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  1. 1A Auto Motor Mounts For 06 RSX

    Parts For Sale RSX
    has anyone ever ordered these mounts before? i just want to know if it’s legit and quality of it.
  2. K20a3 engine wiring harness on k20a2

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    On the base rsx the throttle position sensor is on the opposite side of the type s. U need to depin and switch over the corner wires. The middle stays the same. Would bog out under wot. Check tos calibration to be sure u got it right
  3. Need information on performance engine builder in central Texas

    Engine Building & Design
    Hello all! Any good performance shops for Honda/Acura located in or around Austin Texas? I have an 03 RSX type-S. Thinking of going with bigger turbo setup need more power!! Also, want to install some upgrades internally too! Please post all recommendations! Thanks in advance ?
  4. Grinding noise coming from engine please help

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have a 2002 Acura RSX Type S K20A2. It has a JRSC race edition still the original blower pulley, PS & AC delete as well.. My engine randomly started making a grinding noise to where it sounds like a dang chainsaw. You don’t hear it while at idle but once it gets above idle RPMs you can hear it...
  5. What’s wrong with my new engine?

    K-Series Swaps
    Looked inside and it looked like this. What’s wrong guys. Someone help Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. Swapping EP3 engine into Type S chassis

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have a K20A3 that I'm trying to put into a Type S chassis. I have the wiring harness for the EP3 and the ECU, I'm just not sure what else I'm going to need and looking for some help.
  7. Check engine light coming on and off

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So my check engine light was on for a while and i finally decided to get it read and it was P0304 (Missfire No. 4) and the primary O2. I did all new plugs and coils and new O2 and the light stayed off for about a week until i raced some guy then the light was back on when i started my car later...
  8. WireWorx Engine Harness Help VSS

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys, so I made a pretty dumb mistake when ordering my engine harness from WireWorx 2 years ago. I have an 02 RSX and ever since I ordered the harness, my speedometer has not worked. I couldn't figure it out for the longest time. Well yesterday I figured it out. When ordering my wireworx...
  9. Swapped new 02 sensors check engine light still on?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey all here in Cali just got state refereed for smog (fucking sucks ass) so now I'm forced to pass and basically putting the car back to 100% stock. New here so a quick rundown I have an 04 Type S with OEM K20a2/transmission. Bought the car off my brother 2 years ago and just replaced the full...
  10. I bought his engine last night

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    help me sort it out please supertech valves , springs, retainers, guides, 3 angle valve job ported and polished head darton sleeves arp head studs, main studs, rod bolts, je jd pistons 9:1, hd wrist pins, 87mm manley turbo tuff rods, king race bearings supposed to be balanced to 10k...
  11. Need Help Identifying an Engine Part

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Need help identifying an engine part. The part is right behind the fuel injector rail. It has a small hose connected to the air intake. See attached picture. Clumsy me. I broke off the piece that connects to the air intake. 2005 Acura RSX Base Automatic. Thank you very much for your...
  12. New replacement Engine will Not start

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I got a 02 RSX base model. I replaced the engine now will not start up. No Fuel or anything to engine. I'm getting Factory Alarm codes. Help please..
  13. Did an engine swap..

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I pulled my k20a3, put the same motor back in and it cranks over but doesn’t sound like the fuel pump is turning on.. I checked the fuses and I’m going to check the power at the connection to the fuel pump and make sure.. but I think the engine harness that came with it is an automatic.. my...
  14. Engine will not crank with injector clips unplugged??

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I'm trying to perform a compression test on my 2002 RSX Type-S but I am running into a weird issue. The vehicle has no issue starting normally EXCEPT when it has been extremely cold here in the winter (-40). However it will not crank when I attempt to compression test it. Following the factory...
  15. 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...
  16. Engine Badges

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hello, First off sorry if this is the wrong place or if this has been covered I'm just a newbie. I recently bought my first car it's a 2006 RSX base model. I couldn't help but notice it was missing the Acura and i-Vtec badges that are supposed to be on the engine. Any idea where I could get...
  17. Engine + transmission for sale

    Engine & Transmission RSX
    I got a k20a2 with 98xxx miles for sale. The car was wrecked and I only had liability. So ima make someone a deal of a lifetime. $1000 gets the engine and transmission. Throw in another $1000 and you get a Seibon CF hood, k&n typhoon short ram air intake(polished to mirror chrome, stage 2...
  18. New Engine Noise

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hello everyone, So I went to start my car up to run errands and the engine started making this noise as I was letting it warm up. Oil was changed a few weeks ago and level is fine. No cabin vibration and was idling normally. The car was driving fine just the day...
  19. Engine Harness Reloom

    Turbo RSX
    I was curious if anyone has bought braided loom by the foot and some cloth tape to refinish their OEM engine harness? I was considering taking this on versus buying the $600 Ktuned or other brand engine harness. I was just looking for tips or how much you may have invested in it? I’m...
  20. First Start After Engine Swap Checklist

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys! I recently found out my k20a3 has a cracked block, bought another k20a3 from an auto wrecker (guarnteed under 200k kms with a warranty), and swapped it in my garage. I'm preparing for the first start up, and I'm having trouble finding what to do online. In my searches, I keep...