Audio System information – 2008 Acura TL (non-navigation)
This page will chronicle modifications to a 2008 Acura TL. The first area of focus will be on the audio system, which sounds relatively good but is showing its age in terms of integration of phone/iPod/USB function.
I recently completed the installation of the Beltronics / Escort / Passport SmartCord in the TL. The writeup can be found here: Acura Radar Detector Installation
For now I am working on cataloging posts and links of value.
Crutchfield has a fairly solid overall profile of the car: Crutchfield Profile – 2004-2008 Acura TL
I also picked up a PAC USB input to give a solid USB mounting option for the source from Amazon.
Several threads on AcuraZine have helpful info on trim remove to gain access to the HU:
http://acurazine.com/forums/performance-parts-modifications-112/comptech-short-shifter-install-pics-3g-garage-086-a-590326/ (Says short shifter install but the trim removal pictures are excellent.)