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07-15-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,988
Posted By Arkady

Buying fun parts, or parts to keep it alive?

Buying fun parts, or parts to keep it alive?
07-15-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,988
Posted By Arkady

I deleted my post after I posted it, looked at...

I deleted my post after I posted it, looked at your picture again and realized I wasn't sure enough to claim what I did. Looks like I wasn't quick enough! Haha
07-14-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,988
Posted By Arkady

If you must get it from a Honda warehouse, just...

If you must get it from a Honda warehouse, just call up your local parts department and order "the metal piece that attaches to the front of the frame, and holds the bumper cover and the headlights"....
07-10-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,031
Posted By Arkady

whitetiger5 :tomato: I spend all day googling for...

whitetiger5 :tomato: I spend all day googling for vendor KBs at work, but then forget that I can google for my hobbies too haha

horseshoez that is crazy, but makes sense to my level of...
07-10-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,031
Posted By Arkady

No way, that's wild! Do you mind explaining why...

No way, that's wild! Do you mind explaining why that happens?
07-01-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 47,919
Posted By Arkady

Hey Ruet, what do the blue-bolt markings signify?...

Hey Ruet, what do the blue-bolt markings signify? The guy I bought the car from said it had something to do with being re-manufactured, but he was a tad odd so I'm not sure about believing him.
06-17-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,788
Posted By Arkady

If you just bought it and aren't familiar with...

If you just bought it and aren't familiar with working on it yet, I'd say focus on getting familiar with it first. Take care of all maintenance items and make sure the engine is running as well as it...
06-17-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,602
Posted By Arkady

Clock would be dead simple to wire up, as both...

Clock would be dead simple to wire up, as both you and karan have pointed out.
Great work! looks pretty dope with that big headunit down at the bottom there.
06-17-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,988
Posted By Arkady

It's a removable piece of metal that holds the...

It's a removable piece of metal that holds the bumper cover in place. Not a structural part - you can safely grab one from the junkyard or honestly just bend it back in place by hand.
06-04-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,177
Posted By Arkady

I've been away from my TL for over a month now so...

I've been away from my TL for over a month now so I can't recall the exact name of the thing, but there's a little hole on the lower intake manifold that can get clogged up over time. There's a DIY...
05-10-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By Arkady

My 99 was doing that until I replaced the...

My 99 was doing that until I replaced the temperature sending unit.
Here's the testing procedure:...
05-01-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By Arkady

Since the gf was the photographer in that pic,...

Since the gf was the photographer in that pic, you can tell where each person's priorities are in the relationship! :pofl:
05-01-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By Arkady

Smile Alright, ya'll have convinced me. Here's a front...

Alright, ya'll have convinced me. Here's a front shot from that same day - this was when we pulled over by the river before the entrance to the Tail....
04-29-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Arkady

Holy crap is that two people agreeing on...

Holy crap is that two people agreeing on something on the internet?! :shocked:
04-23-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Arkady

Some of the bulbs in the climate controls are...

Some of the bulbs in the climate controls are replaceable for sure, if not all of them. It's been a while since I worked on mine but it was all very straightforward. Nothing like changing the lights...
04-21-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By Arkady

Yup, it's a very deep dark green. If I forget to...

Yup, it's a very deep dark green. If I forget to wash her for a while, almost looks black!
I (affectionately) call her that because she's heavily pitted from what looks like hail damage on the...
04-21-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By Arkady

Hahaha, same here but my girlfriend is the...

Hahaha, same here but my girlfriend is the photographer among us so she gets the choose the focus. I'd post pics of it being the focus, but then you'd see why I call it the "Avocardo" :rolling:
04-21-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By Arkady

Wink 1999 TL-P glamour shot

Finally remembered that I wanted to show off my baby.
This shot was taken after I took her on the Tail Of The Dragon last summer.
...
04-16-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By Arkady

If the radio's code hasn't been put in, that...

If the radio's code hasn't been put in, that means that the radio definitely lost power there - sure seems like they opened the hood and disconnected the battery.
04-15-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Arkady

You can totally reuse your existing sockets. The...

You can totally reuse your existing sockets. The ones I bought recently for my Toyota came with the sockets, and I used about half OEM and half aftermarket sockets just because I broke some of them...
04-11-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 852
Posted By Arkady

The hose you sent a picture of - one part...

