difference in styling.
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 02-16-17, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By Chocolate
It actually is in the manual, under do it...

It actually is in the manual, under do it yourself maintenance.

https://carmanuals2.com/lexus/lx570-2016-owner-s-manual-79091
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 02-14-17, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,127
Posted By Chocolate
Elephant Gray Pearl is an appropriate color for...

Elephant Gray Pearl is an appropriate color for this vehicle.
Forum: LX - 3rd Gen (2008-present) 02-14-17, 03:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,789
Posted By Chocolate
Looks great. I suggest if you can buy a matching...

Looks great. I suggest if you can buy a matching fifth 20" wheel on ebay, to get a 5th tire and put it in the Toyota/Lexus recommended rotation, to have a spare you can rely on.
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