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Old 10-25-14, 10:04 PM   #1
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I picked it up from an amazing owner and I have to say, there was no way I could have found a better ISF locally in this condition.
- 2008 ISF
- Never winter driven
- Parked in garage
- 65xxx KM / 40400 Miles

Funny thing is I emptied out my banking account to pay the car and put the taxes on my credit card lol.. but no regrets after I took the keys

When I brought it home:
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Front Bumper needs a repaint
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I did not mind the cosmetic damage because the previous owner added a number of mods that I wanted to do myself anyway

Performance Mods:
Borla Exhaust
Sikky Header
K&N Intake
245/40/19 Michelin PS2
275/35/19 Michelin PS2

Exterior Mods:
Carbon Fiber Roof Spoiler
30% Tint - All Around
2012 LED Healights
Osram Fog Lights
Wald Rep Spoiler
Gloss Black Emblems
Gloss Black Grill Surround

Interior Mods:
F-Sport Shift ****

I have a number of things I want done on the car but I'm going to be patient and wait for next Spring. Stay tune for 2015!
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Old 10-25-14, 10:13 PM   #2
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One other thing I forgot to share, maybe its a coincidence..

First car - Mirabeau Blue Genesis Coupe
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Second car - Obsidian Black IS250 F Sport
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Third car - Ultrasonic Blue ISF
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So.. blue carried over from my genesis and car model carried from my IS250 = ISF?

I actually stared at the blue paint from my ISF when I had thought of this. I could not see a speck of difference from my genesis
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Old 10-26-14, 05:45 PM   #3
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WTH happened to that paint?
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Old 10-26-14, 08:52 PM   #4
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WTH happened to that paint?
Previous owner had the bumper repainted by his buddy.. 2 years later it started chipping. No biggie for me. I'm going to let winter pass by before I get it fixed
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nice pick up man. repainting the front bumper/hood should always be done anyways after any used car purchase . no biggie.
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Old 10-26-14, 10:49 PM   #6
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Many happy miles ahead
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damn bro, u left the IS250 cuz it was small though, now u got an ISF
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Old 12-04-14, 05:38 PM   #8
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congrats! pretty clean car other than the bumper!
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Old 12-22-14, 08:47 PM   #9
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nice pick up man. repainting the front bumper/hood should always be done anyways after any used car purchase . no biggie.
I had the exact same thought when I picked it up. Didn't mind it at all

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damn bro, u left the IS250 cuz it was small though, now u got an ISF
Yeah, I sold the 2011 and picked up 2008. Couldn't afford newer with the price differences

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congrats! pretty clean car other than the bumper!
Thanks!

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Many happy miles ahead
You got that right
The gas mileage definitely took a big hit but never been happier leaving work everyday
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just picked up an is250 which is super slow, now thinking about upgrading to isf like u did. i love the way isf looks as well. congrats on the upgrade, u made a great choice
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Been a long time since I updated this thread.

First off, I had some major maintenance done

- Rear differential oil change (previous owner did not change it in 7 years). My mechanic told me the oil was very dark

- Spark plug change (didn't look too bad but 7 years is a long time. I grabbed a set from Sewell in October and finally got to installed them. Picture below for the old plugs

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Old 04-24-15, 05:23 PM   #12
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Next up are photos of my paint job - took about 5 days @chipmaster markham

Wald Rep Spoiler in USB
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Another angle
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Gloss black emblems and badges
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Yup, even these ones
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Gloss black grill surround and emblem
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Old 04-24-15, 05:33 PM   #13
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A couple of weeks I got 2012 LED Headlights from a CL member and also installed my

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Front End has the following:
- Bumper repainted, all fresh! (thanks Chipmaster Markham!)
- 2012 LED headlights with 10-25% tint (thanks Steve!)
- Osram 3k Fog Lights (thanks Nigel!)
- Gloss black grill and emblem (mentioned above)

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Rear has the following:
- Wald rep spoiler (mentioned above)
- Gloss black emblems (mentioned above)

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Unfortunately the front bumper was not done as requested. The license plate holes were supposed to be filled in.. so another visit to the body shop in May. For now, I'll use GrimmSpeed license plate covers

Rear
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Front
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Old 04-24-15, 05:57 PM   #14
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I have been using Findway Floor Liner since October 2014 and since there aren't too many information out there, I want to share my thoughts on the product.

Purchase Pieces: 5 pieces in total (2 front, 3 rear)
Regular Price: $100 CAD + HST
Discounted Price: $80 CAD + HST (what I paid)
Colours Available: Black and Beige

Findway is locate in Canada, Ontario and about 20 minutes drive from where I used to live. For $80 + HST (tax), I was more than happy to give it a try.

Service: 10/10 on pick up
I had opt'ed to pick up so I went to their office and I was very happy communicating with the sales person on site. I asked if I could test fit first and they were happy to do it for me. I drove to the back and they installed all liner into my car. I was actually missing one hook to secure the driver liner in place which they gladly gave me a free one. To me, I consider the service an A+

Quality: 8.5/10
Front - Now the fitment wasn't spot on. The liner had a gap that I was able to feel whenever I stepped down with some pressure. It went into place just fine, about 95% fitment. However, its been many months since it was installed and it fits perfectly now after numerous uses. The gap is no longer there. One issue I did find was that the plastic spacer where the floor hooks onto is not too secure. It can pop off (which you can push it back in) when installing the liner. My liner never moved from its current spot so the hook issue does not bother me unless I take it out for cleaning.

Rear - Since I don't carry passengers in my car I'm not too concern about the liners in the rear. The fitment on them is about 90% and I strongly do believe they will confront to the shape with multiple uses. Some play to keep the rear liners all the way down (maybe half an inch raised up?)

Cleaning: 8/10
Because of the 4-5 months of winter we have in Canada, the liners were extremely salty. It went through months of wet salty water and dry salt stains. So far I cleaned them twice:
1) April 16 - I went to a coin wash and sprayed them down. Gave them a few fling and put them back into the car. It was still damp but was not dripping at all. All the salt stains were washed off more or less (I have the black set so I couldn't tell until they were dried).

2) April 24 - today I took them out and gave them a vacuum. Nothing more. The driver liner I gave a wipe down with water and a towel.

Would I recommend it? Of course!

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Rear - Right
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Rear - Left
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Front - Passenger (before vacuuming)
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Front - Driver (before vacuuming)
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Front - Driver (after vacuuming)
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Front - Driver (after wipe down)
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I got tired of the dust layer in my engine bay.. and I gave that a wipe down too
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haha if you had to empty out your bank account, taxes shouldve been covered by the dealership :P
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