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Old 10-20-2011, 10:19 AM   #31
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Do be aware that you will not pass emissions testing with that header, as it doesn't have the manicat that the factory manifold does. This also means you will get a constant CEL without a tune. Lastly OBX isn't exactly considered a quality brand.
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Old 10-20-2011, 11:43 AM   #32
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Don't worry about the emissions test, we are a plug in/OBDII scan/test only state! In the 8 years I have lived here, not once has the tech opened the hood or done any sort of visual inspection!
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Old 10-20-2011, 12:27 PM   #33
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Since the aftermarket header has no place to plug in the second O2 sensor, it will trigger a CEL, which means he will not pass a OBDII scan without a tune to turn the sensor off.
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Old 10-20-2011, 01:15 PM   #34
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I do not need to worry about Smog, my car is registered in NYE county, no smog needed.

there is another Header that cheaper this one looks like it has 2 or 3 O2 Sensors

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Duratec-Head...item4cfa4d3860
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Old 10-20-2011, 04:43 PM   #35
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OBX isn't exactly considered a quality brand.
Says who? You? Their header is not bad at all, infact I LOVE mine and I'm sure others would tell you the same. Mine was bought used and I have ran it for a year now unwrapped and it has been better than perfect.
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Old 10-20-2011, 06:28 PM   #36
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I've had no prob with my obx header either. Very nice piece.
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Old 10-20-2011, 07:07 PM   #37
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But whats the deal with the OBX headers O2 ? is it just one?
I have 3 on my car.

the LA Motors one looks like 3 O2s


And out of the 3 O2s what ones would I not use if I used just one or 2 ?
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Just use the first one. The other 2 are just to see if the cat is working(the header will eliminate the cat). You can get the other 2 programmed out with your tune.
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Since the LA Motors one has 3 spots can I assume it takes all 3 ?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/330616879200...84.m1423.l2649


is the brace on the mid area of the OBX a must?
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You could use the 2nd one for your wideband O2 sensor which you will need to do a remote tune and just plug the third. I had a 2nd one welded into my exhaust for my wideband.
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