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07-14-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,036
Posted By oblio98

I went with an A-Spec for the black trim and...

I went with an A-Spec for the black trim and wheels. The Advance wheels downgrade that model considerably. I can't believe they did not change them for 2020.
06-28-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,635
Posted By oblio98

FIVE TIMES!!!! YIKES :what:

FIVE TIMES!!!! YIKES :what:
06-28-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,635
Posted By oblio98

Smile One Year Reports - Let's hear them and your miles

Tomorrow it will be one year since I picked up my Red A-SPEC. I have put over 20,000 miles on it and one the whole I have been very happy with the car. Of course I've had Infotainment issues, and the...
06-14-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,538
Posted By oblio98

Nice sleuthing!

Nice sleuthing!
Replies: 15
Views: 2,706
Posted By oblio98

Welcome to the "Quality" side! :)

Welcome to the "Quality" side! :)
Replies: 2
Views: 1,331
Posted By oblio98

Mine's done that from time to time since last June

Mine's done that from time to time since last June
05-05-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,827
Posted By oblio98

Here's two more, but I am not sure what you can...

Here's two more, but I am not sure what you can get from them. They just look like tires.
...
05-02-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,867
Posted By oblio98

My B16 service was $325!! Swell. I am...

My B16 service was $325!! Swell.

I am thinking that I've had Acura's for 20 years now and I've done every damn service. That never helps me on trade-ins. It really doesn't help me much in the day...
Replies: 36
Views: 7,551
Posted By oblio98

I am using a Samsung 500Gb T-5 USB 3.1 external...

I am using a Samsung 500Gb T-5 USB 3.1 external drive. It's loaded with 24/48 5.1 .flac files and since the version 1.1.2 update, it's been very stable. The system does not always revert to the first...
04-16-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,279
Posted By oblio98

I can't tell you how many times when I first got...

I can't tell you how many times when I first got the car I would get to a destination, turn off the car, collect my stuff then subconsciously go to turn the car off again (because my brain still...
04-05-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,381
Posted By oblio98

You would have to find the surround discs to...

You would have to find the surround discs to extract the 5.1 to .flacs for the car but you can find:

Police - "Every Breath You Take" Greatest Hits (SACD or DTS-CD)
Genesis - 3 Box Sets of SACDs...
Replies: 13
Views: 2,623
Posted By oblio98

Forget the dealer, he won't have a clue. It's...

Forget the dealer, he won't have a clue. It's obviously a bug with the latest firmware download, as it happened to me after D.1.1.2 went in. Prior to that download, it always showed the proper info....
Replies: 481
Views: 508,026
Posted By oblio98

I had the same issue in my wife's 2005 RL. Bit...

I had the same issue in my wife's 2005 RL. Bit the bullet and sent the drive back to Alpine, taking a $360 shot at it working. Got the thing back in about a week. Very nice people. Popped it back in...
03-30-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,532
Posted By oblio98

Quite frankly I am shocked that there have only...

Quite frankly I am shocked that there have only been 2 updates since the end of last June when the car came out. It's April (well, almost), and there are reams of complaints about this infotainment...
Replies: 15
Views: 2,706
Posted By oblio98

I don't think so. I've been trying to get them to...

I don't think so. I've been trying to get them to sell 5.1 download for YEARS.
Replies: 15
Views: 2,706
Posted By oblio98

Sadly, the 5.1 market has pretty much tanked....

Sadly, the 5.1 market has pretty much tanked. When the new formats were introduced (DTS-CDs, DVD-Audio's and SACDs), the players and software were pretty hard to find and by the time they started...
03-27-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,867
Posted By oblio98

Thanks for the report. Mine is due pretty soon...

Thanks for the report. Mine is due pretty soon (15,600 miles, 30% oil life left), so it will be interesting to see how bad my dealer hits me for this "checkup".
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By oblio98

Neither RDX varient will shake your car with...

Neither RDX varient will shake your car with bass. Not happening. From what I've heard (and I have the 16 speakers), most people can't tell the difference. Save the $80 if that's all you're worried...
Replies: 18
Views: 2,131
Posted By oblio98

VOX was a nightmare. Signed up, uploaded 3 .flac...

VOX was a nightmare. Signed up, uploaded 3 .flac files, all under 250Mb then attempted to play them in the car. Not only did they not play in 5.1, they stuttered and skipped and sounded horrible....
Replies: 18
Views: 2,131
Posted By oblio98

Thanks for the tip, I will check out VOX. The...

Thanks for the tip, I will check out VOX. The only thing that looks a bit bad is that you can only upload 250Mb files unless you have a MAC. I am going to test this out over the next few days to see...
03-25-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,793
Posted By oblio98

I have over 15,000 miles on mine, purchased right...

I have over 15,000 miles on mine, purchased right out of the gate at the end of June last year. I've had infotainment misery at times, but now I only get an occasional "screech" in the middle of a...
03-25-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 67,086
Posted By oblio98

I have 15,000+ miles on my RDX A-Spec and have...

