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02-27-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,246
Posted By Edward'TLS

Easy ride and quiet tires. Just like a top-rated...

Easy ride and quiet tires. Just like a top-rated touring tire. Definitely not for sporty driving.
01-31-2018, 04:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,171
Posted By Edward'TLS

There is no permanent fix on this problem.

There is no permanent fix on this problem.
01-05-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By Edward'TLS

Sometimes, uneven wheel nut torque will warp the...

Sometimes, uneven wheel nut torque will warp the rotors.

Not all shops/dealerships hand-torque wheel nuts to factory specs. Their pneumatic air gun just torque the hell out of the wheel nuts.
12-07-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,471
Posted By Edward'TLS

Flood damaged ? Remember we have had too...

Flood damaged ?

Remember we have had too many worst floods everywhere last year.
11-10-2017, 02:28 AM
Replies: 5,149
Views: 330,156
Posted By Edward'TLS

Yeh, yeh, yeh. The RLX is the world's best-ever...

Yeh, yeh, yeh. The RLX is the world's best-ever sedan that nobody wants to buy.

So much for it. Have you bought one yourself ?
06-21-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,183
Posted By Edward'TLS

Very much agree that a longitudinal engine layout...

Very much agree that a longitudinal engine layout looks nice, and a drive shaft to transfer power to the rear wheels even looks out of this world !
05-29-2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,374
Posted By Edward'TLS

^^^^^ I believe the dealer meant that the...

^^^^^
I believe the dealer meant that the dipstick was showing a normal low-oil level that was consistent with an oil level which was 2.5L down. :tomato:
03-16-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 131,999
Posted By Edward'TLS

Thumbs up :thumbsup: My misunderstanding.

:thumbsup:

My misunderstanding.
03-10-2017, 04:34 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 39,173
Posted By Edward'TLS

^^^^^ Other than McLaren, almost all other...

^^^^^

Other than McLaren, almost all other cars are powered by either Mercedes, Ferrari, or Renault powerplants.

As a result, with so little accumulated shakedown track time, the Honda engine...
12-09-2016, 01:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By Edward'TLS

^^^^^ If you don't like the factory front...

^^^^^

If you don't like the factory front and rear aero pieces, then you are out of luck, because there is nothing else on the market short of a full custom bodyshop fabrication.
12-05-2016, 03:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,012
Posted By Edward'TLS

^^^^^ Unfortunately, the reality is that...

^^^^^

Unfortunately, the reality is that there are always way more C-class buyers than TLX buyers, as reflected by the monthly sales numbers.
12-04-2016, 03:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By Edward'TLS

Agree with RDX10, there is almost no performance...

Agree with RDX10, there is almost no performance aftermarket part available on the market for the 3G MDX.
11-16-2016, 02:57 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 39,078
Posted By Edward'TLS

^^^^^ Agree with Iforyou. Volks/Audi...

^^^^^

Agree with Iforyou.

Volks/Audi engineers deliberately manipulates the engine operation mapping in order to reduce the level of harmful emission only under emission tests, but not under...
11-16-2016, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 353,457
Posted By Edward'TLS

Very unfortunate. The 5-cylinder Vigor was a...

Very unfortunate. The 5-cylinder Vigor was a flop.
11-13-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,294
Posted By Edward'TLS

Two months ago, the hood struts also failed to...

Two months ago, the hood struts also failed to hold the hood up on my 2012 TL. They are replaced under the extended warranty coverage.
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By Edward'TLS

An even better way than taking apart the remote...

An even better way than taking apart the remote fob to remove the battery, is to put the remote fob inside one of those RFID shielding sleeves, that are made for protecting RFID cards.

Once inside...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By Edward'TLS

Ask the shop guy to remove the battery from the...

Ask the shop guy to remove the battery from the remote fob, then the key+fob can surely be locked inside the vehicle.
11-01-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 966
Views: 136,289
Posted By Edward'TLS

I just checked last week with the dealership ...

I just checked last week with the dealership

The replacement airbags, for the 4G TL, still haven't come in.
11-01-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,388
Posted By Edward'TLS

^^^^^ That's pretty smart of you. Sitting...

^^^^^

That's pretty smart of you. Sitting out with another auto brand, rather than waiting and waiting and waiting forever for something big to come out from Acura.
10-04-2016, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 353,457
Posted By Edward'TLS

Don't forget to mention that the package also...

Don't forget to mention that the package also transform the TLX from it's original FWD/AWD configuration to RWD too.
10-04-2016, 01:27 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,366
Posted By Edward'TLS

The Honda/Acura 3.7L-V6 has a serious issue of...

The Honda/Acura 3.7L-V6 has a serious issue of burning excessive engine oil.

