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Forum: RC F 09-20-14, 09:39 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 12,403
Posted By itsmike177
Motortrend posted results with "final production...

Motortrend posted results with "final production tuning.".

4.3 to 60mph
12.7 @ 112 mph quarter mile

Weight is 4040 lbs, meaning it must be the TVD.

Not looking so good, was expecting...
Forum: IS F 09-08-14, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By itsmike177
No recall since not all 08 cars are and will be...

No recall since not all 08 cars are and will be affected. You will see the coolant seep from the water pump if you have the issue. Repair as required.
Forum: IS F 09-02-14, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By itsmike177
From a roll, ISF will lose, headers or not. ...

From a roll, ISF will lose, headers or not.

From a dig, if the C63 gets traction, ISF will lose.
From a dig, if the C63 does not get traction in 1st, ISF will lose if the race is to 100mph+.
Forum: IS F 08-26-14, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By itsmike177
Yeah, i was thinking the same as the other posts...

Yeah, i was thinking the same as the other posts here. Rear diff or wheel bearing going bad....
Forum: IS F 08-23-14, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,100
Posted By itsmike177
Dashcam is Lukas LK7900. Over one year now, no...

Dashcam is Lukas LK7900. Over one year now, no issues at all.

Thanks for the responses, I drive the car harder than what he did in the 10 seconds anyway.
Forum: IS F 08-23-14, 08:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,100
Posted By itsmike177
Dashcam video - Revving engine

Hello,

Took the ISF in for service and the dashcam captured the "car porter" not the technician revving the engine when parking it. Just checking if this occurred with your car, would it be...
Forum: IS F 08-21-14, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By itsmike177
I had to change both hood struts on an 08 ISF...

I had to change both hood struts on an 08 ISF when it reached 3 years old. The struts lost pressure and could not hold up the hood any longer. Maybe original poster has the same issue.
Forum: IS F 08-18-14, 11:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,494
Posted By itsmike177
Yeah, I think all those who are saying the...

Yeah, I think all those who are saying the interiors of all the domestic cars are cheap really need to check out the latest Challengers, Corvettes, etc.

They are a step above in quality than even...
Forum: RC F 08-15-14, 06:37 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,049
Posted By itsmike177
I am with you there.... the Charger/Challenger...

I am with you there.... the Charger/Challenger Hellcat is looking like a great deal. Supposedly not limited in production numbers, and 700hp with a warranty for ~$60-65k? Have to give credit where...
Forum: RC F 08-15-14, 04:14 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,049
Posted By itsmike177
Torque vectoring diff is priced at 3500 in the...

Torque vectoring diff is priced at 3500 in the UK?

So when the RC-F pricing is released in the US, the diff will be possibly $2-3k in US dollars? Quite a highly priced option....
Forum: IS F 08-15-14, 04:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,494
Posted By itsmike177
Toyota doesn't use ZF transmissions. RCF has the...

Toyota doesn't use ZF transmissions. RCF has the same Aisin 8 speed trans from the ISF, just revised a little.
Forum: IS F 08-15-14, 11:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,494
Posted By itsmike177
The 8 speed ZF auto in the Hellcat will dominate...

The 8 speed ZF auto in the Hellcat will dominate the 8 speed Aisin trans in the Lexus models. The ZF transmission(s) are pretty much bulletproof and able to handle loads of torque, hence it goes...
Forum: IS F 08-12-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By itsmike177
Modded 2014 ISF, if i remember correctly, you...

Modded 2014 ISF, if i remember correctly, you even had installed NOS? Unfortunately, any modded car will actually devalue the car, i.e. Supra Turbo stock in pristine condition vs modded ones. ...
Forum: IS F 08-12-14, 10:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,725
Posted By itsmike177
I've played around with air pressures on the PSS...

I've played around with air pressures on the PSS (stock size, stock wheels) and 36-37psi cold is a good balance for daily driving and curvy mountain roads. Tried 44 psi cold as well and when the...
Forum: IS F 08-08-14, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,525
Posted By itsmike177
In a week? A minimum of 5 times WOT when...

In a week? A minimum of 5 times WOT when commuting 20 miles to work, mixed hwy and local. And then there's the commute back home. Daily driven as well.
Forum: IS F 07-30-14, 12:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,874
Posted By itsmike177
Sounds serious never heard of this specific...

Sounds serious never heard of this specific issue, could be a one off problem.... I have never even heard of an ISF going into reduced power mode either.

I would try to lemon law or buyback, a...
Forum: IS F 07-29-14, 05:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,163
Posted By itsmike177
Just changed the rear diff fluid on a 2011 ISF at...

Just changed the rear diff fluid on a 2011 ISF at 29,900 miles. Replaced it with Redline 75W-90 GL5 rating.

The magnet on the drain plug had a nice gooey layer of shavings, and the diff fluid...
Forum: IS F 07-27-14, 03:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,193
Posted By itsmike177
That was around the same time I purchased a 1...

That was around the same time I purchased a 1 year old, 1 owner 2008 ISF with 10k miles on it, black on black, for $42k OTD from out of state. Clean title, pristine condition and even had the full...
Forum: IS F 07-27-14, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By itsmike177
30k miles: oil and filter, air filter, brake...

30k miles: oil and filter, air filter, brake fluid flush, and diff fluid for piece of mind but not needed.
Tires and brakes, you can self check and assess if replacement is required.

And "topped...
Forum: IS F 07-25-14, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By itsmike177
Up up down down left right left right B A start. ...

Up up down down left right left right B A start.

Start-up sequence does not matter.... there is no "secret code" for more power or more mpg.
Forum: IS F 07-22-14, 04:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,263
Posted By itsmike177
Stock ISF, no mods, no bolt ons etc, so most...

Stock ISF, no mods, no bolt ons etc, so most likely 330hp dynoed and sure feels like it. I have been beaten off the line by 360hp dynoed GTO's so it's about right.
Forum: IS F 07-22-14, 03:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,263
Posted By itsmike177
The JB4 335 will win even on pump gas, so don't...

The JB4 335 will win even on pump gas, so don't even bother trying. I have and lost badly. If it were a 2 mile stretch, of course, the ISF will eventually take over.
Forum: IS F 07-21-14, 03:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,898
Posted By itsmike177
Damn, didn't expect this thread to go into the...

Damn, didn't expect this thread to go into the realm of reliability vs performance.

I have gone with the ISF 2 times already based on "perceived" reliability and relatively low cost maintenance...
Forum: Lexus Vehicles Classifieds 07-08-14, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,626
Posted By itsmike177
Damn, GT3, M3, S4, R8 V10, S2000, NSX, ISF.... ...

Damn, GT3, M3, S4, R8 V10, S2000, NSX, ISF....

Given your history of car ownership, and since you are thinking of getting another ISF, I guess that is a testament of how, in the end, reliability...
Forum: IS F 07-07-14, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,568
Posted By itsmike177
Since you are at 35k miles on stock pads and...

Since you are at 35k miles on stock pads and rotors, it's a given you will not require the $1200 Racing brake 2piece front rotors.... If one has the budget and tracks their car hardcore, yeah, I can...
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