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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

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

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

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05-24-2003 12:48
PRICE IS OUT!!!   (Score: 1, Normal)
cksi1372
05-24-2003 13:35
Re: PRICE IS OUT!!!   (Score: 1, Normal)
gilbert
05-24-2003 15:46
Realtime's hands are tied   (Score: 1, Normal)
JeffX
05-24-2003 16:10
Re: PRICE IS OUT!!!   (Score: 1, Normal)
cksi1372
05-25-2003 09:11
Re: PRICE IS OUT!!!-Ok Question?   (Score: 1, Normal)
onecrx
05-25-2003 11:47
Re: PRICE IS OUT!!!-Ok Question?   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-25-2003 16:33
Re: PRICE IS OUT!!!-Ok Question?   (Score: 1, Normal)
jfunk
05-25-2003 17:32
Re: PRICE IS OUT!!!-Ok Question?   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-25-2003 21:22
RSX Type HyTck-FP vs. brand new S2K   (Score: 1, Normal)
TonyEX
05-25-2003 21:35
Re: RSX Type HyTck-FP vs. brand new S2K   (Score: 1, Normal)
gilbert
05-26-2003 00:21
Re: RSX Type HyTck-FP vs. brand new S2K   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-26-2003 01:01
Re: RSX Type HyTck-FP vs. brand new S2K   (Score: 1, Normal)
TonyEX
05-26-2003 11:16
Re: RSX Type HyTck-FP vs. brand new S2K   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-26-2003 12:25
Re: RSX Type HyTck-FP vs. brand new S2K   (Score: 1, Normal)
gilbert
05-26-2003 14:20
Re: RSX Type HyTck-FP vs. brand new S2K   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-26-2003 14:30
Re: RSX Type HyTck-FP vs. brand new S2K   (Score: 1, Normal)
gilbert
05-27-2003 00:05
Re: Modded S2K ?   (Score: 1, Normal)
Jack
11-12-2003 06:06
Re: RSX Type HyTck-FP vs. brand new S2K   (Score: 1, Normal)
Honda S2k
05-26-2003 15:50
Re: RSX Type HyTck-FP vs. brand new S2K   (Score: 1, Normal)
TonyEX
05-26-2003 16:32
Re: RSX Type HyTck-FP vs. brand new S2K   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-26-2003 16:54
Re: RSX Type HyTck-FP vs. brand new S2K   (Score: 1, Normal)
TonyEX
05-26-2003 18:28
Re: RSX Type HyTck-FP vs. brand new S2K   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-27-2003 23:14
Re: RSX Type HyTck-FP vs. brand new S2K   (Score: 1, Normal)
shingles
06-04-2003 11:08
agreed   (Score: 1, Normal)
Lip
05-25-2003 11:58
Re: PRICE IS OUT!!!-Ok Question?   (Score: 1, Normal)
cksi1372
05-22-2003 12:27
Please answer this!!!!!!!   (Score: 1, Normal)
SoundAssassin
05-22-2003 14:37
Re: Please answer this!!!!!!!   (Score: 1, Normal)
pepurd
05-22-2003 14:47
Are you smoking somthin?   (Score: 1, Normal)
SoundAssassin
05-22-2003 15:11
Re: Are you smoking somthin?   (Score: 1, Normal)
pepurd
05-22-2003 15:38
Re: Are you smoking somthin?   (Score: 1, Normal)
SoundAssassin
05-22-2003 16:08
Re: Are you smoking somthin?   (Score: 1, Normal)
pepurd
05-22-2003 16:57
Re: Are you smoking somthin?   (Score: 1, Normal)
SoundAssassin
05-22-2003 21:44
Re: Are you smoking somthin?   (Score: 1, Normal)
pepurd
05-22-2003 22:47
Re: Are you smoking somthin?   (Score: 1, Normal)
SoundAssassin
05-24-2003 01:21
Re: Are you smoking somthin?   (Score: 1, Normal)
RSX_UT
05-24-2003 12:30
Re: Are you smoking somthin?   (Score: 1, Normal)
pepurd
05-24-2003 14:29
RWD vs FWD   (Score: 1, Normal)
RSX_UT
05-24-2003 14:47
Re: RWD vs FWD   (Score: 1, Normal)
RSX_UT
05-24-2003 22:30
Re: RWD vs FWD   (Score: 1, Normal)
pepurd
05-24-2003 21:27
Re: RWD vs FWD   (Score: 1, Normal)
pepurd
05-25-2003 09:29
Re: RWD vs FWD   (Score: 1, Normal)
Pseudomaniac
05-25-2003 11:55
