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06-02-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 136,029
Posted By chums

it's not so much the 2 screens but that Acura...

it's not so much the 2 screens but that Acura hasn't done much to improve the screen resolution or the UI. it got better for 2018+ but the navi graphics and menu are still dated. in 2012, BMWs wider...
05-25-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 136,029
Posted By chums

that's like my dad with his AMG badge on his Benz...

that's like my dad with his AMG badge on his Benz C series, hahahaha.
05-15-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,172
Posted By chums

wow, will look under my same car and report back

wow, will look under my same car and report back
05-14-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,998
Posted By chums

plastidip spray. it's matte so you have to spray...

plastidip spray. it's matte so you have to spray a glossifier after.
05-13-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,104
Posted By chums

you guys are no fun. $13 for wrap that seems...

you guys are no fun.

$13 for wrap that seems simple enough to do myself. if I don't like it I'll peel it off.
05-13-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,104
Posted By chums

forgot to post the vid of the white Supra with...

forgot to post the vid of the white Supra with red caps
https://youtu.be/4oC8cvUb0kI
05-12-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,104
Posted By chums

red mirror cap wraps on white A-Spec?

Loving the color combo. I think I'm gonna try installing this myself. 5ft by 1ft wrap only cost $13 from Amazon. The other items you'll need are a hair dryer/heat gun, x-acto knife, and maybe another...
05-04-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,998
Posted By chums

very nice. did u wrap the emblems in the rear...

very nice. did u wrap the emblems in the rear too? is the wrap semi clear? would love to see how those turn lights look at night.
05-04-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 81,319
Posted By chums

why offer 3 sedans anyway if nobody is buying...

why offer 3 sedans anyway if nobody is buying them? kill off one and reintroduce the Legend and Integra badges.
04-30-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,998
Posted By chums

it isn't dark at all from the inside. it's...

it isn't dark at all from the inside. it's illegal to tint the windshield here in California but if it's light enough then no one notices. it isn't summer yet but I can tell you I never had to put a...
04-30-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,998
Posted By chums

I went 80% all around including the front...

I went 80% all around including the front windshield and couldn't be happier. had 35% initially but I missed being able to see the sexy red leather.
04-27-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,968
Posted By chums

new accord has way more backseat room than the...

new accord has way more backseat room than the TLX but the TLX has a much better ride, it's super plush and comfy.
04-25-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,107
Posted By chums

I'm gonna use Walmart's Supertech synthetic oil...

I'm gonna use Walmart's Supertech synthetic oil that only cost $16 per 5 qts. I'm also gonna change the old every 5K miles and not use those cheap all paper Fram filters.
Replies: 9
Views: 1,503
Posted By chums

so do the new A-Spec's with ELS have the ability...

so do the new A-Spec's with ELS have the ability to play DVD-A?
04-23-2019, 04:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 858
Posted By chums

you sure it isn't the fans in your vented seats?

you sure it isn't the fans in your vented seats?
04-15-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,460
Posted By chums

I bought my 19 A-Spec 2.4 for 34K and read you...

I bought my 19 A-Spec 2.4 for 34K and read you can buy the V6 version for around 35-37K. Wrap the roof in piano black for $300 and you almost have the PMC version without the number badge, the...
04-14-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,526
Posted By chums

BTW, after watching tons off synthetic oil...

BTW, after watching tons off synthetic oil comparison vids I really wouldn't mind using Walmart's Supertech synthetic oil for $16 (5qt) either. it rated very well in comparison with Mobil 1.
04-14-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,526
Posted By chums

4 months in and 3K miles later I decided to oil...

4 months in and 3K miles later I decided to oil change my TLX at a local independent. I know I didn't have to until 7K but I got tired of the poor mpg that new cars have before their 1st oil change...
04-12-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,334
Posted By chums

kinda the reason why I went with the tried and...

kinda the reason why I went with the tried and true 2.4 TLX. I had a 2003 Element that went 300k+ before I sold it and that car had a variation of the same engine. I believe the only thing I replaced...
04-08-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,143
Posted By chums

I just don't understand how the new Accord came...

