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Today, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By mrgold35

Just saved yourself +$500!

Just saved yourself +$500!
Today, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By mrgold35

I think it is because of the 7DCT transmission...

I think it is because of the 7DCT transmission also with no towing? The 3.0L V-6 is only about 257hp/218tq as fwd only if you don't have electric power available.

Attending high school, USATF...
Today, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By mrgold35

I wish I've would have known it takes a while to...

I wish I've would have known it takes a while to deliver Navtool.

It is a last minute unplanned trip from ABQ to San Antonio for 2 weeks. Not familiar with San Antonio and using Carplay would make...
Yesterday, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By mrgold35

***UPDATE*** Ordered Navtool last week and...

***UPDATE***

Ordered Navtool last week and set an appointment for today for install. Found out Navtool builds as they go and it takes up to 2-weeks or more before they ship. The installer and I...
Yesterday, 11:31 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 50,393
Posted By mrgold35

My combined average is 26.5 mpg with 100% city...

My combined average is 26.5 mpg with 100% city driving. I've only had my 19 MDX since the end of March and have under 450 miles on her. Still trying to break-in the engine and taking it easy before...
Yesterday, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By mrgold35

Carplay+Waze also shows posted speed limit and...

Carplay+Waze also shows posted speed limit and your current speed on the Acura navi screen.
Yesterday, 06:12 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 50,393
Posted By mrgold35

I have an 11 MDX Adv/Ent with +128k. My oil...

I have an 11 MDX Adv/Ent with +128k. My oil consumption is only about 1 quart between M.I.D. changes. Still a very comfy hwy cruiser even with the low mpgs. Still planning to keep her until the 4th...
06-18-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By mrgold35

Another thing to consider and "rolling the dice"...

Another thing to consider and "rolling the dice" on are future Acura extended warranties? Acura has provide extended warranties for my vehicles on:
- 07-13 MDX 100k ADS magnetic suspension system...
06-18-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By mrgold35

I purchased my Acura Care from Acura of Peoria,...

I purchased my Acura Care from Acura of Peoria, Arizona, back in 2014. My local dealership, Montano Acura, ABQ, had the same price; but, they had to charge sales tax. It would be something to check...
06-17-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By mrgold35

I've taken a lot of trip to AZ in my 08 RDX and...

I've taken a lot of trip to AZ in my 08 RDX and 11 MDX and probably down the same roads you drive in your RDX. Transmission in Sequential mode+paddles are the best way up and down twisty mountain...
06-17-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By mrgold35

Have you checked out the YouTube video on Carplay...

Have you checked out the YouTube video on Carplay with 10-13 MDX?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLWtF-KFip8

The only reason I decided to go with Navtool was an unplanned trip to San Antonio...
06-17-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By mrgold35

Can't be any more expensive compared to paying...

Can't be any more expensive compared to paying $1700-$2400 for Acura Care you can't use for 4 year and Acura is earning interest on your cash. Great thing about Acura Care purchase is it applies for...
06-17-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By mrgold35

You still have until the 4/50 basic expires to...

You still have until the 4/50 basic expires to decide on purchasing Acura Care Extended warranty. Acura Care wouldn't be used at all anyways until the 4/50k bumper-to-bumper expires if you purchase...
06-17-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 385
Posted By mrgold35

I actually have Navtool on order for my 11 MDX...

I actually have Navtool on order for my 11 MDX and it should be in and installed by the middle of the week. It will be around $500 bucks+installation labor with the local stereo shop.
06-15-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By mrgold35

I've only had that issue when I was traveling in...

I've only had that issue when I was traveling in my 11 MDX in Toas, NM, and I wasn't able to pick up enough satellites in the valley. It returned to normal after about 15-20 mins of driving around...
06-14-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,256
Posted By mrgold35

I get a really bad glare on the bottom touch...

I get a really bad glare on the bottom touch screen at certain angles with 19 MDX dual screen set-up (top screen has a shade hood). Putting a film on the touch screen really helped with the glare in...
06-13-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 909
Posted By mrgold35

My 11 MDX does this when battery voltage is low. ...

My 11 MDX does this when battery voltage is low. A lot more power hungry tech on the RDX compared to my MDX Adv/Ent.
06-13-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,624
Posted By mrgold35

I've always tortured loaner vehicles when I get...

I've always tortured loaner vehicles when I get the chance. Best way to find out about braking, handling, acceleration, and top speed. Never get much past 85-90 max in my own vehicles a few times...
06-13-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,256
Posted By mrgold35

I've seen older cars with crappy clear bra that...

I've seen older cars with crappy clear bra that are peeling and have dirt trapped along the edges. I had professionally installed 3M clear bra on my 06 TSX, 08 RDX, and 11 MDX and they still look...
06-12-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,256
Posted By mrgold35

My must haves for living in the southwest is...

