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Forum: IS - Third Generation 11-30-14, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By magne
Tho I don't drive on the heaviest snow covered...

Tho I don't drive on the heaviest snow covered roads, just stanards norwegian winter roads, I always have a few supplies in the car. Basic thermal blancket, cell phone charger, emergency light and...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 11-28-14, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 440
Posted By magne
Bought some cheap rims to use on the winter...

Bought some cheap rims to use on the winter tires. 17"
Uknown brand called Rosso rr.

If I would buy some new cheap rims today, I'd probably go for the enkei kojin in black. 17" still to get...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 11-25-14, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By magne
This is the best one I have availble at the...

This is the best one I have availble at the moment.
You can barely see it.
I'll try to take a close up of the stalk tomorrow, if I remeber to do it.
...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 11-25-14, 04:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By magne
It is that easy. The fog light switch on the on...

It is that easy.
The fog light switch on the on the light stalk has two settings. Front fog light on, and rear fog light on. You can use only front fog light, or both. You can not use only the rear...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 11-23-14, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By magne
The rear fog light is standard on the EU version...

The rear fog light is standard on the EU version of the IS.
Don't know if the US model is wired to make it work, but the light itself can be ordered from lexus.

Don't have a photo of it when it's...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 11-23-14, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By magne
Many people use these studless winter tires in...

Many people use these studless winter tires in both spring, autumn and mild winters.
Therefor i felt the need to point out that they prefrom pretty poor in wrong conditions. When it comes to summer...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 11-22-14, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By magne
I also have the hakkas on my car. 225\45-17. Have...

I also have the hakkas on my car. 225\45-17. Have used these on four different cars the last years.
They are softer than alls season tires or summer tires, but the grip they give you on snow is...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 11-22-14, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By magne
Hi. I live in a country with very harssh...

Hi.

I live in a country with very harssh winters. Norway.
In addition, they use a lot of salt to keep the roads free of ice, so the snow that falls turns into a salty slush. VERY bad for cars,...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 11-02-14, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By magne
This happend to me a lot last winter. Found...

This happend to me a lot last winter.
Found that the problem was worst when it was slush and damp outside.
Also when travelling into tunnels that was a bit hotter than the outside air, and other...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 10-27-14, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By magne
Found these on ebay: ABS Mud Flaps Splash Guards...

Found these on ebay: ABS Mud Flaps Splash Guards for 2013 2014 Lexus IS250 Brand New | eBay

Wonder if they fit, and how they will look on the new IS. Better than rallyarmor at least.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-29-14, 03:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,382
Posted By magne
Here is a link with the results from the euro...

Here is a link with the results from the euro test.
This test is what all of europe use, and refer to in all safety issues and facts.
So this is a big prestige test and manufactures take it very...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-27-14, 03:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,382
Posted By magne
Does anyone knoe exactly what the IS300h did fail...

Does anyone knoe exactly what the IS300h did fail in the US crash test?
In the Eu crash test, the Euro-n.cap the car did get the highest 5 star rating...

If they are worried the batteries will...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-27-14, 03:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,148
Posted By magne
I have detailing as a hobby, so I've detailed a...

I have detailing as a hobby, so I've detailed a lot of other cars. On my own IS, I only use water and microfiber, as everything else I've tried leaves visible residue.
My seats are partial leather...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-22-14, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,382
Posted By magne
Don't live in the US, but do own the IS hybrid. ...

Don't live in the US, but do own the IS hybrid.
However, we do not have the ES hybrid, or the camry hybrid here... So it does not really have any competion. The bmw 3 series hybrid costs twice the...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-21-14, 02:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By magne
Had them on my impreza. They will not look good...

Had them on my impreza. They will not look good on the IS.
They look like a bolt on rally application, and will ruin the good modern look of the IS.

Try waiting until something smaller and more...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-08-14, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By magne
On my phone, samung, and on the USB drive I use...

On my phone, samung, and on the USB drive I use in my IS, the songs are listed alphabetically by folders, and alphabetically within the folders.
Never tried to change it, as I can use the voice...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-08-14, 05:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,885
Posted By magne
I live in the country who has the biggest sale of...

I live in the country who has the biggest sale of teslas, Norway. (!)

They sell a lot of them here, due to the car beeing very cheap compared to other cars. This is becuase of zero taxes on...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-06-14, 04:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,842
Posted By magne
I understand some of your arguments, but before I...

I understand some of your arguments, but before I tell more about why I have the opinions I have, remember that I live in Europe, and that we get the FULLY loaded IS, not the stripped US version.
So...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-05-14, 03:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,842
Posted By magne
Then I misunderstood you a bit, as I thought it...

Then I misunderstood you a bit, as I thought it was the CVT whine that bugged you, not the sound of the engine.
But I still think there is a big difference between the small hybrids and the larger...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-04-14, 12:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,842
Posted By magne
Everyone is entitled to their own opinion about...

Everyone is entitled to their own opinion about CVT's. I just do not think it is fair to compare the cvt in the IS to the CVT in the Prius, as they feel pretty different. This is probably mostly due...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-04-14, 04:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,842
Posted By magne
Have you ever driven something other than the...

Have you ever driven something other than the prius?
Like the GS450h? I assume that you haven't and none of you have driven the IS300h, since it is not avalible in the US.

I do own one. And to...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 09-01-14, 05:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,842
Posted By magne
And still the hybrid IS got a top 5 star rating...

And still the hybrid IS got a top 5 star rating in the Euro-ncap crash test. Strange...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-28-14, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,199
Posted By magne
If you are going to somehting about the rear, do...

If you are going to somehting about the rear, do a copy of the modellista rear bumper.
Considering modellsita makes you buy a muffler to get the rear piece, and the pricing is insane, I believe a...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-25-14, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By magne
I've tried looking for mudguards for the IS. I...

I've tried looking for mudguards for the IS.
I don't want big flaps like rallyarmor, but small discrete ones that does not look out of place.
They are avalible from lexus for the GS, but is not...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 08-24-14, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By magne
Just spray something oilbased inside the hole....

Just spray something oilbased inside the hole. wd40 or crc 556. The rust probably comes from the screw itself, and has nothing to do with the hole missing paint.
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