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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 07-13-09, 03:55 AM Thread Starter
 
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What do to to my RSX-S first...

I'm trying to decide what I wanna do first with my RSX-S... Here are my options. By the way, I'll have about $1200 to work with for the first project.

1) Rims and good tires...

2) DVD/Nav unit install...

3) Exhaust, CAI, and headers...

Not sure what the total cost of each of those will run, but I figure all three groups will be pretty close in price.

Anyone have suggestions as far as what rims/tire combo works and looks the best? Any suggestions on the DVD/Nav unit? What about the CAI, Exhaust, and headers...

Thanks for the help guys!

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Personally I'd go I/H/E, but there is something to be said for good tires.




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Look at your priorities...

If appearance is #1 then go wheels and tires
If handling is #1 go wheels and tires
If straight line speed is #1 fo I/H/E
If Tunes are #1 go stereo

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Good call, I think wheels and tires accomplish the most right off the bat...

Anyone know where I can find wheels like the picture below? I really like these wheels and think they look real good on an RSX.



Any suggestions for all season tires? Not really gonna be racing in my RSX, but I will be driving a lot in most conditions...most of my driving is highway if that helps. I need a good tire that wont compromise performance but will be relatively inexpensive (100/each is about what I wanna spend)..

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i think those are the A spec rims for the RSX

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Are you more into the looks? or power? if your going for looks then go for the wheel, and tires, then save up for a suspension, then power,

Unless you could find a good deal on a DVD/navi unit then go got it, I was going to buy a dvd with navi for my Mr2, but I thought about it, how often am I going to be using the DVD player? so I just brought a portable nav.

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how often am I going to be using the DVD player?
i use mine all the time

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You were right...they are indeed the A-Spec wheels, but they were the A-Spec wheels from 2002-2005 which is why I was having trouble finding them. Apparently, they are pretty rare on ebay, only found one set available for $790 for a set of 4. Pretty expensive. They look damn good tho, and probably worth it for OEM wheels. I also like the TSX A-Spec wheels too, so I might go that route instead.
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One of our members has the TSX a-spec in black shadow chrome, one has the a-spec's posted above.

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$645 for 4... better than ebay, still kind of expensive for OEM rims IMO (then again, I'm not a huge fan of them).




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do the 02-04 models have 16in rims?

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One of our members has the TL A-spec in black shadow chrome, one has the a-spec's posted above.

08W16-S6M-200A WHEEL, ALLOY (16 in.) 2004 RSX 161.25
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$645 for 4... better than ebay, still kind of expensive for OEM rims IMO (then again, I'm not a huge fan of them).

Fixed. And they are 18" wheels - and the eBay link is below:
NEW OEM Acura TL Aspec A-spec rims BLK CHROME wheels!:eBay Motors (item 260443911404 end time Jul-19-09 13:43:43 PDT)



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do the 02-04 models have 16in rims?
Yup.



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Here's the deal I found on ebay...

Acura RSX A-Spec 17 inch wheels New-OEM (2002 - 2005):eBay Motors (item 120312478708 end time Jul-28-09 10:48:03 PDT)

This posting on ebay says they are 17's, which are Acura RSX A-spec Wheels from 2002-2005...

On Delray Acura's website, they didn't have a picture up of the wheels you posted, but I think they were the stock 16 inch wheels from the base RSX. I could be way wrong tho.

If I didn't go that route, I think I'd go with the TSX A-Spec wheels which can be found here:

04-08 Acura TSX A-Spec wheel:eBay Motors (item 320350743691 end time Aug-13-09 17:58:51 PDT)

Let me know what you guys think would look better.
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check hondacuraworld.com as well for wheels
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