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Greek Lexus IS200 Supercharged

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Re: Greek Lexus IS200 Supercharged

Postby Dimis » Sat Feb 01, 2014 4:41 pm

Today was a bizzy morning. Firstly we started by swapping the OEM with the DeatschWerks fuel pump. Not plug and play as I thought. Initially I had to remove the OEM plug and fit the new DeatschWerks power supply plug. Next step was to fit the fuel pump on the holder . The diameter of both pumps are the same but the uprated fuel pump is a few centimeters longer. So had to modify sligtly the bottom of the DeatchsWerks fuel pump so as the cap of the holder would fit in place. After completion of the fuel pump swap and reseting the ECU I took the car for a spin and yes! the sesult was successful. The A/F now is between 12.1 and 12.6. Same values that I had when the car was mapped. So the conclusion is that the OEM fuel pump cannot handle 250+
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One more thing to mention. The fuel pump is quite as the OEM. This is one of the reasons I chose this brand and not a Walbro.
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Re: Greek Lexus IS200 Supercharged

Postby Dimis » Sun Feb 02, 2014 4:40 pm

Another upgrated that was performed yesterday after the fuel pump swap was the gearbox mount. The OEM mount was replaced by the TRD. After 140000 km the OEM rubber mount of the gearbox looked that it needed to be replaced with a new one. The new gearbox mount is listed in the TRD list that fits only the Altezza-SXE10 models but it fits ok on the IS200 series with no modifications. Straight swap.

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After fitment there was no vibration in the cabin and during gear changes the small kicks that existed with the OEM mount had dissapeared. I also had the feeling that the gears change better now, but that could be only my impression.
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Re: Greek Lexus IS200 Supercharged

Postby banan1984 » Sun Feb 02, 2014 7:02 pm

I am getting same impression after changing gearbox mount to vibratechnisc one. Is the shifter shorter now? Great work there mate, speechless..
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Re: Greek Lexus IS200 Supercharged

Postby Dimis » Sun Feb 02, 2014 8:20 pm

banan1984 wrote:I am getting same impression after changing gearbox mount to vibratechnisc one. Is the shifter shorter now? Great work there mate, speechless..


Yes mate I agree, the shifter seems to be shorter.
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Re: Greek Lexus IS200 Supercharged

Postby Dimis » Tue Feb 04, 2014 7:53 pm

Finally the TRD spark plugs arrived today. Now need to fit them this Saturday together with the Power Enterprise timing belt and a new water pump. Yes the water pump needs to be changed after 140000km. There is a small cooling fluid leakage from the water pump.

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Re: Greek Lexus IS200 Supercharged

Postby Dimis » Wed Feb 12, 2014 10:29 pm

]fitted today the new water pump, BTW it is a very expensive part, the power enterprise belt and the TRD spark plugs.

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Tomorrow I will post some pictures of the old spark plugs. The many dyno runs during both mapping and probably the water-methanol juice have deteriorated them.
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Re: Greek Lexus IS200 Supercharged

Postby Dimis » Sat Mar 01, 2014 8:07 am

After 3 years it was time to change to the tyres. I ordered a set of Yokohama Advan Neova AD08r tyres. I am excited to fit them on the car and test them in the track!

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Re: Greek Lexus IS200 Supercharged

Postby Dimis » Fri Mar 07, 2014 8:12 pm

My new rubber has arrived and tomorrow they will be fitted on my car!

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Re: Greek Lexus IS200 Supercharged

Postby Moley » Fri Mar 07, 2014 8:23 pm

Great parts fitted as normal mate. No expense spared . I would love to see your car dimis! !!

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Re: Greek Lexus IS200 Supercharged

Postby starletburkie » Tue Mar 18, 2014 9:01 am

Some nice parts there man! Where do u buy most your parts?

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Re: Greek Lexus IS200 Supercharged

Postby Dimis » Tue Mar 18, 2014 8:22 pm

starletburkie wrote:Some nice parts there man! Where do u buy most your parts?


Thanks lad I collect them from all around the world, searching the web to find the part I need
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Re: Greek Lexus IS200 Supercharged

Postby Dimis » Thu Mar 27, 2014 8:39 pm

I got a few more parts for the Lexus today. I managed to get hold on a rare TRD fuel cap (discontinued) and a TRD oil cap. Pictures shows also a TRD radiator cap which I did not buy from the seller. These parts do not give extra hp but improve the looks!

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Re: Greek Lexus IS200 Supercharged

Postby Dimis » Tue Apr 01, 2014 10:26 pm

Fitted today the TRD rear arms.

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More parts to be fitted soon.
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Re: Greek Lexus IS200 Supercharged

Postby Dimis » Sun Apr 06, 2014 3:14 pm

New part added on the car. I had a new C-One underbody panel a couple years in the store room but never had the time to fit on the Lexus. Well the time came and finally it found its right home. The blue colour is the protector sticker as it came from the supplier. The actual colour is the C-One colour -> bright gold. I have not decided to remove the sticker or not yet.

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Re: Greek Lexus IS200 Supercharged

Postby Dimis » Fri Apr 18, 2014 4:28 pm

A small update. Cleaned the TRD oil and fuel caps and fitted them on the car.

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