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Forum: IS F 03-04-15, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 265
Posted By newgsman
When I bought my CPO car it came with a separate...

When I bought my CPO car it came with a separate set of winter wheels. I just assumed they had TPMS being a CPO car. When I put the winter wheels I played around with the dash switch to select a...
Forum: IS F 03-04-15, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 265
Posted By newgsman
Interesting, mine only has the yellow low tire...

Interesting, mine only has the yellow low tire light. Everything else is perfectly normal. Mine is a 2012 Canadian car
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-04-15, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 742
Posted By newgsman
Wink Bucket list -- Costco worldwide. So far I've...

Bucket list -- Costco worldwide.

So far I've done Canada, US, Mexico, and UK...:D
Forum: IS F 03-04-15, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 265
Posted By newgsman
I run 18" winters with no TPMS. The TPMS light...

I run 18" winters with no TPMS. The TPMS light stays on all the time, other than that no issues.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 03-03-15, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 282
Posted By newgsman
Just popped in a kit. Been good for over two...

Just popped in a kit. Been good for over two years now except one bulb burnt out about a month ago. Too cold to change it out right now.
Forum: 2Gen GS430 / 400/ 300 Classifieds (98-05) 02-26-15, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,039
Posted By newgsman
FYI I have an Aristo hood on my GS400. ...

FYI

I have an Aristo hood on my GS400. Looks just the same as stock.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 02-25-15, 10:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,077
Posted By newgsman
I used the aftermarket chrome moulding on the...

I used the aftermarket chrome moulding on the front and it hardly lasted a year before the chrome finish started flaking all over. The OEM stuff on the back bumper still has sheen and as far as I...
Forum: IS F 02-25-15, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By newgsman
I have black leather/alcantara in my MY12...

I have black leather/alcantara in my MY12 Canadian car. I think Alcantara was introduced in MY11
Forum: GS - Second Generation 02-16-15, 09:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,175
Posted By newgsman
If it were me I would first ask myself how badly...

If it were me I would first ask myself how badly I want a GS400. You have to remember that the car is now almost 18years old so market value is low and dropping. That $6k price tag is about as high...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 02-14-15, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By newgsman
Happens to me every now and then. I sometimes...

Happens to me every now and then. I sometimes pull the nozzle out maybe an inch or two. Sometimes I tilt the handle downward so that the tip of the nozzle moves upward just a bit. Seems to help. ...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 02-11-15, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By newgsman
We have headlamp washers here in Canada also. We...

We have headlamp washers here in Canada also. We get lots of JDM front cuts here for people that want to do 2JZ-GTE swaps so there are JDM bumpers available that don't have the washer cutouts. ...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 02-10-15, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By newgsman
possible worn steering rack

I took my car in for a clunking noise that turned out to be a caliper issue. My mechanic also inspected the front end and everything is pretty good except he said that the steering bushings are worn...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 02-10-15, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By newgsman
Ok here's a bit of an update. Last night I...

Ok here's a bit of an update.

Last night I started hearing clunking coming from the left front side of the car. I don't think the clunking was there a few days before but last night it was very...
Forum: IS F 02-07-15, 06:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,235
Posted By newgsman
Fifteen, twenty years ago I used to warm my cars...

Fifteen, twenty years ago I used to warm my cars for a good 5 minutes. With today's cars I rarely go more than about a minute warmup. I do however try not to rev past 1500-2000 until I get some...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 02-07-15, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By newgsman
This is what I was sort of guessing as well. ...

This is what I was sort of guessing as well. Just wondering if anyone else has experienced such an event. For a half second it was kind of scary.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 02-06-15, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By newgsman
I doubt its a fluid issue. The fluid has been...

I doubt its a fluid issue. The fluid has been effectively flushed a couple of times in the last two years because I had to replace both my front calipers. The driver's side I did a second time...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 02-06-15, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By newgsman
weird issue panic braking

So I was on my way home from work yesterday driving on the freeway. Rush hour traffic so it was relatively slow around 75kph (45mph) but steady flow. All of a sudden the brake lights started coming...
Forum: IS F 02-02-15, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By newgsman
Nice repertoire of music... I tend to agree...

Nice repertoire of music...

I tend to agree with these comments. I have fader also adjusted to a rear bias, bass up to about 75-80%, mid at 50%, and treble around 30-40%.

I use to think that...
Forum: IS F 01-29-15, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,838
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: 30
Views: 1,188
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: 335
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: 437
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: 570
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: 1,211
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: 969
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...
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