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Old 02-28-2011, 10:16 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Thanks Hodog16 for posting the great pics and instructions. Going to have to give this a try....

I need to ask you about one item you have listed for your X....the iSpec ipod controller.....can you fill me in on that item? Does it display ipod info on the screen? I have an 07 and it's killing me to not have that info....

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Good luck with the install! Hopefully your arm rests are not as stubborn as mine were .

Here's a good thread about the ipod controller. It's a module that plugs into your XM receiver in the rear of the car under the subwoofer. It does display the song name on the stereo and full info on the nav if you go into the Audio screen:

http://www.mdxers.org/forums/74-2007...rks-great.html
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Old 02-28-2011, 02:33 PM   #17 (permalink)
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I have been putting on the miles in the last 8 weeks skiing in Vermont and have developed "arm rest elbow". My right elbow is killing me from leaning on the less than padded arm rest in my 02. The arm rest has always sucked but I am really noticing it due to the increased time in the drivers seat.
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Old 02-28-2011, 03:15 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Looks really sharp. The updated, stitched-leather-wrapped pieces look MUCH nicer than the original '07-09 equipment. GREAT upgrade!
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Old 06-18-2012, 10:47 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Here you go:

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83410-STX-A11ZG ARMREST, R. CONSOLE *NH556L*
( GRAY ) 001 2010 MDX 138.73 104.05

83410-STX-A11ZH ARMREST, R. CONSOLE *NH690L*
( PREMIUM BLACK ) 001 2010 MDX 138.73 104.05

83410-STX-A11ZJ ARMREST, R. CONSOLE *YR240L*
( LIGHT CREAM IVORY ) 001 2010 MDX 138.73 104.05


LEFT:
83415-STX-A11ZG ARMREST, L. CONSOLE *NH556L*
( GRAY ) 001 2010 MDX 138.73 104.05

83415-STX-A11ZH ARMREST, L. CONSOLE *NH690L*
( PREMIUM BLACK ) 001 2010 MDX 138.73 104.05

83415-STX-A11ZJ ARMREST, L. CONSOLE *YR240L*
( LIGHT CREAM IVORY ) 001 2010 MDX 138.73 104.05
I have an 07 w/ Tech pkg and brown interior, anyone know if there is a matching part number for the 2010 armrests in the same color?
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Old 12-22-2012, 03:11 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Hodog16. I'm a little confused if the pictures you posted earlier are from a 2010 or a 2007. I would like to know how to remove the center console doors so I can re-glue the cover leather (or plastic or rubber) material where it wraps around the hinged portion of the console lid or door.

Direct email = kewilcoxusa@gmail.com

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Hodog16 - Thank you for your pictures and instructions. They gave me the courage to pull it open on my Acura MDX 2007.

Image: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B1Ob...dnMS1jSXc/edit

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Old 01-23-2013, 09:59 AM   #22 (permalink)
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I have the 2010 with the new type armrest and compared to my RL it still is very hard to the elbow. Maybe an alternate plan would be to re-upholster the original with some padding or add padding to the newer type?
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ttran40: No problem! Glad to help .

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Hodog16. I'm a little confused if the pictures you posted earlier are from a 2010 or a 2007. I would like to know how to remove the center console doors so I can re-glue the cover leather (or plastic or rubber) material where it wraps around the hinged portion of the console lid or door.

Direct email = kewilcoxusa@gmail.com

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KayEee: Sorry I didn't see your reply until today. I have a 2008 so all of my pictures are from that model. I don't know what year AdamsGuitar's is but it's a 2007-2009 version. Will send you an email.
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Old 04-12-2013, 06:40 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Hodog16,

Many thanks for these instructions. I just replaced my arm rests on my 07 MDX. Took me about 15 minutes. Would of been much longer without your fantastic write up.

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Old 11-12-2013, 03:13 PM   #25 (permalink)
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I recently sat in a 2010 MDX while waiting for an oil change and was surprised that the center arm rests were much nicer with stitched leather compared to the 2007-2009's.

Also, there have been a few posts here and there asking about how to replace an arm rest in the 2nd gen for various reasons, so I wanted to make an instructional post with pictures.

I ordered the 2010 pieces from Tim. They cost a little north of $100 or so apiece. May seem like a lot for arm rests, but I equate it to buying other interior accessories such as the wood shifter or steering wheel.
Thanks for that write-up. I had replacements on order for my 2007 when I came across your post and then changed my order to the 2010's. Very nice upgrade and only about $35 more per pair than the crappy 2007-2009 armrests I was about to buy.
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If your MDX is Taupe, what color did you order? Ivory or grey?
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If your MDX is Taupe, what color did you order? Ivory or grey?
Mine was black (ebony) so there was no uncertainty.
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Old 05-02-2014, 03:55 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Hodog,
This is a great write up! I removed my failed HFT module and the arm rests.

Question: Is the part # listed in the thread the same you ordered for yours? I have the light cream / ivory also.

Reason I ask is Tim says there are a total of 3 VIN breaks on this part. Other than just picking the oldest one and being fortunate, He doesn't have any way of ascertaining a direct match

Thank you!
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Glad to see this post continues to help others!

My seats are taupe so I ordered the grey piece.

riontegra posted the parts numbers above.

If you have taupe order the Gray, dark color gets black of course, and non-black non-taupe gets ivory .

RIGHT:
83410-STX-A11ZG ARMREST, R. CONSOLE *NH556L*
( GRAY ) 001 2010 MDX 138.73 104.05

83410-STX-A11ZH ARMREST, R. CONSOLE *NH690L*
( PREMIUM BLACK ) 001 2010 MDX 138.73 104.05

83410-STX-A11ZJ ARMREST, R. CONSOLE *YR240L*
( LIGHT CREAM IVORY ) 001 2010 MDX 138.73 104.05


LEFT:
83415-STX-A11ZG ARMREST, L. CONSOLE *NH556L*
( GRAY ) 001 2010 MDX 138.73 104.05

83415-STX-A11ZH ARMREST, L. CONSOLE *NH690L*
( PREMIUM BLACK ) 001 2010 MDX 138.73 104.05

83415-STX-A11ZJ ARMREST, L. CONSOLE *YR240L*
( LIGHT CREAM IVORY ) 001 2010 MDX 138.73 104.05
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All...I had this problem with my center console doors...got the 2010 door upgrade for $94 plus S&H...followed these instructions, and VOILA! I have brand new armrests...took me 15 mins MAX! And I am not a "mechanical" person...thank you so much for posting!
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