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Forum: IS - Second Generation Yesterday, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By pheonix72
You have a bad alternator. It should be putting...

You have a bad alternator. It should be putting out at least 13VDC (and up to 14.5VDC) while the car is idling.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-12-14, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By pheonix72
Here you go! Hopefully the color for your car is...

Here you go! Hopefully the color for your car is still available.
http://www.lexuspartsnow.com/accessories/2007-lexus-is-ground-effects-kit-710.html
Forum: Northern California Lexus Club 10-30-14, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,475
Posted By pheonix72
I had decent experience with Steven Creek Lexus. ...

I had decent experience with Steven Creek Lexus. If you dont care about good customer service, Lexus of Serramonte might have the best price. However, their customer services are the worst. I went...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-12-14, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 885
Posted By pheonix72
I found this interesting article online. Maybe...

I found this interesting article online. Maybe your speed and turning radius did not meet the requirement to activate AFS. Also, the the light will turn more to the Left.
...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-11-14, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By pheonix72
My 2006 IS350 has 116k miles and still driving...

My 2006 IS350 has 116k miles and still driving like new. There is an oil leak from the timing chain cover which is somewhat common for these engines. Just regular maintenance other than that.
Check...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-10-14, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By pheonix72
I upgraded my from 2007 and 2013 and don't see...

I upgraded my from 2007 and 2013 and don't see any different. But my is a DVD based so maybe the HD system will be different but I highly doubt it.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-10-14, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By pheonix72
That what I am thinking as well. Most likely the...

That what I am thinking as well. Most likely the garage opener has Rolling Code but it doesn't hurt to try the no rolling code merhod and hopefully it will work.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-10-14, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 885
Posted By pheonix72
There should be a small area where the two light...

There should be a small area where the two light beams merged. This section of light should projecting somewhat constant on the road when you have AFS ON. Kinda hard to explain but you should be...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-05-14, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By pheonix72
I changed the fluid at 110k and the fluid didn't...

I changed the fluid at 110k and the fluid didn't look too bad; just slight changed of color but it doesn't means much without doing a chemical analysis. I would change it every 90k miles since it...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-05-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By pheonix72
Look like it to me too! The only way to know for...

Look like it to me too! The only way to know for sure is look for the P/N engraved on the parts.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 10-03-14, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By pheonix72
What he said and dont forget "no overweight...

What he said and dont forget "no overweight passenger"
Forum: Car Chat 10-03-14, 12:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,113
Posted By pheonix72
I think only you could make the decision...

I think only you could make the decision especially these 3 cars are completely different from each other. Since you drive a lot, you should look at costs to own such as maintenance, insurance, ...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-05-14, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By pheonix72
I think you should be able to spot the leak if...

I think you should be able to spot the leak if you remove the smaller cover (the one to get access to the Oil Filter Housing). Bring a screw driver just in case, and a flashlight will help greatly. ...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-28-14, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 756
Posted By pheonix72
If the two cars are similar in conditions, I...

If the two cars are similar in conditions, I would go with the 2008. $1,150 for a year newer with 24k miles car is a better deal in my humble opinion.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-25-14, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,028
Posted By pheonix72
Me too! I preferred the look of the 2IS more...

Me too! I preferred the look of the 2IS more than the new 3IS. Couple months ago, I was looking to trade up my 2006 IS350, 110k miles, mint conditions with Sport Package. The dealer offered $9.5k...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-21-14, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By pheonix72
Looks like the dealer checked and prepped the car...

Looks like the dealer checked and prepped the car for sale. I would be very concern with the notice of oil drop (I.e. leaking somewhere). Is is from the same dealer? Make sure you have it checked...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-21-14, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By pheonix72
Was this based on your actual experience or just...

Was this based on your actual experience or just an opinion? I have used Leatherique on multiple BMWs (also know many whom used it as well) and have no issue yet. I just used it on my 2006 IS350...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-16-14, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By pheonix72
Most likely it is not cover under any type of...

Most likely it is not cover under any type of warranty since it is wear&tear item. Unless it was damaged by something else such as broken pulley...the belt should not be that expensive and probably...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-13-14, 01:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,277
Posted By pheonix72
Man, we could only wish that is the cost here in...

Man, we could only wish that is the cost here in CA. Not sure where the OP is from but typically the cost of running a red light is $490 for California drivers, while rolling through...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-13-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,277
Posted By pheonix72
Yes, please explain how it wasn't your fault. ...

Yes, please explain how it wasn't your fault. Did the officer issue the ticket? Or you get one in the mail? If you got one in the mail then you are most likely guilty. They should have a link to...
Forum: Car Chat 07-11-14, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,618
Posted By pheonix72
Really? Have you even driven one (let alone own...

Really? Have you even driven one (let alone own one)? Sure, the Z4 didn't generate the kind of excitement (or sale) BMW was hoping for but it is one of the timeless design (IMHO). The Subaru BRZ...
Forum: Northern California Lexus Club 07-03-14, 10:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By pheonix72
Hahaha...you have no idea! Be prepared for some...

Hahaha...you have no idea! Be prepared for some serious sticker shock and paying at least 50% more on rent (if you want to leave in SF). Also dont forget to donate 9.3% of your income to Uncle...
Forum: Car Chat 07-03-14, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By pheonix72
Are you comparing cars of the same class? Dollars...

Are you comparing cars of the same class? Dollars Rental cars might offer the sub-campact cars vs Intermediate cars from other rental companies. I have rented cars with Dollars (via Costco travel)...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-28-14, 03:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,368
Posted By pheonix72
You don't need to be an owner to register. ...

You don't need to be an owner to register. Register the VIN afterward to check out service histories. Pay for a detail PPI and use the result (along with the service histories) to negotiate. Pay...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-28-14, 02:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,119
Posted By pheonix72
2006 IS350 Sport package 112,650 miles Just...

2006 IS350
Sport package
112,650 miles
Just regular maintenance. However the car developed the dreaded timing chain cover around 5k miles ago. I have not gotten this fix yet since the dealer...
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