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Forum: IS F 01-29-15, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By newgsman
Not sure if Canadian cars/prices compare but here...

Not sure if Canadian cars/prices compare but here '11's are going closer to $40K. 2012's are around $45-50K. 2008's anywhere from $23K-29K. I would say if US prices are similar your 2011 for 34K...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 01-28-15, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 484
Posted By newgsman
Could be high pressure fuel line leak. Do you...

Could be high pressure fuel line leak. Do you smell gas when you are driving. Check the fuel line and see if there is an area that looks wet or cleaner than the rest.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 01-28-15, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 241
Posted By newgsman
If you're doing shocks you should do springs at...

If you're doing shocks you should do springs at the same time, other wise your just going to have to redo your work when you do springs.

You should upgrade suspension before you do sways,...
Forum: IS F 01-28-15, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By newgsman
When I started looking at the ISF this past...

When I started looking at the ISF this past summer I too started with the '08 models and debated whether I should be buying a higher mileage car for the premium prices that these cars command even in...
Forum: IS F 01-25-15, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By newgsman
Back in the day, the Supra's would blow their...

Back in the day, the Supra's would blow their main 100A fusible link when this happened. I bought an old MKIII turbo a long time ago because the guy crossed the leads when jumping and figured he...
Forum: IS F 01-22-15, 07:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,055
Posted By newgsman
When looking to purchase my car I debated similar...

When looking to purchase my car I debated similar questions in my mind. Do I go for a cheaper 08 model or the more expensive newer car. I have never been afraid of driving older cars. In fact my...
Forum: IS F 01-21-15, 05:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 795
Posted By newgsman
I have a gs400 on kyb/l-tuned springs and my 2012...

I have a gs400 on kyb/l-tuned springs and my 2012 isf is really not that much different. I notice stiffness the most on stuff like expansion joints and some larger dips otherwise the F absorbs bumps...
Forum: IS F 01-20-15, 05:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,523
Posted By newgsman
Not sure about the cars in the States but here in...

Not sure about the cars in the States but here in Canada the credit card key was part of the "Series II" option pack for my model year (2012). I bought my car in Sept 2014 as a CPO from the Lexus...
Forum: IS F 01-15-15, 08:09 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,177
Posted By newgsman
The reality is that all car manufacturers have...

The reality is that all car manufacturers have been doing this for decades. Even back in the muscle car days you could get Dodge Challengers with hood scoop, fuax fender wings, dual exhaust, rallye...
Forum: IS F 01-15-15, 07:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,523
Posted By newgsman
Mine is from 2012 Canadian car and it has the...

Mine is from 2012 Canadian car and it has the exact same numbers on the back. Here is a picture of the front. Note the "F" logo :D
Forum: GS - Second Generation 01-01-15, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By newgsman
Not sure I understand. Where did you thread the...

Not sure I understand. Where did you thread the bolts?
Forum: GS - Second Generation 12-31-14, 03:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By newgsman
Tried to change it once but I couldn't separate...

Tried to change it once but I couldn't separate the axle shaft from the diff.
Might try again when it starts becoming annoying again. I have a scan gauge so I just reset the benign codes on the...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 12-30-14, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By newgsman
I had this happen to me this past summer. Drove...

I had this happen to me this past summer. Drove on the highway for several hours with a bit less than quarter tank showing on the gas gauge. The car started bucking a and then died. After a few...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 12-30-14, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 288
Posted By newgsman
Some of my Toyota cars have the alternator light...

Some of my Toyota cars have the alternator light linked with the brake light. When the alternator goes bad or is going bad the brake light comes one. Usually the battery light also comes on, but I...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 12-29-14, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 288
Posted By newgsman
+1 on low fluid. Also find out why its low. ...

+1 on low fluid.

Also find out why its low. Mine was a leaking caliper...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 12-27-14, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By newgsman
Mine started peeling down near the bottom where...

Mine started peeling down near the bottom where the trim ends near the trunk. It started peeling upwards from the bottom end. After about an inch and half of paint peeled off, I used the touch up...
Forum: IS F 12-24-14, 07:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,344
Posted By newgsman
I was seriously considering a 2014 IS350 brand...

I was seriously considering a 2014 IS350 brand new. Wound up buying a 2012 ISF for about the same price.

It really is a personal choice. Both cars are great for daily driving. In my case I...
Forum: IS F 12-18-14, 05:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,930
Posted By newgsman
Ok truth be known, I wasn't quite as brazen as...

Ok truth be known, I wasn't quite as brazen as you fellows cause mine was a Lexus Certifed vehicle so I knew I could get pretty much anything fixed if there was any problems.:D
Forum: IS F 12-17-14, 08:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,930
Posted By newgsman
This is interesting, I too bought mine sight...

This is interesting, I too bought mine sight unseen. I negotiated for about two weeks with a Lexus dealership five hours away. Finally when we were getting close to an agreeable value we finished...
Forum: IS F 12-16-14, 09:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,930
Posted By newgsman
Welcome, I can totally relate. I have been...

Welcome, I can totally relate. I have been driving Toyot;as and Lexus's for over 25years.

I did almost the same thing. Was getting real close to pulling the trigger on a 2014 IS350 but I...
Forum: IS F 12-12-14, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By newgsman
Sometimes people appreciate a nice car

Couple of weeks ago I started a thread about a guy that just didn't seem to get the "F". This is the other way.

So I pull into the gas station to fill up and this guy a couple of pumps away looks...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-10-14, 09:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By newgsman
16" winter wheels

Hello getting a new 2015 in a few days.

Has anyone put 16" winter wheels on their is250awd? If so what size tires are you using. Stock setup is 255/35/18 rears and 225/40/18 front.
Forum: IS F 12-02-14, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By newgsman
Ok thanks. Any idea what the differences...

Ok thanks.

Any idea what the differences are, aside from the actual appearance. Are there different connectors or is it just different signals on the pinnouts. Is it because of the digital...
Forum: IS F 12-02-14, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By newgsman
gauge cluster interchangability

Does anyone know if the early gauges cluster '08-10 is interchangeable with the newer '11-'14 clusters.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 12-02-14, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By newgsman
Here is a simple non-detailed procedure. ...

Here is a simple non-detailed procedure.

Just undo the line to the oil cooler at bottom of the radiator. Then start the car for about 20-30 seconds at a time and watch for the tranny to pump out...
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