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Christian Joaquin: 2005 Acura RSX

Christian Joaquin always loved the Acura Integra for its combination of sporty looks and performance. When Acura updated the platform and brought the Integra's DNA over to the RSX model, Joaquin just happened to be in the market for a new car. The choice was obvious.

Owner: Christian Joaquin
Location: Waipahu, HI
Vehicle: 2005 Acura RSX
Horsepower: 160 whp
Club: Team Showcase

SOCIAL:
Facebook: Chris Zor
Instagram: @chrisz0r

Written by Adam Gordon.
Photography by Jeff Soriano.

Christian Joaquin 2005 Acura RSX TBGLIVE6

ENGINE & PERFORMANCE:
Injen short ram intake
Mishimoto radiator
Mishimoto dual fan shroud
Mishimoto Racing thermal switch

EXHAUST:
Buddy Club Spec II racing cat-back exhaust

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WHEELS & TIRES:
Work Emotion CR2P wheels - 18x9 +20 (f/r)
Kumho ECSTA tires - 215/35/18
326 Power extended lug nuts w/ spiked caps

CHASSIS & SUSPENSION:
AirRex digital air suspension system
Ingalls camber kit

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EXTERIOR:
ASPEC front lip
ASPEC side skirts
ASPEC rear lip
ASPEC wing
ASPEC deck lid
Custom rear roof spoiler
Top1 Motors side splitter
STI V-Lip front diffuser 
JDM Honda Access Window Visors
JDM Type-R front and rear Honda emblems
JDM Integra emblem
JDM Type-R brake duct shrouds

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LIGHTING:
JDM DC5 Type-R tail lights
JDM DC5 side markers
5k HID low beam
3400k high beam
LED reverse lights
LED interior lights
Custom LED trunk light setup

INTERIOR:
JDM DC5 Type-R Recaro Seats
JDM DC5 Type-R seat rails
Takata Racing harness
Takata alternate bolts
NRG harness bar
JDM DC5 Type-R Momo steering wheel 
AirRex digital gauge
Bride floor mats
Sapporo shift knob
JDM DC5 Type-R door sills

Christian Joaquin 2005 Acura RSX TBGLIVE1

AUDIO & MULTIMEDIA:
Pioneer double-din Head Unit
12-inch Rockford Fosgate P1 Punch subwoofer
Rockford Fosgate Prime amplifier

COMPETITION EVENTS, CLASSES & AWARDS:
2014 Wekfest Hawaii
2014 Hot Import Nights Spring
2014 Spocom Hawaii
2014 Hot Import Nights Winter
2015 Hot Import Nights Winter
2016 Wekfest Hawaii - 2nd Place Acura of the Festival
2016 Hot Import Nights - Hottest Acura
2016 Spocom Hawaii - 3rd place Best Acura
2017 Wekfest Hawaii - 3rd place Acura of the Festival

FAVORITE MODIFICATION:
AirRex Digital Suspension 
Work Wheels CR2P
JDM DC5 type-R Recaro seats

FUTURE MODIFICATIONS:
C-West carbon fiber hood
C-West front bumper
Top1 front diffuser 
Top1 rear diffuser 
Redo Trunk setup
Engine performance mods

SPONSORS:
Inspire-USA

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