Newbie here. all advice is appreciated

Old 06-26-2019, 02:50 PM
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Talking Newbie here. all advice is appreciated

Please be patient with me because sometimes my older generation brain gets vapor lock every now and then..LOL
I will just introduce my car and what I have done and want to.

I got this in May 2019. It is a 2004 Acura TSX (138,000 miles) w/ pearl black exterior and tan interior. No nav. No mods.

What I've done.. (outside of changing all fluids to synthetic except brake and radiator fluid, changed tran filter well all filters, and radiator flush)

I upgraded the cooling fan on the driver side to a larger one to get the AC cooler at lights. Slight modification to the shroud to accommodate an electric fan meant for a Z71 truck but it looks stock and the AC is sooo much colder at a stop now.

Iridium plugs and ceramic brakes are also new.

What I want to do:

Replace 60mm throttle body with 65mm or bigger
Replace intake manifold with the most efficient I can find (researching that now)
Maybe headers
Eliminate resonator
Cold air intake
Get a great ECU tune
Carbon fiber wrap on hood, top, trunk deck, and bumpers
Carbon fiber wrap smooth black surfaces of the interior
Faux leather TSX seat covers
Larger anti-sway bars

Win the lotto so I can cover the cost of everything I want to do..LOL

Sorry so longwinded. If anybody has any ideas or helpful hints I would sure appreciate it.

This is a daily driver so I don't want anything too radical. I do put between 2k-3k miles a month on it but I hit long stretches of open highway and LOVE to open it up.
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very cool, I like the fan mod!
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Thanks JUSTNSPACE... I should've took pics but I wasn't thinking about it at the time.
I plan on doing the same thing to the AC fan when I get a chance.

Any ideas about who has the best tune for the TSX? I heard Sergio is the best but I have no idea what his prices are.
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Welcome to the forums. Belatedly.

Since this is a topic/technical issue which will require replies and discussion, this thread has been moved from the New Member Introductions forum to the model specific forum.
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