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07-15-2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,915
Posted By whitetiger5

Just parts to keep it alive. Like that water...

Just parts to keep it alive. Like that water valve in the heater circuit that keeps getting stuck no matter how much I lube it and a few other plastic /rubber parts that are just old.
07-15-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,915
Posted By whitetiger5

lol...I was only quick because I'm online right...

lol...I was only quick because I'm online right now buying some random parts for my car.
07-15-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,915
Posted By whitetiger5

Are you sure? It looks like the 99 TL appears to...

Are you sure? It looks like the 99 TL appears to have a large sheet metal bar that goes across to guide the top of the bumper where it meets with the headlights / fender / hood/grill. 00-03 TL's have...
07-15-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,915
Posted By whitetiger5

a quick search on the oem parts site shows that...

a quick search on the oem parts site shows that the bumper has a support bar beneath it. Is it part 6 shown below?
...
07-14-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By whitetiger5

Did you use a vacuum /compressed air to clear...

Did you use a vacuum /compressed air to clear out any loose debris before turning the engine? no doubt that you shot out some of the debris that was on top of the sparkplug, but there is a good...
07-12-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By whitetiger5

If you go with cardone...those are the same part...

If you go with cardone...those are the same part that parts stores sell with lifetime warranty, so easy replacement if they start clicking OR if the boot tears.
07-12-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,013
Posted By whitetiger5

I agree! the matte black really brings out the...

I agree! the matte black really brings out the lines.
07-12-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,013
Posted By whitetiger5

12K is a lot of money to invest into a car that...

12K is a lot of money to invest into a car that can easily be totaled (hopefully not by another tow truck)...My hats off to you.

Since you've spent this much on it already, why not get the...
07-10-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 976
Posted By whitetiger5

:google: Surging idle on Honda vehicles ?...

:google:

Surging idle on Honda vehicles ? Ricks Free Auto Repair Advice Ricks Free Auto Repair Advice | Automotive Repair Tips and How-To...
07-10-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By whitetiger5

A good way to find transferable (interchange)...

A good way to find transferable (interchange) parts is to go to the parts site and search for the exact part number. Most Acura parts sites show the compatible vehicles for a part.

In this case...
07-09-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By whitetiger5

Gotcha. The valve cover/spark plug seals is about...

Gotcha. The valve cover/spark plug seals is about a 3 on a scale of 1 being oil change and 10 being transmission replacement. If you've got sockets, torque wrench, seal puller and a day to hang out...
07-09-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By whitetiger5

The universe is telling you not to hand over such...

The universe is telling you not to hand over such a fine automobile to the inexperienced. :wink:

All kidding aside:

There's a section in the service manual for troubleshooting this issue;...
07-09-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 976
Posted By whitetiger5

I'm sure I'm not the first person who looked to...

I'm sure I'm not the first person who looked to your profile info to see where you live...not being sure of where you are at, most auto parts stores that recycle oil should take it. They have to get...
07-08-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By whitetiger5

Iíve never replaced a bad timing belt. :toocool:

Iíve never replaced a bad timing belt. :toocool:
07-08-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By whitetiger5

A pristine looking exterior give a car character...

A pristine looking exterior give a car character as well. :snicker:

I have a hard time paying a mechanic to do work that I know I could do BUT...at the end of the day those are all still...
07-08-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,598
Posted By whitetiger5

I'm willing to guess that the broken axles were...

I'm willing to guess that the broken axles were related to road salt accumulating on the balancer portion of the shaft? IF you happen to live in an area with road salt, I imagine it should be a risk...
07-08-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By whitetiger5

when you get a clicking sound...how do you get...

when you get a clicking sound...how do you get the car to start afterwards?

if it comes back "magically" well, that never happens; it's more than likely a loose (or corroded) battery terminal;...
07-08-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By whitetiger5

Makes sense now. Can't wait to hear how it turns...

Makes sense now. Can't wait to hear how it turns out; I've heard it's a very difficult transmission to rebuild.
07-08-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By whitetiger5

:pimp:

:pimp:
07-08-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By whitetiger5

You don't want to keep the accelerator down. You...

You don't want to keep the accelerator down. You want to disable TCS. the TCS system uses the wheel sensors to detect wheel slipping. When the wheels are being spun in a system with no resistance...
07-07-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 476
Posted By whitetiger5

you can take your start to autozone and get it...

you can take your start to autozone and get it tested there. I believe they also sell a lifetime warranty starter as well (if it is indeed the issue) which isn't too bad.

