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Forum: Car Talk
12-05-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 7,339
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

Wow, sorry to see this man. Glad to see your...

Wow, sorry to see this man. Glad to see your family was kept safe. Cars can be replaced...
Forum: Car Talk
06-13-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,560
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

Already chose an Abarth. :zoom:

Already chose an Abarth. :zoom:
05-20-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12,014
Views: 671,018
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

io ...

io


http://royfactor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/coolio1.jpg
05-06-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12,014
Views: 671,018
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

good to know you don't care, you are buying it...

good to know you don't care, you are buying it anyways. What's your point in being here again? To comment on biases and expectations?

People would rather discuss the TLX. :2cents:
05-06-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12,014
Views: 671,018
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

haven't the people that moved on from Acura...

haven't the people that moved on from Acura bought more than 1 brand after their Acura? That's hardly a fanboy of anything...

That doesn't say "I hate acura" or "I love Subaru/BMW", it says to me...
04-22-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12,014
Views: 671,018
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

I like the Spirior Concept, but I think Acura...

I like the Spirior Concept, but I think Acura design would ruin it with you-know-what. (hint: it rhymes with flower flenum) :ugly:
04-19-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12,014
Views: 671,018
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

Shit....said it better than I did. :thumbsup:

Shit....said it better than I did. :thumbsup:
04-19-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12,014
Views: 671,018
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

Legend2TL, I respect your opinion. Doesn't it go...

Legend2TL, I respect your opinion. Doesn't it go without saying that those are VERY good examples, almost best of breed? I don't think Acura or the TLX belongs in that group. Let's not drag the...
04-18-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12,014
Views: 671,018
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

BTW, Sarlacc, they were having the SRT challenge...

BTW, Sarlacc, they were having the SRT challenge or Mopar challenge the days after the Abarth. Seems the same team that does the Abarth one does one for the bigger brothers right after.


...
04-18-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12,014
Views: 671,018
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

Fun man, really fun, just for the exhaust note...

Fun man, really fun, just for the exhaust note alone. About to start modding for the spring, before it gets too hot.

Just came back from that Abarth Experience at Fontana. The car is a fucking...
04-18-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12,014
Views: 671,018
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

Nah, leave his head there. Its this type of...

Nah, leave his head there. Its this type of backwards thinking that had most of us jump ship.
04-18-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12,014
Views: 671,018
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

Noobs and fanboys. They deserve themselves. ...

Noobs and fanboys. They deserve themselves.

Nokia made the best mobile phones at one point. Then everyone moved on to smartphones. But Nokia kept making the best 'dumb' mobile phones they...
04-18-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12,014
Views: 671,018
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

A company is making exactly the same thing as it...

A company is making exactly the same thing as it did previously, even in the face of growing competition in one of the more competitive segments of the market.

This is a winning strategy? :rofl:
04-18-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 12,014
Views: 671,018
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

Someone's gotta develop a thicker skin. I hate...

Someone's gotta develop a thicker skin. I hate to say it, but being defensive about that sort of stuff is the epitome of being a 'noob'.
04-17-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12,014
Views: 671,018
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

Wow...this has the makings of a great Accord!

Wow...this has the makings of a great Accord!
Forum: Car Talk
02-04-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,209
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

Another Acurazine-r that doesn't drive an Acura

Hey all, had to say goodbye to my 05 TSX 5at this weekend. Loved that car for about 7 years, dreaded it for about 2. All said and done, had it for 9 years, 4 years with no payment, and drove it for...
11-21-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

nj2pa2nc, I feel like I should chime in and say...

nj2pa2nc, I feel like I should chime in and say glad to be reading your posts and I'm sorry for your losses.

My father died on christmas 18 years ago. The holidays are bittersweet for me, and it...
Forum: Car Talk
10-05-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,306
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

Don't let usdmJON see this. :tomato:

Don't let usdmJON see this. :tomato:
04-02-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,715
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

^^correct in that the exhaust from the cat on...

^^correct in that the exhaust from the cat on back flows as well as any aftermarket one.

The exhaust manifold (i.e. header) is somewhat restrictive...a change to an aftermarket header and a...
Forum: Car Talk
02-22-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,477
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

Another question you might want to ask is what do...

Another question you might want to ask is what do you want to be driving in a couple of years. If you are okay driving a Civic that's several years-old, then downgrade.

