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  1. I need advice with this cat converter

    Forum Threads
    So I've come across a brand new catalytic converter that has a label that says "DVA 80000 EPA LEV OBDll 02 14 , is this cat legal in California and will it pass emission smog test I have a 02 Acura rsx base model , this cat is a direct fit. Will it work for me ?
  2. Header Advice for RSX Base

    Forum Threads
    I was looking to buy headers for my base RSX to go with an HKS hi power exhaust and AEM v2 Intake, The link above is how i would want my car to sound, but im stuck between buying skunk2 alpha headers or the OBX Comptech Replicas that this guy has in...
  3. Need advice

    Forum Threads
    Hey I live in Lowell, Ma I have a 2005 rsx-s and im running functions and form type 2 but I wanna get bags. I've been looking at accuair but not sure on what to do help pls
  4. Mugen Mid Bar L Bracket HELP *ADVICE*

    Suspension, Chassis & Brakes
    So i just installed my mugen rep mid bar, and am curious how many people actually removed or kept the L brackets on... I've seen people do both. I was able to keep mine on, assuming thats whats best... what do people normally do?? take them off or keep on. I know the authentic mugen bar comes...
  5. Engine Mount advice

    Bolt-On Basics EP3
    Hello! My car is in desperate need of new engine mounts(and its first true mod :flame:) . After looking around it seems a lot of people like the Avid mounts due to how the Passenger side mount is made. My question is specifically related to urethane durometer. I Drive hard on backroads and...
  6. Leather Dye Advice needed

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I am hoping that someone out there has found a leather dye to match the leather seats in my 03 RSX premium. My online research indicates that the leather colour is Ebony. If anyone has had success on getting a good match and results on the dye.... I would appreciate you letting me know. Thanks...
  7. New to the boards! Need some advice :0

    New Member Introduction RSX
    Hi guys! My name is Scott and I'm from Durham, NC. I recently purchased a 2005 RSX Type-S from a local dealership. The car has been treating me well for the most part except for a leaking taillight/flooding trunk issue.. I didn't notice the damage before purchase and now I'm trying to fix some...
  8. New HU Advice. Helppp D:

    Car Audio, Security, & Electronics RSX
    Hey guys, So I just recently bought my base 06 rsx and I'm looking to upgrade the stereo system soon. I know absolutely nothing about audio so I need all the help I can get regarding a new HU, amp, speakers, etc. I was browsing online to see if I could find a nice double DIN touchscreen HU to...
  9. Need some audio advice!

    Car Audio, Security, & Electronics RSX
    Hello guys, So at the moment I'm in a huge problem that to much isn't a big deal lol. The stock radio in my 02 Type S sucks, but we all already knew that. My car is loud, which cancels out more of the radio sound. I've been searching for something cheap, but still good in quality and I always...
  10. 03 base model, need alot of advice and help

    New Member Introduction RSX
    I used to own a 97 integra, I loved that car to death! Until it got totaled when someone wasn't paying attention to the road and hit me from the back. Anyways, I decided to get a RSX, my favorite car from when I was a middle school student about 12 years ago. it was a lot easier to modify my...
  11. Rsx springs advice

    Suspension, Chassis & Brakes
    I tracked my car last summer with the stock type s shocks and springs. They were good to get used to the handling of the car but I found that they were too soft and had way too much give in the front end. From what I know so far, lowering the rsx more than 1.5" will hamper performance. I was...
  12. Garage Find Type S! Need advice!

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys. So, I have a RSX type S that drives like new. I am looking for advice on what I should do maintenance-wise on things that will deteriorate with time in a garage and light driving "to the store." While looking for a daily driver to replace my 228k mile 01 Civic, just keeping an eye...
  13. Engine Swap Advice Needed

    All Motor RSX
    Hello All, First and foremost let me start by saying I have looked at the various threads (one DIY in particular shows the swap of a base RSX with a K24a2 engine) and I've goolged til I'm blind but I'm still looking for a clear answer. I have a 2006 RSX Type S. I threw a rod and need to...
  14. *MN* Specific; Advice on Winterizing

    Mid West
    Hey guys, I'll be moving to Minneapolis next March from California and will be driving across in the RSX. Could you guys recommend or give tips on how I can prepare my car for the snow and the cold weather?
  15. Need some heel toe advice

    General Discussion EP3
    Yesterday i took my first canyon run and really realized the benefit and importance of knowing how to heel toe down shift. I know that it takes practice but there are some things I need advice on. I have a 10.5 shoe(mens) and i feel like the pedals on the ep3 just aren't spaced that well for...
  16. Weird noise coming from the engine bay (Engine mount?) Need advice! (Video)

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    It sound like friction of some pieces but it definitely coming from the engine bay (100% sure is not the engine doing this sound). When I do a complete stop and try to start, the engine is shaking (normal, manual) and the sound happen.. It also make it when I'm like at low speed in 2nd gear /...
  17. Advice for the best RSX to go turbo?

    Turbo RSX
    hello clubRSX, This is my first post. First of all I am a commuter college student. I am looking to build a reliable turbo Integra/RSX/Type-S but cannot decide on which to buy. I have three years left in mechanical engineering and would like to begin building this car now, to hopefully have a...
  18. need advice on new exhaust plans

    Bolt-On Basics EP3
    I have done hours of reading and I Think I I know for the most part this setup is ok but confirmation would be nice. I really need to get my exhaust system replaced before winter and need to make sure whatever setup I start burning money on is gonna work. Right now I'm looking at the parts...
  19. Need Advice - Wheel Styles and Sizes

    Wheels & Tires
    Hi - Looking to purchase new wheels and tires for my 05 RSX Premium. Need advice from the RSX community. - What size 17 or 18? I'm leaning towards 18. Are spacers recommended? - What type of wheel style? I like the BBS replica style but have been looking at other styles as well... I know its...
  20. Exhaust upgrade advice... Vibrant / Glass Pack... etc

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    Ok so I have stock piping and naturally aspirated 02 RSX-S. Added Vibrant Ultra Quiet Resonator and Stealth Matte Black Muffler. This is with the stock Cat. Need to pass inspection. So I have the deep not ricey tone I'm looking for. But I want the pooping crackly noise like Subys get and...