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  1. Can valve cover breather hose stay open?

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    So I’m wondering if it’s ok to Put on one of those small filters or just run it open. The tubing won’t fit..I’m just wondering if doing this will harm my engine in someway
  2. Car won't stay running

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Just want to start off with I'm new here, and my no means am I an expert with hondas. I bought my RSX a little over a year ago and its given me a few problems, but i stuck through it. I have an 02 Type-s that the previous owner had supercharged. I have now run into a large problem it seems...
  3. RSX doesn't always stay in first when shifted and reverse has issues going into neutr

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I own a 02 RSX type s and I don't know what is wrong with the transmission. Sometimes the shifter will pop out of first gear and go into neutral but there's no grind since my foot is still on the clutch. It also has a hard time getting out of reverse either having a longer throw than normal or I...
  4. 02 type-s misfiring and wont stay on

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Good day fellas, sorry I have yet to introduce myself but im in a bit of a rut and am desperate for answers. Long story but ill try n keep this short and to the point, and hopefully itll help someone one day. I have an Acura RSX type-s 2002. It was running fine but got towed by the cops. I went...
  5. Wouldn't stay cranked, battery and oil light, lost power

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys, this just happened to my car today on my way home from work. Prepare for a lengthy post because I'm going to explain this the best that I can. Yes I have searched and haven't found a definitive answer. So today after I left work, I stopped at the gas station to pump gas as I was low...
  6. Rough Idle and Wont Stay On

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Okay I am going to list out everything that I have changed in between when it ran well and now. Here is the complete setup: 03 RSX Type S 08 Acura TSX K24A2 Here is what I installed: Deleted AC Deleted IAC Valve Deleted EVAP System Polished RBC Intake Manifold Skunk2 Fuel Rail RC 750CC...
  7. CassieDC5's Build: Come For The Girl Stay For The Car

    Member Show-Off RSX
    Here is my progression thread, bought this car 1 year ago. Over that time it was stripped down to stock and built back to my liking. Simple modifications so far and maybe more down the road. Exterior: 05/06 Front End Conversion Quad Retrofitted Headlights Top One Winglets...
  8. Are Autonomous Cars Here To Stay?

    Pulstar Spark Plugs
    Ford's autonomous vehicle development program is now in high gear and moving from being a research effort to an advanced engineering program. Do you think autonomous vehicles will have a major impact within the car enthusiast community?
  9. RSX won't stay running!

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I start my RSX and I have to give it some gas to start, then she starts and once she goes to idle she stops, never stays's a simultaneous thing, I start her with me giving gas, she lowers in rpm I til she shuts down! What's te problem
  10. Car won't stay running

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I went to start my car after I got out of work and when I started the car it had a rough sounding idle (almost sounded like a Subaru a little) Car will idle upto about 1500rpms then die after 10-15 seconds. I didn't have any problems prior to this. Has anyone had this problem before or have...
  11. 2002 Acura RSX wont stay running

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have a 2002 RSX, it had sat for several months. When I got it home, it started and ran, but ran really rough and didn't have a lot of RPM's. I really had to pump the gas to get it to start. it wouldn't stay running unless I had the gas pressed down. Now it wont even start. It turns over...
  12. Key fob wont stay programmed.

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I have followed the key fob programming guide and the key fob will work for a day or two they it stops working. I redo the programming and the same thing happens. Works for a day or two and then stops. Do I just need a new battery for the fob or is it something to do with the receiver in the car?
  13. wtb: upper bulkhead and center stay.

    Northern California For Sale: Local Pick-Up
    I need these parts for the hoodlatch. I have cashhh. The parts are conjucted to the radiator support. Thanks!
  14. Trunk lid won't stay up on its own

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced this. In winter, my trunk shocks seem to be incapable of supporting the weight of the hatch lid. It's constantly falling on my head when I'm trying to put stuff in the back. However, when temperatures warm up, it goes back to normal. Is this typical...
  15. Cassette won't stay in

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I play my ipod thru the cassette and its worked wonders for years except recently it decided it won't ingest the tape. I can hold it in to the point where it's supposed to suck it inside itself and it never does. Frustrating! any suggestions OTHER THAN A NEW HEAD UNIT, that is my last resort.
  16. RSX-S wont stay running after rebuild!! Help

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Rebuilt rsx type s whole motor used ebay head gasket (poor and last mistake ill every make) & OEM rod bearings, piston rings and all gaskets. head gasket did not last a week before it blew. Car ran great before this happened. Bought oem gasket and head bolts, thermostat, replaced and set timing...
  17. Ebony and Ivory with a touch of Jade. Stay Classy***************

    Member Show-Off RSX
    Did a photo shoot today with these beautiful cars. Hope you guys/ gals enjoy.
  18. Need help! Supercharge or stay NA?

    Supercharging RSX
    Alright im going to need some help here recently bought a supercharger off a friend and i ran into some problems with my car. My car has 178,xxx miles and counting being my DD and currently changing the head gasket, so i was wondering should i go ahead and install the JRSC or go another...
  19. My HIDs stay on after car is turned off?? WEIRD

    Problems & Solutions EP3
    Hi, Im having this weird problem with my car, when im driving around i can turn the lights on and off... soon as i turn the key off with the headlights switched off they flip right back on.. from bein turned off!! wtf! lol this is so weird, if any one has any kind of idea that would be great im...
  20. My car wont stay on.... Please HELP!!!

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Ok a few month ago I broke my tranny, fixed it and put it n back again. So when I turn the car on it starts great no issues what so ever. I shut it off and when I start it again it turns of by itself in a matter of seconds. I scanned the car for codes and nothing seems to be wrong. I spray carb...