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2005 Acura RSX Type S

DIY: How to install Acura OEM A-Spec rear underbody spoiler (aka rear lip) on your 2005-2006 RSX

Let’s start the New Year with another DIY guide for the Acura RSX. Here’s another exhumed classic DIY for the 2005-2006 Acura RSX back by popular demand. This DIY installation guide completes the 3-part 2005-2006 Acura RSX OEM A-Spec underbody…

DIY: How to install Acura OEM A-Spec side underbody spoilers (aka side rockers / side skirts) on your 2005-2006 RSX

By popular demand, I’ve exhumed the photos I’ve taken while installing a set of 2005/2006 Acura OEM A-Spec lower side spoilers on my previous 2005 Acura RSX Type S. Instructions for installing the rear under spoiler will be added subsequently…

Cleaning your RSX’s throttle body and idle air control valve (IACV) helps improve response and MPG

After spending about 3 hours cleaning the idle air control valve and the throttle body of the Acura RSX, I noticed immediate throttle responsiveness and an increase in MPG. This is after 7 years of owning the RSX and at…

DIY: Injen cold air intake installation guide for 2002-2006 Acura RSX Type-S manual 6-speed

Small update for June. Here is a comprehensive guide I’ve written back in January 2009 on how to install an Injen cold air intake system onto your 2002-2006 Acura RSX Type-S 6-speed. Allow approximately 2-3 hours to complete this project.…