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Yesterday, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By truonghthe

if I can charge $400 for a front brake job, I...

if I can charge $400 for a front brake job, I will be quitting my job lol.
07-17-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By truonghthe

lol back in 2006 many people on AZ was fuzzing...

lol back in 2006 many people on AZ was fuzzing about the KBP being "weird" looking color and the waffle wheel loos being off.
07-16-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By truonghthe

07-08 base TL wheel will clear Brembo caliper.

07-08 base TL wheel will clear Brembo caliper.
07-14-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By truonghthe

if you search there are a thread here on AZ where...

if you search there are a thread here on AZ where several member bought replica set and they said after 2 years no problem. the ebay user name is something like tobacoroad.
07-14-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,304
Posted By truonghthe

its serviceable filter but what they fail to tell...

its serviceable filter but what they fail to tell you is that your transmission housing must come off the engine block in order to get to that filter. My mechanic work at the dealer told me as long...
07-14-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By truonghthe

yes, back then it was $225 per wheel which is...

yes, back then it was $225 per wheel which is reasonable, now they wanted additional $125 core charge. I asked them if my vehicle wheels got stolen, how I can get the core charge.
07-13-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,773
Posted By truonghthe

its seem like the MT car axle taking a beating...

its seem like the MT car axle taking a beating more than AT counter part, I have 3 AT TL where the highest mileage is 122k miles. The car feels great and smooth, however my MT TL isn't the case...
07-13-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By truonghthe

lol if you decide to buy new wheel, Honda decide...

lol if you decide to buy new wheel, Honda decide to put a "core charge" now on new wheel.
07-09-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 81,481
Posted By truonghthe

I almost bought a KBP MT the other day, crab boi...

I almost bought a KBP MT the other day, crab boi was about to be fainted lol.

BTW get 4, that way you can go 4 different routes.
07-08-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 900
Posted By truonghthe

be like me and you wont have to deal with that...

be like me and you wont have to deal with that issue lol.
07-02-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,566
Posted By truonghthe

the rear one is fun isn't it? lol. My TL...

the rear one is fun isn't it? lol.


My TL gave me a lot of clue where the switches reside as the TL use the borrow design from the RL.
07-02-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 892
Posted By truonghthe

I was in the same boat as you. I bought the RL...

I was in the same boat as you. I bought the RL with 1 key even tho the PO said when he trade in he gave 2 keys.



I bought one key fob and blank key from Ebay - dealer fiddle two days and...
07-02-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,561
Posted By truonghthe

I had the mechanic at the dealer flush the entire...

I had the mechanic at the dealer flush the entire system not one but twice, we half joke "you got the cleanest clutch fluid in town". The pedal feels definitely better, oh to top that off he also re...
06-30-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,682
Posted By truonghthe

I am already did my friend, its sad to see a KIA...

I am already did my friend, its sad to see a KIA is actually able to put a product on the market and surpass the TLX A-spec. I got a chance to test drove GT2 trim, that why I said TLX-S better put...
06-30-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,561
Posted By truonghthe

The only effect you will see on CVD is the motor...

The only effect you will see on CVD is the motor mount will get torn earlier (like the OEM one lasted anyway).
06-28-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,682
Posted By truonghthe

its funny to see even the current Type S owner is...

its funny to see even the current Type S owner is mostly leaning toward other name brand even with the news of the Type S return.
06-24-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,682
Posted By truonghthe

I think its safe to say it leaning more to $55k,...

I think its safe to say it leaning more to $55k, power wise not much to impress me unless it can sprint 0-60 around 4.5 sec. To put thing into reality the Q50 RS already put down 400 on paper, BMW...
06-23-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,651
Posted By truonghthe

Lol my tin guy did the same thing, recently I had...

Lol my tin guy did the same thing, recently I had the TL re-tint to Ceramic, and the small rear window is covered 100%. Before it has that 1/4 in strip un-tinted upon asking him why it the case?
...
06-18-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,685
Posted By truonghthe

I would take a look at the history of the car to...

I would take a look at the history of the car to see where it located for the past 3-5 years. after Harvey and other storm the flood vehicle has stormed used car dealer lot across the nation. Not...
06-18-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 27,083
Posted By truonghthe

The 09-12 unit has SMD LED (no more burn bulbs),...

