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Forum: 1st Gen - Engine, ...   06-21-2019, 08:58 AM
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Posted By shandalo
Are we talking preload in the clutch housing? Or...

Are we talking preload in the clutch housing? Or just by adjusting the CMC, behind the clutch pedal?
I've put a clutch in two 1G TSX, both were RSX clutches. Only preloading/adjustment I've ever...
Forum: 2nd Gen - Problems and Fixes   06-21-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 48
Posted By shandalo
Not familiar with a 2G, but on the 1G (and many...

Not familiar with a 2G, but on the 1G (and many other Hondas/Acuras I've worked on) there is a temp sensor (that has nothing to do with gauge display) at the bottom left of the radiator, which...
Forum: 1st Gen - Engine, ...   06-18-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By shandalo
If it's the OEM dipstick... It works fine. The...

If it's the OEM dipstick... It works fine. The amount of oil the book recommends is wrong thou. Most of us have to pour in 5 to 5.5 quarts to get to full on the stick.

Also, why 5W20?
Forum: 1st Gen - Engine, ...   06-13-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By shandalo
I would do a compression check to rule out a...

I would do a compression check to rule out a major engine issue, if all is well I would then swap the current cyl 1 injector with one of the others and see if the problem follows
Forum: Polls   06-13-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By shandalo
All hail... The master race now walks among us.

All hail... The master race now walks among us.
Forum: 1st Gen - Problems and Fixes   06-09-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By shandalo
None. The TSX transmission is specific to it. The...

None. The TSX transmission is specific to it. The ASP3 (Accord euro R) transmission is a direct swap, with the shorter SI gears and an LSD. All the K series 6 speed gearing is interchangable, but the...
Forum: 1st Gen - Suspension, ...   05-16-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By shandalo
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Forum: 1st Gen - Suspension, ...   05-15-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By shandalo
Makes one wonder doesn't it? I see this and other...

Makes one wonder doesn't it? I see this and other similar things happening in multiple auto forums, all owned by the same operator...
Forum: 1st Gen - Engine, ...   05-14-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By shandalo
How many threads do you need for the same topic?...

How many threads do you need for the same topic? I've been trying to help you since your first thread providing you with the info to make the engine you bought work... by far more info than I had...
Forum: TSX Build Threads   05-13-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 81,976
Posted By shandalo
Congrats on your new RDX! There is no perfect...

Congrats on your new RDX!
There is no perfect car... That is why we build them ourselves 😉
Forum: Member Intro   05-03-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By shandalo
Sounds like a great car once it's going. Props...

Sounds like a great car once it's going. Props for using a now uncommon chassis. Always wanted a lude.
Forum: 1st Gen - Problems and Fixes   05-02-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By shandalo
Brand new clutch and CMC is all the more reason...

Brand new clutch and CMC is all the more reason it should be adjusted for proper travel. Typically after a new clutch install you adjust it before break in, and at least once after break in, if not a...
Forum: 1st Gen - Problems and Fixes   05-01-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By shandalo
2nd and 3rd gear grind

Have you tried adjusting your clutch pedal/CMC? If that's not it then it's synchros and/or sleeves.
Forum: 1st Gen - General Car Topics   05-01-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By shandalo
That's what I think too, and I just realized, I...

That's what I think too, and I just realized, I got the car used with the rear window tinted fairly dark, and I don't know what kind of tint it is. I have heard that using metallic tint on a rear...
Forum: 1st Gen - General Car Topics   04-29-2019, 02:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By shandalo
If you own a Phillips and flathead screwdriver,...

If you own a Phillips and flathead screwdriver, plastic trim tools and know how to use them properly; not hard at all. Plug and play wiring is available. Check out crutchfield.com, type in your...
Forum: 1st Gen - General Car Topics   04-29-2019, 02:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,339
Posted By shandalo
An open end wrench one size above the actual size...

An open end wrench one size above the actual size needed, with a few layers of paper electrical taped inside the wrench, or onto the nut itself. Cloth could work too but even cloth tends to pinch...
Forum: 1st Gen - General Car Topics   04-27-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By shandalo
If you can't tell then it doesn't matter if it's...

If you can't tell then it doesn't matter if it's technically better or worse. As long as you are happy with it. I've never been in a 2G either, my 04 had muddy bass and lots of distortion at higher...
Forum: 1st Gen - Problems and Fixes   04-25-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By shandalo
The same seals for the TSX case also fit the Euro...

The same seals for the TSX case also fit the Euro R case.
Forum: 1st Gen - Engine, ...   04-24-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By shandalo
There are several performance differences between...

There are several performance differences between the 04-05 and 06-08 for sure, but a significant number of them are in the intake and exhaust systems.
I have found documentation of the later engine...
Forum: 1st Gen - General Car Topics   04-18-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By shandalo
Wow, learn something new every day. That first...

Wow, learn something new every day. That first link explained it well. I had done a quick Google search before I asked, but all the results seemed to be about switching in a taller 6th. Didn't know...
Forum: 1st Gen - General Car Topics   04-18-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By shandalo
...what?

...what?
Forum: 1st Gen - General Car Topics   04-16-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By shandalo
To do whenever: Reflash DIY cold air or CTE...

To do whenever:
Reflash
DIY cold air or CTE icebox
Throttle body coolant bypass
Headers
Lightweight pullies (if you aren't scared of them supposedly ruining your front crank seal)

For when...
Forum: 1st Gen - General Car Topics   04-15-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By shandalo
Absolutely. And well worth the extra $$

Absolutely. And well worth the extra $$
Forum: 2nd Gen - Suspension, ...   04-04-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By shandalo
Cross reference part numbers?

Cross reference part numbers?
Forum: 1st Gen - Engine, ...   04-04-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By shandalo
That's the one!

That's the one!
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