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06-14-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By losiglow

A fastener not tightened to spec was exactly what...

A fastener not tightened to spec was exactly what I was thinking. That's because I've made the same mistake :blush: I didn't torque the bolt adequately on an upper control arm a installed a while...
06-04-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,090
Posted By losiglow

I'm not familiar with aftermarket kits, but if...

I'm not familiar with aftermarket kits, but if you want to keep it classy (and technically "factory"), I'd go with the A-spec kit. Looks great without the rice. And since it's OEM, fitment isn't...
06-04-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,814
Posted By losiglow

*deer It's unlikely that any damage...

*deer

It's unlikely that any damage occurred, other than to your bumper or plastic coverings underneath the car. Running over medians or curbs can definitely jack up undercarriage components but...
06-04-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,090
Posted By losiglow

I've learned that the Tech package (or whatever...

I've learned that the Tech package (or whatever package includes the upgraded stereo system) is a must in Acura vehicles. The base models seem to have pretty sub-par setups. The 4G TL was this way....
06-04-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,756
Posted By losiglow

Yeah, it's really about how the sound waves...

Yeah, it's really about how the sound waves travel and resonate through different components. It can be different for each engine. But yeah, HFPC's + Jpipe + stock resonator - mufflers = :turd:
...
05-31-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,606
Posted By losiglow

Also remove the cabin filter (via the glove box...

Also remove the cabin filter (via the glove box access) and make sure there's nothing rubbing against the fan. And that there's nothing rattling around down in there. If there's not, then it could...
Forum: Car Talk
05-29-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,340
Posted By losiglow

I suppose it depends on what you're concerned...

I suppose it depends on what you're concerned about as far as RPM's at higher speeds. If it's engine noise; I don't notice much of a difference between 5th and 6th when at freeway speeds. At 70MPH,...
05-22-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 738
Posted By losiglow

There ya go. And put some struts from an F-350 on...

There ya go. And put some struts from an F-350 on there. Problem solved. :shrug:
05-22-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,125
Posted By losiglow

I don't think there's a lot of aftermarket...

I don't think there's a lot of aftermarket support for the ILX. I wasn't a huge seller for Acura and thus, not very profitable for aftermarket vendors to do the R&D needed to provide good aftermarket...
Forum: Car Talk
05-20-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By losiglow

Yeah - Lots of "XXX" will kill your car! Only to...

Yeah - Lots of "XXX" will kill your car! Only to find out that no, it wont. Kind of click-bait.
05-20-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,650
Posted By losiglow

If you're expecting snow, I'd go with Continental...

If you're expecting snow, I'd go with Continental ExtremeContact DWS06. They might be the best all-season tire I've ever had in the snow. The Michelin Premier A/S is a very close second. It's a...
Forum: Car Talk
05-20-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By losiglow

Haha! That's a pretty spot on impression. ...

Haha! That's a pretty spot on impression.

His garage isn't cluttered enough though.

But is it bad that I'm currently car shopping and only considering V6's or V8's instead of Turbo-4's? I mean,...
05-13-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By losiglow

The "fix" is essentially installing a low pass...

The "fix" is essentially installing a low pass filter into the O2 sensor wiring. There are several places on the interwebz including YouTube that contains instructions for this. However, I found some...
05-13-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By losiglow

P0420 / P0430 fix - last resort

This method of eliminating the P0420 or P0430 code applies to just about any car with a gasoline engine and a 4-wire downstream O2 sensor. The P0430 applies only to engines with a 2nd bank like a V6...
05-08-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By losiglow

To add, if your TL is stock (no aftermarket...

To add, if your TL is stock (no aftermarket bolt-ons), Ktuner won't be much of an upgrade. Some have reported a slight increase in responsiveness but it's really meant to tune the engine to an ideal...
05-06-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,910
Posted By losiglow

I'm not sure if you're referring to the current...

I'm not sure if you're referring to the current lineup, but the 4G TL owners manual and fuel cap states "Premium Fuel Only".

I've said this 100x in the past (with all of the wonderfully insightful...
05-06-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By losiglow

I voted XLR8 only because I have FWD and RV6 only...

I voted XLR8 only because I have FWD and RV6 only makes the pipe for AWD ::biggrin:

But everyone else is right - there's not a huge difference. I haven't seen any significant difference when it...
04-25-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,901
Posted By losiglow

From the TLX owners manual: ...

From the TLX owners manual:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/350x166/capture_1cc34097791290f89757dcc0c11db03f3ddf0244.jpg

Per the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, a manufacturer...
04-24-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By losiglow

Bridgestone Blizzaks WS-80. / thread ...

Bridgestone Blizzaks WS-80.

/ thread

:biggrin:
04-23-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By losiglow

That is correct. P0420 is the rear downstream...

That is correct. P0420 is the rear downstream oxygen sensor. Don't change the cat until you've investigated that sensor.
04-19-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By losiglow

Ah. In that case, your transmission fluid filter...

