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Yesterday, 08:02 AM
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Posted By TheSauceBoss

In theory, yes. Though the underlying cause for...

In theory, yes. Though the underlying cause for your rotors warping could still be there - such as a sticky piston in your caliper. But if you're simply getting the car road-worthy to sell, I would...
07-16-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,768
Posted By TheSauceBoss

I misunderstood your box question but regardless,...

I misunderstood your box question but regardless, my buddy said that was indeed their amazon account, so all of those parts are true OEM from the dealership in Columbus.
07-16-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,768
Posted By TheSauceBoss

I actually used to work at the Acura Columbus in...

I actually used to work at the Acura Columbus in Dublin, here in Ohio. It's only a few mins from where I live now. Though it's located in Dublin, I couldn't see them using that as an Amazon...
07-16-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,768
Posted By TheSauceBoss

APWI axles are only ~$50 each off rockauto..... I...

APWI axles are only ~$50 each off rockauto..... I installed mine 3k miles ago and they've been perfect. User DMZ has the same set and has had them longer. Even if you pay for labor, that's much...
07-15-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,568
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Well my first choice would be letting horseshoez...

Well my first choice would be letting horseshoez drive it, assuming the scheduling works out....

My second idea might be a little more out there, but you could post online (facebook, craigslist,...
07-12-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,768
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Nice. Do they use salt on the roads in ND? And...

Nice. Do they use salt on the roads in ND? And I'm sure having a heated garage wouldn't hurt. My car was garaged 12 out of 13 years of its life, but not heated....My mileage was 206k when the drivers...
07-10-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,768
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Do you have a 6MT? That is insanely cheap for a...

Do you have a 6MT? That is insanely cheap for a true OEM axle. I know the six speed ones are cheaper for some reason, but OEM 5AT axles are $500 a pop.
07-09-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,768
Posted By TheSauceBoss

I might be biased, but I would replace them...

I might be biased, but I would replace them immediately. I almost totaled my car when mine snapped, as I was attempting to cross a highway, then all of a sudden I was a sitting duck (once one side...
07-01-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,286
Posted By TheSauceBoss

For what its worth, I had to use my tow hook (for...

For what its worth, I had to use my tow hook (for the first time in the car's entire life) a month ago. The threads on the body were in pretty rough condition, from the many years of dirt, water,...
06-27-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 455,799
Posted By TheSauceBoss

I'm getting clunking from P to reverse backing...

I'm getting clunking from P to reverse backing out of the garage, and sometimes downshifting with sportshift 4th to 3rd...I know my mounts need replaced, but it got me concerned about the other...
06-27-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 455,799
Posted By TheSauceBoss

So... I'm wondering if there is a standard...

So...

I'm wondering if there is a standard interval for changing these switches? My car went 155k on the original ones - the trans was shuddering along with dirty fluid back then. I replaced the...
06-26-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20,873
Views: 241,368
Posted By TheSauceBoss

The old man brings a few NSXs home per year,...

The old man brings a few NSXs home per year, usually his own department's for "testing". I may or may not have gotten to do more than just sit in it :rolleyes:
06-25-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20,873
Views: 241,368
Posted By TheSauceBoss

I knew coming to this thread was a mistake

I knew coming to this thread was a mistake
06-25-2019, 03:46 PM
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Views: 241,368
Posted By TheSauceBoss

I figure I'd save the mobile users some data by...

I figure I'd save the mobile users some data by just screenshotting instead of the native resolution pic :biggrin:
06-25-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20,873
Views: 241,368
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Captured a beautiful photo of my TL this weekend ...

Captured a beautiful photo of my TL this weekend

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06-25-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Sorry to hear that - if the police (or you) found...

Sorry to hear that - if the police (or you) found the person that did it, honestly, trying to get the key back from them would be the easiest option....assuming they cooperate.

You will not be...
06-25-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,673
Posted By TheSauceBoss

I love Honda/Acura, my family works for R&D and...

I love Honda/Acura, my family works for R&D and I've had a great experience working at an Acura dealership myself.....but that being said, Acura has a bad habit of over-promising and...
06-24-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,974
Posted By TheSauceBoss

So as others have stated, yeah, the water pump...

So as others have stated, yeah, the water pump might be the culprit - especially if it hasn't been changed before and you're at 140k+. But you really will need a correct diagnosis before you just...
06-24-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,702
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Yikes, glad to hear you're okay. Sorry about the...

Yikes, glad to hear you're okay. Sorry about the ride man, she looked clean. So total loss means they cut you a check for the current market value, then take the car right? Otherwise I was going to...
06-21-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,799
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Can you 100% confirm that it is indeed the rack?...

Can you 100% confirm that it is indeed the rack? I know the PS pumps in these cars tend to go bad quicker than the racks themselves....especially if you say the rack isn't leaking.

