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      11-02-2007, 06:45 PM   #67
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I don't know, i'm not really feelin it. I'm not a big fan of the paint job, it looks like the barb wire stuff belongs on a low rider or an S10 with airbags. To pull off a plate like "insaneTL" I think you should at least have a drop and wheels. Not my style, but as long as your friend likes it.
I think the paint job is good but it doesn't fit the car.
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      11-02-2007, 08:01 PM   #68
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your boy's car is fucking ugly, enough said.
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      11-02-2007, 08:10 PM   #69
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Front wheel drive a negative - leaving only Saab and Acura with this configuration. Now in its seventh generation - a model that may soon go the way of the DoDo after the S-version (as leaked by Honda).

All that work and expense on an outdated platform could have been better spent.

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      11-02-2007, 08:47 PM   #70
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Front wheel drive a negative - a model that may soon go the way of the DoDo. All that work and expense on an outdated platform.

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I don't think the TL is going anywhere.

Its the second best selling car in its class.
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      11-02-2007, 09:03 PM   #71
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I don't think the TL is going anywhere.

Its the second best selling car in its class.
I assume he meant the current model? That's due to be replaced in, what, mid 2008?
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stock tl looks 10 times better imo
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      11-02-2007, 11:02 PM   #73
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At first i thought it was a SCION TC sorry
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Should've used the money for the paint job for some nice wheels.

The body kit is nice, but other than that..the car is weak.

LOL at the guys trashing the TL for being FWD. Who cares what drive train it has, if it looks good, it looks good.
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Hope he gets in an accident to put that ugly ass thing out of its misery...
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      11-04-2007, 11:35 AM   #76
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eh im a TL guy myself with a 2nd gen and even im not feeling that. the only things he got his money worth is on the RJ kit and the comptech exhaust. tell him to post more pics on Acurazine.com
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I assume he meant the current model? That's due to be replaced in, what, mid 2008?
You're right. I misread it.

I like Honda/Acuras for what they are but I'm a automobile fanatic. My next car will be BMW. They are much more fun to drive.
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You're right. I misread it.

I like Honda/Acuras for what they are but I'm a automobile fanatic. My next car will be BMW. They are much more fun to drive.
Actually, I too an a avid Honds fan. Bought the first year Civic (CVCC) hatch back in 1973 (pearl shining yellow). Replaced it with another Civic hatch back in 1980 (brown)

Moved-up to an Acura Legend in 1990 (V6. auto in silver metallic). The car was essentially re-badged in three years with minor changes and marketed as a Honda Accord. I put 250,000 miles on that car – had to replace the transmission at around 180,000 miles.

Purchased one of the sleek looking 2004 Accord Coupes (light tan V6/NAVI), shod it with a set of BBS RGR wheels and Bridgestone Potenzas and got side-swiped mid day by a drunk driver traveling in the opposite direction on a 40 mph residential street four months from the purchase.



Pushed me into the rear of a nice Ford F150 pick-up parked on the curb which I sent four feet to the right resting on the sidewalk at 90 degrees clockwise on the passenger’s door..

I walked away without a single scratch – both vehicles were totaled – the impaired driver was arrested for his fourth DUI (State Prison time here in California - one year if I recall).

Replaced the coupe and the one shattered BBS wheel/tire with an identical model within a few weeks. Totaled Accord Coupe II three months ago when rear-ended at a stop-light by an undocumented alien with no license or insurance (or brake lining).

So I figured it was time to move-up to a loaded BMW 335i coupe, which is due at my dealership within two weeks (Monaco Blue, Cream Dakota, Stepronic.etc).

And I was indeed referring to Honds/Acura’s revised TL – bet it is rear-wheel drive.

All the best,

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PS: a few of my six cylinder 1979/1980 two wheeled Hondas:


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Man some people just have money to spend but no knowledge of how to spend it....I don't understand the thought process behind these mods for the car especially the paint scheme...Paint job as far as skills are really good but thats its
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pics of the ron john wheels? Better pics before I can make a fair assesment.
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Or at least give it the SH-AWD... but then NO ONE would EVER buy the RL!
no one even buys RL's anyways now.
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your friend fails. his car is a total mess.

what the fuck is that?
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