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05-06-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,107
Posted By Mr Hyde

:what::yikes:....no dealer washes/swirls for me. ...

:what::yikes:....no dealer washes/swirls for me.

I currently alternate with oil changes at the dealer if I need anything else done (recall or differential service with Honda only fluid), or full...
05-06-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,107
Posted By Mr Hyde

A better oil vs the factory oil which the OP is...

A better oil vs the factory oil which the OP is asking about. Full synthetic vs a semi-synthetic with an unknown blend ratio.

Totally agree with the rest that you wrote which is what I said as...
05-06-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,107
Posted By Mr Hyde

I would say Mobil 1 is the better oil, but in the...

I would say Mobil 1 is the better oil, but in the end it probably won't make any difference. Engine wear won't be an issue for most modern cars if proper specs, and change intervals are followed,...
03-06-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,276
Posted By Mr Hyde

That happened to me a few years ago when I...

That happened to me a few years ago when I received an update that required a relearn procedure, but they forgot to the relearn. It took me a few weeks of driving before things smoothed out.
02-24-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,172
Posted By Mr Hyde

New cars rely heavily on their batteries,the...

New cars rely heavily on their batteries,the start-stop still powers all those accessories whenever activated.

The BMW twin turbo V8 needs a new battery at EVERY oil change. A different issue...
02-21-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 665
Posted By Mr Hyde

Learned something new, eco mode affects blower speed

During the recent cold spell, came to realize that if left in eco mode, the climate control blower speed is held back which causes the cabin to take a little longer to warm up! Even if set to high...
02-21-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,172
Posted By Mr Hyde

She finally left me stranded....

After 4+ years, the battery finally gave out on me during the "polar vortex" was fine before and after, but swapped it out at Advance auto anyway. If anyone needs one, after a 30% coupon code, a new...
02-21-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,276
Posted By Mr Hyde

Meh....will wait until I need my next oil change.

Meh....will wait until I need my next oil change.
01-07-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,594
Posted By Mr Hyde

Thanks for the recommendation on the EBC redstuff...

Thanks for the recommendation on the EBC redstuff pads; I really love them.
Had them on for a few weeks, and they are just better in every way performance wise. Can;t comment on dust due to all the...
01-03-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,802
Posted By Mr Hyde

I still would run away from this car. Unknown...

I still would run away from this car. Unknown structural heat damage, and again who knows where the water ended up while this fire was being put out; even the windows were either down, or broken....
12-30-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,802
Posted By Mr Hyde

This would be all predicated on the seller who...

This would be all predicated on the seller who won the auction actually knowing the exact cause, and being truthful about it.

Besides structural issues, how was this fire put out? Assuming the...
12-08-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,730
Posted By Mr Hyde

This motor will be as related to the NSX as the...

This motor will be as related to the NSX as the last NSX/TL engines were......in similar paper specs, and not much else. i.e 3.0/3.2L V6s.

400hp +/- hybrid would have my consideration to trade in,...
12-05-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,161
Posted By Mr Hyde

My Wife had a tailgate light fail after a long...

My Wife had a tailgate light fail after a long drive in a rain storm on her MDX, and it had less condensation than that. It was replaced just inside the factory warranty. I personally would have told...
11-30-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,615
Posted By Mr Hyde

This is a case where I would let the dealership...

This is a case where I would let the dealership do the work, and make sure the invoice clearly states the work is being done for that issue, and not just as regular maintenance.
You want to start...
11-28-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 625
Posted By Mr Hyde

Thanks. I have that option in my Audi, but not in...

Thanks. I have that option in my Audi, but not in this car.
I was just curious, not worth it to go out of my way for this.
11-26-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 625
Posted By Mr Hyde

Anyone know of a way to adjust the tire fill assist settings?

I think the answer is no, but figured I's ask.

I usually run my tires at 35psi, just feels it handles just a little better, and without any ride penalty.
Is there any way to adjust/store the...
11-16-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,978
Posted By Mr Hyde

I traded in a 2011 TSX Wagon on my TLX. ...

I traded in a 2011 TSX Wagon on my TLX.

Loved the handling of the TSX, but the power just was not enough for me, and in the end that was what pushed me to trade it in after only 3 yrs. I put in...
11-16-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,873
Posted By Mr Hyde

With 46k, and 4+ yrs on the clock, the only...

With 46k, and 4+ yrs on the clock, the only non-routine service related dealership visit I have had to make was a few months ago when I noticed a clunking in the front suspension. Turned out to be...
10-29-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By Mr Hyde

Unless I am not understanding, my Advance has...

Unless I am not understanding, my Advance has always functioned this way.

