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  1. Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension
    Has anyone installed these rotors? Price and options look awesome and I am starting to see them all over social media. I think I want to try their peak series. What do you guys think? Here is a link to what I am looking at. FRONT PAIR - Drilled And Slotted Rotors With Gold Zinc Plating. Let...
  2. 3rd Gen TL
    In November of 2012, I purchased an 06 Acura TL with around 61k miles on it. Since I have owned the car, I have noticed that whenever I hit a bump, pothole, etc while applying the brakes, they shake/pulsate for a couple of seconds after hitting the bump/pothole. I don’t know if this has...
  3. 3rd Gen TL
    (Car is 2006 TL manual trans with 80k miles.) Here's a classic example of why it pays to learn at least some basics about repair work. Sadly, what I know about this stuff could be engraved on the head of a pin. A month ago I had a "complete" brake job, i.e. pads and rotors from a shop I've...
  4. Take it to the track!
    Northeast Track Days REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR ALL 2014 EVENTS!!! Welcome to Northeast Track Days. We're a new and exciting group whose main goal is to maximize the FUN factor on and off the track throughout the entire day. We offer a unique instructor / novice training program as well as open...
  5. Do It Yourself
    Hi all: I have a manual transmission '07 Type S. it's time for a rear brake job. I've done the fronts, but I've never done the rears. The rears have an integrated drum parking brake. I have never worked on that type of brake before. Is there anything special that I need to do with these...
  6. RSX
    Honda Recalls S2000, Acura RSX to Fix Brake Problem Honda is recalling about 18,000 vehicles including the Acura RSX sedan and the Honda S2000 sports car sold in the U.S. because of a brake problem. The automaker said a manufacturing error in the power brake system components may cause it to...
  7. Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension
    I've had the brakes on my '05 RSX replaced and also checked regularly, and they're said to be just fine. Under normal driving conditions and use, they function normally. However, in the rare instances where I have to apply them a bit more forcefully or "slam" on the brakes, they make a terrible...
  8. 2nd Gen TL
    Ok, so I get home the other day and back the ol Acura into the garage and smell something burning (not rubber smell) but more like brakes or ceramic smell. I sniff each tire and it's coming from the drivers side rear brake area, no the tire. So I take it to Midas up the street, he takes my...
  9. Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension
    My front brake pads are shot--very loud heavy squeaking--and I've heard "replace with only Honda parts--". Is this a true statement or have any other brands proven work well with the 2004 TSX? I want no squeaking and very little brake dust, ideally.
  10. Do It Yourself
    Hello All If you are looking to REPLACE 2006 ACURA RL - FRONT BRAKE PADS - PLEASE USE THIS URL ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/joecamel90/2010-02-19_203146_brakes.pdf 2006 ACURA RL - HOW TO REPLACE REAR BRAKE PADS I just replaced rear pads on my 2006 Acura RL. It was easy and I took some...
  11. RSX
    changed pads and rotors on my 02 rsx type-s,and now my park brake doesnt work!:wtf::bash:<br> how do i fix it? yes i turned the caliper with the tool! someone please help, my girl drives this car and she freaking out with no park brake, thanks
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