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Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 01-12-16, 07:52 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,650
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Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 01-03-16, 05:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 991
Posted By Taysdad
I am huge fan of winter tires for these cars (I...

I am huge fan of winter tires for these cars (I have them on my IS350C too). More in this thread:

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/sc430-2nd-gen-2001-2010/763985-winter-tires-for-the-sc430.html
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 10-02-15, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By Taysdad
Angry My SC430 now belongs to my 18 year old daughter. ...

My SC430 now belongs to my 18 year old daughter. :cry:
She is the envy of all her college friends and is often told it is the coolest car ever.
Her biggest problem is saying no to everyone who...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 10-02-15, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By Taysdad
I have both sets actually. :cool: I have the...

I have both sets actually. :cool:
I have the Tourmalines for my all season tires and the G-Spiders for dedicated snow tires.
I was having a lot of trouble deciding when I first wanted to upgrade...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 09-04-15, 05:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 822
Posted By Taysdad
I made a post about this last year. IMO, GOOD...

I made a post about this last year. IMO, GOOD snow tires completely changes this vehicle (it did my IS350C as well). I would recommend dedicated snows to anyone with an SC430 they drive in in...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 09-01-15, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Taysdad
Rick, IMO - the timing belt (and all the...

Rick,

IMO - the timing belt (and all the other stuff that goes with it.....water pump, idlers, etc.) are what I would be sure to do prior to driving it back. I would also "check" the other fluids...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 09-01-15, 08:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,565
Posted By Taysdad
Rick, I am not surprised to hear this. I...

Rick,

I am not surprised to hear this. I wouldn't focus too much on the prior loss but rather on the future to make your new SC430 just as you want it. I know exactly what you mean by "not a...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 07-17-15, 06:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,663
Posted By Taysdad
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http://www.clublexus.com/forums/sc430-2nd-gen-2001-2010/612563-radio-antenna-problem-on-02-sc430.html
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 07-17-15, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,663
Posted By Taysdad
The fix is more than likely unbelievably simple. ...

The fix is more than likely unbelievably simple. Most of us on this board have replaced our antenna mast at some point here due to it not working anymore. The good news is if you hear "grinding" is...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 06-22-15, 05:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,213
Posted By Taysdad
Best of luck sorting through this. Prayers sent...

Best of luck sorting through this.
Prayers sent for everyone's health!
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 06-22-15, 05:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,626
Posted By Taysdad
Sorry to hear this. As you and many others have...

Sorry to hear this.
As you and many others have said.....the bright spot is nobody was hurt.
Cars can be repaired. Who knows, perhaps this will be a good thing and you'll get a car in return that...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 06-18-15, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By Taysdad
"Leatherique" cleaner and their Rejuvenator oil...

"Leatherique" cleaner and their Rejuvenator oil products are about the best on the market IMO -- at a price that reflects their superiority unfortunately.
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 05-30-15, 05:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,313
Posted By Taysdad
x2 -- Beatsonic unit is IMO the best option when...

x2 -- Beatsonic unit is IMO the best option when replacing the radio.
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 05-25-15, 07:50 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,441
Posted By Taysdad
The total refresh project cost me just under $2K...

The total refresh project cost me just under $2K with tax. The detail, paint correction, touch up, wet sanding, and leather work ran just under $900 and the paint film application was about $1100. ...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 05-24-15, 12:17 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,441
Posted By Taysdad
Just got it back from the detailer.......

OK - I just got my SC430 back from the detailer (they've had it for over a week).

I had all the rock chips professionally touched up and then wet sanded. The entire car was polished (4 passes) to...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 05-22-15, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By Taysdad
"Ask and you shall receive" :thumbup: ...

"Ask and you shall receive" :thumbup:

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/sc-430/409480-surprising-things-you-learned-about-the-sc-long-after-buying-it.html
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 05-15-15, 05:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,188
Posted By Taysdad
I finally had my new head unit (Kenwood KNX-692)...

I finally had my new head unit (Kenwood KNX-692) installed yesterday along with a NAV-TV Cam6 back-up camera.

I promised I would post all the details (I'll do this later in a separate thread),...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 05-14-15, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By Taysdad
Are you rolling on runflats still? If so, moving...

Are you rolling on runflats still? If so, moving to standard tires makes an AMAZING difference in the ride harshness. I think everyone agrees that this is the number one thing you can do to improve...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 05-13-15, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,188
Posted By Taysdad
I bought from CarID as well. Best prices and...

I bought from CarID as well. Best prices and great service IMO.
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 05-10-15, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,188
Posted By Taysdad
If you are using an external (iPod) input or a...

If you are using an external (iPod) input or a CD, does the antenna stay up?
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 05-05-15, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Taysdad
I am going with the Xpel Ultimate film because of...

I am going with the Xpel Ultimate film because of it's "self-healing" properties. If you haven't seen this stuff.....Google it and watch some of the Youtube videos. It's a great way to keep the...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 05-05-15, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Taysdad
I am ordering via a local shop but they use...

I am ordering via a local shop but they use "patterns" to do the cutouts. The only pattern listed for the rear is a 2010 bumper cover. They are charging me $200 for the cutout (or $350 for the...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 05-05-15, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Taysdad
FYI - I did check with my local Lexus parts...

FYI - I did check with my local Lexus parts counter (thanks for the great idea)..................

It is the same rear bumper (same part number for the cover) from 02-10.
Hopefully, some day in...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 05-04-15, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Taysdad
Rear Bumper - Different by model years?

I am trying to determine if all model years of the SC430 (02-10) have the same REAR bumper. I know the front bumper changed in 2006, but is the rear bumper the same?

I ask because I am trying to...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 05-02-15, 08:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,521
Posted By Taysdad
Here is what I wrote regarding head units in...

Here is what I wrote regarding head units in another post.........




BTW - I never really said, but I decided to go with the DNX692. I really like the idea of a "real" volume knob. I am...
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