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Old 04-04-2011, 05:01 PM
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Ah man, I wish I knew you wanted the MDX trumpets. Im going to switch back to the shorties soon.
Aww, why you switching back?
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Just trying to change things up and see if they truly make a difference. Im currently running them with the plenum spacer, so I want to see what the shorties can do with the larger plenum.
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I am trying to install my hybrid racing bushings. Removing the stock bushings, which most ppl say is hard part, was easiest part. I am having trouble getting the last o-ring clip on the bigger bushing. Spending hours just trying to get 1 clip on bent over the engine bay hehe.

Anyone have a better tip than working it around clockwise and using a flathead screwdriver? I might just give up and use a retaining clip like one that comes with corsport.
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You didn't need a press to get the old bushings out?
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No, take a screwdriver and twist on the old bushings and they pop right out.

I havent ordered the new HR bushings yet, so Im not familiar with the retaining clip they use. Do you have any pics?

EDIT - looking at pics it looks like it uses those clips that are similar to key rings (I have no other way of explaining it). If thats the case, two small pliers grabbing each end and pulling away from each other should spread it apart. You should be able to slide it into the groove that way.

I just ordered these as well.

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I finally got it all installed. I knew how the key rings worked, but that didn't seem to make it that much easier. Guess after a few times you get hang of it, and lack of room didn't help. I used a small flathead screwdriver in the groove then used other hand to spin it around while screwdriver guided it.

I ended up installing how heeltoes directions say, which is opposite of hybrid racings. I was able to get washers to fit, just on bigger bushing I used a slightly smaller clip cause one it came with didn't fit thru hole with stock washers on.

Does the way I installed it look fine. I am just wondering if the spherical bearing has room to move or if installing like this is like solid bushing?

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How does the shifting feel with the bushings installed? I've had my corsports in a box for like 2 years now. Right when I got motivated to install them they came out with a new (better?) design. Now I'm not sure what to do


Btw- I really like the direction your headed with this car
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the bushing was easy to install
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How does the shifting feel with the bushings installed? I've had my corsports in a box for like 2 years now. Right when I got motivated to install them they came out with a new (better?) design. Now I'm not sure what to do


Btw- I really like the direction your headed with this car
thnx, It feels a lil more crisp and not as notchy(2nd gear shift is easier/smoother). I still need to do the clutch dampening delete and install modded slave cylinder tho. I bought the corsport bushings also and never installed them, then bought the hybrid ones. I need to sell corsport still. Wondering if the corsport base bushings will fit.
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brian, do you have headers and a pulley?
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brian, do you have headers and a pulley?
yes comptech headers and option ud pulley are on the car.
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Nice! Bet that thing pulls like a mother
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Nice! Bet that thing pulls like a mother
It is decent atm. I need to get valve adjustment and install all my engine goodies and that should make a big difference. Right now I am kinda in limbo waiting on my custom parts to get made/shipped to me. Custom parts take forever.
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I noticed when I removed my icebox a few times that it seems like the rubber coupler that attaches to the tb is restrictive on the inside from the spiral design. I decided to order new couplers and installed them with p2r clamps. The one i used to connect to tb was 2 7/8" and the other one is 3".

This photo shows coupler that comes with icebox vs one i replaced it with.

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Yeah, I noticed that too when I installed mine.

There's nothing wrong with modding it for more direct air flow

I also think it's dumb how comptech used plastic. They should have designed the icebox in metal with a plastic shell around it to keep the oem look. That would have made the temperatures much cooler on the inside. Not saying that there not cool as is, but it would have made it even better....
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Originally Posted by Jacobpockros View Post
Yeah, I noticed that too when I installed mine.

There's nothing wrong with modding it for more direct air flow

I also think it's dumb how comptech used plastic. They should have designed the icebox in metal with a plastic shell around it to keep the oem look. That would have made the temperatures much cooler on the inside. Not saying that there not cool as is, but it would have made it even better....
Metal conducts heat so it would be hotter on average than plastic. Thats why people wrap their metal intakes in heat shield material. Plastic is also lighter. It just doesnt have as much of a bling factor. Could paint the tubing.

Now if you have a metal intake and you are doing runs at local track, you can put bags of ice or dry ice on the intake and let it sit till right before the run to keep metal cold. Not sure how much that would help times tho.

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Old 04-24-2011, 05:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Jacobpockros View Post
Yeah, I noticed that too when I installed mine.

There's nothing wrong with modding it for more direct air flow

I also think it's dumb how comptech used plastic. They should have designed the icebox in metal with a plastic shell around it to keep the oem look. That would have made the temperatures much cooler on the inside. Not saying that there not cool as is, but it would have made it even better....
Plastic is much better at keeping the intake cooler.
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Even on cold days? Ever get your tongue stuck on a chairlift? Yes, it can get cold sometimes
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Not when its connected to an engine running at ~180 degrees
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One of the parts i have been waiting on arrived yesterday.




