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07-11-2019, 08:42 PM
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Posted By frankjnjr

Name or Screen Name: frankjnjr ...

Name or Screen Name: frankjnjr
Country/State/City of purchase: Parkville, Maryland
Last 5 digit of Vin: 36373
Color Ext/Int: Moroccan Maroon R528P
Month/Yr of purchase:April 2019
Price paid...
Forum: Marketplace
06-28-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By frankjnjr

Sold.

Sold.
Forum: Marketplace
06-15-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By frankjnjr

SOLD: 2007 Accord AV6 Transmission

I acquired this transmission, as a stand-by, just in case the OEM RMK transmission in my 2003 TL Type S failed. I have since sold my 2003 Type S, and bought a 2008 TL Base, which has a different...
01-18-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By frankjnjr

IMO, at 320K, the car is probably not worth...

IMO, at 320K, the car is probably not worth investing in a new transmission. If you do a search regarding this issue, you will see all the options available to you. If the car is in great condition...
11-21-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By frankjnjr

Seems to me, Honda still had not mastered the...

Seems to me, Honda still had not mastered the transmission issues in the 07-08 models. Probably less failures than the 04-05-06 model years, but still, premature failures, in my opinion! In my ...
11-21-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By frankjnjr

I'm thinking $3300 is spot on. I checked...

I'm thinking $3300 is spot on. I checked AuroTrader for similar 07 Tl models, showing between 150-200K, they list ten within 300 miles of me. The average list price of the 10 is $6921. I think they...
11-21-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By frankjnjr

No sign of cracks in dash, seats are in...

No sign of cracks in dash, seats are in remarkable shape.
11-20-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By frankjnjr

2007 TL 196K Your thoughts

Located a 2007 TL Base with 196K miles. Carfax shows ALL maintenance done on a timely basis, at Acura dealer. Color is Alabaster Silver/Ebony trim. One owner, no accident history. Transmission...
11-19-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By frankjnjr

Have you had a chance to look at the plugs. One...

Have you had a chance to look at the plugs. One plug showing an odd burn pattern may help you isolate the cylinder creating the problem.
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By frankjnjr

Have you searched HFL issues. Some members are...

Have you searched HFL issues. Some members are reporting success in resurrecting a failed HFL using a hair dryer, or heat gun, or baking it in an oven, to re-flow the solder. Works for some, not so...
11-12-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By frankjnjr

What are the engine ECU codes telling you?...

What are the engine ECU codes telling you? Exactly which plugs and which coils did you install? Throwing parts at it, is an issue! You may find it more productive to get back to basics, start by...
11-10-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,178
Posted By frankjnjr

Very nice write-up kevin2m4...

Very nice write-up kevin2m4 (https://acurazine.com/forums/members/kevin2m4-409200/). Thank you for the contribution.
11-10-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By frankjnjr

Rare find, especially with that mileage....

Rare find, especially with that mileage. Congratulations
11-10-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,905
Posted By frankjnjr

Really nice ride.

Really nice ride.
11-10-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By frankjnjr

IMO: Aside from potential transmission issues,...

IMO: Aside from potential transmission issues, the 2G TL is a pretty bullet-proof ride. Depending on the extent of the damage to the right side, I think $1K is a very fair price, especially at that...
11-06-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,317
Posted By frankjnjr

Nice work, and great supporting pics., Win...

Nice work, and great supporting pics., Win (https://acurazine.com/forums/members/win-409050/). Should help anyone facing this issue a great deal.. Tx.
11-06-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,297
Posted By frankjnjr

Great write-up and continuation to a conclusion,...

Great write-up and continuation to a conclusion, of a most useful and helpful experience. Thanks again onekam (https://acurazine.com/forums/members/onekam-399960/)
11-02-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,317
Posted By frankjnjr

Same here my friend.

Same here my friend.
11-02-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,317
Posted By frankjnjr

Your Correct Iggy. When I did my D5 Lamp, I...

Your Correct Iggy. When I did my D5 Lamp, I didn't have the benefit of your great video, and accidentally dislodged the speedometer needle, in the process. Dislodging the needle resulted in the...
11-01-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,317
Posted By frankjnjr

FWIW: ( " If it is an actual bulb is it one of...

FWIW: ( " If it is an actual bulb is it one of those tiny 74 bulbs in the ash tray and it's only accessible by removing the white plastic back cover of the instrumentation cluster? ") It is an actual...
10-30-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By frankjnjr

Called Acura client services 10/29/2018....

