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Forum: Accord Tech 04-23-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By chasnsx
Re: Car died, but perky again

Nine times out of ten, when a 6gen Accord stalls while you are driving (as opposed to being unable to restart after you park), it is a fuel pump going bad. For a long time, my Accord idled a little...
Forum: Engine & Transmission Mods 03-27-2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,148
Posted By chasnsx
Re: whats the difference

I have a JDM F23 also, and the improved throttle response is for real. The compression is slightly higher, and the head flows a little better. It is just a little more rev happy than the USDM...
Forum: Engine & Transmission Mods 03-27-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By chasnsx
Re: need help on choosing a cat back exhaust

Bosozoku -- pipes to the sky!:henry:
Forum: Life Lessons 03-27-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,498
Posted By chasnsx
Re: Addiction? - There is help

I am a criminal defense attorney, and I can tell you how bad heroin is. I get a lot of crack addicts, and a lot of meth addicts, and a lot of marijuana growers, but very few heroin addicts. The...
Forum: Life Lessons 03-27-2011, 12:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,639
Posted By chasnsx
Re: Lack of respect and decency

Here in So Cal, the L.A.P.D. has a special unit made of volunteer retired cops called the "Traffic Police" that does nothing but escort funeral processions. Most other large cities in So Cal do...
Forum: URGENT - Help Quick! 03-26-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,372
Posted By chasnsx
Re: Need engine!

Just go to one of the JDM engine suppliers and get a JDM F23. They are cheap, lower miles than what you can get here, and you get a slight boost in power. And in NV you don't need to worry about...
Forum: Life Lessons 02-25-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 9,972
Posted By chasnsx
Re: In 5 years, i want to be...

In 5 years I'll be 53. In 5 years I want to celebrate my 15th anniversary with my wife, and still be as happy as I am now. Career wise, I'd like to be at a point where I am practicing law because I...
Forum: URGENT - Help Quick! 02-25-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,447
Posted By chasnsx
Re: clunking sound

Probably a loose brake caliper. The bolts in the calipers strip out and work loose sometimes, so that is what to look for. But you should also check the swaybar end links.
Forum: Product Review Forum 02-14-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 110,076
Posted By chasnsx
Re: THE Suspension Review Thread

Brand: Tanabe DF210 springs with Tokico Illumina shocks
Purchased: $650.00 for everything from Ebay.
Pros: Adjustable shocks, great ride on the middle setting. 2" drop in front,...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Wheels, and Tires 02-14-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,399
Posted By chasnsx
Re: noob needs help!! TAKE THAT LOOK OFF UR FACE

You should also go through the "Members' Rides" section, and look at the photos of the cars. Every car has a spec sheet at the beginning of the thread showing what wheels and tires the owner has (or...
Forum: Accord Tech 02-13-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,535
Posted By chasnsx
Re: Air Vent Control

If the buttons on your climate control stop working, and the vents get stuck in one position....

You probably have a bad mode control motor. It is located in the driver's footwell next to the...
Forum: URGENT - Help Quick! 02-13-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,674
Posted By chasnsx
Re: Hyperblinking signals

You do not have to have a bad bulb or filament to get hyperblinking. I had that problem for a long time and I finally traced it to a very slightly loose connection between the bulb and the socket in...
Forum: DIY - Do It Yourself Forum 08-28-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,889
Posted By chasnsx
Re: Lowering question?

Autozone loans a spring compressor for a $60 credit card deposit, or will sell you one for the same price. You can do the spring/strut job yourself pretty easily, but you will need a shop to align...
Forum: Car Audio & Electronics 08-15-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,500
Posted By chasnsx
Re: Ebay projectors or reflectors

+ 1 on the OEM style blackhoused headlights from Ebay. I got mine from Watomi Racing, and used Silverstar bulbs. The Ebay lights cost me around $120 shipped if memory serves. They actually seem to...
Forum: Engine & Transmission Mods 08-15-2010, 12:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,084
Posted By chasnsx
Re: More Torque??

Get a JDM F23. They are cheap enough. Out of the box you will get better throttle response and a boost in midrange torque that you can feel. Once you get it, port the head and intake manifold, and...
Forum: Engine & Transmission Mods 08-14-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,078
Posted By chasnsx
Re: Apexi WS2 or TANABE

@snip33r: You can get the Apexi muffler and tip separate for about $200.00. However, the Apexi catback not only has that muffler, it also has a long premuffler just after the cat that looks like a...
Forum: Detailing, Paint, Interior, Show mods 07-31-2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By chasnsx
Re: fixing polyurethane tear?

I found a tube of polyurethane adhesive in the paint/glue dept at Lowe's hardware. I got some tabs torn on my rear bumper a long time ago from a hit/run driver, and I can't get it any straighter...
Forum: Engine & Transmission Mods 07-29-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,470
Posted By chasnsx
Re: Someone is finally doing a 6th Gen K-swap

I had a feeling that was one of our guys. I ran a search and couldn't find the thread on here, so I figured I'd post the link.:peace:
Forum: Engine & Transmission Mods 07-29-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,203
Posted By chasnsx
Re: Car sputters when A/C is turned on

Check for a loose drivebelt, and a loose crank pulley. My accord tended to bog and stutter and make a rattling noise with the A/C on but ran fine with it off. I figured the compressor was going...
Forum: Engine & Transmission Mods 07-29-2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,470
Posted By chasnsx
Someone is finally doing a 6th Gen K-swap

Guys, check out this build thread from the K20 forum:

http://www.k20a.org/forum/showthread.php?t=50238

Someone is finally doing a K swap into a 6th gen sedan, with a little help from...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Wheels, and Tires 07-20-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,412
Posted By chasnsx
Re: Good deal on rims + tires?

You are basically paying $100 per rim for 4 good rims. Used tires make good swings for kids and monkeys, and a cracked rim makes a good base for a coffee table. For about twenty dollars more per...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Wheels, and Tires 07-19-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,212
Posted By chasnsx
Re: Suspension noise (video included)

I had a lot of clanking and rattling coming from my left front suspension after doing shocks and springs, and after a lot of sleuthing, I found out that it was a bad brake caliper -- the caliper...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Wheels, and Tires 07-18-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,308
Posted By chasnsx
Re: Cheapest best 1inch drop.

The cheapest one inch drop (other than three corpulent passengers) is to rent a spring compressor, take out your springs, get a hacksaw and take care of business. This is kind of tough on the stock...
Forum: ROTM - Ride of the Month 07-15-2010, 01:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,418
Posted By chasnsx
Re: July/August ROTM winner "Turbocayenne"

If my ride had a stance that low I couldn't get it out of my driveway. Mad props.
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Wheels, and Tires 07-05-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 58,018
Posted By chasnsx
Re: Sway Bar Sizes

Kurumamotoring is the Ebay dealer that has the Progress Acura TL rear swaybar. I got my Illuminas and Tanabe DF210's from him, and he ships fast and his products are as described.
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