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...that's really cool: the drilled pedals and aluminum kickboards/footrest. nice touch. i sorta wish acura did that with the cl's interior. i was looking at the audi TT i really liked how they did the same thing.

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Thank you. You know what I wish LEXUS did that the CL TYPE S has. The shift on the gear box instead of the wheel.

I liked the feel when test driving the cl type s, in the shift mode. It was fun.

Ya wanna here some funny bs. I asked the LEXUS sales guy why the arm rest was so low and could they not have re-tooled that before shipment. His response and I quote "Most people who are driving the IS300 have both hands on the wheel due to the sport and speed. HAAAAAAA, like I am sure the average shmo is driving twisties at 75 mph, and does not have time in his morning commute to have an arm rest.
 

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Speaking of the armrest,

Has anyone tried to remove the "lid"?? and take it to an appolstry (i cant spell) shop?

I bet that they could make it a little higher and match the leather for a reasonable price. All you'd have to do then is just put the hinge on the rear instead of the side.

I've only been in the IS once, though so maybe that's not possible. Any thoughts on that?

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Originally posted by ISFAN:
Thank you. You know what I wish LEXUS did that the CL TYPE S has. The shift on the gear box instead of the wheel.

I liked the feel when test driving the cl type s, in the shift mode. It was fun.

Ya wanna here some funny bs. I asked the LEXUS sales guy why the arm rest was so low and could they not have re-tooled that before shipment. His response and I quote "Most people who are driving the IS300 have both hands on the wheel due to the sport and speed. HAAAAAAA, like I am sure the average shmo is driving twisties at 75 mph, and does not have time in his morning commute to have an arm rest.

lol...yeah, most of us fire through twisites on our way to our oceanside office...

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car salesmen say some incredibly dumb things
 

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BTW: I "fixed" my armrest by moving the rear seat armrest to the front. I will post some pictures soon.

I put a subwoofer in the "hole" left by the removal of the rear armrest.
 

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please post pic's
... i know you have other things to do that are more important tho


Martin

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Originally posted by TEG:
BTW: I "fixed" my armrest by moving the rear seat armrest to the front. I will post some pictures soon.

I put a subwoofer in the "hole" left by the removal of the rear armrest.
 

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another thing about the "armrest".
the last time I put my wallet under that lid, all my credit cards got demagnetized.
Also, whenever my cell phone's in there, the battery dies much quicker.
prbly has something to do with it getting so hot in there...
 

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yessss, i must say the drilled alluminum everything is very cool. love the suede, not crazy bout the steering wheel shifter or silver shift knob though.
love the rear taillights, hate the front. cool car though

anybody from NJ?
Type S-ers are having a meet.
post if your interested

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