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06-11-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,483
Posted By DMZ

Acura Client Services Continues With Their "Our Shit Doesn't Stink" Attitude

I have the cracking Dash issue, so I called ACS to see what they'd do. Was connected to Anthony who resolves these type of issues. He told me to go to an Acura dealer and get a quote on how much it...
05-31-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,716
Posted By DMZ

If you replace the clutch, make sure you replace...

If you replace the clutch, make sure you replace the flywheel too! Take it from someone who learned the hard way.
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05-20-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,147
Posted By DMZ

Just fine. These are the pads I'm going to use...

Just fine. These are the pads I'm going to use for the rest of this car's life.
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05-19-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,974
Posted By DMZ

Excuse me Majofo, but I've had mine since the...

Excuse me Majofo, but I've had mine since the beginning too and have been here since 2003, delivered May 1, 2004. :tongue:
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05-15-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,147
Posted By DMZ

I recently replaced my front pads with AKEBONO's...

I recently replaced my front pads with AKEBONO's from rockauto. I have all the stopping power of the original Honda pads without the dust !...
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By DMZ

I just finished replacing all my amp's...

I just finished replacing all my amp's capacitors, and all I can say is WOW! No more buzzing coming from the speakiz and I can crank up Jimi Hendrix to concert hall pitch (volume) just like I used to...
05-06-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,492
Posted By DMZ

Got that right !! I almost forgot, add Shift...

Got that right !!

I almost forgot, add Shift Knob to that list. :tongue:
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05-02-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By DMZ

Hope he's a good lawyer! This is EXACTLY why I...

Hope he's a good lawyer! This is EXACTLY why I don't valets park my car, EVER!
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05-01-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,492
Posted By DMZ

Happy 15th Birthday!

I can't believe it was 15 years ago today that I took delivery. Its been a long haul including 2 accidents and keeping it up largely thanks to Paul, our star master mechanic here in Nawth Jerzy. It's...
04-28-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,390
Posted By DMZ

Have you checked the condition of the + battery...

Have you checked the condition of the + battery cable? At this age, it might be corroded internally where you can't see. Similar symptoms plagued me a few years ago and that's what it turned out to...
04-26-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,743
Posted By DMZ

I bought mine brand new 15 years ago for $34,000....

I bought mine brand new 15 years ago for $34,000. People still offer to buy it even though it has 306K miles! Probably because its the rarest combo out there and has a 6MT.

In fact, he has a...
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By DMZ

I'm not really catching a buzz! :clpower: That's...

I'm not really catching a buzz! :clpower: That's the problem! Now once legalization becomes complete ...........
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03-31-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 358
Posted By DMZ

Not that this has to do with the problem you're...

Not that this has to do with the problem you're having, but did you also have them put in a new flywheel when they did the clutch? I speak from 1st hand experience when I say that!
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03-20-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 197,449
Posted By DMZ

305K as of yestaday and still doing 0-60 in under...

305K as of yestaday and still doing 0-60 in under 6 seconds!

Here's the "I've Done List" over the last few years to keep it going:

Timing Belt/Water pump
Clutch and Flywheel
Clutch Master...
03-12-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,040
Posted By DMZ

According to Gas Buddy, We've Been Added to the Takata Air Bag Recall

Just got an email from GasBuddy claiming American Honda Motor Company has added the following cars to the recall list:

2003 Acura 3.2 CL
2013-2016 ILX
2013-2014 ILX Hybrid
2007-2016 RDX...
02-16-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By DMZ

If all kinds of unexpected expenses, constantly...

If all kinds of unexpected expenses, constantly running into brick walls, cost overruns, never-ending headaches, and thoughts of suicide are your thing, then, by all means, give it a shot!
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02-13-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By DMZ

autocustomleathers.com Got my front seat bottoms...

autocustomleathers.com Got my front seat bottoms from them a couple of years ago. Excellent!!
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02-13-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,552
Posted By DMZ

autocustomleathers.com Got my front seat bottom...

autocustomleathers.com Got my front seat bottom replacements from them. Excellent!
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12-11-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 197,449
Posted By DMZ

A Milestone, Today !! ...

A Milestone, Today !!

