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  1. Problems & Solutions RSX
    I’m having a low frequency knock every .5 seconds at idle, it disappears above idle rpm and I’m stumped. Video here heard it could be the timing chain tensioner or the pulley, just wanting to get more advice. Thanks!
  2. Problems & Solutions RSX
    While handling the timing chain tensioner the pin I was using fell out and the sprocket fully extended. How do you reset or compress the tensioner? On YouTube, I have seen people reset tensioners for other cars using a screw driver.
  3. The DIY Garage RSX
    I hate this job. Follow instructions, damn pin falls out. Took an hour to get it compressed to get it out. It jumped 4 or 5 teeth, so off comes the valve cover--started hard as dummy me missed a bolt. What sucks is it all seems lined up, you snap the tensioner and find out different. Cams...
  4. Supercharging RSX
    looking for the bracket that allow the use of oem auto tensioner. located at Toronto, canada.
  5. The DIY Garage RSX
    I recently purchased a 03 Type-s and about 2mths later the alternator went out. Long story short I got the belt off (not completely) and was able to swap the alt’s. Putting the belt back on my 14mm wrench is just turning on the bolts head. I will get this replaced but right now I just need to...
  6. Engine Building & Design
    Hey guys. Ive got a fully built k20z1 for boost. I'm just getting a few things wrapped up here and my machinist needs me to get a new timing chain and tensioner. Just wondering if there's an after market timing chain and tensioner that would work better than oem.
  7. Problems & Solutions RSX
    https://youtu.be/TdqH_RN4frE If anyone can tell me by seeing this video that what needs to be replaced? The tensioner pulley or the whole thing to where pulley is attached? It's making squealing noises
  8. All Motor RSX
    I have a k20a3 and I'm planning on swapping in the a2 cams, rockers, and valve train. I saw a few threads that mentioned replacing the Timing Chain Tensioner with aftermarket cams. Yes, I know I don't technically have aftermarket cams but I have native cams to the a3 head. Should I purchase an...
  9. Bolt-On Basics: RSX (Base)
    I have a 2002 RSX Base 5-speed, engine has about 108K miles. I started noticing a rattle noise coming from the tensioner and saw how much it moved during idle. Didn't check the arrow indicators but I'm pretty sure either the belt and/or the tensioner is going bad. So instead of guessing and...
  10. The DIY Garage RSX
    Hopefully this isn't a stupid question, but here we go. I was just wondering if I need to do anything before I change out the timing chain tensioner cover with the K-Series cover? I'm changing it because I believe its leaking oil and well it was relatively cheap and simple.
  11. Supercharger EP3
    Has anyone run the EP3 JRSC with the 4inch pulley, with the Honda modified stock tension system? Does it clear, or was there contact?
  12. The DIY Garage RSX
    Ok so my tensioner pulley bolt is pretty stripped up, but can still be moved back and for with the tensioner tool and a 14 socket that is six point. Anyhow I wanted to change out my Ac compressor but don't wanna risk not being able to pull that bolt loose and tight. Also I just bought a new oem...
  13. Forced Induction & Nitrous RSX
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  14. Engine & Transmission RSX
    USED TODA chain tensioner for less than 1k miles. Asking 180 shipped. Txt 8052954949
  15. Supercharger EP3
    Hi guys, got a dc5. Posted on club rsx but got no response! Just installed my dc5 jrsc and changed my steering over to an ep3 rack so I could get the belt wrap you guys get and run the auto tensioner. Now the problem I'm having is belt stretch! No wear or shedding, Only used for 3 days and...
  16. Want To Buy or Trade RSX
    http://mercracing.net/products-page/belt-tension-systems/ Looking for this if anyone has or knows of one for sale. Thanks.
  17. Engine & Transmission RSX
    I have a brand new, factory sealed tensioner assembly for sale. Part # 31170-PND-013, fits k20a2 engines. $120 shipped.
  18. Problems & Solutions RSX
    Long story short i was changing the serpentine belt because it was cracked and i was doing the tensioner pulley as well and once i got the belt off i loosened up the bolt on the tensioner to remove the pulley and when i got it out the retaining nut in the back fell of never to be seen again...
  19. Forced Induction & Nitrous RSX
    Bought this when I got my JRSC. Did not end up using it and sold my JRSC kit. 140$ shipped to your doorstep anywhere in the US!
  20. Forced Induction & Nitrous RSX
    Hey I'm seeing if anyone is interested in my setup I have never installed or used it as of yet. I bought supercharger off a friend 3 years ago and he drove it for 3 months before he sold the car so it's mint. Comptech Superchager Merc racing 2.95 pulley Gator back belts 650 cc rc...
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