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Old 03-01-2010, 05:39 PM   #1
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i found a "high Performance header" with a test pipe on cragslist that i might buy. i talked to the guy and he said it's an obx header. ive never heard of it or seen it so if anyone can tell me about it and give me their opinions that would be great. thanks


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Just the name OBX alone says its not a quality part , There is no header in production that has out performed the SVT header

If your thinking about this going on your SVT I would leave it stock its the best known header for the Focus known

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Old 03-01-2010, 06:10 PM   #3
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ok just thought i'd ask. i did see on focaljet.com that everyone says it's a really nice piece and makes alot of power although they were talkin about usin it on a 2.3 so idk if it matters or not
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i would trust tom on this one he has dyno tested many products on the focus and can tell you what is the best parts. if its for appearance you could always take your svt header off and have it powder coated
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well this one is all stainless. and i've seen on other websites that it is a nice piece and makes good performance. but then again i wouldn't know so i might not get it. he was sellin it for only 100 bucks though and its brand new, still in the box.
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OBX could never in a million years make a header that outperforms a header made in partnership with COSWORTH.
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well this one is all stainless. and i've seen on other websites that it is a nice piece and makes good performance. but then again i wouldn't know so i might not get it. he was sellin it for only 100 bucks though and its brand new, still in the box.
Got the links where it made good performance , what header was it tested against ?

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Just the name OBX alone says its not a quality part , There is no header in production that has out performed the SVT header

If your thinking about this going on your SVT I would leave it stock its the best known header for the Focus known

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There's is ONE header that might perform better than the SVT, but it's $800+.

Just listen to everyone else, stay with your stock SVT one, and get either a HFC or ORP.

The OBX header will not even work with your flex pipe
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800+ ??? What header is that ?

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