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  1. Piston stamp

    All Motor RSX
    I know the piston stamp is on the drivers side towards the bottom. But exactly where? Can anyone give me a reference for example, is it near a line or bracket where I can reference too? Need to know the stamp before I order set a or set b. A picture would help. I found a few threads on k20a but...
  2. Piston Millimeter Size for turbo K20a3

    Turbo RSX
    Hey I just have a simple question, I am getting a parts list together for a 2004 base RSX K20a3 engine turbo build. I already know I'm going to go with a set of 10 to 1 pistons ( haven't decided which brand yet ). My question lies with the decision of what millimeter size to go with? And yes...
  3. putting new piston rings on, Pull motor, or pull of head and oil pan

    Engine Building & Design
    As the title says, i haven't made mind up about which would be easiest to do. my buddies recommend to just pull the engine and replace it that way, but with research it makes it seem like pulling the engine from the top is a hassle and I only have a cherry picker and i cant really just drop it...
  4. k24w2 piston inside k24a2 - Possible ?

    Acura TSX
    k24w2 piston inside k24a2 base, is it Possible ? stock k24a2 head The CR is 11.4:1
  5. Brand new 4 piston pro 163 head

    Engine & Transmission RSX
    Kansas city, mo Brand new 4 piston 163 head in prb casting. Manganese valve guides Custom intake valves Ferrea exhaust valves $2400 shipped
  6. Wtb k20a3 piston

    Want To Buy or Trade RSX
    Looking for one piston. PM me pictures and info on the piston ( miles, etc)
  7. Compressing piston when changing pads

    Suspension, Chassis & Brakes
    When changing brake pads on the RSX is it required or recommended to open the bleeder when compressing the piston. I hear that it can damage master cylinder or the ABS unit in some cars if you don't. But I am not sure if that applies to Hondas. The service manual makes no mention of opening...
  8. Spark plug smashed by piston

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    2002 Type-S with 178K miles. Driving home and right around 6K RPM heard a "pop" and the engine instantly shut off. There was no CEL prior to this happening. Had the car towed home and pulled the plugs to find this. (pictured below) The smashed plug was from cylinder three. (closest to the...
  9. WTB ips k2 cam and je/cp piston

    Canada East: For Sale & Want to Buy
    Please let me know what you got. Email/text 612 298 5711
  10. WTB k20a2 Piston and rods

    Want To Buy or Trade RSX
    Looking to buy low miles or new k20a2 OEM piston and rods. 100% perfect. LMK.
  11. BNIB WISECO piston set!!! priced to sell!!

    Engine & Transmission RSX
    i bought these an exact year finally assembling the motor and found out the block i have is 87mm bore size so i ordered the wrong ones and rsp (real street performance) wont exchange them for they're up for sale NEW IN BOX... 400 shipped wiseco 9:1 piston set includes...
  12. Wtb looking for k24 pistons and piston rods and mod s2000 oil pump

    Want To Buy or Trade RSX
    Hi guys Iam looking for k24 pistons and piston rods and mod s2000 oil pump Pm my what u get thanks for your looking
  13. k24 piston

    Engine Building & Design
    anyone know where to get 87.5mm tsx pistons
  14. k24a2 bare block , crankshaft ,piston, rod

    Part Outs RSX
    K24a2 bareblock, crankshaft, piston, rod for sale, all in good condition no crack or scrarch on cylinder walls, ,new to selling item here i cant figure out how to upload pic, but if u want to see pic of item i have it listed on ebay. Asking $260 crank, $280 bareblock with oil squirt. piston...
  15. DIY:Acura TL 4 Piston Brembo Caliper Upgrade For Acura RSX

    The DIY Garage RSX
    Here is a great way to upgrade your front brakes on a budget. I put this together for a race car I'm building. Also have a kit on my friends race car. 8th gen civic owners are doing this with s2000 rotors I don't recomend that because you don't use the full surface of the brake pad. Tt hangs...
  16. Fix: Front end noise. Strut piston ring (Video)

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Fixed: Called guy at raceland. He said spray some lithium grease down into the piston hole at the top of the shock body. The ring on the piston ran dry because of excessive heat due to autocross and the summer time. So far it has worked like a charm. I dont know about doing the back as you would...
  17. FS: tsx piston

    Northern California For Sale: Local Pick-Up
    selling some new 09 tsx piston. standard size 87mm with rings. $250 shipped
  18. Rear brake caliper piston

    Suspension & Brakes RSX
    Can this rear brake caliper piston be pressed in with c clamp or is it ratcheted?
  19. Piston Ring Gap Help

    Engine Building & Design
    Hey guys, I'm installing my manly pistons for a turbo setup.looking to get around 500hp+ I've looked on the manley info sheet and came up with a gap for the top ring which is .01523" (bore x .0045") and the second ring gap is .01185" (bore x .0035") my bore is 86mm or 3.38583". I was just...
  20. Stock k20 piston ring 13011-PRA-E02

    Engine & Transmission RSX
    For sale are stock k20 rings I bought to rebuild a motor. Ended up selling my extra block so I have no need for these. These are bnib I opened one up to take a picture. Im rarely on crsx anymore so just pm and ill see it in my email. 30shipped each.