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Forum: IS F 09-25-14, 09:25 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,774
Posted By UCrazyKid
I always thought it was the blow-off valve... ...

I always thought it was the blow-off valve...




I kid, I kid.

Interesting. I have had the LSB performed and the car still exhibits it. 2008 with 57,000mi.
Forum: IS F 09-04-14, 09:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,989
Posted By UCrazyKid
An excellent outcome. I'm very glad to hear they...

An excellent outcome. I'm very glad to hear they ponied up on the extended warranty. Enjoy and put this behind you. I truly believe you will not have any more problems if my own experience is any...
Forum: IS F 08-14-14, 01:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,989
Posted By UCrazyKid
First off: sorry about this. Second: This is a...

First off: sorry about this.
Second: This is a very odd problem to have, I have never heard of it before and have followed these cars since 2008.
Third: I had a VERY similar situation with my ISF...
Forum: IS F 06-30-14, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By UCrazyKid
with out changing hardware, you get toe. This is...

with out changing hardware, you get toe. This is good and bad. The way the car is set up you get good handling and good tire wear (if toe is correct). Also there is not much to "move" on you. Get a...
Forum: IS F 05-28-14, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By UCrazyKid
245/35/19 and 285/30/19 on stock 2008 wheels....

245/35/19 and 285/30/19 on stock 2008 wheels. Tire is Vredestein Ultrac Vorti. A great combination of traction, tread life and quite ride. I found they are hard to get but less expensive than the...
Forum: IS F 05-15-14, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,198
Posted By UCrazyKid
I'm running Vredestein Ultrac Vorti in 285/30/19...

I'm running Vredestein Ultrac Vorti in 285/30/19 http://www.vredestein.com/car-tyres/summer/ultrac-vorti/info/ They have 8/32nd left on the rear and are only 9 months old. 36psi
The car is a 2008,...
Forum: IS F 05-15-14, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,198
Posted By UCrazyKid
Hooking up

How do you guys get this car to hook up? Especially those with HP mods (NOS, Turbo, etc.) I'm running stock wth ABT dry filter and HPS silicon intake hose with 285s out back and even from a slow roll...
Forum: IS F 05-14-14, 04:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,740
Posted By UCrazyKid
I'm the guy that had the entire engine rebuilt. ...

I'm the guy that had the entire engine rebuilt.
It was definitely different than a tick, that is normal. This was an intermittent knock that was not temperature dependent.
They replace my belt and...
Forum: IS F 02-18-14, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By UCrazyKid
That's easy (one came out in my process). They...

That's easy (one came out in my process). They are just pressed in. Get the rotor off, heat the hub around the base of the stud (try to avoid the stud) and hit them on the end with a hammer, they...
Forum: IS F 02-17-14, 07:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,775
Posted By UCrazyKid
I just did this job today. Great write up, wish...

I just did this job today. Great write up, wish if seen it first.

FYI my rotors measured out to 27.3mm way under min spec but NO issues experienced with street driving, no cracks, etc.
Forum: IS F 02-17-14, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By UCrazyKid
Learning it the hard way... I will never forget...

Learning it the hard way... I will never forget it. LOL
I had only found the ultimate brake thread and the pads only thread. Guess I needed to dig deeper.

Let me be a reminder to all... SEARCH!
Forum: IS F 02-17-14, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By UCrazyKid
Rotor Removal Tip

I did a front brake job on the ISF today. All OEM parts from Sewell (thanks guys) pads, shims, caliper pins, springs and rotors.

What should have taken 1 1/2 hours took 3 because I didn't figure...
Forum: IS F 02-07-14, 12:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,609
Posted By UCrazyKid
Bronze, for sure.

Bronze, for sure.
Forum: IS F 02-02-14, 11:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,475
Posted By UCrazyKid
According to the UK auto mag testing, they have...

According to the UK auto mag testing, they have better grip and a quieter smoother ride. This has been my experience as well. I also prefer the more traditional tread pattern the have. They also...
Forum: IS F 02-02-14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,475
Posted By UCrazyKid
Had these too and was very pleased. So much so...

Had these too and was very pleased. So much so that when they needed replacing I upgraded to their Ultrac Vorti in 245/35 and 285/30. Great grip in all conditions and very goo wear.
Andy
Forum: IS F 02-01-14, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By UCrazyKid
I just decided to order it all new so the job...

I just decided to order it all new so the job would be easier with less cleaning and recycling. I also went ahead and ordered some copper anti-seize as I hear this is what Brembo uses between the...
Forum: IS F 01-25-14, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By UCrazyKid
Thanks Lou. I am very familiar with both of those...

Thanks Lou. I am very familiar with both of those threads and I already know how to change pads and rotors of Brembo braking systems on Porsches. My question is about the shim and hardware kits and...
Forum: IS F 01-25-14, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By UCrazyKid
Front Brake change: New Shim kit? New Hardware Kit?

So, fronts need replacing, pads and rotors (yes, measured them out, they are done too after 2nd set of pads and turned in between. )

I'm ordering parts. Beyond pads and rotors do you also...
Forum: IS F 11-06-13, 02:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,092
Posted By UCrazyKid
^^ True story. I lost an S2000 that way.

^^ True story. I lost an S2000 that way.
Forum: IS F 11-06-13, 11:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,092
Posted By UCrazyKid
Best piece of mind, make sure your insurance is...

Best piece of mind, make sure your insurance is paid up. Use a reputable insurer.
If someone wants your wheels they will get them.
Forum: IS F 11-05-13, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Posted By UCrazyKid
I forgot one more thing, travel, travel, travel....

I forgot one more thing, travel, travel, travel. See the world. How can you know what you want out if life if you have only seen a small fraction of it. Memories are forever and the stories you can...
Forum: IS F 11-04-13, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Posted By UCrazyKid
Work Hard. Keep your head down. Stay focused.. ...

Work Hard. Keep your head down. Stay focused..

It is 100x easier to get education and experience behind you now, when you are young, than trying to do it while working your way up, having a wife,...
Forum: IS F 07-31-13, 04:11 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 105,114
Posted By UCrazyKid
Hey! That was me. I was just doing some ego...

Hey! That was me. I was just doing some ego surfing (googling about yourself! Ha!) and found this. I had a meeting over there and got a chuckle myself seeing my "twin" in the parking lot. Glad you...
Forum: IS F 07-08-13, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,331
Posted By UCrazyKid
Exactly what I do. I also order filters and...

Exactly what I do. I also order filters and washers from Sewell and supply those as well. My Lexus dealer is totally on board, they place the unused bottles in the trunk. $35.
Forum: IS F 06-10-13, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By UCrazyKid
Besides other issues, if you are going for speed...

Besides other issues, if you are going for speed (autocross) you don't want to go with a bigger Outer Diameter as it will slow you down (40/35) you really want to keep 35/30 if up-sizing. Changing...
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