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  1. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey everyone, I've been searching in vain for weeks, I recently bought an 03' Base RSX for a daily. However it won't pass emissions. PO obviously deleted to code before test drive, and it didn't come on until a the night before emissions opened. Anyway, I've spent 3 weeks on this car, one...
  2. Problems & Solutions RSX
    So a fair while ago, perhaps one or two months ago, I decided to clean out my engine bay with Simple Green by spraying it down fairly liberally and then rinsing it off. Afterwards, I developed a whine similar to what a supercharger would sound like, increasing in volume during turns. The...
  3. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Okay so to start I have a complete Skunk2 head package (give me shit for this later on), stage 1 cams, exhaust cam gear(-2), springs and retainers. So I did a valve adjustment this weekend following the guide in the service manual adjusting in at .21 and ex at .25. There was a little play after...
  4. Transmission & Drive Train RSX
    So, I've had a severe run-in with parts needing to be replaced. First, I had an odd sound coming from 2nd gear while engaged after I changed out the transmission oil, so I ended up avoiding using 2nd for the time being. Holidays are here and I wanted to make sure the car was road worthy for a...
  5. General RSX Discussion
    just bought a used 2003 rsx type s from a nj dealer at auction price. witin 12 hours the shifter cable snapped . spent 500 on new cable and labor. got the car back 2 hours later the hood wouldnt open. broken cable latch and bar. spent 200 for hood pins. after a week of squeaking i realized it...
  6. Suspension, Chassis & Brakes
    Hey guys, I just recently joined the forum and I'm loving all of the great info on here, it's almost overwhelming haha. Lucky for me, I was one of the lucky customers to get a set of the Progress Comps from this most recent batch. In addition, I picked up an SPC rear camber kit. First of all, I...
  7. Member Show-Off RSX
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  8. Auto X & Road Racing
    So I had a really weird dream last night. First I was marshaling at a race at the track and cars and bikes were running together at the same time. A guy on a bike bails out in front of me on the straight and I go "WTF, who bails out on a bike when the road is straight"? So I run over to help...
  9. Turbo RSX
    UPDATE! Thanks for all those who gave me some great advice here is the aftermath and a sneak peak of my fixer up RSX-TYPE S. Let me know what you think I just bought a '02 RSX-S Turbo and have had it about 2,000 miles now and haven't had a problem. So since there aren't any mechanical bugs...
  10. Auto Talk
    Generally i dont go to shops to get my oil changed so, i just bought a 04 rsx-s about 3 weeks ago and i was driving from southern NY to northern michigan. i stopped to gas up and noticed i was a quart low and didnt want to mix oil's and didnt know what was used in the car before so i just...
  11. General RSX Discussion
    I nailed a pothole last week. They replaced bent rims and missed that the spring was making wierd noise since the hit. They found out today that the strut tower was pushed up and the strut hat is bowed... WOW! That was some hit. Just for an idea, it caused my mirrors to actually change...
  12. Canada West
    So Here's the nightmare. The very first pic is where it's spent most of its life in my posession LOL, on the deck of a towtruck! And here's why it's turned into a nightmare! Snowplow pushed too much snow up against it while it was parked on the street in surrey. ripped the driver front...
  13. Problems & Solutions RSX
    The wonderful folks at SONS Acura (FORMERLY BARANCO), Atlanta, GA recently performed an oil change on my RSX. 2 weeks down the road I notice white smoke flowing from my car in the rear view and the smell of something burnt (I am hoping this was just oil burning off the hot exhaust/manifold). I...
  14. General RSX Discussion
    No, this has nothing to do with flatulence. last night i had the most terrifying nightmare. i dreamt i was at an ARCO pump. there were the usual 3 types of gas. regular 87, and then there was 89. but premium was 103. i was mindlessly pumping 103 (YES 103!) octane gas into my RSX TYPE S. As I...
  15. Supercharging RSX
    well i started getting ready last night to install the race header....obx by the way.....well i got the old one off and new one on, but strangly the car started idling very funny and kept stalling....??? WTF? so i look at the plugs and they are all blacck....gap on plugs are 0.32..... so i...
  16. All Motor RSX
    I originally posted my problem in someone else's thread..but it got bigger so i didnt want to thread jack:thumbsup: I installed my RBC manifold. As soon as i turned the car on..the idle was staying at about 600-700 and was very unstable. I tried reving it and the throttle response was very...
  17. Exterior Mods RSX
    so this past weekend i decided to take off the rear emblems on my 06 type s. unfortunately, the rsx emblem had some complications. after using fishing line and 3m adhesive remover, there was still some of the gasket adhesive left behind. the problem was it appeared that honda applied the...
  18. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey everyone, I just put on a AEM short ram, and the CEL came on with a p0113 code. P0113 Intake Air Temperature (IAT) Sensor Circuit High Voltage What should I do?:( I checked the wiring and it doesnt seem like anything is loose. The car was running fine with no CEL before the intake...
  19. Turbo RSX
    I went to get tuned yesterday and my tuning session turned more into a 12 hour diagnostic session. The car was not building boost as soon as it should and it was spiking near 8000. After checking everything and going through 2 boost controllers we decided to go with the AEM selenoid and to...
  20. Member Show-Off RSX
    Here are a few pics of my J's Racing'ed-out DC5 at the West Michigan Honda Meet yesterday. Car ran phenomenally well and even kept up with a few K-swapped and B-swapped hatches in the advanced groups. With more tuning and better tires, this car could be amazingly fast. I was so impressed, and...
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