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Forum: SC 430 Today, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By FLYCT
Where in Florida are you located. If the...

Where in Florida are you located.

If the body and interior are in decent shape $4k would be a good deal assuming you have another $5,000 or so available to put into it.

It would be worth it...
Forum: SC 430 11-23-14, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By FLYCT
Throw, It looks beautiful. Where in Florida...

Throw,

It looks beautiful. Where in Florida are you located. We go back and forth between Ft Lauderdale and Sarasota.
Forum: SC 430 11-23-14, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By FLYCT
That's a good tip which I never heard before. I...

That's a good tip which I never heard before. I love YouTube.
Forum: SC 430 11-23-14, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By FLYCT
If the cigarette lighter is only hot when...

If the cigarette lighter is only hot when ignition is on like mdpuff said you will have to rewire it for it to work.

I kept a Pontiac Sunfire "airport car" parked at a remote airport that I would...
Forum: SC 430 11-18-14, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By FLYCT
From YouTube search it appears that you put key...

From YouTube search it appears that you put key in the ignition switch cut the end that extends out of the tumbler and put a cap over the key hole. The steering wheel lock is permanently bypassed.
Forum: SC 430 11-17-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By FLYCT
Outstanding, perfect condition 2008 PB SC430...

Outstanding, perfect condition 2008 PB SC430 w/59,000 mile that is certified for $31.5K will sell close to that price. These are hard to find.

I just traded in my 2007 with 18,700 miles and...
Forum: SC 430 11-13-14, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 518
Posted By FLYCT
I had similar issue with my 2008 SC430. With...

I had similar issue with my 2008 SC430. With cruise set at hyway speeds 70 mph when going up slight inclines it engine felt like it was missing (bucking) and transmission would downshift. At full...
Forum: SC 430 11-11-14, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By FLYCT
There were issues with factory chrome wheels...

There were issues with factory chrome wheels flaking causing slow leaks. It would be worth it to visit the local Lexus dealer and see if they would bring the issue to the "factory rep" and ask if...
Forum: SC 430 11-04-14, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By FLYCT
I would definitely go back to the body shop. ...

I would definitely go back to the body shop. It's likely that they simply forgot to connect a sensor.

Last night I tried mine. When I stomp on the gas pedal the rear end goes down slightly and...
Forum: SC 430 11-03-14, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By FLYCT
It looks like item #1 in your diagram. Here is...

It looks like item #1 in your diagram.
Here is Sewell parts link
http://lexus.sewellparts.com/oem-catalog/4802481267-PowertrainAndChassis-SC430-2004.html

Part numbers

4321130210 Right side,...
Forum: SC 430 10-30-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By FLYCT
While it may fit mounted on your car, It may not...

While it may fit mounted on your car, It may not fit stored in the trunk in the OEM location.

The oem spare tire mounting kit consists of several major parts. Replacement molded rear wall, metal...
Forum: SC 430 10-30-14, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By FLYCT
OK. So he said basically, "trust me" I'll give...

OK. So he said basically, "trust me" I'll give you a great deal. His lips were moving which meant he was just trying to get another sale.

At least he called you, even though it probably was...
Forum: SC 430 10-28-14, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By FLYCT
Here are my 2 SC430s resting comfortably in the...

Here are my 2 SC430s resting comfortably in the garage a few months ago.

http://i1288.photobucket.com/albums/b500/Flyct/8a2ab21ed516a219ebaea1b55efbc0ba_zps1804ebb8.jpg
Forum: SC 430 10-28-14, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By FLYCT
To be legally binding contract law requires 3...

To be legally binding contract law requires 3 things.
1. Offer
2. Acceptance
3. Consideration. (Deposit, no matter how small qualifies)

Also in Florida, at least, there is no such thing as a...
Forum: SC 430 10-28-14, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By FLYCT
Typical car dealer. They are in it to maximize...

Typical car dealer. They are in it to maximize profit. My brother was in the business for 30 years as manager of fleet operations. He said all car sales managers never can be trusted to hold to their...
Forum: SC 430 10-28-14, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By FLYCT
On an 06 things to check yourself, trunk...

On an 06 things to check yourself,
trunk struts _ do they hold the trunk up at all angles. Open trunk 1-2 feet , let it go and it should not close
Door speakers - listen to carefully to them....
Forum: SC 430 10-28-14, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By FLYCT
Here are mine ...

Here are mine
http://i1288.photobucket.com/albums/b500/Flyct/7a1ef93474f2490c49caedea9d0d7ee6_zpsc56cd577.jpg
Forum: SC 430 10-28-14, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By FLYCT
The tread pattern on the tires in the Sewell site...

The tread pattern on the tires in the Sewell site look like they are Dunlop 50000 run flats.

Pic from Sewell site and pic of Dunlop Run flats from Tire Rack site for comparison


...
Forum: SC 430 10-27-14, 11:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By FLYCT
Looking at the pictures, the antenna is extended....

Looking at the pictures, the antenna is extended. It should only be extended when radio is turned on. When radio is off it should retract completely..

Check it out before signing on the dotted...
Forum: SC 430 10-27-14, 11:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By FLYCT
Buy it. Warranty is usually not worth the cost. ...

Buy it. Warranty is usually not worth the cost.

I've had a 2008 Matador Red SC430 for a little over 3 years. Itís the best car I've ever had.

A 2006 with 40k miles is a good buy at $25k. I...
Forum: SC 430 10-27-14, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,169
Posted By FLYCT
I have the Sewell plastic box w/magnet attached...

I have the Sewell plastic box w/magnet attached on the underside of the car. Inside it I have a cut key shell with remote guts removed. It allows me to mechanically open the car door but it won't...
Forum: SC 430 10-24-14, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By FLYCT
You were correct. Here is Troy's response. ...

You were correct. Here is Troy's response.

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Unfortunately, Toyota/Lexus are now restricting dealers from selling policies across state lines. So at the moment, I can only sell a...
Forum: SC 430 10-24-14, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By FLYCT
Thanks for that info. It's the first time I heard...

Thanks for that info. It's the first time I heard that. It's not that I don't believe you, but to confirm it I just sent an email to Troy asking clarification.

When I was shopping for a Ford ESP...
Forum: SC 430 10-24-14, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By FLYCT
On the average extended warranties are not good...

On the average extended warranties are not good investments. It's just like Vegas, the odd's favor the house. Occasionally they pay off.

Saying all that, I bought an extended warranty because it...
Forum: SC 430 10-19-14, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By FLYCT
Yes, the SC430 (all years) is a part of the class...

Yes, the SC430 (all years) is a part of the class action.

You got your $20 but the attorneys really made out. They are making an average of $2.647 million each.

"The Court has awarded Class...
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