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Forum: Suspension and Brakes 09-20-14, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By bhvrdr
Every driver is different. The original poster...

Every driver is different. The original poster said his pads were at 3mm. That is the end of their life. If you are going to replace the pads, you replace the rotors. I already posted that if you...
Forum: Performance 09-19-14, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By bhvrdr
1. Pulls out pretty easy by hand 2. There are...

1. Pulls out pretty easy by hand
2. There are no gaskets. You do re-use the hardware (spring and bolt)
3. No tricks. It's a little tight but within a few minutes it is over with.

Mike
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 09-19-14, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By bhvrdr
I wouldnt recommend any of the EBC products due...

I wouldnt recommend any of the EBC products due to the multiple accounts of their chunking and falling apart with heavy use.

You can get Stoptech Street Performance Pads for $42 at rock auto
...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-07-14, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By bhvrdr
Could you describe the difference. I ask only...

Could you describe the difference. I ask only because everyone with springs seems to say "The ride is as great as stock. Feel aswesome...etc...etc, blah blah"

Looking back now, what do you...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-07-14, 06:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,274
Posted By bhvrdr
You mention losing traction from the front tires...

You mention losing traction from the front tires while turning. Yes, this is understeer.

I assume this is for more track or canyon driving you are talking about. You should not be getting...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-06-14, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,523
Posted By bhvrdr
All you have to do is read. What Infiniti...

All you have to do is read. What Infiniti advertised in your link is that the Q50 is "more powerful" than the competition. That directly refers to peak horsepower and at 328hp, they are absolutely...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-05-14, 05:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,523
Posted By bhvrdr
To the OP; i'd see if a good deal can be had on...

To the OP; i'd see if a good deal can be had on the 14s. Also keep in mind lexus is also drive by wire (throttle). Steer by wire is an infiniti product that is only an option. It is not standard....
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-04-14, 07:45 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,647
Posted By bhvrdr
I would probably get it again but I would have...

I would probably get it again but I would have leased it for 24 mo instead of 36. I worry I will get sick of it too soon. I'm already eyeing other cars and it's the first year.

I did see some...
Forum: Performance 08-04-14, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By bhvrdr
I agree to read the threads/reviews that are...

I agree to read the threads/reviews that are posted on the first page of this forum. With respect to noise at low rpm, yes there is still a deeper tone you can hear at cruising speed in the...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-25-14, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,749
Posted By bhvrdr
I have 7K miles and I have some wear creases in...

I have 7K miles and I have some wear creases in the bottom bolster. It looks wavy compared to the passenger seat. Nothing big but not at all wearing as nicely as the genuine leather seats in my X3...
Forum: Performance 07-22-14, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,340
Posted By bhvrdr
Don't forget there is the magnaflow axleback that...

Don't forget there is the magnaflow axleback that can be had for about $670 shipped. Comes with a lifetime warranty and the soundclips are found in the first page of this forum. I dont notice...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-19-14, 06:35 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,872
Posted By bhvrdr
I'm guessing Maplewood Lexus was very...

I'm guessing Maplewood Lexus was very disappointed with you as well.

1. They are correct. It is normal for your pads to make dust. You purchased an Fsport to have higher performance pads. You...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 07-18-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,652
Posted By bhvrdr
Perhaps having two options then. I'd buy a BBK...

Perhaps having two options then. I'd buy a BBK for performance as opposed to looks so i'd need it to fit behind 18s for my lap days :)

Thank you

mike
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-05-14, 08:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,002
Posted By bhvrdr
I agree with this. I have owned both the V1 and...

I agree with this. I have owned both the V1 and the 8500 x50. I bought them both at the same time actually with the intention of sending back the one that was the loser in my own personal...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 07-03-14, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By bhvrdr
I also live in South Florida and I participate in...

I also live in South Florida and I participate in driver education events (lap days). I was planning to use a 0w-30 at my 5K mile self imposed oil change. I would say for 99.9% of folks the...
Forum: Performance 06-30-14, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By bhvrdr
2nd (third?) I'm very happy with the...

2nd (third?)

I'm very happy with the sound, quality, price, and service.

Mike
Forum: Performance 06-30-14, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By bhvrdr
The KN panel filter is an option but assuming you...

The KN panel filter is an option but assuming you "need" a bit better air flow from your intake because you got an exhaust is not necessarily the case. There isnt a lot of evidence out there that...
Forum: Car Chat 06-30-14, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By bhvrdr
I would recommend getting it from an official...

I would recommend getting it from an official source like galls.com which is a police supply company. This is where a lot of law enforcement gets theirs. You can be better sure of the source of...
Forum: Performance 06-28-14, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By bhvrdr
Joe pointed out there is nothing "electrical"...

Joe pointed out there is nothing "electrical" making noise in the intake but you are correct there is added componentry making noise. It happens to be mechanical and not electrical.

So yes, you...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 06-25-14, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By bhvrdr
There should be a bit more brake wear to pads and...

There should be a bit more brake wear to pads and rotors and a bit more dust. Exactly how much more will not be known for several years when we have our 3GIS users who have used up all of their...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 06-25-14, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By bhvrdr
RockAuto has the stoptech front and rear rotors. ...

RockAuto has the stoptech front and rear rotors. They also have them drilled or slotted/drilled. Doubtful this will add any real performance benefit but for those who like the bling...

I would...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 06-25-14, 04:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,274
Posted By bhvrdr
I've had good experiences with them. This seems...

I've had good experiences with them. This seems like the fault of the supplier as opposed to the retailer.

Mike
Forum: IS - Third Generation 06-19-14, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By bhvrdr
Why would one want their tips looking like this? ...

Why would one want their tips looking like this? Honest question. In all of my years tracking various cars including race prepped ive never seen tips look like this so what does tbis have to do...
Forum: Performance 06-03-14, 04:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,092
Posted By bhvrdr
Thanks for the videos! I just installed mine...

Thanks for the videos!

I just installed mine last night and like you said it only took a few minutes.

I love the deep sound. If I could have anything it would be to have it a little louder...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 06-02-14, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By bhvrdr
I try not to change my steering wheel position...

I try not to change my steering wheel position more than a few times per day :P

Give me memory seats before a power steering wheel adjustment any day of the week...grrrr

Mike
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