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Yesterday, 09:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,368
Posted By HDNBenjamin

looks fantastic!

looks fantastic!
Forum: Car Talk
07-16-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,833
Posted By HDNBenjamin

nice work!

nice work!
07-16-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By HDNBenjamin

I experienced similar symptoms as you. I ended it...

I experienced similar symptoms as you. I ended it up replacing the pressure switches and it drove nice but still shuddered. So, I checked my sparkplugs and found that the coils are bad causing loss...
Forum: Car Talk
07-15-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 25,489
Posted By HDNBenjamin

your s2k is clean!! PNW is in the 80s today and I...

your s2k is clean!! PNW is in the 80s today and I took the S2K for a drive with the top down and I am reminded of how great and awesome the S2000 really is. Such a great experience. If you are...
Forum: Car Talk
06-11-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 101,754
Posted By HDNBenjamin

dang your s2k is nice!

dang your s2k is nice!
Forum: Car Talk
06-05-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,284
Posted By HDNBenjamin

E60 M5? Can be had for $20k.

E60 M5? Can be had for $20k.
05-22-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By HDNBenjamin

Yes! Other than OEM I think they are the best...

Yes! Other than OEM I think they are the best aftermarket parts you can buy. I have on mine and so far so good!
05-07-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 27,531
Posted By HDNBenjamin

good points made by everyone and i do agree that...

good points made by everyone and i do agree that you shouldn't change something just for the sake of change. it needs to be beneficial.
05-06-2018, 02:17 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 27,531
Posted By HDNBenjamin

push button shifter is easy to use. folks, it...

push button shifter is easy to use. folks, it isnt rocket science.
Forum: Car Talk
04-21-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By HDNBenjamin

Lovely NSX you've got there! Any plans for it?...

Lovely NSX you've got there! Any plans for it? like a supercharger?
Forum: Car Talk
04-21-2018, 05:20 PM
Forum: Car Talk
04-15-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,833
Posted By HDNBenjamin

congrats! black on black is a great combo on a...

congrats! black on black is a great combo on a sedan. maybe tint the windows?
03-17-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,188
Posted By HDNBenjamin

Just finished installing the lower control arms....

Just finished installing the lower control arms. Shout out to Teh CL for his advice of taking off the whole arm without separating the ball joint. The ball joint separator was definitely too small to...
Forum: Car Talk
03-12-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11,749
Views: 517,264
Posted By HDNBenjamin

your S2K is drop dead gorgeous! Rio yellow would...

your S2K is drop dead gorgeous! Rio yellow would be my second choice after GPW. Perfect drop and your car looks like it is in immaculate condition. :thumbsup:
Forum: Car Talk
03-08-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11,749
Views: 517,264
Posted By HDNBenjamin

Thanks! Do not sell your s2000. Clean ones are...

Thanks! Do not sell your s2000. Clean ones are becoming so hard to find. I searched for two months daily all over the US. I truly believe they are starting to become collectibles. As far as AP1 vs...
Forum: Car Talk
03-08-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 11,749
Views: 517,264
Posted By HDNBenjamin

I plan on buying Billman TCT. He uses the stock...

I plan on buying Billman TCT. He uses the stock core and modifies it.

Just picked her up. Not my first s2k. Had a spa yellow six years ago. ...
03-07-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,918
Posted By HDNBenjamin

I just listened to youe video. it is definitely...

I just listened to youe video. it is definitely the alternator going out. i recently replaced mine and it sounded just like that. It isn't too bad to replace. Tight fit but you could do it if you are...
03-06-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,188
Posted By HDNBenjamin

Did you ensure that the suspension was preloaded...

Did you ensure that the suspension was preloaded prior to torqueing the bolts down? PM your email and I will send you the service procedure.
03-06-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,188
Posted By HDNBenjamin

Sorry, just got back from out of state. Bought a...

Sorry, just got back from out of state. Bought a GPW S2000 AP2. :) I will work on this Sunday. Ill take as much photos as possible to help you.
03-06-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,918
Posted By HDNBenjamin

sounds like an alternator. You should change it...

sounds like an alternator. You should change it asap to prevent a larger bill should it fail on you while driving.
03-02-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,267
Posted By HDNBenjamin

I have the rear seat removal doc at home but I am...

