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Old 10-30-2012, 03:27 PM
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swapped 91's 1.6 for a 96's 1.8
Look at the center of the pic and notice the header hitting the fire wall. any one else have this problem with an obx header for a 1.8 motor? had an obx on my 1.6 and it fit like a glove. plan is to "persuade" the firewall to move back an inch or so in that spot.

just curious if its a common problem with the cheap header or the swap. any feedback is appreciated. header is only there until santa or the tooth fairy brings something from BEGI lol



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Old 10-30-2012, 03:35 PM
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I didn't have this problem with a stock 1.8 header. Maybe a motor mount issue? Or just the cheap header.
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Originally Posted by baron340 View Post
I didn't have this problem with a stock 1.8 header. Maybe a motor mount issue? Or just the cheap header.
not a terrible idea. one thing to check when i get home. maybe i can lift the other side or something to make someroom. worth a shot
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no good . moving engine didnt do much. any other ideas
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