ShawnOklahoma

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    SC430
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    2002
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    Oklahoma (OK)

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  1. Read more here.. https://www.clublexus.com/forums/sc430-2nd-gen-2001-2010/714659-navigation-screen-replacement.htmlf and use search at the top with key words like "SC430 DVD Screen Replacement" or "SC430 DVD Upgrade."
  2. Apparently from my friend who did some work adding OEM Bluetooth to his 2002 (which did not come with Bluetooth) the components to accomplish Bluetooth are the DVD drive, DVD screen, Telephone Steering Wheel Button, Wiring Harness, and Microphone. Any of these could be your culprit.
  3. please read here https://www.clublexus.com/forums/sc430-2nd-gen-2001-2010/846615-sc430-third-party-subwoofer.html and https://www.clublexus.com/forums/sc430-2nd-gen-2001-2010/878949-drop-in-almost-woofer-upgrade.html
  4. I have an entire cup holder unit for sale. Not sure what part is damaged in yours but you can swap cover/guts from one to another. It's what I did.
  5. Sorry, a little late but heres the photo. You can see the Grom Audio unit and my Boss Audio screen mirror unit below. But remember this is a 2007 radio in my 2002 SC430. If you're looking at Ebay and other parts sites, ask what year the "donor car" was. That's the only way, other than finding a part out, or one in a "pick a part" junk yard. You can tell that a radio is from the 2006 to 2010 models by the far right button says "TYPE" for 2006- 2010 instead of "RDS + TYPE" which means 2001-2005.
  6. I have a 2002 and I purchased a used 2007 DVD driver with disc, and it installed Plug and Play into the trunk of my 2002. No issues in functionality, but there are two small little quirks. 1) There is an option to change the background color of the program windows ( green, grey, blue, etc). I can change it but it doesn't seem to "remember" this change on the next ignition. 2) Something I was slightly expecting, no OEM Bluetooth like new models of the SC430. Another friend followed this gremlin up and found that if he added a 2007 OEM screen to his 2002, 2007 wiring harness with modification, and microphone line then he would have OEM Bluetooth option with the on screen dialer that works! Even with that though, no bluetooth streaming music (thus I upgraded to a 2007 OEM radio and added Grom Audio kit which gave me Bluetooth Handsfree calls, Bluetooth Music with steering control, "OK Google" control, HD radio, and Auxiliary input). Overall it works great. Better graphics, but nothing compared to GPS NAV on phones these days. While I was changing out that drive in the trunk, I also added a phone mirroring kit so at the click of a button the DVD Nav screen will toggle btn my OEM navigation and an external input which has the phone mirror unit (so I can run Waze and GoogleNavigation)/Asus media player/Backup camera so I can play movies, music videos, etc off a hard drive. Pretty awesome updates for a 16 year old car.
  7. I don't have the part number specific for the one which I used as a replacement, but here's a site. Use the search criteria for 2006, then 2007, then 2008, then 2009. Make sure that the part number doesn't change across those years. But any of those models (2006-2009) should be an easy swap. Yes, 2010 will not work. Also keep an eye out for used radios on Craigslist and Ebay. You can do a national Craigslist search and maybe find something. There's a website called "search tempest" (or something similar) that lets you search all craigslist across North America. https://www.lexussouthatlantaparts.com/
  8. sorry, I'm a little busy this month preparing for board exams. I won't have time to supply photos but check out their individual websites for the products and the 2007 radio looks almost exactly like the 2002 radio but with different labels on the buttons.
  9. Please check out companies such as VaisTech and Grom Audio. They offer a few different options that allow you to keep the OEM radio. I swapped my 2002 radio for a 2007 radio so I could have more options. I currently use GROM Audio (with future HD radio unit), but have a stand alone Sirius Stratus 7 Player which gives me XM channels. I previously had the VaisTech SL3U for Aux Input. Check out their websites and see what's available for your car.
  10. What year is your SC? Yes, I want to keep my factory head unit as I like the aesthetics of the interior. There are two companies that make SiriusXM products and HD Radio products for the SC430 (depends on the year): GROM Audio and VaisTech. What I've chosen to do in my 2002 is to buy an OEM radio from a 2007. It's plug and play. Then I bought the GROM unit and am in the process of using it as the "hub" for Aux input (for my media player and HD radio stand alone tune), and then using my Sirius XM Stratus tuner for XM. The GROM also has ipod/android bluetooth remote control from the steering wheel, as well as hard wire USB charging/USB Disc use. I found this other company which looks very similar to the GROM but have yet to try it out. If you're up for it, check it out and let us know how it works. For $50 and Amazon guarantee with free return, worth the chance (btw if you go this route, 2001-2009 use the 7+5 adapter, and 2010 has the 6+6 adapter b'c you will need an additional Y cable). Just something to keep in mind. http://www.vaistech.com/ http://gromaudio.com/ https://www.amazon.com/Bluetooth-Interface-Adapter-GS450H-RX400H/dp/B06W5B5RPT/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1501343428&sr=8-1&keywords=sc430+aux
  11. Yeah, I've heard they can get well into $1k for new. Some private mechanics can build them, and I believe there are a few eBay services that offer rebuilding Master Cylinders. Something to look into before dropping that much money.
  12. Make sure your gap cap is tight. If no change, read here... https://www.clublexus.com/forums/sc430-2nd-gen-2001-2010/833128-zero-point-calibration-vsc-and-vsc-off-lights-2002-sc430-solved.html
  13. Hold the eject button for about 5 seconds and this will eject all CDs left in the tray. If this doesn't work many people report two things. One that if they "smack" the side of the radio it will realign the jammed tray to help eject the CD. The next involves taking out the entire radio and shaking it. If those two paths doesn't release the tray, then you will require opening the actual radio unit to remove the jammed tray.
  14. I am looking at going with coilovers. My top choices at this moment are Megan Racing or BC. Lots of info on the internet about coilovers. Both are 32 way adjustable so I can adjust the height and the ride stiffness. Might be something to consider.
  15. Sorry, I no longer have access to these vehicles and can't supply the requested parts. Good luck.