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06-13-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 150,798
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

If you're getting P2263 again, inspect the bolt. ...

If you're getting P2263 again, inspect the bolt. Not sure if you read my story just above, but when I replaced mine I did not tighten the locking nut enough and it backed out completely. ...
06-11-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

A well-maintained 1G RDX should be very reliable....

A well-maintained 1G RDX should be very reliable. The interior tends to hold up pretty well outside of center console and door armrests (I replaced all mine with higher grade material a few years...
06-02-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,482
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

Perhaps a different temp sensor or relay that...

Perhaps a different temp sensor or relay that controls the fan when a/c on vs off? Not completely sure how the electronics work, but definitely recommend letting it warm up to see if the fan kicks...
06-02-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,482
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

I didn't see it mentioned so I have to...

I didn't see it mentioned so I have to ask...since this is happening while idle, have you made sure the fans are coming on? At 100C, the fans should definitely kick on.
05-30-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,919
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

Front bumper comes off pretty easy - just a...

Front bumper comes off pretty easy - just a handful of screws and clips (just remember to unplug the fog lights! They come off with the bumper). Once off, the headlight is very easy to remove. ...
05-29-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,486
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

The dealer will quote you a full turbo...

The dealer will quote you a full turbo replacement for several grand. However, you can DIY this with some patience. The bolt itself is under $200 from a fellow in Canada. It took me about 90 minutes...
05-06-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,639
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

Yes - I just replaced my end links with Moog a...

Yes - I just replaced my end links with Moog a couple weeks back since I was replacing shocks and struts at all 4 corners as well. Moog are definitely beefier than stock all around.

Of course, I...
04-03-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,102
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

If it were me, I'd start with the p/s fluid -...

If it were me, I'd start with the p/s fluid - even if it's not the source of the noise, it's still a past-due maintenance item. It's not just about the mileage - time definitely plays a factor, and...
02-11-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,434
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

Gaskets are one of those things that can go like...

Gaskets are one of those things that can go like clockwork or last forever. But given that they're relatively cheap, if you ever pull the valve cover (say, for a valve inspection/adjustment), you...
01-10-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbullet...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/500x397/image_5902df684df67788ac613950f62019b8ee1fed0e.png
12-10-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,857
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

I'm sure there are, but it's one of the items I...

I'm sure there are, but it's one of the items I leave to my local Honda shop so I don't have any direct experience to share. They do the flush pretty cheap (well under $100, I forget the exact...
11-09-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

Looks almost like it might be to cover a seat...

Looks almost like it might be to cover a seat mounting bolt/bracket, perhaps to avoid scraping against sharp metal edges. Just a wild guess though.
10-01-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 103,146
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

I used a vehicle upholstery shop to replace the...

I used a vehicle upholstery shop to replace the console leather as well as the doors. They should have no issues adding some padding while doing the replacement, if you choose to go that route. ...
10-01-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 24,193
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

If you're getting actual grinding, take off your...

If you're getting actual grinding, take off your wheels and inspect *both* pads on each wheel. If your sliding pins are not fully lubricated, your inner pad will wear faster than your outer pad. ...
08-08-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,511
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

Just curious, what was your main symptom that led...

Just curious, what was your main symptom that led you to tie rods? Vibrations, off-center wheel, something else?
07-12-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

A good insurance will give you a market-adjusted...

A good insurance will give you a market-adjusted price to replace your car. i.e. They should pay you what it costs to buy another RDX of the same year and mileage in your area - *not* the KBB...
07-09-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,250
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

Mine started bubbling up a few years ago - I had...

Mine started bubbling up a few years ago - I had a local upholstery shop color-match and replace with a real leather piece for $120 total. That included matching the OEM stitch pattern as well. ...
05-05-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 44,265
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

One thing in its favor is that you're basically...

One thing in its favor is that you're basically getting a preview year for the engine/transmission by way of the 2018 Accord. There is a ton of overlap, so watch the Accord for potential early...
04-19-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 150,798
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

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04-13-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 18,175
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

I think there is only one company making a direct...

I think there is only one company making a direct replacement I/C - or at least only one that matters - unless you want to go front mount, but then you have a lot of other work in front of you. It's...
04-12-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,950
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

With you 100% on this. I dig the A-spec touches,...

