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Nice build! Those are some impressive numbers!
I was planning for a supercharger as well but since it's discontinued, it is difficult to find even used one. Do you think Merc supercharger will fit without too much of modifications? has anyone done it for TSX? Does it come with a tune as CT-E does? at least to get the car running. I am just skeptical to buy at this point as too many unknowns.
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1. I did a dyno tune on a Mustang Dyno and the CTe base map doesn’t come close to the power I got and
2. I believe the Merc supercharger is probably 90% bolt on kit because my CTE kit is not 100% and I had to modify a few things on the engine coolant piping to make it work and when I upgrade to Merc I will use their supplied parts because Merc has a different Manifold setup and also my kit was preowned.
Could you explain to me what is needed to get the tuning portion of the install done? Did your kit come with a base map on a piggyback (Hondata or FlashPro) to get it moving and then your tuner was able to retune that piggyback?
I find the hardware part as a doable challenge but when it comes to software, I am way over my head.

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Nice build! Those are some impressive numbers!
I was planning for a supercharger as well but since it's discontinued, it is difficult to find even used one. Do you think Merc supercharger will fit without too much of modifications? has anyone done it for TSX? Does it come with a tune as CT-E does? at least to get the car running. I am just skeptical to buy at this point as too many unknowns.
You and I both. I believe Heeltoe can still get the CtE kit but they don't have too many left.
Also, I am looking more for reliable drivability than making a lot power. Too bad NV doesn't get too cold, I wonder how the SC will behave in the extreme winter.
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Could you explain to me what is needed to get the tuning portion of the install done? Did your kit come with a base map on a piggyback (Hondata or FlashPro) to get it moving and then your tuner was able to retune that piggyback?
I find the hardware part as a doable challenge but when it comes to software, I am way over my head.



You and I both. I believe Heeltoe can still get the CtE kit but they don't have too many left.
Also, I am looking more for reliable drivability than making a lot power. Too bad NV doesn't get too cold, I wonder how the SC will behave in the extreme winter.

I already asked a question on their product page about the availability of sc kit but a response was generic(as discontinued). I am thinking of sending an email or calling Markus directly to see if he can do anything. I am also mainly looking for a daily drivability and reliability as this is the only car I have. I will update you if I get an update on the SC availability.
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Old 11-20-2018, 02:32 AM
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Nice build! Those are some impressive numbers!
I was planning for a supercharger as well but since it's discontinued, it is difficult to find even used one. Do you think Merc supercharger will fit without too much of modifications? has anyone done it for TSX? Does it come with a tune as CT-E does? at least to get the car running. I am just skeptical to buy at this point as too many unknowns.
I think the Merc supercharger will fit but not 100%, and I don't think there is a base map for the Merc Supercharger and I think the base map for the CTe will work just fine, You just have to make sure get a tune asap. What I did to my car, before installing the SC and since there is no base map for the wagon, I converted the 2010 base map Supercharger file to the 2012 calibration. Then After installing the SC I uploaded the file and the car started and the next day I drove it to my tuner and I stayed out of boost which is below 2500rmp I believe, and from there you tuner will handle the rest.

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Could you explain to me what is needed to get the tuning portion of the install done? Did your kit come with a base map on a piggyback (Hondata or FlashPro) to get it moving and then your tuner was able to retune that piggyback?
I find the hardware part as a doable challenge but when it comes to software, I am way over my head.



You and I both. I believe Heeltoe can still get the CtE kit but they don't have too many left.
Also, I am looking more for reliable drivability than making a lot power. Too bad NV doesn't get too cold, I wonder how the SC will behave in the extreme winter.
Sup man, no base map for the Wagon but you can convert the file from 2010 files to 2012 calibrations, which I did and make sure to change fuel injector size in Hondata Flashpro calibration to the size you will be using. The car should start and after drive to your tuner and stay out of boost and the your tuner will take care of the rest. Also I ran into issues installing the SC because there was an extra coolant tube attached to the main coolant line and without me modifying the coolant line the manifold will not fit to the head. If you ever tackle this by yourself, just PM me and I can help you out

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You're the man. Could you get us some videos whenever you get some time?
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You're the man. Could you get us some videos whenever you get some time?
I'll try to, but is there any place beside youtube I can upload videos without the whole world seeing it ?
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I finally replaced the factory Battery with a better one and went with Optima Red 35 series with A V6 battery strap. Also after replacing the old battery with the Red Top, My Bluetooth stop disconnecting from my Iphone.






