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Old 04-01-14, 03:38 PM   #1
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Default My IS350 with inexpensive mods

I recently bought my IS350 in January completely stock and wanted to make some upgrades to it without spending insane amounts of money.

I started with the basics -
Ceramic Tint
Aftermarket matte black rims (not plasti-dipped) $600
Invidia Mid-Pipe w/ M2 Mufflers $600
I wrapped my console and window switches with Carbon Fiber 1080p Vinyl $30
Plasti-dipped the emblems and front grill $5
New stitched shifter **** $60

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Looking for any more ideas for somewhat inexpensive but nice upgrades for my 350
Also, the rims and exhaust weren't necessarily "inexpensive" in my mind but they were the 2 upgrades I really wanted.
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Old 04-01-14, 03:39 PM   #2
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Plastidip emblems and grill, it took me awhile to decide what exactly to plastidip on the grill but I think this looks the best, rather then the emblem also dipped
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Looking good I suggest you paint your calipers and put a lexus decal over them for the front 2. You can get the decals from motogpx for like $10 bucks. AVS no show window visors look good around $100. F-sport replica grille from eBay around $50. Just a few suggestions that I have done and happy with.
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I've got the caliper paint just waiting to get some jack stands to do it lol. Thanks for the recommendations though! Definitely will check out the grille
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Roof spoiler, trunk spoiler, and red outs.
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Roof spoiler, trunk spoiler, and red outs.
I was going to say that as scrolling through. You can get these pretty cheap and even painted on ebay for around $80
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Defenately drop that car! Looks good just close up the wheel gap and it'll look even better!
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Drop the car would look nice
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How much of a drop would you suggest, also what springs would you suggest? I'm a newbie when it comes to suspension.
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I've got an 06 IS350 Sport so I plan on leaving the OEM tokico struts and installing H&R springs. Already got the springs just need to get out to my mechanic for the install. If you do a search there are a lot of pics of guys on H&R springs. I've owned many cars and all except one rode on H&R springs. IMO nothing better.
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Really digging the budget mods, that's the way to go bro
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Looking good I suggest you paint your calipers and put a lexus decal over them for the front 2. You can get the decals from motogpx for like $10 bucks. AVS no show window visors look good around $100. F-sport replica grille from eBay around $50. Just a few suggestions that I have done and happy with.
MOTOGFX For the win! My buddy owns that business and does amazing work! you wold not be disappointed. He can also wrap panels and all sorts of stuff.
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