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Forum: Performance 09-04-14, 05:17 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 106,787
Posted By Thumper28
I'm with you except I measured the letters from a...

I'm with you except I measured the letters from a LX470 thinking I can just use the 7 and it's significantly taller than the letters on the IS250. I'll figure something out. Stay tuned.
Forum: Performance 09-03-14, 06:30 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,699
Posted By Thumper28
I'm not to sure about the power capability of the...

I'm not to sure about the power capability of the Torsen but I would imagine that the half shafts would go first. Of course, either breaking would suck :sad:
Forum: Performance 09-02-14, 06:24 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 106,787
Posted By Thumper28
Thanks, I have had my eyes on a few upper and...

Thanks, I have had my eyes on a few upper and lower strut braces but they are all pretty low on my priority list. I really like all the products that JUN makes.
Forum: Performance 09-02-14, 06:05 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 106,787
Posted By Thumper28
Thanks. I'll document the LSD install but I...

Thanks.

I'll document the LSD install but I don't think I'll be able to do as good of a job as these guys:
...
Forum: Performance 09-01-14, 08:08 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,699
Posted By Thumper28
Scored an LSD from a totaled 2013 BRZ off...

Scored an LSD from a totaled 2013 BRZ off Craigslist for the ridiculously low price of...wait for it...$300, with the case. I personally watched them pull it from the cold corpse. I'll install it...
Forum: Performance 09-01-14, 07:57 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 106,787
Posted By Thumper28
My patience finally paid off and I found an LSD...

My patience finally paid off and I found an LSD from a 2013 BRZ for $300. Not sure when it's going on but it won't be long.

...
Forum: Performance 09-01-14, 07:45 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 106,787
Posted By Thumper28
Where in sfl are you? I usually try to hit up...

Where in sfl are you? I usually try to hit up some of the PBIR events but it's too freakin hot out lately to do anything.
Forum: Club Lexus Vendor Marketplace 08-14-14, 07:36 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 102,902
Posted By Thumper28
ES4 19x8.5 +32 5x114.3 19x9.5 +40 5x114.3 ...

ES4
19x8.5 +32 5x114.3
19x9.5 +40 5x114.3
Shipped to 33458
Forum: Performance 06-24-14, 08:32 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 106,787
Posted By Thumper28
When I saw your first post I searched Craigslist...

When I saw your first post I searched Craigslist and found a set for I think $600. I was only hesitant because I was hoping to squeeze a little more tire in the rear.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-24-14, 08:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,982
Posted By Thumper28
Looking forward to pics Gville350. That is one...

Looking forward to pics Gville350. That is one sick looking set of OEM wheels?
Forum: Build Threads 06-24-14, 07:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,580
Posted By Thumper28
So here is a semi-complete picture of the...

So here is a semi-complete picture of the installed dash. I covered all the dash trim pieces including the gauge pod with 3M Dinoc carbon fiber. I still have the a/c vent bezel to go but I am not...
Forum: Performance 06-24-14, 07:41 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 106,787
Posted By Thumper28
Ok ok ok, I give in. Here are a few updates. ...

Ok ok ok, I give in. Here are a few updates.

I wish I ccould say that the e-brake handle was for drifting but the truth is that a foot e-brake and a manual car don't mix well. You always find...
Forum: Performance 06-23-14, 10:59 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 106,787
Posted By Thumper28
I have a few updates including converting the car...

I have a few updates including converting the car to a hand e-brake and some interior upgrades but I have been to lazy to take pictures and post. I promise I'll get around to it soon.
Forum: Performance 06-23-14, 10:57 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 106,787
Posted By Thumper28
I have yet to add everything up and at this point...

I have yet to add everything up and at this point I'm not sure if I ever will. I would say that I probably can get a very high mileage 08 IS-F for what I ended up spending all together. The hours...
Forum: Performance 06-23-14, 10:44 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 106,787
Posted By Thumper28
Thanks juvi2203. I just checked out some pics off...

Thanks juvi2203. I just checked out some pics off all your cars. I think I have seen some of your craigslist posts. All your cars look great, I'm sure we'll run into each other eventually.
Forum: Build Threads 03-03-14, 05:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,580
Posted By Thumper28
I actually wanted to wrap it in suede but the...

I actually wanted to wrap it in suede but the suede is much less workable than the vinyl. I also think that the suede would require some stitching to make the tight bends. If I wasn't in such a rush...
Forum: Build Threads 03-03-14, 05:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,580
Posted By Thumper28
At first I thought the same exact thing except no...

At first I thought the same exact thing except no the pair is starting to grow on me. Since it was the first pod I pulled from the mold I didn't want to risk wasting carbon fiber. That's why I went...
Forum: Build Threads 03-03-14, 05:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,580
Posted By Thumper28
I was planning on making more of them to sell but...

I was planning on making more of them to sell but when I pulled the first one out of the mold it needed more fine tuning than expected. It was also somewhat of a challenge getting the posts secured...
Forum: Performance 02-19-14, 09:38 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,699
Posted By Thumper28
I'm not sure if this has already been asked but...

I'm not sure if this has already been asked but is the entire diff case from the FRS compatible with the is250 or do you have to install the LSD gearset into the IS250 housing?
Forum: Build Threads 02-12-14, 07:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,580
Posted By Thumper28
So a lot has happened since my last post. When I...

So a lot has happened since my last post. When I last left off I was planning on using the gauge pod with the wood front. Since then I decided that I want to have the option to make more of these...
Forum: Performance 12-19-13, 10:47 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 106,787
Posted By Thumper28
Good question. I would love to know the...

Good question. I would love to know the recommended lift points but I searched for a while online and couldn't find anything. I did not use the open holes, they looked a little weak. I ended up...
Forum: Performance 12-16-13, 10:06 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,699
Posted By Thumper28
Is there anything that wears out in the Torsen...

Is there anything that wears out in the Torsen LSDs. I know they used to make clutch plate style LSDs that get old and need re-builds.
Forum: Performance 12-16-13, 10:43 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,699
Posted By Thumper28
So has anyone found any good deals on the FRS/BRZ...

So has anyone found any good deals on the FRS/BRZ LSD?

I see them on ebay in the $700-$800 range, I need one bad but I have to imagine there are some better deals out there?
Forum: Performance 12-07-13, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By Thumper28
I don't know much about the cause of the problem...

I don't know much about the cause of the problem but I have heard that it is one of the more common issues on the IS250/350.

If it turns out you need a replacement rack or steering ECU, I have a...
Forum: Performance 12-04-13, 06:25 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 106,787
Posted By Thumper28
Good info. So is it a direct replacement? I...

Good info. So is it a direct replacement?

I looked everywhere for pump info before my swap and had no luck. I figured give it a shot and if the flow rate was insufficient I would deal with it...
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