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  1. The DIY Garage RSX
    I replaced all 4 struts and the tie rod ends. I utilized KYB shocks and Moogs tie rod ends. Failed inspection because of that crap and the car needed a lil' bit of love anyway. You guys have see the steps to get the RSX safe and inspection ready. This is a simple and easy task that I personally...
  2. The DIY Garage RSX
    What's up guys! I'm living at Maryland now and work close to DC. I didn't need ac in Germany but the traffic here sucks soooo ac it's a must! I didn't want to use the stock lines because I'm going sidewinder with a 6262. I also didn't want to use the EP3 lines. Some welding had to be done but I...
  3. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey, Long story short, I bought a 2006 Type S from a dealership with 120,000 miles on it, 3 weeks ago today. End of last week, the brakes started grinding. So I bought parts, and went to replace the pads. Ended up that the driver's side caliper was seized...So replaced that as well. So the...
  4. The DIY Garage RSX
    I'm the third owner of this 2006 RSX-S. After reading the forum DIY to replace the low beam bulb, I gave it a shot and was met by a bulb that doesn't just pull out of the socket, nor the expected power connection. Please see the pictures attached and let me know if this isn't a factory...
  5. Car Audio, Security, & Electronics RSX
    Hi need some advice on replacing the speakers on my dc5, basically the sound in the car is very low some speakers are not working at all so am thinking about replacing all speakers new front door speakers and rear side panel speakers just wondering what size speakers I will need for the front...
  6. Problems & Solutions RSX
    I just bought an 02 rsx type s and am putting the exedy stage 2 clutch and lightweight flywheel. While I have my car apart is there any other gen maintenance/part replacement I should do? Car has 130k miles. And basic bolt ons: exhaust, headers, kpro, cai. Thx in advance
  7. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hi, I replaced the TPS on my Type S because it had been triggering a code recently. After I replaced it my idle started to be unstable (it was not prior to the replacement). The idle fluctuates around 900 +/- 50 rpm every 3 seconds or so. I did not disconnect any hose or stressed any wire while...
  8. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hi, starting up the 2004 RSX yields a dead gauge cluster, with just the BRAKE and SRS lights on. I tried the reset process and no go. Also swapped the 7.5 fuse and no luck. Brought it to the local dealer, they unplugged and plugged the connectors back in, and said it worked. Paid for the...
  9. Problems & Solutions RSX
    so I have this k20a3 that was in my base model before my frank swap. when the a3 went out I thought it jumped timing because I brought it to 7k and I felt it give,and then it started to putter and die without throttle. I started it and the CEL was flashing. I didn't have a code reader or laptop...
  10. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hi, I'm about to replace my power steering high pressure line because it has a leak. I just wanted to know if it's any hard. I tried looking up on forums about it but there's not much info. If anyone can answer how to do it, that'd be great too. Thanks
  11. The DIY Garage RSX
    I have a 02 rsx type s and I was wondering if it is possible to remove and replace the starter from underneath? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. Problems & Solutions RSX
    cat gone bad, P0420 code so i need to replace it for my upcoming smog check. Question is, does the stock cat have a Carb OE number stamped? If not how does the smog tech know if its stock or aftermarket. I am going driving out of state later this month and considering buying a Magnaflow...
  13. Problems & Solutions RSX
    I recently bought a 2006 Type-S and i realized some condensation and water is built up in the tail light. I did some research and found that i have to remove the rear bumper to get to the tail lights. Is this true? If so, does anyone have a link with directions on how to remove the tail lights...
  14. Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I had an idle issue where my rpm were bouncing between 1-2K so I cleaned the iacv following instructions on this website but it didn't fix the issue. I also had a CEL code for the iacv. I bought a full throttle body assembly with iacv and all sensors. It came off a car with no CEL and no idle...
  15. The DIY Garage RSX
    Has anyone successfully used the helms method to replace their TCT? It seems like it wold be tight, but maybe easier than removing entire timing cover. Thanks for input!
  16. Transmission & Drive Train RSX
    Hi I am having to replace my clutch next week and I was just wondering if this kit I found on amazon would be ok. Please let me know asap I dont know too much and am looking for others opinions...
  17. Interior Mods RSX
    So I just purchased a 2003 type s over the past month and am going to be repairing little things that are broken on the car. It's a Canadian model white pearl with the ebony interior and because it Canadian it has the heated front seats. Now the drivers seat has a pretty big rip right in the...
  18. The DIY Garage RSX
    Hey dudes, by any chance does someone have pictures on how take off your Acura RSX door entirely. I bought the car with some pretty bad damage to the door but I have a replacement. I know it may be as simple as removing the hinges but I don't want to fuck something up. Thanks brothers :hb:
  19. Problems & Solutions RSX
    My starter went out a couple of days ago so I decided to replace it. Start up sounds a lot better but now my check engine light is on. Any ideas on why or how to fix it guys? Thanks
  20. Suspension, Chassis & Brakes
    So continuing with my "New" RSX... im upto my extremely extremely rusted brakes rotors are so rusted they are actually chipping away the car was in a garage just sitting there for a year straight and wasnt driven. It was also in a very snowy area (Vermont) which caused further corrosion. im...
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