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01-23-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,298
Posted By justnspace

in a 3500lb vehicle, it takes about 30hp to...

in a 3500lb vehicle, it takes about 30hp to "feel"

the MDX weighs more than 3500lbs and the DIY 4" intake at most, makes about 8hp
12-06-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By carbonTSEX

BC racing provides dampener extensions so that...

BC racing provides dampener extensions so that you can adjust the rear dampening any time with the seats fully installed. They replace the adjustable knobs with a braided extension with the...
12-05-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 48,092
Posted By Chief F1 Fan

As great as the engineering and interior and 90%...

As great as the engineering and interior and 90% of the exterior is, I would never own it based on one thing alone: that front end is just plain godawful. I couldn't stand looking at it.
11-27-2017, 05:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,873
Posted By 14j35y2

It can be done, sure. I'm a Ktuner dealer also...

It can be done, sure. I'm a Ktuner dealer also and they support the 4g TL ECU so tuning is possible. Currently we're back ordered for months making kits for the Accords but when things have calmed...
04-04-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 132,020
Posted By TSX69

Wink C&d

2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD First Drive Review Car and Driver (http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2017-acura-mdx-sport-hybrid-sh-awd-first-drive-review-1)

Home...
03-21-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 39,181
Posted By Legend2TL

+1, it's embarrassing to watch Honda in their...

+1, it's embarrassing to watch Honda in their current form.

In the 80's Soichiro Honda directed Takeo Fukui (Honda's F1 racing director in the 80's) to strictly focus on continuous incremental...
11-03-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,390
Posted By iforyou

Edward was referring to the 340i/C450 AMG, etc...

Edward was referring to the 340i/C450 AMG, etc when he quoted my post. But ya it's kinda obvious lol. This is why these companies are calling these cars 340i or C450 as they perform more like a 4.0L...
04-26-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 55,870
Posted By Legend2TL

Haas VF-16 - Technical analysis

Haas VF-16 - Racecar Engineering (http://www.racecar-engineering.com/cars/haas-vf-16/)

After looking at the pics comparing the Ferrari components to the Haas components I can see why other teams...
Forum: Car Talk
01-27-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,730
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

Test drive of BMW 750i xDrive

I had an opening in my schedule today and drove past a local BMW dealership only to stop in and look at the 6 & 7 Series cars. I attempted to sit in the back of the 6 Series Grande Coupe, only to...
01-22-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 465,997
Posted By fsttyms1

And to me that is BS and is just a poor excuse by...

And to me that is BS and is just a poor excuse by them/for them just not having a true direction or plan by leadership(which is still true today). Every other manufacturer continued on improving,...
12-13-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,879
Posted By TacoBello

It's because the G90 comes factory equipped with...

It's because the G90 comes factory equipped with upgraded performance tires.

G90 > RLX
12-02-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 98,913
Posted By holografique

^ Fair point. But I think the point that is being...

^ Fair point. But I think the point that is being made in both George and Edwards post is: either way you look at it, the TLX-GT is doing nothing to create any sort of "halo" effect for the regular...
12-02-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 170,997
Posted By csmeance

Here's their website: Darton Sleeves...

Here's their website:
Darton Sleeves (http://www.darton-international.com/mid_03.html)

Pretty much the liner for the engine block (grey circles in the center):
...
11-24-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,131
Posted By justnspace

flat spotting could be an attribute to the...

flat spotting could be an attribute to the specific rubber compound of that tire manufacture and not necessarily attributed to air or lack there of.
11-12-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,828
Posted By WheelMcCoy

I wouldn't say it was Acura's desire to go so...

I wouldn't say it was Acura's desire to go so many gears. I think they would have been satisfied with their 5 or 6 speed design, but not too long ago in these very forums, Acura was criticized for...
10-29-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,703
Views: 235,283
Posted By justnspace

I thought they moved on to Thrill???? no,...

I thought they moved on to Thrill????

no, wait.....it's safety now! :rofl:
10-27-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4,682
Views: 353,702
Posted By biker

No, but it's not unusual for him to go off on...

No, but it's not unusual for him to go off on tangents - that's what makes it entertaining.
08-30-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By HeartTLs

Under mind? You expressed yourself like a child...

Under mind? You expressed yourself like a child and it was offensive to read. I know the benefit of under sizing for winter tires, but considering how poorly the ice3's corner I felt under sizing...
08-07-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 465,997
Posted By fsttyms1

It works for the P1 because the car is all Carbon...

It works for the P1 because the car is all Carbon Fiber AND 900 HP. Not 550+
07-19-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 118,264
Posted By HeartTLs

I suggest no one post numbers, those who bought...

I suggest no one post numbers, those who bought it, and are tuning know whether it's worth the money or not. Those that don't, well they'll just have to put their money were their mouths are.

Why...
07-02-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,611
Posted By yungone501

^^^ True. However, there are many people...

^^^
True.

However, there are many people (like myself) that prefer a quality product at a great price.

