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06-21-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By justnspace

Shhhh, don't tell the others, most just like to...

Shhhh, don't tell the others, most just like to complain for the sake of complaining.
As you know, not one car will do it all. There will always be compromises!
06-21-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,030
Posted By Boardmember

Ok this is my first Acura - many others observations donít match mine

I am 60 and have owned a number of vehicles more expensive than my CPO MDX. Some highly capable, comfortable 4X4 trucks mostly. I say that to try to qualify what Iím about to say. Bottom line: I...
06-17-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,210
Posted By Mustachio

Thumbs up New Apple CarPlay is awesome! (iOS 13)

Apple has made its biggest change to CarPlay and it's coming in iOS 13.

Before you get too excited, iOS 13 won't be released to the general public until around September. You can access the...
06-16-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,565
Posted By Carpayment4life

I've been happy with this list. Usually, they...

I've been happy with this list. Usually, they are only pennies apart in price, so the most import thing to shop for is shipping costs.
hondapartsunlimited dot com ...
06-13-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,088
Posted By Mustachio

Talking I found an Easter egg in the infotainment system

As an Android user, I'm no stranger to the hidden menus and features in the OS. I decided to play around with in the settings and arrived at this screen. Repeatedly clicking the gray squares will...
06-08-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,412
Posted By justnspace

ceramic coating is GREAT! Long lasting and...

ceramic coating is GREAT!
Long lasting and water will bead right off your car...it's not RDX specific...one could just watch the millions of youtube videos about Ceramic coatings.

is it worth the...
06-05-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,231
Posted By NooYawkuh

Back in my day, we turned our head and looked out...

Back in my day, we turned our head and looked out the window. We got pinched nerves, arthritis, scoliosis, herniated disks, and myriad other degenerative or paralyzing orthopedic maladies.

And we...
06-04-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,098
Posted By zroger73

All of the automatic transmissions and DCT's...

All of the automatic transmissions and DCT's currently used by Honda including the Honda 6AT, ZF 9HP, Honda 10AT, 7-speed DCT, and 8-speed DCT use Grade Logic Control.

This can be verified by...
04-29-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,452
Posted By BLEXV6

I had the cargo liner in the back but the leak...

I had the cargo liner in the back but the leak from the mulch bags still leaked outside the tray, (had a lot of them). I have had the grey in other vehicles (02 TL and 06 MDX) as well. Just a...
04-29-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,452
Posted By andysinnh

I'll give you a bit of a perspective on all the...

I'll give you a bit of a perspective on all the various thoughts rolling thru this thread. Take them for what they're worth. ;-)

1. Having gone from a '13 MDX (base) to a '15 RDX (Tech) - both...
04-09-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By Mdx-4me

I knew someone was going to ask that. I hate...

I knew someone was going to ask that. I hate taking photos of the vehicle in the winter, but itís relatively clean at the moment.

Iím on a mining job site this week, so the safety strobe lights...
03-30-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By cougar hunter

Well for those who care: Black Lug Nuts -...

Well for those who care:

Black Lug Nuts - 08W42-TZ5-200B
Black Wheel Locks - 08W42-TZ5-200
03-22-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,283
Posted By ShortKarateGi

Tech Hybrid has remote engine start.

Tech Hybrid has remote engine start.
02-01-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,542
Posted By vtec_v6

If you have an Advance model and are on the fence...

If you have an Advance model and are on the fence in regards to doing the conversion from magnetic suspension to regular, just get it done and do the conversion. For me, it was worth it. I have 2010...
01-22-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,322
Posted By jdpdata

Video: Acura SH-AWD vs Honda i-VTM4

Here's an interesting video comparing Torque Vectoring Systems on the Acura MDX SH-AWD vs Honda Pilot i-VTM4. Although both system are mechanically very similiar the Acura is tuned for more...
01-13-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By Skirmich

Did everything today.. These are the Diff and...

Did everything today..
These are the Diff and Transfer oils after 3 years of Off Roading..

Rear Diff:...
01-05-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,556
Posted By russianDude

Check your vin number on acura website. If...

Check your vin number on acura website. If recall was done, it will be updated
01-03-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,556
Posted By jax01

Went ahead and bought it! :butthead: Thanks for...

Went ahead and bought it! :butthead: Thanks for the advice! Love the car and glad I did. It has 225k but doesn't drive like it, very smooth. Got a carfax for it beforehand, oil changes every 3-4...
12-05-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,181
Posted By Wander

If you think you're short of air in your car, try...

If you think you're short of air in your car, try hiking the La Luz trail or riding a bike up to Sandia Crest ( 10,650 feet ). :ugh:
The really sick thing is there are people who trail run up La Luz...
11-05-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,425
Posted By RDX10

You never know, it might be more than capable or...

You never know, it might be more than capable or a breath away from failure. I'd like someone else to try for me haha.



