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Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-23-14, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By chi123
smokyis350, you did a good job with the cover. I...

smokyis350, you did a good job with the cover. I spent 3 hours stitching mine and it came out like crap with parts not sticking in place. Looked so bad, I just went ahead and bought a new wheel off...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-23-14, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3,950
Views: 660,200
Posted By chi123
I did it myself, was about $80 in supplies...

I did it myself, was about $80 in supplies (soldering iron and LEDs). Along with 8 hours of time. :p
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-23-14, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By chi123
I spray painted my stock wheels black is the past...

I spray painted my stock wheels black is the past and it was the biggest pain taking off the paint without ruining the factory finish. Aircraft remover ate through all the paint including the stock...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-20-14, 06:42 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 75,790
Posted By chi123
http://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.clublexus.com-vbul...

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Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-20-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3,950
Views: 660,200
Posted By chi123
Got a new carbon fiber flat bottom steering wheel...

Got a new carbon fiber flat bottom steering wheel today!
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Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-11-14, 07:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,987
Posted By chi123
I was right about to buy it once I heard about it...

I was right about to buy it once I heard about it but hesitated and I'm glad I did. Too new of a product with too little testing. The people at Vivid Racing don't even deserve our money. The tune...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-10-14, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 635
Posted By chi123
Well, if you need a certified Lexus mechanic to...

Well, if you need a certified Lexus mechanic to check it out or service it, I know someone you can go to. I use to work with him at McGrath. Anyways, whatever you saw on the Lexus site with service...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-10-14, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 635
Posted By chi123
Well that's really low miles for an 06. I bought...

Well that's really low miles for an 06. I bought my 07 IS350 almost five years ago for $20K with 49K miles. I think it's a decent deal. Of course you should still haggle them, try to get it for $16.5...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-09-14, 09:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 826
Posted By chi123
Pictures of your car might help. I have VS-XX and...

Pictures of your car might help. I have VS-XX and like them a lot but wish I could have got wider. Never been a fan of the Meisters and thought they only looked right on cars with aggressive fitment...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-28-14, 04:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,422
Posted By chi123
What navigation are you guys using on your units?...

What navigation are you guys using on your units? I don't have the China unit but got a FlyAudio and it came with an illegal copy of the maps. Now I want iGo8 but don't know how to get it. Any help?
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-24-14, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By chi123
I think mine is the same. Had a engine rebuilt...

I think mine is the same. Had a engine rebuilt and the tech replaced my cam gears while at it. I noticed a gasket sticking out too but nothing has ever happened so I guess it must be like that.
Forum: Chicago Lexus Club 10-19-14, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By chi123
Honestly, just do 20% all around. I started with...

Honestly, just do 20% all around. I started with 35% since I didn't want to get tint tickets but they were too light. So I got 20% for years now and never got a ticket. I still think it's too light...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-19-14, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By chi123
I wish I can help you out but I'm near downtown...

I wish I can help you out but I'm near downtown Chicago. Those three parts are honestly really easy to install. The grille is only a few clips and two screws, should take 15 minutes, 5 minutes for me...
Forum: 2Gen IS250 / IS350 / IS-F Classifieds (06-13) 10-15-14, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By chi123
Southside by the White Sox but I work on...

Southside by the White Sox but I work on Saturdays at the Acura dealer next to Lexus on Division/Elston.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-15-14, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By chi123
Did you connect the ribbon cables back properly...

Did you connect the ribbon cables back properly and not loose? I don't know what needs to be done for the screen fix but I swapped out my dash LEDs and it's easy to not fully push them in all the...
Forum: 2Gen IS250 / IS350 / IS-F Classifieds (06-13) 10-14-14, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By chi123
The 09+ have a different center vent. It'll work...

The 09+ have a different center vent. It'll work but there will be cosmetic problems as there will be a gap between the top of the unit and the bottom of the vent.
Forum: 2Gen IS250 / IS350 / IS-F Classifieds (06-13) 10-14-14, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By chi123
FS: 1st Gen FlyAudio Unit for 06-08 ISX250

Unit is no longer available!
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-14-14, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By chi123
Looks like the LM-25 tires which are really old....

Looks like the LM-25 tires which are really old. I got rid of mine because I heard snow tires can only last so long before the compounds or stuff breaks down and becomes not as effective. The treads...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-11-14, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By chi123
Short block and passenger side top end replaced...

Short block and passenger side top end replaced at 71K miles.

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Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-05-14, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 462,961
Posted By chi123
Bought a new 2nd gen FlyAudio but the maps don't...

Bought a new 2nd gen FlyAudio but the maps don't work. I'm trying to buy IGO Primo from Naviextras but how do I buy the software and connect the unit to my computer?
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-02-14, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By chi123
How do you get XM radio on FlyAudio unit?

Just got a new FlyAudio unit but was wondering, how can I get satellite radio to work? Do I have to buy a receiver, get an OEM one that's no longer made, or will it work once I get a subscription?...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 09-25-14, 11:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,726
Posted By chi123
What's are the differences between the LM60 and...

What's are the differences between the LM60 and the WS60? And the differences between the WS60, 70, or 80?
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 09-24-14, 10:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,726
Posted By chi123
I'm in Chicago and drove my IS350 in the snow the...

I'm in Chicago and drove my IS350 in the snow the last 4 winters with the stock 18's. Personally, I cannot tell the difference between any snow tires I've had. The car came with Blizzak LM25's with...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 09-22-14, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 890
Posted By chi123
Who has the China navigation unit?

Does anyone here have the China navigation unit from Alibaba or anywhere else? I'm deciding between that or the FlyAudio. I have an older FlyAudio which doesn't work properly anymore and I like the...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 09-22-14, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 910
Posted By chi123
I wouldn't consider my IS a "Sunday Driver". I...

I wouldn't consider my IS a "Sunday Driver". I drive 6 days a week but my commutes aren't more than 15 miles a day. Reason why I'm not driving the IS on a daily basis. I'm extremely picky and my IS...
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