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06 TSX - Under VC - 223k #4522636
09/21/17 08:53 PM
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cpayne5 Offline OP
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I've owned this car since 10k miles. Steady diet of synthetics (usually SOPUS products, but no bias), mostly 5w30, with some xW40s here and there - running Edge 0w40 this fill. OCIs dictated by the dashboard. Usually 6-7k miles. Fram Ultra swapped every other oil change.

It's my daily driver. Six speed manual. Rural daily commutes of either 110 or 50 mile round trips (two desks...). About 15-20k per year.


Re: 06 TSX - Under VC - 223k [Re: cpayne5] #4522641
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Extremely clean. Wonder about the cam lobes and how good they are. I'm not saying they are bad but I am curious as to what other members will say about them.
You have done a very good job taking very good care of this vehicle.


Nissan Altima 3.5 Coupe
Mobil Super 5w30 Wix 57356
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Re: 06 TSX - Under VC - 223k [Re: cpayne5] #4522681
09/21/17 10:15 PM
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I believe Honda and Acura engines rev high and aren't known for valve float issues. Valve spring pressure is probably fairly stiff to control high rpm valve float. Over time something has to wear and ultimately, the camshaft is the sacrificial lamb.

Re: 06 TSX - Under VC - 223k [Re: cpayne5] #4522685
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no timing chain to shred the motor oil.


16 Civic Coupe Touring 38k
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Edge 0/40 XG7317
Firehawk Indy 500

06 4Runner SR5 146k
640:1 TCW-3
PP 5/30 XG3614
Falken Wildpeak AT3W
Re: 06 TSX - Under VC - 223k [Re: cpayne5] #4522693
09/21/17 10:30 PM
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Looks great, is this the 2.0 - K20 engine ?

Last edited by Bud_One; 09/21/17 10:31 PM.

16 Civic-QSUD 0W-20, XG7317
14 Civic-Idemitsu Zepro 0W-20, XG7317
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97 Accord Wagon-Havoline ProDS 10W-30, TG7317
Re: 06 TSX - Under VC - 223k [Re: cpayne5] #4522694
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Looks excellent! Normal looking lobes for a Honda K-series.


2012 Honda Accord EX-L K24z3
56,xxx miles
PPPP 0w20 / Fram Ultra

2014 VW Jetta SE 1.8T ea888
44,xxx miles
Castrol Edge 0w40 / OEM filter
Re: 06 TSX - Under VC - 223k [Re: dblshock] #4522700
09/21/17 10:41 PM
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Originally Posted By: dblshock
no timing chain to shred the motor oil.


Nope, it has a timing chain.

Re: 06 TSX - Under VC - 223k [Re: Bud_One] #4522701
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Originally Posted By: Bud_One
Looks great, is this the 2.0 - K20 engine ?


2.4L - K24A2

Re: 06 TSX - Under VC - 223k [Re: cpayne5] #4522711
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add pack on w40 are huge compared to w20 good work/result.


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Edge 0/40 XG7317
Firehawk Indy 500

06 4Runner SR5 146k
640:1 TCW-3
PP 5/30 XG3614
Falken Wildpeak AT3W
Re: 06 TSX - Under VC - 223k [Re: NothingNew] #4522713
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Originally Posted By: NothingNew
Originally Posted By: Bud_One
Looks great, is this the 2.0 - K20 engine ?


2.4L - K24A2


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Re: 06 TSX - Under VC - 223k [Re: cpayne5] #4522880
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Looks real good. Thanks for the pics


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11 GMC Canyon off-road (daily)
Re: 06 TSX - Under VC - 223k [Re: cpayne5] #4522910
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cpayne5 Offline OP
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Yes, K24A2 with a chain...which is why the VC was off.

Kind of an embarrassing maintenance snafu on my part. I had read where the chain tensioners on these engines can fail causing the engine to jump time and eat itself, so as a BITOG kind of guy I ordered a new one to throw in as preventative (over-)maintenance. I replaced it Sunday, using the FSM as my guide. Followed it to a T, but apparently something went awry during the procedure as when I went to start it up - it wouldn't. Darn.

Pulled the VC, set it to TDC and sure enough, the intake cam rotated 3 teeth beyond TDC. This was Sunday, so I immediately started tearing it down, but my impact was unable to remove the crank bolt (first one it's failed at doing so), so I ordered the Lisle super socket overnight from Amazon, which worked. I got it re-timed (with the new tensioner!) and checked the valves for leakage. All was good, so I put it back together and gave the Permatex Ultra Grey I used on the timing cover 24 hours to cure. Took it out last night for a test drive and all is right in the world again.

Don't let your kids grow up to be like me. Leave well enough alone sometimes.

Re: 06 TSX - Under VC - 223k [Re: barkingspider] #4522911
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Originally Posted By: barkingspider
Looks real good. Thanks for the pics


Very welcome. I enjoy other people's pics, so I like to return the favor when I can.

Re: 06 TSX - Under VC - 223k [Re: cpayne5] #4523259
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Nice and clean!

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