I have 15,000+ miles on my RDX A-Spec and have never had limp mode, but now I am going to be looking for it. So if it's raining or damp I should behave and not try any quick acceleration on the...
03-20-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 40,291
Posted By oblio98

I will be totally ticked off if the 2020 has a...

I will be totally ticked off if the 2020 has a more powerful processor in the Infotainment system. I mean, I'd be happy for those buying the newer car of course because the system is obviously...
03-16-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,402
Posted By oblio98

I got $27,500 for it. It had 38000 miles and...

I got $27,500 for it. It had 38000 miles and needed tires. It wasn't great, I am sure they sold it for well over $30K, but considering the timing of my trade I thought it was fair.
...
03-16-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,402
Posted By oblio98

I went A-Spec after looking to buy the Advance. I...

I went A-Spec after looking to buy the Advance. I just could not tolerate the Advance wheels, and the fact that the A-Spec was $2K less made it easier for my wife to accept the fact that I was...
03-16-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,412
Posted By oblio98

Congrats on the car, and I'm very glad you did...

Congrats on the car, and I'm very glad you did not get swayed by the very vocal negative brigade. Those people clearly have issues with the car and feel like they got burned on their purchase, which...
Replies: 71
Views: 13,294
Posted By oblio98

Once I got D.1.1.2, my Apple Xs Max has worked...

Once I got D.1.1.2, my Apple Xs Max has worked great with CarPlay.
Waze, Google Maps, MLB App, Music, Radio.com App, Podcasts, all work fine. I usually use Waze.
My iOS is 12.1.4.
03-10-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,849
Posted By oblio98

I think that D.1.0.7 really pissed people off. I...

I think that D.1.0.7 really pissed people off. I mean, D.1.0.4 had problems, but they were livable for me anyway as we knew an update would come someday. That wait and build up for a software update...
Replies: 13
Views: 2,623
Posted By oblio98

Son of a gun, you're right! I brought my phone...

Son of a gun, you're right! I brought my phone out to the car with the sole purpose of checking the HotSpot and it was there, the password had just changed. I would guess that happened either on the...
03-08-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,699
Posted By oblio98

I pulled my side mirror off to repair it a while...

I pulled my side mirror off to repair it a while back and I can tell you there is nothing in those mirrors that even hint of being able to be retro fit. It would probably be a real rebuild to make it...
Replies: 12
Views: 3,313
Posted By oblio98

I leave it off. It's nowhere near as good as the...

I leave it off. It's nowhere near as good as the Dolby Surround option in the older RDX's. That's from a guy who ALWAYS takes the DTS-HD Master Audio track over the Dolby Digital track on BluRays and...
Replies: 13
Views: 2,623
Posted By oblio98

I haven't had a chance to get to the dealer about...

I haven't had a chance to get to the dealer about this, but I still have the problem. I wonder if it's a software problem?

I use that connection with my radar detector, which uses wifi info for...
03-02-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 48,566
Posted By oblio98

Yes. It resolved itself about 5 days later. I got...

Yes. It resolved itself about 5 days later. I got the little (!) in my notification area once again. This time I pulled over into a shopping center parking lot and sat there until the update...
02-23-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,827
Posted By oblio98

Braking and snow traction have been very good...

Braking and snow traction have been very good with the Pilot Sport A/S 3+'s I have on my RDX. I have almost 14,000 miles on them and we've had snow and ice and I have not worried about tires at all.
02-21-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,026
Posted By oblio98

Sounds like I wrote this! :)

Sounds like I wrote this! :)
02-21-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,431
Posted By oblio98

I've been annoyed no end with my Infotainment...

I've been annoyed no end with my Infotainment system, especially when they went from D.1.0.4 to D.1.0.7, but I still love my car and would not give it up for something else. I don't really care what...
Replies: 13
Views: 2,623
Posted By oblio98

Question HotSpot - "Server Not Available"

Anyone have this issue? I can't remember what the process was when I first got the car last July and signed up with AT&T, but because I had issues with the latest update failing, I reset my...
02-19-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By oblio98

Well, after resetting to Factory Defaults without...

Well, after resetting to Factory Defaults without success, I was planning on heading to the dealership even though I knew they'd be clueless about this, but this morning I got the (!) so I...
02-19-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 48,566
Posted By oblio98

Well, after living with the failed update because...

Well, after living with the failed update because I could not get to the dealer due to work hours, this morning I got the (!) again. I pulled over and let it fly. This time it worked. Got the D.1.1.2...
02-15-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By oblio98

OTA Upgrade Failed (D.1.0.7 to D.1.1.2)

Yesterday I saw the upgrade (!) in my notification area:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/acurazine.com-vbulletin/600x255/5_3c88af23f3f51c642b3287667c522753a5b08d7d.jpg


I went to SYSTEM UPGRADES...
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