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09-10-2017, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Euro-R_Spec_TSX

Smile A couple videos of the top secret TSX. Just a...

A couple videos of the top secret TSX. Just a heads-up, the exterior video has substantial wind noise. I've tried quite a few camera mods to reduce it without success.
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07-19-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 114,885
Posted By brian6speed

Yea, the CL has great potential if only Acura...

Yea, the CL has great potential if only Acura built it as a Sports Coupe instead of an entry level luxury car.

There is a 7.5 lb boat hanger attached to front bumper beam that can be easily...
04-28-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,511
Posted By FamilyGuy

The RPMs don't match between red and blue, so not...

The RPMs don't match between red and blue, so not all else equal..?

Also, if two cars do have the same weight, gears, etc and make about the same torque at about the same RPM, but one has more hp,...
04-27-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,511
Posted By Sonnick

Great post, but I am having a hard time agreeing...

Great post, but I am having a hard time agreeing with the bold. Making more HP means making extra in every gear, which would directly reflect acceleration in each gear.

In regards to the graph you...
04-26-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,511
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

This thread transitioned from moar torque, to...

This thread transitioned from moar torque, to reving the car to the moon to make power. :tongue:

I wouldn't rev a stock valve-train past the stock fuel cut, if you aren't making more power past...
04-25-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,511
Posted By yungone501

It really all depends on what changes you've made...

It really all depends on what changes you've made to the engine or how far you plan on going with it. If one doesn't plan on doing any significant changes, then I'd say run the factory ecu because...
04-23-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 7,511
Posted By Sonnick

Great discussion. I have 1 thing to add: I...

Great discussion. I have 1 thing to add: I believe ILC was one of the first to document modding the internals for a TL. He had good gains from his mods, however, I don't think people should be...
04-19-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,277
Posted By FamilyGuy

I want some of whatever you're smoking :clpower:

I want some of whatever you're smoking :clpower:
03-06-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,362
Posted By Sonnick

Same dyno / SAE correction...I think you will...

Same dyno / SAE correction...I think you will make 252 after the PCDs. No reason the 3.2 can't make ~285-290 with full bolt ons. Simione did it with his J32 untuned. A couple CL guys have pushed 280...
03-05-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,065
Posted By Sonnick

Lol. There aren't all that many 3.6s, let alone...

Lol. There aren't all that many 3.6s, let alone with the TB Motorworx final drive. This is a very unique build, 1 of 2 with the final drive and 1 of 3 with the J37 heads. It's not just 'an engine...
03-04-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,065
Posted By 6spd-GERCO

Yeah it's not worth looking into those options if...

Yeah it's not worth looking into those options if your going to sell the car. It will take a while to sell, nature of the beast, at least you get to enjoy it for a little while longer :). I find...
03-04-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,065
Posted By D's Up

Everytime AV6 guys come on here to post it just...

Everytime AV6 guys come on here to post it just blows me away how much more aggressive they are with their mods vs TL guys. Props on this crazy build man, car sounds like a lot of fun.
03-04-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,065
Posted By yungone501

Good to see some numbers on this motor finally....

Good to see some numbers on this motor finally. Tbh brother, I'm not sure what the fuss was all about once you finally got it up and running. Any j-series motor built out of stock parts putting down...
03-03-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,065
Posted By 314_04TL

Awesome build bro. And our right doing the work...

Awesome build bro. And our right doing the work yourself is much more gratifying. " Built not Bought" as they say
03-03-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,065
Posted By screaminz28

Man, those are NICE numbers! I think it would be...

Man, those are NICE numbers! I think it would be nice to see how far it dropped if you carried it out to 7000 rpms.

It appears that you picked up no less than 15whp/15ftlbs everywhere, and as much...
01-29-2015, 05:59 PM
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Views: 40,978
Posted By FamilyGuy

1 of 2 packages delivered :cheers: 73044

1 of 2 packages delivered :cheers:

73044
12-13-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 25,335
Posted By Sonnick

I think the FD is a good mod, do you? 74295...

I think the FD is a good mod, do you?

74295 (http://s32.photobucket.com/user/Sonnick/media/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_0203_zpse2bd5166.jpg.html)
10-12-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 47,934
Posted By screaminz28

You should ask him what he has done, if anything....

You should ask him what he has done, if anything. Stock they are pretty much turds, running 15s @ 90ish. A DRIVER might crack mid 14s @ 94 with a good -DA, but that's not the norm.

Don't you have...
10-10-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,506
Posted By i_love_cars

This guy isn't talking about building out his...

This guy isn't talking about building out his motor, and as long as that's the case, then an aftermarket cam isn't going to be maximized efficiently either, the same way if you had a built bottom end...
10-09-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,506
Posted By i_love_cars

Your life will be made infinitely easier with...

