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Old 01-02-2013, 03:13 PM   #1
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Fswerks exhaust install?

Hey guys,

My exhaust from fswerks should be arriving tomorrow. I have a decent amount of car knowledge. I was wondering how hard it is to install exhaust. I can't find any guides online for my 2009 focus.

Are there any guides? And how hard is it to do/what tools do you need?


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Old 01-02-2013, 04:14 PM   #2
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You need a hack saw, some penetrating lub, assortment of wrenches and gloves, jack and jack stands and or a lift
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Old 01-02-2013, 06:14 PM   #3
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sawsall helps alot. if i remember correctly you have to cut in 2 places. but it's a really easy install. don't forget to change your gaskets!
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If you have access to a lift your ease of installation just increased by 500%.

I have done 2 front to rear exhausts on cars in my garage on jackstands. It's the biggest nightmare ever and for the next few days after your neck and back hurt like hell!
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Its rather simple like everyone else has said. I just installed the stealth exhaust on mine last weekend. Im still waiting though to add the header, since i bought it from someone here, but it didnt have the gaskets and bolts so i just need to go pick some replacements up.
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Also when you do cut it. Make sure you cut it at a place where it can be re welded. just for resale or reuse purposes.
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I used a saws-all and 2 jack stands and it sucked but I managed in a few hours.

I do believe the fswerks piece comes with instructions
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Dumb question, I just ordered my fswerks race exhaust and I've been reading about the 2 converters, how easy are they to remove and does it turn on the engine light?
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I got my fswerks exhaust installed at maineken for $80 lol
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