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  1. Turbo RSX
    First Post! Just picked up a 04 RSX-S from my brother who is in the military. Car has pretty much been sitting in one spot for a couple years started monthly but only driven a few miles a year when he was on leave and back in the states. Car has a few gremlins including a bad charging/power...
  2. Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    I bought a K-Tuned RaceHeader from eBay in 2016 and put about 15K miles on it. More specifically I bought the more expensive $600 stainless steel version KRH-RSX-K20 and not the $300 budget one. Currently, I have another race header installed and I am trying to sell the KTuned one. I ended up...
  3. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Just rebuilt a K24A1 with Arias 8.8:1 Pistons and eagle rods. Added a K20A2 oil pump. This is the third start-up as I work out the kinks, still have not driven, or revved. There is a lot of noise (almost banging) coming from the block. Does this sound normal? https://youtu.be/eoSpt3mqmkY
  4. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hi, New member here. I bought a RSX around the Fall time and had it storage for the winter. I got it started yesterday and drove it to the nearest gas station by my house. As I pulled in my check engine light turned on. Got scared because the car started to idel from 1000RPM to 2000/3000RPM...
  5. Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I watch all these videos of rsx type s doing pulls and vtec crossover, and it has such a proneed and very easily recognizable vtec sound. Go and watch like 2 videos and you see what I mean. Mine does not sound like that. It dosent have the sAmerican noise as all the other vtec the cars. Idk...
  6. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hi I'm trying to see if my engine coooling temp normal , I'm reading at 208F is that normal?
  7. Problems & Solutions RSX
    My condensor seems to get pretty warm when the ac is not runningand then cools down when I turn on the ac. Sometimes the condensor gives off some heat vapor when the ac isn't on. Is this normal?
  8. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Recently it has been pretty hot here, ambient temperature about 37 degree Celsius. When I get stucked in a jam, I realized that my water temp will hit 95 degree Celsius (203F). On highway driving, it will mostly hover at 90(195F). My car has stock thermostat and radiator. Is this normal?
  9. Transmission & Drive Train RSX
    I have maybe 13k on this CM fx400 and its pretty much gone. I did a 1000 mile breakin on it. Never hard launched on it. Installed it with a new light weight flywheel. I shimed the piviot ball for the release fork to correct the clutch geometry. It seems like it shouldnt be ate up this bad.
  10. Problems & Solutions RSX
    I keep getting a p0128 code for low coolant temperature. I figured it was the thermostat but my temp gauge reads normal and it warms up from cold within a few minutes. So, I plugged in an obd2 tool/iPhone app, and my ect is between 195-205 on a warm night, which seemed normal. My coolant level...
  11. Member Show-Off EP3
    Hey whats up guys. I just picked up an ep3 a few days ago and have been leerkin around so i figured Id say hey and start a thread to document my car and its progression.. ok so car is a 2002 with 77k miles clean carfax all stock trade in from the second owner. id been looking and this was the...
  12. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hello everyone, Im from Hong Kong and new to this forum!:run: I currently own a 7th gen. Accord (AT) and planing to buy my first MT car. The RSX attracted me by its design, although its 10 years old already.:love Today, I go with my friend(he drove MT) to meet a RSX seller. Its a 2005 Base...
  13. Transmission & Drive Train RSX
    K20z1 stock tranny Is this supposed to be there or not? Flywheel is behind there, you have to pull the input shaft out to see it.. Been getting some mixed answers.
  14. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Just interested in something. I had my car off and was just going into the gears smoothly and i noticed a click noise everytime i go into a gear. Is this normal? Im not sure if this is that "clunking noise". Does every manual make a noise when going into gear?
  15. Transmission & Drive Train RSX
    I just put in a 2008 z3 transmission in my 03 rsx type s, my question is: Is it normal for it to feel a little notchy? Some additional info is that the transmission was fully rebuilt with carbon synchros and hardened gears, I also put in a brand new exedy stage 1 clutch along with the exedy...
  16. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Does your clutch grab high in your rsx's clutch pedal travel? Mine grabs 3/4 of the way up and it's really annoying. Is this normal for the rsx? Clutch doesn't slip at all.
  17. Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I just bought my ABP RSX-S about two weeks ago and it passed inspection fine and didn't have any issues noticeable for the first couple hundred miles I drove it. It recently threw a check engine light for EVAP Canister Leak P1457... I ordered a new canister shut valve per the DIY guide on...
  18. Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have a high miles (213,000) 2003 type s. I have had it for a year now with no cel codes thrown. Car is completely stock and I keep the fluids in check weekly; it runs and drives great, very sporty feel like I would think its supposed to have. I did, recently, have to switch shops for oil...
  19. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hi sorry im very new to cars and i got acura rsx type s 06 with 84k. on neutral it only revs up to 5 and a half rpms. my friend is saying it should go up to 8 or 9 rpms. Some advice can help me get started knowing about cars.
  20. Bolt-On Basics: RSX (Base)
    Was wondering if it is normal for 5spd base to walk on 05 Tsx not once but twice from a dig? Anyone else with this experience??
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