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Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 08-07-17, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By BCT
+1. I was running some errands on Saturday in my...

+1. I was running some errands on Saturday in my Land Cruiser, and I notice this old lady in RX350 trying to cross the street to make left turn, but she was not looking at my direction, so I started...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 08-01-17, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By BCT
@ned1 Did you lower your Megan coilover vs...

@ned1
Did you lower your Megan coilover vs stock? I lowered mine about .5 inch. Have you had the car alligned?

Mine has been constant, the driver side is 1 inch lower in the front and rear. Mine...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 07-31-17, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By BCT
I loosen the bolts for the front upper control...

I loosen the bolts for the front upper control arm, and tighten it back up in the normal height - supported by jack. It is still higher on the passenger side with the new control arm. Maybe I need to...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 07-17-17, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By BCT
Thanks @Coleroad. I will clocked the front upper...

Thanks @Coleroad. I will clocked the front upper control arm and hopefully that fix the problem.
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 07-17-17, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By BCT
No I did not clock the bushings. Which bushing do...

No I did not clock the bushings. Which bushing do you think would cause this? I had to disconnect the front sway bar, hmm... wonder if this is the cause of the problem.
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 07-17-17, 01:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By BCT
Question Uneven height after installing Megan coilover

Hey guys,
My 02 passenger side is about 1 inch higher when I measure from floor to fender for front and rear tires.
The following was replaced in the past few months (I had to stop for several...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-29-17, 05:06 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 41,619
Posted By BCT
Totally agree. I get it Lexus trying to have...

Totally agree. I get it Lexus trying to have their entire line up has the same styling, just like how BMW cars they all have that similar type of grill. I just do not like it. I want my (top of the...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-28-17, 04:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By BCT
OP first post is that he totaled his car......

OP first post is that he totaled his car... that... sucks...

My guess would be tires, like a blowout or hitting an object on the road, or tie rod or upper/lower control arm ball joint that...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-28-17, 04:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,078
Posted By BCT
So obviously something is draining the battery,...

So obviously something is draining the battery, get a multi-meter and start testing where it is draining the battery. Google it if you do not know how to or take it to a trusted garage. I assume you...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-27-17, 04:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,663
Posted By BCT
How long did you guys drive around with the new...

How long did you guys drive around with the new Megan coilovers to get it settle down before having an alignment? The reason I asked is because on my passenger side, the camber bolt do not have the...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-20-17, 03:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By BCT
Got any link to what you bought at Amazon? Would...

Got any link to what you bought at Amazon? Would this work for 02 car? What year is your car?
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-19-17, 05:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,663
Posted By BCT
This is probably dumb question. I have camber...

This is probably dumb question. I have camber bolt about half way out, but then it just spins and spins without getting out further. Is the bolt threaded all the way to the end? Or the middle part of...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-12-17, 08:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,633
Posted By BCT
It took me a while to find pearl white and saddle...

It took me a while to find pearl white and saddle interior. I can live with black interior, just do not want ecru since I have a small kid. My pearl white bumper has been repainted, and if you look...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-11-17, 08:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,633
Posted By BCT
It kinda depends what you are trying to do with...

It kinda depends what you are trying to do with the car, and your budget. Yes, getting the lowest mileage is generally the best. Having said that, I am not worried about buying a higher mileage if...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 04-11-17, 06:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,038
Posted By BCT
So 3 years later, how does the Raybestos UCA...

So 3 years later, how does the Raybestos UCA holding out? How many miles have you driven the car? I am searching for aftermarket UCA, but if they do not last, I may just buy OEM and call it a day.
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Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-10-17, 03:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,308
Posted By BCT
At ~1700 kg (3800 lbs), do you really notice any...

At ~1700 kg (3800 lbs), do you really notice any improvement by reducing 30 kg? I do not think removing that much weight is going to improve any detectable acceleration. IF I was going to remove...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-10-17, 02:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By BCT
What did you end up with? OEM or aftermarket?...

What did you end up with? OEM or aftermarket? Just find out that I need to replace my front upper ball joint - not sure if I can just buy this separately, or I have to buy the whole upper control...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-10-17, 01:10 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 64,692
Posted By BCT
How is the Moog control arm / ball joint? I...

How is the Moog control arm / ball joint? I assume cheaper than OEM, but was just curious how they hold out. I just find out among ripped outer tie rod boots, I need new ball joint on PS. The list of...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-08-17, 09:22 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 64,692
Posted By BCT
While installing the front coilover, I find out...

While installing the front coilover, I find out the boot on each side are ripped :sad: I borrowed this picture from Bgw70's thread, but this is the boot that are ripped on mine. I think it is called...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 04-08-17, 01:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,576
Posted By BCT
I just happen to drive pass local Nissan dealer...

I just happen to drive pass local Nissan dealer last weekend, and a grey car in the corner caught my eyes. I went back and stopped to make sure. Yep it was a Nissan GT-R. First time I have seen it...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-23-17, 09:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,520
Posted By BCT
Hmm... that might be the solution... thank you!

Hmm... that might be the solution... thank you!
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-22-17, 11:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,520
Posted By BCT
I notice that my battery would die if I do not...

I notice that my battery would die if I do not drive her in ~7 days this past winter. I am sure the cold weather do not help here. Not sure how old is the battery. So beside not leaving the light on...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-22-17, 11:17 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 64,692
Posted By BCT
Steve - thank you so much. I went to Lowes and...

Steve - thank you so much. I went to Lowes and Home Depot earlier in the week. I could not find anything that would work that are larger than 2 inch. I am getting a weird look too from asking them...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-21-17, 07:05 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 64,692
Posted By BCT
Great thanks for confirming the gas door release!...

Great thanks for confirming the gas door release!

I have seen members here who made small cutout (around 1.5 in) in carpet area to adjust the coilover, which I am planning to do as well. But after...
Forum: SC430 - 2nd Gen (2001-2010) 03-19-17, 12:06 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 64,692
Posted By BCT
Uninstalling the trunk pieces so I can install...

Uninstalling the trunk pieces so I can install the coilovers. I want to have a chat with the engineer who designed those pieces. Surely there is a way to create a carpet piece right above the bolts...
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