Called Acura client services 10/29/2018. Representative said, " since the Navigation screen displays the (disc read error, incorrect disc, consult your Dealer), You need to consult your Dealer. Fat...
10-26-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By frankjnjr

Good to hear. Once you get beyond the...

Good to hear. Once you get beyond the transmission issue, these are really nice cars.
10-26-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,297
Posted By frankjnjr

Just out of curiosity, did your Ebay source list...

Just out of curiosity, did your Ebay source list the mileage, or display a pic of the odometer your transmission came from. I have an acquaintance who bought a 2006 AV6 with 160K, and paid $650 for...
10-24-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By frankjnjr

Sounds like you took the correct approach to...

Sounds like you took the correct approach to correcting the problem. When you did the timing belt etc., how did you determine which coil pack was bad, or did you replace all of them? Have you removed...
10-24-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By frankjnjr

Hey Iggy, thanks for the input. My disc read...

Hey Iggy, thanks for the input. My disc read error is intermittent as well. Seems to me, when I did the update fix, I had to remove the most current disc, and install the original disc, for the...
10-23-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By frankjnjr

Odd navi issue 03 tls

So, I experienced the same clock issue (00:00) many others reported last year. Acura sent me the Honda Navigation Software Update, which I installed, and immediately corrected the 00:00 clock...
10-20-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,824
Posted By frankjnjr

Hey Acura_CL3.0...

Hey Acura_CL3.0 (https://acurazine.com/forums/members/acura_cl3-0-408541/), one of the Best, most comprehensive DIY write-ups I've seen. Thank you so much for taking the time relate your experience....
10-20-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,407
Posted By frankjnjr

Looks like a GREAT find to me. Previous owner...

Looks like a GREAT find to me. Previous owner really created a NICE car.
10-18-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By frankjnjr

Depending on the mileage, some seepage at the...

Depending on the mileage, some seepage at the rear main seal, is to be expected. I think the key to your concern, is in your statement, (" the flywheel, clutch, and upper part of the bellhousing...
10-18-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By frankjnjr

Like sockr1...

Like sockr1 (https://acurazine.com/forums/members/sockr1-247501/) says, stick with the 06-07 model years, due to their more reliable transmissions. Secondly, unless your very, very well versed on all...
10-12-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,901
Posted By frankjnjr

Wow!

Wow!
10-12-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By frankjnjr

IMO: (" or if it would be a better use of time...

IMO: (" or if it would be a better use of time and money to fix this to running/ visually pleasing condition and sell it and buy a 02-03 TL-S.") Just to fix this car to running/visually pleasing...
10-07-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By frankjnjr

Not working on my desktop!

Not working on my desktop!
10-07-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By frankjnjr

FWIW: Yes, the Acura Logo can be removed. I have...

FWIW: Yes, the Acura Logo can be removed. I have done it, for the same type project. The securing device is not a rivet, it's actually a spring "type" washer clip. The clip, is not easily removed,...
Forum: Car Talk
10-06-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By frankjnjr

Regardless of which Generation this type of swap...

Regardless of which Generation this type of swap is attempted, it's not an easy DIY. Search related threads here, to see exactly what is involved. If money is no object, than no problem, you will...
10-06-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By frankjnjr

Interesting. That's the car I'm looking for. It...

Interesting. That's the car I'm looking for. It doesn't happen to be a 6 speed, does it? Somewhat of a rare color, which I really like.
10-05-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By frankjnjr

FWIW: Nice car. If you have any connections in...

FWIW: Nice car. If you have any connections in the N/E Maryland area, there are plenty of 3G TLs at the local pick-n-pull yards here. If not, a couple of good resources for used parts are:...
10-05-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 874
Posted By frankjnjr

(CURIOUS) " The trunk lid was rusting," Where...

(CURIOUS) " The trunk lid was rusting," Where specifically was the deck lid rusting? Have not seen this issue on 3G TL models in my area!
10-02-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By frankjnjr

IMO: The pics appear to show " etching" type...

IMO: The pics appear to show " etching" type damage to the lens cover, and not scratches, resulting from the sanding/refinishing process. It would appear that when the lens was sanded/polished, the...
09-30-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By frankjnjr

Good to know. Thank you

Good to know. Thank you
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