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05-10-2005, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,714
Posted By legendguy

My song to title delay is only 13 seconds (I have...

My song to title delay is only 13 seconds (I have timed it and it is pretty consitent). Weird that there is so much variation in how the XM problem manifests itself.
05-10-2005, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,828
Posted By legendguy

pek01, My long story: I went to my dealer. ...

pek01,

My long story: I went to my dealer. He asked which phone I had and so I had to answer that it was the Treo 650 and that I knew it wasn't on the approved HFL RL list. However, I persisted...
04-30-2005, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,090
Posted By legendguy

Treo 650 update

Just wanted to update my experience with Treo 650 bluetooth and the RL. I have now successfully sent, received, and transferred (just hold the hfl button and say "transfer") calls with the 650. I...
04-18-2005, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,090
Posted By legendguy

johnhayd But the Treo 650 is working fine for...

johnhayd
But the Treo 650 is working fine for me on the RL. I can make calls out and can receive calls in with the push of a button on the steering wheel. No signal or battery strength indicated...
04-14-2005, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,157
Posted By legendguy

I am one of the previous posters about getting...

I am one of the previous posters about getting dead batteries. Never had the battery replaced and I think I left something on in both times it happened to me. Also, I have now successfully left my...
04-14-2005, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,715
Posted By legendguy

Have no fear Rob L. It is on tight but a solid...

Have no fear Rob L. It is on tight but a solid counterclockwise turn will put the knob in motion and then you just easily keep turning until it comes off. I really like my wood knob, just wish the...
04-08-2005, 11:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,244
Posted By legendguy

Both are nice; celestial seems a bit more lux,...

Both are nice; celestial seems a bit more lux, lakeshore a bit more sport to me. You choose. Have to agree with 8-) who recommended you see in person. Shouldn't be too hard to compare as they have...
04-05-2005, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By legendguy

A lot of Sony CDs have the Audio Text encoded on...

A lot of Sony CDs have the Audio Text encoded on them. I have a John Mayer CD that displays song titles as it plays. Do a search and you will find others who have been able to burn the info onto...
04-03-2005, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,680
Posted By legendguy

drdon, agree is best to do a search. That said,...

drdon, agree is best to do a search. That said, I am successfully using Treo 650 with my RL and works pretty well. Only problems are no signal or battery strength, volume is different between the...
04-01-2005, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By legendguy

Agreed, it is many car makers now.

Agreed, it is many car makers now.
03-27-2005, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By legendguy

This seems to be a common issue for Honda/Acura. ...

This seems to be a common issue for Honda/Acura. In their desire to provide anti-theft protection for their cars, they have come up with a pretty expensive solution. It is one thing for us...
03-27-2005, 11:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,352
Posted By legendguy

Sounds like Acura needs to come up with an update...

Sounds like Acura needs to come up with an update for those of us who did the 4-part update. I am not so sure that I will abandon Honda-Acura over these issues but I will think seriously before...
03-27-2005, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By legendguy

aphotog: I notice something similar, but...

aphotog:

I notice something similar, but would have to say it comes on at more like 3500 rpms. The exhaust at that rpm sounds tinny and like the engine is straining. According to the RL brochure...
03-27-2005, 11:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,916
Posted By legendguy

jhr3uva90 A fair and very descriptive...

jhr3uva90

A fair and very descriptive review. So, are you buying one of these autos and, if so, which one?
03-25-2005, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,228
Posted By legendguy

I have my beep turned off, but the lock sound is...

I have my beep turned off, but the lock sound is audible enough for me. Even so, it leaves me wondering at times. Mostly, I just lock with the inside door lock as I'm opening the door to get out ...
03-25-2005, 05:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,065
Posted By legendguy

Needs: :thumbsup: 1. Less Weight (400 lbs less...

Needs: :thumbsup:
1. Less Weight (400 lbs less would do it)
2. More torque (25 lbs more would be OK)
3. More wood (center stack and shift gate)
4. Remote start (this would have been easy at...
03-19-2005, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By legendguy

Geez aphotog, I thought the door handle...

Geez aphotog, I thought the door handle replacement would fix those problems. I have not had the replacement yet and have complained to my service manager that the door handles do just what you say...
03-17-2005, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,368
Posted By legendguy

Rattle seems to be gone today but I think I...

Rattle seems to be gone today but I think I should get a day or two in before really celebrating. I will ask the service manager what was done and pass it on IF it works. Only problem I am having...
03-16-2005, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,655
Posted By legendguy

Just noticed this today too! Comedy channel is...

Just noticed this today too! Comedy channel is telling new guys jokes for 20-30 seconds before his name comes on the screen. Any solution yet, what did Acura say??
03-16-2005, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,368
Posted By legendguy

Picked up my RL today and many things were fixed....

Picked up my RL today and many things were fixed. Turns out that some computer thing was not correctly hooked up or had become unhooked in the driver armrest area??(I'm obviously no expert about the...
03-16-2005, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,832
Posted By legendguy

Peter, those I am pretty sure are just to block...

Peter, those I am pretty sure are just to block the sun from around the mirror.
03-15-2005, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,459
Posted By legendguy

Peter- 1. No, the lawyer screen is there to...

