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Forum: IS F 08-30-14, 08:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,663
Posted By lobuxracer
There is no tune available. It would benefit...

There is no tune available. It would benefit from one, but at this time, it is not possible. It is unlikely to be possible any time soon as well. Many have tried, all have failed.
Forum: IS F 08-30-14, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By lobuxracer
You're expecting a lot from a low end piece. ...

You're expecting a lot from a low end piece. Tein is no better. If you want something to deliver, you need to look at Ohlins or Penske. The video alone is enough to make me not want to waste a...
Forum: IS F 08-30-14, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By lobuxracer
Your O2 sim is not working right.. P0430 is the...

Your O2 sim is not working right.. P0430 is the code you get when the secondary O2 sensor thinks your cats are not up to snuff. Your O2 sim is supposed to fix that.
Forum: IS F 08-29-14, 11:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,865
Posted By lobuxracer
If we have a grant writer on the forum, maybe we...

If we have a grant writer on the forum, maybe we can get some government agency to fund a study!
Forum: IS F 08-29-14, 11:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,535
Posted By lobuxracer
If you had an HKS triple plate, you wouldn't need...

If you had an HKS triple plate, you wouldn't need to dig at all. You would definitely remember it. It worked like a lightswitch. From zero to full engagement in 2mm of pedal travel.

My question...
Forum: IS F 08-29-14, 11:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,460
Posted By lobuxracer
No, the calipers were not repainted. I bought...

No, the calipers were not repainted. I bought the car brand new. They changed color after the first track weekend. They got hot as you can see from the white residue on the pads. The seals also...
Forum: IS F 08-29-14, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,535
Posted By lobuxracer
HKS triple plate clutch and no giubos. All of...

HKS triple plate clutch and no giubos. All of them shattered, and all were made by a reputable manufacturer who replaced them under warranty. After the third one, he changed to a dampened clutch...
Forum: IS F 08-29-14, 10:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,535
Posted By lobuxracer
A good friend of mine had three CF driveshafts in...

A good friend of mine had three CF driveshafts in his Supra. All three broke in less than 100 miles because he had no driveline dampening of any kind. Since the giubo is removed, what remains to...
Forum: IS F 08-29-14, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 632
Posted By lobuxracer
My son was 2 days old when he got his first ride...

My son was 2 days old when he got his first ride in the F to come home from the hospital. In a properly installed modern rear facing car seat, the child could not possibly be safer in any car. He...
Forum: IS F 08-29-14, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By lobuxracer
Any subframe movement affect all elements of your...

Any subframe movement affect all elements of your alignment. The goal is to balance the camber since it is the easiest thing to do. If you have a real perfectionist and a lot of time, you can...
Forum: IS F 08-29-14, 10:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,460
Posted By lobuxracer
The rotors are not aluminum, they are cast iron. ...

The rotors are not aluminum, they are cast iron. The brakes definitely do get hot, it just depends on what you are doing with them. The Lexus painted on my front calipers that started out bright...
Forum: IS F 08-28-14, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By lobuxracer
Also, it is critically important they set the...

Also, it is critically important they set the tire pressure before doing anything. If the pressures are not correct, everything will look weird.
Forum: RC F 08-28-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By lobuxracer
Who is F1? How about James Walker, a world...

Who is F1? How about James Walker, a world renowned brake engineer who designs and builds braking and stability control systems for OEMs? He says the holes do nothing of the sort.
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Forum: RC F 08-28-14, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,122
Posted By lobuxracer
If it were 1965 and we were still using asbestos...

If it were 1965 and we were still using asbestos for brake linings, I would agree with you. Unfortunately, this is complete misinformation about modern brake systems. They do not outgas and do not...
Forum: IS F 08-28-14, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By lobuxracer
If Lexus thought it was a big deal, they would...

If Lexus thought it was a big deal, they would have put you in limp mode. I wouldn't plan a long trip with it like that, but short trips around town shouldn't be a serious issue.
Forum: IS F 08-28-14, 06:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 913
Posted By lobuxracer
Despite the F150 being the #1 selling vehicle on...

Despite the F150 being the #1 selling vehicle on the planet for many years, this is my reality too. I rarely need a truck. I either rent or borrow one when I need one. I'm not willing to pay the...
Forum: IS F 08-28-14, 06:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,112
Posted By lobuxracer
Just don't assume you'll have a show quality...

Just don't assume you'll have a show quality color match. Paint fades over time, and if you're getting a respray on the front (or the whole car), you'd be better off to just get it all done by one...
Forum: IS F 08-27-14, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By lobuxracer
So I'm sure I'll get plenty of arrows shot at me,...

So I'm sure I'll get plenty of arrows shot at me, but I almost never disconnect the battery. I did when I checked the valve lash because the battery had to come out of the car and the ECM was...
Forum: IS F 08-27-14, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By lobuxracer
Spin it? Don't waste your time. Grab the wheel...

Spin it? Don't waste your time. Grab the wheel either side to side or top to bottom and try to lever it off the hub. If there is any play in it at all, the wheel bearing on that wheel is shot. ...
Forum: IS F 08-27-14, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By lobuxracer
They disconnected the battery. Your sunroof...

They disconnected the battery. Your sunroof probably doesn't work right either. Go to each door, fully lower and fully raise each window. Your windows will be golden. Run the sunroof through the...
Forum: IS F 08-27-14, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By lobuxracer
Yes. http://www.supra-2urgse.com/ ...

Yes.

http://www.supra-2urgse.com/

Scroll way down to July 9, 2012 for what you need to know.
Forum: IS F 08-27-14, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By lobuxracer
I got 30k out of my rear RE050As including two...

I got 30k out of my rear RE050As including two full track weekends. I would not call them a racing tire at all. Ask the original NSX owners about tire life - 8k was considered exceptional. Those...
Forum: IS F 08-27-14, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By lobuxracer
Me three. I use my Galaxy S5 or my Nokia 1020. ...

Me three. I use my Galaxy S5 or my Nokia 1020. Either of them respond correctly to voice input, find where I need to go, and chart a course without telling me to make three right turns instead of a...
Forum: IS F 08-27-14, 07:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,112
Posted By lobuxracer
Low price on the Internet is $285.76 for the...

Low price on the Internet is $285.76 for the fronts, and $371.32 for the rears. But here's the funny part, if you go to Brembo, they list Raybestos and AIMCO...
Forum: IS F 08-25-14, 04:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,569
Posted By lobuxracer
Sure. Anything at this point is going to help...

Sure. Anything at this point is going to help out.
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