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Old 02-20-2013, 06:03 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Magus2727 View Post
the shorty headers provide almost to no gain in performance. i think it was measured in the 1-2 HP vs a SVT system that is still 50 state compliant that can add 15-18HP

$230 for Cat + $180 for Shorty Header = $410. SVT header, Cat & Flex are selling for about $350 in the for sale section. left over money would cover shipping costs and the SVT dip stick and other minor things you might find.

FS: SVT Header, Flex Pipe, Dipstick Tube
if i was to buy an SVT header for a ZX3 zetec, is it direct bolt on installation and is there anything else required when installing an SVT header? im fine with leaving the stock headers if i only get 2HP increase not worth the money on a short header. all i know is i need a new cat and the one im planning on getting is the magnaflow for around $300 with shipping and is direct bolt on installation.
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