The hose you sent a picture of - one part connects to the power steering pump, and the other somewhere below the engine near the rack, right? I'm saying maybe an imperfect fit of the part where it...
04-11-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 852
Posted By Arkady

I remember that during the install of my high...

I remember that during the install of my high pressure line, that lower area of that connects to the steering rack was a total PITA to tighten down - maybe ya'll missed a bolt or something there? Or...
04-05-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Arkady

Hey, completely forgot about this when I got...

Hey, completely forgot about this when I got home. So you'll want any LED "bulb" that'll fit into T5 plastic housings. Such as the below:...
04-04-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 825
Posted By Arkady

Sounds like a resounding "no that is not okay"...

Sounds like a resounding "no that is not okay" haha. I'll take care of it either tomorrow or next week. Thanks fellas!
Justnspace, is that due to concerns of the aluminum being "sanded" away from...
04-04-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,410
Posted By Arkady

Now there's an idea! Good thinking. My belt looks...

Now there's an idea! Good thinking. My belt looks fine and this was moreso preventative maintenance due to mileage, but I'll give that a shot later this summer when I can afford to take this car...
04-04-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,410
Posted By Arkady

Impressive! I should collect my broken tools from...

Impressive! I should collect my broken tools from my failed attempt at doing this over the past weekend. Broke a few impact sockets, a breaker bar (at the socket joint), the cheater bar, a few...
04-04-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Arkady

As long as the LED bulbs you buy fit into the...

As long as the LED bulbs you buy fit into the little plastic socket, you'll be good. Make sure you get the kind with a built-in resistor. I can grab the model name of the ones I used when I get home.
04-04-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 825
Posted By Arkady

Mixing different kinds of coolant

I was recently doing some work that involved flushing all my coolant out, and during the refill I had to mix two different brands of Coolant together. Quicktrip gas station generic coolant, and PEAK...
03-26-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By Arkady

haha yeah, I was about to say - quite ambitious,...

haha yeah, I was about to say - quite ambitious, considering the lack of extra wire (and lack of control unit for the memory function)!
I replaced the foam of my seat with that of a post-facelift...
03-25-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By Arkady

Good luck with the seats! Are you trying to get...

Good luck with the seats! Are you trying to get the memory function to work?
03-24-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By Arkady

I thought I had a faulty remote, but turns out I...

I thought I had a faulty remote, but turns out I was doing the procedure wrong. I'd say double-check it and if there's any steps where you think you could potentially be doing it wrong, try it the...
03-21-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By Arkady

Just took a look at mine and I was wrong in the...

Just took a look at mine and I was wrong in the description - it's identical to yours but black instead of tan!
I too love how much thinner it is - does it feel weird for you too when you get into a...
03-19-2019, 02:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By Arkady

Looks great! I did the same thing, but with a...

Looks great! I did the same thing, but with a junkyard-sourced steering wheel. Mine's a tad different (3 - 5 and 7-9 o'clock are wood trim on mine I think).

I love how the "wood" trim matches the...
03-11-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By Arkady

I get the same behavior on my '99 as well - I...

I get the same behavior on my '99 as well - I figured it was the tranny being slow due to cold fluid, but honestly I know very little about the innerworkings of a transmission so take that with some...
02-20-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By Arkady

Must have just been a coincidence then - either...

Must have just been a coincidence then - either way, the manual says to use Premium so that's what I'll keep on doing!
02-20-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By Arkady

I had nothing but trouble when I tried being...

I had nothing but trouble when I tried being frugal with my choice of gasoline - I say stick with the premium stuff! Unless you enjoy cleaning EGR ports of carbon build-up.
As the other guys have...
02-13-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By Arkady

Nice work!

Nice work!
02-04-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By Arkady

For that price it sounds like the transmission...

For that price it sounds like the transmission either might be dead or is on the fast-track there - still though, dirt cheap for a pretty cool car, assuming you can do a transmission swap if needed.
01-25-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Arkady

Check out this thread:...

Check out this thread: https://acurazine.com/forums/second-generation-tl-1999-2003-98/headlight-problem-781734/

Sounds like you might be dealing with a ballast issue, but I'd search for some other...
01-25-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By Arkady

My car acts a bit funny in the cold weather too....

My car acts a bit funny in the cold weather too. It's important to remember that they're getting pretty old now haha.
I idle mine up for a few minutes to get it operable (I'll be honest it's...
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