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06-07-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,069
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Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Op, that's awesome you got the clutch in without...

Op, that's awesome you got the clutch in without taking the subframe out. Having done the clutch swap twice, both times removing the sub frame I can say that it is the preferred method for me. It...
06-06-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

I have heard of needing multiple days for tuning,...

I have heard of needing multiple days for tuning, King Motorsport wanted my integra for two days when I was looking for it to get broken in and tuned. I would be happy that they are considering...
05-22-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 70,898
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

You guys need to start petitioning Hondata and...

You guys need to start petitioning Hondata and Ktuner to get boost by gear for the TL platform. Keep 1 and 2 low and get full boost for 3rd, 4th and 5th (pretty much 1:1).
05-21-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 70,898
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Lol when your blowing axles from all the HP and...

Lol when your blowing axles from all the HP and TQ those tools will come in handy. You'll get good at taking this thing apart.

I had to replace my axle on my Integra at the track, the separator...
05-21-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 744
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

You will have to shoe horn it in, your better off...

You will have to shoe horn it in, your better off with a DC/Integra platform. much more room. Or just put a K swap in a CRX.
05-08-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

I had a Maven weighted shift knob on my TL, I...

I had a Maven weighted shift knob on my TL, I switched back to OEM. It's a personal preference... to me a weighted shift lever knob mutes the feel of the shift mechanism.
05-07-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Meh, weighed knobs are pretty gimmicky IMO.

Meh, weighed knobs are pretty gimmicky IMO.
04-11-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 21,236
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

That's a good plan! It doesn't hurt to get a...

That's a good plan! It doesn't hurt to get a larger induction path for your TL. You can pick whichever CAI is easier for you to tackle, build one or buy one off the shelf.
04-02-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,393
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Even stock it's worth it. There's more value and...

Even stock it's worth it. There's more value and potential to a custom tune when compared to bolt on pieces and no tune. I am an 04 as well and I am happy there's an option to tune, unlike the poor...
01-25-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Flexplates are relatively light and have a tough...

Flexplates are relatively light and have a tough job to do, torque converters are heavy and filled with ATF fluid. If you could find a lighter converter that would be a better option. Or just get a...
01-09-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

No Problem. I scooped my stuff up years ago...

No Problem. I scooped my stuff up years ago knowing that the production of Aspec items wasn't going to be forever. My shocks were done with over 100k on them.

No complaints from the addition of...
09-13-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Don't get ceramic brakes for stopping power. I...

Don't get ceramic brakes for stopping power. I purchased Brembo Ceramic pads from TireRack and notice a drop in braking performance they are less dusty. Cross drilled and slotted rotors don't give...
07-05-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,247
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

If you are looking at purely peak numbers then...

If you are looking at purely peak numbers then sure, but if you are looking at the entire RPM sweep you might be surprised. I dyno'd my car (04 J32 6MT) with an RV-6 exhaust, made 230ish whp. On...
06-26-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 41,494
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Because we don't have i-Vtec in the J series :),...

Because we don't have i-Vtec in the J series :), the K series is able to vary the angle of the intake cam on top of VTEC in the performance versions. They are able to degree cams anywhere from 25 to...
04-19-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 20,899
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Looking Nice! TL should scoot now.

Looking Nice! TL should scoot now.
03-07-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,916
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Yes, there will always be a faster car. You are...

Yes, there will always be a faster car. You are getting lost in the dyno plot sauce and how fast a car runs a 1/4 mile. Even if you start modifying generic cars that are marginally faster you end up...
03-07-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,916
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

New TL member: Hey I am looking to get more power...

New TL member: Hey I am looking to get more power out of my TL
Acurazine Forum Members: Buy another car or go boost.
02-18-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,232
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Get a factory service manual. You need to...

Get a factory service manual. You need to understand how the shop come up with the blown HG conclusion.
01-24-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,452
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

^What horseshoez posted^

^What horseshoez posted^
01-24-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,393
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

I bought a new 6MT TL-s Unit for $450 and the vin...

I bought a new 6MT TL-s Unit for $450 and the vin program was $50. If I had any problems initially I could have sorted it with the dealer at the time.

Been running it for about 4 years now no...
01-24-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,452
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Glad to see the tires are getting the car to feel...

Glad to see the tires are getting the car to feel more how you want it to feel.

