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  1. General Discussion
    Hey everyone! So I bought a 2018 IS300 F-Sport off a used lot last Saturday. The carfax was clean and it had low miles so I pulled the trigger. I noticed on Saturday night that the high beams didn't work, so I decided take it in to the dealer today (it's still under warranty). They told me...
  2. Basic Help & Repair
    What would be my best option A: buy a replacement try to have it flashed. B: Send off to try to have it repaired C: buy a lot off eBay with ecm ignition and key… if I do choose C what specifically all needs to be replaced..I feel like it’s the cheapest and easiest option but also the most...
  3. General Discussion
    Does anyone know what this bolt is for the upper control arms? Like the actual spec of the bolts thread pitch, length, etc. One of mine are kinda stripped so I want to replace it.
  4. Stop, Drop and Roll
    I’m looking for some Stern Face-II’s , just the 3 piece face because I wanna build some 2 piece wheels but because of how rare they are i can’t find any of just the faces anyone know any 3 piece wheel faces that look like this style? Help would be very much appreciated👍🏼 (5x114.3)
  5. General Discussion
    So i have a 2002 is300 and i want to take out the inner red piece, to make it all chrome and clear, however i can’t access it without taking off the tail light cover. Am i able to bake it in the oven or heat gun or is cutting it open the only option. this is an issue because i don’t have access...
  6. General Discussion
    So i bought the radiator and failed to realized its for a M/T and not for a A/T, would it be okay for me to still run the radiator for my A/T but buy a transmission cooling kit? HELPPPPPP!
  7. Basic Help & Repair
    For background, I have an '01 IS300. It ran literally perfect, no issues about a month ago. The last time it drove good was going to my girl's place, nothing out of the ordinary. Suddenly on the drive back home I had noticed a strong lack of any power, and then a check engine for P0430 had come...
  8. General Discussion
    My driver side headlight works fine but when I was looking at my passenger side, the light was out Anyone know any issues with this? Should I send them back?
  9. New Member Introductions
    Heyy, I'm new to the forum just wanted to say 👋👋👋... I'm building a 2001 IS300(bought fully stock) so far I have the front suspension done(Godspeed/truhart), cold air intake (weapon r) done, downpipe(meganracing) done, drill and slotted rotors done, still waiting on cat back(greddy revolution...
  10. Basic Help & Repair
    Ok so any help or advice on how I can fix this problem would be greatly appreciated !! So I got my car running after it sat for a few months I replaced the valve cover and spark plugs but I did not replace my wires or coil packs which both looked pretty old n I know that two of the clips we're...
  11. General Discussion
    So I have an 02 is300 with just over 160k on it. I was hearing a terrible screeching noise and took a look to see that my crankshaft pulley has split and was moving around when the a/c was on. I was looking on other forum posts and people were saying to only go oem because of the size and...
  12. General Discussion
    Hi guys and gals of the IS community, my car's throwing a Code p0705 (Neutral safety switch), and my best move is to replace it, but WHERE THE **** is it? I feel like I've scavenged every deep dark corner of the IS300 related internet, with no luck on any info on where the NSS is or how to...
  13. IS200 Owner's Forum
    I'm really bad at anything electrical so any help would be appreciated. I want to add a aftermarket subwoofer in the trunk of my Lexus IS200 (1999), but I really wanna keep the origenal sterio and speaker system, since i think it sounds great, and i don't wanna speand more money than i need...
  14. Basic Help & Repair
    Hi i’m looking to buy a 2001 IS300 automatic in auburn sky pearl. The car has 169,000 miles on it and is listed at $2800 but i think he would go down. I posted the listing and i’m not sure if it seems like a good buy or not. I’m looking for a stock IS to add mods to but i’m new to the car...
  15. General Discussion
    Theres a W58 from a sc300 with a remote shifter, so if I just change out the remote shifter with a correct tailhousing like one from xcessive manufacturing, would that work? And also be in the correct shifter position?
  16. General Discussion
    So I currently have a 240sx, had it for 4 years and I've wrenched a lot on it. I like to think i'm confident enough to make some repairs on my own cars. Especially older ones like the IS and my 240 for example. Here is the thing, I don't own a IS and im looking to buy one. I was hoping to get...
  17. Go Fast Stuff
    How would I make my Auto Altezza a bit more faster? What would be the first thing y'all would go for first if you had the auto version?? I believe it's 210hp right now. Let me know, cheers👌🏾
  18. Basic Help & Repair
    Okay, so here's my tale of sorrow... when i first got my 5 speed IS, i thought it was running fine. Yet, somehow there was popping on idle. I didn't think much of it. I then proceeded to buy cheap chinese coilpacks, and they eliminated any and all popping, however, they quit after only about 4...
  19. Basic Help & Repair
    I recently purchased a 2001 is300. I've been putting together a part list for a budget plan. One thing I cannot seem to find out for myself would be the ecu chip thing. I do have a cat on the list, I just don't know what i should buy tuning wise...
  20. General Discussion
    Hi, So I just finished timing belt job on my 2001 IS300 [Automatic] with the OEM kit with cam/crank seals, WP, etc. I also replaced spark plugs and valve cover gasket. When I try to start it, it just cranks. It sounds like it wants to start and it will sputter like it's about to but it doesn't...
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