Removing the flex pipe and cat all in one piece? - Page 2 - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum > Ford Focus SVT > SVT Performance (2002-2004)

SVT Performance (2002-2004) The place to chat about any 2.0L SVT DOHC Zetec engine performance, tuning and exhaust related upgrades.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-08-2012, 05:26 PM   #11
macdiesel
I used to drive this
 
macdiesel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Fan#: 31579
Location: Chicago, IL
What I Drive: 2010 mazdaspeed3

Posts: 3,310
FF Reputation: 21 macdiesel Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (16)
You can't do it with a lift. The svt cat if huge. The flex pipe won't bend enough to fit coming out forward. The good thing is at least you only have to worry about the two bolts connecting the flex. The cat section itself has studs. I used a swivel extension with a 14 or 15 mm socket and a long ratchet. If you can get heat up there, even better. Like a small handheld torch.

When my cfm hfc failed I tried to get the hfc and flex out together thinking I could save time. I ended up using a sawzall to cut the hfc near the rack and pulled it out towards the rear of the car.
__________________
I now drive a Japanese Ford.
macdiesel is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks
-->
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:11 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Acura TLX or Fiesta ST. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.