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Yesterday, 10:10 AM
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Posted By moose66

LOL. Not at your predicament, but the humor...

LOL. Not at your predicament, but the humor displayed when we all know you are livid! Could be worse . . . . . . . sourcing one of those wheels which at cost is rather pricey along with alignment!
06-04-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,007
Posted By TSX69

Cool AutoBlog

https://www.autoblog.com/2019/05/24/acura-legend-trademark/


Is the Acura Legend coming back?
A trademark in Europe (and plenty of rumors) suggest it is
Zac Palmer...
05-23-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By George Knighton

I would never engage in such reckless behavior. ...

I would never engage in such reckless behavior.

I mean...certainly not while anybody's looking.
05-22-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By andysinnh

If you drive the RLX SH-AWD in a light-foot mode,...

If you drive the RLX SH-AWD in a light-foot mode, it will be less responsive than the TL SH-AWD. The setup/weight with the gas motor powering all 4 wheels on the TL is felt more broadly in normal...
05-02-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 42,415
Posted By Jwadle22

Well, so that was disappointing.. I got the car...

Well, so that was disappointing.. I got the car back (a few weeks back, just did not have a chance to update) and the "rattle" was still there.. I tried to ignore (and was hoping that warmer...
05-01-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By Limelight

Go back to OEM. Iíve never had luck in the past...

Go back to OEM. Iíve never had luck in the past with after-market wipers and will never use them again.

I just get replacement inserts when needed and have never had issues.
05-01-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By DanL07RL

There are those who clay bar the windshield. ...

There are those who clay bar the windshield. Griot's has a "special" windshield clay bar they sell, but I'm not convinced it's any different than the one used on the paint.

It's not a solution...
04-30-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By George Knighton

If you drive fast enough, you don't need the...

If you drive fast enough, you don't need the wipers.

:vtec:
04-18-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By hondamore

I checked the thread and the TSB for the battery...

I checked the thread and the TSB for the battery exchange program is TSB 12-012.
04-18-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By hondamore

Others can correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe...

Others can correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe that the lithium ion hybrid battery and associated systems are covered by an 8 year warranty which should provide some peace of mind. Also, Acura...
04-17-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By AP8ESQ

Listen to this guy ^^^^^^ I have about 45k on my...

Listen to this guy ^^^^^^ I have about 45k on my 2014 and no maintenance other than A and B services per the maintenance minder. I think at this point hybrid batteries/ longevity are a pretty known...
04-03-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,593
Posted By andysinnh

Entering the RLX SH-AWD realm!

Hi there. Long time Acura owner here. Been active on Acurazine in the TL and MDX forums for quite a while. Starting at 5pm today, we enter the world of RLX Sport Hybrid ownership, so wanted to...
11-30-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,074
Posted By snoozabelle

I'm loving the 2014 RLX Sport Hybrid! Now I need...

I'm loving the 2014 RLX Sport Hybrid! Now I need to know if I can retrofit an OEM heated steering wheel on my car. I have sourced one from a 2016 wreck and need to know if I can make it work. I'm...
11-14-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,074
Posted By snoozabelle

So many thanks for all the insight to my problem....

So many thanks for all the insight to my problem. After much thought and dealer incentives I pulled the trigger and purchased the 2014 RLX Sport Hybrid, black on black. I pick it up later this week...
11-13-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,034
Posted By Bellanova

Feel free to steal my avatar! I actually...

Feel free to steal my avatar! I actually “borrowed” it myself… I can certainly relate to your feelings regarding the TL and American designed Acuras. I never drove a 4th gen TL for anymore than a...
11-06-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By hondamore

I'm going to agree with R. White and condemn the...

I'm going to agree with R. White and condemn the trend towards lower profile tires.

What gives me pause for thought is the fact that tire and auto manufacturers are making a fortune selling...
10-28-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,376
Posted By mrrobato

I had neglected to mention, I didn't neglect, I...

I had neglected to mention, I didn't neglect, I didn't want to look bad. I noticed in my rear view mirror as I has driving down I-35 at 78+ mph I was leaving a trail of death and destruction. Plants...
10-25-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,376
Posted By neuronbob

Well. Time for a NSX Sport Hybrid, then. ;) ...

Well. Time for a NSX Sport Hybrid, then. ;) You know, for the environment. :D . And to tide me over until I can fill an electric car with electrons in the same amount of time it takes to fill a...
10-21-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,376
Posted By mrrobato

Road Trip Observations

I recently had the opportunity to drive the RLX-SH from OKC to Austin and back. A down and back road trip. Just some observations.

Didnít see another RLX PAWS or SH on the road.

Yep, this car...
10-12-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,960
Posted By K.Rock

I recently bought a unicorn and Iíve correctly...

I recently bought a unicorn and Iíve correctly rebadged it today.
...
10-09-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,156
Posted By andysinnh

Attached is a pic of my '17 MDX SH-AWD with 17...

