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Old 01-09-2019, 11:17 AM
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Idk, I'd do $10/hole or $20/Caliper. Plus shipping. I have the timeserts on hand and can get them done and sent back within a week upon receiving them.
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All serious tho, if it strip I will PM you, chance are they probably stripped.
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hella coils, hella cheap
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best part about that I still have the caliper rebuilt kit from Centric.
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Idk, I'd do $10/hole or $20/Caliper. Plus shipping. I have the timeserts on hand and can get them done and sent back within a week upon receiving them.
Im about to paint my calipers soon so If I mess them up I'll be messaging you, and youre so cheap $10 a hole.....I cant even find that deal in downtown Toledo!!!
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Im about to paint my calipers soon so If I mess them up I'll be messaging you, and youre so cheap $10 a hole.....I cant even find that deal in downtown Toledo!!!
It's that Azine Hook-up Bruh!
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Ok today the "big box" show up and it compiling of all parts and fluids about $500 later, all of these parts actually will go on the SSM TL only as I have more stock in the closet for the rest of the TL(s).

I will keep update the thread as progress moving forward, my objective is to restore the mechanical imperfection on this car and enjoy it for a while. The goal is to keep the car stock.







oh joys....


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So the old gal end up at the dealer for LCA bushing replacement, oh well meanwhile there couple minor get done as well.






Meanwhile something special is right next door


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So the old gal end up at the dealer for LCA bushing replacement, oh well meanwhile there couple minor get done as well.

Meanwhile something special is right next door

That's a NICE TL!
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That's a NICE TL!
I got used to the Acura line up and yet under the front its nothing but tubing, kinda like race car construction.
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Old 01-16-2019, 11:02 PM
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Hanging out in the garage, Eh?





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Here is a little update from TLC that much needed for the car. I got deal install a set of LCA bushing along with alignment for a hook up price and since then the car handle much better than before.




Front and rear valve cover got a fresh set of seal, 6 spark plug tube seal, recharge A/C system along with valve adjustment, new NGK spark plugs IR from Rockauto. Yah no more leaks from front and back valve cover, if you look closely you will see some of the engine oil still remain on #5 coil. Don't you worry I already clean the oil off the coil pack.





Please remember to flush your clutch line!!! its has the same life time as your brake fluid. I don't think the line ever been flushed since the car was new.





Every of my TL 1st upgrade. Before pic




After much needed modernization






Here is my list for things to do next.


1. Fix the Navi issue, I already order another DVD drive lol.

2. Replace the Honda MT fluid with AC Delco FM fluid.

4. Fresh rotors and pads on all four wheels.

5. Remove the cheap aftermarket sway bar link and put a new set of front/rear sway bar bushing.

6. Flush the power steering fluid and rebuilt the power steering pump.

7. Fix the TL famous "wander mirror" syndrome since right side actuator is discontinued... FML

8. Clean the engine bay and put the plastic cover back on.


That all I can think for NOW lol, as far as driving wise the 6 spd is fun especially shifting from 3rd to 4th and down shift from 4th to 3rd with rev match put a smile on my face every time.

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Arrow That's the way to do it!

Great job, buddy!
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