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06-24-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By pcloadletter

Just checked mine, all good. The lid only lifts...

Just checked mine, all good. The lid only lifts about 4" on the one side allowing the filter to slide in and out. The wiring does not inhibit movement of the cover.
06-24-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,096
Posted By pcloadletter

I had a 2014 SH advanced, now a 2016 SH advanced....

I had a 2014 SH advanced, now a 2016 SH advanced.

Sport mode is rarely used because the rpms hang up high.

Original batteries at 95,000.

Reverse is notchy, even worse from ev to ic.

No...
05-14-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,063
Posted By pcloadletter

Mine rattled until I cut up a piece of microfiber...

Mine rattled until I cut up a piece of microfiber towel and stuck it in the right hole.
05-13-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 941
Posted By pcloadletter

I miss my 2009 RL and would prefer to have a...

I miss my 2009 RL and would prefer to have a clean RL over any TSX.
05-13-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,230
Posted By pcloadletter

I'm on original batteries with 91,000 miles.

I'm on original batteries with 91,000 miles.
05-12-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,250
Posted By pcloadletter

It's still a Legend in Japan.

It's still a Legend in Japan.
05-12-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By pcloadletter

$50 install is a nice price, but as long as Honda...

$50 install is a nice price, but as long as Honda provides clear instructions, it is a DIY all day long. I was surprised how easy the bumper clipped in and out.
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04-27-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By pcloadletter

Only the LKAS camera looks through the...

Only the LKAS camera looks through the windshield. CMBS and adaptive cruise uses radar in the grill. Mine's been cracked for a while, called safelite and they quoted $500 glass, $700 install with...
01-20-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 857
Posted By pcloadletter

2014

2014
02-27-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By pcloadletter

Press car? Publications like Road & Track buy...

Press car? Publications like Road & Track buy the cars for long term tests and like to document each service. My CPO had no service records and lived in Ohio.
11-13-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By pcloadletter

I did mine, no sensors or special tools, although...

I did mine, no sensors or special tools, although the SH has different calipers.
10-25-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By pcloadletter

My glove box rattled from day one. I put small...

My glove box rattled from day one. I put small piece of microfiber towel in the right slot where the door pin is inserted. It's been fine since.

Now I am looking to quiet the rear deck rattle...
10-20-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,086
Posted By pcloadletter

The car will up shift automatically at the...

The car will up shift automatically at the optimal RPM in manual sport mode when accelerating from a stop.

There are certain scenarios to get it to bounce off of the rev limiter and hold the...
08-04-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,658
Posted By pcloadletter

1. Adjustable suspension. 2. Adjustable drive...

1. Adjustable suspension.
2. Adjustable drive modes.

I believe both of these are standard in the NSX and MDX hybrid.
05-31-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,558
Posted By pcloadletter

Sounds like Honda did their homework. Not sure...

Sounds like Honda did their homework. Not sure if the RLX can command a premium price. Impressive MPG with the MDX, I only see above 30+ if hypermiling with the RLX. I wish the RLX had adjustable...
02-17-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,819
Posted By pcloadletter

The factory remote start would allow locked doors...

The factory remote start would allow locked doors with the engine running.

One other way is to roll down the window, get out, reach in press the lock button, then the window up button. Let us...
10-06-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,190
Posted By pcloadletter

Last winter I ran these from my RL without issue....

Last winter I ran these from my RL without issue. All systems worked, with the exception of TPMS. If I had to do it again, I would look for 18" wheels and performance tires. The studdable tires in...
09-24-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,554
Posted By pcloadletter

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbullet...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/600x300/80-xhghjtvbfdtkf2n3oqfv_ef4eda299b61049acb5af034682c3de4501fa369.jpg

JB Weld that back together and trade it in. JK.
08-24-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 10,767
Posted By pcloadletter

2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid w/ Advance Pkg AWD -...

2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid w/ Advance Pkg AWD - 7,829 miles - $43,998.

link...
08-20-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,076
Posted By pcloadletter

Short ram intakes, like the Cosmo shown above,...

