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One of The Best Lexus Models Ever Made, Says This Mechanic

Are you in the market for a used Lexus and need a recommendation from a respected Toyota/Lexus mechanic? Then here’s your chance to follow along as this mechanic inspects and discuses one model that he states is one of the best Lexus models ever made.


The 2004 Lexus LS 430

Earlier we had discussed why the 2022 Lexus is destined to be among the best of the last modern ice vehicles ever made. And, we had learned why the Lexus is not just a glorified Toyota. Today, however, we are taking a look at one older model that the Care Car Nut host claims is one of the best Lexus models he has ever had the pleasure of working on.

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The model described in the video has 147,000 miles on it and is a testament to just how new an older vehicle can look after 18 years not only when quality is put into a build, but care as well from an owner who ensures his vehicle is maintained properly.

The value of watching this video is not only learning why this is a good model to watch out for when used car shopping, but it also provides some recommendations about the same model with other features that you will want to be aware of to avoid potential problems.

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In the video you will discover:

• The engine type used is actually certified for aircraft
• Where to expect some minor leaks
• How quality-built models achieve quietness other models do not have
• Why door vapor barriers are important
• How door panel rattle happens
• What to look out for in other trim versions of this model
• What other Lexus model is nearly as good as this one and which one is a significant drop in quality

THIS is One of The Best Lexus Models Ever Made! And Here's Why!

And finally…

For additional articles about shopping for a Lexus, here are some selected articles titled “Should You Buy the Cheapest Lexus of 2022?” and “What You Need to Know Before Buying a Toyota or Lexus Hybrid This Year” that will help in your search of the right Lexus for you.

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Timothy Boyer is a Torque News automotive reporter based in Cincinnati. Experienced with early car restorations, he regularly restores older vehicles with engine modifications for improved performance. Follow Tim on Twitter at @TimBoyerWrites for daily new and used vehicle news.

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