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by CoolRunnings
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: T430 Fan Noise - Need FRU for good replacement
Replies: 7
Views: 5485

T430 Fan Noise - Need FRU for good replacement

I'm upgrading a whole bunch of Thinkpad T420 and T430's to Windows 10 and found a number of them with bad or terribly noisy fans. I do recall that there were several FRUs available for the T430 fans and that they fixed the noise issue on one of them. I can't seem to figure out which FRU that is. All...
by CoolRunnings
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T430-T490 / T530-T590 Series
Topic: Hard to find keyboard stoppers for T460
Replies: 1
Views: 1211

Hard to find keyboard stoppers for T460

I have a T460 and had to replace the keyboard recently. In doing so, I buggered up one of the tiny rubber stoppers that go under the battery to stop the keyboard spacers between keys from sliding around. The FRU number is 00HM041. Anyone know a good place to get these without spending an absurd amou...
by CoolRunnings
Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Cheap/FREE! Old Thinkpads and Parts - You pay shipping.
Replies: 22
Views: 6348

Cheap/FREE! Old Thinkpads and Parts - You pay shipping.

I've got a pretty big stack of old Thinkpad parts I will never need any longer due to moving on to the new stuff. Here's a partial list. I'd really like to just pack all this up and ship it to somebody that enjoys refurbing the old Thinkpads. I REALLY don't want to break it up and sell it off to che...
by CoolRunnings
Wed Dec 16, 2015 2:00 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: Excellent cosmetic T420/T430 Parts
Replies: 1
Views: 950

WTB: Excellent cosmetic T420/T430 Parts

I am looking for some like-new condition parts for some T420/T430 laptops I picked up that are in rough shape. I need keyboards, lcd bezels, keyboard bezels, and lids. Anyone clearing out old T420/T430 parts?
by CoolRunnings
Mon Nov 30, 2015 1:18 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: 1600x900 Screen for T430
Replies: 0
Views: 762

WTB: 1600x900 Screen for T430

I'm looking for a couple 1600x900 screens for a pair of Thinkpad T430's I have. They need to be unblemished, no hot spots, dead pixels, bruises, or scratches/scrapes. If you have one or more you'd like to sell, please let me know via PM.
by CoolRunnings
Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:25 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB ASAP: T420 1600x900 LCD + Thinkpad T430 Backlit Keyboard
Replies: 0
Views: 835

WTB ASAP: T420 1600x900 LCD + Thinkpad T430 Backlit Keyboard

I'm looking for a Thinkpad T420 1600x900 screen resolution. No dead pixels, hot spots, bruises/scratches, or yellow screens. Looking to pay $50 shipped or so. Also interested in 2x like new backlit keyboards for Thinkpad T430/X230 laptops. No damage, extremely minimal wear desired. Need both of thes...
by CoolRunnings
Fri Jun 12, 2015 8:20 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: Macbook Pro 13 Mid-2010 Lid
Replies: 0
Views: 1209

WTB: Macbook Pro 13 Mid-2010 Lid

A friend of mine has a Mid-2010 Macbook Pro that's in nice shape but he just broke the screen and the corner of the lid is now severely bent. I'm looking for an excellent condition lid for a 2010 Macbook that includes the LCD and whole lid assembly. PM me if you have one for sale.
by CoolRunnings
Tue Jun 02, 2015 12:07 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Gone! FREE: T420 Motherboard and T420/T430 keyboards
Replies: 2
Views: 830

Re: FREE: T420 Motherboard and T420/T430 keyboards

And they're gone. Shipped out yesterday. Enjoy!
by CoolRunnings
Sat May 30, 2015 5:06 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Gone! FREE: T420 Motherboard and T420/T430 keyboards
Replies: 2
Views: 830

