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Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-19-14, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 888
Posted By salvadorik
I don't buy this. Very unreliable statement. I...

I don't buy this. Very unreliable statement. I believe the difference in 5.9 MPG (24.6MPG - 18.7MPG) is primarily due to the driving in eco mode and on highway. My 3IS 350 F Sport gets around...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-18-14, 10:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By salvadorik
I guess in that instance the lesson has been...

I guess in that instance the lesson has been learned lol
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-17-14, 07:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By salvadorik
lol ........

lol ........
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-17-14, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By salvadorik
I had my windshield replaced about three weeks...

I had my windshield replaced about three weeks ago. It was a stone chip initially then it cracked spread rapidly so I had to initiate an emergency repair the same day. The good news the installer had...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-15-14, 01:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 824
Posted By salvadorik
My story re 3IS is a little bit different than...

My story re 3IS is a little bit different than yours. To be honest I have never been a fan of Lexus. In my mind, they have always been very comfortable, expensive and boring cars. In 2012 I bought a...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-14-14, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 824
Posted By salvadorik
Hello shivad87. I graduated Masters in Taxation...

Hello shivad87. I graduated Masters in Taxation (major tax and minor in accounting). Currently have been working as a tax accountant at small CPA firm. I guess there are two avenues in accounting to...
Forum: RC F 12-12-14, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,316
Posted By salvadorik
A valid criticism should not be used as a reason...

A valid criticism should not be used as a reason to be skeptical. In fact healthy criticism reinforces the credibility given the fact that no cars are perfect. Very few number of posts (27 in your...
Forum: RC F 12-12-14, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By salvadorik
Thank you for taking your time and posting it! I...

Thank you for taking your time and posting it! I recently purchased PS A/S 3 but have not yet installed them. Here in CA the weather still allows us to have summer tires on. As far as the noise, you...
Forum: RC F 12-12-14, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,316
Posted By salvadorik
Yes, I agree. Sometimes people from competing...

Yes, I agree. Sometimes people from competing manufacturers do that on purpose to defame Lexus. It is also true sometimes the Lexus people try to defend at all costs, even if not true, the companies...
Forum: RC F 12-12-14, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,316
Posted By salvadorik
I am not sure about ML in RCF but I can speak of...

I am not sure about ML in RCF but I can speak of my 3IS ML system. In my honest opinion ML does live up to the hype. I expected something truly amazing but the system sounds mediocre. OP, you are...
Forum: RC F 12-11-14, 11:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,388
Posted By salvadorik
here is a good one Lexus RC F VS. BMW M4 F82...

here is a good one

Lexus RC F VS. BMW M4 F82 HIGH EXHAUST SOUND! - YouTube
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-11-14, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 786
Posted By salvadorik
This a type of a question where only you and...

This a type of a question where only you and perhaps your wife can have a good answer. In this life, which is full of temptations, it is very hard to resist especially when you can afford it (even if...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-10-14, 11:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,782
Posted By salvadorik
See my response above to cFoo

See my response above to cFoo
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-10-14, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,782
Posted By salvadorik
I think you misunderstood me. What I meant is the...

I think you misunderstood me. What I meant is the low end torque/grunt usually seen on forced induction vehicles. It does not have to be V8 in order to get that characteristic. Look what Germans do...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-09-14, 03:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,782
Posted By salvadorik
There is awesome hp and torque after 4800RPM but...

There is awesome hp and torque after 4800RPM but until that the car feels weak. The problem with revving all the time to get to that powerband is that it doesn't look right from outside. The car...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-09-14, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By salvadorik
Thank you Sir! I called my service advisor and he...

Thank you Sir! I called my service advisor and he said exactly the same thing. It is completely normal and it is a nature of this transmission.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-08-14, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By salvadorik
8 speed tranny clanking noise

Anyone with 8 speed tranny has the clanking/clunking noise when shifting to P? When I park my car and shift from R to P there is a clanking/clunking noise and I feel small vibration on shifter itself...
Forum: Performance 12-08-14, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By salvadorik
Soundwise you actually downgrade slightly. There...

Soundwise you actually downgrade slightly. There is not much difference though. F Sport intake will look better under the hood and it will also slightly improve throttle response. I don't know for...
Forum: RC F 12-07-14, 01:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,429
Posted By salvadorik
I don't think OP had evil/bad intentions to bash...

I don't think OP had evil/bad intentions to bash RCF. He simply stated his opinion. I actually agree with many things that he stated. For one I still firmly believe that BMW is a crown in the sports...
Forum: RC F 12-06-14, 12:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,429
Posted By salvadorik
here is another one New BMW M4 Track Test...

here is another one

New BMW M4 Track Test Drive ★ LOVELY Sound ★ - YouTube
Forum: RC F 12-05-14, 06:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,429
Posted By salvadorik
TheShaddix, are planning to lease M4 after all?...

TheShaddix, are planning to lease M4 after all? If so, I am really glad for you man. I kept reading you trying quite a few different types of intakes and yet you have not been totally satisfied with...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-05-14, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 772
Posted By salvadorik
It is covered under factory warranty regardless....

It is covered under factory warranty regardless. The owner won't pay a penny even if it is just a software update.
Forum: RC F 12-05-14, 11:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,429
Posted By salvadorik
TheShaddix - buddy, thanks for your honest...

TheShaddix - buddy, thanks for your honest review. I would give more consideration to this kinda review than what generally biased and corrupt journalist offer. Not saying all journalists are corrupt...
Forum: RC F 12-05-14, 11:16 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,429
Posted By salvadorik
This is simply not true. M4 actually loves...

This is simply not true. M4 actually loves revving. In contrary to many beliefs that turbo engine generally shows a huge spike in torque at low RPM and then falls after 4K, BMW actually managed to...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-04-14, 01:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,811
Posted By salvadorik
I think you are good with 3IS if you compare it...

I think you are good with 3IS if you compare it with A3. I did drive a new A3 extensively even had it for several days (through my connections with Audi). A3 is not a sports car at all. It has...
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