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Forum: RC F 07-23-14, 10:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,387
Posted By lobuxracer
This thread is comedy from start to finish. ...

This thread is comedy from start to finish. First, it will never happen. Period. Toyota and manual are two things that don't go together and haven't for many years. Just look at the MkIV Supra...
Forum: IS F 07-23-14, 10:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 924
Posted By lobuxracer
Idling is bad for engines period. This is why...

Idling is bad for engines period. This is why you'll see your engine race up to 1500 rpm immediately after start up. If your ambient temperature is sub-zero, the same rules apply - the engine warms...
Forum: IS F 07-23-14, 08:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 933
Posted By lobuxracer
I have this: ...

I have this:

http://www.scosche.com/car-audio/powermount-power-socket-mount-for-portable-devices

It holds my Lumia 920, Lumia 1020, and Galaxy S5 perfectly. I have a short micro USB zip tied...
Forum: IS F 07-23-14, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,673
Views: 314,486
Posted By lobuxracer
No, they are not used on race cars unless the...

No, they are not used on race cars unless the wheel's offset is wrong for the suspension. Putting a spacer on a correct offset for fashion ruins everything the suspension designer did to make it...
Forum: IS F 07-23-14, 07:13 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,234
Posted By lobuxracer
Open your owner's manual. Turn to page 118 (for...

Open your owner's manual. Turn to page 118 (for the 2008) for the complete explanation of all three modes for the transmission D - S - M.
Forum: IS F 07-23-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 924
Posted By lobuxracer
That's one of the worst things you can do to your...

That's one of the worst things you can do to your engine. It needs no more than 60 seconds before you put a load on it, and if you fail to put a load on it, you get heavy condensation inside the...
Forum: IS F 07-22-14, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,294
Posted By lobuxracer
Enough speculation. Thread closed until results...

Enough speculation. Thread closed until results are available.
Forum: IS F 07-22-14, 05:15 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 30,097
Posted By lobuxracer
BS. There's no such thing for a one off. ...

BS. There's no such thing for a one off. Cassette bearings are made in quantity only. There is no way with current technology to make a one off cassette or a "custom order" cassette bearing. ...
Forum: IS F 07-22-14, 05:03 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,234
Posted By lobuxracer
it isn't manual mode at all. It's the same as...

it isn't manual mode at all. It's the same as shifting to L in an old school auto. It just limits the highest allowable gear. You have to move the shifter to get M mode no matter how you slice it.
Forum: IS F 07-21-14, 07:46 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 30,097
Posted By lobuxracer
Got a part number for them? I know I'm getting...

Got a part number for them? I know I'm getting close to needing new ones. It would be way better IMHO to replace the cassettes and not have to buy all new hubs, especially if the new cassettes have...
Forum: IS F 07-21-14, 07:35 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 30,097
Posted By lobuxracer
Hammer? On wheel bearings? Why not a press? I...

Hammer? On wheel bearings? Why not a press? I hope you installed with a press, not a hammer...I could see maybe driving them out with a hammer, but installing with a hammer would be a disaster.
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Forum: IS F 07-21-14, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By lobuxracer
Would also like to see pics of the cracks. Mine...

Would also like to see pics of the cracks. Mine has a small crack on each side right at the base, but everything else looks perfect. It doesn't look like worth $100 to fix unless I'm putting in a...
Forum: IS F 07-21-14, 07:12 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 30,097
Posted By lobuxracer
What did you do to the wheel bearings? Lexus...

What did you do to the wheel bearings? Lexus sells the hubs as a sealed unit. Did you take them apart?
Forum: IS F 07-21-14, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By lobuxracer
Those are the best looking 2011 wheels I've seen....

Those are the best looking 2011 wheels I've seen. I'm not a big fan of the style, and blacked out it's not overwhelming.
Forum: IS F 07-21-14, 06:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,673
Posted By lobuxracer
After 2 fixes for the cam drive noise on my IS350...

After 2 fixes for the cam drive noise on my IS350 I was ready to do something else. The electric vs. oil pressure intake cam drive was a big deal for me. I liked the C63 AMG, but seeing real world...
Forum: IS F 07-21-14, 06:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,294
Posted By lobuxracer
I closed the last thread because it devolved into...

I closed the last thread because it devolved into a whole lot of useless speculation and whining about the price. This thread is no different. I'll leave it open for now, but if it isn't focused on...
Forum: IS F 07-20-14, 03:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 924
Posted By lobuxracer
Checking the fluid level is not simple as the...

Checking the fluid level is not simple as the fluid has to be at a specific temperature, and the procedure is pretty detailed. Unless they got the car cold, there's no way they could test this with...
Forum: IS F 07-19-14, 05:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 924
Posted By lobuxracer
Your fluid level is low. It should not do this. ...

Your fluid level is low. It should not do this.

To everyone else experiencing cold flare on the 1 - 2 shift - this is common.
Forum: IS F 07-19-14, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By lobuxracer
It's not recommended. Might work well depending...

It's not recommended. Might work well depending on lot of factors, but Lexus is steadfastly behind 5w-30 in this engine.
Forum: IS F 07-17-14, 11:17 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,234
Posted By lobuxracer
No. All you do is hold the paddle and it will go...

No. All you do is hold the paddle and it will go into S mode on a US model.
Forum: IS F 07-14-14, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,128
Posted By lobuxracer
They are not, and they will not post about sales...

They are not, and they will not post about sales as long as they are not. It's how we keep CL free to anyone who wants to participate as an owner.
Forum: IS F 07-14-14, 02:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,234
Posted By lobuxracer
It's the S mode. Pull and hold the upshift...

It's the S mode. Pull and hold the upshift paddle and it will engage S mode so you can limit the highest gear. It is not the same as M mode.
Forum: IS F 07-13-14, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,002
Posted By lobuxracer
Funny how the GTR looks so tall next to the...

Funny how the GTR looks so tall next to the McLarens....

Thanks for sharing, nice pics!
Forum: IS F 07-13-14, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By lobuxracer
This. Never, ever drive the car in front of you....

This. Never, ever drive the car in front of you. ALWAYS drive the track even if it mean getting right up on his butt to make him realize he needs to point you by. Aren't there any corner workers...
Forum: IS F 07-12-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By lobuxracer
Keep in mind, you only proved you are a better...

Keep in mind, you only proved you are a better driver in your car than the other two guys were in their cars. I guarantee you, a talented driver in the M3 would not have been a pass at all.
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