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Posted By Madd Dog

Get the iExit app, it has most everything along...

Get the iExit app, it has most everything along each interstate. My wife is an expert in its use, and if your copilot has one, you can find all the rest areas.
07-06-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By Madd Dog

What a great trip! Turbos do great at altitude,...

What a great trip! Turbos do great at altitude, did you run with premium or regular?
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Views: 13,124
Posted By Madd Dog

Me neither, never had aproblem using XM and the...

Me neither, never had aproblem using XM and the native nav.

Car Play has also settled down for me since the update, but I don’t mess with changes when I’m driving.
07-05-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,202
Posted By Madd Dog

Both my wife’s Accord’s CVT and my RDX do use...

Both my wife’s Accord’s CVT and my RDX do use grade logic control, and you see the revs go up in the CVT and in the RDX. It is just not producing enough engine braking to keep the set speed, and...
07-05-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 20,463
Posted By Madd Dog

Yeah, what about that having to “select reverse”...

Yeah, what about that having to “select reverse” all the time? With all the cameras and radars showing a garage in front of the car, shouldn’t it just know I need to back up?
07-04-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,738
Posted By Madd Dog

“Hard” being defined as absolutely no way...

“Hard” being defined as absolutely no way whatsoever.
07-04-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,738
Posted By Madd Dog

I have had cars with the ‘on demand’ AWD, known...

I have had cars with the ‘on demand’ AWD, known as slip and grip. I had a Subie with symmetrical AWD, That Subie had been the best foul weather car I had ever owned. This RDX now beats that in my...
07-03-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 18,217
Posted By Madd Dog

Don’t hesitate to flip off someone who ticks you...

Don’t hesitate to flip off someone who ticks you off on the road.

It seems.
07-02-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,525
Posted By Madd Dog

Yeah? Well I design and repair guidance systems...

Yeah? Well I design and repair guidance systems for NASA and am a purchasing agent and tester of guidance systems chips which I personally install in launchables.

You could say I am a combination...
07-02-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 29,405
Posted By Madd Dog

So where are my yearly updates?

So where are my yearly updates?
07-02-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,834
Posted By Madd Dog

So, in reality, it seems like it is not the...

So, in reality, it seems like it is not the actual cost of the car at all. If the $80K car took the same amount of your money proportional to your cheap Honda, the cost of the car would be...
07-02-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 18,217
Posted By Madd Dog

Lots of people have guns these days. Flipping...

Lots of people have guns these days. Flipping off angry people who have guns might not always work out for the best.
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Views: 804
Posted By Madd Dog

Long press on the talk button is for siri, short...

Long press on the talk button is for siri, short press for the RDX system. Try shortening the length of your press.
07-01-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,411
Posted By Madd Dog

Not original, sad to say. :(

Not original, sad to say. :(
07-01-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By Madd Dog

YW. Look, just ask, there is a lot going on...

YW.

Look, just ask, there is a lot going on with this system, and those of us who have had it for a while have figured out a lot of stuff.

Just don’t ask it to do too many things. I have had...
07-01-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By Madd Dog

Yes, you can. Get waze running. To the left...

Yes, you can. Get waze running.

To the left of the screen are a couple of icons, if you don’t see your music one there (my amazon music one is) then move down to the white button, and select it,...
07-01-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,834
Posted By Madd Dog

There are people who drive $20K cars who wonder...

There are people who drive $20K cars who wonder how someone with a $45K car can function.

When I shopped, it took almost $10K to get what I could get in my RDX, and to me, none of them were worth...
06-30-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,626
Posted By Madd Dog

My BMW was very reliable, and I had it for 11...

My BMW was very reliable, and I had it for 11 years. It was very expensive to service. I am talking very expensive, and I didn’t even use the dealer. I used an independent BMW specialist.
06-30-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,411
Posted By Madd Dog

Try to get them to replace the USB port? I...

Try to get them to replace the USB port?

I use two different cables, a 6” one I got off Amazon, and a newish Apple cable. I have not had issues with the port. When I play USB music, invariably...
06-30-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,411
Posted By Madd Dog

A.S.S. is easy to turn off and on. I usually...

A.S.S. is easy to turn off and on. I usually turn it off, but will leave it on when driving straight on roads with a lot of lights.

