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02-28-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,227
Posted By hadokenuh

@F23A4...

@F23A4 (https://acurazine.com/forums/members/f23a4-17406/): Solid analysis but this comes with no surprise. This is what Acura has been building its image on. Solid and reliable at reasonable price....
02-25-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,172
Posted By hadokenuh

That's good to know. Back in 2011, that was how...

That's good to know. Back in 2011, that was how much they wanted to charge me with my CPO warranty (they say CPO doesn't cover battery), after some pushing back and forth, we settled at $300....
02-18-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,276
Posted By hadokenuh

Reading the title, I was thinking Acura is...

Reading the title, I was thinking Acura is recalling the TLX for the vibration or transmission issue .. .LOL
02-06-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,227
Posted By hadokenuh

How would you do "research" on a 1st year...

How would you do "research" on a 1st year model?
02-04-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 35,005
Posted By hadokenuh

This forum has a bug (either by design or not)...

This forum has a bug (either by design or not) that causes users to accidentally post and resurrect very old threads. It's called "Related Thread".

Keep rolling down and you'll see what I mean.
01-21-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,064
Posted By hadokenuh

I know right? You and I are probably the same...

I know right? You and I are probably the same age. My co-worker has an IS350. It's nice for a single guy or family without kids. Once you start to put a carseat and an extra passenger in the back, it...
01-03-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,584
Posted By hadokenuh

Glad your wife is okay after the accident. That...

Glad your wife is okay after the accident. That new ASpec is nice! What interior did you get?

PS: That's is one odd looking Acura dealership :)
11-26-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By hadokenuh

The TL generally will have less stupid little...

The TL generally will have less stupid little things break than the BMW, except for the engine burning oil as mentioned. If you buy 4/5 years old car, I think you'll have better luck with Acura than...
11-13-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,739
Posted By hadokenuh

That is the problem with too many gears and I am...

That is the problem with too many gears and I am not very surprised to hear that. We just need to get used to how it shifts IMO.

I personally still think 6 speed is the sweet spot for auto...
08-01-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,700
Posted By hadokenuh

First time I've heard of a salesguy asking for a...

First time I've heard of a salesguy asking for a tip. I'd think at least he'd get a "mini" conmission ($50-$100). Did he spend so much time on you and the deal overall?

They sell you the car to...
06-25-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By hadokenuh

Transmissions and car vibrations are the most 2...

Transmissions and car vibrations are the most 2 common problems that dealers cannot fix. Like Justin said, test drive them. I personally would avoid '15 and '16, maybe '17, but probably go with '18.
04-25-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,450
Posted By hadokenuh

Do you guys change the rotors when you change the...

Do you guys change the rotors when you change the pads? Or is it more like case by case basis, e.g. inspect and replace as necessary?

I find the OEM rotors and pads work quite well for me. I am...
03-07-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,594
Posted By hadokenuh

Please stop man. You don't have to be the first...

Please stop man. You don't have to be the first one to respond to every single thread. I find most of your quick responses are irrelevant and useless. Some are useful info and I agree.

If you want...
02-27-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,309
Posted By hadokenuh

LOL and you don't think this is thorough?? Most...

LOL and you don't think this is thorough?? Most people do about half of your list. I really appreciate your response. Enjoy the Audi.
02-20-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,376
Posted By hadokenuh

No contrary. Just RTFM.

No contrary. Just RTFM.
02-20-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,376
Posted By hadokenuh

Whoever puts 87 in their cars, I hope you will...

Whoever puts 87 in their cars, I hope you will disclose that fact you sell your cars. The next owners rightfully need to know.

But if you are in anyway hesitant to do that, then you are doing...
02-20-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,937
Posted By hadokenuh

I agree original owners may not keep their cars...

I agree original owners may not keep their cars that long, but the 200K miles thing reflects clearly in the used car market. The longer a car lasts with minimal repairs, the higher price it commands...
02-14-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,054
Posted By hadokenuh

Don't worry guys, according to a lot of guys on...

Don't worry guys, according to a lot of guys on here and Consumer Reports, Audi's reliability has been improved so much that it's like number 1 or 2 now.

When I tell them they need to look past...
02-06-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,704
Posted By hadokenuh

Use OEM or Aisin as mentioned above. Acura...

Use OEM or Aisin as mentioned above.

Acura dealers will charge around $1000-1200.

Honda dealers will charge around $800.

Indy will charge around $600.

DIY should be $250 parts + beer if...
01-16-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 11,965
Posted By hadokenuh

Feels like high school in one of those honor...

