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Forum: IS - Second Generation 02-25-15, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By scott1256c
they aren't a very popular rim, if you go by...

they aren't a very popular rim, if you go by posts on this forum. They are made by tsw, if I recall correctly. I did look into them, but they are about as heavy as the stock rims (for 18") and I...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 02-24-15, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By scott1256c
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/is-second-generati...

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/is-second-generation/773365-alternative-f-sport-rear-sway-bar.html
Forum: IS - Second Generation 02-24-15, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 960
Posted By scott1256c
This will probably tell you how to turn off...

This will probably tell you how to turn off traction control completely
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/performance/742933-the-pedal-dance.html#post8561211

There are threads here that talk about...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 02-19-15, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By scott1256c
http://www.aliexpress.com/item/10-Pcs-Grille-Push-...

http://www.aliexpress.com/item/10-Pcs-Grille-Push-Type-Retainer-Clips-for-Lexus-Toyota-90467-07211-CA01864/1931762950.html
free shipping. If they are junk, you'll be out nearly three and a half...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 02-19-15, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 356
Posted By scott1256c
axle nut on the rear of my 2007 is350 has no...

axle nut on the rear of my 2007 is350 has no cotter pin. I don't think an impact gun will give you the torque. I used a 3 ft. breaker bar and a 12 pt 31 or 32 mm socket (don't remember which and...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 02-18-15, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By scott1256c
In winter I run 225/45/17 all around. What...

In winter I run 225/45/17 all around. What "issue" were you expecting? I mean I know I run slower than the speedometer shows. It isn't that much though. Maybe 5 click at 80kph.

BTW 225/45/17 is...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 02-14-15, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By scott1256c
Or you could put in the old lamps and see if that...

Or you could put in the old lamps and see if that works.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 02-14-15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By scott1256c
I assume then that you feel it has suffered in...

I assume then that you feel it has suffered in handling in the last few years?

If your interest is handling, fsport shocks and springs are probably the first place to start. Maybe coils if you...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 02-12-15, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 967
Posted By scott1256c
19mm and hollow? Aren't rears usually solid? ...

19mm and hollow? Aren't rears usually solid?
Picture looks more like the front sway bar.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 02-03-15, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By scott1256c
My math says the diameter will be...

My math says the diameter will be 2*0.4*(245-225)=16mm which is about 0.63" larger diameter. Also about 0.8" wider. I'm running 245/40/18 on the front of mine with a 18x8.5 with 40mm offset. I get no...
Forum: Automotive Care & Detailing 02-02-15, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By scott1256c
Sure doesn't seem normal to me. Might be worth...

Sure doesn't seem normal to me. Might be worth complaining to Lexus. Worst that can happen is they won't help. Please note, with these treated leathers most leather conditioners don't do much because...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-22-15, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 413
Posted By scott1256c
in the navigation manual (which you can download,...

in the navigation manual (which you can download, if you don't have the printed copy) there is a section "advanced functions", current position/tire change calibration. It's on pg 92 of my manual,...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-20-15, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By scott1256c
I wouldn't be too concerned about the car not...

I wouldn't be too concerned about the car not starting first try after disconnecting the battery/reprogramming etc. I don't remember the circumstances exactly, but I experienced similar. I also have...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-20-15, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By scott1256c
I had a lot of trouble programming my steering...

I had a lot of trouble programming my steering ecu. If you are using a laptop, try plugging it in and charging it while you do the programming. If you have a trickle charger, you might try connecting...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-17-15, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By scott1256c
Have you tried reseating that? If you are sure it...

Have you tried reseating that? If you are sure it is the steering ecu, try advertising in the classifieds here. There should be more than a few people who have that hanging around because they have...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-16-15, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,198
Posted By scott1256c
You would have to get it shipped to you fairly...

You would have to get it shipped to you fairly quickly, but you could try langka "blob eliminator". It will smooth off the top of the blob/excess paint and not ruin the paint below. You will likely...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-15-15, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By scott1256c
you know what the roads can be like in alberta...

you know what the roads can be like in alberta after they plow the snow. Like driving over thousands of small potholes. I find 13k/9k can be kind of harsh at times, even with the dampers at the...
Forum: Performance 01-14-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By scott1256c
Thanks for the info from IPT. Not sure I want to...

Thanks for the info from IPT. Not sure I want to start replacing parts in the transmission.

I can't really say I find anything lacking in the transmission, just because I've never tried it with a...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-14-15, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By scott1256c
There have been a number of threads discussing...

There have been a number of threads discussing tire wear with the IS. Check the thread on figs lower arm rear mount bushing. If you weren't getting excessive tire before, I doubt you will now, even...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-14-15, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By scott1256c
if you go coils, you'll want soft springs, if...

if you go coils, you'll want soft springs, if your goal is to stay close to original. 10k front 8k rear is the softest that showed up in a quick search (megan ez street), but I think I've seen...
Forum: Performance 01-07-15, 08:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,586
Posted By scott1256c
BTW there is a rotrex c30-94 on ebay right now...

BTW there is a rotrex c30-94 on ebay right now that (from the description) looks like it might be getting sold by arma. This is S/C only, not a kit. You would have to factor in the price of the oil...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-06-15, 12:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By scott1256c
Would you feel better if they had the same...

Would you feel better if they had the same paperwork, looks, rim etc. but charged you $19000 instead?
Because the next car with similar paperwork that DOES cost $19000 won't necessarily be in any...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-30-14, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By scott1256c
Did you connect/disconnect anything recently? I...

Did you connect/disconnect anything recently? I had some issues after disconnecting the MAF to fool around with the headlight and didn't reconnect properly. But once I did reconnect the MAF, the...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-30-14, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By scott1256c
yeah, the pinch welds are a pain. I put my jack...

yeah, the pinch welds are a pain. I put my jack on the inside of the pinch weld (i.e. closer to the center of the car) as close to the wheel well as I can get, then once in the air put my jack stands...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-28-14, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By scott1256c
Sounds to me mostly like the previous owner (just...

Sounds to me mostly like the previous owner (just one???) could have been terrible at parking. The steering wheel/main shaft is the only thing that I couldn't explain with my "terrible parking"...
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