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Forum: IS - Second Generation 02-24-15, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 812
Posted By DKIS350
I have a set of Blizzak WS70s on my RWD 350. With...

I have a set of Blizzak WS70s on my RWD 350. With the traction control completely off, its actually become quite the impressive snow beast. We keep getting pummeled out here in NY and I havent been...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 02-17-15, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By DKIS350
Dont hold me to this but it looks like the hub...

Dont hold me to this but it looks like the hub assy on Sewell with ClubLex discount is $219.00 (AWD) or $272.00 for rear wheel drive. Looks like just under 2 hours (1.6 to be exact) of labor...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 02-17-15, 05:59 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 34,167
Posted By DKIS350
07 IS350 with 85k here. The only abnormal stuff I...

07 IS350 with 85k here. The only abnormal stuff I have had to replace that wasnt expected was both rear calipers, and both headlight assemblies due to water intrusion. I of course have done the all...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-27-15, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,736
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: 182
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: 42
Views: 1,736
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: 42
Views: 1,736
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: 344
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: 1,669
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: 303
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: 41
Views: 3,591
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: 1,153
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: 707
Posted By DKIS350
:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-02-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
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: 707
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: 407
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: 1,143
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: 2,257
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: 371
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: 58,917
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: 1,390
Views: 160,832
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: 436
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: 436
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: 604
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: 550
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".
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