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07-12-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,597
Posted By zeta

TheSauceBoss went with those just...

TheSauceBoss went with those just recently.:thumbsup:
07-12-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,147
Posted By zeta

You may be able to swap a J35A6 out of the 05+...

You may be able to swap a J35A6 out of the 05+ Odyssey (LX/EX only) non-VCM. Still lots of new low end torque to be found with this non-type-S 3.5L.:shrug:

teh CL did it on his 05 TL-6. Checkout...
07-09-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,013
Posted By zeta

Just curious, If you used the CL-S6 wiring...

Just curious, If you used the CL-S6 wiring harness, then you should have a CKP-B electrical connector hanging somewhere near the tranny side?

Furthermore, since we know that the absence of the...
07-09-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,597
Posted By zeta

I agree with the shoez above. At 205K it's...

I agree with the shoez above.

At 205K it's tired, why take a chance? For you northern guys, with salt /moisture being an important factor, I'd be 'paranoid' at that mileage interval as well.:)...
07-09-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,151
Posted By zeta

:rofl: Hell, I'm only repeating what I...

:rofl:

Hell, I'm only repeating what I learned off you on here. :) You were one of the 'pioneers', so I'll cut you some slack. :tongue:

That little pesky tranny side crank sensor, only relevant...
07-09-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,151
Posted By zeta

If he used the 08+Accord 6MT or 07/08 TL-S clutch...

If he used the 08+Accord 6MT or 07/08 TL-S clutch case(s), he'd still have to remedy the lack of the tranny side crank sensor boss needed to run the CL-S6 ECU?:)
07-08-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,597
Posted By zeta

Here's a visual example of what forum member...

Here's a visual example of what forum member TheSauceBoss found recently when one of his axles 'gave up the ghost'.:ugh: If you get under the car and your axle(s) look similar, then it's time to...
07-08-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 80,817
Posted By zeta

Make it a regular effort and search...

Make it a regular effort and search erepairables.com and you could find an intact one for cheap. :shrug:
Here's the closest one to you currently:
...
07-07-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 80,817
Posted By zeta

^^ :drool: This guy is actually...

^^
:drool:

This guy is actually 'rebuilding' a 2G salvage on his youtube channel. I love those wheels that came with the car. Check it out!

https://youtu.be/_uJ_VeLv8Qg
07-06-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 80,817
Posted By zeta

You da man! :thumbsup: You know that...

You da man! :thumbsup:



You know that it's OK to post pictures of the wife, right? :naughty:
Just kidding.:) You can see her in the reflection of the car's door in the picture below. Looks...
07-04-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,198
Posted By zeta

^ That 'side mount' is literally the easiest...

^
That 'side mount' is literally the easiest one to replace on the whole car. A total of 5 bolts and it is out and a new one is in.

How much did the shop quote you for? If possible, get an...
07-03-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,529
Posted By zeta

Just an FYI. Before you go spending money on the...

Just an FYI. Before you go spending money on the 'special tool', watch the video below. This guy uses an improvised device to do his PP install. On the other hand, he does not provide any detail...
07-02-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,484
Posted By zeta

Perhaps part of the answer, for the individuals...

Perhaps part of the answer, for the individuals above, can be explained on the link below: :) :shrug:

'Intrinsic motivation refers to behavior that is driven by internal rewards. In other words,...
Forum: Car Talk
07-02-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 19,120
Posted By zeta

I want one! :bawling::tongue: You left...

I want one! :bawling::tongue:

You left juuuust enough 'open source' data to track the route. :)
06-30-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 80,817
Posted By zeta

^ Saving4aTL, just curious. :) When you...

^
Saving4aTL, just curious. :)

When you attend 'gatherings' like that in Mexico, what are some of the conversations like between fellow enthusiasts there that you interact with, who, for...
06-25-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,312
Posted By zeta

Just speculation on my part and I would wait for...

Just speculation on my part and I would wait for teh CL to chime in; however, for starters, just like for an automatic J35A3 conversion to manual transmission compatibility for the 2G CL/TL folks,...
06-25-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 80,817
Posted By zeta

:rofl: Well, for a 'preoccupied' race coupled...

:rofl:
Well, for a 'preoccupied' race coupled with 'granny shifts', I'd say a win is a win. :yes: , before brake lights came on, though, it looked as if you lifted off the throttle toward the end,...
06-24-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,266
Posted By zeta

Just 'click' the drop down menu on your username...

Just 'click' the drop down menu on your username in the upper right hand corner. You'll see a selection for 'Private Messages'.
06-24-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,266
Posted By zeta

Try an OEM parts vendor #35 on the link below: ...

Try an OEM parts vendor #35 on the link below:

https://www.acuraoemparts.com/auto-parts/2003/acura/cl-coupe/sport-trim/6-speed-manual-engine/interior-bumper-cat/front-console-scat



Looking...
06-19-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,131
Posted By zeta

Is it somewhere on the link below. :chuckle:...

