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Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-16-15, 04:18 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,977
Posted By MTLDean
:egads: I don't know where some of you get this...

:egads: I don't know where some of you get this information from, but it's definitely not from actually driving the car, that's for sure. I owned a B8 S4 for 3 and a half years, and it was certainly...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 02-23-15, 11:25 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,977
Posted By MTLDean
No, that's actually the point I'm making. Of...

No, that's actually the point I'm making. Of course it depends on whay kind of sports car you have. When your sports car is really good, and I mean visceral, raw, and crazy, then no matter how good...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 02-18-15, 04:48 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,977
Posted By MTLDean
Then who cares how sedate your DD is!!!

Then who cares how sedate your DD is!!!
Forum: IS - Third Generation 02-18-15, 03:57 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,977
Posted By MTLDean
Lol u might be 2-3 years into Audi ownership and...

Lol u might be 2-3 years into Audi ownership and cursing that S3. Seriously get the S3 and scratch the itch. Maybe you'll get lucky and you'll land a reliable one, maybe you won't and you'll learn a...
Forum: IS - Third Generation 02-18-15, 10:09 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,977
Posted By MTLDean
I bought a brand new 2011 Audi S4 in late 2010....

I bought a brand new 2011 Audi S4 in late 2010. It was my dream car, I was on cloud nine when I brought it home. Within the first few months the water pump failed (3 days at the dealer). Then a piece...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 03-09-14, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,436
Posted By MTLDean
TO me it's very dated, but I couldn't care less....

TO me it's very dated, but I couldn't care less. I want the basic controls within reach. Other than the driving controls, I want volume and track seek and that's about it.
Forum: GX - Second Generation 03-07-14, 04:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,309
Posted By MTLDean
I love the Durango but am not that partial to...

I love the Durango but am not that partial to Chrysler products after seeing so many problems with my JK. I had two trouble-free TJs before that, and then the JK came along. Balljoint failures in...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 03-07-14, 04:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,780
Posted By MTLDean
Tecman you cursed me LOL. Right we did this...

Tecman you cursed me LOL. Right we did this back-and-forth, I wound up downtown Montreal with an armload of shopping bags and my briefcase, in a sleet/snow, parallel parked with some guy 1 foot from...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 02-21-14, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,874
Posted By MTLDean
To the OP, to drop the 0-60 to something...

To the OP, to drop the 0-60 to something competitive with the average car out there, you'll have to add 200 HP to the GX. Forget it. Even a Camry V6 does 0-60 in under 6 seconds.
Forum: GX - Second Generation 02-21-14, 06:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,263
Posted By MTLDean
Guys, I switched to the GX after my nightmare...

Guys, I switched to the GX after my nightmare experience with an Audi. I never even considered the extended warranty. Given the presumably high build quality, what are the odds the extended warranty...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 02-21-14, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 591
Posted By MTLDean
I get about 350 km to the tank, all stop and go...

I get about 350 km to the tank, all stop and go in the city. A recent trip to Toronto from Montreal, round trip (1100 km) was about a tank and a quarter. All in all much better mileage than my old...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 02-18-14, 12:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,177
Posted By MTLDean
I have the non-ML system in my GX and I think it...

I have the non-ML system in my GX and I think it sounds pretty awesome as is! The bass is much better than I expected, not even sure I need to do the usual immediate subwoofer installation I do on...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 02-18-14, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,347
Posted By MTLDean
I loved the MMI in my last car (2011 S4), thought...

I loved the MMI in my last car (2011 S4), thought the interface and the voice recognition were 1000x better than in my GX, but after experiencing the unfathomably astounding unreliability of an Audi...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 02-18-14, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,475
Posted By MTLDean
I just did a 12 hour round trip from Montreal to...

I just did a 12 hour round trip from Montreal to Toronto in my new GX. It was so smooth and comfortable I thought I was in a limousine. Crazy quiet, nearly silent. Fuel economy was pretty good too....
Forum: GX - Second Generation 02-02-14, 08:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,780
Posted By MTLDean
I never even THOUGHT about this as an issue until...

I never even THOUGHT about this as an issue until it was brought up on these forums. Imagine 12 years of Wranglers and it never came up as an issue, in snowy/rainy Montreal where heavy precipitation...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 02-01-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,780
Posted By MTLDean
I don't think it's a big deal. If I recall, don't...

I don't think it's a big deal. If I recall, don't all the Wranglers open the same way?
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-27-14, 04:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By MTLDean
If all you're looking for is a color change, why...

If all you're looking for is a color change, why don't you wrap your GX? It will run you $2k, and you can choose any color you want with the bonus of protecting the paint. I have a friend with a...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-26-14, 04:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,957
Posted By MTLDean
Not a chance....

Not a chance. http://www.torquenews.com/106/chrysler-ordered-rehire-workers-caught-drinking-smoking-pot-during-lunch
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-19-14, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,315
Posted By MTLDean
Sorry to hear. It's a part of life, don't take...

Sorry to hear. It's a part of life, don't take anything personally. Probably stupid kids.
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-18-14, 07:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,590
Posted By MTLDean
The only problem with Porsche is the ubiquity of...

The only problem with Porsche is the ubiquity of the 911. They're just everywhere.
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-16-14, 11:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,866
Posted By MTLDean
I came from a bunch of Wranglers and lately an...

I came from a bunch of Wranglers and lately an Audi S4. I love the GX. Everyone seems to love the looks and the barn door is awesome!

It felt underpowered at first, but you have to get used to a...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-14-14, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By MTLDean
To the OP, I test drove both the 4Runner (2014,...

To the OP, I test drove both the 4Runner (2014, Trail edition with KDSS) and the 2014 GX460 before settling on the Lexus.

I loved the 4Runner but the front looked really cartoonish. Everyone who...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-11-14, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,668
Posted By MTLDean
Plastidip the stock ones.

Plastidip the stock ones.
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-11-14, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,130
Posted By MTLDean
To the OP, don't publicize that event just in...

To the OP, don't publicize that event just in case your dealer is a ****** and is looking to squirm out of a warranty issue later on.
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-11-14, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,655
Posted By MTLDean
Is that basically the 3M clear vinyl wrap on the...

Is that basically the 3M clear vinyl wrap on the front of the car?
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