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  1. advice on engine performance

    1st Gen - Engine, ...
    I have just got a 2008 TSX with 9049 miles (!) I am looking for a cheap way to make some more power
  2. k24 power gains

    1st Gen - General Car Topics
    Hello everyone. I am looking to buy a first gen tsx but I am very new to cars and modding in general. Is there anything I can do (besides turbo or supercharging) to get more power out of the k24 engine? I would like minimal downtime if possible. Thank you!
  3. FS: 1st Gen Stoptech BBK w/2-piece Rotors & pads

    For Sale
    Hi All, Up for sale here is my complete Stoptech big brake kit. My car was totaled a few months after installing these, but what a difference in braking they made. Everything is 100% authentic Stoptech and like new condition. The Stoptech logo is baked into the paint. No scratches, stripped...
  4. Problems with starting after upgrades

    1st Gen - Engine, ...
    Car is 04 6speed Manual I recently added a Skunk 2 Pro Series Intake Manifold, a Grams 72mm throttle body, a Skunk 2 composite fuel rail and DC shorty headers. These were in addition to pre existing mods, Random Technologies high flow Cat, K & N cold air intake, full Skunk 2 bolt on exhaust...
  5. Best way to deepen sound in Acura TSX? HELP

    1st Gen - Engine, ...
    i recently got a 2008 tsx as my first car and i want to deepen the sound of the exhaust but since it isn't technically mine i can't put whatever upgrades i want. i have looked at performance mufflers (especially flow master) and performance resonator upgrade but i have no idea where to go...
  6. gas milage://

    1st Gen - Problems and Fixes
    Hey guys I have been using recomended gas and everything. But my mpg just seems to drop everyday 2 days ago i had 17 mpg which is bad and yestrrday i has 15 now its constant on 14.. Whyy you guys know any fix... Also when i am driving car and i press on gas pedal i can feel air noise going out...
  7. Upgrades?

    1st Gen - General Car Topics
    I am currently on the fence about making some improvements to my current 07 or switch things up and get a whole new car…. If I keep it and make the improvements, I would like to redo the brakes and pads, a slight drop (.5-.75) and tune the motor a little to get some more power….. Im just...
  8. New brakes set.Recommendations needed!

    2nd Gen - Suspension, ...
    Hey guys! Need to change my brakes rotors and pads on my 2009 TSX. I was thinking of upgrading from the OEM sets to something more performing/best quality but don't know a lot about brakes compagnies. I was thinking about the EBCs ultimax with hawk pads. What do you guys think? Would you rather...
  9. Electronic gauge install. Help!

    1st Gen - Electronics, ...
    I cant seem to find a DIY for electronic gauge install for the k24 (1st gen) please link if you know of one or have any knowledge of the topic installing Oil pressure, water temp, and volt looking for an open oil port and open water port on the motor
  10. Please read. Engine swapping a bigger motor?

    1st Gen - General Car Topics
    Hey guys, new to this forum so don't bash on me too hard haha. I'm sure this has been asked/ discussed plenty but i cant manoeuvre my way around this website too well at the moment, so if there's a link to a thread that answers my question please comment the link to it thanks. Im planning on...
  11. Small to big upgrades, where to start.

    1st Gen - Engine, ...
    Ok guys I'm looking to start upgrading my 05 tsx I want to start with a good basis for performance. Basically I'd like to add to the overall performance making it run faster by doing things that are good for the car. Where do I start? What would you say needs to be upgraded and what comes along...
  12. Show Off Your Pics!

    1st Gen - Image Gallery
    Hey guys just wanted to see what people have done with their cars, just so i can get an idea with what else i could do with my 08 premium white pearl tsx with enkei ekm3 gunmetal painted wheels. I love my tsx and as a 16 year old i think im staying with acura for a long time! So come on show...
  13. What Mods Next? (HELP?)

    Upper Midwest
    Hey all, I'm a newbie to mods for cars and all of that kind of stuff and the site. I'm currently getting 18x7.5 Enkei EKM3 Gunmetal Painted wheels for my Premium Pearl White 08 Acura TSX and getting a carbon fiber Mugen Grille. But i want to know, what next? What is the next easy affordable mod...
  14. Opinions?? Next mod needed... BFB input?

    1st Gen - Engine, ...
    Hey guys, tax time is here and that for me means time to splurge a little lol. Spent some decent $$ to black her out, so im back to performance (paint gave me at least 5 more HP lmao). I'll give you a breakdown of what I've done ('06 AT), obviously didn't go all out on TOL parts but I'm doing...
  15. which intake?

    1st Gen - Engine, ...
    Im looking at putting an intake into the TSX, but I'm not sure which one. the k&n typhoon 69 is an alright intake, but is cheaper then the injen rival. Is it worth the exra 40 bucks for a little more power? Injen: INJEN CAI COLD AIR INTAKE 04-08 ACURA TSX 4CYL +10HP | eBay K&N: K&N Cold Air...
  16. What do you guys think?

    1st Gen - Electronics, ...
    2+1 PERFORMANCE CHIP ACURA TSX 2004-2008 2007 2006 2005 | eBay Saw this "performance chip" on ebay and was excited for a second because of the price, but then scared because of the price. I noticed Hondata doesnt flash the ecu or sell kits for 08 specific tsx, but i dont want to buy...
  17. Infiniti G Performance Line

    Automotive Discussion
    Infiniti Rolls Out 1st Performance Line A 348-hp Infiniti G coupe with chrome exhaust tips and red-stitched leather seats will serve as the first model of the brand's new Infiniti Performance Line. The specialty-performance subbrand, intended to pit Infiniti more competitively against...
  18. Infiniti Performance Line (IPL)

    Automotive Discussion
    Infiniti Performance Line (IPL) is Coming this Year Hot on the heels of the recent revelation that Infiniti is working on a duo of new G-based vehicles slated to debut at this year's Pebble Beach extravaganza, we've come across a trademark filing by Nissan North America for "IPL." What's IPL...
  19. K&N Air Filter for my TSX

    2nd Gen - General Car Topics
    Just got my new K&N air filter for my 2009 TSX shipped to me today and can't wait to install it tomorrow... These were just released by K&N in the last month or so, so i was wondering if anybody has any experience or feedback having one in their TSX yet? i'll be sure to post my experience with...
  20. In Need of an Intake!!!!

    1st Gen - Engine, ...
    Hi, i just got a TSX for my first car (im 16:rollsmile) and im looking for an intake for a good price but is still nice. Any one wanna sell me theirs? or maybe some recommendation.....
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