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05-06-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,107
Posted By Mr Hyde

A better oil vs the factory oil which the OP is...

A better oil vs the factory oil which the OP is asking about. Full synthetic vs a semi-synthetic with an unknown blend ratio.

Totally agree with the rest that you wrote which is what I said as...
05-06-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,107
Posted By Mr Hyde

I would say Mobil 1 is the better oil, but in the...

I would say Mobil 1 is the better oil, but in the end it probably won't make any difference. Engine wear won't be an issue for most modern cars if proper specs, and change intervals are followed,...
01-07-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,594
Posted By Mr Hyde

Thanks for the recommendation on the EBC redstuff...

Thanks for the recommendation on the EBC redstuff pads; I really love them.
Had them on for a few weeks, and they are just better in every way performance wise. Can;t comment on dust due to all the...
01-03-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,802
Posted By Mr Hyde

I still would run away from this car. Unknown...

I still would run away from this car. Unknown structural heat damage, and again who knows where the water ended up while this fire was being put out; even the windows were either down, or broken....
10-29-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By Mr Hyde

Unless I am not understanding, my Advance has...

Unless I am not understanding, my Advance has always functioned this way.

In fact if I changed anything manually (bumped the seats up to max heat for example), but don't hit auto again before...
06-13-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,250
Posted By Mr Hyde

How is this thread still alive?? Thinking after...

How is this thread still alive?? Thinking after the last few posts, it no longer has any comedic value.
05-11-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,544
Posted By Mr Hyde

This. If left in auto mode, the A/C isn't...

This.

If left in auto mode, the A/C isn't always directed to the floor, and you are then just getting ambient air pushed through the seats which is hard to feel. If needed manually direct, or...
04-20-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,209
Posted By Mr Hyde

If you use Brake Hold, it will as mentioned...

If you use Brake Hold, it will as mentioned previously.
03-05-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,744
Posted By Mr Hyde

That would smoke an E30 M3 in a straight line,...

That would smoke an E30 M3 in a straight line, and nothing else.
02-28-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,936
Posted By Mr Hyde

Once again, I am going to echo this post. If...

Once again, I am going to echo this post. If people are not here for constructive conversations, then they will not be allowed to participate in this section going forward.

The talk about...
02-22-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,936
Posted By Mr Hyde

Discussions with differing viewpoints have, and...

Discussions with differing viewpoints have, and are always welcome, but if your only purpose on this model specific subsection (different rules than O/T) is to be the type of poster zipspeed mentions...
02-21-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,936
Posted By Mr Hyde

Sorry Bear, you seem to struggle to stay on topic...

Sorry Bear, you seem to struggle to stay on topic more than most, but we still love you anyway..My comments were more for those who derail every thread just to repeat the same nonsense over, and over...
02-21-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,936
Posted By Mr Hyde

Aahh Anecdotal experiences. My 540i while very...

Aahh Anecdotal experiences. My 540i while very fun to drive was by the far the least reliable vehicle I have ever owned. It had more unscheduled dealer visits than all my other cars combined, and...
02-20-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,936
Posted By Mr Hyde

I really hate this kind of marketing. Reminds me...

I really hate this kind of marketing. Reminds me of the marketing for Hyundai/Kia etc from years ago when they compare random meaningless features they have to random meaningless features of a...
01-10-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,660
Posted By Mr Hyde

Taking every opportunity to make those kinds of...

Taking every opportunity to make those kinds of comments stopped being light hearted, and/or funny some time ago to the owner members of this forum, so it, and the constant negativity needs to end.
01-10-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,660
Posted By Mr Hyde

Nexx & RDX knock off the bickering or take it to...

Nexx & RDX knock off the bickering or take it to PM

Svtmike, not sure what your agenda here in this forum is, but participating in discussions is one thing, blatantly trolling is another, so this...
01-04-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,482
Posted By Mr Hyde

Another Snowpocalypse, another drama free commute in the TLX

I live on Long Island, and work at a hospital, so no work from home option for me.:whine: Between multiple highways, 1 bridge,and the many unplowed surface streets between LI, and through the...
01-04-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 799
Posted By Mr Hyde

Enough MTD, and pyro. To the OP, sorry, but...

Enough MTD, and pyro.

To the OP, sorry, but this thread is troll bait, and won't be going any further.

The stats on the TLV V6 vs the V6/I6, and FI 4 cylinders out there are pretty available...
01-04-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 26,269
Posted By Mr Hyde

Back when the last NSX was sold, they had...

Back when the last NSX was sold, they had Integras, the RSX, the CL? along with Type-S, and Type-R (in other markets at least) variants of their sportier models. This time around, the NSX has no...
12-25-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,717
Posted By Mr Hyde

Keep in mind, many in this thread have such...

Keep in mind, many in this thread have such strong opinions on the cars we own, and drive daily with no intention of buying one even with their wishlists in place. Most have never even driven the...
12-25-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,717
Posted By Mr Hyde

Seriously? I say that most manufacturers would...

