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Forum: IS - Third Generation Today, 12:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By salvadorik
My car was practically new when I brought my f...

My car was practically new when I brought my f sport exhaust to dealer to install. Not only did I not get any credit for a stock exhaust - I did not get it back at all. I completely forgot about it....
Forum: IS - Third Generation Yesterday, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By salvadorik
I hate to say this but it is normal. IMO it is...

I hate to say this but it is normal. IMO it is one of the annoying things that 3IS has. I don't think you can get rid of it other than masking it with other noises like loud exhaust, intake etc. And...
Forum: IS - Third Generation Yesterday, 05:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,678
Posted By salvadorik
I am glad that you confident in your 3IS. Me too....

I am glad that you confident in your 3IS. Me too. You know I never said that I don't like my IS350 or spoke for anyone on this forum. All I wanted to say that the frequent comparison to 3 series...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-27-15, 09:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,678
Posted By salvadorik
That was not my point to calculate which is...

That was not my point to calculate which is cheaper or more expensive to run. It is obvious that 3IS is cheaper to maintain in the long run and that it tends to be trouble free, generally....
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-26-15, 11:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,678
Posted By salvadorik
what about the cost of ownership during the first...

what about the cost of ownership during the first 4years/50 miles?

- Lexus only 5K and 10K covered. 15-50K is out of pocket expense. - BMW covers all the way till 50K miles
- Lexus brake job,...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-23-15, 06:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,264
Posted By salvadorik
LMAO LOL !!! You got me man. Man, it is...

LMAO LOL !!! You got me man.
Man, it is illegal to do that - you endanger yourself and others by trying ignite a bomb inside your car.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-23-15, 06:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,411
Posted By salvadorik
Ok. I just received the weather strips and...

Ok. I just received the weather strips and installed them right away. This is how they tuned out to be. My side (the driver's side) did not really get properly aligned on the edges though as I think...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-23-15, 03:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,678
Posted By salvadorik
I think F30/31 335i with M-Sport and dynamic...

I think F30/31 335i with M-Sport and dynamic handling package is still pretty awesome. I would not downplay bimmer that much. Yes, the regular with luxury package and with M Line they are kinda soft...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-22-15, 04:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,411
Posted By salvadorik
Thank you very much!

Thank you very much!
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-22-15, 12:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,497
Posted By salvadorik
I am pretty sure you know these by now ...

I am pretty sure you know these by now
http://is.sewellparts.com/accessories-catalog/service/IS350-2014/2034.html

I bought just a pry tool and it worked to replace all lights. I finally...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-22-15, 12:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,411
Posted By salvadorik
AndyL, is that a Japanese language there? I am...

AndyL, is that a Japanese language there? I am very interested in getting those weather strips on my rear door. Can you please explain where we can get those strips? JDM would have a part number for...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-22-15, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By salvadorik
Are you sure it is transmission? It very well may...

Are you sure it is transmission? It very well may be a brake issue (a small one that perhaps does not even need to be looked at). Sometimes pads shift within a caliper as the pads get worn out (get...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-21-15, 11:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,264
Posted By salvadorik
NuLuxe used on F-Sport is actually pretty decent....

NuLuxe used on F-Sport is actually pretty decent. It retains the form a lot better than leather and is quite durable provided you keep flammables away from it. I personally don't have any gripes...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-20-15, 05:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,264
Posted By salvadorik
NuLuxe is more fragile than genuine leather. If...

NuLuxe is more fragile than genuine leather. If you accidentally drop hot cigarete ash it may burn through material and leave a permanent damage. It is synthetic and it is more flammable than...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-20-15, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By salvadorik
And please don't forget to make sure at 10K mile...

And please don't forget to make sure at 10K mile service a dealer replace the cabin air filter. Some dealers don't do it.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-20-15, 12:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,411
Posted By salvadorik
Any other weather strips from GS (or other larger...

Any other weather strips from GS (or other larger Lexus) that we can use on our 3IS that anybody know of? Those strips should decrease amount of wind noise (other than its apparent sealing function).
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-20-15, 12:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,411
Posted By salvadorik
I just ordered the weather strips from Sewell and...

I just ordered the weather strips from Sewell and other misc small items (key chain etc). I am gonna install those strips as soon as I receive the package and post my review and pix. Thanks a lot OP...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-19-15, 09:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,614
Posted By salvadorik
I am assuming your GS has genuine leather seats....

I am assuming your GS has genuine leather seats. It looks like this problem is common on NuLuxe material, not leather. But if leather gets that as well, then it sucks!
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-18-15, 07:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,264
Posted By salvadorik
White and red combination is the most popular...

White and red combination is the most popular one. My dealer said it is easiest to sell so they even give more discount on white and black than on white and red. In fact when I bought mine, he was...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-18-15, 06:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,614
Posted By salvadorik
I would not accept this answer. Normal wear is...

I would not accept this answer. Normal wear is when small crease here and there because you always use it. But this seems to have been appeared at very early stage, the crease is large and it happens...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-18-15, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By salvadorik
Did you mean folding side mirrors? If yes, then...

Did you mean folding side mirrors? If yes, then the answer is NO. I have yet to see this kinda feature on 3IS. Honestly, other than esthetical coolness that this feature adds I dont find it...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-18-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,614
Posted By salvadorik
I appreciate your suggestion and appologize if my...

I appreciate your suggestion and appologize if my response sounded a bit too harsh. My whole point is on this forum members would gain a lot more if we leave unbaised and fact driven posts. That is...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-18-15, 05:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,614
Posted By salvadorik
Lexus should have put another factory crease in...

Lexus should have put another factory crease in that area. I think with this type of material and design the seat is destined to get a crease.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-18-15, 02:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,614
Posted By salvadorik
Criticalgt, I am with you, pal. I don't...

Criticalgt, I am with you, pal. I don't understand why some members almost always side with Lexus not matter what the issue is. I have this feeling that they are Toyota/Lexus advocates. Please we...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-16-15, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By salvadorik
wow that is like $10 per oil change ($6 on oil...

wow that is like $10 per oil change ($6 on oil and $4 filter) using top notch quality oil. :thumbup:
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