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07-17-18, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By GSteg

Does the Lexus dealership actually do their own...

Does the Lexus dealership actually do their own work? Some of the Lexus shop around outsource body repair to local shops and those can be shoddy also.

I would personally find a shop that you can...
Forum: Car Chat
07-10-18, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 514
Posted By GSteg

It's a Lexus LS400. The car behind it remains a...

It's a Lexus LS400. The car behind it remains a mystery... :D
07-10-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,210
Posted By GSteg

Err not really nice, but reasonable I suppose.....

Err not really nice, but reasonable I suppose.. If you're getting 700-900, it's possible your plumbing is the issue. I'm not sure where you live in California but I'll take a stab and say Los...
07-10-18, 08:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,210
Posted By GSteg

That is essentially the process. I have a coating...

That is essentially the process. I have a coating on my car so 80% of the time, this is what I do. I only perform a traditional wash once every 4-5 washes.

CR Spotless sell small and large units....
Forum: Car Chat
07-10-18, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By GSteg

You'd be surprised! The current generation with...

You'd be surprised! The current generation with 86hp does very well off the road.
07-09-18, 09:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,210
Posted By GSteg

Not all Sun Joe pressure washer uses proprietary...

Not all Sun Joe pressure washer uses proprietary fittings.... many of the higher up models uses standard stuff. Fortunately, the ones that don't still have standard fittings coming out of the unit so...
Forum: Car Chat
07-03-18, 04:56 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,748
Posted By GSteg

Most of the shops I run into always seem to...

Most of the shops I run into always seem to recommend something darker than what I want. If I ask for 50%, they'll suggest 45%. If I ask for 45%, they'll suggest 40% and so on forth. :uh:
Forum: Car Chat
06-06-18, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 672
Posted By GSteg

If you keep doing that, you'll end up slowing...

If you keep doing that, you'll end up slowing down considerably. I drive at the speed limit but there are way too many people cutting in front of mebecause I'm going "too slow," and I'm in the far...
Forum: Car Chat
06-03-18, 12:49 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 15,650
Posted By GSteg

That makes two of us. For the last decade, Acura...

That makes two of us. For the last decade, Acura was never once on my radar because the cars they put out were such disappointments compared to the Acura I grew up loving. Somehow, this new RDX is...
Forum: Car Chat
06-02-18, 04:54 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 15,650
Posted By GSteg

The NX didn't kill my dog, but I agree with his...

The NX didn't kill my dog, but I agree with his comments on the NX. I was really looking forward to the NX right before it came out. Months of waiting, I finally got my hands on one and when I drove...
Forum: Car Chat
05-31-18, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,061
Posted By GSteg

That's what I have on my windshield too. After a...

That's what I have on my windshield too. After a few minutes you adjust to the darker tint and you don't notice it anymore. When I hop back into a car without tint, the visibility isn't that much...
Forum: Car Chat
05-30-18, 04:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,045
Posted By GSteg

That's because the NX has a terrible touchpad...

That's because the NX has a terrible touchpad system! The 1:1 interface in the Acura seems to be much better because you skip most of the scrolling and go straight to whatever icon you want.
Forum: Car Chat
05-28-18, 12:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,061
Posted By GSteg

I personally did 70% and it's hardly noticeable,...

I personally did 70% and it's hardly noticeable, but I also have saddle interior.
05-03-18, 07:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By GSteg

I have Shin Etsu and it's awesome! A little goes...

I have Shin Etsu and it's awesome! A little goes a VERY long way so apply as thin as possible.
Forum: Car Chat
04-25-18, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By GSteg

I use an adjustable wrench on my car,...

I use an adjustable wrench on my car, particularly on threaded Honda oil caps that won't come off easily. Not a problem there!
Forum: Car Chat
04-15-18, 07:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,298
Posted By GSteg

Same here, test drove the NX when I was shopping...

Same here, test drove the NX when I was shopping for small/midsize suv and came away unimpressed. I understand it's an entry level vehicle, but I still expect it to be a Lexus rather than a nicer...
Forum: Car Chat
04-06-18, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 536
Posted By GSteg

The AP1 is one twitchy car from the factory. The...

The AP1 is one twitchy car from the factory. The later model feels noticeably more stable at high speed, but still not as stable as the Twins.

I'd like to see a comparison between the BRZ tS and...
04-02-18, 12:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,195
Posted By GSteg

My original shocks look like they leaked a while...

My original shocks look like they leaked a while ago as the fluid does not look wet anymore. With 100k miles on the odometer, I'm pretty sure they are toast. I usually stick with OEM on these type of...
Forum: Car Chat
03-17-18, 08:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By GSteg

My choice would be the Cayman only because it's a...

My choice would be the Cayman only because it's a very good balance between a handling machine and a comfortable cruiser. Not too many cars out there can do both and still put a big smile on your...
Forum: Car Chat
03-11-18, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By GSteg

Did you use a steamer to get the tint off? If...

Did you use a steamer to get the tint off? If not, you probably left behind a lot of adhesive.

Try using nail polisher remover (acetone). Paint thinner will work too but obviously don't go crazy...
Forum: Car Chat
03-07-18, 03:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,204
Posted By GSteg

Only when it pulls or I see excessive/abnormal...

Only when it pulls or I see excessive/abnormal tire wear.

In my earlier days, it would have been once a month when I tinkered around with my suspension.
Forum: Car Chat
01-20-18, 09:46 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 15,650
Posted By GSteg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcKa9apjOX8 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcKa9apjOX8

Here is the touchpad in action. Wayyyy better than the Lexus scrolling method. I rarely use the infotainment system in my Lexus because it feels...
Forum: Car Chat
01-18-18, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 843
Posted By GSteg

I expect no less from the city of Los Angeles....

I expect no less from the city of Los Angeles. It's easy to spend someone else's money.
Forum: Car Chat
12-17-17, 11:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,860
Posted By GSteg

It's normal stuff. It's like going to the DMV......

It's normal stuff. It's like going to the DMV... no one really enjoys it.
Forum: Car Chat
11-12-17, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By GSteg

My CPO Lexus needed a new ABS actuator 4 months...

My CPO Lexus needed a new ABS actuator 4 months after I bought it. Would have been an additional $3k out of pocket. I didn't buy it for the CPO warranty though.. it just happen to come in handy in my...
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