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Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-12-14, 06:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 955
Posted By DKIS350
wow that looks amazing. If you described it...

wow that looks amazing. If you described it without pictures i would have imagined a horror story. Looks great!
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-12-14, 06:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 811
Posted By DKIS350
Looks like a blast. i would love to get my 350...

Looks like a blast. i would love to get my 350 out on a track.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-03-14, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By DKIS350
:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-02-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By DKIS350
10% doesnt sound like much to me. 10% was...

10% doesnt sound like much to me. 10% was something I could do for almost any customer and still make some $$ when i was in the dealer world.

Now...every dealership has different mark ups. I know...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-02-14, 06:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By DKIS350
$260 sounds a bit extreme for labor for something...

$260 sounds a bit extreme for labor for something like that, but I also cant see what they are dealing with. i would think there is a better way other than just cutting the front pipe. Calling Lexus...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-03-14, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By DKIS350
I had to replace BOTH of my front headlight...

I had to replace BOTH of my front headlight assemblies on my 07 IS350 due to water intrusion. I had quotes from $850-$1000 each for OEM replacements. I ended up calling my insurance company about it....
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-28-14, 06:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,066
Posted By DKIS350
I have a similar noise thanks to the awful...

I have a similar noise thanks to the awful BFGoodrich g-force sport comp-2s. Cant wait for them to wear out just so I can replace them.

Sounds like a tire to noise from what you are describing....
Forum: Performance 07-17-14, 09:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,066
Posted By DKIS350
I took my center engine cover off...but only...

I took my center engine cover off...but only because i broke it in half when i pulled it off to do my sparks plugs:egads: . Noticed more noise, but nothing else.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-17-14, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By DKIS350
Many cars have air injection pumps that kick in...

Many cars have air injection pumps that kick in on cold starts for a few seconds (all for emissions). I dont actually know if the IS models are equipped with this (im sure someone can confirm this...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-14-14, 07:10 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 56,356
Posted By DKIS350
Just made my life so much better!:thumbup: The...

Just made my life so much better!:thumbup: The fiance complains every time i forget to unlock all doors as im already in the drivers seat and shes looking at me through the window. I thought it was a...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-11-14, 05:52 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 156,173
Posted By DKIS350
2011 VW CC. Nice enough car for the money, decent...

2011 VW CC. Nice enough car for the money, decent amount of features and the little 2.0 turbo was actually very impressive. Overall just an electrical nightmare. I only had it for exactly 1 year and...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-10-14, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By DKIS350
This is a RWD 350 with 70k on it too.

This is a RWD 350 with 70k on it too.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-10-14, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By DKIS350
Help....Odd vibration/shimmy

Okay so I have had a shimmy when braking and also a vibration when driving. When going about 75-80 the vibration gets weird for lack of a better word.

When braking it felt like your standard...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-02-14, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By DKIS350
I only happen to notice it when I leave mine in...

I only happen to notice it when I leave mine in sport mode.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 06-18-14, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By DKIS350
I would stop in to a body shop with a...

I would stop in to a body shop with a wheel...they can usually match it using color chips and what is often called a "sun gun".
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-17-14, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,176
Posted By DKIS350
I dont have a tire to recommend...but i can say...

I dont have a tire to recommend...but i can say stay away from the bfgoodrich g-force sport comp-2. The tire its self performs decently for the money, but is noisy as hell. I didnt pick them. The...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-12-14, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By DKIS350
The history of both dealers should show if anyone...

The history of both dealers should show if anyone were to look it up so they should see the correction from the second dealer.

As far as editing a past RO...highly highly unlikely. I work for a...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-28-14, 01:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,292
Posted By DKIS350
Extra quart to flush out the old oil?? Thats a...

Extra quart to flush out the old oil?? Thats a new one to me. :uh:
Seems excessive or just a money maker for a shop unless the engine seems to be a sludge monster. (and even then thats useless)
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-28-14, 01:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,080
Posted By DKIS350
Id go with getting a second opinion. To throw a...

Id go with getting a second opinion. To throw a few parts at it and say you need an engine with little backing it doesnt seem right. What kind of codes are coming up with this issue?

Is that video...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-28-14, 05:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,292
Posted By DKIS350
Hopefully they just accidentally billed the wrong...

Hopefully they just accidentally billed the wrong amount of oil (not uncommon when i worked in a dealership).

The parts guys would always bill the oil before the tech filled his oil jug and for...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-23-14, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By DKIS350
That definitely sucks. I dont care if its OEM...

That definitely sucks. I dont care if its OEM body panels, aftermarket, plastic, fiberglass, metal, whatever...the rules apply.....

Body Work 101
1. test fit
2. adjust
3. repeat steps 1 and 2...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 04-22-14, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By DKIS350
The repair # is the repair order number that the...

The repair # is the repair order number that the repair was performed on. You should be able to call the dealer and give that number to get more details. If they say they cant by RO # (which would be...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 04-18-14, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By DKIS350
I have seen this before on other cars and it...

I have seen this before on other cars and it could be a bad ground. Check to make sure one of the defroster connections hasnt been bumped or broken and there is no damage to the grid. I did see once...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-07-14, 10:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,010
Posted By DKIS350
I am the fourth owner of my 07 IS350. It had 47k...

I am the fourth owner of my 07 IS350. It had 47k when I bought it last summer (up to 65k now with no issues other than a head light). Clean carfax (which doesnt mean much these days honestly). I...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-03-14, 06:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,326
Posted By DKIS350
Thats basically correct with a lot of vehicles...

Thats basically correct with a lot of vehicles now. When i was in a dealership I had a few customers call and ask how to fill the trans back up after they had already drained it. Most would just tow...
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