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Forum: IS - Third Generation Yesterday, 10:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,600
Posted By forum429
I assume "fade faster" means brake fade would...

I assume "fade faster" means brake fade would occurs easier due to the brake systems is unable to stand the high temperature.
High performance brake pads would stand higher temperature and most of...
Forum: Performance 03-26-15, 11:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 296
Posted By forum429
I can't find the website. Can someone share it?...

I can't find the website.
Can someone share it?
Thanks
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-22-15, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By forum429
Yes you can run square set up on an AWD IS. I...

Yes you can run square set up on an AWD IS.
I ran 245/40R18 all around on my IS350 AWD before.
You will have better traction in snow with narrower tires.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-22-15, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By forum429
Your car is under warranty. Should take it into...

Your car is under warranty.
Should take it into your dealer for anything
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-18-15, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By forum429
You can not run 275/40R18 on the rear on a AWD...

You can not run 275/40R18 on the rear on a AWD vehicle.
You need to maintain your OD as close as possible.
There is a 1" difference between 275/40R18 and 225/40R18
You will destroy your diff.
You...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-10-15, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 668
Posted By forum429
I am running on Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric...

I am running on Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric All-Season and they perform well in all condition.
In wet and dry they grip very well to a level which is close to some good summer tires.
In light snow...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-06-15, 08:41 PM
Replies: 32
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Views: 1,099
Posted By forum429
Same here. I get my oil change every...

Same here.
I get my oil change every 5000~8000km with 5W-30.
I believe the manufacturers would want to car break down more than any one else and that's how they will engineer their vehicles so they...
Forum: Performance 03-05-15, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 720
Posted By forum429
Those are universal cats. You have to cut your...

Those are universal cats.
You have to cut your OEM cat and weld the HFC on.
Just pick the correct piping size.
You can find a set of 200 cell cats and weld it on if you want something loud.
More...
Forum: Performance 03-04-15, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 720
Posted By forum429
Actually soundwise, high flow cat makes the most...

Actually soundwise, high flow cat makes the most difference second to test pipe(no cat).
The OEM cats do a great job on sound damping.
Replacing OEM cats with HFC would makes the car much louder.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 02-21-15, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 993
Posted By forum429
I would skip the ceramic brakes. They will not...

I would skip the ceramic brakes.
They will not help you stop faster on daily driving or even spirited driving on the street.
it doesn't give you as much bite as steel brakes on daily drive until...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 02-21-15, 12:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By forum429
Forgestar CF5 Flow Form Cast construction ...

Forgestar CF5
Flow Form Cast construction
Custom color
http://mbworld.org/forums/attachments/wheels-tires/239629d1341980959-fs-forgestar-cf5-19-w209-more-smallforgestar19.jpg

Forgestar are...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 02-11-15, 09:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,778
Posted By forum429
It will overheat because its lack of ATF Cooler...

It will overheat because its lack of ATF Cooler like the one equipped on the RCF
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-23-15, 12:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By forum429
FYI this is the professional terms to...

FYI this is the professional terms to differentiate the major two types of intakes: Short Ram Intake and Cold Air Intake.
See, as I said from the very first post: Drilling holes will have SIMILAR...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-22-15, 12:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By forum429
Firstly, the idea is the same!! Which part of it...

Firstly, the idea is the same!! Which part of it you don't understand!?

Secondly, it won't suck up any more water than a short ram intake nor the cold air intake you have!

Thirdly, can you...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-21-15, 11:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By forum429
You the only one that actually read what I said. ...

You the only one that actually read what I said.
I said "Similar effect"
If a short ram intake does gain performance, so will drilling holes in the air box.
if a short ram intake doesn't do carp,...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-21-15, 11:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By forum429
Goo-the-****-gle it.

Goo-the-****-gle it.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-20-15, 08:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By forum429
A Porsche specialist done it on my Porsche 996...

A Porsche specialist done it on my Porsche 996 GT3 and Carrera 2.
It works but must combine with a high flow filter eg K&N.
An alternative way to do intake mod with out spending extra money.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-20-15, 08:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By forum429
Care to explain why is this an even stupider...

Care to explain why is this an even stupider idea?
Drilling holes in the stock box allows more air into your engine.
Why is it an even stupider idea?
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-20-15, 08:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By forum429
Probably too difficult for you to understand...

Probably too difficult for you to understand since your impression of drilling holes is on top of the air box.
I said performance wise, the result is similar as putting a short ram intake.
If a...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-20-15, 01:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By forum429
You are totally fine if you drill holes on the...

You are totally fine if you drill holes on the bottom of the airbox.
You will get similar effect as getting a short ram intake sound wise and performance wise.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-17-15, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By forum429
You can run stagger wheels and tires on AWD but...

You can run stagger wheels and tires on AWD but make sure the OD of the tire remains the same.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-14-15, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By forum429
+1 on Akebono or EBC Red Stuff The OEM F-Sport...

+1 on Akebono or EBC Red Stuff
The OEM F-Sport brake pads are just OK IMO.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 01-02-15, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By forum429
yes they are safe to use in limited times of...

yes they are safe to use in limited times of torqueing as aluminum is soft and expendable they will strip.
There is a saying aluminium lug nuts can only be use for 10 times of torqueing the wheels....
Forum: Performance 12-17-14, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By forum429
Remove all cats....

Remove all cats....
Forum: IS - Third Generation 12-11-14, 12:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,446
Posted By forum429
You are just being ignorant. The IS350 being...

You are just being ignorant.
The IS350 being the slowest car of its league I don't think its wrong to ask for more power.
People modify their 458, Aventador, 911 Turbo, GTR etc then what should...
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