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Old 10-09-2008, 01:14 AM   #61
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I'll be doing this this weekend when I put my header on
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Old 10-12-2008, 10:26 AM   #62
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I done this, double non-fouler with the drilled out one for the 02 sensor. I still get the code PO420 which is just saying the 2 sensors are similar in readings, I just use the code reader & erase. The other thing you will get is a rich running smell from the tailpipe due to not having a "cat". Haven't gotten into the computer yet to see if I can recalibrate the fuel mixture to a leaner mix but I will let you know.

I run the OBX style header (shorty) with the down pipe, kept the "res" & running a Flowtech Raptor muffler. I also have the "long" style cold air intake system.
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Old 10-12-2008, 12:30 PM   #63
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yeah mine smells real rich but oh well thats the bueity of not having a car :) smells like a old muscle car :)
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so you would have to weld another bung onto the header to do the whole not drilled drilled fouler thing right?

i'm also wondering if i should pay to get a hig flow cat put on my exhaust before i get this header...
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so you would have to weld another bung onto the header to do the whole not drilled drilled fouler thing right?

i'm also wondering if i should pay to get a hig flow cat put on my exhaust before i get this header...
I don't think welding another bung would really accomplish the task cause, well, here is a pic of what it looks like assembled.

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well i was just wondering if the f2 header had two or three bungs because if i'm not mistaken the '08 has three sensors.
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yep the one they have right now has 3
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oh ok thx NAD, that helps me out alot actualy. now jsut the issue of te Cat and if should get on put on or not...
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if u ever get a sniff test, id rec. a cat down the line....
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I done this, double non-fouler with the drilled out one for the 02 sensor. I still get the code PO420 which is just saying the 2 sensors are similar in readings, I just use the code reader & erase. The other thing you will get is a rich running smell from the tailpipe due to not having a "cat". Haven't gotten into the computer yet to see if I can recalibrate the fuel mixture to a leaner mix but I will let you know.

I run the OBX style header (shorty) with the down pipe, kept the "res" & running a Flowtech Raptor muffler. I also have the "long" style cold air intake system.

you're not putting an anti-fouler on your primary o2 sensor, are you?
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