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Old 06-11-2009, 02:59 PM
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Re: I need you guys help with tires for my GF AWD IS250

nate - ultimate compound and a foam applicator... pepboys or autozone... try that should knock it out if u wanna do it @ my house let me know
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Old 06-11-2009, 03:04 PM
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Re: I need you guys help with tires for my GF AWD IS250

Nate-if the ultimate compound doesnt work....there are other ways. You may have to start with a heavier cut compound and work your way up. You can do it by hand...just takes a lot of elbow grease
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nate - ultimate compound and a foam applicator... pepboys or autozone... try that should knock it out if u wanna do it @ my house let me know
I don't mind doing it myself. If you want Irf we could do a detail day or something. I'll throw my Micro's in the wip and be out...LOL

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Sorry Scott, I looked up the proper name for the tire and it is "low rolling resistance tires"


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Low-rol...sistance_tires

My gas mileage took a 1 mpg dump in both city and highway driving using the Eagles. Also what I've found is that a low rolling tire isn't as good in deep snow or ice.
I don't know about that. I'm in the north east and most of the IS250 lexus and even infinity g35/37 here are AWD. I even have a different wheels than Scotts wife they 2" smaller (17") so I can't see lexus using a tire that isn't good in the snow. I've drove the car in the snow and it's awesome. Not to say there isn't better snow tires out there.
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Nate-if the ultimate compound doesnt work....there are other ways. You may have to start with a heavier cut compound and work your way up. You can do it by hand...just takes a lot of elbow grease

yeah bro if UC doesnt work we're gonna have to use m105 and i dont have that stuff so we would have to buy it online and wait for it
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Whatever. You and Scott are the masters at this stuff. I'm doing whatever you say...
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Re: I need you guys help with tires for my GF AWD IS250

yes scott showed me the way and i've been doing lots of reading at autopia and at MOL
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Re: I need you guys help with tires for my GF AWD IS250

Damn,Your not having any good luck with that Lexus...trade it in for a Jeep lol.
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please.....i am no master. I just try things and if I like them i will pass along the info
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I like the lexus. Just wish they made AWD IS350. If infinity can make a 300hp AWD so can lexus.
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I like the lexus. Just wish they made AWD IS350. If infinity can make a 300hp AWD so can lexus.
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No. But my OEMs were low rolling tires (what ever that means).
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low rolling? what the heck is that?
Low rolling resistence - for fuel economy. Typically they're harder compound and a fair bit less traction/grip than a more normal tyre.
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I agree with this statement......
the first year that they made the IS you could get an AWD IS350 but that was a very limited production run.
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