Re: RWD vs FWD   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
10-07-2003 23:48
Re: RWD vs FWD   (Score: 1, Normal)
Ence772
09-29-2003 19:41
Re: RWD vs FWD   (Score: 1, Normal)
noelsxx
05-25-2003 12:04
Re: RWD vs FWD   (Score: 1, Normal)
RSX_UT
05-26-2003 01:07
Re: RWD vs FWD   (Score: 1, Normal)
96civicEX
05-26-2003 09:59
Re: RWD vs FWD   (Score: 1, Normal)
pepurd
05-26-2003 08:07
Re: RWD vs FWD   (Score: 1, Normal)
ftmjohn
11-12-2003 04:49
Re: Are you smoking somthin?   (Score: 1, Normal)
tamazoid
06-07-2003 14:25
Re: Are you smoking somthin?   (Score: 1, Normal)
HTFab
06-11-2003 17:38
HyTech web address   (Score: 1, Normal)
beroznikmal
06-23-2003 11:41
Re: HyTech web address   (Score: 1, Normal)
Lip
07-22-2003 08:53
UPDATE   (Score: 1, Normal)
cksi1372
05-22-2003 19:55
What about the Si????   (Score: 1, Normal)
vispeed
05-23-2003 18:03
Re: What about the Si????   (Score: 1, Normal)
hairPin
06-15-2003 17:54
Re: What about the Si????   (Score: 1, Normal)
ramatsu
06-02-2003 09:11
when will it be available to the public?   (Score: 1, Normal)
mkrsx2003
05-30-2003 11:00
Headwork?   (Score: 1, Normal)
RA302
05-30-2003 12:46
Re: Headwork?   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-28-2003 21:55
WILL IT FIT INTO THE CIVIC SI????   (Score: 1, Normal)
vispeed
05-28-2003 22:47
Re: WILL IT FIT INTO THE CIVIC SI????   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-25-2003 17:40
SC & Ron Eto?   (Score: 1, Normal)
RSX_UT
05-26-2003 01:49
Re: SC & Ron Eto?   (Score: 1, Normal)
edo
05-26-2003 16:04
DPR headwork & Toda   (Score: 1, Normal)
RSX_UT
05-23-2003 20:06
Skeptical - But Interesting   (Score: 1, Normal)
Pseudomaniac
05-23-2003 21:52
Re: Skeptical - But Interesting   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-24-2003 00:26
Re: Skeptical - But Interesting   (Score: 1, Normal)
TonyEX
05-16-2003 01:32
HyTech, questions and answers.   (Score: 1, Normal)
hitechex
05-16-2003 09:20
Re: HyTech, questions and answers.   (Score: 1, Normal)
gilbert
05-16-2003 09:25
Re: HyTech, questions and answers.   (Score: 1, Normal)
rrsihatch02
05-16-2003 10:10
this might be more of a question for Hondata   (Score: 1, Normal)
JeffX
05-16-2003 10:17
Time for an in car PDA   (Score: 1, Normal)
TonyEX
05-23-2003 19:53
Re: Time for an in car PDA   (Score: 1, Normal)
Pseudomaniac
05-16-2003 15:35
Re: this might be more of a question for Hondata   (Score: 1, Normal)
Hondata
05-16-2003 15:38
Re: this might be more of a question for Hondata   (Score: 1, Normal)
JeffX
05-16-2003 18:38
adding additional ECU flash   (Score: 1, Normal)
TonyEX
05-20-2003 15:55
Re: this might be more of a question for Hondata   (Score: 1, Normal)
tenzin
05-19-2003 12:10
Re: HyTech, questions and answers.   (Score: 1, Normal)
j-bloc
05-22-2003 20:18
Nice   (Score: 1, Normal)
Quantrav
05-23-2003 00:01
Re: Nice   (Score: 1, Normal)
96dc2
05-15-2003 15:29
300 Horsepower / 200 lb-ft torque?   (Score: 1, Normal)
ldvknight
05-15-2003 16:12
Re: 300 Horsepower / 200 lb-ft torque?   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-21-2003 11:17
Re: 300 Horsepower / 200 lb-ft torque?   (Score: 1, Normal)
dnb
05-21-2003 11:37
Re: 300 Horsepower / 200 lb-ft torque?   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-16-2003 13:30
Re: Correction: 320 Horsepower / 220 lb-ft torque?   (Score: 1, Normal)
ldvknight
05-16-2003 17:29
Re: Correction: 320 Horsepower / 220 lb-ft torque?   (Score: 1, Normal)
rsxin
05-22-2003 14:42
Wake up folks!   (Score: 1, Normal)
pepurd
05-22-2003 16:05
hence my suggestion...   (Score: 1, Normal)
JeffX
05-22-2003 16:12
Re: hence my suggestion...   (Score: 1, Normal)
