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Old 05/12/2010, 11:18 PM   #1
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How long does a RSX K20 usually last? Is it worth buying a RSX with 230,000K? How much does an overhaul or new gaskets cost on a K20?

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Old 05/13/2010, 06:48 AM   #2
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How long does a RSX K20 usually last? Is it worth buying a RSX with 230,000K? How much does an overhaul or new gaskets cost on a K20?
Well, there is no definate answer to any of these questions except for the last one. Any motor can last way past what we think is "normal" it just all depends on how well It was serviced before. If the previous owner did all maintenance on schedule, serviced parts at their Intervals, and didnt beat the crap out of It then the 230,000 motor can be just as good as it was years ago. The problem is that no one can tell what has and has not been done.....all the receipts In the world would never tell you if Its been beat on either.
as far as gaskets go, research is always and forever a vital piece of building any motor. If you hop online and type in k20 gasket kits or a specific gasket.....should pop many manufacturers out there, oem or aftermarket.

I understand it is easier to just ask and have people answer your questions. In the end though, your research Is far better because you could find kits that no one else has for dirt cheap. You'll also obtain Information that maybe someone else didn't know about.

In all wear and tear on a motor is the same all the way across and prices would be similar or a little more expensive when rebuilding. Just make sure that anytime you are to engage in a build that you have a budget in mind and previous research to meet your goal.


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Old 05/13/2010, 12:45 PM   #3
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thanks for the reply. very helpful.

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Old 05/15/2010, 12:36 PM   #4
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Default Re: Need RSX opinion?

so are you looking into getting an rsx period, or are you looking at a specific rsx with 230K on it?

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Old 05/15/2010, 04:05 PM   #5
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Default Re: Need RSX opinion?

I just bought a RSX with over 250k still beats driving my 4dr ek with 250k I'm sure there will be plenty of k series motors floating around


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