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Old 04-10-2011, 02:16 PM   #77
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Originally Posted by felixthecat View Post
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!
Thats what i thought but i seen a post were a guy put a bracket on the end of the header and bolted it to the tranny or somthing. Made everything rigid.

Maybe the header being more solid is better but after that?

Ill try and find a picture.

So where is the flex in this setup?

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