Ah. In that case, your transmission fluid filter is connected to a mount on the subframe. A fluid line comes off the transmission to the ATF cooler then from there to the filter, then from the filter...
04-17-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By losiglow

I've used K&N air filters on two vehicles and...

I've used K&N air filters on two vehicles and never noticed any difference. I can't say I regretted it though since it was practical to have a reusable filter. It pays off in the long run. But as far...
03-29-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,285
Posted By losiglow

I think you're fine. P0108 Manifold pressure,...

I think you're fine. P0108 Manifold pressure, P2138 - pedal sensor, P1717 - transmission range switch, VSA. None of those messages are related, or caused by common historical failures with the TL....
03-29-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,028
Posted By losiglow

^ Good call. I doubt it was the filter though....

^ Good call. I doubt it was the filter though. I'm convinced that the fluid takes more of a beating than people might think - on the molecular level that is, not contamination alone. The filter is...
Forum: Car Talk
03-27-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 809
Posted By losiglow

Those are some good opinions. It's funny, my son...

Those are some good opinions. It's funny, my son had the same feeling on the Corolla. When I brought up the idea between that or a Civic he immediately opted for the Civic. On that note, there's a...
03-20-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,698
Posted By losiglow

That sounds very similar to the 3G 6MT. I'd be...

That sounds very similar to the 3G 6MT. I'd be willing to bet they used the same transmission. It took me some getting used to but was a blast once I had it down. That's until someone else tries to...
03-20-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,055
Posted By losiglow

They still let you guys use gasoline powered...

They still let you guys use gasoline powered vehicles in The Peoples Republic of California? Weird.

Anyways, I'd first try to reset the ECU by pulling the negative battery cable for about 5...
03-13-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By losiglow

NP. Taking a second look though, it appears...

NP. Taking a second look though, it appears there's some oil on that bolt. 3rd and 4th photos. From that, I'd guess it's the oil pan gasket that's seeping a bit. I still don't think I'd be overly...
03-13-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By losiglow

Certified Pre-Owned (or whatever else various...

Certified Pre-Owned (or whatever else various dealerships may call it) mean very little to me. It's a used car that probably had a flashlight waved at it, along with a few very basic maintenance...
03-12-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,480
Posted By losiglow

They're actually coming out with 3 new models....

They're actually coming out with 3 new models. Spy shots below.


They're brining back the 4G but with a convertible option. What a beauty. :ugh:
...
03-12-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By losiglow

I'd go with DW-1. It's supposed to be a superior...

I'd go with DW-1. It's supposed to be a superior fluid to Z1 and is approved for use in vehicles that originally took Z1.

There have been a couple accounts of transmissions slipping after...
03-08-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,822
Posted By losiglow

My take on those Q's: 1. That could be due...

My take on those Q's:

1. That could be due to the reaction between the ATF and coolant over time or the crap in your cooling system. Either way, if your motor oil isn't frothy or looks like a root...
03-05-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By losiglow

It looks like someone was just really hard on...

It looks like someone was just really hard on that drivers side door. That's not normal. It doesn't look like a defect as much as simple abuse. I have no idea how you'd fix it other than to replace...
03-05-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,769
Posted By losiglow

I've been very happy with the e-tune. It's more...

I've been very happy with the e-tune. It's more of a process than an onsite tune but kind of fun in a way since you get to see the incremental changes. The only kicker is that you'll need to get to...
02-22-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,453
Posted By losiglow

Can't comment on the white one. The black...

Can't comment on the white one.

The black one appears to have some version of the V12 Evo Ventus but not sure.

But hey, go big or go home. Spend $1000 and get some Pilot Sports/Super Sports...
Forum: Car Talk
02-21-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10,163
Views: 1,091,287
Posted By losiglow

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbullet...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/421x278/capture_a3faca25f7c8b117435fc82eb20346a71bce22b4.jpg

Well, this guy likes it. :precious:
02-21-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,453
Posted By losiglow

Each to their own but...... ...

Each to their own but......


:theghey::gheyfight::wstevens: :ghey: :gheyhug: :no: :bored: :nono: :turd:
...
02-21-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,453
Posted By losiglow

Well, it's an 18x10.5" rim so for starters,...

Well, it's an 18x10.5" rim so for starters, you're going to want an 18"

10.5" is pretty wide for an 18" tire. The stock size for 18" TL rims is 235/40/R18. However, you're going to have a tough...
02-21-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,246
Posted By losiglow

I've used them. My TL had them on when I bought...

I've used them. My TL had them on when I bought it, with about 7/32" of tread left. I think they had great traction in both wet and snowy conditions. They didn't feel too sporty to me. But I'm used...
02-13-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 39,875
Posted By losiglow

Thanks for the suggestion on the Nokians. I've...

Thanks for the suggestion on the Nokians. I've only ever used Blizzaks. I have a set of WS-80's on right now and they're exceptional in the snow. However, I only have FWD ('12 TL) and there are...
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