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  1. New to the Honda scene

    Turbo RSX
    so I picked up a k20a2 to flip...but I’m keeping it now, it’s stock from oil pan to valve cover, here’s what I would like to know, with modern turbo technology I’m looking to make 400hp crank if not 400 wheel hp with quick spool, this will be going in a rwd car that’s approximately 3400 pounds...
  2. RSX base (5 spd manual) k20a3 wiring harness for k24a2 swap

    Engine Building & Design
    Hi All, I'm currently in the process of doing a k24a2 swap into my base 03 RSX. The engine is from an 04-05 TSX. I fully realize and anticipate some will tell me to search the forums, and I get that, I really do. However, I have searched extensively, through this community and many others, and...
  3. 350Z K Swap

    Auto Talk
    I saw a 350Z shell on craigslist and it got me thinking of a K24 350z. Any thoughs on this or how much of would even be to pull something like that off?
  4. Swap complete interiors?

    New Member Introduction RSX
    I'm interested in getting an RSX. But I like the red exterior, especially the 2003, and the black interior. Sadly the red exterior was not available with the black interior. Has anyone here looked into the cost of having the entire interiors swapped between two RSXs? Alternatively, would it be...
  5. type s k24a2 full swap no frank

    The DIY Garage RSX
    Hey All, I am doing a k24a2 full swap in my 03 rsx type s. my goal here is to do the swap on a budget using parts that I already have (Which is almost everything). I also have a black 02 rsx base that I wrecked the other week. So, I will be using parts off of that to help save on cost. The type...
  6. K20/k24 swap question

    K-Series Swaps
    Hi I’m new on here and I own a 2004 Rsx type S it’s also my first car. Long story short a month after buying the car the engine blew after taking it to a shop for an oil change. I never got to know why it blew but I took the opportunity to change things up so I bought a K24a2 of a tsx. The car...
  7. K24A2 Auto Swap un RSX base question

    Turbo RSX
    Hello everyone, greetings from Panama friends ... I am building my project of the DC5 base 2002 K24A2 Turbo sidewnder Automatic. The ECU does not worry me much since I will adjust with Ktuner for 05-06 + the Harness for 02-04 ... I have the opportunity to get a TSX transmission, the question...
  8. K24a2 Build and Swap

    Engine Building & Design
    Long time lurker, recent poster... Have a 05 Rsx Base and looking to swap in a 04 k24a2 and a 6 speed transmission (not sure which trans yet). Question is what to do with the wiring harness and ECU? I only have the charging harness. From my research it looks like I'm limited to finding 02-04...
  9. Those that have done the swap help!

    K-Series Swaps
    K24/k20 swap on rsx. I’m installing the catalytic converter and it doesn’t seem to fit. The engine is some inches away high. I’ve forced it but now I don’t have clearance. The catalytic hits the top of the shield. What am I doing wrong?
  10. Crazy k and trany swap becayse 'm broke

    New Member Introduction RSX
    Hey guys new here but not so new on rsx I have a 02 base live it amazing car....well let start by saying I've pulled the motor this year twice and twice last year all over trany issues and now there's crazy going on with the thig...so details rsx k20a3 with a y2m5 trans five speed as far as I...
  11. Ecu swap

    ECU Tuning RSX
    hi? i have a 2004 acura type s six speed. i need to change my engine ecu. my ecu is not communicating to my OB2 and my car doesn't start but it cranks and all dash light turns on . no blown fuse is there any problem using an ecu from a 2002 to 2004 on my car. do i need to match the...
  12. 03 K20A3 swap for 05 K20Z1

    The DIY Garage RSX
    Is this swap possible? My gf totaled my 05 but my engine and trans are solid with very low miles and I found an 03 shell but I’m not sure if everything will line up? I have all OEM parts on 05 needed for the swap. Any help will be appreciated thanks!
  13. Did an engine swap..

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    So I pulled my k20a3, put the same motor back in and it cranks over but doesn’t sound like the fuel pump is turning on.. I checked the fuses and I’m going to check the power at the connection to the fuel pump and make sure.. but I think the engine harness that came with it is an automatic.. my...
  14. Base RSX Trans Swap

    Transmission & Drive Train RSX
    So recently we bought an 06 RSX Base model and it has a few issues at 200k miles. One of them is that it slips? out of gear when it gets running hot, basically you put it in drive and it goes nowhere, and you can hear it trying to grab to go. We’ve decided just to change out the trans, and maybe...
  15. K24a2 swap fuel regulator?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Just swapped a 06 tsx k24a2 into my 06 rsx type S. Car is running rich with check engine light was told need to get a fuel rail w/ regulator my question is which fuel rail would I need to get? And which one would work best? Any links? TIA
  16. K20a2 swap

    Canada East: For Sale & Want to Buy
    For sale is a 2002 k20a2 swap with 200km asking 1500$ obo Call or text if interested 647-502-3967 mike
  17. K24a2 swap questions

    K-Series Swaps
    I have a 2006 rsx type s and Currently swapping a 06 k24a2 keeping the RBB-3 intake manifold my question is I’ve read on some forums that I am able to run a 03-05 throttle body and it should be a direct fit? Is this true? I was trying to find a k20 throttle body adapter but can’t find it...
  18. First Start After Engine Swap Checklist

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hey guys! I recently found out my k20a3 has a cracked block, bought another k20a3 from an auto wrecker (guarnteed under 200k kms with a warranty), and swapped it in my garage. I'm preparing for the first start up, and I'm having trouble finding what to do online. In my searches, I keep...
  19. 06 Base K20A3 Engine Swap Help

    The DIY Garage RSX
    Hi, I have purchased a K20A3 (and clutch kit) to replace the K20A3 (and old clutch) currently in my base 06 RSX that has a cracked block. All of the sudden, the mechanic that was going to do it is too busy to do the swap anytime soon. The next best quote I got was $700 CAD more. So I started...
  20. Best engine swap for 05 base rsx

    New Member Introduction RSX
    How's everyone doing. My name's Matt and I plan on building a pocket rocket with my automatic base model Acura RSX. I was wondering which engine swap out of these engines would be the best overall. Not looking for a large amount of power gains but which engine would be easiest to obtain, isn't...
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