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Official DC5/EP3 FAQ Thread (Look in here BEFORE posting).

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Default FAQ v2

Work in progress. Please PM a mod if you feel any threads need to be in here.

New Users, Look here on how to post:

Old FAQ Thread

Great site for OEM Technical Specs for the EP3 and RSX (any Honda basically):
[look in the archives]


Lowering the RSX...How low is too low?

A-Spec Suspension Thread

More about running the RSX/EP3 too low

RSX/EP3...other suspension issues

<u>Video:</u> Spoon Sports' Ichishima Tatsuru talking about the DC5R Suspension

RSX/EP3 Suspension thread for those who want to Autox/HPDE or time trials.

Problems with the RSX/EP3 Suspension design

Another RSX/EP3 suspension thread with info on how to fix

Information about the Spoon DC5 (suspension, etc)

EM2/EP3/RSX Suspension Differences


Catalytic Converter Information...

Cold Air Intake Discussion #1

Hydrolock with a Cold Air intake. Yes, it happens:

More Hydrolocking with Cold Air Intake (CAI)

'Race' Header and Motor Mounts

Ep3 OEM Muffler is very free flowing


How to identify the CEL (Check Engine Light) error code

Brakes and Wheels

DC5R wheels--why they are not straight 'bolt-on'

Brake Rotor sizes for the DC5/EP3


Resetting/turning off the 'SRS' (airbag) light when the seats are removed:

EP3 Motor Swap

What you need for a swap


Easy and cheap mods for an EP3

Weight of an 02-04 RSX-S with popular mods

EP3 Differences from 02-03 to 04-05

RSX Differences from 02-04 to 05-06

DC5 A-Spec vs. ITR Underbody Kit

K-Series Transmission Fluid Change

Good General Car Security Thread:

DYI Volvo Lip Thread:

Newb FAQ

FAQ: Trial User long until you become a 'real' member?

For Sale. Put ALL of your sales/WTB posts here. This is strictly enforced!

DC5 Squad

EP3 Squad


PM a mod if you feel you have a good thread that needs to be added to this FAQ.

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