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Old 03-18-2004, 06:24 PM   #1
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ORP vs Cat

would a ORP be better than a high flow cat? would be nice to know if anyone has a high flow cat and see if the power gains are similar so that at least the dealership would be pretty much oblivious to the change and not try to void any warrenty stuff if it came up, thanks!


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I have never even heard of a high flow cat for the SVTF. I have the ORP, love it, esp when you have it combined with a cat-back exhaust setup. But they are illegal, you might want to check with your state laws on emissions before you make a possible go with the ORP.
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ORP is illegal in washington, cats required but only metropolatin (sp) areas (ie seattle, olympia) have manditory emissions test, the small towns & counties dont, but I dont want a loud ass exhauste either, thats half the reason I sold my 99 cougar..... dual 3" exhaste with canninster mufflers I'm damn near deaf now hehe, seen lotsa of universal highflow cats in the sport compact mags for around $150 lemme search the net real quick and see what I can find and then I'll leave a post on what I find
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High FLow Cat CFM

theres one high flow cat pipe, that the same thing?
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I would check to make sure it will fit the SVTF. Again see I've never read or heard of anyone having the High Flow Cat for their SVTF. Someone else may have though. I have Borla and the ORP, its not as loud as you may believe. Well to me its not, I've heard much worse, mine is soft compared to some around here.
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would the ORP with stock exhauste be any good for gains? thinking it may be quieter with the stock exhauste
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I dont think the gain would be all that much, but it would in fact be quieter. It would def open up your stock exhaust. That might be a good go, if you are interested.
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Isn't the borla setup a smaller diameter than the stock one? Thought the stock exhaust was 2.3", and the borla is 2.25"? IF that's the case, I'm gonna keep the stock exhaust and get the cats.
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actually the stock exhuast is 2.28" in diameter
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