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Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 08-26-15, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,530
Posted By kiwi
when my sir suspension died, i replaced all four...

when my sir suspension died, i replaced all four struts, springs, mounting plates bearings etc.

did the work myself

cost 1800
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 05-04-15, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,180
Posted By kiwi
by taking off the door i assume you mean un...

by taking off the door i assume you mean un bolting the hinges. if so, you will still have to deal with the latch.

not to mention the door is very heavy, and awkward. you might end up damaging...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 05-03-15, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,180
Posted By kiwi
this has happened to customers cars in the past...

this has happened to customers cars in the past (when i worked at Acura) the only way, is to get into the car (obviously use another door) and remove the door panel. it will be very difficult, and...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 04-23-15, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By kiwi
if you leave a window open / sunroof open /...

if you leave a window open / sunroof open / cracked it chimes to let you know you did so.
Forum: RX350 / 330/ 300 / 400H / 450H Classifieds 04-09-15, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,736
Posted By kiwi
Fs rx 330 air suspension

i have three struts, right front, and both rear, as well as the air tank and pumps.

looking to sell all parts in one shot deal.

would like 100 bucks, plus shipping.

I live in Quebec...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 03-20-15, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,147
Posted By kiwi
my bad, Rock auto lists a timing belt for a 2007...

my bad, Rock auto lists a timing belt for a 2007 rx350, 30 bucks.
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 03-20-15, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,147
Posted By kiwi
if the bearings are bad, then you could have a...

if the bearings are bad, then you could have a noisy pump with no leak

but the puzzling thing here is how bad your mechanic is: The water pump runs off the timing belt, not the serp belt. thus; if...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 03-17-15, 05:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,531
Posted By kiwi
Update, i have been babying to and from...

Update,

i have been babying to and from work etc. driving very easy and smooth and anticipating red lights etc.

the temp is also up quite a bit, spring thaw and all -8 - plus 5 Celsius.

so...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 03-16-15, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By kiwi
that is nothing to worry about, i doubt it ever...

that is nothing to worry about, i doubt it ever leaked from there. its probably just residual from road dirt/grime, where it collected.

it is not wet at all, waste of your time or the dealers.
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 03-08-15, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,367
Posted By kiwi
WOW, a hater, i have been on these boards for...

WOW, a hater, i have been on these boards for quite some time, and havent crossed one yet.

you are completely wrong, and you dont even know what you are talking about. All manufacturers will have...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 03-07-15, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By kiwi
No such thing as a diagnosis fee. its simply...

No such thing as a diagnosis fee. its simply straight time. if it takes them an hour to diagnos, then thats what youll pay, if it takes them a day, youll pay that.

just cuz its the dealer, doesnt...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 03-05-15, 07:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,531
Posted By kiwi
so, last night i disconnected the negative...

so, last night i disconnected the negative battery terminal for well over 1 hour.

since pouring in the CataClean last week i havent noticed too much (not that i am really expecting to)

i...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 03-05-15, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By kiwi
the non sport package IE base model came with...

the non sport package IE base model came with 17", so yes its possible.

why not drive more carefully??? you should be fine, i think you are over reacting
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 03-01-15, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By kiwi
try replacing them with LEDs, i use dx .com. the...

try replacing them with LEDs, i use dx .com. the shipping is slow, but the prices are crazy low.
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-24-15, 05:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,531
Posted By kiwi
my latest experimenting was more or less that ...

my latest experimenting was more or less that

currently the roads are plowed pretty well, so not very much of driving through snow. its mainly to and from work, which is 7.5km

i reset the ECU...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-19-15, 05:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,531
Posted By kiwi
did some vacuum leak looking tonight, didnt find...

did some vacuum leak looking tonight, didnt find anything, searched online as well.

is it possible to have a vacuum leak without a CEL? i wouldnt think so.
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-18-15, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,938
Posted By kiwi
what did it cost you replace? and did you do it...

what did it cost you replace? and did you do it yourself?
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-18-15, 02:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,531
Posted By kiwi
granted so far this tank i have idled a decent...

granted so far this tank i have idled a decent amount (waiting at bus stop with daughter for about 10-15min about twice, its minus 20 Celsius)

but i am getting 21L/100 km, outrageous.

i have...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-17-15, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By kiwi
depends on how creative you are and how elaborate...

depends on how creative you are and how elaborate you want to make it.

you could buy this http://www.homedepot.ca/product/white-hardboard-1-8-x-4-x-8/941132

then cover one side in felt or...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-17-15, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By kiwi
move both front seats back

move both front seats back
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-16-15, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,177
Posted By kiwi
ive had great experiences with rock auto ...

ive had great experiences with

rock auto

auto parts way . c o m

and sewell (when they shipped to canada anyway)
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-16-15, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 794
Posted By kiwi
check the fluid colour, it should be red. if it...

check the fluid colour, it should be red. if it is clear (yellowish), someone put the wrong fluid in, so start there.

the correct fluid is transmission fluid, it should appear bright red.

my...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-12-15, 04:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,531
Posted By kiwi
checked the readings on the MAF sensor today (i...

checked the readings on the MAF sensor today (i cleaned it out the other day)

let the vehicle warm up, turned off everything, managed to see 3.1 briefly here and there, but it was more steady at...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-09-15, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,545
Posted By kiwi
just disconnect the battery for 5 min. easy...

just disconnect the battery for 5 min. easy peezy.

but if resetting your windows and radio is too much of a pain, remove both fuses.
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-09-15, 04:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,531
Posted By kiwi
i will definitely check with an exhaust shop, it...

i will definitely check with an exhaust shop, it will be worth the charge to eliminate that.

as far as power goes (which i rarely do because i drive like an old lady) its great, the odd time i...
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