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Old 08-01-10, 11:35 PM   #1
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Old 08-01-10, 11:41 PM   #2
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mod i regret the most was putting on Eibach 350 (fsport) springs, put them on and not even 6months later they were off, i really like throwing money away~ .6in drop (front)/.8in rear from the sport suspension.. so weaksauce... shoulda just gone coils from the start...
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Old 08-01-10, 11:47 PM   #3
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This should be interesting.

IS-F (in exchange for 09s)
06-08 mirrors (in exchange for 09s)
Bags

Not doing a crazy setup from the get go instead of doing what everyone else was doing.
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Old 08-01-10, 11:48 PM   #4
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opting for the is350 instead of going with the 250 with manual tranny.
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Old 08-01-10, 11:51 PM   #5
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my 3rd set of wheels cause i got rid of my works(my second set) my 4th and 5th worked out well for me

also springs cause i only had them for like 5 months and got my megans.

and then slamming my car to tuck my 19s cause i detroyed 4k worth of stuff in about 4 secs haha. damn pipe
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Old 08-01-10, 11:56 PM   #6
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This should be interesting.

IS-F (in exchange for 09s)
06-08 mirrors (in exchange for 09s)
Bags

Not doing a crazy setup from the get go instead of doing what everyone else was doing.
Why the bags peter?

and mine, prolly the the cheap sub i have in my car. For what i paid i coulda had something alot more nicer installed. and cleaner. No worries. all in do time

Oh and aftermarket alarm. WASTE OF $$$$
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Old 08-02-10, 12:00 AM   #7
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what sub josh?
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Why the bags peter?

and mine, prolly the the cheap sub i have in my car. For what i paid i coulda had something alot more nicer installed. and cleaner. No worries. all in do time

Oh and aftermarket alarm. WASTE OF $$$$
I'm more of a "performance" I use that word loosely as I drive a IS250 haha. I was scared to drive my car the way I wanted to, the wiring wasn't done well, and UAS forgot to send me some brackets after I installed the kit which would be a ***** and a half to put in. Now I just have boxes sitting in my living room worth $2k with no interested buyers.

BTW - The alarm will help in the long run, door dings, people trying to mess with your car and even theft in parts or if our cars begin to be stolen.

Oh yeah I regret not getting a 350
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Old 08-02-10, 12:08 AM   #9
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I regret modding period. Parting out to begin.
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Old 08-02-10, 12:27 AM   #10
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This should be interesting.

IS-F (in exchange for 09s)
06-08 mirrors (in exchange for 09s)
Bags

Not doing a crazy setup from the get go instead of doing what everyone else was doing.
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I'm more of a "performance" I use that word loosely as I drive a IS250 haha. I was scared to drive my car the way I wanted to, the wiring wasn't done well, and UAS forgot to send me some brackets after I installed the kit which would be a ***** and a half to put in. Now I just have boxes sitting in my living room worth $2k with no interested buyers.

BTW - The alarm will help in the long run, door dings, people trying to mess with your car and even theft in parts or if our cars begin to be stolen.

Oh yeah I regret not getting a 350
Ahhh i see. The aralm could, but it wouldnt trigger my puddle lights or dome lights. im **** about that since my sideskirt puddle lights wouldnt work. I ended up having a tilt sensor and ding / glass breakage sensor module implemented to my factory oem alarm. The guys who do MOBILE TRACE for lexus, hooked me up with everything.

MV - i have a 12" ported box with a 1500 watt kickr amp.
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My biggest and probably only modding regret would be getting 235/35/19 instead of 225/35/19 on my front wheels.
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My biggest and probably only modding regret would be getting 235/35/19 instead of 225/35/19 on my front wheels.
And I was debating whether or not to get 235/35/19 or 225/35/19 on my front wheels.

What are you dropped on?

I regret getting Limo tint when I first bought my car.
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And I was debating whether or not to get 235/35/19 or 225/35/19 on my front wheels.

What are you dropped on?

I regret getting Limo tint when I first bought my car.
I was running negative 1 finger gap (on BCR's, 10K/8K, full dampening) for a while and it was rubbing like CRAZY. It's now raised to zero finger gap and it still rubs on dips. Plus, I think 225/35/19 (on 19x8.5) matches the profile of 265/30/19 (on 19x9.5) better.
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Buying an IS350 with the intention of power modding...
I also bought 2 12" subs and an amp from a buddy of mine had them installed launched the car the next day and sent it flying across my trunk.
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your regret should be parting out lol
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