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Dealer fitted my Hoshis & the mudflaps & the result is excellent.The ride is surprisingly smoother than on my previous 17" set-up,the wheel-colour is stainless steel as opposed to alloy grey & the larger wheels dramatically make the profile of the car less heavy.I will try to post pics when I can work out how to attach

from my file to LOC:my grandaughter may know & she's just 3!

Tel :driving:

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Dealer fitted my Hoshis & the mudflaps & the result is excellent.The ride is surprisingly smoother than on my previous 17" set-up,the wheel-colour is stainless steel as opposed to alloy grey & the larger wheels dramatically make the profile of the car less heavy.I will try to post pics when I can work out how to attach

from my file to LOC:my grandaughter may know & she's just 3!

Tel :driving:

Can't wait for the pics - but are Mud Flaps now available?

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Mudflaps are readily available:I will be interested to find out the fitted cost.

Getting better pics BUT,once they are in My pictures how do I transfer or attach to this POST as there is no

send to "Current Open File".

Thanks in anticipation:really do hope to get a great pic as the effect is significant helped by the stainless color.

Tel

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Try as I might, I nor my IT literate mate, cannot get Imageshack to work as per Noel's post above:can someone check Noel's post as we can get the URL on but not the picture:is something missing please?

Tel :tsktsk:

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Try as I might, I nor my IT literate mate, cannot get Imageshack to work as per Noel's post above:can someone check Noel's post as we can get the URL on but not the picture:is something missing please?

Tel :tsktsk:

Simplest thing is to upload (i.e. "Host it" button), when you get to the next page with URL's, click your curso into the first URL on the lower part of the screen (which hilites it) and copy - "Hotlink for forums (1)" via right mouse click and simply paste it into the text of your post. Nothing else.

Always works for me -

Hotlink for forums (2) which is naff and I can't get it to work... :

front8za.gif

Hotlink for websites (just a detailed URL) which is temperamental:

<a href="http://imageshack.us"><img src="http://img405.imageshack.us/img405/2501/front8za.gif" border="0" width="640" alt="Image Hosted by ImageShack.us" /></a>

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Jamboo,

Thanks for your quick reply:just waiting for my IT pal & then will post picture & tell you about the Deisel Sport I had for the day.

Tel :) :)

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Jamboo,

Thanks for your quick reply:just waiting for my IT pal & then will post picture & tell you about the Deisel Sport I had for the day.

Tel :) :)

What about the diesel sport you had for the day? Please tell...

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Jamboo,

Once more thanks for your help:we struggled because we did not realise the ADD ATTACHMENT button converted the Url address to a picture!!!!Thick or what!

Deisel Sport.

Above idle surprisingly refined & got c.38mpg.

Prefer my wheels.the stainless color contrast really compliments the argento silver

The big down side for me was the Gear Change which tingled slightly in my hand in 1/2 & I caught my knuckles on the h/brake engaging reverse.

Acceleration in gear 3 is awesome:mirror did not vibrate.

Tel :driving:

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The big down side for me was the Gear Change which tingled slightly in my hand in 1/2 & I caught my knuckles on the h/brake engaging reverse.

Tel :driving:

Really? Never had this problem, how big are your hands!! :blink:

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Those alloys look quite nice! I didn't really like them from the official pics in the accessories website, but they do look really good once on the car, especially like the dark metallic grey colour of them :D

Anyone know what these would look like on an old IS? How much did they cost?

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Jamboo,

Once more thanks for your help:we struggled because we did not realise the ADD ATTACHMENT button converted the Url address to a picture!!!!Thick or what!

Don't mention it...it took me a few attempts to get my original "Polish for my new car" thread piccy's on too.

Looks absolutely the works now, wish I could afford those wheels... :crybaby:

Anyway, I'll go some of the way and get the 'flaps instead!! So just called my local specialist...

£40+ VAT each pair

£60+ VAT fitted (takes an hour)

£164.50 (you are joking)

So I'll DIY them...and post up some pic's after it's done and some info on how hard/easy it was.

PS - acceleration in the SE in 3rd and 4th is awesome too, and 'cos of the drive ratio it goes on for ever!!!!

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Those alloys look quite nice! I didn't really like them from the official pics in the accessories website, but they do look really good once on the car, especially like the dark metallic grey colour of them :D

Anyone know what these would look like on an old IS? How much did they cost?

Tel - They look fantastic, I'm very jealous!

As for cost , my dealer quoted me £2k as I was trying to blag them as a freebie. Be interested to see what they could get to with some haggling....If anyone gets below £1k with tyres let me know :lol:

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Now thats what the car needs!!!

They look much much MUCH MUCH better than in the Lexus official pics!!!

Would love to see more pics from different angles Tel!!!???

They must look amazing on the Astral Black...

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My Flaps & wheels were a key part of my deal last December.The stainless color was a real pleasant surprise as was the neatness of the very shallow but wide flaps.

The front wheels are 18x8J & the rear pair are 18x8.5J wrapped in 255/40 Dunlop Maxx running@ 39psi giving a surprisingly smoother ride than the former 17"set.

If you buy this package as an accessory with Gold discount it costs c.£1700 minus the price you can get for your current wheel tyre combo which could easily bring the price close to £1200.

Tel :driving:

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That's not too bad...

Might consider that too.

Got the Mudflaps today. They're more "subtle" then I thought they wuld be, but the car does have quite "rounded arches" already giving a good coverage, so subtle is best.

Apparently they are the same as the IS200 OEM's, which took me by surprise. Obviously the dealers had no idea the same ones would fit....which is why many of us were told that they had not been launched for the new IS...

As soon as I've fitted them I will post to tell you guys how easy/hard they were to do, though the Toyota badged instructions make it look a doddle.

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Jamboo,

My flaps are totally different to those I had on the IS200/300e.g.the former fronts were cupped shaped @ the bottom whereas the new are strait to prevent breakage between the mounting strip & the cupped base.

Secondly,the rear are wider so I do not understand.

Tel :unsure:

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