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Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing Yesterday, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By FSportIS
Great job man!

Great job man!
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-24-14, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 565
Posted By FSportIS
That is right, Zach. I have always mentioned...

That is right, Zach. I have always mentioned "Metro Blaster" (the 4 HP one) and NOT the Metro MASTER Blaster (the 8 HP one) so the review is for the Metro Blaster only. I should have got the Master...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-24-14, 12:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 565
Posted By FSportIS
Updates on Metro Blaster review: Pro: 1. It...

Updates on Metro Blaster review:
Pro:
1. It works extremely easy and extremely fast to dry wheels and tires. BIG BIG thumb up!
2. It works extremely well in drying tight spots such as car...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-24-14, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By FSportIS
:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup: That is why...

:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup: That is why I own 2 Lexus IS :D

Do you know the date they start sending out letter yet? My local dealership said they don't have the tools and parts to do the...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-24-14, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 741
Posted By FSportIS
Update: I have tries the ONR last week and find...

Update: I have tries the ONR last week and find it absolutely amazing.
Pros:
1. Easy to clean. Only 2-3 passes with little to no pressure make the surface clean.
2. Even though it has no foam, it...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-24-14, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By FSportIS
Wow, the car looks amazing! Super good work from...

Wow, the car looks amazing! Super good work from your detailer too. Do you experience easy finger print and water "stain" (not water spot with etching) if dry the car not fast enough with the...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-24-14, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 741
Posted By FSportIS
I have some microfiber towels to clean the tires...

I have some microfiber towels to clean the tires while I use a dedicated wash mitt to clean the paint. NEVER clean the paint and tires with the same thing!
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-24-14, 10:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 835
Posted By FSportIS
How much does the Lexus dealership charge you for...

How much does the Lexus dealership charge you for this? I would imagine something like $500 parts + 300 labor = 800 bucks???

I got the DENSO unit for $200 and 120 labor = 320 total for me with an...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-21-14, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 835
Posted By FSportIS
This happened to me on my 06 IS350 few weeks ago....

This happened to me on my 06 IS350 few weeks ago. My alternator died and I replaced it with DENSO alternator and it is so far so good.

In your case, it is either the battery or the alternator....
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-19-14, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By FSportIS
Touchless car wash make you feel your car is...

Touchless car wash make you feel your car is clean but it does not really clean the contaminants that well regardless of how much pressure the water hose has. It looks clean on the surface but if you...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-18-14, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By FSportIS
Buy Akebono ceramic brake pads... and your wheels...

Buy Akebono ceramic brake pads... and your wheels will be clean for a long time! Google Akenobo pads to see more reviews.
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-17-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 741
Posted By FSportIS
1oz to 2 gallons per instruction. Is this diluted...

1oz to 2 gallons per instruction. Is this diluted enough for NO streaks and haze if not dry fast enough??
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-17-14, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 741
Posted By FSportIS
I have the foammaster and use it on my regular...

I have the foammaster and use it on my regular wash, I rinse the car with water first to get rid of the dirt as much as possible and then I foam the car with foammaster so the paint is totally...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-17-14, 11:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 741
Posted By FSportIS
Guys, with the traditional 2 water bucket wash, ...

Guys, with the traditional 2 water bucket wash, I normally dry the entire car after final rinse. However, with the rinseless method, it seems like we have to dry immediately panel by panel. I wonder...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-17-14, 11:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 565
Posted By FSportIS
It isn't that cheap lol $30 bucks before shipping...

It isn't that cheap lol $30 bucks before shipping and tax. http://www.airwand.com/purchase.asp
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 11-17-14, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By FSportIS
Thank you everyone with your recommendation. ...

Thank you everyone with your recommendation.

It seems like Stoptech is the brand to go to. Second is the drilled and slotted rotors. As a driver kid, not sport kid yet :D, I do more autocross (~3...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-14-14, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 565
Posted By FSportIS
I have the same question also. Conceptually and...

I have the same question also. Conceptually and intuitively, the Air Wand attachment design is very efficient and speed up the drying the process. The air flow is totally controlled and the...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 11-14-14, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By FSportIS
Aren't slotted better than blanks for track...

Aren't slotted better than blanks for track because of better cooling capacity?

For name brand, what are your opinions on Stoptech, R1 Concepts, Adams...??
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-14-14, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 565
Posted By FSportIS
It is me discovering that Air Wand attachment and...

It is me discovering that Air Wand attachment and share it on here ;)
The nozzle of this (2.5 inch) is actually bigger than the metro blaster hose (1.5 inch) so I am buying an adapter to work...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 11-14-14, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By FSportIS
Brake rotors choices for IS350

Based on several good reviews and members' recommendations, I have purchased ceramic Akebono brake pads instead of the OEM because of less dust, more quiet, and similar performance.

I'm now...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-14-14, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By FSportIS
It is also a good time to install some body kit...

It is also a good time to install some body kit as well if you are into modifying the look :)
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-14-14, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 565
Posted By FSportIS
I personally find the attachment in the Metro...

I personally find the attachment in the Metro Blaster drying the car not fast enough because the air blow the water out of all directions. I'm now trying to combine the Airwand attachment with the...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 11-14-14, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 565
Posted By FSportIS
Technically, from what I learn, A typical...

Technically, from what I learn,
A typical electric leaf blower puts out about 160 MPH airflow
The Sidekick Blaster puts out about 204 MPH airflow
The Metro Blaster puts out 332 MPH airflow
The...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-13-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,936
Posted By FSportIS
Chicagi23, how long does the symptom reappear...

Chicagi23, how long does the symptom reappear again during those 2-3 times??

Anyone else with newer IS experience this?

I only had it once on my 2012 IS250 and then I haven't seen it for many...
Forum: CL of Southern California 11-13-14, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By FSportIS
I wash my car weekly using 2 water bucket system....

I wash my car weekly using 2 water bucket system.

When it is time to clay, polish, coating ... then I let the professional handles it. I plan on doing it every 2-3 years.

Look at this amazing...
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