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Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-26-15, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 523
Posted By bhvrdr
I think you are spot on with Enkei. To add to...

I think you are spot on with Enkei. To add to the list of light, strong, somewhat reasonably priced wheels I would add OZ Racing such as their Superturismo or Ultraleggera and also some of the TSW...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-24-15, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By bhvrdr
http://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.clublexus.com-vbul...

http://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.clublexus.com-vbulletin/700x500/80-178029_49317d292bb4c8e918e56a2578ce0ab9f86baa29.jpg

It seems like you may not be familiar with these cars. They do have a dual...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-23-15, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By bhvrdr
cool man. glad it worked out.

cool man. glad it worked out.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-21-15, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By bhvrdr
Bingo. I suppose you could disconnect the...

Bingo.

I suppose you could disconnect the battery for a few minutes to see if that triggers a soft reset. Otherwise it will go away after however many recycles of the ignition and however many...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-21-15, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By bhvrdr
I assume they just re-lubricated the bead. If it...

I assume they just re-lubricated the bead. If it stays sealed, it's all good.

Mike
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-21-15, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By bhvrdr
There are several things that can trigger this. ...

There are several things that can trigger this.

-Low tires in the front or back making different tire diameters front to rear (you'll also get the TPMS light)
-New wheel/tire package that is not...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-21-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,081
Posted By bhvrdr
I agree about the same results, just not that...

I agree about the same results, just not that there will be any improvements. There is no evidence a SRI or drilling holes in the bottom box will improve performance. You are just sucking in hotter...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-20-15, 06:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,081
Posted By bhvrdr
???? The bottom of the intake box is pre filter....

???? The bottom of the intake box is pre filter. You will not be creating a vacuum leak or throw off fuel trims. The air still goes through the same filter and intake tract.

Mike
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-16-15, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By bhvrdr
Assuming your car is a 2014 or 2015 IS350 the...

Assuming your car is a 2014 or 2015 IS350 the following is the part number

Akebono ACT1118

It is a low dust OE formula ceramic pad. You can find it at rockauto by selecting your car. They...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-15-15, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By bhvrdr
. You do not need to "break-in" springs to...

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You do not need to "break-in" springs to achieved "balanced spring rates." I'm not even sure where this came from. Are you actually suggesting a certain type of driving will change your spring...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-15-15, 06:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By bhvrdr
I'm not familiar with any law of physics that...

I'm not familiar with any law of physics that related to breaking-in a new car.

There is a ton of misinformation in this thread.

Suspensions do not require break-in. I dont know where that...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-14-15, 12:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,987
Posted By bhvrdr
When I brought the car home my wife was telling...

When I brought the car home my wife was telling me I got a car that looks like a Camry. This was before the new Camry came out. It used to piss me off a little but of course I did not let on that...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-14-15, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By bhvrdr
Hello, Pads: $43.79 for the pair of Akebono...

Hello,

Pads: $43.79 for the pair of Akebono Performance Ultra Premium Performance Pad part number ASP908

Labor for replacing the front pads is approximately 1 hour for both pads. In reality...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-14-15, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By bhvrdr
As an FYI it sounds like you are looking for a...

As an FYI it sounds like you are looking for a full ceramic pad. They dust much less and the dust that they do have is more white in color.

Keep in mind that ceramic pads do not offer the...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-14-15, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By bhvrdr
I understand how to bed in new brakes (not a very...

I understand how to bed in new brakes (not a very gentle process actually) but I have to say I am curious how you recommend properly breaking in the suspension and "rest of the car"?

Mike
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-12-15, 10:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,494
Posted By bhvrdr
This is an excellent reply. Please head this...

This is an excellent reply. Please head this advice. Never ever pump the brakes unless there is an ABS failure.

Traction control will have no affect when braking on ice. Traction control...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-12-15, 05:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,625
Posted By bhvrdr
Metal transfers heat. It will heat the air, not...

Metal transfers heat. It will heat the air, not cool it. The heat from the hot engine bay heats up the metal tube. PVC, Carbon Fiber, silicone, and OEM rubber would be better for not transferring...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-09-15, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By bhvrdr
It all comes down to the dealership and in the...

It all comes down to the dealership and in the case of major repairs the regional rep. Keep in mind there are many crappy intakes out there that do not keep the exact same MAF housing diameter and...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-09-15, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By bhvrdr
The truth is that nobody here can tell you the...

The truth is that nobody here can tell you the likelihood because this car has only been out since late 2013 as a 2014 model year. You can look at the track record of Toyota and Lexus as one of the...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-06-15, 01:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,330
Posted By bhvrdr
It does not manipulate the drive ratio at all. ...

It does not manipulate the drive ratio at all. Like another poster stated it does start you off in 2nd gear and there also appears to be reduced throttle sensitivity which helps.

Mike
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-06-15, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By bhvrdr
Well thanks again for doing it. Your car is...

Well thanks again for doing it. Your car is absolutely beautiful by the way.

mike
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 01-06-15, 08:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,763
Posted By bhvrdr
Exactly, the weather corrected numbers show no...

Exactly, the weather corrected numbers show no increase in hp or torque. Oh well.

Mike
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-06-15, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By bhvrdr
Your weather corrected numbers show no...

Your weather corrected numbers show no statistical difference. Oh well, at least we know. I appreciate you taking the hit for the team. With they at least give you a refund?

For the lazy...
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Forum: Performance 01-06-15, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By bhvrdr
Not +14hp. It is a hot air intake that will more...

Not +14hp. It is a hot air intake that will more likely reduce power based on other dynos of like intakes.

Mike
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-06-15, 07:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,625
Posted By bhvrdr
Your reasoning for buying it is exactly why it...

Your reasoning for buying it is exactly why it doesnt need to be purchased. Like you said, factory airbox design is best.

Here is an independent dyno of losing 10whp from installing an intake...
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