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Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 10-11-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 208
Posted By Skirmich
Thanks for the help man! when I eventually pull...

Thanks for the help man! when I eventually pull this off I will update this thread but I will create a new one anyway for the Valve Adjustment + Spacer Install.
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 10-09-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,082
Posted By Skirmich
Well sounds like at least the drivetrain is still...

Well sounds like at least the drivetrain is still running strong?
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 10-06-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By Skirmich
The bypass is removing the ATF Warmer...

The bypass is removing the ATF Warmer functionality of the radiator from the Equation.. In my specific case I replaced the ATF Warmer for an extra ATF Cooler since I live in SoCali where summers can...
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 10-05-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By Skirmich
The 2007 is a 2G MDX as well... Any reasons you...

The 2007 is a 2G MDX as well... Any reasons you are avoiding it? 1G MDX is 2001-2006, 2G MDX is 2007-2013.

2G MDX has 2 versions:
OG (Shield Grille) 2007-2009
"Facelift" (Beak) 2010-2013 This...
Forum: Second Generation TL (1999-2003) 10-02-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By Skirmich
Do not gamble it... Get the AV6 Trans, You will...

Do not gamble it... Get the AV6 Trans, You will need it eventually.
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 09-29-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Skirmich
It cannot be since the P/S always turn clockwise...

It cannot be since the P/S always turn clockwise regardless of being in Drive or Reverse (So you should have the issue going both ways).
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 09-23-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 425
Posted By Skirmich
Glad to say I gained around 2-2.5mpgs after...

Glad to say I gained around 2-2.5mpgs after cleaning the air filter.. Now sitting at a solid 15mpg city under the same circumstances... I was averaging 11-12mpgs before.
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 09-22-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By Skirmich
Bad valve lash can also trigger a misfire, When...

Bad valve lash can also trigger a misfire, When were the last time the valves were adjusted?
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 09-22-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 425
Posted By Skirmich
Just installed it nats and damn! It made a...

Just installed it nats and damn! It made a noticeable difference on the mid-top range RPM.
I will have to make a solid reminder to clean this with the Engine Oil change (Every December) because I...
Forum: Second Generation TL (1999-2003) 09-22-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By Skirmich
^ That is a "blue bolt" transmission (Circa 2005)...

^ That is a "blue bolt" transmission (Circa 2005) so it is more reliable than the normal B7WA supposedly.
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 09-21-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 425
Posted By Skirmich
Friendly Reminder to check your Engine Air filter

Hi folks!

Just a quick reminder to check your engine air filter condition!
I was cleaning my engine bay and decided mehh lets just check my engine air filter and WOW...
Just WOW México is a...
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 09-18-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,794
Posted By Skirmich
Clock and Stereo have nothing to do with the HFL...

Clock and Stereo have nothing to do with the HFL unit... Check your fuses because the HFL does not mess with the clock or stereo.
Forum: Second Generation TL (1999-2003) 09-11-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 6,866
Posted By Skirmich
2006-2007 Accord V6 3.0L 5 Speed Auto...

2006-2007 Accord V6 3.0L 5 Speed Auto Transmission it is.
Just be 100% sure that you got either of those years as some early 06s and definitely 05s will have the wrong Torque Converter which wont...
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 09-11-2017, 02:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By Skirmich
OE Manual can be bought on ebay but they are...

OE Manual can be bought on ebay but they are quite expensive in physical form:
2010 2011 2012 Acura MDX Shop Service Repair Manual Book Engine Drivetrain OEM | eBay...
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 08-26-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By Skirmich
Is this a "Memento" question? What do you mean...

Is this a "Memento" question?
What do you mean be Available for the 2011? To answer your question: Apple CarPlay didnīt exist in 2011 so no, there will never be support for an older car.
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 08-21-2017, 05:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By Skirmich
Depends on what you want... If you want the same...

Depends on what you want... If you want the same OE lifespan then go OE Pads.. If you want something more? then upgrade, the choice is yours.
I am personally using Carquest WEAREVER Premium pads and...
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 08-13-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By Skirmich
I would check all ABS Speed Sensors first... Its...

I would check all ABS Speed Sensors first... Its a common issue with all those lights comming up.. SH-AWD code should be 77 which is a general code for SH-AWD being disabled by an external issue.
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 08-10-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By Skirmich
:agree: There is also the miss leading "OEM...

:agree:
There is also the miss leading "OEM Like" which 90% of the time isnīt OEM like at all.
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 08-07-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Skirmich
Problematic 5 Speed Auto years were from 00 to...

Problematic 5 Speed Auto years were from 00 to 03-04-05 (Model Specific)
Story is too long to be told for the 100th time but basically all honda & acura products from that time frame came with a...
Forum: Second Generation TL (1999-2003) 08-07-2017, 01:58 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 6,866
Posted By Skirmich
^ "Flex-plate".. Manual transmissions got...

^ "Flex-plate"..
Manual transmissions got Fly-wheels.
Forum: Second Generation TL (1999-2003) 08-02-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 611
Posted By Skirmich
Perhaps he didnīt know the CL and TL are...

