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Forum: SC 430 Today, 09:46 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 35,457
Posted By kjcole
1) My seats and center console are holding up...

1) My seats and center console are holding up perfectly. Absolutely no flaking....none....and this is a daily driver. The color match is perfect

2) This indeed is painted leather (at least on my...
Forum: SC430 Classifieds 12-18-14, 03:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By kjcole
Stock Radio (Head Unit)

From my 2002. Works except the CD changer started jamming - . Otherwise in good condition.
$100 plus shipping.
Forum: SC 430 12-17-14, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 633
Posted By kjcole
My 02 wasn't good for more than 1 week. Finally...

My 02 wasn't good for more than 1 week. Finally discovered a dry cell and replaced the battery last year. Mine has sat in the garage for two weeks recently without a hint of cranking/starting...
Forum: SC 430 12-16-14, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By kjcole
The SC430 is the only car I've ever had that...

The SC430 is the only car I've ever had that would crank but not fire when the battery was on its way out.

So yes, I would load-test that battery. My first choice.
Forum: SC 430 12-11-14, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By kjcole
Congrats! Enjoy. I've owned a lot of great...

Congrats! Enjoy.

I've owned a lot of great cars and motorcycles over the past 40+ years, and I gotta say that the SC has been the most fun, most reliable, and most comfortable of all. When it's...
Forum: SC 430 12-08-14, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By kjcole
I bought a new gas cap from Sewell. Not too bad...

I bought a new gas cap from Sewell. Not too bad in price (yes, more than a simple gasket!)
Forum: SC 430 12-03-14, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By kjcole
I'm not a fan of keeping the engine running -...

I'm not a fan of keeping the engine running - water sucked into the intake manifold (via the normal route or through unknown leaks) could hydro-lock the engine and bend rods/valves. Why take the...
Forum: SC 430 12-02-14, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,228
Posted By kjcole
I stayed with stock calipers and added slotted...

I stayed with stock calipers and added slotted EBC rotors and EBC Red pads. I'm not a tracker or canyon-carver, but I'm really pleased with the performance of this setup, and the cost wasn't bad. I...
Forum: SC 430 11-16-14, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By kjcole
Nice find. That saves a ton of work

Nice find. That saves a ton of work
Forum: SC 430 11-14-14, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By kjcole
Where's the fuel filter? However, if that is...

Where's the fuel filter? However, if that is partially plugged you get starving on acceleration. Fuel pump, VVT filters/solendoids, are good candidates. need to proceed with a logical diagnostic...
Forum: SC 430 11-11-14, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By kjcole
Bead leaks due to corrosion of alloy wheels are...

Bead leaks due to corrosion of alloy wheels are pretty common in older vehicles here in the midwest. Never had to replace a wheel - the tire shops clean them up and slather on the bead sealer. Have...
Forum: SC 430 11-04-14, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By kjcole
Compressing the pistons is simple if you open the...

Compressing the pistons is simple if you open the bleeder while compressing. I like to purge that brake fluid in the caliper anyway. I also like to soak the exposed piston with brake cleaner and...
Forum: SC 430 10-15-14, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By kjcole
1. Tune-up is a good start (plugs, plug wires,...

1. Tune-up is a good start (plugs, plug wires, air filter, PCV, MAS cleaning, etc). Assuming no engine codes being thrown
2. Inspect engine and transmission mounts
Forum: SC 430 09-28-14, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By kjcole
Yes and absolutely no problem with the workable...

Yes and absolutely no problem with the workable time. Temps in the mid 70s to low 80s too.
Forum: SC 430 09-28-14, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By kjcole
I used G2 paint. Took off the front calipers and...

I used G2 paint. Took off the front calipers and carriers off, but left the backs in place. With the car jacked up and wheels off there are good access to the rears. I used brake cleaner and small...
Forum: SC 430 09-24-14, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By kjcole
Ditto. My 02 Abs Red lived in Texas until four...

Ditto. My 02 Abs Red lived in Texas until four years ago. Clear coat is just fine thank you. Always garaged, but still 140K miles
Forum: SC 430 09-20-14, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By kjcole
Yup. Texsexlex is correct

Yup. Texsexlex is correct
Forum: SC 430 09-18-14, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,073
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, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
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, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,279
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, 08:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By kjcole
This internet sharing stuff really works!

This internet sharing stuff really works!
Forum: SC 430 08-29-14, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
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, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
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, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
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, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 869
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...
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