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Forum: IS F 03-08-14, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By joedad
Mike, this is just what I (we) have been looking...

Mike, this is just what I (we) have been looking for. The pics are great and cover everything to install. Thanks a lot.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-24-14, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,495
Posted By joedad
Lexus could have solved this problem by making a...

Lexus could have solved this problem by making a car where you could actually adjust the camber +/- 2 deg.s form the factory instead of having the camber staked and non-adjustable. They knew full...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-24-14, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,495
Posted By joedad
Then the best bet for tire wear reduction would...

Then the best bet for tire wear reduction would be the #2 lower control arm polyurethane bushing to reduce the "toe out" deflection during braking etc. and 0.0 degs. of toe front and rear.I tried 20"...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-23-14, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,495
Posted By joedad
First get the Figs Engineering poly. bushings for...

First get the Figs Engineering poly. bushings for the front #2 rear lower control arm. The factory front bushings are liquid filled and cause a lot of outward deflection during braking and other...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-19-14, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 21,270
Posted By joedad
Figs new front UCL camber adjusters

Has anyone installed these new staked camber adjusters? Any pics and info?
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 11-27-13, 05:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,789
Posted By joedad
I read the instructions for the bushings install...

I read the instructions for the bushings install and they are vague about what does get greased and what doesn't. Are there any better directions? I don't want to grease something I'm not supposed...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 11-23-13, 01:19 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,789
Posted By joedad
Question Figs front LCA poly bushing

If the tire tread pattern allows, do you think it would be a good idea to spent the money and have a tire shop cross swap front tires putting the outer tread to the inside for greater distance ,...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-07-13, 06:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 25,069
Posted By joedad
I have an'09 is250 and somehow something/someone...

I have an'09 is250 and somehow something/someone pushed the chrome surround in about 1/16th an inch on about 4 inches wide on the passenger side without scratching the chrome or bending anything else...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 08-20-12, 09:09 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,925
Posted By joedad
Mike at Figs, once again I've been gone for a...

Mike at Figs, once again I've been gone for a while but I'll try to stick around. Are the sphericals available for my '09 is250 RWD? I saw your video and was very impressed with how the movement was...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 03-13-12, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By joedad
New Weldment

Mike, in the new photo showing the weldment is the end left open on that side or is it boxed in?
Thanks.....joedad
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-13-12, 09:59 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,925
Posted By joedad
Red face I can't speak for FIGS, they'll send you a...

I can't speak for FIGS, they'll send you a private e-mail if you're interested. The rear lower arms have been out for a while now, I'm waiting for the front UCA for my '09 is250 RWD ( $...?), no...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-06-12, 10:49 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,925
Posted By joedad
Smile Camber adjuster

People who don't want to spend the money for quality parts i.e. FIGS Upper Arms @ around $550 a pair when they come out eventually will end up paying more in the long run. I stand by my post and will...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-30-12, 10:47 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,925
Posted By joedad
Smile UCA arms

I think everyone will pay whatever it costs to do them strong and safe, which we know you will make sure of. You will not compromise your reputation and/or business in the name of sales. We'll wait,...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-30-12, 10:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,497
Posted By joedad
Smile SPC Camber Kit

Check out the older posts on this topic, there is an install from start to finish with pics. I haven't done mine yet, waiting for warmer weather up here in Wa. State.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-24-12, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,602
Posted By joedad
Rear camber adjust.

You're pushing the top of the tire out towards the lip. FIGS has a LOWER rear camber arm that brings the bottom in with minimal top movement. Check them out in the "Verders" site at the top of this...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-12-12, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By joedad
Smile mileage

Drove my '09 is250 from Sacramento to Spokane, WA (about 800 mi), straight out of the box, and I got 30+ish too. Great driving car. Gunna get FIGS rear "lower" camber arms to correct tire wear and...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-08-12, 02:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,814
Posted By joedad
Smile camber arm

Take your time and do it so they're both durable AND safe. They'll be done when they're done to your high standards and not a day sooner, so we'll wait until then.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-08-12, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,681
Posted By joedad
Camber

I would use SPC #67530 (has proper taper for the spinlde, NOT # 67525 which is for older models) as a temporary set up. FIGS ENGINEERING is coming out with a great "Front Upper ARM" for both camber...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-05-12, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,706
Posted By joedad
adjustment

Check FIGSENGINEERING, they have a rear LOWER camber arm and are coming out with an UPPER front camber/caster arm soon I hope. Click on the vender site at the top of this page and scroll down to FIGS
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-28-11, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,839
Posted By joedad
caliper color

A silver blue(nor to light) with white Lexus looks good with Red.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-28-11, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,600
Posted By joedad
Red face Ceramic pads

Where is that TSIB and does it cover '09 is250 ? Appreciate the info.
Forum: Club Lexus Vendor Marketplace 12-27-11, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,925
Posted By joedad
Red face lower rear arm

Before I make my order, my '09 is250 is stock suspension, not lowered, all I want to do is be able to have my rear camber at -0.4 and toe at 0.00. Will this arm do that or is this arm only intended...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-21-11, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,219
Posted By joedad
Question SPC top nut

If you lowered your car you may be hitting the shock tower with the nut. FIGS front camber arm, coming soon=, has more room on the top and the end is tilted down and away fron the tower. Check it out...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-21-11, 07:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,814
Posted By joedad
Red face WOW, how low did you drop the suspension? FIGS...

WOW, how low did you drop the suspension? FIGS can tell you if their eccentric will move that far.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-20-11, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,219
Posted By joedad
SPC top nut

Great lookin' ride! What year and where did you get the rear & front lips, and how much? Were they painted you car's color from the seller?
That socket really got you up into the well didn't it?...
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