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Acura Integra Mishimoto Radiator – Acura RSX Mishimoto Radiator

September 21st, 2009 No comments

An ideal upgrade to the stock OEM radiator, the Mishimoto performance aluminum radiator will give your Acura a cooler, more efficient running engine. Popular with turbo and supercharged applications, our Acura radiators will fit your Integra or RSX application perfectly.

Acura Integra Performance Aluminum Radiator 1990-1993

Whether you take your Integra to the track or use it as a daily driver, an upgraded cooling system is essential in maintaining a well balanced efficient running engine. The Mishimoto performance aluminum radiator is the ideal upgrade to your stock Integra radiator, especially for those looking to enhance the overall performance and lifetime of their engine. With a direct OEM fit installation is effortless, no cutting or modification is required. All Mishimoto radiators are designed and engineered to maximize cooling efficiency and most importantly protect your Integra from overheating. All Mishimoto radiators come with a high pressure 1.3 bar Mishimoto radiator cap and a great warranty. A perfect match for the Mishimoto 1990-1993 Acura Integra hose kit.

Part Number MMRAD-INT-90

Overall Size: 26.3″ x 18.4″ x 3.8″
Core Size: 13.78″ x 26.7″
Rows: 1
Inlet: 1.25″
Outlet: 1.25″
Core Thickness: 1″
Tank Wall Thickness: .07″
Fill Neck: 1.22″
Drain Plug Thread Size: (M16) .06″
Drain Plug Thread Length: .47″

Purchase Includes:
Mishimoto Radiator
Mishimoto 1.3 Bar Rad Cap
Magnetic Drain Plug
Limited Lifetime Warranty

Chassis Codes:
*JDM
DA5 – Integra Txi/Rxi/Zxi/ZX 3dr*
DA6 – Integra XSi/RSi 3dr*
DA7 – Integra RX/ZX/RXi/ZXi/ZX Extra 4dr*
DA8 – Integra XSi 4dr*
DA9 – Integra 3dr
DB1 – Integra 4dr
DB2 – ’92-’93 Integra 3dr

Acura Integra Performance Aluminum Radiator 1994-2001

Whether you take your Integra to the track or use it as a daily driver, an upgraded cooling system is essential in maintaining a well balanced efficiently running engine. The Mishimoto performance aluminum radiator is the ideal upgrade to the stock Integra radiator especially for those looking to enhance the overall performance and lifetime of their engine. With a direct OEM fit installation is effortless, no cutting or modification is required. All Mishimoto Integra radiators are designed and engineered to maximize cooling efficiency and most importantly protect your Integra from overheating. All Mishimoto radiators come with a high pressure 1.3 bar Mishimoto radiator cap and a great warranty. A perfect match for the Mishimoto 1994-2001 Integra hose kit.

Part Number MMRAD-INT-94

Overall Size: 26.5″ x 18.3″ x 3.35″
Core Size: 13.78″ x 25.9″
Rows: 2
Inlet: 1.25″
Outlet: 1.25″
Core Thickness: 1.65″
Tank Wall Thickness: .08″
Fill Neck : 1.22″
Drain Plug Thread Size: (M16) .06″
Drain Plug Thread Length: .47″

Note: This item is for Manual Transmission vehicles. For automatic applications, please purchase optional Mishimoto transmission cooler (P/N: MMTC-U)

Note: This item will not directly bolt up with the OEM fan. Please purchase optional Mishimoto electric 12″ fan (P/N: MMFAN-12)

Purchase Includes: Mishimoto Radiator, Mishimoto 1.3 Bar Rad Cap, Limited Lifetime Warranty

Chassis Codes
DC2 – Integra GSR/Type R 3dr
DC4 – Integra LS/SE/GS/RS 3dr
DB7 – Integra LS/GS/RS 4dr
DB8 – Integra GSR 4dr

Acura NSX Peformance Aluminum Radiator Manual, 1990-2005

The Mishimoto performance aluminum radiator for the Acura NSX is the ideal upgrade to the stock NSX radiator. Designed and specifically engineered to maximize cooling efficiency by up to 30%, boost engine functions and protect your car from overheating. Whether you use your Acura for daily driving or take it to the track, many people overlook the importance of installing an upgraded radiator in their engine. A stock radiator can not handle the heat that comes along with having a great deal of horsepower. The Mishimoto Acura NSX radiator features a lightweight dual core, 100% brazed aluminum, and polished end tanks. Every Mishimoto Performance Radiator is a direct OEM fit, making installation effortless, no cutting or modification is required.

