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osaze
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Acura is listenting [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 08-01-2005 19:41
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These changes to the Acura line up is indeed smart. Just over the weekend I was thinking that a TMS should be added to the standard list of TL features and they did. I really don't understand the new SAE HP rating system. You say that HP remains the same but it is reported as less -- HuH? I also like the fact that Acura engineers has answered the torque steer issue by applying a real solution. I mean if Car and Driver says that the TL has torque steer, it has torque steer. Period! Nonetheless, I like the fact that Acura is listenting to what owners and drivers of its products on this and other sites are saying. Way to go Acura!
RJC RSX
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Re: Acura is listenting [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 08-01-2005 22:57
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i believe the TMS is required under law. i think the new audio input on the tsx is a great example that really goes to show ahm is listening.
STL
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Re: Acura is listenting [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 08-01-2005 23:03
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But the addition of memory settings for the drivers seat is a good example!
RyanDL
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Re: Acura is listenting [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 08-02-2005 10:14
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osaze wrote:
I mean if Car and Driver says that the TL has torque steer, it has torque steer. Period!

::rolleyes:: If C&D told you to jump off a bridge, would you do it?

Go drive a TL. Then go drive a Maxima. No torque steer, torque steer, respectively.

Ryan
osaze
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Re: Acura is listenting [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 08-02-2005 23:16
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Acura has admitted to the torque steer problem in the TL by committing to fix it. This shows resolution by Acura to truly make the TL a driver's vehicle, which I think is great. The TL will be much better for 06 because of these minor tweaks. I guess I'll just have to wait and see what C & D says about them later this year.
AznSupastar
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Re: Acura is listenting [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 08-03-2005 00:49
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RyanDL wrote:
osaze wrote:
I mean if Car and Driver says that the TL has torque steer, it has torque steer. Period!

::rolleyes:: If C&D told you to jump off a bridge, would you do it?

Go drive a TL. Then go drive a Maxima. No torque steer, torque steer, respectively.

Ryan


haha, TL has bit of torque steer since i own one. but it's nothing compare to maxima (i used to rent them).
phastphil
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Re: Acura is listenting [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 08-05-2005 14:16
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Car and Driver does sometime have there heads up there behind. The TL with the 6 speed has a diff pull, not torque steer. They just get too lazy to explain the difference. The AT TL has no torque steer. You can floor it from a dead stop and the car goes straight. If you don't know what a diff pull is, you can go drive any high perforamnce rear drive car, floor it from a dead stop and watch the back end twitch and walk back and forth. that is the limited slip moving the power back and forth to each drive tire.
 
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