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Forum: IS F Yesterday, 06:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,016
Posted By Vervish
Awesome comparison btw - I would have thought the...

Awesome comparison btw - I would have thought the gains would be a lot less on the street. Congrats!
Forum: IS F Yesterday, 06:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,016
Posted By Vervish
The biggest restriction are the cats. ...

The biggest restriction are the cats. Gutting/removing all the cats will give you a significant bump in power. Going with aftermarket headers/exhaust will give you a little bit more.
Forum: IS F 05-26-15, 06:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,515
Posted By Vervish
I completed this last weekend. It was...

I completed this last weekend.

It was pretty straight forward:

1 - Remove wheels
Watch this video for steps 2-4 : DIY isF rotors and brakes - YouTube
2 - Remove brake pads - I did it for...
Forum: IS F 05-21-15, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By Vervish
I got one on sale for $20 at autozone - worked...

I got one on sale for $20 at autozone - worked great for me.
Forum: IS F 05-21-15, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By Vervish
For the bleeding I used hand pump kit..speeds...

For the bleeding I used hand pump kit..speeds up the process big time. The 2 man methods was moving really slow for me..




Thanks!
Forum: IS F 05-20-15, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By Vervish
If your brakes are smoking and making a loud...

If your brakes are smoking and making a loud noise - I would not attempt to bed them. As others said - your install is bad or your caliper is busted.
Forum: IS F 05-20-15, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By Vervish
Do you mind sharing the other torque specs? I...

Do you mind sharing the other torque specs? I could not find the caliper mounting bolt(s) spec.
Forum: IS F 05-20-15, 04:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By Vervish
Thanks guys. Put it all back together last night,...

Thanks guys. Put it all back together last night, good as new now.
Forum: IS F 05-18-15, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By Vervish
My immediate thought is the bushing was not lubed...

My immediate thought is the bushing was not lubed up properly during install? I would have thought that would just lead to noise - not disintegration.
Forum: IS F 05-18-15, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By Vervish
Thanks - lesson is definitely learned! Not...

Thanks - lesson is definitely learned!

Not sure if they sell the inner seal.

I ordered 04479A
...
Forum: IS F 05-16-15, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By Vervish
Brake piston popped out..

I am an idiot.

While installing extended studs in the rear, I had the passenger side brake caliper, pads and rotor removed before I realized I needed to get both wheels off the ground and place...
Forum: IS F 05-15-15, 06:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,233
Posted By Vervish
Sucks. Glad you are ok.

Sucks. Glad you are ok.
Forum: IS F 05-13-15, 02:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,629
Posted By Vervish
The only downside seems to be cost. IMO -...

The only downside seems to be cost.

IMO - if your main concern is tire wear, adjusting your alignment specs (specifically the toe) will most certainly solve your problem. If you want a less...
Forum: IS F 05-13-15, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By Vervish
This is exactly why I drive in reverse on my long...

This is exactly why I drive in reverse on my long road trips.. :)

Clear bra is the way to go.
Forum: IS F 05-13-15, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By Vervish
^ The 3rd and 4th place tires should not be in...

^ The 3rd and 4th place tires should not be in the test IMO, they are not max performance tires.
Forum: IS F 05-13-15, 09:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,629
Posted By Vervish
I am about to install my new tires this weekend -...

I am about to install my new tires this weekend - I plan on using the very close to zero toe setting too...

On the stock alignment, I had very bad inner tire wear.
Forum: IS F 05-13-15, 08:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,629
Posted By Vervish
Lubuxracer - I thought you worked out your inner...

Lubuxracer - I thought you worked out your inner tire wear with an alignment alone (without figs bushing)?
Forum: IS F 05-10-15, 08:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By Vervish
Very cool.. Do you think the ecu will learn to...

Very cool.. Do you think the ecu will learn to trim the Afr to the 93 octane levels? I suspect it will after some time, not sure if that will help or hurt performance?
Forum: IS F 05-09-15, 05:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,863
Posted By Vervish
Unless there is a 4 month backorder on the best...

Unless there is a 4 month backorder on the best and your tires are at end of life, In which case, get the nextest bestest. :)

PSS are amazing tires - the best available. but the next 2 or 3...
Forum: IS F 05-07-15, 03:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,863
Posted By Vervish
Based on what I read online, the DWs get you 95%...

Based on what I read online, the DWs get you 95% of PSS grip but suffer from soft(ish) sidewall (which makes it less responsive). Benefits are awesome wet performance, softer ride, lighter and about...
Forum: IS F 05-07-15, 12:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,863
Posted By Vervish
Thank you. I read your thread and then read...

Thank you.

I read your thread and then read 100+ other reviews on tire rack - hoping your noise issue was a a fluke.

Noise aside - it seemed like you were really happy with the performance?
Forum: IS F 05-07-15, 06:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,863
Posted By Vervish
PSS in 275/30 are on "nationwide backorder"- just...

PSS in 275/30 are on "nationwide backorder"- just got the call from tire place. I switched my order to Continental Extreme DW. Pretty good reviews and ratings.
Forum: IS F 05-05-15, 05:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,863
Posted By Vervish
Tire rack was on backorder..i ordered mine at...

Tire rack was on backorder..i ordered mine at discount tire direct.
Forum: IS F 05-05-15, 03:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,863
Posted By Vervish
I just ordered my first set of PSSs...245/275...

I just ordered my first set of PSSs...245/275 combo.
Forum: IS F 05-05-15, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By Vervish
The most apparent thing the sport button does is...

The most apparent thing the sport button does is change the throttle mapping. So if you are cruising at 60 and holding the gas steady, once you hit the sport button you will start to accelerate...
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