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Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-11-14, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,716
Posted By JATLIFE
Oops, forgot about my water pump.

Oops, forgot about my water pump.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-11-14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,716
Posted By JATLIFE
182,000 miles of filling it up with 87 (mostly...

182,000 miles of filling it up with 87 (mostly Chevron or Shell) and my car is finally getting the carbon buildup problem taken care of. Never left me stranded, haven't spent a penny outside of...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-11-14, 04:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,774
Posted By JATLIFE
Year - Model: 2006 IS250 Package: everything...

Year - Model: 2006 IS250
Package: everything but ML (lowered, rims, blacked out, etc)
Miles: 182,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? engine recall being performed...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-11-14, 04:16 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 156,717
Posted By JATLIFE
My car has 182K and has done the "shakes" every...

My car has 182K and has done the "shakes" every month or two for years. Never stranded me, only once did it act really odd (it limited my speed, rpm, and all lights came on). On Monday the car...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-30-13, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By JATLIFE
To clarify, my car is RWD and I replaced BOTH...

To clarify, my car is RWD and I replaced BOTH rear tires with brand new tires. I wasn't running the car all that hard when I was taking the right turn loop to enter the highway (I've taken it much...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-30-13, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By JATLIFE
My tech at Lexus of Concord believes it could be...

My tech at Lexus of Concord believes it could be "hard compound tires being too slippery."

I have read a wide variety things online about this, but none with regard to a Lexus.

Could it be the...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-30-13, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,716
Posted By JATLIFE
Just to close this out: my tech had me bring it...

Just to close this out: my tech had me bring it in multiple times. It was misfiring at first but wasn't within the range they needed it to be for the "fix"... he said bring it again and it will...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-30-13, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By JATLIFE
New rear tires and now my traction control activates when turning!!! HELP!

Hey guys,

Long story (relatively) short. 2006 IS250 with nearly 170K. I have a staggered 19" setup. I run 275/30's in the back. One of the Potenzas in the rear blew out so I needed to replace it....
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-01-13, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By JATLIFE
Yup. First time I took it there was after I...

Yup. First time I took it there was after I received the CSP. I explained to them that my car has only once flashed the lights and lost power (I thought it was my sparkplugs; it wasn't), but since...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-01-13, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By JATLIFE
Thanks. I appreciate the feedback. Turns...

Thanks. I appreciate the feedback.

Turns out, the lights went away after 36 hours and it is now driving fine. The tech explained to me it was probably the same carbon issue we have been bringing...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 04-29-13, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By JATLIFE
Just hasn't done this before. All other times but...

Just hasn't done this before. All other times but once, it would have a rough idle but no warning lights or power loss. Only once did I have power loss and warning lights, and the check engine lights...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 04-29-13, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By JATLIFE
Car back from body shop, CHECK VSC/ENGINE + loss of power. WTF? Body shop error? HELP

Hi All,

My 2006 IS250 got keyed a few weeks back so I took it to a shop I trust to have the passenger side repainted (they previously painted the entire car a few years ago and did a perfect job,...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-14-12, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,716
Posted By JATLIFE
Sounds like I ought to switch to 91 and talk to...

Sounds like I ought to switch to 91 and talk to someone at the dealer about the top engine cleaning.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-14-12, 06:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,716
Posted By JATLIFE
Re: using 91, Car and Driver did a study a while...

Re: using 91, Car and Driver did a study a while back an basically said that unless your car is pinging, you can go down to 87 and all you lose is a few HP. I usually fill up at Shell. Sounds like...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-14-12, 06:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,716
Posted By JATLIFE
'06 IS250 with 150K; carbon build-up?!? PLEASE HELP!

Hey guys (and gals), I read a ton about the carbon build up issue on the 250s in the thread here, but it seems like the majority of the problems occurred from 30K-70K. Mine ran flawlessly until close...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-11-10, 06:07 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 36,235
Posted By JATLIFE
Don't know if you still care, but i have 19x8.5...

Don't know if you still care, but i have 19x8.5 235/35's in the front, 19x9.5 265/30's in the back. Black w/ polished lip on my black IS. No spacers (thinking about them for the rear, where the top...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-09-10, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 265,638
Posted By JATLIFE
Attorney with my own firm... primarily, I...

Attorney with my own firm... primarily, I represent parolees at their parole revocation hearings.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-09-10, 05:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,155
Posted By JATLIFE
Will do. "heartmyis" actually recommended the...

Will do. "heartmyis" actually recommended the wrap and told me about a place here in the Bay that does it. I called them and he quoted me a price of $70. He can't guarantee it won't chip or...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-09-10, 04:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,155
Posted By JATLIFE
I'm almost definitely going to go with the Vinyl...

I'm almost definitely going to go with the Vinyl Wrap. I don't want it chipping with all the miles I drive and the Sewell one seems too pricey.

I put in another claim for a bunch of rock chips...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-06-10, 12:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,155
Posted By JATLIFE
http://www.sewellpartsonline.com/parts_detail.asp?...

http://www.sewellpartsonline.com/parts_detail.asp?id=197414

Can I just purchase this? All I need is the grille surround because that's all that cracked... can I purchase this surround and use the...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-06-10, 12:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,155
Posted By JATLIFE
Do they sell a pre-painted black grille for the...

Do they sell a pre-painted black grille for the IS? Since mine is cracked and I need a new one anyway, I would much rather buy it pre-painted rather than deal with sanding it down and repainting...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-06-10, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,051
Posted By JATLIFE
Where is Singh Autosports? I also live in the...

Where is Singh Autosports? I also live in the Bay and I'm trying to get my grille blacked out. How much did he charge?
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-05-10, 07:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,155
Posted By JATLIFE
Can you give me the link for the DIY? Thanks. ...

Can you give me the link for the DIY? Thanks.

I'm thinking I'm just going to bite the bullet and get it done... I'm leaning towards removing the LEXUS and IS250 from the rear... since it's black...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-05-10, 04:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,155
Posted By JATLIFE
How do I black out the chrome front grille? DESPERATE!

Hi there, I just took my 06 IS to the shop today (wife got backed into on the one day she was drove it... ugh). Front end damange, needs a new hood, grille, bumper, etc. I am desperately trying to...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 07-16-08, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By JATLIFE
I think I'm going to order the F-sport springs...

I think I'm going to order the F-sport springs online from Sewell Lexus or Superstition Springs Lexus (about $255 shipped from both places). I think the 1" drop is enough... I just hope it's...
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