Attached is a pic of my '17 MDX SH-AWD with 17 inch TL wheels and taller winter tires. I always (as the earlier poster stated) go as small as I can with the rims to increase the sidewall size - saves...
10-08-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,156
Posted By pgeorg

I have a 2019 MDX SH-AWD Advanced, that comes...

I have a 2019 MDX SH-AWD Advanced, that comes with 20x8.5J wheels - 265/45/20 tires.
I purchased the wheels for the Base 2019 MDX, which are 18x8J, TPMS sensors, and the aluminum center wheel cap...
10-01-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,795
Posted By George Knighton

You know, to be honest, we cannot put it past...

You know, to be honest, we cannot put it past Honda to have produced this car as an experiment, never really intending to sell that many of them.

The line at Saiyama was never set up for volume...
10-01-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,795
Posted By George Knighton

The KC1 was a very unpopular car. So is the KC2....

The KC1 was a very unpopular car. So is the KC2.

They made a big mistake in setting the MSRP. Honda misjudged very seriously where the dollar/yen exchange rate would be when they finalized...
09-30-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,795
Posted By hondamore

Limelight, The numbers that I quoted are for the...

Limelight, The numbers that I quoted are for the US market only. I've been looking for the same Canadian Sport Hybrid data and can't find it. I have a recollection of reading that roughly 50...
09-30-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,659
Posted By DanL07RL

Initial thoughts: DRAMATICAALLY impressed with...

Initial thoughts: DRAMATICAALLY impressed with the smooth and aggressive application of power….even without the Sport mode!! VERY solid and refined....quiet....love it! Infotainment is OK...
09-24-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,009
Posted By VMDX

Mine used to work fine, then it stopped, probably...

Mine used to work fine, then it stopped, probably because of the dash cam that's located under the rear view mirror on the left. I consider myself blessed because I never liked how it worked anyway....
09-07-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,659
Posted By hues10

OK, I currently have a 2011 RDX FWD since 2014,...

OK, I currently have a 2011 RDX FWD since 2014, and enjoy it for what it is. However, unless something wows me, definitely going to consider a slightly used RLX SHAWD Hybrid 2018 or up depending...
09-07-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,659
Posted By mrrobato

For those that feel you paid too much for your...

For those that feel you paid too much for your car, I don't think you did. Anything under sticker is good. There isn't another car that delivers the features this car does at sticker or below. I...
09-07-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By George Knighton

With a fan. :-) Early on in my life with...

With a fan. :-)

Early on in my life with the car, I couldn't figure out what a light noise was when sitting at a light and nothing running. It was the fan pushing air at that vent.
09-07-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,659
Posted By George Knighton

In their defense, the dollar/yen ratio was...

In their defense, the dollar/yen ratio was anticipated in 2012-2013 to have been very different from what it turned out to be.

Because our cars are 100% Saiyama, the dealers have to "deal."
09-07-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By miner

^ Yep, that is the sweet spot in the speed range

^ Yep, that is the sweet spot in the speed range
09-05-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By vtec_v6

Ceramic Coat

Got my '17 Sport Hybrid ceramic coated. Shopped around and decided to go with Opti-Coat Pro PLUS for (supposed) durability versus other coatings with more pop (i.e. Modesta). I had the shop put on...
09-04-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,659
Posted By DanL07RL

My new RLX Sport Hybrid

Just did a deal on a new, red 2018 RLX Sport Hybrid from a dealer in Chicago. Made an offer I could not refuse, although I was definitely not ready to get rid of my 2007 RL....that car is still solid...
08-29-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,828
Posted By Fabvsix

Thumbs up Picked up 2018 MDX Advance....

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08-18-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
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:...
08-17-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,113
Posted By hondamore

Don't forget that 3 and a half years into...

Don't forget that 3 and a half years into ownership of my RLX, I have only driven 13600 Km (less than 8500 miles). My car doesn't really get very dirty sitting in the garage. Now, I have to go and...
08-10-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,113
Posted By 4cruizn

Gorgeous RLX Hybrid, and I love the 01 RL in this...

Gorgeous RLX Hybrid, and I love the 01 RL in this thread too. Wow < 30k miles on a 2004. Minty.
08-08-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,681
Posted By pgeorg

I think what the dealer is charging you is a bit...

I think what the dealer is charging you is a bit much. Retail on the pads (set of 2) is $135, or if you buy them $98. Retail on the disks is $202/each, and if you bought them yourself $146/each. I...
08-07-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 101,307
Posted By p07r0457

I took a 2019 RDX Advance for a test drive, last...

I took a 2019 RDX Advance for a test drive, last weekend. Overall, a nice vehicle, and a HUGE improvement over the 2018 RDX. However, it's still not providing MDX-level functionality and...
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