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Forum: CL of Southern California 03-28-14, 10:31 PM
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Posted By ChickenIS
:yikes::eek2:

:yikes::eek2:
Forum: IS F 03-02-14, 01:49 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 23,706
Posted By ChickenIS
I just did this last week. ...

I just did this last week.


http://www.clublexus.com/forums/suspension-and-brakes/667583-figs-front-lower-arm-rear-mount-2-poly-bushing-90-duro-hp-3.html
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 03-02-14, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By ChickenIS
Should be fine. I am running $200 used 3k mile...

Should be fine. I am running $200 used 3k mile old 2011 IS250 Sport suspension on my 2008 IS250. Springs and shocks have factory bond and were very clean as they were hardly used. The previous owner...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-26-14, 06:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,703
Posted By ChickenIS
Last one. Now I will bleed the front & rear...

Last one. Now I will bleed the front & rear brakes since I boiled the fluid bedding these in.

BTW great update on the bushings being sold installed in housings. This would have made for a really...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-26-14, 05:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,703
Posted By ChickenIS
More photos.

More photos.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-26-14, 05:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,703
Posted By ChickenIS
front brakes...again...wife...

Have just over 21k on the front bushings. I bought energy suspension grease ($6 on ebay or Amazon) because the old stuff dried out and the ride was sounding ghetto. Squeaking on speed bumps, going...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-30-13, 08:19 AM
Replies: 969
Views: 156,657
Posted By ChickenIS
The noise has also returned to my car after the...

The noise has also returned to my car after the teardown and repair, TSB, recall or whatever the F you want to call it. It took about 11 months and 19k miles or so to come back. I don't know if I...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-29-13, 08:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,703
Posted By ChickenIS
Driver side greater inner wear partly due to this...

Driver side greater inner wear partly due to this onramp which is taken everyday at a decent tick by my wife.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-29-13, 07:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,703
Posted By ChickenIS
I agree you are experiencing go kart like...

I agree you are experiencing go kart like handling with thicker sway bars and the new bushings. Sway bars took some of the roll out of the chassis, but were designed around the factory bushings with...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-11-13, 07:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,703
Posted By ChickenIS
There is more wear on the inside of the front...

There is more wear on the inside of the front tires compared to the middle and outside. The driver's side has more wear compared to the passenger side. That being said, both still look much better...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-10-13, 06:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,703
Posted By ChickenIS
You are welcome. Adding these bushings to your...

You are welcome. Adding these bushings to your car with the F-Sport sway bars will tighten up your front end even more. I can't emphasize how much more stable my car feels compared to the stock...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-10-13, 06:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,703
Posted By ChickenIS
The tire shop is using the factory alignment...

The tire shop is using the factory alignment specs stored in their machine's computer. I have never told them anything about the bushings. I only ask them to check the alignment and they have made...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-08-13, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By ChickenIS
Which recall? 250 or 350? I'd have them do...

Which recall? 250 or 350?

I'd have them do the water pump. The regular 90k is not worth paying at dealer for. My dealer charges $350 for a new water pump because it was easier to do once the top...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-08-13, 01:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,703
Posted By ChickenIS
No alignment needed after installing the...

No alignment needed after installing the bushings. I did an alignment after installing the new bushings because the car has lifetime alignments. The alignment was the same and needed no adjustment.
...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-08-13, 01:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,703
Posted By ChickenIS
Yes, but the steering will be very darty. I did...

Yes, but the steering will be very darty. I did this twice since the car was new and it bought more time until we ended up buying more tires. Looking at the baldness on the outside of the tires after...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-08-13, 01:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,703
Posted By ChickenIS
The only part that needs grease is the outside of...

The only part that needs grease is the outside of the insert where the bolt goes.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-08-13, 01:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,703
Posted By ChickenIS
Photos of tires (finally) 20k miles old with FIGS

First time getting 20k miles our of front tires. The way they look now we should be able to get a full 40k miles out of these.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 11-14-13, 06:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,703
Posted By ChickenIS
The bushings have been on the car for just under...

The bushings have been on the car for just under 1 year and 19k+ miles. I just did an oil change Monday and the inside of the front tires look good. I will post photos soon.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-14-13, 05:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,003
Posted By ChickenIS
This is consistent with what I found. You will...

This is consistent with what I found. You will enjoy taking turns much better too.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-01-13, 11:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,003
Posted By ChickenIS
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/suspension-and-bra...

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/suspension-and-brakes/667583-figs-front-lower-arm-rear-mount-2-poly-bushing-90-duro-hp.html
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Forum: Suspension and Brakes 09-07-13, 03:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,703
Posted By ChickenIS
I drove the car last weekend and lastnight, still...

I drove the car last weekend and lastnight, still feels good. The inside rear view mirror does rattle more than before.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 05-24-13, 09:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,703
Posted By ChickenIS
Inner edges of front tires look really good and...

Inner edges of front tires look really good and doesn't touch the road.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-13-13, 08:58 AM
Replies: 969
Views: 156,657
Posted By ChickenIS
Yes, I am very concerned with this "pit stop"...

Yes, I am very concerned with this "pit stop" type tear down and rebuild.

Thanks for the info BTW.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-11-13, 07:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,965
Posted By ChickenIS
looks GR8 dude

looks GR8 dude
Forum: 2Gen IS250 / IS350 / IS-F Classifieds (06-13) 05-11-13, 06:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,323
Posted By ChickenIS
You got mail

You got mail
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