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Hey Guys,

I've had my RC350 for about 20 days now!!! I love it!!!
Although I chose Luxury over F Sport, i do not regret it one bit.

I am looking to get the Intake by next week and the exhaust as soon as its available.

 

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Welcome to the forum, congrats on getting your black rc350!
How has it been for the 20 days you've had it for so far?
 

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What exhaust and intake are you getting? Are they just going to change the exhaust note or are you going to get some performance benefits too?
 

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Welcome to the forum, congrats on getting your black rc350!
How has it been for the 20 days you've had it for so far?
I LOVE IT!!!
I upgraded from a 2003 G35 Coupe. For some reason the Infiniti feels faster. But it may just be the sound factor that makes you feel like you are on a race car from the G35…

But i needed an upgrade. Last time i bought a car was in 07... Paid that off and have been a few years without car payments... but needed that RC350. I saw it on tv and i said "I got to have it!!!"

Great Luxury Sport Car to replace my G35!!!
 

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What exhaust and intake are you getting? Are they just going to change the exhaust note or are you going to get some performance benefits too?
since the car is new... there are no After Market parts that i could find...
I joined Club Lexus Forum too and one guy installed the Intake from Takeda for a GS350. He says its a direct fit and no modifications needed whatsoever.

he claims to have a better sound, slight increase on HP and torque... but no Dyno tests... just from feeling...

I ordered that and will install it next week.

Same guy had a custom exhaust built... and posted direction of what he did.. basically he replaced all the pipes to a 2.5" pipe and installed a couple of flow-master mufflers at the end.. he posted a clip and it sounds nice...

although i would wait for an aftermarket exhaust. like a nice HKS exhaust system.
 

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since the car is new... there are no After Market parts that i could find...
I joined Club Lexus Forum too and one guy installed the Intake from Takeda for a GS350. He says its a direct fit and no modifications needed whatsoever.

he claims to have a better sound, slight increase on HP and torque... but no Dyno tests... just from feeling...

I ordered that and will install it next week.

Same guy had a custom exhaust built... and posted direction of what he did.. basically he replaced all the pipes to a 2.5" pipe and installed a couple of flow-master mufflers at the end.. he posted a clip and it sounds nice...

although i would wait for an aftermarket exhaust. like a nice HKS exhaust system.

Welcome aboard, I have the RC350 F sport, did the same thing as far as exhaust but with megan mufflers, still need to post a video, the thread is on here for pictures... i am waiting for suspension currently... tanabe has some springs out but not as aggressive of a drop as i would like... Keep us updated!
 

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Welcome aboard, I have the RC350 F sport, did the same thing as far as exhaust but with megan mufflers, still need to post a video, the thread is on here for pictures... i am waiting for suspension currently... tanabe has some springs out but not as aggressive of a drop as i would like... Keep us updated!
I'll be on the look out for some really involved coil over setup :D
 

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Hey Guys,

I've had my RC350 for about 20 days now!!! I love it!!!
Although I chose Luxury over F Sport, i do not regret it one bit.

I am looking to get the Intake by next week and the exhaust as soon as its available.

Hi, thepro78. Congratulations on your new beautiful purchase. I noticed that you got it from Keyes of Van Nuys? Did you try Longo Lexus in El Monte or other dealerships in So-Cal? Please keep up posted with more information on what you really like and dislike about your RC. Thanks in advance and Please drive carefully, buddy.
 

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Hi, thepro78. Congratulations on your new beautiful purchase. I noticed that you got it from Keyes of Van Nuys? Did you try Longo Lexus in El Monte or other dealerships in So-Cal? Please keep up posted with more information on what you really like and dislike about your RC. Thanks in advance and Please drive carefully, buddy.
Keyes of Van Nuys hooked me up wit a great deal!!! Of course is took some negotiating and pulling on a few hairs... on both ends... the dealer and myself... lol

But overall i feel like i got a great deal. The MRSP was $53,500.00 it's not the Fsport but it has the Luxury Navigation Package.
 

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not a chance

Have you thought of blacking out the chrome parts on your rims and/or grille?
Nope. i like it just it is. If i make any changes to the body.. i would only get the Fsport grill.

Then the exhaust and Intake will come in for sure.
 

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Hi, thepro78. Congratulations on your new beautiful purchase. I noticed that you got it from Keyes of Van Nuys? Did you try Longo Lexus in El Monte or other dealerships in So-Cal? Please keep up posted with more information on what you really like and dislike about your RC. Thanks in advance and Please drive carefully, buddy.
Keyes of Van Nuys hooked me up wit a great deal!!! Of course is took some negotiating and pulling on a few hairs... on both ends... the dealer and myself... lol

But overall i feel like i got a great deal. The MRSP was $53,500.00 it's not the Fsport but it has the Luxury Navigation Package.
Hi, thepro78. As long as you feel it was a great deal, then that's what matters most. I am holding on my purchase for at least a few months to shop around and read more reviews on this Forum and other sites. Plus, it gives me a chance to save up more money for a bigger down payment and that will help my negotiation power. Cash is king and it will be taken more serious than just me talking. Hehe.. I might even wait til September to see what the 2016 model has to offer and if my main color is still available, I will go for the 2015 F Sport.

Once again, congratulations on your beautiful purchase and enjoy the awesome rides. Longo Lexus we're very professional, non forceful, patient and welcomed me with awesome service. I am still going to try other dealerships when time hits near my purchase just to test the waters. It doesn't hurt to shop around for a better deal and Keyes is not too far from my area.
 

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I can respect that! and the mention of a time frame is good enough for me, for now.

Any insight into how involved of a coil over setup it is?
Well it's a full coil over kit including springs and all. when you ask how involved what are you referring to?

from the looks of it i should be the first RC350 F Sport on a full coilover kit which im always don with that lol.
 

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Well it's a full coil over kit including springs and all. when you ask how involved what are you referring to?

from the looks of it i should be the first RC350 F Sport on a full coilover kit which im always don with that lol.
Is it entry-level for basic street performance? or more of a street/track setup?
 
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