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Forum: SC 400/300 Today, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 110
Posted By t2d2
You'd better park well clear of curbs, or get...

You'd better park well clear of curbs, or get some old school feelers!
Forum: SC 400/300 Today, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5,500
Views: 2,407,690
Posted By t2d2
I just put 17x9 +24 wheels in back and they're...

I just put 17x9 +24 wheels in back and they're perfectly flush. Yours at 2" wider and the same offset would presumably extend out an inch to either side of the shared center line, so you'd probably...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance Today, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 134
Posted By t2d2
Ah. I recall that one being quite tough, as...

Ah. I recall that one being quite tough, as well. I think I got it with a combination of needle nose pliers and a long, flat head screwdriver to slowly wiggle the clamp away from the barb while...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance Today, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,217
Posted By t2d2
I haven't re-read the thread, and I don't recall...

I haven't re-read the thread, and I don't recall what my previous comment was that I'm subscribed for, but a quick glance at the first post makes me think some combination of your throttle and A/T...
Forum: Build Threads Today, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 164
Posted By t2d2
That sounds right. The passenger airbag has a...

That sounds right. The passenger airbag has a similar looking thick yellow cord that drops in above the glove box.



Years ago, I bought a big roll of Fatmat which was reviewed as being...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance Today, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 134
Posted By t2d2
I don't know about "proper steps," but good luck...

I don't know about "proper steps," but good luck getting those $*%! coolant bypass hoses off the throttle body intact. Just figuring out an angle to access the hose clamps will make you curse the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance Today, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By t2d2
The three wing tips should point up. I don't...

The three wing tips should point up.

I don't think it matters where you rotate the shaft and tip to, but some people have reported a few stumbles upon reassembly -- my guess would be from having...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance Yesterday, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 51
Posted By t2d2
Mine stores the #21 CEL unless it's in direct...

Mine stores the #21 CEL unless it's in direct sunlight, even if it's plenty bright out. I was a bit concerned about that at first when diagnosing heater stuff. I haven't dealt with codes #42/43,...
Forum: SC 400/300 Yesterday, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By t2d2
I just went out to check mine but I'm of no help....

I just went out to check mine but I'm of no help. I must not have lined something up right when I JB Welded the hell out of the center vent to keep it from ever cracking again, because the key won't...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance Yesterday, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 131
Posted By t2d2
Man, I swear I saw something about one of the...

Man, I swear I saw something about one of the current production cars like the Corvette being fanless, but I can't find anything now, so maybe I dreamed it. In lieu of anything tangible on my part,...
Forum: SC 400/300 Yesterday, 07:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 639
Posted By t2d2
Lexus should have labeled the ECU failsafe as...

Lexus should have labeled the ECU failsafe as Cylinder Deactivation technology or a clever variation of the name, and slapped another $5k on the price tag.
Forum: SC 400/300 Yesterday, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 300
Posted By t2d2
The local pro here is $200 for sides and rear,...

The local pro here is $200 for sides and rear, but he gave me a $20 off coupon for next time when I had him remove the bubbled old tint from the rear window. I was able to get the crud off the sides...
Forum: SC 400/300 Yesterday, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By t2d2
This stuff sure looked polished. He's got all...

This stuff sure looked polished. He's got all the heavy duty bending equipment... He figured two 7' sticks ($35 ea) for the dual 2.25" and averaging the extra material out with grabbing a 2.5"...
Forum: SC 400/300 Yesterday, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By t2d2
Damn, I forgot to ask about that. I assumed...

Damn, I forgot to ask about that. I assumed stainless steel. I'm not sure I could tell the two apart at a glance, but the stuff he had in stock along the wall all looked like stainless.
Forum: Suspension and Brakes Yesterday, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By t2d2
Here ya go! I customized the tire size...

Here ya go! I customized the tire size measurements for my car, since that's what I would be handing over to them along with the sheet, so you would want to substitute in your own numbers if they...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance Yesterday, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 342
Posted By t2d2
^^^ Boo. Thanks for reporting back, though, and...

^^^ Boo. Thanks for reporting back, though, and thanks to Tanin for looking into it!
Forum: SC 400/300 Yesterday, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By t2d2
is this a decent price on exhaust work?

I already have axleback mufflers and a not-yet-installed downstream y-pipe for my SC400. I took it to an exhaust shop today to see about getting the rest of it done up, i.e. replacing the center...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance Yesterday, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 195
Posted By t2d2
"3rd. Check the vacuum assist switch. If the body...

"3rd. Check the vacuum assist switch. If the body of the switch moves on the metal attaching point or you cannot pull a vacuum seal on either ports unplugged. The switch is bad. replace switch or...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01-25-15, 09:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 535
Posted By t2d2
I was referring to our back and forth on pg 2 of...

I was referring to our back and forth on pg 2 of the thread...



I thought we were on the same page, but if not, I apologize. :) At least Ali and I both lost the non-wager.



I know you...
Forum: SC400 / 300 Classifieds 01-25-15, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By t2d2
It's sounding better and better. :) I'm...

It's sounding better and better. :) I'm guessing the four mounting bolts are missing?
Forum: SC 400/300 01-25-15, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5,096
Views: 410,171
Posted By t2d2
^^^ Nice score. How much did all of that run...

^^^ Nice score. How much did all of that run you? And did you really bring all the tools along for R&P removal, and lay on your back for an hour on a bunch of rocks??
Forum: SC 400/300 01-25-15, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By t2d2
Nice work! If I ever get locked out of my house,...

Nice work! If I ever get locked out of my house, I know who to call. :)

However, your explanation doesn't answer why you could only insert the key halfway before... Were you able to insert the...
Forum: SC 400/300 01-25-15, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By t2d2
I'm guessing something got jammed in there, so...

I'm guessing something got jammed in there, so maybe take it to a locksmith and see if they have extraction tools? Or maybe one of the tumblers is frozen and just needs a healthy dose of graphite...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 01-25-15, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By t2d2
From the Lance page: "The car will still...

From the Lance page:

"The car will still under steer slightly, but the aggressive driver will find much more predictable handling and significantly better feedback from the car."

BTW, two...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01-25-15, 10:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 535
Posted By t2d2
A severed spark plug wire would certainly be a...

A severed spark plug wire would certainly be a bad thing, but I'm confused how it could explain the symptoms specific to low-RPM light throttle? Wouldn't the problem remain throughout the entire RPM...
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