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Old 05-29-2019, 02:50 PM
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500 RPM
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My wife probably.
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Saw thread title, opened the thread, realized the "dream car" was an old Accord....

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Never forget







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My struts were not blown, my tranny never slipped....
Also Mystery Meat...
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I have a thump or clunk when I turn the wheel sharply primary pulling into or backing out of a parking space....
Typically to the right, but also when I back out to the right, swinging left...
I also have a shimmy above 65 mph, but it may be gone, haven't tried it yet....

I still ill have a constant faint clicking out of the front passenger side when going over any roughy spots at any speeds...
Also, I had an alignment done, but it seems to want to pull slight my right (new)...
Also, the steering is still very light, but maybe slightly tighter than it was...
Please, put in a suggestion if y'all have anything...

I'm thinking CV joint? Or strut mount...
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My TL just won't spin it's tires, with or without traction, hmmm... Is that normal?
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Old 05-29-2019, 05:22 PM
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Originally Posted by ttribe View Post
Saw thread title, opened the thread, realized the "dream car" was an old Accord....

Bro



https://jalopnik.com/why-buy-a-new-h...fec-1758623464
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Old 05-29-2019, 05:27 PM
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Good grief! Who does that? That's like saving your plastic soda cup from McDonalds so it will be collectible one day.
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Old 05-29-2019, 05:28 PM
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Yes! CVCC up in this beeotch!

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Old 05-29-2019, 05:30 PM
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Good grief! Who does that? That's like saving your plastic soda cup from McDonalds so it will be collectible one day.
You've probably never driven a CVCC
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Old 05-29-2019, 05:31 PM
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God bless thoiboi's parents
I'm so grateful MM makes me look sane to my parents.
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Old 05-29-2019, 05:33 PM
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Originally Posted by losiglow View Post
Yes! CVCC up in this beeotch!




A coworker of mine drives his CVCC civic hatch to work on certain Fridays
I walk around with a boner all day..

My pops had a 81 Civic CVCC.. It's missed.
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Old 05-29-2019, 05:40 PM
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I have no experience, but gotta give props to Honda for developing an engine that essentially introduces two different air/fuel mixtures resulting in a burn that is clean enough to pass emissions testing without a catalytic converter.

It's too bad they're no longer the leader in engine tech. Not that they have bad engines; they just don't lead the pack when it comes to innovation like they used to.
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Old 05-29-2019, 06:21 PM
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Geez, I'm so old not only have I driven various flavors of CVCCs (I think they were all yellow, literally every one of them), but I've worked on them as well. Funny thing, as in awe as I was of that multi-pot carb with the rich side and the lean side, I absolutely hated those cars back then; all these years later I'm still not exactly fond of them. With that said, I'm having a very difficult time imagining anybody, and I do mean ANYBODY, ponying up over twenty-large for that car.
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Old 05-29-2019, 08:08 PM
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This one looks nice.

https://cargur.us/v0LCk
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Originally Posted by Curious3GTL View Post
This one looks nice.

https://cargur.us/v0LCk
Hmmm, a V6 6MT, probably the nicest Accord Sedan ever.
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Sort of on the topic of this whole RPM to speed thing, I just pulled up my handy-dandy (Notebook? No, sorry Steve fans.) rpm to speed calculator and found this:
  • About 2,000 RPMs @ 70 mph -- Gen 7 Accord Auto/3G TL Auto
  • About 2,500 RPMs @ 70 mph -- Gen 7 Accord 6MT/3G TL 6MT
What is interesting about the above, the 6MT models are both faster and get better gas mileage. The J-Series engine is so silky smooth and quiet there is virtually zero difference in engine noise and vehicle vibration. Personally, I'd much rather have the 6MT version, noise, mileage, acceleration be damned, I want three pedals under my dash for the pure enjoyment of driving the cars.
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Old 05-29-2019, 11:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Majofo View Post
Never forget









Also Mystery Meat...
Awesome research/meme-ing fone there, bud!


