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05-09-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,028
Posted By hadokenuh

It looks to be a nice car and "limited". But I am...

It looks to be a nice car and "limited". But I am having a hard time spending 50K for it. Maybe $3K over the comparable A-Spec model's street price is more reasonable.
04-11-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By hadokenuh

Yes that could. The bed-in process is highly...

Yes that could. The bed-in process is highly recommended for new pads and rotors. Did you buy OEM or cheap aftermarket parts from stores like Autozone?

If it shakes when braking, pretty much means...
04-09-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,156
Posted By hadokenuh

I've owned a 4G TL for 6 years. I am actually on...

I've owned a 4G TL for 6 years. I am actually on the opposite.

We traded our 2008 E60 528 for the TL in 2013. Right off the bat, everything on the TL is a downgrade from the E60 except for the...
04-09-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,124
Posted By hadokenuh

Sometimes the salesman is great but the FI...

Sometimes the salesman is great but the FI manager is an a$$. Is there a way to score down the FI guy or anything less than perfect will hurt the salesman?
03-19-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,681
Posted By hadokenuh

That's an awesome interface. No doubt Audi has...

That's an awesome interface. No doubt Audi has nailed it. I am still skeptical with Audi's reliability despite recent studies. Need another 5 years of consistent studies until I actually will buy...
03-18-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,681
Posted By hadokenuh

I don't blame you at all. Many Acura owners have...

I don't blame you at all. Many Acura owners have switch to Audi and there is a good reason for that. Congrats on your new car!

Did you check out the S5 Sportback? I am curious what you think about...
03-05-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 81,321
Posted By hadokenuh

Acura is already having problem selling...

Acura is already having problem selling well-equipped TLX at $40K. It's a long shot to price the new TLX starting at $40K ...


A true luxury sedan. Yes, this is exactly what they need to do (well...
03-05-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 81,321
Posted By hadokenuh

I thought Acura is done with the "Smart Luxury"...

I thought Acura is done with the "Smart Luxury" BS. If they want to play the luxury game, they need the RLX. They need to have cars in both 3 segments: compact, midsize, and full size.

Why bring...
03-05-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 81,321
Posted By hadokenuh

I agree with everything except #1. The RLX needs...

I agree with everything except #1. The RLX needs to exist. Without it, the TLX would be the flagship sedan. A luxury brand cannot have a flagship sedan with starting price of $30K.

And add these...
02-28-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,227
Posted By hadokenuh

@F23A4...

@F23A4 (https://acurazine.com/forums/members/f23a4-17406/): Solid analysis but this comes with no surprise. This is what Acura has been building its image on. Solid and reliable at reasonable price....
02-26-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,439
Posted By hadokenuh

How is the ride and noise with these tires?

How is the ride and noise with these tires?
02-25-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,172
Posted By hadokenuh

That's good to know. Back in 2011, that was how...

That's good to know. Back in 2011, that was how much they wanted to charge me with my CPO warranty (they say CPO doesn't cover battery), after some pushing back and forth, we settled at $300....
02-25-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,172
Posted By hadokenuh

My 2013 TL goes thru 3 batteries in 5.5 years. By...

My 2013 TL goes thru 3 batteries in 5.5 years. By 2014 MDX goes thru 3 batteries in 5 years. I dumped the OEM ones and bought my recent ones at Costco for $100 each.

BMW batteries are another...
02-20-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 46,328
Posted By hadokenuh

Depending on your state, but you'll need to have...

Depending on your state, but you'll need to have your dealer document the issue and what they do to fix it every time. Dealer may or may not document the same issue for obvious reasons.
02-18-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,276
Posted By hadokenuh

Reading the title, I was thinking Acura is...

Reading the title, I was thinking Acura is recalling the TLX for the vibration or transmission issue .. .LOL
02-14-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 136,098
Posted By hadokenuh

I don't disagree and hope Acura will go all in...

I don't disagree and hope Acura will go all in and do all that. If so, their asking price is justified. We'll see how the market reacts to that though. I would think their volume model should be...
02-13-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 48,575
Posted By hadokenuh

Thank you! And they have to say "bug fixes...

Thank you!

And they have to say "bug fixes for a number of rarely found problems" :)) Come on Acura...
02-06-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 136,098
Posted By hadokenuh

Well put! I still laugh at their "smart...

Well put!

I still laugh at their "smart luxury" slogan whenever I see it.
02-06-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,227
Posted By hadokenuh

How would you do "research" on a 1st year...

How would you do "research" on a 1st year model?
02-05-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 136,098
Posted By hadokenuh

I think I am an average NA buyer and not an...

