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Old 12-06-2010, 10:12 PM   #51
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well i dont have the proper tune yet..still waiting on it... but i have a huge resonator and the stock muffler that came with the exhaust...
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Old 12-07-2010, 12:19 AM   #52
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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?
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Old 12-07-2010, 10:34 PM   #53
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Just got my header right now! Njcfkcjgvkfdxfjjdks I love it.
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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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Old 12-30-2010, 02:59 PM   #55
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can anyone point me to the sensor cheat how to i cant seem to find it im going to order me a obx header

you dont need a tune to run a header right?
tunes just preferred for more power?
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you dont need a tune to run a header right?
tunes just preferred for more power?
Not meaning to sound like an ass, but why would you spend cash on a header if you don't have a tune? It's like installing a super charger and never hooking it up.
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well the one guy said 6-8 whp then another said 14whp with a tune?

im happy with 6-8 hp and 14 later on when i get around to a tune if thats the case :)
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well the one guy said 6-8 whp then another said 14whp with a tune?
Did you happen to inquire as to where in the RPM range you could expect to see these gains? Still, I am skeptical. I think your going to see 3-4HP, 6-8 with a tune. For the money, A tune is going to net you far more usable power than a header alone. You already have quite a few mods. If you have an auto, then there are even more gains to be had with a good tune. Not hating on getting a header, but there one of the items you would normally get last, not first.

P.S. I am one of those 'nitpickers' that sit down and calculate how much I am going to spend for how much I am going to gain. You might not roll like that. If so just ignore me and enjoy your header!
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no worries i dont think ur a ass or anything where all here to learn right and share info :)
could running a header on a factory motor not tunned cause any kinda damage?
i want the header for the extra sound now and a tune later on im quite happy right now with the cars performance
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No, No damage. Do you have a catback yet or are you running stock?
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