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Forum: Car Talk
05-08-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,568
Posted By Fibonacci

There are a million pathways to success, but...

There are a million pathways to success, but totally agree in the sense effort, hustle and acting on opportunity trumps any degree or certificate you may carry. But I also think one of the important...
Forum: Car Talk
05-07-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,568
Posted By Fibonacci

Just sold my OEM 20" wheel/tire set. Only netted...

Just sold my OEM 20" wheel/tire set. Only netted 2 grand after shipping, feel like they were almost a giveaway at the price as the tires alone are worth $300 each. Time to go shopping...
Forum: Car Talk
05-05-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,568
Posted By Fibonacci

^^ I can't speak of iforyou, but my story was...

^^ I can't speak of iforyou, but my story was being always the kid hustling because I had no other choice. Was an orphan, then raised in a broken foster family. Not quite trailer park, but perhaps...
Forum: Car Talk
04-27-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,568
Posted By Fibonacci

Word. I miss my R but the CTR is still fun...

Word. I miss my R but the CTR is still fun overall. Can easily imagine myself back in a MK8 R in a couple of years.

Trying to find a manual equipped commuter that is entertaining to drive is...
Forum: Car Talk
04-25-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,568
Posted By Fibonacci

Well, I racked up 600 miles as fast as possible...

Well, I racked up 600 miles as fast as possible and am outta break-in prison. Gotta say, this platform is screaming for SH-AWD. Its frustrating to mash the go pedal only to experience wheel hop on...
Forum: Car Talk
04-24-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,568
Posted By Fibonacci

They are. Just happened to take still from video...

They are. Just happened to take still from video when it was being backed up at the dealer and liked the shot.
Forum: Car Talk
04-24-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,568
Posted By Fibonacci

Is this better? I'm not a glamour shot guy. Need...

Is this better? I'm not a glamour shot guy. Need to take it back in for a repaint because my detailer removed some paint along with adhesive when he was debugging. I'll try to take some better pics...
Forum: Car Talk
04-23-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,568
Posted By Fibonacci

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbullet...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/1125x1155/img_5722_fd0824375c625f49ea8723d7ae099611463b3a03.jpg...
Forum: Car Talk
04-19-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,568
Posted By Fibonacci

Overlooked the spec sheet, don't really need ACC...

Overlooked the spec sheet, don't really need ACC or LKA, but no blind spot monitors and rear cross traffic monitor is a letdown. Similar to the NSX, the C pillar blind spots are pretty bad.
...
Forum: Car Talk
04-19-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,568
Posted By Fibonacci

I wish!!! Had a body guy remove wing, patch...

I wish!!! Had a body guy remove wing, patch holes and repaint for just over a grand. Getting ceramic paint protection now and will get my car back on Sunday.
Forum: Car Talk
04-17-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,568
Posted By Fibonacci

:cheers: just joined da club. :eek:...

:cheers: just joined da club.




:eek: I opted for wing delete, will post pics after my black CTR gets carbon paint protection this weekend.
Forum: Car Talk
04-13-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,568
Posted By Fibonacci

NSX might be getting a lil brother...

Soooo, I haven't posted in a while. Have been busy, plus my daily driver has been a '17 Golf R 6MT which I still thoroughly enjoy. But one of the knocks on it for me has always been the sub-par...
11-08-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 91,419
Posted By Fibonacci

I bought a '17 last Christmas, came fully loaded...

I bought a '17 last Christmas, came fully loaded with DCC, but the strange thing is mine didn't include park pilot or lane keep assist, which the later 17's had as standard. I've put just over 15k...
08-16-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5,149
Views: 330,206
Posted By Fibonacci

Caught my first glimpse of the new G80 Sport on...

Caught my first glimpse of the new G80 Sport on the way to work the other day and had to do a double take.

Wowzer, can't believe how far Hyundai has come in the design department...
...
08-13-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5,149
Views: 330,206
Posted By Fibonacci

Well it is Acura's flagship, their largest sedan...

Well it is Acura's flagship, their largest sedan and to my eyes looks marginally better. Bypassing the crappy ZF 9AT is nothing but win. The dinner plate logo doesn't bother me, Benz does the same...
08-07-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 465,997
Posted By Fibonacci

Need to get a professional camera, my iPhone pics...

Need to get a professional camera, my iPhone pics are not ideal. I put the caliper badges back on as it looked too plain without them. Was thinking about getting Honda badges but realized going JDM...
08-07-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 465,997
Posted By Fibonacci

Indeed, several national insurance companies will...

Indeed, several national insurance companies will not insure any vehicle valued over $150k, which was a bit of a surprise to me, including my previous carrier. I was expecting a competitive quote...
07-23-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 465,997
Posted By Fibonacci

Another week of curing for Ceramic Pro, then will...

Another week of curing for Ceramic Pro, then will be adding some mileage. I already know what the NSX is capable of after spanking on the track for 4 hours in Ohio.

Time to see how much fun it...
07-19-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 465,997
Posted By Fibonacci

Finally in for full body Xpel plus ceramic...

Finally in for full body Xpel plus ceramic topcoat and debadged...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4314/35195504604_f1e8c5ce55_c.jpg
06-20-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 465,997
Posted By Fibonacci

Eye opening experience getting insurance quotes,...

