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Acura CL, Coupe
Nov 16, 2000 (7:57 am)
Hello everyone, i am from the Sanfrancisco Bay
area. I was just wondering if anyone from this area has bought a 2001 acura 3.2 CL. I have been
getting some outrageous/contradicting prices from
I am planning to buy the type -P(225 HP) without
navigation CL. Accessories - Spoiler, tire locks.
If anyone has bought a cl recently, can you please
share the price/dealer name with me.
You can also e-mail me at goodfriend_23hotmail.com
Nov 16, 2000 (6:48 pm)
If you pull up the Acura web site, you will find a 'dealer locator' that will enable you to find every Acura dealer in the state of California. Most of them have e-mail address (and all have phone #'s) that you can use to secure price quotes. My experience is that there are plenty of hungry dealers who want your business. I think there are at least 6-8 dealers within 100 or so miles of San Francisco.
#109 of 1965 CL Prices
Nov 17, 2000 (4:38 pm)
I purchased my CL Type-S (no nav system) in July. I was told by my bank and a few other institutions that, because the car model was new, I would likely have to pay sticker (MSRP) price for one. I drove mine off the lot with tinited windows and wheel locks for $30,100 (they deducted the destination charge and threw in the tint and locks at no charge). This was the best deal I found here in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
In my opinion, the Type-S is definitely worth the extra $2,500 over the base CL!
#110 of 1965 Air Filters
Nov 17, 2000 (10:20 pm)
Have any of you Type-S owners installed a K&N air filter yet? I can't seem to locate one for my car, nor can I get any performance info. I live in the DFW area.
#111 of 1965 Moonroof Rattles
Nov 23, 2000 (6:23 pm)
I am the owner of a '99 accord cpe. It appears that my roof is the same as used in the 2001 Cl. I have also had rattles. It appears to be two problems. 1) The roof rattles, a coat 3m makes a great product for weatherstripping, solves the problem for a few months. 2) The shade rattles. Don' push the shade all the way in. Leave out (a 1/2 inch will do it.) My passengers also say that they hear nothing! But we know it is definitely there.
#112 of 1965 Shocks and springs
Nov 26, 2000 (4:04 am)
I want a CL Type-S with stock CL springs and shocks. Does anyone know if these parts bolt up? Ron.
Nov 26, 2000 (7:33 pm)
Don't take this to the bank, so to speak, but I think the main difference in the suspensions of the Type-S vs. premium model is in the shocks and the rear sway bar (1-mm smaller on the premium). I suspect the biggest difference (ride-wise) between them is in the wheels and tires. The wheels are 7 x 17 inches and the tires are 50 series on the S model and the premium has 16-inch wheels (6-½ inch width?) and 60 series tires. If your aim is to soften up the ride, look to the tires and the shocks. Everything should be a "bolt-on. However, the handling will suffer if you tweak the wheels, tires and suspension.
#114 of 1965 Moonroof Rattle Update
Nov 29, 2000 (4:00 am)
My dealer, Feders in Middletown, N.Y., installed two foam strips onto the shade. This seams to have cured the rattle. Only time will tell if it is "the" cure. Tom.
Nov 29, 2000 (6:31 am)
Got my 7500 mile service today and took the chance to complain about he rattle. Like most everybody else on this board, the dealer "lubed" the area and asked me to continually monitor it. They said it was very dry at the seams and the lube should do it. I stopped hearing the rattle when I drove the car home, but we'll see if it lasts.
#116 of 1965 Help on price
Nov 30, 2000 (4:52 am)
I have been shopping in North jersey for a CL-Prem w/Nav and spoiler. My best price so far is 28.600 plus tax and lic. Anyone in this area had better luck.