However, if you are the...
Forum: Car Talk
02-19-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,932
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

oh, what the heck....+1 on this, how much? ...

oh, what the heck....+1 on this, how much?

Your pics make me miss my 4-door 5mt 'Teg very much.
09-26-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 346,194
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

Can't blame a business for making a buck when it...

Can't blame a business for making a buck when it can be made. Blame the consumer who'll buy into the hype. :2cents:
08-30-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,074
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

David Coulthard on the possible circuit. The...

David Coulthard on the possible circuit. The sound of an F1 car in the Lincoln tunnel is absolutely amazing.

http://youtu.be/8EWTp0Xfksg
Forum: Car Talk
07-20-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 170,431
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

Congrats! That's a great car to have out there. ...

Congrats! That's a great car to have out there.

I have admit though, I prefer Sparky avatar....

:devilgrin:
05-09-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 127,020
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

^^you're on my ignore list, but that doesn't stop...

^^you're on my ignore list, but that doesn't stop me from saying that you and whatever you said sucks.
04-25-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 127,020
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

Yes sir, 97 here...Fork em!! :toocool:

Yes sir, 97 here...Fork em!! :toocool:
Forum: Car Talk
04-13-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,521
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

Not redheaded, but it does have a beak....

Not redheaded, but it does have a beak....
Forum: Car Talk
04-06-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,681
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

I have to 2 children and have been a teenager, so...

I have to 2 children and have been a teenager, so hopefully what I say makes sense.:biggrin:

I don't know if horsepower is what necessarily gets some kids in trouble, its often circumstances such...
04-04-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5,149
Views: 325,785
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

The guy owns an m5. I'm sure that the RL would...

The guy owns an m5. I'm sure that the RL would be in his range. Just sayin...
03-16-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 58,836
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

:rofl: ah, so that's what we were waiting for. ...

:rofl: ah, so that's what we were waiting for.

Glad this was answered in the gen1 forum. :thumbsup:
03-15-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 58,836
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

^^you made them wait 8 years for that nugget of...

^^you made them wait 8 years for that nugget of wisdom?
Forum: Car Talk
02-22-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,059
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

You first by courageously and efficiently...

You first by courageously and efficiently leaving. Man up.:thumbsup:
01-23-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 25,123
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

I replaced my starter about a year ago. Get your...

I replaced my starter about a year ago. Get your battery tested just to check.

FYI, I went with a Denso unit for my starter. Apparently, Denso make the OEM, but having that 'Honda' stamp on it...
01-19-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,477
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

Speaking from experience, I can tell you that...

Speaking from experience, I can tell you that lightweight rims and tires are a completely worthwhile investment. I went from stock wheel+tire weight of 48 lbs to a wheel+tire weight of 37 lbs, and...
01-10-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4,373
Views: 346,194
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

^^The unknown, Moogie...:biggrin: I dunno. ...

^^The unknown, Moogie...:biggrin:

I dunno. Not to rehash what Dom already bulletpointed, but I've read a re-engineered v6, a philosophy towards lighter weight, a smaller footprint, and a 6mt...
Forum: Car Talk
12-02-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,223
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

Well, if this is the case, I'd like to amend my...

Well, if this is the case, I'd like to amend my list and add a Sovereign class Starship (a la the USS Enterprise 1701E) and a Deathstar, fully manned and stocked. We can put that under 'Family' and...
12-02-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4,306
Views: 440,430
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

At least this all meshes with my next car...

At least this all meshes with my next car purchase I make....


....in 2015.
Forum: Car Talk
11-21-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 29,454
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

^^:agree: the J-series V6, the very one in that...

^^:agree: the J-series V6, the very one in that current pinnacle of Acura design (the 4g TL of course) was designed in 1996, right here in the US. It first appeared in the late 90s 3.0CL. Hell,...
Forum: Car Talk
11-21-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 29,454
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

^^Agreed. To paraphrase Ronnie Reagan...'We...

^^Agreed.

To paraphrase Ronnie Reagan...'We didn't leave Acura, Acura left us.'
Forum: Car Talk
11-18-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 29,454
Posted By CarbonGray Earl

This is a multi-faceted argument, but from what I...

This is a multi-faceted argument, but from what I understand, most that are here at one time owned a Honda or Acura. We bought in at some point.

So the 'hate' is questionable, in that, is it...
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