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07-15-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 992
Posted By ceb

Sounds from his post as if it was his fault, so...

Sounds from his post as if it was his fault, so insurance is a bad idea if there was no damage to the other car. Perhaps he got too close to an 18 wheeler?
06-19-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,475
Posted By ceb

So there are a couple of things to consider. ...

So there are a couple of things to consider.

Aside from looking in the window and seeing stuff laying there, the bad guys will watch you as you drive up to watch you hide stuff. Accordingly, if...
06-11-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,576
Posted By ceb

Yes, the surface has to be spotless before you...

Yes, the surface has to be spotless before you apply coating. Anything on the paint will be sealed in and will remain forever - think putting a screen protector on your phone and seeing that pesky...
06-04-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,942
Posted By ceb

It is not only the lights, but the whole hatch is...

It is not only the lights, but the whole hatch is slightly misaligned - note how the hatch meets the bumper.

I suspect it is an easy alignment. If it is a body shop job, then the dealer should...
06-03-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,131
Posted By ceb

Although my car doesn't have LKAS, I've driven...

Although my car doesn't have LKAS, I've driven multiple Acuras with LKAS on long stretches (whenever I go for a service, I schedule it for a day when my job takes me to a place about 70 miles on the...
05-27-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,362
Posted By ceb

Not much - except you don't want to put them into...

Not much - except you don't want to put them into a sweltering car.

You'll get UV even on an overcast day, but you'll note that your lenses don't darken when in your car. The windshield in our...
05-26-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,362
Posted By ceb

Yes it does and here is a simple test. Find...

Yes it does and here is a simple test.

Find somebody with a pair of transition glasses (those glasses that turn dark in the sun). It is the UV that "activates" the darkening.

Take the glasses...
05-22-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By ceb

....but she can throw her rabbit at you. ...

....but she can throw her rabbit at you.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/1360x2000/nala_bat_d2e2bb9c8668fc7356ac57ddbd24b5011b69ebb1.jpg
05-21-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By ceb

The Acura and Continental inflator/sealants...

The Acura and Continental inflator/sealants (http://m.acura.com/Owners/2017/TLX/HowTo/Tire-Sealant-and-Inflator-Kit) are certainly safe for both tires and sensors. I've used it and the goo washes...
05-20-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By ceb

This, if I understand you correctly, is what you...

This, if I understand you correctly, is what you want to do. Leave the crate sideways in the back but fold down the longer side of the seat to allow the pooch to look out. I know of no crate or...
05-16-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By ceb

There is nothing here that qualifies as a...

There is nothing here that qualifies as a "lemon". I'd be annoyed too but perhaps you should try a different dealer first.
05-13-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,165
Posted By ceb

Right. Especially when it isn't a troll post.

Right. Especially when it isn't a troll post.
05-09-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,165
Posted By ceb

It doesn't appear as if all the bits are there,...

It doesn't appear as if all the bits are there, so it may have been blown outward rather than inward.

I'd file this as a warranty claim.
05-09-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 947
Posted By ceb

Bad idea...

Bad idea (https://lifehacker.com/when-should-i-not-use-wd-40-5891936). Use a proper lubricant
05-08-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 72,569
Posted By ceb

It also doesn't change the fact that RDX created...

It also doesn't change the fact that RDX created an interface that wasn't compatible with a standard and now wants that standard to change.

We're all fanbois of Acura here, but the fact is that...
05-08-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,158
Posted By ceb

I'd blame it on the spell check. :)

I'd blame it on the spell check. :)
05-07-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,158
Posted By ceb

If we're going to discuss proper English then...

If we're going to discuss proper English then there and their should be used correctly.
05-07-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,838
Posted By ceb

I dimly remember seeing a mention of Top Tier at...

I dimly remember seeing a mention of Top Tier at a Shell station and I'm sure that other stations mention it as well but it certainly isn't in your face.

Me? While TopTier mostly gives you some...
05-06-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,838
Posted By ceb

Sometime it is cheaper. COSTCO gas in the US is...

Sometime it is cheaper. COSTCO gas in the US is Top Tier
05-06-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,838
Posted By ceb

Horsemnure. Premium will not help a car that is...

