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Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 01-10-16, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By Downtuned
Do snow tires really make all the difference?

I just moved from a warm climate to a very cold climate with lots of ice and snow, and my 2006 RWD lexus is250 is STRUGGLING on the roads here. I currently have hankook v12 all season tires on my...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 01-09-16, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Downtuned
Got it put back on, 2 screws coming up from the...

Got it put back on, 2 screws coming up from the wind deflector, 2 or 3 screws going into the vehicle from the wheel well itself (they got ripped through the holes in the wheel well, i used a large...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 01-06-16, 06:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By Downtuned
Horn sounds weak after the body shop

I was needing someones opinion on my horn sound. I just got my car back from the body shop due to some work that was needing to be done about 6 months ago (front bumper work). After getting the car...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 01-02-16, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Downtuned
Welcome to the thread Gville, as always your...

Welcome to the thread Gville, as always your input is always appreciated. Where should I go about getting one of those? And from the pictures, did you happen to see anything that shows dramatic...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 12-29-15, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Downtuned
Thanks. Are there tires out there for the IS250...

Thanks. Are there tires out there for the IS250 that dont make you slide around and have little to no traction in the snow? I was wondering if anyone else had this problem.

I am also going to...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 12-29-15, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Downtuned
Wheel Well question, need experienced advice

Long story short, I just got my car back from the body shop due to damages to the front bumper by ice and snow, and 1 week later, i go up on a curb and rip off my driver side front piece wheel well. ...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 10-03-15, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,376
Posted By Downtuned
Is250 dash recall, any updates?

I know lexus has sent out a recall on the sticky dash for certain is model lexus, I was wondering if anyone knew when lexus would be getting the dealerships the parts to perform the recall? It seems...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 08-26-15, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By Downtuned
Zip Ties...Brilliant!

Zip Ties...Brilliant!
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 08-26-15, 06:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By Downtuned
I did not see the screws, but as I was trying to...

I did not see the screws, but as I was trying to clip it back in, it would just pop back out. If you look at the first picture, on the right, just before you get to the tire, it seems that 2inch or...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 08-25-15, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By Downtuned
So this happened today...

I was testing out the car trailer at the local Uhaul rental location due to me moving across the country soon, and I drove up onto it, then as I reversed off, my bumper must have scraped really bad...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 08-25-15, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By Downtuned
Quick update, the speedometer needle does...

Quick update, the speedometer needle does completely swing left and right when starting up the vehicle.
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 08-23-15, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By Downtuned
I will certainly come back to this thread once I...

I will certainly come back to this thread once I get a new battery. I will also check the needle once I get back in my car later. Thanks for the input, I will keep you all informed.
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 08-20-15, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By Downtuned
Not sure the miles unfortunately, think im just...

Not sure the miles unfortunately, think im just gonna buy a battery and see if that fixes the issue. Car has 130k though.
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 08-20-15, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By Downtuned
Engine taking a split second longer to start

Quick question. When I hit my ignition button, the car seems to have a bit of a lag time than it usually does to start up (the engine sounds a bit more sluggish when turning over). I am assuming it...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 04-07-15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By Downtuned
Perfect, as always, thanks Gville. Smokey, yes, I...

Perfect, as always, thanks Gville. Smokey, yes, I have been lucky, but as soon as I put on the springs, I noticed a tremendous wear on the inside. Once I put these new tires on, I am concerned with...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 04-05-15, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By Downtuned
Been gone from the forums awhile, wondering if we had some solutions for a few issues

Hey everyone,

I was needing some advice, as well as wondering if anyone has found a remedy for a few issues.

First off, I am needing to buy new 18 inch tires, because mine are about 50,000k...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 12-23-14, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By Downtuned
i guess that is what I am referring to. "tread...

i guess that is what I am referring to. "tread depth" I just want to make sure I am not getting a tire that looks almost not even "low profile." The khumo ecstasy were AMAZING for the price, but...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 12-23-14, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By Downtuned
quick question about tire sizes

Hello,

I am getting ready to order some tires from tire rack, and the representative there didn't seem to know what I was talking about when I asked the following question:

"I previously had...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 11-28-14, 07:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,099
Posted By Downtuned
not to hijack this thread, but when you say...

not to hijack this thread, but when you say "basic" front end, I was thinking you would be asking for what was the "simplest" front end you could get. I also do not have side skirts, and also feel...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 06-09-14, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,680
Posted By Downtuned
and it is coming from overseas, so it might...

and it is coming from overseas, so it might actually be correct. I remember i shipped a candle within the US and it was 15 dollars, now looking at the size of a front lip, it might actually be 150,...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 06-06-14, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5,532
Views: 1,286,690
Posted By Downtuned
http://i1164.photobucket.com/albums/q565/downtuned...

http://i1164.photobucket.com/albums/q565/downtuned/img_20140605_151455_c000a3e82312990a32a8db97e4c94314b58b7cba_zpsb39fe322.jpg...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 06-03-14, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,680
Posted By Downtuned
Thanks for the info guys. Guess I will be...

Thanks for the info guys. Guess I will be waiting a little longer than expected to get the front lip. Oh well..
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 06-03-14, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,680
Posted By Downtuned
HOLY damn it..... I was so excited too... did not...

HOLY damn it..... I was so excited too... did not see that. My peripherals told me it was 15 dollars. Now im sad... thanks 5 gears! lol
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 06-03-14, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,680
Posted By Downtuned
not sure if you are looking at my link, but its...

not sure if you are looking at my link, but its 199 for the painted front lip. And I believe its around 600-700 dollars for an authentic lip.
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 06-03-14, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,680
Posted By Downtuned
Yay or Nay

This looks like an awesome deal. Its the exact front lip i want and its painted, so i dont have to go through the hassle of getting it painted when it gets delivered. I do not have the money to buy...
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