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06-09-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 138,054
Posted By wusty23jd

I received my new transmission pressure switch...

I received my new transmission pressure switch from the Delray Acura yesterday. Not to my surprise, it came in a sealed "Honda" bag and the plastic connector was also present....
05-31-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 138,054
Posted By wusty23jd

Okay, I'm having an epiphany moment! I'm not...

Okay, I'm having an epiphany moment!

I'm not sure who you bought your faulty pressure switch through on ebay, but here is a screenshot of my purchase from last fall. Given the fact that the prices...
05-31-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 138,054
Posted By wusty23jd

Hey Wild Wild West, I'm glad you brought...

Hey Wild Wild West,

I'm glad you brought this up. I've replaced the 3rd and 4th gear pressure switches on my 2005 Acura TL in the past and I was the one who forgot to plug in the switch. After I...
05-29-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,716
Posted By wusty23jd

:popcorn:

:popcorn:
05-15-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,716
Posted By wusty23jd

I installed the same iJDM Toy angel eyes on both...

I installed the same iJDM Toy angel eyes on both sets of headlights (04-06 and 07-08). The package comes with 4 angel eyes and I know I had two extra that I gave to the guy who bought my first set,...
05-15-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,716
Posted By wusty23jd

I think your approach is a good one. Having a...

I think your approach is a good one. Having a backup set of headlights alleviates a lot of the stress with this modification, especially since this is your first time going through this process....
05-07-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,034
Posted By wusty23jd

Thanks for the feedback. That is actually a quote...

Thanks for the feedback. That is actually a quote and not a receipt. The technician did not install anything as I instructed them to do nothing until I had a chance to look myself. I basically just...
05-01-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,525
Posted By wusty23jd

:bow:

:bow:
04-16-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 14,865
Posted By wusty23jd

He might be referring to the Automotive Goop that...

He might be referring to the Automotive Goop that I recommended in Post #101....
04-08-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 59,569
Posted By wusty23jd

Did someone say modified CDMs :blink:? Count me...

Did someone say modified CDMs :blink:? Count me in as a contender. As always, the car looks great Mike. Keep up the great work.
03-13-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,524
Posted By wusty23jd

So with all of this in mind, I have purchased the...

So with all of this in mind, I have purchased the following:

Solenoid 1:
Gasket (Part #: 28262-RDK-000) x 1
O-Rings (Part #: 91301-PC9-003) x 2

Solenoid 2:
Gasket (Part #: 2852-RDK-000) x 1...
03-04-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,883
Posted By wusty23jd

Again, that Amazon link is not the exact diffuser...

Again, that Amazon link is not the exact diffuser OP used. He purchased the following S4Play replica diffuser:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/201504604360

Here is a link to his DIY thread:...
02-03-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By wusty23jd

I might have an idea of where you can angel eyes...

I might have an idea of where you can angel eyes similar to those ;)
iJDMTOY Car LED Bulbs, LED DRL Lights, Fog Lamps & HID (http://store.ijdmtoy.com/SearchResults.asp?Search=TL+2007+Angel%20Eyes)
...
01-08-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,491
Posted By wusty23jd

I just saw my first ZDX in person today. I was on...

I just saw my first ZDX in person today. I was on the highway this morning and tried to get a picture. After almost rear ending someone, I figured that I should probably focus on my driving. I love...
12-20-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 45,309
Posted By wusty23jd

At the end of the day, everyone will have their...

At the end of the day, everyone will have their own styles and tastes. It's all a matter of personal preference.

I'm just happy to see that new/innovative parts are still being made for our TLs,...
11-05-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,206
Posted By wusty23jd

Here are a few updated pictures (Coilovers to...

Here are a few updated pictures (Coilovers to come next spring):

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/720x960/1_a9eb2b607d76a98f67c7de1dbc70529125ac02b7.jpg
...
10-28-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,466
Posted By wusty23jd

You're at 233k and you've never replaced your...

You're at 233k and you've never replaced your spark plugs!? Yikes you should be on round two by now.

Here are two pretty good DIY videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9fUhEqHxDA...
10-28-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 45,309
Posted By wusty23jd

Those headlights are pretty interesting! I...

Those headlights are pretty interesting! I haven't seen those before either OP.

I've modified two different sets of headlights.

2004-06...
10-25-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,305
Posted By wusty23jd

You have one of his custom-made panels and you...

You have one of his custom-made panels and you haven't installed it yet?! Whaaaaat?



Yeah, hot spots drive me nuts. It took me a long time to aim each LED properly. My soldering job in the end...
10-24-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,305
Posted By wusty23jd

What you are experiencing was definitely a huge...

What you are experiencing was definitely a huge concern of mine before I started this process.

