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Old 12-24-2010, 02:28 PM   #54
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Flex pipes

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Originally Posted by BowerR64 View Post
Are the "flex pipes" that everyone is talking about the 2 little mesh looking things that come with the OBX header?

What are they for? fitment or can they be discarded?

The one i see on e-bay has 2 that look like they bolt together and im wondering why its in 3 pieces?

If i took the header to a muffler shop could they just hook one pipe to the end of the header then weld everything on after that?

Will muffler shops put on headers?
You need the flex pipe, for the movement the motor has being sideways. All FWD cars have to use some sort of flex for the exhaust, even w/ vf engineering mounts or similair mounts. As far as muffler shops, could put a header on, they would want some kind of conver added to. Legalley I don't think they can. Any how you would be missing out of all the fun you would have, adding a new mod, to your car, don't you think!
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