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  1. 2002 type s front strut differences

    Suspension, Chassis & Brakes
    Hi, I have a 2002 RSX that needs struts, but it was made before the VIN split. Acura doesn't make the driver's side strut for these ones anymore, but I saw a few hints that you could make the newer 2002 ones fit. What is involved with this? Drill out the knuckles to 16 mm and new tie rod ends...
  2. Differences between base and type s unibody

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I just crashed my 04 type s, and Im wondering if there are any differences between the base and type s unibody itself, or if the differences are just motor, suspension, body, interior, sound system, etc. Basically Im wondering if I took all that stuff out of my crashed type s and put it in a...
  3. 2002-2006 suspension differences info

    Suspension, Chassis & Brakes
    Did some research and just wanted to share. Mainly covering the dampener assembles. Knuckles and LCAs differences are another story. Let me know if I missed anything or if something is wrong. All years- 200X Base VS 200X type-S front springs and all dampeners are different. The only...
  4. Knee Assembly model differences

    Suspension, Chassis & Brakes
    I've looked into it and searched the forums. However, I keep getting mixed answers. Anyways, I would like to know if a 02-04 base model knee assembly is swappable/identical with a 02-04 type S knee assembly? I can find bits about the struts being the same or if anything slightly thicker on...
  5. Are there any differences between 02-04 and 05-06 base manual transmissions?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Can someone tell me if there are any differences between the 5-speed manual trannies of the 02-04 and 05-06 base models? Would an 05-06 bolt up and work fine on an 02-04 base engine? I know the type-S year models are different, but cant find any info on the base models. Thanks
  6. Any internal differences in the Automatic K20A3

    Engine Building & Design
    Does anyone know if the automatic and manual versions of the K20A3 are the same?
  7. Suspension differences between 04-05

    Suspension, Chassis & Brakes
    Hey guys, I've been doing some research on google, but I couldn't find many sources. I own an 05 base model, and I know the suspension has been revised. My front struts need replacing, but apparently the OEM kits will cost more than a set of coilovers. Now I wouldn't mind it, but are the...
  8. Drive Shafts and intermediate differences

    Transmission & Drive Train RSX
    Hey Guys, i want to swap the automatic transmission to a Manuell, of my JDM RHD Integra Base. My question is...Which parts are similiar what i can use for the swap. They say, the left axle on a auto and manuell is the same. some people say the base and type s axle stuff is the same. Can i...
  9. HKS exhaust differences

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    Hey everybody, new member and RSX owner, so spare the noob crushing lol... Looking at the 65mm hks exhaust it says turbo in the title. I plan on staying N/A; would it matter if I installed this exhaust? It's catback so shouldn't matter, right? Thanks in advance. :vtec::vtec::vtec:
  10. Valve cover differences

    General RSX Discussion
    VS question... the difference are the spark plug "cover" BOLTS... one has the bolt the other doesn't... is there a specific car that has the bolt? and etc
  11. Progress sway bar size differences?

    Suspension, Chassis & Brakes
    Hey CRSX, Is there a big difference in handling and performance between the 22mm Progress rear sway bar and the 24mm progress rear sway bar other than just a thickness of 2mm? Also if upgrading from the stock 06 rear sway bar which is 21mm to the Progress 22mm would there be much...
  12. Differences in throttle cables.

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have a 02 base model rsx and i got a type s throttle and intake manifold for dirt cheap. So I swapped it over and everything was going good till I ran into the throttle cable. Is the type s throttle cable longer(or more threads for adjustment) because at the moment the throttle is staying...
  13. Resonator Placement Differences?

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    Hey guys, So I have a hytech rh on my type s... 2.5" megan piping with an 18 inch magnaflow resonator right under and between the front seats, then all that goes to an ES oval muffler. The resonator scrapes like crazy when I go in my garage SO the plan is to get new piping, then reposition a...
  14. Muffler Differences??

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    Looking at building a custom 3" exhaust system and stumbled upon these two different mufflers, just was wondering the difference between the two, like one louder than the other, or one will produce more power than the other, or produce a deeper sound, i know the race muffler is very light weight...
  15. Base to Type-S adapter differences?

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX (Base)
    I want to get an -S exhaust because they're more widely available and will be easier to resell. I am not getting a RH and it's expensive to source a cat, so I began looking into adapters. However, they all look a little different 5zigen SRS (comes with their type-s exhausts. I just bought...
  16. EPS differences?

    General Discussion EP3
    Ok so I have heard in multiple places that when Honda updated (facelift) the ep3, among other things they changed something with the EPS "based on Honda literature, this facelifted (FL) model was targeted at addressing customers' and critics' feedback such as understeer on the limit (due to the...
  17. Rear suspension differences

    Suspension, Chassis & Brakes
    Hey guys my rear n+ coilovers just blew a bushing. My buddy has a set of rear skunk2 s2 coilovers that I'm looking to buy. The only issue is the s2 coilovers are the 02-04 model. You think the rears would have any issue mounting to my 06. I'm pretty sure the rears would fit fine.... Any input...
  18. IMG differences?

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    Like the title says I'm getting a new manifold so I need to replace the gasket so I've been looking around on website an if notice there's a few different one like the hondata, obx, gold eagle ect... I know the hondata has been proven to work I'm just curious about the other since there also...
  19. Subframe Differences For 02-06 Base and Type S

    General RSX Discussion
    I've done weeks of research on this website, honda-tech and even lame websites like arizonarsx and azht. I just cannot find a straight answer for my question, which is this: What are the exact differences between 02-06 base and type s subframes?!? That is my main question, my other questions...
  20. Greddy ti-c vs Greddy racing sport rs exhaust differences?

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    what are they differences..? i think i may of read that the rs was supposely replacing the ti-c. ive heard the ti-c is great but mostly wanna know . how good is the rs