pepurd
05-23-2003 00:00
Re: Wake up folks!   (Score: 1, Normal)
96dc2
05-22-2003 12:46
plot lablelled "Flywheel"   (Score: 1, Normal)
Danny1
05-22-2003 13:08
yeah, it's mislabled - more...   (Score: 1, Normal)
JeffX
05-15-2003 12:27
Quarter mile and 0-60mph   (Score: 1, Normal)
RacerX
05-15-2003 12:48
Re: Quarter mile and 0-60mph   (Score: 1, Normal)
Nino
05-15-2003 13:29
perfect transplant candidate for S2000 though :)   (Score: 1, Normal)
JeffX
05-15-2003 16:06
Re: perfect transplant candidate for S2000 though :)   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-16-2003 00:18
Re: perfect transplant candidate for S2000 though :)   (Score: 1, Normal)
96dc2
05-15-2003 22:38
Notyper re: transplant candidate for S2000 ?   (Score: 1, Normal)
Jack
05-16-2003 00:27
Re: Notyper transplant candidate for S2000 ?   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-16-2003 23:00
Thanks, what can carryover from K20 to F20?   (Score: 1, Normal)
Jack
05-16-2003 12:35
Re: Quarter mile and 0-60mph   (Score: 1, Normal)
Racer 209
05-16-2003 15:03
Re: Quarter mile and 0-60mph   (Score: 1, Normal)
JIRZLEE
05-17-2003 02:32
Re: Quarter mile and 0-60mph   (Score: 1, Normal)
MikeSarr_GSR
05-17-2003 17:15
Re: Quarter mile and 0-60mph   (Score: 1, Normal)
RSX_UT
05-19-2003 10:17
Re: Quarter mile and 0-60mph   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-15-2003 14:36
holy crap!   (Score: 1, Normal)
hondaracer
05-15-2003 16:15
Re: holy crap!   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-15-2003 17:21
Re: holy crap!   (Score: 1, Normal)
neilap
05-16-2003 12:37
Re: holy crap!   (Score: 1, Normal)
hpower
05-17-2003 02:25
Re: holy crap!   (Score: 1, Normal)
MikeSarr_GSR
05-15-2003 11:14
Holy Mother... look at that TORQUE!   (Score: 1, Normal)
TonyEX
05-15-2003 11:27
Re: Holy Mother... look at that TORQUE!   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-15-2003 18:09
The S2K is dead. Long live the K2, K24?   (Score: 1, Normal)
TonyEX
05-16-2003 18:51
Re: Yes!!!!, Noooooo.....   (Score: 1, Normal)
LudegarH22A7
05-15-2003 20:52
Answers to your questions will be coming   (Score: 1, Normal)
JeffX
05-15-2003 21:29
K24A? Element? TSX?   (Score: 1, Normal)
TonyEX
05-16-2003 18:40
Re: K24A? Element? TSX?   (Score: 1, Normal)
LudegarH22A7
05-15-2003 09:29
Where is the turbo?   (Score: 1, Normal)
Nino
05-15-2003 10:20
Re: Where is the turbo?   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-15-2003 10:28
Re: Where is the turbo?   (Score: 1, Normal)
gilbert
05-15-2003 10:41
Re: Where is the turbo?   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-15-2003 10:57
Re: Where is the turbo?   (Score: 1, Normal)
tenzin
05-15-2003 11:23
Re: Where is the turbo?   (Score: 1, Normal)
notyper
05-15-2003 11:16
Re: Where is the turbo?   (Score: 1, Normal)
TonyEX
05-16-2003 08:51
Re: Where is the turbo?   (Score: 1, Normal)
constructicon
05-16-2003 10:12
Green Power (not just money!)   (Score: 1, Normal)
TonyEX
05-16-2003 14:18
Re: Green Power (not just money!)   (Score: 1, Normal)
constructicon
05-16-2003 03:56
ThankYou!   (Score: 1, Normal)
JIRZLEE
05-15-2003 18:54
Price   (Score: 1, Normal)
snipers
05-15-2003 19:21
Re: Price   (Score: 1, Normal)
tenzin
05-15-2003 17:52
Makes me wanna cry...   (Score: 1, Normal)
KenB
05-15-2003 10:32
Video Interview with Hytech to be released this week   (Score: 1, Normal)
Tuan
05-15-2003 17:41
Re: Video Interview with Hytech to be released this week   (Score: 1, Normal)
tenzin
05-15-2003 10:04
Wowowow!!!   (Score: 1, Normal)
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