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Forum: Performance 12-17-14, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By forum429
Remove all cats....

Remove all cats....
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-11-14, 01:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,758
Posted By forum429
You are just being ignorant. The IS350 being...

You are just being ignorant.
The IS350 being the slowest car of its league I don't think its wrong to ask for more power.
People modify their 458, Aventador, 911 Turbo, GTR etc then what should...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-02-14, 10:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By forum429
The weight has nothing to do with oil quality. ...

The weight has nothing to do with oil quality.
The weight has everything to do with temperature.
Just because its a good quality oil does not necessary means it fit the atmosphere.
Thinner oil...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 11-27-14, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By forum429
Total QUARTZ INEO MC3 5W-30 for Vancouver climate...

Total QUARTZ INEO MC3 5W-30 for Vancouver climate because
http://hondakarma.com/attachments/oil-temperature-jpg.3655/
Forum: IS - Third Generation 11-22-14, 02:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,125
Posted By forum429
I am running on Goodyear f1 asymmetric all season...

I am running on Goodyear f1 asymmetric all season and I am happy with the dry and wet performance.
Very good steering respond but the ride is a little harsh
Supposedly it has the 2nd best snow...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 11-11-14, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,417
Posted By forum429
Same here..... Sold the stock tires while they...

Same here.....
Sold the stock tires while they worth sth and running on Goodyear Asymmetric all season.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 11-02-14, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By forum429
The purpose of putting nitrogen in the tires is...

The purpose of putting nitrogen in the tires is because nitrogen does not expend as much to heat as oxygen.
Therefore you can keep your tire pressure steady otherwise it will rise by a few PSI.
It...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 10-22-14, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,636
Posted By forum429
For track days? Pilot Super Sport, Bridgestone...

For track days?
Pilot Super Sport, Bridgestone S-04 tire are tires that's good for getting you to and on the track.
Dunlop Direzza Star Spec, Yokohama AD08 are some good choices for track days.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 10-21-14, 10:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,636
Posted By forum429
The car is good at doing a few hot laps. I was...

The car is good at doing a few hot laps.
I was able to catch up with some Ferrari 458s on a set of Conti DWS.
But if you want it to last the whole event you need good ventilation for the brake ....
Forum: IS - Third Generation 10-20-14, 03:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By forum429
I was running 245/40R18 on stock F sport wheels...

I was running 245/40R18 on stock F sport wheels and it will fit.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 10-15-14, 10:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,236
Posted By forum429
The Audi claimed number is 333hp but it has been...

The Audi claimed number is 333hp but it has been dynoed with approx. 300AWD which is close to 380hp by a 20% drivetrain loss.

A close friend of mine has a 2012 S4 with pulley and ECU and it can...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 10-15-14, 09:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,236
Posted By forum429
Yes the Audi is more expensive as I said before...

Yes the Audi is more expensive as I said before European are general more expensive.
A fully loaded C400 or 335i also costs about the same as a S4.
The S3 is similar in power and price but the...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 10-14-14, 09:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,236
Posted By forum429
Not true. Put it this way: A4 2.0T~IS250 ...

Not true.
Put it this way:
A4 2.0T~IS250
S4~ IS350
RS4~RC-F

Even the S4 costs more than a IS350 (Because European are generally more expensive) it still costs much less than a RC-F.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 10-11-14, 10:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,236
Posted By forum429
Even the E46 M3 was never comparable to 14+...

Even the E46 M3 was never comparable to 14+ IS350. It's still more of a performance car than the IS350.
The V6 A4 never have a option of supercharger. I don't know where u have the info.
The A4...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 10-11-14, 12:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,236
Posted By forum429
I don't think that's true. The B8 S4 is...

I don't think that's true.
The B8 S4 is actually in 335i, Q50, IS350 category leaving the RS4 compete with the M3, C63.
The engine is completely new design with its supercharged DFI V6 while the...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 10-06-14, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 796
Posted By forum429
What tires are you looking for . for example: ...

What tires are you looking for .
for example:
Conti DWS
225/35R19 25.2"
265/30R19 25.3"

235/35R19 25.5"
275/30R19 25.5"
So these two combo would work.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 10-06-14, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 796
Posted By forum429
Yes that's the correct size for AWD system as...

Yes that's the correct size for AWD system as long as you keep the OD the same @ 25".
However, what tires are you getting because I only see 1 tire at this size.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-21-14, 08:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,218
Posted By forum429
My Lexus dealer recommended 8000km (5000 mile)...

My Lexus dealer recommended 8000km (5000 mile) oil change.
I do mine every 6000km
That oil does look dark.
I don't see the point of sacrificing engine life for $60 (If you doing it at other shops,...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 09-18-14, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By forum429
I am very happy with yellow stuff for daily usage...

I am very happy with yellow stuff for daily usage but it makes noise.
Red stuff should be doing good too.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-17-14, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 900
Posted By forum429
I am running 245/40R18 all around on IS350 AWD on...

I am running 245/40R18 all around on IS350 AWD on stock wheels.
No issue so far.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-16-14, 09:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,045
Posted By forum429
Do you mean 170 for just fronts? IMO its pretty...

Do you mean 170 for just fronts?
IMO its pretty expensive for street pads.
EBC Red Stuff has higher coefficient of friction at 0.5
Stoptech Super Street has coefficient of fraction at 0.49.
These...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-04-14, 11:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,413
Posted By forum429
Lets put it in a simple conclusion. Do you...

Lets put it in a simple conclusion.
Do you think 225/45R18F 255/40R18 is a correct size for the car?
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-02-14, 12:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By forum429
I am probably the only one here not happy with...

I am probably the only one here not happy with the brakes.
I have the F-Sport brake and I hate the braking feel.
Swapped them out after 3 months of owning the car.
The F-Sport brake pads do have a...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-01-14, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By forum429
Your car probably won't see any snow so most of...

Your car probably won't see any snow so most of the UHP Summer tires will do.
Conti DW (340 tread wear), Michelin PSS (great feedback), Bridgestone S-04 are all great tires.
If you looking for more...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-27-14, 09:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,413
Posted By forum429
Why would it matter if it's front or rear, 20 or...

Why would it matter if it's front or rear, 20 or 18"?
Its still need the same overall diameter of 25 inch regardless to have the correct reading.
If using both rear wheels would be easier for you...
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