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  1. Any installers mechanics or good bodyshops in the bay area in 2019?

    Northern Cali
  2. ISO engine bay hood hinge cover Left side

    Exterior & Interior RSX
    Looking for the rubber hood hinge cover for the driver side hinge. Dealer costs $16, but they are on back order, so no telling when they will have them. this month or next year... lol I'm in Minnesota, 55418 If your parting out your car, let me know if you have one.. Thank you. Pics below...
  3. Removed engine bay cover and found a ripped hose

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Recently, removed my engine bay cover just to wipe down for a cleaning and found a hole in one of the small hoses. Anyone know what part number this is and is it anything to be worried about since I drive daily. Thanks!
  4. New from Tampa Bay, FL

    New Member Introduction RSX
    Hello all. My name is Danny an I am 31. I just bought a 2005 RSX type s pearl white. I love this car and I am so proud of it! I literally find excuses to drive it around town. I've been looking at this forum and it is extremely informative and everybody seems really nice. I am a huge DIYer and I...
  5. Looking for parts in norcal bay area

    Part Outs RSX
    I have an 02 base automatic Looking for a clean front bumper and some engine parts Know any good places or recommendations? Dm or post here
  6. [Bay Area, CA] 2003 Acura RSX Type-S | $7,000 | Under 100k miles

    Vehicles For Sale RSX
    I bought my car back in 2013 from Acura of Marin with just about 30k miles. It's gray, and has just about 99k miles. The interior is beige. As soon as I bought it, I replaced the stock radio with an aftermarket radio deck. After keeping it stock for awhile, I ended up finding a deal on here...
  7. Bay Area RSX

    New Member Introduction RSX
    Hello everyone I just bought a base 2004 Rsx I'm looking to find some people who know what they are doing to tune up my car. At the moment I reside in salinas and would like to hopefully meet up with people so I can start the tune up on my car. I have a rough idea on what to buy but would like...
  8. Where are the main engine bay grounds

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hello, So far i have located: 1. Fuel injector to valve cover stud (formally the intake manifold) 2. Negative battery to chassis 3. Passenger motor mount to chassis 4. Transmission one that loops to i think the positive battery to the chassis? 1. Am i missing any? 2. Is the "Passenger...
  9. Circuit from SF Bay Area

    New Member Introduction RSX
    Hi Everyone!! I've been a member here for a few years (buying/selling wheels since my last car ran similar specs) but I finally picked up an RSX Type-S this weekend! The car is a 2002 in Silver with 248k miles and I picked her up for .... $1000!!! A good friend of mine owned it for the last...
  10. WTB Type S (Bay Area)

    Northern California For Sale: Local Pick-Up
    I'm looking for a Type-S to buy. Looking for an all or mostly stock vehicle. Not so concerned with cosmetic condition as long as it is mechanically sound. Please get in touch if you are selling, thanks!
  11. White smoke in engine bay

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So my engine bay sometimes would start smoking white almost like its coming from the alternator..i know white smoke is usually coolant but it doesnt really smell like coolant it doesnt have that sweet smell its more of a rubbery burning smell..could it be the serpentine belt? The weird thing...
  12. DIY: Engine Bay Clean Up

    The DIY Garage RSX
    My Engine bay was collecting dust and needed to be cleaned up alittle to give it a fresh look. People are sometimes scared to wash their engine but if its done properly it wont give any mechanical issues. Went over to Canadian Tire to buy some Engine Degreaser Turn your car off and let it...
  13. Engine Bay Cleaning Tips!

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys so as i begin to get ready for my swap i would like to know what are some tips some of you have in terms of cleaning up the engine bay. I don't really feel like painting it or anything like that just any tips on cleaning inside after i take out the engine and rusty bolts. I'm aware of...
  14. Shops/Installers in Bay Area

    Northern Cali
    Hello everyone, New to the forum and a fairly new RSX owner so please go easy on me :) I bought a 06 type-s about half a year ago and it looks like I need to get my clutch replaced. Took it to my mechanic and he quoted me about 1k in labour and 600 in parts, which is really steep based on what...
  15. Noise coming from engine bay

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I noticed a whining noice going from the bay. I followed the sound and it seems like its coming from the belt next to the power steering vessel. The looks fine visually. Any guesses?
  16. Engine bay whistling

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I am hearing a light whistling in a fast heart beat pattern on the left side of my engine bay. It sounds like it is coming from the area around the pullys and such, but I can't tell from what specifically. I know I need to change my serpentine belt, and I recently got rear ended with minimal...
  17. Engine bay coated in mud

    Car Care EP3
    El Nino has blessed southern california with rain, and cursed my ep3 with an absolute shit ton of mud underneath the car, and in the engine bay. EVERYTHING, yes, EVERYTHING has mud on it. How the hell can i clean the underside of the car, and every inch of the engine/tranny/everything without...
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    Want To Buy or Trade RSX
  19. Looking for Bay Area RSX's

    Northern Cali
    Hi all, I'm an up-and-coming Youtuber who does POV test drives on all sorts of cars. You can find my videos on my channel (Zygrene) here: I've mostly reviewed Hondas, including two NSX's, an S2000, multiple Civic Si's...
  20. 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 /...