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  4. yes I am on about the weedy rc 300 f sport ....
  5. I am surprised no one else has commented on my post but has anyone else driven the rc f sport, and felt the same as me... well I certainly am going to have a drive of the RCF if I dont have a play in one of them it will be a GSF I am wanting the V8
  6. As it says, I finally went to a dealer to have a play in the rc f sport, I have liked the looks and it was time to see what it was like. This was a 67 plate in white which looked very nice with red leather in side. after getting to know the controls decided to give it some in sport mode and yeah it pulls well but the sound of that weedy engine.....what have they done to it, it sounded naff, no exhaust sound as I had the windows down to listen to nothing apart from some sort of engine up front, not impressed by now at all so went down some country roads and kicked its arse. Its got the power and handles well but I just listen to that weedy sounding engine, A four cylinder one at that, not even a V6 sound. I drove back to the dealer and parked it up very disappointed to say the least.. The sales guy was very keen to ask what I thought and all I said was its not for me as it sounds like a 1.6 corrolla . He then tried to tell me about the button on the left somewherre that you can get some sort of sound to come through the speakers to make it sound good.... Nope from me I just don't want one now...... So the RCF guys what does the 5.0L sound like and not with artificial sound through the speakers??? If your going to get some sort of sporty car its got to sound good just like the old straight 6 or V6 engines... or even the V8 engines.... what is happening to the old engines
  7. I can say that once the bubbling has started the rot has already set in, I did a repair a year ago on a 03 IS200, didn't look to bad with a few bubbles.. the sill is covered in stoneguard so it takes for ever for it to bubble but when it does it will definitely need the rot cutting out and plating up.. there is a thread on here somewhere about this problem, Every IS I have seen needs this doing after a good few years. when they inject the sill with protection it seems it does not go all the to the rear of the sill..
  8. I never knew that... but the cheaper version certainly makes a difference in sound and economy...
  9. I can say that there is a couple of official lexus shops on ebay or lexus official store selling both and the so called dodgy one is made in Poland... also lexus parts direct sell the YZZAA air filter for the IS220 and IS200 and IS250.... I know what your saying about the braces that go across the filter but when a official Toyota seller sells you the wrong one then it makes you wonder what else do they sell that's incorrect, also the price for the wrong one is cheaper....
  10. The vehicle is IS200d Just thought I would share some useful info about the air filter fitted at last service, I ordered the service parts from well known places, genuine Toyota/Lexus parts. The problem I have had was that the car was so quiet when driving even for a diesel but something had been bugging me for a few months that when driving at around 1800 to 2000rpm you can hear air in the air box resonating and it never did it when I bought it. The only thing different was the air filter. Was told the air filter I bought was correct for my vehicle, but I questioned the different part number and was told it was correct for the vehicle. Well I decided to bite the bullet and buy the correct air filter and fitted last week and sorted, the car is quiet again and a pleasure to drive as the resonating was getting on my tits. I could not believe that an air filter would make such a difference especially when both are genuine Toyota parts.. The proper air filter part number for this car 17801-26010.. also the same for IS220d and IS250.... the part number I was told was correct is 17801-YZZAA, I can say for sure it is not the correct air filter and some dealers are selling this as the proper one and a few other places. I can also say that fuel economy has improved with the new air filter in, it may just be a fluke but I have been doin gthe same route to work, I always thought that my fuel economy had gone down but now has increased by 3mpg, does nit sound a lot but I will be going for a long drive next week and shall see for sure if it has made a difference. I have attached a few pics to show the difference between the 2.. I don't know why some dealers and other stockists are selling the YZZAA air filter has been correct as it definitely isn't... So if you have this filter in I bet if you put the correct one below in you will notice the difference.. not so in the petrol engines... The car is gone back to been quiet like it should be...
  11. As the title says, about 2yrs ago me and my son bought this car very cheap as it was in a sorry state, the picture when we got it doesn't look too bad but its had some work done to it to get it where it is today, not much money tho as most was cosmetic. It was going to be used as a drift car but persuaded my son it was too good for that. First job was the water leak which I knew was the radiator so that was replaced to cure that problem. The previous owner had kept topping up with water so the whole system is just full of rusty water, I have managed to sort that out but a heater matrix is still needed as only the drivers side gets hot, its been flushed many times and still the same. The next job was to weld the cills up as they had the famous bubbles on them, that was sorted so the suspension was replaced as it was knocking on the front end, luckily the garage where my son works there was a second hand set taken off a customers car as he replaced with adjustable shocks. The wheels had to get replaced as they were off a gs300 and looked well out of place on this car, there is a picture with them on.. Next job was to clean the whole interior as a dog had been in the car ands wow it took some getting rid of the hairs and smell. next was to sort the bodywork out as it had many scratches and scuffs on both bumpers and mirror covers, so after spraying them and put back on it was given a full detail with Killerwaxx compounds and finished off with killerwaxx polishes and waxes, what an amazing job we did.. the pictures don't do it justice and it will be back on the road from June 1st with one happy 18yr old driving it around...this car nearly ended up scrapped but was saved … I've added a few pics and one was when it was forsale before we got it and one when we got it then the rest is the present day VID-20200419-WA0020.mp4
  12. I must add my bit with regard to the IS200d , I have owned this for several years and is on a 11 plate with 131k on the clock and have not had a single problem with this, ok it is not a 220d which was known to have problems but hold on before you knock the 200d. The last couple of years it does local running only with no problems at all... just thought I would get that off my chest and surprised no other 200d owners have piped up about this post...
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  14. I see what you did there Steve, haha oh and thank you … but when I got it a few years ago now it had hundreds of stonechips on the front but couldn't afford to have the car off the road to get the front resprayed so a couple of weeks ago spent all day touching them all up and flatted them back down and some serious buffing it is back to looking amazing again, also the killerwaxx range do there job too, I wont go anywhere else...