I haven't seen a mention of replacing the front and rear stab bars from the TL-S bars to base bars. This change...
12-31-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 20,899
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

This is sweet to see! Either Evan's Tuning...

This is sweet to see!

Either Evan's Tuning or King would be great for tuning the Rotrex. I used Pure Tuning in Toledo to tune my 84mm B18c1 Integra, it was a good experience and the engine runs...
12-19-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 70,898
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

It didn't help that Kingdongdave was doing this...

It didn't help that Kingdongdave was doing this on a 3.5L TL-S. The larger displacement of the engine effectively lowers the PSI produced on the roots blower. The OP's 3.2L should work much better...
12-19-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,470
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Grab one of these, this makes finding leaks...

Grab one of these, this makes finding leaks pretty easy.Tracerline Complete LeakFinder Kits TP-8621
12-14-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 26,336
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

I like modern 4 channel ABS systems. Although for...

I like modern 4 channel ABS systems. Although for deep snow driving in the TL, I turn off the traction control because of the throttle cut if there is any tire spin and if the back end comes around...
12-13-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,265
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

lots of local weld experts up in here, lol

lots of local weld experts up in here, lol
12-13-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,656
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Impact all day, be lazy and smart.

Impact all day, be lazy and smart.
12-13-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,405
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

I am at 172k with my TL, that's 25,000 miles on...

I am at 172k with my TL, that's 25,000 miles on this setup. One of the best things I have done to the car!
12-12-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,365
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Your call. I wouldn't get it unless you are...

Your call. I wouldn't get it unless you are looking for all out performance.

Totally aside from performance but I dislike that the aftermarket pulley doesn't have the Hex shape to allow you to...
12-12-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,656
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Find a small screw driver or chisel and work at...

Find a small screw driver or chisel and work at it, slowly work it from either side, it doesn't need to be completely unstaked. The axle spline is harder compared to the thin nut wall so spinning it...
07-07-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

6MT or 5AT? 5AT =Sell and purchase TL-S...

6MT or 5AT?

5AT =Sell and purchase TL-S that has heads, cams and displacement.

6MT=Deck heads, custom cams , springs and tune.

Displacement is what you want for an NA motor.
06-07-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,746
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

I don't have the Spacer or PCD and I am a 6MT,...

I don't have the Spacer or PCD and I am a 6MT, but my vote is Hondata or Ktuner, tuning solutions often get overlooked on our silly FWD N/A cars.

I picked PNP runners and intake over swapping...
04-18-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,405
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

:spanky: I've been corrected the Helms and OEM...

:spanky: I've been corrected the Helms and OEM manuals are the same. You will be good with either one!:thumbsup:
04-10-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,405
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Thanks! The Bendix starter gear is already...

Thanks!

The Bendix starter gear is already beveled on the leading edge of gear face, the ring gear on the flywheel was missing the bevel and I didn't want to modified a hardened ring gear....
04-05-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,405
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Thank you srg818!, I was nervous the first time...

Thank you srg818!, I was nervous the first time around. The hardest parts is supporting the engine while removing the sub-frame. Skip the Helms manual and get an OEM Service manual and you will be...
04-04-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,405
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Bumping my old thread for an update. I am at...

Bumping my old thread for an update.

I am at 166k now, so about 19,000 miles on this setup and I don't have any issues. Clutch is still really easy to drive and has a very smooth engagement.
03-29-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,891
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

The story doesn't add up. The "Rocker" panel is...

The story doesn't add up. The "Rocker" panel is part of the AB door ring structure and to cause damage like that you have to be going at a decent rate, it's going to cost some coin to repair. The...
03-10-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,487
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

uhhhh it's stroke guys.... both have 89mm bores...

uhhhh it's stroke guys.... both have 89mm bores but the 3.2 J32A3 has 86mm stroke and the 3.5 J35A8 has a 93mm..
03-05-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,829
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

I think we both agreed that it was personal...

I think we both agreed that it was personal preference, I stated my preference. I also think it's like driving around with your hand resting on the shift knob.

How you like your knob is your...
03-05-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,829
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Weighted knobs are more of gimmick to sell a...

Weighted knobs are more of gimmick to sell a really shiny piece of metal with weight at a higher prices. :2cents: I admit I bought into it at first before I thought about it for a little. I had the...
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