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05-14-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,749
Posted By Speed_Racer

Got a PAWS RLX as a loaner when the TLX was being...

Got a PAWS RLX as a loaner when the TLX was being recalled. I did notice braking felt dramatically different than my SHAWD TLX. I had to check the specs to see if it was different. TLX has slightly...
04-14-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,453
Posted By Speed_Racer

I'm just wondering what the true cost of that...

I'm just wondering what the true cost of that paint job is. It's a $6,000 option on the NSX and could you imagine getting into an accident needing that repainted? Can't imagine that cost or what...
04-12-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,453
Posted By Speed_Racer

Acura themselves has said as much and there are...

Acura themselves has said as much and there are mules running with "Type S" like features, so it's just a waiting game, but all bets are next year for the Type S to show itself. Notice I said "show...
04-10-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,143
Posted By Speed_Racer

I don't know about that. May seem like that...

I don't know about that. May seem like that recently, but things like HID/LED headlights, SH-AWD, SH hybrid drivetrain, Navigation, come to mind as coming to Acura first. I'm sure there's more to...
01-25-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By Speed_Racer

Now you had me curious and I looked it up on some...

Now you had me curious and I looked it up on some Acura parts site:


4 cylinder Tech:...
01-18-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By Speed_Racer

Yeah, you need them to figure out what the...

Yeah, you need them to figure out what the original dealer added to it before the dealer swap. Sounds like your dealer is being lazy not contacting the original dealer given you have video proof of...
01-17-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By Speed_Racer

Is that aftermarket from the dealer? That doesn't...

Is that aftermarket from the dealer? That doesn't sound like any kind of Acura/Honda alert that I've heard before.
11-22-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,751
Posted By Speed_Racer

That's just a mule. Existing exterior shell on...

That's just a mule. Existing exterior shell on top of what we all know appears to be a new drivetrain/engine. I'm pretty sure the 2020 body will differ than those pics. If not, that's like the final...
09-04-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By Speed_Racer

Well, you do because of how Sport is programmed....

Well, you do because of how Sport is programmed. I see it a lot on clover leafs with freeway interchanges. In Sport as I enter the cloverleaf I'll drop it down a gear or two, mid way through it goes...
08-27-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,764
Posted By Speed_Racer

13 months and 12,000 miles later no visible signs...

13 months and 12,000 miles later no visible signs of wear. Been holding up fine for me.
06-21-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By Speed_Racer

Pikes Peak 2018 - TLX's

Yesterday's (6/20/18) qualifying runs. TLX GT(42) was in 4th and ASpec (173) in 17th.
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06-18-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,086
Posted By Speed_Racer

jacothdog, did the dealer tell you it won't work...

jacothdog, did the dealer tell you it won't work on an RDX? or Did AFS tell you directly? If it's the dealer call AFS directly, the dealer might be giving you the run around. It doesn't state...
04-30-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,068
Posted By Speed_Racer

[/left]That's in a tuned state though. I"m sure...

[/left]That's in a tuned state though. I"m sure we can agree that the V6T (not confirmed TT) can get to 350-400hp with a tune. We've been debating stock from the factory hp numbers since not everyone...
04-19-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By Speed_Racer

Here's something I never knew. You can pull on it...

Here's something I never knew. You can pull on it while driving and like a traditional hand brake it will engage the brakes. Darn, doesn't do just the rear brakes so you can drift. :biggrin:

From...
04-19-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By Speed_Racer

Here's what the manual says: ...

Here's what the manual says:

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/583x508/parkingbrakeautomaticengagement_738845ae62b4ab74d8d80595fcba1fffc508c6ae.jpg
04-06-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,270
Posted By Speed_Racer

Parking sensor and Cross Traffic Monitor can be...

Parking sensor and Cross Traffic Monitor can be independently turned on and off. Is the Parking Sensor button on the lower left side of the dash show a green light?
04-04-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,068
Posted By Speed_Racer

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbullet...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/836x409/2019_platinum_white_pearl_03a15220452302c2a1bfe78414276e78b56d5c12.jpg...
03-12-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,019
Posted By Speed_Racer

2019 RDX A-Spec teaser - NY auto show release

Looks like production model will be introduced in a couple of weeks. Acura posted this A-Spec teaser today:
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03-01-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,737
Posted By Speed_Racer

I don't see how it could possibly add a $15,000...

I don't see how it could possibly add a $15,000 premium for the SH-SHAWD / Type S option to a TLX ASpec for example. They could still keep it under or close to $50k with the hybrid system. It's a...
02-28-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,935
Posted By Speed_Racer

Ironically the new 2019 A6's now come with dual...

