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Forum: SC 430 Today, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 120
Posted By FLYCT
Very Interesting product. This may work for...

Very Interesting product. This may work for other cars but I doubt that will be able to start an SC430 with a battery that has been discharged to the point that the resting voltage is 11.7 vdc.
Forum: SC 430 03-21-15, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By FLYCT
Bart, Sorry for the delayed response. We've...

Bart,

Sorry for the delayed response. We've been traveling.

Flyct stands for;
fly = wife and I are private pilots
ct = we own a Lexus CT200h

All of our Lexus maintenance and repairs...
Forum: SC 430 03-16-15, 05:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 539
Posted By FLYCT
Bacardi installed a $725.00 , Lithium Iron...

Bacardi installed a $725.00 , Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4), from EarthX Motorsports.

EarthX refers to it only as "Lithium" on their web site so that is where the confusion come in.

The way...
Forum: SC 430 03-15-15, 02:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,480
Posted By FLYCT
Garage Security camera at 5:57 pm this evening,...

Garage Security camera at 5:57 pm this evening, as she's resting at home
Forum: SC 430 03-14-15, 10:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,773
Posted By FLYCT
I turned 68 in January so I'm a youngster. ...

I turned 68 in January so I'm a youngster.

Being that we have a home in Bradenton and another in Fort Lauderdale I guess "On the Average" I also live in Naples. :eek2:

Actually our pit stop...
Forum: SC 430 03-14-15, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By FLYCT
You can see the MPG of our 3 current rides below....

You can see the MPG of our 3 current rides below. SC is a pleasure cruiser that comes out if the garage for stress reduction rides and gets around 20 MPG. The CT is an around town car and gets close...
Forum: SC 430 03-13-15, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 554
Posted By FLYCT
I usually park way in back of parking lots where...

I usually park way in back of parking lots where there are no other cars. I also straddle two spaces as long as there are plenty of empty spaces. I don't want to rude and tick off someone who needs...
Forum: SC 430 03-12-15, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 641
Posted By FLYCT
The hood is aluminum. The roof is nonmetalic. I...

The hood is aluminum. The roof is nonmetalic. I suspect it may be Alumunum as I doubt it's fiberglass

The rest of body panels are steel.

Aluminum panel are normally replaced rather than ...
Forum: SC 430 03-11-15, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By FLYCT
I go back and forth between Fort Lauderdale and...

I go back and forth between Fort Lauderdale and Bradenton. If I'm in town I would be interested.
Forum: SC 430 03-06-15, 06:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 565
Posted By FLYCT
Good. 14.2-14.5 is perfectly normal when car is...

Good. 14.2-14.5 is perfectly normal when car is already running. That tells me that your charging system is functioning as it should.

A healthy fully charged battery should read resting voltage...
Forum: SC 430 03-04-15, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 565
Posted By FLYCT
1- when are you seeing 12.4-12.7 volts? When...

1- when are you seeing 12.4-12.7 volts? When it's cranking normally? When the car is not running?

2- 15.6 volts, if it's really 15.6 volts, is WAY TOO MUCH when car is running. If this is real...
Forum: SC 430 03-04-15, 07:41 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,480
Posted By FLYCT
That's a beautifull picture for a Christmas card...

That's a beautifull picture for a Christmas card but I don't miss the NE winter weather.

Here at 10:30 am today it's currently 80 deg and sunny. High expected to be 84 later today. Come on down. ...
Forum: SC 430 03-04-15, 07:30 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,480
Posted By FLYCT
Bgw, Being your in Florida I highly...

Bgw,

Being your in Florida I highly recommend Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires. I have these on my 2008 SC430. They ride great, have good wet traction and are quiet and Smooooooth. They are also...
Forum: SC 430 03-03-15, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By FLYCT
Nah. They are mostly interested in personal...

Nah. They are mostly interested in personal injury and deep pocket cases.

Oh yeah, forgot, Medical Marajuana legalization.
Forum: SC 430 03-03-15, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 565
Posted By FLYCT
Can you elaborate? Does the starter motor not...

Can you elaborate? Does the starter motor not turn when you turn the key? Does it just turn slowly? Does it turn normally but the engine won't start? Each symptom has a different cause.
Forum: SC 430 02-22-15, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By FLYCT
Yep, fixed it. CR2032. I just put it in the...

Yep, fixed it. CR2032. I just put it in the wrong list.
We use several CR2032 batteries.

I'm surprised you didn't question the last remote control AAA. My favorite $1,000 remote control for...
Forum: SC 430 02-22-15, 10:27 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,818
Posted By FLYCT
Last week it was cold. Not today. Yesterday...

Last week it was cold. Not today.

Yesterday was a nice day to drop the top as it is today.

We are in the Sarasota area.

Here is current Naples and Sarasota weather.
Forum: SC 430 02-22-15, 10:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,818
Posted By FLYCT
Ain't that the truth. 1947 was a good year!

Ain't that the truth. 1947 was a good year!
Forum: SC 430 02-22-15, 09:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,818
Posted By FLYCT
You're not the only one who has been on Medicare...

You're not the only one who has been on Medicare for several years. :)

My grandson commented that I am old and slow. Last night he loved being in the back seat of our SC430 with the top down while...
Forum: SC 430 02-22-15, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By FLYCT
Batteries - All Types - Off Topic

Batteries

A recent thread about car batteries got me to think about how many devices I have that require batteries and how dependant we are on them. It seems that almost every week I’m going to...
Forum: SC 430 02-22-15, 06:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,818
Posted By FLYCT
Ok, I looked over their specs. It seems to...

Ok,

I looked over their specs. It seems to be a good application primarily for a race car or drag strip where 40 pds of weight reduction can equate to a 0.01 second improvement in 1/4 mile times. ...
Forum: SC 430 02-21-15, 08:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,818
Posted By FLYCT
Barcardi, Other than the $725, 7.7 pound...

Barcardi,

Other than the $725, 7.7 pound weight and 600 CCA what are the other specs for your lithium battery?

Can you post a link to the battery supplier and specs?

Thanks.
Forum: SC 430 02-21-15, 06:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By FLYCT
One more thought. Even though you may not have...

One more thought. Even though you may not have notified your insurance carrier that you purchased the car, your carrier may or should have 30 day courtesy coverage when you replace OR add a new car...
Forum: SC 430 02-21-15, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By FLYCT
Throw, You may want to be proactive, get in...

Throw,

You may want to be proactive, get in touch with the previous owner and see if he still has the receipts for the rims and tires. The insurance company may want this to prove that you are not...
Forum: SC 430 02-20-15, 06:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,818
Posted By FLYCT
Isn't it a pain that every time you disconnect...

Isn't it a pain that every time you disconnect the battery that you lose memory seat settings, memory mirror presets and radio station presets? Also the ECU has to relearn driving characteristics...
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