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Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 11-19-17, 06:57 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 126,286
Posted By lobuxracer
My rear rotors lasted 120k miles and a half dozen...

My rear rotors lasted 120k miles and a half dozen track weekends with Carbotech XP10s in them. The rear rotors never get substantially hot. Ever. I've been through 5 sets of front rotors, and...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 11-15-17, 11:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By lobuxracer
The build sticker on the car has a code you can...

The build sticker on the car has a code you can easily decipher to determine everything you need to know about the differential.

PM me the VIN and I can look it up on TIS to determine this as well.
Forum: CL Vendor Products for IS-F 11-04-17, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,565
Posted By lobuxracer
Links fixed.

Links fixed.
Forum: GS F (2016-present) 11-04-17, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By lobuxracer
2016 GS F - L-SB-0031-16. Abnormal Noise from Low...

2016 GS F - L-SB-0031-16. Abnormal Noise from Low Pressure Fuel Pump. Our GS F has 17k miles on it. The OEM exhaust does NOT make any unusual noises, so they are just ducking the troubleshooting...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 10-31-17, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,419
Posted By lobuxracer
GS F does it as well. I started the GS F last...

GS F does it as well. I started the GS F last night to validate and woke up the wife at 1 am.
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 10-30-17, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By lobuxracer
https://techinfo.toyota.com/techInfoPortal/appmana...

https://techinfo.toyota.com/techInfoPortal/appmanager/t3/ti?_pageLabel=ti_tech_training&_nfpb=true (https://techinfo.toyota.com/techInfoPortal/appmanager/t3/ti?_pageLabel=ti_tech_training&_nfpb=true)...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 10-30-17, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,419
Posted By lobuxracer
It always sounded to me like it was oil getting...

It always sounded to me like it was oil getting to the top end. There's no way the exhaust timing can be extended or lift changed with the engine. The only thing the VVTi does is change relative...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 10-26-17, 12:13 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,948
Posted By lobuxracer
Not in my experience. Viscosity when cold is much...

Not in my experience. Viscosity when cold is much higher than viscosity when at temperature. Look at the data for any oil and it's pretty obvious oil is very thick when cold and is easily capable of...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 10-25-17, 11:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,972
Posted By lobuxracer
Also check the regular 2IS forum. There are a...

Also check the regular 2IS forum. There are a whole lot more threads about nav issues there because there are a whole lot more of those cars and we all have the sam Gen 5 nav, so their comments are...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 10-25-17, 11:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,948
Posted By lobuxracer
Rod bearings don't fail from revving on cold...

Rod bearings don't fail from revving on cold cycle. There's plenty of oil under pressure on cold cycle. Rod bearings fail because:

1. The oil has air in it regardless of temperature. Air in the...
Forum: GS F (2016-present) 10-25-17, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By lobuxracer
The cam profile is metal. There is nothing to...

The cam profile is metal. There is nothing to change the cam profile in the engine, only when lobe center occurs relative to the crank position. There is nothing to vary lift or duration of the...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 10-10-17, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By lobuxracer
Neither my IS F nor my GS F have any oil...

Neither my IS F nor my GS F have any oil consumption problems. Not sure what you are talking about. This is a problem for certain individual vehicles only.
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 10-09-17, 04:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,713
Posted By lobuxracer
How you lower the car has nothing to do with the...

How you lower the car has nothing to do with the impact of the change. At best, you can run stiffer springs to reduce unwanted chassis roll (because the roll couple gets longer when you lower the...
Forum: GS F (2016-present) 10-07-17, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By lobuxracer
The reflash does not modify the transmission's...

The reflash does not modify the transmission's programming in any way. The reflash is for the ECM and only to change the way the fuel pump works. Those who claim their cars shift better are...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 10-07-17, 09:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,713
Posted By lobuxracer
There is no camber adjustment on the IS F, RC F,...

There is no camber adjustment on the IS F, RC F, or GS F. Specs are published in TIS, but your Lexus dealer may not have updated the software for the alignment rack (completely unrelated to Lexus)...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 09-29-17, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By lobuxracer
$1095 annually. I have a subscription. I am not...

$1095 annually. I have a subscription. I am not a Lexus tech, and my work is in an unrelated field.
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 09-28-17, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By lobuxracer
As did the 2JZ-GTE, but not the 2JZ-GE. No, the...

As did the 2JZ-GTE, but not the 2JZ-GE. No, the reason for the large oil capacity is to help insure there is always a supply of oil for the engine. I learned this years ago with circle track...
Forum: GS F (2016-present) 09-25-17, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,126
Posted By lobuxracer
OK, this thread is bordering on a sale. OP - you...

OK, this thread is bordering on a sale. OP - you have solid input from members here. Please decide what you want to do, and if you decide to sell, post it in the classifieds. You can post a Lexus...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 09-25-17, 01:22 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 24,746
Posted By lobuxracer
Your tune has a lot to do with a cat's service...

Your tune has a lot to do with a cat's service life. The more rich the tune, the shorter the service life. There are a lot of reasons why the OEMS use fat tuning, but mostly because running rich...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 09-22-17, 06:18 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 24,746
Posted By lobuxracer
No. If it were that easy I might have considered...

No. If it were that easy I might have considered staying. The entire assembly has to be functionally identical to the OEM part because the OEM part passed all the tests and the only way CARB will...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 09-22-17, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By lobuxracer
There are no gaskets in this engine. It's sealed...

There are no gaskets in this engine. It's sealed with different kinds of RTV sealant. The sealants are made by Three Bond in Japan.
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 09-21-17, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By lobuxracer
Yes. With the CL5 discount, they are hard to...

Yes. With the CL5 discount, they are hard to beat.
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 09-20-17, 11:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,997
Posted By lobuxracer
Instant center, roll center, roll couple, scrub...

Instant center, roll center, roll couple, scrub radius...just about every important suspension measurement changes when you put spacers on the wheels. But most of the time, you'd need a watch to...
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 09-19-17, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By lobuxracer
QFT. I wish the GS F had the credit card key...

QFT. I wish the GS F had the credit card key too, but Lexus decided not to do that for GS F owners. Other GS, no problem...bastiges!
Forum: IS F (2008-2014) 09-19-17, 09:27 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 24,746
Posted By lobuxracer
Just trying to help my Cali brothers out with a...

Just trying to help my Cali brothers out with a legit option. I spent 24 years in Sacramento. I know the pain well. I left 10 years ago and took my black rifles and smog legal Supra with me...
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