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Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-29-14, 02:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,257
Posted By magne
Here is a link with the results from the euro...

Here is a link with the results from the euro test.
This test is what all of europe use, and refer to in all safety issues and facts.
So this is a big prestige test and manufactures take it very...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-27-14, 02:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,257
Posted By magne
Does anyone knoe exactly what the IS300h did fail...

Does anyone knoe exactly what the IS300h did fail in the US crash test?
In the Eu crash test, the Euro-n.cap the car did get the highest 5 star rating...

If they are worried the batteries will...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-27-14, 02:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,351
Posted By magne
I have detailing as a hobby, so I've detailed a...

I have detailing as a hobby, so I've detailed a lot of other cars. On my own IS, I only use water and microfiber, as everything else I've tried leaves visible residue.
My seats are partial leather...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-22-14, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,257
Posted By magne
Don't live in the US, but do own the IS hybrid. ...

Don't live in the US, but do own the IS hybrid.
However, we do not have the ES hybrid, or the camry hybrid here... So it does not really have any competion. The bmw 3 series hybrid costs twice the...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-21-14, 01:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By magne
Had them on my impreza. They will not look good...

Had them on my impreza. They will not look good on the IS.
They look like a bolt on rally application, and will ruin the good modern look of the IS.

Try waiting until something smaller and more...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-08-14, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By magne
On my phone, samung, and on the USB drive I use...

On my phone, samung, and on the USB drive I use in my IS, the songs are listed alphabetically by folders, and alphabetically within the folders.
Never tried to change it, as I can use the voice...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-08-14, 04:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,697
Posted By magne
I live in the country who has the biggest sale of...

I live in the country who has the biggest sale of teslas, Norway. (!)

They sell a lot of them here, due to the car beeing very cheap compared to other cars. This is becuase of zero taxes on...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-06-14, 03:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,358
Posted By magne
I understand some of your arguments, but before I...

I understand some of your arguments, but before I tell more about why I have the opinions I have, remember that I live in Europe, and that we get the FULLY loaded IS, not the stripped US version.
So...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-05-14, 02:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,358
Posted By magne
Then I misunderstood you a bit, as I thought it...

Then I misunderstood you a bit, as I thought it was the CVT whine that bugged you, not the sound of the engine.
But I still think there is a big difference between the small hybrids and the larger...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-04-14, 11:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,358
Posted By magne
Everyone is entitled to their own opinion about...

Everyone is entitled to their own opinion about CVT's. I just do not think it is fair to compare the cvt in the IS to the CVT in the Prius, as they feel pretty different. This is probably mostly due...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-04-14, 03:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,358
Posted By magne
Have you ever driven something other than the...

Have you ever driven something other than the prius?
Like the GS450h? I assume that you haven't and none of you have driven the IS300h, since it is not avalible in the US.

I do own one. And to...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-01-14, 04:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,358
Posted By magne
And still the hybrid IS got a top 5 star rating...

And still the hybrid IS got a top 5 star rating in the Euro-ncap crash test. Strange...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-28-14, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By magne
If you are going to somehting about the rear, do...

If you are going to somehting about the rear, do a copy of the modellista rear bumper.
Considering modellsita makes you buy a muffler to get the rear piece, and the pricing is insane, I believe a...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-25-14, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By magne
I've tried looking for mudguards for the IS. I...

I've tried looking for mudguards for the IS.
I don't want big flaps like rallyarmor, but small discrete ones that does not look out of place.
They are avalible from lexus for the GS, but is not...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-24-14, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By magne
Just spray something oilbased inside the hole....

Just spray something oilbased inside the hole. wd40 or crc 556. The rust probably comes from the screw itself, and has nothing to do with the hole missing paint.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-24-14, 04:39 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,155
Posted By magne
Bought a silver f-sport with black interior. ...

Bought a silver f-sport with black interior.
Decided on silver mostley because it is easy to maintain.

Have owned several different blue cars before, and everytime I see an ultrasonic blue on...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-22-14, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,027
Posted By magne
The country that Tesla has sold most cars in:...

The country that Tesla has sold most cars in: Norway.... ;)
They don't have taxes on electric cars here, and other cars that uses fuel of some sort are taxed insanly high.
Hybrids and electric...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-20-14, 05:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,268
Posted By magne
If you have high quality vinyl wrap, and it gets...

If you have high quality vinyl wrap, and it gets full of swirls (scratches) it is actually possible to polish it, just like regular paint.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-08-14, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By magne
Lx mode styling for 3.gen IS.

Tried to search for a tread about this kit.

Did not find anything, except for previous gen IS and GS.

Anyhow, can't really say that i liked tho whole kit. But some of the pieces looked nice.
I...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-04-14, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,439
Posted By magne
Yes, I'm on the fence. :p I like the aimgain...

Yes, I'm on the fence. :p
I like the aimgain rear, but I like the modellista a lot more.
However I can not justify the cost to myself for the modellista rear bumper..
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-03-14, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,439
Posted By magne
The moddelista rear bumper only comes with the...

The moddelista rear bumper only comes with the exhaust.
No possibility to buy just the rear bumper and not the exhaust. Alreday looked into that.

The shipping is about the same to all of europe...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-03-14, 06:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,439
Posted By magne
I also looked into the modellista kit. Just the...

I also looked into the modellista kit.
Just the rear bumper with shipping comes in at around 6000$ total!
If it wasen't for the exhaust, it would be a lot cheaper. The exhaust is at least a rear...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-02-14, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,439
Posted By magne
Other colors would probably be easy to match. At...

Other colors would probably be easy to match. At least black or white. But the silver color lexus use is almost impossible to reproduce with aftermarket paint, so vinyl is pretty much impossible.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-02-14, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By magne
Imagine how things are here in europe, where...

Imagine how things are here in europe, where every car has one of these rear fog lights.
People are just as clueless here...

On another note, front fog lights are illegal to use in the night...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-02-14, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By magne
Just light up your high beams and keep them on,...

Just light up your high beams and keep them on, except when meeting oncoming traffic :)
They blind just as effectivly as as a rear fog light :thumbup:
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