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Forum: The Water Cooler 12-21-2016, 07:05 PM
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Posted By cakes
Congrats! Which plant is this?

Congrats! Which plant is this?
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-21-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By cakes
They might have to get a muffler shop to custom...

They might have to get a muffler shop to custom make you one. If you find a source, let me know, I band-aid fixed the hole in my B pipe a few months ago.
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-21-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,534
Posted By cakes
This sucks, I hate to see such a nice G1 taken...

This sucks, I hate to see such a nice G1 taken off the road. Hope you and everyone involved is okay. Get checked out if you haven't already. The same thing happened to me on sunday night to my BMW...
Forum: Legend Builds 01-26-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,576
Posted By cakes
wow great write-up Gabe! B&A makes surprisingly...

wow great write-up Gabe! B&A makes surprisingly good aftermarket parts and they're usually my go to if I can't find OEM. It looks like you didn't test the filter I usually use - the NPN short one...
Forum: The Water Cooler 01-09-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5,371
Views: 173,795
Posted By cakes
Drove the Legend on the Car & Driver 10 best test...

Drove the Legend on the Car & Driver 10 best test loop, which passes through Hell, MI:...
Forum: Southeast US Region 10-07-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,663
Posted By cakes
Doesn't look like I'll make it. The weather was...

Doesn't look like I'll make it. The weather was bad this past weekend so I couldn't get anything on the Legend done. Definitely shouldn't have procrastinated this case. Last week when I checked,...
Forum: NALM 09-15-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,026
Posted By cakes
How often do Legend owners get a track to...

How often do Legend owners get a track to themselves? I don't remember the last time I saw one on the road.

I'm trying to see when to book my flight right now so I'm kinda running out of time....
Forum: NALM 09-05-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,026
Posted By cakes
TJ, Can you update the second post with the list...

TJ, Can you update the second post with the list of events/what's happening on each day of NALM, If I come I'll be flying in so I'd need to know how to time the flight. Thanks.
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 07-09-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,797
Posted By cakes
I'm sorry to see this, some dumb driver not...

I'm sorry to see this, some dumb driver not paying attention for a split second nearly wiped all the work you've done for the past several months. I'm glad you're okay and the car did it's job and...
Forum: The Water Cooler 07-09-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5,371
Views: 173,795
Posted By cakes
I took it out of hibernation this week. I had the...

I took it out of hibernation this week. I had the tires overinflated to 45 psi and stabilizer added to the tank. I started up right away, ran smooth and no flat spots on the tires. ABS ran for 10 sec...
Forum: The Water Cooler 06-21-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5,371
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Posted By cakes
Last week I went to 4 JYs, 1 G2, 1 vigor, a few...

Last week I went to 4 JYs, 1 G2, 1 vigor, a few RLs, a ton of Audis, and no G1s. If someone spots a G1 in a JY near them let me know, I need a heater box.



Funny how you should mention a rock...
Forum: OEM Parts 06-13-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,677
Posted By cakes
Did all the doors in the HVAC system work...

Did all the doors in the HVAC system work normally before you started parting it out?
If so I need the box with the heater core, my doors are jammed.

Did the low gas light work? If so I need the...
Forum: Southeast US Region 04-25-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,466
Posted By cakes
room booked...creekside rooms are gone...oh well,...

room booked...creekside rooms are gone...oh well, I should have reserved earlier
Forum: The Water Cooler 04-22-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By cakes
Study says Internet forums are good for you

http://www.fastcompany.com/3045325/chatting-in-old-school-internet-forums-is-good-for-you-says-study
Forum: Southeast US Region 04-22-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,466
Posted By cakes
I'll be coming straight down i75 and then taking...

I'll be coming straight down i75 and then taking i40 at knoxville. I'm hoping to pass through cincinnati by noon so I can be in maggie valley by mid-afternoon. It's a long drive so I'd like to head...
Forum: Southeast US Region 04-19-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,466
Posted By cakes
when is everyone planning on getting there?...

when is everyone planning on getting there? Thursday night? Friday morning/afternoon? I have to be home either thursday night or sunday afternoon so I'm debating whether to come to the meet...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 01-27-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,836
Posted By cakes
I found this in a JY a couple years back:...

I found this in a JY a couple years back:...
Forum: Other Cars 01-23-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,927
Posted By cakes
Wow another 3G Kinetic Blue TL-S MT. That car has...

Wow another 3G Kinetic Blue TL-S MT. That car has quite the history - CO, HI, TX, and now MD. Is this the new DD?
Are you still looking for a legend?
Forum: Other Cars 01-23-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,423
Posted By cakes
nice pick-up. Great color combo and looks like...

nice pick-up. Great color combo and looks like you found a good well-maintained one, which is quite rare. I wonder how many legend owners have moved on to 3G TLs now?
Forum: The Water Cooler 01-23-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By cakes
Acura will discontinue manuals in 2016

Sad news for those who like a third pedal:

http://blog.caranddriver.com/acura-is-getting-off-the-stick-and-heres-why/
Forum: The Water Cooler 01-23-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,772
Posted By cakes
Sorry I missed this thread before but...

Sorry I missed this thread before but Congratulations Gabe!
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-30-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By cakes
Salt factory wall colapses, covering Acura dealer lot with salt

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2014/12/30/morton_salt_factory_spills_salt_everywhere.html
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-30-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,899
Posted By cakes
^If you're thinking what I think you're thinking,...

^If you're thinking what I think you're thinking, then you're right.
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-30-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,899
Posted By cakes
you'll now need 3 more...I'm out of this...

you'll now need 3 more...I'm out of this potential GB
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-30-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5,371
Views: 173,795
Posted By cakes
Sunday was the last day of above freezing...

