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Yesterday, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By horseshoez

Hmmm, what kind of shape is the PCV in?

Hmmm, what kind of shape is the PCV in?
Yesterday, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By horseshoez

"...Whiskey bottles and brand new cars Oak tree,...

"...Whiskey bottles and brand new cars Oak tree, you're in my way..."

I'm thinking the parked car jumped out in front of the OP's TL; this is the same scenario which happened to me back in 1998...
06-18-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By horseshoez

I'm thinking it is worser than better. Sorry,...

I'm thinking it is worser than better. Sorry, nice car.
06-17-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By horseshoez

Does the issue seem more common on days with high...

Does the issue seem more common on days with high humidity?
06-17-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By horseshoez

I ended up getting a conventional "wet" EverStart...

I ended up getting a conventional "wet" EverStart Maxx from Walmart for $93.76 out the door. :)
Forum: Car Talk
06-17-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By horseshoez

We have a couple of farm vehicles with these...

We have a couple of farm vehicles with these types of wheel/tire combinations; I see them as being very viable for a small tractor tooling along over dirt at 10 mph, I do not see them as being viable...
06-16-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By horseshoez

Update... I ended up deciding to kick the...

Update...

I ended up deciding to kick the can down the road and going with a wet/FLA battery. I called all of my local Napa stores looking for one of their Legend Premium 725CCA batteries,...
06-16-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By horseshoez

No, they will not fit; the 3G TLs and 4G TLs have...

No, they will not fit; the 3G TLs and 4G TLs have different and incompatible bolt patterns.
Forum: Car Talk
06-16-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By horseshoez

I would argue the exponential effect of unsprung...

I would argue the exponential effect of unsprung weight will greatly exceed the benefit of eliminating the spare tire. When it comes to ride and handling (and suspension life for that matter), even...
Forum: Car Talk
06-16-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By horseshoez

My bet is they are heavy as hell and as such,...

My bet is they are heavy as hell and as such, pretty hard on the suspension. Apparently Michelin didn't learn from their PAX debacle. I keep wondering what part of "unsprung" weight Michelin is not...
06-15-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By horseshoez

New Battery: AGM vs. FLA

Hey gang,

The battery in my TL is on it's last legs (no idea how old it is, it was in the car when I bought it 25 months ago); my plan all along has been to throw a new AGM 24F battery into it and...
06-15-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By horseshoez

Not that I drive an automatic of any sort,...

Not that I drive an automatic of any sort, Honda/Acura or otherwise, but I absolutely think your video series is (or at least will be) extremely helpful to folks. The thing is, it is the rare...
06-15-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,116
Posted By horseshoez

More gas does not make a car faster, gasoline...

More gas does not make a car faster, gasoline engines are throttled by air, not gas.
06-14-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By horseshoez

This is a very different scenario, and absolutely...

This is a very different scenario, and absolutely nothing fuel injector cleaner can help with. The only thing the manufacturers can do the prevent stuff like this is to follow Toyota's lead, two...
06-14-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By horseshoez

Correct, carbon in those areas was common and...

Correct, carbon in those areas was common and there is nothing any "fuel injector" cleaner could have done to prevent/reduce them.


:thumbsup:
06-13-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By horseshoez

Actually, ALL fuels sold in the U.S. and Canada...

Actually, ALL fuels sold in the U.S. and Canada have plenty of cleaners and detergents in them.
06-13-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By horseshoez

Given the star is on the passenger side, there is...

Given the star is on the passenger side, there is a pretty good chance a professional windshield shop will be able to fill the star and prevent further spreading.
06-13-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By horseshoez

Where on the windshield is the star?

Where on the windshield is the star?
06-13-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By horseshoez

Matters not, using a fuel injector cleaner in...

Matters not, using a fuel injector cleaner in your car would be a waste of money.
06-13-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By horseshoez

Here's the thing, I often see folks saying their...

Here's the thing, I often see folks saying their injectors are carboned up; after tearing down literally hundreds of engines since the dawn of the fuel injected era, I have never once seen a healthy...
Forum: Car Talk
06-13-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,101
Posted By horseshoez

Geez, for that money I could buy a 2005 E46 M3...

