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Forum: IS - Third Generation 05-01-15, 09:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,407
Posted By waxy
Sorry to hear for your loss, I had a mild...

Sorry to hear for your loss, I had a mild experience that escalated very quickly.

I was getting Tacos at Chavez, as soon as I got into my car, I was already shifted into D.
A car pulls up right...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 04-16-15, 02:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,164
Posted By waxy
Ohhh so true it burns lol

Ohhh so true it burns lol
Forum: IS - Third Generation 04-10-15, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,653
Posted By waxy
What they're trying to say is somewhere between...

What they're trying to say is somewhere between the alternator, battery and nav, a connection isn't complete within the nodes, so there is a drop off of current.
That's just my speculation, so if...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-31-15, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By waxy
You were right actually, discounted it was around...

You were right actually, discounted it was around $450 a wheel.
Regular price I think it was around 700-800, cannot remember.
Forum: RC F 03-24-15, 12:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,829
Posted By waxy
Are people just leasing these cars or are they...

Are people just leasing these cars or are they financing because I noticed how quality gas wasn't pumped.
I'm just curious as I'm very close to trading in my 350F having lurking the RFC forums so...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-23-15, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By waxy
Cutting isn't required, the taps have a pin that...

Cutting isn't required, the taps have a pin that sink deep enough into the wire to draw current.

*** If you don't feel confident in the installation, moving forward you can have the dealership or...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-23-15, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By waxy
Lavender and Blue on the driver side. Green and...

Lavender and Blue on the driver side.
Green and Blue on the passenger side.

No need to worry about the T Taps, it clicks when it falls into place.
There's really no way of breaking it unless...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-23-15, 09:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By waxy
It's mentioned in the directions because they...

It's mentioned in the directions because they want you to get a good connection.
Doesn't really matter how you tap/splice as long as it gets the current it needs, tuck everything aside, strap it...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-23-15, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By waxy
Long read indeed, I realize I can rotate my rear...

Long read indeed, I realize I can rotate my rear camera to show my interior, while the front is facing the front. Just to get an idea of what my car is going through when it is being serviced, how it...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-20-15, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By waxy
+1 on BlackVue, I'm using this BlackVue DR650GW...

+1 on BlackVue, I'm using this BlackVue DR650GW 2CH Exmor Full HD HD GPS Wi Fi Black 64GB Power Magic Pro | eBay

Best way to connect the device, is through the fuse box or if you want to have a...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-20-15, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By waxy
Yea no kidding, it's those people that open their...

Yea no kidding, it's those people that open their doors fully extended just to use only 10% of that space to get out of their car. Same deal with a narrow street with only 2 lanes, San Francisco for...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-20-15, 09:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By waxy
I disconnected mine, but I did use a test light...

I disconnected mine, but I did use a test light to check the wiring.
Disconnecting the battery actually helped recalibrate my temperature readings as it was off by 4-5F. Also, made my Nav respond a...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-19-15, 12:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By waxy
You can tap the lavender/light purple wire from...

You can tap the lavender/light purple wire from either the molex connector or wire tap from the foot well.
Basically, all you're doing is sharing current from a power source, once done it's...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-17-15, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By waxy
I had to replace mine at 20k, so 26k is amazing. ...

I had to replace mine at 20k, so 26k is amazing.

Replacing them is quite simple, there's no resetting or ECU programming since it's all hardware related.
I brought mine to a local shop and got it...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-16-15, 04:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,391
Posted By waxy
I got that gooey mess too, I think it was placed...

I got that gooey mess too, I think it was placed there to remove the vibration issues with the mirrors when it is in motion. I remember driving an old vehicle without those dampers and the mirrors...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-15-15, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By waxy
Dealer charges $350 about 2-3 hrs labor for this....

Dealer charges $350 about 2-3 hrs labor for this.

You're right, took a while to figure it out since it was just splicing involved.
All you have to do is splice one of the footwell lights.

What...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-14-15, 11:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By waxy
Nothing wrong with them, just the way they're...

Nothing wrong with them, just the way they're shaped it seems to be out of place rather than have a more fluid design probably.

After a bit of wire concealment, everything looks fantastic....
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-14-15, 11:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,391
Posted By waxy
Just finished these myself today too. At...

Just finished these myself today too.

At fist when I pulled it out, I was nervous something may break because everything I touch turns to suck.

Once I pulled the mirror out, I realized it was...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-14-15, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By waxy
All done! Had my uncle help me, good thing...

All done!

Had my uncle help me, good thing he's an EE otherwise I would have struggled all night...

Thanks again!
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-14-15, 04:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By waxy
Thank you Anamynous! You are a life saver! ...

Thank you Anamynous!
You are a life saver!

Contact Sewell and several other parts dealers, to no success.

Installing now :D

Thanks a trillion!
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 03-13-15, 10:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,593
Posted By waxy
Did you complete this yet? I still have mine...

Did you complete this yet?

I still have mine and plan on doing it this weekend for my IS3F 2015 and was wondering how difficult or similar this is.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-13-15, 08:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By waxy
Lexus IS350 Illuminated Door Sill Installation - Directions

I had these laying around for a while and finally have time to install this weekend.
When I opened the package, there were no directions...

I checked on Sewell remember seeing directions in PDF...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-09-15, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By waxy
Replied to everyone's request, sorry I didn't...

Replied to everyone's request, sorry I didn't post it here.

I didn't want to make it seem like I'm advertising for anyone, as I am just here to offer information for those who are requesting.
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-09-15, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By waxy
Lexus Cargo Liner

I finally found a dealership that carries these cargo liners, not to be confused with carpet.
When I made the same purchase from Sewell they informed me they do not have it in stock.
I called...
Forum: Build Threads 03-03-15, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By waxy
I took the plunge today lol, went ahead and...

I took the plunge today lol, went ahead and bought Xenon white and blue, just to get some variety.

Only cost me 70 bucks shipped, I used the discount which was 15% off.

Thanks everyone!
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