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Forum: Car Talk
06-16-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 135,554
Posted By Tech

Enjoying some backroads driving... ...

Enjoying some backroads driving...
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Forum: Car Talk
05-11-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 174,481
Posted By Tech

I had one that I sent to Europe for my Alps tours...

I had one that I sent to Europe for my Alps tours there. 45 HP at sea level, lets not talk about what that was at 9000+ feet. You need to rev it and the R45 and R65 have the same crank and different...
04-19-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,766
Posted By Tech

As for the voltage range, it could be that it is...

As for the voltage range, it could be that it is a general range of the output voltage and set by whatever the manufacturer installs in the car (FLA, AGM, etc). It could also be the range for...
Forum: Canada
04-14-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,198
Posted By Tech

Not a matter of being tough, but what is in...

Not a matter of being tough, but what is in writing is far better than anything verbal.

I just checked the brakes on my girlfriend's car. The fact that the brake pads were almost new (hardly worn)...
Forum: Car Talk
04-02-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 904
Posted By Tech

Looked at it, but did the numbers. Continuing to...

Looked at it, but did the numbers. Continuing to lease means making car payments every single month for the rest of your life. I'm too poor to do that and I do not own a company to write off the...
Forum: Car Talk
03-29-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 135,554
Posted By Tech

That is because they drive better. ;)

That is because they drive better. ;)
03-28-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By Tech

Well actually, it does.

Well actually, it does.
03-27-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 20,039
Posted By Tech

Exactly why I passed on a Porsche Macan, BMW X3...

Exactly why I passed on a Porsche Macan, BMW X3 and BMW 328d Touring as a daily driver. Short term, I am sure they are great, but I tend to keep my daily drivers for 15 years.

Plus I really did...
03-16-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,449
Posted By Tech

Guess its a matter of expectations. I was looking...

Guess its a matter of expectations. I was looking for long term reliability (like my Honda CR-V), I did not want the "status factor" in a daily driver and I wanted a normally aspirated engine. The...
03-15-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,449
Posted By Tech

First of all....its an SUV and it really does not...

First of all....its an SUV and it really does not matter which one you get. I test drove a Porsche Macan and I am sure the Cayenne would be no different. They are SUVs, period! If you want sports car...
03-10-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By Tech

There is also a second label showing part of...

There is also a second label showing part of another date code as well. Take it back. I would not install a 6+ year old belt.
03-10-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By Tech

And that has zilch to do with what type of oil to...

And that has zilch to do with what type of oil to be used. That specification is a VISCOSITY to be used.

Using synthetic is no more expensive than using a conventional oil simply because you are...
03-07-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 105,377
Posted By Tech

I never bothered to check the Honda Odyssey which...

I never bothered to check the Honda Odyssey which has the same engine at the time.

As for 2018, the Honda Accord no longer comes with a V6. But the 2018 Honda Odyssey does and it has the same...
03-04-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,202
Posted By Tech

And does it matter if it is faster or not? The...

And does it matter if it is faster or not? The fact is, nobody will see the last few kph or mph as they take miles to achieve.

We had a guy at work who would rattle off the fastest 0-60 and 1/4...
03-03-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By Tech

For your info, that is because it is a worm...

For your info, that is because it is a worm drive. It will always be hard to move the motor if you are helping it with the wiper arm. If you spin the motor, it turns the wiper system easily.

At...
02-28-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,335
Posted By Tech

Are you capable of doing any of this yourself?...

Are you capable of doing any of this yourself? For a lot less than the price they are charging, you could buy a Motive Products Power Bleeder and fluid and do it yourself.

The advantages are:
...
02-14-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,616
Posted By Tech

That is usually the case. They heard or read it...

That is usually the case. They heard or read it somewhere maybe even on a forum and it becomes "law". I heard it from a co-worker who worked for a government vehicle testing centre.

Not an issue...
02-12-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,616
Posted By Tech

If you are changing 2 tires, put them on the rear...

If you are changing 2 tires, put them on the rear axle. You want the tires with the most traction on the rear for control and not so much for traction.
02-11-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By Tech

Maybe the motor armature needs cleaning or the...

Maybe the motor armature needs cleaning or the pivot is seizing (usually not the case since it runs in a brass sleeve with a stainless steel shaft).

I rebuilt a starter for a friend because it was...
02-10-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By Tech

That used to be the case and what I've always...

That used to be the case and what I've always done (on other people's cars...never seem to have a problem myself :scratch:), until someone pointed the following VW Technical Bulletin out to me.
...
Forum: Car Talk
01-17-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 174,481
Posted By Tech

OK guys, we can talk about it or we can RIDE. ...

