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Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 02-02-18, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,052
Posted By E46CT
You're going to be waiting a long time for 4th...

You're going to be waiting a long time for 4th gen. Perhaps late 2020.

As far as 18 models, well most importantly, later '17 (built after July) models got a stronger reinforced front occupant...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 01-26-18, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By E46CT
Just don't say anything about it. it's likely...

Just don't say anything about it. it's likely within wear and tear anyway. no way any dealer loaner is not going to be curbed up.
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 01-26-18, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By E46CT
3IS has one of the worst...

3IS has one of the worst sounding/fitting/engineered trunks i've ever experienced. baffling how Lexus got it so wrong. it shuts, fits, and sounds like poo even brand new. mine sounds like absolute...
Forum: Performance 01-26-18, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,759
Views: 227,596
Posted By E46CT
I feel your enthusiasm but it's also good to be...

I feel your enthusiasm but it's also good to be honest about these things since people are spending real money here--newcomers who really want to know whats up and not get false hopes. Lexus has it...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 01-12-18, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 913
Posted By E46CT
Here's an article on it:...

Here's an article on it: https://jalopnik.com/automakers-are-changing-to-integrated-exhaust-manifolds-1796305029
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 01-12-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 913
Posted By E46CT
The manifold is integrated into the head....

The manifold is integrated into the head. https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.clublexus.com-vbulletin/400x298/80-8ar_head2_4ff37ff17fbc62cbf64df2224fe41a0f8514379f.png
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 01-11-18, 10:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,260
Posted By E46CT
It would be extremely easy for a claim to be...

It would be extremely easy for a claim to be denied due to altering the parameters of the engine operation. Anything and everything drivetrain-related could be easily blamed on increased boost. The...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 01-04-18, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By E46CT
Use once or twice a year for S and giggles, if it...

Use once or twice a year for S and giggles, if it gives YOU peace of mind. But really if you use a Top Tier gas (which we all do nowadays--even Valero is now Top Tier as of today) then you'll be...
Forum: Performance 01-04-18, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By E46CT
It might void the warranty on that particular...

It might void the warranty on that particular part (air box) should for whatever reason you need to make a warranty claim on an airbox ever arise (never) lol. It should last 500 years.
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 12-26-17, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By E46CT
i don't think there are usual suspects. car too...

i don't think there are usual suspects. car too new. but could be rear damper mount or something else loose in the trunk.
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 12-19-17, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By E46CT
Yep! I've had and shared this secret for years....

Yep! I've had and shared this secret for years. There is only ONE option for your non F-Sport, THE ONLY, I REPEAT THE ONLY and best option is this:

http://amzn.to/2D5qFnQ

plug and play.
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Forum: Performance 12-17-17, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2,759
Views: 227,596
Posted By E46CT
BMW seems to use the same regulator even up to...

BMW seems to use the same regulator even up to the twin turbo V8s but nobody reports any problems. I did notice BMW revised the part # at one point.... maybe Lexus hasn't caught on. I don't knnow....
Forum: Performance 12-13-17, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,759
Views: 227,596
Posted By E46CT
lmaooooo And Looks good man. The breaking...

lmaooooo

And Looks good man. The breaking traction in 2nd looks impressive. Lets get some better videos if possible. attach go pro to the outside looking at the back wheel. would be nice to see...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 12-05-17, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,411
Posted By E46CT
and yes avoid 2014.

and yes avoid 2014.
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 12-05-17, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,411
Posted By E46CT
If you're in socal, the best deals will...

If you're in socal, the best deals will absolutely be had at Longo. They got the volume to back it up. Literally the #1 dealer in the world in terms of size, sales. They can afford to give great...
Forum: Performance 12-04-17, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,759
Views: 227,596
Posted By E46CT
My advice is to stay stock. The 200t, as it is,...

My advice is to stay stock. The 200t, as it is, gets about the same average MPG the IS350 does stock--in some cases I've seen, slightly worse. So you upgrade your tuning w/ a flash or piggyback and...
Forum: Performance 11-20-17, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By E46CT
Was that my thread? I believe I was the first to...

Was that my thread? I believe I was the first to do it. Anyway, no there's no issue closing the lid. It fits exactly as it would on an IS350. I got mine on eBay for $17 in 10/10 condition.

To...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 09-17-17, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 2,099,610
Posted By E46CT
Nice find! Both looking quite exquisite!

Nice find! Both looking quite exquisite!
Forum: Performance 09-15-17, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,759
Views: 227,596
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, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,759
Views: 227,596
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, 09:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,133
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, 04:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,415
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, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
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, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
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, 09:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,415
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,...
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