Is it the original...
07-05-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By whitetiger5

Lol...guaranteeing the stock transmission in this...

Lol...guaranteeing the stock transmission in this car reminds me of the scene from Tommy Boy about guarantees; check it out sometime if you're not familiar.

I have no experience with them; but if...
07-05-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By whitetiger5

The only thing that is adjustable in the...

The only thing that is adjustable in the alignment of our cars is the caster (radius rod) and toe (tie rod). if you don't adjust anything on these items you should be alright.

The right tool will...
07-05-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By whitetiger5

If they were no good then I would imagine they...

If they were no good then I would imagine they would not come back at all.

A couple of things that come to mind:

1. Your adjustable struts could be set to the least dampened value: slow...
07-01-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By whitetiger5

Didn't know that. Was about to buy wheel bearings...

Didn't know that. Was about to buy wheel bearings so I will keep that in mind.
07-01-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,113
Posted By whitetiger5

How does the car behave when in park or neutral?...

How does the car behave when in park or neutral? if you hold steady on the gas pedal, can you keep it to hold steady at 2000 or even 3000 RPM?

The port that Arkady was referring to is the EGR. it...
07-01-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 583
Posted By whitetiger5

I couldn't agree more! My family and I just took...

I couldn't agree more! My family and I just took it on a 800 mile road trip this weekend. Son napped in the back for most part. I think that's attributed to the smooth ride and comfy leather (if you...
07-01-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By whitetiger5

it sounds like a vacuum leak to me. I've heard...

it sounds like a vacuum leak to me. I've heard that others have a difficult time mounting the IAC valve's gasket (seal); perhaps start there?
06-28-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By whitetiger5

"you're fine, unless you don't have rolled...

"you're fine, unless you don't have rolled fenders in which I don't know if you're fine." :rofl:

not sure if you saw this thread...
...
06-27-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 583
Posted By whitetiger5

No CEL, and clean fluid? is your TC making any...

No CEL, and clean fluid? is your TC making any weird noise? listen to this so you know what I mean...

https://youtu.be/AdBzLKahjsU?t=35

Did you check the troubleshooting in the repair manual? ...
06-26-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,324
Posted By whitetiger5

WOW...was this the CL bought from the other...

WOW...was this the CL bought from the other member on here?
06-26-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,224
Posted By whitetiger5

I've got mixed mixed feelings on this thread...I...

I've got mixed mixed feelings on this thread...I really appreciate a well taken care of acura. On the other hand...
...
06-26-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,357
Posted By whitetiger5

Another way to look at it: if the car had over...

Another way to look at it: if the car had over 60K on those switches and was still working fine before and after then perhaps a switch is switch?

I mean, if the difference meant my Acura driving...
06-24-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,357
Posted By whitetiger5

oem acura parts too shows the same info that you...

oem acura parts too shows the same info that you have described. I've seen this happen with other parts; for example the rear sway bar end links are no longer the original part number, they updated...
06-21-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,296
Posted By whitetiger5

How bad is it? do you think it is something that...

How bad is it? do you think it is something that you might be able to plastic weld?

if it were mine: I would try to repair it, then while it was out of the car, spray the outward facing bits with...
06-20-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,478
Posted By whitetiger5

I'm going to wager upper ball joints. I hear that...

I'm going to wager upper ball joints. I hear that having a modified suspension puts a great deal of stress on these.

second place I would check would be end links...

so you don't end up...
06-20-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By whitetiger5

You mentioned the green key icon...is that...

You mentioned the green key icon...is that something that you have noticed as being changed?

if your answer is yes: It's the security function which is dependent on the key and the ECU coding.
...
06-19-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,865
Posted By whitetiger5

Just realized who supergreg was. your blogpost...

Just realized who supergreg was. your blogpost convinced me to do my AV6 swap, thank you!

I'm gonna bet electrical fault in the clutch mechanism of your Ac compressor?
06-19-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,248
Posted By whitetiger5

I replaced the bushings in mine recently. it...

I replaced the bushings in mine recently. it wobbled like that and I thought it may be contributing to some rattling sounds from up front. It makes a more muted sound when moving back and forth (as...
06-19-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,228
Posted By whitetiger5

:google: This is the thread you are looking for! ...

:google: This is the thread you are looking for!

https://acurazine.com/forums/second-generation-tl-1999-2003-98/faq-06-07-av6-transmission-swap-905115/


Havener Garage: The Definitive 2nd Gen...
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