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Old 02-03-2006, 08:30 AM   #1
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Installing ORP Today. Hints and Tips welcome!

I got paid at work last night, I'm going to Modern Performance this am and picking up the Focus-Central ORP for my car. I will be instaling it before work tonight which is at 6pm. Should be enough time....right? Any Tips, suggestions, hints welcome.


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PB Blaster. And a large breaker bar. Also might wanna put some anti sieze on the bolts before you reinstall.
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I'm surprised no one has reminded you that you need to make sure you don't need an O2 cheater. You're more than likely going to throw up a CEL otherwise.
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Thanks, already knew about PB blaster and MIL elims. I'm not a complete noob. I've done OR H and X installs on about 10 stangs so far, it's just this is my first Focus install. Wanted to see if there's anything else besides PB blaster, tight bolts, extensions, swivels, etc. I know all the basics, just wanted to know if it's completely diff from stangs...I guess. Thanks-David
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I had to heat up the bolts that connect my header and the stock cat, let me know any other questions!!!
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Easy install, once you get the bolts off :)
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Old 02-03-2006, 05:15 PM   #8
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I am PISSED The guys at Modern performance showed 1 SVT ORP from Focus Central left in their system for 129.99 and they actually had 0 in their warehouse!!!! No other shop sells them in Houston! So instead of going and purchasing my pipe and it being on right now, I had to place an order with CFM, get bent over backwards and take it up the butt with their 199.99 price along with $12 to ship it. Why does this pipe cost so much? Every H pipe I stuck on my stangs cost about $120 and those suckers are 2 pieces and a lot much more material. So now not only did I have to pay more, I have to wait. And this stupid cat heat shield rattle is about on my last nerve!
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Old 02-03-2006, 07:42 PM   #9
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Is this a bad time to tell you that Marcy Motorsport has them for $145?
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I don't think you'll need MIL eliminators if you've got a Predator. You can turn off the secondary O2 sensor and just have it bypassed.
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