Those tires were alright, and new... They had plenty of grip on corners... My "Accord handles better statement" was about how the weight transfer was better in the Accord vs. TL in the corners...


The clunking suspension on the RDX was bad struts that I replaced almost 50K miles ago, now...
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This exact model was my first Honda. POS that seemingly spent more time in the shop than on the road.
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As the former owner of an 07 EX-L V6 Navi 5AT sedan, it was nothing to write home about. Honestly, my old 14 Accord Sport CVT was a more enjoyable experience.
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Old 05-30-2019, 05:02 AM
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You have posted that before... I feel very differently...


But the '14 has more creature comforts and such... More modern, larger... It's a good thing, but too much like what I have now...


I want an older car for it's simplicity and raw feel...



I also want to ditch the smart key, pano roof, and other wacky electronics that act up...
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It's a shitbox.
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Originally Posted by F23A4 View Post
This exact model was my first Honda. POS that seemingly spent more time in the shop than on the road.
You wish you still had it
Don't lie
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Hightower special

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Did you end up getting a job?
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Originally Posted by Midnight Mystery View Post
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Those tires were alright, and new... They had plenty of grip on corners...

My "Accord handles better statement" was about how the weight transfer was better in the Accord vs. TL in the corners...
Might have been new, but they're certified pieces of shit. I wouldn't trust them on a golf cart or even as a tie swing. Those are Firestone specials.. except shittier.

Any perceived handling you felt in the Accord goes out the door with those shit tires and other issues with your TL.
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Did you end up getting a job?
He did!

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This exact model was my first Honda. POS that seemingly spent more time in the shop than on the road.
I had a 1979 Accord manual that was pretty good. Great first car.
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Originally Posted by horseshoez View Post
Sort of on the topic of this whole RPM to speed thing, I just pulled up my handy-dandy (Notebook? No, sorry Steve fans.) rpm to speed calculator and found this:
  • About 2,000 RPMs @ 70 mph -- Gen 7 Accord Auto/3G TL Auto
  • About 2,500 RPMs @ 70 mph -- Gen 7 Accord 6MT/3G TL 6MT
What is interesting about the above, the 6MT models are both faster and get better gas mileage. The J-Series engine is so silky smooth and quiet there is virtually zero difference in engine noise and vehicle vibration. Personally, I'd much rather have the 6MT version, noise, mileage, acceleration be damned, I want three pedals under my dash for the pure enjoyment of driving the cars.
I remember the AV6-6 being quite quick when they were new & I was working for the local Honda dealer.
I also remember them having pretty touchy clutches. Not 1G CTS-V touchy, but much more than the typical Honda product.
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It's a shit thread.


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If ladiboi up in it, you know it's shit
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Majofo you funny bastard, John Smith and all
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Did you end up getting a job?
A long time ago...

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Might have been new, but they're certified pieces of shit. I wouldn't trust them on a golf cart or even as a tie swing. Those are Firestone specials.. except shittier.

Any perceived handling you felt in the Accord goes out the door with those shit tires and other issues with your TL.
Once again... The TL did handle well, very well, infact! It's just that the Accord felt more light on it's feet... I didn't even push the car...
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Just checking in to make sure this thread has gone predictably.
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Yup. Keep up the good work.
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Just checking in to make sure this thread has gone predictably.
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Yup. Keep up the good work.
Thanks for stopping by, bud!
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I’d hate to see what your dream job is MM.
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I’d hate to see what your dream job is MM.

I'm sure you would...


I have a dream job, and my own dream... They're similar, but different... But really the same thing I've been wanting since I was 15, so.......
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I’d hate to see what your dream job is MM.
Pages and pages on it, every bit as good as this thread

MM Gets a Job
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I'm sure you would...


I have a dream job, and my own dream... They're similar, but different... But really the same thing I've been wanting since I was 15, so.......
I think I just threw up in my mouth, just a bit. No comprende señor.
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It's waxing poles and polishing knobs
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