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  1. Hi guys is this an F meet or other models under the marque can come too? #gooseberry
  2. For an IS350 BUT they have identical caliper/disc/pad combo..
  3. I would say why not for the discs I bought a pair from ze germans for about 110 delivered.. as they are 334mm they are REALLY heavy.. about 22kg for the pair. Lexarse charges I think 80 quid each...
  4. Pads and discs Euros dont stock.. However German sites like Autodoc, etc have a wider selection. Nothing special about them its just the rarity/application - Discs however are sided due to the vents (front anyway) You did ask about the key - are you referring to thieves with scanners and they can 'grab' the code off your transmitting key and open/start your car with that information via some specialist moody tools they have.. Store the keys in a foil lined box so that the transmitting signal is blocked.
  5. Brakes are a conventional setup for changing Discs and Pads.. The only difference is that the brake system has an accumulator so when it comes to BLEEDING then you will require Techstream to do so. So unless you are going to change the fluid just go ahead and change as per normal. Nowt different there.
  6. I have Calipers, discs and even the pads thats done 10k miles on my 2016 IS300H. So you can imagine these are fairly new. Please PM me for more details
  7. You will need to undo the 4 x 17mm bolts to release the hub bearing assembly. Have to be super careful as the ABS ring is built into the bearing and its kind of pressed into the suspension knuckle. If your mechanic is competent he will be able to figure it out without damaging it. The shield is 'sandwiched' between the hub and suspension knuckle.
  8. On a side note: as the old calipers and brakes fit IS220D and IS200 - I'm sure these can be sold to these owners to recoup the initial investment. So the whole setup could be cheaper.
  9. After having a near miss in my IS where I personally found the brakes wasn't there when I needed it. I have decided to experiment with 4 Piston calipers. Yes I know my previous post contradicts myself however (Yes I will eat my hat) I decided to upgrade on a budget. This does not foul under the standard f Sport 18's I bought the following for this conversion in which some things may not be necessary. 2 x GS300H recon'd calipers. (these are GS/IS250/IS300 (MK2) also) New IS350 Dust shields as the IS300H are too small to clear the calipers New bolts - Carrier, Hub New shims New Pad plate and pins Brembo pads (18 quid on Amazon) ATE discs (from Mr Auto) New IS350 Brake lines *however I think standard IS300H will fit Techstream to bleed the system VHT Matte black engine enamel VHT Laquer Fleebay Lexus Decals. All in all with all the genuine parts it costed me around £500 - From a 296mm with 28mm thickness to a 334mm with 32mm thickness I can say the brakes are extremely sharp with less effort from the old setup. Old brakes still was around 27.8mm thick and pads has plenty of 'meat'. Bang for buck for a piece of mind safety aspect I found it well spent in which I am sure other forum members disagree and could spend that elsewhere. Happy to help with part numbers etc I have this documented. However I did not buy from Lexus UK for any of the parts as they were 30% more expensive.
  10. You reckon matey? 16 quid new.. Didnt think they were worth much :)
  11. I have 2 massive blue ones on my mantle piece now lol
  12. Ahoy! Part II of Stealth Mode.. Black Pearl Front and Rear Badges and OEM Lexus Rear Spoiler.. Thats it.. Skint now... :( Enjoy
  13. So Whats Your Profession?

    Wow some really interesting careers guys!
  14. So Whats Your Profession?

    That'll be the lease company motors.. its either a Golf or Audi lol
  15. Apologies if this topic has been done to death, but curious what forum members do to bring in the 'coin' :) I 'was' a Product Manager for Vodafone (Newbury) and at the moment looking for a new job.. I'm also a silent partner with my best mate in a small workshop in Essex who specializes in fettling and repairing Hondas.