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Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-27-15, 01:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,275
Posted By DKIS350
What was the reasoning for not covering the...

What was the reasoning for not covering the battery? Im sure they didnt just say No, and send you on your way. I'm wondering what kind of crap excuse they use. Factory batteries should be pro-rated...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-23-15, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By DKIS350
If you are under the 4yr/50K mark I would think...

If you are under the 4yr/50K mark I would think that they would be covered.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-23-15, 05:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,275
Posted By DKIS350
If you were under warranty then they are just...

If you were under warranty then they are just asses lol.

Now outside of factory warranty, in a goodwill situation, I rarely offered any assistance to a customer that was spending money elsewhere....
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-22-15, 01:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,275
Posted By DKIS350
What was the reasoning for not honoring the...

What was the reasoning for not honoring the warranty? I worked in a Toyota dealer for years and would warranty anything and everything that i could within reason. That went into my check. 95% of all...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-13-15, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By DKIS350
If they pulled the manifold and the gasket wasnt...

If they pulled the manifold and the gasket wasnt sitting right or like they said dirt got under the manifold upon reassembly, a lean condition would be likely since the car is pulling in un-metered...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-02-15, 12:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,526
Posted By DKIS350
I purchased my IS350 thinking Id use the nav a...

I purchased my IS350 thinking Id use the nav a lot more than my phone, but honestly I rarely use it. I almost always use the phone. I find my 07 navigation to be a pain in the a$$ to set and get...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-26-14, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By DKIS350
There is a possibility its fried :(. The only way...

There is a possibility its fried :(. The only way to tell is to replace, or swap the bulb with the other side and see if it lights up.

I had to replace BOTH of my head lamp assemblies in about a...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-12-14, 06:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,973
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: 1,039
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: 664
Posted By DKIS350
:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-02-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
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: 664
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: 382
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: 1,123
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: 2,180
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: 364
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: 57,872
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: 1,379
Views: 158,170
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: 414
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: 414
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: 594
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: 516
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: 1,258
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: 434
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: 1,335
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)
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