Horsemnure. Premium will not help a car that is designed for regular. You're just flushing money down the toilet.
05-05-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 72,569
Posted By ceb

In general, Android Auto runs rings around...

In general, Android Auto runs rings around CarPlay - unless a car doesn't support AA properly - in which case CarPlay is always better according to the salesman.
05-05-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,611
Posted By ceb

And the class action lawsuits...

And the class action lawsuits (https://topclassactions.com/lawsuit-settlements/auto-news/acura-rdx-infotainment-system-flaws-spark-consumer-complaints/) are already starting....

I wonder how this...
05-03-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 16,979
Posted By ceb

Fixed your typo for you :)

Fixed your typo for you :)
04-17-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,347
Posted By ceb

This is a great opportunity for everyone to...

This is a great opportunity for everyone to review and re-evaluate their insurance coverage.

A few things to consider:

In general terms, collision coverage is for those things that you have...
04-17-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,347
Posted By ceb

Sigh.... I guess I'm the only one that...

Sigh....

I guess I'm the only one that understands insurance (https://www.insurancecenter.com/articles/wildlife-and-car-insurance)
04-15-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,118
Posted By ceb

Cancel any third party warranty and buy the Acura...

Cancel any third party warranty and buy the Acura Care warranty.

There are several dealers online that sell it at a discounted price (unless you're in FL - then you're stuck with buying from the...
04-09-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,842
Posted By ceb

You are underestimating the stupidity of the...

You are underestimating the stupidity of the average buying public. :)
04-09-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,842
Posted By ceb

Very unlikely. The majority of buyers of SUVs do...

Very unlikely. The majority of buyers of SUVs do a little research at a couple of dealerships, drive a car or two and only come here when they have a question after the purchase.

Remember that...
04-08-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,283
Posted By ceb

Sigh.... Not another paint thread... When...

Sigh.... Not another paint thread...

When manufacturers started using water based paints to conform with environmental laws, there seemed to be a corresponding increase in complaints, but you see...
04-08-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,141
Posted By ceb

That's the downside of an aerodynamic vehicle. It...

That's the downside of an aerodynamic vehicle. It is called Helmholtz resonance. Not much you can do BUT open another window.

For some reason the URL doesn't want to paste, so here it is
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03-27-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,863
Posted By ceb

Most dealers have a "wheel guy" that fixes...

Most dealers have a "wheel guy" that fixes scrapes on wheels for under $150. You can also go to a detailing shop and probably get it done for $125.
03-25-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,635
Posted By ceb

Most of us remember the Ford Explorer/Firestone...

Most of us remember the Ford Explorer/Firestone saga. Most believe it was Ford putting crappy tires on the Explorer. Here is Paul Harvey with the rest of the story:

Each of the deaths and injuries...
03-24-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,325
Posted By ceb

Correct. Even when a FWD is converted into an...

Correct. Even when a FWD is converted into an AWD, the hump can be smaller - but most posters don't get that.
03-22-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,325
Posted By ceb

I know the feeling.... :)

I know the feeling.... :)
03-21-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,325
Posted By ceb

Maybe it is a regional thing, but on each car...

Maybe it is a regional thing, but on each car I've traded in since 2002, some dealer has always pulled out a paint meter. Some had no clue how to use it.

The first time I saw a paint meter was in...
03-18-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,325
Posted By ceb

It cannot be factory paint. It will probably...

It cannot be factory paint. It will probably match near perfectly, but a paint meter will detect the respray. I'd be on the phone to Acura and hopping up and down.
03-13-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,849
Posted By ceb

That makes sense but I'm a little concerned about...

That makes sense but I'm a little concerned about Acura's decision to bring new technology to market while expecting early adopters to alpha test the system. As much as I like Acura, I'm really...
10-20-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 952
Posted By ceb

Don't know, but I doubt it. I had mine done the...

Don't know, but I doubt it. I had mine done the day before yesterday. The dealer said that they would do the recall AND an oil change in about an hour. It was 9pm and I didn't really want to stick...
07-06-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,911
Views: 519,928
Posted By ceb

Of course you paid destination.

Of course you paid destination.
04-26-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,052
Posted By ceb

Panel gaps are off and the headlights are...

Panel gaps are off and the headlights are pointing in different directions.

For some reason, body shops can NEVER get headlight alignment right.
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