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Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 09-17-17, 11:20 AM
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Posted By E46CT
Nice find! Both looking quite exquisite!

Nice find! Both looking quite exquisite!
Forum: Performance 09-15-17, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 155,408
Posted By E46CT
Spoke too soon. A tuning company VIT just hit 326...

Spoke too soon. A tuning company VIT just hit 326 lbs of torque on their Civic SI stage 2 tune. Just launched.

We've taken the time to develop a "Stage 2" type tune to include for all our Civic Si...
Forum: Performance 09-11-17, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 155,408
Posted By E46CT
i'm glad you've enlightened me as to your...

i'm glad you've enlightened me as to your feelings.

i just call these car-topics as i see it. sorry if it doesn't align with your perceptions of what these cars are.

We drive decently quick...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 09-11-17, 08:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,849
Posted By E46CT
It's definitely awesome you're here, and you've...

It's definitely awesome you're here, and you've taken a positive mature attitude towards the more mature proper responses here with regard to safety. Vs. saying "F you, it's my money, stop hating,...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 09-08-17, 03:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,639
Posted By E46CT
Lexus offers a low-friction/dust pad version, as...

Lexus offers a low-friction/dust pad version, as referenced in post#1. Just a heads up.
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 09-01-17, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By E46CT
You can do two at a time. Go with big factory...

You can do two at a time. Go with big factory corporate names and you'll do well!
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 08-30-17, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By E46CT
Congrats. The stock 18s on the F Sport are quite...

Congrats. The stock 18s on the F Sport are quite nice. Keep it stock, keep it classy, keep it grand. The aftermarket wheels offered for this car, in my opinion, are not nice. There's maybe like 2...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 08-30-17, 08:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,639
Posted By E46CT
Also on shims, if you just have one pair, just...

Also on shims, if you just have one pair, just install it. I just installed whatever was on my old pads onto the new pads.

Most of what shims do is reduce the chances of high-frequency vibration,...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 08-28-17, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By E46CT
Any body shop will do that. Just tell them (if...

Any body shop will do that. Just tell them (if needed) you'll sign a waiver stating you won't hold them responsible for part defects. They'll usually write down "customer brought in"

sounds...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 08-28-17, 02:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,630
Posted By E46CT
The bottoms are still dirty. So while I'm in...

The bottoms are still dirty. So while I'm in there, I simply wipe a few more feet up the B pillar. You won't really be cleaning any less. It just looks better.
Forum: Performance 08-23-17, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 155,408
Posted By E46CT
^ interesting. Also still haven't seen: ...

^ interesting.

Also still haven't seen:

1) a video showing a 0-60 run from a dead stand still. no brake torquing. just flooring it. i want to see if the delay is removed. can you TTI tuned guys...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 08-21-17, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By E46CT
Could be a spark plug or coil. Anything can fail...

Could be a spark plug or coil. Anything can fail at any time. Nothing is promised. Just get it fixed under warranty.
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 08-14-17, 08:33 AM
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Views: 1,994,530
Posted By E46CT
Would be nice to see some direct side-on pics,...

Would be nice to see some direct side-on pics, but from the pics, the back looks too low. I would raise it up slightly maybe 1/3 to 1/2". Spring pads maybe??

Remember you go too low and you start...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 08-08-17, 01:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,432
Posted By E46CT
I don't think these facilities think these signs...

I don't think these facilities think these signs or any signs excuse them from all legal liability. Just liability pertaining to the particular matter at hand.

There's no premises defect.
...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 08-02-17, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 1,994,530
Posted By E46CT
Makes sense. Justify it by saying you did it for...

Makes sense. Justify it by saying you did it for the improved ride quality. (if it is improved)

Suspension travel is a nice thing. nice to have a little cushion room.

but really enjoying the...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 08-02-17, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By E46CT
I haven't looked into that but my point is Lexus...

I haven't looked into that but my point is Lexus parts installed by Lexus. Not some aftermarket r1cer BS many install...

For all intents and purpose, they come from Lexus. They're on my window...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 08-02-17, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By E46CT
I have some detailing tips here:...

I have some detailing tips here: http://www.e46mango.com/2016/03/mangos-supreme-detailing-tips-what.html

But as far as the paint on the IS, I love mine! Some of the best paint I've come across. ...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 08-01-17, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 1,994,530
Posted By E46CT
^Looks nice! But personally I'd raise it up about...

^Looks nice! But personally I'd raise it up about an inch or so. Maybe 3/4. and would be perfect. but still nice wheel choice!
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 07-26-17, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 964
Posted By E46CT
Careful with those racing bushings. If too hard,...

Careful with those racing bushings. If too hard, not only will it result in a hard ride and more noise, it could cause loss of control.
If you want crisper handling, I'd suggest going with...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 07-24-17, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By E46CT
Your car is tasteful as is. That drop is perfect....

Your car is tasteful as is. That drop is perfect.

Here's mine with Tein H TECH which has the same drop as F Sport.
...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 07-19-17, 09:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,003
Posted By E46CT
No, you did the right thing. Anything more than...

No, you did the right thing. Anything more than the F-Sport drop (blue springs), and you really risk your stock dampers, bushings, and handling behavior--particularly (for the bushings) if you don't...
Forum: Performance 07-16-17, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 155,408
Posted By E46CT
^What? lexus makes this in manual gear box?

^What? lexus makes this in manual gear box?
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 07-16-17, 01:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,639
Posted By E46CT
Exclamation Lexus 3IS IS200t IS350 F-Sport Front Brake Pad DIY - $60 and 30 minutes or less!

Background
I realize there's other DIYs out there, but here's my personal experience and own take on this job. This job isn't involved as some of the other DIYs make it out to be. I found I didn't...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 07-07-17, 02:52 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,673
Posted By E46CT
Believe me I have no problem in finding out who...

Believe me I have no problem in finding out who you are. I have no interest though.

If you knew anything then then you'd know that HTHS and tested high temp viscosities from MSDSs are key...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 07-07-17, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By E46CT
First headlight looks good. Ad says no tabs....

First headlight looks good. Ad says no tabs. Pics show no damage to tabs.

No on the film. Ghetto/useless.

No on smoked. Double ghetto. Dangerous. Illegal.

Just get a bare used headlight....
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