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Old 10-03-2018, 11:45 PM
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"there are no beige glove boxes in the USA"

I have never had this happen before where I can't get a part, but I heard from all the big online Acura dealers that the beige glove box is on backorder w no ETA translated to they're gone across the USA. The bubbles r killing me. Advice?? Every one I've seen at a junkyard has the bubbles in it already. I am going to go-to a classic car restorer or dashboard specialist.

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Old 10-04-2018, 07:12 AM
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yeah, not surprising. the RL sold in little numbers...I own a TL and even tho it sold in HIGH numbers, some parts are beginning to disappear
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Old 10-04-2018, 09:27 AM
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I am not surprised and seeing this more and more as manufacturers phase out older stock. One suggestion I have is to try for Acura/Honda products is to try Honda classic I worked with a solid acura dealership by me who found a body kit for my RL that was discontinued and in my color through classic warehouse.

Second suggestion, I would look less at a classic car restorer and more toward an upholstery shop or leather repair place to replace/repair that piece
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Old 10-04-2018, 10:57 AM
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Check LKQOnline.com but chances are if the beige glove boxes had this issue that those are also bubbled... best is to fix it in the upholstery shop...
Having 9+ year old second Gen RLs may not be logical to purchase brand new glove box part even if it was available
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I bought one this past February the bubbles bad and Iím 100% happy I replaced it. I used Acura parts for less. They also told me itís was backorderd but they were able to locate one from another dealer in a different state. I would give them a call. Itís worth a shot. Good luck
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Old 10-06-2018, 10:19 PM
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My 08 only has 89k miles on it but any accident will probably total it. It could last alot longer so I want to fix it. I drove a tlx and the RL kills it transmission wise.
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