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About Hondaman

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    IS250 SE
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    Greater London

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  1. You didn't mention your budget, but I bought for £4,200 last year on a 07 plate with 115k on the clock. Unless you are paying less than £3k for this car, I would pass on this one. It sounds like it has been a little neglected.
  2. I will ask the neighbours if they have any new devices, but don't hold out much hope of getting a honest answer. No new cars in my neighbourhood though. It such a pain really.
  3. Mobile signal is good where I live. Played up again this morning, but fine for the rest of the day, until I got home. Then it didn't want to lock!
  4. I'm having a issue that started a few days ago. Both my keyfobs wouldn't open the doors recently. After several attempts it finally opened. I can nearly always open the passenger door by pressing the sensor on the handle, but not the drivers side. After driving to work it's fine. Only seems to play up when parked in my driveway. No new wireless stuff in my house. Any ideas?
  5. Hi folks my rear pads will need changing on my new to me 07 plate IS250. I always try to upgrade when changing parts, so does anyone have any recommendations. I was looking at drilled discs with a set of Mintex pads.Is there any real advantage to having drilled discs beside heat dissapation. What about slotted and drilled discs? All opinions wanted. Thanks in advance
  6. I've been trying to transfer my phone book to my car with no success. I have followed the instructions in the manual, but after 30 minutes or more, nothing has been transferred. the screen just says "Transferring contacts". What am i missing? I can create contacts manually,but i have nearly 200 contacts! My car is a 07 plate SE with the Mark Levinson system.Thanks for your tips in advance.
  7. I just got my Is250, and the Avon tyres look fairly new. When they need changing I definitely will be going towards Khumo. They are well priced and have comparable grip to the big name tyres. I had Dunlop Sport Maxx on my last IS a few years ago, and was not too impressed.
  8. I've had Khumo on my Honda Accord 2.4 in the past. Good value for money and decent grip, I seem to recall. I've got Avon zv7's on my IS, and I'm not totally comfortable with them, especially in the rain.
  9. I've had my Is250 for a few weeks now and love it. I just noticed that my nearside mirror doesn't tilt down when I engage reverse. Was this only a option on the SEL spec as I have an SE. I don't have a owners manual, and using the search feature didn't yield any answers.
  10. There are Android units for sale on Ebay and Aliexpress.
  11. That's why I love this forum. I learn something new everyday. I think I will stick with a upgraded halogen bulb, but have read that some of them don't last very long. The search continues. Keep the comments coming folks.
  12. Leaning towards these actually: