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Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 11-07-17, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 317,995
Posted By corradoMR2
Congrats everyone and welcome to CL!

Congrats everyone and welcome to CL!
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 10-03-17, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By corradoMR2
I've used Permatex vinyl repair kit with great...

I've used Permatex vinyl repair kit with great success. It has the main colors of paste so you can blend to the right match. It also has texture stencils to mimic the pattern. I repaired my leather...
Forum: NX Models (2015-present) 09-29-17, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By corradoMR2
Hmmm, I would have said the rear seats were the...

Hmmm, I would have said the rear seats were the cause in particular the arm rest. If you folded them and are sure the armrest is secure, might not be that then.

Best if you have someone drive the...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 09-12-17, 08:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,103
Posted By corradoMR2
I'm also keeping an eye on the Supra and if it...

I'm also keeping an eye on the Supra and if it looks more like the FT-1 and less like a larger FRS/86/BRZ, I may take the plunge too. But to no surprise, expect north of 50K USD is what a Toyota...
Forum: NX Models (2015-present) 09-09-17, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By corradoMR2
^^^ Yeah he's from Ontario so he has a...

^^^ Yeah he's from Ontario so he has a Canadian/US front-bumper.

@LousiV, I have not seen any aftermarket front spoilers for the base N.American NX. If you want to create a lowered-front look,...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 08-25-17, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 2,017,223
Posted By corradoMR2
Wow, these F Sport "accessory"wheels are growing...

Wow, these F Sport "accessory"wheels are growing on me and look really sharp on Matador Red Mica! :thumbup:
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 08-25-17, 12:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,875
Posted By corradoMR2
commedg, welcome to CL and the 3IS forum! Click...

commedg, welcome to CL and the 3IS forum! Click the hyperlinks below for further info.

11k miles difference on a Lexus is nothing to worry about. On looks alone, my vote is for the F Sport model,...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 08-25-17, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 2,017,223
Posted By corradoMR2
Some color for #WhiteThunderIS ...

Some color for #WhiteThunderIS

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Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-28-17, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By corradoMR2
I tried Permatex windshield repair a few years...

I tried Permatex windshield repair a few years back on an old Acura TL and did the job on a small chip.
...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-28-17, 03:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,912
Posted By corradoMR2
I don't disagree coilovers are the best option...

I don't disagree coilovers are the best option though RSR from my experience has provided reputable products based on R&D specific to the car. However, this is potentially one big fail in my book -...
Forum: RC F (2015-present) 07-28-17, 11:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,912
Posted By corradoMR2
Owners dropped on lowering springs - CAUTION - Leaking shocks anyone?

I have been on RSR Downs for over a year now and I only put on only about 4k miles with them. Both my front shocks are leaking oil. I saw it with my own eyes at my Lexus dealer when hoisted up (wish...
Forum: RX - 4th Gen (2016-present) 07-01-17, 02:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,805
Posted By corradoMR2
As for our rental, we have a '17 Grand Cherokee. ...

As for our rental, we have a '17 Grand Cherokee. Some quick pros and cons:

PROS:
1. Better fuel economy than the RX by about 15% under same conditions.
2. Boxy rear cargo area gives more...
Forum: RX - 4th Gen (2016-present) 06-26-17, 04:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 25,974
Posted By corradoMR2
I have a similar VFS1 setup (but offset +38)...

I have a similar VFS1 setup (but offset +38) including the 45-series tires to help close the gap and I'm happy with the look (earlier post above). The extra 8mm poke and concave look will give off a...
Forum: RX - 4th Gen (2016-present) 06-26-17, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By corradoMR2
Welcome to the 4RX Forum! - The RX is based...

Welcome to the 4RX Forum!

- The RX is based on the Highlander platform which has its roots to the Avalon (ES) and Camry platforms (a good thing which is why the ride quality, for an SUV is...
Forum: NX Models (2015-present) 06-25-17, 09:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,729
Posted By corradoMR2
I'd suggest coilovers paired with lightweight 20"...

I'd suggest coilovers paired with lightweight 20" rims and summer 40-series low profile performance tires but you'll need over $5K Cdn.

I mentioned this in a prior post, for a $2K budget, I'd get...
Forum: RX - 4th Gen (2016-present) 06-25-17, 06:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,805
Posted By corradoMR2
Thanks for comments everyone. Exactly, no one was...

Thanks for comments everyone. Exactly, no one was hurt and @kitlz, the car will be repaired at the same location the 3RX got repaired (which was excellent). Hopefully we get the car back for our road...
Forum: RC - 1st Gen (2015-present) 06-14-17, 05:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,317
Posted By corradoMR2
I added the plastic film on my taillights as it's...

I added the plastic film on my taillights as it's the right shade color to my eyes which is why I always shyed away from VHT (appeared too dark) and plasti-dip which creates a dull finish. With the...
Forum: RX - 4th Gen (2016-present) 05-27-17, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,491
Posted By corradoMR2
Ibmimi welcome to the forum and I agree with all...

Ibmimi welcome to the forum and I agree with all the comments above. If you can afford the extra amount, treat yourself well in your retirement with the RX for many years to come!

To note:
1. The...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 05-27-17, 05:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,246
Posted By corradoMR2
Another factor is the dealership you deal with...

Another factor is the dealership you deal with and the person evaluating your car... I have returned lightly modded Lexus vehicles back without a single complaint or even a single cautionary comment...
Forum: Build Threads 05-07-17, 06:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,442
Posted By corradoMR2
Thanks! $740 Cdn all-in (labor, parts, taxes)...

Thanks! $740 Cdn all-in (labor, parts, taxes) which is pretty cheap!

$200 - Magnaflow mufflers
$240 - Res-Delete
$300 - Mufflers install/welding ,additional fittings/parts, and OEM bracket...
Forum: Performance 05-06-17, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By corradoMR2
Video - IS 300 Magnaflow Mufflers and Res-Delete

Was happy with the Magnaflow exhaust setup on my '14 IS so went ahead with a similar setup. I kept my previous '14 IS' OEM exhaust piping which I now had Coachworks Automotive weld the Magnaflow...
Forum: IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 04-27-17, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By corradoMR2
Tire sidewall shape and sectional width play a...

Tire sidewall shape and sectional width play a big factor and these depend on the specific tire brand/model. On a +38 rear, mine rubs a little on big dips/bumps with 265/30/19 tires that have a...
Forum: Build Threads 04-24-17, 08:44 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,550
Posted By corradoMR2
+1 to what Sasnuke said on the style and offset...

+1 to what Sasnuke said on the style and offset and both look amazing!

Another point to highlight is the tire's sectional width. Check the tire's sectional width specs since not all tire widths...
Forum: RX - 4th Gen (2016-present) 04-23-17, 07:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 25,974
Posted By corradoMR2
Yep, 265/40/22 is "right-sized" in overall...

Yep, 265/40/22 is "right-sized" in overall diameter to stock.
Forum: Build Threads 04-17-17, 08:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,442
Posted By corradoMR2
Painted the calipers gloss black with Lexus vinyl...

Painted the calipers gloss black with Lexus vinyl logo.

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