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Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 12-03-15, 10:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By vicSC400
My guess is the tires I don't know. And the tires...

My guess is the tires I don't know. And the tires were already had some wear on them when I purchased the car. I noticed when I did the carfax the previous owner always got the car aligned when the...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 12-02-15, 04:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By vicSC400
Thanks the alignment wasn't off by too much, they...

Thanks the alignment wasn't off by too much, they said everything is back in the green as they showed me the alignment chart. Now I have to go purchase a plug kit and keep it in the trunk. :woohoo:
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 12-02-15, 03:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By vicSC400
UPDATE: New Tires are now on the car dumb flats...

UPDATE: New Tires are now on the car dumb flats are off. No More scrubbing noise, or tire noise. I didn't know my car could ride so new without them rough riding run flats. Bumps have been reduced...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 12-01-15, 04:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By vicSC400
I have 227,000 on her.

I have 227,000 on her.
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 12-01-15, 08:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By vicSC400
I did notice my tires are wearing pretty bad on...

I did notice my tires are wearing pretty bad on the inside on the front tires. I am taking those off tomorrow and replacing the run flats for a set of MICHELIN PILOT SUPER SPORT XL. I heard the ride...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 12-01-15, 07:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By vicSC400
I tried to move both front tires grabbing top and...

I tried to move both front tires grabbing top and bottom and shaking but no play in the wheel, I have had that issue with my cadillac in the past with bad wheel bearings so I think that rules that...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 12-01-15, 07:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By vicSC400
No I didn't go back with OEM pads I went with ...

No I didn't go back with OEM pads I went with
Akebono ACT771 ProACT Ultra-Premium Ceramic Brake Pad Set
for both front and back. Heard they were pretty great pads.
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 11-30-15, 06:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By vicSC400
Ok so i jacked the car up yesterday and turned...

Ok so i jacked the car up yesterday and turned the front wheels, I could here the noise slightly as i spin the wheels. Also jacked the back up and put it on jack stands, I started car and let the...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 11-28-15, 05:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By vicSC400
I will be jacking her up first thing in the...

I will be jacking her up first thing in the morning will take pics and upload them. Thanks
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 11-28-15, 05:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By vicSC400
First thing in the morning I will be taking...

First thing in the morning I will be taking wheels off and checking rotors, I'll take some pics and upload them here to see if anything looks shaky with the rotors. I really don't know when the last...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 11-28-15, 05:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By vicSC400
No I didn't start hearing this sound until maybe...

No I didn't start hearing this sound until maybe a couple of weeks ago. There was no noise prior after I changed the pads not even a squeak which is what I was hearing before I replaced the pads.
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 11-28-15, 05:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By vicSC400
I took it to the lexus dealer a couple of months...

I took it to the lexus dealer a couple of months ago when I was hearing that wining sound they told me that noise was road noise from the tires. They had it up in the air spinning the wheels and no...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 11-28-15, 05:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By vicSC400
The sound is the same when brakes are applied as...

The sound is the same when brakes are applied as well.
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 11-28-15, 05:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By vicSC400
I replaced all four pads with brand new pads and...

I replaced all four pads with brand new pads and it wasn't making and type of sound like this until recently. I know for sure how to replace pads and they are not on backwards. It makes this sound...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 11-28-15, 09:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By vicSC400
Anyone ever here a rubbing noise coming from pads, rotor area? Help

I put brand new pads on my 2003 sc430 about 6 months ago, and have noticed this rubbing sound coming from all 4 tires. It is very noticeable and annoying. I'm wondering if I should have put brand new...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 05-07-15, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By vicSC400
Got it in there!! Thanks guys had to twist a...

Got it in there!! Thanks guys had to twist a little until I gelt it catch. As good as new now.
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 05-07-15, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By vicSC400
Will give that a try this a.m.

Will give that a try this a.m.
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 05-06-15, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By vicSC400
Ok I did get the old antenna cable and antenna...

Ok I did get the old antenna cable and antenna out. I had the new one in but realized I still had the part of the old antenna was still down in the hole. So I got everything out tried it again but...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 05-06-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By vicSC400
Thanks will try this and post my results...

Thanks will try this and post my results...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 05-06-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By vicSC400
Antenna cable wire will not pull out. HELP!!!

Hi guys so I've been trying to replace my antenna on the sc430 and when I turn on the radio and it unwinds it will not pull all the way out so that I can replace it with the new one. Is there any...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-05-15, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By vicSC400
Thanks glad to be here.

Thanks glad to be here.
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-05-15, 06:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,009
Posted By vicSC400
03 213k miles going on 3 weeks with the car. No...

03 213k miles going on 3 weeks with the car. No problems that I've noticed so far. The car was well maintained with regular dealership service from the day it was purchased as a lease. My wife loves...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-05-15, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By vicSC400
NICE!!!!! :thumbup:

NICE!!!!! :thumbup:
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-05-15, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By vicSC400
It had a pretty great carfax service report....

It had a pretty great carfax service report. Serviced regularly with 212k miles I forked over $7200 for it with the great condition it was in it retailed for about $10,500 so I knew it was a pretty...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-02-15, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By vicSC400
New Owner 2003 SC430 Love it!!!

3 weeks in with my SC430 completely love it, didn't realize it would turn so many heads when the top is down. Today was my first day able to drive with the top down here in SC it was 70%. Drives even...
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