I just don't understand how the new Accord came out for 2018 yet Acura has the current TLX continuing until the new gen is released for 2021.

that isn't going to fly for many buyers and sales have...
04-07-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,143
Posted By chums

this is something that those who've driven both...

this is something that those who've driven both already knew.
04-03-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,526
Posted By chums

yes, absolutely. sucks that the community is...

yes, absolutely.

sucks that the community is small and the car sells low numbers that there isn't aftermarket parts to really customize but my car is a lease anyways.
02-28-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By chums

I had a '13 328 that was totalled that I loved....

I had a '13 328 that was totalled that I loved. That said, I always had this anxiety in the back of my mind in regards to post warranty maintenance cost. Solid car though, firm suspension (mostly cuz...
02-24-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,172
Posted By chums

The battery in my 2013 3 series looked twice as...

The battery in my 2013 3 series looked twice as big as the one in my TLX. Also never replaced it until the car was totalled this past December.
02-16-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,276
Posted By chums

Oh, the V6 TLX got recalled. 2.4 owners,...

Oh, the V6 TLX got recalled.

2.4 owners, nothing to see here.
02-06-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,224
Posted By chums

Lexus for sure, and I'm a long time Honda fan and...

Lexus for sure, and I'm a long time Honda fan and currently own a 19 TLX 2.4 A-Spec. I would have gone Lexus but I find the IS to be too cramped and the GS to be too big, the TLX fits perfect.
...
01-20-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,137
Posted By chums

Sad days when Acura owners are leaving Acura for...

Sad days when Acura owners are leaving Acura for Audi due to reliability.
01-18-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,105
Posted By chums

Ley my wife drive my car one time and she...

Ley my wife drive my car one time and she scratches the wheels!!!
01-12-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By chums

My Honda Element did the same thing

My Honda Element did the same thing
01-12-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By chums

wet windows; hondacura, why?

hate how after a rain or wash, the darn windows take forever to dry. I'll wipe them dry, hours later, I roll my windows down then up and the windows are still wet.
01-12-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,191
Posted By chums

No issues with Android auto now after the latest...

No issues with Android auto now after the latest update. My many gripes are also resolved with the use of Google voice.
01-12-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 926
Posted By chums

XPEL makes a precut kit....

XPEL makes a precut kit. https://www.xpel.com/Headlamp-Kit_403

I used one on my 2003 Honda Element and it's still on and my headlights still look clear.

Curved lights are trickier and likely...
01-12-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 46,242
Posted By chums

Reporting back after 1200 miles on my 2.4 TLX...

Reporting back after 1200 miles on my 2.4 TLX A-Spec and can happily report that my car doesn't have the vibration.
01-10-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,873
Posted By chums

I've had the same 2.4 engine variation in my...

I've had the same 2.4 engine variation in my Honda Element. It's still going strong and has 180+K miles.
01-08-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 926
Posted By chums

Meguiars has a spray on UV spray which will give...

Meguiars has a spray on UV spray which will give you better results. Just mask off and spray.
01-08-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 926
Posted By chums

I bought a headlight restoration kit for my...

I bought a headlight restoration kit for my wife's car and had sone extra UV sealer left so I spread some over my TLX's lamps. It came out very clear unless you look real close and squint; then you...
01-06-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,868
Posted By chums

Make your own like I did. $1 for a pair of hole...

Make your own like I did. $1 for a pair of hole plugs (3/16 size) and $10 Honda branded touch up paint. You still need to drill the holes to a larger 3/16 but it isn't much larger than the dealer...
01-05-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,868
Posted By chums

Pearl A-Spec - clear tinted, plate holes plugged

Got my TLX tinted initially with 35% but hated that I couldn't see the sexy red leather from the outside. So I went back to the tint shop and had them replace the tint with 80% all around (front...
01-03-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,004
Posted By chums

Hahaha, they'll always be glorified Hondas. They...

Hahaha, they'll always be glorified Hondas. They can say all they want about "new platform" and what not but any Acura mid sedan will be associated as an Accord, ILX-Civic, MDX,-Pilot, RDX-CRV, etc....
Replies: 4
Views: 1,156
Posted By chums

Magnetic Mount, WizGear [2 Pack] Universal Air...

Magnetic Mount, WizGear [2 Pack] Universal Air Vent Magnetic Car Mount Phone Holder, for Cell Phones and Mini Tablets with Fast Swift-Snap Technology, with 4 Metal Plates...
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