Ironically the new 2019 A6's now come with dual screens, 3 screens if you count the virtual cockpit. I never did get the critiques of the dual screen layout. Especially with CarPlay, it works fine....
02-23-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 24,259
Posted By Speed_Racer

No way feedback from the 2018 Accord taillights...

No way feedback from the 2018 Accord taillights had them design this any different. Honda just doesn't work like that. That design was baked in probably 2-3 years ago. It takes a lot of...
02-20-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By Speed_Racer

All US models have ambient lighting, Advance has...

All US models have ambient lighting, Advance has additional lighting in white like the ASpec has in red along the dash and glovebox.
02-06-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,051
Posted By Speed_Racer

It's happened a couple times already to Aspec...

It's happened a couple times already to Aspec owners. It's not the battery but the battery fan fuse that goes out. No idea why that would cause those symptoms but the couple that reported it said the...
01-27-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,514
Posted By Speed_Racer

Should have told him your last salary adjustment...

Should have told him your last salary adjustment forced you to downsize. . . :D
01-25-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,490
Posted By Speed_Racer

Temp_A-Spec, My curiosity is peaked, what are you...

Temp_A-Spec, My curiosity is peaked, what are you trying to do? I honestly have no clue what stuttering at a specific RPM is for.
01-20-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 11,952
Posted By Speed_Racer

I'll keep saying this until they release the 2nd...

I'll keep saying this until they release the 2nd gen TLX. Acura if you're reading this.

Audi and BMW can do this:...
01-18-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,276
Posted By Speed_Racer

Hard to tell anyone which one to get. Really...

Hard to tell anyone which one to get. Really comes down to how you like each one in a test drive. I like the get up and go feeling on the V6. Ironically though if the I4 Aspec came with a manual...
01-05-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,471
Posted By Speed_Racer

https://acurazine.com/forums/5g-tlx-photograph-gal...

https://acurazine.com/forums/5g-tlx-photograph-gallery-419/deltas-2018-still-night-spec-tlx-build-962589/#post16101434

S Factor Fabrication
$200 front splitter
$150 sides splitters
$100 rear...
01-04-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 24,259
Posted By Speed_Racer

What do they complain about? Maybe I'm missing...

What do they complain about? Maybe I'm missing something, but the dual stack is about as clear as day to use and more functional than 1 screen especially with CarPlay/Android Auto. I hope they don't...
01-03-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 81,312
Posted By Speed_Racer

I'm just trying to be optimistic about where...

I'm just trying to be optimistic about where Acura may or may not be. In all reality I'm just a cheap fucker that didn't want to spend a few thousand more on another car that only incrementally...
01-03-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 81,312
Posted By Speed_Racer

How about tech that will never be seen in a...

How about tech that will never be seen in a Honda. SH-AWD, Sport Hybrid AWD, P-AWS or Surround View Camera. I know, small list, but you make it sound like the death of Acura. I'm sure they'll be...
01-02-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 24,259
Posted By Speed_Racer

Unfortunately I think it's not the speed of...

Unfortunately I think it's not the speed of shifting or the intuitiveness of stick vs button on why they went to the buttons. They can just program all kinds of automatic Park setting that they do...
11-27-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,819
Posted By Speed_Racer

4700 mile review

Just hit 4700 miles and still love the ASpec. Are there things I'd fix? Most definitely, but all in all it gives me what I needed for a pretty good cost. Was able to go to the San Francisco auto show...
11-13-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,833
Posted By Speed_Racer

That's why Acura says "ventilated seats" and not...

That's why Acura says "ventilated seats" and not cooled seats. I wouldn't be surprised that a salesman confused the two.
11-06-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 81,312
Posted By Speed_Racer

US Sales ...

US Sales

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10-24-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,739
Posted By Speed_Racer

Seems to be a common direction on the TLX forum...

Seems to be a common direction on the TLX forum with any of these threads. . .
10-20-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 91,469
Posted By Speed_Racer

Thumbs up :thumbsup: :drag:

:thumbsup: :drag:
10-11-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 16,107
Posted By Speed_Racer

CR2032 ...

CR2032

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/1411x766/80-keylesstransmitterbattery_102fd5216691d6983ed3ba3834e56bd185b1b112.jpg
10-10-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,004
Views: 56,632
Posted By Speed_Racer

Yeah, so would I, but you're not going to get...

Yeah, so would I, but you're not going to get that in the Accord. There is no LSD. I'm done with FWD cars with "high" horsepower even if there is a manual. It's just not fun to drive. But to each...
10-10-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 48,471
Posted By Speed_Racer

Damn! That looks great! Nice job! Can you do...

Damn! That looks great! Nice job! Can you do close up shots of the splitter/diffuser?
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