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  1. Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I was troubleshooting why my a/c keeps losing pressure after a week or so and I narrowed it to leaky O-rings in the expansion valve under the dash. I have my glove box and air box gutted to access this and sure enough the insulation over the evap pipe was soaked and I can see wet areas all...
  2. The DIY Garage RSX
    i am replacing the radiator and thermostat on my 2005 acura rsx (base) and man it is a F****** hassle makes me wan to :rest Some unknown parts came loose and fell on the floor just wanting to make sure i put them back on right also when i took off the bumper there was this big styrofoam like...
  3. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hi all, I'm trying to replace a few items to sell my Acura RSX. I have the Service Manual, but it doesn't explain how to install/remove some trim pieces without breaking them. 1. Pocket Assembly, Driver *NH167L* (Graphite Black) - Acura (77750-S6M-A00ZA) This is that little coin pocket to the...
  4. The DIY Garage RSX
    Hi all, I'm trying to replace a few items to sell my Acura RSX. I have the Service Manual, but it doesn't explain how to install/remove some trim pieces without breaking them. 1. Pocket Assembly, Driver *NH167L* (Graphite Black) - Acura (77750-S6M-A00ZA) This is that little coin pocket to the...
  5. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Okay, almost done with stripping this orphaned K20A2, and the only thing stopping me from getting it to the machine shop is separating the 'girdle' or lower block, from the main block itself. Someone used what seems an entire tube of Hondabond on it, aaaand its stuck. I've tried threading bolts...
  6. Exterior Mods RSX
    I have the rsx genuine jdm door visors with clips and I need help removing them....... Can someone please tell me how to remove the visors especially where the clips go?!?!?!.... please show pics or explain I dont wanna break them uninstalling!!! TIA!!!:fistbump:
  7. Problems & Solutions RSX
    So, im trying to install my stainless brake line on the passenger side , I loosened the "hard line" that attaches to the flex brake line hose, the thing wants to TWIST the whole line attached to the ABS.. is there a fix to this or do i NEED to buy a new hard line ? Thanks in advance.
  8. Problems & Solutions RSX
    I can successfully reset the SRS light with paper clip method, as long as I have the seat belt inserted into belt buckle. As long as I buckle up before starting the car, the light stays off, but if I unbuckle while car is on, SRS comes on instantly. This leads me to believe that replacing the...
  9. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey clubrsx, I'm having a tough time trying to remove the front hub (that's attached to the lug studs) off from the front spindle/knuckle. I am trying to replace my wheel bearings but cannot get anything to work. Both driver and passenger sides are seized. I already fudge the abs sensor plus...
  10. Exterior Mods RSX
    I want to remove this lip spoiler to instal a Type R wing. How can I remove this or where exactly do I go to get the lip removed?
  11. Problems & Solutions RSX
    hello tried removing the through bolt for the rear motor mount on my 06 rsx-s but A-pipe is in the way. I think i only need a couple more MM of space but the pipe is in the way. Does that pipe need to be removed or is there a trick to get the through bolt out? Thxx
  12. Forum Threads
    hey sooo I'm in a bit of a snag I bought new door handles but cant put them on cause for some reason I cant get the old ones off I removed the bolts but it still doesn't come out I checked the threads on here and none show a pic of step by step on how to take them off PLEASE HELP
  13. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hi everyone. I am working on installing a rear view camera and I'm almost done, but stuck with the fuse box inder the dash. I need to reach one of the connectors to connect my reverse wire to it, but I simply can't reach it. How do you remove (or at least pull down) the interior fuse box...
  14. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey everyone! My car has had this issue with a pool of water in the trunk for quite a while and result is this: (please see pictures below). I took it all apart and started stripping all the nasty stuff down, but faced a problem: this black kind of soundproof material is extremely hard to...
  15. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Due to water leak from the tail light into the trunk I bought new tail light gaskets to replace the old ones on my 2003 RSX-S. The problem is that I cannot remove the 4 totally rusted Philips screws to come off from the bottom of the tail lights. For two days I spayed Liquid Wrench penetrating...
  16. Problems & Solutions RSX
    So today I attempted to change my rear brake pads because it was squealing. I took off both 12mm bolts holding the caliper to the brake pads and the caliper was hard af to remove. It wouldn't even budge one bit, can anyone help? Before I take this to the shop for them to break it loose.
  17. Problems & Solutions RSX
    I recently got a letter from property management at the place im renting saying that the car is too loud in the morning when it cold starts. Is there any way to get rid of it without kpro? They will fine me unless i start parking out on the street..
  18. Supercharging RSX
    Anyone have any idea where i can buy or rent a blower pulley puller for the jrsc for my 03 rsx type s?
  19. The DIY Garage RSX
    Hey guys, still new to having an RSX but I wanna remove my AEM intake, it sits too low to the ground and I'm scared of it sucking in water when it rains so I want to go stock. Can I just install my OEM intake as is? I bought one off craigslist I think I just need to give it a good clean up and a...
  20. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Question is as stated in the title. Is there a sequence I need to follow when removing the lower block bolts just like you do when removing the head? Or not? If there is can someone provide me with the sequence? Thanks in advance.