Short ram intakes, like the Cosmo shown above, are known to lose power as they pull in hot air from the engine bay. The stock system is actually a well designed cold air intake.
08-19-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,076
Posted By pcloadletter

Should have used the tire calculator. The...

Should have used the tire calculator. The overall diameter of the rear tires are 4.54% too big. This will lead to differential failure. Personally, I would not drive the car until the correct size...
08-01-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,504
Posted By pcloadletter

That orange peel is far worse than the letter...

That orange peel is far worse than the letter placement.
06-02-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,264
Posted By pcloadletter

Range Anxiety

Low fuel light illuminated on the way to work, parked it with 20 something mile range. After work, 16 mile range, pulled up to the gas station 5 miles away with a 10 mile range. Pump stopped around...
05-30-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,327
Posted By pcloadletter

Does the MDX hybrid have a spare tire and dual...

Does the MDX hybrid have a spare tire and dual rate dampers?

The driving dynamics are a huge compromise in SUVs.

I tend to get stuck behind SUVs slowing down on corners I would coast or...
04-18-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,399
Posted By pcloadletter

A Honda HDS HIM and a windows laptop are needed...

A Honda HDS HIM and a windows laptop are needed to read the codes. This tool also has programming abilities. These can be purchased from the orient with hacked software for about $130.
03-23-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,349
Posted By pcloadletter

The third row is a big selling point, my guess is...

The third row is a big selling point, my guess is no spare tire.
02-19-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,779
Posted By pcloadletter

The car looked unbalanced through the turn at...

The car looked unbalanced through the turn at 1:36.

I have noticed similar behavior with the stock tires in the rain. Under-steer to over-steer mid corner. I have not experienced this behavior...
02-18-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,146
Posted By pcloadletter

The trunk release is in the same spot on the SH.

The trunk release is in the same spot on the SH.
01-31-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By pcloadletter

Nissan made a better video with Van Halen 20...

Nissan made a better video with Van Halen 20 years ago...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pdRaJ3PkDw (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pdRaJ3PkDw)
01-25-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 45,485
Posted By pcloadletter

Two in one day... ...

Two in one day...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/1624x875/80-capture2_aee21685e53bae2fb59920df11a6c012c934a827.jpg
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01-19-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,324
Posted By pcloadletter

Auto at 72° works well in winter as the fan speed...

Auto at 72° works well in winter as the fan speed is low until the engine warms up. I had to adjust the settings more often in the RL compared to the RLX.

I just discovered the rear vents were...
01-17-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,698
Posted By pcloadletter

Although the wheels looked better on the RL, they...

Although the wheels looked better on the RL, they fit on the RLX and perform well.

The RL is more predictable, but the stability control is less intrusive and overall the RLX is faster in the...
01-15-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,250
Posted By pcloadletter

Should I drop to 28 psi running 17" snow tires...

Should I drop to 28 psi running 17" snow tires from the stock 19"s at 36 psi?


From discount tire: "Another valuable resource is tire load/inflation tables. Your local Discount Tire ...
12-21-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,207
Posted By pcloadletter

Good luck with the replacement.

Good luck with the replacement.
12-20-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By pcloadletter

For your viewing pleasure: 2014 Acura RLX...

For your viewing pleasure:
2014 Acura RLX CRASH TEST IIHS Small Overlap Crash Test - YouTube
10-28-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 787
Posted By pcloadletter

From Acura: Electric Servo Brakes The...

From Acura:


Electric Servo Brakes
The RLX Sport Hybrid’s electric servo brake system maximizes regenerative braking capability for improved fuel efficiency. The braking system is fully...
10-12-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By pcloadletter

Not at all, you are in tune with your...

Not at all, you are in tune with your surroundings, both organic and inorganic.
10-12-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,121
Posted By pcloadletter

Correct, with an electric ac compressor and no...

Correct, with an electric ac compressor and no alternator, there is no need for a belt.

Maybe it costs more to remove the pulley than to leave it there during production or it could be a NVH...
10-03-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,250
Posted By pcloadletter

TOV Video: 2014 Acura RLX autocross run - YouTube

TOV Video: 2014 Acura RLX autocross run - YouTube
09-14-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,730
Posted By pcloadletter

Sh-awd

Sh-awd
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