Sunday was the last day of above freezing temperatures so I washed the car in the garage (first time doing so), drove it for an hour, filled it up and added gas stabilizer. I can't believe it cost me...
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-30-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,375
Posted By cakes
RIP...I never met him, but it's sad to hear about...

RIP...I never met him, but it's sad to hear about someone so young taken unexpectedly. I just sent $25.
Forum: The Water Cooler 12-15-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,192
Posted By cakes
under $3!...

under $3!...
Forum: Legend 12-02-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,874
Posted By cakes
wow can't believe you're letting go, but it...

wow can't believe you're letting go, but it sounds like it's going to a new owner that'll care for it as well as you did. It was great to see it in person at NALM.
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 12-02-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,899
Posted By cakes
raises hand... We need to get 8 others...

raises hand...

We need to get 8 others though....
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 10-29-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,661
Posted By cakes
I have about 1200 miles on this oil and feels...

I have about 1200 miles on this oil and feels just like good old ATF-Z1. I'd recommend using it over the castrol generic import fluid.
On another note, I'm convinced that 95% of the transmission...
Forum: The Water Cooler 10-29-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5,371
Views: 173,795
Posted By cakes
The legend is actually being driven now. My dad's...

The legend is actually being driven now. My dad's GS is in the shop after getting rear ended so he's been using it for the past week.
I had to put air in the tires for the first time since last...
Forum: Group Buys 10-29-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,395
Posted By cakes
Is there a chance of having a G1 bar made as well...

Is there a chance of having a G1 bar made as well with this run like what Fut was planning to do 2 years ago?
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 08-25-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By cakes
did you get what you needed?

did you get what you needed?
Forum: Legend Builds 08-25-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 22,533
Posted By cakes
Congrats! I always figured you'd get a GS 6...

Congrats!
I always figured you'd get a GS 6 speed, but the coupe looks great. How many miles?

PS - The PO has good taste in cars, 6 speed Legend coupe and a E60 LCI 5 series.
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 08-06-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By cakes
Yeah, for a few months it sat in the backyard,...

Yeah, for a few months it sat in the backyard, but once spring came we had to get it out so the grass would grow and we got tired of playing musical cars in the driveway. The new owner was excited,...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 08-06-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By cakes
To those with Foglights

These covers popped up on ebay...I'm not sure of the size of the Bosch compass lights so I didn't pick them up
...
Forum: The Water Cooler 08-02-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,660
Posted By cakes
Licenseplate holder For Dave and Cali folks

I was looking through my NALM pics and I saw one with DaveCFPrez's license plate in the windshield, so it reminded me to look up motorized license plate holders that avoid you drilling into the...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 08-02-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By cakes
The 90L is sold

I hate to part with it, but the 90L is gone. It's been a backup car for the past several months, but we don't have the space for it. We sold it to the the mail-lady, who needed a cheap reliable car...
Forum: NALM 08-02-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,755
Posted By cakes
Evan, sorry to hear that your coupe is...

Evan, sorry to hear that your coupe is overheating...hopefully it's not a BHG, I"m crossing my fingers that it's a thermostat or something simple. Hope to see that coupe again.

Kevin, that sucks...
Forum: NALM 07-28-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,755
Posted By cakes
Back home at 8 am EST. half the bathrooms in the...

Back home at 8 am EST. half the bathrooms in the plane didn't work so it was delayed a bit. It was great meeting new Legend owners and great job Gabe and the rest of the SoCal ground team for putting...
Forum: NALM 07-21-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,365
Posted By cakes
wow, you SE guys are headed out really early - 5...

wow, you SE guys are headed out really early - 5 days of driving? Look forward to seeing you guys in a couple of days. Let me know if you need anything
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 07-15-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By cakes
^There's a second antenna in the rear window so...

^There's a second antenna in the rear window so you don't even need the mast one. The HU automatically picks the antenna with the best signal. You can only notice a difference in reception if...
Forum: NALM 07-15-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 18,177
Posted By cakes
or use a Legend that still uses R12 as a...

or use a Legend that still uses R12 as a refrigerator
Forum: NALM 07-15-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,034
Posted By cakes
is fixing cruise control also on the long agenda?

is fixing cruise control also on the long agenda?
Forum: NALM 07-12-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,034
Posted By cakes
yeah all "General" Brand tires have that. Decent...

yeah all "General" Brand tires have that. Decent tires, noisy as hell at 45 mph though. But they'll do fine with those 85 mph Texas speed limits

Looks like the SE guys are in full NALM spirit. ...
Forum: NALM 07-12-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 18,177
Posted By cakes
I can hang out until about 8 pm before heading...

I can hang out until about 8 pm before heading back
Forum: NALM 07-12-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,984
Posted By cakes
I'm used to the great lakes, it'll be weird to be...

I'm used to the great lakes, it'll be weird to be around salty water
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 07-12-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By cakes
you have to take the bracket that bolts to the...

you have to take the bracket that bolts to the engine out. then put both the new mount/bracket back into the car as one unit. It's the same process for the rear mount except that's much harder.
Forum: 2nd Gen. Legend General Discussion 06-19-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,145
Posted By cakes
German car guys swear by these brake bleeders,...

German car guys swear by these brake bleeders, all you'd need is the japanese car adapter and you're good to go:
http://www.amazon.com/Motive-0100-European-Power-Bleeder/dp/B0002KM5L0



you've...
Forum: 1st Gen. Legend General Discussion 06-19-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By cakes
The Legend isn't a german car with weight-saving...

The Legend isn't a german car with weight-saving self-locking stretchable aluminum bolts so you'll be fine reusing them. I didn't even replace the exhaust gaskets, when I did mine.

Since you'll...
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