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Yesterday, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By hues10

Though I think detailing the car is the least of...

Though I think detailing the car is the least of your concerns, just watch some youtube videos on detailing a car. If you haven't maintained it since buying it, no need to worry about stripping off...
10-23-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 160,182
Posted By hues10

Ok - at least I prefaced my comment with I know...

Ok - at least I prefaced my comment with I know everyone who has the new RDX is going to hate me. I have a 2011 RDX, so by no means was that considered a good looking car. It was unique, in a...
10-22-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 160,182
Posted By hues10

I was at Costco a week ago (Orlando Florida), and...

I was at Costco a week ago (Orlando Florida), and they actually had an RDX out front. When I peaked inside, it looked like there was s $2300 off sticker thing going on. Not as much as I would of...
10-12-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 698
Posted By hues10

Though I am not a senior at age 53 (but AARP...

Though I am not a senior at age 53 (but AARP thinks I am), I too only drive limited miles in the RDX (4K per year). So only one oil change needed per year plus going into 15 months. I went to the...
10-09-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 850
Posted By hues10

So I put the lowering springs on which lowered...

So I put the lowering springs on which lowered the car about an inch. I must ask, why lower it even more with the BC coilovers? Don't you take away from the increased ride height enjoyment of being...
09-21-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By hues10

My two cents after installing the Eibach springs...

My two cents after installing the Eibach springs a couple of years ago, when I am backing up out of the driveway at very slow speeds, I hear a noise from the front end that I liken to the top spring...
09-17-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,977
Posted By hues10

While reading this thread, I went back to the...

While reading this thread, I went back to the discussions of my parents having a TV with four channels, and you had to get up and walk over to it to change to a different station. How far we have...
09-13-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,338
Posted By hues10

Dan, did you get the car for the $49,900 price...

Dan, did you get the car for the $49,900 price that was listed, or even less? That does sound like a sweet deal then on a pretty much new RLX with an extra year of warranty thrown in.
09-12-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,338
Posted By hues10

Per Holografique: "and stick with something small...

Per Holografique: "and stick with something small sporty nimble for the weekend fun. If I do swap brands, it will prob be a TT somewhere down the road." I was thinking the same thing, an Audi TT...
09-07-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,338
Posted By hues10

OK, I currently have a 2011 RDX FWD since 2014,...

OK, I currently have a 2011 RDX FWD since 2014, and enjoy it for what it is. However, unless something wows me, definitely going to consider a slightly used RLX SHAWD Hybrid 2018 or up depending...
09-04-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By hues10

Just wondering why you didn't buy an Acura OEM...

Just wondering why you didn't buy an Acura OEM motor mount to avoid the problems you had?
07-18-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,896
Posted By hues10

Not that I speak for Wrench, but I think his...

Not that I speak for Wrench, but I think his comment regarding the 1G having better performance numbers compared to the 2G RDX, not 3G. Especially his modified 1G. There weren't many mods to do...
07-16-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By hues10

I drove my 201 RDX for the first time in two...

I drove my 201 RDX for the first time in two weeks to work, and still find it enjoyable. The AC is much colder it seems, the transmission shifts for a 5 speed seem smooth, and if I need to, press...
07-12-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,896
Posted By hues10

In a way I can't wait to drive a 2019 RDX once...

In a way I can't wait to drive a 2019 RDX once the enthusiasm slows down, and I have a couple of hours to kill. I still enjoy the 1G for all the reasons people have stated. Paid for, was a slow...
07-11-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By hues10

Naive question, but how was the car stolen? I...

Naive question, but how was the car stolen? I thought today's cars have the special keys that will disengage the engine if tampered with? I haven't heard cars being stolen lately with the passive...
07-10-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,034
Posted By hues10

So I have 75K miles until my 2011 RDX turbo craps...

So I have 75K miles until my 2011 RDX turbo craps out. At my rate of 3,500 miles per year, it will take 21 more years until I have a problem with it. If nothing else breaks, which it has not in...
07-06-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By hues10

Believe it or not, my Father's Buick LeSabre has...

Believe it or not, my Father's Buick LeSabre has this same issue from time to time. I thought it was the dampers as well. Reset system and all to no avail. Guess what, low on Freon. Don't ask me...
07-06-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,896
Posted By hues10

I agree with schen72, love thinking about new...

I agree with schen72, love thinking about new cars, but then look at my bank account and realize that I do love having the ability to buy a car when I want. Plus now, my 2004 Saturn Vue is the fool...
07-02-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By hues10

Like Mr. Gold said, I would try and keep the RDX...

Like Mr. Gold said, I would try and keep the RDX over the 02 Rav4. Though, it sounds like you really don't care about the tech features. Personally, I do not use the voice commands too much either...
06-22-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,896
Posted By hues10

Maybe not related, but my GF took her 2010 Honda...

Maybe not related, but my GF took her 2010 Honda CRV to the Honda dealership for the airbag recall thing, and of course they did a complimentary inspection, and guess what, the power steering rack...
06-19-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,896
Posted By hues10

I have to agree with horseshoez. There were too...

