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Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-26-15, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By ahmed24
It's extremely difficult to find this part at a...

It's extremely difficult to find this part at a junkyard. I looked for months. It's one of those parts that gets damaged on cars that are in the junkyard. I ended up buying it new from dealership,...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-12-15, 06:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,545
Posted By ahmed24
I blocked out the AFS light completely when I did...

I blocked out the AFS light completely when I did my OEM headlamp install. I opened the instrument cluster and blocked the light right at the root so it doesn't travel up the acrylic. Here are some...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-12-15, 02:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,242
Posted By ahmed24
I dont understand why the need for this mod? Yes...

I dont understand why the need for this mod? Yes if the headlamps are on and you clean your windshield the headlamp washer jets go off, but they only go off the once. Only if you turn your lights off...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-12-15, 01:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By ahmed24
You can always buy a small piece of ABS plastic...

You can always buy a small piece of ABS plastic from ebay and cut-out the tab shape using a dremel and then bond them together, a bit of work but worth the savings will only cost couple of bucks that...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-12-15, 12:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,528
Posted By ahmed24
I used heatgun and temporary bolts and nuts to...

I used heatgun and temporary bolts and nuts to first make sure that the two panels sit flush without any stress. Once that was done and fully cured, the two panels had almost no gap and was naturally...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-11-15, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,528
Posted By ahmed24
***UPDATE*** I've had a busy week so have not...

***UPDATE***
I've had a busy week so have not got round to doing much. Hoping to have a more productive week this week. I've almost finished the custom LED fog light and pictures are below. I'm...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-11-15, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,528
Posted By ahmed24
Are you referring to the brake cooling ducts? The...

Are you referring to the brake cooling ducts? The air scoops on the bumper don't actually line up with the exisiting brake ducts. I was thinking of customizing the brake ducts to re-locate it to the...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-06-15, 05:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,528
Posted By ahmed24
Another update pic below. Hoping to have this...

Another update pic below. Hoping to have this finished over the weekend.

http://i1196.photobucket.com/albums/aa404/ahmed24s/lexus-is250-3is-front-bumper-conversion/20150505_195325_zpsoh4etkv1.jpg
Forum: IS - Second Generation 04-30-15, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,528
Posted By ahmed24
Some more test fitting pics below, it's just test...

Some more test fitting pics below, it's just test fitting so the upper grille area hasn't been bolted to line it up. I'm also going to block up any area underneath that lets light through the air...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 04-30-15, 05:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,528
Posted By ahmed24
***Update*** The 3rd Generation F-Sport IS...

***Update***

The 3rd Generation F-Sport IS has LED fog lamps as an optional extra. These fogs lamps are damn expensive and practically impossibly to source second-hand at the moment. So i decided...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 04-29-15, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,528
Posted By ahmed24
Lightbulb 2014 3IS F-Sport Bumper Conversion

Here's a new project I've started. Back in Summer 2013 I did a complete wrap project on my IS250. This included upgrading to 2012 facelifted F-Sport bumper, LED headlamps, and LED side mirror turn...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-28-15, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By ahmed24
Sorry, I missed out an item when calculating, my...

Sorry, I missed out an item when calculating, my total spend on parts so far actually comes to about $638. I am in the UK so had to convert from GBP to USD.

Here is a list of the parts and how...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-26-15, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By ahmed24
I'm currently working on this mod and here's a...

I'm currently working on this mod and here's a few teasers (I will create a build thread soon). Purchased most parts already, just rubber strip between grille and hood remaining and so far cost has...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 01-24-15, 06:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,239
Posted By ahmed24
*** UPDATE *** Here are some recent photos...

*** UPDATE ***

Here are some recent photos taken of how the car is looking with the wrap on for almost 2 years now.
...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-07-14, 01:27 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 41,221
Posted By ahmed24
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-bsFEaTM3OdM/Uh5SQCkldVI/...

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-bsFEaTM3OdM/Uh5SQCkldVI/AAAAAAAABHc/IJZ6TPHp2x4/s1600/057.jpg

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-BCNjjyl3sOQ/Uh5SUQa1Q3I/AAAAAAAABHk/nJ5T486HB2o/s1600/058.jpg
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Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-07-14, 01:27 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 41,221
Posted By ahmed24
Latest update is here:...

Latest update is here: http://www.clublexus.com/forums/is-second-generation/707337-project-car-wrap-2012-fsport-bumper-led-headlamps-and-turn-signal-mirrors.html

I Still have the ISF quads. I...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-30-14, 03:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,239
Posted By ahmed24
Just an update.... It's almost a year since...

Just an update....

It's almost a year since I wrapped the car. Wrap is still holding up very well and still looks like fresh paint. We've had a very wet year and everything has held up well.

I...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-08-13, 05:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,465
Posted By ahmed24
That sign indicates Tyre Pressure issue, check...

That sign indicates Tyre Pressure issue, check your tyres. If all the pressure is fine, could be a faulty TPMS sensor.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 09-04-13, 12:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,239
Posted By ahmed24
Thanks! Here are some close-up pics of the...

Thanks!

Here are some close-up pics of the front bumper and the second-hand LED headlamp showing panel gap between wing, headlamp and bumper are quite good. There is no gap whatsoever under the...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 09-02-13, 10:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,239
Posted By ahmed24
Yeap much cheaper than painting it and it's...

Yeap much cheaper than painting it and it's completely reversible unlike paint. If I went for ordinary gloss white it would have been about 70% cheaper than the pearls white was.




This is...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 09-02-13, 03:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By ahmed24
Yes you need a new 2012 relay flasher. I cut and...

Yes you need a new 2012 relay flasher. I cut and installed my own relay switching. My LED's are powered from Aux 12V power source, when sidelights are turned on, the aux power source turns off and...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 09-02-13, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By ahmed24
There is an extra loom you need which powers the...

There is an extra loom you need which powers the LED and comes with the turn signal holder and connector. You will need two of those looms (one per headlamp). The part number is: 81125-53540 its not...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-30-13, 07:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,239
Posted By ahmed24
Some more pics that i forgot to include: ...

Some more pics that i forgot to include:

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-o8FCZ5zduGs/Uh5S7ELcwZI/AAAAAAAABKE/pAPs8SOg_o0/s1600/080.JPG
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Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-29-13, 02:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,239
Posted By ahmed24
No extra work, they fit perfectly. The rear is...

No extra work, they fit perfectly. The rear is from the CT200h and the front I cannot remember i believe its from a RX. I will check and update this reply with the answer.



I bought about 16...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-28-13, 02:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,239
Posted By ahmed24
And some more pics: ...

And some more pics:



http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-GKHynTtsJxg/Uh5Swl0iN9I/AAAAAAAABJM/xBNhvOuy39I/s1600/073.JPG
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