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Cavanagh
08-13-2010, 12:44 AM
Snagged some pictures the other day. I know, it needs a tint, drop, and especially a turbo :D I also want to paint the brake calipers red with "Lexus" written on them, but being a broke college student really puts a burden on getting that done.
http://img225.imageshack.us/img225/6631/img0115n.jpg (http://img225.imageshack.us/i/img0115n.jpg/)
http://img265.imageshack.us/img265/6250/img0102fr.jpg (http://img265.imageshack.us/i/img0102fr.jpg/)
http://img227.imageshack.us/img227/4055/img0103v.jpg (http://img227.imageshack.us/i/img0103v.jpg/)
http://img443.imageshack.us/img443/9309/img0104ua.jpg (http://img443.imageshack.us/i/img0104ua.jpg/)http://img96.imageshack.us/img96/3812/img0107gv.jpg (http://img96.imageshack.us/i/img0107gv.jpg/)
http://img339.imageshack.us/img339/5914/img0121qo.jpg (http://img339.imageshack.us/i/img0121qo.jpg/)
http://img690.imageshack.us/img690/8831/img0122n.jpg (http://img690.imageshack.us/i/img0122n.jpg/)http://img153.imageshack.us/img153/7056/img0118gm.jpg (http://img153.imageshack.us/i/img0118gm.jpg/)http://img823.imageshack.us/img823/853/img0110b.jpg (http://img823.imageshack.us/i/img0110b.jpg/)

And my personal favorite:
http://img32.imageshack.us/img32/5449/img0117jo.jpg (http://img32.imageshack.us/i/img0117jo.jpg/)
I had no idea it would look that good.
Gimme some feedback fooz
I wish it was fast, and easy to do without dropping a boat load. :zxflipoff:

FluffyNutts
08-13-2010, 12:47 AM
Yeah, those are nice cars. visionboy.com has videos of his and it has 750HP.

donteatbugs
08-13-2010, 03:52 AM
you dont need a turbo

theadidasmunky
08-13-2010, 04:55 AM
good luck man. i gave mine up about a year ago now... couldnt afford it anymore. its a money pit like no other. payment, gas, and insurance was almost $1k a month. hope you got a better deal than i did..

btw. dont bother changing any of the stock sound system unless you are getting MAJOR HIGH END stuff. i spent almost $2,000 on a deck amps and speakers and an infinity basslink sub. and the stock system was still waaay better. if anything maybe add a very good 10" sub

Cavanagh
08-17-2010, 06:58 PM
Thanks guys, I know what you are sayin munky, insurance is a bit high....I'm scrappin' by as of now. As for Bugs, It NEEDS a turbo! The power right now is eh, alrright....Doable for DDing, but I want to push some power out of her. I MIGHT do the cheaper route and go Supercharged, but again, thats a ways a way.

JDM SNUKUMZ
08-17-2010, 08:47 PM
and even supercharged something like a vortech system expect to pay 5g for one.

theadidasmunky
08-18-2010, 05:26 AM
look up a company called swift racing. i think they were in Maryland. they do some of the best work on is300's

Cavanagh
08-18-2010, 04:56 PM
and even supercharged something like a vortech system expect to pay 5g for one.

Yeah, which makes me lean towards a turbo for near the same price. I most concerned about my W55 trans. They blow between 3-350wheel usually, and I sure as hell can not afford a new transmission! Especially a 6 speed Getrag or an R154. Ah.....One day.


look up a company called swift racing. i think they were in Maryland. they do some of the best work on is300's
I agree, swift is great, but they are far away. IF anything i'll get their's or BoostLogics kit and most likely have Sound Performance near Chicago install it.

Maruki-kun
08-18-2010, 06:51 PM
good luck man. i gave mine up about a year ago now... couldnt afford it anymore. its a money pit like no other. payment, gas, and insurance was almost $1k a month. hope you got a better deal than i did..

btw. dont bother changing any of the stock sound system unless you are getting MAJOR HIGH END stuff. i spent almost $2,000 on a deck amps and speakers and an infinity basslink sub. and the stock system was still waaay better. if anything maybe add a very good 10" sub

you sir have failed. Focal K2P and a P880PRS, Dayton HF 10 and a memphis bell. spend $80 to properly deaden the doors and you're well on your way for under $1200 and since you'd be active, you can piece things together and save even more money and get more for your dollar.

theadidasmunky
08-19-2010, 04:06 AM
i had focal speakers. they were the access series.. i guess thats the lowest series they have. when i went to the speaker shop they let me hear their top of the line speakers and i said ok i'll take them. turns out they gave me the lower ones cause they definitely didnt sound like they did when i heard them in the store.. and now that place is out of business...

Maruki-kun
08-19-2010, 04:09 AM
everything always sounds better on a wall. cars are a whole different beast with Axes, directionals, baffling, time alignment, etc.

Cavanagh
08-19-2010, 09:57 PM
I'm completely content with the IS' stock system.

richee3
09-06-2010, 04:33 AM
You know, I have never once been able to see your pics on my.IS. They never load. Then when I click the links to view the pictures in another window, I can get the top 1/3 of the picture to load. Sucks, because you're the most local member to me on there that I've found and I haven't been able to see your pictures until now. Like you, I'm content with the IS's stock sound system. It's not the loudest system, nor does it have the most bass or the cleanest sound. But it does everything well enough to get by and enjoy. Your car looks good! I'll have to hit you up if I ever head up north.

usp45
09-08-2010, 06:30 AM
I don't think this thread is wide enough.

nice car mang

jaydog82
09-08-2010, 07:03 AM
just swap over all the stock 2jzgte stuff and call it good

Cavanagh
10-27-2010, 10:37 AM
You know, I have never once been able to see your pics on my.IS. They never load. Then when I click the links to view the pictures in another window, I can get the top 1/3 of the picture to load. Sucks, because you're the most local member to me on there that I've found and I haven't been able to see your pictures until now. Like you, I'm content with the IS's stock sound system. It's not the loudest system, nor does it have the most bass or the cleanest sound. But it does everything well enough to get by and enjoy. Your car looks good! I'll have to hit you up if I ever head up north.
Without a doubt man, whenever you're around central IL, PM me here or on My.Is. I don't know why my pictures wouldn't work for you....Hmmm sorry! Ha