Is it somewhere on the link below. :chuckle: :dunno:
...
06-16-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,954
Posted By zeta

No kidding. The OEM passenger side mount #11 is...

No kidding. The OEM passenger side mount #11 is only $71.26 before shipping.



Just curious, which 'bolt hole' is stripped on the link below?? Is it #31 flange bolt into the #5 engine side...
06-15-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,235
Posted By zeta

^ Nice job and thanks for the detail!:)

^
Nice job and thanks for the detail!:)
06-04-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,837
Posted By zeta

That may prove difficult for you, unfortunately. ...

That may prove difficult for you, unfortunately.

That best route these days, in regards to tuning, although pricey, is to go with the AEM 30-6051 standalone EMS which now can be mated to the CLS6...
06-04-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 80,817
Posted By zeta

With this in mind, down the road of course, do...

With this in mind, down the road of course, do you have either a PDF or hardcopy of the service manual?

I would gather you'd want to acquire one to have on hand (for all the important specs &...
06-03-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,821
Posted By zeta

Well Done. Improvise, adapt and overcome....

Well Done.
Improvise, adapt and overcome. :salute:
Gunny Highway would proudly say, OO-RAH!
:)
06-03-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 80,817
Posted By zeta

:what: You are a mechanic(al) beast! :thumbsup:

:what:
You are a mechanic(al) beast! :thumbsup:
06-03-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,821
Posted By zeta

Plan B, did you put the wheel back on and lower...

Plan B, did you put the wheel back on and lower the weight of the car on it?

Marine Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Highway recommends, in situations just like these, that you use cerebral cognition to...
06-03-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 80,817
Posted By zeta

^^ Nice pictures. Is that 'duct tape' I see...

^^
Nice pictures.
Is that 'duct tape' I see on the CT SC'er TB intake elbow?:nono: :ugh:
Thank heaven for the young 'Big Pauls' of the world when you really need'em.
Hope that excessive...
06-01-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,953
Posted By zeta

^ Could some of the oil be accumulating at the...

^
Could some of the oil be accumulating at the lower levels of your intake manifold? Maybe you should just get that quart of oil tomorrow, top it off, drive it for a week and recheck?
...
05-31-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,745
Posted By zeta

Now that's good to know. :thumbsup: A clever...

Now that's good to know. :thumbsup:

A clever proprietary way to lock the consumer into having to purchase a complete clutch kit from you as well. :ugh:



The Aasco FW is the 'no-brainer'...
05-30-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,821
Posted By zeta

I believe they were the ones below: :shrug: ...

I believe they were the ones below: :shrug:

https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.php?pk=3279738&cc=1429130&jsn=330
05-29-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,665
Posted By zeta

It's something to consider; however, if you have...

It's something to consider; however, if you have been working with an independent shop to remedy the vibration, had they noticed failing motor mounts, they probably would have brought it up.:dunno:...
05-29-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,745
Posted By zeta

You are correct. The SM FW can play nice to a...

You are correct. The SM FW can play nice to a self adjusting pressure plate. Just be sure to get a sprung clutch disc to help absorb 'drive train' shock the heavy factory sprung OEM dual-mass FW was...
05-29-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,745
Posted By zeta

^ :rofl: Saving4aTL Just put in the Spec...

^
:rofl:

Saving4aTL Just put in the Spec single-mass LW FW last weekend.



Just keep in mind that if you go to an unsprung single-mass light weight FW and non adjusting pressure plate, you...
05-28-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,008
Posted By zeta

^ Is your 'check engine' light on? ...

^
Is your 'check engine' light on?

Sometimes a missed shift can cause 'valve float' where you end up with one or more bent valves as a result. :dunno:
05-27-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 80,817
Posted By zeta

Good to hear that it's 'perfect and smooth' after...

Good to hear that it's 'perfect and smooth' after all that hard work. In the end, all it took was a 'little massaging' to get the proximate end of the tranny input shaft to fit in its new pilot...
05-26-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 80,817
Posted By zeta

Saving4aTL, earlier when I asked you if the new...

Saving4aTL, earlier when I asked you if the new Spec clutch had springs on it was because when the change is made from a 'spring dampened' steel OEM dual-mass flywheel to a single-mass FW, the new...
05-26-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By zeta

cp328, if you are seriously entertaining an...

cp328, if you are seriously entertaining an engine swap, the difference is the J35A6 is more compatible to your 3rd generation 2005 TL automatic and has been PROVEN here on this forum by teh CL when...
05-26-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 80,817
Posted By zeta

If the pilot bearing in the new FW is the same,...

If the pilot bearing in the new FW is the same, then the issue has been deduced down to my underlined response above.

:cheers: here's to your success!
05-26-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 80,817
Posted By zeta

Looking at this picture, I'm thinking that its...

Looking at this picture, I'm thinking that its just a matter of getting the end of the input shaft into the pilot bearing. You can see a slight misalignment in the tranny case, in relation to the...
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