Part Number MMRAD-NSX-90

Overall Size: 28″ x 17.5″ x 4″
Core Size: 13.38″ x 26.77″
Rows: 2
Inlet: 1.5″
Outlet: 1.5″
Core Thickness: 1.65″
Tank Wall Thickness: .08″
Fill Neck: None
Drain Plug Thread Size: (M16) .06″
Drain Plug Thread Length: .47″
Chassis Code: NA1

Purchase Includes: Mishimoto Aluminum Acura NSX Radiator and Limited Lifetime Warranty

Note: This item is for Manual Transmission vehicles. For automatic applications, please purchase optional Mishimoto transmission cooler (P/N: MMTC-U)

Acura RSX Performance Aluminum Radiator, 2002-2004

By replacing your current stock RSX radiator with a top of the line Mishimoto performance aluminum radiator, you will immediately notice a cooler more efficient running engine. All Mishimoto Acura RSX radiators are designed and engineered to maximize cooling efficiency, boost engine functions, and most importantly protect your car from overheating. All Mishimoto performance radiators feature a lightweight dual core, 100% brazed aluminum and polished end tanks. The direct OEM fit makes installation effortless and no cutting or modification is required. It is the ideal upgrade to the stock radiator. All Mishimoto radiators come with a high pressure 1.3 bar Mishimoto radiator cap and an excellent warranty.

Part Number MMRAD-RSX-02

Overall Size: 27.6″ x 18.8″ x 3.74″
Core Size: 13.75″ x 27.52″
Rows: 2
Inlet: 1.25″
Outlet: 1.25″
Core Thickness: 1.4″
Tank Wall Thickness: .08″
Fill Neck: 1.25″
Drain Plug Thread Size: (M16) .06″
Drain Plug Thread Length: .047″
Chassis Codes: DC54 & DC53 (Type-S)

Purchase Includes: Mishimoto Radiator, Mishimoto Radiator Cap, Limited Lifetime Warranty

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Acura Integra Megan Racing Stainless Steel Headers

August 14th, 2009 No comments

Megan Racing

Megan Racing HeadersThe Acura Integra is one of the best performance bargains of our time, and comes with a high revving 4 cylinder engine that is begging to be modified. One of the best modifications you can do is to get rid of the factory Acura Integra exhaust manifold, and replace it with a high performance exhaust manifold, also known as a header. There are many headers available on the market for the Acura Integra, but none are more desirable than the Acura Integra Megan Racing Headers. The Megan Racing header is stainless steel, and resists rust and corrosion. There are also two different designs for the Megan Racing Header for the Acura Integra… there is the 4-2-1 design and also the 4-1 design. This header also has one of the best ground clearance space possible, and due to a good design, sits close and tucked up, so even with a lowered car, you will get more ground clearance than with many other stainless steel headers of this type.

Acura Integra 4-2-1 Megan Racing Header

The 4-2-1 Megan Racing header is designed for those with an Acura Integra that are looking for more mid range power than top end power. It will still increase top end power over the stock header, but it’s more designed for mid range where most people drive when they are not racing or in competition. This header is designed to bolt up to the stock Acura Integra Catalytic Converter and has a o2 sensor bung for the factory Acura Integra Oxygen Sensor.

Acura Integra 4-1 Megan Racing Header

The 4-1 Megan Racing Header is for those who want the most peak and top end power possible. It features 4 runners merging into one, which is the best for top end power, and works great for cars equipped with VTEC. The header is 4-1, and this one is only available for the 1994 to 2001 Acura Integra GSR only. This one also features a special 2.5″ header outlet, that will not bolt to the stock catalytic converter. You would need to get a high flow 2.5″ catalytic converter to bolt up to it. You could also use a 2.5″ testpipe, but make sure the testpipe will bolt to your catback exhaust. If you use a testpipe, you can get a check engine light eliminator that keeps your OBD2 Acura Integra from throwing a check engine light due to a missing catalytic converter. What it does is put a spacer between your testpipe and your Acura Integra Oxygen Sensor, so the oxygen sensor reads less air flow, and does not trigger a check engine light.

