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Author Shawn Church
Categories Performance Parts, Automotive Technology, RSX Engine/Power
Create Date May 15, 2003 12:42
Last Update June 28, 2003 21:21
Pushing the limits
Hytech Exhaust has recently finished testing their new performance kit for the K20A2 engine found in the RSX-S. The kit includes new cams, pistons, rods, intake manifold, header, ECU retune and a ported cylinder head.

As we were fortunate enough to be present during the tuning of the ECU by Doug from Hondata, we were able to see first hand what sort of power this engine is capable of. Now, before you skip to the dyno sheets, note that all the testing was done on 91 octane pump gas!!! And then remember that this engine is normally aspirated and 2.0 liters in displacement.

There is more to come on this topic, as we'll be doing a test drive soon and giving real world driving impressions of this engine package. But, for now take a gander at the dyno curves vs. a stock RSX-S, and a heavily modified (with bolt-on and Type-R parts) RSX-S from our good friend Ron.

Stock vs. Hytech


Hytech vs. all the bolt-ons (thanks Ron!)


Interview (from 2003 SEMA IAS) with John Grudynski of Hy Tech

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MPEG-1 - 18.5MB (Right click, Save Target As...)

Real Video V8 format - 4.76MB

5.19.03 NEW!Short MPEG clip of HyTech RSX at the track

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  What about the Si????
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  when will it be available to the public?
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  Headwork?
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  WILL IT FIT INTO THE CIVIC SI????
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  SC & Ron Eto?
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  Skeptical - But Interesting
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  HyTech, questions and answers.
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  Nice
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  300 Horsepower / 200 lb-ft torque?
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  plot lablelled "Flywheel"
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  Quarter mile and 0-60mph
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  holy crap!
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