Your life will be made infinitely easier with this car if you just drop in a new set of stock heads, Hype-S cams, bolt-ons, 3.7 swap, and tune.
10-08-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,506
Posted By screaminz28

To add to what mzilvar said, there is no HP made...

To add to what mzilvar said, there is no HP made in the bottom end of a motor. With all other things being equal, increased displacement will merely add torque, and shift the power band lower.

I'd...
10-06-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 35,881
Posted By Frosty

I paid $6,000 for a Transmission Swap from Paul. Here’s my story (NOT a happy ending)

First Things First
It is my understanding that Acurazine, as well as any other online automotive forum, is intended for users to share their experiences (both positive and negative) with the...
10-05-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,784
Posted By Sonnick

The J37a1 from the 07-09 MDX utilize the same...

The J37a1 from the 07-09 MDX utilize the same PCDs as the J30/J32 & TL Type S. The 2010+ MDX heads (the heads I have that are currently in the BM) use the 8G Accord Precats, I verified this last...
10-03-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 38,793
Posted By screaminz28

I saw your graph. I see what you mean about it...

I saw your graph. I see what you mean about it running out of steam. Torque begins to decline around 5500, and HP peaks at just under 300right before 6000, and then starts dropping around 6400.
...
09-28-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 16,736
Posted By I hate cars

Starting trouble? I guess ignorance is bliss....

Starting trouble? I guess ignorance is bliss. Some things are right and wrong, black and white and this is one of those situations where something is being done wrong. It doesn't have to become...
09-28-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 16,736
Posted By pohljm

The detailed essays are good and welcomed by many

The detailed essays are good and welcomed by many
09-27-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 16,736
Posted By I hate cars

I've been biting my tongue through this thing...

I've been biting my tongue through this thing because I don't want to ruin the thread and you dont seem to want advice, but since you seem to be doing it for customers I'll try one more time. I'll...
09-24-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 25,335
Posted By Sonnick

^ Exactly right. The FD doesn't change the...

^ Exactly right. The FD doesn't change the gearing itself, only the final MPH of each gear. I don't know how to explain it because it doesn't seem to make sense: How could each gear be shorter yet...
09-24-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 16,736
Posted By I hate cars

I think the more people looking at the problem...

I think the more people looking at the problem the better. Sometimes one person will pick up on something the other overlooked. There are a few I can think of off the top of my head that haven't been...
08-19-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 38,101
Posted By KN_TL

Finally back to the engine. Spent a day cleaning...

Finally back to the engine. Spent a day cleaning the block and crank. Found these 100% IPA lint free, snag free wipes. Very pricey but work great.
...
07-21-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 86,100
Posted By Sonnick

Interesting. Wonder why it was only mentioned in...

Interesting. Wonder why it was only mentioned in relation to the last variation of the pipe.

Bottom line is, ALL of the Jpipes are great. They are all designed really well, have great merges and...
07-21-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 86,100
Posted By wilzrsx

Yes, Hytech designed all 3. The V1 and V2...

Yes, Hytech designed all 3.

The V1 and V2 have a 2.5" collector while the V2-R has a 3" collector
07-19-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 25,335
Posted By Sonnick

https://acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2762...

https://acurazine.com/forums/showthread.php?t=276281

^ That took me 8 seconds. You waited almost a week.

The 500 mile threshold has been reached and then some :D Remember the speedo is off &...
07-11-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 25,335
Posted By Sonnick

http://youtu.be/0_zBuoDXXjA

http://youtu.be/0_zBuoDXXjA
06-13-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,922
Posted By MrHeeltoe

1) I state numerous times in the post that I...

1) I state numerous times in the post that I don't steer customers one way or another, and this post is not intended to do so either. Just because I personally prefer the Innovative does not mean I...
06-08-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 25,335
Posted By Sonnick

My wallet is hurting. Plus I just got engaged :D...

My wallet is hurting. Plus I just got engaged :D so I'm not sure, tbh.
06-07-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 25,335
Posted By I hate cars

No shit? I just assumed this was a heads/cam car!...

No shit? I just assumed this was a heads/cam car! That's even more amazing. A NA 6 banger that has the potential to trap in the teens and run high 11s before it's all done. I like this even more now.
06-07-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 25,335
Posted By Sonnick

That was actually my ottoman. But I like yours...

That was actually my ottoman. But I like yours better too LOL.
05-19-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,337
Posted By KN_TL

And a lift. I did mine on my back with jack...

And a lift. I did mine on my back with jack stands, so much easier but now that I have a lift, I see things in a whole different light.

The only air tool I use is my impact for taking things off....
05-17-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 25,335
Posted By I hate cars

This is an awesome mod. For those saying it...

This is an awesome mod.

For those saying it will hurt mpg, it shouldn't make a difference in the city, none at all. On the freeway it might make a small difference.

It will make all gear...
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