HellRider

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  1. 06->07: Added shark fin Added X package option Moved gas/trunk buttons slightly and illuminated them Enabled TRAC button to disable TRAC/VSC 07->08: Improved steering feel Added rear legroom due to new shape of front seatbacks Illuminated scuff plate color changed from blue to white OEM 18s color changed to liquid graphite Coinholder added to dash 08->09: A bunch of facelift changes (some interior trim and color changes, bumpers and tails changed, the ugly turn-signal mirrors are added, and the hideous lobster claws become the standard 18" wheel) Paddles enabled to work in D 09->10: Bluetooth now available without nav Nav system updated to match what Garmin offered in 2006 (as opposed to the 1999 era one in the 06-09 models) USB port added for ipod interface, SAT radio now built in as well rather than optional A2DP streaming now possible 10->11: Another facelift with bumpers and whatnot Ugly LED headlamps added (which means AFS no longer offered) Passenger side memory seat no longer available PCS option no longer available X package no longer available Sport package no longer available F-sport package added 350 now offered with AWD Source: https://www.clublexus.com/forums/is-2nd-gen-2006-2013/625596-2nd-gen-is-facelift-refresh-what-when-was-it.html#post7108709
  2. Yes it takes a while, I came from toyota avensis 1.8 petrol and in Lexus I need to make double of the distance to warm up engine.
  3. Yes you can do protective maintenance like changing brushes and cleaning (usually dust is the main cause of electrical failure) same for motor starter However for 190k and 14 years it lasted long anyway.
  4. 21k ?? Not enough used XD, sorry I couldn't resist for 21k diesel
  5. Battery should be around 12.5V so this is ok, alternator has nothing to do with other connections as it is only for direct battery charge Unless you made short circuit somewhere during replacement, check all fuses
  6. It is only oil, filters and differential oil (every 60k miles). The most important is to put decent oil not like generic on from drum as most garages do.
  7. It is absolutely normal, same for me and colder days outside it only get worse. Better tyres will reduce this but wait till summer and will be ok.😉
  8. https://www.confused.com/sell-my-car/guides/avoiding-online-car-selling-scams Very common scam, I had a call for every car I sold on autotrader. "I am abroad .... I will send money via paypal and someone will collect it" So there is no proof of collection by the buyer. One more tip when you buy japanese cars or even toyota never buy diesel go for petrol. Best choice for japanese cars and no turbo problems or dual mass flywheel .
  9. https://applications.castrol.com/oilselector/en_gb/c/recommendation?vehicleType=cars&manufacturer=lexus-(eu)&model=is-xe20-(2005-2013)&modelType=is-250-(2010-2011) 5W-30 A5 ,C2 , A5/B5 or DX