OK guys, we can talk about it or we can RIDE.

If you haven't been to the Alps to ride, do it!

...
12-24-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By Tech

There might be, but that info would be buried...

There might be, but that info would be buried within the ECU and you would need diagnostic software to read it. On my other car that I bought used, the engine had 6.77 hours on it which coincided to...
Forum: Car Talk
11-30-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,621
Views: 257,203
Posted By Tech

This 1999 Ferrari 550 Maranello could have been...

This 1999 Ferrari 550 Maranello could have been mine. Original owner and 19,300 miles (normal for a Ferrari).

The owner had it up for sale twice since 2012 for $89,000. I called him a few months...
11-29-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,332
Posted By Tech

I haven't installed mine yet. Almost 6000...

I haven't installed mine yet.

Almost 6000 miles with zero oil consumption.
11-24-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,875
Posted By Tech

I've had good luck with my 1999 Honda CR-V and...

I've had good luck with my 1999 Honda CR-V and now the Acura RDX on original parts.
On the Honda they would last about 5 years due to the rusting in our winters.

In comparison to the junk VW...
11-20-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By Tech

I bought my TPMS at the local Acura dealer. ...

I bought my TPMS at the local Acura dealer.

The bill lists three items: Sensor, Washer and Nut. The seal must be part of the Sensor and might be available separately.
Forum: Car Talk
11-17-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 135,554
Posted By Tech

1995 Porsche 911 (993) Carrera, 6-speed manual......

1995 Porsche 911 (993) Carrera, 6-speed manual...
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And the "original" shape...
Forum: Car Talk
11-15-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,841
Posted By Tech

I know how you feel; I've had my 1995 993 since...

I know how you feel; I've had my 1995 993 since 2009 and have not looked back. I do ALL my own work and have gone over the car from one end to the other and all I can say is these cars are extremely...
11-13-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By Tech

I thought I could get through the removed...

I thought I could get through the removed sub-woofer to Krown (rustproofing product) the right rear quarter panel.

I'll pop the right rear panel a bit to insert my spray wand.

Thanks for the...
10-14-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,781
Posted By Tech

And there lies the problem. Its why I have been...

And there lies the problem. Its why I have been self sufficient for everything, vehicles, HVAC, etc.
08-10-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,696
Posted By Tech

Most things are straight forward but if I need...

Most things are straight forward but if I need anything specific, I can go to https://techinfo.honda.com/rjanisis/logon.aspx
08-04-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,696
Posted By Tech

It might be the sway bar links and they are easy...

It might be the sway bar links and they are easy to replace at 15 minutes a side. They can creak and knock.

They should look like this....
08-04-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,570
Posted By Tech

Possibly, but considering how our taxes are being...

Possibly, but considering how our taxes are being pi$$ed away by governments, I don't blame anyone for not paying taxes. Just look at the clown of a Prime Minister we have running our country.

I...
05-28-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By Tech

Having worked at a dealership way back when I was...

Having worked at a dealership way back when I was in my late teens, I've seen damage that got repaired without the customer even knowing.

Which is why I brought my paint thickness gauge to my last...
04-17-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,329
Posted By Tech

Trust me, that'll never happen, not on my Acura,...

Trust me, that'll never happen, not on my Acura, Porsche or my BMW motorcycles...or anything from chainsaws to aircraft.
03-09-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,756
Posted By Tech

Even though I don't need them (unless I am...

Even though I don't need them (unless I am tightening a rod bolt or a propeller on an aircraft), I use torque specs when they are available.
02-20-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By Tech

Here are actual pics of mats that I have used in...

Here are actual pics of mats that I have used in real winters with lots of snow, salt and slush.

These are from my 1999 Honda CR-V that I bought new and kept for just shy of 15 years. My friend...
02-19-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By Tech

I have had WeatherTechs in my last car and now in...

I have had WeatherTechs in my last car and now in the Acura and they are better than anything I have used in the past. The only downside and they all seem to have it are the mounting holes to attach...
12-06-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 15,139
Posted By Tech

Nope, and do not plan to. You have to ask...

Nope, and do not plan to.

You have to ask yourself, why would a manufacturer spend time and money to make things worse? Sort of reminds me of the aftermarket exhaust systems that a magazine I...
11-03-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 155,884
Posted By Tech

So was my 1999 CR-V, but 3000 RPM at 100 KPH in...

So was my 1999 CR-V, but 3000 RPM at 100 KPH in top gear was unacceptable for an engine that had 147 HP. My neighbour's 2000 Accord would rev 2500 RPM at 100 KPH with only 3 HP more. It is why I went...
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