Introduction to DIY
the NSX can be as fun and rewarding as it is to drive.
With a few basic tools, a few specialized tools and the Service
Manual, most of the NSXs regularly scheduled maintenance can be preformed
on our own. This
site is intended to show NSX owners some routine procedures required to keep our
machines running smoothly.
Special attention will be given to areas where the NSX needs to be well
maintained for track use.
the SAFETY of YOURSELF, OTHERS and YOUR NSX, please consult other sources of
information including the NSX
mailing lists, the NSX FAQ,
your local NSXCA members and an NSX
certified mechanic before attempting any of these procedures on your own.
Just because they work for the authors of these pages and their cars is
no guarantee they will work for you or your car.
important to approach DIY with cautious vigor.
We need the right safety equipment, tools and parts before we can start
the project. Using
proper tools is important; the difference between the right tool and the
sort-of-right tool can be substantialInvest in the proper high-quality tools.
DIYing without the Service Manual is like driving your car without the
before planning a procedure.
out a worst-case scenario before attempting a project.
Example: Flatbed to the Acura dealership - $100, parts & labor -
$200, egg on face free, total worst-case - $300.
Good luck and enjoy!!!
Above: in my garage - Andie Lin is preparing his black '95 for our monthly CGI track event. My Silver '92 has recovered from a gas tank repair and is ready to go.
Above: Having the proper tools and supplies makes a big difference.