Perhaps he didnīt know the CL and TL are identical drivetrain wise.. Considering most of his info relies on the 3G TL and the 3G TL didnīt share with anything.
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 08-02-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 932
Posted By Skirmich
The reported issue with the Oil Consumption has...

The reported issue with the Oil Consumption has to be with the fact Acura changed the Cylinder Lining composition for the +2010 J37A1.
Seems that the new material ended up being stronger than the...
Forum: Second Generation TL (1999-2003) 07-31-2017, 01:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By Skirmich
Its not the exact mirror as those defective...

Its not the exact mirror as those defective mirrors were recalled, Odds are if you find a 2005-2007 TL with the same design mirror it will be a Fixed Unit.. So grab it and swap it..
Our Auto DIM...
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 07-23-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 932
Posted By Skirmich
Yeah the 07-09 is not reported to have the...

Yeah the 07-09 is not reported to have the widespread oil consumption issues since in 2010 The Engine was updated and that is what seemed to cause the problem with the oil burning issues in the...
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 07-20-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 932
Posted By Skirmich
The warranty that covers it is the Drivetrain one...

The warranty that covers it is the Drivetrain one 5 years or 100K IIRC but Acura extend those warranties because they want to avoid a Lemon Law sue.. So they are honoring the warranty even outside of...
Forum: Second Generation TL (1999-2003) 07-17-2017, 02:48 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,743
Posted By Skirmich
The shifter unit is mainly a physical connection...

The shifter unit is mainly a physical connection between the trans park fork and the gear lever... The only electronic "Shifting" the lever does is in while Sport Shift since it uses a pair of rocker...
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 07-14-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 932
Posted By Skirmich
That budget is enough for a 2G.. The 2G MDX is...

That budget is enough for a 2G.. The 2G MDX is 2007 to 2013.. Its better than the 1st gen in every possible way, Has no transmission issues, The most powerful V6 engine Honda has ever made (Except...
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 07-06-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By Skirmich
Thanks man!! Just noticed there are some...

Thanks man!!
Just noticed there are some adapters to go from Wedge to Blade base but still no way in hell I am getting everything for 15 bucks, I am still amazed how cheap this thing cost.... Now I...
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 06-22-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Skirmich
Don`t worry too much about hard on specifics...

Don`t worry too much about hard on specifics since the Transfer Case relies on a "Overflow Fill" you cant possibly overfill or underfill unless you are in a pretty bad angle.. If you were dead on...
Forum: Second Generation TL (1999-2003) 05-29-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 797
Posted By Skirmich
Amazon is not a good source to find fluid...

Amazon is not a good source to find fluid compatibility.. DW-1 IS the new ATF from Honda and Acura and it's backwards.compatible to Z1..
You can trust us or just give a quick call to any Dealership.
Forum: Second Generation TL (1999-2003) 05-26-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 797
Posted By Skirmich
:agree: ATF-Z1 was Discontinued in 2011 so you...

:agree:
ATF-Z1 was Discontinued in 2011 so you can only find expensive old stock..
It was superseded by ATF DW-1 which is better.
Forum: Automotive News 05-16-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2,647
Views: 215,466
Posted By Skirmich
Honda in House 10 Speed AUTO is here.

Well I didn't find any pre-existing thread about it so here it is..

Honda has finally granted us an In House replacement to the 6 speedo. The new 10 speed will hopefully replace the now infamous...
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 05-14-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By Skirmich
Great Weekend for Off Roading..

Just wanted to say have a happy weekend to everyone! I drove my MDX off road and found a sweet spot to camp for the day..45149...
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 05-08-2017, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Skirmich
Yeah it needs about .7q, there will be leftover.....

Yeah it needs about .7q, there will be leftover..
The Transfer case is actually quite small that is why it doesnīt even need the full quart.

Make sure to fill it up after draining it, A member...
Forum: Second Generation TL (1999-2003) 05-05-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 422
Posted By Skirmich
Here it is:...

Here it is: https://acurazine.com/forums/second-generation-tl-1999-2003-98/200k-beyond-got-one-tell-us-895021/?highlight=200+200K
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 05-02-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,169
Posted By Skirmich
Just the Condenser but it was a PITA!! Be warned...

Just the Condenser but it was a PITA!! Be warned cuz you cannot lift the condenser out because of the A/C Lines, you just tilt it down.. What I did to help was to remove the top radiator supports so...
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 05-01-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Skirmich
^ Even better!

^ Even better!
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 05-01-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Skirmich
The first number is the cold rating The Stock...

The first number is the cold rating The Stock stuff is 80W so by using 75W you are using a slighter thinner oil for the Summer (It only heavily affects its performance in Hot Areas, In Cold areas a...
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 05-01-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,169
Posted By Skirmich
I think it all depends on you weather Alan.. I do...

I think it all depends on you weather Alan.. I do not tow at all since I donīt have the hitch package but I went with a bigger unit because of our 110-120°F summers, So If you never see that kind of...
Forum: 1G & 2G MDX Discussion (2001-2013) 04-28-2017, 03:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Skirmich
You can use either weight, GL4 or GL5 are...

You can use either weight, GL4 or GL5 are standards and the transfer case can work with both as well.
I ended up using Mobil 1 LS 75W-90...
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