I think I am an average NA buyer and not an enthusiast (ok maybe a little bit), but I can tell the difference between a RWD and FWD by driving them back to back. I can also tell the difference in...
02-04-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 35,005
Posted By hadokenuh

This forum has a bug (either by design or not)...

This forum has a bug (either by design or not) that causes users to accidentally post and resurrect very old threads. It's called "Related Thread".

Keep rolling down and you'll see what I mean.
01-29-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 46,328
Posted By hadokenuh

@Tardym...

@Tardym (https://acurazine.com/forums/members/tardym-394334/): Thank you for the disappointing update. This really sucks. The fact remains that your Acura still has vibration at the end of the day....
01-29-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 136,098
Posted By hadokenuh

Yes sir, everyone knows that. I was referring to...

Yes sir, everyone knows that. I was referring to the non Type S model. I still own a 2007 TL myself, and other Acuras.
01-28-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 136,098
Posted By hadokenuh

Not a bad model actually. Went back to their 3G...

Not a bad model actually. Went back to their 3G model with just one engine. You'd only have to choose Tech or Non-Tech. I like that.

Acura has already carried the "value" badge with a lower entry...
01-21-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,064
Posted By hadokenuh

I know right? You and I are probably the same...

I know right? You and I are probably the same age. My co-worker has an IS350. It's nice for a single guy or family without kids. Once you start to put a carseat and an extra passenger in the back, it...
01-21-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,064
Posted By hadokenuh

I still have my 2013 TL Tech bought new in 2013....

I still have my 2013 TL Tech bought new in 2013. It has 82K miles on the clock. I've been looking for options. Right now, I am interested in the S5, 540i, the new 340 GC (whenever it comes out), and...
01-17-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 140,914
Posted By hadokenuh

Hey guys, there hasn't been any update since...

Hey guys, there hasn't been any update since Sept, I'd like to know if the airbag inflator on the passenger side of my 4G TL needs to be replaced too? I read about this when I had my driver side's...
01-04-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,218
Posted By hadokenuh

What you are describing is one of very common...

What you are describing is one of very common "side effects" of transmissions with too many gears. I call them side effects because some people don't get them, they can be improved but hard to...
01-04-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,218
Posted By hadokenuh

I drove a 2018 and the transmission shifts just...

I drove a 2018 and the transmission shifts just fine. Sport mode seems better than Normal. It's lazy in Normal mode but that's pretty common with so many gears nowadays.

What you really need to...
01-03-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,584
Posted By hadokenuh

Glad your wife is okay after the accident. That...

Glad your wife is okay after the accident. That new ASpec is nice! What interior did you get?

PS: That's is one odd looking Acura dealership :)
01-01-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,149
Posted By hadokenuh

Year: 2013 Mileage: 81000 miles Engine (3.5...

Year: 2013
Mileage: 81000 miles
Engine (3.5 or 3.7): 3.5
Trans (Auto or 6MT): Auto
Oil Consumed per 3k miles: 1.5-2 qts
Past or Current Engine Issues: No engine issue.

Other issues:...
12-18-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,963
Posted By hadokenuh

This. And use windshield deflector. And not use...

This. And use windshield deflector. And not use the arm rest :)
12-18-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 46,328
Posted By hadokenuh

So that's why I think the vibration has something...

So that's why I think the vibration has something to do with the design and the driving assistance technology ...
12-12-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,517
Posted By hadokenuh

Do you guys know if the new replacement engines...

Do you guys know if the new replacement engines fix the oil consumption permanently?
12-05-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,804
Posted By hadokenuh

If the new RDX has better backup camera then the...

If the new RDX has better backup camera then the next-gen TLX should have similar camera.
12-05-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,162
Posted By hadokenuh

I'd push one more time with ACS. Both can pay for...

I'd push one more time with ACS. Both can pay for goodwill warranty but it really depends. Dealerships pay when they think you are a good customer and will come back and spend more with them. ACS...
11-26-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By hadokenuh

The TL generally will have less stupid little...

The TL generally will have less stupid little things break than the BMW, except for the engine burning oil as mentioned. If you buy 4/5 years old car, I think you'll have better luck with Acura than...
11-13-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,739
Posted By hadokenuh

That is the problem with too many gears and I am...

That is the problem with too many gears and I am not very surprised to hear that. We just need to get used to how it shifts IMO.

I personally still think 6 speed is the sweet spot for auto...
11-05-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 81,321
Posted By hadokenuh

The ILX doesn't have the refinement of an entry...

The ILX doesn't have the refinement of an entry level luxury (or even near luxury) car. But I do agree with you the engine and transmission combo is good.

I can't wait to see what the next TLX...
11-01-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By hadokenuh

Lol no worries. At least your lasted 170K miles....

Lol no worries. At least your lasted 170K miles. Mine is at 80K miles :)
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