So tell the Honda engineers to fix the oil burning defect first, before even thinking of the 330hp 'cake'.
06-01-2016, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4,681
Views: 353,457
Posted By Edward'TLS

^^^^^ Yup, "RXL" meaning "RX Long wheel...

^^^^^

Yup, "RXL" meaning "RX Long wheel base".
05-25-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,728
Posted By Edward'TLS

All new Acura models will come out with this...

All new Acura models will come out with this Jewel headlight treatment.

This is the signature Acura headlights. This gives Acura vehicles an identity to differentiate from other vehicle makes,...
05-04-2016, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,143
Posted By Edward'TLS

For Honda/Acura vehicles, the factory torque spec...

For Honda/Acura vehicles, the factory torque spec is 80ft/lbs for bolt pattern 5x114.3, and 94ft/lbs for bolt pattern 5x120.
04-28-2016, 01:03 AM
Replies: 8,247
Views: 465,927
Posted By Edward'TLS

Not worth getting personal for just a vaporware.

Not worth getting personal for just a vaporware.
04-26-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,234
Posted By Edward'TLS

One major drawback for the RE-11 is the heavy...

One major drawback for the RE-11 is the heavy tire weight.

In fact, all similar tires in the RE-11 category (Extreme Performance) are heavy, due to the extra reinforcement in construction that...
04-14-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,027
Posted By Edward'TLS

Only time can tell. Meanwhile, we need more...

Only time can tell.

Meanwhile, we need more of those, who have installed the newer 22mm bar, to report back again in a year or two from now.
04-05-2016, 01:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,234
Posted By Edward'TLS

The super sticky Michelin Pilot Super Sport...

The super sticky Michelin Pilot Super Sport summer tires.
03-31-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By Edward'TLS

The DRL is basically a high beam but is fed with...

The DRL is basically a high beam but is fed with much reduced battery power.

It is possible that in the reduced power DRL mode, the low voltage feeding the headlight circuit is not sufficiently...
03-25-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,540
Posted By Edward'TLS

Keep in mind that the '09-'11 bumpers require the...

Keep in mind that the '09-'11 bumpers require the '09-'11 front/rear aero pieces, and the '12+ bumpers require the '12+ front/rear aero pieces.

They are not interchangeable, except for the pair of...
03-22-2016, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 131,999
Posted By Edward'TLS

^^^^^ Because both ZF and BMW are Germans. ...

^^^^^

Because both ZF and BMW are Germans. They speaks in their own language, no translation needed unlike for Chrysler (English) and for Honda (Japanese).
03-22-2016, 01:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,174
Posted By Edward'TLS

A "track car" deserves nothing but super-sticky...

A "track car" deserves nothing but super-sticky summer compound tires. All-season tires just won't cut it.

Remember this. No matter how good it is the factory suspension tuning, and how advanced...
03-10-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,645
Posted By Edward'TLS

I too has always been using the "sport" IDS mode....

I too has always been using the "sport" IDS mode.

But still, when my 6-speed auto MDX is cruising at highway speed in "D", the engine has no power (at least no instant power) whenever I step on...
03-05-2016, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4,313
Views: 462,440
Posted By Edward'TLS

Exactly, tactile feedback WILL NOT help the...

Exactly, tactile feedback WILL NOT help the driver in pinpointing the correct button he/she wants to press.
02-25-2016, 12:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,090
Posted By Edward'TLS

^^^^^ This is all about image. ...

^^^^^

This is all about image.

Likewise, Audi doesn't sell too many S4/RS4, BMW doesn't sell too many M3, Lexus doesn't sell too many IS-F, and MB doesn't see too many C63-AMG, either.

But...
02-21-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,090
Posted By Edward'TLS

Good job, Acura, by "listening to the demand of...

Good job, Acura, by "listening to the demand of its customers" of removing SH-AWD from the entry-level MDX.

Now the Honda Pilot's are selling like hotcakes, while the MDX sale continues to...
Forum: Car Talk
01-28-2016, 01:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,730
Posted By Edward'TLS

The 7-series is what a real flagship car should...

The 7-series is what a real flagship car should be.
12-05-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 132,421
Posted By Edward'TLS

In that case, the dealer will have advance...

In that case, the dealer will have advance knowledge of what color combinations it gets allocated and when the allocated units will arrive at the dealership.

As a rule of thumb, Canadian sales is...
12-05-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 170,322
Posted By Edward'TLS

Damn, a one-paragraph post is real hard to read...

Damn, a one-paragraph post is real hard to read through.
11-24-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,131
Posted By Edward'TLS

Flat spotting is usually tire model specific. ...

Flat spotting is usually tire model specific.

For example, the Bridgestone Turanza EL400 is notorious of being flat spotting in cold temperatures.
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