Seriously? I say that most manufacturers would typically not completely scrap power trains 2 years after they just debuted, (Brand new DI engine and the debut of the 9speed) and you respond with the...
12-24-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,717
Posted By Mr Hyde

Kind of stating the obvious. The mid cycle...

Kind of stating the obvious. The mid cycle refresh was just that. I wouldn't expect any drivetrain changes until the all new model appears.
09-26-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,939
Posted By Mr Hyde

Sorry, disagree completely. This was a...

Sorry, disagree completely.

This was a supposed car review from an automotive website, not a car review in teen vogue.

It doesn't take much more than common sense to differentiate between...
08-31-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 24,259
Posted By Mr Hyde

Following typical cycles would mean no major...

Following typical cycles would mean no major changes until the 2020 model which would debut in 2019.

Doesn't make financial sense to make the changes they did for only 1 year, so I would say big...
Forum: Car Talk
08-31-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 138,353
Posted By Mr Hyde

You forgot what it looks like already? swing by...

You forgot what it looks like already? swing by my place this winter, I'll give you a refresher.
Forum: Car Talk
07-31-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2,051
Views: 93,294
Posted By Mr Hyde

Car's looking great! Love following this build. ...

Car's looking great! Love following this build.

Your pic of the car above with the front bumper off is literally what my car looked like a few months ago when I changed out my HID bulbs; LOL
07-06-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,991
Posted By Mr Hyde

Actually it will only switch to Park if you open...

Actually it will only switch to Park if you open the door, and your seatbelt is not latched. If you leave your seatbelt on, no issues. My routine was to always take my seatbelt off first, so it took...
07-05-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,991
Posted By Mr Hyde

Put it in Neutral, and kill the engine. That will...

Put it in Neutral, and kill the engine. That will give you power for I think 10 minutes or so, can't remember exactly.

Once you are done, just hit Park,and everything will turn off.

I do this...
03-31-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,464
Posted By Mr Hyde

Tires, Tires, Tires. The biggest upgrade you...

Tires, Tires, Tires.

The biggest upgrade you could make would be better tires on upsized wheels if you can swing it.

Went with Michelin PSS tires on 19s for the summer on my car, and they...
03-05-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,490
Posted By Mr Hyde

Seriously? The 3 series is up 70 cars or...

Seriously?

The 3 series is up 70 cars or 1.4% while the C Class is up a whopping 43 cars or 0.7% Most people who aren't arguing for the sake of arguing would say the segment for the most part is...
Forum: Car Talk
03-03-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2,051
Views: 93,294
Posted By Mr Hyde

:butthead: Coming along nicely. Can't...

:butthead:

Coming along nicely.

Can't believe you scored a Milltek for peanuts......Their weld quality is not as good now as it was in the unit you scored, but they still sound amazing.....the...
03-03-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,472
Posted By Mr Hyde

I can understand the "just lease it" argument for...

I can understand the "just lease it" argument for a second car, etc, but for my daily driver, getting it into the shop for service, especially if its unscheduled is a real hassle. Being stranded...
03-03-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,472
Posted By Mr Hyde

The difference in the 2017 JD Powers Quality...

The difference in the 2017 JD Powers Quality Rankings (problems /100 cars) between last place Fiat, and second to last place Jeep is ALMOST EQUAL to the difference between second to last place Jeep,...
02-09-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,214
Posted By Mr Hyde

Loving SH-AWD in the snow today

Got hit with a decent storm here in NY, and I work in a hospital, so no work from home option for me as I'm considered "essential personnel." I have to say I was very impressed with how the TLX made...
02-09-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,005
Posted By Mr Hyde

My wife's died in her MDX right around the 2yr...

My wife's died in her MDX right around the 2yr mark, as did mine in my TLX. we both use it routinely for remote starts, opening the tailgate, etc.
02-01-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 74,533
Posted By Mr Hyde

It's actually white plasti-dip, and is a decently...

It's actually white plasti-dip, and is a decently close match. Experimented with black first, but liked white more, and I wanted something reversible.

Haven't noticed any issues with the smart...
02-01-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 74,533
Posted By Mr Hyde

Pretty much holds true for any car. Here's...

Pretty much holds true for any car.

Here's mine. https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/1427x1070/80-img_20161106_154459_d02189bb7ebfb759675867320c94f6c7b1dc982b.jpg



Here you...
Forum: Car Talk
01-30-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,735
Posted By Mr Hyde

Didn't comment on the last threads, but...

Didn't comment on the last threads, but definitely read them all. In this case, one of the few times I would put these letters together, but FWD FTW!!!
01-19-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,676
Posted By Mr Hyde

If you're buying used, drive the car. No one here...

If you're buying used, drive the car. No one here can tell you what issues you will or wont have on a used vehicle owned by someone else for years, but for a used vehicle, there is absolutely no way...
Forum: Car Talk
01-13-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2,051
Views: 93,294
Posted By Mr Hyde

Sounds like a true unicorn. No build thread,...

Sounds like a true unicorn.

No build thread, but I've got a few mods; JHM Downpipes, exhaust, and IM spacers, APR tune, KW V3 coilovers, 034 rear sways, tranny, and diff mounts, Carbotech pads...
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