A lot of SMD-style LEDs are front facing, meaning they don't shine outwards. If you install LEDs and...
10-01-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 345
Posted By wusty23jd

Yeah, it kind of makes me upset that Akebono pads...

Yeah, it kind of makes me upset that Akebono pads don't come with new hardware. Oh well, I'm glad you figured it out.
10-01-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 345
Posted By wusty23jd

I had the same question not too long ago. Take a...

I had the same question not too long ago. Take a look at my thread. It's item 12 in the diagram (for fronts). I would just cross-reference the part #s.
...
09-28-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By wusty23jd

100% correct. That was an inadvertent slip of the...

100% correct. That was an inadvertent slip of the tongue.
09-28-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By wusty23jd

Man, that's a lot of buildup! If you haven't done...

Man, that's a lot of buildup! If you haven't done so already, you should definitely replace the pressure switches and replace the transmission filter too. I noticed a considerable difference in...
09-25-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,364
Posted By wusty23jd

Last weekend, I also restored the leather seats...

Last weekend, I also restored the leather seats using the Leatherique Leather Rejuvenator & Prestine Clean system....
09-13-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 199,671
Posted By wusty23jd

Umm, post pictures of that gem. One owner with...

Umm, post pictures of that gem. One owner with 42K? Hopefully, your father took care of it after all these years.

In March 2015, I bought my 2005 AT from a one-owner lawyer with around 111,000...
08-27-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,553
Posted By wusty23jd

When you say "clearing," I"m assuming you're...

When you say "clearing," I"m assuming you're talking about removing the amber diffuser? If you're looking for a set of cleared OEM 04-06 cleared headlights (with no painted internal components), I...
08-24-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,690
Posted By wusty23jd

I just ordered a set of 120 Centric blanks for my...

I just ordered a set of 120 Centric blanks for my wife's RDX (which I haven't installed yet) and will be ordering 120 Centric blanks for my TL in the near future. They have the black coating around...
08-22-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,536
Posted By wusty23jd

Well James, I'm glad to hear that everything is...

Well James, I'm glad to hear that everything is back together and your project is D.O.N.E.! Take a breath and be happy with what you accomplished. You did a lot! Not every retrofit is going to be...
08-20-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,690
Posted By wusty23jd

I just bought Centric 120 rotors and Akebono...

I just bought Centric 120 rotors and Akebono Ultra-Premium Ceramic ...
08-13-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By wusty23jd

If you're really focused on budget, then DEPO...

If you're really focused on budget, then DEPO might be a good alternative. Otherwise, I recommend taking a peek on eBay for a quality used one first. Sometimes you can find some good steals.
08-11-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,229
Posted By wusty23jd

X. Re-Installing Front Bumper (Step 9) After...

X. Re-Installing Front Bumper (Step 9)
After everything was completed, it was time to reinstall the bumper. I should caveat and mention that while my bumper was off, I also added new headlights,...
08-08-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,276
Posted By wusty23jd

XV. Re-Installing Headlights (Step 14) After...

XV. Re-Installing Headlights (Step 14)
After everything was completed, it was time to reinstall the headlights and put my my car back together. I should caveat and mention that while my bumper was...
08-06-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,548
Posted By wusty23jd

Very cool.... Is it me or does the WDP paint...

Very cool....

Is it me or does the WDP paint look a bit off on that Ron Jon kit?
08-03-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,686
Posted By wusty23jd

I personally think the all red look is way too...

I personally think the all red look is way too much, but that's just me. If you wanted black seats with red stitching and/or red piping, then it would look good if you have red accents already in...
08-03-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,686
Posted By wusty23jd

They are not inserts. They are custom Clazzico...

They are not inserts. They are custom Clazzico seat covers and go over the existing leather.

Here is an idea of how they are installed:...
08-01-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,536
Posted By wusty23jd

If you want a visual portrayal of the process,...

If you want a visual portrayal of the process, watch Fab's video here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3X2fzSPxW3s

This will show you everything you need to know. I wish I had this step-by-step...
08-01-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,536
Posted By wusty23jd

I agree. I would wait until after the headlight...

I agree. I would wait until after the headlight is put back together before attempting to restore the outside of the headlight lens. Obviously, you'll want to take a quick peek at the inside of the...
07-30-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 455,799
Posted By wusty23jd

I noticed a SLIGHT difference after I replaced...

I noticed a SLIGHT difference after I replaced the DW-1 fluid and filter, but not much. As soon as I replaced the 3rd and 4th gear pressure switches, my shifts occurred much quicker and much...
07-26-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 59,569
Posted By wusty23jd

I've been following you and gerzand on Instagram....

I've been following you and gerzand on Instagram. There are a few others who have/will be installing the new bumper as well. The car is looking great man!
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