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Forum: 2Gen IS250 / IS350 / IS-F Classifieds (06-13) Today, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By pheonix72
Sold to LP187!

Sold to LP187!
Forum: IS - Second Generation Today, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By pheonix72
The Timken Company been around for over 100 years...

The Timken Company been around for over 100 years (with sale over $3 billion in 2013).
To the OP- It is an US company but i am pretty sure they manufacture stuffs somewhere oversea. I think you...
Forum: 2Gen IS250 / IS350 / IS-F Classifieds (06-13) Yesterday, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By pheonix72
FS: IS250/IS350 JoeZ Intake Pipe w/ HKS Dry Filter

I have a Maroon JoeZ Intake Pipe with a HKS Hybrid Filter (Dry) for sale. I am located in the Bay Area (NorCal) and could meet up in the peninsula or South Bay. I am asking $100 for both. I prefer...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-19-15, 10:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By pheonix72
WHS+1. Not sure if this related to the suspension...

WHS+1. Not sure if this related to the suspension since the vibration goes away when not in gears.
Also, allow me to be the smart arse and say that you should have gotten the IS350:) especially...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-16-15, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By pheonix72
No brainier here! Go for the 2007. Especially if...

No brainier here! Go for the 2007. Especially if the leaky timing chain cover hasn't been fixed. It is very expensive to fix the leak. Do a quick search on "is350 timing chain leak" and you will...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-12-15, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By pheonix72
I am running B2autodesign hub centric bolt on...

I am running B2autodesign hub centric bolt on wheel spacers with 10mm fronts and 25mm rears. Perfect fit for OEM wheels. I was a bit concern with the bolt on design but haven't notice any issue at...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-08-15, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By pheonix72
Wheels from Partgeek are definitely no...

Wheels from Partgeek are definitely no reconditioned. I purchased one and it clearly stamped "NOT OEM" on the inside.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-07-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By pheonix72
I was quoted $150-$200 to fix and they wont even...

I was quoted $150-$200 to fix and they wont even warranty the works.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-06-15, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By pheonix72
I just went thru the same situation couple months...

I just went thru the same situation couple months ago with the same style rim. I could not located a used one so i ended up with a replica from Partsgeek.com for $159. To be honest, i can't tell...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 01-05-15, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By pheonix72
I was thinking you might also save some money on...

I was thinking you might also save some money on sale tax as most place in CA with sale tax over 9% (not sure what IL sale tax is). But then CA DMV might charge you the different if the car was...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-05-15, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By pheonix72
The added power usually on the top end. In some...

The added power usually on the top end. In some cases, the car actually lost power at the lower end (or in the normal everyday driving ranges). Unfortunately some of us equate the added noise and...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 01-05-15, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By pheonix72
I wouldn't want to purchase a loaner car in any...

I wouldn't want to purchase a loaner car in any condition, let alone knowing it was in an accident (no matter how minor). People usually dont care much for loaner cars and who knows how it was...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-04-15, 08:55 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,425
Posted By pheonix72
I am the 3rd owner and received the notice over...

I am the 3rd owner and received the notice over the weekend. Fortunately I don't have any issue with the dash but it is nice to know they will honor the warranty if it was the case.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-03-15, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By pheonix72
WHS+1. Remove the engine covers (both top and...

WHS+1. Remove the engine covers (both top and bottom) to check for leaks. Or you could pay for an inspection at the local indie shop if you done have access to a good set of jack.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-02-15, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By pheonix72
My 2006 IS350 started to leak oil around 106k...

My 2006 IS350 started to leak oil around 106k miles. The dealer wanted $4200 to fix; the cheapest local indie still want $1800. The whole engine has to come out to get to the cover. Mine only leak...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-27-14, 09:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,301
Posted By pheonix72
Are you seriously complaining about $100...

Are you seriously complaining about $100 increased vs. CA? I could lease a brand new car with the income tax i am paying to the state of CA (at least 9.3% plus AMT of 7%).
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-22-14, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By pheonix72
I think (3) infant car seats will fit OK. Then...

I think (3) infant car seats will fit OK. Then you will definitely have issues when you are upgrading to the convertible car seats (especially when having the seats backward facing. Sometime, we...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-19-14, 11:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 476
Posted By pheonix72
Definitely the 2007. Cheaper, newer and better...

Definitely the 2007. Cheaper, newer and better options. The higher mileage does not mean much.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-17-14, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By pheonix72
Are you the original owner of the car? Most...

Are you the original owner of the car? Most likely someone didn't follow the instructions and broke the actuator arm; your car will constantly be on Fresh Air mode with the door closed.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-15-14, 11:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,301
Posted By pheonix72
Just paid $334 for my wife's 2013 RX350. I...

Just paid $334 for my wife's 2013 RX350. I believe the followings are the same throughout CA
-Registration fee:$70
-Smog Abatement fee:$20
And these might be depending on counties:
-License Fee:...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-14-14, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By pheonix72
Disconnecting the battery will also reset the ECU...

Disconnecting the battery will also reset the ECU so it will "learn" your new driving style with the new intake. You dont have to remove it but it will take longer for the ECU to re-learn.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-10-14, 10:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,549
Posted By pheonix72
Initially I thought the OP was making a big deal...

Initially I thought the OP was making a big deal out of nothing since it does not look too bad (from the picture). However, I changed my mind after given it more thoughts. The. OP definitely needs...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-08-14, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By pheonix72
Do you mean the service reminder on the dash? ...

Do you mean the service reminder on the dash?
Try this procedure:
1.Odometer Must be in Total trip display
2. Turn the car off
3. Hold the Odometer button down and continue to hold throught all...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-05-14, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By pheonix72
Too much money for such high mileage. Maybe $15k...

Too much money for such high mileage. Maybe $15k or so?
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-05-14, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By pheonix72
Those cover under the Basic Warranty. Also, ...

Those cover under the Basic Warranty. Also, your car is lower with aftermarket springs which known for causing premature failure of OEM struts so they might try to deny warranty.
Does hurt to try
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