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Old 05-26-14, 09:40 PM   #256
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I'm thinking about going with UAS for air. Any warnings?
Depends what struts you're going to run them with. But UAS, as the name states is universal so the ride comfort may not be as good as bags build for the car.

Also for the rear bags you want to find out the size of the bags you are getting so there is absolute clearance
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Old 06-26-14, 06:14 PM   #257
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This is a great thread for us newer owners to learn from. I went through 5 grills on my GS before I had the one I liked. Could have put that money elsewhere.
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Old 06-26-14, 06:43 PM   #258
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The mod i regret most is the first mod because right after that, I almost go bankrupt spending too much money on many other mods and still the journey never ends so...
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Old 06-27-14, 05:48 AM   #259
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Am I the only one that doesn't regret getting a 250?
Not at all. Apparently power is everything to everyone on these forums Yes it is slow but not THAT bad. I have a 500hp STI in the driveway if I want to go fast
I got the 250 for the manual....I cannot do automatic.

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Only regret is going air suspension.. most hassle and most expensive mod to fail on me.
I couldn't be happier with mine I have Accuair though....not universal.



The only mod I regret is trying to debadge my trunk. I ripped the badges off and broke one in half. Once I saw the holes underneath I very quickly put the badges on but you can see where is is broke
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19" wheels in NYC with stretched tires. You can figure how that played out.
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Old 06-27-14, 09:57 AM   #261
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I never modded and have no regrets. I did my fair share in the past with prior vehicles. If you don't like it as it is don't buy it.
I totally agree with this. I modded my civic 13 years ago and I regret pouring money into the thing. I know its just a civic but I learned the hard way that sometimes stock is just comfortable.

I remember I dropped my civic got new springs, intake, headers, new exhaust etc.. and whenever it rained here in Houston the dropped car would suffer. Now I just love the 350 the way it is stock, although lately the only thing that I would eventually consider upgrading is the F-Sport sway bar set for a little better handling.

I bought my IS350 fully loaded minus the F-Sport package + Mark Levinson so I do have the 18" alloy wheels and I do like them. Sometime in the later future I'll upgrade the rims but probably stick with 18" rim size.

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Old 06-27-14, 01:56 PM   #262
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Always regret the first mod, because after that it just becomes a money dump and addicting, but all in all I love my car!
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Old 06-30-14, 08:14 AM   #263
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I totally agree with this. I modded my civic 13 years ago and I regret pouring money into the thing. I know its just a civic but I learned the hard way that sometimes stock is just comfortable.

I remember I dropped my civic got new springs, intake, headers, new exhaust etc.. and whenever it rained here in Houston the dropped car would suffer. Now I just love the 350 the way it is stock, although lately the only thing that I would eventually consider upgrading is the F-Sport sway bar set for a little better handling.

I bought my IS350 fully loaded minus the F-Sport package + Mark Levinson so I do have the 18" alloy wheels and I do like them. Sometime in the later future I'll upgrade the rims but probably stick with 18" rim size.
I just find this so ridiculous. We are not sheep. We don't all have to like the way a car looks from the factory. It's fine if that is someone's personal preference, but for Keppie to say "If you don't like it as it is, don't buy it" is just . Who are you to tell me what I should and shouldn't like?? Lol

And of course you'd regret mods that you did 13 years ago. A lot can change in 13 years, personal taste, current fads and trends, etc. Modding is a learning process, you find out what you like and don't like about the car by changing parts of it. I'm sure your preferences have matured over the years, so comparing the stuff you did 13 years ago to the car you have now is not a fair comparison.
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^thank you! I agree 100% I just wasn't going to say it LOL
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