I personally prefer this option at the moment because the car will soon have the turbo...
06-28-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,848
Posted By George Knighton

That's one thing, but another thing is if you...

That's one thing, but another thing is if you want to spend that much on a car, you should look an an LS460 as the best buy available in North America for that amount of money.

Some of the...
06-26-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 90,834
Posted By Chief F1 Fan

Peoples' memories are pretty damn short-Ferrari...

Peoples' memories are pretty damn short-Ferrari having the WC locked up by August; McLaren winning 15/16 races in one season with the drivers lapping everyone on the grid up to THIRD and there being...
06-23-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,912
Posted By Tonyware

^^^ good point. The Acura people haven't released...

^^^ good point. The Acura people haven't released any info on how the computer manages the vector differentials. Maybe they are manually or automatically disengaged? It did look a bit slow to me on...
05-26-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 45,803
Posted By fsttyms1

5lbs is UNSPRUNG weight. Unsprung weight is more...

5lbs is UNSPRUNG weight. Unsprung weight is more important than sprung weight (things like seats battery etc)

2nd, while i agree, it may "look" cool, why make the lights less useable like potmilkz...
04-22-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,021
Posted By hondamore

I can't speak for all Sport Hybrid owners, but...

I can't speak for all Sport Hybrid owners, but the PERFORMANCE improvement of the Sport Hybrid over the PAWS version and NOT the improved fuel economy is BY FAR the primary reason that I purchased...
02-16-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,664
Posted By cp3117

As already mentioned by myself and others here,...

As already mentioned by myself and others here, even if Acura could get other (Average) customers into the showroom not loyal to Honda/Acura they wouldn't be able to tell the difference between SHAWD...
02-15-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,664
Posted By KeithL

I am not sure how you are driving or where, but...

I am not sure how you are driving or where, but having owned a 4G AWD TL and now an Audi A6 I can tell you the average person under normal driving will never know the difference. I will tell you I...
02-15-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,942
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

MDX SH-AWD compared to RLX-Sport Hybrid in the snow

I tested both of my vehicles in the very slippery wind blown snow conditions this morning. It was 8 degrees at the time and will be falling to -8 or lower plus 40-50 mph winds on top of that today. ...
02-09-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,331
Posted By Colin

A dealer would have to buy the requested tires. ...

A dealer would have to buy the requested tires. The old 'take-offs' can't be sold as 'new' under any circumstances so what can they do other than charge? Would you be upset of you bought a set of...
02-06-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,664
Posted By mgalbr22

No RLX

To your question: " where would Acura be without the RLX?" It is already there and has been there for some time. The car has disappeared from acura's marketing, and the volume is so low as to be...
02-06-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,664
Posted By neuronbob

I have read this thread a few times and thought...

I have read this thread a few times and thought long and hard before submitting an answer.

The RLX is an example of Soichiro Honda's philosophies at work. The one that is most appropriate is the...
01-11-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,685
Posted By Tigmd99

Every car has a compromise b/w cost of vehicle...

Every car has a compromise b/w cost of vehicle and feature set. This thread is kinda ridiculous. For example, BMW X5 with PANO...how much does it costs? Does it not START at $56,000+?

Thus,...
12-23-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,374
Posted By justnspace

Factory rims have a ball seat while after...

Factory rims have a ball seat
while after market rims have a conical seat.

SO, YOU MUST HAVE A BALL SEAT after market lug nut set to match your BALL seat factory wheels.


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12-21-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 132,466
Posted By hondamore

While I agree that a price drop is exactly what...

While I agree that a price drop is exactly what the RLX Sport Hybrid needs to really generate respectable sales volume (when they have a reasonable number of them to sell), I think neuronbob is right...
12-19-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,970
Posted By Mike_TX

Just a thought - With the possible (and brief)...

Just a thought - With the possible (and brief) exception of the improperly-torqued rear suspension bolts, the issues related to the RLX are minor. There are no problems that will strand you in the...
12-18-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,186
Posted By justnspace

still doesnt make sense. I know that you're just...

still doesnt make sense. I know that you're just relaying the info...but it doesnt make sense.

HPD had those turbo cars waay before the 4th GEN TL.
also, the competing with the S6 doesnt make...
11-21-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 128,712
Posted By AZuser

Press release was posted on previous page. Post...

Press release was posted on previous page. Post #1304 (https://acurazine.com/forums/automotive-news-6/acura-ilx-news-**2016-information-page-31-**-841270/page33/#post15242930)
11-04-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,466
Posted By Tonyware

From wikipedia: "In vehicle steering systems a...

From wikipedia: "In vehicle steering systems a clockspring is a special rotary electrical connector which allows a vehicle's steering wheel to turn while still making an electrical connection between...
10-22-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,162
Posted By justnspace

as seen in the pic above, i'm using the empty fog...

as seen in the pic above, i'm using the empty fog light hole as an air inlet for my air intake.

more air = more power right?
lol

Edward also suggested creating a duct from the fog light hole...
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