Potential repairs on a 2009 LC with over 150,000 miles

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As many folks have already stated, I have had to do the following to my 08LX:
Heater Valley Plate, Starter, Pulleys, Radiator (water pump, thermostat, heater T's (while you're in there)), and have some seepage from the cam towers. I bought it with 134k and now at 156k in two years.
 
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Most of the things people mentioned are kinda normal at that mileage or even before with steering components and suspension, on any vehicle.....and depending on where you live and the size of potholes....or what you use it for. Most are not difficult jobs, but the starter is a bit of a bitch. It is buried in the engine and is about a 4 hour job depending on how many breaks you take and your mood. :) I have no idea how many hours Toyota would bill you for if you let them do the starter. Something crazy I'm sure.
(Definitely not the usual 30 minute starter change many vehicles have.) I have seen 2 starters need to be changed around 150-170,000 miles. They both had a slight oil leak above and oil getting on the starter. There was some debate as to whether that caused it.
 
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