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Old 03-24-2019, 01:27 AM
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Hey guys ive been seeing these things under both headlights on more and more TLs lately... what is that and whats the point of it ? Tyia
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Old 03-24-2019, 03:01 AM
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Headlight washers.
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Old 03-24-2019, 04:15 AM
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Old 03-24-2019, 07:08 AM
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Only available in Canadian Acura vehicles.

That's why I hadn't seen them in the U.S. before... My, this would make for a nice mod on a USDM TL!
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Headlight washers that spray washer fluid on the headlights, comes only on Canadian SH-AWD.
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The front plate is actually mounted there?
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License plate it mounted on tow hook opening.
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Old 03-25-2019, 02:28 PM
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Originally Posted by dregsfan View Post
The front plate is actually mounted there?
That's a pretty common mounting spot for people. they make (expensive) mounting brackets for that. Personally I like it quite a bit but didn't justify the price so just stuck it on there w/ heavy duty outdoors velcro. Been going strong 2yrs now
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Not sure what you are specifically referring to in the pic, but my guess is the headlight washers. I have them on my '12 TL SH-AWD 6MT and to be honest I don't think I ever used them. The button for it is located beside the traction control on/off button.
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Originally Posted by Blaze9 View Post
That's a pretty common mounting spot for people. they make (expensive) mounting brackets for that. Personally I like it quite a bit but didn't justify the price so just stuck it on there w/ heavy duty outdoors velcro. Been going strong 2yrs now
it's only common for people who have a front mount intercooler, like the EVO's.

looks absolutely dumb/stupid if you choose to mount your licence plate like this without having a front mount intercooler to get in the way.
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it's only common for people who have a front mount intercooler, like the EVO's.

looks absolutely dumb/stupid if you choose to mount your licence plate like this without having a front mount intercooler to get in the way.
Front plates are a sore spot for a lot of enthusiasts, since most of the mounting kits for them are screwed into the bumper and it damages the car. Most cars look nicer without them.

If I had a tricked out car that I brought to meetups or something I'd probably keep the front plate on a bracket that I could easily remove when the vehicle was parked.
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