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Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-19-14, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By GreyHound
>>"Oil level seems correct." That's good to...

>>"Oil level seems correct."

That's good to hear. Yeah I'd park it until you get to take it in. Unless you have a friendly neighborhood shop that someone could listen to it and not charge you...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-19-14, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By GreyHound
oil

yeah, Check the oil in that thing. Make sure you have enough.
Too me it sounded like valve train noise. I like Gville's idea
Let us know what you find
greyhound
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-19-14, 08:16 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 74,248
Posted By GreyHound
Cracked last week

Dash has been perfect, since put in operation 3/14/2006. Last week got in the car was driving down the road, normal, looked over and big ol' crack from top corner of vents over to the side of the...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-05-13, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By GreyHound
tire

Thanks crispy, I will call Discount Tire I appreciate it
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-04-13, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By GreyHound
Read TPS for set '2'

Hey: Can a Toyota dealer read the stock TPS sensors for a second set of wheel/tires for our IS350? I have a 'new-to-me' set of wheels/tires and they have the OEM Lexus Toyota sensors.
That damn...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 07-27-13, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By GreyHound
new rotors

Yeah, I put on two new rotors. The originals went 41870 miles. Put two new rotors on the front and vibration is gone. Whew ! So new pads from Sewell and two new rotors from NAPA. Interesting part...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 07-21-13, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By GreyHound
rear calipers

Thanks Gville350, yeah I took the pins out of the rear calipers, cleaned them up, shined them up with steel wool and they are pretty slick now. Whatever grease they used on the 'recall' for the rear...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 07-19-13, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By GreyHound
Pins

Thanks Gville350, Those pics of the rear calipers are exactly what I needed to know. I pulled one caliper off the rear today and the piston seemed to moved pretty well. I cleaned those 'slides' (...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 07-18-13, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,188
Posted By GreyHound
brake pads #

well, I ordered the high friction -high brake dust from Sewell Lexus and the part number is 04464-30500, genuine Toyota.
They look good, Put them on yesterday, they stop it pretty dam quick.
Hope...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 07-17-13, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By GreyHound
brakes

The rotors are original, 7 years old with 39k miles.
The new pads I put on the front today are the Toyota Lexus OEM, high friction high dust, and have 12 miles on them now. I cleaned and used the...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 07-17-13, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By GreyHound
small pulse

Hey Gville350, if you are still around, I have a question, my IS350 has developed vibration when hitting the brakes, sort of like when the pads are wore or there is like a warped rotor.

So...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 06-26-13, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,900
Posted By GreyHound
One down one to go

Well, I got one on by 9:30 am, so I was 30 minutes late to work. LOL Interesting part, the small bolt for the sensor & sway bar on the driver side, I took the bolt out and used painters tape to...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 06-25-13, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,640
Posted By GreyHound
Nice Job !

Damn nice job on those calipers !:thumbup:
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 06-25-13, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,900
Posted By GreyHound
allen 6mm

Thanks Gville, unfortunately the harbor freight and Northern tool, is about an hour away from me.
So I went over to O'Reillys. They had a set of spring compressors for $42 bucks,, so I bought them....
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 06-25-13, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,355
Posted By GreyHound
Its just brake dust

I had that squeak when ever I apply the brakes lightly. Sometimes it was there other times no squeak. I only had 34K, so I knew the pads were not wore out, Take the wheel off and take those little...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 06-25-13, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,900
Posted By GreyHound
interesting, same here

I have a IS350 and this is the second pair of Tokico that have come up lame on the rear. First set of rear shocks went south at 7300-7500 miles, in less than a year of owning the car.
Now at 37 k...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-20-13, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By GreyHound
Tokico

yeah, we had our IS350 about 9 months and the rear shocks gave up at about 6500 miles. One was leaking oil, the other was marginal.
They replaced them warranty ( still a hassle to convince the...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 06-19-13, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By GreyHound
Kyb

Micel : where did you purchase your KYB shocks ?

Thanks!
Forum: Wheels and Tires Classifieds 05-16-13, 10:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 146
Posted By GreyHound
WTB Two OEM rear wheels w/tires IS350

would like to buy a real good pair of the wider OEM rear wheels and tires from a IS350.
No dents. Located in Virginia.
will pick up if not to far away.
Thanks
Forum: Southeast 05-16-13, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By GreyHound
AutoSheildCarolinas Charlotte, Gone? really?

Just found out that AutoSheild Carolinas , (before it was carolinaShine) is gone or someone else is answering the phone there.
Steve always did a great job with the 3m clear shield and had good...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-03-13, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,247
Posted By GreyHound
Plastic headlights BS

Yeah, I would have checked the option for GLASS headlights if that option had been available.
UV protection from factory, HA !

Grrrrrrrrrr
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-25-13, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By GreyHound
Tokico adjust

Thanks for the tips. Yeah I have the stock springs, so I see what you are saying leaving the
trunk panels out would be annoying. Bummer
Gville350,you are right , with the H&R springs that blows...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-22-13, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By GreyHound
Tokico Shocks - HTS Series :

Hey, has anyone installed the Tokico HTS series on their IS-350 ? I have thought about installing these:
Tokico Shocks - HTS Series : TOHTS117R (Rear)
Tokico Shocks - HTS Series : TOHTS117FL...
Forum: 2Gen IS250 / IS350 / IS-F Classifieds (06-13) 02-22-13, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By GreyHound
Thanks Mike !

Thanks Mike !
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-16-11, 07:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,258
Posted By GreyHound
That's good. Don't get me wrong, the paint on the...

That's good. Don't get me wrong, the paint on the sides& the paint under the clear plastic on the front are fine. The roof, hood & Trunk is where its gradually faded and pitted away. It looks good...
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