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Unique FSport DUAL IS250/IS350 build[s]

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Old Yesterday, 02:58 PM   #1
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Default Unique FSport DUAL IS250/IS350 build[s]

I think it is time for me to create this thread. I fell in love with the IS back in 2006 when it was first released. I finally bought a brand new IS250 F-Sport 2012 six years later (talking about patience huh) and this is my 1st brand new car I ever own. I started modding right away but I do it slowly and steadily to appreciate each and every single upgrade one by one.

The IS250 is a very well balanced and good all around car. I can commute to work comfortably. The car feels very luxurious in and out. It is classy enough to take my girlfriend out. I can take my family everywhere without them complaining harsh ride. I can take the car on autocross and even tracks for weekend fun. It offers plenty enough power for street driving. Whoever thinks you need more than 200HP on the street have not really utilized the car's limit yet. You can barely drive the car to the limit on the street safely and legally so if you ever push it hard, I always tell people bring it to the autocross or track! That is where you test handling and the car's limit.

After driving the IS250 for couple years, I love it more and more to the point I decide I will buy the IS350 and... I did! Oh my God, the IS350 is really, really a beast off the line. 0-40 MPH is so aggressive and so damn fast that it can take on many high horse power car. I mean 0-40 MPH in 1st gear of the IS350 is just RIDICULOUS! Handling wise, both IS are pretty much the same. Despite the fact that both cars are heavy, they handle very, very well and quite fun to drive provided the right upgrades have been installed.

Finally, I focus more on the handling performance so most of the mods are geared toward that route. I also spend a lot of time detailing my cars to make them show car shinny/glossy everyday. On the cosmetic mods, I go with F Sport theme on both cars. Style wise, I just want to set my cars apart from stock car as well as VIP cars. I want them to look like MY cars with the way I like

2012 IS250:
F-Sport Factory Package & Navigation
F-Sport Intake
F-Sport Exhaust
F-sport front and rear sway bars
BCR Coilovers
TSW Nurburgring rotary forged lightweight wheels
IS350 Front Brake Kit with Powercoated Metallic Acid Green Calipers
Stoptech Cryo Drilled Rotors with Akebono Ceramic Pads
Molded MyRide Diffuser
8000k HID all around
Blue interior LEDs
JL Audio 3w3v3 10inch sub and 500/1 amp
3M tint and front clear bra
Opticoat Coating Paint Protection
Tuf Tire Shine Coating
Handmade ClubLexus Decals

2006 IS350
Luxury Package & Navigation & Mark Levinson Sound System
F-Sport Springs
F-Sport Shocks
F-Sport Wheels
F-Sport Rear Sway Bar
M2 exhaust
Brake Calipers Painted Yellow
Stoptech Drilled & Slotted Rotors with Akebono Ceramic Pads
MyRide Diffuser Installed
3000k HID Fog
Lamin X Film on Headlight & 3M Yellow on Fog Light for Protection
Opticoat Coating Paint Protection
Carpro Leather Coating
Tuf Tire Shine Coating
Handmade ClubLexus Decals

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Old Yesterday, 03:00 PM   #2
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All pictures are taken with a crappy iPhone4S camera haha
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It's about time you started your own build thread after all the mods you've already done to your pair of 2IS'!

Both of your F-Sport ISx50s look fantastic and they are a great representation to the community!
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Really like the green paint on the is350 calipers.
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