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04-20-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By HotRodW

The Q5 has a lot going for it. The 7-speed DSG...

The Q5 has a lot going for it. The 7-speed DSG snaps off quick shifts, and returns impressive acceleration and fuel efficiency. I found it to be a little lumpy in stop and go driving, but there is...
03-29-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 596
Posted By thoiboi

Nope, he said to avoid "Wife should get over...

Nope,

he said to avoid "Wife should get over it" comments :O
Forum: Car Talk
03-13-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 3,831
Posted By JS + BRZ

That's okay. I have a 16 month son and a pregnant...

That's okay. I have a 16 month son and a pregnant wifey who is due in about a month. I feel like I've been on PMS for awhile.



I've driven pretty much all Genesis trims including coupes. They...
Forum: Car Talk
03-12-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 3,831
Posted By Flipster23

I was wondering. I didn't expect that from you....

I was wondering. I didn't expect that from you. :rofl: :snicker:

Fucking losing an hour of sleep and being a Monday. :chuckle:
Forum: Car Talk
03-12-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 3,831
Posted By Flipster23

Seems like someone is super sensitive over the...

Seems like someone is super sensitive over the Genny.

Sam, your post was perfect!
Forum: Car Talk
03-12-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 3,831
Posted By SamDoe1

The most current one, F30. No, they aren't as...

The most current one, F30. No, they aren't as razor sharp as the E46 was but they are far different than any Honda you can buy today (save for the CTR). The Accord Sport is a good car that goes...
Forum: Car Talk
03-12-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 3,831
Posted By SamDoe1

It is quite good but it's not all that lively if...

It is quite good but it's not all that lively if you know what I mean. If you're going in looking for BMW or Audi driving dynamics, you'll be disappointed. If you're going in looking for Camry...
Forum: Car Talk
02-28-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 329
Posted By cu2wagon

I mean, the obvious and simplest explanation is...

I mean, the obvious and simplest explanation is that flat Earth lizard people illuminati sent him those plates which are for sure covered in vaccine so he'll get autism and vote for Newt Scaleton in...
02-23-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,302
Posted By HotRodW

And if I'm not mistaken, you've sworn off of BMW,...

And if I'm not mistaken, you've sworn off of BMW, too? After my experience with the brand, I'll never own another.

I will say my Touareg has been stellar. Repairs can be outrageously expensive...
02-22-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,302
Posted By HotRodW

I should be dumping my beloved (yet despised)...

I should be dumping my beloved (yet despised) Touareg TDI by the end of summer. Current contenders to replace it include the RDX, Nautilus, Edge ST, Stinger GT and Regal GS. I might throw the...
Forum: Car Talk
02-21-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,025
Posted By JT4

WTF does your response have to do with the...

WTF does your response have to do with the comment 012TL-GLM made regarding the TLX trans? As you know the 9-speed trans gave a lot of customers / forum members problems in most 2015 and some 2016...
Forum: Car Talk
02-20-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,025
Posted By kurtatx

We all know what's going on at Acura. For a...

We all know what's going on at Acura. For a company slightly smaller than the big automakers, they focus heavily on the mainstream models and add "premium" models with limited scope due to the...
Forum: Car Talk
02-20-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,025
Posted By 012TL-GLM

huh? If you dont like the looks of the charger i...

huh? If you dont like the looks of the charger i think youre in the minority, but whatevs...

the transmission is still shit in the A-spec, yes its improved, but still much slower to react than...
Forum: Car Talk
02-16-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,025
Posted By JT4

As I mentioned in another thread a while back,...

As I mentioned in another thread a while back, IMO I think the problem is with the new owners lack of knowing how to properly use the features that current vehicles have, such as the ever complex...
Forum: Car Talk
02-16-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,025
Posted By dallison

They really need to do long term surveys that...

They really need to do long term surveys that cover 100-200k. That is more realistic. Initial quality surveys mean crap to me.
Forum: Car Talk
02-15-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 3,586
Posted By SamDoe1

Good post. The unfortunate downside is that the...

Good post. The unfortunate downside is that the majority of the crossovers you see on the market today use such a system with an open center diff (it's more of a PTO system but same-ish) and fix any...
Forum: Car Talk
02-15-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 3,586
Posted By wackjum

Couple of different concepts being thrown around...

Couple of different concepts being thrown around here. This might not be super technical, but generally here are the various different things discussed to get us all on the same page:

Differential...
Forum: Car Talk
02-15-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 3,586
Posted By TacoBello

Why do you always come off with such "my way or...

Why do you always come off with such "my way or the highway" posts? People would easily get along with you, if you didn't purposely try to antagonize time and again. How you still don't understand...
Forum: Car Talk
02-15-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,025
Posted By SamDoe1

Update, now at 116k and still hasn't sh1t the bed...

Update, now at 116k and still hasn't sh1t the bed though the power steering pump did. Probably going to swap it out soon.



I've said this same thing in so many threads. These "dependability...
Forum: Car Talk
02-15-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,025
Posted By wackjum

The JD Power vehicle dependability studies are...

