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Old 03-04-14, 04:33 PM   #1
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I am kinda new to IS 2nd gens. I would like to get my hands on one soon here, and before I dive into it all head long I have one simple question about them:

Can you turbocharge the AWD models?
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Old 03-04-14, 04:49 PM   #2
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you CAN but no one has done it yet. Its mostly supercharged/turbocharged RWD's
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There's no reason that you cannot. You would be a pioneer!
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I'm not about that life RWD it is.
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Old 03-04-14, 05:27 PM   #5
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I would love to boost my AWD but the reliability of it is what i need up north. When I pay it off and get a truck like i plan, you can gaurentee I will test its limits. Wont be for a few years tho
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I would love to boost my AWD but the reliability of it is what i need up north. When I pay it off and get a truck like i plan, you can gaurentee I will test its limits. Wont be for a few years tho
For what it's worth, supercharging has been nothing but reliable on my is250 RWD. Aside from having to change the supercharger oil every 6k miles which takes about as much time as an engile oil change, there is nothing else to slow down a daily driver car. I daily'ed mine for about a year (15k miles) before i retired the car from daily use and now it's just a weekend car that stays clean for shows. lol
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RWD or AWD, the motor is still the same. granted im sure drivetrain loss will come into effect in a major way with the AWD, there is no reason it cant be done
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if you want power and you want the is second gen, dont buy the 250, get the 350
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