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Old 06-16-2018, 09:55 AM   #1051
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E85? Sounds fun haha. I dont think servicing is anybody's favorite.

Oil change is not so bad. Body work is a pain but suspension isn't bad. I did new aspec suspension and lca bushings and all that when I did my trans rebuild this sc install is the last stage of my build for the year can't wait for it to be done haha.

Found out my roommates dad can mill the blower pulley down for me at work so I'm gonna have him take off 1mm for me
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Old 06-17-2018, 12:17 AM   #1052
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E85? Sounds fun haha. I dont think servicing is anybody's favorite.

Oil change is not so bad. Body work is a pain but suspension isn't bad. I did new aspec suspension and lca bushings and all that when I did my trans rebuild this sc install is the last stage of my build for the year can't wait for it to be done haha.

Found out my roommates dad can mill the blower pulley down for me at work so I'm gonna have him take off 1mm for me
Measure twice and cut once. I donít have any experience with JRSC setup, but with my CTE supercharger running with a 2.9Ē BP makes alignment and tension more critical especially when you push it up to 8600 rpm.
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Old 06-17-2018, 07:43 AM   #1053
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x2... Same applies for JRSC. Before you cut, double check with another straight edge. Measure, confirm if there is a delta, measure again and confirm you get the same result.

Do one more for shits and giggles and then cut once you are confident in the results.
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Old 06-25-2018, 08:11 PM   #1054
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Knocked out my oil change to find out my battery is dead

I can't complain cause I got over 6+ years out of the Duralast Gold battery. Sourcing a replacement tomorrow.
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Old 07-02-2018, 12:55 AM   #1055
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I had good luck with Odyssey battery. Going 6+ years now. PC925 with an alluminum bracket relocated to the back.
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I had good luck with Odyssey battery. Going 6+ years now. PC925 with an alluminum bracket relocated to the back.
Just went with another Duralast 51R-DLG for the replacement.

In other news, dented my rear bumper not paying attention while parking... Ugh
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Just went with another Duralast 51R-DLG for the replacement.

In other news, dented my rear bumper not paying attention while parking... Ugh
First signs of getting old...er!
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Just went with another Duralast 51R-DLG for the replacement.

In other news, dented my rear bumper not paying attention while parking... Ugh
First signs of getting old...er!
Lol...no back up camera like the MDX and lack of power steering makes it more difficult, but getting older is definitely a factor.
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Pulled the RSX out and realized it's leaning. Sure enough, rear driver side shock absorber is blown as it's sitting ~ 1 inch lower than the passenger side. Going to look into a suspension update more seriously now
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Wow when it rains it pours on you. Your luck has to change soon.
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Tell me about it... Really bad timing since I'm trying to handle some items around the house (i.e., repaint exterior, replace some damaged shutters, and install gutters). I know I needed the suspension though. It's over 14 years old.
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Yesterday I sold my old 06 Malibu. My two boys used it to get back and forth to high school/college and I probably put close to 75K miles on it myself going to work. Youngest is now looking for a good used Civic Si or if he gets lucky a RSX-S. I guess the apple doesn't fall far from the tree.
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Didn't realize how nice the new Camry rides. Have one as a rental and I'm impressed.

Well, update on the RSX, I think my rear driver side suspension may be ok after all, so false alarm. I drove it to the airport on Monday, car felt fine, and didn't notice any bottoming out on bumpy road conditions. Also, I did collect a BNIB A-Spec rear lip last weekend from Delray Acura. Probably will sit in garage until I have time to figure out when I'll pull the trigger to respray.
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