With you 100% on this. I dig the A-spec touches, minus the up-sizing of the wheels. Obviously we'll learn more once there are some actual road tests out there, but to your point an increase in...
04-06-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,968
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

You have a car that's still under factory...

You have a car that's still under factory warranty - should make selling private party a lot easier and quicker, and you'll definitely make more than with a private sale. I'd say put a little less...
03-15-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 155,768
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

Well you also have the Equinox, Terrain, Santa Fe...

Well you also have the Equinox, Terrain, Santa Fe Sport, XT4...well shit.
02-06-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,253
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

I saw this: And knew I wouldn't have...

I saw this:



And knew I wouldn't have to scroll far to find the *nitpicker :lol:




But in all seriousness, I think the 1st gen is a great jack-of-all-trades type car. It has good, usable...
12-28-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

What the Russian said...it takes many different...

What the Russian said...it takes many different variables into account to determine your expected oil life expectancy. Lots of stop and go, idling, short trips, etc. will shorten your time. Mine...
11-14-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,295
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

Early years to seem to have speaker issues, but I...

Early years to seem to have speaker issues, but I don't see them after the mid-cycle update. Are the part numbers the same throughout the entire first gen? If so I wonder if there was some...
10-02-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,644
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

When you say you've had to top off twice, how...

When you say you've had to top off twice, how much have you added and how often? (like twice in the last few months or twice over a long period) I ask because *some* coolant escape is normal for...
09-09-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,532
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

You would need to be tuned to run one or the...

You would need to be tuned to run one or the other - you wouldn't be able to simply go back to regular gas without re-tuning the car. Perhaps Vit can establish a tune for either fuel, and you can...
07-12-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,490
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

Replacing the battery should not cause it to lose...

Replacing the battery should not cause it to lose connection with your car. Are you referring to just the ability to lock or unlock, or to link it to the memory seats (if that was available in 07?)
06-23-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

What he said...premature turbo failure is almost...

What he said...premature turbo failure is almost always caused by something else. Chances are what killed your first turbo wasn't addressed and killed the 2nd one as well.
06-21-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

I believe it has to do with the resistance in the...

I believe it has to do with the resistance in the electrical circuit. When a bulb dies, the resistance changes and causes the blinker to cycle more often. Someone with knowledge in electronics can...
05-02-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 103,146
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

Instead of an OEM vinyl cover that's just going...

Instead of an OEM vinyl cover that's just going to degrade again in a few years I had a local upholstery shop color-match and install a real leather armrest. They charged me $120 all-in.
04-19-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 61,334
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

No need to number the coil packs, they are all...

No need to number the coil packs, they are all exactly the same and the cables running to them don't have enough slack to be able to criss-cross them. Once you get that IC off it is really one of...
04-17-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 61,334
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

Once the IC is removed, you don't really need...

Once the IC is removed, you don't really need pics. In front of you you'll see the tops of the 4 coil insulators, with each held in place by a small bolt (10 mm? Someone correct me if wrong). For...
04-13-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,014
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

The 3 or 4 shattered housings I've had to replace...

The 3 or 4 shattered housings I've had to replace over the years were glass. :(
Replies: 18
Views: 1,191
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

It's just snaps in place. I pried from the right...

It's just snaps in place. I pried from the right (narrow) side and it just popped off. That said, don't hold me accountable if you break it! haha
03-29-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

Do you have an Android phone by chance? If so...

Do you have an Android phone by chance? If so get a bluetooth reader for a few bucks and download the Torque app.
...
03-16-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,273
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

1st gen would have a sportier ride and engine,...

1st gen would have a sportier ride and engine, but also less fuel efficient, and more road noise. The 2nd gen may also have some extra features not available on the 1st gen depending on what trim...
03-14-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

The dealer list price for the xenon bulb is still...

The dealer list price for the xenon bulb is still around $150, so it won't be cheap. That said, removing the bumper takes maybe 15 mins (just screws and clips holding it on), and it does make...
03-09-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,892
Posted By Tomtwtwtw

It's rated at 17 mpg city, so 18 is definitely...

It's rated at 17 mpg city, so 18 is definitely within the normal range if you do a lot of stop and go. For plugs, get iridium - just plug the car details into any auto parts site to get the specific...
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