Gone! FREE: T420 Motherboard and T420/T430 keyboards

I have a Thinkpad T420 motherboard which works, isn't BIOS locked, doesn't have stability problems, etc. It's an Intel graphics model. The bad: the USB ports on the right got busted. Probably pretty easy for anyone with soldering skills to fix but I'm not one of them. I've also got a single T420 key...
by CoolRunnings
Wed May 13, 2015 10:57 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTT: SATA Drives for RAM and DVD Burners
Replies: 1
Views: 769

WTT: SATA Drives for RAM and DVD Burners

I have a large quantity of fully tested 500gb SATA laptop drives (mostly WD Blues and some Hitachi's) and need about 10-20 4gb sticks of DDR3 RAM and 14x DVD burners for a bunch of Thinkpad T420's. I would primarily be interested in bulk trades but I'll consider smaller groups too. PM me if you're i...
by CoolRunnings
Tue May 12, 2015 10:28 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: 15x Thinkpad T420/T430 DVD Burners
Replies: 2
Views: 817

Re: WTB: 15x Thinkpad T420/T430 DVD Burners

Appreciate the offer but I need the 12.5mm height ones. While 9.5mm does fit and work, they rattle around and I've had some problems from their use. Thanks!
by CoolRunnings
Mon May 11, 2015 3:50 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: 15x Thinkpad T420/T430 DVD Burners
Replies: 2
Views: 817

WTB: 15x Thinkpad T420/T430 DVD Burners

I recently bought a bulk lot of Thinkpad T420's and some T430's and they came sans-optical drives. Anyone know where I can get an inexpensive bulk lot of DVD burners for these? I'm currently trolling eBay...
by CoolRunnings
Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:41 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: T430S Screw Cover Stickers
Replies: 4
Views: 1544

WTB: T430S Screw Cover Stickers

I have a T430S and somehow in transport the sticker that covers the screw holes on the bezel for the LCD fell off. I cannot find them anywhere nor can I find the FRU number to call Lenovo and get a set. Anyone have any they want to sell?
by CoolRunnings
Wed Mar 04, 2015 9:31 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: Need replacement 6-cell battery for T410s
Replies: 5
Views: 5017

PM me. I accidentally bought 3x OEM ones thinking I was getting T430S models. Mine are open box but new never used.
by CoolRunnings
Sun Mar 01, 2015 3:05 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Thinkpad Hard Drives 250/320/500gb
Replies: 12
Views: 28510

Re: FS: Thinkpad Hard Drives 250/320/500gb

Updated with additional trade info. Yep, they're all SATA. Have only seen 3x PATA laptop drives all year!
by CoolRunnings
Sat Feb 28, 2015 9:47 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Thinkpad Hard Drives 250/320/500gb
Replies: 12
Views: 28510

FS: Thinkpad Hard Drives 250/320/500gb

I have been upgrading all the Thinkpads I sell and use to SSD drives for a year now and have several dozen 250gb, 320gb, and 500gb SATA drives available. All have passed the resurface test from HD Sentinel and come back without bad sectors. They are all from Thinkpads and have FRU stickers on them i...
by CoolRunnings
Sat Jan 24, 2015 6:30 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB/WTT: 3x T430S batteries
Replies: 1
Views: 859

Re: WTB/WTT: 3x T430S batteries

Need these asap... Anyone got em for sale?
by CoolRunnings
Thu Jan 22, 2015 12:27 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB/WTT: 3x T430S batteries
Replies: 1
Views: 859

WTB/WTT: 3x T430S batteries

Looking for 3x like new (or brand new) T430S batteries. I mistakenly bought 3x brand new T410S batteries and would be willing to trade them + $ or buy T430S batteries outright. Lenovo OEM only. Looking for as close to new as possible and preferably around $65 give or take each.
by CoolRunnings
Fri Dec 12, 2014 3:07 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Complete units and part-outs for T500 - X200 - X61
Replies: 11
Views: 2659

Re: FS: Complete units and part-outs for T500 - X200 - X61

I need a good QUIET fan for a T500 with Intel graphics. Mine's rattling up a storm here. Got one? Best price shipped (USA)?
by CoolRunnings
Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:43 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: Thinkpad X230 and T430.
Replies: 0
Views: 910

WTB: Thinkpad X230 and T430.

