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Old 02-16-2009, 11:33 AM   #1
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But now its gone




Much better spool up and I gained 3psi after ditcing the damn thing.
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Old 02-16-2009, 11:36 AM   #2
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Put the undertray back on it.
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Old 02-16-2009, 11:47 AM   #3
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Its all back on. I just took the pic before
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Old 02-16-2009, 11:51 AM   #4
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Oh... Looks good man. Clean car. I don't run a catalytic converter either. Stock muffler is pretty restrictive too I hear.
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Buy Ozzie's 3" exhaust, its brand new.
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Old 02-16-2009, 12:10 PM   #6
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Jared; whatever happened to not modding the car for now?
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was it a high flow cat you removed or a stock type?

i'm running a magnaflow 3" cat, i doubt its really holding me back but who knows
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Old 02-16-2009, 04:19 PM   #8
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Well my MSM cat was hella restrictive. I had it cut out and then had the straight pipe you see above welded on. Its was very worth it for me.
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Old 02-16-2009, 04:22 PM   #9
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Jared; whatever happened to not modding the car for now?
Well lets so for ive:

Gotten an FM intake, throttle body pipe, HKS and GFB bov, an MBC, a Cxracing intercooler, cat delete, had and then returned a Greddy profec b spec 2, installed an autometer boost gauge, replaced all the vac lines with silicone lines and im buying and installing 305cc injectors this week.

SO much for self control lol
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aw, i was hoping to see pictures of hack saw carnage and a missing cat, but good either way
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Old 02-16-2009, 06:09 PM   #11
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I thought this was going to be some sort of "missing *****" joke


On topic:

Does hollowing out a cat have the same effect?

I am considering a test pipe, but may just knock the internals out of my cat for now.

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Brain would not be happy that you got rid of your cat.
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Old 02-17-2009, 10:24 AM   #13
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WEll i certainly am. Its been nothing but beneficial on this car....outside of the effects on the earth but still. I also replaced the busted front lip
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yup people can def tell where you park without a cat. looks like a broken black spray paint can held upsidedown
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I gutted mine out just the other day, I'm pretty sure it was clogged.
I didnt really notice a huge difference, spools a bit quicker.
It also added an interesting sound to the exhuast note at full throttle.
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Old 02-17-2009, 09:53 PM   #16
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I'm thinking about taking out the cat in my 3" enthuza.
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Old 02-18-2009, 02:51 PM   #17
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Do it!
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Ugh. I bought the FM mani yesterday and now im debating if i really should go through all the hassel of getting and installing another turbo and downpipe. Damn my indicisiveness!
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I think im going to sell the mani when I get it lol
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I love your car. If it wasnt so impractical i would buy a MSM out of college and have my NA to dick with.
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