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Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-16-14, 02:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 790
Posted By Sportskid1
Yes I run in full auto mode without the paddles...

Yes I run in full auto mode without the paddles in normal mode. I have tried so hard to make the paddles work and they just seem to want to fight with me and do what they want. It seems like there...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-14-14, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By Sportskid1
Drip rail moldings paint failing

I am stuck parking my car on the street and the sun is starting to kill the paint on the drip rail moldings that run between the roof line and the side of the car. Has anyone replaced these? Looks...
Forum: 2Gen IS250 / IS350 / IS-F Classifieds (06-13) 12-13-14, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By Sportskid1
Good luck my friend. Been keeping my eye out on...

Good luck my friend. Been keeping my eye out on one for the last 18 months or so with no luck. Hopefully you have better luck than I do.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-13-14, 10:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 790
Posted By Sportskid1
I am running StopTech slotted rotors. Not sure...

I am running StopTech slotted rotors. Not sure is the slots help on not but they look cool though.

Very interesting idea for the brake upgrade. Please keep us up to date it thinks look like they...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-13-14, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 582
Posted By Sportskid1
I am running Yokohama YK580 and really like them....

I am running Yokohama YK580 and really like them. Great all around tire.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-12-14, 05:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 790
Posted By Sportskid1
Yah the 350 is quite a capable track machine. It...

Yah the 350 is quite a capable track machine. It will never have the potential of a s2000 or something similar but it is a lot of fun. Not a lot of mods. BC coilovers with swift springs (12/10K),...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-11-14, 09:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,479
Posted By Sportskid1
Pics above on post #22

Pics above on post #22
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-11-14, 09:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,479
Posted By Sportskid1
Just wanted to give everyone a status update for...

Just wanted to give everyone a status update for anyone else interested in running a 255/35/18 square setup. Did a track day last Sun and the setup worked great. No rubbing or anything running...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-11-14, 09:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 790
Posted By Sportskid1
IS350 track day fun

Did a track day at Buttonwillow (my favorite track) last sun. Here is a little video I took by taping my phone to my rear view. Not to bad for the getto setup. I was battling a 2011 M3 all day...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-10-14, 10:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,806
Posted By Sportskid1
StopTec slotted rotors, CarboTech brake pads, and...

StopTec slotted rotors, CarboTech brake pads, and Dunlop Direzza zII tires. I will own the track now.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-02-14, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By Sportskid1
17" Enkei RPF1 is they way to go for you then. ...

17" Enkei RPF1 is they way to go for you then. They are relatively cheap, really light, and 17's will actually grip better for drag due to the extra sidewall flex. Plus 17" tires are way cheaper.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-02-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 788
Posted By Sportskid1
God I want one! Why can mustangs get a good LSD...

God I want one! Why can mustangs get a good LSD for $500 when we have to spend $2500?
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-02-14, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By Sportskid1
Agreed. To tall of a tire

Agreed. To tall of a tire
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-02-14, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By Sportskid1
I just recently switched from the OEM wheels to...

I just recently switched from the OEM wheels to lightweight wheels for my track set up and it noticed a huge difference. I got a set of konig milligram 18X8.5 which weigh in at 19lbs compared to the...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-17-14, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By Sportskid1
If you want just springs to achieve no wheel gap...

If you want just springs to achieve no wheel gap I can pretty much guarantee that you will never want to drive your car again. You will have such a high spring rate that you might as well put blocks...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-17-14, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By Sportskid1
Just got my new tires in last weekend. They are...

Just got my new tires in last weekend. They are winter tires kind of right? For So Cal at least. There are a few perks living around here.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 11-16-14, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By Sportskid1
They are not that hard to replace. Any qualified...

They are not that hard to replace. Any qualified person can swap out all 4 in 2-3 hours. It took me 3 hours to install my coils with a floor jack in my garage with never having done it before.
...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 11-16-14, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By Sportskid1
TheLoyolan I agree with your point for cars that...

TheLoyolan I agree with your point for cars that are street driven or lightly tracked from time to time. Drilled rotors are fine and do have their benefits. For a car that is heavily tracked...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 11-15-14, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By Sportskid1
I do about 6 track days a year on my IS350 and I...

I do about 6 track days a year on my IS350 and I run StopTech slotted rotors and EBC Yellowstuff pads. I really like the stoptech rotors. I have about 12 track days on them and about 15K street...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-11-14, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,383
Views: 2,139,907
Posted By Sportskid1
Square track setup. No rubbing and works great. ...

Square track setup. No rubbing and works great.

konig milligram 18X8.5 +35
255/35/18 Toyo R888 all 4 corners
-2 deg camber up front
no fender modifications
lowered about 1.5 finger gap on BC...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 11-01-14, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By Sportskid1
I really like the higher spring rates and think...

I really like the higher spring rates and think the ride is great. It is a bit firmer than stock but not bouncy or jarring at all. You notice it for sure if you hit a big pothole or speed bump but...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 10-30-14, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By Sportskid1
Yah but the OEM shocks were leaking after my 5th...

Yah but the OEM shocks were leaking after my 5th track day! The crappy So Cal roads don't help either though. But all in all I don't baby my IS and she takes it like a champ.

Currently running...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 10-30-14, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By Sportskid1
My front shocks started to leak at 25K. But then...

My front shocks started to leak at 25K. But then I am pretty hard on my car. You just never know.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-28-14, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By Sportskid1
I have the Yoko YK580 and love them. Very quite,...

I have the Yoko YK580 and love them. Very quite, good performance in the rain and dry. They say they are good in light snow but I haven't tested that yet. Not the cheapest tire but very good all...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-25-14, 12:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,479
Posted By Sportskid1
I am hoping that will not be to much of a...

I am hoping that will not be to much of a problem. But 35 offset isn't to aggressive. I am getting a lot of understeer and push out of the front and I am hoping the additional width of going from...
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