2013 Accord - 2.4L Direct Injection/3.5L V6

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Re: 2013 Accord 2.4L Direct Injection

Post by potownrob » Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:23 pm

it's not the same thing as vinyl though; it's leatherette. :lol:
think of it as a cross between leather and vinyl. mine has little holes in it to help it breathe and it looks a lot like leather in person.

c.f. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artificial_leather
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Re: 2013 Accord 2.4L Direct Injection

Post by potownrob » Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:27 pm

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potownrob wrote:nothing seems to affect actual driving (other than maybe the rear beam suspension and simplified steering system).
The steering system and suspension were great strengths of the MKV. What did they do to it exactly?
i think they took out the electronic steering and went with a more conventional hydraulic system, and they ditched the heavy and costly independent rear suspension for a beam suspension. they also put rear drum brakes in the lower models (S and SE methinks).
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Re: 2013 Accord 2.4L Direct Injection

Post by tankinbeans » Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:29 pm

potownrob wrote:it's not the same thing as vinyl though; it's leatherette. :lol:
think of it as a cross between leather and vinyl. mine has little holes in it to help it breathe and it looks a lot like leather in person.

c.f. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artificial_leather
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Re: 2013 Accord 2.4L Direct Injection

Post by Squint » Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:34 pm

tankinbeans wrote:
potownrob wrote:it's not the same thing as vinyl though; it's leatherette. :lol:
think of it as a cross between leather and vinyl. mine has little holes in it to help it breathe and it looks a lot like leather in person.

c.f. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artificial_leather
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Re: 2013 Accord 2.4L Direct Injection

Post by tankinbeans » Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:35 pm

I'll just throw some grass at him, he'll like it.
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Post by theholycow » Wed Nov 21, 2012 1:10 pm

Hey, listen, I didn't start out as a cow...you are what you eat, knowwhatImean? Gotta enjoy delicious cow on a regular basis.
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Re: 2013 Accord 2.4L Direct Injection

Post by Squint » Wed Nov 21, 2012 1:30 pm

theholycow wrote:Image
Seriously. Where do you find a gif of a cow for every occasion? You're like the Hallmark store of Cow gifs.
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Re: 2013 Accord 2.4L Direct Injection

Post by theholycow » Wed Nov 21, 2012 2:35 pm

I've got a large collection stolen from a few different sources.
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Re: 2013 Accord 2.4L Direct Injection

Post by Shadow » Wed Nov 21, 2012 11:22 pm

theholycow wrote:Hey, listen, I didn't start out as a cow...you are what you eat, knowwhatImean? Gotta enjoy delicious cow on a regular basis.
Speaking of that, has anyone ever had "flap" steak? I think that's what they call it. We got a package at Costco last week and cooked it up on the grill and it was delicious. I never even heard of that cut before, but it really is fantastic.
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Post by Rope-Pusher » Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:09 pm

Shadow wrote:Speaking of that, has anyone ever had "fap" steak? I think that's what they call it. We got a package at Costco last week and cooked it up on the grill and it was delicious. I never even heard of that cut before, but it really is fantastic.
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Re: 2013 Accord 2.4L Direct Injection

Post by Shadow » Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:32 pm

There's something very disturbing and disgusting about that picture. Maybe because of that recent news story about the guy who had planned to kidnap women, cook them, and eat them.
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Re: 2013 Accord 2.4L Direct Injection

Post by Perpetuus » Fri Nov 30, 2012 1:46 am

Sorry guys, I've been caught up in a bunch of stuff. I took some videos of the Accord that I'll post later. It's been quite a busy week this week - new Acura RLX and 2013 Honda Civic announced, plus I have to get my coilovers installed before it gets too cold to work on my car :wink:

Acura RLX with "jewel eye" LEDs
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This is the new Acura flagship with a direct injected V6 and computer controlled rear steering. It has a lot of new features - a basic one that I can talk about is that it lets you lock/unlock the car from your cell phone.
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Re: 2013 Accord 2.4L Direct Injection

Post by bk7794 » Fri Nov 30, 2012 11:02 pm

Perpetuus wrote:Sorry guys, I've been caught up in a bunch of stuff. I took some videos of the Accord that I'll post later. It's been quite a busy week this week - new Acura RLX and 2013 Honda Civic announced, plus I have to get my coilovers installed before it gets too cold to work on my car :wink:

Acura RLX with "jewel eye" LEDs
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This is the new Acura flagship with a direct injected V6 and computer controlled rear steering. It has a lot of new features - a basic one that I can talk about is that it lets you lock/unlock the car from your cell phone.
I saw a video of that on acura's youtube channel. Really interesting. Must be similar to Audi's concept
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Re: 2013 Accord 2.4L Direct Injection

Post by tankinbeans » Fri Nov 30, 2012 11:09 pm

The beak on that Acura seems to have been toned down. I might be starting to like the new Acuras' looks again.
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