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Well finally finished the supercharger install last Monday and now got around to posting pics. Well its been just over a week since I finally got the supercharger installed however I have maybe logged 3 hours total driving the car since I have been so busy with work and going to a show this past weekend. The install I thought was basically fairly easy minus a couple small hiccups along the way. First problem I ran into was the screw hole for the map sensor was not tapped to receive the bolt to hold the map sensor on so I had to run to my buddies shop to get that tapped. The second problem I ran into when I first started the car was that there was a horrible scretching noise and I noticed that the bolts holding the pulley on were touching the the auto tensioner and grinding against it cause for some reason comptech had put washer on the bolts along with using flared nuts and the pictures on the installation instructions only had them using the flared bolts. So once the washers were removed the clearance was fine however I need to contact comptech and email them pictures cause I want a replacement auto tensioner that is not scratched now. Last problem I had was in the process of installing the extension on the power steering hose I had an o-ring tear. While I tried to bleed the power steering system to get air our that I thought was a result of the longer hose I was really just pumping more air into the system the entire time so a trip to the Acura dealer for a new o-ring a bottle of power steering fluid to top of the fluid that came out.

First half stock manifold removed


Step by step layout of parts removed


Second half of stock manifold removed


New manifold gasket


New manifold on


Stupid whole that wasn't tapped and caused me to have to remove manifold after it was on


Power steering pump relocated


Removing power steering 90 degree adapter


Spacer installed


Spacer installed close up
 

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Blower on


Blower on


Blower throttle body plate


Manifold ground relocation


Auto tensioner and belt installed


Completely installed




hondaxpower said:
wow really nice..but i can get some shots of your car the whole thing
 

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Here are some pics of how the car sits currently.









Pics of how the car used to look at different times from most recent to oldest.








Links to threads of detailed look at the transformation of the car over the last nine months.

Transformation Stage 1
http://tsx.acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=41002

Transformation Stage 2
http://tsx.acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=41747

Transformation Stage 3
http://tsx.acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=42394

Transformation Stage 4
http://tsx.acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=43065

Transformation Stage 5
http://tsx.acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=43236

Transformation Stage 6 - Installation Began Last Night
http://tsx.acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=44211


Figured I would keep it simple and just to the most recent progression of the car but if anyone wants I have build threads since I started the car 3 years ago.
 

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omg I'm sooooo jealous!!!!

I plan on s/c this winter. Please post videos of that beautiful sound and that beast in action! Nice install man!
 

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very dope
 

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wait wait...you could s/c an auto tsx yet an auto rsx is a no no? thats it im gettin a k24 swap. anyway nice car man, awesome on the supercharger. good for you dude :thumbsup:
 

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Get rid of that carbon fiber junk and put a CAI on for some real power. Looks good, enjoy your whine.
Ok hope your joking. Pretty sure J's Racing parts are not junk. Same intake used in the j's racing race car. Check out the air diversion panels and the filter is right above the whole where the air enters the carbon airbox top so its almost as good as a CAI if not better and it dynoes with higher numbers than the injen cai for the car.







 
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