In fact if I changed anything manually (bumped the seats up to max heat for example), but don't hit auto again before...
09-26-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,594
Posted By Mr Hyde

Thanks for the recs on these. Will be ordering...

Thanks for the recs on these. Will be ordering them soon. I can live with a little more dust if the pads are as good as you guys say, and nothing will be as bad as OEM Audi/BMW dust.

I've always...
07-23-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,758
Posted By Mr Hyde

Still on the original almost 4 years later. Went...

Still on the original almost 4 years later. Went through 2 windshields on the MDX, but both were strikes by rather large objects at highway speeds.

Haven't seen any reports about issues here...
06-14-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,250
Posted By Mr Hyde

:what:

:what:
06-13-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,250
Posted By Mr Hyde

How is this thread still alive?? Thinking after...

How is this thread still alive?? Thinking after the last few posts, it no longer has any comedic value.
06-04-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,057
Posted By Mr Hyde

Knock it off guys; play nice. As a former 2G...

Knock it off guys; play nice.

As a former 2G TL Type-S owner, if this car fell into my lap, I would do a drain and fill every few months until you have 3 in the books instead of just one day...
05-22-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,211
Posted By Mr Hyde

Sport mode is most of my driving, but...

Sport mode is most of my driving, but occasionally econ if I just want to relax and take it slow.

For whatever reason I rarely use Normal, (I guess Sport and Eco fit my moods well enough)
Sport+...
05-14-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,820
Posted By Mr Hyde

The auto stop/start will actually turn the car...

The auto stop/start will actually turn the car back on as soon as you un-click your seatbelt, and will not allow the car to turn off again. (so that people didn't incorrectly assume the car was...
05-11-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,579
Posted By Mr Hyde

TLXs are a dime a dozen in the tristate NYC area,...

TLXs are a dime a dozen in the tristate NYC area, and I'm surprised at how many new TLXs I am seeing, and definietly seeing more A-Specs than base models.

Just like with the MDX, the front end...
05-11-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,544
Posted By Mr Hyde

This. If left in auto mode, the A/C isn't...

This.

If left in auto mode, the A/C isn't always directed to the floor, and you are then just getting ambient air pushed through the seats which is hard to feel. If needed manually direct, or...
04-24-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,242
Posted By Mr Hyde

Same here. Own an MDX too, and both cars are over...

Same here. Own an MDX too, and both cars are over 3 yrs old now. Never had this occur even once, and MDXs are a dime a dozen in NY, TLXs are almost as common.
04-22-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,113
Posted By Mr Hyde

Because they left their Huayra at home???

Because they left their Huayra at home???
04-20-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,171
Posted By Mr Hyde

This seems to be the way most manufacturers are...

This seems to be the way most manufacturers are going across the board as new powertrains are introduced. Lop off a few cylinders, add forced induction, and you get the power you had with potentially...
04-20-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By Mr Hyde

Just noticed that. Your parking sensor on the...

Just noticed that. Your parking sensor on the drivers side looks to have either been knocked behind the grill, or broken. Can you see or feel it in there?
04-20-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,207
Posted By Mr Hyde

If you use Brake Hold, it will as mentioned...

If you use Brake Hold, it will as mentioned previously.
04-20-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,207
Posted By Mr Hyde

That little engagement noise??? You've piqued my...

That little engagement noise??? You've piqued my curiosity. Any samples of this music?
04-20-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By Mr Hyde

Don't have any direct knowledge, but would assume...

Don't have any direct knowledge, but would assume that they only needed so much airflow, so anything extra would just be extra drag.

There a few cars out there with shutters in the grill that...
04-18-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,207
Posted By Mr Hyde

With Brake Hold engaged it does. It's been...

With Brake Hold engaged it does.

It's been a habit of mine to use the parking brake when I park, no reason to avoid it even on level ground unless you are leaving your car for quite some time,...
04-18-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,748
Posted By Mr Hyde

I don't get it. This just seems like a good...

I don't get it.

This just seems like a good way to burn your car down, and then have the insurance company laugh in your face while you are stuck with no car.
03-26-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,529
Posted By Mr Hyde

This has been the case since the TLX was...

This has been the case since the TLX was launched. In stop and go where the start/stop works the most, the AWD should have a bigger impact, but if you look at the fuel economy ratings, both V6 models...
03-26-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,183
Posted By Mr Hyde

I paid out of pocket through the dealer which...

I paid out of pocket through the dealer which ended up being just over $2k with the calibration, and Liberty Mutual reimbursed me in full for everything except the new wiper blades I requested. My...
03-19-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,283
Posted By Mr Hyde

Just had a 2018 loaner while my MDX was in...

Just had a 2018 loaner while my MDX was in getting a new windshield.
No vibrations at any speed, I would definitely check the rubber stoppers/adjusters.
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