My must haves for living in the southwest is tinting the windows and adding a clear bra on the frontal area, on the side fenders, headlights, fogs, and side mirrors. With hwy speeds between 70-80 mph...
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By mrgold35

I think the max is 5 or 6 phones paired. Is there...

I think the max is 5 or 6 phones paired. Is there a chance you are at that limit? I would delete any old pairings that might be still there from the previous owner. Back in my old work Blackberry...
06-12-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By mrgold35

My 11 MDX has the Ent option with rear heated...

My 11 MDX has the Ent option with rear heated outboard seats. You only get the rear heated seats with the Ent option. I've probably used the Ent system 3-4 times since 2014. Much more value and...
06-12-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By mrgold35

If you do test drive a 07-09, I would find out if...

If you do test drive a 07-09, I would find out if it is a sport model with magnetic struts/shocks (ADS: Active Damper System). The struts/shocks can/do fail at any time and can cost $700-$1100 per...
06-11-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By mrgold35

My 08 RDX with +163,000 miles is the wife's...

My 08 RDX with +163,000 miles is the wife's weekday commuter, weekend errands, and MTB hauling CUV. The smaller size, easy fold down 2nd row seats, excellent visibility, and turbo engine makes for a...
06-11-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By mrgold35

Go for it with the refinish. It would be a good...

Go for it with the refinish. It would be a good way to see what it looks like before spending more for new rims.

I like black, dark graphite, or gun metal gray for the RDX. I have RonJon Legacy 7...
06-11-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By mrgold35

I really miss the gear shift knob. :bawling:

I really miss the gear shift knob. :bawling:
06-10-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By mrgold35

Do you get the clunking noise when you turn the...

Do you get the clunking noise when you turn the RDX a lot at low speeds like pulling into or out of parking space?
06-10-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By mrgold35

Nice pick-up! I love the Adv model with the...

Nice pick-up! I love the Adv model with the cooled seats. The only pain in the butt is the roof crossbars don't adjust. Might have to look for a roof box that will fit the +14 MDX roof rails if you...
06-10-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,191
Posted By mrgold35

The MDX tech or Adv hybrid would be a good choice...

The MDX tech or Adv hybrid would be a good choice if you don't need to tow or add a rear hitch to the SUV. I find it easy to select comfort mode for long hwy runs and dial it up in Sport+ when I want...
06-10-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,702
Posted By mrgold35

I've found ACC works best with low to medium hwy...

I've found ACC works best with low to medium hwy traffic with long straight runs. Heavy traffic can make ACC difficult to use because it is always moving you further to the back of line allowing...
06-10-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 962
Posted By mrgold35

I would check with your bank or if your are a...

I would check with your bank or if your are a Costco or Sams member to use the car buying services. You can join Costco for $60 a year online to save $3000-$4500 on a car purchase. I did Costco and...
06-09-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,925
Posted By mrgold35

Can you wait until the next gen MDX comes out...

Can you wait until the next gen MDX comes out before making a final decision? The current 19 RDX will be a sneak/peak of the all new 4th Gen MDX. I can see the 4th gen having additional luxury...
06-07-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,109
Posted By mrgold35

I just noticed my 11 MDX BSI sits closer to the...

I just noticed my 11 MDX BSI sits closer to the widow and is angled about 45 degrees compared to the RDXs.
...
06-06-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,109
Posted By mrgold35

I live in ABQ with pretty much about the same...

I live in ABQ with pretty much about the same sunny days as AZ. I have the ebony interior with tinted windows and keep my sun roof slider closed on my 11 MDX. That might help me see the BSI a...
06-06-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,143
Posted By mrgold35

It used to be online with Bernardi Acura,...

It used to be online with Bernardi Acura, acurapartsdiscount.com, or Curry Acura with eBay sprinkled in if you catch the part you need at the right time. Sometimes Amazon can have deals on parts at...
06-06-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By mrgold35

Might also depend on location and if you have...

Might also depend on location and if you have several road changes in road conditions between Acura updates. I don't think we had and major road changes other than repaving in the areas I mostly...
06-06-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By mrgold35

Probably based on database info. It seems to...

Probably based on database info. It seems to match Waze speed limit info.
06-06-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,193
Posted By mrgold35

Not sure what Acura did differently from the 2.3T...

Not sure what Acura did differently from the 2.3T in the 07-12 RDX compared to the 1.5T and 2.0T for the Honda and Acura line-up? I had zero issues with fuel in my oil with my 08 RDX with +163,000...
06-06-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,193
Posted By mrgold35

Are you thinking sh-awd or just fwd for the base...

Are you thinking sh-awd or just fwd for the base RDX? A good set of snow tires...
06-04-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,109
Posted By mrgold35

I always liked the BSI on the inside. I've had...

I always liked the BSI on the inside. I've had times with cars behind me at night with HIDs/LED headlights or the sun behind me where the mirror BSI might have been washed out. I've had times with...
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