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Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 03-21-15, 11:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,721
Posted By UCrazyKid
I'm running 285/30/19 on stock 2008 wheel and...

I'm running 285/30/19 on stock 2008 wheel and stock ride height (rear Lexus swaybar only) for 3 years with no problems. No perceive change in lateral hold from 275 but definite improvement in...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 01-15-15, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By UCrazyKid
So in an aha moment I decided to clean the rear...

So in an aha moment I decided to clean the rear window of my car. With the drought making it illegal to wash your car and the weather being so hit or miss with rain, etc. the car had gotten pretty...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 01-12-15, 12:34 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,945
Posted By UCrazyKid
I just say "It's the Japanese M3" or for further...

I just say "It's the Japanese M3" or for further clarity the ISF is to ISx50 as M3 is to 335i
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 01-12-15, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,515
Posted By UCrazyKid
Recall work

Has anyone received the notification for the fuel line connector recall on an ISF? I read about it in the media but have not received the notice yet.
I did receive the cooling fan bolts recall and...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 01-12-15, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By UCrazyKid
Auto-dimming mirrors failing intermitently

As the title says, the auto-dimming mirrors are working intermittently, I'm assuming a problem with the sensor in the mirror it's self?

Anyone else have this problem? Is there a know fix?
...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 01-12-15, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By UCrazyKid
Bound to happen, navigation/central control failure

So, I had heard this was happening frequently and now my navigation screen has stopped responding to touch inputs.

It looks like my Lexus platinum extended warranty has paid it's self off!
...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 01-08-15, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By UCrazyKid
Best Source for Spark Plugs (Denso FK20HBR11)

I have found this listing:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0067UFKQ6/ref=ox_sc_act_title_4?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

Pricing seems to be great, better than Sewell with ClubLex discount....
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 09-25-14, 09:25 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,771
Posted By UCrazyKid
I always thought it was the blow-off valve... ...

I always thought it was the blow-off valve...




I kid, I kid.

Interesting. I have had the LSB performed and the car still exhibits it. 2008 with 57,000mi.
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 09-04-14, 09:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,852
Posted By UCrazyKid
An excellent outcome. I'm very glad to hear they...

An excellent outcome. I'm very glad to hear they ponied up on the extended warranty. Enjoy and put this behind you. I truly believe you will not have any more problems if my own experience is any...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 08-14-14, 01:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,852
Posted By UCrazyKid
First off: sorry about this. Second: This is a...

First off: sorry about this.
Second: This is a very odd problem to have, I have never heard of it before and have followed these cars since 2008.
Third: I had a VERY similar situation with my ISF...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 06-30-14, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By UCrazyKid
with out changing hardware, you get toe. This is...

with out changing hardware, you get toe. This is good and bad. The way the car is set up you get good handling and good tire wear (if toe is correct). Also there is not much to "move" on you. Get a...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 05-28-14, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 972
Posted By UCrazyKid
245/35/19 and 285/30/19 on stock 2008 wheels....

245/35/19 and 285/30/19 on stock 2008 wheels. Tire is Vredestein Ultrac Vorti. A great combination of traction, tread life and quite ride. I found they are hard to get but less expensive than the...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 05-15-14, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,652
Posted By UCrazyKid
I'm running Vredestein Ultrac Vorti in 285/30/19...

I'm running Vredestein Ultrac Vorti in 285/30/19 http://www.vredestein.com/car-tyres/summer/ultrac-vorti/info/ They have 8/32nd left on the rear and are only 9 months old. 36psi
The car is a 2008,...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 05-15-14, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,652
Posted By UCrazyKid
Hooking up

How do you guys get this car to hook up? Especially those with HP mods (NOS, Turbo, etc.) I'm running stock wth ABT dry filter and HPS silicon intake hose with 285s out back and even from a slow roll...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 05-14-14, 04:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,259
Posted By UCrazyKid
I'm the guy that had the entire engine rebuilt. ...

I'm the guy that had the entire engine rebuilt.
It was definitely different than a tick, that is normal. This was an intermittent knock that was not temperature dependent.
They replace my belt and...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 02-18-14, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By UCrazyKid
That's easy (one came out in my process). They...

That's easy (one came out in my process). They are just pressed in. Get the rotor off, heat the hub around the base of the stud (try to avoid the stud) and hit them on the end with a hammer, they...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 02-17-14, 07:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 15,524
Posted By UCrazyKid
I just did this job today. Great write up, wish...

I just did this job today. Great write up, wish if seen it first.

FYI my rotors measured out to 27.3mm way under min spec but NO issues experienced with street driving, no cracks, etc.
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 02-17-14, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By UCrazyKid
Learning it the hard way... I will never forget...

Learning it the hard way... I will never forget it. LOL
I had only found the ultimate brake thread and the pads only thread. Guess I needed to dig deeper.

Let me be a reminder to all... SEARCH!
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 02-17-14, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By UCrazyKid
Rotor Removal Tip

I did a front brake job on the ISF today. All OEM parts from Sewell (thanks guys) pads, shims, caliper pins, springs and rotors.

What should have taken 1 1/2 hours took 3 because I didn't figure...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 02-07-14, 12:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,993
Posted By UCrazyKid
Bronze, for sure.

Bronze, for sure.
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 02-02-14, 11:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,407
Posted By UCrazyKid
According to the UK auto mag testing, they have...

According to the UK auto mag testing, they have better grip and a quieter smoother ride. This has been my experience as well. I also prefer the more traditional tread pattern the have. They also...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 02-02-14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,407
Posted By UCrazyKid
Had these too and was very pleased. So much so...

Had these too and was very pleased. So much so that when they needed replacing I upgraded to their Ultrac Vorti in 245/35 and 285/30. Great grip in all conditions and very goo wear.
Andy
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 02-01-14, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,747
Posted By UCrazyKid
I just decided to order it all new so the job...

I just decided to order it all new so the job would be easier with less cleaning and recycling. I also went ahead and ordered some copper anti-seize as I hear this is what Brembo uses between the...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 01-25-14, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,747
Posted By UCrazyKid
Thanks Lou. I am very familiar with both of those...

Thanks Lou. I am very familiar with both of those threads and I already know how to change pads and rotors of Brembo braking systems on Porsches. My question is about the shim and hardware kits and...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 01-25-14, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,747
Posted By UCrazyKid
Front Brake change: New Shim kit? New Hardware Kit?

So, fronts need replacing, pads and rotors (yes, measured them out, they are done too after 2nd set of pads and turned in between. )

I'm ordering parts. Beyond pads and rotors do you also...
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