Geez, for that money I could buy a 2005 E46 M3 with the ZCP package; maybe my brain is bent or something, but WAAAAY more desirable.
06-13-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By horseshoez

Fuel injector cleaner, regardless of brand, is...

Fuel injector cleaner, regardless of brand, is snake oil and a complete waste of money.
06-12-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 895
Posted By horseshoez

You missed the point, why would someone bother...

You missed the point, why would someone bother putting the StopTech kit on a 3G TL when OEM 4-Pot Brembo calipers are so readily available and so inexpensive?
06-12-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 989
Posted By horseshoez

Given even a bone stock engine isn't safe for the...

Given even a bone stock engine isn't safe for the transmission, I seriously suspect a 75-shot of Nitrous would toast your tranny in short order. Your best bet would be to sell your car and buy an...
06-12-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 895
Posted By horseshoez

The kits have the exact same components as what? ...

The kits have the exact same components as what? The Brembo brakes on a 6MT or Type-S model? If so, that's news to me.
06-12-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By horseshoez

I thought the J35A6 from the 2005 Honda Pilot was...

I thought the J35A6 from the 2005 Honda Pilot was also a direct fit. Yes, no?
06-12-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 895
Posted By horseshoez

What we're trying to tell you is there is no way...

What we're trying to tell you is there is no way to know, and as far as I know, on this Acura forum, nobody here has tried StopTech calipers in a Gen 7 Accord.

Think about it this way, 3G TL...
06-12-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By horseshoez

Agreed, if you have a 5-Speed car, look up the...

Agreed, if you have a 5-Speed car, look up the Accord V6 (aka. AV6) swap with the 5-Speed unit sporting a BAYA manufacturing code.
06-12-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By horseshoez

The car looks surprisingly beat for the mileage,...

The car looks surprisingly beat for the mileage, that said, it is nearing 20 years old.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but based upon the instrument cluster, you have an early 2G TL with the 4-Speed...
06-12-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 895
Posted By horseshoez

Unless someone here has tried that combination,...

Unless someone here has tried that combination, there is no way to know for sure until you put yourself into guinea pig mode. Said another way, just because the 2004-2006 5-Spoke wheels and the...
06-12-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By horseshoez

The shots are such that they might truly...

The shots are such that they might truly represent the condition of the car, or they may be taken at the perfect angle to be analogous to putting "lipstick on a pig". Take a look at the car in...
06-12-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 66,395
Posted By horseshoez

I am still not understanding why OEM glass is an...

I am still not understanding why OEM glass is an issue, Pilkington, while not the OEM maker for Acura, is in fact the OEM maker for other brands, Lexus for one. Long story short, they make glass for...
06-12-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By horseshoez

Then there is the issue of the cheezy steering...

Then there is the issue of the cheezy steering wheel cover, I wonder what they're trying to hide.
06-12-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By horseshoez

Looks pretty clean, even with the cracked dash.

Looks pretty clean, even with the cracked dash.
Forum: Car Talk
06-12-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10,168
Views: 1,091,928
Posted By horseshoez

It's hard to tell from the going away view, but...

It's hard to tell from the going away view, but I'm guessing a Studebaker 2R from the 1940s.
06-11-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,527
Posted By horseshoez

Many folks, myself included, prize stock over...

Many folks, myself included, prize stock over moded. Just because a car wasn't upgraded to Type-S parts does not in any way mean it wasn't properly cared for. The thing is, some folks do not like...
06-11-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,104
Posted By horseshoez

This thread made me curious, so I looked up a new...

This thread made me curious, so I looked up a new dashboard (assuming it is 77120-SEP-A03ZA); would you believe $1,043.25? Yikes!
06-11-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 171,694
Posted By horseshoez

Easy answer, "Yes". Yeah, the price is a bit...

Easy answer, "Yes". Yeah, the price is a bit high, but hey, with everything else going on, that's a drop in the bucket.
06-09-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,536
Posted By horseshoez

There have been many sold within the last year in...

There have been many sold within the last year in the same condition as yours, and with similar mileage as well. That said, if I recall correctly, $8,500 was about the max.
06-09-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By horseshoez

While I cannot help you with your question, I do...

While I cannot help you with your question, I do have a few of my own:

Why did you opt for a non-LSD transmission from an Accord versus getting a unit from a TL?
How have you gotten around the...
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