The JD Power vehicle dependability studies are crap. They basically ask owners about any reported problems and then give a score per 100 vehicles. The raw data JD Power collects does break down the...
02-14-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,068
Posted By Kaputnik

Deal or not, buying a "new" 2018 seems like a lot...

Deal or not, buying a "new" 2018 seems like a lot of money for a 6-year old model. But there should be some great deals on lightly-used, CPO 2016s, which is the exact same vehicle. A nice way to save...
Forum: Car Talk
02-12-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 3,586
Posted By SamDoe1

RWD with snow tires is fine. AWD with snow tires...

RWD with snow tires is fine. AWD with snow tires is better. There's really nothing to refute here as it's a proven fact.
Forum: Car Talk
02-12-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 3,586
Posted By kurtatx

I guess I'm confused. You're the only person I...

I guess I'm confused. You're the only person I have ever heard talk about RWD as being somehow superior in the snow. I know from experience that RWD is a bitch in the snow. Even the most docile...
Forum: Car Talk
02-12-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 3,586
Posted By YeuEmMaiMai

there is no may have about it... having driven...

there is no may have about it... having driven RWD, FWD and now AWD in the snow, there is no going back from it... when the snow is deep and the roads are not plowed no one gives a rat's ass about a...
02-11-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 120,167
Posted By mrgold35

I check my spare a few times a year and I set my...

I check my spare a few times a year and I set my full size spare psi to around 40 since it can drop 1-2 psi a month. I figure it would be easier to let out air when I need it compared to having the...
02-11-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 120,167
Posted By mrgold35

I purchased a cover from Amazon for about $20 for...

I purchased a cover from Amazon for about $20 for my MDX's external full size spare. The cover has held up pretty well in the three years since putting it on. The tire still gets a little dusty/dirty...
02-10-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 120,167
Posted By Kaputnik

Acura indeed made some bizarre moves to the RDX...

Acura indeed made some bizarre moves to the RDX beginning in 2013. The AWD system, losing HIDs and fog lights as standard. That they actually introduced halogens in the lower trims was mind-boggling,...
Forum: Car Talk
02-09-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 955
Posted By kurtatx

I say turbo the hell out of everything. All day...

I say turbo the hell out of everything. All day every day.
Forum: Car Talk
02-07-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 3,586
Posted By SamDoe1

What I was getting at is the Jeep doesn't go out...

What I was getting at is the Jeep doesn't go out of AWD when at speed if it's cold outside in the snow mode. The rear is always engaged and the lock doesn't disengage at any speed. However, it...
Forum: Car Talk
02-07-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 3,586
Posted By horseshoez

The thing is, while AWD may well have some clear...

The thing is, while AWD may well have some clear advantages in winter weather, it has some drawbacks as well. Personally I'd opt for a shorter stopping distance than a faster stoplight sprint. Then...
Forum: Car Talk
02-07-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 3,586
Posted By 1killercls

Awd > *

Awd > *
Forum: Car Talk
02-05-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,597
Posted By JT4

Yeah, you may have a point.. But I guess that...

Yeah, you may have a point.. But I guess that it's just that I'm so freaking anal I just can't imagine that happening on one of my vehicles but I guess anything is possible..

We've had a lot of...
01-29-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,033
Posted By dopeboy1

The grass is always greener on the other side.......

The grass is always greener on the other side....

If you had a tlx youd probably be asking if you should get an SUV because of the before mentioned reasons....

Be thankful for what you have and...
Forum: Car Talk
01-28-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,574
Posted By SamDoe1

Nope, still no 9th. Only difference pre and post...

Nope, still no 9th. Only difference pre and post update was vastly improved shift performance and times. Even the dog clutch changes are now really good. The first year (2014) and part of second year...
Forum: Car Talk
01-28-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,574
Posted By SamDoe1

I think it's just the programming by Jeep in...

I think it's just the programming by Jeep in regards to not using 9th gear and it goes into 8th at like 60mph so it's not like it's already at high speeds and all the Honda products can use it no...
01-28-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,827
Posted By justnspace

:spit: like 14 year old opinion's matter

:spit: like 14 year old opinion's matter
01-27-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 120,167
Posted By chickdr

That is always the case when a new model is...

That is always the case when a new model is coming. Lots of buzz. The question is how will the car drive, feel etc. None of this will be known until it actually hits the lots.
01-27-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,827
Posted By BEAR-AvHistory

Not timeless more generic Japanese. There is no...

Not timeless more generic Japanese. There is no family history in ACURA's design philosophy going back 20+ years. Each generation had no visual attachment to the prior generation. In a car brand...
01-26-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 784
Posted By 08KBP_VA

BMW has been doing red for a long time as have a...

BMW has been doing red for a long time as have a few other brands. I finally snagged a new vehicle with red interior it is striking to say the least and an amazing combo with silver exterior....
01-20-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 120,167
Posted By russianDude

Rough ride is not the same thing as tight sporty...

Rough ride is not the same thing as tight sporty suspension that lets you stay connected to the road and make sharp turns while keeping car stable. Who is general public? Acura is a luxury brand, and...
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