Peter-

1. No, the lawyer screen is there to stay. Good news is that it goes away by itself in 30 seconds. If you then want to use the Nav you will still have to push "ENTER".

2. No, but if...
03-15-2005, 01:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,368
Posted By legendguy

New quirks after the RL 4-part update

:thumbsup: I was doing pretty well with minimal problems: brakes that squealed a bit, no acuralink messages, a rattle. So no significant problems. I had the Acura 4-part update and (could be...
03-13-2005, 10:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,902
Posted By legendguy

Agreed RobL... this is why an OEM kit would be...

Agreed RobL... this is why an OEM kit would be preferred. Too bad with all the optional equipment they didn't come up with this idea (yet). I would prefer a wood kit over a spoiler personally.
...
03-13-2005, 12:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,902
Posted By legendguy

Perhaps just the center stack and shiftgate in...

Perhaps just the center stack and shiftgate in wood then. I think that would look good with the surrounding console left as-is in the beige, taupe, or black.

A question for anyone with experience...
03-13-2005, 01:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,902
Posted By legendguy

Jeez, it was really there when I went and looked...

Jeez, it was really there when I went and looked at it 5 and 10 minutes later! Then when I went back after an hour, it...was...gone?! Not sure what I am doing wrong. Actually the pic looked a lot...
03-12-2005, 11:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,902
Posted By legendguy

Let me try again. I saved the email attachment...

Let me try again. I saved the email attachment to My Pictures, loaded it to imagestation.com, then copied the address from Properties, and attached as an "insert image" here. Looked fine in the...
03-12-2005, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,155
Posted By legendguy

StaticBob- I think you will find a lot of...

StaticBob-
I think you will find a lot of people here with Acura/Honda in their blood.

I do not regret getting the first year on the RL. It has been trouble free as far as the big stuff goes. ...
03-12-2005, 05:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,902
Posted By legendguy

To clarify, that is the IMAGE sent to me from...

To clarify, that is the IMAGE sent to me from exoticwood, not picture of MY car.
03-12-2005, 05:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,902
Posted By legendguy

Here is the actual image of our RL (in ebony)...

Here is the actual image of our RL (in ebony) with the kit that Exoticwood sent me.

http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid160/pe7b3675e9ad15d82175c8bdc5db1c0e4/f4daaebe.jpg

Like I said,...
03-12-2005, 12:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,902
Posted By legendguy

whoa, that A8 is a forest on wheels! Nice colors...

whoa, that A8 is a forest on wheels! Nice colors though. I would be happy with just a little more curly maple for the Ebony interior.
03-12-2005, 07:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,902
Posted By legendguy

Ditto here. The vents that are wood-trimmed...

Ditto here.

The vents that are wood-trimmed would be the round ones located in the plastic part of the dash. Agree that trimming the ones in the wood part would not make sense, not even sure if...
03-12-2005, 06:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,330
Posted By legendguy

My rattle is from the front driver's side dash...

My rattle is from the front driver's side dash near the round air vent. In fact I reported to the dealer it would stop if I pressed on this vent while driving. They test drove it too, noted the...
03-10-2005, 08:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,902
Posted By legendguy

Hmmm, well I heard back from Exoticwooddash and...

Hmmm, well I heard back from Exoticwooddash and they already have the pieces for the vents, center stack, shift surround, cupholder, etc in the works (about 2 weeks they said in an email reply. ...
03-09-2005, 09:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,902
Posted By legendguy

Just wanted to let folks know that these sites...

Just wanted to let folks know that these sites (Veneerz.com, Exoticwooddash.com, Woodtrim.com, Autoanything.com) have a place where you can "contact" SALES. That is what I did, sent one an email...
03-09-2005, 08:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,309
Posted By legendguy

I will try to see what you are talking about with...

I will try to see what you are talking about with the XM delay tomorrow.

As for brakes. Yeah, mine squeal backing up out of the garage and the first 1-2 stops then are fine. They only squeal...
03-09-2005, 08:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,902
Posted By legendguy

Here are the places listed in the TL forum: ...

Here are the places listed in the TL forum:

Veneerz.com
Exoticwooddash.com
Woodtrim.com
Autoanything.com

Nothing for 2005 RL yet though.
03-09-2005, 08:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,902
Posted By legendguy

Holy cow phile!!! :bounce: :clap: :D :excited:...

Holy cow phile!!! :bounce: :clap: :D :excited: :ecstatic: That's whot ahm talkin' about man! Now for Acura to put that in would have cost a couple hundred for us more at the checkbook, but I...
03-08-2005, 09:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,902
Posted By legendguy

Rob L: It twists off counterclockwise. Little...

Rob L:
It twists off counterclockwise. Little scary at first but you will not fug things up, trust me.

Re the wood. Yeah, like it a lot, wish it had come standard, would pay (but not too much)...
03-08-2005, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,623
Posted By legendguy

How do you check your Navi DVD version? From the...

How do you check your Navi DVD version? From the Setup button I went and found my software version to be 1.02.00. I wonder if they would give a special deal since we recently purchased the cars...
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