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Old 11-20-2014, 06:00 PM   #1
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MK3 Header install. (With only a few pictures.)

So I installed this today. I meant to take more pictures but it wasn't as complicated as I thought so I didn't take a ton.


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Old 11-20-2014, 06:01 PM   #2
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OK, any more info? Thoughts of the header, power increase? Don't leave us hanging here lol
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Old 11-20-2014, 06:02 PM   #3
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First things first I pulled the o2 sensors and had shield. Four heat shield bolts, 10mm.

O2 sensors were 21mm.
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Old 11-20-2014, 06:04 PM   #4
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No pictures for this part. I went under the car and removed the mount for the stock flex pipe because my header does not have a place to mount. I also disconnected the cat back and pulled off a metal plate and exhaust hanger just before the rear axle to let the cat back rest on the ground.
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Old 11-20-2014, 06:07 PM   #5
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I then pulled the bolt that held the transaxle to the RMM.
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Old 11-20-2014, 06:11 PM   #6
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Now I pulled the header off. To get it to fit out I had to drop the engine a bit by disconnecting the passenger motor mount and pulling the middle stud for the header. Lowered engine with a jack and after a few cute words it was out.
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Old 11-20-2014, 06:13 PM   #7
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Also had to take the plate out from under the black trim below the windshield before header would clear.
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Old 11-20-2014, 06:22 PM   #8
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After the old header was out the new one went right in without a problem.
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Now everyone told me that the o2 sensor is too short and I need to buy the Porsche one, but my car is currently running on the stock o2. I took the sensor connector off of the bracket on the valve cover and rerouted the wire and then it reached with enough slack for engine torque.
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