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Old 03-02-12, 10:11 PM   #31
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Now lets get some bumper plugs for that ugly front license plate
I want to .. but also don't want to create any unnecessary attention from the cops...

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you debadged!! did you fill in the holes?

looks great btw

more pics please
I did not fill in the holes

More pics next week
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Old 03-02-12, 10:18 PM   #32
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moar pics of the car
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Old 04-06-12, 11:26 PM   #33
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Moar pics??? OK!



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So onto my little update!

Some of you know how long I have been waiting for my LEDs .... well, 2 months after I ordered them they finally arrived. Was meaning to post up some pics earlier, but due to work/school/computer having to be fixed, I wasn't able to until now.

The ones I ordered were VLEDs "platinum amber".
http://www.v-leds.com/Exterior-LED-B...48887-1-2.html



No "egg yolk"



Now, with LED turn signals, you get the famous hyper-flash. One solution is to get an aftermarket flasher, and the 2nd is to modify your stock one.

I chose option 2




What you want to do is grind down the metal "U" until the hyper flashing stops... The benefits of doing this, vs buying an aftermarket one, is so you don't get a louder click (Some aftermarket ones may click louder), as well as retain the flash for lock/unlock. (There is a newer flasher that keeps this functionality, but I couldn't get a hold of one).

REVIEW:

These bulbs are bright, and I'm very happy with them! I love the instant on/off of LEDs, and as a lot of other cars are now moving to OEM LED turn signals - I hope lexus does as well.
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Old 04-09-12, 05:43 AM   #34
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Phat!!

Also I noticed you debadged, are there still holes in the trunk or did you fill them??
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Old 04-09-12, 05:54 AM   #35
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Great changes made on all mods....car looks a beauty....how loudndoesnthe HKS sound with the mid pipe.....I'm looking for a fsport grill but nobody selling that like the price u got lol....#deal
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Old 04-09-12, 11:24 AM   #36
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Phat!!

Also I noticed you debadged, are there still holes in the trunk or did you fill them??
Holes are still there!

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Great changes made on all mods....car looks a beauty....how loudndoesnthe HKS sound with the mid pipe.....I'm looking for a fsport grill but nobody selling that like the price u got lol....#deal
Thanks!! On the grille, keep an eye out - I'm sure one will pop up. Just note that recently a second type of grille popped up on eBay - you don't want that one. The one you want has horizontal bars being the emblem area. (the new one is just one hunk of plastic in the middle emblem area).

For the exhaust - loud is subjective, but to me it's perfect. Its loud enough where people notice it, and It has a great tone My car is a DD so I didn't want a setup that was too loud or had drone on the freeway.
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Old 04-09-12, 11:28 AM   #37
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ok kool...good looks on the heads up about the grill.....for exhaust I'm hoping to grab a good deal on a greddy..hopefully a used SP2...if not im looking HKS exhaust.
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Old 04-09-12, 11:29 AM   #38
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moar lowww ^_________^
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Old 04-16-12, 11:41 PM   #39
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^haha..... Maybe later

Last week a couple co workers and I went out and did a quick shoot... the weather was weird that day- we had sun, rain, hail, everything,... and and I think the shots came out pretty good.

As always, all comments welcome!








And a couple rolling shots!



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Old 04-17-12, 09:59 AM   #40
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nice shots!
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Old 04-18-12, 05:59 PM   #41
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Soooooo gorggg, looks even more amazing in person
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Looks great!
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Old 10-22-12, 08:20 PM   #43
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Added a couple things since I last updated this thread.

IS350 Brakes with Stoptech drilled rotors:

Painted a metallic red w/ MotoGFX lexus decals






Then finally, after almost 15 weeks of waiting ... my gunmetal Forgestar F14 wheels came in




Specs on the wheels are as follows:

19x8.5+30 235/35/19
19x9.5+33 265/30/19


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v2.0 - Current Mods:

Engine
F-Sport intake
Megan Mid-Pipe
Lexus HKS exhaust

Wheels/Suspension/Brakes
H&R springs
Forgestar F14
Red PIAA Lug Nuts
IS350 Brakes
Stoptech Drilled Rotors

Exterior
GFX Front Lip
F-Sport Grille
Plasti-Dipped Grille Surround and Emblems
AVS Visors
Roof Spoiler
Window Tints
NorCal/CL Plate frame
Painted Engine Covers
ISF tails

Interior
IS-F CF Interior
IS-F Steering Damper
F-Sport Shift ****
OEM iPod Kit

Lighting
HID 3000k Fogs
Fog Light mod
LED Dome lights
LED Blinker Bulbs

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Old 10-22-12, 08:33 PM   #44
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Looking good man love how the wheels turned out great choice
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Old 10-22-12, 08:38 PM   #45
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Damm! your car is my inspiration. I like your style. Not too much , yet not too subtle.

Any rubbing with the new setup?
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