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Yesterday, 08:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,946
Posted By Madd Dog

I find Acura’s response problematic. The issues...

I find Acura’s response problematic. The issues we are reporting on this site about the telematics are not about us not understanding how to use the touchpad; virtually all of us are technically...
06-20-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,773
Posted By Madd Dog

Good if you have a Scotch Terrier.

Good if you have a Scotch Terrier.
Replies: 18
Views: 1,406
Posted By Madd Dog

I boot the computer, not warm up the car. ...

I boot the computer, not warm up the car.

And yes, I check the flaps, look for leaks, make sure the gyro is caged and the magnetos are working right.


Doesn’t everybody do a walk around on the...
06-15-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,575
Posted By Madd Dog

I had to change a flat on the BQE on a left lane...

I had to change a flat on the BQE on a left lane cut out with cars whizzing past me. Fortunately, I was 19 and stupid.

Fifty years later, how to change a flat and take down the spare is far...
06-15-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,586
Posted By Madd Dog

I don’t get why someone would go and mess with...

I don’t get why someone would go and mess with this.

The downside is you can fcuk things up, and the upside is that 97.6% of people behind you won’t notice, but you will know that you did it.
06-15-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,497
Posted By Madd Dog

When the sun is at the right angle, I does give a...

When the sun is at the right angle, I does give a bit of glare and I have found myself putting my hand over it for a bit.
06-13-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By Madd Dog

Peek at the memory light. If that light is not...

Peek at the memory light. If that light is not on, then memory is inactive.
06-13-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,798
Posted By Madd Dog

My BMW hit the limiter at 130, because of the...

My BMW hit the limiter at 130, because of the tires. Had I bought the sport package with different tires, the limiter would have been set at 155.

I hit that limiter on the Autobahn, in Germany. ...
06-12-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,665
Posted By Madd Dog

Right. Dogs never do stuff like that. ...

Right.

Dogs never do stuff like that. That’s why dogs are often the best people you ever meet.
Replies: 18
Views: 1,406
Posted By Madd Dog

YW. Engine on. Let it boot if possible....

YW.

Engine on. Let it boot if possible. Auto idle off. Start Nav, hit the minus button 2 or 3 times to get enough scale. Decide whether music or time on the secondaries. Put car in reverse,...
06-06-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By Madd Dog

I agree that it is the buffering. I think that...

I agree that it is the buffering. I think that every station you list as a favorite gets buffered, since it seems that when I switch channels (after it is fully loaded) I always start at the...
06-03-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,126
Posted By Madd Dog

That is totally unfair. Them Coloradans get a...

That is totally unfair. Them Coloradans get a pass on smoking pot, their gas gets a pass on lower octane, and their hitters hit baseballs farther.

Is the beer better too?
06-03-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,694
Posted By Madd Dog

I was in my friends S550 and his sound system was...

I was in my friends S550 and his sound system was better than mine.

What gives?
06-03-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,089
Posted By Madd Dog

I think only upper levels have it. It is called...

I think only upper levels have it. It is called Dynamic Performance Control. The lower level cars, like the 3s, mumble around it and use slightly different wording, like ‘intelligent’ and...
Replies: 25
Views: 3,355
Posted By Madd Dog

I suggest hanging in a bit longer, there should...

I suggest hanging in a bit longer, there should be an update soon, and I would give that a chance.
06-03-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,908
Posted By Madd Dog

“Mist” is when it is misty out, and you want one...

“Mist” is when it is misty out, and you want one wipe. Push up and release.
”spray” is when you want the windshiels washer to spray the windshield. Pull toward yourself.
06-02-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,089
Posted By Madd Dog

If there is anything that really needs automatic...

If there is anything that really needs automatic braking on cruise control, it was that cruise ship in Venice.
06-01-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,999
Posted By Madd Dog

Slide vents left to close, right to open. You can...

Slide vents left to close, right to open. You can reach back from the drivers seat to check em.
06-01-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,037
Posted By Madd Dog

I had a turbo 6 BMW for 11 years and a bit over...

I had a turbo 6 BMW for 11 years and a bit over 120K miles, and not a single turbo or turbo-related problem. If a CX5 meets your needs, certainly go with it, but don’t blame turbo I4s, there are...
05-31-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,760
Posted By Madd Dog

It is definitely the transmission logic.