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Team OptimaRedTop is the way to go. Without a doubt my audio sounds much better after installing the new battery as well. Secret little mod.
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Starting the New Year right! New Summer wheels and the most important Aftercooler and Smaller pulley!





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Old 02-05-2019, 08:32 PM
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What are new wheel specs?

You said exhaust is sedan only but fit bolt on perfect? Link to exhaust? Any drones?
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Your wagon looks great. The JDM rear end really made a world of difference. Looks much more like a proper wagon from the back.
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Old 02-15-2019, 03:12 AM
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What are new wheel specs?

You said exhaust is sedan only but fit bolt on perfect? Link to exhaust? Any drones?
The specs are 18x9.5 40 offset and the exhaust is made for the sedan and it will fit the wagons as well, also it drones a little bit but just because I'm running cat-less and also remember the wagon has an open rear cargo unlike the sedan's is completely enclosed by the back seats.

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Your wagon looks great. The JDM rear end really made a world of difference. Looks much more like a proper wagon from the back.
Thanks man, the rear JDM conversion does make a big difference in looks and how it flows with the rest of the body

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The specs are 18x9.5 40 offset and the exhaust is made for the sedan and it will fit the wagons as well, also it drones a little bit but just because I'm running cat-less and also remember the wagon has an open rear cargo unlike the sedan's is completely enclosed by the back seats.

Thank you. So didn't need any modifications for install?

MrHeeltoe please confirm, before we order from you

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Thank you. So didn't need any modifications for install?

MrHeeltoe please confirm, before we order from you

This is correct, sedan and wagon exhaust for the system fit exactly the same.
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Old 02-15-2019, 03:56 PM
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Thanks guys

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Looking good.

All your regular mechanics tools and hey a kitchen knife too
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Looking good.

All your regular mechanics tools and hey a kitchen knife too
Thanks and hehe.. good catch! I had no hose cutter for the heat exchanger, so I had to improvise

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Very nice!
thank you!

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thanks for the love man, my next project will be a manual conversion
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A tune after the Install




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A manual swap next

I can tell you one thing. Having had that done that on my first gen TSX it is not a fun process at all. The shop said no more after that haha.
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All pics and no video?
Sorry but Check out my [email protected]_dailyscwagon23 for vids, sorry I donít want to post in youtube

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I can tell you one thing. Having had that done that on my first gen TSX it is not a fun process at all. The shop said no more after that haha.
I know a master mechanic and who specializes on kseries and tuned my car, he will gladly do it, since he has done it many times
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A manual swap next

I can tell you one thing. Having had that done that on my first gen TSX it is not a fun process at all. The shop said no more after that haha.

I have a customer that did a manual swap in a TSX wagon. It was a job for sure...but enviable result!!!
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Waiting to see the new wheeels
Not until summer
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I have a customer that did a manual swap in a TSX wagon. It was a job for sure...but enviable result!!!
Indeed a supercharged manual wagon would be an awesome ride for sure.
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Indeed a supercharged manual wagon would be an awesome ride for sure.
He was going to go with a Merc TVS blower but I think he bailed on that.

Some other guy in Florida did a J37 6MT AWD conversion in a wagon! That was nuts.
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Not to take this thread too off topic but you have any links to that J37 AWD conversion if there is a thread? I would love to see that.
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Not to take this thread too off topic but you have any links to that J37 AWD conversion if there is a thread? I would love to see that.
He is in our CU2SQUAD in facebook and Ig https://instagram.com/phillira28?utm...=1l4k66drm3w2s
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Great work as always. Cleanest I have ever seen.
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Sup man, yeah I thought that was you who requested me on IG, how is the wagon?
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Sup man, yeah I thought that was you who requested me on IG, how is the wagon?
Lol smart man. Not much on the daily wagon yet but I did buy a E63 AMG.
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