Eye opening experience getting insurance quotes, quite a few carriers do not insure vehicles over $150k. Conflicting response regarding the paint curing process. I was under the impression that only...
03-08-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 465,997
Posted By Fibonacci

I probably used the term wrap a bit too loosely. ...

I probably used the term wrap a bit too loosely. Expel Ultimate w/ 10yr warranty.
02-17-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 465,997
Posted By Fibonacci

By all means, if that is your dream car go for it...

By all means, if that is your dream car go for it and I will be the first to congratulate you. Was within the skin of my teeth of pulling the trigger on a 991.1 a few years a go until the sales...
02-15-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12,053
Views: 682,227
Posted By Fibonacci

Can we get back on topic please, more...

Can we get back on topic please, more specifically how the TLX refresh is da' bomb diggety:

More chrome!
More plastic trim pieces!
Exposed non-functional exhaust tips!
Zero performance...
02-11-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,271
Posted By Fibonacci

Congrats! We'll convert this into VeeDubzine in...

Congrats! We'll convert this into VeeDubzine in to time. :cheers:

Yeah, I was a bit surprised on the lack of homelink too, I haven't used a standard garage door opener since forever ago. Seat...
02-09-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,271
Posted By Fibonacci

A couple more notes to add: Like: the hidden...

A couple more notes to add:

Like: the hidden rear view camera in the VW logo that pops out - always clean and clear image while reversing, excellent touch.

Dislike: 6MT is just not as smooth...
02-09-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 465,997
Posted By Fibonacci

So riddle me this iceman, why is the car...

So riddle me this iceman, why is the car arbitrarily only worth $120k as opposed to 180k? Not picking a fight, want to hear your logical reasons why it's worth 60k less than your "ideal" price.
...
02-04-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 465,997
Posted By Fibonacci

Given the extended birthing pains and the lack of...

Given the extended birthing pains and the lack of marketing, I think it's a bit early to call the outcome of this Gen2. Let's see how they follow through on development of additional variants and if...
02-04-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4,682
Views: 353,702
Posted By Fibonacci

:rofl: redrum...REDRUM!!! :devilgrin:

:rofl:

redrum...REDRUM!!! :devilgrin:
02-04-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,271
Posted By Fibonacci

Love it so far and yes, a near-perfect daily...

Love it so far and yes, a near-perfect daily driver. Compared to the TLX:

Likes:
1. A LOT more fun to drive, puts a grin on my face every time.
2. Variability in drive mode depending on your...
01-31-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4,682
Views: 353,702
Posted By Fibonacci

Where did I say Honda should dumb down their...

Where did I say Honda should dumb down their products? I didn't. My point was that Acura has had plenty of time to upgrade and better differentiate their line-up but has chosen not to (yet).
...
01-31-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 465,997
Posted By Fibonacci

The First Race Of The Acura NSX GT3 Was...

The First Race Of The Acura NSX GT3 Was Unbelievably Good (http://blackflag.jalopnik.com/the-first-race-of-the-acura-nsx-gt3-was-unbelievably-go-1791805388)


Interesting, interesting... :blink:
01-30-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 465,997
Posted By Fibonacci

It's not curva red, its the valencia red pearl,...

It's not curva red, its the valencia red pearl, which is a $6,000.00 USD option.
01-22-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 465,997
Posted By Fibonacci

Slip'n Slide... Chris Harris Drives: Honda...

Slip'n Slide...

Chris Harris Drives: Honda NSX vs Audi R8 V10 vs Porsche 911 Turbo Top Gear...
01-10-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,152
Posted By Fibonacci

:nod: Superior indeed. The issue I...

:nod: Superior indeed.

The issue I discovered though is that you really need to be spanking the TLX at greater than 7/10ths to really take advantage of torque vectoring. And then you quickly...
01-08-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,231
Posted By Fibonacci

We will simply have to respectfully agree to...

We will simply have to respectfully agree to disagree. I don't dispute that the Golf R looks like an econobox, but it doesn't drive like one. As for lacking sex appeal, totally agree it lacks style...
01-08-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,231
Posted By Fibonacci

Not sure why you are obsessing over this post or...

Not sure why you are obsessing over this post or feel the need deride the Mk7 Golf. I can assure you in R form it drives nothing like an econobox.

Simply was posting my experience and why I...
01-07-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,231
Posted By Fibonacci

Consider me fooled then. After a very satisfied...

Consider me fooled then. After a very satisfied run in the 4G, was expecting more of the same, albeit given my commute was going to be longer, was willing to accept the limits of a slush box. BUT...
01-07-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,231
Posted By Fibonacci

I am not a VW fan boy, never have been. But...

I am not a VW fan boy, never have been. But after initially having my heart set on a Focus RS and having no luck finding one that wasn't presold or at a significant mark-up starting looking at the...
01-07-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 465,997
Posted By Fibonacci

^^ Saw that before signing my purchase agreement....

^^ Saw that before signing my purchase agreement. I suspect he's probably right about Acura misjudging the market and anyone expecting to own an appreciating asset in the 2G is deluding themselves....
01-07-2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,231
Posted By Fibonacci

Confessions of a reformed TLX owner

Well after many years, two Preludes, 1G TSX, 4G TL SH-AWD 6MT and a short stint in my TLX -- I have moved on to another brand for my daily driver.

To summarize my TLX experience: it was a...
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