I have the rear seat removal doc at home but I am on vacation until Monday. If you still need it by then just send me a PM.
02-27-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,188
Posted By HDNBenjamin

Yup, I replaced with OEM shocks but if you don't...

Yup, I replaced with OEM shocks but if you don't want to spend that much coin KYB is the next best thing.
$690 OEM shocks
$386 BeckArnley for both front upper and lower control arms
total is...
02-25-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,188
Posted By HDNBenjamin

I have replaced all four shocks, tires, and now...

I have replaced all four shocks, tires, and now upper control arms. I have lower control arms but as mentioned above, I have not yet been able to install them. At 115k I was noticing my RL's ride...
02-23-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,188
Posted By HDNBenjamin

hah, air chisel would be nice to have, but i...

hah, air chisel would be nice to have, but i don't own one.

nick - you are correct that the ball joint is built into the lower control arm. however, you'd need to pop the ball joint from the...
02-20-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,188
Posted By HDNBenjamin

Thanks for the tip. I'll try again this weekend....

Thanks for the tip. I'll try again this weekend. Maybe I'll stick a pry bar in between the knuckle and holder bracket.
02-19-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,248
Posted By HDNBenjamin

So I attempted to do the lower control arms today...

So I attempted to do the lower control arms today and failed miserably. I was able to unbolt and disconnect everything except for the lower ball joint. Come to find out after a couple of hours of...
02-16-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By HDNBenjamin

With regard to control arms, you'd need to...

With regard to control arms, you'd need to inspect the bushings and ball joints for any tears or rips. In addition, you should use a pry bar and check for play. There shouldn't be much movement if...
02-10-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,248
Posted By HDNBenjamin

I flushed my brake fluid and rotated my tires...

I flushed my brake fluid and rotated my tires today. Took about an hour and 30 mins. Below are the steps.

Tools I used: $17 Genesis Brake bleeder bottle, $6 Prestone synthetic DOT 3 brake fluid 32...
02-06-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,027
Posted By HDNBenjamin

do it yourself..it's easy! check youtube for...

do it yourself..it's easy! check youtube for tutorial.
02-05-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,267
Posted By HDNBenjamin

At 93k the likelihood of your shocks needing to...

At 93k the likelihood of your shocks needing to be replaced is 90% I'd say. Your shocks may not be leaking but it is a wear and tear item. Mine did not leak. So, if you want to save money, just buy...
02-02-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,015
Posted By HDNBenjamin

High mileage oil has seal conditioners that will...

High mileage oil has seal conditioners that will help the rubber gaskets become elastic again. Over time these rubber seals hardens and loses its effectiveness to seal and so oil could leak through....
02-01-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,015
Posted By HDNBenjamin

maybe try switching to a synthetic high mileage...

maybe try switching to a synthetic high mileage oil?
01-13-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By HDNBenjamin

Nice RL! I think the RL is the better car!

Nice RL! I think the RL is the better car!
12-31-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,256
Posted By HDNBenjamin

rl05, you've made the right choice. Continue to...

rl05, you've made the right choice. Continue to drive the RL until it isn't economical to do so.
11-14-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,248
Posted By HDNBenjamin

Love your ride!

Love your ride!
10-19-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 23,288
Posted By HDNBenjamin

Love your ride! Wish mine could look just as good!

Love your ride! Wish mine could look just as good!
10-17-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,918
Posted By HDNBenjamin

Update. Still no whining sound even with a very...

Update. Still no whining sound even with a very long commute today. Will do a full flush with new power steering reservoir this weekend. So, for people with similar experience...check your power...
10-16-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,918
Posted By HDNBenjamin

Drove home from my one hour commute. Scared...

Drove home from my one hour commute. Scared shitless and hoping the alternator doesn't die in traffic. Luckily, after 15 min of driving the whining noise stopped. At home, I disconnected the negative...
10-11-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,267
Posted By HDNBenjamin

My 2008 RL became bouncy at about 110k. I have...

My 2008 RL became bouncy at about 110k. I have recently replaced the front and rear shock obsorbers in addition to new p7 plus tires. It drives like new again. I bought the parts on an acura...
08-24-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By HDNBenjamin

I agree with RL05. I would continue to look for a...

I agree with RL05. I would continue to look for a better deal.
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