What's the mileage on your 3G? Still going strong? - Page 41 - AcuraZine - Acura Enthusiast Community

Go Back  AcuraZine - Acura Enthusiast Community > AcuraZine TL/TLX Community > Third Generation TL (2004-2008)
Reload this Page >

What's the mileage on your 3G? Still going strong?

Notices

What's the mileage on your 3G? Still going strong?

Old 12-11-2018, 12:01 AM
  #1601  
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 105
Thanked 7 Times in 7 Posts
2008 TL original owner 31,935 miles....still original brakes and tires. Looking like I'll be getting new tires (Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+) because the Tirerack rebate is too good to pass up. This year however even the people at the dealer were surprised with my original tires that look mint with zero cracking and full tread. Guess being garage-kept counts for something. oh and still has the new-car smell as well...
Cheval is offline  
Old 12-11-2018, 02:06 AM
  #1602  
How about this?
 
Midnight Mystery's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: Mississippi Coast
Age: 22
Posts: 3,549
Thanks: 0
Thanked 190 Times in 168 Posts
You're getting the best tires for the TL, with or without the rebate!

Damn! Nice car!


Is it a tech package? Must still be worth a lot in that condition!
Midnight Mystery is offline  
Old 12-11-2018, 12:59 PM
  #1603  
Rotrex + Comptech TLer
 
Saving4aTL's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 820
Thanked 88 Times in 77 Posts
Originally Posted by Midnight Mystery View Post
You're getting the best tires for the TL, with or without the rebate!

Damn! Nice car!


Is it a tech package? Must still be worth a lot in that condition!
Michelin a/s3 has premature unilateral tread wear. I had both the a/s2 and a/s3. One side of your tire will have tread, the other will have steel wires exposed. This is with moderate driving. Otherwise itís a Good handling all season tire.

The ďBestĒ Michelin tire for summer tire Iíve found is the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2. You can get a set for $875 at Costco with install and TPMS sensors.
Saving4aTL is offline  
Old 12-11-2018, 04:39 PM
  #1604  
DMZ
Head a da Family
 
DMZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: New Friggin Jerzy
Age: 64
Posts: 4,549
Thanked 232 Times in 167 Posts
A Milestone, Today !!

DMZ is offline  
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to DMZ For This Useful Post:
quantum7 (12-12-2018), Scottwax (01-05-2019)
Old 12-12-2018, 06:11 PM
  #1605  
Registered Member
 
quantum7's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 723
Thanked 188 Times in 119 Posts
Originally Posted by DMZ View Post
A Milestone, Today !!

right behind you....at 277500 miles and should be at 300,000 by the fall.
quantum7 is offline  
Old 12-21-2018, 12:51 AM
  #1606  
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 105
Thanked 7 Times in 7 Posts
Originally Posted by Midnight Mystery View Post
You're getting the best tires for the TL, with or without the rebate!

Damn! Nice car!


Is it a tech package? Must still be worth a lot in that condition!
yep it's the tech package. no idea what it's worth. A couple of years ago I was planning to get a different car and trading this car in on a .....ok no laughing .....a 2015 Civic Touring ....but I changed my mind and think this car is better built than any of these new cars. jmho sooooo I'm keeping it. I got my 4 Michelin Pilot A/S 3+ tires from Tirerack (date code 4118) here ready (total cost after rebates and discounts...$455) and have 4 new TPMS OEM sensors for $131 from Advance Auto Parts (Schrader 28981) so I'm good to go. I know some people think spending that on the TPMS sensors is a waste of $ but that's one feature that I'd require in a car (the Civic had that cheap crap ABS cheap ass tire warning crap, which is what kept me from buying it till I came to my senses) because I find it extremely useful and, at least on this car, I've found it 100% accurate to the single PSI with my manual gauges. All 4 of my TPMS sensors still work and have never had one problem with them but those batteries now are 11+ years old and the $$$$$ would start piling up if I tried to roll the dice and then replacing the sensors and tearing the tires apart... I originally had an offer on a set of 4 TPMS on ebay for $50 but I chickened out and went with the Schraders that have a lot of reviews on them with people using them with 3G TLs and 1 year warranty (vs 30 day) and are genuine TRW units (manufactured 9/10/2018).

Here's pictures taken today showing current mileage 31954 and date code on tires.... I wonder if I'm the last 3G TL with original tires?? I've never had the car aligned and even the last time the tires were rotated was 2012. Car tracks straight as an arrow. Each time I change the oil I look over underneath and it's dry as a bone with no leaks.

I need to take an exterior picture but it looks like the white base TL in the previous family picture of TLs except mine has the mirror solar tinted windows and no front license plate required in Oklahoma.



Cheval is offline  
Old 12-21-2018, 01:07 AM
  #1607  
How about this?
 
