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Old 09-13-2018, 04:51 PM
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Umm, post pictures of that gem. One owner with 42K? Hopefully, your father took care of it after all these years.

In March 2015, I bought my 2005 AT from a one-owner lawyer with around 111,000 miles. His practice was just down the road from the Acura dealership and he took it there for every single thing he had done (oil changes and all). I know have 137,000 miles.
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Old 09-13-2018, 04:57 PM
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Originally Posted by wusty23jd View Post
Umm, post pictures of that gem. One owner with 42K? Hopefully, your father took care of it after all these years.

In March 2015, I bought my 2005 AT from a one-owner lawyer with around 111,000 miles. His practice was just down the road from the Acura dealership and he took it there for every single thing he had done (oil changes and all). I know have 137,000 miles.
I'll post pictures as soon as I can. My parents love cars and always take good care of them. The car is mint it looks showroom new. Metallic gray, spoiler, Aero kit. Always loved that car. I told him when he replaces it I want it. Id like it for my DD.
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Old 09-14-2018, 01:24 AM
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Now approaching 290K miles.
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Old 09-19-2018, 10:29 AM
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293K and still flying! Over the last few years however, I've done some serious rebuilding to keep her (him actually) flying :

Timing Belt/Water pump
Clutch and Flywheel
Clutch Master Cylinder
Clutch Slave Cylinder
Clutch Lines & Hoses
Brake and clutch pedal covers
Motor mounts
Valves adjusted
Rear stabilizer bar end links, bushings, and brackets
Lower Control Arm Bushings
Rear lower control arms
Ball joints - upper & lower
CV Drive shafts
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All Hoses
Horns
Headlights and ignitor
Navigation DVD unit rebuilt
CD Player rebuilt
Bluetooth/HFL module
PCV Valve
Brake light switch
Rear brakes & calipers
Bulbs in Steering wheel and around Nav screen
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Front seat leather
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Driver's door seal
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Steering Rack (& Pinion)
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Added backup camera
Added DRL module

A/C Compressor-6 yrs ago




And I still have the original struts!
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Old 09-22-2018, 09:45 AM
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05 mt

I've got 175k on mine and I bought it with about 50K on it, awesome car..
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Old 09-24-2018, 08:27 PM
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Original owner here...05 6MT...only 59k miles. 1st TB job was finally done this year (due to age). Also found out that I have an AC leak which is being monitored (ie...waiting for the AC (freon) to leak again and spit the dye back out). My TL sleeps a lot. Still a thrill to row the gears when I get her out to stretch her legs.
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Old 09-25-2018, 02:36 PM
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Just bought a well taken-care-of silver '06 TL with 218,000 miles on it. All service was done at the Acura dealer, no issues or codes. Body is in overall good condition for being well over 200k, and I only paid just north of $3k for it!
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Old 09-26-2018, 12:50 AM
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Tempted to look at a a 07 Type S with around 240,000 km. Price around $7,500 Cdn. There is also one white one with 155,000 km for $10,500 Cdn. As long as regular maintenance is done they should be fine?
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Old 09-26-2018, 01:37 AM
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240k is high, especially for that price.
I sold my base 07, with 189 on it for 8500. I also had done all maintenance items and babied it.
Price was a bit lower than I could have got, but its staying in the family.

depending on where your located, the market value may be higher, but a car at 240, regardless of condition, is not worth 7500 IMO.
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Old 09-26-2018, 02:06 PM
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Bought car in December of 2013 with 56k miles. Now I have 188k miles. It's a 2007 Base model and still going strong. I've done all the maintenance on it and best of all, it's PAID off!!! I'll be keeping the car for at least another 2 years or until I hit 300k if I dont get a new car itch before then
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Old 10-29-2018, 10:02 PM
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2006 Acura TL One owner; 130, 000 miles 3rd gen Current with all service HFL down simple fix to replace one capacitor on the printed circuit board. 2006 trans filter 3x3 pictures Likely there is a better place to post. Trying to up load pictures of trans filter with hole. Please buy OEM parts.
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Old 10-31-2018, 02:37 PM
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2006 TL auto w/Nav, 2nd owner. Purchased 08/2009 with 21,500 miles. TL now has 179,000 miles, trans was rebuilt in 11/2017 with 162,500.
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mileage on 3g

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Old 11-02-2018, 06:29 PM
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just touched 170,500 km on my 07 type-s
my 07 base is probably nearing the 200k mark
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Old 11-04-2018, 10:40 AM
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224,000 miles on my 2005 six-speed. Runs strong. Just need to do the clutch slave cyl mod. The inconsistent clutch engagement is making me crazy.
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you've waited 224,000 miles to do it....why bother now lol
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2006 TL auto. 155,00 KM (96,875 miles). Rear main seal was leaking last year, so had that done along with the timing belt and water pump at the same time. Other than that no major issues. Car went into limp mode the other day, but has been okay since then. If it happens again I'll replace the APP sensor.
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Rdx 2007

just 237,321. Still a ways to go
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only at 124k miles, just got a fresh batch of wheels and painting the calipers for the 4th time for a new look (yellow calipers on wdp, currently have teal and in the past black and white).

next up, brake fluid flush and do a ps pump rebuild on it (already have all oem parts to do it).

last week i had a company do an ozone generator in my car to get rid of a mild musty/moldy smell that i could not get rid of with other tricks (it was only a light smell when AC was on but enough to bother me).

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06 Aspec TL with 124k and runs like new. Took it on a 900 mile road trip down to Mexico and back this past weekend.
Best car Iíve owned.
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just 237,321. Still a ways to go

2007 rdx 234,250
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Cool Mileage

[QUOTE=sockr1;16329116]... just got a fresh batch of wheels and painting the calipers for the 4th time for a new look (yellow calipers on wdp, currently have teal and in the past black and white).

QUOTE]

Glad to see I'm not the only one who does this!

Just crossed 201K on the WDP and averaging 28MPG.
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