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  1. Problems & Solutions RSX
    can you pass smog with kpro ? im using different type s ecu. not the original ecu.
  2. K-Series Swaps
    I have a 2005 RSX TypeS. I want to run k20 head k24 (TSX) block. But running into the question how would I even get it to pass smog. What do you do about the ECU. My stock RSX ECU would probably have issues running the engine for the emissions test. Does anyone have any insight on how to go...
  3. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hello everyone, im trying to help a buddy of mine pass smog. I sold him the car and had it smogged the day of the sale without a problem. Now 3-4 years later it doesnt pass. A lil backround on what the car had when i sold it is cai/exhaust/ and race header reflash. Now the smog shop is failing...
  4. Southern California For Sale: Local Pick-Up
    i need a cat for 02 type s for smog . must be smog pass= able . would consider paying for borrowing it . i have a plm race header would consider trading with a little cash on your side pm me located in san diego and LA
  5. Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    I have a smog check due in middle of February. I currently have my Ktuner ECU in my car. I will need to swap out my Ktuner back to my OEM ECU before I do my smog check so I can pass. When would be a good time to swap to the OEM ECU before the test? I read somewhere that you need at least 100...
  6. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys brand new to this forum, i have zero auto mechanic experience and would love some help from you guys. I currently drive a 2003 acura RSX and have had no problems until recently, with the check engine light turning on and off. I went to go get a smog check today and failed due to these...
  7. Problems & Solutions RSX
    I am thinking about buying this RSX from NYC, but I need to resmog in CA. These are the main performance parts. Will it pass smog without me having to remove, or retune any parts? The original owner might have mentioned headers, but I am not certain. -GT28 Turbo -Hondata KPRO ECU -Apexi WS2 w/ 3...
  8. Southern Cali
    Need to get smogged with Mugen air intake. Pm me if you're able to help. Thanks!:thumbsup:
  9. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Today i tried to smog my bone stock 02 rsx and the smog shop said his computer told him i needed to have it done at a STAR station and he wasn't able to tell me why. I don't have any check engine lights and i have no clue why i would need to go to a star station. Could i possibly fail at a star...
  10. Problems & Solutions RSX
    How many mileages does it takes for o2 sensor to be in ready status, recognized by the obd2 scanner? drove for 60 miles, cold start left idle for 7 mins, cruise speed 65 mph for 7 minutes on highway. went to smog station and they said my o2 isnt ready yet. I have no cel.
  11. ECU Tuning RSX
    I have star smog test to pass this may. My Rsx is turbo'd and a new smog regulation just passed. Now smog is run through obd2 and they check whether the computer has any mods/dtc codes. I asked around and I've been told that's it's pretty much impossible to pass a modded car now. If I return my...
  12. Engine & Transmission EP3
    Hey guys, Need to buy/borrow a catalytic converter for CA Smog test ASAP. I live in San Diego. Message me please! Thank you.
  13. Problems & Solutions RSX
    My car failed smog because of my AEM short ram intake. The intake i have i got for free and the shop said that the EO# has to match the year for my car and the one i have is for a 01 prelude apparently. could i just contact AEM and get a CARB sticker for an RSX intake and pass it off as the one...
  14. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys, I disconnected my battery because it was dead I charged it up, went to smog the car days later and they said the "catalyst monitor" was NOT ready. I drove the car for 80 miles and still was not ready, so far I've driven it for 270 miles and it's still NOT ready...a this point not sure...
  15. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hi all, I know the CEL is a popular topic, and maybe this exact case has been covered before, but here goes my story: Car is a 2003 base auto, with a type S exhaust manifold, cat and type s exhaust (oem). Why? Because I used to have a type S race header and aftermarket exhaust, and then traded...
  16. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hello. I just got out of the smog station and they failed me. I have a DC sports header with a sticker number of #D-370-12 and an AEM cold air intake with a sticker number of #D-392-20 He said that the DC header was valid for years up to 2004 and the AEM intake was valid for years up to...
  17. ECU Tuning RSX
    I've been doing some research and couldn't find a clear answer. But can anyone with personal experience tell me whether or not you passed smog with a reflash for the 05-06 type-s? Thank you.
  18. Southern Cali
    Anyone has a recommendation where I can get a smog check, I got an aftermarket cluster (s2000). Thank you
  19. Problems & Solutions RSX
    I just bought an rsx type s with an injen cold air intake, dc sport headers, and a wicked flow exhaust. Now my question is would i stil pass smog? The car still has the cat on. Im in cali. I already search through the forums but really didnt find any thing helpful. Any info would be glady...
  20. Problems & Solutions RSX
    So yesterday i went in for a regular smog test. my car passed and all but upon looking at the numbers I saw tha HC ppm was close to failing. but if we look at the test i did last yr (the one with the highlighted pass) the numbers were really low. What could be happening, why is it that all my...
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