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Forum: SC 430 Yesterday, 07:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 193
Posted By ShawnOk
My guess, would be the battery. SC's are...

My guess, would be the battery. SC's are notorious for battery consumption. I had the same problem with my 2002 and had to change the battery no problems now. Autozone or any other chain parts store...
Forum: SC 430 03-01-15, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By ShawnOk
Those photos are back behind the old dorm. You...

Those photos are back behind the old dorm. You can see the Admin Building to the left and the old Twin Oaks Building before it was torn down on the right. Basically the stairway behind my car leads...
Forum: SC 430 03-01-15, 11:39 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,937
Posted By ShawnOk
KuWuPt, in your photos where you've trimmed the...

KuWuPt, in your photos where you've trimmed the fender lining... Is that the location of the OEM Front Left Ride Height Sensor? Could you please post a pic of it's location specifically identified....
Forum: SC 430 03-01-15, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 372
Posted By ShawnOk
I'm running 20s also. 20x8.5 front, and 20x10...

I'm running 20s also. 20x8.5 front, and 20x10 rear. I'm on Roderick RW2 Cinque Black Machined Face with Chrome Stainless Steel Lip. I don't have any drop but no rubbing at all. In the future I will...
Forum: SC 430 02-27-15, 07:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 686
Posted By ShawnOk
My 02 Sc430 now has 43k miles and still has the...

My 02 Sc430 now has 43k miles and still has the OEM timing belt and water pump, also.
Forum: SC 430 02-26-15, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By ShawnOk
I'm a UMKC alum (2006) and I've had an SC430...

I'm a UMKC alum (2006) and I've had an SC430 since 2002!! Back in the early 2k's when Twin Oaks was around and there was only one (dirty) dorm! I WAS the only SC430 back then! Guess we've got good...
Forum: SC 430 02-26-15, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By ShawnOk
My mistake they were Verde Brand.. 20". I really...

My mistake they were Verde Brand.. 20". I really liked these wheels. Not sure if they are they style you want but I really dug them......
Forum: SC 430 02-25-15, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By ShawnOk
I remember a similar wheel from Vega (i think)....

I remember a similar wheel from Vega (i think). They were awesome. I will look for the model number. I would have purchased them if I didn't go with what I purchased in the end. Roderick RW2 Cinque...
Forum: SC 430 02-23-15, 10:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,074
Posted By ShawnOk
In terms of tracing where this wire harness ends,...

In terms of tracing where this wire harness ends, I got to thinking. When I worked as a maintenance man in the hotel industry I used to work on phone systems and we used a tracer system with a...
Forum: SC 430 02-22-15, 05:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,215
Posted By ShawnOk
Maybe the mods could work out a new CL Discount...

Maybe the mods could work out a new CL Discount with Lexus of South Atlanta, Carson Toyota, Lexuspartsnow, or some other Lexus Authorized Dealer? Really seems like a shame to lose such an amazing...
Forum: SC 430 02-22-15, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By ShawnOk
Tirengolf. I wasn't really posing anything...

Tirengolf. I wasn't really posing anything specifically in your direction but thank you for the explanation. I just thought this type of tire might be something we'd see more in the future, but...
Forum: SC 430 02-21-15, 04:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,403
Posted By ShawnOk
I did just that. Last week, 7 days without...

I did just that. Last week, 7 days without driving it with all the snow Chicago had. Drove my new SUV everyday. No tender, either. Started it on day 8. No problem. First crank, started right up....
Forum: SC 430 02-21-15, 03:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,403
Posted By ShawnOk
So let me get this straight, $725(retail)/$420...

So let me get this straight, $725(retail)/$420 for a battery that weighs 41 lbs less (good for racing and speed) but still won't go sitting 1 week without a jump (deceased longevity requiring more...
Forum: SC 430 02-21-15, 06:55 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,403
Posted By ShawnOk
Thank you very much for the clarification...

Thank you very much for the clarification Bacardi. I appreciate the insight and I see what you mean. I doubt I could remove 41lbs that easily but I'm still wondering how long the Li battery will hold...
Forum: SC 430 02-21-15, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By ShawnOk
When do you think the Never Flat NonPneumatic...

When do you think the Never Flat NonPneumatic Tires will hit the consumer market? They are available for military at the moment... Another interesting type of "runflat." Def needs a cosmetic factor...
Forum: SC 430 02-20-15, 08:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,403
Posted By ShawnOk
If I'm leaving my car stored for a month or more,...

If I'm leaving my car stored for a month or more, I will disconnect both terminals. But with this battery I can leave the car sitting for at least a week and it will crank right up. That is the point...
Forum: SC 430 02-20-15, 05:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,403
Posted By ShawnOk
No, you're absolutely right. A great deal and a...

No, you're absolutely right. A great deal and a great weight reduction. It's just very expensive with all the modifications and future plans I have for the car to spend $725/420 on a battery. That...
Forum: SC 430 02-20-15, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By ShawnOk
OHh absolutely, I forgot about the valve mod and...

OHh absolutely, I forgot about the valve mod and the tires! My order refined:
1. Tires
2. Valve Mod
3. Rear Sway Bar
4. Cold Air Intake
5. 3rd cat/resonator delete
6. Strut Tower Bar
7. Front...
Forum: SC 430 02-20-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By ShawnOk
I would seriously seek legal advice. From all...

I would seriously seek legal advice. From all that you've explained, I doubt this will be the end of your headache with the shipper and transport company. Legal binding action will save you headache...
Forum: SC 430 02-20-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By ShawnOk
In my opinon, with regards to things that improve...

In my opinon, with regards to things that improve the OEM setup in order, if I had it all to do again: first the rear sway bar, then the CAI,, then 3rd cat/resonator delete, then the Strut Tower...
Forum: SC 430 02-20-15, 02:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,403
Posted By ShawnOk
It was $750, right? I haven't won the lottery.......

It was $750, right? I haven't won the lottery.... yet.... hehe.
Forum: SC 430 02-20-15, 01:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,403
Posted By ShawnOk
BTW, my Interstate Battery is a MegaTron Plus...

BTW, my Interstate Battery is a MegaTron Plus (MTP-48/H6) with 730 CCA. Guaranteed for 6 Years.
...
Forum: SC 430 02-20-15, 01:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,134
Posted By ShawnOk
I was told that using resistors causes decreased...

I was told that using resistors causes decreased power to reach the speakers. Therefore with time, the speaker remains underpowered which also causes damage to the speaker. Each speaker has a nominal...
Forum: SC 430 02-20-15, 01:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By ShawnOk
Looks great! Way to get your hands dirty! Any...

Looks great! Way to get your hands dirty! Any Check Engine Lights? I would love to follow this build but I don't think I can lose that much ground clearance. Great job though!
Forum: SC 430 02-20-15, 12:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,215
Posted By ShawnOk
I use their schematics and part numbers all the...

I use their schematics and part numbers all the time. I've ordered a handful of parts from their site. Def the best resource around for our vehicles. This is not cool...
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