The 09-12 unit has SMD LED (no more burn bulbs), also it give you full control of the A/C via button, you can control your A/C via buttons if your navi decide to take a dump. You only loosing the...
06-18-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,900
Posted By truonghthe

lol the stock motor with exhaust mods make almost...

lol the stock motor with exhaust mods make almost much power stock TL-S MT.
06-18-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,489
Posted By truonghthe

unless you got the special hook up lol.

unless you got the special hook up lol.
06-18-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,871
Posted By truonghthe

AC Delco synchro FM makes a day and night...

AC Delco synchro FM makes a day and night difference in shifting lol, even my mechanic admit the Honda MTF wouldn't make the 6 spd shifting smooth as the FM.
06-18-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,171
Posted By truonghthe

I am using AGM on all of my TL, the first AGM...

I am using AGM on all of my TL, the first AGM (Duralast AGM) died out only 2 days after warranty ended (3 years). During those 3 years I used my TL every day for highway and city driving.
06-12-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,871
Posted By truonghthe

hell my mechanic half joke "you got the cleanest...

hell my mechanic half joke "you got the cleanest clutch fluid in town" :tomato: we end up bleeding it twice.
06-12-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,579
Posted By truonghthe

Nice to see that you still retain the knowledge...

Nice to see that you still retain the knowledge of J series after having fun with CTS-V tho.
06-12-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 67,714
Posted By truonghthe

lol any reputable name brand is better than mine...

lol any reputable name brand is better than mine pitted/ star cracked windshield at this point.
06-12-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,871
Posted By truonghthe

142k miles, the fluid never got replace...

142k miles, the fluid never got replace before.... :tomato: this is the beauty of buying car with 3+ owners who refuse to put money toward maintaining lol. I am paying for it now
06-12-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,535
Posted By truonghthe

well you guy not helping the situation at all lol.

well you guy not helping the situation at all lol.
06-12-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,489
Posted By truonghthe

congrats on the purchase, its uncommon to replace...

congrats on the purchase, its uncommon to replace the ball joints at 42k miles (most likely that the PO ran over something) and yes the ball joint is pricey on the RL. You have to replace the...
06-12-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,871
Posted By truonghthe

142k miles on the clock when that picture was...

142k miles on the clock when that picture was taken.
06-12-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,943
Posted By truonghthe

lol my RL is the opposite, I am the 4th owner and...

lol my RL is the opposite, I am the 4th owner and so far during my 20k miles/ 2 years of owing the car. I only had to replaced the A/C fan motor (its making noise) and transmission range switch. ...
06-12-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,535
Posted By truonghthe

or you can let me holding on to it for you. I...

or you can let me holding on to it for you. I can adopt another 3G TL.....
06-12-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 67,714
Posted By truonghthe

I am not so sure how your dealer quote you $1200...

I am not so sure how your dealer quote you $1200 for the replacement using OEM glass. Acura already listed $993 (no discount) and on top of it most deal will mark up another $100-$200, so they don't...
06-12-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,871
Posted By truonghthe

just gravity bleed the system by running a...

just gravity bleed the system by running a silicone tubbing, let the gravity do all of the works.

BTW here what mine looks like lmao.


...
06-11-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,871
Posted By truonghthe

you can't run it dry without bleeding the system.

you can't run it dry without bleeding the system.
06-11-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,967
Posted By truonghthe

several years back i remember the dash used to be...

several years back i remember the dash used to be around $700.
06-11-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,943
Posted By truonghthe

Chance if you gonna buy a proper maint MT TL or...

Chance if you gonna buy a proper maint MT TL or TL-S then expect the price to be on the high end scale, 7k-8k will get you an ok TL-S still require some medium attention item. If you choose the...
06-11-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,943
Posted By truonghthe

except you are the only one who own the car and...

except you are the only one who own the car and fix it since it left SM Lexus lot fool, this TL probably has 4 or more owners who beating the car to hell and not put a single dime in for maint.
...
06-11-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,967
Posted By truonghthe

well this is not the 1st time time, I am glad you...

well this is not the 1st time time, I am glad you share the experience as you ARE the original owner who bought the car new.

Meanwhile Lexus is voluntarily recall melt dash and door panels (yes...
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