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Old 04-29-2015, 01:00 PM   #1
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Question Thinking of FSWERKS Cat-Back... Questions

So I'm thinking of getting the FSWERKS Stealth Cat-Back for my 07-Sedan from CFM here:

FSWerks 2.5" T304 Stainless Steel Race/Stealth Cat-back Exhaust System:
FSWerks 2.5" T304 Stainless Steel Race/Stealth Cat-back Exhaust System for 2003-11 Ford Focus Duratec 2.0/2.3

Currently, my exhaust has two holes in locations that a few places have told me it is very difficult to nearly impossible to repair and pass emissions here. I've gotten quotes from three privately owned shops and they were all about the same.... expensive. I'd save a couple hundred if I buy this myself and pay for the installation. I've watched videos of this exhaust setup after installation and like the sound of it.

Here are my questions to anyone who has this exhaust, knows of it, and/or a guru here on this site.

1) Does this come with everything that would be required for installation (no additional parts required)? I've read on CFM that it comes with the hangers and everything, but I just want to make sure that anything else is not needed that wasn't mentioned.

2) Does the connection to the catalytic converter pair up nicely? I don't have the SAP so I know modification to the cat-back is not required. My catalytic converter is not bad, so I would rather not replace it if I don't have to.

3) If you have it, how do you like it or what have you heard from people who have it?

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Many members have used it and love it. Call William at CFM(SUPER COOL DUDE)and he will tell you everything that you need to know.
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Thanks freemind for the suggestion. I've spoke to William before when I bought my shocks, struts, springs and sway bars. He's good and a nice person to talk to. Didn't think about it.
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Moved to the duratec Performance section for your year, to join other performance exhaust threads.
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If you have emissions and need to retain the catalytic converters then look at the STREET PERFORMANCE exhaust system. The STEALTH/RACE eliminate the second catalytic converter.
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If you have emissions and need to retain the catalytic converters then look at the STREET PERFORMANCE exhaust system. The STEALTH/RACE eliminate the second catalytic converter.
^this^

No emissions here but still no shops would even install it with it removing the 2nd cat. Called everywhere. Ultimately put it on myself and I'm glad I did.
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