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Old 09-03-13, 03:54 PM   #31
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On thre GS F sport a tsb went out on pads after numerous people complained and they changed pads and installed at no cost. It was a different issue, squeaky brakes.
Do you happen to have part# of new brakes?
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Old 09-03-13, 04:07 PM   #32
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The GF F-Sport brakes are larger and different than the IS F-Sport ones, the TSB doesn't really apply to the type of brakes on the IS.

The 2014 IS350 F-Sport has the same brakes as the US-spec 06-08 IS350 and Canada-spec 06-13 IS350.

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Old 09-03-13, 06:16 PM   #33
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My 250 has a LOT of brake dust on the front wheels. After only driving 30-40 miles, it's already caked on my wheels:



I remember this issue on my 2IS as well, the 2008 model anyway. I don't recall this being so bad on my 2011 IS.
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Old 09-03-13, 06:42 PM   #34
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Do you happen to have part# of new brakes?
3IS IS350 brakes seem the same as the 2IS IS350. On Sewell you can choose between low dust and high friction

http://is.sewellparts.com/accessorie...2013/4944.html
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Old 09-03-13, 06:53 PM   #35
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I'll wait for TSIB. When I sprayed water into the wheel, so much dust came out it even stained my drive way.
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Old 09-03-13, 08:32 PM   #36
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We GS F Sport owners have lots of brake dust on our front wheels after a day of driving. There has been no TSB for excessive brake dust, only for squeaky brakes (which mine doesn't have). I wash my front wheels every other day. I've just gotten used to it. Even the various brake dust repellents don't seem to work.
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Old 09-03-13, 08:38 PM   #37
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^^ yeah the f sport pads are aggressive so there is more dust it seems
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Old 09-29-13, 08:06 PM   #38
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Wow; not cool; staying tuned for sure...
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Old 10-29-13, 06:59 PM   #39
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Lexus lists a disclaimer about the high friction brake pads and summer performance tires to cover their backs.
On my 2IS, I switched to ceramic pads and the dust issue was completely eliminated.
Out of curiosity, what year is your 2IS? Just purchased a 2012 and notice the brake dust build up.. When the time is right, id like to consider the pads you purchased. Do you find braking quality to be sacrificed or different?

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any update of TSB
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any update of TSB
I'm also interested as well.
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any update of TSB
There is no TSB. Lexus states it's normal for F-sport models and already mentioned in spec. I already changed the pads to non-sport. Definitely a lot less dust.
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There is no TSB. Lexus states it's normal for F-sport models and already mentioned in spec. I already changed the pads to non-sport. Definitely a lot less dust.
Has braking performance degraded in any way?

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Has braking performance degrading in any way?
Nope. Braking is the same. If you do change pads very likely you will have to resurface the rotors. Mine already had grooves on the rotors.
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Nope. Braking is the same. If you do change pads very likely you will have to resurface the rotors. Mine already had grooves on the rotors.
Cool. Thanks for the heads-up.
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