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Forum: SC 430 01-03-11, 10:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,085
Posted By surteco
Lets see --- New Father to be, high speed in...

Lets see --- New Father to be, high speed in trafic in metropolitan area, not his car, ?? gosh, why didn't you stop and let him have a hit on the crack pipe??

Not much of a friend I would say. ...
Forum: SC 430 10-28-10, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By surteco
Habious, Thanks ever so much for your input....

Habious,

Thanks ever so much for your input. I got the module back from Vais and after your post had them send me a new Y cable. It was reinstalled today and the problem is gone.

Again, Many...
Forum: SC 430 10-16-10, 04:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By surteco
Thanks for the info. I had the Vaise unit...

Thanks for the info. I had the Vaise unit installed and also removed for return, therefore I did not see the install. I just got the unit back from Vaise. I will request a new cable and have it...
Forum: SC 430 10-11-10, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By surteco
Radio

I have an '07 Peb Beach. Had Vais Sat put in after I bought it and almost never listen to the CD or Radio. From the begining I noticed the left chanel will come in and out when hitting bumps ONLY...
Forum: SC 430 09-13-10, 09:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,676
Posted By surteco
Thanks, all good points, I will probably not buy...

Thanks, all good points, I will probably not buy the waranty. Who knows, I may find something I like better in one year. I just sold a Mercedes G 500 my wife was driving. I had a 100k waranty...
Forum: SC 430 09-12-10, 09:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,676
Posted By surteco
Waranty, to extend or not

I know it's been discussed a lot, but I am at a crossroad with my 2007 PB. I love the car and have decided to keep it for a few more years. I have never kept a car long enough to be out of waranty...
Forum: SC 430 07-29-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By surteco
Mine was a waranty repair so no charge. I agree...

Mine was a waranty repair so no charge. I agree with your assessment that it is a bad design. The rubber does not go up high enough so the window will always try to push thru the top. I expect it...
Forum: SC 430 06-17-10, 11:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,692
Posted By surteco
I have had the Michelins for about 10k miles....

I have had the Michelins for about 10k miles. very satisfied, no visible wear. Air pump and can of slime in the trunk, no spare, no worries.
Forum: SC 430 06-15-10, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By surteco
Wind Noise

Someone else posted their suspicion about wind noise coming from a torn gasket around the window. This gasket is just above the mirrow and when the window is raised it pushes up into the gasket. It...
Forum: SC 430 03-31-10, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,717
Posted By surteco
droptop, I finaly put the pimento matts in. ...

droptop,

I finaly put the pimento matts in. At first I thought they were faded, but they realy look good. Your car looks great, but you need to do the calipers. I will eventualy send you photos...
Forum: SC 430 02-01-10, 06:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,173
Posted By surteco
Well I can proudly say that I will hit the big...

Well I can proudly say that I will hit the big six 0 this year and I'm not talking MPH. I can still pound my 25 something year old colleagues when we race on the indoor go cart tracks in Germany. ...
Forum: SC 430 01-30-10, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,985
Posted By surteco
I just asked my wife and she said I put them in...

I just asked my wife and she said I put them in the attic. I remember my thoughts were to save them so I could put a new set of mats in when I sell the car. However, I like your idea. I will try...
Forum: SC 430 01-30-10, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,985
Posted By surteco
I have an '07 PB. I first saw one in Modesto CA...

I have an '07 PB. I first saw one in Modesto CA in the showroom and knew I had to have it. I wanted the white over red color combo and I liked the basket wheels. I could not find a new one in the...
Forum: SC 430 01-27-10, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,588
Posted By surteco
Slime is water based some of the other "can...

Slime is water based some of the other "can aresol products" can damage the sensor. That is why I chose slime. However, even if it does ruin the sensor It is still cheaper and cleaner than worrying...
Forum: SC 430 01-26-10, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,588
Posted By surteco
Replaced my run flats last year with Michelin...

Replaced my run flats last year with Michelin Pilots. After looking back on allmost 45 years of driving (40 years with heavy business travel) I realized I had only 2 flats and one was when I was on...
Forum: SC 430 01-25-10, 10:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,315
Posted By surteco
Just bought my wife a Audi Q7 TDI. Got rid of a...

Just bought my wife a Audi Q7 TDI. Got rid of a Mercedes G500. Great torque for quick off the line and as well towing. Absolutely happy about 27 mpg hwy instead of 12 hwy on the G wagon.
...
Forum: SC 430 01-21-10, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By surteco
http://motors.shop.ebay.com/items/?_nkw=caliper+de...

http://motors.shop.ebay.com/items/?_nkw=caliper+decals&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=&_newu=1&_sop=1

Here's your decal link.
Forum: SC 430 01-21-10, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By surteco
Caliper paint

http://www.tirerack.com/brakes/accessoryDetail.jsp?ID=41

G2 Makes a paint kit it is available at the above link from Tire Rack. I have used it on several cars. It works great and if you put it...
Forum: SC 430 10-28-09, 08:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,861
Posted By surteco
PB Wheels

THe wheels look like the '07 PB wheels from the factory. Did you just have them chromed? I have the '07 (white/pimento) and want to keep it basicaly original, however the chrome wheels would look...
Forum: SC 430 08-15-09, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,662
Posted By surteco
I first saw this PB while on a business trip in...

I first saw this PB while on a business trip in California. I wanted it but by the time I decided to act there were no new ones available. Finaly found one in May '07 with 4,000 mi. It was in PA...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 08-08-09, 10:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,403
Posted By surteco
If the rails come standard, can they be removed?...

If the rails come standard, can they be removed? if so is there a cover over the attach points? I think it looks better without the rails.
Forum: Hybrid Technology 08-03-09, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By surteco
Thanks for the replies, no not like a mainiac,...

Thanks for the replies, no not like a mainiac, but not in the left lane doing 54 either. On the trailer question, I am not concerned about the mileage only the ability of the car to pull it. I...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 08-02-09, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By surteco
Real Life Performance 450 H

I'm usualy on the SC 430 fourm but its about time to replace the SUV which is curently a MB G 500. That being said any mpg over 14 is considered great. There was another thread about actual mileage...
Forum: SC 430 07-31-09, 07:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,006
Posted By surteco
What is the advantage of nitrogen? Where can you...

What is the advantage of nitrogen? Where can you get it?
Forum: SC 430 07-31-09, 07:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,420
Posted By surteco
Spare

I recently replaced run flats with "normal" tires. I was concerned about the spare problem since I did not want to use the trunk space for the spare. If you play golf, you must have the space...
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