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Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-11-15, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By GreyHound
Rack

Hi GVille350, yes there was a recall for the steering rack back in the day. That was one of the few recalls I let them do. They Re-aligned the car too. Did pretty good, the fronts wear real good. I...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-11-15, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By GreyHound
headlights

Good, I need to do that too. Hate that they took the website down.
Thanks for the info, Pheonix72 ! appreciate it.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-11-15, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 628
Posted By GreyHound
Fits !

Update: I can report that 265/40-18 fit on the rear on stock rims. And they fill up that wheel well quite nicely ! Nice wide stance from the rear now, as it should be. I went with a Bridgestone...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-11-15, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By GreyHound
Mis-fire

Get you a new set of sparkplugs Jessica, that will probably get rid of the misfire. The IS350 is suppose to have a very reliable ignition system. So if you recently bought the car, new sparkplugs...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-11-15, 05:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,580
Posted By GreyHound
trim

That looks good Teaguedp90. I may try that. Mine is peeling on Top and Bottom driver side window..
My paint is rough on the roof and hood, I thought about buying and putting a carbon fiber hood on...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 02-27-15, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By GreyHound
recalls

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Forum: IS - Second Generation 02-26-15, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 628
Posted By GreyHound
thanks

Hi Gville350, hadn't talked to you in a while,. I was hoping you would reply, yeah stock suspension, I went and put on those blue Tokico HP shocks after the Kyb's went soft after a year( actually 6...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 02-23-15, 05:30 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 23,521
Posted By GreyHound
Dash

Yeah, Ours cracked last April. right from the top of the center cluster towards the instrument cluster.
Hasn't gotten worse. Thought about injecting black RTV through a syringe needle in the...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 02-22-15, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 628
Posted By GreyHound
stock wheels 265\40\18 ?

Anyone running a larger tire on the rear, than the stock 255\40\18 on the original stock wheels ?
I have been looking at a next size up 265\40\18 . It will fit the stock rear wheel, wonder if it...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-19-14, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,019
Posted By GreyHound
>>"Oil level seems correct." That's good to...

>>"Oil level seems correct."

That's good to hear. Yeah I'd park it until you get to take it in. Unless you have a friendly neighborhood shop that someone could listen to it and not charge you...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-19-14, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,019
Posted By GreyHound
oil

yeah, Check the oil in that thing. Make sure you have enough.
Too me it sounded like valve train noise. I like Gville's idea
Let us know what you find
greyhound
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-19-14, 07:16 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 87,801
Posted By GreyHound
Cracked last week

Dash has been perfect, since put in operation 3/14/2006. Last week got in the car was driving down the road, normal, looked over and big ol' crack from top corner of vents over to the side of the...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-05-13, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By GreyHound
tire

Thanks crispy, I will call Discount Tire I appreciate it
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-04-13, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By GreyHound
Read TPS for set '2'

Hey: Can a Toyota dealer read the stock TPS sensors for a second set of wheel/tires for our IS350? I have a 'new-to-me' set of wheels/tires and they have the OEM Lexus Toyota sensors.
That damn...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 07-27-13, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By GreyHound
new rotors

Yeah, I put on two new rotors. The originals went 41870 miles. Put two new rotors on the front and vibration is gone. Whew ! So new pads from Sewell and two new rotors from NAPA. Interesting part...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 07-21-13, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By GreyHound
rear calipers

Thanks Gville350, yeah I took the pins out of the rear calipers, cleaned them up, shined them up with steel wool and they are pretty slick now. Whatever grease they used on the 'recall' for the rear...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 07-19-13, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By GreyHound
Pins

Thanks Gville350, Those pics of the rear calipers are exactly what I needed to know. I pulled one caliper off the rear today and the piston seemed to moved pretty well. I cleaned those 'slides' (...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 07-18-13, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,546
Posted By GreyHound
brake pads #

well, I ordered the high friction -high brake dust from Sewell Lexus and the part number is 04464-30500, genuine Toyota.
They look good, Put them on yesterday, they stop it pretty dam quick.
Hope...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 07-17-13, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By GreyHound
brakes

The rotors are original, 7 years old with 39k miles.
The new pads I put on the front today are the Toyota Lexus OEM, high friction high dust, and have 12 miles on them now. I cleaned and used the...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 07-17-13, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By GreyHound
small pulse

Hey Gville350, if you are still around, I have a question, my IS350 has developed vibration when hitting the brakes, sort of like when the pads are wore or there is like a warped rotor.

So...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 06-26-13, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,769
Posted By GreyHound
One down one to go

Well, I got one on by 9:30 am, so I was 30 minutes late to work. LOL Interesting part, the small bolt for the sensor & sway bar on the driver side, I took the bolt out and used painters tape to...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 06-25-13, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,973
Posted By GreyHound
Nice Job !

Damn nice job on those calipers !:thumbup:
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 06-25-13, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,769
Posted By GreyHound
allen 6mm

Thanks Gville, unfortunately the harbor freight and Northern tool, is about an hour away from me.
So I went over to O'Reillys. They had a set of spring compressors for $42 bucks,, so I bought them....
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 06-25-13, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,537
Posted By GreyHound
Its just brake dust

I had that squeak when ever I apply the brakes lightly. Sometimes it was there other times no squeak. I only had 34K, so I knew the pads were not wore out, Take the wheel off and take those little...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 06-25-13, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,769
Posted By GreyHound
interesting, same here

I have a IS350 and this is the second pair of Tokico that have come up lame on the rear. First set of rear shocks went south at 7300-7500 miles, in less than a year of owning the car.
Now at 37 k...
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