If anyone wants one made contact excelerate about them.
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sweet. gonna need to save up for this now
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I installed my hub, quick release and steering wheel today. The stock wheel plus airbag is pretty heavy at 8.5 lbs. I forgot to weigh my setup before I installed it, but it has to be 5 lbs or more lighter. I also had a weird clicking feel in my wheel when I turned to left, but after installing my mugen wheel it magically disappeared so thats good. Here is a pic. Dont mind the torn apart interior. Since the 03 cl is dual stage airbag I needed 2 resistors. No SRS light and the horn works.

This wheel makes a bigger difference than I expected. Steering feels lighter and smoother. First time I drove with it today i kept missing the turning indicator stalk.

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Man you're coming long way. I really like it. How does it feel ?
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Man you're coming long way. I really like it. How does it feel ?
This wheel makes a bigger difference than I expected. Steering feels lighter and smoother. First time I drove with it today i kept missing the turning indicator stalk
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Freakin sweet man. Awesome that no srs light is on and you retained the horn. Looks classy yet functional at the same time. Although me personally, I wouldn't wanna lose the airbag even with the few pounds saved in weight
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His post was edited i read email notification it wasnt there mr smartazz
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Originally Posted by StreetKA View Post
Man you're coming long way. I really like it. How does it feel ?
thnx

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Freakin sweet man. Awesome that no srs light is on and you retained the horn. Looks classy yet functional at the same time. Although me personally, I wouldn't wanna lose the airbag even with the few pounds saved in weight
thnx, I will have a bucket seat, harness bar, and harness so airbag isnt really necessary.

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His post was edited i read email notification it wasnt there mr smartazz
Yea I did edit it not ur fault.
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I removed the cruise control items from the engine bay. They weighed a whopping 2.5 lbs.
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Speaking of cruise control, it always pissed me off that the cruise control line would always slip off of that clip on the stock airbox
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Damn I like your wheel! Awesome man!!! What's next mod?
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i like that new steering wheel.
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Damn I like your wheel! Awesome man!!! What's next mod?
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i like that new steering wheel.
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I thought i would make a mod list cause I am having a hard time remembering everything I have done at times.

Installed
Zeal Function-T Coilovers
SPC front camber/ingalls rear camber arms
Moog endlinks
Progress rsb
Comptech stb
SSR Type F wheels 18x8.5
Project Kics Lugs
Hankook Ventus RS2 tires
Legend Calipers
EBC Ultimax Rotors
EBC Redstuff pads
XLR8 brake lines
Braille Battery
Hyperground kit
Phillips 5k bulbs
NGK spark plugs
Option UD pulley
Comptech Icebox
Comptech Headers
RT cat
CT Mufflers
Neuspeed SS Adapter
Hybrid Racing Shifter Bushings
Autovation pedals
Voodoo Titanium shift knob
redline goods shift boot and armrest cover
passport 8500
works/bell short hub
works/bell quick release
mugen steering wheel
35% tint all around
3M Paint protection wrap
oem spoiler with clear brake light
nsx emblem
metra dash kit
alpine IVA-D300 flip out screen
alpine NVE-M300 navigation
alpine ipod adapter
alpine remote
jl300/4 amp
morel tempo 6 front components
boston nx97 6x9

To Install(bought but not on yet)
eibach fsb
UR 4 point lower brace
Ingalls ETD
XLR8 mounts
Griffin radiator
Mugen cooling mods(thermo, fan switch, rad cap)
bored tb
ported IM
ported runners
p2r gaskets
p2r tb spacer
p2r plenums
modded slave cylinder
egr plate
steel clutch line
custom seat brackets/mounts
recaro sliders and side mounts
recaro bucket seat
universal harness bar
takata harness

that is all I can think of for now. i am planning to install all the stuff on my to install list before the national acura meet in june.
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Thats nice ! I have question though. I see you modified car audio. How is the braille battery holding up ? How was it in the winter ? Im looking for spare IM and runners to P&P them but no luck so far.
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Thats nice ! I have question though. I see you modified car audio. How is the braille battery holding up ? How was it in the winter ? Im looking for spare IM and runners to P&P them but no luck so far.
Battery has been perfect so far. I do hook it up to a trickle charger tho. I am actually gonna remove my rear speakers and swap to a smaller, lighter 2 channel amp and only run front components. I didn't really drive in winter, still had my summer wheels and tires on.

For the IM and runners it took me awhile to find a pair, I just kept checking the bm here and v 6 p and other forums.
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Nice pogress. Do you know how much total weight you've shaved so far after the latest mods?
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