I'm looking for both an X230 and a T430. Hard drives are irrelevant because I'll be installing SSDs. Looking for excellent physical condition. Would like a backlit keyboard in the T430. Not interested in tablets. Needs to have at least some factory warranty left - the longer the better. Email me wha...
by CoolRunnings
Tue Oct 28, 2014 9:56 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: T420 with charging problem - $100
Replies: 1
Views: 1164

SOLD: T420 with charging problem - $100

I have a T420 with a bunch of small cosmetic problems (some screen bruising that's only visible on a black screen or nearly pure white, a screen latch that won't quite lock, some scratches on the lid) and will not charge a battery nor run off one. I've tried several batteries but no luck. The machin...
by CoolRunnings
Sun Apr 20, 2014 1:04 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: FS: Thinkpad T430 2349-AK5 BNIB
Replies: 3
Views: 1522

Re: FS: Thinkpad T430 2349-AK5 BNIB

Nice laptops. Those are dual core chips with hyper-threading though by the way. They show up as 4x cores in task manager under Windows 7 but there are really only two processing cores.
by CoolRunnings
Thu Mar 06, 2014 9:33 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: T420 Dock with USB 3.0
Replies: 4
Views: 3056

T420 Dock with USB 3.0

Does anyone know if the dock that has a USB 3.0 port on it will give a T420 USB 3.0 capabilities or will the USB 3.0 port perform at USB 2.0?
by CoolRunnings
Fri Jan 10, 2014 12:52 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: Fan for T60 14" + 3x Thinkpad T420's
Replies: 0
Views: 292

WTB: Fan for T60 14" + 3x Thinkpad T420's

I need a like-new heatsink/fan assembly that doesn't rattle for a 14" 4x3 T60 with Radeon X1300 graphics. Looking to buy 3x Thinkpad T420 laptops in decent shape still under warranty for $450 or less. Preference given to machines in exceptional condition, longer warranties, or higher specs but $450 ...
by CoolRunnings
Mon Dec 23, 2013 12:08 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: T520 FHD IPS display mod (from Acer) possible ?
Replies: 10
Views: 3013

Re: T520 FHD IPS display mod (from Acer) possible ?

Which guts are you referring to as the T601? The T61 board with a Core 2 Duo 2.8ghz and the T61 mainboard? I've thought about it but honestly I'm really wanting something significantly cooler running since it's on my lap or chest most of the time and the Core 2 Duo stuff just always seems to get unc...
by CoolRunnings
Sat Dec 21, 2013 11:27 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: T520 FHD IPS display mod (from Acer) possible ?
Replies: 10
Views: 3013

Re: T520 FHD IPS display mod (from Acer) possible ?

Thanks for the info. I have seen the FHD panels in the W520 and T520 and while they're decent, the big deal for me is the viewing angles. I use the T60 to watch movies in bed with the wife. That quickly ruled out my T420 and I'd like to get something a bit faster than the T60 but not at the cost of ...
by CoolRunnings
Sat Dec 21, 2013 4:12 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: X220 w/IPS screen
Replies: 0
Views: 315

WTB: X220 w/IPS screen

I'm looking for an X220 with an IPS screen. Still under warranty 1+ years is a must. At least an i5 CPU or higher is a must. The rest is negotiable depending on price. PM me with what you have. Especially interested in a higher end model...
by CoolRunnings
Thu Dec 19, 2013 12:53 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: T520 FHD IPS display mod (from Acer) possible ?
Replies: 10
Views: 3013

Re: T520 FHD IPS display mod (from Acer) possible ?

Ugh, it seems impossible to find the pin-outs on these things. Wonder if LG has that info available to the public...

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