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Forum: IS F Yesterday, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By itsmike177
Yes, M + sports mode, revmatching downshifting...

Yes, M + sports mode, revmatching downshifting while braking hard (rpms at 5000+ when downshifting to the lower gear), pedal should not sink down in any car. Mine never did.
Forum: IS F Yesterday, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By itsmike177
No, that should never happen in a healthy braking...

No, that should never happen in a healthy braking system. Owned 2 ISFs and never had the pedal "sink" down while downshifting when coming to a very hard stop.

Maybe you have air in your lines,...
Forum: RC F 10-20-14, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By itsmike177
Which one was the better drivers car for track -...

Which one was the better drivers car for track - RCF or M4?
Forum: IS F 10-10-14, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 765
Posted By itsmike177
Does this mean able to test drive the RCF if...

Does this mean able to test drive the RCF if registered? The link does not say much, more like a meet and greet.
Forum: IS F 10-02-14, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By itsmike177
I replaced the diff fluid 3k miles ago and the...

I replaced the diff fluid 3k miles ago and the humming noise is present before and after.
Forum: IS F 10-02-14, 10:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,749
Posted By itsmike177
The AC evaporator core has to be "cleaned." I...

The AC evaporator core has to be "cleaned." I use BG FrigiClean (not frigifresh) about once a year. I run 2 cans through it since Toyota cars are notorious for trapping moisture in the evap core.
...
Forum: IS F 10-02-14, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By itsmike177
Had the exact same issue as described. Dealer...

Had the exact same issue as described. Dealer replaced the brake vacuum check valve and fixed.
Forum: IS F 10-01-14, 10:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,749
Posted By itsmike177
"Fix" is to turn off the AC, fan on high, outside...

"Fix" is to turn off the AC, fan on high, outside air in, windows down. Blow it out until the moisture from the vents dry out, which should take 3-5 minutes. I've noticed this issue of smelly AC on...
Forum: IS F 09-30-14, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By itsmike177
Interesting, I thought it was the tires I have...

Interesting, I thought it was the tires I have too. 2011 ISF here, ~33k miles. PSS tires that have probably 5k miles remaining...

I noticed the "cyclical hum" on at highway speeds too and...
Forum: RC F 09-29-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 24,633
Posted By itsmike177
All these comparisons about exhaust sound of M4...

All these comparisons about exhaust sound of M4 vs RCF.... who cares about the exhaust noise? The M4 is the faster car, and by a lot, in drag and probably track times due to weight. Exhaust noise...
Forum: IS F 09-22-14, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,291
Posted By itsmike177
Yeah, I noticed when the PSSs are brand new, they...

Yeah, I noticed when the PSSs are brand new, they are "softer" than the tires it replaced, the PS2's. for the first 1-2 thousand miles. I think this applies for all brand new tires: after the tread...
Forum: RC F 09-20-14, 09:39 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 24,633
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: 441
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: 1,237
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: 427
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: 1,157
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: 1,157
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: 350
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: 89
Views: 5,121
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: 11,619
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: 11,619
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: 89
Views: 5,121
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: 89
Views: 5,121
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: 1,161
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: 1,814
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...
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