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Old 12-18-2018, 05:51 PM
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I'm currently a proud owner of a 2008 TLS 6MT and I love this car. I also really love the look of the 2G TLS but after reading through this forum for only a couple hours it's hard for find anything positive about the car. I'd like to buy one but is it worth my time?
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yeah, if you want to deal with tranny issues...
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Swap the engine and tranny over from the 3G to the 2G
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I have both and enjoy the car and find it a very nice vehicle. Other than the potential for transmission issues which I am ok about what other issues are making you run?
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I love my 2002 TLS. It’s been great. I just had a tranny failure about 5,000 miles ago. Otherwise, the paint has held up great, and it drives nicely. Not sure why you can’t find positive things online about it.
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