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Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 04-29-15, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,830
Posted By mitsuguy
I know the RE040 runflat left a lot to be...

I know the RE040 runflat left a lot to be desired, but you should look into the Bridgestone Driveguard. It is a newer runflat technology that is nowhere near as horrible as some of the original...
Forum: Performance 04-28-15, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By mitsuguy
I don't have direct experience with their kits...

I don't have direct experience with their kits they mail to people, but I've seen some of their electrical work first hand and it is pretty shoddy.

I had a fellow enthusiast bring me their car...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 04-26-15, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By mitsuguy
In planning ahead, I've looked at that route. I...

In planning ahead, I've looked at that route. I think, however, I would replace the bad cells with used, tested cells. There are resellers of those and that is essentially all a refurbished battery...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 04-24-15, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By mitsuguy
The two are likely unrelated unfortunately. It...

The two are likely unrelated unfortunately. It would have been an immediate issue if so
Forum: IS - First Generation 04-20-15, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By mitsuguy
The hard start and evap are most likely (99%...

The hard start and evap are most likely (99% positive) not related.

You will probably have to have the fuel system smoke tested to fine the leak. Not something you can easily do at home...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 04-20-15, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By mitsuguy
225/40-18 front, 255/35-18 rear, 265/35-18 might...

225/40-18 front, 255/35-18 rear, 265/35-18 might fit - might require a little fender trimming / a roll in the rear
Forum: Drag Strip 04-18-15, 10:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By mitsuguy
Racewars Arizona in my Turbo IS300

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KO0-yuT25I&feature=youtu.be

158 mph trap speed
Forum: Maintenance 04-14-15, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By mitsuguy
Is the check engine light still on?

Is the check engine light still on?
Forum: Hybrid Technology 04-14-15, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By mitsuguy
I just bought by H a few days ago, so I haven't...

I just bought by H a few days ago, so I haven't had a good chance to look in to how things are wired, but when you have communication errors like that, either the part that talks to all of the other...
Forum: IS - First Generation 04-14-15, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By mitsuguy
A head gasket is a pretty in depth repair. Not...

A head gasket is a pretty in depth repair. Not something for the amateur unfortunately.

Need to find out if that is even the issue first - a compression test and subsequent leak down test will...
Forum: IS - First Generation 04-14-15, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By mitsuguy
Any other check engine lights on? If no, I...

Any other check engine lights on?

If no, I would start with a thorough throttle body cleaning.
Forum: IS - First Generation 03-16-15, 11:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,042
Posted By mitsuguy
Here ya go

Here ya go
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 03-16-15, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By mitsuguy
it'll get you around, but it needs replaced...

it'll get you around, but it needs replaced pretty soon. So long as no more damage occurs there, it won't hurt anything, but if any damage happens to those cords, the tire could fail
Forum: IS - First Generation 03-16-15, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By mitsuguy
Thanks, it worked even better than I thought...

Thanks, it worked even better than I thought really.

I haven't decided yet. The caps I have are chrome, so they won't match. The wheels are powdercoated, not painted, so painting them to match...
Forum: IS - First Generation 03-16-15, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By mitsuguy
Sometimes There is a small screen inside...

Sometimes

There is a small screen inside where the banjo bolt goes in the valve for the oil feed. It's simple enough to remove it (don't lose the banjo bolt washers) and clean with brake clean....
Forum: IS - First Generation 03-15-15, 09:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,042
Posted By mitsuguy
I relocated my oil filter partially because of...

I relocated my oil filter partially because of this.

aside from having an extra half quart of oil in the system, it makes it a whole lot cleaner
Forum: IS - First Generation 03-15-15, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By mitsuguy
p1300 is because the igniter is most likely...

p1300 is because the igniter is most likely faulty or a wiring issue.

p1349 is the oil control valve for vvti sticking


Start with replacing the OCV and reset codes, then go from there
Forum: IS - First Generation 03-15-15, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By mitsuguy
Thanks, between the new tires and AEM Infinity's...

Thanks, between the new tires and AEM Infinity's traction control, she goes pretty good now :)
Forum: Maintenance 03-08-15, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By mitsuguy
glad ya got it figured out!

glad ya got it figured out!
Forum: IS - First Generation 03-08-15, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By mitsuguy
New tire / wheel setup - Supra wheels, NT05R, RE71R

Front: 235/45-17 Bridgestone RE71R (a brand new almost R compound tire to replace the RE-11a)
17x8 Supra wheel, +50 offset

Rear: 275/40-17 Nitto NT05r Drag Radial
17x9.5 Supra wheel, +50 offset...
Forum: IS - First Generation 03-08-15, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By mitsuguy
There is no regulator on the rail - what you are...

There is no regulator on the rail - what you are seeing is the fuel dampener.

The regulator is in the tank and likely would have been replaced when the fuel pump was replaced.

This is an...
Forum: Performance 03-08-15, 09:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 17,564
Posted By mitsuguy
Resistors only need removed if you run dual ECU. ...

Resistors only need removed if you run dual ECU.

I can send you a calibration file if you need one that works with VVTI cam and crank sensors.
Forum: Performance 03-06-15, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By mitsuguy
It is impossible to go thinner head gasket...

It is impossible to go thinner head gasket anyways. Ours are already an extremely thin single metal gasket.

The problem with your list is a lot of it will be replaced if you go turbo down the...
Forum: Maintenance 03-05-15, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By mitsuguy
starts and runs? have you tried using the...

starts and runs?

have you tried using the manual button to shift out of park yet?
Forum: IS - First Generation 03-05-15, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,145
Posted By mitsuguy
I agree. For all we know, you could need a...

I agree.

For all we know, you could need a new gas cap. lol
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