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Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 09-01-15, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By WylieKylie
^ Yup, that's it! I do plan on replicating a...

^ Yup, that's it! I do plan on replicating a pair of those "sail panels" in red, will post pics depending on how it works out, but don't hold your breath.
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 09-01-15, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By WylieKylie
There is no such thing as red carbon. Carbon...

There is no such thing as red carbon. Carbon fiber is black, end of story.

However there are hybrid fabrics with either Kevlar or fiberglass that can by dyed various colors. The only thing I...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 08-27-15, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By WylieKylie
The trigger for turning on the light is somewhere...

The trigger for turning on the light is somewhere around 30psi, so if you found one at 30psi that is likely the one that set it off.
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 08-24-15, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By WylieKylie
An LSD is NOT an easy part to install. The rear...

An LSD is NOT an easy part to install. The rear pumpkin needs to come out of the car, seals and bearings will likely need replacement, the housing may need to be ground down, and then the gear lash...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 08-21-15, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By WylieKylie
If you are really after making the car handle...

If you are really after making the car handle better you need to start where it will make the most difference: stickier tires.
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 08-18-15, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By WylieKylie
Nothing special about Lexus batteries that I know...

Nothing special about Lexus batteries that I know of. On the other hand when it comes time for battery replacement on most modern BMWs, it is a PITA. You have to use the service software to tell...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 08-18-15, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By WylieKylie
How much shorter are the velocity stacks vs the...

How much shorter are the velocity stacks vs the original intake manifold runners? Also curious where you are going to put the TB/intake.

I'll admit I've thought about something similar, I've...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 08-18-15, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By WylieKylie
Let us know your impressions. Thinking the...

Let us know your impressions. Thinking the geometry had changed I have been casually trolling eBay for '12+ knuckles (which are few and far between and pretty pricey) as a future mod. Not needing...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 08-17-15, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,053
Posted By WylieKylie
Take a long drive north to Miller Motorsports...

Take a long drive north to Miller Motorsports park this fall before they close/sell/restructure the venue at the end of October. Guarantee it won't be as hot as AZ, you won't have to leave early for...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 08-17-15, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By WylieKylie
^Interesting, I thought they changed the knuckle...

^Interesting, I thought they changed the knuckle P/N because they had (slightly) moved some of the pivot points for some of the arms. If the casting is the same and the bushings are different, might...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 08-17-15, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By WylieKylie
Does anyone know if the suspension tweaks did...

Does anyone know if the suspension tweaks did anything to reduce the rear toe steer? Maybe its just me, but it seems like there is A LOT of toe change on the rear as it cycles thru the travel.
Forum: Build Threads 08-17-15, 10:13 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,256
Posted By WylieKylie
Dammit red, stop making me add to the list of...

Dammit red, stop making me add to the list of things I want for this car! :D
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 08-10-15, 12:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,892
Posted By WylieKylie
In that case it sounds like it would work, but at...

In that case it sounds like it would work, but at the very least you'd need wiring diagrams from both cars, and then you'd have to be handy enough to splice/create/hybridize your own connector setup....
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 08-10-15, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By WylieKylie
Mixing pads front to rear isn't a problem, its...

Mixing pads front to rear isn't a problem, its done all the time, usually on purpose.
Forum: 2Gen IS250 / IS350 / IS-F Classifieds (06-13) 08-06-15, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By WylieKylie
Bump, somebody has to have a set of 20x11 wheels...

Bump, somebody has to have a set of 20x11 wheels they are looking to fit on their car!
Don't like my price, shoot me an offer.
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 07-28-15, 08:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,757
Posted By WylieKylie
^I've been hearing rumors of soft subframe...

^I've been hearing rumors of soft subframe bushings ever since I became interested in the 2IS platform. I know when I did some suspension work a year or so ago I noticed how big and soft they were. ...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 07-28-15, 08:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,099
Posted By WylieKylie
Bingo! Comparing the DW to the DWS06 is comparing...

Bingo! Comparing the DW to the DWS06 is comparing apples to... llamas. The DW is a much better comparison to the Bridgestones you have on the car now.

Personally I don't understand putting all...
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 07-21-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By WylieKylie
Many, but not all 17" rims fit over the brakes on...

Many, but not all 17" rims fit over the brakes on an IS350. The easiest way to get a set of 17" wheels that fit is to grab a set of OEM 17" from Craigslist/junkyard/ebay etc. That's what I did.
Forum: IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 07-21-15, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By WylieKylie
FWIW, the pictures of MOOG ball joints from Rock...

FWIW, the pictures of MOOG ball joints from Rock Auto's website do show grease fittings:
http://www.rockauto.com/info/11/K500124_P04_ANG__ra_p.jpg
At any rate, if the creaks and sounds you are...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 07-20-15, 08:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,025
Posted By WylieKylie
Its pretty common on a real race car to use the...

Its pretty common on a real race car to use the smallest wheels that will fit over the brakes. Whether or not it feels faster depends on a-lot more than just the wheel size.


Right, the RPF1 is...
Forum: 2Gen IS250 / IS350 / IS-F Classifieds (06-13) 07-18-15, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By WylieKylie
Bump for the weekend people

Bump for the weekend people
Forum: Build Threads 07-15-15, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,605
Posted By WylieKylie
It's been a year plus since I started this...

It's been a year plus since I started this thread, time for a little update. So far this year I have a new set of wheels, new rear tires, F Sport sway bars, and I did a bit of alignment work again....
Forum: 2Gen IS250 / IS350 / IS-F Classifieds (06-13) 07-13-15, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By WylieKylie
Megan Racing rear adjustable #1 arm $110 shipped

Howdy folks, these are the rear upper front arms, commonly called the #1 arm. Part number MRS-LX-0321 (http://www.meganracing.com/product_detail.asp?prodid=908&catid=91) This is NOT THE CAMBER ARM....
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 07-09-15, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By WylieKylie
Tuning coilovers for best handling

Don't rule out the tires. There can be a huge grip difference going from summer to all-season tires. At any rate that will have way more affect than the (likely indescernable) difference in weight...
Forum: Build Threads 07-09-15, 11:53 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,256
Posted By WylieKylie
Redspencer's Track-Tuned IS350 w/ OS Giken LSD Build Thread

I'm not exactly what you mean by "tighter", but I'll throw my .02 in. The reason that all of the various braces help your suspension is that they reduce uncontrolled suspension movement. The reason...
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