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  1. Why does the 06 Type S's SAE horsepower suck so much?

    General RSX Discussion
    Okay. Im in the rare mood to vent. I dont really understand why out of all the 06's "sporty" midrange price cars, that were SAE'd, the Type S had to go down 9 h.p. I mean the G35 went from 298 to 293. The RX-8 from 238 to 232. And when the Si came out it was supposed to be at an even 200 but...
  2. Horsepower Recipes

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    Was doing some searches and ran across this, thought it might be helpful for anyone else who is looking for the formula to get some nice power gains; they cover NA, SC or Turbo. Engine Tuning - Hell's Kitchen Mixing Up The Perfect Recipe For Horsepower
  3. 420 horsepower V8 RL

    Auto Talk (Finally, some RWD cars out of Acura...) :( A bit ridiculous, but it'll probably be produced and purchased in similar numbers as it is now- low and low. At least Acura will have a proper flagship sedan. Nobody will buy it, of...
  4. Dirty oil affect horsepower?

    Auto Talk
    I searched and found nothing on this topic. Just had a dyno run done recently and I run synthetic changing every 5k miles. When i did the dyno I already had 4k on the oil. I'm just curious if dirtier oil affects hp #'s What's your opinion?
  5. 300+ horsepower which injector?

    Supercharging RSX
    I've searched, and I see 650, or 750, Just curious, for whoever has right around 300 horse power NO nitrous, and 650's what's your duty cycle?
  6. 800 Horsepower T-72 Supra

  7. My horsepower problem is fixed. *long post

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    Alrite, as some of you know I have been having issues with my car since i began to mod it almost a year ago. After my DCRH install and Exhaust install, i thought that my problem would have gotten better and my car would be a performer once again. Anyways, the car got slower. To the point...
  8. 800 horsepower Predator V10 hillclimb

    800 horsepower Predator V10 hillclimb
  9. Horsepower estimate? what will i be putting down

    Supercharging RSX
    Havent gotten everything yet but this is what I will be running DCRH Kteller 3in piping/ Apexi N1 muffler Injen MR Intake BDL 66mm throttle body JRSC w/ 11psi pulley golden eagle fuel rail w/ RC 750's IPS KSC cams Brian Crower Valve springs seats and retainers Mild port and polished head...
  10. Torque vs. Horsepower: Which is more important.

    General RSX Discussion
    So yeah, I just want to know from you guys what you think is better to have more of. Torque or horsepower? In other words, would you rather have a car with 350hp and 300ft lbs of tq or 300hp and 350 ft lbs of tq? Something like that anyways. Cuz I always here people say, " your car is...
  11. horsepower on a tl

    General RSX Discussion
    my friend drives an 04 acura tl 3.2. it is completely stock and he thinks he is a genious when it comes to cars. for example, i showed him my crsx edition sri and hes like DAMN! that adds like 60 horse power, but if u would have gotten like a 500 dollar one, it could have given you around 160...
  12. I bought a eBay horsepower chip for my 06 Type-S

    General RSX Discussion
    anyways so I bought one of those $20.00 horsepower gainer chips. anyways of course it was the biggest bull shit ever, but I wanted to get it for the hell of it. pros: NONE!!!!!!!! cons: blew one fuse :0 (them...
  13. engine horsepower versus wheel horsepower

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    If a stock K20A2 engine is rated at 200 hp and puts out about 160 hp at the wheels, then would a slightly modded K20A2 dynoed at 183 wheel hp be making about 228 hp at the engine? 160/200=183/x Do I have that right? I had my car dynoed yesterday and it is making about 183 hp and 131 ftlb...
  14. Cheap Horsepower?

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    arrite, here i am again, stuck in another situation where i have very little funds at the moment, i have to buy all my books for college this summer and am budgeting money for the upcoming year as spending cash,...what i'm really looking for opinion on is how to make horsepower with little cash...
  15. Highest horsepower on a totally stock motor on pump and race gas????

    Turbo RSX
    I have a local shop that is doing some tuning on a rsx-s with there custom turbo kit and I want to match up some data of what they have done versus what is out there... Any help would be appreciated.
  16. the real horsepower gain with V2

    All Motor RSX
    I just put a V2 in my Type S and the car appears to be a bit more peppy. Anyone know what kind of horsepower gains there are? I'm hearing 5,8, or even 10 . Anyone know what the real gains are? Much Appreciated.
  17. Estimate Quarter-Mile ET from Horsepower

    1/4 Drag Racing RSX
    dunno if this has been posted before, but it seems to be pretty close.
  18. Effective Horsepower Increase from Increasing Your Final Drive Ratio

    Transmission & Drive Train RSX
    I did an analysis on the effect of increasing your final drive ratio. Of course, changing you final drive does not increase the power of the engine but your torque can be multiplied more before reaching the ground. This is a simulation that shows what the car will "feel" like with the new...
  19. 1100 horsepower supra

    Turbo RSX
    This supra was at my friends shop yesterday it made almost 1100 rwhp on low boost wich was around 30psi I think :thumbsup:
  20. Higher octane fuel = horsepower loss?

    All Motor RSX
    Me and a buddy of mine were arguing to wether higher octane will cause a power loss to a car designed for regular fuel. My stance is that higher octane fuel such as 91 octane will not cause a car designed for 87 octane to lose horsepower, and it will not gain power at the same time. It'll simply...