Exactly! This was my mindset as well, if anything this is just a preview...
11-03-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,124
Posted By Gate 17

RDX Curves HP & Torque

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/1178x770/rdx_curves_ac8640bc5566d3288093ed671173864f3314e012.png
If anyone is interested in the HP & Torque curves....
10-24-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,525
Posted By Fabvsix

Arrived...TY MDX

Here are some arrival sunset pictures from unca's house...
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/2000x976/20181020_181218_c295c98a552ccade473ea3eea0e87e2c29b456c4.jpg...
10-20-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,673
Posted By redbox75

Thumbs up CarPlay installed in '06 TSX w/ Navigation

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/2000x1250/x901ocg_f8531ec7736b48332524dd3f2d2e551df51ac6fb.jpg

I bought my '06 TSX new and it's been one of my favorite cars I've ever owned....
10-19-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,178
Posted By gatrhumpy

We ended up purchasing the 2015 Advance MDX. My...

We ended up purchasing the 2015 Advance MDX. My wife absolutely loves it. I gave it a proper paint correction, clayed, polished, and waxed it. Now for long term protection. I'm debating whether or...
10-15-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,433
Posted By Wander

AFAIK Class II hitches are usually 1-1/4", not...

AFAIK Class II hitches are usually 1-1/4", not 2". But my 2019 RDX is the first time I've ever had a 1-1/4" hitch. Until now, I've always sneered at the pathetic little 1-1/4" hitches nearly scraping...
10-14-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,433
Posted By Wander

You can't install that which doesn't exist. I'm...

You can't install that which doesn't exist. I'm not aware of a Class III ( 2" ) hitch for 2019 RDX and I'm not holding my breath; I don't think there is room. The major manufacturers of hitches are...
09-26-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,865
Posted By copmagnet82

Well, I saw and test drove an A-spec. I will...

Well, I saw and test drove an A-spec. I will probably sound like a jerk to some but here are my thoughts.

1. This car looks great in every color, especially the Apex Blue, but I understand it's...
09-25-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,690
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....
09-21-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By zroger73

Yes. Second gear can be manually selected using...

Yes. Second gear can be manually selected using the + paddle shifter in S mode while stopped. Every time you stop, it will downshift back to first, though. My 2018 Accord 2.0T was the same way.
09-20-2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 805
Posted By CSmoney28

Are your air to fuel ratioís okay with those...

Are your air to fuel ratioís okay with those modifications? I wouldnít add a cold air intake unless you added the 600cc injectors with a 65c fuel pump or 800cc injectors with a 300c fuel pump. Our...
09-16-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,388
Posted By Huskr84

I freakin' love this car!

The 2019 RDX Advance SH-AWD is incredible! I've been driving it for a week now and there is no comparison to my '09 TL Tech SH-AWD (granted, I had 165K miles on the old girl).

What's awesome?...
09-07-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,388
Posted By RDX10

I agree, the RDX really is a awesome all around...

I agree, the RDX really is a awesome all around vehicle and checks all my boxes at a great price. This is a bit of an unorthodox comparison though so I think these are not meant to compete.


...
09-05-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,388
Posted By RDX10

This was a really shitty review, but it's funny...

This was a really shitty review, but it's funny because I personally will be cross shopping these 2 in the future when they both take a good resale hit. I think what they said about the jags boring...
09-02-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,287
Posted By Lc46em

Rdx tech with kenwood double din installed

Just finished the kenwood install took me 4 hours since there is not a plug and play harness for the tech model. I had to cut some plastic trim and adjust the brackets but it works ....
08-18-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By lsulaker

Record MPG in the Sport Hybrid

I have been manually keeping track of the MPG in my Sport Hybrid, and finally hit a PR. My goal has always been over 30 MPG and I finally hit 30.29! Here are the numbers:

Miles driven on tank:...
08-09-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By pnoi521

You do know that CMBS is like a last minute “I’m...

You do know that CMBS is like a last minute “I’m going to try and save you from killing yourself” type of system, right? It only kicks in if the system detects that you are going to get into a...
08-07-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 103,184
Posted By RDX10

I think this is the case for all manufacturers....

I think this is the case for all manufacturers. In my experience all auto manufacturers put a lot more effort and quality into their sedans. I think there are some practical reasons for this. First...
08-07-2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 103,184
Posted By RDX10

The RDX follows a 6 year design cycle and the MDX...

The RDX follows a 6 year design cycle and the MDX follows a 7 year design cycle. So the next gen MDX is not due until 2021 although we could see a 2021 early release in the fall of 2020. But that's...
08-04-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,766
Posted By wallyo

I've owned several diesels (two Mercedes and a VW...

I've owned several diesels (two Mercedes and a VW Golf), and yes, they have very good low end torque, but they do suddenly go flat at higher RPM and speed--it almost feels like fuel starvation. After...
07-23-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,688
Posted By MTD

For anyone thats interested, Im going to be...

For anyone thats interested, Im going to be running around over the next few days with an OBD2 reader plugged into the RDX for some real-time numbers. Boost, IAT, EGR, etc.
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