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Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) Today, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By OBP
Alright, my turn now. Drivers door will not lock...

Alright, my turn now. Drivers door will not lock or unlock using the key fob button. I hear beeps and clicks but I need to use the physical key to unlock or lock the drivers door. Happened after I...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 07-03-16, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By OBP
OP congrats - my 2005 has been with me for 8...

OP congrats - my 2005 has been with me for 8 years now and I am still very pleased to get in an drive every so often. Your mods sound great - I have TSWs on mine for the summer - see if you like...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-22-16, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By OBP
congrats great find

congrats great find
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-17-16, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 838
Posted By OBP
Also check out the online reviews for the after...

Also check out the online reviews for the after market warranty company. Some make it a bear to process a claim. Check with your local service adviser at the dealership if they have processed claims...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-12-16, 07:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,951
Posted By OBP
My 2005 had some of your issues when it was a lot...

My 2005 had some of your issues when it was a lot younger - between 25k miles to 35 k miles in 2008, I had a rear shock replaced, headlight levelers replaced, one side mirror motor quit and was...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-01-16, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By OBP
just do a trans fluid drain refill rather than a...

just do a trans fluid drain refill rather than a full flush. After 3 oil changes coupled with the tranny fluid drain refill, you should be in good shape and will not need one like that for about...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-28-16, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By OBP
So I did get the BFG non RFT and it was the g...

So I did get the BFG non RFT and it was the g force comp 2 all season. Like they told me before at Costco, they could not get hold of the summer tires so all seasons was what they offered. But I like...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-23-16, 07:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,218
Posted By OBP
Hey Mandy, watch it with the combo of OEM rotors...

Hey Mandy, watch it with the combo of OEM rotors and ceramic pads. That was me two sets of rotors ago - got Posi Quiet ceramics, really liked the stopping power but they caused my OEM rotors to warp....
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-21-16, 02:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,524
Posted By OBP
Does your model year of SC430 have the "power...

Does your model year of SC430 have the "power button" near the shifter ? Can try that. I am always in that setting.
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-17-16, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By OBP
A bunch of us have noticed slight vibration even...

A bunch of us have noticed slight vibration even with perfectly fine OEM wheels when cruising at about 65 mph. Above that it gets better and below, it is better too. If you do not have it, that is...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-17-16, 11:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,268
Posted By OBP
Something definitely changed in 2005 and it could...

Something definitely changed in 2005 and it could be the springs. Mandyfig and I have swapped cars for test drive and his 2004 is definitely a firmer ride than my 2005. My suspension feels quite a...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-17-16, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By OBP
Try taking the wheels to a wheel repair...

Try taking the wheels to a wheel repair specialist and see how much it might cost to have them straightened. Cannot hurt to ask. Now if you are trying to solve the 65 mph vibration issue, think you...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-14-16, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By OBP
The ones I have on my TSWs are plastic

The ones I have on my TSWs are plastic
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-12-16, 03:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By OBP
RFTs tend to have shorter lifespans because when...

RFTs tend to have shorter lifespans because when you get beyond 15k miles, they get really noisy. Similar with some regular tires but my Pirelli P Zero Nero RFTs were just terrible whereas the Conti...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-02-16, 06:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,218
Posted By OBP
Currently have R1 Concepts slotted and drilled...

Currently have R1 Concepts slotted and drilled rotors together with Akebono ceramic pads. I really like them. I used to have Posi Quiet ceramic pads with Power Slot slotted rotors and the Posi...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 02-24-16, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,524
Posted By OBP
So your garage is like mine when I got my SC in...

So your garage is like mine when I got my SC in 2008 - I had a 2006 RL and a 2005 SC430. I since gave up the RL but man that was one good car in the snow. With winter tires, unstoppable. Compared...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 02-21-16, 03:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,524
Posted By OBP
Great looking 2009 - those must be pretty rare...

Great looking 2009 - those must be pretty rare cars to find. Congrats !
Dunno if the bumper got redone but on white cars, paint on metal and paint on plastic/poly bumpers do look different. I have a...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 02-13-16, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By OBP
To the OP, hmmm, looks like your thought process...

To the OP, hmmm, looks like your thought process was kind of like mine in 2007/8. Wanted a convertible, test drove some 1999/2000 MB SL500s and sort of gave up and ended up with the SC430. Been very...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 02-05-16, 05:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,894
Posted By OBP
Mandy, when Nalley replaced my O2 sensor 2 yrs...

Mandy, when Nalley replaced my O2 sensor 2 yrs back it was also a CEL and VSC lights situation. Had this experience twice cos I have had them replace two different O2 sensors over the last 5 yrs....
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 02-05-16, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 959
Posted By OBP
To OP, maybe you n I were caught in the same snow...

To OP, maybe you n I were caught in the same snow storm this morning ? I daily drive my SC430 except daily commute duty is shared with the MB CLS550 cos it is one long drive - 61 miles one way so 122...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 02-01-16, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 841
Posted By OBP
Near dead batteries can fail to transmit a TPMS ...

Near dead batteries can fail to transmit a TPMS signal after a few successful transmissions. This happened to me on my OEM wheels with winter tires - somedays it would work initially but after...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 01-30-16, 03:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,457
Posted By OBP
Cool pic Coleroad

Cool pic Coleroad
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 01-30-16, 10:45 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,457
Posted By OBP
Pic of an SC430 ( about to become a future...

Pic of an SC430 ( about to become a future classic ), with a classic/historical car. Does not have to be a Ford Model T but whatever merits a 'historic' or 'classic' designation by state regulatory...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 01-30-16, 07:42 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,457
Posted By OBP
So you might have guessed I'm into WWII classic...

So you might have guessed I'm into WWII classic aircraft. Pics are pretty good resolution but aircraft are only 1/72 scale so a little zoom in might help. Sorry about the dirty stable mate.
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Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 01-29-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,457
Posted By OBP
will detailed and accurate scale models of such...

will detailed and accurate scale models of such military hardware count ?
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