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Forum: The 9th Generation 04-16-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,032
Posted By DieselVQ
All I see when I look at the new Lexus cars... ...

All I see when I look at the new Lexus cars...

http://cdn.overclock.net/e/ea/600x450px-LL-ea055a09_cigar_brilliant.jpeg
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Forum: The 7th Generation 04-14-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By DieselVQ
Relax, you bought a Honda. The only thing I...

Relax, you bought a Honda. The only thing I would do assuming you've never done it before over the 70k miles you've owned the car is change the headlight bulbs. Not that they're going to go out for...
Forum: Photo Gallery 04-14-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By DieselVQ
Normally I hate the plastic advertisement license...

Normally I hate the plastic advertisement license plates that the dealers throw on the car, but in your case, I'd make an exception and keep it.
Forum: The 7th Generation 04-13-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By DieselVQ
Maybe the motor mounts? Inspect your rims for...

Maybe the motor mounts? Inspect your rims for damage while you're at it.
Forum: Audio, Electronics & Lighting 04-13-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By DieselVQ
Very nice and very clean.

Very nice and very clean.
Forum: Audio, Electronics & Lighting 04-09-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 652
Posted By DieselVQ
You have a couple of options: 1) Look up a...

You have a couple of options:
1) Look up a company that does headlight work (180 custom, etc). You get to have your headlights fully done out to your choosing.

2) You can retrofit a HID kid. ...
Forum: The Pit 04-06-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Posted By DieselVQ
Enjoy the new Acura in good health man.

Enjoy the new Acura in good health man.
Forum: The 8th Generation 04-06-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 422
Posted By DieselVQ
I'm well aware that not every Firestone location...

I'm well aware that not every Firestone location has worthless employees. Based my "law of probability" that you kindly spelled out, its bound to happen to everyone walking though the door at...
Forum: The 8th Generation 04-06-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 422
Posted By DieselVQ
Seconding not going to Firestone. I've never had...

Seconding not going to Firestone. I've never had such a bad experience with a tire place anywhere else. I wouldn't trust them to add washer fluid let alone put on tires or do an alignment.

I...
Forum: Wheels, Suspension & Brakes 03-27-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By DieselVQ
You're right, he'd want a 225-245 on a 8.5'' rim....

You're right, he'd want a 225-245 on a 8.5'' rim. Lets just hope he's kidding and put some research into making sure its going to fit.
Forum: The 8th Generation 03-25-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,219
Posted By DieselVQ
Hell no. Why don't you look into making your...

Hell no. Why don't you look into making your current car more interesting. Get leather installed into your EX Accord; Katskin makes excellent packages, for about $1000, you can have that installed...
Forum: The 9th Generation 03-25-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,878
Posted By DieselVQ
Yeah, but the I4 isn't exactly slow either. I...

Yeah, but the I4 isn't exactly slow either. I mean everything is relative, but even with a 'slow' car you can more than double the speed limit in most scenarios. If I start winding out my I4 over a...
Forum: Drive Accord Polls 03-24-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,665
Posted By DieselVQ
I don't bother. The car usually pumps the oil...

I don't bother. The car usually pumps the oil fast enough that I'm not too nervous about getting the filter on dry. I do oil the seal though.
Forum: The 8th Generation 03-24-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,906
Posted By DieselVQ
I turn my head and check. I don't want to bet my...

I turn my head and check. I don't want to bet my safety on a mirror that for all I know could have been hit in a parking lot and needs to be readjusted.
Forum: The 9th Generation 03-24-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,507
Posted By DieselVQ
I don't necessarily drive more aggressively...

I don't necessarily drive more aggressively because of an MT because I can still enjoy rowing through the gears at a relaxed pace. Open handed slow steady movements between gears and taking the time...
Forum: The 9th Generation 03-21-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,177
Posted By DieselVQ
Dude, did you just liken a car to a purse?...

Dude, did you just liken a car to a purse? :banana:
Forum: The 9th Generation 03-17-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,047
Posted By DieselVQ
That's kinda ridiculous, I've had mine for about...

That's kinda ridiculous, I've had mine for about 55k mi, and I've probably spent a good 3-400 at the dealer for service thus far.
Forum: The 8th Generation 03-17-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 875
Posted By DieselVQ
But why would you do that? Isn't the gearing in...

But why would you do that? Isn't the gearing in the 5mt good enough?
Forum: Wheels, Suspension & Brakes 03-15-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,150
Posted By DieselVQ
I like these: Avant Garde M368 ...

I like these: Avant Garde M368

http://www.carid.com/images/avant-garde/wheels/avant-garde-m368-matte-black-honda-accord.jpg
Forum: The 8th Generation 03-14-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,094
Posted By DieselVQ
Bought mine without intention to hang on to it...

Bought mine without intention to hang on to it for a long time, but I ended up falling in love with the car. Even if I buy other cars I'm gonna hang on to this one till the wheels fall off. I'm at...
Forum: The 7th Generation 03-14-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 856
Posted By DieselVQ
Congrats on your new car! My suggestions: ...

Congrats on your new car!

My suggestions:
1) Flush all fluids, inspect belts and hoses for cracks and abnormal wear, inspect the condition of your tires. It gives you the benefit of starting...
Forum: The 9th Generation 03-11-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,510
Posted By DieselVQ
Way cool man, one of the more interesting things...

Way cool man, one of the more interesting things I've seen on this forum.
Forum: The 9th Generation 02-27-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,567
Posted By DieselVQ
Why would you use an express lube place, the...

Why would you use an express lube place, the dealer is pretty cheap, especially for a synthetic change. It would cost me about 30 bucks to get under the car and change it myself with synthetic, my...
Forum: The 7th Generation 02-17-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 935
Posted By DieselVQ
Someone earlier mentioned looking at a tread wear...

Someone earlier mentioned looking at a tread wear index rating. For when you're looking at different tires, just know that rating is not consistent across different manufacturers. For example, a...
Forum: The 9th Generation 02-11-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By DieselVQ
That's a pretty good price for the ceramic. I...

That's a pretty good price for the ceramic. I have the CTX on two of my cars, very happy with it.
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