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Forum: RX - Second Generation Today, 06:56 AM
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Posted By mandyfig
FL cars are normally good.

FL cars are normally good.
Forum: SC 430 08-27-14, 01:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,775
Posted By mandyfig
I hated to see my busted upper arm anyway so I...

I hated to see my busted upper arm anyway so I replaced it and without any credibility, I was hoping it was the cause of the clank (but I knew in the back of my mind it was bs). True enough as I...
Forum: SC 430 08-27-14, 08:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By mandyfig
How much are the Bilsteins (GS300) and are they...

How much are the Bilsteins (GS300) and are they plug and play?

Sewell has the shocks for $185 EA plus shipping...
Forum: SC 430 08-27-14, 08:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By mandyfig
If you simply search across the net, no KYB fits...

If you simply search across the net, no KYB fits the Rear for our SC430.
Forum: SC 430 08-27-14, 08:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By mandyfig
KYB does not list the GS300 Shocks 341267 as...

KYB does not list the GS300 Shocks 341267 as fitting the SC430.

Weird, the front 341266 is an OE direct replacement for the front. 341267 seems to be good for the rear, but we really do not...
Forum: SC 430 08-27-14, 08:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,775
Posted By mandyfig
I will piggyback on this thread as well. ...

I will piggyback on this thread as well.

Last night I replaced my rear upper arm which was busted on the ball joint (at least the rubber cover was). I purchased a used one from ebay and it has...
Forum: SC 430 08-26-14, 06:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By mandyfig
Or we can always go to SEWELL.

Or we can always go to SEWELL.
Forum: SC 430 08-26-14, 06:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By mandyfig
KYB do not have them?

KYB do not have them?
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 08-25-14, 04:27 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 89,128
Posted By mandyfig
I read it is 58 ft-lbs. Whoever owned this IS350...

I read it is 58 ft-lbs. Whoever owned this IS350 before me skimped on the anti-squeel shim plate and eliminated it! You cheap bs. Hence the brakes were squeeling. Gotta get some.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 08-25-14, 04:24 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 89,128
Posted By mandyfig
What's the torque on the caliper bolts? 68...

What's the torque on the caliper bolts? 68 ft-lbs? Thanks.
Forum: SC 430 08-25-14, 09:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By mandyfig
Steve, Thanks. Sweat and tears, LOL. But...

Steve,

Thanks. Sweat and tears, LOL. But lesson learned definitely. Also, better use quality spring compressors. Also, use better impact wrench, mine was electric and was heating up and giving...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 08-24-14, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By mandyfig
Wow, that's a lot of work, congrats!

Wow, that's a lot of work, congrats!
Forum: SC 430 08-24-14, 04:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By mandyfig
After 2 days of hard work the front shocks have...

After 2 days of hard work the front shocks have been replaced. In the end, since I did not have the right tools to get the upper arm nut out, I ended up removing the upper arm by unbolting the the 2...
Forum: SC 430 08-21-14, 02:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 138
Posted By mandyfig
Rear Upper Arm replacemnet

I have a busted Rear Upper Arm that I need to replace. Does somebody know what the size of the bolt-nut on the drawing below? Appreciate the help. I want to make sure I have the equipment to take...
Forum: SC 430 08-14-14, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By mandyfig
You live once?

You live once?
Forum: SC 430 08-13-14, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By mandyfig
There's one thing I would like to do especially...

There's one thing I would like to do especially when replacing rotors, is to paint the rotors so that it will not rust out.

In the future rotors will be rust free, might take a few more years...
Forum: SC 430 08-11-14, 07:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By mandyfig
Darthsid, you are right the links have to be...

Darthsid, you are right the links have to be released, no way you can get the bolt out of the frame. Insane that the manual does not talk about it. Thanks.
Forum: SC 430 08-11-14, 07:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By mandyfig
Thanks Poqman! Appreciate the tip.

Thanks Poqman! Appreciate the tip.
Forum: SC 430 08-10-14, 02:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By mandyfig
Great pics wow now I know what to do. I just...

Great pics wow now I know what to do. I just bought the tie rod puller as well. What threw me off is there was no mention of removing the sway bar link in the manual. Thanks again for the pics.
Forum: SC 430 08-10-14, 01:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By mandyfig
Thanks. So I have to remove the sway bar after...

Thanks. So I have to remove the sway bar after all. The 2 nuts do not want to budge. Do I need to remove the links?
Forum: SC 430 08-10-14, 08:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By mandyfig
I am a beaten man for now. I could not get the...

I am a beaten man for now. I could not get the shock mount bolt to pull out. The stabilizer bar is on the way. This leads me to believe the knuckle has to be released. I have to borrow an SST...
Forum: SC 430 08-10-14, 06:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By mandyfig
Great thanks. Steve recommended to swing the...

Great thanks. Steve recommended to swing the tire to one side, which makes sense. The only way out is to the front, means wheels turn to right, which turns the caliper shield away allowing space to...
Forum: SC 430 08-09-14, 11:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By mandyfig
Steve, Thanks a lot. I stopped on my tracks...

Steve,

Thanks a lot. I stopped on my tracks when I could not get the shock absorber frame nut to come off. My electric impact wrench could not handle it. I tried a long breaker bar, but to no...
Forum: SC 430 08-09-14, 10:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By mandyfig
Chime in anybody who has done this before. ...

Chime in anybody who has done this before.

Do I need to get the knuckle off?

The manual says that you need to. But I do not have an SST tool to remove it. Looking at it, it appears that you...
Forum: SC 430 08-09-14, 07:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By mandyfig
Do I need to do anything on the new shocks? Or...

Do I need to do anything on the new shocks? Or is it plug and play?
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