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Old 02-27-2018, 10:39 PM   #1
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Extended use of the DNA Motoring header?

I just recently installed it. The welds seems nice and solid and it appears to be of good quality so far. I was going to go with FSWerks, but I could not resist checking it out for 140 bucks. I have noticed that the O2 sensor wire rubs a bit on the heat shielding though. Anybody had it on their car for a while? Has it held up well?


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Old 02-27-2018, 11:56 PM   #2
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It should hold up for a long time, probably longer then you'll own the car.. the shielding bends easy, just bend it out of the way
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Old 02-28-2018, 09:03 AM   #3
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I had essentially the same thought on it , but there seems to be some people questioning the quality of it. The O2 sticks up against a part that is already against the underside of the car. I may go in with some snips and trim it off if bending doesn't do it. Thanks!
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I believe that header is the same header I have (different name, same Chinese manufacturer). Mine, at least, had 2 bung holes for o2 sensors and since I only needed 1 sensor for engine management, and not the one checking my now nonexistent cat was doing, I just placed the o2 sensor in the second hole.

That got rid of thebrubbing for me.
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They possibly could have quality welds & use American steel......You'd think they'd bolt one on up on a car for fitment issues......
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*didn't actually address op question in my last post

IF our headers are the same, then mine has held up for 4+ months now. I live in Florida so I won't know if salt bothers it but it gets lots of water thrown up on it.

My recommendation, as with swapping out any part, keep the oem manifold just in case you need to swap back but I love the header so far
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Did it fit up to the stock exhaust?
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^^It should, my stock exhaust hooked up to my fs werks which has a 2.5" collector...but stock exhaust is a waste with a header, need a nice 2.5" mandrel system
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Did it fit up to the stock exhaust?
Possibly need to take it to a muffler shop to have them weld it up.
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