There are...
06-16-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,242
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Looks like I can't edit my original post... ...

Looks like I can't edit my original post...

For the passenger side, all steps are the same except #6.

6. (Pass side) Removing the axle.

On the passenger side, you'll need a decently long...
06-15-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,242
Posted By TheSauceBoss

[DIY] Replacing right and left axles on 04-06 5AT TL

After a couple of years now of participating on this site, I figured I should at least document a process I've worked on.

There wasn't a direct guide (with pics) relating to the 5AT TL, so I had...
06-14-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,284
Posted By TheSauceBoss

It could be anything from your seatbelt sensor to...

It could be anything from your seatbelt sensor to a front impact sensor. You won't know until you read the code it's throwing.
06-12-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,540
Posted By TheSauceBoss

When things seem too good to be true, they often...

When things seem too good to be true, they often are. Those few pics make it look clean, but the fact that the seller has not provided a detailed description, along with 4 mediocre-angled pics makes...
06-12-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,429
Posted By TheSauceBoss

I'm probably just paranoid but I wouldn't install...

I'm probably just paranoid but I wouldn't install any ball joint that didn't have a castle nut and a cotter pin. It seems like the couple failures described in that thread were directly related to...
06-11-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,966
Posted By TheSauceBoss

That is insane. Especially considering you could...

That is insane. Especially considering you could probably find a whole parts car for that price. And the parts car might even have an intact dash! lol.

That sucks man - it's pretty obvious they...
06-11-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,239
Posted By TheSauceBoss

The 04-06 have a filter that is relatively easy...

The 04-06 have a filter that is relatively easy to access and replace, whereas the 07-08 have the filter inside the housing and it is inaccessible and cannot be replaced. (But since that trans is...
06-11-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,239
Posted By TheSauceBoss

+1, and replace that definitely-black-as-night...

+1, and replace that definitely-black-as-night transmission filter as well
06-10-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,833
Posted By TheSauceBoss

It won't be until this weekend that I'll have...

It won't be until this weekend that I'll have time to do it, so you gotta be patient for 4 more days! haha
06-10-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,833
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Like i said, I heard good things about these but...

Like i said, I heard good things about these but I will also follow up once they're on the car.
06-10-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,833
Posted By TheSauceBoss

I'm a dumbass. I opened one box, forgetting that...

I'm a dumbass. I opened one box, forgetting that the right and left side are different. I def opened the pass side box. I'm sure the drivers side one is an exact replacement. Thanks for bringing that...
06-10-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,833
Posted By TheSauceBoss

CV axle fitment question

So per a recent post, I snapped and replaced a CV axle with a used OEM one.

I wanted something more sustainable than a $30 used OEM one, so I asked around and a couple people suggested the APW...
06-06-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,138
Posted By TheSauceBoss

I think it is absolutely ridiculous that you've...

I think it is absolutely ridiculous that you've managed over 400k on the original automatic transmission - regular fluid and filter changes aside. Let alone the fact you waited until ~300k to change...
06-05-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,892
Posted By TheSauceBoss

+1. Whether the car has set of Pirelli P-Zeros,...

+1. Whether the car has set of Pirelli P-Zeros, or a set of Wal-Mart's deal-of-the-day is going to factor into that. Tighter suspension and good brakes help, but your tires and driving style are...
06-05-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,274
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Thanks for the reminder - I am past due for a new...

Thanks for the reminder - I am past due for a new battery, as I believe the sticker on mine is 2011 :tomato:

Fortunately, I haven't experienced any of the issues you mentioned, let alone ever...
06-04-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,956
Posted By TheSauceBoss

As it's been stated before, it's a material...

As it's been stated before, it's a material defect. Really doesn't matter what conditions the car is in (though climate and treatment may add or remove lifespan of the dash) because it's going to...
06-03-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,833
Posted By TheSauceBoss

I forgot to add that I ended up bringing out the...

I forgot to add that I ended up bringing out the ol' farm socket set - a 1.5" thick, 2'+ long breaker, and i used the extension (maybe about a foot long?) to wedge into that gap, which 1.5" snugly...
06-03-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,833
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Thanks for all of the advice guys. The job is...

Thanks for all of the advice guys. The job is finally done and the car is driving smooth. The only casualty was the boot of the lower control arm, where I accidentally pried it up and exposed that...
06-03-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,833
Posted By TheSauceBoss

I did not in fact try that....thanks. That'll be...

I did not in fact try that....thanks. That'll be next, before going back to advanced auto parts and buying that damn tool cuz it's only like $25

Not sure what to do about my ruined boot now...
06-03-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,833
Posted By TheSauceBoss

Believe it or not, I already tried that as well...

Believe it or not, I already tried that as well (before damaging the boot). Didn't work for me. Then again, I couldn't get a solid jump in, due to how the fender/body panel doesn't exactly allow you...
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