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General Information

Name
- Alexis (Slurred the name every time I said what car I had, "a Lexus")
Year
- 2001 (Says 2000/06 tho)
Make
- Lexus
Model
- IS300
Color
- Auburn Sky Pearl
Packages
- Standard
History
- Originally owned by a girl or something and had papers from factory with it. 2nd owner was a Criminal, and had several felony's including possession of guns, the car was in a 15mph highway wreak in the front, driver was in possession of weed/drugs.
I'm 3rd owner or something like that. And can't find any signs of bolts being loosen. But it may have gotten the bolts painted over.
Files are too damn large, will upload later. """""" Updates will say "Update #1 etc.." and what its about, with the new pics below the update text """"""
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Update 1# (November 12/2019) Did the front lights, and fogs (but not in picture) also did Grill and Antenna to the normal 16" cause I like it better.
I don't really think I like the Altezza grill though, it's just weird looking. I wanna keep the car as the stock color, so I'm gonna need to repaint the whole thing.
I can't really think of anything else that looks good on this car, besides some more mods?
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Update 2# (November 27/2019) Stripped and headed to Orlando for a black interior :whistle: Guy was super nice and has a Gita / Sport Wagon. Calls himself the GS300 Guru lol. (Sorry for crappy pictures, will try better next time) ( also if you want Tan pm me, I'm in the Space Coast area, also cleaned the mats to brand new)
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Update 3# (December 5/2019) Finished when I got back from my cruise. Before I went any further with carpet or headliner or installation, Whole car, the Whole Boi was sucked clean. I proceed to wipe it all down, getting rid of every speck of dirt! I contemplated Buffing and Polishing the Inside of the car. Also I sealed any whole or crack I could see with Auto/Marine Adhesive. Sound deadening isn't from me. I put the carpet in, vacuumed it, and then everything came along. Just waiting to get one of the Pillar and Sunroof Slide (grey), also the black lock actuators. ENJOY! (I also took better pictures this time, messing with the settings)
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"That Orange and Black combo"
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Update 4# (February 23/2020) Getting fixed. Problems that were wrong with it. Prepare Yo Self: Mismatched spark plugs, all fouled by oil, 3 of the 6 where finger loose, the other 3 were hand lose (Lol). Fuel Injectors had bad seals, fuel was constantly puddling. Bad oil pan, bad strainer, over 8 hours of de-greasing. Half a bolt stud was missing in the block. Missing header bolts. Broken exhaust Y-pipe. and a bunch of other things. Bad ventilation hose with a screw in it, bad alot of things. Timing was advanced by +10 through all of this, I'm surprised I still have a running car.
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  • Pros: Will Update
  • Is a Lexus
  • Is Black Interior
  • Handling is damn great
  • Fastest Boi in the hood
  • So comfortable, and stock radio
  • No stains or tears very immaculate
  • No more oil smell
  • fixed alot
  • Cons: Will Update
  • Clear coat of a preschooler
  • No turbo...
  • I blew out the rear deck.. :]
  • Summary:
- 11/10

Modifications

Drivetrain
- I forget what drivetrain means? Stock driveshaft, stock diff? Stock.
Interior
- The usual Black on Charcoal Grey
Exterior
- "The rare ASP color" Honestly when I first saw the car while looking for a IS300 as a first car, I found it on Craigslist and didn't really think of it looking too good, but oh well. (Cause usually I think the colors that don't look too good are the less chosen ones) Later that night we bought it. I still didn't know what to think of it. Later the next morning I changed my mind, "In the sun this color pops" especially living in Florida. I will respray what is not damaged when the time comes. I really want a factory look. The door sills in my car are killer!
Audio
- Stock fronts, and stock rear deck. Well broken rear deck, I rattled the voice coils off the leads. But the magnet size compared to the Toyota counter part is big. I love how they sound, well did. The fronts really hold for now.
Lighting
- Both fogs are working now, Cleaned up headlights (and fog lights), and power of the sun.
Exhaust
- Longtube headers (no cats), broken midpipe, (no cat) res, stock axle muffler off center. (Fixed centering of muffler)
Suspension
- Some weird "tocokio?" shocks?. Stock Springs. Rides with 3 inches all around. Wanna drop to 2 fingers instead of 4 and 3. It could be worse, it sits nice right now.
Wheel and Tire
- Stock 17in all around Machined Alloy Finish. Front 225/45, Rear 245/40. Left side of the cars wheels have clear chipping, but the right side look brand new :/

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