Feels like high school in one of those honor classes, doesn't it?
01-11-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,205
Posted By hadokenuh

Maybe take a look at the new Pirelli PZero All...

Maybe take a look at the new Pirelli PZero All Season Plus? Supposed to be a great improvement over the last generation of AS tires.
01-05-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,675
Posted By hadokenuh

I had a 2008 528i and my family currently has a...

I had a 2008 528i and my family currently has a 2013 535i. They are both very well insulated against wind/tire/road noise. Engine noise is what makes it "noisy". The inline 6 engine is very smooth as...
01-04-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,675
Posted By hadokenuh

Not apple to apple comparison. Test numbers must...

Not apple to apple comparison. Test numbers must be coming the same source.
12-08-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,922
Posted By hadokenuh

How is discussing about turbos and other brands'...

How is discussing about turbos and other brands' MPG going to help the OP's poor gas mileage on his TLX ... I will never undertand :what: :what: :what:
11-08-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 56,635
Posted By hadokenuh

It proves how stupid Honda executives are when it...

It proves how stupid Honda executives are when it comes to US market, their largest market.

Why note just offer 6MT as an option, even if it has to be special ordered?
10-24-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 46,328
Posted By hadokenuh

As another data point, I had a 2015 TLX FWD...

As another data point, I had a 2015 TLX FWD loaner and it had the vibration. It was very bad at or above 55mph. Lucky for me it was a loaner. I do feel bad for those who are dealing with the issues. ...
10-19-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,806
Posted By hadokenuh

I used Lexol products for my cars. They are...

I used Lexol products for my cars. They are pretty good.
10-16-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,787
Posted By hadokenuh

Another vote for White on Red leather. I think...

Another vote for White on Red leather. I think it's the best color combo IMO.
08-18-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,397
Posted By hadokenuh

Someone said this just before me, but I should...

Someone said this just before me, but I should have been more clear. What I meant was old design with incremental updates rather than a brand new design. Any new design is bound to have bugs. They...
08-11-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,742
Posted By hadokenuh

Come on now. The NSX is a brand new model, not a...

Come on now. The NSX is a brand new model, not a refresh. And it's also their halo car.

They are not seating on their ass. They are changing. You are going too hard on them lol.
08-01-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 81,321
Posted By hadokenuh

^^ Which means that incentives are going to be...

^^ Which means that incentives are going to be available much sooner than Christmas :)

They usually have really good incentives around the Labor Day holiday.

I have seen one ASpec in White in...
07-25-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 928
Posted By hadokenuh

Get the FWD.

Get the FWD.
06-20-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,451
Posted By hadokenuh

Are you sure? :) OP - I'd probably keep...

Are you sure? :)

OP - I'd probably keep looking. As for the accident, was it recent? I tend to forgive if an accident happens 2, 3 years ago and the car is still in great shape. I'd look at...
06-14-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 72,514
Posted By hadokenuh

What makes you think that? Everything I've read...

What makes you think that? Everything I've read says the opposite. Of course it's all about money at the end of the day, but you almost always have to pay some $$$ somehow to get out of a lease.
06-05-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,007
Posted By hadokenuh

Summer tires do better than All Seasons in wet...

Summer tires do better than All Seasons in wet traction in general. But please slow down in the rain regardless of tires you have. No tires are immune to hydroplane.

OP - Sounds like your best...
05-25-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,702
Posted By hadokenuh

Are you OK with getting him an Accord coupe? I...

Are you OK with getting him an Accord coupe? I knew I would have been very happy to drive an Accord Coupe when I was in high school.

I personally wouldn't buy 2004-2006 TL with automatics. They...
05-10-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,351
Posted By hadokenuh

Premium car purchase is a very emotional one. If...

Premium car purchase is a very emotional one. If you put too much brain into it, it will be hard to justify the "value" proposition and things start to look nonsense.

"Better" is a relative term....
04-06-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,174
Posted By hadokenuh

Agree with all you said. I personally would...

Agree with all you said.

I personally would buy the RLX to upgrade my TL only if I can get a RLX Tech with SH-AWD for $50K. But it has to be quiet, smooth and somewhat sporty. More than $50K, I'd...
10-24-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,216
Posted By hadokenuh

Nice car! I test drove the Q60 with the 300....

Nice car!

I test drove the Q60 with the 300. Very nice interior and exterior. The only thing I was so disappointed with it was the exhaust. Holy [email protected], Inifiniti made it sooo quiet. I was missing...
10-13-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,857
Posted By hadokenuh

Yes. Buy used. Seriously. Otherwise, it's...

Yes. Buy used. Seriously.

Otherwise, it's $80 a pop.
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