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Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) Yesterday, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By taisho
What was done to your car, engine wise?

What was done to your car, engine wise?
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-28-15, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By taisho
I personally like the TSW Snetterton's, but I'm...

I personally like the TSW Snetterton's, but I'm just a bit apprehensive on the quality of TSW.
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-23-15, 03:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,301
Posted By taisho
I get about 15.7 mpg with a combination of...

I get about 15.7 mpg with a combination of city/highway driving. Granted I have PPE headers, deleted resonators, and universal borla mufflers.
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-10-15, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By taisho
Ah, I too went to the dealership to get my airbag...

Ah, I too went to the dealership to get my airbag replaced. They also gave me an ES300h and it was pretty nice on the inside. I really miss my sportshift from my '99 Prelude, so I liked that...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-10-15, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By taisho
There aren't really any sc430's with Lumarai's...

There aren't really any sc430's with Lumarai's when I googled it, but here's an idea of what it may look like.

https://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&q=lexus+lumarai+sc430&ei=6iwoVeClHcLqoASSuYD4DA
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-10-15, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By taisho
So, I turned off the display screen and when I...

So, I turned off the display screen and when I got in my car later on in the day to turn it back on, the navigation read the disc; however, it only worked for a minute and then froze. I believe the...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-07-15, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By taisho
Yup, I slide the cover to the right which reveals...

Yup, I slide the cover to the right which reveals the eject button. I press it pretty firmly and I still get no response. It stays stuck in limbo
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-07-15, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By taisho
Car was on when I tried to eject the dvd. I tried...

Car was on when I tried to eject the dvd. I tried sticking something into the player and I heard the dvd spinning. I guess the reader on it might be broken along with the eject button.

Also,...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-07-15, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By taisho
I tried replacing the dvd; however, the eject...

I tried replacing the dvd; however, the eject button won't work. I also accidentally switched the location to somewhere in Japan. ........ ......... .........
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-07-15, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By taisho
Thanks bro, I'll definitely try that.

Thanks bro, I'll definitely try that.
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-07-15, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By taisho
2003 SC430 navigation help needed

Hi, I took my SC430 to the Lexus dealership to get my passenger side air bag replaced due to the recall. I decided to have them work on my car by getting the oil changed, replacing a dead foglight...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-01-15, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By taisho
I'm really only able to fit muffins, air...

I'm really only able to fit muffins, air fresheners and oversized cups into the cupholders. Cheers!
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-20-15, 09:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,288
Posted By taisho
I know every shop is different, but what would a...

I know every shop is different, but what would a rough estimate be to get my belts replaced along with my water pump? I bought my used 2003 SC430 used with about 50k on it at the time and it now has...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-13-15, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,506
Posted By taisho
Thanks, boss! This should be a sticky

Thanks, boss! This should be a sticky
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-13-15, 11:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,636
Posted By taisho
http://www.autoanything.com/lights/putco-nite-lux-...

http://www.autoanything.com/lights/putco-nite-lux-led-headlight-bulb-conversion-kits

Are these plug and play?
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 02-23-15, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,398
Posted By taisho
I'm actually not too sure which pair of mufflers...

I'm actually not too sure which pair of mufflers I bought, but I believe it's the ProXS Center/Offset, 2.25". I also didnt remove the kinks in the pipes that lead up to the mufflers.
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 12-18-14, 10:32 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 64,601
Posted By taisho
With the recent storms on the west coast, I moved...

With the recent storms on the west coast, I moved the windshield wiper down to the second notch. When at a complete stop, the windshield wiper will wipe ever 2-3 seconds; whereas if you're moving,...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 12-08-14, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By taisho
You should check with your state laws on...

You should check with your state laws on emissions tests/requirements. I would highly advise NOT to delete any cats. Deleting those will greatly affect your emissions. It's just not worth it and...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 10-31-14, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,647
Posted By taisho
I installed PPE headers, deleted the resonators...

I installed PPE headers, deleted the resonators and added two Borla mufflers. Adds a noticeable amount of horsepower and torque. It's not substantially noticeable, but I love the exhaust sound. ...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 08-19-14, 11:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,406
Posted By taisho
After a one-month follow up, I began to notice a...

After a one-month follow up, I began to notice a rubbing issue on right hand turns as previously noted by SlvBullet. For me personally, it happens on slow, sharp right turns only.

I havn't...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 08-12-14, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,436
Posted By taisho
1989 Nissan 240sx 1999 Honda Prelude 2003...

1989 Nissan 240sx
1999 Honda Prelude
2003 Lexus SC430
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 07-14-14, 12:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,406
Posted By taisho
I did, indeed, keep my factory cats installed....

I did, indeed, keep my factory cats installed. This is great news!
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 07-14-14, 10:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,406
Posted By taisho
There is a substantial acceleration "feel" with...

There is a substantial acceleration "feel" with the headers. The engine definitely feels a lot better in the mid to upper rpm ranges. I won't know for sure on how much hp gain because I did not...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 07-14-14, 09:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,406
Posted By taisho
I received my car back from the shop on Friday...

I received my car back from the shop on Friday with my newly installed PPE headers and boyyyy does it sound beastly. It's still very quiet during idle and it definitely opens up after the 2000rpm...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 07-08-14, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,279
Posted By taisho
I'm not sure if there was any HP gain by deleting...

I'm not sure if there was any HP gain by deleting the resonators. With the resonator delete and muffler upgrade, I might've gotten like 5+ HP (guesstimate). Though my car sounds pretty good...it's...
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