The infotainment system is fragile, but better than when it...
06-29-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,141
Posted By Madd Dog

I like the ones where Yosemite Sam says “Back...

I like the ones where Yosemite Sam says “Back Off”. I think they give the right vibe.
06-29-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,626
Posted By Madd Dog

11 months here, but I’ll wait.

11 months here, but I’ll wait.
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By Madd Dog

My 2008 535 had voice guidance, and we did...

My 2008 535 had voice guidance, and we did European Delivery. Being the nerd that I am, I had read the entire manual, including voice commands, before going over. I had set up guidance to the...
06-28-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 18,217
Posted By Madd Dog

I have not personally experienced this in the way...

I have not personally experienced this in the way I drive. As a retired person, I no longer commute and no longer drive aggressively. But if you do, test this out on a test drive, and move on to...
06-27-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 95,950
Posted By Madd Dog

Yeah, general retention of prior settings would...

Yeah, general retention of prior settings would be good. It keeps the last radio or xm station, why not last zoom level? It even remembers if I left it on nav, but it always reverts to the zoom out...
06-27-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,838
Posted By Madd Dog

How can they be sure?

How can they be sure?
06-27-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,525
Posted By Madd Dog

First I’m hearing this.

First I’m hearing this.
06-26-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,540
Posted By Madd Dog

I considered that. But my driveway would be...

I considered that. But my driveway would be unwalkable and stink to high heaven. So I am sticking with the automobile.
06-26-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,294
Posted By Madd Dog

It was real sunny today. And hot. Why didn’t my...

It was real sunny today. And hot. Why didn’t my car know it was sunny and hot today and not raining? It should have opened the windows. It should have known when I was going to drive it, and...
06-26-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,294
Posted By Madd Dog

Lol. It is YOUR fault that you opened the...

Lol. It is YOUR fault that you opened the sunroof on a day of rain. With how good weather prediction is nowadays, blame yourself, not the car for this.

Is there any car that does what you want? ...
06-26-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By Madd Dog

No. Could be the bolts need to be retorqued on...

No. Could be the bolts need to be retorqued on the strut towers.
06-25-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 95,950
Posted By Madd Dog

I’ve got that one down. About a half inch or so...

I’ve got that one down. About a half inch or so up and on the right edge gets me to the zoom out, two or three taps and I’m good.
06-25-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 95,950
Posted By Madd Dog

Interesting to hear that there are plans to bring...

Interesting to hear that there are plans to bring absolute positioning to carplay. I like the absolute positioning, but the real question about these improvements via update is WHEN?

We are...
06-25-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,404
Posted By Madd Dog

I get best gas mileage when turning cruise...

I get best gas mileage when turning cruise control off, and keeping my speed down to 60-65. I hit 28 mpg with some traffic.
06-25-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,584
Posted By Madd Dog

I loved Word Perfect. We had to hand write...

I loved Word Perfect.

We had to hand write our memos and employee appraisals, send them to the secretaries, and had ONE shot at editing. When we got WP, I learned it, and I could edit stuff to my...
06-24-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By Madd Dog

I suggest you not overload the system. Let it...

I suggest you not overload the system. Let it fully boot. If you use Car Play, don’t mess with the music by changing sources or looking for playlists while things are running.

If you don’t use...
06-23-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,432
Posted By Madd Dog

I have some experience making “official...

I have some experience making “official responses”. Acura’s official response was limited to maybe some people don’t get the new UI.

Acura knows, or should by now know, that the system is buggy. ...
06-23-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,432
Posted By Madd Dog

From the link: The problems we have...

From the link:

The problems we have encountered with the system are not due to a “learning curve”. That is the response from Acura, and that is what I have stated my problem is. We here all...
06-23-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,432
Posted By Madd Dog

I find Acura’s response problematic. The issues...

I find Acura’s response problematic. The issues we are reporting on this site about the telematics are not about us not understanding how to use the touchpad; virtually all of us are technically...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,324
Posted By Madd Dog

I’m on Verizon and don’t see a real need to mess...

I’m on Verizon and don’t see a real need to mess with ATT. I tried once to sign up for the trial, I got nowhere, so I dropped the whole thing.
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