I have to agree with horseshoez. There were too few sold of these to make an active aftermarket and support group. I do like that my 2011 is paid for, is super clean, and no issues. Well any...
Replies: 31
Views: 4,059
Posted By hues10

Does anyone remember the days when the car radio...

Does anyone remember the days when the car radio had one speaker in the center dash, and a five button push radio (AM/FM, but sometimes only AM). Then they started selling cars with a stereo radio,...
06-14-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,896
Posted By hues10

Ok. Did not mean to use the word "obsolete"...

Ok. Did not mean to use the word "obsolete" meaning the 1G sucks. So my bad. Just tried to mean that the 3G seems to have everything the 1G had, plus more. I know people were turned off about the...
06-13-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,896
Posted By hues10

Agreed Mr. Gold. Until the 3G RDX, I had...

Agreed Mr. Gold. Until the 3G RDX, I had considered a Jaguar, Audi, or even Volvo come 2020-21. But now I think the RDX will be on top of the list. Especially, since there appears to be an issue...
06-13-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,896
Posted By hues10

Let me explain, mind you, I have no problems with...

Let me explain, mind you, I have no problems with the 1G RDX, and I only own a FWD and all. It is just I know people have spent thousands (me included) on modifications to make the 1G faster, lower,...
06-13-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,896
Posted By hues10

So now that the 3G is out, does that make our 1G obsolete?

I think the 3G hits all the major points and then some that the 1G had, and many they were missing. Have not driven one yet, but the 3G has the Turbo with more power and low-end torque, adjustable...
06-12-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By hues10

I had the same reaction when I installed them. I...

I had the same reaction when I installed them. I ended up calling Eibach customer service to make sure the instructions were wrong. They acknowledged as such. I don't think I used the bump stock...
06-12-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,356
Posted By hues10

I have the 1G RDX and girlfriend has a 2010 CRV. ...

I have the 1G RDX and girlfriend has a 2010 CRV. I would say the RDX is easier to change because of the oil filter position/angle, but like quantum7 said, self satisfaction of changing oil yourself...
Replies: 29
Views: 4,277
Posted By hues10

So a techy audiophile I am not, but the FLAC...

So a techy audiophile I am not, but the FLAC files saved on a USB drive, how are they coded in discrete channels for the head unit to read? I just know the DVD-Audio format sounds the best compared...
Replies: 29
Views: 4,277
Posted By hues10

So I have a 2011 Tech RDX with the DVD-Audio ELS,...

So I have a 2011 Tech RDX with the DVD-Audio ELS, which sounds great. Yes, I bought like 12 DVD's just to hear the sound system to its fullest. So if the new 2019 RDX does not play a DVD-Audio...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,050
Posted By hues10

Thanks Mr. Gold. Maybe this is why I haven't...

Thanks Mr. Gold. Maybe this is why I haven't cleared out the old phonebook entries. Sounds like it is done all verbally instead of manual input. So basically clear everything and start over, or...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,050
Posted By hues10

Delete Old Phone Book Entries

Ok, so I can't believe I am going to ask this after owning this car for four years, but here goes. When I first took possession of the car, I believe I entered like six phone numbers in it using the...
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By hues10

Wow. That is a tough one. I have a 2011 Tech...

Wow. That is a tough one. I have a 2011 Tech package, and just updated the DVD last year on their closeout $99 special. Pretty much a ripoff, but wanted some updated roads/highways in my area. ...
02-02-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,350
Posted By hues10

I added the Eibach lowering springs last year...

I added the Eibach lowering springs last year which lowered it about an inch. I forget the way it used to drive stock, but really enjoy the handling of it, even if only FWD. I was going to do the...
01-18-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 144,089
Posted By hues10

Mr Gold, is it time to trade the 2008 RDX in for...

Mr Gold, is it time to trade the 2008 RDX in for the 2019 RDX? It will be interesting once it comes out what the reviews will say when compared to the turbo 1G. Is it faster, does it handle better...
01-16-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,567
Posted By hues10

So I have a 2011 RDX tech FWD, which I enjoy very...

So I have a 2011 RDX tech FWD, which I enjoy very much since I also have a 2004 Saturn Vue V6 (Honda powertrain), which runs like a charm, but is a 2004 Saturn. The 2019 Acura RDX just looks great...
01-15-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,567
Posted By hues10

So this may be picky, but doesn't the LED screen...

So this may be picky, but doesn't the LED screen there get in the way of the front channel speaker? Just a bit. Maybe the design is that the sound wave bounces off of it and the windshield and...
12-12-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,161
Posted By hues10

Thanks Proto. So what does everyone do that has...

Thanks Proto. So what does everyone do that has modified their car to the point that it is not street legal, if they are going to eventually sell it down the road? I know some people have put the...
12-12-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,161
Posted By hues10

Waiting on a price quote from Heeltoe on this. ...

Waiting on a price quote from Heeltoe on this. Another question on ordering one with the high flow cat by Magnaflow or not? Realize that having the cat may decrease performance somewhat, but that...
12-08-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,161
Posted By hues10

Thanks allmotorap2. 3 to 4 hours doesn't seem...

Thanks allmotorap2. 3 to 4 hours doesn't seem too bad. Even if it takes me longer, I get the satisfaction of knowing I am working on my own car with utmost care. I just didn't want to get to a...
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