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Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-16-14, 11:59 AM
Replies: 205
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Posted By dstopsie
thank you!! I have never heard of aquapel? ...

thank you!!

I have never heard of aquapel? Do you apply it like the coating to your car? Where did you purchase it?

thanks for your help and yes you are right, the water just slides off the...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-16-14, 09:37 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 29,473
Posted By dstopsie
thats the same effect with the 22ple. the rinse...

thats the same effect with the 22ple. the rinse less wash and wax i use just rolls down the car. plus it provides a layer of wax protection. my microfibers just glide over my car.

that is why i...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-16-14, 08:46 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 29,473
Posted By dstopsie
Thanks Elaine, it has gotten even shinier that...

Thanks Elaine, it has gotten even shinier that that. It takes 5 days for the coating to fully cure. As it does this it gets shinier.

Whats interesting is my detailer said prior to application...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-16-14, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By dstopsie
I paid $41,253. I had the car a year and made a...

I paid $41,253. I had the car a year and made a years worth of lease payments.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-16-14, 06:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By dstopsie
Value of IS250 FSPORT after 1 year of Ownership.

Hi everyone,

I think a lot if you know that I had a 2014 IS 250 fsport obsidian/red interior that I recently sold to Carmax in order to obtain the 350 F sport.

Carmax appraised my car at...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-16-14, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 611,687
Posted By dstopsie
Here is a full body shot after application of...

Here is a full body shot after application of 22PLE coating.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-16-14, 06:28 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 29,473
Posted By dstopsie
Here is the full body shot after my detailer...

Here is the full body shot after my detailer applied the 22ple coating
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-16-14, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By dstopsie
I had about 10,000 on my 2014 IS250 FSport when...

I had about 10,000 on my 2014 IS250 FSport when I traded it for the 350. I had red seats in my 250.

The seats were fine. In fact I think they held up much, much better than leather. My leather...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-15-14, 06:49 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 29,342
Posted By dstopsie
I haven't had a front plate on any of my cars for...

I haven't had a front plate on any of my cars for the last 17 years.

Got stopped 3x

I'll take my chances.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-15-14, 06:45 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 20,770
Posted By dstopsie
I had my 2014 IS250 fsport for 1 year and never...

I had my 2014 IS250 fsport for 1 year and never had an issue. I had knee surgery and didn't drive it for over 2 weeks and it was fine. And I drove it sporadically for over 4 months while I...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-14-14, 05:45 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 29,473
Posted By dstopsie
YESSSS OMG that black was too much. I was over...

YESSSS OMG that black was too much. I was over it in April and the dealer made me an offer I could not refuse. Driving the 350 is a whole different experience. I love it. Sooo happy beyond words...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-14-14, 05:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,812
Posted By dstopsie
FYI I sold my 1 year old IS250 Fsport to...

FYI


I sold my 1 year old IS250 Fsport to Carmax for $35,000, so the value did not drop down to $29, 000 as you indicated.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-14-14, 02:17 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 29,473
Posted By dstopsie
And last but not least the front shot

And last but not least the front shot
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-14-14, 02:16 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 29,473
Posted By dstopsie
Windows tinted at 20%

Windows tinted at 20%
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-14-14, 02:15 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 29,473
Posted By dstopsie
Traded my 2014 obsidian Is250 fsport for 2014...

Traded my 2014 obsidian Is250 fsport for 2014 IS350 fsport ultra white/red

Couldn't be happier.

That's my detailer in the pic after he applied 22ple to my car
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-13-14, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 611,687
Posted By dstopsie
Thank you! I know I tried to maintain it but it...

Thank you! I know I tried to maintain it but it is just so much work. I really got the bug to unload it in April when my detailer could not even clay it because it was scratching the paint. To fly...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-13-14, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,829
Posted By dstopsie
Here is a pic my detailer took after applying the...

Here is a pic my detailer took after applying the glass coating to my UW/RR 350 yesterday. The coating is 22ple. My car will get shinier as the coating cures. Takes about 5 days to fully set. ...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-13-14, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 611,687
Posted By dstopsie
It's a protective coating that contains actual...

It's a protective coating that contains actual glass particles to form a hard coating called 22ple. You can google it.

I had it on my last car and I wouldn't have a new car without it. Makes a...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-13-14, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 611,687
Posted By dstopsie
It's really dark in my car cause my windows are...

It's really dark in my car cause my windows are tinted at 20% which is only a grade away from limo tinting. Also it was an early morning shot. My windows are very dark. That's the way I like them.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-12-14, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 611,687
Posted By dstopsie
Here is the pic of my new IS350 Fsport after it...

Here is the pic of my new IS350 Fsport after it was glass coated today. The guy in the pic is Joe from Superior Shine mobile detailing in Arcadia!! Car looks amazing. Even had my rims coated too. ...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-11-14, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 611,687
Posted By dstopsie
Hi My 20% is not street legal. I have 20% on...

Hi

My 20% is not street legal. I have 20% on it all around with the exception of course of the windshield.

I just watch for cops and roll down my window when I see a cop.

I love my tint....
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-11-14, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 611,687
Posted By dstopsie
Yes I do realize that. But white won't swirl and...

Yes I do realize that. But white won't swirl and won't be as noticeable. The black was just too much. Worst black paint I have had on a car and I have had BMW's and Honda's in black and never...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-11-14, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 611,687
Posted By dstopsie
Thanks. The black paint on Lexus is read ****...

Thanks. The black paint on Lexus is read **** you Leslie soft. Not even the guy who details my car has ever seen anything like it. The last time he was here in April just to do a touchup polish he...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-10-14, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 611,687
Posted By dstopsie
Here is the front shot.

Here is the front shot.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-10-14, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 611,687
Posted By dstopsie
Hi everyone Here is my latest and greatest....

Hi everyone

Here is my latest and greatest. IS350fsport ultra white/red

Got rid of my black 2014 is250 fsport cause I just couldn't stand cleaning it anymore. I must say after eight years of...
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