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12-11-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,147
Posted By DMZ

Unless they used the lathe that resurfaces the...

Unless they used the lathe that resurfaces the rotors on the car, they'll never be perfect. That's why the dealers do it that way so the new surface is perfectly perpendicular to the wheel hub and...
12-11-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,569
Posted By DMZ

A MILESTONE Today !!!

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/605x454/300000_05bcd9cfa289274d317c18526a36dd64a54d58b3.jpg.
11-27-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
Posted By DMZ

I've had nothing but noise issues in the past...

I've had nothing but noise issues in the past with Centric pads. I use Wagner Thermo Quiets, MX1049. Adequate stopping power without the noise or dust!
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10-28-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By DMZ

Don't you really mean you'll jump off that...

Don't you really mean you'll jump off that bridge? :chuckle:
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10-26-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,225
Posted By DMZ

At age 10 years, If I were going to replace the...

At age 10 years, If I were going to replace the shocks, I'd replace the entire strut assembly(s).
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09-16-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By DMZ

Have you tried replacing the + battery cable? At...

Have you tried replacing the + battery cable? At this age it may be corroded internally where you can't see and can easily cause these types of issues.
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08-09-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 44,828
Posted By DMZ

If never-ending cost overruns & headaches,...

If never-ending cost overruns & headaches, unexpected surprises, things that never seem to end, and things that mysteriously go bump in the night are your thing, then I say go for it!

You should...
06-28-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,810
Posted By DMZ

If unexpected problems, endless cost overruns,...

If unexpected problems, endless cost overruns, headaches, having a project that seems to have in end in sight, things that mysteriously go bump in the night, and situations that make you want to...
06-15-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,399
Posted By DMZ

That's what regular maintenance and synthetic oil...

That's what regular maintenance and synthetic oil changes do! My slave cylinder is still the original.
CVD?
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06-11-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 720
Posted By DMZ

I've been using the Synchromesh Fluid since the...

I've been using the Synchromesh Fluid since the car had 7,000 miles on it. I'm now at 286K miles and my transmission's still flying high. At my last fluid change a few thousand miles ago, Paul put in...
05-12-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By DMZ

At this age and mileage, I'd replace them with...

At this age and mileage, I'd replace them with OEM's from the dealer. Mine were corroded internally where you couldn't see the corrosion to the point where I actually thought my starter kicked the...
03-28-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 197,449
Posted By DMZ

282K, still flying! . .

282K, still flying!
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02-10-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,411
Posted By DMZ

What's to decide? . .

What's to decide?
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01-19-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,468
Posted By DMZ

Unfortunately, MT's are on their way out due to...

Unfortunately, MT's are on their way out due to the fact that automatic transmission technology has evolved to the point where they're just as good with programming and paddle shifters. I test drove...
01-17-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,468
Posted By DMZ

Your '08 Type-S won't be dying if it's been...

Your '08 Type-S won't be dying if it's been properly maintained and cared for.
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01-15-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,468
Posted By DMZ

"Return of Type S and All-new V6 Turbo Underscore...

"Return of Type S and All-new V6 Turbo Underscore Renewed Commitment to Performance Throughout Acura Core Model Lineup "
Maybe its Acura's way of saying "We Know We've Copped an Attitude That Our...
12-29-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,305
Posted By DMZ

Get the AISIN kit from rockauto. OEM parts...

Get the AISIN kit from rockauto. OEM parts without the Honda name on the package, or the OEM price!
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12-19-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,286
Posted By DMZ

And also don't forget how many aftermarket...

And also don't forget how many aftermarket companies buy stuff that's already on the market and just repackage it with fancier advertising.

Case in point: The Exedy clutch kit is really the much...
12-16-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,162
Posted By DMZ

1st Snow Report: These tires hold the road...

1st Snow Report:

These tires hold the road in light snow at least as good if not better than the Conti DWS's or the Michelin AS/3 I've had before. In fact, they're BETTER than the original AS/3's...
11-25-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By DMZ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTq6Tofmo7E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTq6Tofmo7E
11-24-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By DMZ

Mine is as quiet as a kitten I'll have you know! ...

Mine is as quiet as a kitten I'll have you know!
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