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We have a 2008 ISF at the shop for the next few months. Over the course of the next few months a lot of things are going to happen with this car. First and foremost we are going to use it to produce some parts that are not currently available for the ISF. Second we are going to put forged internals in the engine and we will be shooting for the 700whp mark! I don't know what is all going to be needed, but the rods and pistons are on order and I am working on head gaskets and head studs! As for the parts I would like to personally offer the ISF community here is a start to my list!

Factory Replacement Intake, Both short ram and cold air
Ported Intake Manifold
Plug and Play Engine Management
Fuel injector upgrade package
E85 Conversion package
Complete Fuel System Upgrade
Single Turbo Kit, or Twin
Low Compression Forged Pistons
High Compression Forged Pistons (for use with E85)
Forged Rods
Head Gaskets
Head Studs
More to come!
 

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I don't see headers on your list:confused:

Lou
 

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Yes, headers...preferably ones that utilize free flowing cats, and don't just delete them completely.
 

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I will look into headers, if it is something I think I can fit in i will... Is there anyone that would donate their car so I can build headers on it? The car I have now is turbo so the gains would be unknown, and the motor is coming out and apart very soon.
 

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I would also be willing to look into a supercharger, but again I would need another car from someone. If anyone is interested in doing a supercharger this winter please PM me!
 

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please take the approach that i will get shot on here for saying but its a 5.0 treat it like one and it will respond (proof in exhaust and intakes so far). that being said a simple throttle body spacer should net a nice little gain and make noticeable differences!
 

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Anything bolt on that doesn't require lengthy installation. I think the intake systems out there can definitely be improved upon... The heat shields suck.
 

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please take the approach that i will get shot on here for saying but its a 5.0 treat it like one and it will respond (proof in exhaust and intakes so far). that being said a simple throttle body spacer should net a nice little gain and make noticeable differences!
What do you mean by a throttle body spacer? How would this help? It sounds like another gimiky part to me.
My vote was for tuning as i think this would be the most popular choice for people wanting to change the performance characteristic of their car. Its the easiest thing to do (with the right parts) and the least time consuming and cheapest. I think it would have a much broader appeal and be more of a money maker.
 

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I agree p.whitelock as I voted for the same thing but I am a mechanic and like the bolt-ons and think a lot of folks on this forum are probably much like me and like the add-ons as well and like to physically work on the car and see the results. The spacer just adds length to the plenum much like a tunnel ram did back in the day so there is a possible opportunity here. One other note on a spacer, it can be used to install NOS fogger nozzles too :)
 

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I agree p.whitelock as I voted for the same thing but I am a mechanic and like the bolt-ons and think a lot of folks on this forum are probably much like me and like the add-ons as well and like to physically work on the car and see the results. The spacer just adds length to the plenum much like a tunnel ram did back in the day so there is a possible opportunity here. One other note on a spacer, it can be used to install NOS fogger nozzles too :)
You are 100% correct! I would be making it with a port for nitrous also!
 

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if you were closer to florida, i would lend my car for the N/A parts. we need headers, x-pipe, and exhaust to start. I've had turbo cars, and i want to try and keep this one all motor.......for now.
 

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if you do get one for the supercharger it.....bolt a whipple on top of that motor!
 

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Hey Andy, just make me bolt-ons that will make my F run like your 240 :) GEEEZZZZ!!!!
 

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What do you mean by a throttle body spacer? How would this help? It sounds like another gimiky part to me.
My vote was for tuning as i think this would be the most popular choice for people wanting to change the performance characteristic of their car. Its the easiest thing to do (with the right parts) and the least time consuming and cheapest. I think it would have a much broader appeal and be more of a money maker.
yes that would be great but i can tell you havent been around much. bc its not possible. Only one person has cracked a lexus ecu and that was on an is300 once years ago. and he only did it to one ecu. also if you do some searching on here and other lexus forums you will see that, that is the case.
 

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@ Andy at Elite,
I see you have an E85 conversation with high compression pistons. My question is how much higher can you go since this motor is already at 11.8:1?
 
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