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Old 11-14-2012, 02:55 PM   #18561
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Ive got a k&n Cain and fswerks stealth exhaust on my 2010 see. I'm debating on a Flasher or getting a header.

With the header though I have no idea how that is gonna impact inspections as this is my DD.
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Old 11-14-2012, 02:59 PM   #18562
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VonKrause just got a cosworth header and it really pepped up his ride.
He also got a tune from "1turbofocus" aka Turbo Tom.
I have a tune from his as well on my SVT.

Tune greatly improves driveability.
Header could give you more pep, and won't necessarily effect your inspection.
Hell, I run without a cat and get inspected at a "tuner friendly" place.
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Old 11-14-2012, 03:14 PM   #18563
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Hmm, if I get a tune wouldn't it be better to wait til I have other things added on? Won't I have to get it re-tuned, say if I get the header second?
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Old 11-14-2012, 03:38 PM   #18564
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Hmm, if I get a tune wouldn't it be better to wait til I have other things added on? Won't I have to get it re-tuned, say if I get the header second?
depending on where you go for your tune

TurboTom gives "lifetime free updates" as long as you stay away from boost.
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Old 11-14-2012, 04:15 PM   #18565
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What size do you have on there now?
16x7.5 +20
The ones I am looking at are 17x7.5 +40, probably with a 10mm spacer in the back.
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Old 11-14-2012, 04:49 PM   #18566
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16x7.5 +20
The ones I am looking at are 17x7.5 +40, probably with a 10mm spacer in the back.
getting longer studs for the rear?
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Old 11-14-2012, 05:24 PM   #18567
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getting longer studs for the rear?
If I need to. Which I probably will. Whatever I do will probably have to wait until January. I have a ticket to pay, parts to sell, and Christmas shopping to do.
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Old 11-14-2012, 05:55 PM   #18568
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Ok, got me an angle grinder... about to cut the bolt. Any safety advices? :)
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Old 11-14-2012, 06:04 PM   #18569
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Get a bigger breaker bar. If your cutting it off might has well try harder to get it off. That's what I would do. Your going to have to drill it out anyways.
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