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Forum: SC 430 Yesterday, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By kjcole
2002 with Continentals (not run flats). Haven't...

2002 with Continentals (not run flats). Haven't done anything except KYB front shocks. Rides fine IMHO. Certainly not stiff or noisy
Forum: SC 430 09-16-14, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By kjcole
I'm also noticing a little oil in a few plug...

I'm also noticing a little oil in a few plug wells and suspect tube seals. Anyone changed these? Pictures? I'm used to old engine designs where the plug screws right into the head without passing...
Forum: LS430 09-16-14, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,961
Posted By kjcole
What's the process for changing the spark plug...

What's the process for changing the spark plug tube seals? I haven't found any pictures yet, but I'll keep searching.
Forum: SC 430 09-04-14, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 868
Posted By kjcole
This internet sharing stuff really works!

This internet sharing stuff really works!
Forum: SC 430 08-29-14, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 868
Posted By kjcole
Yes, I think you are right on that 440 code. ...

Yes, I think you are right on that 440 code. Guess I'd better take a memory course!
Forum: SC 430 08-29-14, 06:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 868
Posted By kjcole
Don't panic. I'm betting these are quick fixes. ...

Don't panic. I'm betting these are quick fixes.

First check those hoses at the top of the engine (under the plastic shroud), drivers side (search forum for pictures - common issue it seems). ...
Forum: SC 430 08-26-14, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 596
Posted By kjcole
And there are aftermarket systems with their own...

And there are aftermarket systems with their own displays that work pretty well too (cheaper than a set of OEM sensors) if you don't mind wiring into the car and finding a mounting location for the...
Forum: SC 430 08-22-14, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By kjcole
The mode control now switches video to the Nav...

The mode control now switches video to the Nav screen (if you tapped into it according to the Beatsonic install instructions), and the arrows under the mode (not the volume) will work as the...
Forum: SC 430 08-22-14, 06:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By kjcole
I'll be interested to hear if anyone has gone...

I'll be interested to hear if anyone has gone this route - specifically, do we know that those two adapters play well with each other (both are intended to interface with the steering wheel...
Forum: SC 430 08-17-14, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By kjcole
Sounds ignition/electrical. Are all the engine...

Sounds ignition/electrical. Are all the engine shrouds in place?
Forum: SC 430 08-09-14, 01:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,509
Posted By kjcole
Support lower control arm on a jack. Remove the...

Support lower control arm on a jack. Remove the three nuts on the top. Remove bottom bolt. Lower control arm (May have to remove caliper if brake hose limits you. Slide assembly out. Install...
Forum: SC 430 08-09-14, 12:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,509
Posted By kjcole
Is it stuck or is the rod spinning with the nut. ...

Is it stuck or is the rod spinning with the nut.

Whoops you mean bottom nut. My bad
Forum: SC 430 08-08-14, 07:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,509
Posted By kjcole
In my case everything really went smoothly. I...

In my case everything really went smoothly. I don't recall anything that slowed me up, but YMMV. Jump in, don't rush.

Note added as my elderly brain jump starts: Yes I needed a long pipe for a...
Forum: SC 430 08-08-14, 05:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,419
Posted By kjcole
Keep looking and keep running away from cars like...

Keep looking and keep running away from cars like those first two! The good one's are still out there - lovingly babied by their owners. You'll find yours sooner or later.
Forum: SC 430 08-08-14, 05:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,509
Posted By kjcole
I did this a few years ago and I don't recall...

I did this a few years ago and I don't recall anything unusual. I think I slid something under the lower control arm, but not sure if it was needed. Use a good quality spring compressor and be...
Forum: SC 430 08-07-14, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By kjcole
Hopefully that is the issue. I just took those...

Hopefully that is the issue. I just took those apart this weekend to paint my calipers, and I remember that the only tricky part was getting that tab to stay up on the caliper while compressing...
Forum: SC 430 08-07-14, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By kjcole
Take a look at this eBay auction, and zoom in. ...

Take a look at this eBay auction, and zoom in. It looks like the pressure of the pin against that part, along with a single tab that must rest on the top surface of the caliper is what holds...
Forum: SC 430 08-07-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By kjcole
I used to struggle with compressing pistons (I...

I used to struggle with compressing pistons (I hated brake jobs for that reason) until I figured out to just attach some hose to the bleeder port, crack it open, and then compress. You won't need to...
Forum: SC 430 08-07-14, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By kjcole
Did you open the bleeder port while compressing...

Did you open the bleeder port while compressing the pistons? Makes it much easier.

Also, the pin you refer to is the big single one that slides through the caliper body and is retained with the...
Forum: SC 430 08-05-14, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By kjcole
I painted my calipers Sunday with the G2 caliper...

I painted my calipers Sunday with the G2 caliper paint (red, of course) and applied hi-temp vinyl Lexus labels (curved Lexus on the fronts, the "L" logo on the backs.

Looks great. I left the back...
Forum: SC 430 07-29-14, 11:17 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 32,168
Posted By kjcole
Did this touch-up earlier this summer and it...

Did this touch-up earlier this summer and it looks great and is holding up great. I also bought the SEM cleaner (alcohol based), and the leather/plastic prep spray ('softens' the top layer so the...
Forum: SC 430 07-17-14, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By kjcole
Since nobody mentioned plug wires yet it is...

Since nobody mentioned plug wires yet it is always possible.
Forum: SC 430 07-17-14, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By kjcole
These use hydraulic lifters so maybe there's a...

These use hydraulic lifters so maybe there's a lifter that is not pumping up fully. I'm not sure what adjustment, per se, is available.
Forum: SC 430 07-07-14, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By kjcole
Hose 23829A and canister 23818 are prime...

Hose 23829A and canister 23818 are prime suspects.

The evap emission codes reflect failure to pressurize and/or purge the fuel vapors from the fuel tank and so there are any number of points...
Forum: SC 430 07-07-14, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By kjcole
Take off the engine cover. Look at the driver's...

Take off the engine cover. Look at the driver's side of the engine about midway. There are small black hoses that come up from below (coming from the gas tank and charcoal canister) and connect to...
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