What does the Megan Racing Header come with?

For the Acura Integra, Megan Racing provides an exhaust manifold gasket, and all of the nuts and bolts that you need for an easy install. It also comes with a place for your factory o2 sensor.

How hard is the install on a Megan Racing Header for my Integra?

We believe this is one of the best fitting and easiest to install headers available, and they also are available in two piece, which basically splits the header in half sideways to allow you to bolt the top part of the header to the cylinder head first, and then bolt on the lower header pipe. This makes install very simple. If you have any questions on install, or need more information, don’t hesitate to ask in our Automotive Forums.

How can I buy one of these headers?

We have them available in our online store here… we have one of the largest in stock inventories for Megan Racing. See below:

MR-SSH-AI90 Acura Integra (1990-1991) 4-2-1
MR-SSH-AI92 Acura Integra (1992-1993) 4-2-1
MR-SSH-AI94G Acura Integra GSR (1994-2001) 2.5 inch outlet (JDM Size) – One Piece
MR-SSH-AI94L Acura Integra LS/RS (1994-2001) 4 to 2 to 1

Megan Racing Header Reviews

We encourage you to post your reviews and experiences with the Megan Racing header below. Please post reviews only for the Acura Integra, and only if you have personal experience with this part. If you have a DIY on install, please post here, and we will post your full DIY in our forum.

Acura Integra Eibach Pro Kit and Eibach Sportline Lowering Springs

August 10th, 2009 No comments

If you are looking to lower your Acura Integra, there are a lot of different options available, but no option is as trusted and well known as the Eibach suspension company. For the Acura Integra, Eibach offers two different types of lowering springs. We recommend these Eibach Lowering Springs for all of the years of the Acura Integra, from the second generation 1990-1993, to the DC2 and DC4 which is the 1994 to 2001. These are great for both the coupe and sedan, and work on all of the different trim Acura Integra from the LS, RS, GS, GSR and Type R.

Eibach Pro Kit Lowering Springs

The Eibach Pro Kit Lowering Springs is designed to lower your Acura Integra enough to get rid of a lot of the wheel gap, but not be slammed, and is great because it is easier on your stock shocks than lowering springs that lower more, and also has a spring rate that retains the ride quality of your Acura Integra which makes it perfect for the daily driver. Many times, the owner might have an Acura Integra that has an aftermarket turbo kit, and has a downpipe that hangs lower than most headers, and it might scrape on the ground over bumps, or when you have too many people in the car. With the Eibach Pro Kit, you don’t have to worry as much, since the drop isn’t as drastic as with other lowering springs.

Eibach Sportline Lowering Springs

The Eibach Sportline Lowering Springs are designed for a much more aggressive drop, and lower your Acura Integra much more. The Eibach Sportline lower your Acura Integra to close more of the wheel gap, and give the car a much more planted and stable feeling, and a lower center of gravity. With the Eibach Sportline, the Acura Integra usually requires a camber kit, but just like with the Pro Kit, the Sportline offers a good ride, spring rates that are reasonable so you don’t feel every pebble on the road, and incredible handling. With the Eibach Sportline, we would recommend upgraded shocks such as the Tokico Illumina for long life, even better handling, and adjustability.

Installing the Eibach Lowering Springs

Installing the Eibach springs are pretty straight forward, and every Pro Kit and Sportline set comes with detailed instructions. You would need standard tools, and a spring compressor. You can get the spring compressor at a local auto parts store such as Pep Boys. They usually let you rent them at either no cost, or very little cost. We recommend getting this. After you install your springs, you should get an alignment for your Acura Integra. At this point, you will see how far your camber is off. Usually, the more you lower your Integra, the more your camber will be off. Don’t forget to pick up a camber kit to get your camber back in line, and your car handling even better!

Is it possible to lower my Integra too much?

Absolutely! Some die hard Integra guys would tell you that the lower the better, but aside from looks, it can hurt your handling. Eibach lowers the car as much as possible while retaining the benefits of having a lowered car.

Here is a video that Eibach released about their lowering springs. The car in the video is not an Acura Integra, but a BMW and they show you the benefits of Eibach. Even though it’s a different car, you can still see the benefits. Enjoy!

In the video they compare the BMW Pro Kit Lowering Springs and the BMW Sport System Plus Kit with stock / OEM suspension.

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