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Forum: SC 430 Today, 05:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By DarthSid
Bimmer, I decided to open the Climate Control...

Bimmer, I decided to open the Climate Control console to determine if the device has LED or incandescent bulbs. First and foremost the console is a bit tricky to dismantle. I discovered the Climate...
Forum: SC 430 12-18-14, 06:30 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,774
Posted By DarthSid
I noticed there are two or three different...

I noticed there are two or three different pictures representing different vehicle models and covers styles. Is the cover custom fix for the SC430, or a generic one cover that fits most mid side...
Forum: SC 430 12-18-14, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By DarthSid
You should be fine with the 55 watt bulb. Sewell...

You should be fine with the 55 watt bulb. Sewell Lexus Parts also sells the fog lamp bulb rated at 12V, 55W.
Forum: SC 430 12-17-14, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By DarthSid
Car and wheels look great. Have you considered...

Car and wheels look great. Have you considered lowering her? Congrats.
Forum: SC 430 12-17-14, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By DarthSid
I agree with bimmer419. Judging from the picture...

I agree with bimmer419. Judging from the picture you provided you have fender and bumper damage. The metal in the fender is bent, and the plastic bumper has a few deep gouges, including paint damage....
Forum: SC 430 12-16-14, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By DarthSid
Yes. Take your time. If you look at the south end...

Yes. Take your time. If you look at the south end of the switch (face down), you should see a pin. Pry the top south end and with a second blade screw driver push in the pin. Now from the top or face...
Forum: SC 430 12-16-14, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By DarthSid
Pull the shift plate completely away from the...

Pull the shift plate completely away from the shifter and disconnect the shifter light, power and vsc harnesses.

Turn the shifter plate bottom up. The coin lid is held in place by a latch dead...
Forum: SC 430 12-15-14, 10:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By DarthSid
Thanks ShawnOk. The OEM bulbs have a green...

Thanks ShawnOk. The OEM bulbs have a green membrane that can be removed to reveal a clear glass bulb. The OEM bulbs are approximately 4300K. The LED lights I installed are 6000K. The lettering on...
Forum: SC 430 12-12-14, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By DarthSid
Yes they are brighter than the OEM bulbs, but...

Yes they are brighter than the OEM bulbs, but better than having weak yellowish lighting. I guess it's a matter of choice.
Forum: SC 430 12-12-14, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By DarthSid
I have similar LED lights like this that give off...

I have similar LED lights like this that give off plenty of light without ever heating up the lens.
Forum: SC 430 12-12-14, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By DarthSid
bimmer16, I have not had the opportunity to...

bimmer16, I have not had the opportunity to inspect the climate controller. I'm not sure the style of lights in the controller. PM if you require help with the shifter lights mod.
Forum: SC 430 12-12-14, 11:55 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,454
Posted By DarthSid
For club members interested in upgrading the rear...

For club members interested in upgrading the rear sway bar please take notice Sewell has recently updated their website for part number 48812-30400 which can now be located under SC430 vs ISF 2008....
Forum: SC 430 12-09-14, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By DarthSid
Thank you. Just order your parts in advance....

Thank you.

Just order your parts in advance. One bit of advice. The VSC switch back base is much easier to remove than the Power switch. The VSC switch comes with a white backing. The Power...
Forum: SC 430 12-09-14, 05:07 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,454
Posted By DarthSid
That's perfect. My car is also lowered a bit...

That's perfect. My car is also lowered a bit over one inch in the rear. The thread I posted with the links will fit perfectly with the ISF 17mm sway bar. Also order the urethane bushings from Fig...
Forum: SC 430 12-08-14, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,847
Posted By DarthSid
I also received a check for $29.23.

I also received a check for $29.23.
Forum: SC 430 12-08-14, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By DarthSid
Not sure. Contact Sewell. Their website just...

Not sure. Contact Sewell. Their website just shows the complete assembly. They might be able to help.
Forum: SC 430 12-06-14, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By DarthSid
The instrument cluster has SMD LEDs that are...

The instrument cluster has SMD LEDs that are soldered to the circuit board and more complex to work on. The shifter, Power & VSC switches have bulbs which is not as challenging. The shifter bulb is a...
Forum: SC 430 12-06-14, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By DarthSid
Here is a comparison photo of the shifter and VSC...

Here is a comparison photo of the shifter and VSC switch LED bulbs vs the OEM bulbs. I excluded the Power switch bulb since is similar to the VSC bulb, but just 2mm wider.
Forum: SC 430 12-06-14, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By DarthSid
Thanks I first thought the light behind the...

Thanks

I first thought the light behind the switches were LEDs. When I took the shifter apart I discovered the change out was easier, and just bulbs in the shifter and switches with green...
Forum: SC 430 12-06-14, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By DarthSid
Shifter/Power Switch/VSC Switch/LED Mod

I don't know about you, but the shifter bulb, Power and VSC switch lights are too dim and greenish for my taste. I decided to upgrade the incandescent bulbs to white LEDs. I wrote a tutorial for...
Forum: SC 430 12-06-14, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,071
Posted By DarthSid
That is low! I have an 02 with 24k original miles.

That is low! I have an 02 with 24k original miles.
Forum: SC 430 12-05-14, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By DarthSid
Consider buying a Timing Belt Kit which includes:...

Consider buying a Timing Belt Kit which includes: timing belt, water pump, thermostat and gasket, timing belt automatic tension adjuster (hydraulic), timing belt tensioner, timing belt idler, one...
Forum: SC 430 11-28-14, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By DarthSid
I was informed by a tech from ijmdtoy if your car...

I was informed by a tech from ijmdtoy if your car come with HID lights (OEM), there is a bit of work to convert them to LED lights.
Forum: SC 430 11-27-14, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By DarthSid
I tried to get as much info out of the young lady...

I tried to get as much info out of the young lady at the display, but she really didn't or couldn't answer many of my questions. The interior had way too much white for my taste. I was informed...
Forum: SC 430 11-26-14, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By DarthSid
Tasty, nice ride! What is the name of the paint...

Tasty, nice ride! What is the name of the paint on your car? Can you share/post more pictures?
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