It is definitely the transmission logic.
05-25-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,521
Posted By Madd Dog

Did the beeping not work?

Did the beeping not work?
05-25-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,389
Posted By Madd Dog

There was some sort of update in February, and it...

There was some sort of update in February, and it has been perfect for me since then.
05-25-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,389
Posted By Madd Dog

The app lets me send destinations to the nav, it...

The app lets me send destinations to the nav, it does start, stop, lock, and unlock my car remotely, etc., so mine works.

It was a bit wonky to properly install, however.
05-24-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,389
Posted By Madd Dog

I find the app meets all of my needs. Plus the...

I find the app meets all of my needs. Plus the range is greater.
05-24-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,665
Posted By Madd Dog

It will stay until the next startup. Part of...

It will stay until the next startup.

Part of my startup routine is to go to the right side of the pad, about a quarter of the way up, and tap twice when the Nav is showing. I don’t even have to...
Replies: 84
Views: 23,138
Posted By Madd Dog

What do you expect them to do? Take away your...

What do you expect them to do? Take away your only hope? Take away the thing that keeps you going?


Elwood (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000101/?ref_=tt_ch): ....I took the liberty of...
05-23-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,260
Posted By Madd Dog

It is an H6 AGM. It is big. Powerful. And...

It is an H6 AGM.

It is big. Powerful. And will be expensive to replace.

oK?
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By Madd Dog

The Home page. See p256 and thereabouts on...

The Home page.

See p256 and thereabouts on the Owners Manual, the full one. Individual stations must be saved as favorites, called shortcuts, then they can be added to the home screen.
05-18-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,903
Posted By Madd Dog

2% cash back on two cards, with different perks,...

2% cash back on two cards, with different perks, and 1.5% on the card I travel with because there are no currency transaction fees.

I don’t consider my cars depreciating assets, since I consider...
05-18-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,903
Posted By Madd Dog

I agree. There are perfectly good cars and SUVs...

I agree. There are perfectly good cars and SUVs for 10-15K less.

Unless I lived in the dry southwest, I would not consider the RDX without AWD. I have never actually driven it in snow, but I drove...
05-17-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,369
Posted By Madd Dog

“Additional Dealer Profit” If you want any...

“Additional Dealer Profit”

If you want any of that stuff, buy it on the open market. Curry.com sells Acura OE, and lots of aftermarket stuff is out there. I bought the cargo mat there, and...
05-15-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,145
Posted By Madd Dog

Found this....

Found this. https://community.cengage.com/Chilton2/info/b/davids_blog/archive/2015/11/12/what-you-need-to-know-about-tire-pressure-monitoring-systems
Replies: 84
Views: 23,138
Posted By Madd Dog

Most leases can be extended a month or two. It...

Most leases can be extended a month or two. It might be worthwhile to inquire.
Replies: 84
Views: 23,138
Posted By Madd Dog

My advice is to not pull the trigger until AA is...

My advice is to not pull the trigger until AA is in place, and you see how it is implemented.
05-13-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,714
Posted By Madd Dog

The mechanic might have been working on cars for...

The mechanic might have been working on cars for 50 years, but what did he say that was wrong?

That although Acura states they upgraded the starter and the top engine parts, he doesn’t trust the...
05-08-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,659
Posted By Madd Dog

Except for one thing: you ended up in Columbus,...

Except for one thing: you ended up in Columbus, OH.
05-07-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,126
Posted By Madd Dog

I go by brand name. I have been using only top...

I go by brand name. I have been using only top tier since my first DI engine in 2007, when there were only a few near me, like Shell. Then Mobil/exxon came on, and a Sinclair replaced a Gulf station,...
05-06-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,126
Posted By Madd Dog

And it doesn’t necessarily cost more either.

And it doesn’t necessarily cost more either.
05-06-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,126
Posted By Madd Dog

I think that more cars are like that now. With...

I think that more cars are like that now. With the advanced engine management available, some cars so designed can take advantage of higher octane gas without having regular cause any problems.

I...
05-03-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,303
Posted By Madd Dog

The lines work for me, I can’t really care if it...

The lines work for me, I can’t really care if it is a Rembrandt or a Rockwell. The lines are there, and I don’t hit stuff.
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