Midnight Mystery's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: Mississippi Coast
Age: 22
Posts: 3,549
Thanks: 0
Thanked 190 Times in 168 Posts
Nice TL! Keep her going!!!


Cool story man!
Midnight Mystery is offline  
Old 12-21-2018, 02:24 AM
  #1608  
Registered Member
 
MyGuti's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 886
Thanked 72 Times in 63 Posts
Your story reminds me of a set of 04-06 wheels I almost bought last week as winters for the type-s. Of course, on the day of pickup I remember to ask the manufactured date and he said they were from 06 lol. But the tread still looked amazing (in pics).

And your mileage is stupid low. I hope you plan to drive it into the ground
MyGuti is offline  
Old 12-21-2018, 08:25 PM
  #1609  
Registered Member
 
sweeT n Lo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Posts: 66
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Just hit 105K on my 6MT Type S. I also just picked it up today from my mechanic who replaced the timing belt, water pump, spark plugs, seals, serpentine belt, pulleys and fixed a small leak on the oil pump. It's crazy how much quieter she is now. She's purring. It's kind of weird how much I missed my car while it was in the shop for those two days lol
sweeT n Lo is offline  
Old 12-28-2018, 06:30 PM
  #1610  
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2016
Age: 26
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
08 type s 30k

30k and still running strong lol ...no problems

so far
Devante204 is offline  
Old 12-28-2018, 09:09 PM
  #1611  
Rotrex + Comptech TLer
 
Saving4aTL's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 820
Thanked 88 Times in 77 Posts

Yours is basically a new car.


Originally Posted by Devante204 View Post
30k and still running strong lol ...no problems

so far
Manual? I’m curious to know what the lowest mileage TLS 6MT.
Saving4aTL is offline  
Old 12-28-2018, 09:10 PM
  #1612  
How about this?
 
Midnight Mystery's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: Mississippi Coast
Age: 22
Posts: 3,549
Thanks: 0
Thanked 190 Times in 168 Posts
Still worth 50% of it's MSRP!
Midnight Mystery is offline  
Old 12-29-2018, 10:54 PM
  #1613  
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 105
Thanked 7 Times in 7 Posts
update to the story........Got the new tires and TPMS sensors put on. Sweet tires. The TPMS display showed '0' at all 4 tires till I started driving and all 4 tire pressure readings showed up in about 200' (5 seconds) of driving. I notice all 4 readings are 2 psi off but I know there are TPMS calibration options in the service menu on the nav screen so I'll have to get to that next time I drive it. All works better and easier than I thought it would be. more updates to come.
Cheval is offline  
Old 12-30-2018, 06:35 PM
  #1614  
Registered Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Manhattan
Age: 38
Posts: 29
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
My 04 TL. I bought it back in 07 with 28k miles on her. Still running good
Edwardlanti is offline  
Old 12-30-2018, 11:34 PM
  #1615  
Rotrex + Comptech TLer
 
Saving4aTL's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 820
Thanked 88 Times in 77 Posts
Originally Posted by Edwardlanti View Post
My 04 TL. I bought it back in 07 with 28k miles on her. Still running good
How many miles now?
Saving4aTL is offline  
Old 01-04-2019, 03:24 PM
  #1616  
One on the right for me
 
subinf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Bay Area, CA
Age: 35
Posts: 27,551
Thanked 162 Times in 110 Posts
Semi annual check in. At 327,000 miles currently.
subinf is offline  
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to subinf For This Useful Post:
Scottwax (01-05-2019), Slpr04UA6 (01-04-2019)
Old 01-04-2019, 11:42 PM
  #1617  
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Location: Ohio
Age: 46
Posts: 6
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
My 04 is at 160k going strong. Go deep green pearl !
Jason Converse is offline  
Old 01-05-2019, 07:05 AM
  #1618  
How about this?
 
Midnight Mystery's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: Mississippi Coast
Age: 22
Posts: 3,549
Thanks: 0
Thanked 190 Times in 168 Posts
Originally Posted by subinf View Post
Semi annual check in. At 327,000 miles currently.
Keep it up!
Midnight Mystery is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
08KBP_VA
Second Generation RL (2005-2012)
42
08-19-2017 11:22 AM
detailersdomain
Wash & Wax
3
10-09-2015 11:13 PM
MrHeeltoe
1G TSX Tires, Wheels, & Suspension
2
09-30-2015 03:06 AM
MrHeeltoe
2G TSX Tires, Wheels & Suspension
3
09-29-2015 11:43 PM
MrHeeltoe
3G TL Tires, Wheels & Suspension
0
09-28-2015 06:43 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: What's the mileage on your 3G? Still going strong?


Contact Us Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

© 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.