If your DVD drive wasn't properly built, sometimes the best thing you can do is get some white lithium grease and put just a drop on the round chrome rails that the laser core rides on, get it moving smoothly again.
Cleaning the lens stack while you're in there is a good idea as well. --- "Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." Ben Franklin
No, I didnt destroy it by attempting to fix it. I destroyed it for spare parts for a friend. I was already planning on getting a new Xbox next month anyways since this one has been running like crap for a while, Now I will be putting it completely out of its misery soon. Hopefully a new cheaper 360 model will be announced tomorrow --- 1 Brocken to rule them all!! XBOX- Brutal Brocken PS3- BrutalBrocken